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Jackson (Hinds, Mississippi)

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  • Rare Snow Covers Parts of South Louisiana and Mississippi

    A rare snowfall blanketed south Louisiana and parts of Mississippi Thursday, closing schools, government offices and bridges, triggering crashes on major highways and leaving thousands of people without power. Parts of Louisiana were expected to...
  • Scientists: act now on Gulf of Mexico's dead zone

    Scientists have issued a report urging immediate government action to reduce urban and Midwest farmland runoff blamed for feeding an 8,000-square-mile dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, an oxygen-deprived pool of water that has grown alarmingly...
  • Krewe of Perseus Rolls in Slidell

    Most people in Slidell are ready for carnival, and many are traveling to Slidell every weekend for the festivities. Three year-old Cameron and her brother 1 year-old Matthew probably haven't been this high before. "Throw me something mister!"...
  • Hundreds of Stations Cut Analog Signals

    NEW YORK (AP) - About a quarter of the nation's TV stations cut off their analog signals Tuesday, causing sets to go dark in households that were not prepared for digital television despite two years of warnings about the transition. Though most...
  • Emmett Miller

    As co-anchor of the Emmy Award-winning "Prime News," Emmett Miller brings his news experience and knowledge from other cities to Los Angeles, providing viewers with the most comprehensive reports possible. Miller is also co-host of the KTLA/CW public...
  • Mississippi man dies in Louisiana accident

    Mississippi man dies in Louisiana accident
    Authorities say a Mississippi man is dead after his vehicle hit a tree off Interstate 55 in eastern Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish. The accident happened around 6 a.m. Saturday. Louisiana State Police said 29-year-old Teddy Cornelius Jackson, of McComb,...
  • 'Breach of Peace' fills in the blanks on the 'Freedom Riders'

    'Breach of Peace' fills in the blanks on the 'Freedom Riders'
    July 6, 2008 The story was already written: Vividly rendered on those young faces -- excited, angry, naive, fearful, idealistic. But it was only the first leg of their journey. That's what first struck Eric Etheridge when he first laid eyes on a trove of...
  • Church bus crash kills 1 in Miss., leaves 27 hurt

    Church bus crash kills 1 in Miss., leaves 27 hurt
    MERIDIAN, La. (AP) - A coroner says a bus carrying a church youth group from Louisiana to Georgia flipped Sunday in Mississippi, killing one person and injuring 27 others. The bus, from First Baptist Church in Shreveport, La., overturned three times...
  • Coast Guard rescues man bitten by shark

    Coast Guard rescues man bitten by shark
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says it rescued a Mississippi man who was bitten by a shark while fishing Saturday near Breton Island off the Louisiana coast. Petty Officer Tom Atkeson said in a press release that the 56-year-old man from Jackson...
  • Nagin: The Time For Vigils Is Past

    Nagin: The Time For Vigils Is Past
    New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin plans to mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by celebrating the city's progress since the storm and catastrophic levee breaches on Aug. 29, 2005. Nagin told The Associated Press the time for vigils is past. The...
  • Census Forms To Be Delivered To Areas Affected By Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

    Census Forms To Be Delivered To Areas Affected By Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Census forms will be hand-delivered in the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas affected by the 2005 hurricanes Katrina and Rita to get the most accurate count possible following concerns that the region could lose federal representation and funding....
  • Disease Found In La. Red Bay, Sassafras Trees

    Disease Found In La. Red Bay, Sassafras Trees
    LSU AgCenter experts are warning Louisiana property owners to be on the lookout for laurel wilt, a devastating disease of red bay and sassafras trees. The disease recently was found in Jackson County, Miss. Laurel wilt is caused by a fungus and is...