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  • Business Owner Uses Steel Cage to Foil Copper Thieves

    Business Owner Uses Steel Cage to Foil Copper Thieves

    OMAHA (KPTM)-  Copper thieves are hitting homeowners and businesses all across the metro, causing thousands of dollars in damage. One Omaha business owner was a victim himself, until he decided to findMore >>
    OMAHA (KPTM)-  Copper thieves are hitting homeowners and businesses all across the metro, causing thousands of dollars in damage. One Omaha business owner was a victim himself, until he decided to findMore >>
  • Nikko Jenkins Found Guilty of Murder

    Nikko Jenkins Found Guilty of Murder

    OMAHA (KPTM)- Accused killer Nikko Jenkins was found guilty of four counts of murder Wednesday.Douglas County District Court Judge Peter Batallion decided to accept his plea. Prosecutors said JenkinsMore >>
    Accused killer Nikko Jenkins is expected to plead guilty to four counts of murder. Douglas County District Court Judge Peter Batallion will have to decide if he accepts the pleas.More >>
  • Prayer Vigil for Omaha Teen Shot and Killed at Gallagher Park

    Prayer Vigil for Omaha Teen Shot and Killed at Gallagher Park

    OMAHA (KPTM)- Omaha Police are investigating a shooting that left an Omaha teen dead Monday night.It happened in the parking lot of Gallagher Pool on 52nd Street in Benson.Police said two people with gunshotMore >>
    OMAHA (KPTM) – Friends and family of an Omaha man who was shot and killed Monday night gathered for a prayer vigil at Gallagher Park in Benson where he was killed.

    Omaha Police are investigating a shooting that left 18-year-old Tielor Williams dead and his friend, 22-year-old Joshua Schmitt, injured.
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  • Security Camera Catches Alcohol Grab in Plattsmouth

    Security Camera Catches Alcohol Grab in Plattsmouth

    PLATTSMOUTH (KPTM) - The Plattsmouth Police Department is looking for two men caught on security camera video taking over a thousand dollars in liquor. Police say the men did not pay for it. Police sayMore >>
    The Plattsmouth Police Department is looking for two men caught on security camera video taking over a thousand dollars in liquor. Police say the men did not pay for it.More >>
  • CPA: Don't Gamble With The IRS, Report Winnings and Losses

    CPA: Don't Gamble With The IRS, Report Winnings and Losses

    CPAt: Don't Gamble With The IRS, Report Winnings and Losses

    COUNCIL BLUFFS(KPTM)-Waiting until the deadline to turn in your taxes may be considered a gamble by some. But for those who actually like to wager cash, a bigger risk is not reporting your wins and lossesMore >>
    COUNCIL BLUFFS(KPTM)-Waiting until the deadline to turn in your taxes may be considered a gamble by some. But for those who actually like to wager cash, a bigger risk is not reporting your wins and losses to the IRS.More >>
  • Free Art Classes, Oak View Mall

    Free Art Classes, Oak View Mall

    OMAHA (KPTM)- Many people escaped the rain, and got in touch with their creative sides today with some free art classes.  Arts For All Inc hosted the free programs at the Oak View Mall. There were allMore >>
    People escaped the rain, and got in touch with their creative sides today with some free art classes.More >>
  • Last Minute Taxpayers Beware: Omaha Post Offices Not Staying Open Late

    Last Minute Taxpayers Beware: Omaha Post Offices Not Staying Open Late

    By: Melina Matthes MMatthes@kptm.com OMAHA (kptm) - If you're waiting to mail your taxes until Tuesday you're going to want to make sure you get to the post office earlier than you might expect. TheMore >>
    By: Melina Matthes MMatthes@kptm.com OMAHA (kptm) - If you're waiting to mail your taxes until Tuesday you're going to want to make sure you get to the post office earlier than you might expect. TheMore >>
  • Maureen Wurtz - Reporter

    Maureen Wurtz - Reporter

    Maureen Wurtz - Reporter

    Maureen joined Fox 42 News Team in August 2011. After growing up in Omaha, Maureen is excited to begin her professional career in the place that she calls home. Maureen graduated high school at V.J. andMore >>
  • Melina Matthes - Reporter

    Melina Matthes - Reporter

    Melina Matthes - Reporter

    Melina Matthes joined the Fox 42 news team in September 2012 as a Video Journalist. Melina was born and raised in Omaha.  She bleeds Husker red and loves the excitement of game day in Lincoln.  "NebraskaMore >>
    Melina Matthes joined the Fox 42 news team in September 2012 as a Video Journalist. Melina was born and raised in Omaha.  She bleeds Husker red and loves the excitement of game day in Lincoln.  "NebraskaMore >>
  • Ashley Ritchie - Anchor

    Ashley Ritchie - Anchor

    A third-generation Visalian, Ashley graduated from Golden West High School in Visalia, CA. Go Trailblazers! She then continued her education at Santa Clara University where she earned her Bachelor of ArtsMore >>
    A third-generation Visalian, Ashley graduated from Golden West High School in Visalia, CA. Go Trailblazers! She then continued her education at Santa Clara University where she earned her Bachelor of ArtsMore >>
  • Boston Bombings: Local Runner Reflects One Year Later

    Boston Bombings: Local Runner Reflects One Year Later

    Boston Bombings: Local Runner Reflects One Year Later

    Paul Gutierrez OMAHA (KPTM) - Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of a tragedy that sent shockwaves throughout the entire country. Last April 15th, an attack on runners and spectators at the BostonMore >>
    Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of a tragedy that sent shockwaves throughout the entire country.More >>
  • Kevan Ramer - Weather

    Kevan Ramer - Weather

    Kevan Ramer, a broadcast veteran, has worked as a television forecaster for thirty years, including five years at The Weather Channel, a national cable TV network. He is an active member of the AmericanMore >>
    Kevan Ramer, a broadcast veteran, has worked as a television forecaster for thirty years, including five years at The Weather Channel, a national cable TV network. He is an active member of the AmericanMore >>
  • Laura Berry - Reporter

    Laura Berry - Reporter

    Laura joined the Fox 42 News team  in June of 2013 as a Video Journalist. She comes to KPTM from KOLN in Lincoln, Nebraska where she worked as a Video Journalist and fill-in anchor . Laura's educationalMore >>
    Laura joined the Fox 42 News team  in June of 2013 as a Video Journalist. She comes to KPTM from KOLN in Lincoln, Nebraska where she worked as a Video Journalist and fill-in anchor . Laura's educationalMore >>
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