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Numata, who was playing for Double-A Erie, was found unresponsive Friday morning by police in Pennsylvania. Read more
A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early today, leaving at least eight dead and little hope any of 26 others missing would be found alive. Read more
Many swimmers were plucked from the water behind where the race started because of changing currents. Read more
The H3 has reopened in the Honolulu-bound direction at Kamehameha Highway following an active police investigation at the Harano Tunnel this afternoon. Read more
Police are searching for a suspect in an attempted murder who pulled a gun while driving and shot a teenager by the roadside in Makaha shortly before midnight. Read more
Two people were transported to the hospital in critical condition after the motorcycle they were riding hit a van on Kunia Road. Read more
Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary. Read more
By Saturday, Juliette is expected to be a weakening tropical storm still hundreds of miles east of the Central Pacific. Read more
A brushfire that began Sunday off Pulehu Road in Kahului consumed more than 100 acres, was contained overnight by firefighters. Read more
Every day in August, the newspaper featured one photo among the hundreds of entries. This weekend, the three contest winners were announced. Read more
The Rainbow Wahine were ranked No. 20 in today’s American Volleyball Coaches Association rankings after victories over San Diego, St. John’s and Washington. Read more
University of Hawaii football player Cedric Byrd, a senior slot receiver, today was named the Mountain West Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week.Read more
High school students in Hong Kong starting the new school year Monday arrived to class wearing gas masks and joined hands to form human chains as riot police officers took up positions around schools. University undergraduates held a strike, waved flags and chanted protest slogans. Read more
The gunman in a West Texas rampage “was on a long spiral of going down” and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and after the shooting began, authorities said today. Read more
Firearm magazines are not regulated by federal law, but Hawaii and other states have set limits on their sizes. Read more
Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, moderates who project themselves as pragmatic collaborators, are taking a no-compromise approach on the overhaul of the nation’s gun laws after the latest mass shooting.Read more
Bencic, who is from Switzerland, improved to 3-0 against Osaka this season and now has a tour-leading nine victories over top-10 opponents in 2019. Read more
A California Highway Patrol report said Hart, 40, was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment early Sunday. Read more
Opposition parties are pledging to challenge Johnson’s policy that the U.K. will leave the EU on Oct. 31 even if there is no deal. Read more
The United States and China today put in place their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items before the holiday shopping season. Read more
Germany’s president expressed deep remorse for the suffering his nation inflicted on Poland and the rest of Europe during World War II, warning of the dangers of nationalism as world leaders gathered Sunday in the country where the war started at incalculable costs. Read more