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Conviction stands

Former JPD officer's rape conviction stands

Still waiting on rain on this hot Thursday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to review the conviction and 75-year sentence for a former Jackson police officer in prison for statutory rape involving his girlfriend's daughter.

Plus, Madison police say a store manager was robbed at gunpoint in a bank parking lot this morning.

And the city of Oxford is welcoming beer after decades of trying to change an old law.

In sports, Memphis Grizzlies fans get up close and personal with their favorite team in Jackson today.

Clear skies and 93 degrees but it feels like 96. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

Of course, you will see any breaking news first on WLBT and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and www.msnewsnow.com.

 

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