A 27-year-old motorcyclist died in Lincoln Saturday in spite of his efforts to avoid a collision with a car.
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By early Sunday afternoon, five people had been shot in Omaha over the weekend, including one in the Old Market.
At a cost of tens of millions of dollars, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has achieved a partial victory over the worst of the breaks that allowed floodwaters to spill into southwest Iowa.
Staff found Brindar Jangir, 36, unresponsive in his cell about 2:30 a.m., according to a press release.
He died in Reno, Nevada, where he was living, according to KMA radio.
Opening weekend should finish without a hitch, but the College World Series isn't completely in the clear.
The last Junkstock event had to be moved after Sycamore Farms at 1150 River Road Drive in Waterloo was covered by water and sand from the Elkhorn River's March flooding.
Marvin Young, 37, was booked on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of Camisha Hollis, who was 34 when she disappeared.