U.S. South under twister alert; storm claims Arkansas woman, 18

Dec 24, 2015

U.S. South under twister alert; storm claims Arkansas woman, 18

Storms packing strong winds and heavy rain slammed the U.S. midsection on Wednesday, and officials worried about Christmas yard decorations becoming projectiles. A tree blew over onto a house in Arkansas, killing an 18-year-old woman and trapping her 1-year-old child inside, authorities said. Rescuers pulled ...

Severe storms slam U.S. South, killing at least four

Dec 25, 2014

Severe storms slam U.S. South, killing at least four

Power companies struggled to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi on Wednesday, a day after a powerful storm swept through the Southeastern U.S. and killed at least four people. Police in Columbia, Mississippi, were stationed at all major intersections because traffic lights were ...