FIRST ALERT: Severe storms threaten the Mid-South Saturday

Saturday is a First Alert Weather Day for the entire Mid-South. Severe storms will arrive in the afternoon and early evening as a cold front interacts with a warm, moisture-rich air mass.

  R. Kelly due in Chicago court to face sex abuse charges

R. Kelly was driven to a Chicago police station in a dark colored van with heavily tinted rear windows around 8:15 p.m. Friday as he turned himself in.
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  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

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.

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MPD: 1 officer resigns, 3 officers disciplined in officer-involved shooting that injured Martavious Banks

Floodwaters force some Mississippi residents to evacuate

Collierville police search for attempted carjacking suspect

Police plan extra security for pro-Confederate groups marching in Oxford

  MLGW on standby this weekend as storms roll through Memphis

MLGW officials will be at work this weekend if the weather decides to take a turn.
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  R. Kelly surrenders to police after being indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

  Alcorn County schools close due to flooding, heavy rain

Memphis musician Kameron Whalum returns to Stax Academy

Saturday is a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY

Missing Bartlett teen found, SCSO confirms

  5 Great Things: New Malco movie theater opening soon; Mid-South soldier surprises daughter

Memphis man indicted for kidnapping, murder

US Marshals find Memphis murder suspect hiding under bed

Cordova woman dies in single-car crash

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Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

SPORTS

  Bicentennial Beatdown Championship Boxing Fight coming to Memphis

  Parsons returns to Grizzlies after extended absence

No. 6 MSU Extends Win Streak Against Ole Miss

Hustle comes back to beat Salt Lake in OT

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.

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Tree falls across busy intersection

Mid-South braces for flooding

Person hit by car, killed

TN Gov. apologizes for yearbook picture in Confederate uniform

Youth summer internships open for applications

Applications are now open for the Shelby County Board of Commissioners 2019 Summer Youth Program.
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  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

  Dozens of vultures set up camp at 80-year-old woman’s home

Federal judge assigns receiver to help Lauderdale Community Hospital

Rhodes College students demand answers following sexual assault reports

School districts close Friday due to flooding risk