Coming up this afternoon on WLBT - - Jackson, MS

Coming up this afternoon on WLBT

Let's just skip winter and call it spring because that's what it feel like here, however the ground hog says otherwise.

I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The pardon saga continues with one convicted killer who left Mississippi after being pardoned by ex-Gov. Haley Barbour possibly fighting attempts to force him back here to another pardoned killer showing up in a Birmingham, Alabama neighborhood.

And a couple of mayors are making headlines. We have the latest on Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins' missing cat and the controversy surrounding the questioning of a Holmes Community College student.

Mendenhall's mayor faces a simple assault charge. We'll tell you what Mayor Steve Womack did to get in trouble.

Plus, a metro area attorney is behind bars and likely to be there awhile after a Hinds County Chancery Court judge's ruling. Find out who and why.

Sports Director Rob Jay continues his preview of Super bowl 46 with our correspondent in Indy.

It's unseasonably warm, but who's complaining. Chief Meteorologist Barbie Bassett will have your full First Alert Forecast.

Of course, you will see any breaking news first on WLBT and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and  

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