OMAHA, Neb. - Eleven children ranging in age from 1 to 17 were left at hospitals Wednesday under Nebraska's unique safe haven law, which allows caregivers to abandon youngsters as old as 19 without fear of prosecution.
ST. LOUIS - A Missouri teenager who was kidnapped and held for four years said he figured his days were numbered when his abductor decided to take another boy, according to transcripts from a television interview released Wednesday to The Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO - Hundreds of pastors have called on their congregations to fast and pray for passage of a ballot measure in November that would put an end to gay marriage in California.
(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.)
ATLANTA - After a Georgia inmate convicted of murdering a police officer was spared from execution a second time, the condemned man's widely publicized supporters erupted in joy. But far from television cameras, the victim's family seethed.
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DETROIT - A California woman who escaped from a Michigan prison 32 years ago and lived on the lam as a suburban mother was sentenced to probation Wednesday, five months after her capture.
PHOENIX - Families of illegal immigrants in Arizona are increasingly being targeted by an extortion scam in which criminals falsely claim to have kidnapped their loved ones as the immigrants tried to sneak across the U.S. border with Mexico.
A busier-than-usual year ahead could be in the offing, helping to heal an unfulfilled need you've been harboring deep inside. Not only will turn some dreams into realities; you'll also make a few new good friends in the process.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I woke up deaf in both ears after having a hysterectomy. I went to my doctor threes days in a row and begged, pleaded and cried to have a penicillin shot. He kept saying no but eventually caved in. The morning after the shot, my hearing was back to normal. I immediately called and thanked him. A few days later, I received a letter in the mail stating that he could no longer be my doctor because I wouldn't take his advice and that I should see an ear-nose-and-throat specialist for any future ear problems.
MILAN, Italy - Baubles and bangles have returned to the Milan runway after several seasons locked tightly in the jewelry box. Even at Jil Sander, the most minimalist of labels, diamond studded earrings sparkled from the models' pierced ears.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - An owner of a Long Island gym was arrested Wednesday on charges that he murdered an armored-van guard during a heist 14 years ago and later killed two other men to cover up the first shooting.
Last week we covered the basic replies to a one-level takeout double. A simple advance in a suit shows 0-8 points, a single jump in a suit promises 9-11, and a cue-bid announces 12-plus. But what happens if the advancer (doubler's partner) is a passed hand, so cannot have 12 points?
BEIJING - While China grapples with its latest tainted food crisis, the political elite are served the choicest, safest delicacies. They get hormone-free beef from the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, organic tea from the foothills of Tibet and rice watered by melted mountain snow.
UNITED NATIONS - The coalition of the willing that went to war in Iraq is becoming the coalition of the disappearing.
By CHRIS STANLEY
NAPA, Calif. - The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease.
A couple of years ago I wrote a column on some of the famous and infamous dogs that have passed through my life. Right after ...
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For the first time in nearly three years, the Georgia Southern Eagles are riding back-to-back losses.
As far as guests go, Hurricane Matthew has been as unpleasant as they come.
ATLANTA - A fast start through five games? The Atlanta Falcons have been there, blown that.
MIAMI - Udonis Haslem was leading some banter with Miami Heat teammates after practice Monday, the jokes and laughter helping everyone wind down after practice.
LOS ANGELES - Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered, and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When it's all said and done at the end of this season, NASCAR just might have to thank Hurricane Matthew ...
SAVANNAH - Life along Georgia's coast continued its slow return to normal after Hurricane Matthew, though authorities advised patience as power is restored, trees are ...
If you see someone riding on a cool trike around campus and town with what looks like beer taps stop them and have a taste ...
After the latest information from the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, Superintendent Charles Wilson has decided to close all schools and offices for Monday.
In 1971, a psychologist named Fitzhugh Dodson published a book titled "How to Parent." It did so well that he came out several years later ...
Note: The following is the first of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.