AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A 400-pound gorilla escaped from his enclosure and ran amok in a Rotterdam zoo Friday, biting one woman, dragging her around, and causing panic among dozens of visitors before he was finally subdued, officials and a witness said.
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.
Lindsey Ann Thomas and Timothy Daniel Murphy were united in marriage on Saturday, May 19, 2007, at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, N.C.. The Rev. Dr. John Wesley Bressler of Statesboro performed the 6:30 p.m. double ring ceremony in the courtyard of the Inn.
Laura Leigh Whitaker and Andrew James Howard were united in marriage at half past six in the evening on Saturday, May 19, 2007. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr. Charles Patrick Adams, cousin of the bride, at Statesboro First United Methodist Church.
Ashley Claire Branan of Athens became the bride of Joseph Bradley Sheffield, formerly of Statesboro, during a 5 p.m. ceremony held on April 14, 2007, at the First United Methodist Church in Athens. The Rev. David Moore officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lota of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alison Elizabeth Lota, to Jonathan Steve Tanner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Tanner of Chula.
The Rev. Dr. Jane Altman Page and Dr. Gregory John Brock announce their engagement to be married.
NEW YORK - For all their complaining as they pay $3 a gallon or more to fill up their cars, few American drivers have yet to reach the point of cutting back.
It behooves you to stay on the best of terms with friends who have a lot of connections in the business world. Someone could supply you with some valuable information that will prove to be quite profitable.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 85-year-old active female, still playing tennis, who was rushed to the hospital this past summer bleeding from six very large polyps in my stomach. The surgeon does not recommend surgery because of high blood pressure and a mitral-valve prolapse treated with drugs. I weigh 102 pounds and am 5 feet 3 inches tall. The gastroenterologist performed a second endoscopy, found the polyps are benign, and told me to return to him in a year. Do you have any recommendations as to treatment or surgery?
DEAR ABBY: Is it harmful for someone to practice golf swings right after breakfast? I'm talking about leaving the breakfast table and heading outside to the back yard and starting practice. The way I see it, swings exert a lot of effort. Swinging a club for 15 to 20 minutes could do damage to the internal organs, right? To say the least, I don't think it helps the digestion.
WASHINGTON - The White House and key senators in both parties announced agreement Thursday on an immigration overhaul that would grant quick legal status to millions of illegal immigrants already in the U.S. It would also fortify the border.
LONDON - Some said it was a sensible judgment and should have been made long ago.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lillie Mae Bradford is downright proud of her criminal record, but she wouldn't mind an official pardon.
WASHINGTON - Perhaps all Felipe Lopez needed was a little rest.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - It is no longer only grief and mourning sweeping across the Netherlands in the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. It is now anger.
FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. - Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads. A few words were spoken and they, along with a half-dozen others, were initiated into the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, she says.
Mr. Brett McCorkle and Ms. Susan McCorkle of Hinesville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Suzanne Sittle, to Jason Robert Franklin, son of Robert and Connie Franklin of Metter.
David and Ann Perdue of Statesboro, Georgia, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 11, 2014, and enjoyed visiting with family and friends over the weekend in Augusta. Mr. and Mrs. Perdue were married on July 11, 1964, at the First Advent Christian Church in Augusta. They lived in Augusta before moving to Statesboro, where they have become lifelong residents. David and Ann have three sons: David E. Perdue, Andy Elmer Perdue and Lee A. Perdue and his wife, Susan. The couple has been blessed with a precious granddaughter, Ginger.
Q: Since our daughter - now 2 years old - was born, we have lived with my parents. Being the first and only grandchild, she has been the center of attention. Several months ago, our son was born and we moved into our own home. Almost immediately, our daughter began pulling her hair out, sometimes in handfuls. Doctors have said she does it for attention and we should just ignore it. That's what we've done but it has not stopped. It's now gotten so bad that I've cut her hair because the side she pulls has gotten so ...
DLocal officer completes DUI training course
On June 18, 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale serenaded passengers of the 11:38 a.m. Jet Blue flight from Savannah to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
NEW YORK - Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
I am lying on my back. The darkness outside the window has a green tinge to it, as though the night has mildewed. If there is a moon or any stars, they are blocked by the limp branches of the mimosa trees and the shed in the backyard - neither of which I can see, both of which I know are there. Also, there is the clothesline where my mother hangs the wet sheets and towels that flap and flap and flap and come back inside dry.
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.)
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood, reportedly used to launch rockets at Israel and now devastated by the fighting.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder, sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt.
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ATLANTA - Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
Barbara Conner, the backbone of Bulloch Academy for nearly 30 years, was recently inducted to the Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association Hall of Fame.