NEW YORK (AP) — Sex trafficking charges were added Monday to the indictment against financier Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend as prosecutors alleged that she groomed a 14-year-old girl to recruit other young females in the early 2000s to provide “sexualized massages” to Epstein in return for cash.
In 2020, the number of homicides in Omaha spiked to 37 from the low 20s in each of the past two years — the lowest numbers recorded in a decade and a half.
An autopsy revealed two baggies of methamphetamine inside Bao Nguyen, one of which had ruptured, the grand jury said.
Amid some high profile grand juries in Nebraska, we sought to find out how all 93 counties were complying with the new law requiring more transparency for the secretive process.
An inmate being held in a jail cell at the Dodge County Judicial Center in Fremont died on Nov. 17, according to a press release from the Dodg…
Prosecutors allege Codie Malesker got away with $76,296 in the scheme and tried to get roughly $25,000 more.
The lawyer for Mark and Patricia McCloskey said Wednesday that President Donald Trump "contacts them semi-frequently."
More than six months ago, Louisville, Kentucky police broke open Breonna Taylor's front door and then fatally shot the 26-year-old EMT in her home.
Nolan Strauss lived in Nebraska as recently as 2018, when he was sentenced to six months in jail for assaulting a Lincoln police officer.
A jury found Nathan L. Kempter guilty of attempting to persuade a minor to engage in sexual activity and traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct.
The two cases that weren't natural deaths involved Bau M. Nguyen and Jackson R. Hedrick. Nguyen's death was found to be an accidental meth overdose, and Hedrick's death was found to be suicide.
As part of a special project, Journal Star reporters looked at grand jury reports in several counties, which revealed what improvements jurors thought could be made to avoid deaths. In some cases, those ideas were not communicated with agencies.
Since the state law went into effect in 2016, there have been at least 114 grand juries convened in Nebraska's 93 counties. A Journal Star investigation found 24 counties readily provided the reports, while some refused to turn over any information at all.
As part of a special project, Journal Star reporters investigated how Nebraska's 93 counties were interpreting a state law that required courts to allow public access to grand jury reports. In the first challenge to that law, the Nebraska Supreme Court allowed the record to remain open.
A 26-year-old Illinois man was hit and killed on Interstate 80 on Thursday afternoon during a traffic stop east of Milford, according to the Seward County Sheriff's Office.
The bill would allow witnesses to see the execution from the time the condemned prisoner enters the death chamber until the person is declared dead or the execution is halted