JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling over the roommate selection process at a Starkville apartment complex. The family of Andreas Galanis sued CMA Management claiming they failed to warn him about the violent tendencies of Bobby Batiste. Batiste is currently on death row for the robbery and beating death of Galanis. Galanis'
FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) -- Two people are behind bars in connection with a drug bust in Itawamba County. 25-year-old Alix Hester of Golden, Mississippi and 37-year-old Kevin Armstrong of Red Bay, Alabama face drug trafficking charges. Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson says they received a tip which led to these arrests. What they would find was $10,000 worth of
JACKSON, Miss (WTVA) -- How much do you know about initiative 42 and 42A? These are two initiatives that will be on the ballot in next month's general election. Both of the initiatives deal with the same subject, school funding. But the wording on each is a little different. Already we are starting to see ads on TV and in
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — More than $1 million in grants is being allocated to fund highway safety programs throughout Alabama. State Department of Economic and Community Affairs officials said in a release Tuesday that $1.2 million in grants to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will fund overtime costs for targeted enforcement initiatives throughout the year. Officials say the grants from
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75. Tiffanie Roppolo, the CFO of Prudhomme's businesses, told The Associated Press that he died early Thursday after a brief illness. Prudhomme became prominent in the early
Police in California's capital city say they are looking for two men in the stabbing of a U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a gunman's attack on a French train in August. Sacramento Police Deputy Chief Ken Bernard said at a news conference that Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone was stabbed multiple times Thursday and