CHICAGO — Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder for the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald, pleaded not guilty during a brief court appearance Tuesday morning, setting a case that has stirred emotions here and across
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A small plane crashed into an office building in downtown Anchorage early Tuesday morning, killing one occupant.
Evan Manoha carried the football like an inspired man that September night, and he was.
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a disabled 50-foot sailing vessel with 10 people aboard a mile and a half from Kewalo Basin, Oahu, Sunday.
KEAHOLE — A new venture looking to successfully rear octopus on land has set up shop at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police will no longer be handling calls about stray dogs and barking complaints as the work gets transferred back to the Hawaii Humane Society.
As soon as next year, a driver’s license may no longer be enough for airline passengers to clear security in some states, if the Department of Homeland Security has its way.
Under a new policy for screening airline passengers, Transportation Security Administration officers at the airport can now require that you go through a full-body scanner even if you ask for a pat-down search instead.
CLEVELAND — A grand jury Monday declined to indict a white rookie police officer in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was shot while playing with what turned out to be a pellet gun.
TOKYO — For Mohammed, the perils of staying in Damascus crystalized when a sniper’s bullet whizzed past his head while he and his cousins were on his rooftop, watching the Syrian air force bomb rebel forces.
An apology from Japan’s prime minister and a pledge of more than $8 million sealed a breakthrough deal Monday in a decades-long impasse with South Korea over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.
HILO — After being sued for requiring drug tests of prospective employees, the Hawaii County Department of Human Resources is changing its rules and modifying which successful applicants will be screened for drug use before being hired.
HILO — Following a year of a setbacks, from protests to lawsuits, the astronomy community in Hawaii might have something to look forward to in 2016 as the oldest observatory on Mauna Kea gets a major makeover.