U of M president sends flag to fan

Trucking company, residents remain at odds over proposed terminal

200 SCSO deputies must be re-evaluated, costing county more than $40K

Mississippi lawmakers file bills to redesign controversial state flag

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

MLGW to propose updated rate increase

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8-year-old survivor of quadruple homicide thanks deputies who saved her

Grizzlies fall to Pelicans in heartbreaking MLK Day game

Residents say they’re tired of illegal dumping in their neighborhood

Family of woman killed in officer-involved-shooting says she had troubled past

Memphis, Shelby County launch new grant challenge to better the community

International blues challenge begins in Memphis this week

Gas disconnected from Marked Tree High School, prompts AMI closure

A construction incident on Monday afternoon caused gas to be disconnected from Marked Tree High School.

Clean-up program clears discarded tires from pedestrian trail

Tennessee State Parks, elected officials, and local partners gathered Monday for a volunteer waste tire cleanup.

  2019 Luminary Awards ceremony honors inspirational people

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, numerous events were held across the Mid-South.

Memphis pup featured in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

Memphis' own Melody is playing in the Puppy Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday.

  Grizzlies host 14th annual sports legacy symposium in honor of MLK

Lawmakers asked to consider programs for departing inmates

Nonprofit collects items for unpaid federal workers during government shutdown

Annual Dr. King Parade draws hundreds of participants

List of resources for federal workers affected by government shutdown

Program teaches convicted felons valuable job, life skills

MPD investigating shooting after victim shows up at fire station

According to the Memphis Fire Department, a shooting victim showed up at the fire station near Lambert and Chelsea.

Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, is one of several high-profile Democrats reportedly considering running for her party’s nomination in 2020.

MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

In the nation's capital, two possible 2020 contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at a breakfast celebrating King's life that was held by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Local foodie group collecting gift cards for furloughed federal employees

According to organizer, Carlyn Hicks, there are at least 45 federal employees and counting who have signed up to receive donations.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period without paychecks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to bring Trump's proposal to the floor this week.

Stay at home moms should be paid $162,581 according to Salary Wizard

If you’re a stay-at-home-mom listen up. Salary Wizard says you should be paid $162,581 a year for all your efforts on the home front.

Covington Catholic student involved in incident at Washington, D.C. march releases statement

Videos of an incident involving Covington Catholic High School students, Native American marchers, and Black Hebrew Israelites have gone viral.

Masked man robs gas station at gunpoint

Memphis Police Department is investigating a robbery at a gas station on Mt. Moriah Road.

Health Department offering free vaccinations Tuesday

The Shelby County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to the public this week.

Man found shot, killed in front yard

Memphis Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead in a front yard in Frayser.

15-year-old shot, killed in Helena-West Helena home

Helena-West Helena Police Department is investigating after a teen was shot and killed on Sunday.

Mississippi among states showing the most racial progress

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is here - and with 58 percent of Americans saying increased diversity makes the U.S. a better place while only 9 percent say it makes the U.S. worse, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's States with the Most Racial Progress as well as

MLK Day brings rush of guests to NCRM

Thousands of people are expected to visit the National Civil Rights Museum in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

HPD: Endangered/missing children located

The Hattiesburg Police Department says two children initially believed to be in danger and/or missing are now safe.

Shelby County leaders hopeful about new governor

In his inaugural address on Saturday, Tennessee’s new governor, Bill Lee, promised to tackle issues ranging from education to healthcare to criminal justice reform.

Mother found passed out on top of 1-year-old charged after his death

The 33-year-old mother was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Suspect accused of killing 4, including baby, shot dead by deputies to save young girl

Deputies say when they arrived on scene, the man was attempting to kill a young girl, so they opened fire, killing him.

Rosecrest residents desperate for help after losing power during freezing cold

Residents at the Rosecrest Apartments in Midtown Memphis are fed up.

At 30-day mark, shutdown impasse remains over border funding

The criticism of his "compromise" from both Republicans and Democrats underscored Trump's boxed in-position as he tries to win at least some Democratic buy-in without alienating his base.

Government shutdown impacts domestic violence shelters

Some domestic shelters are not in a position to accept new victims, because those agencies are not getting federal funding.

Traffic normal after overturned 18-wheeler caused major delays on 1-40

An overturned 18-wheeler caused major traffic delays on !-40 Sunday afternoon.

Bundle up before heading to NCRM’s ‘King Day’ on Monday

The National Civil Rights Museum will host "King Day" on Monday, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  SC family dealing with loss after couple killed in Arkansas officer-involved shooting

Lancaster couple killed after traffic stop in Arkansas goes wrong.

Bill aims to help minors who are sex trafficking victims

House Bill 571 would prevent charges from being filed against trafficking victims who are younger than 18.

Clemson’s White House fast food feast gets the ‘Saturday Night Live’ treatment

The show’s cold open shows the president playing Deal or No Deal with suitcases that include deals that could end the government shutdown.

Man shot, killed in North Memphis

Memphis Police Department is investigating after a man was shot and killed in North Memphis.

Mother, her boyfriend arrested after toddler dies of ‘brutal blunt force trauma’

The suspects are both being held without bond on various charges related to the boy’s death, sexual abuse and child pornography.

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Video footage showed flames shooting high into the night sky and screaming people running from the explosion, some burning and waving their arms.

Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

Couple killed in West Memphis officer-involved shooting identified

Arkansas State Police have identified a couple killed in an officer-involved shooting.

Government workers still without pay; President Trump offers budget deal

As the government shutdown reaches Day 29, federal workers still have not received a paycheck

NOH8 Campaign hosts open photo shoot in Memphis

Hundreds of people gathered at the Playhouse Theatre Saturday afternoon to show their support for love and acceptance.

Bill Lee sworn in as Tennessee’s 50th governor

Businessman Bill Lee became Tennessee’s 50th governor Saturday.

Church fire deemed accidental; caused by electrical wiring malfunction

Memphis fire officials say the cause of a massive church fire at 729 Gilleas Road was accidental.

Bill Lee to be sworn in as Tennessee‘s 50th governor

It’s inauguration day for Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee.

Memphis holds one of many Women’s Marches across the country

The Memphis Women’s March is a part of a nation-wide effort to shed lights on women’s rights.

Crews respond to massive church fire

Crews are responding to a church fire in West Junction, Memphis, just southwest of the intersection of I-55 and Highway 61.

Incoming governor requests policy review of Shelby County immigration procedures

Governor-elect Bill Lee announced an investigation Friday into whether or not Shelby County is breaking the law by ignoring the state’s new immigration policy.

2 in country illegally, served warrants for rape in Dyersburg, TN

Javier Nava Hernandez, 20, of Tiptonville, Tenn. and Jose Luis Rubio-Servin, 26, of Dyersburg, Tenn. were issued warrants

Preparations underway to honor Dr. King for MLK Day

This weekend, people will be volunteering across the Mid-South in honor of the MLK Days of Service.

Hit-making guitarist Reggie Young passes away

Legendary guitarist Reggie Young passed away Thursday, Jan. 17 at his home in Leipers Fork, Tennessee.

Man arrested in internet stalking case

Robert “Bob” Shaw of Colt was arrested Jan. 15 on suspicion of internet stalking of a child, purpose to deliver a schedule IV controlled substance and unlawful use of a communication device after the investigation.

Domestic assault charges dropped against former Memphis reporter

Domestic assault charges against a former Memphis news reporter have been dropped.

Last surviving member of Memphis’ First Original 12 African-American Firefighters laid to rest

The Memphis Fire Department remembered one of the last surviving members of the "First Original 12 African American Firefighters" Friday.

Lakeland mayor offers compromise on proposed high school

Lakeland’s new mayor is proposing what he calls a compromise, trying to end years of feuding over building a high school in the suburbs.

Low voter turnout expected for special election

Voters will soon head to the polls in the primary election for State Senate District 32.

Memphis schools, organizations give back to community for MLK Day of Service

Ahead of Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr. Day, several Memphis organizations held events to honor and remember his legacy.

Gov. Haslam issues 20 pardons, 3 commutations on final day in office

On his last full day in office, Gov. Bill Haslam granted executive clemency to 23 current or former Tennesseans.

6 West Memphis officers off-duty following fatal officer-involved shooting

Six West Memphis police officers are off-duty pending an investigation into a deadly officer-involved shooting earlier this week, officials confirmed.

5 Great Things: Grant program to help uplift community, unclaimed veterans given proper burial

As is customary in the Mid-South, the community is coming together. This time it's to help furloughed and unpaid federal workers through the government shutdown, but there are at least 5 other great things that happened here this week.

Mid-South federal workers to rally Saturday in response to shutdown

About 1,000 Memphis IRS workers have been ordered back to work to prepare for the tax filing season. Federal workers are hosting a rally Saturday morning to address the ongoing shutdown.

Investigators looking for arsonist who set Whitehaven home on fire

Arson investigators are working to find out who set a house on fire last night in Whitehaven.

Memphis Grizzlies giving away free tickets to furloughed workers for MLK Jr. Celebration Game

The Memphis Grizzlies are offering free tickets to government employees affected by the shutdown.

Food drive held for Mid-South federal employees

Federal workers who have not been paid for four weeks are receiving help to provide food for their families.

Mid-South students participate in annual March for Life

Busloads of local Memphis students traveled to Washington, D.C. this week for the largest pro-life event in the world.

Memphis opening warming center this weekend

Due to extreme temperatures over the weekend, the City of Memphis is opening up warming centers for those in need.

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

Framework begins on 2019 St. Jude Dream Home

In just four months, one lucky person will win the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home. But before the drawing and before tickets go on sale, the house must be built.