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Nebraska lieutenant governor faces restraining order in family dispute
Nebraska lieutenant governor faces restraining order in family dispute

The sister of Nebraska's lieutenant governor was granted a domestic-abuse protection order Monday after she accused him of physically threatening her during a family dispute. Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann -- a Republican appointed by Gov. Dave Heineman in February 2013 -- is running to retain his office as part of a ticket with Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts. The protection order sought by Heidemann's sister, Lois L. Bohling of Elk Creek, Neb., was granted by Johnson County District Judge Daniel Bryan after a hearing Monday morning, according to local media reports. Bohling wanted to block Heidemann from contacting her or from...

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