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Documents: Ambulance theft suspect was just released from ER

| | Jul 25 2017 - 10:33am | Comments

HILO — A 24-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing an ambulance Friday afternoon from Hilo Medical Center had just been discharged from the emergency room when the vehicle was taken, according to court documents filed by police.

  1. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Someone stole a water heater from a Hilo nonprofit serving some of the area’s most vulnerable children.

  2. Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 5:04pm

    A 22-year-old Hilo woman died following a single vehicle crash Tuesday in Hilo.

  3. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 4:44pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Kona district had the highest amount of DUI arrests during the week of July 10-16, police reported Tuesday.

  4. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:59pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Police are looking for a 37-year-old man wanted in connection to a reported attempted murder incident in the Ka‘u area that left one man injured, authorities said Tuesday.

  5. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:59pm

    HILO — Public Works Director Frank DeMarco has decided to retire.

  6. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii County is taking another crack at property tax reform.

  7. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 8:59am

    HILO — A 9-year-old Hilo girl whose parents and grandmother are alleged to have starved her to death last year was on the radar of Child Welfare Services since at least 2007, according to court documents.

  8. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Keith Okamoto, Hawaii County Department of Water Supply manager and chief engineer, came to Kona on Monday to offer a presentation on the area’s water emergency to the Hawaii County Council’s Agriculture, Water and Energy Sustainability Committee.

  9. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Three brush fires ignited on Highway 190 over the weekend appear to be connected, officials confirmed Monday afternoon.

  10. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 6:31pm

    HILO — Hawaii County real estate trends continued ticking upward as the first half of the sales year came to a close, with the busy market leading to increases in new construction as existing inventory is bought up.

  11. | Posted: Jul 17 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA – While signs have been posted at some beaches in recent months warning beachgoers of high bacteria levels in the water, those counts don’t necessarily mean waters are contaminated with sewage.

  12. | Posted: Jul 17 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Military veteran Douglas Brain, 66, of Hilo is still wearing plastic hospital bracelets on his wrists — two of them bright orange and the others drab white — when Hawaii Fire Department Medical Specialist Jesse Ebersole and his colleague, Vern Hara, also a medical specialist, announce their arrival at his apartment.

  13. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 9:19pm

    After making it all the way to the governor’s desk in its first year of introduction, a bill that would have allowed “tiny homes” to be built on Hawaii Island agricultural land has been vetoed.

  14. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii Island historically has contained the lion’s share of medical marijuana patients, but that trend could gradually be changing, data released Friday by the state Department of Health indicates.

  15. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hilo High School’s aging dirt track and uneven athletic field could be getting an upgrade — and give runners a bounce in their steps.