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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has a weighty problem. An annual report from the Trust for America's Health ranks Indiana as the 15th-fattest state with an obesity rate of 29.1 percent. Indiana's obesity rate has increased by 60 percent since 1995,...
Tags: Human Interest, Indiana, Colorado, Physical Conditions, Illinois
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities are reviewing the case of a black man who was found dead hanging from a tree after relatives questioned the credibility of the deputy medical examiner. The Mississippi Department of Public Safety said...
Tags: Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Kenya, Parenting
Mr. Food and our TV production team went nuts over this recipe when they visited a restaurant in the Mississippi Delta, where we recently taped some shows. They thought it was one of the best fish recipes they ever had. Our Test Kitchen agrees… And...
Tags: Entertainment, Television, Recipes, Catfish
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Leslie West, guitarist for the rock group Mountain, is recovering after his lower right leg was amputated. His wife, Jenni West, says the amputation was needed to stop a foot infection from spreading throughout her 65-year-...
NILES — A year ago this Saturday, at a little after 6:30 a.m., a man parked his car on Yankee Street near Carberry Road, just outside the east Niles city limits, hiked a short distance through a wooded area, jumped a fence to the back yard of John...
Tags: Human Interest, Crimes, Stevensville, 311 (music group), Murder
Chicago TribuneCHICAGO — Pinetop Perkins lived the blues. Born on a cotton plantation near Belzoni, Miss., in 1913, he worked the fields from age 7, drove a truck for a living at 18 and got stabbed in the arm in his late 20s. The barroom attack tore his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Searching for laughs — and finding them — president Barack Obama spared few targets Saturday night, from Democratic allies to Republican antagonists to the journalists who cover him. At his first presidential...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A video circulating on the Internet shows a Mississippi special needs student being punched in the face, and the boy's family wants stiffer punishment for the attacker and implementation of a stronger bullying policy. Amy...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge has set bond at $5 million for the woman charged with murder in the death of her 3-year-old son, whose body was found in an oven. The Delta Democrat Times reports bond was set by City Judge Michael Prewitt...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mother has been arrested in the death of her 3-year-old son after authorities say they found the child's burned body in an oven. Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson said Wednesday that police found...
FULTON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in several states say they're seeing a new street drug with terrifying effects. Sold under such names as Ivory Wave, Red Dove, Bliss, White Lightning and Hurricane Charlie, authorities say the chemicals can cause...
On Monday, people around the country will take part in a national holiday to celebrate the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In South Bend, organizers are putting the finishing touches on an area-wide breakfast to honor the civil rights leader....
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