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Convicted kidnapper wants to go home

Kidnap suspect wants out of jail until sentencing

A dreary, drizzly Friday afternoon in the Jackson metro area and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A woman convicted of kidnapping a 6-year-old relative to pressure the girl's mother in a dispute over a piece of land in east Mississippi is asking a judge to let her out of jail pending sentencing.

Plus, the Mississippi Department of Health says the city of Jackson's water is now safe to drink.

And Mississippians, including WLBT's own Bert Case, reflect on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

In sports, it's time to turn on the Friday Nite Lites for scores and highlights of some high school football championship battles.

Light rain and 67 degrees in the metro. See your full First Alert Forecast.

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