MEXICO CITY - After kidnappers in police uniforms set up a fake checkpoint to snatch 14-year-old Fernando Marti off a Mexico City street, his businessman father paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom, and waited for his son's safe return.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A former Marine charged with killing unarmed detainees in Iraq did what he did to save his comrades, his attorney said Thursday as opening statements in the defendant's first-of-its-kind federal trial began.
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. - Police arrested a man Thursday in the 1985 killing of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found months after he left home on a bicycle. The fatal beating was apparently sparked by an argument over stolen marijuana plants, authorities said.
NEW YORK - Blocked stairwells, radio confusion and misinformation about the water supply thwarted efforts to put out a blaze at a condemned ground zero skyscraper that killed two firefighters last year, an internal report said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration Thursday proposed stronger job protections for doctors and other health care workers who refuse to participate in abortions because of religious or moral objections.
A second bouncer accused of playing a part in a Georgia Southern University student's death at a New Orleans bar New Year's Eve, 2004, was acquitted Thursday.
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Federal investigators issued a report Thursday concluding that fires brought down a skyscraper next to New York's twin towers on Sept. 11, refuting conspiracy theorists who have long believed that explosives somehow caused the collapse.
Alan Alda, most notably of "Mash" fame, said, "It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich."
Making friends from all walks of life will be easy for you in the year ahead. As a result, your chart indicates that you will be much more popular and in demand than you've ever been in the past.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Would you please comment on the use of Xocai? It is a dark-chocolate product promoted to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduce inflammatory problems such as arthritis, and it is diabetic-friendly. The suggested dose is two pieces per day.
DEAR ABBY: "Ben" and I have been married for two years. His dog, "Lucky," adores him. The problem is, Lucky bites me every time I get near Ben, especially when we are trying to get intimate. If we lock Lucky out of the room, he barks frantically the whole time. So much for romance.
WASHINGTON - Many people in Medicare with diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions stop taking their medicine when faced with picking up the entire cost of their prescriptions, researchers say.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 21, 2008
MADRID, Spain - The jetliner that crashed in Madrid abandoned a first takeoff attempt because of an air gauge that showed overheating, but experts said it was unlikely the gauge was a factor in the accident that killed 153 people.
MELBOURNE, Fla. - For a fourth weary day, Tropical Storm Fay continued its soggy march through Florida Thursday, forcing dozens more residents to flee floodwaters and even driving alligators and snakes out of their habitats and into streets.
Mr. Andrew Wilkins Carnwath
A Statesboro installment of the Women's March is planned for Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. on the Georgia Southern University campus. The ...
WASHINGTON - With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a ...
Mrs. Beverly Diane Burchell
WASHINGTON - Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather.
Mrs. Beverly Diane Burchill
Dra Harrison's 14 points helped propel Bulloch Academy to a healthy lead and eventual 57-25 blowout of Edmund Burke to improve to 2-0 in ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The high-scoring offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers appear poised to provide a memorable send-off for the Georgia Dome.
HONOLULU - Justin Thomas used to call his father when he arrived at junior tournaments, and the conversation almost always started the same way.
Statesboro City Council has called a special meeting for 8:30 a.m. Thursday at City Hall to adopt an ordinance on providing police escorts ...
The Rotary Club of Statesboro invites students in grades 9–12 to participate in the 2017 Rotary Speech Contest.
Merry Fort, an RN who lives in Macon, has seen nursing shortages before. But, she says, "I've never seen it like this."
Mr. Cicero Bennett
It's been a great year for Statesboro's BBWH Insurors already. They relocated into their newly constructed 6,500-square-foot office at 1208 Merchant Way ...
SAVANNAH - The homicide rate in Savannah fell in 2016 for the first time since 2012, Savannah-Chatham police reported.