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Douglas County deputies now wear body cameras. The Sheriff's Office announced it had completed the rollout of its body camera program as of Oc…

OMAHA — “No one was ever held accountable for the lynching of George Smith.”  So reads the last sentence of a freshly planted plaque that was unveiled Friday in front of the Douglas County Courthouse, marking the murder of a 20-year-old Black man at the hands of a White mob in 1891. On Friday, however, […]

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Two people were found dead early Friday in a house in Bennington after Douglas County sheriff's deputies were sent there to investigate a possible murder-suicide.