Veteran JPD cop on trial - - Jackson, MS

Veteran JPD cop on trial

20 year JPD vet on trial for bribery charge

It's a beautiful Tuesday afternoon in the metro and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Opening statements were made in the trial of a seasoned Jackson Police Officer accused of taking a bribe in exchange for granting a field release.

Plus, a prosecutor told the state Supreme Court a Mississippi woman may not have intended to kill her unborn child when she took drugs but her actions showed negligence toward the health of the fetus and she should be tried.

And, Aaaachooo! After two consecutive years in fourth place, Jackson has risen to the No. 1 spot and has been crowned the Spring Allergy Capital.

In sports, a look at the M-Braves as the season gets underway.

Clear skies and 79 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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