Major filming projects kick off in Memphis

It’s a historic week for Memphis as the filming of two big projects kicks off simultaneously highlighting the best of the Bluff City.

Florida sheriff to investigate Jeffrey Epstein’s work release

A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls.
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Ragu recalls some pasta sauces because of the possibility of plastic contamination

Consumers should look for the cap code on the yellow Ragu jar lid as well as the "best use by" dates.

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Man mauled to death by dogs

  5 Great Things: Teen returns woman’s missing purse, Collierville man earns national recognition

  Collierville back to normal after cyber-security attack on town’s computer systems

  Pet of the Week: Howdy pawdner, it’s Swanky!

  Trial date set for man accused of killing 3 in house fire

Ezekiel Lindsey’s trail was set for December 9 on three murder charges.
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US kids more excited about being YouTube stars than astronauts

American children were about three times more likely to want to be a YouTuber than a space cowboy.

Man found dead in pond behind retirement home

  Tiger Woods will not join world’s top golfers in Memphis at WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Marianna police seek 2 murder suspects

18-wheeler overturns on I-40

  New poll sheds light on Tennessee voters’ top issues, approval rates

  Mayor calls sheriff’s lawsuit against county a ‘scare tactic’

  Memphis River Parks Partnership questioned about park maintenance

  MLGW restores power in South Memphis

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  UK foreign secretary: 2 vessels seized by Iran

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says the tanker Impero Stena was seized Friday by its forces for “non-compliance with international maritime laws and regulations” and has transferred the vessel to an Iranian port.

SPORTS

  World Golf Championship event to elevate Memphis golf identity

Former Tigers set to play in ‘The Basketball Tournament’

It’s one thing to get the band back together, and another when the prize is $2 million! That’s what’s up for grabs in “The Basketball Tournament.”

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  Man rams wrong car on purpose

  Preparations underway for WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational

  Conway Cares: Grandmother receives new A/C system

  Local agencies taking precautions against excessive heat warning

  Former Memphis mayor weighs in on Tom Lee Park improvements controversy months away from election day

Clashing views on the future of Tom Lee Park continue after former Memphis mayor and now mayoral candidate Willie Herenton vocalized his views on the re-do.
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Trump marks Apollo 11 anniversary by meeting its astronauts

President Donald Trump marked the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts .

  Attorney General’s Office seeking victims of Covington car dealer

  Collierville officer returns fire at suspect during chase, wounding him

  Police find body in Loosahatchie River in Memphis

Teen critically injured in 4-car crash