March planned in memory of man shot by police in California
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family....
National & World News
Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught
BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father....
US teen summer program sparks national backlash in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) -- A few months after President Barack Obama visited Cuba in March, a group of teenagers left the island for a month-long visit to the United States funded by the U.S. State Department....
Mega-Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Hurricane Matthew is roaring across the Caribbean Sea as a monster Category 5 storm on a course that puts Jamaica, as well as parts of Haiti and Cuba, in the path of its potentially devastating winds and rain....
Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear....
Lawmakers on spot to revive intensely political casino tax
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A court decision that has hacked a major chunk out of Pennsylvania's heavily negotiated casino gambling law is prompting fear among lawmakers who represent casino districts that their communities may never recoup the tens of millions of gambling tax dollars they've enjoyed over the past decade....
Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt....
Man who sought hit-and-run law facing drunken driving trial
NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) -- A man who convinced Pennsylvania lawmakers to enact harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers after his son was killed by one in 2010 has been ordered to stand trial on drunken driving charges....
Pennsylvania college condemns students' blackface video
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Albright College in eastern Pennsylvania is condemning an online video posted by two white students, including one in blackface who lampoons the "Black Lives Matter" movement....
Bail reduced for 2 arrested at Holland Tunnel with weapons
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey judge has reduced bail for two Pennsylvania residents who were arrested in June with another man for trying to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons....
Wentz back in Fargo for commercial shoot, homecoming game
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is back in Fargo, where he starred at North Dakota State University....
Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy....
Police: Pennsylvania dealer hid 110 heroin bags in buttocks
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks....
DA: Ex-wife accuses doctor of illegally prescribing drugs
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania doctor has been charged with illegally prescribing drugs to his ex-wife, who turned him in....
Despite White House warnings about national security, Congress on Wednesday for the first time decided to override the President's veto of a bill that allows 9/11 families to sue the Saudi Arabian government for damages. President Obama called the override an understandable political mistake given the perceived danger of voting against 9/11 families right before an election, but will also endanger US soldiers and diplomats protected by immunity laws while serving in other countries.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you prefer reading the news online or from printed paper?