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Toddler gets the pot, parents get arrested

2-year-old tests positive for cannabis, parents behind bars

Clear skies and moderate temperatures in the Jackson metro area on this Friday afternoon. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A 2-year-old with high levels of THC, the ingredient in marijuana that makes you high, has been transferred from River Oaks to Blair E. Batson Hospital and her parents have been arrested by Flowood police.

Plus, a woman found unconscious during a morning fire at the Melrose Place Apartment Complex, has died, a Jackson police officer is being called a hero after saving the lives of 7 children.

And, the Governor's Ride kicked off the Trail of Honor this morning as the top 20 event in the Southeast began today.

In sports, Oak Grove defeats Brandon in the 6A South state series.

Just a few clouds and 78 degrees. Watch your full First Alert Forecast for tonight's Pepsi Pops event on the Reservoir.

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