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UNL Professor Identified After Being Pulled From Pool

Authorities have released the name of a retired University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor who died after being pulled from a YMCA pool in Lincoln.    Police identified the man as 66-year-old Allan McCutcheon. 

DMV Reveals Updated Nebraska License Plate Design

The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles has released a second standard license plate design after the first attempt was criticized as inaccurate and sexually suggestive.    The department announced Wednesday that it has finalized an adjustment to the new plates, which will be released in 2017.

Senator Ted Cruz Stop In Lincoln Cancelled, After Ending Presidential Bid

Image result for senator ted cruzHad Ted Cruz won the Indiana primary on Tuesday, he would have been in Lincoln Wednesday campaigning.  Instead, the Texas Senator called off his bid Tuesday night, after Republican candidate Donald Trump won the primary.   

Man Pulled From Cooper YMCA Pool Dies

Image result for lincoln police departmentA 66-year-old Lincoln man pulled from the Cooper YMCA pool Tuesday morning has died.  His name has not been released, pending notification of family.  Police along with Fire and Rescue were called to the YMCA just north of 14th and Pine Lake Road.

Police Investigate Strong Arm Robbery

Image result for police lightsLincoln Police are investigating a strong arm robbery this morning near Union Plaza. An 18 year old man was walking south on Antelope Valley toward O Street, when he noticed a man following him. 

University Sells House On South 27th

Image result for 2810 south 27th street lincoln neA home that the University of Nebraska Foundation purchased in 2013 for a former NU president has been sold at a loss after more than a year on the market. The house sold to an undisclosed buyer for $575,000 on Monday. (Photo:

If You Live In Havelock Area, Check Your Car

Image result for lincoln police dePolice have five teens, between 13 and 17 years old, who apparently have admitted to breaking into 30 vehicles in the Havelock area of northeast Lincoln early Monday morning.  

Willa Cather Relative Leaves Money To University

Image result for willa catherA relative of celebrated novelist Willa Cather has left $5.8 million in his estate to support various scholarly projects at her alma mater, the University of Nebraska.  

Shots Fired Overnight In South Bottoms

Image result for police lights gunPolice are investigating reports of shots fired near 2nd and C Streets in Lincoln's South Bottoms neighborhood on Monday night. People in the area reported 5 gunshots in the area.  

Tourism Commission Chairman "Alarmed" by Audit

Image result for nebraska tourism commissionThe Nebraska Tourism Commission's chairman says he's alarmed by a new state audit that uncovered questionable spending practices within the independent state agency. Chairman John Chapo says the commission is "extremely concerned" by the report.