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Jet in Jamaica wreck landed halfway down runway

KINGSTON, Jamaica - An American Airlines jet that overshot a Jamaican runway and split apart last month touched down nearly halfway down the runway, well past its target, investigators said Wednesday.

Oscar Derby, director-general of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, said it was not yet clear if that point of landing was a factor in an accident that injured dozens of passengers.

January 06, 2010 | By HOWARD CAMPBELL Associated Press Writer | World


Evidence fish grew legs much earlier than thought

LONDON - The water-dwelling ancestors of modern-day mammals, reptiles and birds emerged onto land millions of years earlier than previously believed, researchers report.

A set of fossilized footprints show that the first tetrapods - a term applied to any four-footed animal with a spine - were treading open ground 397 million years ago, well before scientists thought they existed.

January 06, 2010 | By RAPHAEL G. SATTER | World


AP Source: Accused Holocaust museum shooter dies

WASHINGTON - A government official says the 89-year-old man accused of a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum has died in a prison hospital.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case, says James von Brunn died at a federal complex in Butner, North Carolina.

January 06, 2010 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | World


Cold grips much of US, Fla. races to save crops

PENSACOLA, Fla. - A stubborn cold wave locked freezing temperatures in place across the central and eastern U.S. Wednesday as far south as Florida, where farmers worked to salvage millions of dollars' worth of strawberries and other crops.

Arctic air was expected to hover through the weekend. In a rare turn for the South, forecasters warned that snow and ice were possible Thursday from South Carolina to Louisiana and wind chills in the region could get down to near zero at night.

January 06, 2010 | By MELISSA NELSON Associated Press Writer | World


Obama prods Congress to pass health bill quickly

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is prodding House and Senate Democrats to get him a final health care bill as soon as possible, encouraging them to bypass the usual negotiations between the two chambers in the interest of speed.

Obama delivered the message at an Oval Office meeting Tuesday evening with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his No. 2, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., joined in by phone.

January 06, 2010 | By ERICA WERNER Associated Press Writer | World


Iowa beats Ga Tech in Orange Bowl, 24-14

MIAMI - Stymied by the Iowa Hawkeyes' swarming defense, Georgia Tech found itself out of options.

January 06, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports






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January 05, 2010 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local




Mornings unPHILtered - Gov. candidate supports 'Hope'

Tuesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was former State Sen. Eric Johnson, who is running for governor. An architect from Savannah, Johnson served for years as senate minority leader and senate president pro tempore in the Georgia Legislature.

January 05, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


January 6 - Christy Levette Marshall, 32, No specific address listed) Statesboro – wanted per

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.

January 05, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Police Report




Heat hot, Hawks not

MIAMI - Dwyane Wade had 28 points and eight rebounds, Michael Beasley scored 20 of his 22 points in the first half and the Miami Heat took control in the opening minutes on the way to beating the Atlanta Hawks 92-75 on Monday night.

January 04, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mornings unPHILtered - WebMBA takes off at GSU

Monday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the dean of Georgia Southern's College of Business Administration.

January 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Screven advances to quarterfinals

The Screven County Gamecocks entered the second round of the state Class AA playoffs not really having been challenged all season, having outscored their opposition ...

November 17, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined ...

November 17, 2017 | By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Sports


IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA - The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

November 17, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Keselowski wants to 'add to legacy'

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Brad Keselowski has his 2012 NASCAR championship trophy still in its original box. It's tucked away in a garage next to an ...

November 17, 2017 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Georgia Tech a win away from bowl eligibility

DURHAM, N.C. - Georgia Tech can clinch a bowl berth by beating Duke. The Blue Devils' postseason chances are a lot more complicated than that.

November 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Georgia Tech


No more room for errors

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's path to the College Football Playoff has no more room for error.

November 17, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Nov. 17 - Victoria Du Ree' lived 74 adventurous years.

Victoria Du Ree'

November 16, 2017 | | Obituaries


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

November 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


GOP tax plan clears House

WASHINGTON - Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code's biggest rewrite ...

November 16, 2017 | By ALAN FRAM and MARCY GORDON Associated Press | Associated Press


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award, winning Wednesday for the second straight year in the National League.

November 15, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


SEC teams rely on young QB's with varying results

The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams putting their offenses in the hands of freshmen or sophomores.

November 15, 2017 | KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of suspension

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

November 15, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


'God is so good' says man freed after 5 decades in prison

BATON ROUGE, La. - A 65-year-old man who was arrested at 19 and sentenced to life without parole walked out of prison on Wednesday, saying "God ...

November 15, 2017 | By STACEY PLAISANCE Associated Press | Associated Press


Workers at Calif. school averted disaster

CORNING, Calif. - A tiny Northern California elementary school would have turned into a "bloodbath" if not for quick action by school workers who rushed small ...

November 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


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