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

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

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

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Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.        ...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River Floods that have caused months of misery across the Midwest are expected to get even worse this week as major rivers are forecast to reach record levels and communities near them brace for potentially...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shi...
00:24, 05/24/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwest, forecasters say.      ...
02:36, 05/05/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
00:12, 07/11/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to play its first 40 of 43 games on the road....
19:12, 05/16/2019

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all the way to the Northeast all because of a stalled ...
19:12, 05/29/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
02:48, 07/16/2019

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four ...
03:12, 06/13/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland. (May 31)   ...
12:24, 05/31/2019

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the co...
00:48, 05/27/2019

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding from record rainfall and backed up waterways, which...
03:00, 08/01/2019

Midwest rains swell Mississippi River The Army Corps of Engineers is asking to do something unprecedented -- open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one year to ease pressure on city’s levee ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

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 slowly than expected. The Army Corps of Engineers says i...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, th...
22:24, 05/02/2019

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the ...
21:12, 05/30/2019

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 record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to open another flood control structure – the ...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms started Wednesday night and continued for several hou...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
20:36, 05/27/2019

River flooding to inundate hard-hit areas of south-central US Parts of the south-central United States hammered by severe weather and flash flooding this week will face long-term river flooding through the rest of May and even into June....
18:48, 05/11/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mis...
23:12, 06/06/2019

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics...
17:12, 06/21/2019

Rainy week worries people who live along Mississippi River ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday near St. Louis, but officials are watching the forecast closely because more rain is possible in the area this week, The river has al...
04:36, 05/06/2019

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....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Fr...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Flood damage will cost Mississippi River towns at least $2 billion ST. LOUIS — Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday. Heavier than normal s...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Lower Mississippi River to fall below flood stage after 7 months The lower Mississippi River in the south-central United States is forecast in the coming days to fall below flood stage -- ending a nearly seven-month ordeal....
17:24, 07/29/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded th...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as w...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing ...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push ...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
22:12, 05/18/2019

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

Flood-swollen Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday due to flooding and strong currents on the major shipping waterway following excessive ...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
23:36, 06/06/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
09:24, 06/11/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region thr...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Davenport, Iowa's 3rd-largest city, floods after temporary barrier fails to hold back Mississippi River Temporary barriers held back the water for weeks, but when the system finally broke Tuesday, a surge of floodwaters cascaded through Davenport.        ...
08:24, 05/01/2019

'Absolute mess' left behind as Oklahoma flooding from Arkansas River begins to recede Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed by floodwaters from the Arkansas River in Oklahoma following days of heavy rain.        ...
23:36, 05/30/2019

'Slow-motion disaster' along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days The National Weather Service says every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the next week to 10 days.        ...
21:12, 05/29/2019

Mississippi River floodwaters at historic level – and rising – in Davenport, Iowa The river reached 22.64 feet just before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service — and it continues to rise.        ...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:24, 07/13/2019

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems on roads across the UK....
02:36, 06/13/2019

Bank holiday weekend weather: Brits bask in glorious sunshine for one day before wet weather sets in Brits have had a taste of glorious sunshine on the first day of the May bank holiday but can expect the weather to turn much wetter for the rest of the weekend....
23:48, 05/25/2019

Election Results 2019: All FAQs On How To Track Results Answered Here Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: You can track live election results on NDTV news websites in English, Hindi, Tamil and Bengali. Here's how you can track latest and live election news online and......
14:12, 05/22/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results; Reported Results Include Bats Effective March 1 CHICAGO, May 9, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, and provided updated 2017 guidance to reflect its acquisition of Bats Global Mar...
20:12, 05/01/2019

'The river is in my blood': meet the people of the River Thames From swan markers to mudlarkers, houseboat dwellers to bridge operators, meet the people for whom the Thames is so much more than just water. Photographed exclusively by Martin Parr...
09:12, 07/18/2019

UK weather forecast: Danger to life warnings as Britain braces for weekend washout of 'unseasonable' stormy weather Britain is bracing itself for "unseasonal" heavy wind and rain this weekend that has sparked danger to life warnings for parts of the UK, as well as yellow weather warnings for London....
16:00, 08/07/2019

Tornadoes stretch into Pennsylvania KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage...
14:00, 05/29/2019

How to Stretch That Last Bit of Maple Syrup Imagine, if you will, a nightmare scenario: You have made a pile of delicious breakfast carbs. They might be fluffy pancakes. They could be pillowy French toast. They are hot and buttered and ready fo...
22:12, 07/24/2019

Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Could Stretch Into 2020 Fixing the Boeing 737 MAX’s hazardous flight-control software and completing other steps to start carrying passengers is likely to stretch into 2020, an increasing number of government and industry of...
17:36, 07/14/2019

Samsung's next The Wall TV can stretch to 292 inches with 8K Samsung's 146-inch The Wall TV? That's for chumps. The electronics giant is fulfilling its promises of a home version by introducing The Wall Luxury, an even more ambitious TV designed for...
20:36, 06/12/2019

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors can do to help clients prepare....
18:24, 06/11/2019

Steamy Stretch Through Early Next Week June is going out with a steamy forecast. The next couple of days will be ideal for keeping cool by the lake or the pool. High temperatures will continue to hover around 90 degrees with the heat index...
22:00, 06/28/2019

In Toronto, an Industrial Stretch Has Its Breakout Moment Sterling Road is newly hip, thanks to the arrival of the Museum of Contemporary Art. But with its elevated profile, locals worry the old strip will lose its gritty magic....
11:24, 07/05/2019

Dietrich slugs 3 HRs as torrid stretch continues Derek Dietrich hit three homers -- all two-run shots for Cincinnati -- and the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered yet another injury to their rotation Tuesday night as the Reds pulled away to an 11-6 victory...
08:36, 05/29/2019

Rays come out swinging to beat A’s 8-2, end long stretch OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud drove in three runs and hit a two-run homer, Austin Meadows hit a three-run double, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Sunday for a s...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by ...
19:24, 05/28/2019

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further in the summer...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Mets ‘have to make hay’ during this stretch vs. bottom-feeders As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 1...
09:12, 05/10/2019

How wagerers should look at Mets heading into tough stretch Sports bettors riding the Mets’ recent wave have earned a nice profit since the All-Star break. But a schedule that temporarily has been very easy is about to get difficult again. After their current ...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Fagundez, Gil, Bunbury in 8-minutes stretch for Revolution Diego Fagundez, Carles Gil and Teal Bunbury scored during a late eight-minute stretch and the New England Revolution beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0       ...
03:36, 07/18/2019

Stretch of road in LA to be renamed Obama Boulevard LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stretch of road in Los Angeles will be renamed after former President Barack Obama during a festival and unveiling ceremony Saturday. Obama Boulevard will replace Rodeo Road, a 3 ...
20:48, 05/04/2019

Mets’ torrid stretch has Brodie Van Wagenen hyped up again Brodie Van Wagenen want Mets fans to know his goals haven’t changed. The Mets first-year general manager published a letter to fans on Twitter on Thursday, following the team’s 4-0 win ove...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Nationals can prove they’re for real in brutal upcoming stretch Should bettors take the Washington Nationals seriously as a profit center and playoff threat? Sunday afternoon provides a good opportunity to get caught up with news on the Nats while watching the nat...
18:48, 07/14/2019

Rays come out swinging to beat A's 8-2, end long stretch Travis d'Arnaud drove in three runs and hit a two-run homer, Austin Meadows doubled in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 for a split of the four-game series  ...
01:24, 06/24/2019

Early stretch-run mode: Mets to use closer Díaz in 8th Switching into stretch-run mode even before Memorial Day, the New York Mets will start using All-Star closer Edwin Díaz more often in the eighth inning        ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Tech's Best Stretch Since 2011 Rejuvenates Market Rally Technology stocks just posted their best five-day stretch in 7½ years, as investors embrace monetary- and trade-policy shifts widely perceived as supporting higher prices....
12:00, 06/11/2019

How Yankees are spinning Aaron Judge’s ‘rough stretch’ TORONTO — That season-high nine-game winning streak that ended on Friday night when the Yankees’ lost to the Blue Jays 8-2 at Rogers Centre was built on home runs. Just one of those 28 homers, h...
20:36, 08/10/2019

The Tie Bar now makes stretch chinos for $60 a pair — I tried them, and you wouldn't know they're so inexpensive from looking at them Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our repor...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Migrants traverse the deadly last stretch of Darien jungle BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama (AP) — At first they appeared only as weary silhouettes emerging from the dense foliage on the other side of the Tuquesa River. Three women, one leaning on a stick for support, a...
06:36, 05/31/2019

Li Na's tennis journey to stretch from China to Hall of Fame Li Na, the first player from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend        ...
09:12, 07/19/2019

Total Solar Eclipse To Plunge This 11,000 Km Stretch Into Midday Darkness The countdown is finally over. On Tuesday, day will become night along a stretch of the South Pacific, Chile and Argentina as a rare "total solar eclipse" plunges the landscape into darkness....
05:12, 07/02/2019

Huge Florida mansion comes with trading floor, stretch limo Some houses have home offices, but this one has a full-on trading floor. A Fort Lauderdale, Florida, mansion that just went on the market for $12.99 million has a Wall Street-style command center with...
22:48, 08/09/2019

MLB power rankings: Indians hop over Twins as they set up wild AL Central stretch run Four rollicking games produced a deadlock atop the AL Central. And it's likely the Indians and Twins are only getting started.       ...
13:36, 08/13/2019

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

Openreach CEO: Boris Johnson's 2025 fibre goal is a 'stretch' Clive Selley, the CEO of Openreach, has called Boris Johnson’s call for full fibre coverage across the UK by 2025 “a stretch” given the practical realities of deployment.Openreach...
17:36, 06/19/2019

Pregnant Ashley Graham Praised Over Naked Selfie With Stretch Marks Pregnant Ashley Graham is keeping it real. The 31-year-old model and husband Justin Ervin announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant with their first child and on Sunday, she shared a......
01:48, 08/19/2019

Stretch of Coney Island’s Mermaid Avenue renamed ‘Woody Guthrie Way’ Our land is officially his land — at least a part of it. Woody Guthrie Way became the latest addition to Coney Island Saturday after a stretch of Mermaid Avenue between West 35th and West 36th streets...
01:12, 06/23/2019

Watch Cookie Monster lead the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field Many major-league baseball teams have the crowd sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” for the stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh inning. That tradition started in Chicago, led by b...
00:12, 06/29/2019

Listen, bend and stretch: how Japan fell in love with exercise on the radio Millions join in a mass rajio taisō workout broadcast daily for nearly 70 years“One, two, three, four … five, six, seven, eight …” That is the cue for half a dozen people braving a humid morning at Ka...
13:24, 07/20/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
02:12, 05/24/2019

Kamala Harris’s questioning of Barr delivers a punch after an uneven campaign stretch Harris charms voters on the stump and stands out in Senate hearings, but her cautious performance in televised events has some supporters worried she could undermine her no-nonsense brand....
21:36, 05/02/2019

The unusual US economic recovery is now its longest Beneath the low unemployment figures and long-awaited wage growth lie risks that can’t be ignoredData released over the next few months will show that the current US economic expansion is the longest ...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
23:36, 07/09/2019

Guinness Record for place with longest name At 85 letters, this hill named in honor of native warrior Tamatea has the longest place name in the world, according to Guinness World Records.       ...
14:36, 07/24/2019

This Past Flu Season Was the Longest in 10 Years, the CDC Says The 2018-2019 flu season may not have been as severe as the one that came before it, but it set a record of its own, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say. It was the longest in a d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea merit silverware this season after overcoming tough stretch Maurizio Sarri says his Chelsea side deserve to end the season with a trophy after they reached the Europa League final with a penalty-shootout win over Eintracht Frankfurt....
03:12, 05/10/2019

10 NFL players at risk of becoming busts: Cowboys' Taco Charlton in make-or-break stretch Former top picks like Taco Charlton and Artie Burns haven't had their NFL careers pan out as planned, and they're running out of opportunities.       ...
14:12, 08/14/2019

Kourtney Kardashian Celebrates Her Stretch Marks in Swimsuit Photo: Relive Her Most Candid Moments Kourtney Kardashian is wearing her stretch marks like a badge of honor. A photo of the 40-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and mother of three posing in a swimsuit on a yacht......
00:36, 08/15/2019

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney to London get off the ground at all....
09:36, 06/05/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s fou...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Summer Solstice: June 21 Is Longest Day Of The Year - Know All About It The summer season solstice falls during June solstice in the northern hemisphere. The summer solstice occurs sometime between June 20 and June 22, depending on the shift of the calendar....
12:24, 06/21/2019

Germany's Longest Bond Goes Negative for First Time Investors spooked by a revival of trade tensions piled into safe assets on Friday, pushing 30-year German government yields into negative territory for the first time....
23:00, 08/02/2019

Mazara's 505-foot HR ties longest in Statcast era Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara clubbed a 505-foot home run Friday night at Globe Life Park -- it's tied for the longest homer ever in the Statcast era....
08:24, 06/22/2019

Serbian festival crowns longest mustache At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white mustache.        ...
04:24, 08/06/2019

Mazara's 505-foot HR ties longest in five years Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara clubbed a 505-foot home run Friday night at Globe Life Park -- it's tied for the longest homer ever in the Statcast era....
14:48, 06/22/2019

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Virgin Galactic moves to New Mexico, entering ‘home stretch’ toward commercial flight Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic’s winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees to a southern New Mexico.        ...
21:36, 05/12/2019

EU leaders close in on top jobs deal after longest-ever talks European Union leaders are close to picking Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans to head the European Commission, two diplomats said on Monday, as the bloc's political families dragged out horse-trading b...
12:12, 07/01/2019

Shinzo Abe Set to Become Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition was on course for victory in elections for the upper house of parliament, initial forecasts showed, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest s...
16:12, 07/21/2019

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday – the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 and now sur...
19:12, 07/01/2019

Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS announced: the longest G Master optic yet Sony has beefed up its lens range with the FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS, a new super telephoto optic aimed at sports and wildlife photographers.The FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS is the latest arrival in Sony’s pr...
18:24, 06/11/2019

Aiways U5 launched with longest EV prototype test journey Chinese electric brand will push upcoming U5 SUV to its limits ahead of European launch Shanghai-based EV maker Aiways has announced that it will complete the longest ever point-to-point journey for ...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
21:48, 06/17/2019

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut        ...
00:12, 07/13/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second...
17:36, 05/16/2019

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
15:24, 06/14/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
22:12, 07/19/2019

Robert Morgenthau, longest-serving Manhattan DA, dies at 99 Former Manhattan district attorney and federal prosecutor Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades going after mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers, has died...
06:36, 07/22/2019

What is the longest gap between a league title win and European glory? | The Knowledge Plus: long-serving kit manufacturers, football on the big screen (part IIII) and clubs that compete in the most different sports“This season’s Champions League final will be contested by two teams who...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ became the longest-running No. 1 thanks to memeing and streaming The viral hit bested the best: Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," as well as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" remix with Justin Bieber....
03:24, 07/31/2019

How to get the longest life out of your battery (and help prevent it from bursting into flames) We're surrounded by countless devices that each contain a rechargeable battery, and those batteries generally go unnoticed unless they stop working or do something more spectacular like burst into fl...
10:12, 08/03/2019

This place holds a Guinness World Record for longest name At 85 letters, this hill named in honor of native warrior Tamatea has the longest place name in the world, according to Guinness World Records.        ...
14:48, 07/24/2019

Watch MLB's 10 longest home runs of the Statcast era Baseball is on pace to shatter the league-wide home run record in 2019 and we've seen some supremely long blasts in the past five years.       ...
00:12, 08/03/2019

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
17:24, 07/19/2019

| WATCH | Serbian festival crowns longest moustache At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white moustache, the longest in a local competition....
23:36, 08/05/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. ...
15:36, 05/05/2019

Which football teams have the longest opening-day unbeaten runs? | The Knowledge Plus: two bookings for a player in one passage of play, more debutant goalscoring goalies and Danny McGrain in AlbaniaMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Port Vale are unbeaten on the ope...
14:00, 08/07/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit con...
18:12, 05/13/2019

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

World's longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an electric vehicle in New Zealand on Friday after a three-year drive that took him through more than 30 countries....
13:48, 07/19/2019

Toronto's Lefty Knuckleballer Took The Longest Road Back To The Bigs On Saturday, in his first big league start since September 2008, Ryan Feierabend threw the first complete game of his career. It was less triumphant than it sounds. Feiereabend threw four full inning...
20:48, 05/21/2019

A glass bridge opening next month in China will be the world's longest A new walkway in China set to be the longest glass bridge in the world has an unexpected twist -- it spirals through the air, offering spectacular views of the surrounding scenery....
03:24, 08/01/2019

In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years Deadlocked over navigating Britain's exit from the European Union, the country's parliament session is now the longest since the English Civil War of 1642-51, the House of Commons library said on Mond...
18:12, 05/13/2019

NYPD’s longest-tenured murder detective retiring after 38 years NYPD Detective Pete McMahon has seen it all. In his 38-year career — coming to a close with his retirement on Thursday — the venerable homicide detective has investigated hundreds of murder across fou...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Two-thirds of the world's longest rivers are no longer free-flowing Just more than a third of the planet's longest 234 rivers are still free-flowing, according to a new survey. The majority are interrupted by dams and reservoirs....
23:36, 05/08/2019

The Longest Toilet Break? Belgian Man Sits For 5 Days In Bid For Record A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, a 48-year old who is learning to be a bus driver, set himself a challenge of sitting for.....
20:48, 07/12/2019

James Holzhauer ties 3rd-longest ‘Jeopardy!’ streak with 19th win Professional gambler James Holzhazuer is making all the right bets. On Tuesday night, the 34-year-old “Jeopardy!” juggernaut notched his 19th straight victory. Finishing Final Jeopardy wit...
14:24, 05/02/2019

LSE's FTSE stock market suffers longest outage in years A technical glitch delayed the start of trading on Friday on the UK blue chip FTSE 100 and midcap stock indexes for almost two hours in what was the longest outage at one of the world's top bourses in...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge: We crossed all 700 feet of USA's longest footbridge We walked the longest footbridge in the U.S and can attest: Gatlinburg SkyBridge is a bucket-list bridge – even if you're afraid of heights.        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89....
12:24, 05/16/2019

SkyBridge Gatlinburg: We crossed all 700 feet of USA's longest footbridge We walked the longest footbridge in the U.S and can attest: SkyBridge Gatlinburg is a bucket-list bridge – even if you're afraid of heights.        ...
14:12, 05/15/2019

Election Results 2019: Top 5 Ways To Check Lok Sabha Election 2019 Results Online The Lok Sabha election result 2019 will be declared on May 23. The recently concluded seven-phase 2019 general election was the world's largest democratic polling exercise, in which more than 900......
13:24, 05/21/2019

German football teams smash world record for longest match Two teams from southwestern Germany played a 168-hour game from May 29 to June 5 that ended in a draw. The match already surpassed the previous record holder on June 3....
08:48, 06/06/2019

Texas longhorn sets Guinness world record for longest horns GOODWATER, Ala. (AP) — A Texas longhorn in Alabama has set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for longest horns, with a span wider than the Statue of Liberty’s face. News outlets ci...
17:48, 06/18/2019

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

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

Roller coaster with world’s ‘longest, fastest and tallest’ drop opens It’s 245-feet of “nope.” This month, Canada’s Wonderland, a theme park located outside Toronto, debuted the Yukon Striker roller coaster, which features the “longest, fas...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Despite its battalion of Hollywood actors, the war is the real star of combat epic The Longest Day Norman Mailer used to tell a story about Darryl F. Zanuck, the cigar-chomping super-producer responsible for The Longest Day, the vast and impersonal war epic that became 1962’s highest-grossing movie...
15:12, 05/17/2019

The Fed Just Cut Interest Rates in Hopes of Extending the Longest Economic Expansion on Record (WASHINGTON) — The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s t...
12:12, 08/01/2019

Robert Morgenthau, longest-serving Manhattan district attorney, dies at 99 Robert Morgenthau, who became the scourge of New York's white-collar criminals over three decades as the longest-serving Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday at the age of 99....
19:36, 07/22/2019

Brexit news latest: MPs set to resume what has become longest parliamentary session in UK history MPs are returning to the Commons to resume what is now the longest session of Parliament ever held in the UK as the country remains in deadlock over Brexit....
05:48, 06/04/2019

Yankees tie Major League record for longest consecutive games with home run New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks' home run against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night gave the Yankees a home run in 27 consecutive games, tying a Major League record....
17:00, 06/25/2019

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
16:48, 07/20/2019

Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional approval before ordering a military intervention in I...
23:36, 06/28/2019

Ride along on Yukon Striker, the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in the world Yukon Striker, the new dive coaster at Canada's Wonderland, takes the element of anticipation to an absurd extreme.        ...
21:12, 05/13/2019

Adrián Sanchez, Nationals’ second-longest tenured player, is running out of options and time After spending a decade with the organization, Sanchez is playing his final year with minor league options. After this season, he’ll have to go through waivers if the Nationals don’t keep him in the m...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Adrián Sanchez, Nats’ second-longest tenured player, is running out of options and time After spending a decade with the organization, Sanchez is playing his final year with minor league options. After this season, he’ll have to go through waivers if the Nationals don’t keep him in the m...
19:24, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Warriors' Kevin Durant buckling up for his longest year after Achilles injury Rehabbing an Achilles rupture is slow and difficult, testing a player’s mental fortitude as much as his or her physical limits. Just ask Kobe Bryant.       ...
02:24, 06/13/2019

Boom: Donations to Trump’s July Fourth ‘Salute’ to double fireworks display, longest ever Washington’s July Fourth “Salute to America” envisioned by President Trump will conclude with the capital’s longest ever fireworks display thanks to donations being made by two of America’s biggest py...
18:24, 06/24/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge, longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, opens this month The nearly 700-feet-long and 150-feet-high Gatlinburg SkyBridge, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, opens May 17.        ...
19:12, 05/02/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge, one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in North America, opens this month The Gatlinburg SkyBridge, believed to be one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in North America, opens May 17.        ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
08:24, 07/17/2019

South India hit by flooding Monsoons in southern India have devastated the state of Kerala, with 22,000 people forced to leave their homes. Floods last year were reported to be the worst in a century....
20:48, 08/09/2019

Happy Summer 2019: Google Doodle Marks Summer Solstice - The Longest Day Google today dedicated its doodle to mark the start of summer and also the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The day referred to as the Summer Solstice receives the most hours of......
05:12, 06/21/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams ov...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Nearly 400 Missouri roads closed by flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads and inundating homes and businesses. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the Mississippi Ri...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
21:12, 06/17/2019

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had bee...
03:48, 05/29/2019

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock have been lost in the summer floods....
11:48, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Voluntary evacuations in Kansas due to flooding NEW CAMBRIA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 7:25 a.m. Much of Kansas remains under flood warnings or watches as heavy rains are expected to pu...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 prope...
19:48, 06/15/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in downtown Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall...
01:00, 06/07/2019

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 Broome announced the fatality during a Thursday mornin...
20:36, 06/06/2019

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state....
21:00, 07/13/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
14:00, 04/29/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding probl...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption a...
09:36, 06/19/2019

Flooding continues in Ontario cottage country Ontario cottage country continues to grapple with flooding as water levels begin to decline and stabilize in the Bracebridge area and rise in the Muskoka Lakes region....
20:12, 05/03/2019

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to help beleaguered residents....
20:36, 04/28/2019

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency officials have recommended that about 160 homes be evacuate...
21:12, 05/31/2019

Severe thunderstorms, flooding to impact the U.S. Midwest Portions of the midwestern United States are expected to deal with rounds of thunderstorms, which may pose a threat for flooding, damaging winds, hail and even a tornado or two Monday into Monday nigh...
02:02, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying a “last ditch effort” to save the sout...
22:36, 06/01/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-we...
21:36, 05/25/2019

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actu...
00:12, 06/08/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as stor...
06:12, 05/25/2019

Flash flooding in DC turns roads into rivers A slow-churning, torrential rainstorm soaked the nation’s capital Monday, knocking out power to thousands and prompting dozens of water rescues across Washington and northern Virginia. The National We...
23:36, 07/08/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville was down three runs and its offense was doing next to nothing through six innings against Mississippi State. And the Cardinals’ dismal history at the College World ...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat No. 4 seed Mississippi State 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Former Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dead at 81 JACKSON, Miss. — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served 45 years in Washington and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. Cochran’s final...
20:48, 05/30/2019

ICE releases 300 of 680 arrested in Mississippi raids U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson Bryan Cox said Thursday that 300 out of 680 people detained in Mississippi raids were released overnight....
20:48, 08/08/2019

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept seven different...
05:12, 08/08/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
19:48, 06/10/2019

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 Gulfport police tell news outlets Jojo was found abo...
20:24, 06/07/2019

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Ronnie Shiv...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series for a second straight season afte...
07:36, 06/10/2019

Shooting at Walmart in Mississippi Kills 2 A “disgruntled” former employee opened fire at dawn, killing two employees and striking a police officer in the back, officials said. The officer was saved by his bulletproof vest....
05:00, 07/31/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will n...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Dies at 81 (JACKSON, Miss.) –– Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. He was 81. CochranR...
22:36, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Kayaker’s body found; 4th death from flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The body of a kayaker missing since Wednesday has been found in a swollen southwest Missouri creek, the fourth perso...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday th...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds and torrential rain....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-we...
22:12, 05/25/2019

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.       ...
15:12, 06/22/2019

Central US flooding hits recreation, tourism industries LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tourism and recreation companies along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers say they’ve taken a financial hit as flooding has forced businesses to close or kept visitors ...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the countr...
10:12, 05/25/2019

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on Monday and signal an end to the torrid weather....
19:48, 07/22/2019

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
22:12, 05/24/2019

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the nation’s ability to produce food....
21:24, 05/24/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at military bases, public squares and roadsides, some...
02:12, 05/09/2019

40 cattle swept downriver in southern Minnesota flooding BYRON, Minn. (AP) — About 40 cattle were swept away from their pasture in southern Minnesota as heavy rainfall caused the Zumbro River to swell. Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson says some of the...
20:12, 06/28/2019

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy mo...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Brooklyn residents recall massive flooding during rainstorm Brooklyn residents were still reeling Tuesday from heavy flooding that wreaked havoc during torrential downpours in the Big Apple a day earlier. Amanda Denesha of Gowanus said she was forced to wade t...
23:36, 07/23/2019

Latest: Interstate reopens weeks after flooding closed it KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on spring flooding across midsection of the U.S. (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A stretch of interstate highway in northwestern Missouri is open again for the first ti...
21:24, 05/08/2019

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
08:36, 06/12/2019

More heavy rainfall adds to Midwestern flooding problems ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of rain has led to more flash flood watches across the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued the watches Tuesday for parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma...
15:24, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Trump declares emergency for Arkansas flooding DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has declared an emergency in Arkansas, which has been hit by historic flooding. ...
16:24, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Fear of flooding grows in Houston area PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on storms and flooding in the Midwest and Deep South (all times local): 9 p.m. Fear of flooding is increasing in the Houston area as steady downpours are overwhelmin...
04:48, 05/10/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which...
07:36, 07/11/2019

Water levels declining but flooding remains in Muskoka "If we continue where we're going, we're going to be in OK shape, but if things change then we're going to be in trouble," Muskoka Lakes Mayor Phil Harding said....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-minute speech that included her alarm at the declinin...
05:48, 07/29/2019

Record flooding causes levee breach in western Arkansas DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. The levee breached early Friday...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Flooding makes big ‘dead zone’ off Louisiana coast likely NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal scientist says the year’s widespread flooding makes it likely that a big “dead zone” will form off Louisiana’s coast this summer. Steven Thur says ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Sandbags deployed along Lake Ontario to prepare for flooding OSWEGO, N.Y. — New York state says it has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags, hundreds of pumps and 920 feet (280 meters) of temporary dams in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for pot...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, auth...
09:24, 07/15/2019

Tiny cocktails are the latest bar trend flooding Instagram Honey, they shrunk your cocktails. Tiny tipples — complete with miniature garnishes and ever-so-slight buzzes — are becoming the itsy-bitsy menu stars at local bars. At East Village gastropub Boulton ...
01:48, 05/15/2019

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

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding...
17:00, 06/01/2019

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
20:12, 05/30/2019

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing c...
15:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Coming rounds of rains hold key to flooding OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on flooding along the Mississippi River (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The National Weather Service at St. Louis says rain in the coming days will determine whether Missis...
20:48, 05/04/2019

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

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arre...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Mississippi rep charged with punching wife could be removed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House speaker has lawyers researching how to remove a lawmaker if it’s true that the man punched his own wife and does not resign voluntarily. Second-term R...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator ...
19:48, 05/30/2019

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 have been killed and multiple others have been injur...
00:36, 06/06/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
23:36, 05/24/2019

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 report that Jojo the kangaroo went missing from an elem...
20:36, 06/06/2019

4 pet donkeys shot and killed in Mississippi pasture MIZE, Miss. (AP) — Officials are trying to figure out who shot four miniature donkeys in a Mississippi pasture. Callie West Evans tells WLBT-TV that one of her children’s pets was found shot May...
03:48, 06/06/2019

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clients....
11:12, 06/13/2019

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The game was called ...
07:36, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A court document shows a north Mississippi police officer has been charged wit...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the state. The first of two funeral services for Thad C...
13:12, 06/03/2019

Ethridge dominant as Mississippi beats Jacksonville St 16-2 Tyler Keenan, Anthony Servideo and Thomas Dillard hit homers, Will Ethridge threw seven dominant innings and Mississippi powered past Jacksonville State 16-2 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournamen...
06:24, 06/01/2019

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
21:36, 05/25/2019

Mississippi teacher killed in Louisiana; 2 arrested FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The body of a missing Mississippi school teacher has been found in Louisiana and two suspects have been arrested. News outlets in both states report that Concordia Parish authorit...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tourna...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Fifth man charged with link to Mississippi officer’s killing GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A fifth person now faces charges stemming from the slaying of a Mississippi police officer outside his police station. Andre A. Sullivan was charged Thursday as an accessory aft...
19:36, 05/10/2019

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any education funding bills or state contracts, and kept the m...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his former office announced. He was 81....
21:12, 05/30/2019

Kangaroo goes missing from elementary school — in Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report that Jojo the kangaroo went missing from an elementar...
09:12, 06/07/2019

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won't plant an acre this year. (May 29)   ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator ...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Mexico says 122 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexico's foreign ministry said on Thursday that 122 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
04:24, 08/09/2019

ICE raids sweep up 680 undocumented immigrants across Mississippi Immigration enforcement authorities raided food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday, picking up 680 workers in what was being billed as the biggest single-day, one-state sweep in U.S. hi...
04:48, 08/08/2019

Suspect caught in killing of Mississippi officer A Mississippi man is under arrest, accused of gunning down a uniformed police officer in a Biloxi police station parking lot. 19-year-old Darian Tawan Atkinson was caught about 40 miles away. (May 7) ...
10:36, 05/07/2019

Mississippi teen arrested for allegedly gunning down cop A Mississippi teenager was arrested Monday night for allegedly gunning down an on-duty police officer who was set to retire at the end of the year, authorities said. Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, is expe...
07:36, 05/07/2019

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality...
01:12, 07/08/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
05:00, 05/03/2019

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

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the nort...
21:48, 07/16/2019

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City...
22:48, 07/15/2019

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding...
08:24, 06/03/2019

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, according to officials....
06:36, 06/03/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read m...
20:48, 07/10/2019

British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in a bid to prevent it collapsing and flooding the town below....
19:24, 08/02/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
05:36, 07/15/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
17:48, 07/20/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
20:36, 05/21/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.  &...
16:12, 05/11/2019

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United S...
23:48, 06/03/2019

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

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said. A pickup truck in B...
05:36, 06/07/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical dis...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people hav...
11:48, 07/20/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to o...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
19:12, 07/20/2019

Hero unclogs sewer to help clear flooding on Queens highway If you see something, do something. One woman in Queens took action Monday night to help alleviate severe flooding that closed all lanes on the Long Island Expressway near Francis Lewis Boulevard. Dap...
05:00, 07/23/2019

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 Missouri and inundating the region with water over a...
03:24, 05/22/2019

Vandals accused of flooding World War II-era submarine face new charges New charges have been levied against five so-called urban explorers accused of flooding and partially sinking a World War II-era submarine in New Jersey during a pair of break-ins last summer....
05:36, 07/25/2019

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
01:24, 07/16/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
18:48, 07/14/2019

Thunderstorms bring flooding, power outages to Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash flood warnings, power outages and calls for water rescues. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for centr...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees t...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UN...
19:36, 07/05/2019

Students stranded at school amid flooding in Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Dozens of students in the Houston area had to spend the night at school after flooded roads prevented buses from leaving and parents from reaching their children. Most of the approximat...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepar...
01:36, 05/09/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:36, 04/28/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
06:48, 07/12/2019

Higgs says New Brunswick should be prepared for hard choices after second year of flooding Blaine Higgs said the decisions made by the government this year may be different from the actions of the provincial government under Brian Gallant in 2018....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the southern plains and south-eastern states o...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Mississippi investigates shooting death of official’s father JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The father of Mississippi’s agriculture commissioner has died, and authorities are investigating whether he was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. The Simpson County Sheriff...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Teen accused of killing Mississippi family’s pet hogs CARRIERE, Miss. — A teenager is accused of fatally shooting a Mississippi family’s pet hogs. The Picayune Item reports 18-year-old Conner Taylor has been arrested and charged with malicious kill...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Mississippi State extends Moorhead’s contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. The school announced the extension on Tues...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Mississippi police department will start using body cams JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi police department will be outfitted with body cameras in an attempt to become more transparent. News outlets report the Jackson Police Department unveiled the cameras Tu...
14:36, 06/27/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday ...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was fo...
07:36, 07/11/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succum...
08:36, 05/12/2019

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
08:36, 08/16/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
01:36, 05/25/2019

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a prelim...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues statement JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident has been misrepresented, although he did not say how so. Authorities say ...
02:36, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Mississippi State turns to graduate transfer QB The Latest: Mississippi State turns to QB Tommy Stevens, Bulldogs hope the graduate transfer from Penn State provides jolt to struggling offense       ...
23:36, 07/17/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement ...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Mississippi: Police hunt killer of officer outside station BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station and shot him dead. Authorities say the man walked up to the Bilox...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Activist who was 1st black woman mayor in Mississippi dies JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights activist who was the first African American woman to win a mayor’s race in Mississippi has died. Unita (yoo-NEE-tah) Blackwell was 86. Her son, Jeremiah Blac...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abo...
14:36, 05/21/2019

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van on a rural highway. The accident ha...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Mississippi River surged in, forcing dozens of people to...
02:12, 05/01/2019

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State's offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-2 win over Central Michigan on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament   ...
05:24, 06/02/2019

Trump applauds ICE for ‘surprise’ immigration raids in Mississippi President Trump on Friday praised the ICE raids in Mississippi in which hundreds of workers were rounded up this week, saying they served as a strong deterrent to illegal immigration. “I want people t...
22:00, 08/09/2019

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh trial after the U.S. Supreme Court found racial bi...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a marr...
15:24, 05/22/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement...
02:48, 08/08/2019

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died Thursday. He was 81....
17:12, 05/30/2019

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a ``Hispanic invasion'' was charged in a shoot...
10:24, 08/08/2019

No swimming: Toxic bacteria afflicts Mississippi coast MANDEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An outbreak of toxic bacteria is ruining some beach plans in Mississippi, where authorities are warning people not to swim or eat seafood from polluted coastal waters. The Mis...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says Workers with Mississippi's Child Protection Services are still searching for children who are without their parents after immigration raids.        ...
00:36, 08/14/2019

‘They cry for their parents’: Mississippi Ice raids spur pleas from children Wednesday’s raid saw about 680 immigrants detained, leaving their children in the care of strangers or relativesA raid by US immigration agents that picked up about 680 immigrants in Mississippi has t...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Mississippi fights lawsuit over reliance on mental hospitals JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The federal government is putting Mississippi’s mental health system on trial. Since June 4, a judge has been hearing arguments and testimony that Mississippi puts too many...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Scores from Mexico, Guatemala detained in Mississippi raids The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigratio...
07:36, 08/09/2019

680 arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
18:24, 08/08/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican sta...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregna...
06:12, 05/25/2019

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people. Sgt. Andy West said the patrol received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about t...
16:12, 06/03/2019

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants US immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as emp...
01:36, 08/08/2019

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean market this fall....
01:48, 07/16/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
22:48, 07/14/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
08:12, 06/12/2019

British military drop ballast sacks on dam to prevent flooding of UK town A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer slope of a dam that has partially collapsed and is at risk of bursting and flooding the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbysh...
15:00, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the past week - in part caused by bad weather in the U.S. Midwest - has roiled cash markets for both crude oil and refined products, traders sai...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
23:24, 05/21/2019

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least five deaths in a span of a week....
22:48, 05/27/2019

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
22:12, 05/26/2019

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catas...
03:12, 05/27/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:12, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri towns brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
22:48, 05/07/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
05:36, 07/14/2019

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

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
14:00, 07/14/2019

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, ...
17:36, 07/11/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri town brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
19:24, 05/07/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.       ...
00:48, 05/11/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concer...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. Th...
04:48, 08/10/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman an...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white pro...
22:36, 06/21/2019

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting approximately 680 illegal immigrants as part of the Tru...
02:00, 08/08/2019

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA Tournament’s best-of-...
13:48, 06/09/2019

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

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in armchair Source: Sharon Norton Brookhaven Animal Control via WLBT BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road in an armchair with a television. A woman who spotte...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Two shot, killed by ‘disgruntled’ Walmart employee in Mississippi identified SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Mississippi coroner has identified the second person killed in a shooting at a Mis...
23:24, 07/30/2019

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
21:36, 08/08/2019

Mississippi police shooting: suspect who shot officer dead on the run Biloxi police chief says he believes the man who killed officer Robert McKeithen outside the police station is still in the areaA man who shot dead an officer outside the police station in Biloxi, Mis...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and ...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Ally Kostial one of five Mississippi women killed in span of 24 hours In the span of 24 hours, five women — including college student Alexandria “Ally” Kostial — were reportedly shot and killed across the state of Mississippi. The deaths were rep...
07:48, 07/25/2019

Nearly 700 people arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids occurred in small towns where the workforce is made up largely of Latino immigrants.        ...
21:36, 08/08/2019

Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June While water levels will fluctuate, flooding is likely to continue along a portion of the Mississippi River and perhaps others over the central United States into June as rounds of excessive rain conti...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Mississippi teen accused of killing a uniformed officer arrested Police say Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, shot patrolman Robert McKeithen dead in the station’s parking lotA Mississippi teenager accused of shooting dead a uniformed officer in a police station parking l...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road in an armchair with a television. A woman who spotted the truck dumping the furniture and pup on Gasto...
06:36, 06/25/2019

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha        ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
14:24, 08/08/2019

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

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Board, has been covered by backwater floods that can’t...
03:24, 05/24/2019

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. ...
21:24, 07/10/2019

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim J...
05:01, 08/15/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as he was escorted through a phalanx of television ca...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff is pleading guilty to four felony charges and resigning from his office. Tim Mitchell on Wednesday pleaded guilty in Ackerman to two counts of traffic...
00:36, 06/13/2019