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Update: No Students Injured In School Bus Crash

Updated: 02/01/2012 - A school bus crashed into a yard Wednesday morning near 55th and Leavenworth. Police say the 54-year-old bus driver had a medical condition and blacked out.

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Liquor Shoplifter Doesn't Get Jack

Posted: 01/31/2012 - A shoplifter attempted to steal 36 bottles of whiskey from a Papillion grocery. The Jack Daniel's had been in three display boxes at a No Frills store when the suspect put the cases in a cart and walked out.

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Man Breaks Into A Car, Steals A Gun

Updated: 02/01/2012 - A man accused of trying to break into cars in the middle of the night is off the streets, but Bellevue police are still looking for his two accomplices.

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Phony Doctor Arrested

Posted: 01/31/2012 - A suspect who impersonated a doctor over the phone has been arrested for trying to pick up a prescription narcotic. The 32 year old man was taken into custody as he exited an Ashland pharmacy with the pills.

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School Principal/Basketball Coach Fired

Updated: 01/31/2012 - Principal Mike Loftin of West Harrison Community High School was fired during a special meeting Monday night. Loftin also served as the school’s girls’ basketball coach.

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Car Hits Embankment, Airborne 104 Feet

Updated: 01/31/2012 - The Gage County Sheriff’s office is investigating a crash that left a woman hospitalized with life threatening injuries. Investigators say 27-year-old Jennifer Valenta’s car left Highway 77, entered a ditch, hit an embankment, and went airborne for 104 feet.

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Iowa Paying Out For Improper Layoffs

Posted: 01/31/2012 - Iowa prison supervisors laid off under Gov. Chet Culver's administration have been paid nearly $500,000 in back pay and counting after a panel ruled their firings were improper.

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Twitter Imposter Attacks School Principal

Posted: 01/31/2012 - The principal at a West Des Moines, Iowa school district says he was not overly concerned about a fake Twitter account that is using his name. His concerns crew when the imposter started using his name in anti-Semitic messages.

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GOP Wants To Abolish State Income Taxes

Posted: 01/30/2012 - A year after Republicans swept into office across the country, many have their sights on what has long been a fiscal conservative's dream: the steep reduction or even outright elimination of state income taxes.

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Iowa Lawmakers Won't Drop Fuel Tax Plan

Updated: 01/30/2012 - Iowa lawmakers seeking an increase in state fuel tax say they are pursuing their effort despite opposition by Gov. Terry Branstad.

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Lincoln Group Returns from Antarctica

Posted: 01/30/2012 - A group of Lincolnites returned home on Sunday from a visit to Antarctica. The Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools organized the trip, which included lectures on Climatology.

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Seasonal Jobs for the Storm Chasers

Posted: 01/30/2012 - The Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team has announced details of a job fair. The team and Ovations Food Service will interview job candidates on Saturday, February 18.

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MECA Job Fair

Updated: 01/30/2012 - If you’re looking for a seasonal job, MECA says it might have what you’re looking for. Four dates have been set to conduct interviews for jobs at TD Ameritrade Park and the CenturyLink Arena.

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Two Theft Suspects, One Lousy Guest

Updated: 01/30/2012 - Lincoln police have arrested two men for allegedly trying to pawn stolen items. While interviewing the men, police learned that one of the suspects may have stolen items from a home where he had been staying as a guest the night before.

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