People are treated after being struck by a vehicle on Red River Street in downtown Austin, Texas, during SXSW on Wednesday March 12, 2014. Police say two people were confirmed dead at the scene after a car drove through temporary barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck a crowd of pedestrians. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

Police: 1 man, 1 woman died at South by Southwest

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, the driver in a deadly downtown wreck who police suspected of driving drunk, will be charged with two counts of capital murde...…
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Is Hawaii’s welfare as high as study claims?

Hawaii's minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, but according a report by a public policy research organization, Hawaii's welfare wage is more than four times that amount.…
A car pushed another car into a concrete barrier at Pearlridge Center on March 11, 2014.

Pearlridge parking structure built before safety code

A parking lot at Pearlridge Center remains open one day after a car nearly plunged over the edge. While police continue to investigate what happened, mall officials say the structure is safe.…
This Feb. 18, 2010 file photo shows television pitchman Kevin Trudeau talking with a member of his legal team at federal court in Chicago. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, John Kim)

US seeks 10-year term for TV pitchman Trudeau

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors seeking 10 years in prison for TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau for bilking consumers via widely broadcast infomercials say he’s an “...…
Julie Sparks and her family

UH law student named Hawaii’s 2014 Mother of Year

Julie Sparks, a mother of three, realtor and third-year student at the William S. Richardson School of Law at University of Hawaii at Manoa, has been named 2014 Hawaii Mother of the Year.…
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$310M computer chip settlement now open to Hawaii consumers

Hawaii consumers and businesses can now participate in a national class action settlement and file claims to recover overpayments resulting from a price-fixing conspiracy that increased the price of Dynamic Random Access Memory computer chips.…
Waimea Bay

Why no warning signs at Waimea Bay?

After the Department of Health issues a brown water advisory for Waimea Bay, there were no warning signs posted and beachgoers were not aware the bay may be infested with bacteria.…