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JPD officer arrested in Ridgeland

Puffy clouds and a hot 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.

Jackson police officer, Marcus Johnson, 22, has been arrested in Ridgeland.

Plus, passengers on Amtrak's City of New Orleans are continuing their trip by bus following a morning collision with an 18-wheeler in Holmes County.

Also, the Mississippi record for the longest gator has fallen again; by a half inch.

And, Apple unveiled the latest iPhone models, available on Sept. 20, during an event at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters.

In sports, a look at Tip McKenzie, who made his debut for the Alcorn Braves against Mississippi State this weekend.

A few clouds, but mostly clear skies and 95 degrees, but it feels like 98. Make sure you watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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