MEMA tours storm-affected areas after tornadoes ripped through the state

Officials with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency are making their way to storm-damaged areas, focusing on 35 counties.

6 blasts target churches, hotels in Sri Lanka; more than 100 reported dead

Two of the blasts were suspected to have been carried out by suicide bombers, according to a security official.
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  20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen.

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Multiple arrested after gunfire, police chases, and a fiery crash in McComb

Vicksburg drive-by shooting sends 18-year-old to hospital; Police searching for suspects

21-year-old involved in fatal overnight hit-and-run on I-55

  Beautiful Easter Weekend!

  Tornado victims grateful to be alive despite lost homes in Morton

Tornado victims grateful to be alive despite lost homes
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  Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

The videos posted over the last several days show members of United Constitutional Patriots ordering family groups as small as seven and as large as several hundred to sit on the dirt with their children, some toddlers, waiting until Border Patrol agents arrive.

  40 years later, locals remember the Great Flood of 1979

  Smith County residents picking up the pieces after severe storms

  Learned residents begin cleanup after recent storms

MDOC continues major shakedowns in ongoing efforts to keep out contraband

Governor declares State of Emergency for areas affected by severe storms

Teen critical after falling from moving vehicle in north Hinds Co.

  MSDH: Measles traveled from Tennessee through Mississippi earlier this month

Teen critical after being shot in head on Metairie Road in Jackson

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  Topeka Zoo tiger will not be euthanized after attack; keeper in stable condition

According to Zoo Director Brendan Wiley, the keeper suffered injuries to lacerations and puncture wounds to the back of her head, neck, and one arm.

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Ole Miss softball gets series win over Mississippi State

Mississippi Valley State names Lindsey Hunter men’s head basketball coach

Mississippi Valley State University has named Lindsey Hunter as the 11th head men’s basketball coach in school history, Director of Athletics Dianthia Ford-Kee announced Saturday.

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  Storms cause damage southwest of the metro

Families displaced by tornado damage in Morton

Entergy working to restore outages after storms; over 13,000 still without power

Second storm-related death confirmed in Amite County

  Jackson Zoo closed Friday due to damages caused by severe weather

The Jackson Zoo will be closed to the public on Friday, April 19, due to damages on zoo grounds caused by Thursday’s severe weather.
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  Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida

Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall in the United States as a category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and only the fourth on record.

One person killed during storms in Neshoba County

  Another round of storms moves through metro area

  Changes coming for deer hunters as Chronic Wasting Disease continues in the state

Traffic lights out along County Line Road due to downed line on Pear Orchard Road