Hurricane Ida left thousands without power in Louisiana’s late summer heat, and it could take weeks in some areas before it returns.
Ida weakened to a tropical storm early Monday as it continued through Louisiana and Mississippi, bringing damaging winds and flash flooding.
A Louisiana fire station captured surveillance video of surrounding roads being submerged as Hurricane Ida roared across the state.
The Mississippi State Department of Health issued an alert on Friday ordering any coronavirus-positive individuals to isolate for at least 10 days or face up to a 5-year prison sentence and a fine of up to $5,000.
Senior Airman Taylor Labrier, of Fairview Heights, was in Mississippi when he was involved in a vehicle crash that killed him and another civilian driver.
His mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, insisted on an open casket funeral so that people would have to confront the brutality of racism. Photos from the funeral were seen by newspaper and magazine readers across the country.
Mississippi has seven children in the intensive care unit due to COVID-19, including two who are on life support.
"The Magic Happy Chair," written by Justine Fedak and Chris Walker, was created from unlikely circumstances.
A court in Russia has arraigned a suspect on murder charges in the death of an American woman studying at a local university. The body of 34-year-old Catherine Serou was found Saturday in the woods area near the city of Nizhny Novgorod, 250 miles east of Moscow.
After coming in last place in his fantasy football league, Lee Sanderlin spent 15 hours in a Mississippi Waffle House and ate nine waffles.
On Tuesday, Kennedy Hobbs had walked across the stage at her high school graduation. Later in the evening, she was shot and killed.
The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.
Multiple tornadoes were reported Sunday night across Mississippi, damaging buildings and causing downed trees and power lines.
Buddy, a Labrador retriever mix, is currently receiving care at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
A significant tornado outbreak in the South on Wednesday is expected to continue with numerous strong, potentially violent tornadoes likely to impact the region into Thursday.
Sherry Nabors said her late husband, Jeff, wanted to get married knowing that he would soon die from COVID-19 days after being hospitalized with the virus.
Southern states lent the lowest life expectancies, compared to western and northeastern states
Daylight Saving Time starts this Sunday, March 14, and lasts through November 7, but some senators are pushing to stop moving clocks back and forth twice a year.
A photo of a Mississippi middle school teacher’s writing assignment on slavery is drawing heavy criticism online, and parents in the district are speaking out.
A Democratic congressman has sued Donald Trump, alleging Trump incited the deadly insurrection at the Capitol. It’s believed to be the first suit filed by a member of Congress in an expected wave of litigation over the riot.