MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Trial has been rescheduled for a former prison guard who will face the death penalty if convicted of killing two West Tennessee postal workers. Chastain Montgomery is charged with shooting Paula Robinson and Judy Spray during a 2010 robbery of Henning's post office.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Actor Vince Vaughn is bringing a new comedy festival to Nashville this spring with live tapings and stand-up acts to be held at the city's music venues. Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Festival on May 15-18 will include comedians Aziz Ansari, Rodney Carrington and Dennis Miller among others.
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Family and friends of a 5-year-old East Tennessee girl who died in 2012 after police say she was forced to drink grape soda are collecting donations to purchase a headstone for her. Alexa Linboom's grave is now marked with a printed piece of paper in a plastic case.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A former Jackson hotel security guard has been sentenced to a year in prison for civil rights violations for defacing a Torah and Jewish prayer books. Federal prosecutors say 25-year-old Justin Shaw Baker admitted to spitting on the Torah and writing profanity and phrases including "Hail Satan" on it.
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