OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Officials say two students have been arrested for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to an Omaha school. KETV reports Omaha Public Schools says the students were found in possession of the weapon at Benson High School Magnet yesterday. In October, a student gave a loaded gun to another student while at Benson. No shots were fired in that case and both students were arrested.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Eight hunters and a dog have been rescued from two boats that were stranded in the rapidly freezing Missouri River off northern Nebraska. The state Game and Parks Commission says a Nebraska State Patrol helicopter pulled all of the hunters from the boats just east of Santee by yesterday afternoon. There were no injuries.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha woman has been convicted of a felony charge of animal neglect in connection with the death of her family dog last year. The Omaha World-Herald says a Douglas County District Court jury found 35-year-old Mashaunda Ball guilty Wednesday of causing a Boston terrier named Bubbles to die of starvation. Ball adopted the dog from the Nebraska Humane Society in August 2012.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska judge has extended New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard's probation to three years after he admitted drinking alcohol and driving last summer. Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy on Thursday could have revoked the former Nebraska Cornhusker's probation and sent him to jail.
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