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- The group Keeping North Omaha Safe for Everyone (KNOSE), have called for the city to bring misdemeanor charges against Jake Gardner and his father.
- Chris Janicek posted a long message to social media, airing his and others’ grievances with the campaign staffer who accused him of inappropriate texts and behavior. He also accused Jane Kleeb, the leader of the Nebraska Democratic Party, of trying to cover up the allegations in exchange for Janicek’s quiet exit.
- As the federal moratorium against evictions in federally subsidized housing ended yesterday, advocates say it could lead to a higher rate of evictions.
- As authorities investigate the shooting death of a man along I-80, they’re trying to piece together whether his wife acted in self defense or planned the “perfect crime.”
- A $14 million investment is coming to downtown Ralston.
- If you’re a medical worker, you can pick up a free plant from the Benson Plant Rescue.
- Bellevue students will return to school on time but mask requirements are “highly probable.”
- The University of Nebraska at Omaha launched a $350 million counterterrorism program.
- Omaha police say they’ve seen another instance of a “ghost gun,” or an unregistered, untraceable firearm that can be bought easily online without a background check or permit.
- Through the Step Up summer internship program, some high school students are learning to make masks.
- A new COVID-19 testing site will open Monday in Council Bluffs.
- A mother is suing the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for pursuing her son over a possible misdemeanor charge. The pursuit resulted in his death when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree.
- Omaha police are investigating the racist language and symbols spray painted in the grass at Lake Zorinsky.
Around the State
- Nebraska’s top medical officer is closely monitoring the growing caseloads in Texas and California.
- Safety changes are coming to the Nebraska Legislature, but evergreen issues will make things business as usual once senators return.
- Signatures are due today for medical marijuana petitioners who say they can’t let the ballot initiative fail.
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