KALAPANA, Hawaii - As fiery lava pours down Kilauea volcano toward Jean Olson's lonely wooden house, incinerating everything in its path, there's no place she'd rather be.
MARIETTA, Ga. - A man convicted of being the mastermind behind the so-called ''Barbie Bandits'' bank theft was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband was diagnosed with a rapidly growing malignant brain cancer in 2004. He was 57 years old.
DEAR ABBY: I have seen several dogs and cats left outside in below-zero weather this winter. Yes, animals have fur to help them keep warm, but that doesn't mean they don't get cold (even in dog houses). People get cold staying outside for an extended amount of time, even when bundled up, so imagine how the animals feel. These innocent animals can suffer from frostbite and hypothermia just like humans.
DETROIT - Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his former top aide pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges they lied under oath about having an affair.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - King Abdullah is calling for a dialogue among Muslims, Christians and Jews, the first such proposal from this strictly Muslim kingdom at a time of mounting tensions between followers of Islam and those of other religions.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The pilot of a US Airways plane may have been mishandling a firearm when it went off in flight, piercing the cockpit wall before the jet landed safely, a federal air marshal said Tuesday.
Here is a third deal from the bridge-dinner duplicate that I ran in Hobe Sound, Fla., last month. This one caught my eye because three Wests made four spades, one with an overtrick, and one South made five diamonds doubled with an overtrick. It is not often both sides bid and make game.
MIAMI - Authorities say a crane collapse at a Miami construction site injured at least five workers.
JERUSALEM - Israel's defense minister on Tuesday said he would soon allow 600 foreign-trained Palestinian police to take up positions in a volatile West Bank town in a gesture aimed at helping the moderate Palestinian government restore law and order.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the United States mistakenly shipped to Taiwan four electrical fuses designed for use on intercontinental ballistic missiles, but has since recovered them.
WASHINGTON - Fighting to ease a dangerous credit crisis, the Federal Reserve has provided a total of $260 billion in short-term loans to squeezed banks since December to help them overcome credit problems.
SEATTLE - The FBI is analyzing a torn, tangled parachute found buried by children in southwest Washington to determine whether it might have been used by famed plane hijacker D.B. Cooper, the agency said Tuesday.
(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.)
BAGHDAD - Iraqi forces clashed with Shiite militiamen Tuesday in the southern oil port of Basra and rockets rained down on the U.S.-protected Green Zone in Baghdad as followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr expanded a nationwide backlash against government crackdowns.
SAN DIEGO - Yangervis Solarte drove in two runs, and Tyson Ross pitch six solid innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. - It's now or never for many players at the Wyndham Championship - the last chance to qualify for golf's postseason.
NEW YORK - A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL's four game suspension of Tom Brady over "Deflategate" is in jeopardy as the ...
SAVANNAH - After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the ...
SAVANNAH - An Apache helicopter pilot from Texas and a military police officer from Connecticut are the first women to complete the Army's grueling Ranger ...
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an ...
A Department of Public Health spokeswoman told GHN that tests by the state show an individual in Georgia has the disease. CDC testing results have ...
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CHICAGO - Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles ...
WASHINGTON - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services ...
Timothy Edward Adams
Six attorneys based in Statesboro were appointed recently to serve as members of various standing, special, program and board committees of the 47,000-member State ...
Statesboro welcomed nearly 21,000 students Monday back to classes at Georgia Southern University.