MIAMI - A Florida Keys commercial fisherman could lose his boat and do federal prison time if convicted of charges announced Thursday that he illegally poached thousands of spiny lobsters with traps that damaged coral reefs and sea grasses in sensitive marine waters.
Life is never optimal, so don't expect everything to go perfectly in the year ahead. However, if you roll with the punches, you'll make fewer waves and things will run much smoother than they would otherwise.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I'm a 78-year-old male and have enjoyed relatively good health, allowing me to work several days every few months repairing knitting machines. I now take short, shuffling steps, stand in a stooped fashion and have a tendency to lose my balance. This has resulted in several falls.
DEAR ABBY: My wife of 25 years has been talking on the phone with a married man who lives in a city 300 miles away. They chat for more than an hour a week. Our cell phone bills indicate that this has been going on for more than a year.
(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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A local restaurant was cited by state agents for selling alcohol to underage persons Wednesday.
The Georgia Southern University golf program will have three representatives in the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championships.
PARIS - It's the Paris version of the ''staycation'': Marc des Bouillons lounged in a beach chair with a book, surrounded by women in bikinis, ice cream stands, a DJ spinning summer tunes and kids running amok.
ATLANTA - The first federal survey of both men and women on adoption challenges some stereotypes and offers some surprising findings:
SMOAKS, S.C. - Authorities arrested one man as a person of interest and were questioning at least two others as they searched for the killer of a sheriff's deputy shot as he responded to an alarm at an empty house, but no charges had been filed by early Thursday.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Salim Hamdan pleaded with a military jury to spare him from a life in prison, apologizing Thursday for the ''innocent people'' who died in the Sept. 11 attacks and saying he worked as Osama bin Laden's driver only because he needed a job.
HOUSTON - The wife of renowned evangelical pastor Joel Osteen acted like a combative diva when a small spill on her airline seat was not immediately cleaned up, a flight attendant who was also on the plane testified Thursday.
Emanuel County Institute's football team went undefeated in 2007 on their way to the school's first-ever Class A state championship.
DETROIT - A judge ordered Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to jail Thursday for violating the terms of his bond in his perjury case, a decision the judge said he would have made for any ''John Six-Pack'' defendant before him.
Kenneth Alan "Kenny" Anderson
Superstition would have you believe the number 13 is unlucky. Nonetheless, the 13th Annual Derrick Plankenhorn Invitational held at Southeast Bulloch Wednesday afternoon was full ...
From the outside looking in, Statesboro's Alex Wagner and Southeast Bulloch's L.A. Anderson appear to have nothing in common.
NEW YORK - The NCAA Tournament's semifinals moved to cable for the first time in 2014, and viewership was down 11 percent from the season ...
Despite the strong threat of rain Friday afternoon, downtown Statesboro's monthly First Friday celebration has plenty of indoor activities scheduled just in case. And ...
ATLANTA - Two Republican governors. Two proposals at the heart of LGBT rights. One rejection. One new law.
Feed the Boro is an annual tradition in Statesboro that has helped serve a hot Thanksgiving meal to thousands since it started more than 20 ...
The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...
Since entering the Statesboro healthcare market in 2009, Dr. Daniel Okungbowa has embraced the community with a passion of ensuring that every citizen has access ...
Nestled among the oak trees of what was once the Gesmon Neville Family Farm, The Lodge at Bethany, an extension of the long-standing history of ...
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