Author Archives: Karla James

LPD Ready For Potential Rallies At State Capitol

LPD Ready For Potential Rallies At State Capitol

The Lincoln Police Department is aware of potential rallies being planned at the Nebraska State Capitol. The department is monitoring information and working with multiple law enforcement agencies to obtain the most accurate information.  Based on the valid information we receive; we will plan accordingly to ensure the safety of all.Read more »

Traffic Stop Ends With Drug Arrest

Traffic Stop Ends With Drug Arrest

Lincoln Police stopped a vehicle on January 11th around 7 p.m. for no plates at 14th and B Street.  The driver, 37 year old Risa VanMeter was not able to provide a drivers license or paperwork for a vehicle.  Police say she was acting nervous and the office questioned her about her behavior.  She denied…Read more »

Father Booked For Felony Child Abuse After Toddler Injured

Father Booked For Felony Child Abuse After Toddler Injured

The father of a 19 month old girl is facing charges after he returned her home from visitation on January 11th just after 2 p.m. at 14th and E.  The mother called police and when officers arrived they called an ambulance.  it was apparent the girl had a broke femur.  She also had extensive bruising…Read more »

EPA Ordered To Stop Sale Of Outlaw Germ Justice Disinfectant Wipes

EPA Ordered To Stop Sale Of Outlaw Germ Justice Disinfectant Wipes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  has ordered MJB Worldwide LLC and Hy-Vee Inc. to stop the sale and distribution of disinfectant wipes that EPA says are noncompliant with federal law and may represent a danger to consumers. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, EPA has observed increased production and sale of unregistered products claiming to kill viruses…Read more »

Lincoln Partnership For Economic Development Names Luke Peitz To VP Of Economic Development

Lincoln Partnership For Economic Development Names Luke Peitz To VP Of Economic Development

The Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development  announces the promotion of Luke Peltz to Vice President of Economic Development from his previous position of Director of Business Development. Peltz succeeds Pat Haverty, who passed away in September 2020, and has served as the Interim Vice President of Economic Development since that time. During Peltz’s time as…Read more »