Community leaders break ground for $150M development, One Beale

The $150 million project will consist of a six-story luxury apartment development that includes a fitness center, rooftop pool and views of the river.

  Hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow in Shelby County

Police respond to homicide on Jackson Ave.

  Affidavit: Florida truck driver threatened to slit pastor’s throat, commit mass shooting at Memphis church

  ‘See Something, Say Something’ campaign credited with thwarting Memphis mass shooting plot

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Suspect wanted in burglary of Beale St. business, police say

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  Memorial service plans made for Wendy Anderson

Brian Setzer to hit the Soundstage at Graceland during ‘Rockabily Riot!’ Tour

Man indicted in shooting death of acquaintance

American Airlines launching seasonal nonstop Memphis to LA flight in December

Memphis man accused of using internet to solicit sex from teen

First Tennessee warns of scam targeting customers

3.72-carat yellow diamond found at Arkansas State Park

Miranda Hollingshead, 27, of Texas discovered the diamond during her first trip to the park.

‘Operation Crystal Mountain’ nets 375 drug trafficking arrests across 3 states

The DEA’s “Operation Crystal Mountain” worked with law enforcement across Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

  FBI: Truck driver threatened mass shooting at Memphis church

Federal agents say a truck driver warned that he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday

  Ja Morant gives kids back-to-school shopping spree

The prized rookie partnered with the Grizzlies and Academy Sports and Outdoors to provide a back-to -school shopping spree for children from the Ira Samuelson Boys and Girls Club

  Mother of missing Cordova mother fears the worst

  Tire truck closes off traffic on I-40

  Victim upset repeat DUI offender released from prison

  Report shows Kingsbury High School employees worked in ‘toxic environment;’ former principal disciplined

  UofM announces creation of new African American Male Academy

  Plough Foundation announces giveaway of all assets before closure

  Man accused of threatening, kidnapping a child and setting a woman on fire, assigned public defender

Manning will attend face a judge again on Aug. 27. His bond is set at $1.3 million.

Binghampton man convicted of child sexual abuse

District Attorney General Amy Weirich says Santos Morales, 37, sexually abused the child while she and her family were spending the night at the apartment of her mother’s ex-boyfriend.

  Judge orders Family Dollar to maintain properties

The order comes after Family Dollar has dealt with criticism for trash piling up around some store properties.

  Donations help Horn Lake Animal Shelter make thousands of dollars worth of improvements

Donations from the community and local businesses helped give the Horn Lake Animal Shelter an updated laundry room and bathroom, shelving and a shaded-fenced outdoor area for the animals.

Memphis man convicted of child sexual abuse

Jimmie Lidell, 52, was found guilty on four counts of aggravated sexual battery, one count of attempted aggravated sexual battery and one count of solicitation of a minor.

  West Memphis breaks ground on new library

Crews broke ground Monday on the first newly-constructed civil building in West Memphis in 30 years Monday.

  Investigators return to home of missing Cordova mother, seeking evidence

Taquila Hayes, a 41-year-old Cordova mother, has been missing for more than two months.

Mississippi ranked the most Fortnite obsessed state in the country

Fortnite is the most popular video in every single state with over 250 million registered accounts.

21-month-old left in vehicle for hours before being found dead by police in north Mississippi

An infant appears to have been left inside a hot vehicle for several hours before being found by Booneville police officers.

  Suspects wanted in Orange Mound nightclub shooting

Officers responded to the scene of the shooting around 10 p.m. on the 3000 block of Park Avenue where a witness told officers the suspects allegedly arrived at the lounge in a stolen vehicle just before the shooting.

Two arrests made in decades-old rape, homicide cold case in Louisiana

Two men have been arrested on counts of first-degree murder, first-degree rape and aggravated kidnapping in connection with a cold case investigation that dates to 1980.

GPD: Burglary, theft suspect wanted in Germantown

GPD identified the suspect as Terrion Owens, 22, of Memphis in a Facebook post Monday morning.

Arkansas farmers didn’t plant on 1.3 million acres this year

This spring’s heavy rainfall and flooding left 1.3 million acres of land unplanted in Arkansas.

  Trucker recognized for traveling 9 million miles accident free

34 years and 9 million miles later... This trucker is being honored for traveling every mile... accident free!

Death investigation underway after mowing crews find body in Blytheville

The body found along a roadway will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Police: 2 suspects wanted in gas station robbery

According to the Memphis Police Department’s Facebook post, while the victim was at the check out counter one of the suspects took their wallet. Surveillance video shows the suspects walking through store.

  MPD identifies body found in Mississippi River near Tom Lee Park

Memphis police say a body found in the Mississippi River last week was a man who was recently the focus of a City Watch.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

Woman charged with aiding white supremacist’s jail escape

An Arkansas woman has been charged with helping the leader of a white supremacist gang and another inmate escape from a local jail last month

  Police search for missing woman who may be in danger

Memphis Police Department is looking for a woman who may be in danger.

  Man wanted for impersonating police officer

A man was caught on camera impersonating a police officer, according to Memphis police.

  3 accused of wounding 81-year-old during purse snatching set for court

The three are accused of targeting older women in Memphis, even leaving an 81-year-old woman seriously hurt.

Louisiana’s first female governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco dies at 76

Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco died at the age of 76.

  Robbers shoot woman’s dog during escape attempt

Memphis Police are asking for your help finding a group of suspects who they believe are responsible for attempting to rob several people in Midtown.

7th grade boy donates $15,000 earnings from Huron County Fair to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Western Reserve Schools is commending one of their seventh grade students for an act of kindness that is helping other kids his age in need.

  MPD: Passenger ejected in 2-car crash

Memphis Police responded to a two-car crash at Southern Avenue and McLean Boulevard Sunday night.

  Police: 2 sex offenders arrested at McDonald’s near play area

The manager called police and when officers arrived, they say they found Collier and 51-year-old Morris Johnson, sitting next to the indoor playground as three children were playing.

  Local church members visit neighborhoods for community prayer

Members of the Greater Community Temple Church of God in Christ are hoping to make a difference in communities that have been impacted by crime.

MPD officers respond to hit and run crash on Getwell Rd.

According to the Memphis Police Department’s twitter account, a male pedestrian, 36, was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene around 12:10 a.m.

  MPD: 1 dead in Hardin Ave. shooting

Officers arrived at the 3300 block of Hardin Avenue at 10:42 p.m. to find a male victim had been shot.

  Man accused of threatening a child’s life and setting a woman on fire before police chase to appear in court

Police says Jeremy Manning, 42, is facing charges for aggravated assault on a police officer, kidnapping, child endangerment and arson.

  Cross County Jail administrator resigns days after wife arrested for holding teens at gunpoint

The jail administrator at the center of a controversy after his wife was arrested but never had her mugshot taken, has now resigned.

  Hollywood Community Center hosts back to school celebration

For five years, a celebration has been held at the Hollywood Community Center to promote a positive beginning to the new school year.

  MPD, MFD open office for Memphis Public Safety Referendum campaign headquarters

The Memphis police and fire fighters associations kicked off their campaign in support of a public safety referendum to restore their benefits, which they say will help make the city safer.

Man charged with shooting, paralyzing victim

Police have identified one of the two men suspected of shooting and paralyzing a man on July 16.

Endangered/Missing Child Alert issued for three Jackson teens canceled

They have all been found safe.

Reports of blue water surface in Germantown

Residents reported that blue water was coming from the pipes Friday.

  Shelby County Education Foundation & United Healthcare make special delivery to 10,000 SCS students

Kate Bond Middle School received the special delivery Friday; $90,000 worth of products will be distributed to students across 20 public schools in the district.

MPD: Bleeding victim enters store, no suspect reported

The bleeding victim entered the store where someone called and notified police.

  Poplar Ave. Chick-Fil-A suspect charged in multiple business robberies

Mohammed Abu-Obeid’s bond has been set at $61, 750 after police identified him in a series of business robberies since July of 2019.

Pedestrian hit, killed on Shelby Dr.

Memphis police responded to a crash Saturday morning where they found a pedestrian had been hit and killed.

  Firefighter accused of shooting relative appears in court

A Memphis firefighter has been relieved of duty without pay after allegedly shooting his uncle Wednesday night.

  Endangered missing 5-year-old in Miss. found

Kimzley Beech, 5, of Holcomb was last seen Friday night around 7:45 p.m. in the 200 block of Denton Road in Grenada County.

  Grizzlies host garage sale at FedExForum

Friday was Black Friday for Memphis Grizzlies fans.

  Parents of suspect charged with murder in Ole Miss student’s death expected to testify at bond hearing

It’s been nearly a month since Ole Miss student Ally Kostial was found shot to death near Sardis Lake. Fellow student Brandon Theesfeld is charged with her murder.

Founder of ‘Kang Rhee Institute’ dies

Karate Master Kang Rhee has died, according to sources.

  Purse snatching suspects released twice without bond

Memphis Police have connected three young people to three purse snatching incidents at busy shopping areas, including one that left an elderly woman with serious injuries.

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

  No criminal charges filed against Ark. officer fired for pointing gun at driver during traffic stop

It was after an incident on May 26 that a Helena-West Helena police officer was fired and his partner resigned.

  Kruger Inc. expanding to Southaven

A paper goods distributor is expanding into Southaven.

  Mid-South political leader testifies remembering birth during abortion bill debate

One Mid-South political leader gave lawmakers a lot to think about when he dropped a bombshell during the Summer Study session in Nashville.

  SCS offers free MATA bus passes to qualifying students

Shelby County Schools will now offer free MATA bus passes to high school students in need of rides, not only to school but also around town.

  New middle school in the works for Lewisburg

A new school is in the works for DeSoto County students to alleviate crowding.

  FedEx testing robot delivery this month

FedEx’s autonomous delivery robot begins test runs in Memphis Aug. 26.

  Mid-South business headlines: City leaders and transparency

We're taking a look at some of this week's biggest business headlines impacting the Mid-South with Greg Akers, Editor-in-Chief of the Memphis Business Journal.

Advocates: Mississippi plant fires workers left after raid

Witnesses say a Mississippi chicken processing plant has fired most remaining workers after nearly 100 accused of immigration violations were arrested last week.

  Madonna Learning Center celebrates 50 years

The Madonna Learning Center in Germantown celebrated a monumental anniversary Friday.

  5 Great Things: Medline moves to Southaven, UofM introduces new AD

Now that students have returned to class for another great school year, here's a look at 5 OTHER Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week.