May 20, 2020 3:04 PM

Nebraska man sentenced to 15 years in child pornography case

Posted May 20, 2020 3:04 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 44-year-old Nebraska man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for transportation of child pornography.

The U.S. attorney's office says in a news release that Gregory Hanssen, of Omaha, Nebraska, was also ordered to serve 20 years of supervised release after he finishes his prison sentence.

The case stems from a tip received by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children indicating a Google photos user had uploaded apparent child pornography.

Federal agents seized his cell phone and tablet device and found more than 700 images of child pornography.

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May 20, 2020 3:04 PM
Police arrest teen in Fairbury that left man critically hurt

Authorities say a 17-year-old suspect was arrested Tuesday in a shooting at Fairbury that left a man in critical condition suffering from five gunshot wounds.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Jake Gonzalez, of Fairbury, is set to go to court on Wednesday to face felony charges of first-degree assault, use of a firearm to commit a felony and unlawful discharge of a firearm at an occupied house.

The complaint filed against him identifies the shooting victim as Lance Powers.

Deputies responding to a report of multiple shots fired Monday night found the 31-year-old victim outside the house.