Black ice to blame - - Jackson, MS

Black ice to blame

Morning accident caused shut down of Hwy 43 Rankin Co.

Finally some warmer weather and sunny skies on this 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.

JPD SWAT, FBI and Hinds County Sheriff's deputies are surrounding a southwest Jackson house where double murder suspect Melvin Cortes Gibson is believed to be holed up.

Black ice is being blamed for an accident that shutdown MS. Highway 43 Thursday morning and we have exclusive Skycopter 3 video.

Mississippi legislators passed House Bill 1400, prohibiting an abortion after 20 weeks. The bill passed with no amendments 89-22.

And, a 43-year-old man once considered one of South Mississippi's most-wanted criminal suspects is on the run again and he could be in the Jackson area.

In sports, USM's baseball opener will have to wait because of bad weather.

Clear skies and 52 degrees. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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