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Meanwhile, a new tropical depression has formed over the Eastern Pacific. Read more
Police responded in the early afternoon to an active shooter scene at the Cielo Vista Mall, which is near Interstate 10 on east side of the city, and were advising people to stay away from the area. Read more
USGS scientist Don Swanson says the pond has grown in size over the past week. Read more
At least one person was reportedly killed, and multiple people were injured, when an oceanfront bluff collapsed Friday at Grandview Beach in the Leucadia area of Encinitas, authorities said. Read more
Several people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather Saturday between two central Philippine island provinces, the coast guard said. Read more
It said more than 50% of casualties were caused by bombings. Read more
Moscow police detained more than 300 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said. Read more
Swamped immigration courts manage to fast-track family cases to discourage migrants from seeking refuge in U.S.
Speeding up court hearings aims to prevent migrant families from setting down roots while they wait to find out whether they qualify for asylum. Read more
With one storm just passed and another approaching, the crowd of activists on Mauna Kea demonstrating against the Thirty Meter Telescope thinned out considerably Friday. Read more
Live updates from tonight’s high school football games. Read more
The brush fire scorched about 5,300 acres of primarily former sugar cane fields. Read more
Police said four robberies occurred within a six-hour period involving a perpetrator who covered his face with a blue bandana. Read more
The Honolulu Zoo euthanized a 24-year-old female giraffe due to complications from old age on Thursday. Read more
Kamehameha Highway between Lanikuhana Avenue and Ka Uka Boulevard reopened around 1:30 this afternoon after a morning closure due to a brush fire on Kipapa Gulch. Read more
A passerby in the Denver suburb of Edgewater discovered a broken glass door Tuesday at a business that stocks merchandise that’s sold online. Read more
A popular surfing beach was closed today after a cliff collapsed, sending tons of sandstone onto beachgoers and killing three people. Read more
Baltimore police are investigating a burglary at Cummings’ home last weekend, which occurred hours before Trump began assailing Cummings’ congressional district as a rat-infested “mess.” Read more
The Kennedy family confirmed the death in a statement Thursday night following reports that a person had been found unresponsive that day at the storied Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after police responded to a call about a possible drug overdose. Read more
The sidewalks surrounding Ahmed Al Barak’s corner market in one of San Francisco’s roughest neighborhoods are filled with cardboard, used syringes and homeless people who have nowhere safe to go at night. Read more
Swells generated by Erick will affect portions of the state over the weekend. A high-surf advisory is in effect for east- and south-facing shores of Oahu and Kauai. Read more
Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital. Read more