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  1. Colorado Man Sentenced to 19 Years for Enticing a Minor: On January 27, Nathan L. Kempter, 33, of Littleton, CO, was sentenced to 19 years in prison for enticement of a minor & travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. He was previously found guilty by a jury. After his release from prison, he will begin a 12-year term of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system. Kempter will also be required to register as a sex offender. This case was investigated by the Lincoln Police, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department and the FBI in Omaha.
  2. On Friday Felipe Vazquez plead not guilty to first-degree murder of Lincoln Police investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera and six other weapon-related charges. A date for his next court appearance has not yet been set. Orion Ross is also facing charges in the shooting. Previous Metro News Now articles about Luis "Mario" Herrera.
  3. Thank you Lincoln Police Department Officer Mike Pratt for your service on this day of remembrance, Patriot Day. Today is the 17th Anniversary of the day his brother, our OPD Officer Jason "Tye" Pratt was shot in the line of duty. Today Mike stands guard over the memorial for fallen Lincoln PD Investigator Mario Herrera. Read more at OPD's Facebook page and article.
  4. Today at 1pm Lincoln Officer Mario Herrera made his journey home from Omaha, Nebraska. The Omaha community lined the streets and over passes with people on the route that would take Officer Herrera home. Today, the Omaha people shined. A community that felt the pain of this fallen officer showed their support and showed just how much we as a community really care about the ones who protect, serve and put their lives on the line for us. Metro News Now and many call these men and women in blue not only heroes, but angels. Metro News Now honors our Police Officers. Next time you see on
  5. Sept 7, 2020 around 4 hours ago Melissa Wood posted a journal entry on Caring Bridge stating that Lincoln Police Officer Mario Herrera has passed away. It is with a very heavy heart that I have to pass on devastating news to all of you. At approximately 3:30 this morning, Mario died. Carrie and his 4 amazing children were able to be with him. I am at a loss for words as we try to process this. Please pray for Carrie, his kids and our entire family. The Lincoln Police Department also made this statement on their Facebook page Investigator Mario Herrera has succumbed to his inju
  6. OPD will be assisting the Lincoln Police Department with the escort of Investigator Herrera back to Lincoln. The route will be from 39th/Leavenworth to 42nd/Leavenworth, south on 42nd St to west bound I-80. I-80 west to Lincoln. Tentative start time is 12:30 pm today.
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