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A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastMore >>
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.More >>
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One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
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A North Carolina woman is charged with trying to poison five family members after one of them refused to share some cheese with her. A statement from the Nash County Sheriff's Office said 24-year-oldMore >>
A North Carolina woman is charged with trying to poison five family members after one of them refused to share some cheese with her.More >>
The first shots were fired around 2 a.m. outside the mall near a food court entrance. Investigators say several more shots were fired after 1 of the suspects ran inside the mall.
In South Carolina, a swarm of Myrtle Beach Police Officers rushed to the scene of a Black Friday shooting near a local Walmart.
Myrtle Beach Police Captain Kevin Heins said one woman was shot and two others were assaulted after shopping at the Seaboard Street Walmart. The incident happened just after 1 a.m. in a parking lot across the street from the store in the 700 block of Oak Forest Lane.
Captain Hines said two men asked for one of the victims' purse and tried to rob the shoppers at the trunk of their car. Hines believes one of the men pulled out a gun in the attempted armed robbery.
Moments later, a shot was fired, hitting a 55-year-old woman in the leg, Hines said. A man was also hit in the head, but was not shot.
Myrtle Beach first responders rushed the gunshot victim to a local hospital. There's no word on her condition. In the meantime, police are searching for the armed suspects.
They ran off after the second woman in the group showed her gun. Hines said they don't have a clear description of who they're looking for at this time.
Captain Hines said he believed the shooting was related to Black Friday shopping. Hines issued a warning to shoppers to be aware of your surroundings and keep your personal safety in mind.
Captain Hines also stated that he's not sure if the shooting was on purpose or if it was accidental.
In a Kinston Walmart, off-duty officers had to use pepper spray in the store after a ruckus broke out early Friday morning, according to WNCT-TV.
A disturbance broke out between some customers and the off-duty officers were forced to use pepper spray to make an arrest. One person was arrested, but charges were not known.
Black Friday is important to merchants because it kicks off the holiday shopping season, a time when they can make 25 to 40% of their annual revenue. It's expected that shoppers will spend nearly $500 billion during the holiday shopping season, or about 3% more than they did last year.