Category Archives: KLIN News

Vehicle Theft Up In Lincoln

Vehicle Theft Up In Lincoln

Vehicle theft is up in the Capitol City Police Officer Angel Sands says in year’s time, there have 149 reported cases of cars being stolen in Lincoln, compared with only 112 cases reported in 2018 and 97 cases in 2017. As nice weather begins to move in Sands says residents also need to be concerned…Read more »

Husker Baseball Team Projected as a No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament

Husker Baseball Team Projected as a No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) After the Husker’s lackluster performance Tuesday night that saw them lose 2-1 to Creighton, the Bluejays have now won the  season series for a second straight season, marking the first time in 26 years that Creighton has won the series in back to back seasons. However, that’s no reason for Husker…Read more »

Lincoln Man Arrested For Stabbing Neighbor In the Chest

Lincoln Man Arrested For Stabbing Neighbor In the Chest

Officer Angela Sands says 32-year-old Mehdi Darvishi was arrested around 2AM Wedesday morning after police were sent to the 1700 block of E street on reports that someone had been stabbed. One victim with serious but non-life threatening injuries was recovered and sent to a hospital. Sands says a witness told police how the stabbing…Read more »

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Central Lincoln

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Central Lincoln

The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture have confirmed that a tree in central Lincoln is infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).  City Forestry staff made the discovery last week, but the infestation appeared to be two years old.  Previously, the insect had been only located in southwest Lincoln. “Finding…Read more »

UPDATE: 5 Hospitalized After Wreck Near UNL

UPDATE: 5 Hospitalized After Wreck Near UNL

Several people were transported to the hospital this morning, some in serious condition, after a multiple-car-crash near the Bob Devaney Sports complex. The first reports of the wreck came in a little before 9AM at the intersection of Salt Creek and North Antelope Valley Parkway. Officer Luke Bonkiewicz tells KLIN News all 5 people involved…Read more »

Education Campaign Spending Proposal Considered By City Council

Education Campaign Spending Proposal Considered By City Council

The Lincoln City Council is debating a proposal that would inform voters about how much the mayor’s office is spending on educational campaigns for ballot measures. Councilman Carl Eskridge introduced the measure, which would require the mayor’s office to notify the city council of any city-funded education campaign spending before a ballot measure is put…Read more »

Lincoln Radio Personality Arrested

Lincoln Radio Personality Arrested

A 41-year old Lincoln radio personality was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with domestic assault and strangulation. Matthew Rydberg goes by Matt McKay on KFRX radio’s morning show, appeared in court this afternoon where bond was set at $25,000.Read more »

Lincoln Man Arrested After Slamming Pitbull Puppy on Concrete

Lincoln Man Arrested After Slamming Pitbull Puppy on Concrete

A Lincoln man has been arrested after slamming his girlfriend’s puppy to the ground. Officer Angela sands says the man’s girlfriend called police yesterday night from their  residence near 25th and R street to report her boyfriend, identified as 37-year-old Reynaldo Gonzalez was intoxicated; shouting, slamming doors, scaring the her 5-year-old son and had hurt…Read more »