This week's local crime and court updates from Fremont Tribune.
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Federal prosecutors are recommending against jail time for an Omaha-based “social media influencer” who filmed himself participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
A trooper saw a Ford Explorer fail to signal a turn after exiting Interstate 80 at mile marker 360, near Waco. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity.
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: Tecumseh or Lincoln. In prison.
Bud Crawford, the world champion boxer from Omaha, has filed a lawsuit against his former promoter, Top Rank, alleging racial bias hindered his career.
The female passenger reported that she had been handcuffed by the suspect during the drive from Indiana to Nebraska.
About two hours after the crash, the driver's preliminary breath test was .156 — nearly double the legal limit.
Republican Chris Lichtenberg, a sergeant with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office announced his campaign for Saunders County Sheriff on Tuesd…
Recent raises demonstrate the problem, Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha said. “These people deserve to be well paid for what they do. $56 an hour to work overtime? That’s not sustainable if that’s your business model and you don’t get to fully staffed."
Kiaris "Keyz" Avant was killed Saturday evening as he sat in a car near the South Omaha public housing complex where he'd grown up. He was shot in the head in what police say was a targeted shooting.
A jury has acquitted a former Nebraska state trooper on a charge that he deprived a motorist’s rights when he slammed the butt of an AR-15 into the drunk man’s head.
Republican Curt Prohaska, a deputy sheriff with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office, announced on Tuesday his campaign for Saunders County Sheriff.
Judi Wegner, the current Dodge County Deputy Clerk of District Court, has filed to run as a Republican candidate for Clerk of District Court.
A 39-year-old Ames man was sentenced to four to six years in the Nebraska State Penitentiary for possession of methamphetamine with intent to …
"If Wayne police wanted to help Jeff (Olsufka) they would have let him have a glass of water to treat his dehydration, rather than forcing him to submit to drug testing,” attorney Adam Sipple said.
A look at how past actions by lawmakers have played a role in Nebraska's nation-leading incarceration spike.
An Omaha man pleaded no contest Thursday to four felony counts that could land him in prison for up to 200 years for a Sept. 11, 2018, shooting that wounded Omaha Police Officer Ken Fortune.
The new 1,512-bed prison would replace the aging Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.
Volunteer Fire Chief Bo Berry said there was extensive damage to the living room and heat and smoke damage to the rest of the house. He said it's likely repairable, but the property damage would be around $45,000.