Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago....
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Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists....
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....
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....
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....
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....
Amtrak to offer expanded bike service on Pittsburgh route
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Amtrak is about to offer roll-on bicycle service on a route that passes through Pittsburgh....
2 waive hearings, to court in Pittsburgh barbershop slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men will stand trial in the robbery-slaying of a man who allegedly sold synthetic marijuana out of his Pittsburgh barbershop....
Man says gun was in his underwear when it fired, killing pal
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a man told them he was adjusting a gun he kept in his underwear when it fired, killing one of his friends....
Armed suspect, officer identified in police shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police have identified the suspect and the officer who shot him following an armed robbery....
Housing authority wants paintball business off its land
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's housing authority wants a paintball business off its land....
School district: We can't make payroll amid budget stalemate
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- One of Pennsylvania's poorest school districts says it cannot afford to pay its staff amid an entrenched state budget stalemate, and district and state officials had no immediate answers Friday about where they will find the money to keep the schools operating....
School stab suspect to be adult by time of juvenile hearing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A teen charged with stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at a Pennsylvania high school will be an adult by the time a hearing concludes to determine whether he should be tried in juvenile court....
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?