Category Archives: KLIN News

Huskers Enjoying the Moment Ahead of National Championship Match

Huskers Enjoying the Moment Ahead of National Championship Match

Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook began Friday’s press conference on a playful note, referring to freshman middle blocker Callie Schwarzenbach affectionately by her nickname, “Callie Schwarnez-block.” “(Schwarzenbach) informed me today that there are only two teams practicing today, and we’re one of them,” Cook said with the wriest of smiles on his face. Cook…Read more »

Husker Basketball Team Struggling with Illness as they Prepare for Clash Against Oklahoma State

Husker Basketball Team Struggling with Illness as they Prepare for Clash Against Oklahoma State

Nebraska head basketball coach Tim Miles met with the media on Friday before the team travels to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for Sunday night’s neutral site game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Sanford Pentagon. During the press conference, Miles revealed that freshman guard Amir Harris is continuing his struggle with illness. “Amir Harris…Read more »

Three States Resumed Executions In 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nebraska is among three states that  resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows. That’s according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday. The report by the Death Penalty Information Center says 25 executions were carried out in 2018.…Read more »

General Fund Receipts Are Below Forecast

General Fund Receipts Are Below Forecast

Nebraska collected less revenue than expected last month. The Revenue Department reports that the state netted 2.3 percent below the certified forecast of $400 million. The department says collections were lower for all four major tax categories: individual and corporate income, sales-and-use and miscellaneous. State Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton cautions against reading too much into…Read more »

A Push For Legalizing Medical Marijuana In Nebraska

A Push For Legalizing Medical Marijuana In Nebraska

An effort is underway to get a marijuana reform proposal on the 2020 ballot in Nebraska. One of the leaders in the effort…Lincoln State Senator Wishart tells KLIN’s Coby Mach on Drive Time Lincoln that her emphasis is on permitting medical marijuana. She says that under her proposal, people who are sick with an ailment…Read more »

Lincoln Bank Robber Sentenced To Three Years

Lincoln Bank Robber Sentenced To Three Years

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for robbing a Lincoln bank earlier this year. U.S. Attorney for Nebraska Joe Kelly says 30-year-old Kevin Brown was sentenced Thursday in Lincoln’s federal court. Brown was also ordered to pay nearly $85,000 in restitution. Prosecutors say…Read more »

Senators Promoting Marijuana Reform

Senators Promoting Marijuana Reform

Two Lincoln State Senators are leading a newly formed campaign committee to get marijuana reform laws on the ballot in 2020. Senators Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld say this is the first step towards establishing a compassionate medical marijuana law for sick and suffering Nebraskans. While medical marijuana is its top priority, Nebraskans for Sensible…Read more »

Man Hit By Car While Jaywalking May Face Citation

Man Hit By Car While Jaywalking May Face Citation

A 46-year-old man hit by car while improperly crossing the intersection of 21st and K streets may face a jaywalking citation. Police Captain Ryan Dale tells KLIN News police responded the accident a little after 10PM last night. He says the pedestrian was hit after attempting to cross the crosswalk going southbound, but he didn’t…Read more »