Alex McLoon, WOWT 6 News

Alex McLoon

WOWT 6 News

Omaha, NE, United States

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Past articles by Alex:

Congressman Bacon gets COVID-19 vaccination in Millard

Rep. Don Bacon, who recently revealed he almost certainly had COVID-19 in late November, is getting his vaccination Friday afternoon. → Read More

Supporters buy billboards to thank law enforcement

At first, it was unclear who bought the billboard along West Broadway. → Read More

Bellevue family receives clothes, furniture after apartment fire

People across the metro are donating to a Bellevue family who lost everything in Saturday’s fire at Fontenelle Hills apartments. → Read More

Elkhorn family has house fire in water compromised neighborhood

An Elkhorn family will spend the night elsewhere after doing all they could to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher. → Read More

Omaha family seeks to get hockey gear back

A thief scores hundreds of dollars worth of hockey gear from an Omaha family’s driveway. → Read More

Apartment smoking ban resurfaces after Belleuve building fire

No charges will be filed in the weekend fire that destroyed a Bellevue apartment building and put 12 families out of their homes. → Read More

Over 2,000 Iowans expected to get COVID-19 vaccine at Mid-America Center

The Pottawattamie County Health Department expects to vaccinate over 2,000 Iowans on Saturday. → Read More

Douglas County Health officials prepare for mass COVID-19 vaccinations rollout

Douglas County Health tells 6 News how they’re planning to follow through with the president’s announcement of having enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for every adult in the U.S. by the end of May. → Read More

One dead, 2 people hurt in shooting outside of Omaha bar

Omaha Police are investigating a shooting outside of a bar Sunday morning. → Read More

Methodist, OHA, DCHD team up to vaccinate ‘invisible’ populations

Methodist, OHA, DCHD team up to vaccinate ‘invisible’ populations. → Read More

OPPD customers could see a higher bill for February

If you didn’t conserve energy during last week’s freeze, you could pay the price in your February electric bill. → Read More

MECA is hiring, planning in-person events this year

On-site interviews run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the CHI Health Center. → Read More

UNL surveys pros and cons of remote learning

The pandemic forced millions of students across the country into remote learning last year, and a University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor wants to know what worked. → Read More

Seniors say vaccine appointment is ‘a luck of the draw’

Seniors in Pottawattamie County are struggling to find the best way to make an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Woman gets new wheelchair thanks to fellow athletes

A woman waiting for a new wheelchair finally got her wish thanks to some fellow athletes. → Read More

Bellevue pantry expands hours after increased demand

A Bellevue food pantry fears a giving hangover after the holidays. So many families are seeking food assistance that Bellevue Food Pantry is extending its hours on weekdays and weekends. → Read More

Dentists await COVID-19 vaccinations

Dentists in Douglas County are wondering why there’s a hold-up for their coronavirus vaccines. → Read More

The big debate of allowing carryout cocktails in Nebraska

Nebraska restaurants want to keep serving carryout cocktails beyond the coronavirus pandemic. But others say it’s the wrong move. → Read More

Nebraskans struggle as CARES Act unemployment funds expire

Unemployed Nebraskans have had a chaotic week as CARES Act unemployment benefits have now expired. → Read More

Omaha high schooler starts rug-making business from TikTok idea

Christmas shoppers are turning to a young Omaha entrepreneur who’s shipping orders across the country—right from his bedroom. → Read More