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New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down

Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019...

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down

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Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
23:34, 2019-07-11

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
14:17, 2019-07-12

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches (38 cm) of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
01:17, 2019-07-15

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
19:34, 2019-07-10

Tropical storm Barry: What to know about 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.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-13

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
08:17, 2019-07-13

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....
09:34, 2019-07-13

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-05-27

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm did bring fresh fears of flash flooding to Mississip...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the storm’s maximum sustained winds had increased 5mph to ...
16:17, 2019-07-13

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
00:17, 2019-07-13

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....
08:17, 2019-07-11

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
17:17, 2019-07-12

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-11

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain:“Three o...
15:00, 2019-07-12

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
18:00, 2019-07-12

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
23:34, 2019-07-11

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 the already swollen Mississippi River precariously close to the tops of levees that protect New Orle...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-13

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:51, 2019-07-12

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane speeds, threatening to dump torrential rain on the...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
17:51, 2019-07-12

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
02:34, 2019-07-12

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
02:34, 2019-07-12

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-07-12

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.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-14

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....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans later in the day....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable during severe weather events. ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
02:01, 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more likely flooding from slow, heavy rains than high winds in Louisiana.        ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of the Louisiana coast. Forecasters say the Mississi...
18:17, 2019-07-13

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
02:34, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the water due to what may lurk underneath. ...
19:51, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
08:00, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
02:17, 2019-07-12

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running through Storm Barry Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-13

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
22:17, 2019-07-13

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-east of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf coast braced for a possible hurrican...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Widespread flooding in New Orleans A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike Louisiana and other states along the Gulf of Mexico within days. (July 10)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “nearby businesses... severely flooded.”...
12:34, 2019-05-27

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
19:34, 2019-07-13

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a water spout formed over Lake Pontchartrain. The seve...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the request Wednesday in a letter to Trump, noting the feder...
02:34, 2019-06-13

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

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
23:51, 2019-07-10

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....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
21:17, 2019-07-12

New Orleans, already hit by floods, prepares for arrival of a potential Hurricane Barry The weather disturbance in the Gulf is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Barry by nightfall and hit as a hurricane Saturday, NWS says.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
01:51, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 6-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
21:51, 2019-07-16

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded vast swathes of the south of the country....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs for now....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the gulf coast has wreaked havoc on marine life and Mi...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential downpour has put 11 million people at risk of “ep...
01:17, 2019-07-15

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
04:34, 2019-07-13

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, the...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
21:51, 2019-07-10

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,” explained AccuWeather senior meteorologist and l...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River Floods that have caused months of misery across the Midwest are expected to get even worse this week as major rivers are forecast to reach record levels and communities near them brace for potentially catastrophic damage....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany have come 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....
06:34, 2019-05-22

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....
04:34, 2019-07-15

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-case scenario."...
18:17, 2019-05-29

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
05:17, 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
19:51, 2019-07-10

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category-1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
01:17, 2019-07-15

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
11:00, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
22:17, 2019-07-11

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
01:34, 2019-07-14

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
15:51, 2019-07-12

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
01:17, 2019-07-15

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barry is indeed a major threat — but the way we ...
18:51, 2019-07-12

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
18:51, 2019-07-12

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
23:17, 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, is relatively slow-moving, hea...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
22:17, 2019-07-13

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
22:17, 2019-07-13

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
18:51, 2019-06-18

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-12

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
20:34, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the ...
17:17, 2019-07-13

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 74 mph (120 kph) or higher....
17:51, 2019-07-13

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in the Pelican State on Saturday, either as a tropical depressio...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
02:17, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
16:34, 2019-07-12

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
02:34, 2019-07-12

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge sedan on the beach, buried up to its wheels in sa...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
18:00, 2019-07-14

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical storm or possibly a hurricane by Friday. The storm cou...
12:51, 2019-07-11

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
07:51, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
11:51, 2019-07-14

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
02:34, 2019-07-14

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
00:51, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-13

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
04:34, 2019-07-12

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
14:17, 2019-07-12

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisiana brought cockroaches out into the light of day as...
00:34, 2019-07-14

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-15

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for the first time when the storm hit....
08:34, 2019-07-17

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Storm Barry....
08:17, 2019-07-12

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane right before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. Earlier Saturday: an island helicopter rescue        ...
21:34, 2019-07-13

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, threatens 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane right before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. Earlier Saturday: an island helicopter rescue        ...
20:34, 2019-07-13

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

The Bears Are Evolving In life, there are a few fundamental facts: Grass is green, the sky is blue, and bears are bound to get stuck in Subarus. But bears aren’t just getting stuck in Subarus anymore—no, these days, they’re closing the door behind them and taking off, even if their journey ends by running into a nearby tr...
19:51, 2019-07-08

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
04:17, 2019-06-13

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the owner of CMO BarberShop, was in Gatlinburg, Tennessee last week when he found his car in the process of being over-taken by bears. Is this real life...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to more Western states following the animals’ resurgence in the Northern Rockies. Grizzly bears are protected as a threatened species outside Alas...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Save the polar bears, of course … but it’s the solenodons we really need to worry about Helping the critically endangered mammal is vital because it’s the last survivor on its branch of the evolutionary treeSolenodons are some of Earth’s strangest creatures. Venomous, nocturnal and insectivorous, they secrete toxins through their front teeth – an unusual habit for a mammal. More to the...
21:34, 2019-06-01

Bears boot Blewitt, cut number of kickers to 2 The Chicago Bears waived Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, reducing the number of kickers on their roster to two as the team tries to solve its kicking dilemma by the start of the season....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlandsFor the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves are coming snout to muzzle with each other among towering oaks and ashes in a slice of British woodland.European brown bears, thought to have become ext...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Pandas gobble as much protein as polar bears despite being vegetarian Pandas are not as odd as we thought. Though they are vegetarians with a carnivore digestive system, they still manage to eat as much protein as meat eaters...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land clearing....
02:34, 2019-06-09

Sensors made from gummy bears could monitor how children chew A sensor made with a gummy bear could help researchers study how children chew. It's cheap to make and offers a tasty treat for the child being tested...
16:01, 2019-05-21

From bears to hippos: the expert guide to surviving killer beasts Former soldier and explorer Levison Wood runs through how to endure or avoid confrontation with some of nature’s most dangerous animalsWhen Andi Bauer, a German student hiking in Romania, was attacked by a bear, his girlfriend Lara Booth yelled “punch it in the eye!” (Lara is British, obviously). He...
22:00, 2019-06-10

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
09:17, 2019-05-25

Jets’ GM search begins with Eagles’ Joe Douglas, Bears’ Champ Kelly The Jets’ search for a new general manager ramped up Friday as the team began to request permission to interview candidates. Among the first ones contacted are Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas and Bears assistant director of player personnel Anthony “Champ” Kelly, according to t...
08:34, 2019-05-25

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
14:00, 2019-07-16

‘Garbaging for bears’ on federal land puts grizzlies, wolves at risk Hunters luring black bears to "bait sites" loaded with bread, donuts and dog food in national forests are putting grizzlies and wolves at risk, critics say....
13:34, 2019-07-16

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognize...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Bears' Trubisky facing high expectations after playoff year Mitchell Trubisky comes into his third year in the NFL and second in coach Matt Nagy's system facing higher expectations after Chicago won the NFC North at 12-4        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)        ...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
06:00, 2019-06-18

Bears sign sixth-round pick CB Duke Shelley to 4-year deal LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed sixth-round draft pick Duke Shelley to a four-year contract. The cornerback from Kansas State recorded 165 tackles and eight interceptions over four seasons for the Wildcats. He started the first seven games last year before suffering a season-e...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Navy Braces Up To Deal With Cyclone Vayu The Indian Navy Wednesday said the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert the fishermen at sea about the impending Cyclone......
19:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
19:51, 2019-07-05

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
17:51, 2019-07-15

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes acros...
05:51, 2019-06-13

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second temblor in as many days....
19:51, 2019-07-06

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials in Southern California's high desert braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked numerous fires near the quake's remote epicenter....
13:34, 2019-07-06

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
15:51, 2019-06-30

Hong Kong braces for more protests on handover anniversary More than 50,000 people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
17:34, 2019-06-30

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
18:51, 2019-07-10

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Bitta Mostofi, commissioner of the Mayor’s Offic...
07:00, 2019-07-14

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
17:00, 2019-05-28

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
03:51, 2019-06-13

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Maria Espinoza’s front door became a nightly occurrence.If the 60-year-old Oakland woman wasn’t home, h...
09:17, 2019-07-02

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild, now in her 30s, told ABC News. “I was 14. I had ...
22:00, 2019-07-08

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive anti-abortion laws in Louisiana.“We had the patient ...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the prize in Madrid, Liverpool returned to action in the more earthy setting of Tranmere’s Prenton Park. Di...
01:34, 2019-07-12

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
15:34, 2019-06-01

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
05:17, 2019-05-30

One killed, scores hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more A spate of tornadoes pulverized buildings in western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said....
22:34, 2019-05-28

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support bones and other rigid parts of the body, and are of...
19:51, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, as a deepening crisis over the city’s future looms....
06:51, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for big crowds at annual rally to mark handover Hong Kong holds an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could draw big crowds amid widespread anger over an extradition bill that has plunged the financial hub into turmoil....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong braces for second mass rally as protesters keep pressure on Carrie Lam Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughHong Kong is bracing for another mass rally on Sunday as public anger seethes following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city’s em...
03:34, 2019-06-16

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests turned violent....
08:17, 2019-06-16

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
01:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial independence and Western-style freedoms. The governm...
18:34, 2019-06-11

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-government protests....
00:51, 2019-07-01

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines. The post US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a strik...
14:00, 2019-06-19

European heatwave 2019: UK braces for hottest day of the year as deadly heat sweeps continent The UK is bracing for the hottest day of the year so far as a heatwave gripping Europe is expected to cause temperatures to hit an "exceptional peak" today....
09:51, 2019-06-28

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-08

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
02:51, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-14

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.        ...
06:34, 2019-06-28

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
22:34, 2019-07-10

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississippi River, stumble upon a second line and/or live jazz in the French Quarter while sipping a “go cup,...
18:34, 2019-07-05

Pagano puts stamp on Bears 'D' after year out of coaching New Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano gets to put his stamp on a unit that emerged as one of the best the past four seasons under Vic Fangio, particularly now that offseason workouts are underway        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

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

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.       ...
20:00, 2019-06-10

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The former Mississippi supreme court Justice Bill Wal...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series for a second straight season after beating Stanford 8-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA's super regionals       ...
07:34, 2019-06-10

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Ronnie Shive told The Greenwood Commonwealth that one student had severe injuries from the Monday crash. Shive ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

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 Series didn’t portend a comeback, either. They were still down a run going to the ninth and fa...
10:17, 2019-06-21

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 about 1 a.m. Friday in a Gulfport neighborhood. Breland owns Wild Acres Wildlife Photography & Mobile P...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history. Halter’s two-out grounder up the middle scored Justin Foscue just after 3 a.m. CDT on Thursd...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament 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        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Sen. Thad Cochran died on Thursday morning in Oxford, Miss., according to a statement from his longtime spokesman. He was 81.Cochran served as the Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, most recently from 2015 until April of 2018, and helped direct millions of dollars to his home state in ...
23:34, 2019-05-30

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous as they were colorful. After all, how many other ...
05:00, 2019-06-07

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....
12:17, 2019-06-13

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 after seven innings under the 10-run mercy rule. The Tigers (37-23), who lost a 17-inning game again...
05:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions once an embryonic heartbeat is detected, which can occur at six weeks after conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
12:51, 2019-05-25

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his former office announced. He was 81....
19:34, 2019-05-30

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 to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
10:34, 2019-07-17

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
18:00, 2019-05-30

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)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
21:00, 2019-05-30

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said on Sunday that two additional beaches in Jackson County were shut down due to a blue-green har...
02:17, 2019-07-08

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 Tournament        ...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Kangaroo goes missing from elementary school — in Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report that Jojo the kangaroo went missing from an elementary school in Gulfport Wednesday morning. Cody Breland of Wild Acres Wildlife Photography & Mobile Pet...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the state. The first of two funeral services for Thad Cochran is taking place Monday at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson. The second is on Tuesday at a c...
12:00, 2019-06-03

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore tells The Associated Press that “there will be fatalities” from the wreck Wednesday on U.S. Highway 45 south of Scooba. Moore spoke...
22:17, 2019-06-05

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
00:51, 2019-05-29

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:34, 2019-06-07

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
01:51, 2019-06-07

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, di...
02:00, 2019-06-07

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
12:51, 2019-06-07

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

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-30

Former NYPD cop indicted on murder charge in New Orleans A former NYPD cop has been indicted on a murder charge in New Orleans for shooting an unarmed man, prosecutors said. Gerardo Bugallo-Beret, 29, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tyrone Reese, 29, who was shot outside the former cop’s Treme apartment building on March ...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Nearly 400 Missouri roads closed by flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads and inundating homes and businesses. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the Mississippi River crests at its second-highest level on record in some areas, straining agriculture levees. Floodg...
15:51, 2019-06-03

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....
22:17, 2019-06-17

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” “We just wanted to keep things professional,̶...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and flooding in April. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says Trump signed the declaration Thursday. Governments and certain nonprofit groups are...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say eight people were killed when a box truck and a passenger van collided in a head-on crash on a rural highway. Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Andy West said the patrol received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about the wreck on Mississippi Highway 16 east of ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

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       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

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 bias in jury selection. District Attorney Doug Evans faces that decision after the high court on Frida...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building in southern Mississippi into what may become the wo...
16:34, 2019-06-11

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....
04:17, 2019-05-25

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
02:17, 2019-05-25

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 state Rep. Doug McLeod was drunk and bloodied his wife’s nose after she didn’t undress q...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-2 win over Central Michigan on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (48-13) scored four runs in the first inning and two more in the thi...
07:00, 2019-06-02

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....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
18:34, 2019-05-30

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to open another flood control structure – the Morganza floodway. It has only been opened twice before. (May 30)       &...
23:17, 2019-05-30

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 happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. Andy West of the Highway Patrol says the...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (47-13) scored three runs in the seve...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....
01:17, 2019-05-25

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. He heard arguments Tuesday from attorneys for the ...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the law “threatens immediate harm to women’s...
00:17, 2019-05-25

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
16:01, 2019-05-21

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry still doesn’t formally exist, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what is forecasted to become a hurricane by the weekend....
17:17, 2019-07-11

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquatic midges, often called “blind mosquitoes.” They don’t bite and they’re good...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Trooper shoots driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper has shot the driver of a car on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. Louisiana State Police spokesman Monroe Dillon tells news outlets that the driver was shot once Thursday evening. New Orleans Emergency Medical Services spokesman Jonathan F...
05:17, 2019-05-31

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's musical history, died on Thursday at age 77....
23:17, 2019-06-07

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's rich musical history, died on Thursday at age 77....
02:51, 2019-06-07

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-29

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, was pronounced dead at t...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Ex-NYPD officer indicted on murder charge in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been indicted on murder charges in Louisiana. The New Orleans Advocate reports 29-year-old Gerardo Bugallo-Beret was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the March shooting death of Tyrone Reese. A press release from District Atto...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Overlooked No More: Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
22:51, 2019-06-27

The Latest: A New Orleans-style goodbye for Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase (all times local): 3:30 p.m. It’s been a distinctively New Orleans send-off for famed chef Leah Chase. It’s alternating between the somber and the festive. Her funeral Monday was at St. Pet...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so that was our really first big warning,” said ...
23:51, 2019-06-07

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 Weather Service lifted flash flood warnings for the greater DC metro area about 1 p.m., but not before...
22:00, 2019-07-08

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....
11:34, 2019-07-02

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power and roads were flooded in parts of the south-east, w...
09:00, 2019-06-19

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms started Wednesday night and continued for several hours through early Thursday. (June 20)        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water is across much of Highway 1505. The water along 1505 was up ...
02:34, 2019-06-07

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 590 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns were raised over flood defences on the River Steepin...
22:17, 2019-06-15

| 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....
19:00, 2019-05-27

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a statement that Sunday that levee “over toppi...
01:17, 2019-05-27

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
10:17, 2019-05-25

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)        ...
03:34, 2019-05-29

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....
20:51, 2019-07-13

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
02:34, 2019-05-26

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)        ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency officials have recommended that about 160 homes be evacuated. (May 31)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May 22)        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

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 south side of the town from encroaching Arkansas River floodwater that is pouring through a breached lev...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of delayed barges tried to maneuver upriver....
16:34, 2019-06-21

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 report....
10:51, 2019-05-23

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 seem to escape....
00:34, 2019-05-24

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.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Mississippi city fires police officer charged in killing OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city has fired a police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved. An Oxford Police Department spokesman confirmed Thursday to the Oxford Eagle that city aldermen met in closed session Tuesday night and fired Mathew Kinne (KIH...
19:17, 2019-05-23

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        ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha        ...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney general’s office is investigating the depart...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Feds call Mississippi jail unsafe just before brawls hurt 6 RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Department of Justice report called a Mississippi jail unsafe and violent only hours before brawling inmates sent six more people to a hospital. The Clarion Ledger says jail monitor Elizabeth Simpson’s report Thursday blamed staff shortages for a series of assaults...
17:34, 2019-07-01

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.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. NBC’s Morgan Chesky reports for TODAY. Mississippi closed all mainland beaches on the state’s...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the “liberal media...
06:17, 2019-07-11

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans off the jury. In the 7-2 ruling, the court found t...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesday, was wanted for a shooting in Mississippi, a prosecutor there said. ...
14:34, 2019-06-14

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA Tournament's best-of-three super regionals       ...
07:17, 2019-06-09

Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor is asking that the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what’s normally a saltwater estuary. The unprecedented second opening of the Bonnet Carré (BAHN-ee CARE-ee) spillway last...
23:17, 2019-06-07

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-21

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77.In a...
05:34, 2019-06-07

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
07:17, 2019-07-13

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
06:34, 2019-07-11

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died. He was 77. A family statement released by his publicist say...
02:34, 2019-06-07

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective levees....
11:17, 2019-07-11

New Orleans Police: Woman accused of killing Danish tourist NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 36-year-old woman is accused of the killing of a Danish tourist in New Orleans. Police said Thursday that Brandy Myles is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of 44-year-old Poul Hansen. Police say Hansen was found May 18, shot in the head in eastern New Orleans. My...
22:17, 2019-05-23

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
05:00, 2019-06-21

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troopers helping close traffic lanes on Bourbon Street saw a car driving toward pedestrians around 7 p.m. ...
07:00, 2019-05-31

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-07

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.       ...
14:51, 2019-06-22

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 that people living west of downtown should consider leaving for higher ground, even though the levees ...
19:17, 2019-05-25

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....
09:00, 2019-06-12

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
10:51, 2019-07-15

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 away. Samuel Ellis owns a kayak and bike rental and tour company on the Arkansas River in Little Roc...
19:34, 2019-06-07

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......
20:17, 2019-05-30

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....
23:51, 2019-05-24

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....
23:34, 2019-05-24

Record flooding causes levee breach in western Arkansas DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting an evacuation of a rural area in the western part of the state. The levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of Little Rock. Yell County officials had anticipated...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country...
09:51, 2019-05-25

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
22:00, 2019-05-25

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 cattle have been located, but it’s going to take some time for authorities to access them due...
20:17, 2019-06-28

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)        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processing capacity. Energy companies shut down and evacuat...
22:34, 2019-07-13

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Mississippi state rep allegedly punched wife after she took too long to undress for sex: report A Mississippi state rep was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly punched his wife in the face when she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a report....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.        ...
13:00, 2019-05-28

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide office at a disadvantage....
00:34, 2019-06-03

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
01:34, 2019-06-29

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guar...
03:34, 2019-06-16

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were flooded after parts of the city received more than 8in (20 cm) of rain. Further bad weather is predicted w...
11:00, 2019-07-11

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
23:00, 2019-07-10

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
04:17, 2019-06-07

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
16:34, 2019-06-21

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.        ...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
09:34, 2019-05-23

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
00:34, 2019-06-04

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...
00:17, 2019-07-15

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 Baton Rouge stalled in flood waters Thursday morning, and the driver got out and tried to wade throug...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-27

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....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the southern plains and south-eastern states on Memorial Day, on the heels of deadly tornadoes and flooding. Related: Are hurricanes getting stron...
18:51, 2019-05-27

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....
07:51, 2019-07-16

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:51, 2019-07-16

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of the rain-swollen Keystone dam less than 10 miles up ...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has been hit by three days of non-stop rain, and more hea...
20:34, 2019-07-05

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six more inches of rain in the forecast for this week, F...
01:34, 2019-06-18

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 has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeering lawsuit, claiming at least three of their Fred...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
03:17, 2019-07-12

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
04:51, 2019-06-02

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van. The post Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism."...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
04:17, 2019-06-22

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft. The post New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft appeared first on LEX18.com....
03:51, 2019-06-21

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
20:51, 2019-07-12

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-10

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
01:51, 2019-05-27

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....
02:34, 2019-05-22

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....
20:34, 2019-07-14

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....
00:51, 2019-07-16

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....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Arkansas losing over $20M a day from record flooding as residents brace for water to keep rising Historic flooding in Arkansas continues as the water travels south and communities around Little Rock are preparing for the Arkansas River to reach its highest level this week....
00:51, 2019-06-04

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....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jobs and joined forces to voluntarily save as many a...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person accompanied them....
05:01, 2019-07-12

U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi inmate's murder conviction in racial case The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
16:51, 2019-06-21

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:51, 2019-05-25

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the final two state beaches that were open for swimming.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
22:34, 2019-07-13

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
01:34, 2019-07-16

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-23

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose with the No. 1 overall pick....
16:34, 2019-06-21

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legitimacy has been established. What now? For every horror fan who celebrated the validation that came w...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
02:51, 2019-06-16

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
15:51, 2019-06-15

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
12:34, 2019-06-02

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said....
22:00, 2019-05-27

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
20:17, 2019-07-13

Islanders’ Robin Lehner, Barry Trotz win big at NHL Awards Before this past season, not a lot of people expected Robin Lehner to be in Las Vegas this week for the NHL Awards ceremony. But that’s where the Islanders goalie was, winning the Masterton Trophy for the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ic...
08:17, 2019-06-20

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
15:17, 2019-06-02

Louisiana Governor: Barry not worst case scenario Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he was "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry had not caused the disastrous floods that were forecast, but he urged residents to be cautious as they ventured outside. (July 15)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’s structure in 2019 the way they were in 1992. And...
04:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Chicago Bears are trying 'different' and 'eerie' things with kickers at OTAs The Chicago Bears seems to still be reeling from last season's playoff loss, because what they're doing with their kickers during OTAs is weird.        ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
04:00, 2019-07-09

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
02:34, 2019-06-14

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basement ended up getting soaked....
06:00, 2019-07-09

Corn futures surge, bringing May gain to 20% as soft commodities rally on Midwest flooding Corn futures are surging, climbing to a near 3-year high, as heavy rain forecasts across major farming areas threaten to delay planting even further....
17:00, 2019-05-29

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....
08:17, 2019-06-11

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Hurricane Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern Louisiana....
19:51, 2019-07-13

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-23

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
14:51, 2019-06-19

Barcelona beat PSG to sign 16-year-old English striker Barry "Barcelona have beaten Paris St Germain to the signing of one of England\u0027s brightest talents in 16-year-old striker Louie Barry from Championship side West Bromwich Albion."...
17:51, 2019-07-11

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
22:00, 2019-07-01

Bud Selig laments Barry Bonds' home run record chase in new book Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recalls the “misery” he experienced watching former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds break the all-time home run record in 2007....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Bud Selig says Hank Aaron, not Barry Bonds, is true home run king Bud Selig was MLB commissioner during the Steroid Era, but says he prefers guys who didn’t cheat. Selig joined “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday to promote his new book, “For the Good of the Game.” Selig was asked whom he considers the true home run king – and it wasn’t Barry Bonds. “Wel...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason he’s decided to move on. My biggest thing i...
18:34, 2019-07-03

Barry upgraded to Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall off of Louisiana coastline Tropical Storm Barry was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it inched closer to the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, officials said....
19:51, 2019-07-13

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
00:51, 2019-07-13

Poetry In Motion: Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic Barry Jenkins has a new project in the works and I’m about to 8-count my coins and hand over my wallet so he can hurry up and take my money....
02:34, 2019-06-05

Umpire Scott Barry leaves Marlins-Brewers game with injury MILWAUKEE (AP) — Second base umpire Scott Barry has left the Marlins-Brewers game with an apparent leg injury. Barry was helped off by a member of Milwaukee’s training staff before the start of the second inning. It was unclear what exactly happened. Tuesday night’s game continued with a...
06:34, 2019-06-05

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Animal Shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas in no...
20:17, 2019-07-13

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm on Sunday afternoon but con...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Barcelona sign England Under-16 striker Louie Barry from West Brom • Barry will be part of Barcelona’s Under-19 squad• West Brom receive £235,000 in compensationBarcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England’s brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry.Barry reportedly had a medical with PSG before Ba...
20:51, 2019-07-11

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
13:51, 2019-07-09

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
18:00, 2019-06-09

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that comes to mind. And no upcoming film is potentially mor...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Andy Woodward: a 1970s murder and the shocking twist to my Barry Bennell story The footballer tells for the first time how a relative of Barry Bennell cast a grim shadow over his family, years before the paedophile coach began abusing him On the night before we were due to meet, Andy Woodward took himself away to spend some time alone. He wasn’t feeling great, was the truth. H...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a time” by donating to school music programs, and ha...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Barry's Bootcamp x lululemon: Stronger as One collaboration is the ideal workout wardrobe update The collection has been designed with Barry's trainers to ensure it can withstand the intense 60-minute signature workout – in which you can burn up to 1000 calories...
14:17, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. crude oil stockpiles drop amid Barry, fuel posts large builds - EIA U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell more than expected last week, while gasoline and distillate inventories rose sharply, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, due to the impact of the first major hurricane to hit the U.S. Gulf of Mexico this season....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Grilling 'veggie burgers' for July 4th? In Mississippi, you better not call them meat A law passed this year takes aim at how vegan and vegetarian food companies market their imitation meat products.       ...
22:34, 2019-07-02

Bud Selig was not happy when Barry Bonds passed Hank Aaron as home run king. His new book explains. In his new autobiography, "For The Good Of The Game," Bud Selig gives his side of the story on steroids and the many changes in baseball.       ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
17:51, 2019-07-11