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Hawaii psychiatric patient says he’s surprised escape worked

| | Nov 17 2017 - 5:24pm | Comments

FRENCH CAMP, Calif. — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured.

  1. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran’s disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States “cannot close the door on diplomacy.”

  2. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    HARTFORD, Conn. — In fifth grade, Adam Lanza wrote a book that included tales of children being slaughtered and a son shooting his mother in the head.

  3. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    DALLAS — A winter storm blamed for at least 10 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week.

  4. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    DALLAS — A winter storm blamed for at least 10 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the Thanksgiving holiday for millions of Americans traveling this week.

  5. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran’s disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States “cannot close the door on diplomacy.”

  6. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    HARTFORD, Conn. — In fifth grade, Adam Lanza wrote a book that included tales of children being slaughtered and a son shooting his mother in the head.

  7. | Posted: Nov 25 2013 - 8:44am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii State Hospital officials are responding to safety concerns raised by employees who were seriously injured from attacks by patients.

  8. | Posted: Nov 25 2013 - 8:44am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii State Hospital officials are responding to safety concerns raised by employees who were seriously injured from attacks by patients.

  9. Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    David Bowden sprays a sealant on wood surfaces as other Lions Club volunteers follow behind with brushes during a service project Saturday morning at Higashihara Park. Rrianna Izawa and Kaelon Beech (below left) and Olivia Maigret and Kristen Hiromasa (below right) help the club during the project. BRAD BALLESTEROS/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY

  10. | Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Public support for the U.S. health- care overhaul fell to its lowest level in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey after the Oct. 1 debut of government-run insurance marketplaces greeted consumers with website outages, higher prices and potentially broken promises.

  11. | Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Public support for the U.S. health- care overhaul fell to its lowest level in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey after the Oct. 1 debut of government-run insurance marketplaces greeted consumers with website outages, higher prices and potentially broken promises.

  12. Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:06am

    David Bowden sprays a sealant on wood surfaces as other Lions Club volunteers follow behind with brushes during a service project Saturday morning at Higashihara Park. Rrianna Izawa and Kaelon Beech (below left) and Olivia Maigret and Kristen Hiromasa (below right) help the club during the project. BRAD BALLESTEROS/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY

  13. | Posted: Nov 23 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The director of Hawaii’s health insurance marketplace under President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul has resigned after delays in getting the exchange running and low signups in the first month.

  14. | Posted: Nov 23 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The director of Hawaii’s health insurance marketplace under President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul has resigned after delays in getting the exchange running and low signups in the first month.

  15. | Posted: Nov 23 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is lowering its mortgage interest rates for the first time in 17 years and taking other steps to try to ease delinquent loans.