Julian Alaphilippe wins first stage of Tour de France amid crashes and chaos.
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The mass return of Tour de France fans coincided with chaos and crashes while world champion Julian Alaphilippe avoided most of the carnage to win the opening stage with a punchy attack today. Read more
Honolulu Emergency Medical Services personnel treated a 55-year-old man after he was apparently injured while hiking the Maunawili Falls Trail. Read more
Today’s new confirmed and probable infection count by island includes 42 new cases on Oahu, three on Maui, eight on Hawaii island, and 11 Hawaii residents diagnosed outside the state. Read more
A 25-year-old woman is in serious condition after being “dragged” in the water at China Walls this afternoon and suffering multiple lacerations on her body. Read more
Rescue crews found another body in the rubble of a collapsed 12-story condominium tower near Miami today, raising the death toll to five. Read more
The Pacific Northwest sweltered Friday as a historic heat wave hit Washington and Oregon, with temperatures in many areas expected to top out 25 to 30 degrees above normal in the coming days. Read more
The first cruise ship to leave a U.S. port since the coronavirus pandemic brought the industry to a 15-month standstill is preparing to set sail with nearly all vaccinated passengers on board. Read more
The campaign, which was launched June 4, offers Hawaii residents ages 18 and up who get at least one COVID-19 vaccine by June 30 a chance to register to win a smorgasbord of prizes Read more
Five people died and one person was in critical condition after a hot air balloon they were riding in hit power lines in New Mexico’s largest city, police said today. Read more
Britain’s health minister has resigned as Health Secretary in a letter to Boris Johnson. Read more
As many as 50 people are missing after setting out on three-hour car trips this year between Mexico’s industrial hub of Monterrey and the border city of Nuevo Laredo on a well-traveled stretch of road local media have dubbed “the highway of death.” Read more
A judge has ruled that prosecutors in the first-degree murder trial of a Nashville police officer next month can call a law enforcement expert witness who earlier this year testified that Derek Chauvin used excessive force against George Floyd in the moments prior to the Black man’s death. Read more
The New York attorney general says Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $230 million to settle claims that the pharmaceutical giant helped fuel the opioid crisis. Read more
A man accused of crashing into an Oklahoma high school cross-country team, killing three and injuring several others, has been found guilty of murder. Read more
About 54% of Hawaii inmates statewide were vaccinated against the coronavirus as of June 21, according to data released by the Department of Public Safety today. Read more
An 18-year-old woman who is a Hawaii resident was hiking up the trail with a companion when she became light-headed and could not continue. Read more
Scott Simpson, a seven-time winner on the PGA Tour including the 1987 U.S. Open, was announced today as the University of Hawaii’s new men’s head golf coach. Read more
The new details about internal White House deliberations on a pivotal day in his presidency underscore the intensity of Trump’s instinct to call on the active-duty military to deal with a domestic issue. Read more
McCarthy, who phoned Trump during the riot to plead with him to call off the mob and days later said the president bore responsibility for the rampage, has since swung wildly in the other direction. Read more
Police had not previously confirmed Hurley’s role or said who shot him. Read more
Previously, the market had been held at the parking lot of Kailua Elementary School, but was booted out by the principal after six years, and moved to the Pali Lanes parking lot along Hekili Street in the summer of 2019. Read more