SEVERE WEATHER: TYPHOON DAMAGE IN JAPAN
We're following reports out of Japan, where at least two people are dead and another 180 injured by a category 4 typhoon. Jelawat slammed into Okinawa on Saturday. More than 600 flights were canceled yesterday. Train services were also suspended.
Also on Okinawa, protestors met the arrival of six U.S. Military osprey hybrid aircraft on an American base today. They protest the move, saying osprey has a bad safety record and poses a danger to neighbors. The Japanese government has approved their use in Japan.
GOVERNOR ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT HEALTHCARE ACCESS
Governor Neil Abercrombie is scheduled to make an announcement today about a milestone for healthcare and insurance coverage. We'll have the details for you on HawaiiNewsNow.com and on our evening news.
COURT CASES HAPPENING TODAY
A woman accused of killing a man in a Pupukea crash nearly two years ago is expected to appear in court today. Authorities say Brittany Poole was driving when she ran off the road and hit Unique Murray in 2010. She was on the run until police caught up with her over the weekend. Also in court today, the man involved in a long stand off in Kaneohe. Lance Fox barricaded himself in the Kulana Nani apartment building Saturday morning when authorities tried to arrest him on outstanding warrants. He finally surrendered nearly four hours later.
LANCE ARMSTRONG WINS, BUT NO IRONMAN IN HIS FUTURE
Legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong won San Diego's Superfrog triathlon yesterday, but don't expect to see him at the Kona Ironman. He has been banned from competitive cycling after he stopped fighting "doping" charges.
The new Cirque du Soleil show opens Thursday and we want to send you to the show. To enter, just email your name, address and phone number to Sunrise@HawaiiNewsNow.com. We'll pick a new winner every morning. On October 5th, we'll announce our grand prize winner who'll get 4 tickets plus VIP backstage access to the show!
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