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Preliminary hearing set for police chase suspect

A man accused of attacking a woman, stealing her sport utility vehicle, then leading police on a chase and trying to run down two officers with the stolen SUV before being shot by one of the officers made his initial court appearance Thursday.

Gonzales says he lives in District 9

County Council candidate Ron Gonzales says he is qualified to run in District 9, despite a persistent buzz on the coconut wireless that he doesn’t live in his district.

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People oppose incinerator for Big Island

Forty-nine people made it clear to the County Council during four hours of testimony Friday that a waste-to-energy incinerator is not what they want for their island.