Alex McLoon, KETV NewsWatch 7

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KETV NewsWatch 7

Omaha, NE, United States

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Recent articles by Alex:

Removal of LGBTQ+ flag at Millard North High School

Millard Public Schools released its statement on Friday, explaining what it calls a "misunderstanding." → Read More

OutNebraska on Respect for Marriage Act advancing

Senators passed the Respect for Marriage Act. OutNebraska says a House vote would ensure the status quo. → Read More

Metro snow plow drivers get 'test run' with Tuesday snowfall

Operations maintenance manager Jim Laughlin said his district covering the metro is down 8 to 10 drivers, but he has enough manpower to cover all their territory. → Read More

How a former college football coach solved Omaha's snow plow problem

Only half of Omaha's snow plow jobs were filled last year. This winter, you might see a difference. → Read More

Missing woman leads investigators to 'multiple areas' across Douglas County

Search for Cari Allen leads deputies to multiple areas, including a landfill. → Read More

Downtown Omaha season of events kicks off with Holiday Lights Festival

Holiday Lights Festival returns to Gene Leahy Mall for the first time since 2018. → Read More

Nebraska education leaders reveal drop in some proficiency scores due to pandemic

Nebraska education commissioner says state saw 'a lot of gaps' for students based on race, ethnicity, and poverty. → Read More

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo introduces new President and CEO

Dr. Luis Padilla, who most recently spent more than a decade with the St. Louis Zoo called Omaha's facilities "world-class." → Read More

Former Nebraska senator, governor Bob Kerrey on democracy, statesmanship, state Democratic Party

Bob Kerrey on Nebraska Democratic Party: "It's pathetic." → Read More

Driver in deadly Omaha crash sentenced to prison

The driver in a fatal accident on Interstate 80 earlier this year was sentenced to prison Wednesday in Douglas County court. → Read More

Youth emergency shelter can move into northwest Omaha duplex

Homeowners, city council president meet therapist to smooth over years of disruptive duplex off 97th and Maple streets. → Read More

Omaha business owner responds to Sunday's mass shooting

"This senseless violence in our city is absolutely unacceptable," business owner Myron Pierce said on Facebook Live Monday. → Read More

'Razor thin' races in Omaha, Lincoln tighten for Nebraska Legislature

Races in Omaha and Lincoln could make or break a Republican supermajority at the state legislature. → Read More

Nebraska's staffing for snowplow drivers this winter

Contingency plans are in place if Nebraska Department of Transportation doesn't have enough snow plow drivers, while rural counties around Omaha say they're fully staffed and prepared for whatever comes this winter. → Read More

Votes still being counted in race for Douglas County sheriff

Republican Aaron Hanson and Democrat Greg Gonzalez are neck and neck right now, with the candidates trading leads Tuesday night. → Read More

Toss up: Don Bacon, Tony Vargas make final pitch to voters

Experts label Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District a toss up because it's evenly divided among voters. → Read More

Neighborhood enforcing rules on homeowner's Halloween attraction

A northwest Omaha holiday display brings in visitors, and too many hazards for the homeowner's association. → Read More

Omaha metro race for board of education district 8 seat

Candidate Marni Hodgen challenges Deborah Neary to represent the metro at the Nebraska Board of Education. → Read More

Heightened demand ongoing at Omaha metro food pantries

Tri-City Food Pantry in Sarpy County says demand for help is higher than last year. → Read More

Laurel, Nebraska homicides: Suspect receives no bond at request of prosecution

The suspect in a quadruple homicide case from August received no bond at the request of the prosecution from a Cedar County judge on Wednesday. → Read More