A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northeast Nebraska, including Burt, Cuming, Madison, Stanton, Thurston and Wayne counties, and parts of northwest Iowa, including Monona County, until 3 p.m. Saturday.
An Omaha man was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly forcing two girls, ages 12 and 14 at the time, to have sex with strangers.
Thirty-six-year-old Clintus Alford is on the Nebraska State Patrol's Sex Offender Registry. He’s been charged with sexual assault of a minor and false imprisonment. That second charge is something he was convicted of more than seven years ago.
If convicted on these latest charges, Alford could face life in prison.