Sergeant whose decision derailed murder case was tied to lost evidence in 2013

Omaha World-Herald, omaha.com BYLINE: Todd Cooper / World-Herald staff writer Omaha, NE The sergeant in charge of the 2014 murder case that fell apart last week faced major questions, even an internal investigation, over lost evidence in a 2013 murder case. Omaha Police Sgt....
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DNA match leads to more burglary charges for man in prison

Lincoln Journal Star, journalstar.com BYLINE: LORI PILGER Link to Article Lincoln, NE David R. Morgan (courtesy photo) Police say they now can put a name to a DNA profile charged in a "John Doe" arrest warrant in December for a 2009 burglary at a downtown hardware store. And...
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100-box search fails to find missing evidence in Lincoln murder case

Lincoln Journal Star, journalstar.com By PETER SALTER / JournalStar.com Link to Article Lancaster County, NE Darrel Parker carries a bucket of sunflower seeds to a bird feeder in his Moline, Ill., backyard. Parker retired as parks director of Moline, Ill., but still works pa...
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Marijuana raids continue;

Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska) BYLINE: ZACH PLUHACEK Lincoln, NE Police's pot stash grows More than two dozen yard waste bags filled with drying marijuana - evidence of 11 recent raids on pot-growing houses in Lincoln - are neatly organized in a nondescript warehouse in the...
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Pot piling up in Lincoln police warehouse


Lincoln Journal Star, JournalStar.com BYLINE: ZACH PLUHACEK / Lincoln Journal Star Link to Article One Video Lincoln, NE Paper lawn bags filled with mar­i­juana dry in a police prop­erty room on March 18, 2010. (ERIC GREGORY / Lin­coln Jour­nal Star) Sgt. William Koepke, wit...
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Rusty gun a rude surprise

Omaha World-Herald Link to Article Omaha, NE Never trust a rusty gun. One Omaha police officer learned that lesson earlier this month while checking a shotgun into the evidence room at Central Police Headquarters, 505 S. 15th St. Officer Darrelle Bonam, a veteran of more tha...
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Officials Perplexed By Unclaimed Urns

www.ketv.com Link to Article one picture Case County, NE Urns Contain Remains Of Madeline, William Kay Cass County Sheriff's deputies are trying to track down family members of a deceased couple whose remains are in two urns stored in the sheriff's department's evidence room...
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Former prosecutor sentenced again

Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska) BYLINE: WORLD-HERALD NEWS SERVICE Council Bluffs, NE COUNCIL BLUFFS -- Drunken-driving charges against a former assistant Pottawattamie County attorney were resolved Wednesday when Jeff TeKippe pleaded guilty Cass County. TeKippe, 47, was senten...
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