Welcome to the Weekend - August 12, 2022

WELCOME TO THE WEEKEND - AUGUST 12, 2022

Events this weekend!

Mystery ingredients in ancient recipes for bronze objects deciphered by researchers

MYSTERY INGREDIENTS IN ANCIENT RECIPES FOR BRONZE OBJECTS DECIPHERED BY RESEARCHERS

An analysis of a 2,300-year-old text and coins has helped researchers decipher ancient recipes for bronze, including two linguistically...

 
 
 
How is inflation affecting commuting costs?

HOW IS INFLATION AFFECTING COMMUTING COSTS?

“A lot of people are moving to cheaper areas, but there's no jobs out there so they end up driving all day,” a postal worker from Los...

"If you're understaffed, you can't open the doors."

"IF YOU'RE UNDERSTAFFED, YOU CAN'T OPEN THE DOORS."

Children remain the priority as child care centers deal with staff shortages

 
 
 
Nebraska GOP chair has plan to help local candidates and 'heal' party

NEBRASKA GOP CHAIR HAS PLAN TO HELP LOCAL CANDIDATES AND 'HEAL' PARTY

'I'm trying to get conservative Republicans elected'

Vanessa Bryant leaves courtroom in tears during testimony about photos from helicopter crash scene

VANESSA BRYANT LEAVES COURTROOM IN TEARS DURING TESTIMONY ABOUT PHOTOS FROM HELICOPTER CRASH SCENE

"Never in her worst nightmares did imagine that police and first responders would go - and they would be the ones - to take pictures...

 
 
 
Thursday night August 11 Omaha weather forecast. Bright full moon

THURSDAY NIGHT AUGUST 11 OMAHA WEATHER FORECAST. BRIGHT FULL MOON

Thursday night August 11 Omaha weather forecast

Omaha police officer resigned, domestic violence charge dropped

OMAHA POLICE OFFICER RESIGNED, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE DROPPED

The 34-year-old former officer, Brittney Taylor, was arrested by police in January following a domestic disturbance incident.

 
 
 
FBI searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence for classified nuclear documents, Washington Post says

FBI SEARCHED TRUMP'S MAR-A-LAGO RESIDENCE FOR CLASSIFIED NUCLEAR DOCUMENTS, WASHINGTON POST SAYS

The FBI sought to locate classified documents related to nuclear weapons when agents searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago...

Council Bluffs Police Department's K-9 unit shows off for the community

COUNCIL BLUFFS POLICE DEPARTMENT'S K-9 UNIT SHOWS OFF FOR THE COMMUNITY

Wednesday's demonstration was a part of the city's Recreation on the Move activity series.

 
 
 
American Academy of Pediatrics updates breastfeeding guidelines

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS UPDATES BREASTFEEDING GUIDELINES

The recommendations were made to ensure that moms who choose to breastfeed beyond year one don't feel ashamed, judged or alienated.

Parents struggle with OPS bus transportation issues, district says improvements have been made

PARENTS STRUGGLE WITH OPS BUS TRANSPORTATION ISSUES, DISTRICT SAYS IMPROVEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE

Trevis Sallis, the executive director of OPS student transportation says improvements have been made for this year and buses should...

 
 
 
Gov. Ricketts urging feds to look toward ethanol in reducing carbon footprint

GOV. RICKETTS URGING FEDS TO LOOK TOWARD ETHANOL IN REDUCING CARBON FOOTPRINT

Ricketts recently signed a bill offering incentives to retailers who sell higher ethanol blends.

KETV, Salvation Army team up for backpack giveaway

KETV, SALVATION ARMY TEAM UP FOR BACKPACK GIVEAWAY

It is back to school for thousands of kids across the metro, and they all need the right supplies to succeed.

 
 
 
Can you guess all of KETV NewsWatch 7's Back to School photos?

CAN YOU GUESS ALL OF KETV NEWSWATCH 7'S BACK TO SCHOOL PHOTOS?

As Nebraska students return to the classroom for another school year, KETV NewsWatch 7 decided to share some throwback first day photos....

Omaha hosts Air Force celebration of 60 years with the 'doomsday' plane

OMAHA HOSTS AIR FORCE CELEBRATION OF 60 YEARS WITH THE 'DOOMSDAY' PLANE

All of America's E-4B planes are assigned to Offutt Air Force Base

 
 
 
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium announces next president and CEO

OMAHA'S HENRY DOORLY ZOO AND AQUARIUM ANNOUNCES NEXT PRESIDENT AND CEO

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium announced Thursday its next president and CEO - Dr. Luis Padilla.

LIVE: AG Merrick Garland making statement at Department of Justice

LIVE: AG MERRICK GARLAND MAKING STATEMENT AT DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

It is unclear at this time what Garland will be discussing, but his remarks come following an attempted breach of a Cincinnati FBI...

 
 
 
Thursday, August 11 afternoon forecast

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 AFTERNOON FORECAST

Lincoln police searching for suspect on a motorcycle who assaulted an officer early Thursday morning

LINCOLN POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT ON A MOTORCYCLE WHO ASSAULTED AN OFFICER EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

Lincoln police is searching for a suspect who assaulted an officer early Thursday morning.

 
 
 



House to vote on Democrats' sweeping health care and climate bill

House to vote on Democrats' sweeping health care and climate bill

The sweeping bill would represent the largest climate investment in U.S. history and make major changes to health policy. Read more ...

Triple digit heat returns this weekend and through next week

Triple digit heat returns this weekend and through next week

KCRA 3 Weather meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn looks at when triple digit heat returns to the Central Valley, how long it will last and just how hot it will get. Read more ...

Militant's death brings Gaza toll from latest fighting to 49

Palestinian mourners have held a funeral for a militant who succumbed to wounds suffered during three days of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza militants last weekend Read more ...

Fayetteville police searching for 19-year old after man fatally shot...

Fayetteville police searching for 19-year old after man fatally shot, handgun stolen

A person was shot and killed Thursday evening during a robbery, and the shooter is still at large, according to Fayetteville police. Read more ...

First-ever statue of African American leader to be unveiled in York

First-ever statue of African American leader to be unveiled in York

A major unveiling of a first-ever statue will happen Friday in York. Read more ...

'Lost the Plot': Bride's Dress-Code Change Days Before Wedding Sparks Fury

"Most ridiculous thing I've ever seen," summarized one Mumsnet user. Read more ...

Vera Farmiga Praises Hailee Steinfeld's Performance As Kate Bishop In ‘Hawkeye'

Actor Vera Farmiga praised fellow 'Hawkeye' cast member Hailee Steinfeld while Farmiga was promoting Apple TV's 'Five Days at Memorial' - premiering Friday, July 12. Read more ...

How Apple TV+'s ‘Five Days At Memorial' Is An ‘Homage' To Healthcare Workers

'Five Days at Memorial' - premiering Friday, August 12 with the first three episodes on Apple TV - is based on actual events and adapted from the book of the same title by... Read more ...

Joey Slye acknowledges that FedEx Field is 'really challenging' to kick at

Commanders kicker Joey Slye told reporters on Thursday that FedEx Field is known around the league for being difficult for kickers. Read more ...

Mr. Fix It: get your long, hot showers back

Mr. Fix It: get your long, hot showers back

CHICAGO - We are back with Lou Manfredini, Mr. Fix It to teach us how to keep our warm showers with the water heaters. He talks about the benefits of installing on-demand water... Read more ...