NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - A 70-year-old registered sex offender from North Platte who pleaded no contest to a new charge of child sexual assault has been sentenced to five years in prison. Donald Warfield was sentenced yesterday in Lincoln County District Court. Prosecutors say a teenage girl reported that Warfield began touching her inappropriately when she about 7 years old.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man found unresponsive in an Omaha home has died, and investigators are treating the death as a homicide. Police say officers were called to the home last night after family members found the man unconscious. Paramedics were unable to revive the man, and he was pronounced dead.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Hastings man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for helping to distribute methamphetamine. Ruben Manzano will also serve two years of supervised release after he completes his sentence. Manzano pleaded guilty in February to conspiring to distribute meth between May and October 2012.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska officials are using a new website to encourage more people to fish in the state. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the user-friendly website allows visitors to buy a fishing permit. It also provides blogs, maps and instructional videos on fishing.
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