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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.