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Iowa Murder Suspect Claims Self-Defense

Posted: 05/30/2012 - A court filing says a Waterloo, Iowa man accused of stabbing a man to death in Mason City will claim self-defense at trial.

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Reserve Officers Reinstated

Posted: 05/30/2012 - Two reserve police officers have been cleared to go back on patrol. They had been suspended for working too many hours. Reserve officers have about one fifth the training of regular police officers.

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Jail Time For Assault

Posted: 05/30/2012 - Man pleads guilty to misdemeanor domestic assault and is sentenced to one year in the Cass County Jail.

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Motorcyclist Leads Pursuit

Updated: 05/30/2012 - The Nebraska State Patrol says a motorcyclist appeared to be more like a daredevil Tuesday afternoon. A trooper tried to stop the 1998 Suzuki for speeding two miles south of Alvo on Highway 63 in Cass County.

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Douglas County Public Forum on Valuation Protest

Posted: 05/30/2012 - The Douglas County Assessor & Douglas County Board of Equalization have arranged for a public forum to discuss property valuations and how to properly file a valuation protest.

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Lincoln Police Make Two Arrests

Updated: 05/30/2012 - Lincoln police announced the arrests Wednesday morning of two people for separate crimes. Among the crimes is road rage.

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Louisville State Rec Area Evacuated After Smell Report

Updated: 05/29/2012 - Campers and other park-users were evacuated from Lake #2 at the Louisville State Recreation area Tuesday afternoon. It was done as a precaution after some children reported hearing a funny sound and then smelling a gas-like odor near train tracks that run by the park.

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Update: Missing La Vista Woman

Updated: 05/29/2012 - A woman reported missing last Thursday by the La Vista police, apparently has separated herself from friends and family of her own accord. Police as of Tuesday do not consider Elizabeth Dum to be missing.

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Sexual Assault of a Child Suspect in Court

Updated: 05/29/2012 - The suspect in the alleged sexual assault of a child will likely stay in jail for a while. On Tuesday, 28-year old David Parkin appeared before a Sarpy County judge for the first time. His bond was set at $200,000, which means Parkin will need $20,000 to be released from jail.

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Writing Scores Show Progress Needed

Updated: 05/29/2012 - Almost 40% of Nebraska students in the 11th and 8th grades are unable to meet or exceed new state standards for writing. In releasing the data Tuesday, state officials stressed this is the first year for a new and more rigorous test.

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Police: Woman Stabs Boyfriend

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Omaha police are investigating a stabbing that left a man wounded. Officers believe the man’s girlfriend was responsible.

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Assault Outside Omaha Bar

Updated: 05/29/2012 - The theme of a bar near 120th & Blondo is golf, but police say a baseball bat was used on the victim of an assault early Tuesday morning. Officers were called to the Caddy Shack Bar at 1:34am, where they found a bloody scene in the parking lot.

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Special Enforcement Grants

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Selective enforcement underway around eastern Nebraska. Grants to local law enforcement agencies are paying for extra patrol through this coming weekend. A Nebraska State Patrol enforcement continues through the summer.

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ATV Accident South Of Metro

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Union and Nehawka fire and rescue volunteers responded to an ATV accident at Lake Waconda just after 6pm Sunday.

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More Than 300 Bug Experts Gathering In Lincoln

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Organizers expect more than 300 people from the United States and Canada will attend the 67th annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America's North Central Branch.

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Hollywood Video Collection Agency Still Calling

Updated: 05/28/2012 - A woman received a collection notice from Hollywood Video, which no longer exists. Mike McKnight says the company’s bankruptcy has many customers giving the business a thumbs down.

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