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Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity
A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.
Published March 17, 2019 at 9:42 PM
FDA approves six-in-one vaccine for infants, young children
A new vaccine is promising one less shot and possibly fewer tears for young children.
Published March 4, 2019 at 7:11 AM
Rapper BlocBoy JB taken into custody
Memphis rapper James Baker, better known as BlocBoy JB, was taken into custody in Shelby County.
Published February 28, 2019 at 11:43 AM
Bill would create a felony for officers who disable body cameras
Proposed changes to the law could give the DA more options when prosecuting police officers who violate department policy.
Published February 25, 2019 at 10:27 PM
Grizzlies, Raptors agree to Marc Gasol trade; Temple, Green to LA
The Marc Gasol era in Memphis is officially over. The Grizzlies big man has been traded to Toronto in a deal with the Raptors, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Published February 7, 2019 at 4:09 PM
Tax experts encourage filing before Feb. 15 in case of another shutdown
With the possibility of another government shutdown on February 15, tax experts suggest filing your returns no later than this week.
Published February 4, 2019 at 9:14 PM
Homeowner spots burglary suspect at Starbucks, calls police
A suspected burglar was arrested after a homeowner chased him off his property.
Published January 17, 2019 at 6:10 AM
Federal jailers aren’t being paid during shutdown, but inmates are
Across the country, federal employees are on day 20 of working without pay.
Published January 10, 2019 at 4:45 PM
Cyntoia Brown granted clemency, set for release in August
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence to supervised release later this year.
Published January 7, 2019 at 5:09 PM
Extended government shutdown could have impact on WIC, SNAP
The shutdown has some wondering how it will affect their benefits at home.
Published January 1, 2019 at 5:17 AM
Woman robbed at gunpoint while visiting her mother’s grave
According to police, a woman was robbed at gunpoint while visiting her mother’s grave on Christmas day.
Published December 29, 2018 at 10:13 PM
Mississippi sheriff arrested for trafficking stolen guns, attempting sex with inmate
Webster County Sheriff Timothy Mitchell is charged with 12 felonies after a multi-agency investigation.
Published December 19, 2018 at 12:29 PM
Couple robs elderly woman of her groceries
An elderly woman reported that her groceries were stolen at the Crosstown Kroger on December 3.
Published December 13, 2018 at 10:09 PM
MS mayor arrested for stealing water bill payments, pawning officer’s gun
A Mississippi mayor faces 100 years in prison, accused of stealing residents' water bills and a police officer's gun.
Published December 12, 2018 at 6:25 AM
Baby gets 3rd-degree burns after being left in sink; mother charged
A baby is recovering after receiving third-degree burns from a bath in the sink.
Published December 5, 2018 at 8:56 AM
‘I think he’s going to have some nightmares’: Mother describes what her son saw in aftermath of bus crash
A mother describes what her son saw in the aftermath of a charter bus that crashed in Arkansas, killing one child, and injuring 46 others.
Published December 4, 2018 at 5:52 AM
1 child dead, 45 injured in crash with bus carrying Memphis youth football teams
An Orange Mound Youth football team was involved in a serious crash in Arkansas Monday morning.
Published December 3, 2018 at 10:56 PM
Victims identified after Tunica-bound tour bus overturns on slick Mississippi highway
Two people are dead and 44 others are injured after a tour bus overturned in DeSoto County, Mississippi, about 40 miles south of Memphis.
Published November 14, 2018 at 11:08 PM
Epilepsy patients testing out new marijuana-based medication
Children suffering from extreme seizures may get some much-needed relief through a clinical trial.
Published November 9, 2018 at 4:20 PM
Amber Alert canceled, missing 17-year-old found safe.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has expanded the search for a missing 17-year-old girl from Roane County.
Published November 9, 2018 at 6:25 AM
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