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Coming Up Tonight

Strong Storms Move Into Mississippi

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with the latest on some of the stories we'll have tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Much of the state is being hit with heavy thunderstorms, hail and high winds.  The death toll from this same storm system that hit the mid-west today stands at 13.  One town in Indiana was completely leveled.  We'll have video of some of the deadly tornados that moved through the nation.

Chief Meteorologist Barbie Bassett is monitoring the storms moving through our area at this hour.  Golf ball sized hail has been reported as well as downed trees and power lines.

The FBI is now assisting in the murder of 3 family members in Jefferson Davis County.  An elderly couple and their son were found shot to death overnight.

7 people have been charged in what could be two of the largest money laundering schemes involving the distribution of marijuana in Central Mississippi. Luxury cars, homes, equipment and thousands of dollars in cash have been seized.

Also tonight Sports Director, Rob Jay will have more basketball highlights from high school championship action.

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