OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect has been killed and a crew member with the television show "Cops" has been wounded in a shootout at an Omaha fast-food restaurant. Deputy Police Chief Dave Baker says the shootout began after police interrupted a robbery at the restaurant last night. No officers were hit, and the "Cops" crew member was taken to a hospital.
HARRISBURG, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a Banner County fire has scorched about 1,000 acres of grass and timber. Fire Chief Tim Grubbs says 75 firefighters from six departments responded to the Sunday fire. Grubbs says windy weather and rugged terrain near the Wildcat Hills made the flames hard to contain. Fire crews extinguished the blaze Sunday night and watched for hotspots Monday and Tuesday.
FAIRBURY, Neb. (AP) - People are invited to visit Rock Creek Station State Historical Park this weekend and watch history unfold. Re-enactors will portray life in August 1864, when the area was gripped by an Indian uprising. The uprising shut down the trail used by immigrants and freighters. A park entry permit is required.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A federal jury in Omaha has convicted a former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of several child pornography counts. Prosecutors say 56-year-old Timothy DeFoggi is the sixth person to be convicted as part of the investigation targeting three child pornography websites. DeFoggi faces up to life in prison when he's sentenced in November.
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