Latest KETV Stories

2009-06-10 13:45:44

Police in Nebraska said a toddler who plummeted three stories and landed partly on his face suffered only a minor injury. Jacob Bettin, a police spokesman, said 1-year-old Dennis Nimely was playing on the third-floor balcony of an apartment in Omaha's Wentworth Townhomes when he fell through a small opening, KETV, Omaha, reported Wednesday. The toddler was taken to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment of his injury. Police said no arrests were made.

2009-06-08 15:53:42

Firefighters in Omaha said a baby born at the side of Interstate 80 in the Monday morning commuter hours was dubbed The Rush Hour Baby. The firefighters said Patricia and Juan Salas, who have five previous children, were on their way to Bergan Mercy Medical Center Monday morning when the impatient baby decided it was time to emerge, KETV, Omaha, reported Monday. It was no surprise, not their first rodeo, firefighter Brad Philippi said. They've done this before -- obviously not in a vehicle on...

2009-04-20 19:08:58

Leaders at an Omaha church took a novel approach to assessing the quality of their services -- paying people to attend church. The Covenant Presbyterian Church paid eight people $25 each to attend a service Sunday and complete a survey about the experience that included questions about whether the church conveyed a meaningful message, KETV, Omaha, reported Monday. Senior pastor Jeremy Grant said the church is looking for ways to improve. We come here every week, and we're used to this...

2009-04-09 12:14:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. stations have been honored with a total of 18 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, given by the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). Two of the stations -- KCCI-TV, Des Moines, and WMUR-TV, Manchester, N.H. -- were honored with Overall Excellence recognition, in part for their in-depth coverage of the presidential campaigns in their respective states. Hearst-Argyle and its stations also recently were...

2008-12-11 14:48:28

The Nebraska Humane Society is offering good citizen classes for pit bulls to allow owners to comply with Omaha's new muzzle law. The Omaha ordinance, which takes effect in January, requires all pit bulls in the city to be muzzled in public unless they pass a canine good citizen test, KETV in Omaha, reported Thursday. They have to be able to put up with distractions, loud noise, somebody running and they have to be allowed to walk on a loose leash, trainer Cathy Guinane said of the good...

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