Morning After Pill

Justice Department appeals morning-after case

The Obama administration on Wednesday appealed a federal judge's order to lift all age limits on who can buy morning-after birth control pills without a prescription.…
Home in Cumberland County, KY

5-year-old shoots 2-year-old sister in Kentucky

In southern Kentucky, where children get their first guns even before they start first grade, Stephanie Sparks paid little attention as her 5-year-old son, Kristian, played with the rifle he was given last year. Then, as she stepped onto the front porch while cleaning the kitchen, "she heard the gun go off," a coroner said.…
Beach

Ocean Safety officials address south shore dangers

It's almost summer and that means Waikiki Beach is about to see a big spike in visitors. At the same time, summer storms will be hitting the south shores. The combination creates a dangerous situation on Hawaii's beaches.…

Former official TV viewer on Tiger drop

NEW YORK (AP) — The television viewer who reported the illegal drop Tiger Woods took during the second round of the Masters was more than just a golf fan. Sports Illustrated reported Wednesday it was David Eger, a…

Players expecting a bumpy ride at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quail Hollow has been a symbol of perfection for 10 years since it returned to the PGA Tour lineup, a beautifully manicured golf course where the six major champions who have won ranged from…
Officials remove a plane part that was discovered wedged between an apartment building and a mosque in New York, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Authorities believe the plane part is from one of the two hijacked airliners that brought down the trade center on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

No remains found near suspected 9/11 airplane part

Using a pulley system and sheer brawn, police removed a suspected 9/11 plane part from between two buildings near the World Trade Center site, and the medical examiner said no potential human remains had been found there.…
Dias Kadyrbayev, Azamat Tazhayakov

FBI: 3 removed backpack from Boston suspect’s room

Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested and accused Wednesday of removing a backpack containing hollowed-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the attack to keep him from getting into trouble.…

Singh out of tournament, day after exonerated

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Vijay Singh withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship because of a sore back Wednesday, one day after the PGA Tour said it would not punish the Fijian for his admission that he used deer…
Andrea Fiegle

Haleiwa woman admits to slashing dog

A Haleiwa woman accused of killing her dog admitted to Honolulu Police that she slashed the dog's throat. KHON2 spoke with the woman outside of her initial court hearing on Tuesday. She didn't deny killing the dog, but she was apologetic.…
Maui Police Department

Ordnance detonated in Maui sugar cane field

Was it an earthquake or an explosion? That's what many Maui residents were asking Monday night when they felt the ground shake and heard a loud boom.…
Sex Signals

UH using ‘Sex Signals’ to protect students

It's an innovative and out-of-the-box approach to tackling a sensitive subject. An acting troop made its University of Hawaii debut, broadening awareness about date rape using improv, humor, and audience participation to get the message across.…
Morning After Pill

FDA: Morning-after pill OK for ages 15 and up

The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it - an attempt to find middle ground just days before a court-imposed deadline to lift all age restrictions on the emergency contraceptive.…