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Rising Mississippi River
Many area rivers are falling across eastern Iowa but the Mississippi River is still on the rise and will likely be above flood stage well into April. Why is this? Snow. A snow pack is still located up in portions of Minnesota and Wisconsin. The image below shows that the snow depth ranges from two i
NCAAW Tournament Preview: Mississippi State and Oregon lead Portland region, but several tough mid-majors could complicate things
In the Portland region, there are the top seeds and then there are the mid-majors, with the latter bound to take center stage as the teams continue to prove themselves. Mississippi State winning its first two games means having the distinct honor of traveling to Portland, where a meeting with Oregon
Mississippi State Basketball: Keys to taking down Liberty in the first round
Mississippi State basketball plays the Liberty Flames in the first round of the Big Dance on Friday night. Here are some keys to a win for the Bulldogs. In the East Region, Mississippi State Basketball ended up with the No. 5 seed and they will face the Atlantic Sun champion Liberty Flames, who won
Which States Border Mississippi?
Mississippi is a US state that spans an area of 48,430 square miles in the country’s southeastern region. Native American communities have lived within the area of Mississippi since about 10,000 BCE. Despite the long history of human habitation in Mississippi, its borders only began taking shape aft
Mississippi River expected to drop in early April
The Mississippi River should be dropping below its 43-foot flood stage sometime in early April, a hydrologist for the National Weather Service Office in Jackson said. Hydrologist Marty Pope said projections have the Mississippi falling below flood stage April 11. However, he said, the river is expec
See aerial video, photos of swollen Mississippi River, which is nearing levee height
After the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge appeared to hit its crest Tuesday, the water levels will slowly fall. After briefly reaching 44 feet at the Baton Rouge gauge every day between Friday and Monday, Mississippi water levels remained at or above 44 feet most of the day Tuesday, topping out at
Mississippi mom whose two young children drowned in her locked SUV will not be charged
The 25-year-old Mississippi mom whose young sons drowned in a submerged SUV will not be charged for the boys’ deaths. A judge ruled there wasn’t enough evidence to convict Jenea Payne of manslaughter and neglect following an apparent accident last week in which her Nissan Pathfinder rolled into a cr
St. Paul bracing for Mississippi River flooding, volunteers mobilize in Stillwater
St. Paul is bracing for spring flooding as the Mississippi River rises with rapidly melting snow. City officials have closed Lilydale Regional Park, Crosby Farm Regional Park and Hidden Falls Regional Park and the police department has moved its impound lot because of rising river water.
Mississippi boy mauled by dogs played dead during attack, family says
JACKSON, Miss. — A 12-year-old boy mauled by a pack of six dogs in Winona played dead in the hopes that the dogs would leave him alone, a family member said. Aden Green was attacked Friday while he was riding his bike. The dogs dragged him into a ditch, where he was spotted by another boy and his fa
Forecasters warn of 'potentially historic' flooding in the South that could last for WEEKS as snow melting in the upper Midwest fills the Mississippi river
Historic flooding could soon deluge parts of several Southern states along the lower Mississippi River, where floodwaters could persist for several weeks, scientists say. The flood threat in the South will be discussed Thursday, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration releases its 2
Six-week Abortion ban bill Passes Mississippi Senate
On Tuesday, Mississippi senators passed, by vote 34-15, a 6-week abortion ban bill, which bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. If a physician performs an abortion before checking if there is a fetal heartbeat, or performs an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, the ph
The town that time forgot: Rodney was once a bustling home to 4,000 and tipped to be Mississippi's state capital... now it lies deserted, ruined by the American Civil war when it was pounded by heavy artillery fire (10 Pics)
The remains of a Mississippi ghost town that nearly became the state's capital before it was deserted following the events of the Civil War have been captured in a series of eerie images.
Mississippi State offensive lineman Tommy Champion arrested, facing three charges
These are the type of headlines no football coach wants to during the middle of spring practice. Be that as it may, Joe Moorhead will be forced to deal with the fact that senior offensive lineman Tommy Champion was recently arrested on three charges, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Offic
Mississippi River flooding fears have eased
Flooding in the Midwest has many concerned about how those draining flood waters could impact the already very high Mississippi River levels. Waters from the Missouri River basin do have to pass through heading on down to the Gulf of Mexico.
Mississippi cop going to prison for her toddler's death is pregnant again
LONG BEACH, Miss. (WPMI) — According to the Sun-herald, when former Long Beach Mississippi police officer Cassie Barker admitted this week to causing the hot-car death of her 3-year-old daughter, she did not mention she was pregnant with her second child.
Miss. cop left child dying in hot patrol car while she had sex: report
A former Mississippi police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after leaving her daughter in a hot patrol car for hours while she had sex with a supervisor, AL.com reported.
Supreme Court appears set to overturn Mississippi murder case based on racial bias
The Supreme Court justices sounded ready on Wednesday to overturn a Mississippi murder conviction because of racial bias in selecting jurors. It marked the latest chapter in an extraordinary case involving a small-town white prosecutor who had repeatedly barred most or all black jurors from serving
Mississippi Gambler Turns $25 Into $100K On 20-Leg Parlay
One gambler in Mississippi turned $25 into a six-figure score thanks to hitting a 20-leg parlay two weeks ago. ESPN Chalk is reporting that an anonymous gambler bet $25 at Riverwalk Casino in Vicksburg on March 8. The parlay was a mix of point spreads, over/unders and money line bets between NBA and
This Ramshackle Cajun Shack Hiding In Mississippi Serves The Best Seafood Around
There are a lot of restaurants in Mississippi that don’t exactly look like, well, restaurants. Some are housed in actual homes, some are hidden in gas stations, and others, like P’Reaux’s, are located inside what looks like a rickety shack. But if there’s one thing you learn after living in the Magn
Video shows water, ice chunks around trailers along Mississippi River in Allamakee County
ALLAMAKEE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - People living along the Mississippi have started sandbagging to prepare for flooding. Video sent to KCRG-TV9 from north of Harper's Ferry shows what the river looked like Wednesday afternoon.