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Water Mains Crack Across Jackson

 Water Mains Can't Stand Up To Cold Temps

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

Water mains around the city of Jackson are not standing up to the pressure of bitterly cold temperatures. City workers are braving the elements to make repairs.

New developments tonight in the death of a 9 month old baby in Jackson. His father was arrested yesterday and tonight the baby's mother, 19 year old Sarah Strickland has also been charged in the child's death.

A 69 year old woman remains in the hospital tonight after being robbed and shot at a friend's home in the Belhaven area of Jackson. Police are searching for the suspects.

More wintry weather is possible tomorrow and did I hear rain mixed with sleet and snow for some areas?  Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts will tell you exactly how cold and what we can expect in your First Alert Forecast.

And Sports Director Chris Hudgison says it is getting closer to the deadline for players to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft, who's staying and who's going? Plus basketball highlights from Ole Miss, JSU, Mississippi State and USM!

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