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The Papillion Times
Omaha woman convicted of animal neglect in death of Bubbles the dog
A Douglas County District Court jury deliberated for about 90 minutes before finding Mashaunda I. Ball guilty of causing a Boston terrier named Bubbles to die of starvation.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Financial Information Stolen Out of Mailboxes
Ashley Stewart, also known as Ashley McIntire, will serve at least two years in prison for possession of a financial transaction device and two counts of forgery.
Suspect In Baby's Death Bonds Out Of Jail
A man suspected of child abuse resulting in the death of an 8-month-old boy has posted the $50K needed to bond out of jail.
Douglas County to extend benefits to employees' same-sex spouses
The County Board voted Tuesday to change the definition of an eligible spouse from "legally married spouse" to "the person to whom the employee is legally married, regardless of whether that person is of the same gender or opposite gender of the employee."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Papillion Times
County sees drop-off in number of kids with high lead levels
Lead levels in the blood of Douglas County children have dropped dramatically over the past several years, but more work is needed, county health officials said Monday.
Douglas Co. to extend benefits for same-sex couples
The County Board voted Tuesday to change the definition of an eligible spouse so it can include someone who is the same gender as the employee.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Women claim accused killer shot at them
TWO WOMEN ARE GOING PUBLIC.. SAYING THEY, TOO , ARE VICTIMS OF ACCUSED KILLER NIKKO JENKINS.
Woman, 30, arrested in fatal north Omaha shooting
Omaha police arrested a 30-year-old Omaha woman Sunday in connection with the shooting death of Dawn Truman.
Douglas County official renews fight against jail, Sheriff's Office accreditation
Douglas County isn't the only government in Nebraska to seek accreditation for its corrections and law enforcement agencies.
Douglas County Consider Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses
Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Papillion Times
Wrongful accusations in Cass County murders cost taxpayers $1 million
Nick Sampson and cousin Matt Livers were jailed for months after the shotgun murders of Livers' uncle and aunt, Wayne and Sharmon Stock of Murdock, Neb.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Gov. Dave Heineman announces Omaha judgeship
Heineman announced Wednesday that Derek Vaughn, of Omaha, will be a Douglas County Court judge.
Gov. Heineman Announces 4th Judicial District Judge
Vaughn has served as Deputy County Attorney in the Douglas County Attorney's Office since 1999.
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Jenkins Suspected In Additional Shooting
Omaha Police say 27 year old Nikko Jenkins, who is already charged with four murders, is suspected in another shooting.
Douglas County Daughters is another firm example that music is a place where sibling rivalries can fall by the wayside.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Officers Hospitalized After Suspect 'Charges'
Two Omaha Police officers and a suspect were taken to a hospital Tuesday night. Investigators say the man charged the officers, when they checked on a disturbance call.
Omaha police say man arrested in infant death
Omaha police say a man has been arrested in connection with the October death of his girlfriend's infant son.
Teen Accused Of Beating Elderly Woman In Court
The 16-year-old accused in the beating of 78-year-old Janet Jordan in her South Omaha home appeared in court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
State Auditor Cites Concern With The Nebraska Department Of Health And Human Services
State Auditor Mike Foley announced Monday the completion of an audit of assistance programs for roughly 6,000 vulnerable Nebraskans who are elderly, blind, or disabled.
Suspect in 4 Omaha killings will be evaluated
A former prison inmate charged with killing four people in Omaha earlier this year will be evaluated to determine if he is competent to stand trial.