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Accessed on 22 January 2020, 1425 UTC, Post 20161.
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No president has ever been removed from office by the Senate. With its 53-47 Republican majority, the Senate is not expected to mount the two-thirds vote needed for conviction. Read more
Police have said that shooting suspect Jerry Hanel did not have a permit to carry firearms. Read more
Honolulu police have confirmed that a second set of human remains was located at the site of 3015 Hibiscus Drive this afternoon. Read more
A 20-year-old man was found at a hospital with a gunshot wound. Read more
A 19-year-old Honolulu man made his initial appearance in federal court today on charges of two convenience store robberies and a carjacking, a U.S. Attorney’s Office news release announced. Read more
The U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Hawaii announced today it is seeking forfeiture of two more properties involved in an illegal gambling operation. Read more
Police arrested on Monday a 55-year-old man suspected of intentionally hitting with his vehicle a 51-year-old woman in Waianae. Read more
Two people were injured after a shooting at a mall, according to Las Vegas police. Read more
Firefighters had to extricate one person who was pinned inside one of the vehicles. Read more
The number of cases of a new virus has risen to 440 in China and the death toll has risen to 9, Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. Read more
Health officials around the world are keeping a close watch on an outbreak of a new virus in China. Read more
A verified campaign must include who the organizer is, where he or she is from and their relationship to the parties who would benefit from the funds. Read more
A Philadelphia forensic composite artist has completed portraits of fallen officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama in the wake of Sunday’s tragedy. Read more
The vigil is being organized by her family and friends. Read more
The most recent case involves a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a 61-year-old male pedestrian. Read more
Senior hitter Colton Cowell put down 10 kills and the No. 1 Hawaii men’s volleyball team remained undefeated with a 25-19, 25-19, 25-15 sweep of King today in Bristol, Tenn. Read more
A high surf warning will be in effect for the north- and west-facing shores of Oahu, Kauai, Molokai and Niihau, and for the north-facing shores of Maui. Read more
Gov. David Ige began his annual State of the State address this morning with a moment of silence for slain Honolulu Police Officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama, describing them both as heroes. Read more
The man, identified only as a Snohomish County resident is in his 30s, was in good condition and wasn’t considered a threat to medical staff or the public, health officials said. Read more
Adam Schiff was still speaking — about witnesses, documents, future presidents and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He’d said it all before, but five hours into the Senate trial today, Schiff, the lead prosecutor, was saying it again. Read more
Two different air bag glitches have forced Toyota and Honda to recall over 6 million vehicles worldwide, and both problems present different dangers to motorists. Read more