Author Archives: William Padmore

Late Night Standoff Ends With Two Arrests

Late Night Standoff Ends With Two Arrests

Lincoln Police arrest two after a late-night/ early-morning standoff. Officer Erin Spilker says police were called to the intersection of 8th and G Streets around 10:30 p.m Tuesday after gunshots were heard coming from the area. However, when they arrived, they were unable to locate the source of the shots. Then, just after 11 p.m…Read more »

Lincoln Police Chief Kneels With Community Leaders, Announces Plans For Joint Community-Police Initiative

Lincoln Police Chief Kneels With Community Leaders, Announces Plans For Joint Community-Police Initiative

An emotional scene at the Malone Community Center this afternoon as Lincoln Police Officers, Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies, Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister, and local community leaders gathered to pay tribute to the memory of George Floyd, a black man killed while in police custody in Minneapolis. Bliemeister and the officers knelt in solidarity with leaders,…Read more »