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  Thousands expected to visit the National Civil Rights Museum for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 20 marks the 37th anniversary of the first federal holiday honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  Hair stylists fight domestic abuse

Memphis Thanksgiving Day Dinner for the homeless canceled for 2019

  Victim’s coordinator guides Hispanic community through the judicial process

  Memphis lieutenant attributes his success to his Hispanic heritage

  Hispanic community growing in Shelby County Schools

  Court hearing postponed for Printer’s Alley owners

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  SCS’ 'Families Connect’ program allows parents to train parents

  City, county considering Raleigh TIF district

  Woman works as advocate with Memphis’ Hispanic community on legal cases

  Fred Jones Way: City honors Southern Heritage Classic founder

Blood donations needed ahead of Labor Day weekend

  Tenn. Dept. of Health: Respiratory illness case in East Tenn. possibly linked to vaping

  Mississippi Republicans make final pitches as runoff for governor nears

With Tuesday’s runoff nearing, the two men vying to become the Republican nominee for Mississippi governor are spending the final days crisscrossing the state.

  City of Memphis opens new Fire Communications Dispatch Center

The City of Memphis has opened a state-of-the-art Fire Communications Dispatch Center.

  Memphis Zoo parking lot construction to begin Monday

Construction on a new Memphis Zoo parking lot is set to begin Monday, August 26.

Driver’s license stations in Miss. reopened after reported system outage

Stations will continue normal services until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Nike to open new distribution center in Mississippi

  Reeves, Waller prepare for Mississippi GOP runoff for governor

  Corey Strong challenging Congressman Cohen in Democratic primary

Memphis police respond to interstate shooting

  Memphis mayoral race heats up as candidates criticize each other

  Memphis Police see decrease in shooting incidents from this time last year

  Southaven Police officer released from hospital, saved by bullet resistant vest

The Southaven Police officer shot while responding to a call at Walmart is home and out of the hospital.

  Workplace violence more common than many think, expert says

The shooting at a Southaven Walmart on Tuesday, which authorities say was carried out by a troubled employee, has caused many businesses to reevaluate their safety plans.

  Friends, coworkers remember Walmart shooting victims

Friends and former coworkers of the two employees who were killed at a Southaven Walmart are sharing their condolences and memories online, remembering Brandon Gales and Anthony Brown.

Ways to score free lipstick on National Lipstick Day

July 29 is National Lipstick Day and some of your favorite cosmetics brands want to help you celebrate by offering free lip products.

Memphis in May Moving Out of Tom Lee Park for 2021

Memphis in May is temporarily moving out of Tom Lee Park for 2021.

Police: Suspects drove UHaul through fence, stole supplies from Home Depot

Police searching for suspects that drove UHaul through fence, stole supplies from Home Depot.

  Woman dead after domestic incident, car crash

Memphis Police are investigating a domestic incident and hit-and-run crash that left one woman dead.

  A look at the Lorenzen Wright murder case 9 years after his death

It’s been nine years since the murder of former University of Memphis Tiger and Memphis Grizzly Lorenzen Wright.

  Flash floods possible as remnants of Barry head toward Mid-South

Shelby County officials say there are a few things you need to know.

Man arrested after Memphis police say he exposed himself to 40 children

Memphis Police say the man exposed himself at a playground.

  Crittenden County offers sandbags ahead of potential heavy rainfall

Crittenden County, Arkansas offers sandbags ahead of potential heavy rainfall on Sunday night.

Beach-goers not stalled by remnants of Hurricane Barry

Now that the bulk of the impact from Hurricane Barry is behind us, the aftermath of the storm’s wind is now a chief concern.

Suspect wanted for Mapco Robbery

Suspect wanted in robbery at Mapco on South Third Sunday morning

Man dead in gas station shooting

Memphis Police looking for suspect behind a deadly shooting at a gas station on Winchester Road.

  Player surveys paint picture of troubled U of M Ladies Basketball Program

Player surveys paint picture of troubled U of M Ladies Basketball Program

  Memphis soldier surprises son at school after 8-month deployment

Sergeant Brandee Biggs was deployed in Afghanistan for eight months and told her son, Christopher, she wasn’t coming home until late July.

  Arkansas boy credited for alerting neighbors to house fire

A 12-year-old boy is being praised for warning neighbors about burning fire.

  ‘Family friend’ arrested for shooting, killing 2-year-old girl

Mother upset to learn a family friend has been charged with killing her two-year-old daughter

  MPD: More than two dozen interstate shootings have occurred this year

Since the beginning of this year, more than two dozen shootings have occurred on Memphis area interstates and highways, leaving at least 10 people injured, according to Memphis police.

  Tennessee offers incentives to help with child care

The State of Tennessee is stepping up efforts to help families struggling to find child care, particularly those who live in 'child care deserts' and who work non-traditional hours.

  Tennessee governor pushes criminal justice reform, child literacy during Memphis visit

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee spent Tuesday morning encouraging Shelby County employers to give ex-offenders a second chance and then signed a bill to eliminate state expungement fees.

  Collierville nonprofit takes WWII veterans back to Normandy

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a Collierville nonprofit took a group of World War II veterans who participated in that historic event back to Normandy.

Coca Cola offers drink mix contest worth $10,000

A new contest will let people submit their favorite Coke drink combos for a chance at $10,000

  Memphis wants to hire a hacker

The City of Memphis wants to hire a hacker to look for vulnerabilities within its computer network.

  Woman honors unknown soldiers

Memphis National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 40,000 soldiers. It's also home to 248 unknown soldiers, including 109 African-Americans, who died fighting for the Union in the Battle of Fort Pillow.

  Tom Lee Park mediation on hold, mayor says

As another Memphis in May wraps up at Tom Lee Park, the park's future remains uncertain.

Hershey to redesign classic chocolate bar

Chocolate bars will feature emoji's starting this summer.

  Memphis Inner City Rugby hopes to turn vacant lot into sporting complex

Organizers with Memphis Inner City Rugby have big dreams for the vacant lot that was once Vance Middle School.

  Day 3 of Beale Street Music Festival becomes a sold-out success

The third and final day of Beale Street Music Festival has come to a close. Officials say this weekend has been one of their most successful.

  Shelby County officials prepared for future measles cases

Friday, Shelby County’s Health Department director, along with county mayor Lee Harris, and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Nicholas Hysmith shared the team effort in place to prevent new cases from happening.

  Stax Museum celebrates 16th anniversary, biSoultennial

May 2nd marks the 16th year of making music at Stax Museum, and part of Thursday's celebration was about honoring Memphis' 200th birthday and music created here in the Bluff City.

  Shelby County mayor presents $1.3B budget to commissioners

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris presented his $1.3 billion budget to commissioners Monday afternoon.

  Health officials urge the public to get vaccinated after recent measles cases

The recent resurgence of measles is being seen as a huge setback for public health.

  Anti-voucher protest expected at Tennessee capitol Monday

Organizers are calling for people to fill the halls of the Tennessee capitol Monday, in a last-ditch effort to keep the school voucher initiative from becoming law.

  Senator Lamar Alexander discusses lowering health care costs

Democrats and Republicans struggle to find middle ground as the sides push opposing plans to fix health insurance.

  Memphis in May hopes to break world record for largest picnic

Memphis in May is known for setting records from record number of attendances to ticket sales. But this year the festival is after a new record, one that'll put Memphis in the Guinness book.

  Plans for Tom Lee Park may jeopardize future of Memphis in May festival

We are now just one week away from this year's Memphis in May, and Beale Street Music Fest starts next Friday. But as the stages go up in Tom Lee Park, questions remain about the future of the festival.

  Renovations on D.A.'s office at 201 Poplar nearly complete

Shelby County Commissioners received a big update Wednesday regarding renovations at 201 Poplar.

  Film crew members get married at Graceland

A Tennessee couple got a dream wedding at Graceland while they were on the job!

  Memphis Zoo responds to concerns, says panda is perfectly healthy

The Memphis Zoo is responding to concerns that YaYa the panda is malnourished.

Hollywood actors with Arkansas ties filming new movie in Jonesboro

Filming started just this month, and this one film is really part of a bigger push to bring movie-making to Arkansas.

  Memphis Botanic Garden raising money to improve the gardens

The Memphis Botanic Garden is asking for your help as they publicly launch a fundraising effort to improve the grounds.

  Deaf Memphis Fire Department dalmatian goes on final ride

A Memphis Fire Department dalmatian took her final ride on Monday.

  Tennessee hospitals prepare for exposure to measles

We’ve learned new details about Tennessee's first case of measles in 2019. This comes as the CDC reports the U.S. is on track to break the record number of cases set in 2014.

  Organizers hope Mid-South Hemp Fest helps end stigmas about cannabis

A massive new event seeks to continue breaking down the stigmas surrounding cannabis use.

  Tennessee Valley Authority educates girls on STEM careers

According to UNESCO, women make up 30 percent of the world's researchers. On Friday, the Tennessee Valley Authority did its part to educate and empower girls to join the field.

  First case of measles reported in Tennessee

The first case of measles has been reported in the state of Tennessee amid a nationwide outbreak.

  Shelby County holds first beeping Easter egg hunt for visually impaired

Many people celebrate the Easter holiday by hunting for eggs, but the tradition can be challenging for the visually impaired. Now, there's a new way to overcome that obstacle!

  New program ‘Y on the Fly’ brings the YMCA to children in under-served areas

Some area neighborhoods lack facilities for people to take part in healthy activities, but one Mid-South organization hopes to turn that around by putting a gym on wheels to bring the fun to you.

Memphis named a finalist to host 2020 IRONMAN triathlon

Memphis has been named a finalist as a potential host for a new IRONMAN triathlon in 2020.

Memphis Zoo among candidates for Best Zoo in U.S.

Memphis Zoo nominated for 'Best Zoo' award.

  Tennessee governor to give $10M for Tom Lee Park redesign

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has indicated his administration will allocate $10 million to the redesign of Memphis' Tom Lee Park.

  Memphis Zoo, Mid-South Kroger stores team up to launch reusable bags

The Memphis Zoo and Kroger are partnering to launch a specialty brand of reusable bags.

  Mayor Strickland proposes pay raise for all city employees in 2020 budget plan

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland presented his budget for fiscal year 2020 to the Memphis City Council at Tuesday’s meeting.

  MLGW selects group to study power sources besides TVA

MLGW leaders have started the process to study getting the utility's power from a source other than the Tennessee Valley Authority.

  Middle school textbook in East Tennessee stirs religious controversy

A new school book's writings on religion is causing controversy.

Customs discovers caprine skull shipped to facility in Memphis

U.S. Customs and Border Protection made a rare find in Memphis last week.

  Covington fire chief resigns after spending city money on umpire gear

Covington Fire Chief Michael Naifeh resigned from his position Monday, Covington Mayor Justin Hanson announced.