Omaha police chief: Deadly officer-involved shooting caught on video ‘does not appear to be criminal’
An unarmed suspect was shot twice in the back by an Omaha police officer this week, according to Chief Todd Schmaderer who adds the shooting, caught on video by police, “does not appear to be criminal.”Read More →
Lincoln’s public safety director – former police chief Tom Casady – has lobbied for more cops for years, but now that police staffing has become a campaign issue in the mayor’s race, with his boss indicating more cops aren’t needed, he has changed his tune a bit.Read More →
With his critics no doubt ready to pounce, State Sen. Ernie Chambers brings his mountain lion defense act back to the halls of the Nebraska State Capitol (today) Thursday.Read More →
Weeks after protesters marched on his Omaha office, upset that Democratic Congressman Brad Ashford had voted for the Keystone XL pipeline, the House GOP is targeting Ashford for his “failure to stand up to President Obama on the Keystone Pipeline.”
You read that right.
Less than two months after he was swatted down trying to unseal secret votes in the Nebraska Legislature, Sen. Bill Kintner (R-Papillion) is at it again.Read More →
When a train carrying potentially dangerous oil derailed and exploded recently in West Virginia, triggering huge fire balls, it was up to a two-man rail crew to deal with the immediate danger.
Tuesday (today) a battle over train crew size in Nebraska goes public.