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19 arrested for DUI

During the week of July 21-27, Big Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was younger than 21.

Brittany Royal murder on Investigation Discovery

The season premiere of Investigation Discovery’s docudrama series “Murder in Paradise” features the murder of Brittany-Jane Royal in Kalapana last year and the disappearance of her boyfriend, Boaz “Bo” Johnson. The episode, “Murder Isle,” features interviews with members of Brittany’s and Bo’s families, Hawaii County Prosecutor Mitch Roth and other Big Island residents.

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.