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New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down

Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes ...

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down

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Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flo...
21:56 2019-07-11

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall ...
13:14 2019-07-12

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.  ...
19:56 2019-07-11

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 flo...
23:14 2019-07-14

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to c...
18:42 2019-07-14

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn th...
19:56 2019-07-10

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...
23:42 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for th...
22:28 2019-07-12

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)  ...
22:28 2019-07-15

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Servi...
12:56 2019-07-13

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concer...
16:28 2019-07-12

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...
04:00 2019-05-27

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extrem...
15:00 2019-07-12

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the ...
13:56 2019-07-14

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused...
23:56 2019-07-10

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats t...
15:42 2019-07-12

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already be...
23:14 2019-07-10

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pos...
16:28 2019-07-12

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the la...
23:00 2019-07-11

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurri...
11:56 2019-07-12

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm track: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday. ...
16:42 2019-07-13

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...
17:42 2019-07-10

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and fl...
18:28 2019-07-12

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding of the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulat...
19:14 2019-07-12

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical St...
20:42 2019-07-12

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disas...
02:00 2019-07-12

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first A...
17:14 2019-07-12

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appe...
18:28 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahea...
04:01 2019-07-12

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf o...
22:28 2019-07-12

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lap...
22:28 2019-07-12

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 ...
09:42 2019-07-14

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....
08:00 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first A...
16:14 2019-07-12

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least...
18:28 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of t...
02:28 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding. ...
15:42 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 ...
12:56 2019-07-13

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 ...
23:56 2019-07-14

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
04:01 2019-07-12

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
02:00 2019-07-12

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running through Storm Barry Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that th...
16:14 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline 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....
16:42 2019-07-13

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center...
18:28 2019-07-13

Mandatory evacuations ordered as New Orleans braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but the slow-moving storm’s heavy rainMandatory evacuations were ordered south-east of Ne...
17:14 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecast...
16:42 2019-07-13

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...
23:14 2019-07-10

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangero...
04:14 2019-05-27

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....
06:56 2019-07-11

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story May 18 about an interruption in barge traffic along the Mississippi River, The Associated Press erroneously reported th...
23:14 2019-05-22

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.        ...
00:42 2019-07-11

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
02:00 2019-07-11

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part ...
04:42 2019-06-13

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...
01:56 2019-05-24

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 ...
04:42 2019-07-11

UPDATE 6-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
23:28 2019-07-10

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurr...
02:14 2019-07-11

Barry becomes hurricane as officials warn of rain and flooding to come New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 lose powerNHC director details ‘amazing amount of moisture’Tropical Storm Barry strengthened int...
18:14 2019-07-13

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 t...
18:28 2019-07-12

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batte...
15:42 2019-05-21

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong w...
01:14 2019-07-10

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hotte...
21:28 2019-07-16

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...
22:28 2019-06-06

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, a...
00:28 2019-07-15

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary ...
16:42 2019-07-13

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane...
04:42 2019-07-13

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane...
19:14 2019-07-13

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (N...
01:28 2019-07-12

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into ...
22:56 2019-07-10

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest c...
03:28 2019-07-15

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. T...
21:28 2019-05-21

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf ...
08:14 2019-07-13

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that th...
18:28 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is y...
09:14 2019-07-14

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hur...
02:28 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reache...
00:00 2019-07-11

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop i...
16:42 2019-07-11

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying Ne...
01:28 2019-07-14

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisian...
18:28 2019-07-15

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. Nat...
09:28 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain...
21:14 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain...
02:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category-1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is y...
20:56 2019-07-13

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is v...
17:56 2019-07-12

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the...
16:42 2019-07-15

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriou...
02:56 2019-07-13

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, t...
21:14 2019-07-14

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the p...
21:14 2019-06-18

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New ...
20:28 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, whi...
18:14 2019-07-12

Barry weakens to tropical storm after making landfall: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. ...
20:56 2019-07-13

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to av...
02:28 2019-07-15

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm B...
03:14 2019-07-13

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make...
17:56 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes l...
20:56 2019-07-12

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropica...
23:14 2019-07-14

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New O...
16:42 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tr...
21:00 2019-07-13

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts wor...
16:28 2019-07-12

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary ...
20:28 2019-07-13

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.    ...
09:14 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, official...
18:42 2019-07-14

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfa...
23:42 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds g...
16:42 2019-07-13

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The tre...
02:00 2019-07-11

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to...
04:01 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barr...
22:14 2019-07-12

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. ...
08:14 2019-07-13

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast....
10:00 2019-07-11

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaste...
02:00 2019-07-12

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relie...
21:28 2019-07-12

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could po...
03:56 2019-07-13

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in a...
02:56 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of t...
03:28 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres. &...
06:42 2019-07-13

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurri...
04:28 2019-07-12

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thu...
16:14 2019-07-12

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though co...
03:28 2019-07-14

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes. ...
18:14 2019-07-15

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion d...
07:56 2019-07-17

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency M...
13:14 2019-07-12

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over t...
21:00 2019-07-15

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue...
08:00 2019-07-14

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline 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....
19:14 2019-07-13

The Bears Are Evolving In life, there are a few fundamental facts: Grass is green, the sky is blue, and bears are bound to get stuck in Subarus. But bears aren’t just getti...
21:42 2019-07-08

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
22:00 2019-06-12

Bears boot Blewitt, cut number of kickers to 2 The Chicago Bears waived Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, reducing the number of kickers on their roster to two as the team tries to solve its kicking dil...
18:56 2019-06-12

Save the polar bears, of course … but it’s the solenodons we really need to worry about Helping the critically endangered mammal is vital because it’s the last survivor on its branch of the evolutionary treeSolenodons are some of Earth’s...
18:42 2019-06-01

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the o...
20:14 2019-05-21

Group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored t...
23:00 2019-06-27

Inspired Bears ready for training camp, except the kickers Bears kicking problems continue even after rest of the team draws inspiration from meeting former great players.       ...
03:28 2019-06-12

Pandas gobble as much protein as polar bears despite being vegetarian Pandas are not as odd as we thought. Though they are vegetarians with a carnivore digestive system, they still manage to eat as much protein as meat ...
21:42 2019-05-21

Jets interview Bears executive Champ Kelly for GM gig NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have interviewed Chicago Bears executive Champ Kelly, the fourth candidate to meet with New York for its general manager job...
02:28 2019-06-04

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlandsFor the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves a...
17:28 2019-07-16

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land cle...
04:28 2019-06-09

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just ...
03:56 2019-05-23

From bears to hippos: the expert guide to surviving killer beasts Former soldier and explorer Levison Wood runs through how to endure or avoid confrontation with some of nature’s most dangerous animalsWhen Andi Baue...
17:42 2019-06-10

Sensors made from gummy bears could monitor how children chew A sensor made with a gummy bear could help researchers study how children chew. It's cheap to make and offers a tasty treat for the child being teste...
14:38 2019-05-21

Jets’ GM search begins with Eagles’ Joe Douglas, Bears’ Champ Kelly The Jets’ search for a new general manager ramped up Friday as the team began to request permission to interview candidates. Among the first ones con...
22:28 2019-05-24

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary ...
00:42 2019-06-19

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town...
19:14 2019-06-07

Grizzly bears push into lowland areas as legal fight drags BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wildernesses and into low-level...
21:42 2019-05-25

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers...
05:56 2019-05-25

‘Garbaging for bears’ on federal land puts grizzlies, wolves at risk Hunters luring black bears to "bait sites" loaded with bread, donuts and dog food in national forests are putting grizzlies and wolves at risk, criti...
09:42 2019-07-16

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts...
13:28 2019-07-16

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi Riv...
11:14 2019-07-11

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this ...
06:14 2019-06-18

Bears sign sixth-round pick CB Duke Shelley to 4-year deal LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed sixth-round draft pick Duke Shelley to a four-year contract. The cornerback from Kansas State ...
22:56 2019-06-20

Navy Braces Up To Deal With Cyclone Vayu The Indian Navy Wednesday said the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to ale...
23:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
19:14 2019-07-05

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war....
14:28 2019-06-12

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn ...
17:42 2019-07-15

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged building...
18:42 2019-07-06

Southern California rocked by aftershocks, braces for more quakes A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit near Ridgecrest, Calif., early Friday, one of the strongest aftershocks yet after the magnitude 6.4 quake hit Thursday...
17:14 2019-07-05

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthqu...
14:56 2019-07-06

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Megha...
22:56 2019-07-10

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as ...
17:14 2019-05-28

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at leas...
05:56 2019-07-14

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restrai...
14:56 2019-06-30

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual pa...
19:14 2019-06-19

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “...
21:00 2019-07-08

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housin...
10:28 2019-07-02

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)    ...
01:42 2019-05-30

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and...
17:42 2019-06-12

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come ...
13:56 2019-06-01

Huawei braces for major smartphone sale and revenue drop Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has suggested that revenues could fall below $100 billion, with reports claiming the company is bracing itself for a huge...
14:56 2019-06-17

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathal...
16:28 2019-05-29

One killed, scores hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more A spate of tornadoes pulverized buildings in western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency off...
23:00 2019-05-28

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth tim...
23:42 2019-07-11

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy...
00:14 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
16:28 2019-06-11

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stro...
23:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests an...
19:56 2019-06-11

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is n...
16:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Ho...
07:28 2019-07-01

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bear...
14:28 2019-06-19

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
04:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for annual handover rally as fresh protests erupt Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally t...
07:01 2019-07-01

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping wi...
09:28 2019-06-09

European heatwave 2019: UK braces for hottest day of the year as deadly heat sweeps continent The UK is bracing for the hottest day of the year so far as a heatwave gripping Europe is expected to cause temperatures to hit an "exceptional peak"...
18:14 2019-06-28

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally th...
04:14 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
17:42 2019-06-14

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.     &...
03:00 2019-06-28

Akiem Hicks sees step forward for Bears in 2019: 'We can be as dominant as we want to be' Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks of the Bears said he's expecting Chicago to take a step forward this year under a new defensive coordinato...
01:00 2019-07-04

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festi...
20:14 2019-07-05

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.  ...
18:28 2019-07-10

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s...
04:14 2019-06-07

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dr...
01:42 2019-06-07

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
07:14 2019-05-23

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Gramm...
00:14 2019-06-08

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77...
02:01 2019-06-07

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.  ...
19:14 2019-06-30

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team a...
04:42 2019-05-29

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thur...
02:14 2019-06-07

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....
19:14 2019-06-10

Mississippi kangaroo found after 2 days ‘on the hop’ GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A missing kangaroo has been found after two days “on the hop” along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Cody Breland and G...
20:00 2019-06-07

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 ca...
01:56 2019-07-17

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 s...
08:56 2019-06-10

Former US Sen. Cochran’s funeral set for Mississippi Capitol JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A funeral will be held next week in the Mississippi Capitol for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican who represented the...
19:56 2019-05-31

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 ...
09:14 2019-05-24

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Campbell’s single off Cole Gordon drove in Danny Oriente for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Lou...
06:14 2019-06-21

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...
11:42 2019-05-23

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. Mi...
02:00 2019-06-18

Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has ...
17:14 2019-05-30

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...
20:56 2019-05-30

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 ...
23:42 2019-05-30

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 cyanobacteri...
13:14 2019-07-09

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....
01:42 2019-06-18

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and bec...
01:42 2019-06-07

Trooper shoots driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper has shot the driver of a car on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. Louisiana State Police...
06:14 2019-05-31

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” le...
20:14 2019-05-28

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with litt...
17:14 2019-06-19

The Latest: A New Orleans-style goodbye for Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase (all times local): 3:30 p.m. It’s been a dis...
22:56 2019-06-10

Ex-NYPD officer indicted on murder charge in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been indicted on murder charges in Louisiana. The New Orleans Advocate reports 29-year-o...
12:00 2019-06-28

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was trea...
21:14 2019-06-27

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene an...
18:14 2019-06-07

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s dev...
23:28 2019-07-08

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday...
01:42 2019-06-29

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare....
03:14 2019-06-21

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clie...
11:28 2019-06-13

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the te...
11:56 2019-06-09

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. ...
01:28 2019-07-08

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 ...
02:28 2019-06-06

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 g...
16:56 2019-05-30

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

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 af...
00:28 2019-05-25

Crikey! Kangaroo on the loose in south Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets repo...
19:42 2019-06-06

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thur...
20:28 2019-05-30

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his f...
01:14 2019-05-31

The Latest: 3 killed in 2nd wreck near Mississippi town JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a second fatal wreck in a week near a Mississippi town (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A sheriff says three people h...
00:14 2019-06-06

Mississippi River spillway opening cut by 4/5ths NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans for opening a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana have been cut back dramatically because the river is rising more slowl...
00:14 2019-06-06

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 no...
05:42 2019-05-22

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the South...
04:56 2019-05-25

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 ...
13:42 2019-06-03

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...
13:28 2019-05-25

Kangaroo goes missing from elementary school — in Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report th...
10:14 2019-06-07

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fe...
05:00 2019-07-17

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road...
20:56 2019-05-22

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 ...
22:42 2019-05-25

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 acros...
21:00 2019-07-08

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and th...
17:56 2019-05-31

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded hi...
03:56 2019-05-27

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...
21:42 2019-06-15

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight a...
10:28 2019-06-19

| 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...
17:42 2019-05-27

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking f...
06:14 2019-05-25

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of T...
16:14 2019-05-29

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms st...
20:42 2019-06-20

1 dead amid flooding, possible tornadoes in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor says one person has died as a result of severe weather there. Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Bro...
19:42 2019-06-06

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock h...
11:01 2019-07-02

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 f...
01:28 2019-06-08

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency official...
20:28 2019-05-31

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang ...
07:00 2019-05-31

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed wi...
01:42 2019-06-11

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — fro...
20:42 2019-06-21

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack. ...
02:56 2019-06-07

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos. &...
14:56 2019-05-21

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise t...
04:28 2019-06-21

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as ...
08:42 2019-07-13

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way    ...
06:28 2019-07-11

Dr. John, of Voodoo Beads, Feathers and New Orleans Sound, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Do...
05:00 2019-06-07

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane tha...
02:42 2019-07-11

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and ...
12:28 2019-06-21

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of reco...
17:42 2019-06-13

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
03:14 2019-05-25

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississi...
02:28 2019-05-25

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is d...
02:14 2019-05-25

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died ...
17:42 2019-05-30

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...
02:28 2019-05-25

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a m...
07:42 2019-07-11

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...
04:56 2019-06-02

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 ...
02:42 2019-06-05

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. Mi...
17:56 2019-06-03

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...
15:42 2019-06-11

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of recor...
01:14 2019-05-31

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...
17:14 2019-06-22

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing t...
23:42 2019-05-30

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a polic...
15:42 2019-05-22

Mississippi River spillway opening again for flood control NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the Mississippi River rises, a spillway in Louisiana will be opened for the third time ever — and only the second time for floo...
23:00 2019-05-30

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts th...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 i...
14:14 2019-05-31

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 ...
11:28 2019-05-25

Day after 19 tornadoes rip through Central U.S., 5 states face flooding, more twisters A tornado tore through a neighborhood near Tulsa International Airport on Tuesday as a powerful storm triggered flash flooding and washed out roads a...
17:28 2019-05-21

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 ...
21:42 2019-05-25

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...
16:42 2019-07-15

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 ...
21:56 2019-05-25

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

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.  ...
16:42 2019-06-22

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
17:42 2019-06-01

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...
22:14 2019-05-24

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels o...
18:56 2019-06-12

40 cattle swept downriver in southern Minnesota flooding BYRON, Minn. (AP) — About 40 cattle were swept away from their pasture in southern Minnesota as heavy rainfall caused the Zumbro River to swell. Olms...
20:14 2019-06-28

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...
20:56 2019-05-24

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursd...
03:14 2019-06-07

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels o...
05:56 2019-06-12

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.      ...
22:28 2019-05-29

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the tota...
22:28 2019-07-13

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape. ...
20:42 2019-06-21

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout th...
02:28 2019-06-29

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest in New Orleans Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholom...
14:28 2019-07-09

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.  ...
00:28 2019-06-29

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a cat...
04:01 2019-07-11

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies aged 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician ...
15:42 2019-06-07

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.     ...
05:56 2019-06-07

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout has formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associat...
10:01 2019-07-11

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar wi...
02:56 2019-06-16

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
13:56 2019-05-31

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.     &#...
04:42 2019-05-31

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 m...
02:14 2019-06-12

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...
18:14 2019-07-10

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)...
17:28 2019-06-21

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crim...
00:28 2019-06-22

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...
06:28 2019-06-09

Mississippi Blues Trail markers will honor Lynyrd Skynyrd MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — People are raising money for two Mississippi Blues Trail markers to commemorate the 1977 plane crash that killed three members o...
21:56 2019-06-29

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Boa...
01:28 2019-05-24

Mississippi city fires police officer charged in killing OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city has fired a police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved. An Oxfor...
19:14 2019-05-23

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentence...
14:56 2019-05-23

Mississippi State beats Miami 5-2, back in super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jake Mangum had three hits, Jordan Westburg drove in two runs and Mississippi State beat Miami 5-2 to advance to the super r...
07:56 2019-06-03

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha       ...
00:56 2019-06-07

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.  ...
03:28 2019-05-22

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless s...
12:00 2019-07-11

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s enviro...
19:28 2019-07-10

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used ...
20:56 2019-07-10

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednes...
08:56 2019-06-14

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 w...
14:28 2019-05-29

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and to...
23:42 2019-05-22

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few d...
19:56 2019-07-14

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...
15:14 2019-07-16

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at t...
10:28 2019-06-03

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
22:56 2019-06-03

Dangerous storms across midwestern U.S. leave string of tornadoes, flooding Dangerous storms left a string of more than 30 tornadoes across the central U.S., damaging homes in Oklahoma, demolishing a racetrack grandstand in M...
02:28 2019-05-22

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...
01:14 2019-07-16

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the c...
02:56 2019-07-16

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring se...
04:42 2019-06-07

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.       ...
20:28 2019-05-27

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...
16:01 2019-05-27

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...
19:14 2019-07-05

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, a...
17:56 2019-06-02

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for fla...
02:00 2019-06-18

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and torn...
13:14 2019-05-23

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is hol...
16:28 2019-05-30

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry...
21:00 2019-07-15

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.   ...
02:14 2019-07-12

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays C...
03:14 2019-06-21

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft. The post New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forw...
02:42 2019-06-21

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN repor...
17:56 2019-06-10

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful con...
15:56 2019-07-12

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

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 ...
14:42 2019-05-21

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is dete...
10:00 2019-05-25

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

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...
20:28 2019-07-08

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday foll...
19:56 2019-05-31

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.   ...
03:14 2019-05-28

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...
00:42 2019-06-03

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 wante...
19:56 2019-05-22

Black couple told ‘you don’t belong here’ by gun-toting Mississippi campground manager The KOA campsite manager was fired after a video showed her brandishing a handgun at a black couple who were walking their dog at a campsite in Stark...
22:28 2019-05-29

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials s...
18:28 2019-07-14

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following hea...
01:56 2019-06-12

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old leve...
20:14 2019-05-30

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.      ...
01:42 2019-05-27

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 ...
01:14 2019-05-31

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...
01:01 2019-05-28

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 ...
00:56 2019-07-16

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at le...
23:14 2019-05-21

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry...
03:56 2019-07-16

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as ...
19:28 2019-07-13

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m...
21:28 2019-06-23

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose ...
17:14 2019-06-21

Grambling State football player Darrell Clark shot, brother killed in New Orleans Grambling State football player Darrell Clark and his younger brother were shot in New Orleans. Clark was in “stable” condition following...
17:14 2019-06-20

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-offic...
19:42 2019-06-07

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more th...
20:56 2019-07-10

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.     ...
01:56 2019-06-16

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America'...
16:00 2019-05-21

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.  ...
22:56 2019-07-12

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...
20:42 2019-06-21

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...
19:28 2019-05-21

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have al...
18:56 2019-07-05

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 qu...
17:28 2019-06-21

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state. The post Former U.S. Se...
17:14 2019-05-30

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...
17:14 2019-07-11

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.        ...
06:42 2019-06-02

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.   ...
00:28 2019-06-07

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breach...
07:14 2019-06-02

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorm...
16:28 2019-06-15

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.     ...
23:00 2019-06-09

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by bo...
05:14 2019-06-10

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the dea...
21:42 2019-05-27

Chicago Bears are trying 'different' and 'eerie' things with kickers at OTAs The Chicago Bears seems to still be reeling from last season's playoff loss, because what they're doing with their kickers during OTAs is w...
16:28 2019-06-06

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not s...
18:42 2019-07-16

Islanders’ Robin Lehner, Barry Trotz win big at NHL Awards Before this past season, not a lot of people expected Robin Lehner to be in Las Vegas this week for the NHL Awards ceremony. But that’s where the Isl...
07:28 2019-06-20

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Bar...
01:14 2019-07-16

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau...
21:56 2019-07-15

Louisiana Governor: Barry not worst case scenario Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he was "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry had not caused the disastrous floods that were foreca...
21:00 2019-07-15

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollar...
15:56 2019-06-02

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July ...
21:00 2019-07-15

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on ...
21:14 2019-07-13

A lawsuit says Mississippi’s method of electing statewide officials is racist and dilutes the black vote JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A lawsuit says Mississippi’s method of electing statewide officials is racist and dilutes the black vote. The post A laws...
16:56 2019-05-30

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the closure of the final two state beaches that had been open for swimming. ...
23:42 2019-07-07

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person acc...
04:56 2019-07-12

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times. The post Supreme Court...
17:28 2019-06-21

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. The post...
22:56 2019-05-24

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basem...
19:56 2019-07-08

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in N...
22:56 2019-06-13

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...
08:56 2019-06-11

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archi...
05:00 2019-07-09

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornado...
18:14 2019-05-21

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate cha...
14:14 2019-07-04

Hurricane Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern L...
19:56 2019-07-13

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning ...
14:56 2019-06-19