LOS ANGELES - A judge sentenced a man convicted of causing a deadly commuter rail crash to 11 consecutive life terms on Wednesday after denouncing him as a remorseless killer.
WARSAW, Poland - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her Polish counterpart signed a deal Wednesday to build a U.S. missile defense base in Poland, an agreement that prompted an infuriated Russia to warn of a possible attack against the former Soviet satellite.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
ORLANDO, Fla. - President Bush, pushing back against claims by Russia, said Wednesday the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia are part of pro-Western Georgia and that Washington will work with allies to insure Georgia's independence and territorial integrity.
MIAMI - A man who authorities said kept an arsenal of weaponry and military gear pleaded not guilty Wednesday to threatening to assassinate both President Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
PONCE DE LEON, Fla. - When a high school senior told her principal that students were taunting her for being a lesbian, he told her homosexuality is wrong, outed her to her parents and ordered her to stay away from children.
JONESBORO, Ark. - It took a jury 13 days to convict and sentence Damien Echols to death for the 1993 slayings of three second-graders.
WASHINGTON - In lackluster economic times, not even postal workers enjoy much of a security envelope.
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio - Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress, had a brain hemorrhage and was in critical condition with limited brain function, a doctor said Wednesday.
LANCASTER, Pa. - The Amish are expanding their presence in states far beyond Pennsylvania Dutch country as they search for affordable farmland to accommodate a population that has nearly doubled in the past 16 years, a new study found.
SACHKHERE, Georgia - Russian forces on Wednesday built a sentry post just 30 miles from the Georgian capital, appearing to dig in to positions deep inside Georgia despite pledges to pull back to areas mandated by a cease-fire signed by both countries.
BAGHDAD - U.S. and Iraqi negotiators have finished a draft agreement that would see American troops removed from Iraqi cities by June 30, an Iraqi official said Wednesday. But the draft has not been approved by the Cabinet and some members have expressed opposition.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Sri Lankan military says it has broken through the Tamil Tigers' defenses in recent weeks, ending a prolonged stalemate and stirring predictions of an imminent rebel defeat after 25 years of civil war.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Ousted from Pakistan's presidency, Pervez Musharraf has been unwinding with friends and admirers and on the tennis court. He's building a roomy farmhouse on the edge of the capital.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 20, 2008
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Riggs of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Clarke Riggs of Porterdale, Georgia, to Anthony ...
Kay Franklin Miller of Metter announces the engagement of her daughter, Ansley Katherine Bird of Metter, to Kameron Trent Tatum of Reidsville, son of Kim ...
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Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
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Mr. and Mrs. Freddie E. Tucker of Statesboro celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home with family. The couple was married on Dec. 8, 1956 ...
Patricia Carroll Henley
By CHRIS STANLEY
BALTIMORE - The Army football team and its fans around the world can finally rejoice.
NEW YORK - Lamar Jackson leapt over a loaded field of Heisman Trophy contenders early in the season and by the time he slowed down nobody ...
Patricia Carroll Henley
Candler County Hospital in Metter, Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro and Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton are ranked among the top 12 of the most ...
Mr. David Theodore Law
Bulloch Academy couldn't escape a hot-shooting Westminster Tuesday night when they fell 71-47 in their own gym.
Golf's governing bodies have responded to Dustin Johnson's penalty at the U.S. Open by introducing a local rule that will waive the ...