PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua - The death toll from Hurricane Felix rose to 65 on Thursday with the discovery of the bodies of 25 dead fishermen in the waters along Honduras' Miskito Coast, Nicaraguan and Honduran officials said.
TUCSON, Ariz. - Briefly, they were 18-year-old freshmen sharing two things: their Navajo heritage and a University of Arizona dormitory room.
LAREDO, Texas - Dozens of truckers protested at border crossings in Texas and California on Thursday, denouncing as dangerous and unfair a pilot program allowing up to 100 Mexican trucking companies to transport cargo anywhere in the United States.
Bulloch Academy head coach Clint Morgan has been looking to Boone, N. C. for inspiration as his Gators prepare to take on powerful Class AAA rival Pinewood Christian Academy.
ATLANTA - Pro wrestler Chris Benoit suffered brain damage from his years in the ring that could help explain why he killed his wife, son and himself, a doctor who studied Benoit's brain said Wednesday.
Humorist Evan Esar said, "A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name." Did he have doctors in mind?
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.
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DEAR DR. GOTT: My mother is almost 81 years old. She has heart disease and a lot of other health problems. I am her primary caretaker.
DEAR ABBY: It happened again! Someone put pesticide in a water bottle. A 6-year-old child got ahold of it and drank about 2 ounces. He is now on a ventilator in a pediatric intensive care unit. Having made it that far, he'll probably be OK. Why do people keep doing this?
NEW YORK - The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel Inc., announced late Tuesday that it is recalling about 700,000 Chinese-made toys that have excessive amounts of lead paint.
DEAR DR. GOTT: The subject I am writing about seems to be a taboo subject that no one wants to admit to or talk about.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Hurricane Henriette threatened Mexico's mainland Wednesday as it stayed on track for the southwestern United States, while the weakening remnants of Hurricane Felix dumped heavy rain in Central America, causing flooding, landslides and at least nine deaths.
CHLORIDE, Ariz. - Riding all-terrain vehicles in the hilly countryside was a frequent pursuit for 13-year-old Rikki Howard, her 10-year-old sister, Casie Hicks, and their family, a neighbor said Monday.
ATLANTA - The Braves will have a hard time making the playoffs, despite their most remarkable comeback of the season. So they went ahead and celebrated as though this one was for a championship.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy played the kind of golf Saturday that typically would put him in control at a major championship. Staked to a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship, he made three birdies over his last four holes for a 4-under 67.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jake Matthews' first live NFL action gives Atlanta coach Mike Smith reason to think the No. 6 overall draft pick has potential to become an elite player.
The Statesboro Lady Blue Devils opened their 2014 campaign with a high-scoring shootout, splitting a doubleheader with visiting North Cobb Christian on Saturday at Mill Creek.
It was supposed to be over, America's war in Iraq. So all the old emotions boiled up anew as Americans absorbed the news that U.S. bombs were again striking targets in the nation where the United States led an invasion in 2003, lost almost 4,500 troops in the fight to stabilize and liberate it and then left nearly three years ago.
JEKYLL ISLAND - The underground aquifer that coastal Georgia relies on for its main source of drinking water was considered so pristine that state lawmakers 15 years ago declared it off-limits to well drillers looking for a place to stash extra water for use in periods of drought.
Statesboro-based Boy Scouts of America Troop 342, and other Scouts and their leaders from the Coastal Georgia Council, recently went on a life-changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, New Mexico.
"Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing … But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask for anything you want, and it will be granted! When you produce much fruit, you are my true disciples. This brings great glory to my Father." (John 15:5-8)
(Note: The following is the second of two columns from Bulloch County resident Ruth Green outlining her concerns with some county government issues. The first column ran in Wednesday's Statesboro Herald.)
It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg can't explain why he has struggled on the road this season.
A 38-year-old man left with his wife and two children after threatening to kill the children and himself, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
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ATLANTA - Atlanta's Matt Ryan and Miami's Ryan Tannehill showed how starting quarterbacks should handle preseason openers.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
A new study from Bridging the Gap reports holes in previously released research claiming major losses in a new healthy lunch program.