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Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says

Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says

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These poultry plants used E-Verify. They still hired hundreds of undocumented workers. The federal employment verification system checks the personal information new hires submit against existing government records and flags any mismatch...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Authorities believe poultry companies intentionally hired undocumented workers, search warrants say There were clear signs that the companies raided last week were hiring people who could not legally work in the country, the unsealed warrants allege....
05:00, 08/16/2019

DHS secretary: Mississippi raids focused on employers 'exploiting undocumented workers' Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said Sunday that the raids on seven Mississippi businesses, in which 680 people were detained, w...
23:34, 08/11/2019

Chicken plants raided by ICE 'willfully and unlawfully' hired unauthorized workers: court documents Almost all of the chicken plants raided by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials on Wednesday in Mississippi were "willfully and unlawfully" ...
01:48, 08/11/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal offici...
05:48, 08/08/2019

ICE raids sweep up 680 undocumented immigrants across Mississippi Immigration enforcement authorities raided food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday, picking up 680 workers in what was being billed as ...
01:16, 08/08/2019

Invoking the Racist Dog Whistles of the Past, ICE Arrests Nearly 700 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi In what Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are touting as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s histo...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Immigration official: Those arrested in Mississippi shouldn't have been hired by company A day after the largest federal immigration raid in more than a decade led to the arrest of 680 people, a top ICE official defended the operation. &#...
04:48, 08/09/2019

680 arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday. ...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants US immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a lar...
05:48, 08/08/2019

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday. ...
04:48, 08/09/2019

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting appro...
06:16, 08/08/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undo...
21:16, 08/09/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss h...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Dunkin' dumps store owners for hiring undocumented workers The world famous doughnut maker Dunkin', outraged that some franchises are not using the required E-Verify system to make sure its workers are documen...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Health Care Workers in the UK Turned Over an Undocumented Immigrant Trafficking Victim to Police, Case Report Says Medical professionals are getting increasingly entangled in the anti-immigrant rhetoric that has gripped the U.S. and other countries—and, predictably...
06:00, 07/19/2019

GM Still Hasn't Found Jobs for 500 Workers from 'Unallocated' Plants Where General Motors’ laid off employees currently stand, a Fiat Chrysler settlement approval, new land for a new plant and more await you in The Morn...
17:16, 05/06/2019

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration an...
06:16, 08/08/2019

'We are not criminals or seeking a free ride in America': Undocumented workers at a Trump golf club request meeting with the president in a letter REUTERS/Mike Segar In a letter to President Donald Trump, 21 former employees, all undocumented, requested to meet with the president. Some of the f...
20:48, 07/04/2019

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. &#...
02:16, 08/09/2019

'Let them go!': Immigration raids hit food processing plants in Mississippi A tearful 13-year-old boy stood beside his father as he waved goodbye to his mother, who worked at Koch Foods Inc., the site of the immigration sting....
22:16, 08/07/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employ...
03:16, 08/10/2019

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action i...
08:48, 08/08/2019

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.       &...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.    &#...
13:16, 07/31/2019

Climbers Missing On Nanda Devi "Knowingly Risked Their Lives": Report Eight climbers believed to be dead on a treacherous mountain in Uttarakhand "knowingly risked" their lives by changing their plans without permission,...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Undocumented Seniors Deserve Healthcare, Too Put this one under small victories. California will expand Medicaid to undocumented adults between the ages of 19 and 25, making all undocumented adul...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries th...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Young or old, it's a good time to get hired Whether you're graduating from college or you've been in your job for years and are ready for a change, it's a good time to get a new g...
15:16, 05/04/2019

Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest s...
18:48, 06/16/2019

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the politi...
01:48, 07/04/2019

DHS to carry out more 'expedited removals' of undocumented immigrants The Department of Homeland security expanded its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants who are unable to prove they have been in the Unite...
01:48, 07/23/2019

David Ortiz may have been targeted by hired killers Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was targeted for a hit carried out by two local police officers, according to a report. Law ...
02:16, 06/11/2019

SEC hired Deloitte to review its football officiating The Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a review of its football officiating, reacting in part to what Com...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Ex-Wazzu QB, No. 2 pick Leaf hired by ESPN Ryan Leaf has been hired by ESPN to be a college football analyst, another step in the remarkable comeback of the former Washington State star and No....
03:00, 07/15/2019

US Immigration Raids Sweep Up Hundreds Of Undocumented Migrants US officials said that some 680 undocumented migrants were detained in raids Wednesday at food processing plants in the southeastern United States, pa...
11:48, 08/08/2019

Undocumented migrants occupy Paris Pantheon for right to remain The Pantheon in Paris houses the tombs of some of France's greatest citizens. The migrants occupied the building to call for the right to stay, and fo...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Almost three-quarters of Americans want undocumented immigrants to be able to legally stay in the US A huge majority of Americans want there to be a way for immigrants living in the US illegally to stay in the country legally, if requirements are met,...
01:17, 08/13/2019

For first time, Mexicans make up less than half of U.S. undocumented immigrants The number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined so sharply over the past decade that for the first time, they no longer...
00:00, 06/13/2019

US To Launch Massive Raids On Undocumented Migrants: Report US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are planning to launch sweeping deportation raids this weekend as the Trump administration expands...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a clo...
04:16, 06/19/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal ...
17:16, 05/10/2019

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.    ...
18:00, 07/12/2019

ICE has begun raids to round up undocumented immigrants, official says Immigration authorities have begun conducting raids, a senior administration official said Sunday, in an operation expected to target about 2,000 undo...
23:16, 07/14/2019

Courtney hired as basketball assistant by Miami Hurricanes CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bill Courtney has been hired as assistant basketball coach at the University of Miami, where he’ll be reunited with co...
01:00, 06/13/2019

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18:48, 05/03/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next mo...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Proposed Swedbank Chairman Persson says new CEO could be hired by autumn end Swedbank's proposed new chairman Goran Persson hopes a new chief executive for the beleaguered bank can be appointed at "end of autumn", he told Dagen...
16:32, 06/18/2019

More proof Apple is making ARM MacBooks: It just hired a key ARM engineer Apple is working on ARM MacBooks, several rumors said in the past few years, with a first such product to hit stores in 2020. Apple never comments on ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Why Gennady Golovkin hired Wladimir Klitschko’s ex-trainer LAS VEGAS — The biggest secret in boxing seemed obvious when it was finally announced. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s new trainer will be Johnathon Banks, w...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Kate Markgraf Hired as G.M. of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Markgraf, who will oversee the search for a coach to replace Jill Ellis, will report to Earnie Stewart, who was promoted to the new role of U.S. Socce...
00:16, 08/13/2019

US employers hired a record number of people in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers hired the most people on record in April, while the number of open jobs was largely unchanged, evidence that the job ...
17:16, 06/10/2019

More prosecutors to be hired after Houston-area plant fires Houston-area officials have approved the hiring of additional assistant district attorneys to prosecute environmental crimes following two major chemi...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Former LSU interim head coach Benford hired as TCU assistant Benford hired as TCU assistant after finishing last season as interim head coach for LSU's run to Sweet 16        ...
20:48, 04/29/2019

John Beilein hired by Cavaliers in stunning NBA move The NBA drama continued the day after two spellbinding Game 7s. John Beilein has agreed to a five-year contract to become the next coach of the Cavali...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pay...
05:48, 05/31/2019

New Study Shreds the Idea That Undocumented Immigrants Increase Crime We’ve long known that President Donald Trump’s talking point of undocumented immigrants causing a surge of crime in their U.S. communities is baseless...
23:16, 05/13/2019

New York allows undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses After threatening a veto earlier in the day, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law after the Senate passed it.    ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is ...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Undocumented immigrants try to rush into US in ‘waves,’ spark showdown with CBP agents One of the biggest ports of entry along the US-Mexico border had to be shut down on Friday after a group of undocumented immigrants — nearly 50 ...
10:00, 07/20/2019

16 U.S. Marines arrested on suspicion of smuggling undocumented migrants and drugs The troops were suspected of involvement in the smuggling of undocumented immigrants into the United States from Mexico and various unspecified drug-r...
04:48, 07/26/2019

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. T...
04:48, 06/20/2019

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01:32, 07/04/2019

ICE: Mass raids targeting undocumented families launches Sunday NBC NEWS – Immigration authorities are planning a massive roundup Sunday of undocumented families that have received deportation orders, two sou...
00:16, 06/22/2019

Teens terrorize family of undocumented immigrants with BB guns: report A family of Honduran immigrants living in Oklahoma City were shot by teens with BB guns on Monday, but they didn’t report the incident to police becau...
11:00, 07/24/2019

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12:48, 07/10/2019

Police in South Africa arrest 560 'undocumented' foreigners in raid  Nearly 600 foreigners were arrested in a police raid on a business district in Johannesburg, South Africa, police and government officials said Thursd...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such ...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the ...
13:16, 06/07/2019

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02:16, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Avenatti tells court he’s hired a defense lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a criminal case against attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 10:52 a.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti has told a ...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Art Briles Hired To Coach Football At Texas High School On a Friday evening news dump just before the start of a holiday weekend, the Mt. Vernon Independent School district announced that it had hired ex-Ba...
02:00, 05/26/2019

US Cop Allegedly Hired Hitman To Kill Husband, Boyfriend's Daughter A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl...
13:32, 05/18/2019

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22:16, 07/31/2019

Women arrested after reporting 'hitman' they hired to Spanish police Mother and daughter say man swindled them out of €7,000 fee to kill mother’s partnerA Spanish woman and her daughter have been arrested after going to...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city DETROIT (AP) — A graffiti artist commissioned by the city of Detroit to paint a mural on a viaduct was arrested by police who believed he was committi...
19:32, 06/23/2019

New York allowed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. Is New Jersey next? After New York became the 13th state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, advocates are pushing for New Jersey to be next. &#...
01:48, 06/20/2019

The Trump Administration Wanted a Horrific Mass Raid on Undocumented Families The Trump administration was planning a mass raid on undocumented families in ten major American cities earlier this year, according to the Washington...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Trump slams Dems for backing health care for undocumented immigrants President Trump blasted the contestants in the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday when they all declared their support for health care ...
08:48, 06/28/2019

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than th...
02:16, 07/09/2019

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a w...
02:48, 08/18/2019

Julián Castro: 'We already pay for the healthcare of undocumented immigrants. It's called the emergency room' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro claimed during a Sunday morning interview with George Stephanopoulos that the United States already pa...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That'...
16:32, 06/14/2019

Two Marines in California allegedly helped smuggle undocumented immigrants for cash Border patrol agents arrested two California-based Marines for helping to smuggle undocumented immigrants across the southern border into San Diego Co...
07:32, 07/10/2019

Proposals call for undocumented immigrants to get full access to healthcare in California Undocumented immigrants in California would gain access to full health benefits starting in 2020, under a proposal making its way through the legislat...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college pro...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Marketing boss quits Victoria's Secret after first trans model hired Ed Razek, who apologised last year for transphobic remarks, leaves US lingerie brandEd Razek, the chief marketing officer at Victoria’s Secret, who la...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Taika Waititi hired to try and figure out how to make a Flash Gordon movie It’s been a few months since we heard about long-delayed Flash Gordon reboot, which means it’s now time to hear about… another Flash Gordon reboot. Af...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Foreign students hired for summer jobs in US subjected to abuses, says study ‘Cultural exchange’ students subjected to human trafficking, wage theft, retaliation and physical threats, new survey findsForeign students who come t...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Mick Jagger’s ex Vanessa Neumann hired as envoy in Venezuelan uprising The Brits have hired The Stones frontman’s former flame, Vanessa Neumann, as an envoy to Juan Guaidó as he attempts to revive his struggling oppositio...
12:32, 05/12/2019

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan hired by franchise as assistant coach Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with the Spurs, has been added to head coach Gregg Popovich's bench as an assistant coach. ...
01:32, 07/23/2019

Saudi Arabia's NEOM says AECOM hired as project management consultant Saudi Arabia's NEOM, which is building a mega economic zone, said on Wednesday it has appointed AECOM as a project management consultant for part of N...
10:32, 06/26/2019

Sick of getting schooled in Fortnite? Here’s what happened when we hired a Battle Royale teacher This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals. Standing in...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize Tech companies like Apple are chasing the $3.5 trillion health care market that's been slow to evolve.Traditional health companies are striking b...
23:16, 07/09/2019

JC Penney: We haven't hired advisors 'to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy' J.C. Penney on Friday afternoon issued a statement responding to a report that the embattled department store chain had hired advisers to explore debt...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Art Briles’ next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon Hi...
08:48, 05/25/2019

Marine engineer Boskalis hired to salvage Gulf of Oman tankers Dutch marine engineer Boskalis on Friday said it had has been appointed to salvage both tankers that were hit on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman in a sus...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Border agents use tear gas to stop nearly 50 undocumented migrants who stormed Rio Grande bridge U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents had to use tear gas and pepper spray early Saturday to stop nearly 50 “undocumented individuals” from ...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Health care for undocumented immigrants may 'haunt' Dems against Trump, says ex-Sen. Evan Bayh "It's nice to be able to promise some of these things, but they have got to be realistic," says the Indiana Democrat who also served as governor ...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Ford executive hired by Credit Suisse to lead auto tech banking Joe Heyer’s coverage area will include autonomous vehicles, components and software, the bank said Monday in a memo that was confirmed by a spokesman....
17:48, 07/09/2019

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed t...
20:32, 07/01/2019

Dunkin Donuts manager allegedly hired fake employee, pocketed checks A Florida Dunkin Donuts manager was busted for hiring a “fictitious” employee — and then pocketed all of the checks the worker would...
19:48, 07/11/2019

State Dems refuse to meet lobbying firm that hired Jeff Klein ALBANY — Two Democratic, freshman state lawmakers are trying to blackball a leading firm that lobbies on behalf of charter schools because it hired an...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city to paint mural Painter and musician Sheefy McFly was working on a viaduct in the Motor City's northeast side when two police officers stopped him, the Detroit Free P...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.     ...
04:16, 06/13/2019

Graffiti artist hired by city of Detroit arrested after cops think he's committing vandalism A graffiti artist who was commissioned by the city of Detroit, Mich., was arrested on Wednesday by police officers who thought he was committing an ac...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Drug lord may have hired David Ortiz shooter over alleged affair with his wife Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a drug lord who thought the former Red Sox slugger ...
21:16, 06/10/2019

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration...
01:48, 06/17/2019

President Stephen Miller Gets His Wish: Trump Promises Mass Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants Next Week Rumor has it that when President Stephen Miller was born, he reportedly coughed and then asked to see his doctor’s paperwork. The doctor was not only ...
18:00, 06/18/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson defends plan to evict undocumented immigrants: ‘It’s not that we’re cruel, mean-hearted. It’s that we are logical.’ Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are considering legislation to block a HUD proposal that every family member living in subsidized ...
03:16, 05/22/2019

Hunter College prof hired husband for $650K worth of taxpayer-funded work Jeffrey Parsons, who was forced out in a sex and drug scandal, not only took advantage of students and colleagues -- he hired his husband for $600,000...
23:48, 07/27/2019

DHS Officials Say Massive Deportation Raids Will Start This Weekend; More than 2,000 Undocumented Immigrants, Including Families, Targeted Department of Homeland Security officials have told the New York Times that mass arrests of undocumented immigrants will hit at least 10 U.S. cities o...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Dems run left on immigration: Debate features vows of health care for undocumented, deportation curbs Democratic presidential hopefuls went all-in Thursday on controversial immigration proposals that mark a shift further left for the party -- promising...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Resurfaced video shows Joe Biden pushing border fence, calling for employers who hired 'illegals' to be punished Former Vice President Joe Biden, while a senator in 2006, advocated for a southern border wall and punishment for employers who hired illegal immigran...
22:00, 05/11/2019

GM to add 450 jobs at three Ohio plants GM said the $700 million in investments will expand powertrain and stamping operations in Toledo, Parma and Moraine, creating more than 450 manufactur...
23:48, 05/08/2019

How to keep your plants alive when you go on holiday Summer's here which means one thing: holidays. Patch's Freddie Blackett reveals five tips on how to keep your plants thriving when they're left alone...
14:16, 07/10/2019

'Plants vs. Zombies 3' is on the way and you can test it now Six years after Plants vs. Zombies 2 staggered into the world, the next entry in the series is on the way. PopCap Games is hard at work on Plants vs. ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Plants are doing their best to save mankind, but they can’t do it alone We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our...
22:00, 05/17/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay ...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Low Maintenance Plants Are Actually Terrible for Beginners Hands up if you’ve killed a succulent. Yeah, me too. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglec...
00:48, 06/14/2019

The Best Online Shops for Ordering Plants Filling your place with greenery no longer requires wandering the aisles of your local humid nursery. Here are companies that'll ship plants right to ...
01:32, 07/09/2019

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshakis...
18:48, 06/30/2019

Working in plants is not a ?death march' One of the most vital shifts for Ford is making its plants more interesting places to work, said Michael Mikula, who is tasked with that mission as th...
05:16, 08/07/2019

GM plants' 2nd chances would save few jobs Potential deals in Ohio and Canada would have similar outcomes: much smaller work forces, long-term uncertainty and a lesson in how difficult it is to...
07:16, 05/12/2019

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants...
17:32, 05/06/2019

Plants vs Zombies Is Ten Years Old, So Here's A Look At Where It All Began One of the main reasons I run Fine Art every night is that I’m fascinated by the earliest origins of the characters and worlds that we love. And it do...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers wi...
14:48, 07/08/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60...
22:00, 07/17/2019

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benef...
13:16, 05/27/2019

FCA seeks $160M in tax incentives for Detroit plants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is seeking up to $160 million in incentives from Michigan to partially subsidize a planned $2.5 billion investment in two De...
00:00, 05/01/2019

How plants’ ability to ‘think’ might force us to redefine intelligence Some might balk at the idea that plants made of roots, stems and leaves could have intelligence or consciousness. But scientists have actually been ho...
03:48, 08/13/2019

An oral history of substance use and recovery in plants Two UAW officials and a postdoctoral researcher spoke with Staff Reporter Jackie Charniga about how previous epidemics shaped workplace policies on su...
08:00, 07/07/2019

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying fo...
11:48, 07/23/2019

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist fro...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Cigarette Butts Stunt Plants' Growth Other humans aren’t the only living things affected by your smoking habit, scientists in the UK warn. Their new research suggests that at least some p...
02:00, 07/23/2019

'Keep these plants open,' UAW chief tells GM brass UAW President Gary Jones warned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that the company's increasing use of temporary workers would be a major issue in contract ne...
04:16, 07/17/2019

Dolphins GM: We hired Brian Flores as coach because 'this generation is different' Dolphins GM Chris Grier said he was 'looking for the best leader' when he chose Brian Flores as new coach.      &#...
19:48, 06/25/2019

J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired advisors to prepare for 'restructuring or bankruptcy’ J.C. Penney said in a statement Friday that it hasn’t hired advisors to prepare for an “in-court restructuring or bankruptcy."  ...
01:48, 07/20/2019

VW adds electric-car plants in China that will overtake Tesla Volkswagen is building two plants in China to produce 600,000 vehicles on its MEB battery-car platform in a level of scale that will likely leave Tesl...
15:00, 05/15/2019

'These are healing plants': Oakland decriminalizes magic mushrooms Move by northern California city comes one month after voters in Denver approved a similar initiative to decriminalize psilocybinOakland has become th...
06:16, 06/06/2019

Britain’s Ineos to invest $2 billion in Saudi plants MADRID (AP) — British petrochemicals maker Ineos is investing $2 billion to build three plants in Saudi Arabia, as western companies appear to be shed...
13:00, 06/03/2019

How George Fan created the wacky Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago George Fan led a small team that created Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago. It is still a valuable franchise today, and he talked about it with GamesBea...
23:16, 05/10/2019

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, h...
06:16, 06/07/2019

EPA Overturns Obama-Era Clean Air Rules for Power Plants The Environmental Protection Agency overturned Obama-era climate rules for power plants, vastly limiting the agency’s ability to mandate tougher green...
20:16, 06/19/2019

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear powe...
21:48, 06/17/2019

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some ...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Group of biologists tries to bury the idea that plants are conscious Environmental crisis clouding scientific objectivity about plants’ feelings, says botanistThe gardening gloves are off. Frustrated by more than a deca...
17:16, 07/03/2019

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville trailer leaks Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is the latest shooter spinoff for PopCap's tower-defense series. A work-in-progress trailer has leaked.Re...
17:48, 08/13/2019

Fiat Chrysler's tax incentives may top $400M for Detroit plants FCA's tax incentives now total $384.5 million and could climb to as high as $422 million if the state of Michigan approves an additional $37.8 million...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Analysis says we need to stop building fossil fuel plants now Enlarge / Wind turbines spin as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Jäenschwalde coal-fired power plant in the distance. (credit: Sean Gallup/...
01:32, 07/03/2019

We need to shut power plants early to stay under 1.5°C warming Despite all the talk and target setting, emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy infrastructure will take the world well past the 1.5°C...
22:32, 07/01/2019

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Enslaved on a British cannabis farm: ‘The plants were more valuable than my life’ Minh was 16 when he was kidnapped, raped and trafficked to the UK, and then locked up and forced to grow cannabis. But when the police found him, he w...
18:16, 07/26/2019

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salam...
17:32, 06/10/2019

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 203...
10:48, 06/07/2019

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research sugg...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Brainless fungi trade resources with plants like a stock market Fungi and plants have a symbiotic relationship in which they trade phosphorous for carbon, and the mechanics of this market are surprisingly sophistic...
21:16, 06/06/2019

UP Government Enters Guinness World Record For Distributing 66,000 Plants The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday said it has entered the Guinness World Records for distributing 66,000 plants simultaneously in a stipulated ti...
21:16, 08/09/2019

Plants are working overtime to offset effects of climate change We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste...
21:48, 05/20/2019

What's Better Than a Bouquet For Mother's Day? These Discounted Rose and Peony Plants From Amazon. Sure, you can (and should) buy your mom some flowers for Mother’s Day. But imagine if you gave your mom not just one bouquet that inevitably won’t las...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that ...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh...
15:00, 06/15/2019

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up ...
19:00, 06/18/2019

RPT-U.S. ethanol plants expected to cut output on poor margins, oversupply U.S. ethanol plants are expected to sharply curtail production in the weeks ahead as steep Midwest corn prices and the U.S.-China trade war have led t...
13:16, 07/19/2019

U.S. ethanol plants expected to cut output on poor margins, oversupply U.S. ethanol plants are expected to sharply curtail production in the weeks ahead as steep Midwest corn prices and the U.S.-China trade war have led t...
09:32, 07/19/2019

Belgium broke law but can keep nuclear plants open, EU court rules Belgium's self-imposed deadline for giving up nuclear power is not far off. Environmentalists look forward to the end of the atomic era, but not every...
20:16, 07/29/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according t...
20:16, 07/29/2019

The New Lego Ideas Treehouse Has Leaves Made Of Real Plants Last year, the Lego Group started making flowers, trees, and shrubs out of plant-based polyethylene using sustainably sourced sugarcane. I can’t imagi...
21:48, 07/23/2019

GM plots temp-worker push with UAW still seething over doomed plants GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Daily on Energy: The overlooked promise of capturing carbon from gas plants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
19:32, 07/16/2019

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash workforce, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint ass...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Engineered yeast can brew up the active ingredients in cannabis plants A yeast with added genes from the cannabis plant can brew up cannabinoids more cheaply and with less environmental damage than farming the plant, say ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a...
20:48, 07/01/2019

Ohio Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Save Nuclear Plants but Vow to Keep Trying FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., the Ohio utility operating under federal bankruptcy protection, said it was optimistic state lawmakers would authorize ai...
03:32, 07/08/2019

First moon plants sprout in China's Chang'e 4 biosphere experiment China's space agency has released images of cotton plants sprouting inside the Chang'e 4 moon lander's mini biosphere, the first plant to germinate on...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become...
22:48, 07/09/2019

New way to relieve photosynthesis bottleneck in plants could boost crop yields Scientists have discovered a way to ease a bottleneck in the photosynthesis process. The breakthrough could allow plants to turn the sun's rays into f...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Scientists discover carnivorous plants that feast on salamanders in Ontario The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plant...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse (WPTZ)   Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse. So far, more than 33 plants have been spotted outside the capitol...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain's Princess of Asturia...
15:32, 06/05/2019

Terraforming Mars with strange silica blanket could let plants thrive Mars’s surface is not suitable for life because of its low temperatures and constant radiation bombardment, but just a few centimetres of aerogel coul...
20:16, 07/15/2019

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro's government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power pl...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution from coal plants: UN SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their lif...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as th...
14:16, 08/10/2019

From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save water Australia faces crippling drought with low rainfall and dwindling dam levels, so it’s time to come up with new solutions Water supplies across Austral...
07:32, 05/28/2019

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash work force, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint ass...
00:16, 08/13/2019

PSEG to shut most fossil power plants by 2046 to cut carbon emissions New Jersey energy company Public Service Enterprise Group Inc plans to shut all but three of its fossil fuel-fired power plants in a bid to cut carbo...
13:32, 07/25/2019

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for busines...
04:00, 05/28/2019

API revises standard to reduce worker fatigue in refineries, chemical plants The American Petroleum Institute issued on Thursday a revised standard aimed at reducing fatigue among workers in the nation's refineries and chemical...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucle...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Ford ready to sell Russian plants, says companies have shown interest "We are open to discuss potential sales to other companies," Ford of Europe Chairman Steven Armstrong on the sidelines of the International Economic F...
21:00, 06/07/2019

PM Modi Plants Ashoka Tree Sapling At Sri Lanka President's House Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a sapling of an evergreen Ashoka tree at the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisenas' residence. PM Modi...
13:48, 06/09/2019

The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Trump administration has order...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few qu...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Ethiopia plants world-record 350 million trees in 12 hours, officials say Ethiopia planted more than 350 million trees in 12 hours on Monday in what officials believe is a world record-setting effort to combat climate change...
21:16, 07/30/2019

China Hongqiao says aluminum plants not damaged by floods, production normal China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, said on Tuesday it was operating as normal after Typhon Lekima lashed its home province of Sh...
04:32, 08/14/2019

Ohio House to vote on bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a controversial bill on Wednesday that would cost power consumers about $190 million per yea...
21:48, 05/29/2019

New York power plants on track to be coal free by 2020: Cuomo New York’s effort to go coal free at all of the state’s power plants by 2020 appears to be on track, Governor Cuomo said Thursday. The final stages to...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mounta...
17:32, 07/16/2019

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-e...
22:32, 06/19/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-ene...
21:16, 06/25/2019

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Lawmakers, environmentalists an...
06:48, 06/19/2019

New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal i...
09:00, 05/11/2019

3 Synthetic Milk Plants, Supplying To 6 States, Raided In Madhya Pradesh Fifty seven people have been arrested after three factories producing "highly toxic synthetic milk" were raided in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhy...
13:48, 07/20/2019

Psychedelic Plants And Tools Of Ancient Bolivian Trippers Discovered In Cave Shelter In 2001, American rapper Afroman released the sensational song “Because I Got High” in which he almost “cleaned his room” but got “high” instead. Now,...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state'...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 dist...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiremen...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors,...
18:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucle...
03:32, 05/30/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Trump Ally, Ex-Military Brass Sought Saudi Funds for Nuclear Plants Tom Barrack, an equity investor and a close ally of President Trump, sought Saudi government funding in a bid to buy ailing U.S. nuclear reactor build...
07:48, 07/30/2019

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizea...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng to drop two China auto plants, halve workforce - document Peugeot maker PSA Group and partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, ...
21:16, 08/09/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Cutting Stone With Plants: Was the ‘Mythical’ Green Chisel A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns ...
10:16, 06/27/2019

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 3 News Countdown: EA Play to give first look at new game? EA Play returns and with it potentially, some news about the long-awaited Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 3 game. Here's everything we know so far an...
10:00, 06/08/2019

Los Angeles business owners put up fences, thorny plants to deter homeless: report Amid the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, home and business owners are reportedly planting cacti, thorny rosebushes and other deterrents to keep th...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by ...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the Coll...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville was down three runs and its offense was doing next to nothing through six innings against Mississippi State. And the Car...
09:00, 06/21/2019

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

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mis...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Sen. Thad Cochran died on Thursday morning in Oxford, Miss., according to a statement from his longtime spokesman. He was 81.The GOP senator se...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Shooting at Walmart in Mississippi Kills 2 A “disgruntled” former employee opened fire at dawn, killing two employees and striking a police officer in the back, officials said. The officer was ...
02:48, 07/31/2019

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacteriu...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Former Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dead at 81 JACKSON, Miss. — Former US Sen. Thad Cochran, who served 45 years in Washington and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of M...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)  ...
01:48, 07/16/2019

US Judge To Consider Blocking New Mississippi Abortion Law JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns. ...
20:32, 06/10/2019

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature pl...
02:32, 08/14/2019

Steel industry begins to idle plants, shows signs of weakness — despite Trump’s support U.S. Steel announced it will temporarily halt production at two domestic plants. The closure runs in sharp contrast to the narrative President Trump h...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It’s the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyo...
00:16, 05/27/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his ...
00:16, 06/22/2019

Coca-Cola heir arrested in Caribbean with $1.3M in cannabis, 5,000 plants aboard private jet: reports A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered mo...
08:32, 05/14/2019

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds bala...
04:32, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
03:16, 07/18/2019

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have ...
17:32, 07/21/2019

Xcel Energy plans to shut remaining two coal plants in upper Midwest by 2030 Xcel Energy Inc said on Monday it planned to shut its remaining two coal plants in the upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled, as it aims to be...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents....
14:48, 05/25/2019

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thurs...
18:16, 05/30/2019

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament  ...
05:16, 05/25/2019

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clien...
11:48, 06/13/2019

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station. Harrison County...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any educatio...
16:00, 05/21/2019

4 pet donkeys shot and killed in Mississippi pasture MIZE, Miss. (AP) — Officials are trying to figure out who shot four miniature donkeys in a Mississippi pasture. Callie West Evans tells WLBT-TV that o...
02:48, 06/06/2019

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

Mississippi manhunt for killer of officer outside station BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station and shot him de...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. T...
05:32, 07/08/2019

Midwest rains swell Mississippi River The Army Corps of Engineers is asking to do something unprecedented -- open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time i...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won&apos...
06:32, 05/30/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was s...
04:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks ...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Kangaroo goes missing from elementary school — in Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report tha...
13:16, 06/07/2019

Mississippi teacher killed in Louisiana; 2 arrested FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The body of a missing Mississippi school teacher has been found in Louisiana and two suspects have been arrested. News outlets in...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the s...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Suspect caught in killing of Mississippi officer A Mississippi man is under arrest, accused of gunning down a uniformed police officer in a Biloxi police station parking lot. 19-year-old Darian Tawan...
11:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A court document shows a nor...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the tea...
07:00, 06/09/2019

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff James...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Mississippi teen arrested for allegedly gunning down cop A Mississippi teenager was arrested Monday night for allegedly gunning down an on-duty police officer who was set to retire at the end of the year, au...
09:00, 05/07/2019

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fel...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Mississippi rep charged with punching wife could be removed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House speaker has lawyers researching how to remove a lawmaker if it’s true that the man punched his own w...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his fo...
20:16, 05/30/2019

Ethridge dominant as Mississippi beats Jacksonville St 16-2 Tyler Keenan, Anthony Servideo and Thomas Dillard hit homers, Will Ethridge threw seven dominant innings and Mississippi powered past Jacksonville Sta...
06:16, 06/01/2019

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story May 18 about an interruption in barge traffic along the Mississippi River, The Associated Press erroneously reported the...
23:48, 05/22/2019

‘They cry for their parents’: Mississippi Ice raids spur pleas from children Wednesday’s raid saw about 680 immigrants detained, leaving their children in the care of strangers or relativesA raid by US immigration agents that p...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says Workers with Mississippi's Child Protection Services are still searching for children believed to be without their parents after immigration raid...
21:17, 08/13/2019

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and f...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of recor...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Police respond to deadly shooting at Mississippi Walmart A former employee allegedly went on a shooting rampage at a Mississippi Walmart early Tuesday, leaving at least two employees dead and a police office...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh ...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Mississippi River spillway opening again for flood control NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the Mississippi River rises, a spillway in Louisiana will be opened for the third time ever — and only the second time for flood...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of swe...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-...
04:48, 06/02/2019

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record...
20:16, 05/30/2019

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed ab...
14:48, 08/08/2019

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a ma...
08:32, 07/11/2019

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died T...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity ...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announcem...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is de...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississip...
03:32, 05/25/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Missis...
02:16, 05/01/2019

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S....
23:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Service honors slain Mississippi officer BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Mississippi police officer (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Hundreds of Mississippi residents are reme...
04:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Judge questions Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in a lawsuit to block a Mississippi abortion law that bans the procedure after 6 weeks (all times local)...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early ...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Historic flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business. The river is a main conduit of shipping everything f...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the...
14:16, 05/21/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, ...
07:32, 05/12/2019

Teen accused of killing Mississippi family’s pet hogs CARRIERE, Miss. — A teenager is accused of fatally shooting a Mississippi family’s pet hogs. The Picayune Item reports 18-year-old Conner Taylor...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless sh...
03:48, 07/11/2019

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due ...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Mississippi State beats Miami 5-2, back in super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jake Mangum had three hits, Jordan Westburg drove in two runs and Mississippi State beat Miami 5-2 to advance to the super re...
09:16, 06/03/2019

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...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in armchair Source: Sharon Norton Brookhaven Animal Control via WLBT BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road in...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the ...
06:32, 06/09/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as ...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Two shot, killed by ‘disgruntled’ Walmart employee in Mississippi identified SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Mississippi coroner has identifi...
06:16, 07/31/2019

Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June While water levels will fluctuate, flooding is likely to continue along a portion of the Mississippi River and perhaps others over the central United ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Rainy week worries people who live along Mississippi River ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday near St. Louis, but officials are watching the forecast closely because more rain i...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.       ...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.  ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) ...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Mississippi police shooting: suspect who shot dead officer on the run Biloxi police chief says he believes the man who killed officer Robert McKeithen outside the police station is still in the areaA man who shot dead an...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by ...
01:32, 08/14/2019

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha       &#...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s mo...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesd...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road in an armchair with a television. A woman who spotte...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Ally Kostial one of five Mississippi women killed in span of 24 hours In the span of 24 hours, five women — including college student Alexandria “Ally” Kostial — were reportedly shot and killed ac...
13:32, 07/25/2019

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

The Latest: Mississippi police hunt Biloxi officer’s killer BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Biloxi police officer (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A Mississippi Gulf Coast police chief says a gu...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Flood damage will cost Mississippi River towns at least $2 billion ST. LOUIS — Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for riv...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow ...
20:16, 07/10/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wide...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer's killing A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as ...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environ...
21:16, 07/10/2019

Mississippi teen accused of killing a uniformed officer arrested Police say Darian Tawan Atkinson, 19, shot patrolman Robert McKeithen dead in the station’s parking lotA Mississippi teenager accused of shooting dead...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Lower Mississippi River to fall below flood stage after 7 months The lower Mississippi River in the south-central United States is forecast in the coming days to fall below flood stage -- ending a nearly seven-month...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
14:16, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Fallen tree kills teen in storms in Mississippi ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The death of a recent high school graduate in Missis...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers wa...
14:32, 05/29/2019

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 b...
21:32, 07/10/2019

Mississippi State extends Moorhead's contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 m...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detec...
08:48, 05/25/2019

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding f...
16:48, 08/01/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support f...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing ...
00:16, 07/09/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Black couple told ‘you don’t belong here’ by gun-toting Mississippi campground manager The KOA campsite manager was fired after a video showed her brandishing a handgun at a black couple who were walking their dog at a campsite in Starkv...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police stati...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
04:16, 08/07/2019

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.   ...
08:00, 05/28/2019

White Mississippi man who burned a cross near the home of black residents has been charged A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.    ...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backl...
19:00, 05/17/2019

A Mississippi State Rep Allegedly Punched His Wife in the Face for Undressing Too Slowly This past Saturday, Mississippi Republican state Representative Douglas McLeod was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after he al...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday follo...
23:32, 05/31/2019

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee ...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Lens: In Photos, Eudora Welty Captured Life in 1930s Mississippi Before her career as a distinguished fiction writer, Eudora Welty applied her short-form prowess to photographing life in Depression-era Mississippi....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwes...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control struct...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Mississippi Walmart shooting victims identified; suspect charged with murder The two victims who were shot and killed after police said a gunman opened fire inside a northern Mississippi Walmart on Tuesday have been identified ...
05:16, 07/31/2019

Mississippi immigration raids thrust kids into adult roles. They're still children Even the youngest children of the undocumented immigrants swept up in workplace immigration raids across Mississippi were suddenly thrust into adultho...
14:16, 08/10/2019

Puppy abandoned on side of Mississippi road in armchair, animal control says A puppy found abandoned in an armchair on the side of a Mississippi road wouldn't leave the piece of furniture, hoping its owner would come back, acco...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the G...
18:32, 07/14/2019

Suspect caught in fatal shooting of Mississippi officer at police station A Biloxi police officer on his way home spotted a man resembling the suspect in the death of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen.   ...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Abortion in the south: The 'escorts' who ward off protesters at Mississippi's lone clinic ‘Clinic escorts’ create a buffer between protesters and women arriving at the clinic as its role becomes ever more importantKim Gibson wore a pastel r...
13:48, 08/13/2019

Mississippi state rep allegedly punched wife after she took too long to undress for sex: report A Mississippi state rep was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly punched his wife in the face when she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Mississippi man David Logan beaten by cops during traffic stop: attorney An African American man was beaten to a bloody pulp by white Mississippi law enforcement officers during a traffic stop this month, the man’s attorney...
20:48, 07/31/2019

Flood-swollen Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt th...
20:16, 05/03/2019

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because ...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into ...
20:16, 07/17/2019

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches th...
22:16, 07/12/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into ...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Mississippi assistant high school principal faces statutory rape charge Leflore County sheriff says the parent of a female student made the report. The accused has had run-ins with the law before.     ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those o...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Mississippi Walmart shooting suspect down after gunfire erupts inside store, cops say A gunman accused of opening fire inside a northern Mississippi Walmart on Tuesday — leaving two dead and a police officer injured — was shot and taken...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Mississippi State football player pleads guilty to animal cruelty for starving dog Mississippi State offensive lineman Michael Story pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for staving a Great Dane that belonged to an ex-girlfriend.  ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
04:48, 06/02/2019

Toxic algae which causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have als...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have alrea...
04:48, 08/09/2019

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign ...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted ...
23:16, 08/09/2019

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 qua...
16:16, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history ...
20:16, 06/21/2019

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 acco...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused ...
11:16, 07/11/2019

GOP candidates Tate Reeves, Bill Waller head for runoff in Mississippi governor's race Two Republican candidates for Mississippi governor are headed for a runoff, after the margin of victory in a primary Tuesday was too narrow to certify...
23:48, 08/07/2019

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.    &...
19:48, 07/07/2019

Mississippi police feel ‘vindicated’ after chance encounter leads to arrest of suspected cop killer A Mississippi police chief says his department feels “vindicated” after arresting the 19-year-old suspected of gunning down one of its officers in a b...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Ole Miss student from Missouri found dead in Mississippi, 'foul play' involved, authorities say "Foul play" was reportedly involved in the death of a 21-year-old female University of Mississippi student found dead near a lake this weekend, offici...
01:16, 07/23/2019

After Record-Setting ICE Raid in Mississippi, Migrant Children Face the Horror of Living Without Their Parents After nearly 700 immigrants were detained by ICE agents on Wednesday during a series of strategic raids, an ugly situation in Morton, Miss., became ev...
21:16, 08/09/2019

US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927 Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation's second-longest river while most of the...
21:32, 05/15/2019

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 co...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year....
01:48, 06/07/2019

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times....
17:32, 06/21/2019

Fraternity Suspends Students Who Posed With Guns in Front of Emmett Till Memorial in Mississippi Bullet holes are visible in the photo of the memorial plaque, which marks the spot where the body of a murdered 14-year-old black boy was found in 195...
13:00, 07/26/2019

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....
23:32, 05/24/2019

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying th...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to pla...
16:00, 05/16/2019

White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text White Mississippi Sheriff Jim Johnson made a racist remark in a text message, a public records request by a local newspaper reveals.   ...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor i...
13:16, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court overturns Mississippi man’s murder conviction in case that raised questions of racial bias, orders new trial Curtis Flowers, who is African American, was tried six times for the 1996 slaying of four people. His lawyers had argued that the local district attor...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Davenport, Iowa's 3rd-largest city, floods after temporary barrier fails to hold back Mississippi River Temporary barriers held back the water for weeks, but when the system finally broke Tuesday, a surge of floodwaters cascaded through Davenport.  ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

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.    ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

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.       ...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Acting Border Patrol chief on Mississippi ICE raids: ‘These aren’t raids’ “I think words matter,” said Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of customs and border protection. He called the raids “targeted law enforcement oper...
18:00, 08/11/2019

Mississippi River floodwaters at historic level – and rising – in Davenport, Iowa The river reached 22.64 feet just before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service — and it continues to rise.    ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Servic...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-c...
05:32, 07/17/2019

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.   ...
21:48, 07/31/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sen...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibilit...
04:48, 07/20/2019

Labour Day Or May Day: Top Facts About The Day Dedicated To Workers Labour Day 2019: May Day has its origins in the labour union movement in the United States in the 19th century when the industrialists used to exploit...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other is...
08:48, 07/16/2019

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the gap between chief executives and their workers, whose pa...
19:16, 05/24/2019

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Jus...
15:48, 07/16/2019