Get your red on - - Jackson, MS

Get your red on

Batson heart babies go red

Friday afternoon has arrived and Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Friday marks National Go Red Day. Everyone is encouraged to wear red to bring awareness to heart disease -- the number one killer of U.S. women.

Plus, a Clinton High School student was arrested Thursday morning on drug charges on the school campus.

A house burglary call led to a carjacking chase in south Jackson this afternoon. Seven suspects are in custody and officers are still searching for two more.

And, University of Georgia official Rodney Bennett has been nominated to become the first black person to lead a historically white public university in Mississippi, the University of Southern Mississippi.

In sports, high school soccer championships start tonight. We will have scores and highlights.

Clear skies and 51 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast for the weekend.

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