Investigators arrested Jason A. Jones after linking the Laurel man to a pair of receipts and a gun left at the scene of two Thursday morning house fires.
Jason Jones was arrested early Friday, the Nebraska State Patrol said. He was found with burns over a large part of his body and was in serious condition.
Col. John Bolduc, superintendent of the state patrol, said the state patrol is investigating the connection between the two fires. He asked anybody with information to contact the state patrol at 402-479-4921.
A Fremont man was arrested Monday after he allegedly stole a Mercedes SUV, led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed pursuit in Seward County and crashed in west Lincoln.
The fire is reportedly 30% contained and has burned about 13,051 acres.
The Fremont Police Department says an officer shot a 34-year-old man who allegedly had fled from the Nebraska Department of Corrections and then entered a home with a knife.
The Nebraska State Patrol is asking motorists to slow down as they hit the roads for the rest of the summer travel season.
A Thursday night shooting in South Sioux City that involved an officer with the South Sioux City Police Department is now being investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol.
Use of drones in investigations has reduced time on-site from 2.5 hours to 53 minutes, Gov. Pete Ricketts said.
The 22-year-old had used social media to arrange a sexual encounter with a State Patrol trooper who was posing as a 14-year-old girl, the agency announced in a news release.
Guadalupe DeLaCruz turned himself into the Nemaha County Sheriff's Office early Friday morning, nearly a week after a shooting last weekend in the 1200 block of Sixth Street in Peru, the state patrol said.
Two teenagers from Gretna died in a two-vehicle collision Saturday night on Interstate 29 near Percival, Iowa.
Nebraska State Patrol was made aware that the 13-year-old girl might be driving through Nebraska in a Ford F-150 with a man. Troopers quickly located the vehicle and found the girl hiding inside.
During a traffic stop, a drug-sniffing dog detected the odor of a controlled substance inside the vehicle.
Andrew Stratton, who was killed Feb. 13 after deputies responding to a report of an assault shot him in his father's home near Alvo, died of gunshot wounds to his back and left arm, according to his death certificate.
Residents along the O Street corridor said the constant noise of racing and burnouts is not just the soundtrack to Memorial Day but persists year-round. And despite decades of police enforcement efforts, that hasn't changed.
A judge denied a request to lower the $500,000 bond amount for a Beatrice man accused of sexually assaulting a Beatrice State Developmental Center resident.
A man trying to get a cat off a highway was struck by a pickup truck and killed Thursday night south of Holdrege in south-central Nebraska.
Nebraska will cover the cost of fingerprinting, which is required to be a licensed child care provider, through September 2023.
An Amazon-branded semi trailer that had been westbound on Interstate 80 near Greenwood on Sunday caught fire, injuring no one but forcing the interstate to close for more than three hours.
The Broken Bow Police Department found Angie Miller dead at her house around 1:45 a.m. Friday, the State Patrol said. Her husband was found dead in a pasture a few hours later.
Beau Connely was driving his Subaru Impreza west on U.S. 34 near 210th Road at around 7:50 a.m. Tuesday when he veered across the center line and collided with an eastbound semi, the sheriff's office said.
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