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Here's everything that's open on Memorial Day
News 5 days ago
Here's everything that's open on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is dedicated to remembering our fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for an important cause. On May 27, as you hang up your...

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Ice cream shop continues to serve scoops of love with new owner
News 1 week ago
Ice cream shop continues to serve scoops of love with new owner

With an eye to the future while holding onto tradition, a longtime customer is the new owner of an iconic ice cream shop. Eric Pendleton recently...

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Plans submitted to demolish Dundee building, turn into parking lot
News 1 week ago
Plans submitted to demolish Dundee building, turn into parking lot

A building near 49th and Dodge streets sits fenced off, surrounded by demolition equipment. The plan is to turn it into a parking lot. "I'm not in...

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Omaha's proposed plastic bag ban gets bigger
News 1 week ago
Omaha's proposed plastic bag ban gets bigger

A proposal to ban plastic bags in Omaha stores now extends to almost all kinds of retail establishments, according the amended ordinance made...

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Bellevue City Council approves  annexation package threatening finances for family farm
News 2 weeks ago
Bellevue City Council approves annexation package threatening finances for family farm

On the Jones family's farm, there is a whole lot of joy. It's a working farm, but it has also been home to a 4-H Club for the past 38 years. "Offer...

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Revenue committee looks to vote out tax package on Tuesday
News 3 weeks ago
Revenue committee looks to vote out tax package on Tuesday

Just when you thought your business was off the table in the search to fund a $500 million property tax relief package, the Legislature's Revenue...

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The architecture of Omaha's St. Cecelia Cathedral
News 1 month ago
The architecture of Omaha's St. Cecelia Cathedral

This Easter Sunday, KETV NewsWatch 7 looks at the history and architecture of Omaha's St. Cecelia Cathedral. SUNDAY SERVICES ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE...

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Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules
News 1 month ago
Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules

Residents of Flint, Michigan, can proceed with lawsuits that had been filed against the federal government in connection with the city's water...

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Heads up, procrastinators: these stores will be open on Easter Sunday
News 1 month ago
Heads up, procrastinators: these stores will be open on Easter Sunday

For some people, Easter is a time to hang out at home with family. But it doesn't always work out that way. Whether the kids got mud on their...

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Lawmaker's consider 3/4 cent sales tax hike in latest property tax relief plan
News 1 month ago
Lawmaker's consider 3/4 cent sales tax hike in latest property tax relief plan

A new plan by the Legislature's Revenue Committee to provide $500 million in property tax relief calls for a 3/4 cent increase in state sales tax....

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Compromise reached on Landlord Registry and Inspection Ordinance
News 1 month ago
Compromise reached on Landlord Registry and Inspection Ordinance

A compromise between Mayor Jean Stothert and City Council President Ben Gray on the Landlord Registry and Inspection Ordinance has been announced....

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Omaha City Council members put forward ordinance to ban plastic bags at grocery stores
News 1 month ago
Omaha City Council members put forward ordinance to ban plastic bags at grocery stores

IT'S A COMMON QUESTION IN THE CHECK-OUT LINE. DO YOU WANT PAPER OR PLASTIC? ALEXANDRA: AN ORDINANCE SET TO GO IN FRONT OF OMAHA'S CITY COUNCIL...

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Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says she will veto rental property registration plan approved by City Council
News 1 month ago
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says she will veto rental property registration plan approved by City Council

The City Council approved one of seven options in a 4-3 vote Omaha's Mayor Jean Stothert said she will veto a rental property registration plan...

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Omaha landlord gets more time to fix problems, City Council delays vote on TIF for 24th & Jones
News 1 month ago
Omaha landlord gets more time to fix problems, City Council delays vote on TIF for 24th & Jones

An Omaha landlord gets more time to fix his properties, as he fights for city financing on another project. An Omaha landlord gets more time to fix...

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Omaha landlord gets more time to fix problems as TIF application on another property is pending
News 1 month ago
Omaha landlord gets more time to fix problems as TIF application on another property is pending

Omaha city council delays vote on TIF for 24th and Jones properties. Chinh Doan reports. Omaha city council delays vote on TIF for 24th and Jones...

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Residents step in to help repair World War II memorial vandalized with oil
News 2 months ago
Residents step in to help repair World War II memorial vandalized with oil

Residents in Boston are pitching in to help repair a World War II memorial after it was vandalized with oil."Someone did a stupid thing so, if they...

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Rebuild the Heartland: First National Bank pledges thousands to help
News 2 months ago
Rebuild the Heartland: First National Bank pledges thousands to help

First National Bank of Omaha is partnering with the Nebraska Community Foundation to create the Rebuild the Heartland Community Fund. The fund will...

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Facebook leaves millions of passwords readable by employees
News 2 months ago
Facebook leaves millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company said Thursday, in an acknowledgement it offered after a...

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Huge African Watusi strolls into Petco, testing ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy
News 2 months ago
Huge African Watusi strolls into Petco, testing ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

Texas couple Vincent and Shelly Browning decided to take a 2,000-pound risk and test a Petco policy welcoming all pets. The Brownings brought their...

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Thrift store had to warn customers that furniture set is 'haunted'
News 2 months ago
Thrift store had to warn customers that furniture set is 'haunted'

Halloween is still several months away, but one North Carolina thrift store has temporarily turned into a little shop of horrors. Habitat for...

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Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves
News 2 months ago
Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the...

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'It's in the soul': Auto body shop closing its doors after 94 years
News 2 months ago
'It's in the soul': Auto body shop closing its doors after 94 years

After 94 years, the Cuilla Brother's Auto Body Shop is closing its doors. But it's not a sad day for the shop's owner, Michael Cuilla."I'm glad to...

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Dollar General will open 975 stores this year
News 2 months ago
Dollar General will open 975 stores this year

Dollar General keeps expanding even as discount rivals like Family Dollar shrink. The company said Thursday it will open 975 new stores in the...

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There is one Blockbuster store left on Earth
News 2 months ago
There is one Blockbuster store left on Earth

It's official: There is only one Blockbuster video rental store left on the face of the planet. The Oregonian reports that the manager of the...

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Owner of Yale Park Apartments denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former tenants
News 2 months ago
Owner of Yale Park Apartments denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former tenants

Kay Anderson, landlord of the Yale Park Apartments and AB Realty, which owns the units, have filed a countersuit in response to a lawsuit filed by...

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Victoria's Secret plans to shut down at least 53 stores
News 2 months ago
Victoria's Secret plans to shut down at least 53 stores

Victoria's Secret announced this week it plans to close dozens of its stores by the end of the year. The lingerie store giant said it would be...

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JCPenney closes more stores as sales deteriorate
News 2 months ago
JCPenney closes more stores as sales deteriorate

JCPenney is closing more stores after a weak holiday sales season. Net income tumbled nearly 70 percent and revenue slid 8 percent in the fourth...

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Omaha gives 24-notice to clear sidewalks for property owners
News 2 months ago
Omaha gives 24-notice to clear sidewalks for property owners

The city has received complaints regarding snow and ice on sidewalks and Omaha has declared an end to snow removal operations on major streets....

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Business owners, community leaders seek to create Business Improvement District along North 24th Street
News 2 months ago
Business owners, community leaders seek to create Business Improvement District along North 24th Street

Business owners and city leaders are behind a push to create a Business Improvement District along North 24th Street. Residents, members of non...

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City wants public's input on development around new ORBT stations
News 3 months ago
City wants public's input on development around new ORBT stations

City planners are asking what you want to see along the new rapid bus route announced last year.Omaha Rapid Bus Transit, or ORBT, is set to roll...

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