More than 2,000 athletes and coaches from across Georgia are in Statesboro to compete all weekend in the Special Olympics Fall Games.
(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.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 2, 2008
Stephen Leacock, a Canadian writer and economist, said, "Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."
NEW YORK - Financial markets uneasily awaited a Senate vote on the government's proposed financial sector bailout Wednesday, with stock prices showing sharp fluctuations and credit markets still extremely tight. The Dow Jones industrials, down more than 200 points in early trading, recovered to show a slim gain.
LAS VEGAS - A close friend of O.J. Simpson took the stand in his armed robbery and kidnapping trial Wednesday, and a prosecutor said he'll ask the witness about allegations he wanted to put out a murder contract on a former co-defendant.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A former fugitive convicted of killing a state trooper and wounding two others in 2006 continues to make trouble as an inmate as his lawyers move forward with an appeal, officials said.
NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges Wednesday against the last two Bourbon Street bouncers accused of suffocating a visiting Georgia Southern University student to death after a dispute about getting into a French Quarter karaoke bar on New Year's Eve 2004.
NEW YORK - The AIDS virus has been circulating among people for about 100 years, decades longer than scientists had thought, a new study suggests.
You may get a few good opportunities to form a partnership in the year ahead, but not all will be to your advantage. Watch out for a potential partner who can't offer resources or knowledge - an alliance must have parity if it is to succeed.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 82-year-old lady who wants to praise the vitamin B-6 that I take daily. A year ago, the fingers of my right hand were numb, and I had a terrible time picking up small objects. My son said a friend had a wrist problem, and, after taking B-6, it went away. I tried it, and my fingers are just fine. I've been clear for over a year now.
NAMPA, Idaho - Rose Harn peers out at the world with one working eye, her arms curled tightly against her shriveled body. A rag under her chin catches her drool.
BEIJING - The parents of a 1-year-old boy who developed kidney stones after drinking infant formula tainted with an industrial chemical are suing the dairy at the heart of the scandal, state media reported, as tests implicated 15 more companies Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The Senate pushed toward passage Wednesday of a $700 billion financial industry bailout, and opposition to the package among House Republican conservatives appeared to be softening as well, thanks partly to a provision to increase insurance for people's deposits.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court declined Wednesday to revisit its recent decision outlawing executions for people convicted of raping children.
On Monday night, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team rallied for a 74-70 victory over UL Lafayette. With the win, the Eagles held their ...
When it's all said and done, Statesboro may come away as the basketball champions of Bulloch County.
A tale of two teams: Portal Panthers basketball edition.
SEOUL, South Korea - When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow ...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Navigating two of Bulloch County's most challenging intersections will soon be easier with the construction of single –lane traffic circles, or "roundabouts."
While head coach Kristin Barnhill would have preferred a No. 4 seed to play one less game in Southeast Bulloch's region tournament, she can ...
Georgia Southern's Jake Storey won medalist honors, while Brett Barron and Cody O'Toole placed in the top-5 Tuesday at the Georgia Southern Individual ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After only one game as Alabama's offensive coordinator, Steve Sarkisian is heading to the NFL.
I can just hear it now. Why is Richardson writing about skinny dipping in the dead of winter? Fair question. But there is a rational ...
Georgia 4H's performing arts group, Clovers & Co., will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Statesboro High School Auditorium.
Following a marathon, 28-round final battle, Eric Lim correctly spelled "fraulein" and "mukhtar" to earn the title of Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion for the ...
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BROOKLET - For both the boys and girls of Southeast Bulloch, the mission is clear as the Region 3-AAA basketball tournaments begin today.
Though only a junior, Georgia Southern's Mike Hughes is a three-year starter and the seasoned veteran on this season's squad.