A little holiday lag as some folks return to work on this warm Tuesday afternoon in Jackson metro area.
James Hutto has been sentenced to death for murdering 81-year-old Ethel Simpson, of Clinton. It took the jury less than an hour to decide.
Also, Copiah County Sheriff Harold Jones confirms two workers are dead after
falling from a cell phone tower in Georgetown this afternoon.
And, firefighters were called to a four alarm fire involving multiple units
at the Casa Grande Apartment complex in Jackson this afternoon.
In sports, Mississippi State will go into the NCAA baseball tournament with a school record 6 players named to the all S-E-C baseball team.
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Sources say the man came into the restaurant with his family, got up and left, then drove his car into the building.