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Finally, Hawaii police departments catch up with crime reporting - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — When the FBI released state-by-state crime statistics earlier this week, Hawaii won a small victory: The Aloha State's numbers were actually included. After years of lagging behind other states, Hawaii police departments are finally reporting crime data to the FBI on time.

4 corrections officers accused of sexually assaulting female inm - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — The list of Hawaii adult corrections officers accused of sexually assaulting female inmates has grown. Four are now under investigation. And while two have already been arrested, all four are still getting their state paychecks. A half dozen inmates at the Women's Community Correctional Center in Kailua have reported being assaulted this year.

Man who triggered FBI probe into HPD chief goes before grand jur - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Almost a year after a federal grand jury started hearing testimony against Honolulu's police chief and his wife, the alleged victim in the case walked into the federal courthouse Thursday afternoon. Gerard Puana's appearance before a federal grand jury is a significant development in the case, experts say.

Driver accused in 'intentional' hit-and-run denied supervised re - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — The man accused of intentionally plowing into a crowd of people after a brawl in Ewa Beach will remain in jail until his December trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Malik Morton is charged with three counts of attempted murder for the May hit-and-run, which left 18-year-old Alisha Brown critically injured.

HPD Officers who arrested fugitive facing suspension for chase - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Honolulu Police Officers are now under investigation for chasing down to arrest one of the county's most wanted man. Bryson Bagio was a fugitive, accused of leading police on numerous chases to get away.

Elem. school teacher accused of sexually assaulting girl for yea - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — A science teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki is on leave, accused of sexually assaulting a girl over a period of five years. Michael Wright, 33, was indicted by a grand jury on five counts of sex assault last week.

Former Honolulu Police Major makes emotional plea before being s - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Charles Duncan choked back tears as he addressed the gallery in Honolulu Circuit Court room 7 Wednesday morning. He was speaking directly to the family of Shari Afuso. The 49-year old federal court employee who Duncan hit and killed while she was jogging just after sunset on February 5, 2015.

Hawaii gets $8.4M grant to train doctors on signs of addiction - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Hawaii has received an $8.4 million federal grant aimed at training doctors to better help patients suffering from alcohol or substance abuse. The money will be used to launch a new program to train doctors in early detection, counseling, and in more advanced cases, referring patients to substance abuse treatment facilities.

Court: Pimp caught on video violently assaulting woman should ge - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — The disturbing video is just one minute and fifty seconds long, but it feels like an eternity. It it, Justin McKinley can be seen beating a woman in a hotel room in 2014. The video was shown to jurors, and McKinley was convicted of promoting prostitution and sentenced to 20 years.

Experts: Indictment likely close as probe against police chief m - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — A major development in the federal case against Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his deputy prosecutor wife could mean a grand jury indictment is close, legal experts say. According to sources, federal "target letters" have gone out to people connected to the the chief and his wife, Katherine Kealoha.
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Sep 27, 2016

RT @JimMendoza: Fewer Hawaii parents are putting their Keiki in booster seats, even though it could save their lives in a car...

Sep 26, 2016

When you know... the wave is going to slap you in the face during the paddle out🌊 😳#HawaiiPeopleProblems

Sep 23, 2016

Exclusive: Uncle who triggered federal investigation into Honolulu police chief, prosecutor wife goes to grand jury.

Sep 19, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: HPD officers who arrested wanted felon now under investigation for chase.

Sep 15, 2016

Elem. school teacher accused of sexually assaulting girl from the time she was 12 yrs. old.

Sep 14, 2016

Retired Honolulu Police Major sentenced to probation for deadly crash. His emotional plea:

Sep 13, 2016

Another angle of fountain after car hits hydrant on Moanalua Rd & Kaahumanu St Eastbound lane closed. #hitraffic

Sep 13, 2016

Car hits fire hydrant on Moanalua Rd at Kaahumanu St. Eastbound lane closed #hitraffic @lacydenizhnn

Sep 12, 2016

That moment... When the water swallows you instead of you swallowing itπŸ‘πŸ½ #MiniMe ❀️ it!

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