Michael Kenney

Type: Person
Name: Michael Kenney
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nebraska lawmakers confirm corrections director

Lawmakers have confirmed Michael Kenney as director of the . Senators voted 30-9 on Thursday to confirm Kenney, who was appointed by the governor in September.Supporters argued that Kenney brings 36 years of experience in correctional services, including ... [Published KETV.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers close to approving prison reform

State lawmakers are on the cusp of passing measures to reform Nebraska's prison system, which is facing a multitude of problems including a lawsuit filed by inmates because of overcrowding.Lawmakers gave second-round approval on a voice vote Tuesday to ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol man allegedly threatens police with pipe wrench

Timothy J. Nolan , 36, of 1 Murphy Ave., Apt. 1, Bristol, was charged with felony assault with a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest after he allegedly threatened officers with a pipe wrench.Mr. Nolan was also charged with domestic larceny under $1,500, ... [Published East Bay Newspapers - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Wellesley's young artists honored

The group Wellesley Parents Supporting Art Students (WPSAS) and the community of Wellesley congratulate the Wellesley art students receiving the following awards: Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention winners at the Boston Globe Scholastic Art and ... [Published Wicked Local Wellesley - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers begin debate to overhaul troubled prison system

State lawmakers took initial steps Wednesday toward reforming Nebraska's prison system, which is facing a multitude of problems including a lawsuit filed by inmates because of overcrowding.Legislators began debating a bill (LB907) that would provide more ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Heineman accuses judiciary committee of playing politics

Created: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:44:00 CSTUpdated: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:52:57 CSTThe Governor's appointment of a new head of Nebraska's prisons has not been approved yet by the Judiciary Committee.  The governor named Michael Kenney as the corrections director ... [Published KHAS-TV - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letter, 3/16: Prison reform needed

The bad news is that our prison system is at 155 percent of capacity and growing. Some inmates are crowded in dormitories, and programming for rehabilitation is inadequate. Two prisons are on partial lockdown. Director Michael Kenney is asking for more ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Former prisoner pushes prison reform

Nebraska cannot incarcerate itself out of its prison overcrowding problems, a prison reform scholar said Thursday.Shon Hopwood, who spent almost 10 years in federal prison for five Nebraska bank robberies, said the state should look to reform sentencing ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Police Close I-270

By Donna Broadway and Jim DavisROCKVILLE- Police from five different jurisdictions shutdown the northbound and southbound lanes of I-270 near Tuckerman Lane Tuesday morning just after rush hour and captured men accused of robbing a Wells Fargo bank in ... [Published Sentinel Newspapers - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Nov 15 2013 - Updated Nov 15 2013 - 1 reports

Using silicon for cheap water splitting

Silicon is cheap and abundant and already widely-used in the solar industryNew electrodes stable for at least three daysHelen TunnicliffeCHEMISTS at Stanford University have developed a new electrode to split water, made from inexpensive silicon and nickel, ... [Published TCE Today - Nov 15 2013]
First reported Nov 15 2013 - Updated Nov 15 2013 - 1 reports

Hamlin man indicted on child neglect, obstructing charges after allegedly fleeing police

WINFIELD, W.Va. -- A Hamlin man was indicted on charges of obstructing an officer and three counts of child neglect after fleeing a sheriff's deputy with three small children in his vehicle. His is one of 30 indictments returned by a Putnam County grand ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Nov 15 2013]

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Nebraska lawmakers confirm corrections director [Published KETV.com - Apr 10 2014]
Bristol man allegedly threatens police with pip... [Published East Bay Newspapers - Apr 08 2014]
Lawmakers close to approving prison reform [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Apr 08 2014]
Wellesley's young artists honored [Published Wicked Local Wellesley - Mar 28 2014]
Lawmakers begin debate to overhaul troubled pri... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Mar 26 2014]
Heineman accuses judiciary committee of playing... [Published KHAS-TV - Mar 26 2014]
Letter, 3/16: Prison reform needed [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Mar 16 2014]
Former prisoner pushes prison reform [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Mar 14 2014]
Police Close I-270 [Published Sentinel Newspapers - Mar 13 2014]
Using silicon for cheap water splitting [Published TCE Today - Nov 15 2013]
Hamlin man indicted on child neglect, obstructi... [Published Charleston Gazette - Nov 15 2013]
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