Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov made filings in Sarpy County Court on Monday with an eye toward seeking the death penalty for a man accused …
A man charged with fatally hitting another man in his front yard in Lincoln has pleaded no contest to charges in the case.
Omaha activist Alexander G. Matthews, who is better known as Bear Alexander, now faces only misdemeanors instead of felonies in connection with a domestic violence case in New York City.
Already facing trial on two felonies, the Rev. Michael Gutgsell was charged this past week with felony theft by deception after allegedly taking more than $100,000 from a church in Sarpy County.
Two Omaha business owners were sentenced to prison on Friday for violating worker safety standards before a 2015 explosion that left two of their employees dead.
An Omaha man who fled to Nicaragua while awaiting trial on child enticement charges won’t be going to any remote locales anytime soon. His next destination: prison.
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The World-Herald's occasional series on Nebraska's prison crisis begins with the the state’s nation-leading incarceration spike, and how past actions by lawmakers have played a role in that growth.
An Omaha man who set fire to his family's home, critically injuring his wife which led to her death years later, pleaded guilty to two felony charges Wednesday.
Man serving time for child sex assault dies
Donald Pack told Nebraska City police officers that the shooting of David T. Holmes was an accident, according to the affidavit for his arrest.
An Omaha man was driving nearly 100 mph when he crashed into the rear of a car driven by a longtime teacher stopped at a stoplight, a law enforcement official said.
A judge has dismissed a criminal charge against an Omaha police officer accused of threatening teenagers with a gun after he completed the terms of his sentence.
The verdict capped a monthlong trial featuring sordid accounts of the sexual exploitation of girls as young as 14, told by four women who described being abused as teens in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Authorities said the images and videos included some with children appearing to be under the age of 8 and some involving bestiality.
A 56-year-old La Vista man has been charged in Cass County with four counts of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide in connection with a crash that killed four Kansas residents.
The Lancaster County Attorney's Office reduced two felony motor-vehicle homicide charges to misdemeanors in the case of a trucker accused of running over multiple cars and killing two people.
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A Bellevue man who told police he was hearing voices the night he fatally shot his longtime girlfriend was sentenced Monday and will spend at least 15 years in prison.
The boy's mother and stepfather signed a safety plan that said they would not allow him to be alone and unsupervised with his siblings. "The system failed," the Douglas County attorney said.
Sir Rod Stewart and his son Sean were first arrested on New Year's Eve 2019 after an incident with a security guard at a Florida hotel and, almost two years later, the pair have entered guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of simple battery.
Brandon Straka, 45, was slated to be in court for sentencing, but prosecutors and Straka's attorneys on Friday requested that his sentencing be delayed for a month.
After a State Patrol investigation, Kuldip Cheema and his wife Carol Cheema have been charged with underreporting sales and income to evade paying more than $100,000 in taxes.
The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan school were found hiding in a Detroit building early Saturday, hours after a prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges against them.