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Gang Problem Blamed For Prison Riot

Gang Rivalries Lead To Violence

Good evening and Happy New Year!  This is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT.

We'll have an exclusive interview with a prison employee from Leake County about the gang problems believed to be the cause of a riot that left several injured at the Walnut Grove facility.

A 6 year old girl is accidentally shot to death by her 13 year old brother in Lincoln County. Officers say the boy's pellet gun went off inside their home.

8 Jackson families are homeless tonight after fire rages through a complex early this morning.

Did Dave say snow flakes? Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts says we could see a few flakes next week.  In the meantime bundle up! He'll tell us just how cold it will be beginning tomorrow!

A big week for SEC teams including Ole Miss and Mississippi State, plus Travis Recek will have highlights from other New Year's Day Bowl games.

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