A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for areas west of Omaha until 11 p.m.; however, the metro area will likely have thunderstorms on and off throughout the overnight.
Lancaster County will soon get two new district judges to help with the caseload in and around the capital city of Lincoln.
Gov. Dave Heineman announced the appointments Tuesday to fill a
brand new judgeship and replace retiring District Judge Jeffre
Heineman chose Stephanie Stacy and Andrew Jacobsen to fill the
openings in the state's 3rd Judicial District.
The 49-year-old Stacy is a partner at Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss,
Grimit & Witt, and she has taught courses on child advocacy and
pre-trial litigation at the University of Nebraska. She has been
practicing since 1991.
The 48-year-old Jacobsen is currently a deputy Lancaster County
Attorney. He has prosecuted felony crimes for Lancaster County and
specialized in homicide and child abuse cases. Jacobsen has been a
lawyer since 1989.