Ways to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Memphis

People across the Mid-South are celebrating the life and legacy of Revered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  Best Life: Eye surgery goggles

Suspect believed dead in Mo. mass shooting that left 1 dead, 15 reportedly injured

Police say the suspect opened fire on a line of people waiting outside a bar, which was celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs’ advancement to the Super Bowl.
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  Police help get full military honors for homeless veteran’s funeral in Fla.

For at least 10 years, he sat on the same bench in St. Augustine every day, a friendly face to people who passed by.


  Vice President Pence speaks at Memphis church

Coroner: Inmate found hanging in cell at Parchman

  On visit to Memphis, Vice-President visits National Civil Rights Museum

Mississippi graduation rate reaches all-time high

  Vice President Mike Pence visits the Bluff City for MLK Holiday

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set to arrive in Memphis Sunday morning for the nationally recognized holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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  Mother, 27, found strangled to death in bed at her family’s NY home

Police say there was no obvious sign of a break in, and they are looking into those who knew the victim as possible suspects.

15-year-old runaway returns home after 3 days, police say

  1 dead, 4 injured overnight in Memphis nightclub shooting

Police searching for 15 year-old runaway

Woman stabs man outside grocery store, police say

  Residents work to recover one week after storms, tornadoes

  MLK Days of Service: Helping others become financially fit

12-year sentence for jail phone is ‘failure,’ justice says

Missing, endangered 12-year-old boy found safe, Memphis police say

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Chiefs vs 49ers to face off at Super Bowl

Chiefs will advance to the Super Bowl.


  Memphis Grizzlies launch voter outreach campaign

New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.


MLGW equipment failure leaves thousands without power

  Memphis Grizzlies launch voter outreach campaign

Man shot, killed in South Memphis

  Memphis sees downward trend in violent crime

  5 Great Things: Donations pour in for north Miss. storm victims; Historic MLK speech donated to UofM

As parts of the Mid-South continue to recover from devastating storms, people still found ways to make great things happen across the Mid-South this week. Here are five.
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  No escape: Senators to be quiet, unplugged for Trump trial

While senators might privately grumble about the restrictions, they agree the rules are justified as they consider the serious matter of removing the president from office.

  Mid-South business headlines: Following FedEx’s money; Boyle Investment Co. looks to buy four East Memphis office buildings

  MLGW volunteers honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with Day of Service

  Miss Tennessee Scholarship Competition coming to Memphis

Shelby Co. judge rules TSSAA’s decision regarding James Wiseman, Ryan Boyce is void