Friday is finally here and it's a cloudy, windy afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories.
Police say a homeowner shot and killed a man trying to break into a home on Rosemary Avenue.
Plus, Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Kathy Henry of Brandon to serve as the newest member of the Mississippi Parole Board.
Also, Mississippi registered the worst jobless rate in the nation in June, as unemployment rose in the state while improving elsewhere.
And, 22-year-old Josiah D. Franklin was arrested Tuesday by Brookhaven Police and is accused of touching a child for lustful purposes.
In sports, a look at SWAC Media Days.
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