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Police arrested an 18-year-old Moanalua High School student for allegedly threatening a teacher Feb. 23.

Firefighters were responding to a two-alarm house fire in Manoa on Thursday night.

A southwest Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup truck and drove — bloody and agitated — to his lawyer's office, where he said he had killed the man in self-defense.

For television science correspondent Miles O'Brien, seeing on film the aftermath of the fluke injury that resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow proved more difficult than he had anticipated.

Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store.

The University of Hawaii softball team rallied from a seven-run deficit for the second time this season and edged Longwood 8-7 in eight innings in the Outrigger Resorts Spring Fling Tournament on Thursday.

A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

The state's chief elections officer would have to undergo a performance evaluation after each general election under a plan approved by the state Senate.

Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney. Instead, she helped six.

Junior guard Destiny King scored 11 points and Hawaii ran its winning streak to 13 when defeating UC Santa Barbara 60-36 in a Big West women's basketball game Thursday night at Santa Barbara, Calif.

Investigators say it appears the driver of a large box truck fell asleep before the truck crossed the center line of a rural central Washington highway, colliding with a car and a school bus.

Hawaii County authorities charged three men and a woman with a variety of drug offenses after vice officers raided a Holualoa home Tuesday and recovered drugs, a gun and cash.

The remains of two mummified or skeletonized babies found inside small boxes above ceiling tiles at a funeral home in northwestern Indiana were placed there by an employee last September and taken down the same day by the manager of the facility, a spokesman for the funeral home said Thursday.

With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't make it.

Fire rescue personnel were hiking to a couple in their 30s who got disoriented in low-lying clouds Thursday afternoon while hiking on a trail in Moanalua Valley.

A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday.

A U.S. ambassador struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.

Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his extensive piloting experience to skillfully bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes.

A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive after her leg was amputated Thursday.

The 11,750-home Hoopili project received a 5-0 initial approval from the Honolulu City Council Zoning Committee Thursday morning.

Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight.

Two Waikiki women were charged Wednesday with allegedly assaulting a police officer near the Pupukea Foodland market.

A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay.

A 52-year-old man was scheduled to appear in a Big Island courtroom Thursday to face a first-degree arson charge in connection with a fire on Feb. 26 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Captain Cook.

Prosecutors charged a 27-year-old homeless man Wednesday for the alleged assault of a police officer near the Keeaumoku street Walmart store.

A vehicle hit a man crossing the street while walking with a cane in Ewa Beach Wednesday night, seriously injuring the pedestrian, according to an Emergency Medical Services report.

he Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.

There were mostly fewer sales, though at mostly higher prices, in the housing markets on Kauai and Hawaii island in February, according to sales figures released Thursday.

Tradewinds will still be breezy, temperatures will be on the cool side, and more snow could fall on Mauna Kea.

The company behind the Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "As Seen on TV" products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers.

Convicted murderer Jodi Arias was spared the death penalty Thursday after jurors deadlocked on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.

The National Weather Service on Thursday proclaimed the phenomenon is now in place. It's a warming of a certain patch of the central Pacific that changes weather patterns worldwide, associated with flooding in some places, droughts elsewhere, a generally warmer globe, and fewer Atlantic hurricanes.

Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Myanmar's new education law Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a landmark pagoda in the heart of the old capital.

A 52-year-old man was seriously injured Wednesday in downtown Honolulu when he was hit by a motor vehicle while trying to cross the street, Emergency Medical Services reported.

Indonesian officials said Thursday they will reject an Australian offer to swap prisoners as part of a last-ditch attempt to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days.

Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, were forced to slide off the plane on emergency chutes soon after landing in Denver on Wednesday.

Five people managed to escape Wednesday night from a two-alarm house fire on Lunalilo Home Road in Hawaii Kai.

A 31-year-old Lahaina man was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal one-car crash in 2014 on Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina.

Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming.

Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" linked to a type of medical scope that's used on more than a half-million people in the U.S. every year, the hospital said Wednesday.

A group of state lawmakers wants to strengthen the state's response to incidents of sexual assault.

A federal judge in Chicago ruled Wednesday that a bankrupt division of Caesars Entertainment Corp. can tap some of the $847 million in cash it has on hand for at least five weeks.

Pharrell Williams told a jury Wednesday that he was trying to evoke the feel of Marvin Gaye's music but did not copy the late singer's work when he crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines."

A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.

The state Senate Ways & Means Committee approved a bill Wednesday to extend the rail tax, but not before trimming the proposed extension by 20 years.

Seattle-based real estate firm Redfin has entered Hawaii's housing brokerage industry with its first office.

Target Corp. opened its long-awaited Kailua store on Wednesday, after more than a two-year delay.

Singer Glen Campbell's two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions from his wife, Kim Campbell.

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday.

Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year when authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members.

Honolulu is the 36th-best city in the world for quality of life, according to a new ranking.

Singapore police say they are investigating reports of a man who allegedly cheated and overcharged unsuspecting passengers while posing as a driver for mobile app-based transportation company Uber.


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