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Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

| | Nov 22 2017 - 2:08pm | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the good Samaritan.

  1. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — A 39-year-old Waikoloa man pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of second-degree sexual assault.

  2. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 5:38pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Police have identified an elderly woman who was killed after being struck by a vehicle while walking in a crosswalk in September.

  3. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 5:36pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday that longtime CEO Mark Dunkerley will retire in March and be replaced by the airline’s chief commercial officer, Peter Ingram.

  4. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:33pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police have identified the man arrested at the scene where an officer shot at a dog Wednesday afternoon.

  5. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:02pm

    HONOLULU — A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said Thursday he escaped from his hospital and flew to California to prove he could live responsibly in the community.

  6. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered object from another star system that’s passing through ours is shaped like a giant pink fire extinguisher.

  7. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:27am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Wildlife agencies are meeting this week on Guam to provide updates on numerous projects targeting the invasive brown tree snake, which has proved detrimental to Guam’s native bird population.

  8. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:16am

    HONOLULU — More than a dozen escapes have occurred over the past eight years at a Hawaii psychiatric hospital where a patient described as dangerous walked off the grounds and made it to California before he was captured this week.

  9. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party’s tax bill, signaling potential problems for GOP leaders. Passage of a similar package seemed certain Thursday in the House, where a handful of dissidents conceded they expected to be steamrolled by a GOP frantic to claim its first major legislative victory of the year.

  10. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:05am

    Police: ‘madman’ had illegal guns before killing rampage

  11. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Craig Downs says the science is in — and many types of commonly sold sunscreens are a direct threat to Hawaii’s coral reefs.

  12. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:40am

    HILO — Ongoing renovations to a Kohala Coast resort will be completed next year as it partners with a nationwide hotel chain.

  13. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:39pm

    HONOLULU — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity, and who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, was arrested in California on Wednesday.

  14. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Hawaii Police officer shot at a dog near one of the homeless camps in Kailua-Kona Wednesday afternoon.

  15. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — A Kona Circuit Court judge on Tuesday denied a prosecuting attorney’s second attempt at consolidating trials of two brothers facing murder and conspiracy charges.