SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - A Sidney woman accused of stealing from the Sidney Federation Wrestling Club has been given 18 months of probation. Thirty-year-old Amanda Sykora was sentenced on Monday. Authorities say Sykora wrote and cashed or deposited 13 unauthorized checks totaling more than $4,500 when she was treasurer of the club.
GERING, Neb. (AP) - A mental health evaluation has been scheduled for a 15-year-old Wyoming boy charged with killing a Nebraska jail guard. KOTA-TV reports Dylan Cardeilhac will be taken to Papillion for the screening later this month. Cardeilhac has pleaded not guilty in the February slaying of 24-year-old Amanda Baker.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A man charged with first-degree murder in the killings of four people in Omaha last summer is expected to plead guilty today. A hearing was scheduled today after 27-year-old Nikko Jenkins filed a motion last week saying he wants to plead guilty. Jenkins is accused of killing four people last year in three separate attacks.
COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) - A 31-year-old Nebraska man has been convicted of murder in the knifing death of a Columbus man. Thirty-one-year-old Eric Henry was found guilty yesterday by a Platte County jury. Henry was one of three people prosecuted for the May 2013 slaying of 51-year-old Steven Jorgensen during a botched robbery.
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