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Crime
1:08 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Judge dismisses lawsuit filed over prison release of killer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that says the state of Nebraska shouldn't have released from prison the man who killed an Omaha woman and three other people shortly after he got out.

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Crime
8:49 am
Fri February 6, 2015

2 arrested following shooting of Nebraska trooper's cruiser

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says two people have been arrested in the wake of a shooting that targeted state troopers in west Omaha.

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Crime
11:49 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Omaha police: Woman shot by 2 officers dies at hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a woman has died after being shot by two officers who say she threw a knife and lunged toward one of them.

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Crime
11:47 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Nebraska high court upholds ex-prison guard's conviction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a former Nebraska prison guard for having a sexual relationship with a woman on parole.

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Crime
2:52 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Omaha police ID woman injured in officer-involved shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities have identified a 39-year-old woman critically injured in an officer-involved shooting this week.

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Crime
2:33 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Man won't be prosecuted; fatal Omaha shooting 'justified'

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Wahoo man won't be prosecuted for fatally shooting another man in north-central Omaha.

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Crime
2:31 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Prosecutor clears Council Bluffs officer in shooting

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors have cleared a Council Bluffs officer who opened fire at a man who police say tried to run down the officer and another.

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Crime
8:16 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Arson trial begins for Omaha man over 2008 fire at his plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal trial has begun for an Omaha businessman accused of paying someone to set fire to his manufacturing plant near Fort Calhoun in eastern Nebraska.

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Crime
8:18 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Omaha police dismantle large Mexican drug cartel

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they have broken up a branch of a Mexican drug cartel dealing methamphetamine in the Omaha area.

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Crime
8:26 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska teen convicted of strangling guard seeks new trial

GERING, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for a Wyoming teenager convicted of the 2014 strangulation of a Scotts Bluff County jailer will argue in court this week for a new trial, alleging jury misconduct.

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