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Shooting suspect pleads not guilty

A 35-year-old Pahoa man accused of attempted murder and firearms charges in connection with a Christmas Eve shooting incident is on probation for felony firearms and misdemeanor assault charges, according to court records.

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Two nabbed in Kona drug raid

Two Kailua-Kona men are charged with drug and conspiracy offenses in connection with a package of suspected crystal methamphetamine.

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Police arrest 23 motorists for DUI

During the week of Dec. 19-25, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. Two were younger than 21.

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Investigators study flight recorder from Black Sea jet crash

SOCHI, Russia — Investigators recovered the flight-data recorder from a crashed Russian military plane Tuesday and began reviewing its contents to learn why the jet went down moments after takeoff, killing all 92 people aboard, including members of a famous

Obituaries for December 28

Sakae Fuke, 93, of Hilo died Dec. 10 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Mountain View, she was a retired office clerk for Meadow Gold Dairies and member of the Hilo Meishoin Mission. Private services held. No flowers;

President-elect Donald Trump may spark a nuclear arms race

Did President-elect Donald Trump signal a new nuclear arms race in a tweet? Was he putting Russian President Vladimir Putin on notice that Trump wouldn’t be upstaged after the Russian leader called for boosting his country’s nuclear arsenal? Or was