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MPD: 1 injured in South Memphis shooting

Police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred in a South Memphis neighborhood Saturday night.

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

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 115,088 cases, 3,255 deaths reported by health dept.

  Black organizations make big push to get out and vote

  Friday Football Fever: Week 10 match-ups and scores

MPD reports shooting in South Memphis

  Health officials approve certain haunted houses to operate during pandemic

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UofM announces in-person commencement plans for 2020 graduates

1 shot, injured in North Memphis shooting

  Stepping Up: Twin sisters collecting coats, donations ahead of holiday season

  TN Secretary of State visits Shelby County early voting locations amidst record turnout

  Young voter turnout low at this point in early voting

  Youth sports responsible for lots of Shelby County COVID-19 cases

Memphis murder suspect arrested in Kansas City

U.S. Marshals have captured a Memphis man who was wanted on second-degree murder charges.

Car crashes through Raleigh home, 1 man arrested

Memphis Police responded to a call at 12:12 a.m. Friday concerning a vehicle losing control and plowing into a home in the 3000 block of James Road.

  TDH identifies more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases, 65 more deaths

The Tennessee Department of Health reports 65 additional COVID-19 related deaths and more than 3,000 new cases in the Volunteer State as of Friday.

Man identified after deadly shooting in Bolivar, Tenn. overnight

Investigators are searching for clues after a deadly shooting in Bolivar, Tennessee.

  Organizations urging people to vote early as Shelby Co. breaks voting records

  Bartlett Police throw surprise birthday party for young boy, video goes viral

  Piled up trash in one North Memphis neighborhood leaves residents angry, asking questions

  Hospitalized COVID-19 patient speaks out about recent virus resurgence in Mississippi

  Trial date for Billy Ray Turner, man accused of killing Lorenzen Wright, postponed for the third time

  Six months later, families hope for more time with loved ones in nursing homes

  Dixon Gallery and Gardens biggest fundraiser going virtual due to pandemic

Going to the Dixon Gallery and Gardens is an experience, and this year, their biggest fundraising event won’t take place there because of COVID-19.

  Shelby County creates new fund for small churches impacted by COVID-19

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has announced a grant to help faith-organizations set up live-streaming services during the pandemic.

  More than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Tennessee, 41 more deaths

The Tennessee Department of Health reports 41 additional virus-related deaths and over 2,000 new coronavirus cases as of Thursday.

  DeBerry, Harris square off in highly-watched Tenn. House District 90 contest

One of the most-watched Tennessee House races this cycle is the district 90 contest in Memphis.

  Attorney General Bill Barr visits Memphis, provides update on Operation Legend

U.S Attorney General William Barr paid a visit to Memphis on Wednesday to meet with local law enforcement officials and to provide an update on Operation Legend, the federal initiative to combat violent crime in a handful of major cities.

Data shows more than 1 million Tennessee voters have cast ballots during early voting period

Within the first six days of early voting, more than one million Tennessee voters cast their ballots.

  Protesters detained as AG William Barr meets with Memphis police officers

United States Attorney General William Barr will visit Memphis Wednesday to discuss Operation LeGend, a multi-state law enforcement initiative cracking down on violent crime.

  TDH: Over 2,200 new virus cases, 18 additional deaths reported in Tennessee

The Shelby County Health Department has reported 227 new coronavirus cases and two more deaths countywide.

  How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed across Tennessee?

Tennessee has released a plan for how the coronavirus vaccine will be distributed across the state once it becomes available.

  Mask mandate goes into effect for 9 Miss. counties

Governor Tate Reeves issued the new executive order in response to the growing COVID-19 cases across the state.

  U.S. Attorney General in Memphis to give update on Operation LeGend

The U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to visit Memphis Wednesday to give an update on a recently launched law enforcement initiative called Operation LeGend.

  NWS hosts statewide tornado drill on Wednesday

Emergency officials say this drill could be lifesaving.

  MPD: Child shot in Whitehaven early Wednesday morning

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are searching for a suspect after a child was shot overnight.

Nearby robbery forces school to go into lockdown

Gosnell schools were forced to go into lockdown mode after police say the nearby Dollar General was robbed.

  Tennessee launches new COVID-19 website improving data flow

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the launch of a new statewide COVID-19 website during his weekly COVID-19 briefing Tuesday.

  TDH reports 1,508 new COVID-19 cases, 30 additional virus deaths in Tennessee

The Shelby County Health Department has reported 342 new coronavirus cases and one more death within the last 24 hours.

Over 10,000 applications available for the TN Promise scholarship program

More than 10,000 high school seniors have not signed up for the TN Promise program.

Deputies searching for stolen fire truck and equipment in DeSoto Co.

Officials in DeSoto County are searching a fire truck and equipment that was recently stolen.

  Police: Suspect in double shooting outside Memphis warehouse fired days earlier for waving handgun at work

Christon Triplett, 19, is now charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, using a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony, tampering with or fabricating evidence and criminal trespassing.

  Shelby County Schools discusses plan to return to in-person learning

Shelby County Schools is holding a virtual news conference Tuesday to discuss the district’s plan to return to in-person learning in January.

Man charged with DUI after fatal accident involving children in Southaven

A Mississippi man has been charged with DUI after a person was killed and two children were taken to the hospital after an accident.

Former Hardeman Co. correctional officer sentenced for distributing meth

Officials with the U.S. Department of Justice sentenced a former Hardeman County correctional officer to five years for distributing narcotics in the Whiteville Correctional Facility.

  Blytheville man details his experience working the 2020 NBA Bubble

The National Basketball Association league created the NBA Bubble and one Blytheville man got to experience it all.

  Vanished Quitman County couple still missing after a year, signs point to foul play

On October 10, 2019, April Jones and Will Polk disappeared into the thin air of Quitman County. A year later, there is still no progress on their case. Yet.

  Teen indicted for murder of off-duty Memphis firefighter

On Aug. 16 31-year-old Courtney Anderson was found shot to death in the parking lot of Hillcrest Apartments near Raines Road and Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Gov. Lee extends authority for county mayors to continue mask mandates

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is extending the authority for county mayors to levy mask mandates through the end of the year.

  TDH reports over 3,300 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths in Tennessee

The Shelby County Health Department reports an increase of 287 cases, bringing the county’s total to 34,508.

Long lines kick off early voting in Arkansas

Some voters waited as long as an hour to cast their ballots on the first day of early voting.

  Pandemic delays trial for Tennessee inmate accused of killing prison administrator

Curtis Watson is accused of escaping the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in August 2019 after raping and killing Debra Johnson at her home on prison grounds.

As virus cases rise, Rep. Thompson suggests Mississippi reimplement statewide mask mandate

Gov. Reeves is set to provide an update on the virus and the state’s response to it Monday at 2:30 p.m.

DeSoto Co. releases information on COVID-19 cases at each school

Leaders with DeSoto County Schools released a chart showing the number of COVID-19 cases at each school

Miss. State Fair extended for another weekend

The Mississippi State Fair will go on for another weekend, Commissioner Andy Gipson announced Monday morning.

  8-year-old boy shot and killed in Arkansas; mother says she is heartbroken

Police in Arkansas are investigating after an 8-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night.

Memphis quarterback Brady White named Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week

Senior quarterback Brady White has been named Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, after leading the Memphis Tigers to a record-setting comeback victory over UCF on Saturday at Liberty Bowl.

Police issues city watch alert for 37-year-old man, say he may have been kidnapped

Memphis Police have issued a city watch alert for a 37-year-old man who went missing Sunday.

  Tennessee sees dramatic increase in early voting

Early voting turnout records are being shattered across the country, including in Tennessee, where more than 625,000 voters cast ballots in the first three days of early voting.

Man flashes McDonald’s drive-thru workers, films reaction

A Memphis man was arrested for flashing McDonald’s drive-thru workers early Sunday at 12:30 a.m.

Juvenile held in connection to shooting death of Hardeman County teen

A teenager was arrested in connection with the shooting death of another juvenile early Saturday morning by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Bolivar Police Department.

  Health officials report more than 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, 6 additional deaths in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reports 6 additional coronavirus-related deaths and more than 2,600 new COVID-19 cases in the Volunteer State.

  Increased number of Tiger’s fans witness largest comeback in program history

Saturday, the Shelby County Health Department allowed more University of Memphis fans inside the Liberty Bowl to cheer on the Tigers football team as they played an incredibly exciting game against the University of Central Florida.

  Woman catches burglar in home, fights back

It might not be a good idea to fight a crook at your house, especially if he’s six inches taller. But one Memphis woman fought back so hard without the use of a gun, the suspect was begging and crying to be let go.

  Steady stream of early voters Saturday in Shelby County

Early voting continued Saturday in Tennessee, and steady lines of voters continued showing up at polling places across Shelby County.

  TDH: more than 2,600 new coronavirus cases, 32 more deaths reported in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reports 32 new coronavirus-related deaths and more than 2,600 additional cases as of Saturday.

Tiger basketball practice opens, first game Nov. 25

Now to hoops where the curtain is up on Tiger basketball, the U of M is opening official practice this week at the Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center.

Tigers ready to see everything against UCF

It’s the big game Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Bowl with the Memphis Tigers hosting arch American Athletic Conference Nemesis UCF.

  Saturday Tigers game sold out, what changes to expect

There will be 6,000 additional fans inside the Liberty Bowl tomorrow afternoon to see the Tigers play. For most, it will be for the first time this season.

  Paint Memphis 2020 bringing beauty to the Bluff City

Paint Memphis 2020 is transforming the Snuff District and the Carriage District in Uptown this year, a community just north of downtown Memphis.

Shelby County voters set record again as early voting continues

Another record has been set in Shelby County as voters continue showing up to the polls during early voting.

  Governor Lee announced the suspension of negative consequences associated with student assessments for this year, however says statewide mandates are not effective

Lee said things have to look different this year because of the challenges COVID-19 has brought forth. Local leaders are thanking the governor for this change.

  University of Memphis prepares to welcome expanded crowd at Liberty Bowl for football game Vs UCF

The University of Memphis is preparing to welcome an increased number of fans inside the Liberty Bowl this weekend for the 2nd Tigers football home game against the University of Central Florida.

City Watch Alert issued for endangered missing 12-year-old

Memphis Police have issued a City Watch Alert for a young girl who went missing Wednesday around 9:45 a.m.

Probation and parole officer arrested in drug case

A state probation officer and his wife were arrested after agents with the West Tennessee Drug Task Force (WTDTF) found a felonious amount of marijuana, electronic scales, baggies, and other paraphernalia in the officer’s home late Thursday.

  New Orange Mound project to highlight Black-owned businesses

The Grove in Orange Mound kicks off Saturday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at 843 Dallas St.

  Tennessee Dept. of Health reports technical issue that could render higher than normal COVID-19 numbers in the coming days

The Shelby County Health Department reported 250 new coronavirus cases across the county Friday. There were also two additional virus-related deaths reported within the last 24 hours.

  Belmont University officials discuss preparations for final presidential debate

Tennessee will host the final presidential debate of the 2020 race for the White House.

  MICAH, Tennessee government leaders discuss criminal justice reform in town hall meeting

From “Ban the Box” to voting rights restoration, criminal justice reforms have been a big talker this year. However, figuring out how to go from talk to action was the purpose of a town hall meeting.

  Police looking for men who posed as fake bounty hunters

Memphis Police want to catch two guys investigators are calling “Fake Fugitive Agents” who were shot at as they tried to kick in the door of a Hickory Hill apartment. And it was all caught on doorbell video.

MTSU schedules modified, in-person fall commencement ceremonies

Middle Tennessee State University plans to hold modified, in-person fall commencement ceremonies for 2020 graduates on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Floyd Stadium if weather allows, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Thursday.