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Teens charged with 15 year old's murder

Two charged with murder in shooting death of 15-year-old

What a difference a day makes! Cold and rainy Friday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Seventeen-year-old Dennis Pickett and 18-year-old Demonte Finch were arrested last night and charged with the shooting death of 15-year-old Destinee Ford, a Wingfield High student.

Also, Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will seek a seventh term in 2014, setting up a Republican primary that pits an established incumbent who has brought billions of dollars to his home state against a tea party-backed challenger who says federal spending is out of control.

And, former Governor Bill Allain's body was in repose in the state capitol rotunda from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a memorial service three.

In sports, French Camp tops Smithville for the 1A title. More championship coverage coming.

Overcast and 37 degrees but it feels like 32 and there are winter advisories for portions of the Magnolia State. Be sure to watch 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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