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WPPJ: Today’s top-of-hour news updates

Point Park University radio station WPPJ (670 AM) broadcasts daily news updates:


Thursday, April 23: French authorities seek more info on thwarted terrorist attack; USG announces top officers for 2015-16 school year.





Tuesday, April 21: Former president of Egypt sentenced; 6 Baltimore police officers suspended after man’s death; city’s bike-share program won’t enforce helmet usage.




Monday, April 20: Bombing attack on U.N. van in Somalia; U.S. authorities detain 6 in ISIS-related travel plans; Pittsburgh-area man’s sex abuse trial begins in Australia.


Wednesday, April 15: 400 estimated to have drowned in a capsized boat off Libyan coast; former Homeland Security, FBI, CIA officials addresses leaked online; 5 heroin overdoses in city.



Tuesday, April 14: Fighting rekindles between Ukraine, Russian rebels; jury could be seated today for Denver movie theater shooting; Mon Wharf remains closed.


Monday, April 13: Americans in Yemen flee to Djibouti; Florida 8th-grader arrested for computer hacking; Pittsburgh-area high school re-opens after threats.



Thursday, April 9: French protests force closures of Eiffel Tower, schools, airports; Secret Service security director placed on leave amid sexual allegations; artists as peacemakers program at Point Park


Wednesday, April 8: U.N. says South Sudanese are seeking shelter at its bases; S.C. police officer charged with murder; brewers, distributors, restaurants added to Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week.


Tuesday, April 7: Kenyans mourns massacre victims at university; Father, 7 kids die of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning; 16-year-old peregrine falcon lays second egg.


Monday, April 6: Turkey blocks access to Twitter, YouTube; closing arguments set in Boston Marathon bombing trial; Pittsburgh-area landlord indicted.


Wednesday, April 1: U.S. seeks human rights in central Asia; oil heir Andrew Getty dies; legal battle brews over Heinz Dip & Squeeze.


Tuesday, March 31: One dead, 2 injured in shooting outside NSA building; battle brews over 840-pound gem in Brazil; Pittsburgh tops list of best metro areas.


Monday, March 30: Air Canada jet lands 1,000 feet from runway; 2 bodies found in rubble of N.Y. building explosion; Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank event centers on hunger awareness.


Monday, March 16: Egypt seeks solar power; Las Vegas hosts International Drone Day; water main break floods Third Avenue buildings.




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