Four sentenced in Bade drug case

All four former employees of a Hilo physician raided by authorities in October 2018 for over-prescription and illegal distribution of opioid painkillers and other narcotics have been sentenced on drug trafficking charges.

Ex-cop charged in attack: Husband of councilwoman arrested for allegedly assaulting county official

CORRECTIONS: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Sue Lee Loy is a freshman councilwoman. She is nearing the end of her second term on the County Council. Also Jeffrey Hawk is a District Court Judge, not a per diem judge, as was gleaned from an incorrect press release from Gov. David Ige’s office on candidates for a circuit court appointment. The Tribune-Herald regrets the errors.

Search for missing woman intensifies

The father and brother of a Hilo woman originally from Oregon who went missing Sunday near Wainaku Scenic Point have come to the Big Island to help in the search.

BJ Penn ‘getting better’ following auto accident

The mother of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn said Thursday the mixed martial artist is recovering at home from a concussion sustained in a traffic accident the evening of Feb. 7 on Kanoelehua Avenue near Prince Kuhio Plaza in Hilo.

HPP residents up in arms after disruptive police incident

A midday Monday incident in Hawaiian Paradise Park involving police, a low-flying county helicopter and numerous sounds that neighbors construed as gunfire have some nearby residents in shock and wondering why police didn’t notify them about what had occurred.

Inouye pushes for stricter DUI law

A bill that would lower the blood-alcohol content for drivers to be considered legally intoxicated was passed unanimously Wednesday by the state Senate Transportation Committee.

Mountain View fires under investigation

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A house burned down Wednesday on the 11-2900 block of Pikake Street in Fern Acres subdivision — the same block and just a few lots away from the scene of a fire that destroyed another dwelling the previous day.