crime

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is creating a special division in Iowa's public defender's office that will focus on wrongful convictions.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man bound for Wisconsin has been arrested after officers found nearly 63 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 12-year-old Omaha boy has admitted his role in a fatal shooting as part of a deal with prosecutors that will lead to a sentence of probation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha union local treasurer has been given five years of probation for embezzling from the union.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former guard at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution accused of trying to smuggle drugs to inmates has been sentenced to 18 months of probation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has announced a new effort to clamp down on human trafficking, stop traffickers and help their victims.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The FBI says two underage victims have been rescued and three pimps arrested in the Omaha area as part of a nationwide crackdown on human trafficking.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a 53-year-old Indiana man wanted in the deaths of two people in Omaha over the weekend.

Omaha Police Department

An Indiana man is wanted by Omaha Police in connection with a double homicide early Saturday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been arrested in the stabbing of his 40-year-old son.

Pages