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Deadly Tornadoes Hit Mississippi Two Days Before Christmas

 Four Deaths Confirmed In Two Counties

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories we will have for you tonight at 10 on WLBT.

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency confirms 4 people have died, 20 injured so far in tornadoes that moved through the Pine Belt. There is extensive damage and Governor Phil Bryant has declared a State of Emergency just two days before Christmas. We will have team coverage of the devastation.

A teenager with a violent criminal history that includes a rape charge in Jackson has been arrested by Flowood police for a carjacking Monday night

An arrest warrant has been issued tonight for the son of a man found murdered in his Jackson home.  

The rain is continuing for much of the state tonight, but will we have a wet Christmas Eve?  Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts has tracked the dangerous system that brought tornadoes and will have the latest on your First Alert Forecast

And Sports Director Chris Hudgison has Mississippi State basketball highlights as the Bulldogs try to end a 5 game skid, plus a look ahead at the Orange and Peach Bowl games for MSU and Ole Miss.

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