Info money increased - - Jackson, MS

Info money increased

$43,000 offered for tips in Jessica Chambers' murder investigation

Overcast and warmer Monday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The reward being offered for information leading to an arrest in Jessica Chambers' murder case now stands at $43,000. The FBI recently contributed $25,000 to increase the reward.

Plus, Mississippi has the highest rate of vaccination coverage for kindergarten students nationwide, according to a recent report published by the CDC.

And, some Pascagoula residents are in shock after a man burned his home and killed himself in their neighborhood after trying to shoot his wife and her mother. Elarry Brumfield was found dead in the home on Merrywood Court after an hour standoff.

In sports, MSU coach Dan Mullen breaks down the big Oregon versus Ohio State national football title game on ESPN2.

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