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Unusually Widespread Flooding Across Louisiana, Mississippi

As the Leaf River rose north of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 26-year-old Rebecca Bruce and her fiancé grabbed what they could and left the shed where they live. The water was more than 2 feet deep indoors when they left, she said. "We lost everything,'' Bruce said Saturday. "I've got a book bag full of dirty clothes, and I was lucky to get that.'' Bruce was among about 20 people in a Red Cross shelter in the Forrest County Community Center on Saturday,...

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