First one of the new year - - Jackson, MS

First one of the new year

Sprint Mart armed robbery first of 2013

Happy New Year! I'm Howard Ballou with your Wednesday afternoon look at some of the stories you will see on WLBT.

The first armed robbery of 2013 has Jackson Police searching for a suspect after he reportedly walked into a convenience store in the middle of the day and threatened to have a gun before leaving with the store's cash.

Imprisoned former attorney Paul Minor has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his sentence in a Mississippi judicial corruption case.

The 2013 legislative session is less than a week away and several immigration reform bills have been filed.

In sports, Ole Miss prepares for the Compass Bowl in Birmingham.

Hazy skies and 38 degrees, but it feels like 33. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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