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Two WLOX viewers sent in pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound. According to Doppler Radar Imagery, the waterspout was offshore near Long Beach and Pass ChristianMore >>
Two WLOX viewers sent in a pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound.More >>
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:56 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:56:54 GMT
(RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the childrenMore >>
Six people are still unaccounted for in Moore, OK. Ten children, which includes two infants, were killed by the EF-5 tornado, according to the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:52 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:52:38 GMT
On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. More >>
On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. The victims, Brandon Taylor, 24, and Gary Riley, 26, were found shot to death in a Chevy Tahoe.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:13 AM EDT2013-05-22 04:13:11 GMT
A British woman who claimed to have hit a cyclist while driving her car and then driving off tweeted about driving off and not caring much about it. But then the cops tweeted back.More >>
The first rule of Twitter - it's not smart to tweet about a crime. More >>
This summer with gas prices climbing near four dollars a gallon you may be thinking what can I do with my family closer to home? We have the perfect answer for you- visit the Gulf Islands National Seashore. It is a gem.
Last year the seashore, which stretches from South Mississippi to Florida, was the ninth most visited national park in our country. Out of the five and a half million visitors, more than a million visited our Ocean Springs park or one of our barrier islands.
The camp grounds in Ocean Springs are first rate. Add to that the beauty of the bayou complete with song birds and an occasional alligator sighting and a museum spotlighting the importance of our marshes and estuaries, and you have an amazing experience.
Our barrier islands are some of the most picturesque in our country and accessible. There's a ferry to Ship Island and boaters can pull into the other islands.
Jim Dugan from Maryland visiting on the coast said it best, "You are not going to find many parks like this. It's very secluded. So it's one of a kind."
If gas prices do keep you closer to home this summer, you still have a wonderful place to enjoy nature, right on your front door step.
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