Hawaii State and National News, evening edition, Monday, 23 April 2018

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Here’s the evening roundup of key Hawaii State and National news stories compiled by https://feedly.com.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.




‘Our mana’: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson welcomes new baby girl

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson welcomed a baby girl into the world.
‘Our mana’: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson welcomes new baby girl

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson welcomed a baby girl into the world.
Report: In Honolulu, $40K salary now considered ‘very low income’

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released their income limits for 2018 — a calculation that is used to determine who can qualify for affordable and subsidized housing programs, and also helps establish fair market rent.


As state recovers, owners of flooded properties need to be mindful of mold

At a home on Kalanianaole Highway that was swamped by the flood on April 13, a two-man work crew from MD Restoration dismantled kitchen cabinets that got soaked by the storm.
Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose

Prince’s siblings have sued the Illinois hospital that treated the superstar when he nearly died from a drug overdose a week before his death.
Lanes reopened on H-1 West after accident, oil leak

Several lanes of the H-1 Freeway headed west are blocked due to an oil leak and accident on the freeway on Monday.
Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.
Group aims to tackle issues surrounding maternal, infant deaths in Hawaii

Studies show that there are about 10 to 15 maternal deaths each year in Hawaii, and that the U.S. has the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world.
The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

Toronto’s police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.
Van plows into Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 and injuring 15

A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police.
Missing Big Island furlough inmate arrested, returned to HCCC

The missing Big Island inmate on extended furlough was arrested and returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center Monday morning.
North Korea’s Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China’s ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.
The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

Toronto’s police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.
City dedicates bikeway to teen killed tragically in hit-and-run crash

Zachary M. Manago was tragically killed in a hit-and-run collision along Kamehameha Highway near the Leilehua Golf Course while on a group ride with friends.
Community groups giving away 1,000 trees to improve island health

The Manoa branch of the Outdoor Circle and Malama Manoa are teaming up to give away 1,000 trees on Saturday.
Funeral held for pro wrestling great Bruno Sammartino

Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport’s good guys.
Stephon Clark’s brother charged with misdemeanor assault

Prosecutors have charged the brother of an unarmed black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police with misdemeanor assault and vandalism.
Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

A judge in Arizona has declared a mistrial in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after a jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teenager but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter.
Oregon knew of abuse case against family that went off cliff

Documents show that Oregon child welfare officials knew the family in an SUV that plunged off a California cliff had faced a child abuse investigation in another state when it looked into allegations in 2013.
Officials vow to improve 911 center after teen dies in van

Cincinnati officials plan changes at emergency call center under scrutiny after failed response to trapped teen who died in minivan after calling 911.
World War II Navajo Code Talker dies at 92

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.
Big Island youth program staff member charged with 9 sexual offenses

A 37-year-old Puna man has been charged with nine sexual offenses in connection with a sexual assault reported in Hilo.
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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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