Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion LawA federal judge in Mississippi on Friday blocked a state law that prohibited abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, around six weeks into pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves said in the ruling that the law "prevents a woman's free choice, which is central to personal dignity and autonomy."
Student From Minnesota Killed After Tires Fly Off Semi Truck In MississippiAuthorities say a Tulane University student was killed at an Interstate 10 rest stop in Mississippi when two tires came loose from a passing tractor-trailer and struck her.
Corps of Engineers Suspends Plans For Drawdown Of Intermediate PoolThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will not at this time proceed with a request to temporarily lower the elevations of the Mississippi River in the intermediate pool between Upper and Lower St. Anthony Falls locks and dams.
Man Rescued After Falling 150 Feet Down Mpls. River BankA man needed to be rescued after falling 150 feet down over a cliff near the Mississippi River in Minneapolis Monday morning.
State Of Emergency In Mississippi Over Tropical Storm GordonGov. Phil Bryant said Monday night that the declaration will make state resources and personnel available to areas affected by the storm.
Mississippi Shelter Delivers Dogs To MinnesotaThe Animal Humane Society’s Golden Valley shelter received the 29 dogs and puppies early Sunday morning.
Surviving Mississippi Dogs Could Be Up For Adoption Next WeekThis weekend, more than 30 remaining shelter dogs will arrive in Minnesota from down south after 11 died during a trip to the Twin Cities earlier this month.
Federal Gov't Probing 'New Information' In Emmett Till SlayingThe federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
Trump Draws Protest While Honoring Civil Rights HeroesPresident Donald Trump has honored figures of the civil rights movement, some famous, some not, at a ceremony that exposed stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy.
Tropical Storm Nate Weakens As It Moves Inland; More Rain, Floods ComingA fast-moving storm called Nate brought flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast early Sunday after it sloshed ashore outside Biloxi, Mississippi — the first hurricane to make landfall in that state since Katrina devastated the region 12 years ago.
Police: 8 Killed, Including Sheriff's Deputy, In Mississippi ShootingsAuthorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy.
Search Continues For Boater In Miss. River Near St. PaulThe search for a missing boater in the Mississippi River will continue Saturday. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office says they received a report of someone falling out of a boat just after midnight by Shepard Road near the Ramsey County – Dakota County border.
Canadians Traveling To U.S. Border To Buy Powerball TicketsAt $1.5 billion, Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is the largest ever seen in the world. But not everyone in the U.S. can take part, forcing some to go to great lengths.
Augsburg Students Spend Semester Floating Down MississippiRight now 16 Twin Cities college students are paddling down the Mississippi towards Winona, Minnesota, and that is merely the beginning.
Suspect In Mississippi College Shooting Found DeadThe man suspected of fatally shooting college professor Monday was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound early Tuesday morning.