Mid-South leaders working to determine extent of damage to I-40 bridge

Trying to cross this bridge has been a headache for drivers since Tuesday afternoon. It’s caused a lot of traffic causing people to turn around and find alternate routes.

Teacher has 5th grade students in ND reenact George Floyd arrest

The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and will remain on leave until the district finishes its investigation.
  • National

Boy, 6, realizes dream of being UPS driver after battle with cancer

The 6-year-old, who has battled leukemia since 2017, has loved mail and delivery drivers since he was young and always wanted to be one.

TOP STORIES

  I-40 bridge shut down as crews inspect a crack in the structure

  5 Star Stories: Overton Square, bustling arts district in the heart of Midtown Memphis

UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled after missing 6-month-old from Tennessee found safe

  Several owners identified after chop shop bust; one suspect ID’d by SCSO

  Amid violence involving children, community members say enough is enough

According to the Memphis Data Hub, 10 homicides have happened this year in the 38109 zip code, which includes Westwood.
  • Coronavirus

  Younger adolescents get ready to receive COVID-19 vaccine

A handful of cities started offering shots to children ages 12 to 15 on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration gave the vaccine emergency use authorization for that age group.

  Investigators: Hernando DeSoto bridge’s last inspection yielded ‘fair’ and ‘good’ ratings

  I-40 bridge closed indefinitely after crack discovered in structure

  Memphis police investigating double homicide in Binghampton

US Customs agents discover 750 avian eggs from China at Memphis shipping port

Tennessee governor announces federal pandemic unemployment programs to end in July

Police: Man accused of stabbing customer with ‘hair pick’ in Tanger Outlets robbery

  New health directive with ‘recommendations’ coming this week

New West Memphis Junior High School undergoes construction

  • National

All 7 siblings orphaned in crash adopted

Their parents were killed and all of the kids were seriously hurt in a rollover crash during a move from California to Texas.

SPORTS

Shorthanded Grizzlies blow out Mavericks 133-104

Redbirds win big at Nashville

901 FC game time change for USL opener

  Redbirds bring back Mother’s Day traditions at Autozone Park

Autozone Park isn’t just for the baseball, Sunday the ballpark is honoring moms!

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Motorcyclist killed in Memphis crash

MPD continues search for suspect involved in deadly hit-and-run crash

Senatobia Police searching for missing 16-year-old boy

Vintage901 celebrating 5th anniversary with ‘Grand Tasting’ at Levitt Shell

Gov. Lee sends letter demanding White House secure US-Mexico border

The letter mentioned the threats caused by the administration’s open border policies, resulting in nearly 19,000 recent crossings of unaccompanied children.
  • Coronavirus

US schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge

U.S. educators are doing everything they can to track down high school students who stopped showing up to classes and to help them get the credits needed to graduate, amid an anticipated surge in the country’s dropout rate during the coronavirus pandemic.

  Community leaders host ‘Stop the Killing’ to speak out against gun violence

Detectives recover nearly 2 dozen stolen vehicles from Memphis chop shop

  Collierville police officer injured in line of duty awarded Purple Heart

  MPD: Woman, children OK after reported domestic violence situation