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

The City of Memphis says there will be a “dramatic reduction” in solid waste services and staffing cuts at the start of 2020.

  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.
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  Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver an unusual public statement Thursday morning on the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

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  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

A Mid-South gynecologist was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday after being accused of sexually assaulting multiple patients.
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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.

  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

  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

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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.

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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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  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

  MLH to offer new program for employees to earn higher education degrees and certificates

Thursday, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare announced a new partnership with the University of Memphis. The partnership, starting next spring, will offer a series of tuition-free certificates and four-year degrees to help staff advance their careers.
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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.

  St. Jude brings patients’ art to life with the help of CodeCrew

  SCSO searching for women accused of using stolen ID to cash fraudulent checks

Former employee charged with embezzlement

Man convicted for traveling with 10 pounds of meth while on parole