Mid-South states pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after FDA, CDC recommendation

The City of Memphis is pausing use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination after a recommendation by the FDA and CDC following reports of severe blood clots among some recipients.

  Memphians excited for downtown grocery store opening later this year

  Bottom Line: Is rotisserie chicken healthy?

Live music returns to Memphis Botanic Garden’s Radians Amphitheater this weekend

Germantown Police K9 Jinx passes away

Tennessee governor proposes 2-week sales tax holiday on food sales

  Woman charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting into Burger King drive-thru window

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  KPD officer ‘in good spirits and doing well after surgery,’ following school shooting

42K J&J vaccines administered in Miss., MSDH encourages ‘pause,’ not fear

  COVID-19 task force lays out details on J&J vaccine pause, vaccine waste and new health directive

  Grand jury indicts 5 people for Arlington man’s murder last year

  Vote now! Stax Museum nominated for Best Pop Culture Museum in USA Today Poll

Downtown Memphis grocery store expected to open later this year

1 dead, child and 3 adults taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash in South Memphis

Police say one person was pronounced dead at the scene. Three adults and a child were taken to hospitals in critical condition.

Man accused of kidnapping and raping woman after climbing through window

Memphis police need help finding a man accused of raping a woman after climbing through a broken window.

  NCAA may bar Mid-South from holding championship events after passing transgender sports laws

The NCAA backed transgender athletes by saying it won’t hold championship events in locations that aren’t “free of discrimination”.

Suspect charged after man found injured on Hacks Cross dies in hospital

According to an affidavit detailing the incident, 29-year-old Theodore Cohen is charged with second-degree murder.

  Advisory Council for ‘Reimagine Police in Memphis’ proposes changes to MPD

  Bond set at $2M for couple at the center of ‘elaborate’ AT&T fraud scheme

Police search for suspects in gas station burglary

  Bodycam footage of deadly officer-involved shooting at Knoxville high school under review

Man charged with second-degree murder after dispute leads to shooting

AMBER Alert issued for 11-year-old from Pasco County

Student at Tenn. high school identified as suspect, killed in shooting

One male was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

  Team Waste takes over trash collection for Waste Pro

Residents on Scarletcrest Lane are happy for one simple reason, their trash bins have been picked up and are empty.

NE Arkansas school districts reporting COVID-19 cases

Several Northeast Arkansas school districts continue to report positive COVID-19 cases among their students and faculty.

  Walk-ins still welcomed at the Pipkin Building

Every day between the hours of 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. no appointment is necessary for anyone wanting to get their first or second dose of the vaccine at the Pipkin Building.

  ‘Memphis is a city under siege’: Over a dozen injured in weekend violence

At least 13 people were injured and five people died in separate shootings this weekend.

  SCS requiring every family to register for upcoming school year

Typically, registration is only for families that are new to the district but that’s not the case this year.

  Gov. Lee addresses ‘difficult and tragic’ school shooting in Knoxville

Just before delivering an announcement on education funding in Tennessee, Governor Bill responded to a shooting reported at a Knoxville high school Monday afternoon.

Gov. Lee expects billions in federal education funding to go directly towards student achievement

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Monday his expectation for federal education funding to go directly towards student achievement.

Underground Railroad exhibit opens at Pink Palace

The photographic exhibit at the museum takes visitors on a journey along the Underground Railroad.

Gov. Hutchinson signs bills raising median teacher salary

Governor Asa Hutchinson signed two bills Monday afternoon that will raise the median teacher salary by $2,000.

Man arrested after Dyersburg shooting injures 1, police say

The two men got into a heated argument before one of the men fired shots, killing the other.

  WATCH: Infectious disease expert at Memphis hospital answers questions about COVID-19 and the vaccine

Dr. Steve Threlkeld is co-director of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis’ infectious prevention program.

Memphis man indicted in deadly card-game shooting

Several men were outside playing cards when Conway drove up and began shooting.

  Memphis police director retiring this week as search for replacement continues

The City of Memphis is still reviewing candidates for the office. Deputy Director James Ryall will take the lead in the interim.

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 70 new cases reported Mon.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise.

  Nearly 200 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shelby County, highest daily increase in weeks

New case numbers have been above 100 the last five days and eight of the last 12 days.

  Team Waste begins trash collection in Memphis neighborhoods previously serviced by Waste Pro

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland ended the city’s contract with Waste Pro and hired Team Waste.

Victim found shot to death in car identified, suspect in custody

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting.

  At least 12 shot, 5 dead after violent weekend in Memphis

Police are investigating multiple weekend shootings that injured at least nine and left two people dead.

  Group helps rescue cat stuck in tree for 18 days

Sparkles had been stuck 60 feet in a tree for 18 days before she was finally rescued.

  Tennessee state representative leads cleanup effort in Memphis district

A few dozen of the District 91 constituents met at the Crystal Palace to go out and take on the building trash problem.

  City of Memphis terminates contract with Waste Pro following complaints, lawsuits

Sunday, City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced he has terminated the contract with Waste Pro.

  Doctor shortage puts strain on local practice

In the past decade, rural counties in the Arkansas Delta have lost half of their primary care doctors.

Man shot to death in Parkway Village, police say

Police said the suspect fled the scene on foot.

Police: Man dead after North Memphis shooting

Upon arrival, officers found a male shot to death in the 1300 block of Austin St.

  City of Memphis terminates contract with Waste Pro, new contractor to begin trash pickup Monday

The City of Memphis has officially terminated its contract with Waste Pro after an ongoing issue of failed trash pickup in Cordova, Hickory Hill and parts of East Memphis.

  155 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths reported in Shelby County

It’s not immediately clear when the deaths occurred.

Pets of the Week: Mama Grace, Toulouse, Marie, Hank and Holly

There are plenty of animals in need of a good home right now and we want to show you some furry friends who are up for adoption at Collierville Animal Shelter.

SCSO responding to critical, multi-vehicle crash on Hacks Cross Rd.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hacks Cross and Stateline Road.

2 pedestrians in critical condition after hit and run crash, according to police

Memphis Police say two people were rushed to the hospital overnight Sunday after being hit by a vehicle.

  Semi-truck driver crashes into murder suspect’s car to end police chase

The hours-long police chase through multiple California counties included near collisions, the running of red lights, wrong-way driving and driving on sidewalks.

MPD: 3 shot, in critical condition after South Memphis shooting

Officials believe the suspect drove a silver SUV that was last seen headed westbound on Mallory.

Ballet Memphis brings back first in-person performance since start of pandemic

Saturday, Ballet Memphis returned to the stage for a live performance for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Memphis community leaders step up vaccination efforts

FEMA opened its vaccination site at the Pipkin Building on Wednesday.

4 shot, 1 dead after Southwest Memphis shooting, MPD says

Two men, one woman and one child were injured, police said.

Police: Car crashes into pole, 1 child critically injured

MPD said the crash happened near the intersection of S. Orleans and E. Trigg, in Soulsville.

Silver Alert issued for missing Hinds Co. man with medical condition

Family members say Areghan suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

  Memphian Remi Schaber breaks barriers for girls in baseball

One mid-south high school baseball player is proving no matter the age, or gender, girls can hang with the guys.

Grizzlies fall to knicks in overtime in final game of road trip

Grizzlies will play the Indiana Pacers Sunday 7 pm at the FedExForum.

  155 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported in Shelby County

It’s not immediately clear when the deaths occurred.

Man indicted in fatal drive-by shooting

A 24-year-old man has been indicted in a fatal drive-by shooting that happened back in September of 2020.

‘Outside the Lorraine’: NCRM opens new photography exhibit

The year-long photography exhibit, Outside the Lorraine: A Photographic Journey to a Sacred Place, will feature the work of David Katzenstein and will be a collection of 90 photos.

City of Memphis allocates $19.5M to paving, pothole issue for 2021

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says work is being done to fix the pothole problem in Memphis and it starts with funding.

  Blytheville head football coach placed on paid administrative leave after arrest

A Blytheville man who serves as the school’s head football coach will appear in court after an arrest in a domestic battery case.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for parts of the Mid-South

The main threat is damaging wind.

Pop-up vaccine sites benefit Memphis community

No appointment is needed.

Medicaid expansion ballot initiative groundwork underway in Mississippi

Medicaid expansion may be a decision left up to Mississippi voters in 2022.

  Waste Pro customers fed up with trash overpile

Waste Pro’s deadline to fix the problem of service in area E ends April 10.

Accused DUI driver arrested on probation violation

Weeks after being released from prison, Dancy was pulled over in DeSoto County for running a stop sign.

Kansas City woman searching for birth family in Memphis

The wife and mom of two even started a non-profit called “Fostered Bridges” for kids who are aging out of the system.

Police: Car crash leads to one person hit by car, critically injured

MPD says the driver stayed on the scene.

‘Wessel and Rex were both outstanding’: Southaven Police K9 dogs die

The Southaven Police Department announced the passing of two retired police service dogs.

Mississippi’s Hispanic community lagging behind in COVID-19 vaccinations

The Hispanic community is lagging behind in getting the COVID-19 vaccines.

  Rapper charged in connection with dozens of arrests after shooting on I-55 in North Mississippi

Big Boogie's bond was set at $10,000.

April is Minority Cancer Awareness month

Kosten Foundation research shows African Americans are 67 percent more likely to be diagnosed with the disease.

  Tailgating welcomed at tigers spring football game

Tailgaters will be allowed in two lots for the Memphis Tigers Football Team’s spring game on April 16, gold lot two and three.

Pastor calls Memphis the ‘Wild West’ of crime

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is looking to fund a program that can help tackle crime.

$500,000 bond set for mother accused of trying to kill herself, child

A Poinsett County woman has a May 28 court date after Craighead County deputies say she purposely crashed a vehicle with her and her child into a tree.