Shooter pleads guilty in 2017 murder

A man pled guilty Friday to second-degree murder in the 2018 deadly shooting of another man, whose body was found in a van in an impound lot seven weeks later, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said.

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Tiger football chasing history Saturday at Cincinnati

Watch: ‘Best of Memphis’ winners accept awards in drive-thru celebration airing LIVE on WMC

More than half of Tennessee voters have already cast their ballot

  ‘Best of Memphis’ winners honored in drive-thru celebration: Watch it live on WMC Friday

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

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Tiger at Tennessee zoo tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. Marshals recover 27 missing children in Virginia after five-day operation

MPD: 5 injured after MATA bus crash in North Memphis

Tickets on sale for Holiday Wonders event at Memphis Botanic Garden

  TDH: more than 2,000 new cases, 78 new virus-related deaths

Affidavit: Cordova dad accused of beating son for not doing virtual school work

NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre endorses Donald Trump for president

NFL Hall of Famer and Mississippi native Brett Favre endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election.

MPD: Man charged with murder after woman found dead in South Memphis

A Memphis man is behind bars after a woman was found shot and killed in South Memphis.

MPD: Man charged with murder after woman found dead in South Memphis

A Memphis man is behind bars after a woman was found shot and killed in South Memphis.

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 119,336 cases, 3,328 deaths reported by health dept.

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

TBI K9 retires after 42 dog years of service

DA: Whitehaven man indicted for shooting death of girlfriend

  Shelby Co. Health Dept. guidelines for Halloween amid COVID-19 pandemic

Officer shot while serving warrant at Breonna Taylor’s home files counterclaim against her boyfriend

NASCAR finally finishes Texas race

  The Investigators: After he was murdered, his wife got his killer’s properties and thousands of dollars in back taxes

  Protesters in Memphis gather downtown to march for Walter Wallace Jr., man killed by Philadelphia police

Protesters gathered in downtown Memphis streets Thursday night to show support for demonstrators in Philadelphia. Organizers called this protest a “March for Philly,” seeking justice for Walter Wallace Jr., the Black man shot and killed by Philadelphia police.

  Fewer absentee ballots expected in Shelby County; expect more timely election results

On the final day of early voting, we met a woman named Ella Rodgers. With less than an hour left in early voting, she cast her ballot at her home church and voting precinct Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church.

  Couple hospitalized after being rescued from house blown off of its stilts in Zeta

At the height of Hurricane Zeta’s onslaught, one Hancock County couple had the scare of a lifetime.

  Arkansas man gets charged with making terroristic threats after political comment on Facebook

A Wynne, Ark. man was taken to jail for a comment he made on Facebook. It was apparently initiated by a small town argument over a giant billboard for President Trump.

One man in critical condition after shooting on Winchester

Police are on the scene of a shooting at the 1700 block of Winchester Road.

  Local and federal officials offer $50,000 in rewards for information that can help solve 8 child murder cases

The homicide numbers continue to climb in Memphis. Local and federal leaders issue yet another plea for help to the community.

  Democratic TN US Senate candidate Bradshaw votes in Memphis as early voting ends

Memphian and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate in Tennessee Marquita Bradshaw voted Thursday afternoon with her family at the Glenview Community Center off Lamar Avenue.

  Collierville senior concerned with school’s plans to reopen

In less than one week, students at Collierville High School will have to decide if they’ll shift from the current hybrid learning model to in-person learning or go all virtual.

  Shelby County voters hurry to cast ballots on last day of early voting

Thursday marked the last day of the early voting period for the 2020 presidential election in Shelby County, with polling places closing at 8 p.m.

  Mid-South Heroes: Memphis firefighter finds inspiration in serving the community

For the past seven years, Arnell Morris has slipped into his City of Memphis firefighter/paramedic uniform and rushed to help citizens here in the Bluff City.

  Downtown Dining Week kicks off in November, adjustments made due to pandemic

Downtown Dining Week kicks off Sunday in Memphis. Dozens of restaurants and bars will be participating, but it is sure to be different from past years.

Affidavit: Niece finds aunt stabbing grandmother to death

According to an affidavit, the suspect, Crystal Branch, told police “I stabbed her because she threatened to call the police on me for not taking my medicine.”

  Shelby County health officials consider overflow COVID-19 facility amid rising new cases

Hospitalizations in Shelby County just in the month of October have made some doctors change course in their thinking about the sitting alternate care site Downtown. Earlier this month, they felt it may never have to be used during this pandemic.

Woman found dead during welfare check, police say

A woman was found dead inside a South Memphis home around 2 p.m. Thursday, according to Memphis Police.

Early and absentee voting turnout tops 2.1 million in Tennessee

Voters in Shelby County weren’t the only ones in Tennessee breaking early voting records. By the time polls closed on Wednesday, Oct. 28, the thirteenth day of early voting, more than 2.1 million ballots had been cast.

Gov. Reeves tours Zeta damage in South Mississippi, thanks first responders

Gov. Tate Reeves made stops in all three coastal counties Thursday to survey damage, and thank first responders, power crews, and all those working to help the area cleanup from the hurricane.

  Tennessee has more than 26K active cases of COVID-19; 2,660 new cases, 22 more deaths reported Thursday

The Shelby County Health Department has identified 188 new coronavirus cases and one more death within the last 24 hours.

  WATCH: Timelapse captures eerily calm eye of Zeta moving over NOLA

About halfway through the video, the eye passes over, revealing a stunning pink-orange sunset.

  Marshals offer $50K for information to solve child murders in Memphis

Law enforcement has spent months asking for the public’s help solving some of these crimes.

  Tonight at 10: Nearly 20 years after her husband’s murder, widow gets stuck with his killer’s tax bill

For the past five years, Francis Wright has been trying to settle a debt her husband’s killer had with the Shelby County Trustee’s Office -- thousands of dollars in back taxes owed on properties awarded to her in a civil judgment.

  DA: Man indicted for murder after opening fire while waiting in line at Memphis nightclub

A man has been indicted for first-degree murder after investigators said he opened fire while waiting in line to enter a rap concert.

New parking garages coming to Downtown Memphis

The Downtown Memphis Commission has announced two key projects are coming to the Bluff City.

Malco Theatres offering ‘buy one get one free’ deal on Halloween

Malco Theatres is offering a special treat on Halloween.

  Bottom Line: Consumer Reports reveal what’s causing washer mold?

Is there a funky smell coming from your washing machine?

Woman in critical condition after shooting in Whitehaven

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are searching for information after a critical shooting in Whitehaven.

  Early voting ends on Thursday in Tennessee

Thursday is the last day to early vote in Tennessee.

Suspect arrested in deadly shooting near elementary school in Helena-West Helena

The man suspected of fatally shooting a man on Oct. 5 surrendered himself to the Helena-West Helena Police Department Wednesday.

Brownsville hopes to reopen hospital after 6 years of closure

This time next year, Brownsville hopes to re-open Haywood County’s only hospital and add 134 new jobs.

  Investigators calling for tips nearly a month after murder of 18-year-old

It has been almost a month since an 18-year-old aspiring barber was murdered at his brother’s apartment. His grieving mother, family and the police want to know who shot him.

  Shelby County prosecutor fired; TBI brought in to investigate

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is taking a closer look at what was happening inside the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office.

  Mississippi family recounts shooting that took the life of 6-year-old boy

A Mississippi family is mourning the loss of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Franklin County on Tuesday night.

  White House report shows Tennessee among top 10 states in COVID-19 red zone

A new White House report is sounding the alarm about the COVID-19 crisis developing in the Mid-South.

President Trump approves Mississippi’s Hurricane Zeta emergency declaration

Reeves announced Wednesday morning that he signed the emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Zeta.

MATA reports 4 more employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Memphis Area Transit Authority has announced four more employees have tested positive for the coronavirus.

SCS gives update on plan for students’ in-person return

Shelby County Schools issued an update on details regarding their plans for an in-person return to school.

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to field

Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated with his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and he refused instructions from security to leave the field, behavior that Major League Baseball said risked the safety of others.

Man arrested in 2017 murder case, originally thought to be suicide

A man now faces a second-degree murder charge after sheriff’s investigators say discrepancies found in the case led to the man’s arrest.

WATCH: Live storm cameras along the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Nest cameras

  Church in Somerville cancels classes, events due to COVID-19

St. Philip the Apostle Church has canceled classes and shut down part of the church due to this one positive case.

  Mayors in Shelby County voice opinions on new calls for statewide mask mandate

As transmission rates of COVID-19 increase in the suburban areas of Shelby County, local mayors are deciding what steps need to be taken.

  UofM suspends diversity training in response to presidential executive order

The University of Memphis announced Tuesday it would suspend Diversity Equity and Inclusion training for the fall semester in response to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order.

  Mississippi voters face medical marijuana decision on Election Day

Voters in the Magnolia State will decide next Tuesday whether to give the green light to medical marijuana sales.

Police searching for endangered 12-year-old from Memphis, could be in Jackson area

If you have any information on their whereabouts please call police.

GALLERY: NICU babies at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare dress up for Halloween

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare NICU babies are getting in the Halloween spirit.

Regional One Health, UTHSC partner up for post-COVID-19 clinic

Regional One Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are partnering up to help COVID-19 patients who may be experiencing long-term symptoms of the virus.

Tennessee voters can drop off mail-in ballots at designated post offices on Election Day

ennessee voters who have yet to mail their absentee ballots can now drop their ballots off at designated post offices until 3 p.m. Election Day.

Mississippi city may be left in dark over unpaid power bill

Because of long-standing debt with its wholesale electrical provider, the city faces complete disconnection Dec. 1.

  Tenn. governor gives update on COVID-19 amid new calls for a statewide mask mandate

In the latest news concerning Tennessee and COVID-19, Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald has called for Governor Bill Lee to issue a statewide mask mandate.

  TDH reports over 2,400 new coronavirus cases within 24 hours in Tennessee

The Shelby County Health Department has identified 211 more cases and three more deaths countywide. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 37,004 COVID-19 cases and 569 deaths have been reported in Shelby County.

  4 students remain hospitalized after deadly Tennessee school bus crash

Investigators say the bus was carrying 22 children when it crashed head-on into a utility vehicle that swerved into the bus' lane. Five children were airlifted to a hospital and two others went by ambulance.

  Beware of ‘Zombie Trees’ in the Mid-South!

Zombies are among us, sort of. Memphis has a lot of old trees that may seem alive, but they are actually rotting. It could cause some problems for homeowners.

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

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

Shelby Co. prosecutor fired for ‘misuse of confidential information’

A Shelby County prosecutor is fired and under investigation with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for ‘allegations of misconduct.’

25 student-inmates graduate in Hardeman County

Inmates in Hardeman County are striving to continue their education while being incarcerated.

Lafayette Co. Fire Department heads to the coast for Hurricane Zeta

First responders with the Lafayette County Fire Department and Lafayette County EMA are ready to combat Hurricane Zeta.

Deadline for upcoming MHP Cadet Class approaching

The deadline to become a member of the Mississippi Highway Patrol is approaching.

Man found shot, killed after crash in North Memphis

Investigators are searching for answers after a man was found dead Tuesday night.

  Alabama lawn mowing man, Rodney Smith Jr., fighting to stay in the U.S.

Rodney Smith Jr., who lives in Huntsville, is known around the country for providing free lawn care service.