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The first HFD company arrived at 8:54 a.m. and found heavy black smoke coming out of the second-story window. Read more
Funeral services in Chapman’s home state of Colorado were being livestreamed today. Read more
A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early this morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. Read more
The suspect allegedly used his hands to restrict the woman’s airway at 11:40 p.m., police said. Read more
“This is just the beginning,” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said. “It’s going to be a long several days for our state.” Read more
Power went out early this evening at much of Rockefeller Center and reached the Upper West Side. Read more
Infighting between liberal and centrist House Democrats has been highlighted by Pelosi’s seemingly dismissive words aimed at the freshmen. Read more
Maui High School opened late Friday as a shelter for over 400 stranded American Airlines passengers who were affected by flight cancellations. Read more
About 2,200 federal inmates will be released that day by the federal Bureau of Prisons under a criminal justice reform measure signed into law last year by President Donald Trump. Read more
Recent California earthquakes that rattled Las Vegas have shaken up arguments by proponents and opponents of a stalled federal plan to entomb nuclear waste beneath a long-studied former volcanic ridge in southern Nevada. Read more
The giant, federally protected turtles are having an egg-laying boom on beaches in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, where scientists have counted record numbers of nests this summer. Read more
Just when Maui officials thought they had a handle on the 9,000-acre South Maui fire that began Thursday, a second, separate blaze in Central Maui broke out Friday afternoon. Read more
From the deep blue color of the Pacific Ocean to the brilliance of the stars at night, the biennial Transpacific Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu leaves an impression with anyone who sails it. Read more
The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that President Donald Trump said would start Sunday. Read more
When the Los Angeles Angels think about Tyler Skaggs in the months and years ahead, Andrew Heaney is grateful they’ll have the memory of one incredible night to assuage their sadness. Read more
Smoke also appears in the forecast, along with sunshine, mostly in the same areas affected by the wildland fire in Maui’s Central Valley. Read more
Maui residents reached out to Winfrey via Twitter asking her to open her private road. Read more
Gov. David Ige has appointed Linda Chu Takayama to be his new chief of staff. Her first day will be Aug. 1, according to Cindy McMillan, a spokeswoman for the governor. Read more
Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport today as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurricane Katrina.Read more
Prosecutors say Epstein faces “the very real possibility” of spending the rest of his life in prison. Read more