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Man sentenced in Nebraska for bogus Mexico real estate deals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A California man has been sentenced in Nebraska for a scheme involving bogus purchases of real estate in Mexico. Sean O’Neal, of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, was given 54 months in prison at his sentencing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. The charge: wire fraud. He also was ordered to…read more »

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Sheriff says man shot after he fired handgun at deputies

LOUISVILLE, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska sheriff says a man who came out of his home and began shooting at deputies was hit several times as they returned his fire. Cass County deputies were called to the man’s home east of Louisville around 10:25 p.m. Wednesday. The sheriff says that while they were speaking to…read more »

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Omaha Man Sentenced to 50 Months for Transporting an Explosive with Intent to Injure and Interstate Stalking

OMAHA, Neb. – The following is from the office of United State Attorney Joe Kelly: “United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Craig Niedbalski, age 61, was sentenced on January 22, 2020, in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for Transporting an Explosive with Intent to Injure and Interstate Stalking.  United States District Court Judge Robert…read more »


Property tax proposal draws mixed reviews

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A bill that would lower Nebraska’s property taxes by shifting more state aid to schools is drawing support from the state’s top agricultural and business groups but opposition from schools that don’t want restrictions on their taxing power and don’t trust the state to maintain its funding. The face-off before the…read more »

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Nebraska courts expanding to help children

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s chief justice says the state’s courts are expanding their public services to protect abused children, keep former prisoners from re-offending and help some counties save money. Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican outlined the accomplishments of the state’s judicial branch in his annual State of the Judiciary address to…read more »