Volunteers help mow grass around Hickory Ridge Middle School

Tall grass made it difficult for Hickory Ridge Middle School students to get to and from school, so some helpful volunteers spent their Saturday morning lending a hand.

  Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrested

Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico.
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  Florida woman charged with dog’s hot car death

A dog died after being left in a hot car for several hours on Thursday and its owner now faces charges.

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AT&T Southeast employees strike over ‘unfair labor practices’

  UofM, Kroger & Mid-South Food Bank partner for Zero Hunger, Zero Ways Football Game

Justin Timberlake gives impromptu performance on Beale Street

  Preventative mosquito spraying scheduled for next week

  Downtown business owners support Tom Lee Park renovations

More than 50 business owners sent a letter to Mayor Jim Strickland to let him know they want the $60 million transformation unveiled by the Memphis River Parks Partnership to become a reality.
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Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.

  Former Oxford officer charged with murder to be moved to new jail following Facebook post

  Yo Gotti gives back to Grandview Heights Middle School

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  THP to enforce hands-free law starting Sept. 1

  Records show Florida truck driver accused of plotting Memphis mass shooting previously sought mental help

  Investigation underway after tree in honor of Elaine Massacre victims is cut

  Mid-South business headlines: Highwoods Properties exiting and Health Care Heroes

  Man convicted of killing Memphis music teacher; 5 other suspects await trial

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Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

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Grizzlies set to let Howard go west

Mississippi State hit with NCAA sanctions

Friday Football Fever: Week 1 match-ups and scores

  Youth basketball league named after ‘First 48’ murder series

A Mid-South basketball coach borrowed the title from a popular television show about Memphis crime and turned it into a championship basketball league.

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  Memphis church burglarized twice in a week

  Southaven police announce plans for body and vehicle cameras

  Police: No charges coming in deadly Jackson Avenue apartment shooting

MFD: Frayser house fire started by Molotov cocktail, suspect arrested

  Man killed in New Chicago shooting

Memphis Police are investigating after a shooting left one man dead on the scene.
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Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Trio tied to several purse snatching incidents appear in court

  Southaven police identify body buried in backyard

  5 Great Things: Ja Morant gives back, Justin Timberlake performs on Beale Street

  Pet of the week: Big boy Benny