Transportation officials map out plan to repair 1-40 bridge

While it’s clear much more work is left to be done, some activity has returned to the river.

159 new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County

  States, business sort out what new CDC mask guidance means

There is no easy way to determine who has been vaccinated and who hasn’t. The new CDC guidelines essentially leave it up to people to do the right thing.
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Hospital throws prom for teen who survived serious crash

A Wyoming teen who survived a serious crash missed her school’s prom, so hospital staff decided to throw one for her.


  Former Covington car dealer convicted of 21 counts of felony theft

Interstate 22 west closed in Marshall County for bridge repair

  TDOT working on interim repair plan to allow time to build replacement beam for I-40 bridge

Miss. Supreme Court sides with Madison mayor, reversing Initiative 65

LIST: Mid-South schools issue updated mask policies

In alignment with the health department, Mid-South schools are issuing new mask policies for their students and faculty.
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  In devotion to Trump, House GOP taps Stefanik for a top post

Stefanik, R-N.Y., a moderate turned Trump loyalist who’s given voice to many of his false claims about election fraud, was elected as expected to the No. 3 post that Cheney, R-Wyo., held for over two years.

  Mississippi River traffic resumes after I-40 bridge closure for fractured beam

  ArDOT: Photo from 2019 drone video showed damage in fractured area of I-40 bridge prior to 2019 inspection

  Police: Murder suspect barricaded inside Memphis apartment

  GALLERY: Photos show fracture in steel beam of I-40 bridge over Mississippi River

Police investigating child shot in West Memphis

Man shot during home invasion in North Memphis, according to MPD

Woman critically injured in 2-vehicle crash on I-55

  Research finds children with COVID-19 don’t have typical symptoms

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Cat makes 5-story leap from burning building, walks away

It happened at an apartment building near the Chicago’s South Side.


Grizzlies rest starters ahead of Sunday’s regular season finale

Tigers Merriweather to assist USA U-19 Women’s Team trials

New Memphis Tigers Women’s Basketball Coach Katrina Merriweather gets to make her own Talent evaluations on a big stage!


  MSDH announces initiative for COVID-19 testing in K-12 schools

  Mid-Southerners react to CDC’s new face mask recommendations

  Black Restaurant Week kicks off in Memphis

Memphis to no longer enforce mask ordinance as CDC eases restrictions

  The Investigators: Memphis real estate market is hot; what will redevelopment look like in long-neglected areas?

Sellers are commanding more money for their homes and are receiving offers from as many as 70 prospective buyers.
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  Fully vaccinated can drop the masks, skip social distancing

The new guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters.

MPD searching for missing 13-year-old girl

  Kids ‘helping out’ by getting vaccinated

  Mother seeking answers after son killed during attempted carjacking in Downtown Memphis

Memphis Fire Department debuts two swift water rapid response robots