Author Archives: William Padmore

NSP Seizes Over 100 Lbs Of Drugs After Attempting To Assist Motorist

NSP Seizes Over 100 Lbs Of Drugs After Attempting To Assist Motorist

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested two men after finding over 100 pounds of drugs while attempting to assist them with apparant car trouble. The Patrol reports that Friday afternoon, a trooper observed a recreational vehicle having difficulty maintaining its lane while traveling eastbound in Interstate 80 near Lincoln. The vehicle exited I-80…Read more »

Lincoln Woman Identified As Victim In Lancaster County Collision

Lincoln Woman Identified As Victim In Lancaster County Collision

A 20-year-old Lincoln woman killed in a two-vehicle accident in Lancaster County is identified. Police say Morgan Rodgers died when the vehicle she was in collided with another vehicle going in the opposite direction late Saturday night just north of Highway 43 and Pella Road. Sheriff’s deputies are still investigating why the vehicles to collide.…Read more »

Grass Fire Results In Arson Charges For 9-Year-Old

Grass Fire Results In Arson Charges For 9-Year-Old

A grass fire near a group of townhomes in North Lincoln that caused $1,000 in damage was started by a 9-year-old according to police. Officers and Lincoln Fire and Rescue crews were sent to the blaze near the intersection of Portia and Hartley yesterday afternoon. After the fire was put out, a short investigation determined…Read more »

Critics Speak out Against New Expanded Gambling Legislation

Critics Speak out Against New Expanded Gambling Legislation

A woman whose employee gambled away over $4 million of her business’s money is publicly speaking out against 3 bills that would expand gambling in the state. Former Business Owner Genise Brown says her former employee was “groomed” into being an addict by casinos that used what she calls “predatory practices.”  “She had a personal…Read more »

Security Breach Shuts Down Public Wi-Fi At Nebraska Capitol

Security Breach Shuts Down Public Wi-Fi At Nebraska Capitol

The Nebraska Capitol’s public wireless internet has been turned off temporarily after a “critical security breach. Sen. Mike Hilgers, chairman of the Legislature’s Executive Board, says the Wi-Fi was shut down to protect the state’s network and the private information held by state lawmakers and other state officials. Hilgers says state officials don’t know who…Read more »