Hawaii health officials report 1 new coronavirus death and over 50 new infections statewide.
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Of all the confirmed Hawaii infection cases, 2,102 have required hospitalizations, with four hospitalizations reported today by state health officials. Read more
Body camera footage and 911 audio released late today appeared to show that a Virginia deputy mistook a cordless house phone held by a Black man for a gun before the deputy shot him repeatedly. Read more
Seven North Carolina deputies have been placed on leave in the aftermath of a Black man being shot and killed by members of their department serving drug-related search and arrest warrants, authorities said Friday. Read more
Indonesia’s navy today declared its missing submarine had sunk and cracked open after finding items from the vessel over the past two days, apparently ending hope of finding any of the 53 crew members alive. Read more
Joshs gathered to battle it out to find out who is the rightful owner of the name Josh via a pool noodle battle royale in an open green space in Air Park on Saturday, April 24, in Lincoln, Neb. Read more
A French police officer was stabbed to death inside her police station Friday near the famed historic Rambouillet chateau, and her attacker was shot and killed by officers at the scene, authorities said. Read more
Police said the pedestrian got into an argument on Kilani Avenue with the SUV driver at about 1:45 p.m. Read more
Police warn residents not to give out usernames and passwords to anyone, and to keep the information confidential. Read more
A routine day in a quiet Columbus neighborhood was shattered instantly Tuesday when a police officer fired four shots at 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant as she swung a knife at a young woman. Read more
An Indiana prosecutor is facing mounting criticism for declining to pursue court hearings that could have prevented a man from accessing the guns used to shoot and kill eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. Read more
Rapper DMX is being mourned at a memorial with family and close friends at the Barclays Center in New York. Read more
The International Space Station’s population swelled to 11 today with the jubilant arrival of SpaceX’s third crew capsule in less than a year. Read more
Firefighters in Northern Ireland are spending a second day batting fires across difficult terrain on the Mourne Mountains. Read more
Authorities arrested the service members when they tried to meet with the undercover agents. Read more
The vice section executed a search warrant at the man’s house and recovered the cash along with 93.2 grams of methamphetamine and 3.2 grams of marijuana and cocaine residue. Read more
Bob Awana, veteran political strategist and former Gov. Linda Lingle’s campaign manager, dies at age 74
Bob Awana started out in public service as administrative director to Honolulu Mayor Eileen Anderson, the first and only woman to serve as mayor of Honolulu. Read more
European regulators earlier this week made a similar decision, deciding the clot risk was small enough to allow the rollout of J&J’s shot. Read more
The DOH said the screening form for people who elect to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization are being updated. Read more
The network said the series will feature a female lead as the “first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor.” Read more
Volcano man, 37, found on Oahu, charged with first-degree assault in alleged beating of 75-year-old woman
Zachary Babosh fled Hawaii island after he allegedly assaulted a 75-year-old woman in the early morning hours of April 10 in the parking lot of a sports bar in the 300 block of Hualani Street in Hilo. Read more
Visiting UC San Diego upset national No. 1 and previously unbeaten Hawaii tonight in the semifinals of the Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship. Read more