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Crime
8:32 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Nebraskan convicted on Iowa child sex abuse case

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been convicted of sexually abusing girls ages 7 and 8 in western Iowa.

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Crime
3:10 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Document details fatal attack on Nebraska jailer

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska court document says a 15-year-old inmate strangled a jail guard for more than 2½ minutes after he lured her into his cell.

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Crime
7:59 am
Tue February 18, 2014

5 teens face charges in Omaha carjacking

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five teenagers face charges in connection to a carjacking in Omaha.

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Crime
3:00 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Judge weighs competency of Omaha killing suspect

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge is weighing testimony to determine whether a man accused of killing four people in and around Omaha last summer is competent to stand trial.

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Crime
8:07 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Nikko Jenkins' relatives plead not guilty

(Information in the following story is from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Relatives of an Omaha man charged with four killings have entered not guilty pleas to charges related to an alleged 10-day crime spree.

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Government
2:43 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Neb. high court vacates life sentences of 3 men

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has vacated the sentences of three men ordered imprisoned for life without parole when they were juveniles, citing a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down such sentences.

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Crime
2:32 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Anthony Garcia to be evaluated for competency to stand trial

A man accused of killing four people in Omaha will be evaluated to determine if he’s competent to stand trial.

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Nebraska
8:01 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Mistrial in Nebraska wrongful convictions lawsuit

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has declared a mistrial in a civil rights lawsuit seeking damages for six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 Nebraska murder.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Neb. considers law for robberies with toy guns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Robbers who use a toy gun in a hold-up could still face a felony firearm charge in Nebraska, under a new bill considered by lawmakers.

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Crime
9:47 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Gang member imprisoned in Omaha killing of teen

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has been given 55 to 85 years in prison for the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.

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