St. Jude hosts pasta party for top fundraisers

The annual St. Jude Heroes Celebratory Pasta Party is the last event before the big event Saturday.

Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Vernon Unsworth had sought $190 million in damages from a man his lawyer called the “billionaire bully.”
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  Loaded gun inside baby gift bought at Florida thrift store, opened at shower

The family thought they were buying an unopened Baby Einstein’s bouncer, but instead, it was a semi-automatic rifle.

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  Mayor announces cuts to solid waste pickup, staff starting in 2020

  Ole Miss student who led charge to relocate Confederate monument on campus named Rhodes Scholar

  Mid-South business headlines: MLH and U of M Global partnering; Levitt Shell looking to establish preservation endowment

  Pet of the Week: Rosebud wants a home for the holidays

Oxford police uncover large-scale identity theft, credit card fraud ring

Two suspects have been charged and three others are wanted after Oxford police uncovered a large-scale identity theft and credit card fraud ring in northern Mississippi.
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  Seventh grader without legs is a basketball phenomenon

Jojo Hayes has loved basketball for as long as he can remember. While his skills on the court are nothing new to his classmates, his deep three at the University of Illinois game has allowed more than 200,000 people across social media to see his abilities.

  Orange Mound Superlo opens for business

Board approves moving Confederate statue on Ole Miss campus

TBI captures fugitive in Memphis wanted for multiple counts of robbery, assault

Counselors on hand at Millington naval base after deadly shootings at Pearl Harbor, Pensacola

  Mid-South OBGYN sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual battery

  Best Life: Keeping it healthy during the holidays

  Best Life: Effective surgical procedures for fetal lung malformations

2019 Christmas, holiday parades around the Mid-South

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  Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

More than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, including 229 rapes across the company’s 1.3 billion rides.

SPORTS

Tigers’ football Brady White named finalist for Manning award

Tigers basketball finds leadership in A-LO

Memphis Hustle sets NBA G-League record

Short-handed Grizzlies rally falls short at Chicago

NCAA denies Stokes eligibility waiver for Tiger Basketball

The 15th ranked Memphis Tigers Basketball team gets another blow from the NCAA with the denial of Big Man Isaiah Stokes’ eligibility application for this season.

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  MPD investigating fatal shooting in North Memphis

  Downtown road closures expected to begin Friday night for St. Jude Memphis Marathon traffic

  TBI: Man wanted for aggravated robbery, assault

  Frayser residents fight another gas station in their neighborhood

  Work requirements cause tighter restrictions for SNAP recipients

Tighter restrictions are coming soon for hundreds of thousands of food stamp recipients across the country, but much of the Mid-South could avoid that anxiety.
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  Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said.

  Consumer Reports explains the risks of buying second hand

Developer seeking $1.9M PILOT to redevelop Midtown building

  Vermont woman presented with Hero Among Us Award by St. Jude

  SCSO partners with Lake District to heighten community outreach