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Investigators Working Arson Fires

Five arson fires that happened late Sunday night and early Monday morning in Lincoln are under investigation.  It was around 3:30am that firefighters were called to the Chateau Apartment complex in the 63rd and Vine neighborhood.  

Celebration Rally at State Capitol after SCOTUS Decision

A crowd at the State Capital yesterday celebrated the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to lift all bans on same-sex marriages. Communications Director of the ACLU of Nebraska Tyler Richard says they have many clients who are excited their families have the same protection other couples have, and added that it was a momentous day for equality.

Governor, Father Donate To Death Penalty Campaign

Image result for nebraskans for the death penaltyThe Nebraskans for the Death Penalty campaign raised nearly $244,000 in its first reporting period, with most of the money coming from Gov. Pete Ricketts and his father. 

Nebraskans Respond To Supreme Court Ruling

Image result for same sex marriageGay couples in Nebraska will now have their marriages legally recognized in the state that has had one of the most restrictive same-sex union bans in the country. 

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Means Busy Day For Lancaster County Clerk

Image result for wedding ringsNow that the U-S Supreme Court has overturned Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage, and those in 13 other states, Lancaster County Clerk Dan Nolte says the ruling also triggered a lot of marriage license applications. 

Blue Cross, CHI Health Reach Agreement

CHI Health, UniNet and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSN) today ended a 15-month long contract dispute that has left thousands of patients disconnected from their CHI Health facilities.Thousands of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska customers soon will have the chance to see CHI Health doctors again without financial penalty after the two sides signed an agreement to work together again through June 2017. 

Haulers Helping The Homeless

Image result for garbage truckThere's a new way to get rid of unwanted clothing and help a charitable organization.  Lincoln's Garbage Haulers will begin, in August, picking up bags of clothing.  The bags will be delivered to the People's City Mission.

Neighbor Finds Bullet Hole In Shed

Image result for lincoln police departmentA neighbor in the area where a 10-year-old girl was shot in her right knee on Tuesday night happened to find a bullet hole in his shed.  Lincoln Police tell KFOR News the neighbor lives along Rose Street between 8th and 9th.

Airplane Forced To Land In Field

Image result for single engine piper cherokeeA Single Engine Piper Cherokee made a forced landing in a field southwest of Lincoln today.  No one was hurt, and the pilot phoned the airport control tower shortly after landing, saying he'd had engine trouble and couldn't make it.

Falcon Chick Named After Fallen Officer

Image result for peregrine falcon chick nebraskaA falcon chick raised at the Nebraska Capitol has been named "Orozco" in honor of an Omaha police officer killed last month in the line of duty. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission announced Friday that the name was chosen from 507 submissions.