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Witnesses: Tuscaloosa tornado was like a bomb

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Students at the University of Alabama hunkered down as a massive, mile-wide tornado came within a mile of the campus that houses thousands of people. It became the site of terror many of them had never experienced before. More>>

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  • Suspect in Gulfport murder case arrested in SC

    Suspect in Gulfport murder case arrested in SC

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:49:18 GMT
    Natasha Sellers (Photo source: Gulfport Police Department)Natasha Sellers (Photo source: Gulfport Police Department)

    One of the suspects charged in connection with the death of Tena Broadus in Gulfport is under arrest in South Carolina.

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    One of the suspects charged in connection with the death of Tena Broadus in Gulfport is under arrest in South Carolina.

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  • HAPPENING TONIGHT: Memorial for Vancleave man found on beach

    HAPPENING TONIGHT: Memorial for Vancleave man found on beach

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:57:22 GMT
    A GoFundMe account created by family notes that Gunner was an avid outdoorsman. (Photo source: Facebook)A GoFundMe account created by family notes that Gunner was an avid outdoorsman. (Photo source: Facebook)

    Family and friends of Gunner Batia will gather tonight at 7:30pm on the beach in Biloxi to remember the Vancleave man who lost his life while fishing over the weekend. 

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    Family and friends of Gunner Batia will gather tonight at 7:30pm on the beach in Biloxi to remember the Vancleave man who lost his life while fishing over the weekend. 

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  • Conference USA Baseball Tournament sets attendance record

    Conference USA Baseball Tournament sets attendance record

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:42:30 GMT
    The turnout for Sunday's championship game were through the roof.  (Photo source: WLOX)The turnout for Sunday's championship game were through the roof.  (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Conference USA Baseball Tournament brought thousands of fans to the Mississippi Coast. The event was held at MGM Park in Biloxi and was, by all accounts, a raging success. 

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    The Conference USA Baseball Tournament brought thousands of fans to the Mississippi Coast. The event was held at MGM Park in Biloxi and was, by all accounts, a raging success. 

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The paths that you see above in Black indicate the radar indicated tracks of the tornadic supercells, not the actual tracks of the tornadoes. (Source: NOAA)

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