String of Home Break-Ins in Lincoln 

Police in Lincoln are warning residents about a rash of recent break-ins.Chief Scott Minckler says they’ve responded to 13 break-ins at homes and businesses in the last month and a half.He says jewelery, cash and electronics are being taken. The thieves usually enter homes through an unlocked window or door, sometimes removing an air-conditioning unit or cutting a screen to get in.He says the most recent break-ins happened in broad daylight. No one has been home at the time.Minckler tells us they’re working on leads and plan to have a public meeting on the issue next week. In the meantime, he advises neighbors to lock up tight when they leave.