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Crime
11:42 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Omaha rapes suspect makes last-minute plea deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 42-year-old Omaha man has made a last-minute deal with prosecutors and been convicted of two rapes and other crimes.

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Crime
2:36 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Omaha man gets lawyer for death penalty sentencing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man convicted of killing four people shortly after he was released from prison last summer will have lawyers representing him when it's decided whether he should be executed.

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Crime
9:22 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Experts say Iowa suspect competent for trial

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — Two psychiatric experts say an 18-year-old suspect is competent to stand trial on a charge that he killed his 5-year-old foster brother in western Iowa's Harrison County.

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Crime
1:54 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Nikko Jenkins pleads no contest to four Omaha murders

Nikko Jenkins has pleaded no contest in connection with four murders last summer in Omaha.

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Crime
8:12 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Nebraskan gets 25 years in Iowa child sex case

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been given 25 years in prison for sexually abusing girls ages 7 and 8 in western Iowa.

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Crime
8:10 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Man fatally shot at Omaha park near high school

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old has been fatally shot at a park across a street from Omaha's Benson High School.

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Crime
6:37 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Patrol says 243 pounds of pot seized in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a Florida man has been arrested and 243 pounds of pot has been seized in north Lincoln.

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Crime
6:36 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Officials: Inmate hurt during fight at Neb. jail

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say an inmate was badly injured during a fight with another inmate at the Douglas County Jail.

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Crime
6:46 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Judge declines no contest plea in Omaha killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says he will not accept a no contest plea from a man accused of killing four people in Omaha last summer.

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Omaha
8:10 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Omaha botanical gardens reports theft

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha says its handcrafted replicas of Union Station and Central High School have been stolen, along with more than 50 birdhouses, and it's offering a $1,000 reward for their recovery.

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