The hunt for unknown male in Ireland case

Hawaii County’s police chief and prosecuting attorney issued separate statements late Thursday afternoon saying they will be steadfast in their quest to bring to justice the man who left DNA on several pieces of key evidence in the 1991 rape and murder of Dana Ireland.

Scouts sued over boy’s death

The family of an 11-year-old Boy Scout who was killed in August when an AK-47 semiautomatic rifle was accidentally discharged is suing the Boy Scouts of America and the Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council.

Police report 2 Puna traffic fatalities

It’s been a deadly Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend on East Hawaii roads, with two traffic fatalities occurring in Puna within an 8-hour period.

January especially dry for East Hawaii

The weather has been sunny and rainless in Hilo lately, with hardly a cloud to obscure a glorious view of snow-capped Maunakea, and for the second consecutive year, the Big Island is experiencing an unseasonably dry January.