KQV AM 1410

Breaking News

Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

SEATTLE (AP) -- One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago....
More

National & World News

After deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist in crackdown

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli authorities kicked off a promised crackdown on Jewish extremists following last week's deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family, arresting a high-profile activist accused of leading a new movement of defiant settler youths who embrace violence and reject the rule of law in the name of the purity of the Holy Land....
More

Q&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel's first concrete step in its new "zero tolerance" approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservative fringe that had been operating below the radar but now appears to be intensifying its violence....
More

APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has found a way, starting with a North Korean ship that's been held, against Pyongyang's wishes, in a Mexican port for the past year....
More

More National and World News

Local News

Democrat Katie McGinty running for US Senate in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Katie McGinty, the former top aide to Gov. Tom Wolf, said Tuesday she is running for U.S. Senate, setting the stage for a 2016 Democratic primary showdown over Republican Sen. Pat Toomey's seat in a state Democrats see as crucial to their goal of recapturing a Senate majority....
More

American doctor defends lion hunt, says he followed rules

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An American doctor accused of killing a lion in an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he had complied with all rules and regulations, filled out all the necessary paperwork and obtained the correct permits....
More

Philanthropist, GOP powerbroker Elsie Hillman dies at 89

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elsie Hillman, a philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices, died Tuesday. She was 89....
More

Man convicted, sentenced to life in Craigslist murder case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia man was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man who was killed after answering a Craigslist ad for an all-terrain vehicle....
More

PennEnvironment threatening ArcelorMittal pollution suit

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- ArcelorMittal's western Pennsylvania coke plant violated the federal Clean Air Act hundreds of times by showering nearby residents with soot and other pollutants, an environmental activist group said Tuesday....
More

State police nominee: 'Room for improvement' in diversity

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf's new nominee to lead the Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday that he sees room for improvement in the diversity of troopers and that better recruiting practices could help....
More

Choir begins rehearsals for pope's Philadelphia Mass

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Those fretting about how Philadelphia will accommodate huge crowds when Pope Francis visits are now hearing some soothing sounds....
More

Investigators probe escape of inmate suspected in killing

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities plan to investigate what led up to the escape of a prison inmate suspected of having strangled an acquaintance while on the run in western Pennsylvania last week....
More

Trial to open next week in slaying at party last summer

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man is scheduled to go on trial next week in a shooting death at a party last summer....
More

Man likely to go to mental facility, prison in stabbing case

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge says she will likely send a homeless man to a mental institution before he serves a sentence for stabbing several people near a Target store two years ago....
More

More Local News

Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Pittsburgh City Council is over stepping its authority with its sick leave mandate? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
87%
No:
13%
Total Votes: 3,425

Yesterday's Poll

Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?

No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 6,042

Calendar

March 2013

S
M
T
W
T
F
S
4
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


Next

View all Events