Nate Weakens To Tropical Storm After Making 2nd Landfall On US Gulf CoastThe storm hit the state with maximum sustained winds near 85 mph (140 kph) but weakened later to a tropical storm as it moved inland, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Officials: Sheriff's Deputy Among Eight Dead In Shooting Rampage In Rural MississippiThe shootings took place at three homes Saturday night about 70 miles south of Jackson, Mississippi.
De Blasio, 9 Other Mayors Form Anti-Discrimination Group In Response To New LawsMayor Bill de Blasio is one of several mayors from around the country who have forming the new group "Mayors Against Discrimination.”
A Music Lover's Guide To The SouthGuide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers
Commissioner Bratton Offers Condolences After 2 Officers Killed In MississippiCurtis Banks, 26, told a reporter he was not involved in the killings of the two officers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
College Football Spotlight: College Football's Best Month Will Get Started With A BangOctober is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
New Yorker Looks Back On Work As Freedom Rider On 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights ActWednesday marked 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. New York City Freedom Rider Lewis Zuchman is looking back.
'Victoria's Victories:' Mississippi Girl, Recovering From Pit Bull Attack, Kicked Out Of KFCOutrage has erupted at a Mississippi KFC restaurant, after a 3-year-old girl and her grandmother said they were kicked out of because of how the girl looks.
Elvis Impersonator Accused Of Mailing Ricin-Tainted Letters ReleasedAn Elvis impersonator accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other elected officials was a free man Tuesday night.
Ricin Is Found In Letter Sent To President Obama, 1 ArrestedThe Secret Service said the second letter was addressed to President Obama. This comes a day after a similar letter was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
Belmar Mayor Heads South To Seek Lessons Learned After KatrinaThe road to recovery from Sandy for the Jersey Shore borough of Belmar is going through the gulf coast, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Puppies Rescued From Euthanasia Need Homes For The HolidaysCute and cuddly puppies were brought to Westchester County Sunday, after narrowly escaping death in euthanasia chambers.