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  Investigators say man shot and killed by Memphis police was armed with BB gun

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a man who was shot and killed Thursday night by Memphis police was armed with a BB gun.

  NAACP Memphis calls for special election to fill vacant City Council seats

Crittenden County’s new hospital now open

1 person dead in South Memphis shooting

Off-duty deputy stops armed robbery at Family Dollar

Mid-South man accused of passing pipe bomb to undercover agents now facing federal charges

Shelby County program helps expunge 179 charges for county inmates

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  County leaders seek ways to beef security at 201 Poplar

Shelby County hires consultant for Juvenile Detection Center

Memphis trio charged in Knoxville jewelry heists

Former 'Voice’ contestant roots for Reagan Strange as she fights for spot in the finals

Police catch suspects breaking into train cars, stealing Razor scooters

MPD officer surrenders after warrant issued for domestic violence arrest

Shots fired while Shelby County detectives serve warrant; 2 people arrested

Two people are in jail facing multiple felony charges after shots were fired while detectives served a search warrant near Parkway Village.

Justin Timberlake’s former vocal coach says Reagan Strange has big career ahead

If you live in the Mid-South and have dreams of stardom, Bob Westbrook is the singing coach to the stars. He began working with "The Voice" contestant Reagan Strange at an early age.

  Ex-Memphis police officer indicted for civil rights violations, robbery and kidnapping

A former Memphis police officer is accused of leaking information about suspected drug dealers so they could be targeted for robberies. Prosecutors say he loaned official police equipment to his co-conspirators so they would appear as law enforcement.

Teen convicted of killing Collierville couple in 2017 crash

Parker Jackson was convicted of two counts of vehicular homicide and aggravated assault for the October 2017 crash that killed John and Geraldine Longworth.

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era guidelines for school lunches

State representative pushes for stricter bus regulations after deadly crash

5 Great Things: History made in the Mid-South, young Memphians score stage roles

Germantown postpones holiday parade for Saturday rain

Shelby County’s Youth Assessment Center plan moves ahead

Police chief of Helena-West Helena rescinds resignation

  Le Bonheur reports increase in RSV cases

The hospital said Thursday they’re seeing an elevated number of cases right now just as flu season kicks into gear.

FBI trying to ID Tipton County bank robbery suspect

Investigators say a woman robbed Simmons Bank on Highway 51 in Atoka Nov. 16.

UofM teams with City of Memphis for ‘Tiger Toy Drive’ Friday

It’s happening Friday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the atrium of the campus administration building.

Silver Alert: Tate County man located safe after missing for nearly a week

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled a Silver Alert for Roger Bruce Peterson, of Coldwater, Mississippi.

Man arrested after 2 shot dead at 3rd Street tire shop

Police say officers responded around 1:30 p.m. to the 3rd Tire Shop at 3027 S. 3rd St. where two males were found with gunshot wounds.

Shelby County deputy arrested for domestic assault

Memphis police arrested 22-year-old Gilbert Williams Thursday afternoon.

Dads host ‘Little Wheels Big Hearts’ toy drive

A Memphis father joined a national group of dads hosting a Hot Wheels toy drive.

Mayor Harris wants Shelby County to take over vacant school building

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris hopes to turn the vacant Vance Middle School building around as a number of revitalization projects are now underway in South Memphis.

Collierville firehouse closes for renovations

Firehouse #2 at 391 N. Byhalia Road closed Monday and will remain shuttered through spring 2019.

Man charged with firing gun in Walmart parking lot

Darrell Watkins is charged with eight counts of reckless endangerment.

4 in custody after MPD chase ends in crash at Parkway Village

Four people are in custody in Parkway Village after Memphis police responded to a possible robbery and auto theft.

Witnesses say SUV drove around train crossing arm before Germantown crash

Germantown police released their accident report for a deadly train crash that killed an elderly couple in November.

Report card shows more SCS students are prepared for college

Tennessee's education commissioner released a new state report card Tuesday, showing how well schools are performing from academics to graduation.

Man pleads guilty to urinating on Kellogg’s assembly line at Memphis plant

Gregory Stanton, 49, pleaded guilty in November to tampering with consumer products.

Schools raising money for family of Memphis boy killed in bus crash

The Achievement School District, Aspire Public Schools and the School Seed Foundation are partnering to collect funds for Kameron’s family. The money will support funeral and burial expenses.

LISTEN: First responders scramble to save young crash victims

Radio traffic reveals the uncertainty facing paramedics and firefighters responding to a deadly bus crash near Little Rock, Arkansas.

Coach describes moment charter bus crashed, killing 9-year-old boy

With a little more than two hours from home, Coach Damous Hailey remembers hearing the sound of the driver correcting the wheels.

VIDEO: Drone footage shows site of deadly charter bus crash

Video recorded from a drone shows skid marks from a deadly charter bus crash early Monday morning.

VIDEO: Memphis officer under investigation after video shows him repeatedly punching man

A Memphis police officer is under investigation inside the department after video captures him punching a suspect Thursday.

Three months of numbers in for Mississippi sports betting

Sports betting is well underway in Mississippi and the early numbers are in.

Gibson moving Memphis operations to Nashville

In a statement from Gibson Brands, the company says the move will take place after their lease expires in Memphis in April 2019.

Memphis police searching for man last seen leaving gym near Oak Court Mall

Family members are desperately searching for a man missing for a day. Police are now calling 23-year-old Shaun Hamblen endangered.

Bartlett man sentenced to 27 years in prison for child rape case

Patrick Phillips, 45, was convicted in September of raping a child and aggravated sexual battery.

National Civil Rights Museum delays Saturday opening for St. Jude Marathon

The National Civil Rights Museum will delay opening Dec. 1 for the St. Jude Marathon.

FBI contacted after Crye-Leike computer systems hacked

Steve Brown, president of residential sales, says company leaders were notified Thursday night that someone was trying to breach their computer systems.

Collierville reschedules Christmas parade due to weather threat

The potential for storms Friday has prompted Collierville officials to postpone the annual Christmas parade.

Tipton County jailers arrested for smuggling drugs into facility

Two Tipton County corrections officers are facing charges for smuggling drugs into jail.

FedEx no longer considering Gibson building

FedEx Trade Networks has decided not to move its headquarters to the Gibson Guitar Building in downtown Memphis.

Electrolux meeting with mayors to discuss Memphis-based plant

As workers at Electrolux’s local plant cope with layoffs and pay cuts, the company will brief local government leaders in the coming weeks.

Ex-Fayette County cheer coach indicted for theft

A former cheerleading coach in Fayette County is facing charges for using team money on himself instead of turning it over to the school.

Shelby County mayor appoints first African-American woman as Office of Preparedness Director

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has appointed Brenda Jones as Office of Preparedness Director.

2 women in custody after deadly high-speed chase, crashes in Mississippi

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a high-speed chase and crash near Byhalia in DeSoto County.

2nd suspect jailed in deadly attempted carjacking

Police say their first arrest in connection with a deadly Nov. 19 carjacking led them to their second suspect.

Literacy and career night at Promise Academy promotes family engagement

Encouraging parents and students to read and set goals together was the mission of the inaugural Literacy and Career Night Wednesday at Promise Academy-Spring Hill.

Man charged with firing gun through floor of upstairs apartment

Police say Carlton Hamilton cleared his gun like he does most nights, but to his surprise the gun discharged.

Shelby County hits peak season for deer-car collisions

The Tennessee Department of Safety has recorded 192 deer-related crashes in Shelby County in 2018.

Tunica Roadhouse Casino to cease gaming operations

Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced Tuesday that it will cease gaming operations at Tunica Roadhouse Casino effective approximately January 31, 2019.

Mississippi school holds blood drive for teacher in need of kidney transplant

Lake Cormorant Middle School held a blood drive Tuesday to help teacher Scott Blaylock find a kidney.

  4 in custody after chase involving MHP, DeSoto County deputies

A spokesperson for the Mississippi Highway Patrol says one of their officers spotted a speeding vehicle and initiated a pursuit.

Man suspected of attacking hospital nurses arrested on assault charges

Police say Angelos Washington assaulted nurses at two Memphis hospitals in recent months.

Midtown’s Zinnie’s closes after 45 years in business

Bob Baker, proprietor of the old Zinnie’s at the corner of Madison and Belvedere, confirms that it’s served up its final burger and PBR.

Mississippi election officials ready for runoff election Tuesday

Polls across Mississippi open Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the runoff election, and DeSoto County Election Commissioners said they’ll be ready.

MATA splits with security company after guard shoots man at bus terminal

The Memphis Area Transit Authority is reviewing its security measures after a contracted security guard shot a man Friday outside a downtown bus terminal.

Sheriff’s office identifies Fayette County deputy shot on Thanksgiving day

Deputy Jimmy Pardue was shot Thursday morning while responding to a robbery at Murphy’s Express in Oakland.

Police identify security guard who shot a man after argument with MATA bus driver

Police say a security guard shot a man outside the bus terminal in downtown Memphis Friday morning.

Memphis police searching for I-240 shooting suspect

Police say Anthony Holmes opened fire on three people inside a car in June, hitting one of them while they drove down I-240 near Airways.

Rangers leading free guided hikes Friday at Memphis-area state parks

Two parks near Memphis are offering free guided hides Friday.

GoFundMe raising money for murdered 2-year-old’s funeral

A fundraising campaign is raising money for the funeral of a 2-year-old girl shot and killed in her own Memphis home.

Women accused of kidnapping other driver after crash

Police say the suspects demanded money from the victim to fix their car.

Westy’s Thanksgiving dinner for the needy is Memphis tradition

Hours of hard work go into the annual Thanksgiving dinner at Westy’s Restaurant on North Main, but volunteers say they love it.

Five families displaced following kitchen fire in Parkway Village area

Five families are dealing with damage to their homes after an apartment fire the day before Thanksgiving.

5 people arrested for series of parking garage robberies

Three men and two juveniles are facing charges for a series of armed robberies, including one inside the Baptist East parking garage.

Still no arrests in Berclair area deadly attempted carjacking

Police say two people were stopped at the intersection at Truman and Ozan when several men tried to steal their vehicle.

Crews work to reconstruct fatal tour bus crash to see what caused it

One week after this Mid-South bus crash killed two people and injured 44 more, investigators returned to the scene to begin reconstructing what went wrong.

Wiseacre planning large-scale brewery in downtown Memphis

WISEACRE Brewing Company announced plans Wednesday to build a larger brewing facility on South Main to accommodate increasing demand for their beers.

Funeral arrangements announced for WDIA DJ Kylan Hunt

A funeral for WDIA DJ Kylan Hunt is scheduled for noon Saturday, Nov. 24 at Serenity Funeral Home.

Couple dies after train hits car in Germantown

One person is dead and another hospitalized in critical condition after a train hit a car in Germantown.

Therapy dogs comfort holiday travelers at Memphis International Airport

Thanksgiving travelers at Memphis International Airport enjoyed some canine companionship Tuesday as the airport celebrated five years of their therapy dog program.