Gov. Bill Lee continues review of Pervis Payne case as reprieve expires

The Tennessee Supreme Court could set a new execution date any moment for a Mid-South man on death row.

New child payments expected to start this summer, IRS chief says

Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.
  • National

  GRAPHIC: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun, police say

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.

TOP STORIES

  Woman charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting into Burger King drive-thru window

  KPD officer ‘in good spirits and doing well after surgery,’ following school shooting

42K J&J vaccines administered in Miss., MSDH encourages ‘pause,’ not fear

  COVID-19 task force lays out details on J&J vaccine pause, vaccine waste and new health directive

  Grand jury indicts 5 people for Arlington man’s murder last year

Investigators with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said 54-year-old Samuel Hare was found dead in his Arlington home on Noble Oak Drive around 5:40 a.m. Dec. 16, 2020 after a passing deputy spotted an open front door.
  • National

  Expert says cop was justified in pinning down George Floyd

Chauvin lawyer Eric Nelson has argued that Floyd died last May because of his illegal drug use and underlying health problems, not because Chauvin pinned him to the pavement with his knee.

  Vote now! Stax Museum nominated for Best Pop Culture Museum in USA Today Poll

Downtown Memphis grocery store expected to open later this year

  Mid-South states pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after FDA, CDC recommendation

1 dead, child and 3 adults taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash in South Memphis

Man accused of kidnapping and raping woman after climbing through window

  NCAA may bar Mid-South from holding championship events after passing transgender sports laws

Suspect charged after man found injured on Hacks Cross dies in hospital

  Advisory Council for ‘Reimagine Police in Memphis’ proposes changes to MPD

  • National

  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.

SPORTS

UofM basketball gets 3-star 2022 commit

Former Tiger basketball player headed to TCU

Tiger women’s soccer set for AAC tournament

901 FC adds veteran striker

Tigers basketball to play in pre-season NIT

The Tigers are invited to play in the annual NIT Season Tip-Off, according to John Rothstein of cbssports.com.

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  Bond set at $2M for couple at the center of ‘elaborate’ AT&T fraud scheme

Police search for suspects in gas station burglary

  Bodycam footage of deadly officer-involved shooting at Knoxville high school under review

Man charged with second-degree murder after dispute leads to shooting

Student at Tenn. high school identified as suspect, killed in shooting

One male was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
  • Coronavirus

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

  Team Waste takes over trash collection for Waste Pro

  Walk-ins still welcomed at the Pipkin Building

  ‘Memphis is a city under siege’: Over a dozen injured in weekend violence

  SCS requiring every family to register for upcoming school year