Almost a month since a winter storm slammed through the gulf states, residents in Jackson, Mississippi, were still waiting for water service to be restored entirely.

Climate & Environment

A Mississipi-wide rapid response coalition focuses on centering community needs and building a path forward after harsh storms left many Jackson residents without water.


While Jackson residents and organizers say they understand the historical nature of the water system's disrepair, city and other Mississippi government leaders also need to plan ahead to prevent this from happening again.


Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner urged Texas officials to pay for soaring utility bills after winter storms wreaked havoc across the state.

Rodney Reese, who was arrested in Plano, Texas, for walking in a street during a snowstorm, has spoken out after the video of his police encounter was released.

Prairie View A&M University and Texas Southern University, in particular, are making sure their students have access to the proper resources needed to weather the historic -- and deadly -- winter storm.

Devastating photos show the extent of the unprecedented freezing amid widespread power outages across the large state of Texas from Winter Storm Uri.