LOS ANGELES - Two elderly women were sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday for murdering two indigent men to collect insurance policies taken out on their lives.
CHICAGO - One of the largest studies of its kind shows just how sluggish American children become once they hit the teen years: While 90 percent of 9-year-olds get a couple of hours of exercise most days, fewer than 3 percent of 15-year-olds do.
Mickey Mouse said, "Arithmetic is being able to count up to 20 without taking off your shoes."
The lessons of the past will be taking root in the year ahead, governing your mental patterns, attitudes and habits and helping you prepare to conquer the world in new and better ways. When others see your offerings, nice things will happen.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My son was just recently diagnosed with sarcoidosis and is being treated with prednisone. I understand that this is becoming more common in recent years and wondered if you have any information about it.
DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old niece, "Nicki," was recently diagnosed with an STD. When her mother, my sister-in-law "Cynthia," found out she was horrified. She had ignored several family members - including me - who had tried to warn her that Nicki was sexually active and not taking proper precautions.
LANSING, Mich. - A housewife caught at her upscale home near San Diego 32 years after escaping a Detroit-area prison asked a judge Tuesday to set aside her original sentence for selling heroin in hopes of winning back her freedom.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - In a bad economy, fun is often the first casualty.
Bulloch County polls were unusually quiet Tuesday, as less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Georgia's General Primary Election.
AWASH MELKASA, Ethiopia - Hussein Ibrahim walked solemnly past tidy rows of bright green cabbages, vines bursting with tomatoes and trees weighed down with plump avocados.
FORT STEWART - Though he spent the past two years at the Pentagon, the new commanding general at Fort Stewart sees his latest assignment as a homecoming of sorts.
ATLANTA - U.S. Rep. John Lewis is facing his first primary fight in 16 years, drawing challenges from a pair of Atlanta Democrats who say the civil rights icon is out of touch with his constituents.
WASHINGTON - Now that the federal government has thrown a lifeline to mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, taxpayers could be on the hook for billions more if the crisis of confidence spreads.
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.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 14, 2008
Man of the Decade