Amphitheater, affordable housing highlight Palamanui deal

Developer Palamanui Global Holdings sweetened the pot on a rezoning deal Tuesday by promising an outdoor performing arts amphitheater and affordable housing that’s more affordable, winning the massive development preliminary approval from a County Council panel.

Charges dropped against theft suspect

Charges have been dropped against one suspect in a brutal home invasion-style auto theft early last month in Hawaiian Beaches subdivision, and another suspect is free while he awaits a preliminary hearing.

Debris falls from plane during emergency landing near Denver

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Debris from a United Airlines plane fell onto Denver suburbs during an emergency landing Saturday after one of its engines suffered a catastrophic failure and rained pieces of the engine casing on a neighborhood where it narrowly missed a home.