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River City heist

Vicksburg police respond to bank robbery

A warm and overcast Tuesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Federal prosecutors have filed documents that say the deadly poison ricin was found on items dumped by the suspect charged in the investigation of poisoned letters sent to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge.

The Vicksburg Police Department is searching for a bank robber who hit the Trustmark on U. S. Highway 61 around 11:40 this morning.

Plus, the Clinton School Board is considering a policy that would require random drug testing of students involved in athletics and most extracurricular activities.

And, authorities say a fight at a post-prom party in Leake County led to gunfire and two arrests over the weekend.

Scattered clouds and 81 degrees in the metro. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast.

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