A Hilo man has been charged with three offenses in connection with an assault Saturday evening in Hilo, according to police.
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Police are investigating a reported home invasion burglary early Sunday in Puna.
ISLAMABAD — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief had marathon meetings Monday about violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.
It’s pitch dark, and I’m dangling from a rope beneath a boat drifting a couple miles off shore, like bait on the end of a hook.
CHICAGO — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet, even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.
While Democratic voters dominate in Hawaii, Republicans have raked in enough votes to win. Here’s how the parties stack up against each other among the state’s voters:
HONOLULU — Hawaii state Sen. David Ige surprised political observers when he pulled off a historic upset, beating incumbent Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the Democratic primary for governor.
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into “a big grave” for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory against insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town.
Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, is launching the Hawaii Energy Efficiency Auction to find out just how innovative and cost-effective the market can be when it comes to helping residents and businesses save energy.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and New York growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City’s 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break, a newspaper reported.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard says cleanup is underway following the discovery of an oil spill on an island that’s part of Cape Porpoise, Maine.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.
MOSCOW — Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.