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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 i...

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.        ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River Floods that have caused months of misery across the Midwest are expected to get even worse this week as major rivers are forecast to reach record levels and communities near them brace for potentially catastrophic damage....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
06:13, 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 market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season. But...
18:13, 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 to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
05:39, 05/24/2019

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 Midwest, forecasters say.        ...
09:52, 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 the flooding....
02:39, 07/11/2019

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 play its first 40 of 43 games on the road....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all the way to the Northeast all because of a stalled pattern across the country....
20:39, 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)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

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 of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the reques...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding from record rainfall and backed up waterways, which were shut off from draining into the Mississippi ...
03:52, 08/01/2019

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 history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a ...
01:00, 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 in one year to ease pressure on city’s levee system. (May 9)       &...
02:13, 05/10/2019

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 rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the National Weather Service said....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Mississippi River spillway opening indefinitely postponed NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans to open a major Mississippi River spillway have been canceled. Part of the Morganza Spillway structure northwest of Baton Rouge had been scheduled to open Sunday. But a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said Thursday tha...
22:26, 06/06/2019

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 record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
19:52, 05/30/2019

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 to open another flood control structure – the Morganza floodway. It has only been opened twice b...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Flood damage at least $2 billion for Mississippi River towns ST. LOUIS (AP) — Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday. Heavier than normal snow melt in the late winter and frequent and ...
20:39, 06/25/2019

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 started Wednesday night and continued for several hours through early Thursday. (June 20)   ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the ...
23:52, 06/06/2019

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 of May and even into June....
22:00, 05/11/2019

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.        ...
21:39, 05/27/2019

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 river communities said Tuesday. Heavier than normal snowmelt in the late winter and frequent and heavy ...
01:39, 06/26/2019

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 is possible in the area this week, The river has already crested at many of the hardest-hit towns, bu...
06:13, 05/06/2019

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) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of d...
16:26, 06/21/2019

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 widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Lower Mississippi River to fall below flood stage after 7 months The lower Mississippi River in the south-central United States is forecast in the coming days to fall below flood stage -- ending a nearly seven-month ordeal....
17:00, 07/29/2019

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 levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
19:39, 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 levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
01:52, 05/31/2019

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 backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month....
00:13, 05/18/2019

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 United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
19:13, 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 will threaten an area farther north....
03:13, 05/19/2019

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 this spring swelled the major shipping waterway to near record levels....
19:13, 05/03/2019

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.        ...
04:26, 06/02/2019

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.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

'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 tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
03:52, 05/21/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
12:00, 06/11/2019

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.        ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

'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.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

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.        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

'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.        ...
21:26, 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 on roads across the UK....
02:39, 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 the weekend....
01:00, 05/26/2019

GCSE Results Day 2019: Hundreds of thousands of students to collect results of tough new GCSEs Hundreds of thousands of pupils are to receive their results of the tough, new GCSE courses this morning following the biggest shake-up of the exams for a generation....
18:26, 08/22/2019

Election Results 2019: All FAQs On How To Track Results Answered Here Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: You can track live election results on NDTV news websites in English, Hindi, Tamil and Bengali. Here's how you can track latest and live election news online and......
13:52, 05/22/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results; Reported Results Include Bats Effective March 1 CHICAGO, May 9, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, and provided updated 2017 guidance to reflect its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats)....
01:39, 05/03/2019

GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."...
10:00, 08/21/2019

UK weather forecast: Danger to life warnings as Britain braces for weekend washout of 'unseasonable' stormy weather Britain is bracing itself for "unseasonal" heavy wind and rain this weekend that has sparked danger to life warnings for parts of the UK, as well as yellow weather warnings for London....
09:39, 08/08/2019

'The river is in my blood': meet the people of the River Thames From swan markers to mudlarkers, houseboat dwellers to bridge operators, meet the people for whom the Thames is so much more than just water. Photographed exclusively by Martin Parr...
22:39, 07/18/2019

How to Stretch That Last Bit of Maple Syrup Imagine, if you will, a nightmare scenario: You have made a pile of delicious breakfast carbs. They might be fluffy pancakes. They could be pillowy French toast. They are hot and buttered and ready for action. But then you open the fridge and find th...
01:26, 07/25/2019

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
17:52, 06/11/2019

Samsung's next The Wall TV can stretch to 292 inches with 8K Samsung's 146-inch The Wall TV? That's for chumps. The electronics giant is fulfilling its promises of a home version by introducing The Wall Luxury, an even more ambitious TV designed for the poshest of abodes. It starts at 'just&#...
23:13, 06/12/2019

Steamy Stretch Through Early Next Week June is going out with a steamy forecast. The next couple of days will be ideal for keeping cool by the lake or the pool. High temperatures will continue to hover around 90 degrees with the heat index running in the low to mid 90s. Pop-up thunderstor...
22:26, 06/28/2019

Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Could Stretch Into 2020 Fixing the Boeing 737 MAX’s flight-control software and completing other steps to start carrying passengers is likely to stretch into 2020, an increasing number of government and industry officials say, even as the company strives to get its jet back...
05:00, 07/15/2019

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by five straight losses against the Nats and Miami Ma...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Stretch of road in LA to be renamed Obama Boulevard LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stretch of road in Los Angeles will be renamed after former President Barack Obama during a festival and unveiling ceremony Saturday. Obama Boulevard will replace Rodeo Road, a 3 ½-mile street that runs from Culver City to mid-ci...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further in the summer of 2019....
06:13, 07/13/2019

Dietrich slugs 3 HRs as torrid stretch continues Derek Dietrich hit three homers -- all two-run shots for Cincinnati -- and the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered yet another injury to their rotation Tuesday night as the Reds pulled away to an 11-6 victory....
06:52, 05/29/2019

Bayer says 2019 profit goal becoming a stretch Germany's Bayer has warned that its 2019 earnings target had become harder to reach, becoming the latest agricultural supplies company to be affected by flooded U.S. farms and trade disputes....
10:39, 07/30/2019

In Toronto, an Industrial Stretch Has Its Breakout Moment Sterling Road is newly hip, thanks to the arrival of the Museum of Contemporary Art. But with its elevated profile, locals worry the old strip will lose its gritty magic....
12:39, 07/05/2019

Mets ‘have to make hay’ during this stretch vs. bottom-feeders As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 13 straight games against those NL East slackers. A...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Migrants traverse the deadly last stretch of Darien jungle BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama (AP) — At first they appeared only as weary silhouettes emerging from the dense foliage on the other side of the Tuquesa River. Three women, one leaning on a stick for support, and two others carrying their few belongings on the...
10:13, 05/31/2019

Tech's Best Stretch Since 2011 Rejuvenates Market Rally Technology stocks just posted their best five-day stretch in 7½ years, as investors embrace monetary- and trade-policy shifts widely perceived as supporting higher prices....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Nationals can prove they’re for real in brutal upcoming stretch Should bettors take the Washington Nationals seriously as a profit center and playoff threat? Sunday afternoon provides a good opportunity to get caught up with news on the Nats while watching the national telecast of their series finale against the ...
20:39, 07/14/2019

How Yankees are spinning Aaron Judge’s ‘rough stretch’ TORONTO — That season-high nine-game winning streak that ended on Friday night when the Yankees’ lost to the Blue Jays 8-2 at Rogers Centre was built on home runs. Just one of those 28 homers, however, was hit by Aaron Judge, the name in the Ya...
01:26, 08/11/2019

The Tie Bar now makes stretch chinos for $60 a pair — I tried them, and you wouldn't know they're so inexpensive from looking at them Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Li Na's tennis journey to stretch from China to Hall of Fame Li Na, the first player from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend        ...
12:13, 07/19/2019

Sorry, Stretch Armstrong, but a neodymium magnet and some screws just spelled your doom Stretch Armstrong was born to die. Anyone who has ever had one of these dolls knows that eventually, inevitably, Stretch must be forced beyond his limits. Maybe you want to tie his pliable limbs into knots until it is one knot too many. Perhaps you a...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Huge Florida mansion comes with trading floor, stretch limo Some houses have home offices, but this one has a full-on trading floor. A Fort Lauderdale, Florida, mansion that just went on the market for $12.99 million has a Wall Street-style command center with a trading computer, 10 monitors and an LED news t...
05:39, 08/10/2019

MLB power rankings: Indians hop over Twins as they set up wild AL Central stretch run Four rollicking games produced a deadlock atop the AL Central. And it's likely the Indians and Twins are only getting started.       ...
01:26, 08/13/2019

Pregnant Ashley Graham Praised Over Naked Selfie With Stretch Marks Pregnant Ashley Graham is keeping it real. The 31-year-old model and husband Justin Ervin announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant with their first child and on Sunday, she shared a......
05:00, 08/19/2019

Stretch of Coney Island’s Mermaid Avenue renamed ‘Woody Guthrie Way’ Our land is officially his land — at least a part of it. Woody Guthrie Way became the latest addition to Coney Island Saturday after a stretch of Mermaid Avenue between West 35th and West 36th streets was renamed in the late folk singer’s honor...
23:52, 06/22/2019

Watch Cookie Monster lead the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field Many major-league baseball teams have the crowd sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” for the stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh inning. That tradition started in Chicago, led by beloved broadcaster Harry Caray when he was still w...
20:39, 06/28/2019

Listen, bend and stretch: how Japan fell in love with exercise on the radio Millions join in a mass rajio taisō workout broadcast daily for nearly 70 years“One, two, three, four … five, six, seven, eight …” That is the cue for half a dozen people braving a humid morning at Kamezuka park in Tokyo to bend, stretch, jump, and r...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Kamala Harris’s questioning of Barr delivers a punch after an uneven campaign stretch Harris charms voters on the stump and stands out in Senate hearings, but her cautious performance in televised events has some supporters worried she could undermine her no-nonsense brand....
23:52, 05/02/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
06:13, 05/24/2019

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
05:39, 07/10/2019

This Past Flu Season Was the Longest in 10 Years, the CDC Says The 2018-2019 flu season may not have been as severe as the one that came before it, but it set a record of its own, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say. It was the longest in a decade, lasting 21 weeks. Fewer illnesses, hospital...
05:52, 06/21/2019

The unusual US economic recovery is now its longest Beneath the low unemployment figures and long-awaited wage growth lie risks that can’t be ignoredData released over the next few months will show that the current US economic expansion is the longest on record. But while the US continues to outperfor...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Guinness Record for place with longest name At 85 letters, this hill named in honor of native warrior Tamatea has the longest place name in the world, according to Guinness World Records.       ...
15:39, 07/24/2019

Kourtney Kardashian Celebrates Her Stretch Marks in Swimsuit Photo: Relive Her Most Candid Moments Kourtney Kardashian is wearing her stretch marks like a badge of honor. A photo of the 40-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and mother of three posing in a swimsuit on a yacht......
05:26, 08/15/2019

Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea merit silverware this season after overcoming tough stretch Maurizio Sarri says his Chelsea side deserve to end the season with a trophy after they reached the Europa League final with a penalty-shootout win over Eintracht Frankfurt....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Serbian festival crowns longest mustache At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white mustache.        ...
20:13, 08/05/2019

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney to London get off the ground at all....
08:13, 06/05/2019

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
18:39, 06/16/2019

Germany's Longest Bond Goes Negative for First Time Investors spooked by a revival of trade tensions piled into safe assets on Friday, pushing 30-year German government yields into negative territory for the first time....
01:52, 08/03/2019

Virgin Galactic moves to New Mexico, entering ‘home stretch’ toward commercial flight Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic’s winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees to a southern New Mexico.        ...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
20:39, 07/19/2019

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
04:39, 06/18/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
14:26, 05/16/2019

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS announced: the longest G Master optic yet Sony has beefed up its lens range with the FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS, a new super telephoto optic aimed at sports and wildlife photographers.The FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS is the latest arrival in Sony’s premium G Master lens series, which also includes th...
17:52, 06/11/2019

This place holds a Guinness World Record for longest name At 85 letters, this hill named in honor of native warrior Tamatea has the longest place name in the world, according to Guinness World Records.        ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Robert Morgenthau, longest-serving Manhattan DA, dies at 99 Former Manhattan district attorney and federal prosecutor Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades going after mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers, has died...
07:39, 07/22/2019

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut        ...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Aiways U5 launched with longest EV prototype test journey Chinese electric brand will push upcoming U5 SUV to its limits ahead of European launch Shanghai-based EV maker Aiways has announced that it will complete the longest ever point-to-point journey for an electric vehicle prototype. The journey, which ...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Watch MLB's 10 longest home runs of the Statcast era Baseball is on pace to shatter the league-wide home run record in 2019 and we've seen some supremely long blasts in the past five years.       ...
21:26, 08/02/2019

How to get the longest life out of your battery (and help prevent it from bursting into flames) We're surrounded by countless devices that each contain a rechargeable battery, and those batteries generally go unnoticed unless they stop working or do something more spectacular like burst into flames. Here's how to get the longest -- and safest ...
12:39, 08/03/2019

| WATCH | Serbian festival crowns longest moustache At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white moustache, the longest in a local competition....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Britain’s ‘longest married couple’ celebrates 80 years together Lovebirds Jack and Joan Bare have not had a night apart since World War II. The two have been married for a whopping 80 years — making them possibly Britain’s longest married couple. And after all that time, they’re still not sick o...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ became the longest-running No. 1 thanks to memeing and streaming The viral hit bested the best: Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," as well as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" remix with Justin Bieber....
01:52, 07/31/2019

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday — the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 that now surpasses the previous record expansion set between March ...
23:26, 07/01/2019

Which football teams have the longest opening-day unbeaten runs? | The Knowledge Plus: two bookings for a player in one passage of play, more debutant goalscoring goalies and Danny McGrain in AlbaniaMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Port Vale are unbeaten on the opening day of the season since 2004. Can anyone top ...
13:52, 08/07/2019

Novak Djokovic Wins Longest Point Ever Recorded at Wimbledon (WIMBLEDON, England) — Going by the number of strokes, it was the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon. And for Novak Djokovic, it went a long way toward putting him into another final at the All England Club. After exchanging dozens of str...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Two-thirds of the world's longest rivers are no longer free-flowing Just more than a third of the planet's longest 234 rivers are still free-flowing, according to a new survey. The majority are interrupted by dams and reservoirs....
22:00, 05/08/2019

World's longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an electric vehicle in New Zealand on Friday after a three-year drive that took him through more than 30 countries....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Toronto's Lefty Knuckleballer Took The Longest Road Back To The Bigs On Saturday, in his first big league start since September 2008, Ryan Feierabend threw the first complete game of his career. It was less triumphant than it sounds. Feiereabend threw four full innings in a game that wound up getting called in the fi...
00:52, 05/22/2019

The Longest Toilet Break? Belgian Man Sits For 5 Days In Bid For Record A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, a 48-year old who is learning to be a bus driver, set himself a challenge of sitting for......
19:39, 07/12/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge: We crossed all 700 feet of USA's longest footbridge We walked the longest footbridge in the U.S and can attest: Gatlinburg SkyBridge is a bucket-list bridge – even if you're afraid of heights.        ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

A glass bridge opening next month in China will be the world's longest A new walkway in China set to be the longest glass bridge in the world has an unexpected twist -- it spirals through the air, offering spectacular views of the surrounding scenery....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit continues, House of Commons officials have said.As of...
21:39, 05/13/2019

LSE's FTSE stock market suffers longest outage in years A technical glitch delayed the start of trading on Friday on the UK blue chip FTSE 100 and midcap stock indexes for almost two hours in what was the longest outage at one of the world's top bourses in eight years....
05:26, 08/17/2019

NYPD’s longest-tenured murder detective retiring after 38 years NYPD Detective Pete McMahon has seen it all. In his 38-year career — coming to a close with his retirement on Thursday — the venerable homicide detective has investigated hundreds of murder across four boroughs and had a front-row seat to the city...
09:13, 05/30/2019

Election Results 2019: Top 5 Ways To Check Lok Sabha Election 2019 Results Online The Lok Sabha election result 2019 will be declared on May 23. The recently concluded seven-phase 2019 general election was the world's largest democratic polling exercise, in which more than 900......
14:13, 05/21/2019

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
22:39, 07/20/2019

German football teams smash world record for longest match Two teams from southwestern Germany played a 168-hour game from May 29 to June 5 that ended in a draw. The match already surpassed the previous record holder on June 3....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Robert Morgenthau, longest-serving Manhattan district attorney, dies at 99 Robert Morgenthau, who became the scourge of New York's white-collar criminals over three decades as the longest-serving Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday at the age of 99....
19:00, 07/22/2019

Roller coaster with world’s ‘longest, fastest and tallest’ drop opens It’s 245-feet of “nope.” This month, Canada’s Wonderland, a theme park located outside Toronto, debuted the Yukon Striker roller coaster, which features the “longest, fastest and tallest” drop in the world. Accordi...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Yankees tie Major League record for longest consecutive games with home run New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks' home run against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night gave the Yankees a home run in 27 consecutive games, tying a Major League record....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Brexit news latest: MPs set to resume what has become longest parliamentary session in UK history MPs are returning to the Commons to resume what is now the longest session of Parliament ever held in the UK as the country remains in deadlock over Brexit....
09:00, 06/04/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
15:00, 05/16/2019

The Fed Just Cut Interest Rates in Hopes of Extending the Longest Economic Expansion on Record (WASHINGTON) — The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim g...
22:13, 07/31/2019

Census: Average illegal immigrant has lived in US for 15 years, longest on record In the latest example of how ineffective immigration law has been for decades, a new report on Census Bureau numbers shows that the typical illegal immigrant has lived inside the United States for 15 years....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Ride along on Yukon Striker, the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in the world Yukon Striker, the new dive coaster at Canada's Wonderland, takes the element of anticipation to an absurd extreme.        ...
00:52, 05/14/2019

Adrián Sanchez, Nationals’ second-longest tenured player, is running out of options and time After spending a decade with the organization, Sanchez is playing his final year with minor league options. After this season, he’ll have to go through waivers if the Nationals don’t keep him in the majors....
17:26, 06/27/2019

Adrián Sanchez, Nats’ second-longest tenured player, is running out of options and time After spending a decade with the organization, Sanchez is playing his final year with minor league options. After this season, he’ll have to go through waivers if the Nationals don’t keep him in the majors....
19:00, 06/27/2019

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
12:00, 08/21/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge, longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, opens this month The nearly 700-feet-long and 150-feet-high Gatlinburg SkyBridge, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, opens May 17.        ...
12:13, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Warriors' Kevin Durant buckling up for his longest year after Achilles injury Rehabbing an Achilles rupture is slow and difficult, testing a player’s mental fortitude as much as his or her physical limits. Just ask Kobe Bryant.       ...
02:13, 06/13/2019

Boom: Donations to Trump’s July Fourth ‘Salute’ to double fireworks display, longest ever Washington’s July Fourth “Salute to America” envisioned by President Trump will conclude with the capital’s longest ever fireworks display thanks to donations being made by two of America’s biggest pyrotechnics outfits....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Happy Summer 2019: Google Doodle Marks Summer Solstice - The Longest Day Google today dedicated its doodle to mark the start of summer and also the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The day referred to as the Summer Solstice receives the most hours of......
05:13, 06/21/2019

Widespread flooding in New Orleans A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike Louisiana and other states along the Gulf of Mexico within days. (July 10)    ...
22:39, 07/10/2019

South India hit by flooding Monsoons in southern India have devastated the state of Kerala, with 22,000 people forced to leave their homes. Floods last year were reported to be the worst in a century....
04:00, 08/10/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. The National Weather Service said ...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Nearly 400 Missouri roads closed by flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads and inundating homes and businesses. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the Mississippi River crests at its second-highest level on record i...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
04:26, 06/18/2019

Former Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dead at 81 JACKSON, Miss. — Former US Sen. Thad Cochran, who served 45 years in Washington and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. Cochran’s final chief of staff, Brad White, said Cochran died Thurs...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Sen. Thad Cochran died on Thursday morning in Oxford, Miss., according to a statement from his longtime spokesman. He was 81.Cochran served as the Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, most recently from 2015 until April of 2018, and helpe...
18:13, 05/30/2019

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept seven different food processing plants in six cities in another s...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series for a second straight season after beating Stanford 8-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA's super regionals ...
07:26, 06/10/2019

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
12:39, 07/09/2019

Shooting at Walmart in Mississippi Kills 2 A “disgruntled” former employee opened fire at dawn, killing two employees and striking a police officer in the back, officials said. The officer was saved by his bulletproof vest....
11:26, 07/31/2019

ICE releases 300 of 680 arrested in Mississippi raids U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox said Thursday that 300 out of 680 people detained in Mississippi raids were released overnight....
04:26, 08/09/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun 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.       ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Ronnie Shive told The Greenwood Commonwealth that one student...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history. Halter’s two-out grounder up the middle sc...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat No. 4 seed Mississippi State 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Vanderbilt (47-10) continued i...
08:13, 05/24/2019

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 stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
03:13, 05/26/2019

| 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 immediately seek higher ground....
14:51, 04/28/2019

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 Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)     ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

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 floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
09:39, 05/25/2019

| 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's weather bureau says....
21:26, 05/27/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
04:13, 05/09/2019

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 in the state....
00:52, 07/14/2019

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 help beleaguered residents....
14:49, 04/28/2019

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 have been lost in the summer floods....
11:52, 07/02/2019

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 officials have recommended that about 160 homes be evacuated. (May 31)        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

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 following heavy rain....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet Hundreds of homes have been evacuated in a Lincolnshire town following severe flooding as the local MP warned that residents are “by no means out of the woods ye...
00:39, 06/16/2019

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 Muskoka Lakes region....
00:52, 05/04/2019

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 in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water is across ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

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 as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power an...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so t...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Severe thunderstorms, flooding to impact the U.S. Midwest Portions of the midwestern United States are expected to deal with rounds of thunderstorms, which may pose a threat for flooding, damaging winds, hail and even a tornado or two Monday into Monday night....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Anne Hathaway: It's not a stretch playing 'a Muppet-y human' in 'The Sesame Street Movie' "The Hustle" star Anne Hathaway will return to "Sesame Street" for a musical movie set to shoot this summer. "This is not a stretch for me," she says.        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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, authorities said. Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, is expected to be charged with capital murder for the fat...
09:52, 05/07/2019

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 state. The first of two funeral services for Thad Cochran is taking place Monday at the Mississippi C...
10:52, 06/03/2019

4 pet donkeys shot and killed in Mississippi pasture MIZE, Miss. (AP) — Officials are trying to figure out who shot four miniature donkeys in a Mississippi pasture. Callie West Evans tells WLBT-TV that one of her children’s pets was found shot May 20, while three more were found dead on Saturday....
02:39, 06/06/2019

No end seen to struggle as Mississippi flood enters month 4 HOLLY BLUFF, Miss. (AP) — Larry Walls should have been out working in his fields last week. Instead, his John Deere tractor is parked on high ground, just beyond the reach of the ever-encroaching floodwaters in the southern Mississippi Delta. Four mo...
00:00, 05/30/2019

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 that Jojo the kangaroo went missing from an elementary school in Gulfport Wednesday morning. Cody Brela...
14:13, 06/07/2019

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.        ...
14:13, 05/25/2019

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 Tawan Atkinson was caught about 40 miles away. (May 7)        ...
09:26, 05/07/2019

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.        ...
15:00, 06/07/2019

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't plant an acre this year. (May 29)        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament        ...
06:13, 05/25/2019

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 Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
17:52, 05/30/2019

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 former office announced. He was 81....
19:52, 05/30/2019

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 in both states report that Concordia Parish authorities identified the victim as Fred McCray Jr. McCra...
03:52, 06/25/2019

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 team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament’s super regionals. The school said Eaga...
13:26, 06/09/2019

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 Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
20:52, 05/30/2019

Ethridge dominant as Mississippi beats Jacksonville St 16-2 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tyler Keenan, Anthony Servideo and Thomas Dillard hit homers, Will Ethridge threw seven dominant innings and Mississippi powered past Jacksonville State 16-2 on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Ole Miss (...
07:26, 06/01/2019

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

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions once an embryonic heartbeat is detected, which can occur at six weeks after conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13, 05/25/2019

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. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said on Sunday that two additional beaches in Jac...
06:39, 07/08/2019

ICE raids sweep up 680 undocumented immigrants across Mississippi Immigration enforcement authorities raided food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday, picking up 680 workers in what was being billed as the biggest single-day, one-state sweep in U.S. history, officials said. The raids hit seven plants ...
05:13, 08/08/2019

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 sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
03:39, 05/03/2019

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
21:13, 07/23/2019

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 Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
18:26, 05/27/2019

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.       ...
13:13, 06/22/2019

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 and torrential rain....
17:52, 04/28/2019

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 Thursday. (June 6)        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-minute speech that included her alarm at the declining birth rate among white people and other anti-imm...
12:39, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Kayaker’s body found; 4th death from flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The body of a kayaker missing since Wednesday has been found in a swollen southwest Missouri creek, the fourth person to die in the latest round of spring flooding. M...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on Monday and signal an end to the torrid weather....
19:00, 07/22/2019

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 both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
00:13, 05/31/2019

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 military bases, public squares and roadsides, some have complained of an inefficient government resp...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Rescuers rush to help as serious flooding starts in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were moving in to help people trapped by rapidly rising floodwater in the northern Mozambique city of Pemba on Sunday, home to 200,000 people, a United Nations (U.N.) spokesman said, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped more rain on the region....
14:53, 04/28/2019

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 nation’s ability to produce food....
17:13, 05/25/2019

Record flooding causes levee breach in western Arkansas DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. The levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) nor...
14:13, 05/31/2019

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 counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential flooding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday tha...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Brooklyn residents recall massive flooding during rainstorm Brooklyn residents were still reeling Tuesday from heavy flooding that wreaked havoc during torrential downpours in the Big Apple a day earlier. Amanda Denesha of Gowanus said she was forced to wade through waist-deep floodwaters donning sandals Mond...
00:00, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Coming rounds of rains hold key to flooding OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on flooding along the Mississippi River (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The National Weather Service at St. Louis says rain in the coming days will determine whether Mississippi River levels will rise more than expected. L...
18:39, 05/04/2019

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 over the central United States into July....
12:13, 06/12/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
23:52, 05/25/2019

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 Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focus...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country....
11:13, 05/25/2019

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 this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
22:39, 05/26/2019

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 Harding said....
03:52, 05/07/2019

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 stars at local bars. At East Village gastropub Boulton and Watt, four teensy cocktails — $7 and 1 ¹/₂ oun...
02:26, 05/15/2019

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 camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
05:00, 07/16/2019

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. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a wa...
13:52, 07/11/2019

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 over the central United States into July....
20:52, 06/12/2019

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 bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
21:39, 05/24/2019

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 truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. The National Tra...
20:52, 06/05/2019

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 million. The school announced the extension on Tuesday. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal w...
21:13, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Judge questions Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in a lawsuit to block a Mississippi abortion law that bans the procedure after 6 weeks (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is s...
19:26, 05/21/2019

Mississippi fights lawsuit over reliance on mental hospitals JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The federal government is putting Mississippi’s mental health system on trial. Since June 4, a judge has been hearing arguments and testimony that Mississippi puts too many mentally ill people in state hospitals and doesn&...
19:13, 06/26/2019

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 or eat seafood from polluted coastal waters. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality relea...
12:52, 06/26/2019

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 received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about the two-vehicle wreck on Mississippi Highway 16 eas...
16:13, 06/03/2019

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 Mississippi River surged in, forcing dozens of people to evacuate....
04:39, 05/01/2019

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 the Jackson Police Department unveiled the cameras Tuesday and will begin training Thursday. Jackson Po...
13:13, 06/27/2019

‘They cry for their parents’: Mississippi Ice raids spur pleas from children Wednesday’s raid saw about 680 immigrants detained, leaving their children in the care of strangers or relativesA raid by US immigration agents that picked up about 680 immigrants in Mississippi has triggered a wave of heart-rending videos and images...
01:39, 08/09/2019

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, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succumb.“I left that morning when I saw the waters start...
08:13, 05/12/2019

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 Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building i...
18:39, 06/11/2019

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 the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

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 when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Satur...
21:13, 05/21/2019

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 male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” ̶...
13:52, 07/11/2019

Police respond to deadly shooting at Mississippi Walmart A former employee allegedly went on a shooting rampage at a Mississippi Walmart early Tuesday, leaving at least two employees dead and a police officer injured after an exchange of fire, according to local reports. Police were called to reports of an...
16:13, 07/30/2019

At one church, dozens of parishioners taken in Mississippi ICE raids, pastor says The Rev. Roberto Mena estimates people from 90 families were detained in raids at food processing plants. His message is "the church is with them."        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

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 announcement on Monday. Carter takes over for Ross Bjork, who was named Texas A&M’s athletic director o...
18:26, 05/27/2019

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a ``Hispanic invasion'' was charged in a shooting that left 22 people dead....
06:00, 08/08/2019

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

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 nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
02:13, 05/25/2019

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 detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
02:52, 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 as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
02:52, 05/25/2019

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 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
07:39, 05/25/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state....
06:26, 08/08/2019

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 Taylor has been arrested and charged with malicious killing of livestock. Owner Melinda Shaw says a family...
16:00, 05/03/2019

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 dead. Authorities say the man walked up to the Biloxi officer in the station’s parking lot Sunda...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
05:26, 08/16/2019

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Missi...
23:13, 05/31/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:52, 07/16/2019

'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 the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of th...
10:52, 06/03/2019

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 storm pushed north: flooding....
03:00, 07/16/2019

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 flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six mo...
03:00, 06/18/2019

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. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
19:13, 05/21/2019

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 disaster. Read more......
03:26, 07/12/2019

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 days, according to the Nepalese government...
23:39, 07/14/2019

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, according to officials....
20:39, 06/02/2019

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 hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
12:39, 07/20/2019

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 hit the southern plains and south-eastern states on Memorial Day, after a spate of deadly tornadoes ...
15:26, 05/27/2019

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 thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
17:00, 05/29/2019

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 charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with mi...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
04:26, 07/21/2019

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 tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
02:13, 05/23/2019

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 rains and caused some flooding....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Vandals accused of flooding World War II-era submarine face new charges New charges have been levied against five so-called urban explorers accused of flooding and partially sinking a World War II-era submarine in New Jersey during a pair of break-ins last summer....
10:26, 07/25/2019

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 severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
02:52, 06/04/2019

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 declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an inundation of flood waters....
18:26, 04/28/2019

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 cities eased as the storm weakened....
02:39, 07/15/2019

Hero unclogs sewer to help clear flooding on Queens highway If you see something, do something. One woman in Queens took action Monday night to help alleviate severe flooding that closed all lanes on the Long Island Expressway near Francis Lewis Boulevard. Daphne Youree exited her car and grabbed an orange co...
09:26, 07/23/2019

British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in central England on Friday in an effort to prevent it from collapsing and flooding the town below....
23:26, 08/02/2019

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 being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
19:39, 07/10/2019

Midwest flooding leads to evacuations; road, school closings MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — As the Mississippi River continues to surge, flash flooding along Kansas creeks and streams is forcing people from their homes, closing roads and prompting schools to call off classes. Emergency management officials began evacu...
16:52, 05/08/2019

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 Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.        ...
20:39, 05/11/2019

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, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
23:52, 07/05/2019

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 and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
00:26, 07/11/2019

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 National Weather Service issued a flood warning for central Fort Bend County Tuesday evening and says thund...
05:00, 05/08/2019

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 in 2018....
16:26, 05/01/2019

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha        ...
01:13, 06/07/2019

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — 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 Tournament’s best-of-three super regionals. Mississippi State (50-13) s...
06:26, 06/09/2019

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
15:39, 08/08/2019

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
03:52, 08/18/2019

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 dead a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot smiled as he was escorted through a phalanx of ...
05:13, 05/08/2019

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 spotted the truck dumping the furniture and pup on Gaston Trail called animal control to get the dog help....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney ...
14:00, 05/29/2019

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
21:13, 08/08/2019

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

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.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Ally Kostial one of five Mississippi women killed in span of 24 hours In the span of 24 hours, five women — including college student Alexandria “Ally” Kostial — were reportedly shot and killed across the state of Mississippi. The deaths were reported over the weekend by local police officials. ...
06:13, 07/25/2019

Nearly 700 people arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids occurred in small towns where the workforce is made up largely of Latino immigrants.        ...
21:13, 08/08/2019

‘Let our voices be heard’: Youth march in protest of Mississippi ICE raids The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi's heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a message of opposition against immigration raids their parents could not....
15:27, 08/12/2019

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.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers....
04:26, 08/14/2019

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 in an armchair with a television. A woman who spotted the truck dumping the furniture and pup on Gasto...
19:39, 06/25/2019

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 regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (49-13) is in the super regionals for the fourth t...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. They typically aren’t. Immigration and Customs...
08:00, 08/10/2019

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 States into June as rounds of excessive rain continue....
03:00, 05/08/2019

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 an officer outside the police station in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Sunday night is an “animal” and is st...
18:00, 05/06/2019

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 environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. NBC’s Morgan Chesky reports for TODAY. Mississipp...
19:39, 07/10/2019

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 his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman and he apparently can’t risk being seen with her....
03:39, 07/11/2019

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting approximately 680 illegal immigrants as part of the Trump administration's tougher crackdown. ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

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 he was escorted through a phalanx of television cameras and police officers at the scene of the crim...
16:39, 05/07/2019

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 by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
20:13, 07/10/2019

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 she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money base...
13:52, 07/11/2019

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 crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans ...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Two shot, killed by ‘disgruntled’ Walmart employee in Mississippi identified SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Mississippi coroner has identified the second person killed in a shooting at a Mississippi Walmart. DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pou...
01:52, 07/31/2019

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 serious flooding expected to follow....
04:52, 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 Gulf of Mexico.        ...
20:00, 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 least two dozen tornadoes....
07:26, 05/22/2019

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, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jo...
16:39, 06/03/2019

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 flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:26, 07/11/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse to come....
15:52, 04/28/2019

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 market this fall....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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 heavy flooding....
01:00, 06/12/2019

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 the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
23:52, 07/14/2019

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 five deaths in a span of a week....
00:00, 05/28/2019

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 Clarksville.        ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
04:39, 07/14/2019

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 into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in eff...
16:26, 07/11/2019

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 Clarksville.        ...
19:00, 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 said....
01:52, 07/15/2019

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.        ...
06:26, 05/27/2019

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 the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
08:52, 07/11/2019

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 "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “ne...
12:52, 05/27/2019

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 for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Mississippi immigration raids thrust kids into adult roles. They're still children Even the youngest children of the undocumented immigrants swept up in workplace immigration raids across Mississippi were suddenly thrust into adulthood. But they're still kids....
15:26, 08/10/2019

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.        ...
15:00, 06/07/2019

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 detected....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Mississippi food plants ‘willfully’ employed illegal workers: feds Federal authorities apparently had a good reason for conducting one of the biggest immigration raids in a decade this past week. Six of the seven Mississippi food plants that got hit by ICE agents on Wednesday were “willfully and unlawfully emp...
08:00, 08/10/2019

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, according to animal control....
16:52, 06/25/2019

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.        ...
04:00, 05/28/2019

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 following several levee failures....
21:52, 05/31/2019

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....
11:13, 05/09/2019

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 allegedly punched his wife in the face. According to his wife, he punched her  after she didn’t undres...
01:39, 05/23/2019

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 the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
20:26, 07/08/2019

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 is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide offic...
01:52, 06/03/2019

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.        ...
17:13, 05/07/2019

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 fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
13:52, 05/21/2019

DHS secretary: Mississippi raids focused on employers 'exploiting undocumented workers' Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said Sunday that the raids on seven Mississippi businesses, in which 680 people were detained, were part of an ongoing investigation into the employers....
04:39, 08/13/2019

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 Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm di...
15:26, 07/14/2019

Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged As federal indictments stack up against dozens of undocumented immigrants rounded up in workplace raids in Mississippi, no charges have been filed against employers who immigration officials believe knowingly hired them, according to online court doc...
18:26, 08/22/2019

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?        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Immigration official: Those arrested in Mississippi shouldn't have been hired by company A day after the largest federal immigration raid in more than a decade led to the arrest of 680 people, a top ICE official defended the operation.        ...
11:39, 08/09/2019

Invoking the Racist Dog Whistles of the Past, ICE Arrests Nearly 700 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi In what Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are touting as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s history,” nearly 700 undocumented immigrants were detained in raids at food processing plants in Mississi...
02:00, 08/09/2019

Abortion in the south: The 'escorts' who ward off protesters at Mississippi's lone clinic ‘Clinic escorts’ create a buffer between protesters and women arriving at the clinic as its role becomes ever more importantKim Gibson wore a pastel rainbow-striped vest with the words “clinic escort” in bold, black letters as she glanced over at the...
16:13, 08/13/2019

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 breached levee....
03:13, 06/02/2019

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 potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
18:39, 06/18/2019

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 create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
18:00, 07/14/2019

India monsoon flooding, landslides leave nearly 150 dead, hundreds of thousands evacuated Nearly 150 people have died and more than 400,000 people have been forced to flee their homes following days of torrential rain that triggered catastrophic flooding and mudslides in southern India, reports said....
11:52, 08/14/2019

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 deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said....
20:39, 05/27/2019

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 thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
19:00, 06/15/2019

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 a freight train derailment....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
08:39, 08/03/2019

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, flash flooding and tornadoes...
23:39, 05/18/2019

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.        ...
19:13, 06/09/2019

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 late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:13, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong airport to resume all flights after protesters cause chaos by flooding terminal Hong Kong airport has said it will restart flights after thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupied its main terminal and forced it to shut down....
08:39, 08/13/2019

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 boat to assess the damage....
21:52, 06/09/2019

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 the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
01:52, 07/11/2019

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
17:00, 08/17/2019

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.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

Mississippi State football player pleads guilty to animal cruelty for starving dog Mississippi State offensive lineman Michael Story pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for staving a Great Dane that belonged to an ex-girlfriend.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have already been released, officials announced Thursday....
22:26, 08/08/2019

An Oregon pastor and stripper have struck up an unlikely friendship to help children of undocumented immigrants in Mississippi (KGW)   An Oregon pastor and an exotic dancer have struck up an unlikely friendship to help children of undocumented immigrants in Mississippi. “The biggest thing I want people to know is they’re loved by God,” said Pastor Adam Eric...
10:00, 08/22/2019

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 the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death b...
12:39, 07/18/2019

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
19:13, 07/12/2019

Mississippi Walmart shooting suspect down after gunfire erupts inside store, cops say A gunman accused of opening fire inside a northern Mississippi Walmart on Tuesday — leaving two dead and a police officer injured — was shot and taken into police custody, officials said....
17:52, 07/30/2019

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 also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
02:26, 07/06/2019

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....
16:13, 06/03/2019

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 of racial bias in selecting juries....
07:13, 06/22/2019

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 quadruple murder....
16:26, 06/21/2019

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 of their white counterparts....
23:26, 05/19/2019

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and explo...
00:52, 08/10/2019

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 trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism."...
20:13, 07/11/2019

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 Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
19:52, 05/21/2019

Whaley Bridge flooding: entire town of 6,500 people evacuated amid fears dam could collapse A town in Derbyshire was being evacuated today over fears a reservoir's dam could collapse after torrential rain sparked major flooding across parts of northern England....
17:00, 08/01/2019

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 Archives....
10:13, 07/09/2019

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 Northamptonshire....
00:52, 06/14/2019

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 basement ended up getting soaked....
00:52, 07/09/2019

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 pills illegally in rural Appalachia. Two pharmacists have also been charged, according to a statement fro...
18:00, 07/19/2019

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—which has crested to near record-setting levels in parts of Iowa and Illinois after hard-hitting snowf...
10:39, 05/02/2019

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 change in Canada....
14:13, 07/04/2019

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 12th Avenue and West 34th Street around 2:26 p.m., FDNY and FAA officials said. The helicopter had just...
01:26, 05/16/2019

‘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 to all....
02:39, 06/01/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi inmate's murder conviction in racial case 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 conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
16:26, 06/21/2019

All Mississippi beaches close 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.        ...
20:00, 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 brazen attack right outside its headquarters....
16:39, 05/07/2019

GOP candidates Tate Reeves, Bill Waller head for runoff in Mississippi governor's race Two Republican candidates for Mississippi governor are headed for a runoff, after the margin of victory in a primary Tuesday was too narrow to certify a winner....
18:26, 08/07/2019

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.        ...
21:39, 07/19/2019

Fraternity Suspends Students Who Posed With Guns in Front of Emmett Till Memorial in Mississippi Bullet holes are visible in the photo of the memorial plaque, which marks the spot where the body of a murdered 14-year-old black boy was found in 1955....
11:39, 07/26/2019

After Record-Setting ICE Raid in Mississippi, Migrant Children Face the Horror of Living Without Their Parents After nearly 700 immigrants were detained by ICE agents on Wednesday during a series of strategic raids, an ugly situation in Morton, Miss., became even more gruesome as children, some as young as toddlers, have been forced to rely on members of thei...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Ole Miss student from Missouri found dead in Mississippi, 'foul play' involved, authorities say "Foul play" was reportedly involved in the death of a 21-year-old female University of Mississippi student found dead near a lake this weekend, officials said....
20:26, 07/22/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Knee-deep flooding jams transit, swamps battered Brooklyn, darkens parts of New Jersey Trains and planes were delayed while cars and pedestrians slogged through knee-deep water in Brooklyn as flooding swept through parts of the borough.        ...
18:13, 07/23/2019

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 in the state of Mississippi, has died. She was 86....
09:52, 05/16/2019

White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text White Mississippi Sheriff Jim Johnson made a racist remark in a text message, a public records request by a local newspaper reveals.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

10 of the best lake and river holidays in Europe From exploring Finland’s lake district to canoeing the Danube delta, we pick the continent’s most beautiful regions for fresh-water activity holidaysFew places have more romantic appeal than the Italian Lakes, from celebrity-favourite Como, to the va...
16:39, 06/27/2019

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. Blackstone Fire Chief Michael Sweeney says the woman had just picked up her cat from the groomer Saturday when...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Red River rematch could happen again in Big 12 with Texas-OU Red River rivals Oklahoma and Texas met twice last season for the first time in 115 years, when the Sooners won their fourth consecutive Big 12 championship by avenging their only regular-season loss....
15:26, 08/13/2019

Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says a helicopter has gone down in the Hudson River. WABC says the pilot got out and was OK after the helicopter landed in the river at around West 30th Street on Wednesday afternoon. It...
21:26, 05/15/2019

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 Nile, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
02:13, 06/06/2019

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 near Tujetsch, I was surprised to find a lighthouse. My surprise wasn’t due to its appearance: the l...
09:13, 06/29/2019

This Swiss river is clear enough to see 30 feet below Tucked away in Ticino, Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is known for its debris-free, crystal clear water. Swimmers can clearly see the bottom of the riverbed. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:7 places that serve avocado with a twistWh...
05:52, 08/01/2019

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 31st annual Ohio River Sweep is scheduled for this Saturday. Volunteers from 11 West Virginia counties w...
11:39, 06/13/2019

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 Washington DC in one hour....
20:13, 07/09/2019

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 of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the...
20:39, 07/14/2019

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 staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
00:52, 07/12/2019

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 delta...
17:00, 04/28/2019

| High drama shakes up Berg River on day 3 A day of drama on the tough third stage has shaken up the leaderboard of the Berg River Canoe Marathon, ending the challenge of Graeme Solomon and Adrian Boros....
19:52, 07/05/2019

‘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 Fire Chief Michael Sweeney says the woman had just picked up her cat from the groomer Saturday when she ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

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 left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River. One unoccupied home rolled into the river. (May ...
00:13, 05/24/2019