(Omaha, NE) -- One man is under arrest for allegedly murdering 34-year-old Camisha Hollis. Omaha police say they booked 37-year-old Marvin Young on a charge of first-degree murder. Hollis has been missing since April of last year after she and Young, her longtime boyfriend were said to have gotten into an argument. Police say they found drops of Hollis' blood and some spent shell casings in their home during a follow-up investigation. While the woman's car was found in a hotel parking lot, her fate remains largely unknown. His bond is set at 500-thousand dollars.
(Lincoln, NE) -- Fourteen major construction projects are clogging parts of Lincoln. City officials say the projects are meant to improve roads and make them safer, but won't be finished until this fall. Weekly construction projects may surge to 35 as smaller operations are now underway. Spring rain is said to be the cause of late starts for most of the projects, including the expansion of Pine Lake Road to four lanes. Most road closures will be posted on the Waze app, following the city's new partnership with them.
(Undated) -- The state Department of Transportation is being awarded for its five-million dollar winter maintenance project. NDOT was given the "Best Use of Technology & Innovation Award" at the 12th Annual America's Transportation Awards, put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The maintenance project included improvements such as the "Plow Tracker," giving the ability to see the locations of all snowplow trucks in use and their camera images.
(Omaha, NE) -- Former Creighton standout Nicky Lopez hit his first career homer in the Royals' 7-3 victory over the Tigers in Omaha, the first MLB game in the state of Nebraska. It was scheduled to jump-start the College World Series, which begins tomorrow at TD Ameritrade Park. Whit Merrifield, who had the game-winning hit for South Carolina in the 2010 CWS championship game, had two doubles, drove in two and scored twice in the win. Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings to earn the win. KC took two-of-three from Detroit for the series win.