If approved by the City Council, Teresa Ewins would be the first woman to lead the Lincoln Police Department in its 151-year history.
The age, sex and race of the victim are still unknown, but the department is investigating the discovery.
A 14-year-old girl told her father that Ernesto Canales had "been raping her for years," according to court records detailing an investigation conducted by the Lincoln Police Department's Special Victims Unit.
Her mother, Shari Schaaf, noted the uncharacteristic nature of her daughter's disappearance and implored anyone with information about Carly Schaaf's whereabouts to contact authorities as the Lincoln Police Department's leads dry up.
Officer Erin Spilker said the teen was a suspect in a previous weapons violation from May 26, when police believed he was driving a 2005 BMW that was stolen in Grand Island.
Samuel Joseph Martinez, a 23-year-old Lincoln resident studying microbiology at UNL, flew to Kauai on May 12 with the intention of hiking and camping while on the island. He did not return home May 25 as expected.
A young dog in Columbus credited with breaking free of a bad home situation and saving five other canines is getting another chance at life.
Two others are accused of conspiring to rob 33-year-old James Shekie in what Lincoln police described in court records as a home-invasion to steal his marijuana.
A Casper woman died in the shooting and a 26-year-old man remained in a Lincoln hospital Monday in grave condition, Sheriff Terry Wagner said.
On Monday, Michigan moved to ban the open carry of weapons at its Capitol after the FBI warned of possible armed protests this weekend.
Jeff Bliemeister will serve as Bryan Health's Safety and Security manager and begin his duties there next month.
See photos of Jeff Bliemeister as Lincoln police chief.
Felipe Vazquez had been set for arraignment Wednesday morning, but he instead waived his appearance, filing it in written form.
Much of the discussion concerned police training and policies on such things as discipline, advisory boards, misconduct, use of force, choke holds and no-knock warrants.
An Endangered Missing Advisory has been activated to determine the whereabouts of Judy Foley, a 68-year-old woman from Lincoln. A photo is not yet available.
A live feed of the service will be on LNKTV and played on the Cube in the Railyard for anyone who doesn't get into the arena for the service at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Mario Herrera, a plainclothes investigator, wasn’t wearing a bulletproof vest and was struck in the torso.
Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said Friday that Mario Herrera, a 23-year veteran of the Lincoln Police Department, has undergone multiple surgeries and remains in critical condition.
See photos of the search for an armed suspect after an officer was shot in the 33rd and Vine area on Wednesday. The suspect has been taken int…
A woman who had been the subject of an Endangered Missing Persons Advisory has been located.