A tsunami warning was issued for Hawaii and surrounding areas Thursday in the hours after an 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of New Zealand. The watch from the National Weather Service’s Tsunami Warning System was ordered for Hawaii at 12:24 p.m. PT, or 3:24 p.m. ET. The alert said that the waves could hit Hawaii later in the afternoon, with the weather center adding that it was continuing to investigate a potential tsunami threat. ADVERTISEMENT The warning center is also reviewing data to determine if there is a threat to California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and British Columbia. A TSUNAMI WATCH has been issued for Hawaii. A Watch means a tsunami may impact Hawaii. The threat is still being evaluated by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Monitor TV, radio and official social media. https://t.co/716pXxq7kb — Oahu Emergency Mgmt. (@Oahu_DEM) March 4, 2021 A tsunami advisory was also issued for the American Samoa, with the … [Read more...] about Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii after 8.1 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) — The U.S. Senate has begun debate on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, and it’s not the same as the plan approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. Political editor Jon Delano spoke with both U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D) and Pat Toomey (R) to learn more about what it means for us. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Firefighter First Woman Promoted To Lieutenant Since 1995 When it comes to President Biden’s pandemic relief bill, Casey and Toomey could not be further apart. Casey wants to go big to help Pennsylvanians, while Toomey thinks there’s too much wasteful spending. “This meets the moment,” Casey says of the president’s bill. “I think the danger here is greater to keep it small as opposed to hitting it really hard and making this the last coronavirus bill.” Toomey disagrees. “This is a blue state bailout,” he said, identifying states that voted for Biden. “This is throwing money for years and years and years at schools … [Read more...] about Pa. Senators Bob Casey And Pat Toomey At Strong Odds With Each Other On Stimulus Bill
By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers say they have signed Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract for the 2021 season. READ MORE: Steelers President Art Rooney II Tells QB Ben Roethlisberger He Wants Him Back Next Season We have signed QB Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract for 2021. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 4, 2021 In a statement, Steelers General Manager and Vice President Kevin Colbert said, “We are excited we were able to come to an agreement with Ben Roethlisberger on a new contract for him to return to the Steelers in 2021. We know that Ben can still play at a high level and do special things for this team. Our goal remains the same – to put together a roster that will compete for another championship. We are happy that Ben will be one of our leaders to help us accomplish that goal.” Roethlisberger’s status with the Steelers has been up in the air so far this off-season. Before the announcement of this new … [Read more...] about Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger Agree To New Contract For 2021 Season
HAVERHILL (CBS) – Jake Kavanaugh was ordered held without bail and must undergo a competency hearing after he allegedly attacked a woman and her pregnant daughter Wednesday in Haverhill. The attacks happened around 4 p.m. on Fairview Farm Road in Haverhill near the Salem, N.H. line. A police officer was among the first to intervene. READ MORE: No COVID Baby Boom: Massachusetts Saw Nearly 10% Decline In December Births, Data Shows Neighbors said a car veered off the road and the driver attacked two women who were walking (WBZ-TV) Kavanaugh drove by a 54-year-old woman and her 26-year-old daughter, who is five months pregnant, while they were walking their dogs. The victims knew Kavanaugh because he lives in the neighborhood. Prosecutors said in court Thursday that Kavanaugh hit the mother with his car, turned around, hit her again and then attacked her with a box cutter. “As soon as he crashed he got out, pounced on her and started stabbing her in the neck,” … [Read more...] about Jake Kavanaugh Held Without Bail After Allegedly Attacking Haverhill Mother And Pregnant Daughter
Rents in Denver have fallen during the pandemic, according to a recent market report, but that doesn’t mean apartment developers are any less keen on a city that was a hot spot for rent growth before COVID-19 came calling. In fact, the number of would-be apartments in the planning pipeline for the metro area hit a record 46,000 in December, according to Denver data firm Apartment Insights. The X Company, the Chicago-based developer behind the X Denver apartment tower that is inching toward completion after nearly three years of construction just north of Coors Field at 3100 Inca St., embodies that enthusiasm for the Mile High City even in the face of shifting consumer preferences. X Denver offers traditional studio and one-bedroom apartments inside its 12-story, 455-apartment frame, but the X Company also allows people to rent individual bedrooms with private bathrooms in two-, three- and four-bedroom “co-living” apartments with shared kitchens and common areas. Tenants can … [Read more...] about The X Denver apartment building is all about shared community space. Will it and other new projects succeed in the pandemic?