SILVER SPRING, Md. -- A man who railed against the Discovery Channel's environmental programming for years burst into the company's headquarters with at least one explosive device strapped to his body Wednesday and took three people hostage at gunpoint before police shot him to death, officials said.
LAS VEGAS -- Paris Hilton was banned Wednesday from two Wynn resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, and her boyfriend was dismissed as a nightclub partner following their arrests in a vehicle that police said reeked of marijuana.
NAGS HEAD, N.C. -- Hurricane Earl steamed toward the Eastern Seaboard on Wednesday as communities from North Carolina to New England kept a close eye on the forecast, worried that even a slight shift in the storm's predicted offshore track could put millions of people in the most densely populated part of the country in harm's way.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Inc. is refining its plans to annex the living room into its entertainment empire.On Wednesday, Apple unveiled a smaller, cheaper version of Apple TV, which connects to a high-definition television and can show rented movies and TV shows from Apple's own service, plus content from Netflix, photos on Flickr, YouTube clips and more.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Two Yemeni men arrested on arrival from the United States on suspicion they may have been conducting a dry run for an airline terror attack were released without charge Wednesday after investigations turned up no evidence to link them to a terror plot, Dutch prosecutors said.
A common thought is that a start-up college football program like Georgia State's attracts two basic types of players for its inaugural season -- recent high school graduates who might not get a chance to play elsewhere and current college players looking for a second chance. Sidney Haynes may be at once a perfect example of the latter and a contradiction of it.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Two schools in Gwinnett County were evacuated Wednesday in separate incidents involving small fires, one of which is being investigated as arson, officials said.
DACULA — Accident investigators have charged an Auburn man with vehicular homicide in a weekend crash that killed a motorbike rider.
As he sat in the office of Florida State legend Bobby Bowden, Mark Schlabach watched the longtime head coach pull out a taped-up manila folder some 30 inches thick.
In his Oval Office address Tuesday night announcing the end of combat operations in Iraq, President Obama said ‘‘It’s time to turn the page’’ and start focusing on rebuilding the American economy.
Werhnyak, Gibson place high in GSGA Senior
SHARPSBURG — Buford shut down East Coweta 6-0 on Wednesday.
DULUTH — An early morning fire Wednesday damaged a vacant Duluth home in the 3000 block of Kent Court, officials said.
NORFOLK, Va. — Erik Cordier lasted just 2⁄3 of an inning in his first appearance for the Gwinnett Braves and he picked up his first Class AAA loss.
SNELLVILLE — As a member of The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, Cadet Jacob Vincent Kuecher, of Snellville, recently participated in the 2010 Diamond Jubilee of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The Lawrenceville City Council on Wednesday unanimously passed the first readings of zoning ordinance changes that would require the airport operator and other aviation businesses at Gwinnett County’s Briscoe Field to obtain special-use permits to operate in the city limits.
Georgia’s gubernatorial candidates are reaching out to teachers.
Regina O. Barrett, age 45 of Duluth, GA died August 31, 2010. Funeral arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.
Mr. Richard Allbright, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Hannah Allbright. He is survived by ...
Hattie Lee Rolader Higgins, age 84 of Lawrenceville passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Funeral Services will be held 3 PM, Friday, September 3, 2010 at Alcova Baptist Church, 1554 ...
Mr. Olen Grover Mealor, age 66, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Service and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of ...
William Bowers Spain, age 78 of Young Harris, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2010. Graveside Service will be held at 1 PM on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at College ...
Raymond Butler, Sr., age 92, of Loganville, GA, died August 31, 2010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville Chapel 770-466-1544 www.stewartfh.com
Dr. Charles H. Uhl, age 92 of Jefferson, GA and formerly of Ithaca, New York, who passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2010. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson ...
Harold A. Sparks Jr., age 82 of Lawrenceville, GA died August 30, 2010. Funeral arrangements are pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.