Trooper Shortage - - Jackson, MS

Trooper Shortage

Life Or Death Situation

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight after our Olympic Coverage on WLBT.

State lawmakers and Governor Phil Bryant are trying to address what they call a crisis for State Troopers. A serious shortage is putting lives on the line. Annette Peagler has details.

The floor of a church collapses tonight during a youth meeting. Minor injuries have been reported in Jones County, Mississippi.

An update tonight on the death of a 14 year old Jackson student.  Autopsy results have been released. Roslyn Anderson will have the latest.

Severe weather could hit the state tomorrow evening! Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts says now is the time to prepare for high winds, and the possibility of hail and tornadoes.  He'll have your First Alert Forecast!

Sports Director Rob Jay tells us whether Mississippi State's men's basketball team can pull out a win, has highlights of the home opener for the Ole Miss Baseball team, and former baseball star, Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd continues his goodwill tour at JSU.

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