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BP Money to Fund Cleaning of Mississippi Coast

Posted: 05/12/2016 - Mississippi officials say restoration and conservation projects that will use $34 million from the BP settlement money have begun on the Coast or will soon start.

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Governor Signs 'To-Go Cup' Law

Updated: 05/12/2016 - Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill allowing people to carry open containers of alcohol in entertainment districts.

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Federal Court Grants Stay for Alabama Death Row Inmate

Updated: 05/12/2016 - A federal appeals court has delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate, saying there should be more time to review his claim that he is no longer competent because of strokes and dementia.

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Hidden Impact of Mississippi's Budget Shortfall

Posted: 05/12/2016 - The impact of Mississippi's budget shortfall is coming into focus. The Department of Mental Health is one of the first to announce specific programs it's dropping, including two chemical dependency units.

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Community Stands Behind Law Enforcement

Updated: 05/11/2016 - A local organization is rallying behind law enforcement officers to try to change negative perceptions associated with the job.

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Snowden Speaks at Rotary

Updated: 05/11/2016 - State Rep. Greg Snowden addressed the Meridian Rotary Club Wednesday.

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Pre-K Students Read Between the Lions

Updated: 05/11/2016 - The Rotary Club of East Mississippi distributed certificates and books to pre-kindergarten students at Crestwood and T.J. Harris elementary schools for their participation in a reading partnership.

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Trial Could Prompt Tight Security at Movies

Updated: 05/11/2016 - Industry experts say that if a jury finds a Colorado theater at fault in the 2012 shooting rampage that left 12 moviegoers dead, theaters across the U.S. could be forced to adopt costly security measures.

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Nebraska, West Virginia Primaries as Expected

Updated: 05/11/2016 - After primaries in two states Tuesday, Hillary Clinton has 94% of the delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination. Donald Trump has 89% on the GOP side.

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Laurel Man Charged with Bigamy

Posted: 05/11/2016 - A Jones County man was charged with bigamy after one of his wives provided documentation he was married to two women at the same time.

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Judge Denies Stay of Execution in Alabama

Posted: 05/11/2016 - A federal judge has denied a stay of execution for an Alabama man scheduled to be put to death Thursday for killing a Mobile police officer in 1985.

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Cruz Returns to Senate Office

Updated: 05/10/2016 - It was spectacle on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon as former Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, returned to his Washington office. He suspended his campaign last week, after he lost the Indiana primary.

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