MIAMI - Authorities are investigating what caused a section of construction crane to plummet 30 floors into a home that a contractor used for storage, killing two people in the nation's second deadly crane accident in 10 days.
WASHINGTON - The use of physical restraints on nursing home patients declined nearly 40 percent nationally in recent years as the federal government, states and the nursing home industry placed greater emphasis on eliminating what once was a common practice.
FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines canceled about 200 flights on Wednesday so its crews can inspect some wire bundles aboard its MD-80 aircraft.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Critically injured in a highway crash that killed five others, mourned as dead by relatives and friends after a stunning identity mix-up, Whitney Cerak still marvels at being alive - and wonders why.
LOS ANGELES - A California aerospace company plans to enter the space tourism industry with a two-seat rocket ship capable of suborbital flights to altitudes more than 37 miles above the Earth.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The call came at 2:52 a.m. Sunday.
The Eagles Nest for Wednesday, March 26.
MIAMI - War with the U.S. government was at the heart of a terrorist plot to destroy Chicago's Sears Tower and bomb FBI offices, a prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments in the retrial for six Miami men accused of conspiring with al-Qaida.
The first NCAA national rankings were made public Wednesday and Georgia Southern baseball found itself ranked at or near the top in several offensive categories. The Eagles will bring a 14-8 overall record and 3-0 mark in Southern Conference play to the College of Charleston this weekend.
SAND HILL, Ark. - There were sunny skies but rising waters Wednesday in eastern Arkansas, where federal officials have begun to gather their first damage assessments in the week-long floods that have displaced residents and soaked homes and businesses in nearly half the state.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration has appealed a court ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency violated the federal Clean Air Act when it issued less stringent requirements to reduce mercury releases from power plants.
WASHINGTON -The crash of Wall Street's once mighty Bear Stearns underscores the need to bring investment houses under the kind of federal oversight that has long been given to commercial banks, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Wednesday.
BOSTON - Call them Pavlov's fish: Scientists are testing a plan to train fish to catch themselves by swimming into a net when they hear a tone that signals feeding time.
AUGUSTA - The Statesboro baseball team pounded out 17 runs on 16 hits to beat the Academy of Richmond County 17-3 on Wednesday.
GALVESTON, Texas - Jurors resumed deliberations Wednesday on punishment for a young father convicted of badly injuring his infant daughter by putting her in a microwave.
MONTABAUR, Germany - Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany.
Statesboro Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an infant inside a home on South College Street in Statesboro.
Carl H. Ayers Sr.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Paul Millsap had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 95-83 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
The ballet "Coppélia" tells the charming story of an eccentric toymaker, his life-like creation, and a young couple in love. Full of delightful characters and beautiful choreography, the ballet is a light-hearted comedy that will charm audiences both young and old.
Mrs. Blanche Smith Roberts
In a tightly contested pitcher's duel Tuesday night at Mill Creek Park, the Statesboro High School Blue Devils came out on top 5-2 against Effingham County to extend the team's winning streak to eight games and a perfect 4-0 region record.
The Falcons' financially conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving next year.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 14th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5–9 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek Regional Park.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has approved a bill letting Georgia high school students earn credit toward a diploma while taking some college-level courses.
Mr. Carlton Joe Akins
A man was transported to a Savannah hospital early Saturday morning after being struck by a vehicle at a local restaurant.
WASHINGTON - Dr. Angelo Volandes remembers performing rib-cracking CPR on a frail elderly man dying of lung cancer, a vivid example of an end-of-life dilemma: Because his patient never said if he wanted aggressive care as his body shut down, the hospital had to try. He died days later.
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a United States without the IRS, Obamacare or abortion rights - and to imagine they can make that happen by supporting him.
Statesboro High School girls soccer coach Brian Thomas watched attentively as his team scrimmaged against each other one last time in the school's gymnasium before the team's big rematch against region foes Effingham County Monday afternoon.