Police report - 11-1-14; A man was arrested for calling 911 3 times, falsely reporting an emergency.
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.
October 31, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
MILFORD, Pa. - For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.
October 31, 2014 | By KATHY MATHESON and MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press | Nation
FORT KENT, Maine - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.
October 31, 2014 | By ROBERT F. BUKATY Associated Press | Nation
MOJAVE, Calif. - A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.
October 31, 2014 | By BRIAN MELLEY and JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press | Nation
The Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County is hosting a standup comedy show fundraiser on Friday at the Russell Union Ballroom at Georgia Southern University. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door.
October 31, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The University of North Carolina has tried for years to remove the stain of an academic scandal that began with an office administrator setting up sham classes to help struggling students - only to see things get worse.
October 31, 2014 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Sports
SHANGHAI - Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium is among the longest hitters in golf. When he's hitting it straight, it can be a dangerous combination.
October 31, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Will Muschamp has been on the losing end of the Florida-Georgia series his entire career.
October 31, 2014 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | UGA
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson expects the next two weekends to provide clarity in the muddled ACC Coastal Division race.
October 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Georgia Tech
ATLANTA - The NCAA upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley on Thursday night, ending the school's final hope of having its biggest star in uniform for Saturday's game against Florida.
October 31, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons haven't backed up their offseason promise to be more physical and limit mistakes.
October 31, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons
The Portal Panthers started the year with back-to-back wins, but they knew the schedule would get tougher as the year went on.
October 30, 2014 | By LUKE MARTIN Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360
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October 30, 2014 | | Obituaries
In 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States of America and the nation's first African-American commander-in-chief. Pilot Chelsey B. "Sully" Sullenberger successfully crash landed a U.S. Airways jetliner with 155 people on board in the Hudson River.
October 30, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360
Struggles at the beginning of the season put Statesboro in an unfamiliar spot.
October 30, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY firstname.lastname@example.org | Prep Sports 360
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BAGHDAD, Iraq - Backed by tanks, British soldiers raided a police station in the southern city of Basra on Monday, killing seven gunmen in an effort to stop renegade Iraqi officers from executing their prisoners, the British military said.
January 09, 2007 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press Writer | Nation
ATLANTA - So much for leading the NFL in rushing the last three years.
January 09, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Christmas Day with a call for an end to violence around the world and urged people not to lose sight of their need for God in an age of technological marvels.
January 09, 2007 | By MARIA SANMINIATELLI Associated Press Writer | Nation
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 82. When I was about 45, my urologist prescribed finasteride and Proscar for my BPH. After taking the medicine for about 15 or 20 years, I developed a heart condition. They put a stent in one vessel. Do you think the finasteride and Proscar could have contributed to the collapse of the blood vessels?
January 09, 2007 | BY DR. PETER GOTT Newspaper Enterprise Association | Coffee Break
ATLANTA (AP) - Taxes could dominate the agenda in the upcoming legislative session.
January 09, 2007 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Nation
Note: This is the second in a series of three stories offering guidelines regarding notable holiday displays in the area. Check out the Statesboro Herald Sunday for more directions to homes decorated for Christmas.
January 09, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local
Portal's two big men couldn't be more different. One has an eye for the three-pointer, playing with evident emotion and cockiness to the delight of the crowd. The other quietly works hard for his points, scoring via posting-up, crashing for the tough rebound, then dropping his head and running back down the court to play defense, rarely flashing a shy smile.
January 09, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports
JAKARTA, Indonesia gas- Two years after a devastating tsunami crashed into coastlines, villagers in hardest-hit Indonesia were preparing for future disasters, with thousands expected to flee their homes by foot and car in an early warning drill.
January 09, 2007 | By CHRIS BRUMMITT Associated Press Writer | Nation
Vidalia-based McDonald Construction won the bid Thursday for the construction of the second phase of the new Statesboro High School.
January 08, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local
DEAR ABBY: I am a 13-year-old who lives in northern Portugal, and while it's true that the vast majority of teens suffer from depression, mine is different.
January 08, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break
Note: This is the second in a six-part series previewing Georgia's upcoming legislative session, which starts Jan. 8.
January 08, 2007 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Nation
DENVER - Denver's airport was operating at close to capacity Saturday after being snowed in for two days, but for many travelers jammed in its terminals it was not expected to be enough to rescue their hopes of joining their families for Christmas.
January 08, 2007 | By JUDITH KOHLER Associated Press Writer | Nation
DENVER - Nearly 5,000 travelers who mistakenly thought they were beating the Christmas rush struggled to find a hotel room or faced another night on the hard floor at Denver's snowbound airport Thursday after a blizzard paralyzed the city.
January 08, 2007 | By KIM NGUYEN Associated Press Writer | Nation
January 08, 2007 | Herald Staff Reports | Crime Report
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd and Martha Riggs of Statesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 16 at the Elm St. Church of God. The couple was married on December 21, 1956, here in Statesboro. They have six children: Craig and Connie Riggs of Augusta, Teddy Riggs of Statesboro, Tony and Mae F. Riggs of Statesboro, Karen and John F. Jones of Statesboro, the late Kathie Riggs Wiggins and the late Lisa Riggs; and 13 grandchildren.
January 08, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Anniversaries