‘Stairway to Heaven,’ or Dangerous Nuisance? A Hawaiian Landmark Is Set to Be Scrapped.

Honolulu officials said that maintaining the Haiku Stairs, an illegal hiking trail of 3,922 steps that crosses a mountain range, is too much of a liability.

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A Rogue Climber Running From the Law Was Fleeing His Own Trauma

A former paratrooper became an “urban explorer,” scaling the tops of bridges and buildings to help ease his PTSD. He now faces criminal charges in several states.

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Testing Time at the Supreme Court

The outcome of a property rights case could foretell how much conservatives can expect from the justices.

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‘Serial Stowaway’ Is Arrested at O’Hare (Again), 2 Days After TV Confessional

Marilyn Hartman, a 69-year-old woman notorious for sneaking aboard flights, was arrested on Tuesday in Chicago. Her lawyer suggested that she was set off by a recent TV news report about her.

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6 Arrested After Briefly Altering Hollywood Sign

The stunt had nothing to do with “breast cancer awareness,” as some reports suggested. One organizer said it was intended to protest the suspension of her Instagram account.

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Suspect in Arbery Shooting Offered to Help Deal With Potential Trespasser

Two months before Ahmaud Arbery was killed, one of the suspects told the police he could be notified if a nearby homeowner noticed any suspicious activity.

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Group of Armed White Men Confront Black Family in Mistaken Identity, Officials Say

The deputy was fired after “terrorizing” a North Carolina family in what appeared to be a case of mistaken identity, officials said.

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Camper on Closed Disney World Island Is Charged With Trespassing

Richard J. McGuire told the police that Discovery Island, an 11-acre zoological park with aromatic trees and walk-through aviaries that closed in 1999, looked like a “tropical paradise.”

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