Rosenthal receives additional prison time

(KLZA)--A man who was a familiar face at Southeast Nebraska sporting events for many years has been sentenced to additional prison time by Lancaster County Judge Susan Strong.

KOLN-TV reports 51-year-old Brian Rosenthal, who worked previously for the Lincoln Journal Star and for Husker Athletics has been sentenced to an additional 4-7 years in prison on top of the 30-50 year sentence he was issued in Nemaha County for sexually assaulting a minor in Nemaha County.

Monday Rosenthal was given additional priso time for attempted possession of child pornography and two counts of attempted child abuse. The new sentence will be served consecutively to his previous sentence.

As originally reported by the Lincoln Journal Star, Rosenthal used is status and connection with the 15-year-old victims family to initiate a relationship. He then used social media accounts to reach out to the teenagers' friends.

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