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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of killing an Omaha police dog while holding officers at bay for more than 25 hours has died in custody.

Omaha Police are planning a remembrance for a K9 officer shot and killed Saturday during a 26-hour-long standoff.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A grand jury has cleared three Lincoln police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Central City man who'd wounded one of them.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in north-central Omaha.

The accident occurred a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the woman stepped off a raised median in the center of a road into the path of the vehicle. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified her as 60-year-old Toni Squires, of Omaha. The vehicle driver was identified as 61-year-old Linda Jess, also of Omaha.

The accident is being investigated.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has determined that an officer's use of force was justified as he tried to break up a high school fight last month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha police chief says the department will discipline two officers who had contact with a man who was later arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting two people and wounding three more at an Omaha apartment.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers have rescued five adults, including one in a wheelchair, from a house fire in north Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has launched an internal investigation, and the officer at the center of the investigation has been temporarily reassigned after he was seen on video punching a student while trying to break up a school fight.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police Chief Jim Peschong has announced that three police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Central City man did not violate department policy or procedure.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An internal investigation has been launched into the response of two Omaha police officers who were called to the apartment of a woman who was later fatally shot along with her 2-year-old daughter.

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