Articles by Adrian

  • Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll / PHOTO GALLERY

    LOUISVILLE, Miss. — Ruth Bennett died clutching the last child left at her day care center as a tornado wiped the building off its foundation. A firefighter who came upon the body gently pulled the toddler from her arms. Bennett, 53, was among at least 33 people killed in a two-day outbreak of twisters and other violent weather that pulverized homes in half a dozen states from Iowa to Tennessee. READ MORE

  • Latest weather hit: Flooding in Florida Panhandle

    LOUISVILLE — In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and other parts of the Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety. READ MORE

  • Tina Turner exhibit opens at old Tennessee school

    BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A restored one-room schoolhouse where Tina Turner attended classes opened Friday as a museum honoring the singer's career and recalling her childhood in this small West Tennessee town. READ MORE

  • UPDATE: Miss. mail suspect described body-parts conspiracy

    In a capital city on edge, letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks, and authorities chased a stream of reports Wednesday of other suspicious-looking items sent to senators in Washington and beyond. READ MORE

  • UPDATE: Attorney: Miss. man denies mailing suspected ricin

    A Mississippi man charged with mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders was surprised by his arrest and maintains he is innocent, his attorney said Thursday after his first appearance. READ MORE


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