Late JPD Officer Honored With Parade - - Jackson, MS

Late JPD Officer Honored With Parade

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 Officer Richard Polk Died in June Motorcycle Crash

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT.

New at ten.. Retired Jackson Police Officer Richard Polk was killed in a motorcycle crash in June. Tonight the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation sponsored a parade dedicated to biker safety and the memory of Officer Polk.

Dorsey Carson and Ashby Foote lead a field of six candidates for the Ward 1 Jackson City Council seat and appear to be headed for a runoff. We'll have the latest results.

We'll have the latest on the investigation and condition of a man shot by a Jackson Police officer early this morning.

What a difference a day makes with Mississippi weather!  It is cold tonight but we have another warm up on the way and the possibility for rain. Walt Grayson will have your First Alert Forecast!

And Sports Director Chris Hudgison has the winner of the  Conerly Trophy and the celebration for the state's top player, more changes on the football staff at Jackson State plus highlights from basketball action between Callaway and Provine.

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