{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy turns deadly: 10-year-old Alabama boy killed

The area from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas are monitoring slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, and is responsible for one death in Fort Morgan, Ala.

{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy creeps toward northern Gulf Coast; flood warnings issued

The area from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas are monitoring slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, which the National Weather Service said posed a threat of “life-threatening flash flooding.”

{FD} Sheriff sued over race inequality: Officers do jobs ‘fairly’

A white Mississippi sheriff who is being sued over allegations that his department violates African-Americans' constitutional rights says he and his deputies do their jobs "fairly and diligently." Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker issued a statement Thursday, three days after the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi sued him and his department on behalf of black residents of the majority-white county, which is a suburb of Jackson.

{FD} Southeast storms: Fifth person reported dead as severe weather moves east

A powerful storm system that killed four people across the country continued to threaten the Southeast on Monday as it brought strong winds and heavy rains to the region.

{FD} Murder suspect Alex Deaton caught after multi-state manhunt

A fugitive wanted in connection with two killings in Mississippi and a string of shootings was finally caught in Kansas Wednesday after he jumped across state lines to stay one step ahead of the law.

{FD} Mississippi may become fourth state to revamp execution method

Mississippi lawmakers want to bring back the firing squad, electric chair and the gas chamber as execution methods, a step three other states have taken recently but for a different reason.

{FD} Tornado warnings issued in Louisiana and Mississippi

Powerful thunderstorms were lighting up radar monitors and prompting multiple tornado warnings from Louisiana to Alabama as severe storms brought hail, high winds and possible twisters to the New Orleans area.

{FD} Hearing set for man charged in ‘Vote Trump’ church burning

A court hearing is set for a Mississippi man charged in the burning of a black church that was spray-painted with "Vote Trump." Andrew McClinton has been jailed under $250,000 bond since he was arrested Dec. 21 and charged with first degree arson of a place of worship.

{FD} South bracing for more severe storms, rain

At least five people have been killed as severe storms moved across the Southeast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.

{FD} Arrest in ‘Vote Trump’ burning of Mississippi black church

Mississippi authorities have arrested a man in the burning of an African-American church that was also spray-painted with the words, "Vote Trump." Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain says Andrew McClinton of Leland, Mississippi, who is African-American, is charged with first degree arson of a place of worship.