Pardon me, what's next? - - Jackson, MS

Pardon me, what's next?

Your long awaited Friday is finally here and the heavy rains have given way to a little sunshine with mostly cloudy skies.

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

Mississippi's attorney general is not throwing in the towel despite the state supreme court's opinion finding former Governor Haley Barbour's pardons valid. Capitol reporter Mike McDaniel will tell you what Jim Hood plans to do next.

And a pair of armed convenience store bandits don't get away too far thanks to some quick action by Jackson police.

Also, 37-year-old Phennix Givens of Vicksburg, was in a big hurry to get somewhere, but now he's in police custody after the car he was driving spun out and crashed on the I-20 eastbound onramp in Edwards.

Plus, Fred Jackson, the Vicksburg man who was beaten and robbed while on the job at a Jackson recycling plant in January, has died.

What's the latest on SEC tournament action in New Orleans? Stephen Gunter will have that and all of your sports scores and highlights.

A little bit cooler today. Can we expect any more rain over the weekend? Meteorologist Eric Law will have your full First Alert Forecast.

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