Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody
HOUSTON (AP) -- Authorities on Saturday had yet to find the suspect in what they're calling the "cold-blooded assassination" of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station....
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The Latest: Al-Jazeera vows to free journalists in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):...
As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them
BERLIN (AP) -- Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to fight for the government....
Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison for broadcasting "false news," on Saturday, sparking international outcry and underlining how authorities are trampling over free speech just over a year into general-turned-politician Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's presidency....
Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania's legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will invoke a rarely-used sanction to quickly suspend her law license....
California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago....
Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight and then buried in his yard....
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) -- Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state visitors hoping to catch walleye to stay home for now....
Man who fled halfway house convicted of 3rd-degree murder
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer....
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend....
Trial to open in November shooting in downtown Erie
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Opening statements are scheduled Monday in the northwestern Pennsylvania trial of two men accused of having killed another man in downtown Erie last fall....
Federal judge says religious monument can stay at school
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument at a western Pennsylvania school violates the U.S. Constitution, but did not order that it be removed....
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation and positive body image....
Armed suspect, officer identified in police shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police have identified the suspect and the officer who shot him following an armed robbery....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the Animal Rescue League is over reacting to the Michael Vick signing or are they justified in moving their fundraiser and rejecting Steeler donations? <More Info>
The Animal Rescue League is protesting the signing of 35-year old veteran NFL quarterback Michael Vick to a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers by moving its major fundraiser from Heinz Field. They object to Vick because he was spent 21 months in a federal prison for funding and participating in a dogfighting ring. They also said they will no longer include any Steelers-related merchandise or memorabilia in their event's auction or at any other fundraisers.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you believe this program will lead to high risk loan agreements similar to those of the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008?