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the rest of this evening will continue to feature mostly clear skies with temperatures overnight falling into the upper-60s. we will have some slight additional moisture around and that will slightly slow down the overnight cooling of temperatures. the hottest weather, however, is still yet to come. by friday we will easily reach the middle-90s and the humidity will become more and issue as the weekend gets underway. heat-index values will near the triple-digit mark by saturday. thanks for making w-t-v-a nine news your choice for the news at six p-m. wheel of fortune is next on w-t-v-a, and more local news is ahead on a-b-c-w-t-v-a. remember, we're always on and always free at w-t-v-a dot com. we'll see you again tonight at ten. have a great evening! here are the stories we're following at this hour a shocking story out of columbus this elderly man is accused of committing the city's latest shooting stick around to find out what they say he did it looks like this alabama man is headed back to prison this after being released just days ago why????? he's accused of kidnapping and stabbing a woman. caught on camera an inmatetries toa make dash for freedom at the lee county jail but not before sheriff lee johnson says attacking two officers who ended up taking her down. good evening... i'm tanya carer lets head to matt for a look at what's going on with the weather right now weather right now we are coming of the warmest afternoon thus far this week, but the heat is still expect to build some more over the next 24 to 48 hours. heading into this evening, temperatures will remain in the 80s until around 9 pm. partly this is due to the fact that we climbed into the lower-90s across the area today. we added a few additional degrees for most locations with respect to high temperatures.overnight skies are anticipated to remain mostly clear and this will allow for us to cool of into the middle-70s by midnight. the cool down, however, will be slightly more gradual tonight though due some slight extra amounts of moisture. a columbus elderly man is behind bars tonight accused of the unthinkable shooting at a car with an 18 month old child inside. 77-year-old walterjames lee is behind bars tonight. lowndes county sheriff deputies say he fired shots intended for 48-year-old jerry lee lewis. they say lee entered the victim's home and then shot at the victim in side a car multiple times. inside were three others, including the child. "i've got grandkids myself, 5 or 8 all together. i can't even think of something like that happening to one of my grandkids." lee has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a weapon and also possession of a weapon by a three counts of aggravated assault with a weapon and also possession of a weapon by a felon. the child did have a minor injury, but is expected be okay. an alabama man released from prison just days ago finds himself back behind bars this after marion county law enforcement say he kidnapped and stabbeda woman. he's 33-year-old marshall gray. and lamar county sheriff hal allred says his deputies and sulligent police arrested gray wednesday following that abduction. he says a woman was taken around four p-m wednesday from marion county and escaped just outside of sulligent. the woman did suffer some knife wounds. she's expected to be okay back here in mississippi stunning video comes out of the lee county jail. an inmate tries to make a mad dash for freedom but not before the sheriff says attacking two of his officers. you're looking at the surveillance video of the attack. the video released by sheriff jim johnson. he says it 25 year old amelia bolton jumping over the desk and the sheriff says thishappened afterthe doors were unlocked two of his officers tried to grab the inmate but she resisted. johnson says it is worst now than ever. ." sheriff jim johnson says the female correctional officer attacked by bolton has only been on the job for six months. he says bolton will face a felony charge for attacking his officer and today is the day you can start reserving your tickets for the stjude dream home giveaway. people are standing by now to answer your call in the phone bank behind me sponsored by renasant bank. and the number to call-- 1-800- 456-83-51. you can also go to dreamhome.org and get your ticket there. right now, the home is still under construction. and here's a little peek at the progress. the home is located on dunbarton oaks circle. it's estimated value is $400,000.. 4 bedrooms ... 4 bathrooms ... 3,500 estimated square feet ... it's a beautiful open floor plan ... gourmet kitchen with a keeping room ... bonus rooms including agame room and a theater ... large covered front porch and patio with plenty of space to entertain ... only 85 hundred tickets are available, so get yours while you can. if you reserve one by midnight tonight, you will qualify for the tickets on sale prize. that will enter you to win gas for a year valued at 25 hundred dollars courtesy of renasant bank. open houses will begin august 4th. you can view the home on saturdays from nine to fiveand on sundays from noon to five. w-t-v-a will announce the winners of the dream home giveaway august 30th. joining me this afternoon -- lisa hawkins. the saint jude dream home giveaway is a community service project to benefit st. jude children's research hospital. we have much more ahead on this as w-t-v-a nine news at four continues. a tupelo man faces a slew of drug charges. 47-year-old timothy lee stacker behind bars on drug charges this after police executed a search warrant at a lawndale drive home. police say they found powder and crack cocaine, meth, heroin, ecstacy, oxycodone, two firearms, and suspected stolen merchandise.... police say stacker was on federal probation for previous narcotics convictionsat the time of this arrest.... he faces multiple charges and could face more... his bond was set at 25-thousand dollars... a noxubee county fugitive faces a tennessee judge tomorrow. amber lynn boyd captured by memphis police last night. she was wanted for aggravated assault in noxubee county sheriff terry grassere says boyd set up a man by luring him to a highway last friday... three men got out of vehicle and shot up the man's car who was grazed by one of the bullets. in corinth... the viewing for a korean war veteran missing for over 60 years is underway at this hour. magnolia funeral home confirms julius mckinney, who served during the korean war, was declaredmissing in action in 1950... the search for his remains lasted until march 2018 when the u.s. army confirmed his remains were found... the viewing for julius e. mckinney is until 9tonight at magnolia funeral home in corinth... hisfuneral is set for tomorrow at 11 a-m, also at the funeral home... it's day two of the elvis festival a free concert is going on right now in downtown tupelo w-t-v-a's kayla thompson is live with how things are going right now. in just a few minutes a reenactment of elvis's 1957 homecoming parade will be happening... this is a special event to celebrate the 20th year of this festival... old cars and all things classic will be seen in this parade and the admission is free... now, if you're trying to come down main street or congress street...it may be a terrible idea because those roads are blocked off. i would also stay away from magazine street and s. madison as well... coming up at 5 i'll give you a look of the parade... for now live right here in downtown tupelo im kayla thompson w-t-v-a nine news. we'll have the latest on a deadly log truck accident in mississippi that story and more as wtva nine news at 6-30 continues welcome back to w-t-v-a 9 news at 6:30 ... i'm tanya carter new information from marshall county we now the name of the victim in a fatal wreck. sheriff investigators say brooks brownlee died this morning. they say the strawberry farmer was killed after a log truck struck his pickup truck on highway 302. the driver of the log truck was seriously hurt. the crash is still under investigation. a hattiesburg high school counselor is found dead... now an investigation is underway into her death law enforcement found sherry johnson dead inside her home last night. they are investigating her death as a homicide... a person of interest is in custody but law enforcement is not releasing further information theyhope an autopsy will determine how and whenshe died. and today is the day you can start reserving your tickets for the stjude dream home giveaway. people are standing by now to answer your call in the phone bank behind me sponsored by renasant bank. and the number to call-- 1-800- 456-83-51. you can also go to dreamhome.org and get your ticket there. right now, the home is still under construction. and here's a little peek at the progress. the home is located on dunbarton oaks circle. it's estimated value is $400,000.. 4 bedrooms ... 4 bathrooms ... 3,500 estimated square feet ... it's a beautiful open floor plan ... gourmet kitchen with a keeping room ... bonus rooms including agame room and a theater ... large covered front porch and patio with plenty of space to entertain ... only 85 hundred tickets are available, so get yours while you can. if you reserve one by midnight tonight, you will qualify for the tickets on sale prize. that will enter you to win gas for a year valued at 25 hundred dollars courtesy of renasant bank. open houses will begin august 4th. you can view the home on saturdays from nine to fiveand on sundays from noon to five. w-t-v-a will announce the winners of the dream home giveaway august 30th. the saint jude dream home giveaway is a community service project to benefit st. jude children's research hospital. we have much more ahead after this. service project to benefit st. jude children's research hospital. we have much more ahead after this. we are coming of the warmest afternoon thus far this week, but the heat is still expect to build some more over the next we are coming of the warmest afternoon thus far this week, but the heat is still expect to build some more over the next 24 to 48 hours. heading into this evening, temperatures will remain in the 80s until around 9 pm. partly this is due to the fact that we climbed into the lower-90s across the area today. we added a few additional degrees for most locations with respect to high temperatures.overnight skies are anticipated to remain mostly clear and this will allow for us to cool of into the middle-70s by midnight. the cool down, however, will be slightly more gradual tonight though due some slight extra amounts of moisture. as we head into friday, the pattern remains the same for the most part. but humidity builds even more. we'll start out with temperatures in the upper 60s. but in the afternoon, we'll see highs in the mid-90s with heat index values approaching the upper 90s to lower 100s. again, no rain is expected. and this continues into saturday as well with highs in the lower to mid-90s and heat index values pushing 100. by sunday, isolated showers are possible. but heat and humidity will still remain the dominant feature. highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s with heat index values in the upper 90s to near 100. these spotty showers are even more possible as we head into the first half of next week. highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s with heat index values in the upper 90s to near 100. president trump he doesn't need to "prepare very much" for next week's north korean summit.. saying he's already well prepared. we are coming of the warmest afternoon thus far this week, but the heat is still expect to build some more over the next 24 to 48 hours. heading into this evening, temperatures will remain in the 80s until around 9 pm. partly this is due to the fact that we climbed into the lower-90s across the area today. we added a few additional degrees for most locations with respect to high temperatures.overnight skies are anticipated to remain mostly clear and this will allow for us to cool of into the middle-70s by midnight. the cool down, however, will be slightly more gradual tonight though due some slight extra amounts of moisture. as we head into friday, the pattern remains the same for the most part. but humidity builds even more. we'll start out with temperatures in the upper 60s. but in the afternoon, we'll see highs in the mid-90s with heat index values approaching the upper 90s to lower 100s. again, no rain is expected. and this continues into saturday as well with highs in the lower to mid-90s and heat index values pushing 100. by sunday, isolated showers are possible. but heat and humidity will still remain the dominant feature. highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s with heat index values in the upper 90s to near 100. these spotty showers are even more possible as we head into the first half of next week. highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s with heat index values in the upper 90s to near 100. president trump he doesn't need to "prepare very much" for next week's north korean summit.. saying he's already well prepared. the president previewed the summit during a meeting with japan's prime minister. he said the june 12th meeting with dictator kim jong un is "all ready to go".. and declared the meeting's success will depend on attitude and a "willingness to get things done." mr. trump said the summit will be more than just a photo op.. and he repeated that negotiations with north korea will be a process, not something completed in one meeting. but the president says denuclerization of the korean peninsula is the u-s goal.. and economic sanctions will remain in place. and today is the day you can start reserving your tickets for the stjude dream home giveaway. people are standing by now to answer your call in the phone bank behind me sponsored by renasant bank. and the number to call-- 1-800- 456-83-51. you can also go to dreamhome.org and get your ticket there. right now, the home is still under construction. and here's a little peek at the progress. the home is located on dunbarton oaks circle. it's estimated value is $400,000.. 4 bedrooms ... 4 bathrooms ... 3,500 estimated square feet ... it's a beautiful open floor plan ... gourmet kitchen with a keeping room ... bonus rooms including agame room and a theater ... large covered front porch and patio with plenty of space to entertain ... only 85 hundred tickets are available, so get yours while you can. if you reserve one by midnight tonight, you will qualify for the tickets on sale prize. that will enter you to win gas for a year valued at 25 hundred dollars courtesy of renasant bank. open houses will begin august 4th. you can view the home on saturdays from nine to fiveand on sundays from noon to five. w-t-v-a will announce the winners of the dream home giveaway august 30th. the saint jude dream home giveaway is a community service project to benefit st. jude children's research hospital. we have much more ahead after this. when we come back,,, w-t-v-a severe weather authority meteorologist alan matthew will have a final look at what's in store for your thursday evening ... we'll be right back ... evening ... we'll be right back ...
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