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NYC gang used torture to rob rival drug dealers

NEW YORK - They bound their victims with duct tape, beat them and held guns to their heads. When that didn't work, the bandits applied pliers to their genitals and pressed hot irons to the soles of their feet. Sometimes they held victims' heads under water in a bathtub.

August 02, 2008 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer | National


Latest LA wiretapping trial lacks the wiretaps

LOS ANGELES - A real-life Hollywood drama featuring sex, lies and tons of money, is missing one essential: a tape.

August 02, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | National


Pope: All faiths must unite against those who use religion to justify violence

SYDNEY, Australia - Pope Benedict XVI told representatives of Islam and other faiths that they must unite to combat religion's role in ''sinister and indiscriminate'' violence.

August 02, 2008 | By ROHAN SULLIVAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Israel arrests 6 men over al-Qaida links

JERUSALEM - Israeli investigators have arrested six men suspected of trying to set up an al-Qaida-linked terror network, including one who wanted to shoot down President Bush's helicopter, the Shin Bet security service said Friday.

August 02, 2008 | By MATTI FRIEDMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Tomato scare ending; fears linger for many people

WASHINGTON - The tomato scare may be over, but it has taken a toll - it's cost the industry an estimated $100 million and left millions of people with a new wariness about the safety of everyday foods.

August 02, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


China to stop flights during Olympics opening

BEIJING - Airlines are being told to stay away from Beijing's airport during the opening ceremony of the Olympics and further scrutiny is being applied to foreign entertainers in the latest security moves ahead of next month's games.

August 02, 2008 | By HENRY SANDERSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ask Dr. Gott 7/18

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have about 15 moles all over my body. They feel like sandpaper, itch and are different sizes. Two on my back were a deep black. They fell off, and the spots are flat and itch. The last time I went to a doctor was about four years ago. I told her I was tired all the time and that my ears turn beet red. Her answer was, "That's the price you pay for being a woman." Do you think I might have skin cancer?

August 01, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/18

DEAR ABBY: I am the father of a middle-aged, unmarried, well-educated daughter I'll call "Yvette." My problem is, whether we're together or talking on the phone, Yvette seems to find it difficult to converse with me.

August 01, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Oil tumbles for 3rd day following natural gas

NEW YORK - Oil prices fell sharply Thursday following two days of declines, dragged down further by a massive sell-off of natural gas.

August 01, 2008 | By ADAM SCHRECK AP Business Writer | National


Ashcroft: ’Not hard’ to reject interrogation memos

WASHINGTON - Former Attorney General John Ashcroft said Thursday ''it was not a hard decision'' to withdraw Justice Department legal opinions that approved the use of harsh interrogation methods which critics say amount to torture.

August 01, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Automakers offer hybrids for NYC taxi fleet

NEW YORK - Three major auto manufacturers are promising to reserve 300 new hybrid vehicles each month exclusively for the city as it replaces its entire fleet of yellow cabs.

August 01, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | National


US judge OKs first Guantanamo Bay detainee trial

WASHINGTON - The first war crimes trial at Guantanamo Bay can begin Monday, a federal judge ruled, saying civilian courts should let the military process play out as Congress intended.

August 01, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Cleveland Clinic taking kidneys through navel

CLEVELAND - Brad Kaster donated a kidney to his father this week, and he barely has a scar to show for it.

August 01, 2008 | By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press Writer | National


Wal-Mart highlights locally grown program in Okla.

TULSA, Okla. - Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, has pledged to buy more produce from local farmers as it kicked off a campaign to highlight the fruits and vegetables grown in Oklahoma and sold in its stores.

August 01, 2008 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | National


Brother of man suspected in 8 slayings is charged

CHICAGO - The brother of a man suspected of killing eight people in Illinois and Missouri was charged Wednesday with concealing a homicidal death and obstructing justice.

August 01, 2008 | By MEGAN REICHGOTT Associated Press Writer | National


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Electronic gaming is doing kids no favors

A 4-year-old boy informed his preschool teacher - a friend of mine - that he'd broken his iPad.

February 14, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Ferries become part of transportation in Southeast Georgia

Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of ...

February 14, 2016 | | Life




Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

WASHINGTON - Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.

February 13, 2016 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Associated Press




Mosley to run for commission seat again

Bulloch County Commissioner Ray Mosley announced this week he intends to run for re-election to the District 1A post.

February 12, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants

FORT STEWART - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training ...

February 12, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Cassedy-Cook

Mr. Randy Cassedy and Mrs. Susan Cassedy of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Blair Cassedy, to Daniel Cook ...

February 12, 2016 | | Weddings


Feb. 12 - Annie Lane Clark Biggs, 94, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016.

Annie Lane Clark Biggs

February 11, 2016 | | Obituaries


Pendleton in town

Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening With the All-Stars' has been a hit from its inception, and the long line of star power that has ...

February 11, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Portal loses overtime heartbreaker

By HORACE HOLLOMAN

February 11, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Falcons early PSL sales blow projections 'out of the water'

ATLANTA (AP) - Personal seat license sales for the Atlanta Falcons' new stadium have surpassed expectations set by the firm handling the process for the team.

February 11, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Support legislation that would benefit veterans

Editor:

February 11, 2016 | | Letters To The Editor


How do we earn a home in heaven?

When I was in school, everybody had to join something or be an outsider. If you were a part of 4-H, Glee Club, Latin Club ...

February 11, 2016 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials


Feds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking

ATLANTA - Dozens of Georgia prison guards agreed to protect drug smuggling operations for a high-level trafficker, believing their status as correctional officers would protect them ...

February 11, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Associated Press


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