Convicted Rapist Back In Court

(KHNL) -- A man convicted of attempted murder and rape 26 years ago finds himself in a familiar place.

Vernon Reiger returned to Honolulu Circuit Court Thursday morning, and pleaded not guilty in his latest case. This time, the 71-year-old is charged with failing to comply with sex offender registry requirements.

Reiger is free after posting $25,000 bail. His trial is set for February.