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US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927

Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation's second-longest river while most of the country is nearly drought-free....

US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927

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Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.    ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
04:16, 05/03/2019

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to marke...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwe...
00:16, 05/05/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to pl...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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19:16, 05/29/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)  ...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.      ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part ...
04:48, 06/13/2019

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and th...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded hi...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Midwest rains swell Mississippi River The Army Corps of Engineers is asking to do something unprecedented -- open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time ...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Flood damage at least $2 billion for Mississippi River towns ST. LOUIS (AP) — An advocacy group for Mississippi River communities says this year’s prolonged flooding has created more than $2 billion in da...
19:16, 06/25/2019

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing t...
21:16, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Mississippi River closed to vessels at St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 2:05 p.m. The Mississippi River is now closed to all vessel traffic at St. ...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of recor...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Mississippi River spillway opening postponed to June 6 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans to open a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana for the third time ever have been put off for four days because the river&...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms st...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Storms predicted in areas beset by Arkansas River flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials have closed two bridges over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith as the waterway surges toward a record ...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.       ...
22:48, 05/27/2019

Rainy week worries people who live along Mississippi River ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday near St. Louis, but officials are watching the forecast closely because more rain ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Flood damage will cost Mississippi River towns at least $2 billion ST. LOUIS — Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for ri...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wid...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)...
17:16, 06/21/2019

River flooding to inundate hard-hit areas of south-central US Parts of the south-central United States hammered by severe weather and flash flooding this week will face long-term river flooding through the rest ...
14:32, 05/11/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on...
18:32, 07/10/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a back...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old leve...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old ...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central Unit...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain ...
03:16, 05/19/2019

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
05:48, 06/02/2019

Flood-swollen Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt t...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.   ...
00:32, 06/07/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding sparks transport chaos Commuters were hit with severe delays on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads le...
18:32, 06/11/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornado...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Davenport, Iowa's 3rd-largest city, floods after temporary barrier fails to hold back Mississippi River Temporary barriers held back the water for weeks, but when the system finally broke Tuesday, a surge of floodwaters cascaded through Davenport. ...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Mississippi River floodwaters at historic level – and rising – in Davenport, Iowa The river reached 22.64 feet just before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service — and it continues to rise.   ...
04:16, 05/03/2019

'Absolute mess' left behind as Oklahoma flooding from Arkansas River begins to recede Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed by floodwaters from the Arkansas River in Oklahoma following days of heavy rain.    ...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Servi...
09:32, 07/13/2019

'Slow-motion disaster' along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days The National Weather Service says every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the next week to 10 days. ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems ...
03:16, 06/13/2019

Bank holiday weekend weather: Brits bask in glorious sunshine for one day before wet weather sets in Brits have had a taste of glorious sunshine on the first day of the May bank holiday but can expect the weather to turn much wetter for the rest of t...
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17:48, 05/06/2019

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15:00, 06/25/2019

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22:48, 06/05/2019

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23:48, 06/28/2019

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14:48, 06/27/2019

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19:32, 06/27/2019

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12:32, 05/21/2019

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19:16, 05/02/2019

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02:48, 06/25/2019

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16:16, 07/17/2019

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23:48, 06/17/2019

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06:16, 06/21/2019

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08:48, 05/09/2019

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18:16, 05/31/2019

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07:48, 05/24/2019

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07:16, 06/10/2019

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21:16, 05/07/2019

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23:32, 05/07/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to s...
22:48, 05/08/2019

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clie...
12:16, 06/13/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight a...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Tastes and experiences on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns....
14:32, 06/07/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke follow...
18:00, 04/29/2019

Kangaroo goes missing from elementary school — in Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report th...
12:00, 06/07/2019

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thur...
22:48, 05/30/2019

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. ...
03:32, 07/08/2019

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock h...
13:32, 07/02/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks...
23:32, 05/24/2019

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his f...
23:48, 05/30/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to...
19:00, 04/28/2019

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fe...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thur...
19:00, 05/30/2019

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station. Harrison Count...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency official...
20:32, 05/31/2019

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won&apo...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Suspect caught in killing of Mississippi officer A Mississippi man is under arrest, accused of gunning down a uniformed police officer in a Biloxi police station parking lot. 19-year-old Darian Tawa...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Mississippi teen arrested for allegedly gunning down cop A Mississippi teenager was arrested Monday night for allegedly gunning down an on-duty police officer who was set to retire at the end of the year, a...
06:32, 05/07/2019

Ethridge dominant as Mississippi beats Jacksonville St 16-2 Tyler Keenan, Anthony Servideo and Thomas Dillard hit homers, Will Ethridge threw seven dominant innings and Mississippi powered past Jacksonville St...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the te...
09:32, 06/09/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to...
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Mississippi teacher killed in Louisiana; 2 arrested FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The body of a missing Mississippi school teacher has been found in Louisiana and two suspects have been arrested. News outlets i...
01:32, 06/25/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking f...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any educati...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents...
20:32, 05/25/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are ...
21:48, 05/25/2019

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was ...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of T...
03:00, 05/29/2019

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the South...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Flooding continues in Ontario cottage country Ontario cottage country continues to grapple with flooding as water levels begin to decline and stabilize in the Bracebridge area and rise in the Mus...
01:32, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country...
18:00, 05/27/2019

No swimming: Toxic bacteria afflicts Mississippi coast MANDEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An outbreak of toxic bacteria is ruining some beach plans in Mississippi, where authorities are warning people not to swim o...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Mississippi: Police hunt killer of officer outside station BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station and shot him d...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississi...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Central US flooding hits recreation, tourism industries LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tourism and recreation companies along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers say they’ve taken a financial hit as floodi...
18:16, 06/07/2019

More heavy rainfall adds to Midwestern flooding problems ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of rain has led to more flash flood watches across the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued the watches Tuesda...
14:32, 05/07/2019

WWII sweethearts who reunited in France may see each other again, this time in Mississippi After a brief reunion in France, wartime sweethearts K.T. Robbins and Jeannine Ganaye are looking to add another chapter to their love story.  ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Missi...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and ...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tu...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and ...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding...
22:48, 05/26/2019

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten b...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels o...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box tru...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Teen accused of killing Mississippi family’s pet hogs CARRIERE, Miss. — A teenager is accused of fatally shooting a Mississippi family’s pet hogs. The Picayune Item reports 18-year-old Conner Taylo...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a m...
08:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane....
08:00, 07/11/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of hea...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains,...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels o...
08:00, 06/12/2019

40 cattle swept downriver in southern Minnesota flooding BYRON, Minn. (AP) — About 40 cattle were swept away from their pasture in southern Minnesota as heavy rainfall caused the Zumbro River to swell. Olms...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough w...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7...
05:48, 06/02/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
03:16, 05/25/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people. Sgt. Andy West said the patrol r...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Sandbags deployed along Lake Ontario to prepare for flooding OSWEGO, N.Y. — New York state says it has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags, hundreds of pumps and 920 feet (280 meters) of temporary dams in eight...
01:48, 05/06/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
10:00, 07/15/2019

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Tiny cocktails are the latest bar trend flooding Instagram Honey, they shrunk your cocktails. Tiny tipples — complete with miniature garnishes and ever-so-slight buzzes — are becoming the itsy-bitsy menu star...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.  ...
14:32, 06/22/2019

Mississippi police department will start using body cams JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi police department will be outfitted with body cameras in an attempt to become more transparent. News outlets report th...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is d...
03:16, 05/25/2019

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursd...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Flooding makes big ‘dead zone’ off Louisiana coast likely NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal scientist says the year’s widespread flooding makes it likely that a big “dead zone” will form off Lou...
01:00, 05/17/2019

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen A...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during ...
21:32, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Suspect named in killing of Mississippi officer BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Biloxi police officer (all times local): 6 p.m. Mississippi authorities have released the name of...
01:48, 05/07/2019

Water levels declining but flooding remains in Muskoka "If we continue where we're going, we're going to be in OK shape, but if things change then we're going to be in trouble," Muskoka Lakes Mayor Phil H...
02:16, 05/07/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts th...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announce...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a polic...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Mississippi State extends Moorhead’s contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
17:48, 06/01/2019

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road in an armchair with a television. A woman who spott...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentence...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.  ...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi city fires police officer charged in killing OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city has fired a police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved. An Oxfor...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of ...
21:32, 05/12/2019

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and torn...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Feds call Mississippi jail unsafe just before brawls hurt 6 RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Department of Justice report called a Mississippi jail unsafe and violent only hours before brawling inmates sent six mo...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for fla...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and to...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. T...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Mississippi Blues Trail markers will honor Lynyrd Skynyrd MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — People are raising money for two Mississippi Blues Trail markers to commemorate the 1977 plane crash that killed three members o...
18:48, 06/29/2019

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in armchair Source: Sharon Norton Brookhaven Animal Control via WLBT BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road i...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thou...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Water-soaked Houston braces for more serious flooding from heavy rains The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gu...
16:16, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crim...
21:48, 06/21/2019

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to...
17:48, 05/27/2019

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is hol...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Mississippi police shooting: suspect who shot officer dead on the run Biloxi police chief says he believes the man who killed officer Robert McKeithen outside the police station is still in the areaA man who shot dead a...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring se...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff is pleading guilty to four felony charges and resigning from his office. Tim Mitchell on Wednesday ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednes...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few d...
20:16, 07/14/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest c...
06:32, 07/15/2019

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the c...
01:32, 07/16/2019

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major...
06:00, 07/16/2019

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha       ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disas...
01:32, 07/12/2019

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s enviro...
01:32, 07/11/2019

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at t...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow...
18:48, 07/10/2019

Mississippi State beats Miami 5-2, back in super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jake Mangum had three hits, Jordan Westburg drove in two runs and Mississippi State beat Miami 5-2 to advance to the super r...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used ...
20:16, 07/10/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already be...
20:16, 07/10/2019

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Boa...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, a...
18:16, 06/02/2019

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless s...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hotte...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Higgs says New Brunswick should be prepared for hard choices after second year of flooding Blaine Higgs said the decisions made by the government this year may be different from the actions of the provincial government under Brian Gallant i...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June While water levels will fluctuate, flooding is likely to continue along a portion of the Mississippi River and perhaps others over the central United...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal de...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer's killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA T...
07:00, 06/09/2019

Thunderstorms bring flooding, power outages to Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash flood warnings, power outages and calls for water rescues. The Nation...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Mississippi teen accused of killing a uniformed officer arrested Police say Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, shot patrolman Robert McKeithen dead in the station’s parking lotA Mississippi teenager accused of shooting dea...
05:32, 05/08/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.     &#...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charg...
19:16, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock...
17:16, 06/03/2019

Safe or addictive? Bans on herbal product kratom spreading in Mississippi State lawmakers rejected a ban on the herbal product, so counties are criminalizing sale and possession themselves. What's behind the movement? ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a ...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least...
00:00, 05/28/2019

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop i...
17:32, 07/11/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands ...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Arkansas losing over $20M a day from record flooding as residents brace for water to keep rising Historic flooding in Arkansas continues as the water travels south and communities around Little Rock are preparing for the Arkansas River to reach i...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri towns brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksvil...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.      ...
22:16, 05/26/2019

Lens: In Photos, Eudora Welty Captured Life in 1930s Mississippi Before her career as a distinguished fiction writer, Eudora Welty applied her short-form prowess to photographing life in Depression-era Mississippi....
12:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the past week - in part caused by bad weather in the U.S. Midwest - has roiled cash markets f...
00:16, 05/29/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Puppy abandoned on side of Mississippi road in armchair, animal control says A puppy found abandoned in an armchair on the side of a Mississippi road wouldn't leave the piece of furniture, hoping its owner would come back, acc...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangero...
08:16, 05/27/2019

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.   ...
05:48, 05/28/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flo...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support ...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday foll...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches (38 cm) of rain in some...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Photo tour: Experience the tastes and sights of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Seafood naturally dominates the food scene, but visitors can enjoy a variety of influences, including French, Cajun, Creole ­and Asian.  &#...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Suspect caught in fatal shooting of Mississippi officer at police station A Biloxi police officer on his way home spotted a man resembling the suspect in the death of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen.   ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials s...
17:00, 07/14/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the ...
13:48, 07/14/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted....
07:32, 07/14/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gu...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at le...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the ...
05:48, 07/14/2019

A Mississippi State Rep Allegedly Punched His Wife in the Face for Undressing Too Slowly This past Saturday, Mississippi Republican state Representative Douglas McLeod was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after he a...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is dete...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean ...
07:16, 07/16/2019

Black couple told ‘you don’t belong here’ by gun-toting Mississippi campground manager The KOA campsite manager was fired after a video showed her brandishing a handgun at a black couple who were walking their dog at a campsite in Stark...
23:16, 05/29/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following hea...
23:16, 06/11/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri town brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksvil...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the dea...
22:16, 05/27/2019

In racial case, U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's c...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history...
23:32, 06/21/2019

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.     ...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Central US braces for severe storms, flash flooding as some parts see tornado warnings States throughout the Central U.S. and parts of the Midwest are bracing for extreme weather this weekend as they expect to see severe thunderstorms, ...
22:48, 05/18/2019

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign...
19:48, 07/11/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall ...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 qu...
16:48, 06/21/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn th...
21:17, 07/10/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into...
20:16, 07/17/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to c...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by bo...
22:48, 06/09/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the p...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Mississippi assistant high school principal faces statutory rape charge Leflore County sheriff says the parent of a female student made the report. The accused has had run-ins with the law before.     ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorm...
22:32, 06/15/2019

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have al...
18:32, 07/05/2019

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breach...
03:00, 06/02/2019

‘A River Runs Through It’ soon open to all After years of planning, the stream made famous in the fly fishing book and movie featuring Brad Pitt, “A River Runs Through It,” will soon be open t...
00:48, 06/01/2019

Helicopter goes down in Hudson River A commuter chopper crash-landed in the Hudson River on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. The Bell 206 went down at the shoreline near 12...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Corn futures surge, bringing May gain to 20% as soft commodities rally on Midwest flooding Corn futures are surging, climbing to a near 3-year high, as heavy rain forecasts across major farming areas threaten to delay planting even further....
16:48, 05/29/2019

Steve King Tells Iowans Hit By Flooding Not to Worry Because Maybe All That Rain Will Make Deserts Green On Tuesday, parts of downtown Davenport, Iowa dramatically flooded after temporary flood barriers failed to stave off the gushing Mississippi River—w...
14:16, 05/02/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archi...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basem...
22:00, 07/08/2019

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in N...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself. &#...
22:00, 07/19/2019

All Mississippi beaches closed as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the final two state beaches that were open for swimming.    ...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Mississippi police feel ‘vindicated’ after chance encounter leads to arrest of suspected cop killer A Mississippi police chief says his department feels “vindicated” after arresting the 19-year-old suspected of gunning down one of its officers in a ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate cha...
16:48, 07/04/2019

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the closure of the final two state beaches that had been open for swimming. ...
23:00, 07/07/2019

Former Drug Company Execs, Pharmacists Arrested for Allegedly Flooding Small Towns With Opioids Federal officials have indicted two former executives at the pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken for allegedly distributing millions of opioid pill...
20:00, 07/19/2019

40 bodies recovered from the River Nile The death toll from Monday's attack on the sit-in of Sudan's pro-democracy protesters has risen to 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the River...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Woman escapes with cat from car that plunged into river BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — A woman was able to save herself and her cat after the car they were riding in plunged into a Massachusetts river. Blackston...
22:00, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Plane in river had been in maintenance JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida that ended up in a river at ends of runaway (all times loc...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Ohio River set for cleanup this weekend CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Ohio River is set to get a scrubbing this weekend. The West Virginia environmental department has announced that the 31s...
11:32, 06/13/2019

A Rhine romance: following the mighty river Flowing from the Swiss Alps to the Hook of Holland, the Rhine is a merger of European cultures and landscapes, writes Ben CoatesHiking over the rocks...
08:48, 06/29/2019

10 of the best lake and river holidays in Europe From exploring Finland’s lake district to canoeing the Danube delta in Romania, we pick the continent’s most beautiful regions for fresh-water ac...
14:32, 06/27/2019

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor ...
07:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Pets yet to be retrieved from plane in river JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on on charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida that ended up in a river at ends of runaway (all times ...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Santa Cruz River now flowing after nearly 80 years TUCSON – Water is now flowing in the Santa Cruz River. It is all part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the city of Tucson launched...
14:48, 06/25/2019

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their hom...
00:48, 05/23/2019

We've discovered a massive dinosaur-era river delta under the sea Some of the first dinosaurs may have lived and hunted on the largest delta plain ever discovered, which was 10 times the size of the Amazon river del...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Distilling the Jim Beam fire: What we know about the cause, river impact and more A fire has been burning at Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse. Here's what to know about its impact on the Kentucky River, wildlife and more.  ...
18:48, 07/05/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no criti...
00:16, 05/05/2019

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Passenger: Problem with AC on plane that crashed into river JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A passenger on the chartered jet that crashed into a river at a military base in Florida said passengers initially were tol...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Saved from icy river, Estonian wolf “probably” shot Estonian authorities say a wolf that captured international attention earlier this year after being rescued from an icy Estonian river by constructio...
16:32, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash in the Hudson River (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Fire Department of New York says a pilot and a ...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Seven dead after river boat capsizes in Budapest Sightseeing boat was by the Hungarian parliament building when it collided with another vesselSeven South Koreans have died after a sightseeing boat ...
09:32, 05/30/2019

Seven dead and 21 missing after river boat capsizes Seven people have died and at least 21 are missing after a river boat with South Korean tourists on board capsized in the Hungarian capital Budapest....
07:32, 05/30/2019

Saving a river chapel sprung from a vision of God Among the gum and cypress trees of a southeastern Louisiana swamp, where Spanish moss hangs from the branches and bald eagles and osprey fly overhead...
08:16, 05/07/2019

$3.5B Fordham Landing project going up near Harlem River Another industrial wasteland along the Harlem River waterfront in the Bronx is on its way to a face-lift. The $3.5 billion mixed-use Fordham Landing ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Boeing 737 from Gitmo goes off runway into river in Jacksonville, Fla. A Boeing 737 jet arriving from the Guantanamo Bay military station in Cuba, went 100 feet off the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and into t...
07:48, 05/04/2019

‘Spunky’ woman and her cat survive after car plunges into river BLACKSTONE, Mass. — A woman was able to save herself and her cat after the car they were riding in plunged into a Massachusetts river. Blackstone Fir...
03:16, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 With 143 On Board Falls Into River In US, 21 Injured A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while att...
09:16, 05/04/2019

Pilots changed runway before jet hit Florida river Pilots of a chartered jet that ran into a river at a Florida military base made a last-minute change to the runway where they would land, a federal i...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Boeing 737 slides into Florida river with no fatalities A Boeing passenger jet has crashed into a Florida river after attempting to land during a storm. One official said it was "a miracle" none of the 143...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Dog thrown out of car near Salt River unable to be saved PHOENIX (KPNX) — A small dog that is believed to have been thrown out of moving car near Salt River Saturday morning has a broken spine and won...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat ...
00:48, 07/15/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit ...
13:48, 07/09/2019

California father drowns in Oregon river after trying to help his daughter A California man drowned Thursday afternoon after he jumped in the Santiam River to save his daughter in Marion County.     ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

‘Miracle’: Plane Crashes Into Florida River, But No Deaths In this photo released by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, authorities work at the scene of a plane in the water in Jacksonville, Fla., Frida...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Missing kayaker found on Big Sandy River in Kentucky PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say the body of a missing kayaker has been found in the Big Sandy River. Kentucky State Police said in ...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Swimmer missing from race down New York’s Hudson River NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a swimmer who went missing during a race down New York’s Hudson River. Authorities say the swimmer was...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Calgary man presumed dead after being swept up in B.C. river: RCMP A 39-year-old Alberta man went missing on May 29 just before 6 p.m. and is believed to have drowned after being "swept away with the fast-rising wate...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Video: Helicopter Spirals Down Into Hudson River, 2 Injured A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Manhattan, causing minor injuries to the pilot...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. (AP) — A small town in Oklahoma is urging residents to evacuate as the Arkansas River heads toward near-historic levels. Forecas...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Boeing 737 slides into Florida river with 136 on board, no fatalities A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. Johns River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman fo...
07:16, 05/04/2019

Exxon Mobil to pay $1M to settle oil spill in Montana river HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has approved an agreement for Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay $1.05 million to settle federal pollution violations over a 2011 ...
00:16, 06/05/2019

A helicopter has crashed into the Hudson River in New York City ABC7 A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday, the fire department said. Only the pilot was on board, and was safe...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York, injuring two A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Manhattan, causing minor injuries to the pilot...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Salmon-eating sea lions targeted at Columbia River dam BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have started killing more California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectri...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river BEIJING (AP) — An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Commercial plane 'down on river', Jacksonville, Florida mayor says A commercial plane was "down on the river," the mayor of Jacksonville, Florida said on Twitter on Friday, adding that fire and rescue crews were on t...
07:16, 05/04/2019

Why a Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River Is Stuck in Washington It’s widely regarded as among the most vital infrastructure projects in the U.S., but it’s been canceled once and now is stuck in limbo. President Do...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Mom drowns herself, twin daughters by driving into river: cops A Michigan woman drowned herself and her twin daughters by intentionally driving into the Kalamazoo River, authorities said Tuesday. Two other girls ...
08:48, 06/19/2019

NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the ri...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Boeing 737 from Gitmo crash lands into Florida river A charter plane with multiple passengers traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night.   &...
00:16, 05/05/2019

Santa Cruz river now flowing at 1.5K gallons per minute TUCSON – Water recently started flowing again in the Santa Cruz River. It is part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the City of Tucson la...
21:32, 07/03/2019

Man missing after boats collide on eastern Missouri river OLD MONROE, Mo. (AP) — Search crews are looking for an eastern Missouri man after two boats collided on a river in eastern Missouri. The accident hap...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Dad drowns trying to save daughter from fast-moving river A frantic father jumped into a deep, fast-moving river in Oregon to save his 12-year-old daughter from drowning — and wound up dying himself, a...
10:32, 07/19/2019

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more im...
11:00, 07/18/2019

‘The river is treacherous’: the migrant tragedy one photo can't capture The father and his toddler daughter pictured face down in the river were two of dozens who drowned this year while crossing the border to seek asylum...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river, 21 hurt A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the U.S. outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Flori...
04:16, 05/05/2019

A day in the life of the River Thames: 24 hours spent on its waters London's river is home to everything from seals to seahorses and the nation's busiest lifeboat service. Frankie McCoy hitches a ride along the Thames...
11:00, 07/18/2019

2 injured after helicopter crashes into the Hudson River: officials A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Manhattan, causing minor injuries to the pilot...
00:32, 05/16/2019

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’ First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Ohio River Bridge To Remain Closed Another 5 Months PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — An Ohio River bridge connecting Kentucky and Illinois will remain closed for about five more months. The Kentucky Transportation ...
14:32, 06/06/2019

Police: 2 die, 1 child missing after woman drives into river Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwester...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Video shows moment helicopter goes down in Hudson River New video shows the moment a helicopter crashed into the Hudson River Wednesday. The clip, posted to Snapchat, shows the charter chopper traveling so...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Crews Rescue Ailing Hiker From Red River Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Search and rescue teams jumped into action Saturday to help a man who suffered a cardiac event at Red River Gorge....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Missouri River will remain high because of water from dams OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River from upstream dams will remain at a high level for several months...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Man’s body pulled from East River near Manhattan Bridge The body of an unidentified man was pulled from the East River near the Manhattan Bridge Sunday morning, police said. The body was found at just afte...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwester...
19:16, 06/18/2019

Woman’s body pulled from East River: police The body of a woman — possibly in her thirties — was found floating in the East River on Sunday night, according to cops. Police pulled t...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Lightstone continues to snag properties along Harlem River Lightstone is gobbling up more of the Bronx waterfront along the Harlem River between East 138th and East 145th streets, where it will soon be able t...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Body found 100 km downstream after Hungary river disaster A body was pulled from the Danube more than 100 km downstream from Budapest, officials said on Monday, the first apparent victim recovered since the ...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Utah sex suspect missing after chase, car plunge into river A Utah man sought in an alleged sex crime involving a juvenile was missing Saturday after his car plunged into a river in a northwestern Arizona gorg...
06:48, 06/02/2019

Pilots made runway change before jet hit Florida river A passenger on the chartered jet that crashed into a river at a military base in Florida said passengers initially were told the aircraft might not b...
00:16, 05/06/2019

California man jumps into river to elude homeowner, police SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a California man jumped into a river to elude a homeowner and police following a report of a burglary. The Sa...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water...
04:00, 05/22/2019

‘Selfless’ Kansas man dies rescuing stranger from river A “selfless” 26-year-old Kansas man drowned while trying to rescue a stranger from a Missouri river. Jacob Farley of Wichita died Friday ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.    &#...
20:16, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
11:48, 07/12/2019

May 2019 Weather Recap May 2019 is in the books and went down as very warm and somewhat wet.   Temperatures started relatively normal for the beginning of the month, but a ...
17:48, 06/01/2019

Active Weather Saturday After an active round of weather to wrap up the work week, we’re starting the weekend off mostly quiet. Cloudy skies and mild conditions persist. Sca...
15:32, 06/22/2019

April Weather Recap It’s been a busy few days with LEX 18’s Derby Coverage (not to mention all the rain) so the April Weather Recap fell by the wayside. No w...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Staying cool in the hot weather TUCSON – As southern Arizona starts to see scorching temperatures, many workers are having to brave the heat every day. “It’s prett...
06:48, 06/13/2019

Memorial Day Weather History Fire up the grill, put on the sunscreen, and strap on those floaties; it’s the unofficial start of summer! Memorial Day is first and foremost a day o...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Tennis: Wet weather set to help Halep PARIS - While disappointed tennis fans trooped out of Roland Garros on Wednesday with the day's play washed out, women's champion Simona Halep might ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Here are the retirement destinations with the best weather A new report by International Living, a guide to retirement abroad, ranks the best destinations in which to spend your later decades by their weather...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Michigan Woman Drove Car With 2 Daughters Into River, Killing All 3, Police Say The authorities are trying to piece together what led to the deaths of the woman and her twin daughters, whose bodies were found in the Kalamazoo Riv...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Drone footage of the swollen Arkansas River; more rain expected Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. ...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry com...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Granger Smith Honors Late Son River With Charitable T-Shirt Granger Smith is paying tribute to his late son, River Kelly Smith. Earlier this month, the singer took to social media to share the heartbreaking n...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Magician inspired by Houdini drowned after being lowered into river in chains Chanchal Lahiri, whose stage name was Jadugar Mandrake, had not been seen since Sunday, when he was lowered into the Hooghly River in Kolkata.  ...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Police: Mom drives into Michigan river with twin daughters, all 3 dead Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a sou...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Officials: Body Of Missing Boater Pulled From Ohio River BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– After hours of investigating, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife is confirming a missing boater has been found. A group of ...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Swimmer, 67, dies during Hudson River marathon, race organizers say A retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher who was swimming a marathon down New York's Hudson River was confirmed dead after disappearing...
19:32, 06/16/2019

Watch: Massive goldfish found in river after apparent flushing A New York state nonprofit is pleading with the public not to flush their unwanted pets after a 14-inch goldfish was found near a wastewater treatmen...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Oklahoma Awash: Scenes From the Flooded Arkansas River Basin After record spring rains, Oklahoma’s reservoirs are full and rivers have spilled their banks. With the water still rising, downstream communities ar...
06:00, 05/27/2019

IAS Officer Scales Everest With A Message To Clean River Ganga Ravindra Kumar, an IAS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has a message for the nation from atop Mount Everest, which he scaled with gangajal (water fro...
09:32, 06/05/2019

Three dead, 16 missing as Hungarian river boat capsizes on Danube At least three people died and sixteen were missing after a tourist boat capsized on the Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday with dozens of ...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Missing marathon swimmer’s body recovered from Hudson River The body of the marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River last week was found Tuesday, police said. Dr. Charles Van...
23:48, 06/18/2019

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)  ...
06:48, 05/30/2019

At least two killed after woman crashes car into Michigan river with her children inside A woman deliberately crashed her vehicle into Michigan's Kalamazoo River with her two children inside, killing at least two people, local police said...
16:48, 06/18/2019

In UP, Police Guard River 24X7 During Season Of Water Woes Uttar Pradesh police's 24-hour guard of the Ken River has been made necessary by illegal sand mining that is rampant across the almost dry river, thr...
13:48, 06/18/2019