Author Archives: Karla James

White House COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator Makes Lincoln Stop

White House COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator Makes Lincoln Stop

White House COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx made a stop in Lincoln on Friday. At the State Capitol, Dr. Birx spoke on battling the virus in rural areas compared to more populated communities or larger cities throughout the country. She said Nebraska is now in the “yellow” zone and lower numbers means the…Read more »

DHHS Strategic Planners Seek Input on Behavioral Health System Needs

DHHS Strategic Planners Seek Input on Behavioral Health System Needs

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services invites Nebraskans to help design the future.  In an effort to better help Nebraska’s Public Behavioral Health System provide a high level of services for the children, youth, adults and families of Nebraska, the DHHS Division of Behavioral Health is seeking input from key stakeholders and the…Read more »

25 Nebraska Companies Make Inc. 5000 List

25 Nebraska Companies Make Inc. 5000 List

Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated 25 Nebraska companies for being named to Inc. business magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the United States. “Nebraska is home to some of the nation’s most innovative businesses,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “This year’s Inc. 5000 list includes companies from the Cornhusker State in industries ranging from advertising and…Read more »

Cyber Tip Leads To Arrest Of Lincoln Man On Child Porn Charges

Cyber Tip Leads To Arrest Of Lincoln Man On Child Porn Charges

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Lincoln man during a child pornography investigation. Friday morning, August 14, the State Patrol’s Special Operations Division Technical Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at 4115 South Street in Lincoln. The warrant was served as a result of a cyber tip, troopers received through the National Center…Read more »

Arrest Made In Stolen Vehicle And Hit-And-Run Crash

Arrest Made In Stolen Vehicle And Hit-And-Run Crash

A man suspected in two crimes is behind bars in Cass County. 25 year old Diamend Jackson is a suspect in an accident on August 7th just before midnight at 98th Street and Highway 6.  Officials say he was driving in the opposite lane and collided head on with another vehicle.  While Jackson ran from…Read more »

Driver Charged With DUI After Landing In Tyrell Park

Driver Charged With DUI After Landing In Tyrell Park

A traffic stop for a headlight out led to a woman behind bars charged with DUI.  Lincoln Police saw the vehicle southbound on North Cotner near Aylesworth Avenue.  When they tried to stop the vehicle, the driver took off.  While officers did not give chase, the drove around the area in search for of that…Read more »

I-80 East Bound Closed 27th to 56th

I-80 East Bound Closed 27th to 56th

A multiple vehicle accident East of the 27th Street exit on I-80 has forced the closure of I-80 between 27th and 56th Street until the accident can be cleaned up. Lincoln Police Sargeant Ben Kopsa told KLIN News he expected the closure to last until about 6 am or later.  A tractor-trailer hauling livestock was…Read more »

Lincoln Man Convicted Of Child Sex Trafficking And Exploitation

Lincoln Man Convicted Of Child Sex Trafficking And Exploitation

After a three day trial, a federal jury convicted 33 year old Devin Ashford of Lincoln for sex trafficking of a minor, sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion, production of child pornography and interstate transportation for prostitution. A number of victims testified that Ashford beat, starved and pushed cocaine on them to get them…Read more »