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Pekelo Sanchez was killed inside a stolen pickup in 2017. Eight lawsuits alleging wrongful deaths caused by HPD officers have been filed since 2010.
The successful effort by Katherine Kealoha attorney to move the trial back to May was the latest in a series of attempts to delay the legal proceedings.
Defense attorneys want authorities to expand their review of Katherine Kealoha’s involvement to other cases.
Newly unsealed court records show how the former city prosecutor and her attorney tried to have her declared mentally incompetent.
UPDATED: The fatal shooting involved a man who attempted to ram an officer with his truck in Mililani, police said. Hours later, officers shot a suspect in Waikele.
The U.S. Justice Department wants to present evidence of the Kealohas’ alleged financial crimes to help establish motive for the broader conspiracy case.
Those recommended for discharge often end up keeping their jobs through arbitration. That’s what happened with eight officers whose cases closed in 2017.
The suspect was pulled over early Tuesday near Kamehameha Shopping Center for a traffic violation.
Louis Kealoha says he needs taxpayer help to pay for his criminal defense lawyers.
Louis Kealoha already has a federal public defender but now wants the city to provide legal help, too.
It was OK for Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard to publicly explain why she felt it necessary to reassign Tenari Ma’afala and other union officials.