Tom Hanks finds out he’s related to Mr. Rogers

Hanks is portraying Rogers in the upcoming film, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” He said he didn’t know they were related when he took the role.
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  Police: Home in California backyard shooting was targeted

Police searched Monday for two assailants who sneaked into a backyard party in Fresno and opened fire while a small crowd watched football on television. Four people were killed and six wounded.

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Mississippi school board considering action against 1st grader who brought BB gun onto school bus, superintendent says

  Prosecutor: Police kill man who shot wife after child calls 911 for help

  IRONMAN 70.3 race coming to the Bluff City October 2020

Memphis couple charged with capital murder after baby dies at Southaven motel

  Shelby County judge reprimanded over controversial Facebook posts

Judge Jim Lammey drew criticism earlier this year after sharing an article on Facebook that called Muslim immigrants “foreign mud” and said Jewish people should get over the Holocaust.
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  Republicans assail national security aide who reported Trump phone call

Democrats say Trump demanded that Ukraine investigate his Democratic rivals in return for U.S. military aid it needed to resist Russian aggression and that may be grounds for removing the 45th president.

  15 new speed cameras monitoring school zones across Memphis; tickets are $50

  Tennessee education commissioner to launch early literacy program

  Reality TV dance teacher pleads guilty to HIV, sex charges involving teen student

  Tennessee announces plans for $732M surplus funds meant to help the state’s working poor

Arkansas man found guilty in 2nd-degree murder of infant son

Police charge 2nd suspect in alleged carjacking setup

You can get texts from Santa leading up to Christmas

West Memphis police respond to viral social media post criticizing encounter outside hotel

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  ‘Let the baby die’ sign attacks parents raising money for infant son with rare disorders

The 4-month-old was diagnosed at birth with two rare disorders. His father says most babies with these diseases don’t live past age 2.

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  IRONMAN 70.3 race coming to the Bluff City October 2020

Rebels quarterback SEC Freshman of the Week

Jeremiah Martin doing it big in G-League

Hustle remains unbeaten in NBA G-League

AAC releases Tigers league football schedule for 2020-2021

The American Athletic Conference has announced the Tigers conference schedule for the next two years.

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  Planning ahead can help fight risk factor for anxiety

  Doctors put premature birth myths to rest

  10 adults, 7 children displaced in Raleigh apartment fire

  Holiday shopping made easier with tips from Consumer Reports

MAS responds to accusations involving dog, puppies left outside Memphis home in freezing temperatures

Memphis Animal Services is responding to a rescue group’s accusations that animal control officers knowingly left dogs in an environment with neglectful owners.
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Chick-fil-A Foundation’s donations to anti-LGBT groups end

The Chick-fil-A Foundation is focusing on three pillars - hunger, homelessness and education.

  City of Memphis anticipates 15 school zone cameras to go live

  Shelby County commission approves $80,000 for lead testing

  Data obtained by WMC Investigators shows number of disturbances has increased at Wilder Youth Development Center

The overdose next door: How Shelby County is fighting the opioid crisis