US Local Markets

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: KVOA

 2021-03-03 21:46 

KVOA

House panel seeks storm documents from Texas grid operator...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee is investigating the agency that operates the Texas power grid, seeking information and documents about the lack of preparation for the recent winter storm that caused millions of power outages and doz...

 2021-03-03 21:42 

KVOA

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II gets 14 years for rapes...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in Southern California, including one who was homeless when he attacked her in 2018. Winslo...

 2021-03-03 21:03 

KVOA

Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives are looking at data from the so-called "black box" of Tiger Woods' SUV to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash last week that seriously injured the golf star. ...

 2021-03-03 20:55 

KVOA

Arkansas lawmakers send governor near-total abortion ban...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Legislation banning nearly all abortions in Arkansas is headed to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's desk. The majority-Republican House on Wednesday approved legislation banning all abortions except those to save the life of the mot...

 2021-03-03 20:54 

KVOA

Huawei CFO lawyer says Trump comments a 'salvo' in trade war...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A lawyer for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies says comments by former U.S. President Donald Trump turned her into a "bargaining chip" and "co-opted the extradition...

 2021-03-03 20:47 

KVOA

Right-wing friendly Parler again sues Amazon...

SEATTLE (AP) — A new lawsuit has been filed against Amazon by Parler, a right-wing friendly social network. The platform was forced offline after supporters of then-President Donald Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Amazon Web Services, the...

 2021-03-03 20:47 

KVOA

Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports...

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls' sports teams in public high schools. Yet in almost every case, sponsors are unable to cite an instance in their own state or r...

 2021-03-03 20:07 

KVOA

Ducey issues executive order requiring schools to offer in-person learning...

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued Wednesday a new executive order returning schools to in-person, teacher-led instruction....

 2021-03-03 20:04 

KVOA

It's back to school for Jill Biden and new education chief...

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden and new Education Secretary Miguel Cardona are out to show that in-person learning can be done safely in schools during the pandemic. They spent about an hour visiting classrooms and other areas at Benjami...

 2021-03-03 20:02 

KVOA

EU envoy tells Serbia, Kosovo dialogue key for entry talks...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The European Union's special envoy has told Serbia and Kosovo that they must resume talks on normalizing relations if they want to advance toward membership in the bloc. Miroslav Lajcak on Wednesday arrived in Belgrade af...

 2021-03-03 19:55 

KVOA

D-backs outfielder Locastro tests positive for COVID-19...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Tim Locastro has tested positive for COVID-19. Manager Torey Lovullo said on Wednesday that Locastro tested positive on Tuesday night and would be out for 10 days unless there was a false posi...

 2021-03-03 19:10 

KVOA

Oklahoma prosecutor urges panel to reject inmate's claims...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma County's top prosecutor is asking the state's Pardon and Parole Board to reject a commutation request from a death row inmate. Julius Jones' case has drawn national attention. He's scheduled for a commut...

 2021-03-03 19:09 

KVOA

Palace to investigate after Meghan accused of bullying staff...

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says it is launching an investigation after a newspaper reported that a former aide had made bullying allegations against the Duchess of Sussex. The Times of London reported allegations that the duchess drove out two ...

 2021-03-03 19:04 

KVOA

Stellantis CEO says 4th largest carmaker to be disruptive...

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday reported their last financial statements as independent companies, each contributing full-year profits of around 2 billion euros to the new company, Stellantis, formed in January. F...

 2021-03-03 19:03 

KVOA

Pandemic puts 1 in 3 nonprofits in financial jeopardy...

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one-third of U.S. nonprofits are in jeopardy of closing within two years because of the financial harm inflicted by the viral pandemic, according to a study being released Wednesday by the philanthropy research group Candid...

 2021-03-03 19:02 

KVOA

German officials want emails, IMs tied to real-world ID...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany security officials are proposing that Internet companies should link a user's real-world identity to all of their instant messages, emails and other online communication, prompting criticism from digital rights activists. L...

 2021-03-03 18:59 

KVOA

States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge...

Cities and states are rapidly expanding access to vaccines as the nation races to head off a resurgence in coronavirus infections and reopen schools and businesses battered by the pandemic. The efforts come as the federal government ramps up shipments, wi...

 2021-03-03 18:18 

KVOA

Air Force personnel helping Kingman hospital during pandemic...

The Miner reports that the Air Force sent the personnel Sunday at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency after the hospital in January asked for additional nurses and respiratory therapists....

 2021-03-03 18:13 

KVOA

The Latest: Senate names new sergeant at arms after riot...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional testimony about the Capitol insurrection (all times local): 1 p.m. The Senate has named a veteran intelligence official as the new sergeant at arms, a crucial position after the Jan. 6 siege of the Capit...

 2021-03-03 18:12 

KVOA

Biden stands by May timeline for vaccines for all US adults...

He's also pushing states to get at least one shot into the arms of teachers by the end of March to hasten school reopenings. White House adviser Andy Slavitt insists the new May timeframe is achievable, saying, "We are not in the habit of overprom...

 2021-03-03 18:08 

KVOA

Alabama Senate approves bill that makes hormonal therapy treatment for transgender minors a felony...

The legislation would make it a felony for doctors to treat transgender minors with hormonal therapy....

 2021-03-03 18:03 

KVOA

Cuomo to speak publicly amid sexual harassment claims...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to address the public for the first time in days in the wake of several sexual harassment allegations. He's set to speak at 1 p.m. Wednesday in a video briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, a...

 2021-03-03 18:01 

KVOA

Chicago mayor proposes new rules after botched police raid...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor is proposing changes in the way police serve search warrants. It's the latest move to regain public trust that was damaged when Chicago officers stormed into the wrong home and forced the woman living there to ...

 2021-03-03 18:01 

KVOA

Equestrian events called off in Europe after herpes outbreak...

MADRID (AP) — A virulent outbreak of equine herpes in eastern Spain has forced European equestrian events to be canceled across the continent. The International Federation for Equestrian Sports says that it cancelled events in 10 European countries ...

 2021-03-03 17:07 

KVOA

Former Pakistan PM wins Senate election in setback to gov't...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Election authorities say a former Pakistani prime minister has defeated a ruling party candidate in Senate elections in a major setback to the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday defeated the ruli...

 2021-03-03 17:05 

KVOA

Man who used van to kill 10 pedestrians in Toronto guilty...

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian judge has found guilty a man who admitted using a van to kill 10 pedestrians in Toronto. Alek Minassian faced 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder. The April 23, 2018, attack drew attention to ...

 2021-03-03 16:59 

KVOA

Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May — two months earlier than anticipated. He's also pushing states to get at least one shot into the a...

 2021-03-03 16:55 

KVOA

Lebanon's president wants investigation into currency crash...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's president has ordered the central bank governor to open an investigation into currency speculation after the Lebanese pound plunged to record lows on the black market this week. The Wednesday request by President Michel A...

 2021-03-03 16:23 

KVOA

Brazil economy faces headwinds after worst plunge in decades...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil has dodged the most dire economic forecastsfor 2020, but new government figures show the COVID-19 pandemic battered the nation and clouds the outlook for recovery. Brazil's official statistics institute said Wednesda...

 2021-03-03 16:22 

KVOA

Slovakia's crisis, triggered over over Sputnik V, deepens...

PRAGUE (AP) — The political crisis in Slovakia has deepened after a member of the ruling coalition demanded a reconstruction of the Cabinet. The crisis was triggered by a secret deal to acquire Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine orchestrated...

 2021-03-03 16:20 

KVOA

Czechs turns to other nations to treat its COVID-19 patients...

PRAGUE (AP) — Hard-hit Czech Republic has turned to Germany and other European countries with a request to help treat its coronavirus patients. The country's Interior Minister says neighboring Germany has offered dozens of beds in its hospitals ...

 2021-03-03 16:19 

KVOA

Official: Dems OK tighter income limits for COVID-19 relief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic official says President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have agreed to tighten the upper income limits at which people could qualify for stimulus checks in the party's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. That'...

 2021-03-03 16:18 

KVOA

One injured in shooting on Tucson's northwest side...

One person has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting on Tucson's northwest side Wednesday morning....

 2021-03-03 16:17 

KVOA

Police uncover 'possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol Police say they have intelligence showing there is a "possible plot" by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. The revelation was detailed in a statement from the Capitol Police. The statem...

 2021-03-03 16:13 

KVOA

Capitol Police say they have intelligence of a 'possible plot' by a militia group to breach US Capitol on Thursday...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police say they have intelligence of a 'possible plot' by a militia group to breach US Capitol on Thursday....

 2021-03-03 15:24 

KVOA

Collins to back Haaland for Interior, sealing her approval...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maine Sen. Susan Collins says she will support New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to be Interior secretary. Collins is the first Republican senator to publicly back Haaland, who's set to become the first Native American to lead a Cabi...

 2021-03-03 15:24 

KVOA

Spanish king's sisters vaccinated on trip to see dad in UAE...

MADRID (AP) — The sisters of Spanish King Felipe VI have acknowledged that they were administered COVID-19 vaccines during a visit to the United Arab Emirates. In a statement published by a Spanish newspaper, the Infantas Elena and Cristina said tha...

 2021-03-03 15:22 

KVOA

Kremlin says Russia will respond to new Western sanctions...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has shrugged off new Western sanctions over the poisoning and arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny as unfounded and pointless but warned that Moscow will retaliate. U.S. President Joe Biden's administratio...

 2021-03-03 15:21 

KVOA

US service sector growth slows sharply in February...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The services sector, where most Americans works, grew at a sharply slower pace in February with various problems related to the pandemic hindering growth. The Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday that its index of service...

 2021-03-03 15:09 

KVOA

Solid sign-ups for Biden's new 'Obamacare' coverage offer...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say more than 200,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage in the first two weeks after President Joe Biden re-opened HealthCare.gov as part of his coronavirus response. The solid start to the three-month ...

 2021-03-03 15:07 

KVOA

Miss Universe competition to air live from Florida in May...

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year and a half, the Miss Universe competition will return with a live telecast on May 16. The 69th Miss Universe will be crowned at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. The last Miss Universe pageant was in Decem...

 2021-03-03 15:01 

KVOA

South Dakota House lawmakers leave AG impeachment in doubt...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota House has left the impeachment of the state's attorney general in doubt. Lawmakers moved Wednesday to delay evaluating whether Republican Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg should be impeached until the conclus...

 2021-03-03 14:24 

KVOA

Weeks after storms, water crisis continues in Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Frustrations are mounting in Mississippi's largest city, more than two weeks since winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the city's water system. The storms knocked out water for drinking and made it impossible for...

 2021-03-03 14:23 

KVOA

ICC investigates alleged crimes in Palestinian territories...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she has launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories. Fatou Bensouda, said in a statement Wednesday the probe will be conducted ...

 2021-03-03 14:20 

KVOA

Video: Myanmar police hold AP journalist in chokehold...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A video of the arrest of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw as he was photographing Myanmar security forces charging at anti-coup protesters shows him being held in a chokehold as handcuffs are placed on him. Authorities ha...

 2021-03-03 14:16 

KVOA

Police: Live pipe bomb found at polling place in Iowa...

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Police say the discovery of a live pipe bomb at a central Iowa polling place forced an evacuation of the building. Police responded Tuesday morning after a device that looked like a pipe bomb was found outside the Lakeside Center...

 2021-03-03 14:06 

KVOA

Camilla says hospitalized Prince Philip is 'slightly' better...

LONDON (AP) — Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, says her hospitalized father-in-law Prince Philip is "slightly improving," and the family is keeping its fingers crossed for his recovery. Philip, who is 99, has been hospitalized since being admit...

 2021-03-03 14:04 

KVOA

Google vows no new user tracking in Chrome ad data changes...

LONDON (AP) — Google says it won't develop new ways to follow individual users across the internet after it phases out existing ad tracking technology from Chrome browsers in an upcoming overhaul aimed at tightening up privacy. The digital giant...

 2021-03-03 13:25 

KVOA

'Dr. Oz' aids police in resuscitating man at Newark airport...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — When a traveler became stricken at Newark Liberty International Airport, police got an assist from a celebrity doctor: Mehmet Oz. The incident occurred late Monday night when Port Authority Officer Jeffrey Croissant saw the 60-ye...

 2021-03-03 13:14 

KVOA

French government dissolves anti-migrant group...

PARIS (AP) — French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has announced the dissolution of the anti-migrant group Generation Identity during a Cabinet meeting, saying the group was inciting violence and discrimination in the country. Darmanin published ...

  • Need an account?  
    or