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Lawmaker wants tracking devices on certain sex offenders

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

"Lenora's Law" passed a key committee in the Mississippi Senate today.  The bill allows for GPS monitoring of sex offenders who get convicted of violating the state's sex offender registry.

Also, Reservoir officials are saying no foul play is expected in the apparent drowning death of Rankin County banker Ben Wells at the Ross Barnett Reservoir this morning.

Plus, Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith announced the conviction of 28-year-old Aaron Yates in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend two years ago.

In sports, a preview of national college football signing day which is Wednesday.

Overcast and 62 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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