From prank to prison - - Jackson, MS

From prank to prison

Hinds CC students arrested for Bass Pro prank

It's Friday afternoon and there is fair weather for the state fair in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with your look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

That huge fish tank at Bass Pro Shops has proven irresistible to a few college students and now they are in trouble with the law for taking a dip.

Also, in national news, Miriam Carey, the woman who led police on a chase through Washington, DC, that ended in her death, thought President Barack Obama was communicating with her, according to a federal official.

And, as Tropical Storm Karen makes it's way to the gulf coast, residents and officials prepare and some scheduled events will carry on.

In sports, all your high school football scores and highlights as we turn on the Friday Nite Lites.

Broken clouds and 89 degrees in the metro area, but it feels like 93. Be sure to see your full First Alert Forecast.

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