Waverle Monroe, KETV NewsWatch 7

Waverle Monroe

KETV NewsWatch 7

Omaha, NE, United States

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Recent articles by Waverle:

Middle school basketball team manager turns star player, scores first two points

'Gave him an opportunity that he thought he was never going to have,' Eric Johnson says → Read More

Hospital bed availability dwindling, health systems are balancing care and capacity

ICU pressure has impacted all of the metro's six counties. In the metro hospital coalition's last report only 10 staffed ICU beds were available. → Read More

Nebraska Public Health Lab genome sequencing for omicron variant

"It helps the community to know what kind of virus we have. It helps scientists to look for targets to do therapeutics, like antiviral agents," Baha Abdalhamid said. → Read More

New shops excited for first Small Business Saturday

"So, it was truly paying my mortgage," Kimberly Butler said. → Read More

'Women in our community are our queens,' Mural nearly complete, dedicated to women lost to violence

"That is our hope for everyone," Buffy Bush said. "That no one has to live this pain that we live." → Read More

Douglas County prosecutors say Thornton fired dozens of shots, chased victim around rental property

"The victim eventually falls to the grass in the front of the residence where an additional 12 rounds are fired into the victim," deputy county attorney Eric Wells says → Read More

Federal judges hear Iowa's appeal over injunction

"This cuts straight to the core of state government authority of allocating decisions between state and local subdivisions," the state's legal team says → Read More

'Big parachute back there,' Friday's windy weather impacted truck drivers with high-profile vehicles

"My arms are a lot more tired today, I've been driving since about 3 a.m," Jason Beam says. "You got to really hold on because it will take you real quick." → Read More

Fellowship program empowers youth to advocate through courts

The Nebraska youth justice policy fellowship started several years ago with the intent to fill the gap between legislation and youth. → Read More

Huskers traffic takes over I-80, officials recommend alternative routes

Traffic is not necessarily a big issue before a Huskers game on Saturday but it's when everyone's headed back to Omaha from Lincoln where traffic could become potentially dangerous. → Read More

'It was good,' Cousins, 8 and 10-years-old, get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

"I've been bugging my mom about it, 'Can I get the vaccine, yet? Can I get the vaccine, yet,'" 8-year-old Flynn says → Read More

'Everybody thrives,' Me Too founder, local organization work to help young people, women and girls

'It is so important because we need to center women and girls in our community,' Jo Giles says. → Read More

Family mourns loss of KorVanta Hill, victim of Omaha murder

'I'm still trying to process,' Suspect's father reacts to 19-year-old son's murder charge → Read More

Staffing shortages impact health department pop-up COVID-19 vaccines

Douglas County Health Department says its planning larger clinics and fewer pop-ups → Read More

'She wanted to be part of a cure': Young woman brings awareness to terminal brain cancer

"She was always willing to go the extra step," Albert Bartee said. → Read More

The Great Outdoors: Hunting pheasants and quails

Alex McLoon and Greg Wagner with the Nebraska Game and Parks talk this latest hunting season → Read More

'Super validating': Local plus-sized designer's gown worn at the Emmy's

'This is where I'm really needed and this is where I am passionate,' Hannah Nodskov says → Read More

A runner's reunion: Fellow runners meet again after crossing finish line together

"I just really appreciate what he did and I'm going to remember that." → Read More

New Omaha police officers graduate with high hopes

There are still about an additional 15 weeks of training before the new 56 officers are out patrolling. → Read More

'Off-kilter,' Nebraska hospitals face supply and demand crisis with nursing, staffing shortages

"The supply and demand are so off-kilter that we will almost never catch up," Nuss says → Read More