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WCBI NEWS AT TEN - November 26, 2019

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WCBI NEWS AT TEN - November 26, 2019
WCBI NEWS AT TEN - November 26, 2019
WCBI NEWS AT TEN - November 26, 2019

Thanks for joining us tonight at nine// a line of storms has crossed the mississippi river, and could be headed our direction.

Our weather team is gearing up for a long night.

For the latest we turn thins over to chief meteorologist keith gibson// keith what time can we expect some of this weather to creep in// first look stinger first look summary: gusty storms are possible tonight as a cold front moves through the region.

We'll get into a quiet front moves through the region.

We'll get into a quiet weather pattern wednesday through friday but another powerful front may spark more strong storms saturday or saturday night.

Tuesday night: mostly cloudy and breezy.

Southerly winds 10-25 mph with gusts over 30 mph.

Showers and storms are likely and some could be severe with damaging wind gust the primary concern.

The tornado threat is not zero but it remains low.

A quick 1/4" to 1 1/2" of rain may fall.

Temperatures will be mainly in the 60s all night long, or until the cold front passes.

Wednesday: a few showers may be lingering around just after sunrise but the sky is we've learned the name of the man killed in an afternoon shooting in starkville// coroner michael hunt has identified the victim in that shooting as 23- year-old laterrence dewon mccarter// starkville police were dispatched to a shooting at the brookville garden apartments around 1-45 this afternoon.

Sergeant brand lovelady says police got on scene they found an african american man dead.

A black car was taken from the scene but investigators aren't saying if it's connected// right now police remain tight lipped on details leading up to the shooting// this is very early on in in the investigation.

We just wanted to make sure people know this happened.

We won't get into many details until we know what happened.

Any incident like this is unfortunate.

We will continue to drive on and do what we have to do to fully investigate this incident.

So far no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting// we have new details tonight on a fatal shooting in west point that we first reported to you last night.

Clay county coroner alvin carter confirms the victim is 40- year-old jamel banks.

Carter says banks died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.

The shooting happened just after 5-30 yesterday evening on lowe street.

Chief avery cook says they've run into a stumbling block in their investigation because there's not much evidence... and people aren't coming forward with information.

At this time, no suspects are in custody and investigators are still working to determine a motive.

"this is a bad thing for a community like this.

This is a good community and to have something like this go on around the holidays is devastating to the community, to the family, and all of those a try to abide by the law."

The state bureau of investigation has been brought in to assist west point police in this case.

If anyone has any information on this incident is asked to contact golden triangle crimestoppers or the west point police department, and remember you can report anonymously take developing story stinger centred up the body of a man last seen leaving his starkville apartment is found in lowndes county.

31-year-old richard corey baughn was last seen november 12th on stark road.

This morning, lowndes county deputies found him inside of his car in a wooded area, just off highway 45.

The location is was between highways 82 and 182.

Deputies were assisting starkville police in the search for baughn.

A death investigation is underway.

No other details about the case were released.

On march 10th 48 year old roger taylor was reported missing.

In the nearly nine months since then his family has not received any new information on his whereabouts.

Over the last couple of months, it seems like there's been a string of missing people.

And during the holiday season, it can place an extra burden on family and friends.

Our stephanie poole has more on this story.

" it was heartbreaking.

It's to the point now where he's been gone so long if he was found it'd be a miracle, but the probability of it is really really low."

261 days... that's how long alyssa taylor's father has been missing.

"there's no closure, i don't think you could ever get closure no knowing what happened to your child ,your brother, your cousin, your uncle, your daddy."

Taylor says the last couple of months have been filled with sorrow and anger.

And with the holiday season rolling around, her family is leaning on each other... " we talk a-lot more than we used to.

I mean it's sad tragic events will bring family together but they really do.

We all talk about more than we used to and talk about him and what he was like and what he used to do and it always leads back to where he could be.

We want to give him what he deserves, what every family wants nobody wants nobody to die but you want to be able to visit with them and honor them and our family doesn't have that."

Often times the pain is too hard to bear... "i try not to think about it.

Yu have time to grieve and cope with it a little bit but then again you don't.

So some days you wake up and it's just like it's happened again."

Veronica harrison from community counseling services says families in these types of situations have several coping options.

" part of what they can do is keep remembering the individual even though they don't have a person to grieve is still a loss.

So what they need to do with that loss is remember the individual even if they have to set a place a table until they know the determining factors of what has happened to their loved ones.

" harrison suggests that surrounding yourself with family and friends can help.

" don't ignore their thoughts, don't down play them, don't think 'oh you should get over it', no matter how long because there's no time period for grief.

Remembering them, it's painful but it's great to know we haven't forgotten you and we're still looking.

" " i prayed and prayed so hard for aniah's family and that little girl taylor from florida, and cupcake from birmingham it's just horrible to think that the world we live in people and just see these missing people.

" reporting in lamar county, stephanie poole, wcbi news.

Anyone with any information on taylor's whereabout are asked to contact the monroe county, mississippi sheriff's department.

Stinger wx open sunny, drier, and cooler weather will continue for the end of the week now that the cold front has pushed through the area.

Rain chances slowly increase through the weekend and into early next week as our next cold front approaches.

Monday will be our best chance for showers and storms. wednesday night: cooler air will continue to move in overnight tonight with lows in the low to mid 40s.

Winds will be out of the north at 5-10 mph.

Thursday-friday: we'll see plenty of sun for the end of the week with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s.

A nice breeze out of the north will help to keep us comfortable through the day.

Morning lows will be in the 40s, so you may have to add an extra layer as you head out the door.

Saturday-sunday: temperatures will return to saturday-sunday: temperatures will return to the mid to upper 70s for the weekend as a few showers slowly creep back into the area.

We'll keep rain chances lower for saturday, but there could be a few more showers on sunday as a cold front approaches.

Either way, the weekend overall will be pretty nice as many of us won't see rainfall and will see plenty of sunshine.

Monday: showers and storms will develop through the day and will likely last into the evening.

Some storms could produce heavy rain and gusty winds.

Temperatures will top out in the mid 70s by the afternoon hours.

Tuesday- wednesday: once the cold front passes, rain will exit and temperatures will cool once again with highs back into the upper 60s to near 70.

We should be in for a beautiful few days with a good deal of sunshine.

Sunny, drier, and cooler weather stinger call it beginner's luck, but mississippi's gamble on a lottery is starting off with a ?win?..

We run some numbers when we come back... it may be safe to say that mississippi has lottery fever.

First day sales rang up to the tune of 2-point-5 million dollars.

All but two mississippi counties have retailers selling scratch-offs now.

As courtney ann jackson explains--some have already seen the results of their risks.

If you thought--there's just no way...think again.

David bond is still in shock but glad he decided to play.

"i just picked up five tickets.

Put 'em in my sun visor and i went hunting.

Didn't do no good hunting but came back home, sat down at the table, got me a cup on coffee and started scratching them off."

He picked 5 of the triple 7 tickets--2 bucks a piece.

"i said, holy behold, something's wrong, this has got 100 all up and down this thing.

I said i better go back and tell this woman at the store eto check this thing.

First thing she told me, she said...take this ink pin and sin it now."

His prize?

"2,000 dollars" so, he came to jackson to cash in tuesday.

"i've been to louisiana.

We go on vacation.

I pick up one every once in awhile in different states.

But like everybody else in mississippi, it's the first time i've bought them in mississippi yesterday because it was the first day."

He was the first big winner.

And the state lottery corporation feels like day one was a win.

"great day yesterday.

We exceeded 2.5 million dollars in sales.

Our best estimate what that means for the state yesterday is about 570,000 out of that 2.5."

The retailers are paid 6 percent of every sale.

"there wasn't any one part of the state that exceeded in sales and the four games pretty much sold at the same levels.

The five dollar game did better than the others but most of them--same level of sales."

And while it's a good start---the corporation knows that sales likely won't stay so high but will probably shoot back up when powerball and megamillions start up in january.

If your prize is under 600 dollars--you can claim it at one of the retailers.

Between 600- 99,999 has to be claimed at the lottery headquarters or by mail.

If you hit the jackpot of more than 100- thousand dollars--you'll have to go to the lottery headquarters in flowood.

Take gfx off top a monroe county supervisor race is being challenged.

Brian atkins is challenging the results of the november general election.

Rubel west had a close victory in the district three contest.

Atkins filed the challenge yesterday, claiming absentee and affidavit ballots were improperly counted.

The mississippi supreme court will appoint a special judge to hear the case.

Atkins is asking the court to decertify the results and set a special election.

Stinger the egg bowl is a must win for mississippi state if it wants to go bowling... hear more from the players on the big game, next in sports..

Spx for mississippi state players...the egg bowl is an obvious must win....but this year presents a situation that hasn't happened often the bulldogs need a win for bowl eligibility...to make it 10 straight seasons of postseason play..

In the past, mississippi state is 3-0 all time when the egg bowl decided their postseason chances... bulldog players say the coaching staff is saying to treat this bigger than a rivalry game "our coaches have been telling us its like a championship game.

They don't have something to lose, we have something to lose.

We're going to take it seriously.

Try to get bowl eligible.

Go out, perform, do our best, and have fun.

Main thing is keep the egg bowl where it's supposed to be."

"you know it's a big game, so veteran guys that have played in this game know how big it is.

Know how a big play can swing momentum and change things around."

"you can't really prepare, the intensity is already there.

It's a big rivalry.

Everyone already knows what kind of rivalry this is.

If you don't have intensity for this game, this isn't the game for you."

While plenty of the freshman that will be playing in the egg bowl for the first time grew up around the rivalry....matt luke wants to make sure everyone knows just how big a game this is freshman qb john rhys plumlee says the team recently got together for a meal, just the head coach and the freshman class, to talk about what's at stake thursday "we're sitting there, and he's like guys, i just want you to realize how big a game this is.

Growing up he said, this was the game that determined whether he had a good or bad year of growing up.

Now especially as the head coach of the university of mississippi it really determines if he'll have a good or bad year.

We want it for him.

Selfishly, we want it for us to because everyone wants to win this game, we want to win it bad, but we definitely want it for coach luke."

"i've grown up a rebel fan my whole life.

Cheering for ole miss forever.

My room is decorated with ole miss decor, the egg bowl is definitely a big deal in my household."

Tune in at 6:30 pm wednesday for our annual egg bowl special hear from the coaches, players, as well as analysis for the big game make sure you tune in then!

The final lineman of the week of the 2019 high school football season for one more time, we give it up to a big fella that dominated in the trenches, and to the folks that help us keep the lights on at home "tonight's lineman of the week with starkville is brought to you by starkville utilities" tonight's lineman of the week is orlando smith.....orlando has four years of service with starkville utilities.

Wcbi's lineman of the week is starkville's dominant d- lineman bo-peep!

Jaylan ware ware was a force in the jackets' 20-3 win over olive branch, 11 tackles...on the season, ware has 85 tackles, 21 for a loss ware and starkville will look to punch a ticket to the 6a state championship...ta king on oxford in the north half final ere is a look at state title match ups here are the times for each class go to your local listings ole miss women's basketball isaac chatman put on a show in the opening half on the way to a team-high 21 points.

He threw down back-to- back dunks off assists from deanthony tipler , including a nice alley oop ladarrius spears gets an offensive rebound plus putback off a missed trey from tipler tipler gets into the action by driving straight down the lane and laying the ball in for two easy points still to come..

Chief meteorologist keith

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