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Our lead article focuses on a Honolulu police officer who forced a homeless man to lick a urinal to avoid arrest.
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Accessed on 17 December 2019, 1505 UTC, Post 19996.
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The man told Rabago he would do anything not to get arrested. Read more
A 74-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his Makiki neighbor, a popular widow known for helping other residents, has been charged with murder. Read more
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today that they were extending the deadline two days to help out anyone who encountered glitches when they were trying to enroll by the original Dec. 15 deadline. Read more
Case said his decision came down to his duty to uphold the Constitution above all other interests. Read more
Unite Here Local 5 — the hotel labor union representing workers at The Modern Honolulu — and Diamond Resorts, the property’s owner and operator, have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, according to a source close to the deal. Read more
The family of a U.S. Navy sailor who shot three civilian shipyard workers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam before killing himself offered condolences to the families of the victims today. Read more
Most of the fatalities occurred on Oahu, the most populated isle, with 48 incidents. Read more
Police said the crash occurred about 9:05 a.m. Saturday near Turtle Bay Resort. Read more
The remaining candidates are grappling with unprecedented distraction from Washington and questions about their core principles. Read more
The Max is Boeing’s most important jet, but it has been grounded since March after crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed total of 346 people. Read more
Abbas Ali spends most of his free time camped out in Tahrir Square — the epicenter of Iraq’s anti-government protests — going home only at 3 a.m. to catch few hours of sleep, change his clothes and check on his family. He is determined to stay in the square until the end, whatever that may be. Read more
Police said Tuesday that an Australian teenager and a New Zealand tour guide are the two people presumed dead but whose bodies have not been found after last week’s volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island that killed 18 people. Read more
The scoring strike that broke Peyton Manning’s record of 539 career touchdown passes came in the third quarter, when Brees hit tight end Josh Hill for a 5-yard score. Read more
Detailing its case against the nation’s 45th president, the Judiciary panel released a 650-page report just after midnight. Read more
Pop superstar Mariah Carey returns to Hawaii in March with a concert at the Blaisdell Arena. Read more
University of Hawaii guard Eddie Stansberry, who has scored at least 20 points in seven games this season, today was named the Big West’s men’s basketball player of the week. Read more
A fire that broke out Sunday morning in Kilauea, Kauai, destroyed a home and displaced a family of three, according to the Kauai Fire Department. Read more
Parks officials first discovered the invasive ants in the Steam Vents area and Mauna Ulu parking lots in November of last year. Read more
The shooting shattered windows at the car dealership. Read more
A 71-year-old woman was in serious condition today after she was struck by her husband while helping him reverse out of a stall at Hawaii Kai Shopping Center. Read more
Motorists are advised to check traffic conditions before heading out. Read more
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