Psychiatrists: Prisons didn’t act on warnings with Jenkins

September 22nd, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Psychiatrists who evaluated Nikko Jenkins told a Nebraska legislative investigation they recommended he be sent to in the Lincoln Regional Center before he was released from prison and convicted of killing four people.

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Is Nebraska tough on Pot Possession? Depends on the County

September 19th, 2014

By Bill Kelly

Ogallala, NE – County attorneys in Nebraska respond to small quantity pot cases in dramatically different ways. The range of charges, fines, and opinions came to light in a recent hearing before the Nebraska State Legislature’s Judiciary Committee.

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Bakken rail information raises public safety questions

September 17th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – In Nebraska, the state keeps information on Bakken crude oil shipments by rail confidential. In Iowa and Missouri, that is public information. The difference reflects questions about public safety and the public’s right to know.

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Nebraska Senate candidates debate in North Platte

September 15th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

North Platte, NE – Nebraska’s four U.S. Senate candidates differed on immigration, guns, foreign policy and more at their debate Sunday in North Platte.

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Three straight wins for UNO men’s soccer

September 15th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – After starting the year with two overtime losses in three days, the University of Nebraska at Omaha men’s soccer team may have turned the corner on the 2014 season. The Mavericks played UMKC Saturday in Missouri going for their third straight win.

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Chris Abani teaches Nebraska to walk gracefully and live creatively

September 15th, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE – Chris Abani does a lot. He’s written multiple books, poems and essays, teaches creative writing, and has even given a TED talk. The award winning poet and novelist came to Lincoln to deliver the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities, as part of the EN Thompson Forum on World Issues.

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