Man indicted for crash that killed Memphis police officer

Prosecutors say 50-year-old Marquell Griffin was under the influence and speeding when he crashed into the back of Lt. Myron Fair at a Raleigh intersection.
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  Lawyers: Incapacitated woman who gave birth, ‘repeatedly raped,’ may have previously been pregnant

Lawyers for the woman, who has been in long-term care since age 3, have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state of Arizona.

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Report: Former U of M athletic director says letter alleging improper behavior wasn’t cause for resignation

New Graceland Exhibition Center opens Saturday

62,000 lbs. of beef products recalled amid E. coli concerns

  1 dead in head-on collision on Chelsea Avenue

Man arrested for soliciting 12-year-old for sex

Memphis Police Department arrested a man accused of soliciting a 12-year-old for sex.
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  Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

The National Weather Service said it had received 22 reports of tornadoes by late Wednesday evening, although some of those could be duplicate reporting of the same twister.

  Man raped, kidnapped teens before arson-fueled attempt to escape capture, police say

  Memphis teen copes with homelessness; achieves valedictorian, $3M in scholarships

  Bartlett cemetery to reopen on weekends, holidays

  Graceland to open new exhibition center

  City to offer property tax e-billing

  Man buys $2,300 in Kroger gift cards with stolen credit card, police say

  City budget unbalanced with increased police, fire raises, mayor says

  Army Corps has final say on Tom Lee Park redesign plans

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  NOAA predicts a ‘near normal’ 2019 hurricane season for the Atlantic

Near normal means a possibility of 9 to 15 named storms, 4 to 8 of which could become hurricanes.

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Report: Former U of M athletic director says letter alleging improper behavior wasn’t cause for resignation

  Memphis Sports Hall of Fame announces inaugural class

The Memphis Sports Council announced the inaugural class of the Memphis Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday at AutoZone Park.

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  Repeat burglary suspect arrested at UTHSC

  Mother of Oxford murder victim speaks out

  Volunteers give back with ‘A New Century of Service’

  New ‘Memphis’ sign officially unveiled

  Victim’s family, Oxford police chief frustrated at discussion of bond for Mississippi officer charged with woman’s murder

Oxford Police Officer Matthew Kinne is accused of shooting and killing Dominique Clayton, a woman with whom he had a relationship, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.
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  Man promised to turn self in if wanted poster got 15k ‘likes’ on Facebook

Police say they could have tracked the suspect down based on computer forensics, but it would have required resources usually used on more egregious cases.

  1 in 4 Mississippi 3rd graders fail reading test on their first try

  Memphis City Hall showing signs of wear, falling marble

  $144K of juice spoils at food bank, audit shows

  Family of fallen Memphis sergeant presented with Medal of Valor