Lawmaker Calls for Embezzlers Legislation - - Jackson, MS

Lawmaker Calls for Embezzlers Legislation

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Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Public employees convicted of, or who admit to embezzling can be rehired by the state. A State Lawmaker is pushing legislation that prevents an embezzler's record from being wiped clean. Roslyn Anderson will have the latest.

Discussions on a Downtown Jackson Arena have been on the table for five years. Now city leaders say Jackson State's plans for a domed stadium could put those discussions to rest. Courtney Ann Jackson will have details.

New developments tonight in a fake check cashing scheme. Three women who were arrested in Jackson for cashing thousands of dollars in fake checks have been identified.

It will warm up just in time for the weekend!  Meteorologist Barbie Bassett says the sunshine will stick around, but cooler temps continue until Friday. She'll have your First Alert Forecast!

And Sports Director Rob Jay tells us about the top basketball players in the state who were presented with the C-Spire Wireless Basketball trophies today in Jackson.

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