Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, August 5, 2008
A Statesboro man convicted by federal court of possession of firearms by a convicted felon will face prison time as well as fines and other punitive measures.
NEW YORK - An already soaring Wall Street extended its advance Tuesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and assuaged some of the market's fears about the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average shot up more than 330 points, and all the major indexes had gains approaching 3 percent.
(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.)
BRUSSELS - Iran responded to incentives aimed at defusing a dispute over the country's nuclear program on Tuesday, the State Department and an EU diplomat said, adding that the response will now be studied by the six nations that devised the package.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A Pentagon jury was weighing a verdict for a former driver and alleged bodyguard for Osama bin Laden on Tuesday as the U.S. neared completion of its first war crimes trial since World War II.
MOSCOW - For the thousands of Russians who ventured out in a pelting rain to pay tribute to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, his death marked the end of a brave and defiant generation.
EDINBURGH, Scotland - Wildlife researchers said Tuesday that they've discovered 125,000 western lowland gorillas deep in the forests of the Republic of Congo, calling it a major increase in the animal's estimated population.
WASHINGTON - Authorities investigating the 2001 anthrax attacks will begin meeting with victims' families Wednesday to discuss the case, family members said, an indication that some lingering questions in the case may soon be answered.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - A man who witnesses said stabbed, beheaded and cannibalized a fellow traveler on a Greyhound bus immigrated to Canada from China four years ago and worked for a time as a church custodian, the pastor who employed him said.
BAGHDAD - Roadside bombs killed two U.S. soldiers and at least nine Iraqis Monday in Baghdad and surrounding areas, officials said.
SANTOKHGARH, India - Mukesh Chabba lit the funeral pyre on which seven of his relatives - including his wife and daughter - were cremated Monday, the day after a stampede at a remote mountaintop Hindu temple killed 145 people.
WASHINGTON - President Bush is rushing the clock and running out of time as he tries to stare down nuclear threats on three fronts.
LANSING, Mich. - Barack Obama put forward a broad energy plan Monday designed to end U.S. reliance on imported oil within 10 years and shore up his standing amid a tightening White House race and high-anxiety over gas prices.
GALVESTON, TEXAS - Tropical Storm Edouard took aim at Texas' Gulf coast at the height of tourist season Monday, threatening to pick up strength from warm Gulf waters and gain near-hurricane speeds before a projected landfall a day later.
NEW ORLEANS - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.
ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation that began advancing Thursday in the Georgia House despite the Republican ...
In news this week related to the merger of Armstrong State University with Georgia Southern University, an interim president has been appointed to lead Armstrong ...
Elizabeth Ann Lanier Aspinwall
Even after ending their regular season on a nine-game winning streak, it was the postseason that fouled up Portal's year as a whole.
Just as they had in the regular season, the Bulloch Academy boys made easy work of Trinity Dublin by a 73-60 score in the region ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media ...
WASHINGTON - A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape - and even record the ...
Elizabeth Ann Lanier Aspinwall
The Georgia Southern baseball squad was one of a handful of Eagle teams to see a bump in production in their second season competing in ...
The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other ...
LONDON - The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a ...
A strong-arm robbery suspect faces charges after reportedly assaulting another man on Hill Street on Monday.
The Bulloch County schools posted job notices this week seeking principals for Southeast Bulloch High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Portal Elementary School.
Mrs. Hazel Davis Harvey