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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Council Bluffs woman has been accused of setting six fires in the western Iowa city.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 34-year-old man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck with a butcher knife has been sentenced to 71 to 95 years in prison in Omaha.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A man who worked at a Bellevue group home for developmentally disabled people has been charged with sexually assaulting one of the residents.

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.

Indiana man wanted in connection with two homicides in Omaha

Oct 12, 2015
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.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say they have arrested a man in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found in a northeast Omaha home.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash earlier this year has pleaded guilty to felony motor vehicle homicide.

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a former Iowa State basketball standout has turned himself in to police after a high school principal and two others were injured in a Glenwood confrontation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the overnight shootings of two women in Omaha.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man already serving time in Nebraska for child sexual assault faces similar charges in western Iowa.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha people are scheduled to be sentenced in November for kidnapping and savagely attacking a woman over her boyfriend's debt.

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Three people have been charged in connection with a shooting involving a principal in southwest Iowa.

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old Pacific Junction man found with a sword and gun had called for "vigilante justice" after the neighborhood fight involving the Glenwood Community High School principal.

Omaha woman missing after home invasion and robbery

Sep 30, 2015
OPD

Omaha Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 33-year-old woman.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln pharmacist accused of defrauding Nebraska's Medicaid program out of $14 million has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say the principal of Glenwood Community High School has been injured in a neighborhood incident that involved a shooting.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 66-year-old woman was stabbed in her Omaha home.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl accused of running her pickup over a woman in the Nebraska City library parking lot now is charged with murder.

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — A December trial has been scheduled for a 35-year-old eastern Nebraska man accused of shackling his teenage nephew to a bed to keep the boy from going out and misbehaving.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A man paroled after serving 41 years for murder has been sentenced to five years for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in southeast Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who went into prison for an Omaha murder when he was 17 has been given a new sentence and a chance at freedom.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has pleaded not guilty in the kidnapping and stabbing of his ex-girlfriend in Omaha.

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