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CONCORD, N.H. » The awards ceremony Friday evening for New Hampshire's police forces was full of pomp (a bagpipe band in full Scottish regalia), circumstance (tales of heroism and tragedy told to standing ovations), officers in dress uniforms and a show of support from the state's full congressional delegation.
ATLANTA » A collective gasp rose here last week when the Atlanta Braves announced that they were moving to the suburbs. The franchise, after all, has been not only a sports team, but also a mirror of Atlanta's aspirations.
Fuel tanker driver dies in Big Isle crash • 2-day search finds no more body parts • Man convicted of felony assault • Escaped inmate caught by police • Nighttime blaze damages home
Gay couples in Hawaii are free to marry in December after a state circuit judge ruled Thursday that the state's new marriage equality law is legal. Judge Karl Sakamoto refused to issue a temporary restraining order sought by state Rep. Bob McDermott and a group of Christians who wanted to prevent the state from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Dec. 2.
Kirk Passmore was no stranger to the ocean.Surfing was his passion. He grew up in California, where he was a member of the surfing team at Carlsbad High School, north of San Diego, and started visiting Hawaii as a teen 18 years ago, his family said.
A federal judge Thursday upheld Hawaii's open primary election system, rejecting claims by the Democratic Party of Hawaii that allowing all voters to choose the party's candidates is a violation of the First Amendment right to free association.
Plans are underway for a "Kokua for the Philippines," a Hawaii-based radio, television and Internet benefit concert.
LIHUE >> The Kauai County Council delayed action on a controversial pesticide measure Thursday after failing to line up enough votes to override Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s veto.
A 22-year-old autistic man was killed Thursday night in a Kalihi Valley fire that destroyed a multilevel house. Three men who were separately driving by stopped when they saw the flames at about 6:35 p.m. The victim's 11-year-old sister was outside saying, "My brother's inside! He's autistic," said James Ubias, 24, adding that flames were coming from the bottom level at the front of the house.
The owner of Assaggio restaurants in Hawaii admitted in federal court Thursday that he laundered more than $1 million of illegal Internet gambling proceeds through his restaurants.
A woman who in April reported finding an abandoned baby at Sandy Beach and later revealed that she is the baby's mother pleaded no contest Thursday to filing a false police report.
The Board of Regents' Candidate Advisory Council has submitted three candidates to Gov. Neil Abercrombie in order to fill, on an interim basis, a vacated Honolulu seat.
A Kauai man who stole more than $1.5 million from "investors" in a Ponzi scheme, then fled to Indonesia, was sentenced in federal court Thursday morning to 44 months in prison for fraud.
Over the past 20 years, research has clearly identified the adverse health effects of trans fatty acids, most notably on coronary heart disease.
Question: Yikes! Our lawn is being overtaken by this stuff. Do you know what it is and how to get rid of it? I walk every evening and see it all around in Ocean Pointe lawns.
Foot is turned over to medical examiner • Blaze destroys Pahoa house; no one hurt • Woman, 39, injured in crash at Helemano and more
Motorcyclist killed in crash is identified • Woman handed 5-year sentence for vandalism • Man arrested for violating his probation