Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:20 AM EDT2013-05-22 14:20:48 GMT
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 >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
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 7:56 PM EDT2013-05-22 23:56:01 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 >>
The last of the missing from Monday's massive tornado that tore through the town of Moore, OK, have been accounted for. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 00:38:31 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 >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, sale signs everywhere luring shoppers with deals they cannot pass up, but those deals are also luring thieves. Sgt. Jackie Rhodes says do not make yourself or your vehicle a target.
"Historically we go into the store get a bunch of packages, take them out to the car stick them in the car and go get more packages, that's fine to do that, but I suggest you put them in the trunk of your car so they won't be seen, out of site out of mind. There are unfortunately people who go around parking lots searching for packages in vehicles," Rhodes said.
He says always make sure to lock your car and be alert whether it is walking to and from the stores or even while inside.
"Just be aware of your surroundings, don't be so intent on your packages and looking at your stuff as you are pay attention to your surroundings," Rhodes said.
Purses are also a target for thieves, Rhodes warns that it is best to keep them close to you and always keep them closed. If you happen to become a victim of a purse snatcher, you have to remember your safety is more important than the bag.
"You have to weigh your decision on what you are going to do, I would suggest let them have the purse and be done with it, Rhodes said. "If you are paying attention and looking alert then you won't have a problem."
He also says if you ever feel unsafe do not hesitate to get security or call police.
"Use your gut, trust your gut instincts, good common sense safety issues and we will be good, everyone will have a great shopping season," Rhodes said.
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