Dorn was instrumental in passing legislation that appropriates $2 million in each of the next two years to help Gage County pay its costs of a federal judgment in the so-called Beatrice Six case.
The Millard superintendent’s new salary is 6.25 times the minimum salary for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree, $40,450. What message is a teacher to draw from this? a Pulse writer asks.
Gov. Pete Ricketts on Tuesday signed a bill to help Gage County pay six people wrongly convicted of a 1985 murder, but said he had concerns over the precedent set by doing so.
Two Nebraska inmates who won the right to marry in 2019 never will, and the potential precedent that their case could have established has disappeared after one of their deaths earlier this year.
Court documents show that the then-acting chief and an attorney both recommended that Bellevue's former police chief, Mark Elbert, be fired. He was instead given a reprimand.
Gage County officials said a plan to appropriate $4 million in state funds toward paying a $28 million wrongful conviction judgment would help the county shed a heavy tax burden on its citizens.
The county expects to collect a total of $5.98 million from the insurance carriers to put toward the $28.1 million judgment.
After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation's most notorious murder cases, O.J. Simpson says his life has entered a phase he calls the "no negative zone."
Gage County has made the first of several payments to those wrongly convicted of a 1985 slaying in Beatrice.
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LINCOLN— The Nebraska Supreme Court has ordered a 90-day suspension for a Beatrice lawyer who failed to properly communicate with a client.
In response to the client’s numerous questions about the case, Dustin Garrison offered clipped, evasive answers via Facebook. “We are fine. We won. Be happy. I can’t explain the whole process,” were among the messages Garrison sent to the client. Eventually, however, the judgment was reversed and the client retained a different attorney.