US, others prepare evacuations as coronavirus spreads from China

Panic over the virus and pollution are driving a surging market for protective face masks in Asia, straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the new normal.
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  Billie Eilish wins big at Grammys as music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Billie Eilish won album of the year and record of the year to cap a dominant night of five victories at the Grammy Awards.

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  Memphis police lieutenant pleads not guilty in rape of 15-year-old girl

  The Investigators finds FBI fell short in reporting officer-involved shooting stats

  2 more inmates found dead in Mississippi prisons, total inmate deaths rise to 12

  Amazon breaks ground on state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Raleigh

  Penny Hardaway on Kobe Bryant: He ‘meant a lot to the world’

The sudden death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna has left athletes and fans shocked around the world.
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  Father charged with killing 5 of his infant children over a decade in California

Through DNA, authorities linked the 57-year-old suspect to a 2007 cold case in which an infant was found dead. They soon learned that baby had at least four siblings.

  MBI investigates 3 officer-involved shootings in North Mississippi in 3 days

Gov. Reeves calls for Unit 29 at Parchman to close down

Exit on HWY 385 blocked, 3 people injured in two-vehicle crash

1 dead, 2 injured in North Memphis shooting

  Justin Timberlake posts Instagram tribute to longtime friend Kobe Bryant

  United Way of the Mid-South offering free tax help

  New Raleigh Amazon facility will be Tennessee’s 1st to use Amazon Robotics technology

  MBI investigating the third officer-involved shooting in 3 days in north Mississippi

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  Defense resumes in key impeachment week as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses

Pressure is increasing on senators to call John Bolton to testify at Trump’s impeachment trial after the revelation that a draft of a book by the former national security adviser undercuts a key defense argument.

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Grizzlies’ Grayson Allen out indefinitely with hip injury

  Memphis fans react to the death of Kobe Bryant

Players react to the death of retired NBA star Kobe Bryant

  From the WMC Archives: Kobe Bryant’s last game in Memphis

He’s known as the Black Mamba, casting a huge shadow over the NBA for 20 years and picking up five championship rings along the way.

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Body found behind home, sent to crime lab

  Gov. Reeves to deliver first State of the State address Monday

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  One Beale project leads to temporary road closures in Downtown Memphis

A road closure warning if you’re in Downtown Memphis.
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Tapeworm removed from Texas man’s brain after more than a decade

Eating raw or undercooked beef or pork is the primary risk factor for becoming infected with a tapeworm.

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MPD: 2 killed in crash

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