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Sex offender driving

Driver in crash that injured 5 children is sex offender

Dodging a few spot showers on a warm Labor Day afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A registered sex offender was the driver of a truck filled with children that was struck by an 18-wheeler and crashed in Star Sunday evening.

Plus, the Hinds County coroner has released the identity of the 22-year-old who was shot and killed at the Camelot Apartments in Jackson Saturday morning.

Also, Mississippi congressmen weigh in on President Obama's decision regarding a potential attack on Syria. Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar Assad says military strikes against his country would risk triggering a regional war.

And, Mississippi alligator hunters set multiple new records during the first weekend of alligator season.

A few storms, but mostly broken clouds and hot and muggy in the metro at 87 degrees and it feels like 95. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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