Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.
Memphis Police Department has wrapped up its investigation into an officer-involved shooting last September. Police officials determined the four officers involved violated MPD’s policy and procedures.
Memphis native Langston “Lank the King” Hampton Jr., brought the first championship boxing fight since 2008 to the Bluff City last year, now Lank the King wants to do it again, but even bigger as a celebration of the city’s 200th birthday.
The Memphis Hustle (21-17) earned a 122-119 overtime win over the Salt Lake City Stars (19-19) Wednesday night at Landers Center, erasing an 18-point second-half deficit and pushing its cushion on sixth place in the Western Conference to two games.