The head of Nebraska’s parole board told lawmakers Tuesday the board has been pressured by Gov. Dave Heineman’s administration since 2008 to increase the number of prisoners paroled.Read More →
Corrections employees told a State Patrol investigator the former corrections director and his top attorney began granting parolees “good time” – or a reduction in their sentence – even after their parole had been revoked, in an effort to deal with the burgeoning prison population.Read More →
By almost all accounts Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has been forced out.
Doomed from the start?
Attorney General Jon Bruning says no charges will be filed in connection with the prison sentence miscalculation mess.Read More →
Possible grade inflation at Omaha Public Schools is shedding new light on an exclusive Nebraska Watchdog investigation examining the lack of flunking at OPS.Read More →
A University of Nebraska professor is coming under fire for dressing up as former Vice President Dick Cheney on Halloween, and pretending to shoot at students with his hands.Read More →