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Off the streets

Pearl police make huge heroin bust during traffic stop

Thursday afternoon is cold and cloudy in the Jackson metro area and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A routine traffic violation stop on I-20 ended with a huge heroin bust and the arrest of 46-year-old Ana Yesenia of Friendswood, Texas, for suspected criminal activity.

Plus, Two people are dead after a crash on Highway 78 at mile marker 21 in Marshall County, MS, near Red Banks.

And, the FBI releases it's violent crime statistics for Mississippi and you can see an interactive map, county by county, when you click on this link.

In sports, JSU looks to end their longest football losing streak with this weekend's Texas Southern battle.

Overcast skies and 38 degrees, but it feels like 31. Watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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