Author Archives: William Padmore

Lincoln Public Schools Cancels Class For Tuesday, January 22nd

Lincoln Public Schools Cancels Class For Tuesday, January 22nd

Tell the kids to to stay in bed. Lincoln Public Communications Director Mary K Roth says because Tuesday morning forecast predicts snow and freezing rain, icy sidewalks, streets and parking lots could endanger students and staff. Read her full email here: “** Lincoln Public Schools announces there will be no school on Tuesday, Jan. 22.¬†…Read more »

Hundreds of Residents Forced to Stand in Freezing Temps after Drunken Attempt To Enter Apartment Triggers Alarm

Hundreds of Residents Forced to Stand in Freezing Temps after Drunken Attempt To Enter Apartment Triggers Alarm

Hundreds of Lincolnites were forced to stand in freezing temperatures last night after a drunk man discharged multiple fire extinguishers in an apartment building, forcing an evacuation . Police Captain Jake Dilsaver says police received reports of a drunk man attempting to force his way into an apartment at 8N Lofts on the corner of…Read more »

Lincoln State Senator Adam Morefeld Responds to AG Peterson’s Comments on Medical Marijuana, Senator’s Motivations

Lincoln State Senator Adam Morefeld is challenging comments made by Attorney General Doug Peterson on an Omaha radio station that disparaged the medical marijuana industry. In a letter to the Attorney General, Morefeld says Peterson also alluded in the interview that the senator’s motivation for introducing a bill that would legalize medical cannabis is tied…Read more »

Capitol City Humane Society Announces #Project 84 Initiative; Gives Special Deal on A Large Number  of Kittens Recently Turned Over

Capitol City Humane Society Announces #Project 84 Initiative; Gives Special Deal on A Large Number of Kittens Recently Turned Over

The Capitol Humane Society is asking for resident’s help in getting 84 kittens turned over to them over the weekend adopted. President of the Humane Society Bob Downey tells KLIN’s Jack Mitchell on LNK Today that from January 17th -20th , adoption costs involving the kittens will be reduced to $35. Downey says all the…Read more »

Man Arrested After Pointing Gun At Wife

Man Arrested After Pointing Gun At Wife

A Lincoln Man has been arrested pointing a gun at his wife. Captain Ryan Dale says officers were sent to the 1600 block of North 31st Street on reports of a domestic disturbance around 12:30 this morning. Dale says the suspect, 39-year-old Wesley Sun was arrested for domestic assault, making terroristic threats, violation of the…Read more »

Family Loses Home in Fire Near Firth

Family Loses Home in Fire Near Firth

Fire crews extinguish¬† house fire at S 82nd & E Gage Rd just south of Firth. That blaze was reported a around 5:30 Tuesday evening. Channel 8 Eyewitness News reports the three occupants of the home made it out safe, but the home is a total loss. Cortland, Hickman, and Adams fire crews assisted in…Read more »

O Street Bar Burglarized; Police Searching For Suspects

O Street Bar Burglarized; Police Searching For Suspects

Lincoln Police are looking for whoever robbed an O street bar. Lincoln Police Office Luke s Bonkiewicz says the manager of Cliff’s Lounge at 1323 O St reported the robbery just before 10PM Monday night. “The manager advised that someone has smashed open the front door of the business, and after they’d smashed open the…Read more »