Melissa Fry, KETV NewsWatch 7

Melissa Fry

KETV NewsWatch 7

Omaha, NE, United States

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Past articles by Melissa:

Local author writes funny book during pandemic

The pandemic was hard. But some people found a way to laugh during lockdown.Local writer Anna Lind Thomas got busy the last year and a half, finding ways to bring humor to those stuck at home.And her new book, "We'll Laugh About This Someday," is now on sale.If you don't know Thomas, do a quick online search.You'll find the confession this comedian made that went viral."It's over an essay that's… → Read More

Support grows for military caregivers in Nebraska

'You don't have to do this alone,' military spouses need support, too → Read More

Fisher House on VA campus is free place to stay for veterans, families undergoing medical treatment

'This house is to care for our nation's greatest treasurers' → Read More

Teddy Bear helps kids feel more comfortable with MRI at Boystown Hospital

"It can help them cope and go through medical procedures with less or no sedation," Gloria Goodenberger said. → Read More

Mom and daughter fight cancer together

'She's trapped in her bed': Young mother's fight with brain cancer has taken away her life as she knew it → Read More

Mom and daughter battle cancer together

'She's trapped in her bed' : young mother's fight with brain cancer has taken away her life as she knew it → Read More

Former sports reporter charged with more crimes against children

Brian Rosenthal is accused of generating and possessing child porn → Read More

Telehealth services seen as positive effect from pandemic

If you were to consider some positive effects from the pandemic, look no further than doctor's offices.More specialists are able to see more patients, virtually. This week, KETV NewsWatch 7 met Tyler Lundy.He's got a huge personality, and an even bigger drive to learn.Tyler works with Speech Language Pathologist Hayley Micka at Children's Hospital. For the last year and a half, the two have met… → Read More

9-year-old cancer survivor now supporting his hospital mentors

Sammy Strong Foundation raises money for Child Life Specialists → Read More

U.S. Senior Open rules for fans

Heading to the course? Here's what you need to know → Read More

'He shanked me': Accused Sonic shooter charged with attacking fellow inmate

Documents state that the victim went to the hospital with cut wounds to his ear and neck. → Read More

Local musician joins Boys Town's 'Kindness Tour'

Program helps schools connect with struggling students → Read More

UNL faculty designs, tests new mini robot for surgery

A team of researchers on Nebraska Innovation Campus at University of Nebraska -Lincoln have developed a small robot to go inside a patients body to perform surgery.The team is part of Virtual Incision, a medical device company.UNL professor of mechanical engineering, Dr. Shane Farritor says there is a demand for robotically-assisted surgery." We think they're less expensive, easier to set up,… → Read More

New youth sports complex to open in Fall of 2022

The MD West ONE Sports Complex will be located in Valley. → Read More

Creating a comeback: Artists are ready to sell items after a year of shutdowns

Over the last year, artists had to get creative during the pandemic. → Read More

La Vista announces Salute to Summer event details

The city of La Vista will host its annual Salute to Summer next month.The 2021 annual celebration is titled "Home Sweet Home."On Thursday, May 27, the city will host its annual Hometown Heroes event at the Blue Star Memorial on the City Hall Campus. This event will take place outdoors and seats will be spaced out. The event will also be live broadcast on the city’s Facebook page for those who… → Read More

Abuse allegations at Omaha day care

Omaha police cited three people who work at Rosewood Academy in connection to abuse allegations.According to police, Sage Bartow, Summer Dawson and Carl Hanson all face charges. Police did not say which Rosewood Academy the suspects work at. There are several locations in Omaha.This is not the first allegation of abuse at Rosewood.In February, a mom reported to authorities that she noticed… → Read More

#OmahaBlackHistory book embraces community's past

Historian says knowledge of history will improve the future → Read More

Time is running out to donate convalescent plasma

COVID-19 survivors can't donate after getting the vaccine → Read More

Husband-wife team expands two businesses

Both companies focus on motivating and inspiring others → Read More