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

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

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

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Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.    ...
23:00, 05/28/2019

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 leve...
11:12, 05/28/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Historic flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business. The river is a main conduit of shipping everything f...
07:48, 05/18/2019

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 Midwes...
17:00, 05/04/2019

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 ...
14:36, 07/10/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to pla...
17:36, 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 ...
12:48, 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)  ...
15:24, 07/15/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.       ...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part o...
19:48, 06/12/2019

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 his...
15:36, 05/26/2019

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and tho...
08:12, 05/31/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where ...
12:24, 05/02/2019

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 i...
18:36, 05/09/2019

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.       ...
19:48, 05/27/2019

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 o...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Storms predicted in areas beset by Arkansas River flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials have closed two bridges over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith as the waterway surges toward a record c...
06:48, 05/28/2019

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...
19:36, 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...
14:24, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Mississippi River closed to vessels at St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 2:05 p.m. The Mississippi River is now closed to all vessel traffic at St. L...
12:36, 05/03/2019

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 sta...
10:48, 06/20/2019

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....
16:36, 06/06/2019

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 l...
16:12, 05/30/2019

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 wide...
13:48, 05/03/2019

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 riv...
22:36, 06/25/2019

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) ...
10:48, 06/21/2019

UK weather: country hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east England after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms hit parts of the UK overnight...
04:24, 06/19/2019

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 w...
20:12, 05/18/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on ...
09:24, 07/10/2019

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control struct...
11:00, 05/09/2019

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 backl...
13:36, 05/17/2019

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 Unite...
10:24, 05/01/2019

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 th...
13:48, 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.        ...
19:24, 06/01/2019

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.   &...
15:12, 06/06/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding sparks transport chaos Commuters were hit with severe delays on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads lef...
09:00, 06/11/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoe...
20:48, 05/20/2019

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.  ...
23:12, 04/30/2019

'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.    &...
18:48, 05/30/2019

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.    ...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Servic...
00:24, 07/13/2019

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 o...
19:36, 06/12/2019

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 th...
02:24, 05/26/2019

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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...
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01:12, 07/18/2019

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 y...
12:00, 08/07/2019

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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 W...
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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 lo...
04:36, 07/05/2019

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02:36, 05/10/2019

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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.  ...
04:36, 07/24/2019

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12:12, 07/01/2019

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21:36, 07/21/2019

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17:12, 06/17/2019

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21:48, 07/30/2019

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03:48, 08/03/2019

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02:48, 05/22/2019

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15:00, 07/12/2019

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17:24, 08/16/2019

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07:00, 05/15/2019

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10:36, 07/12/2019

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15:12, 05/29/2019

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06:00, 05/16/2019

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09:48, 06/25/2019

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14:24, 06/05/2019

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00:48, 06/21/2019

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01:12, 06/04/2019

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13:24, 07/31/2019

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05:12, 07/20/2019

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Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional app...
16:00, 06/28/2019

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.     ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

‘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 Mongol...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge, one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in North America, opens this month The Gatlinburg SkyBridge, believed to be one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in North America, opens May 17.     ...
07:48, 05/02/2019

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 Br...
23:48, 06/12/2019

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 d...
09:12, 06/24/2019

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.   ...
17:12, 05/02/2019

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 Conserv...
06:36, 07/17/2019

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 t...
06:48, 08/09/2019

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....
15:48, 06/17/2019

'We can't win war against water': Warning over flooding risk At least £1bn a year needs to be spent on traditional flood and coastal defences as the threat of climate change looms, the environment agency (E...
23:36, 05/08/2019

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 t...
01:00, 05/10/2019

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 ha...
04:00, 07/02/2019

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 ...
01:24, 05/23/2019

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 i...
13:24, 07/13/2019

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....
14:48, 05/08/2019

Flash flooding in DC turns roads into rivers A slow-churning, torrential rainstorm soaked the nation’s capital Monday, knocking out power to thousands and prompting dozens of water rescues across...
13:48, 07/08/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe ...
09:36, 06/15/2019

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 fl...
21:12, 05/24/2019

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 Musk...
16:24, 05/03/2019

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 followi...
09:00, 04/29/2019

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 fr...
16:48, 06/07/2019

| 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 ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

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 ...
05:51, 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 Tu...
23:00, 05/28/2019

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...
08:49, 08/11/2019

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 pa...
17:00, 06/06/2019

| 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'...
08:48, 05/27/2019

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 s...
16:48, 05/25/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at ...
20:36, 05/08/2019

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 ...
17:36, 07/15/2019

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.  &...
07:36, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Oklahoma governor surprised by flooding amount PERKINS, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says the am...
08:12, 05/22/2019

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 Thursda...
17:24, 06/06/2019

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 ov...
08:12, 06/12/2019

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably lea...
09:48, 06/01/2019

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 Ha...
00:12, 05/07/2019

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 ...
15:24, 07/22/2019

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 s...
00:36, 05/25/2019

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 ov...
00:24, 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 s...
14:24, 05/25/2019

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along t...
10:24, 05/25/2019

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 offi...
08:24, 07/23/2019

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 bo...
13:00, 05/30/2019

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 ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

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 ...
12:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
02:12, 05/27/2019

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...
16:48, 05/14/2019

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 ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

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

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 peopl...
05:50, 04/28/2019

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...
05:48, 05/31/2019

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 a...
11:48, 04/28/2019

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 rai...
12:24, 05/04/2019

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 ...
21:48, 07/30/2019

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 can...
17:24, 07/16/2019

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 over...
16:00, 08/08/2019

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 S...
23:12, 05/23/2019

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 se...
23:00, 06/09/2019

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 ...
10:12, 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 an...
03:12, 08/08/2019

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 cyanobacteriu...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville was down three runs and its offense was doing next to nothing through six innings against Mississippi State. And the Car...
01:36, 06/21/2019

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 ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

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. ...
09:24, 06/10/2019

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....
15:00, 05/07/2019

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 hottes...
14:12, 07/16/2019

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 r...
05:50, 04/28/2019

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 ...
19:36, 07/15/2019

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 bei...
15:24, 07/10/2019

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 ...
05:36, 05/27/2019

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the ci...
16:24, 07/15/2019

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring sev...
21:24, 06/06/2019

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is hold...
07:48, 05/30/2019

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 disast...
02:12, 07/12/2019

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,...
10:48, 07/05/2019

'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 th...
23:24, 06/02/2019

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 severit...
12:48, 06/03/2019

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...
05:48, 05/01/2019

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 L...
07:00, 05/11/2019

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 da...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest ci...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Water-soaked Houston braces for more serious flooding from heavy rains The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gul...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Students stranded at school amid flooding in Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Dozens of students in the Houston area had to spend the night at school after flooded roads prevented buses from leaving and parents fr...
09:36, 05/08/2019

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 dec...
05:50, 04/28/2019

British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in a bid to prevent it collapsing and floodin...
11:24, 08/02/2019

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 Jers...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
09:24, 07/20/2019

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 tor...
14:24, 05/22/2019

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 ...
21:24, 05/08/2019

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 th...
02:36, 07/20/2019

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. Th...
16:24, 05/21/2019

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 I...
02:00, 07/23/2019

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...
09:24, 07/20/2019

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 charge...
11:36, 07/19/2019

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 o...
16:48, 06/05/2019

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, au...
22:12, 05/06/2019

Mexico says 122 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexico's foreign ministry said on Thursday that 122 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immi...
20:24, 08/08/2019

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff James...
13:12, 06/05/2019

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&apos...
00:36, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A court document shows a nor...
21:12, 05/21/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks ...
14:48, 05/24/2019

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. T...
18:48, 07/07/2019

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 ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

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 fo...
19:36, 05/30/2019

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...
00:48, 05/07/2019

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the Southe...
22:36, 05/24/2019

Lawsuit: Mississippi has racist way of choosing governors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new lawsuit by three African American residents of Mississippi seeks to block what it calls a racist method of electing the go...
07:48, 05/30/2019

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....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-ter...
12:36, 05/22/2019

Mississippi Walmart shooting leaves 2 dead A former employee allegedly went on a shooting rampage at a Mississippi Walmart early Tuesday, leaving at least two employees dead and a police office...
09:24, 07/30/2019

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station. Harrison County...
06:24, 05/09/2019

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 Thurs...
12:36, 05/30/2019

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 ...
03:36, 08/08/2019

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 clien...
08:12, 06/13/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was s...
20:36, 05/02/2019

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

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 tea...
23:48, 06/08/2019

Historic cottages could be torn down in north Mississippi TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The National Park Service is considering dismantling some historic buildings in Mississippi because nobody has been willing to le...
06:00, 05/24/2019

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fel...
07:36, 07/17/2019

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thurs...
08:48, 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 tha...
08:36, 06/07/2019

Mississippi rep charged with punching wife could be removed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House speaker has lawyers researching how to remove a lawmaker if it’s true that the man punched his own w...
10:00, 05/24/2019

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 floo...
13:00, 07/11/2019

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 ...
10:24, 07/11/2019

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 ...
17:48, 05/27/2019

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. ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

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 t...
19:24, 07/10/2019

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,...
07:36, 06/03/2019

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 Clarksvill...
10:48, 05/07/2019

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 floo...
13:24, 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 Gul...
12:12, 05/10/2019

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 Clarksvill...
12:00, 05/07/2019

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 heav...
19:00, 06/11/2019

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 m...
20:48, 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.      ...
20:48, 05/26/2019

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 "dangerou...
23:36, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the past week - in part caused by bad weather in the U.S. Midwest - has roiled cash markets fo...
15:36, 05/28/2019

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 sa...
08:24, 07/14/2019

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 lea...
13:12, 05/21/2019

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 s...
04:48, 07/14/2019

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-...
20:24, 06/01/2019

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 de...
03:12, 05/25/2019

Mississippi State OF Mangum wins Ferriss for 2nd time Mississippi State's Jake Mangum wins Ferriss Trophy after dominant regular season at top of Bulldogs' lineup      ...
14:12, 05/20/2019

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and a...
17:36, 06/04/2019

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)...
10:12, 05/21/2019

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say eight people were killed when a box truck and a passenger van collided in a head-on crash on a rural highway. Mis...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues statement JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident has been misrepresented...
18:36, 05/25/2019

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...
03:36, 06/27/2019

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

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh ...
06:36, 06/22/2019

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 ...
15:36, 05/24/2019

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 Mississip...
20:24, 05/24/2019

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....
16:48, 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 ne...
16:36, 05/24/2019

680 arrested in ICE 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. ...
08:24, 08/08/2019

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants US immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a lar...
20:48, 08/07/2019

‘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 p...
22:24, 08/08/2019

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 undocumen...
08:36, 08/16/2019

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 Missis...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi, part of sweepi...
11:36, 08/08/2019

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 ab...
04:48, 08/08/2019

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, ...
22:48, 05/11/2019

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 offici...
18:48, 08/07/2019

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says Workers with Mississippi's Child Protection Services are still searching for children who are without their parents after immigration raids. ...
18:36, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Suspect named in killing of Mississippi officer BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Biloxi police officer (all times local): 6 p.m. Mississippi authorities have released the name of ...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Trump applauds ICE for ‘surprise’ immigration raids in Mississippi President Trump on Friday praised the ICE raids in Mississippi in which hundreds of workers were rounded up this week, saying they served as a strong ...
08:48, 08/09/2019

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." &...
22:36, 08/20/2019

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, f...
10:48, 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.     ...
14:48, 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 l...
04:00, 07/12/2019

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 breache...
15:36, 06/01/2019

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 po...
09:24, 06/18/2019

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...
16:12, 06/15/2019

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 boa...
16:36, 06/09/2019

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 cr...
09:00, 07/14/2019

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 ...
15:12, 05/12/2019

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 catastr...
16:36, 08/13/2019

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. ...
12:36, 08/02/2019

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...
15:24, 07/10/2019

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...
14:12, 08/17/2019

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 dead...
12:48, 05/27/2019

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 ac...
01:00, 07/25/2019

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 ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

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 spotte...
05:48, 06/25/2019

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 employ...
02:52, 08/12/2019

Feds call Mississippi jail unsafe just before brawls hurt 6 RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Department of Justice report called a Mississippi jail unsafe and violent only hours before brawling inmates sent six mor...
08:00, 07/01/2019

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...
16:00, 06/21/2019

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 re...
22:12, 06/02/2019

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.  ...
18:24, 05/21/2019

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 ...
23:00, 08/13/2019

Mississippi Blues Trail markers will honor Lynyrd Skynyrd MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — People are raising money for two Mississippi Blues Trail markers to commemorate the 1977 plane crash that killed three members of...
10:12, 06/29/2019

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. ...
15:12, 08/08/2019

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha       &...
17:48, 06/06/2019

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.    ...
12:24, 08/08/2019

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 wa...
05:36, 05/29/2019

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 gunman who shot dead...
16:36, 05/06/2019

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 ...
16:12, 05/07/2019

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...
10:36, 06/25/2019

‘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 mess...
07:02, 08/12/2019

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...
15:48, 05/07/2019

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 i...
21:36, 08/07/2019

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.       &...
17:00, 08/14/2019

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.     ...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Boar...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s mo...
18:48, 06/11/2019

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 identifi...
18:36, 07/30/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow ...
18:24, 07/10/2019

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.       ...
14:36, 08/17/2019

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 sh...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesd...
20:00, 06/13/2019

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 environ...
13:12, 07/10/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, invoked the “Billy Graham rule” of not spending time alone with women other than one’s wife. He said photos cou...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Hundreds Arrested 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 i...
14:00, 08/07/2019

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person...
17:48, 08/14/2019

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 ...
23:48, 06/08/2019

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced...
02:24, 05/23/2019

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 appro...
16:24, 08/07/2019

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 12t...
15:36, 05/15/2019

‘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...
08:24, 05/31/2019

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 chan...
05:12, 07/04/2019

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 o...
12:12, 08/01/2019

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 No...
13:48, 06/13/2019

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 Archiv...
20:48, 07/08/2019

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 baseme...
12:36, 07/08/2019

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...
08:48, 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—wh...
02:36, 05/02/2019

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. &#...
04:48, 08/09/2019

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 adultho...
13:36, 08/10/2019

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 r...
03:12, 08/13/2019

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 detec...
22:12, 05/24/2019

Mississippi state rep allegedly punched wife after she took too long to undress for sex: report A Mississippi state rep was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly punched his wife in the face when she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted...
09:36, 05/22/2019

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.   ...
19:48, 05/27/2019

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 al...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi Walmart shooting victims identified; suspect charged with murder The two victims who were shot and killed after police said a gunman opened fire inside a northern Mississippi Walmart on Tuesday have been identified ...
19:24, 07/30/2019

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, acco...
08:36, 06/25/2019

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.   ...
10:48, 05/07/2019

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 follo...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Black couple told ‘you don’t belong here’ by gun-toting Mississippi campground manager The KOA campsite manager was fired after a video showed her brandishing a handgun at a black couple who were walking their dog at a campsite in Starkv...
16:00, 05/29/2019

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 ...
15:24, 06/02/2019

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
15:36, 08/06/2019

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 ...
10:36, 07/08/2019

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 f...
04:24, 05/09/2019

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....
01:48, 05/09/2019

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 histo...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear ICE raids’ impact on immigrants Even as many of the job hunters pondered the ways the chicken processing jobs might bring them more stability, many of the workers — who were required...
12:12, 08/13/2019

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? ...
10:48, 05/14/2019

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, w...
22:00, 08/12/2019

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police stati...
13:12, 06/18/2019

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 G...
13:00, 07/14/2019

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 rive...
15:00, 07/31/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/05/2019

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 holidaysF...
12:36, 06/27/2019

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 ...
23:48, 06/28/2019

Hurricane Barry is weakening as it moves over Louisiana, but heavy rain and flooding could still worsen — here are the latest updates Hurricane Barry made landfall Saturday morning near Intracoastal City, Louisiana, as a Category 1 storm. It has since weakened back to a tropical stor...
17:12, 07/13/2019

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. ...
07:00, 07/23/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into ...
16:24, 07/17/2019

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 ...
00:24, 07/18/2019

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.  ...
15:48, 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 alrea...
14:48, 08/08/2019

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 th...
09:12, 07/12/2019

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 als...
20:36, 07/05/2019

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 ...
20:36, 05/21/2019

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 o...
13:36, 05/18/2019

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.     ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

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 ...
11:12, 07/11/2019

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 qua...
14:12, 06/21/2019

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 ...
12:48, 08/09/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Seven dead and 21 missing after river boat capsizes Seven people have died and at least 21 are missing after a river boat with South Korean tourists on board capsized in the Hungarian capital Budapest....
23:48, 05/29/2019

Boeing 737 slides into Florida river with no fatalities A Boeing passenger jet has crashed into a Florida river after attempting to land during a storm. One official said it was "a miracle" none of the 143 ...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Boeing 737 from Gitmo goes off runway into river in Jacksonville, Fla. A Boeing 737 jet arriving from the Guantanamo Bay military station in Cuba, went 100 feet off the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and into th...
23:48, 05/03/2019

South of the river: London before gentrification – in pictures From denture repair shops to raunchy laundrettes, Niall McDiarmid’s portraits of the overlooked parts of deepest south London are a wonderful throwbac...
06:36, 07/31/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critic...
17:00, 05/04/2019

‘Spunky’ woman and her cat survive after car plunges into river BLACKSTONE, Mass. — A woman was able to save herself and her cat after the car they were riding in plunged into a Massachusetts river. Blackstone Fire...
18:36, 05/12/2019

Distilling the Jim Beam fire: What we know about the cause, river impact and more A fire has been burning at Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse. Here's what to know about its impact on the Kentucky River, wildlife and more.  ...
15:24, 07/05/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion ...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Boeing 737 With 143 On Board Falls Into River In US, 21 Injured A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while atte...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Dog thrown out of car near Salt River unable to be saved PHOENIX (KPNX) — A small dog that is believed to have been thrown out of moving car near Salt River Saturday morning has a broken spine and won&...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Teenager OK After Fall From Cliff in Red River Gorge POWELL COUNTY, KY (Lex 18) – A teenage hiker is lucky to only have minor injuries after falling from a cliff on Auxier Ridge Trail in the Red Ri...
23:48, 06/12/2019

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 delt...
10:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Pets yet to be retrieved from plane in river JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on on charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida that ended up in a river at ends of runaway (all times l...
06:24, 05/04/2019

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berk...
21:00, 08/14/2019

A dam-building race threatens the Mekong River The Mekong River is a lifeline to many communities in Southeast Asia. But an ongoing drought and dozens of hydroelectric power plants are lowering wat...
07:24, 08/16/2019

US decries Chinese disruption of Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed concern over Chinese activities on the Mekong River in Southeast Asia, calling them troubling trends...
04:12, 08/01/2019

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial w...
19:36, 07/08/2019

Seven dead after river boat capsizes in Budapest Sightseeing boat was by the Hungarian parliament building when it was struck by another vesselSeven people have died after a sightseeing boat sank in ...
17:36, 05/29/2019

Santa Cruz River now flowing after nearly 80 years TUCSON – Water is now flowing in the Santa Cruz River. It is all part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the city of Tucson launched ...
05:48, 06/25/2019