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"Rocko" is safe

Authorities talk about what's next for dog beaten in viral video

Tuesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area feels more like summer than fall. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A man shown beating a dog in a video that's now gone viral has turned over the animal to the Rankin County Sheriff's Department.

Also,  Lincoln County Coroner Clay McMorris said, 22-year-old Chase Curtice of Brookhaven was killed in an oil field accident on Monday. night in Lincoln County. 

And, friends and loved ones paid tribute to fallen firefighters this morning, in a somber memorial that took place in front of the Fallen Firefighters memorial at the Mississippi State Fire Academy.

In sports, a USM's Michael Gilbert has been released from University Medical Center after treatment for a head injury suffered last week during an off season conditioning drill.

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