Murder a family affair - - Jackson, MS

Murder a family affair

On the home stretch for the weekend on a beautiful Thursday in the Capital City.

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

So, what is a 15-year-old doing with a gun on the streets? Jackson police believe he used it to shoot a man to death Tuesday and now they are looking for Mark Cassidy, Jr.

Also, three family members are charged with capital murder in the death of a Yazoo County man whose body was found on New Year's Eve.

Plus, the state is seeking the death penalty for an ex-con accused of murdering his former girlfriend, Diane Hearn, last May.

And see how many people in Jackson are taking advantage of the first of two amnesty days for paying old traffic fines. 

More high school basketball action from the "Big House". Sports Director Rob Jay will have all of your scores and highlights.

Windy, cloudy and warm. 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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