Challenge is on - - Jackson, MS

Challenge is on

McDaniel campaign files legal challenge to June 24 runoff

A sunny and moderate 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.

The Chris McDaniel campaign has filed a legal challenge, in Jones County, to the June 24 runoff election against U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. The case will probably be heard by a special judge, appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Plus, Atmos Energy spokesman Robert Lesley confirms a construction crew hit the natural gas line at Wayneland Drive, but that it has now been repaired.

Also, the Rankin County Sheriff's Department is investigating a possible attempted kidnapping.

And, Robin Williams' wife, Susan Schneider, said the actor and comic was in the early stage of Parkinson's disease before he took his own life.

In sports, a look at the first day of full camp of Millsaps football.

Clear skies and 85 degrees. Watch your full First Alert Forecast for the latest.

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