State Rep. Mike Carter dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

Tennessee State Representative Mike Carter has died at 67.

Virus testing strategies, opinions vary widely in US schools

Education and health officials around the country have taken different approaches to testing students and staff members.
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Granholm: Normal service at gas pump likely by late Sunday

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline has caused shortages at the pumps throughout the South and emptied stations in the Washington, D.C., area.

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  Shelby County businesses can now decide mask policy

One killed in motorcyle crash, police say

Cracked concrete over Greenline under I-240 causing concerns

Barricaded suspect linked to Westwood homicide, shootings

Westwood community unite against gun violence in Memphis

In May 2021, at least four children have been victims of gun violence in Memphis.
  • Coronavirus

CDC: Schools should require masks until end of school year

The recommendation to continue COVID-19 prevention strategies like the use of face masks and social distancing is aimed at providing safe in-person instruction.

Louisiana House passes marijuana decriminalization bill

Shelby County weekly COVID-19 update

  Questions arise about crack in I-40 bridge after 2019 photos resurface

  Murder suspect in custody after barricade situation at Frayser apartment complex

  I-40 bridge closure brings challenges for families needing Memphis hospitals

  Transportation officials map out plan to repair 1-40 bridge

  SCSO honors fallen employees during National Police Week

  Cars crash into midtown Memphis cellphone store

  • National

WWII veteran, 95, becomes oldest organ donor in US history

The liver transplant recipient, a woman in her 60s, is doing well.

SPORTS

Grizzlies rest starters ahead of Sunday’s regular season finale

Tigers Merriweather to assist USA U-19 Women’s Team trials

New Memphis Tigers Women’s Basketball Coach Katrina Merriweather gets to make her own Talent evaluations on a big stage!

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  Memphis infectious disease experts weigh in on new CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

159 new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County

  Former Covington car dealer convicted of 21 counts of felony theft

Interstate 22 west closed in Marshall County for bridge repair

  TDOT working on interim repair plan to allow time to build replacement beam for I-40 bridge

TDOT says an interim repair would allow time for a new bridge component to be built to replace the damaged 37-foot-long section.
  • National

Pipeline operator says ‘normal operations’ have resumed

Gas shortages have been improving since a peak on Thursday night.

Mississippi Supreme Court overturns voter-approved medical marijuana Initiative 65

LIST: Mid-South schools issue updated mask policies

  Mississippi River traffic resumes after I-40 bridge closure for fractured beam

  ArDOT: Photo from 2019 drone video showed damage in fractured area of I-40 bridge prior to 2019 inspection