A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding in a boat parked in a backyard Friday night and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the nation and paralyzed the Boston area.
Oahu property owners are being warned. The city council has passed a measure that could end up costing you big bucks if your home is considered an eyesore.
Hawaiian Electric Company crews responded to a power outage in the Ahuimanu and Waihee area. The outage was reported around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, authorities said early Friday.
It’s been a favorite hangout spot at Ala Moana Center for nearly 30 years. But on Thursday, some long-time customers got the sad news. Zippy’s is closing at the end of the month.
O’ahu native Michelle Wie, made the cut on the number at the LPGA Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Thursday, despite carding a plus-4 76… More »
A mother is outraged over the treatment of her first grade daughter at school. It’s an incident that’s raising questions about the teacher training when it comes to disciplining students and why this one particular teacher had no idea she had crossed the line.
Reverse mortgages have been around for a while, but even those in the business of providing will tell you, they’re not for everybody.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat for Hawaii after a powerful earthquake was reported near northern Japan.
As many as 15 people are feared dead in Texas from a blast that also damaged homes and knocked people off their feet. The explosion happened at a fertilizer plant in west Texas. The facility held tons of ammonium nitrate — an extremely hazardous material that is also sold in Hawaii.
Although details are still being hashed out, many teachers are pleased with the contract and the evaluations
University of Hawaii Athletics supporter Stephen Chinen hit the campaigning grounds today on the corner of University and Dole Street, handing out flyers for… More »
Retired auto dealer James Pflueger rejected a plea agreement Thursday on manslaughter charges for the 2006 Ka Loko dam break. Seven years after that tragic day, the case is finally heading to trial.
With the swipe of a pen, a new contract for Hawaii public school teachers was finalized on Thursday.
People keep asking Joe Berti if he feels unlucky. A bomb exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon seconds after Berti finished the race. Two days later, he was in his home state of Texas when he saw a fertilizer plant explode near Waco.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation took action after a suspicious package was delivered to its Kapolei headquarters on Thursday.
It’s not just cigarette smokers finding themselves with fewer places to light up. With the popularity of electronic — or e-cigarettes — rising, many places are restricting where they can and can’t be used. The latest place? The bus.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Superstorm Sandy didn’t just rattle the East Coast, it also jiggled the ground across the country ever so slightly, scientists reported Thursday.
Earthquake sensors located as far away as the Pacific Northwest detected
NASA’s planet-hunting telescope has discovered two planets that seem like ideal places for some sort of life to flourish. They are just the right size and in just the right place near their star.
Local gas prices are continuing their two-month pattern of barely budging, except in Hilo, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.
Plucking a couple of faces in baseball caps out of a swarming crowd, the FBI zeroed in on two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and shared surveillance-camera images of them with the world Thursday in hopes the public will help hunt them down.
A Mississippi man charged with mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market, and on Thursday his attorney said he was surprised by his arrest and maintains he is innocent.
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Dozens of snakes are in good condition after a home in the Denver suburb of Brighton caught fire. The trick now is to get them out of the basement.
Two adults and five children
Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for anyone still trapped in debris or bodies of the dead.