Police have charged a 38-year-old Pahoa man with three counts of attempted first-degree murder after a car chase on Monday led to shots being fired by officers, one of which hit the suspect.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama’s emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money.
Heavy brush resulting from recent rains followed by abnormal dryness has created the ideal conditions for wildfires, and a Waimea-based nonprofit is urging residents to take precautions before the threat occurs.
A 38-year-old Pahoa man who was shot at by police Monday after he allegedly led them on a chase in a stolen sport-utility vehicle has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Police say a reported domestic incident resulted in a non-fatal officer-involved shooting at about noon Monday.
A defendant in a Hilo double homicide case reiterated his desire for a new lawyer Monday and told the judge he wants a change of venue, saying his slain girlfriend is related to Hawaii County’s mayor.
Golfers will get a look at proposed changes for the Hilo Municipal Golf Course at a meeting today.
The county Department of Finance is taking a dim view of a proposal by Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille to give some homeowners a bigger tax break on their primary residence.
HONOLULU — The rate of people without health insurance in Hawaii has dropped below 6 percent since the implementation of the federal health care law, state officials said Monday.