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  COVID-19 in Mississippi: Over 1,800 new cases reported by MSDH

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

Traffic jam on I-55 bridge over Mississippi River after multi-vehicle crash

MPD investigating deadly South Memphis shooting

  Mid-South college offers chance at second career amid pandemic

Bills pending at State Capitol seek to expand alcohol access in Mississippi

  Health department plans to take corrective action as vaccination administration continues in Shelby Co.

  Former St. Jude CEO Dr. Joseph V. Simone dies at age 85

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  New COVID-19 antibody treatment can help those 65 and older

  People without appointments contributing to long wait at COVID-19 vaccine site, health dept. director says

  Tennessee Dept. of Health addresses COVID-19 vaccine allotment in Shelby County

Damage survey shows EF0 tornado hit Fayette County

  Thousands receive second dose of Moderna at Appling vaccination site

Shelby County Criminal Court resets court dates amid COVID-19 concerns

TBI data: Overall, property crime shows downward trend in 2020; violent crime soars across Memphis, Shelby Co.

Data from TBI shows major property crime and overall crime showed a downward trend in the city and county.

Rocket engines begin testing Thurs. at Miss. space center

The RS-25 engine will help power NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on future missions to the Moon and, eventually Mars.

COVID-19: The vaccine -- FAQs updated Jan. 27, 2021

We all have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Am I eligible for the vaccine? When can I get it? How do I sign up? Here are some of those answers.

  Second COVID-19 vaccine site opens on Appling Road

A new location has opened today for the second round of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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

Police: Woman, child shot multiple times in Dyersburg

  TDH: Active cases drop to 39,000 in Tennessee

Trial begins in toddler’s death; dad and stepmom charged with capital murder

Collierville police officers dragged by car during traffic stop

University of Tenn. names Josh Heupel new head football coach

Warming center opens in North Memphis for those in need

The City of Memphis has opened a warming center for those in need.

  Second dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be administered by SCHD on Wednesday

Those waiting to get their second COVID-19 vaccine from the Shelby County Health Department can roll up their sleeves.

  Residents with vaccine appointments turned away after hours of waiting

The line at the Pipkin Building stretched around the block until word that the vaccines were all gone.

  SCS blames ‘ordering error’ for gallons of trashed milk

Shelby County Schools says it had to throw away gallons of milk after ordering too much.

  5 Star Stories: The story of Memphis’ role in the road to freedom on the Underground Railroad

Memphis folklore tells of a lesser-known “conductor” on the Underground Railroad -- a man whose home served as a hideout for slaves on their journey to freedom.

  Car burglars hit another Memphis fire station

Police say three people pulled onto the lot of Fire Station 35 on South Mendenhall around 9:30 Monday night.

  Memphis neighborhood activist says city is becoming a trash dump

A Memphis community activist wants to know why there is so much trash and illegal dumping around the city.

Mississippi man arrested for allegedly killing his niece after violent argument turned deadly

A series of confrontations between a woman and her uncle allegedly ended in murder at a West Point home.

JSU grad, NBA reporter passes away at 48 due to COVID-19 complications

Jackson State University graduate and longtime NBA reporter and analyst Sekou Smith has died of COVID-19 complications.

  Suspects on the run after breaking into cars, firing shots at officers at Baptist Children’s Hospital

Memphis police are searching for two men wanted for breaking into more than a dozen cars and shooting at a security guard near Baptist Children’s Hospital.

  Mid-South hospitals anticipating possible baby boom as pandemic continues

Methodist South Hospital is anticipating a 30% increase in baby deliveries.

  Memphis officials want federal government to send vaccines directly to city

Memphis city officials plan to ask the federal government to send COVID-19 vaccines directly to the city, bypassing state officials completely.

  18 more MATA employees test positive for COVID-19

Eighty-six employees have tested positive since the first of December.

  Shelby County Health Dept. opens vaccine standby list

Tuesday the Shelby County Health Department rolled out Vaxqueue. When you click on the link you can enter your information and get on a list to receive word of any last-minute unused vaccine.

  Memphis City Council considers proposal to ban retail pet sales

The Memphis City Council is considering a proposal to ban the sale of pets at retail stores.

Nearly 200 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Tennessee

The Shelby County Health Department reported 221 new coronavirus cases and eight more COVID-19 deaths across the county on Tuesday.

Police searching for man with dementia who walked away from Memphis hospital

Police say 58-year-old Gregory Davis has schizophrenia and dementia and he is visually impaired. He walked away from Baptist Memorial Hospital Jan. 22.

TBI files warrants for arrest of Reelfoot Lake double murder suspect

Investigators say he is to be considered armed and dangerous.

Human trafficking investigation leads to arrest in Marshall County

A Mississippi man is in police custody in connection to a human trafficking investigation in Marshall County.

  Gov. Reeves focused on jobs, education in 2021 State of the State address

Governor Tate Reeves delivered his State of the State address Tuesday afternoon.

MPD: 1 dies in hospital after shooting on Chelsea Ave.

Memphis police are on the scene of a critical shooting on Chelsea Avenue.

Suspect arrested after juveniles robbed at gunpoint in Shelby Co.

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department have made an arrest after two juveniles were robbed.

MPD: 13 vehicles damaged in Baptist Children’s Hospital parking lot

Police are searching for suspects after 13 vehicles were vandalized on the Baptist Children’s Hospital parking lot on Humphreys Boulevard.

Covington man wanted by TBI captured on Tuesday

A fugitive wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been taken into custody.

  Graduates of UTHSC accelerated nursing program enter front lines of pandemic

Students who have already graduated from the accelerated program have entered the front lines of the pandemic.

President, CEO of FedEx Ground to retire in July

A Memphis business leader plans to retire in 2021. Henry J. Maier announced that he will retire as President and CEO of FedEx Ground on July 31.

MPD: 22-year-old driver dead after losing control of car on Memphis street

A Memphis driver is dead after investigators said he lost control of his car. Officers were called to the scene around 12:44 Tuesday morning.

  Limited appointments now available for first-dose vaccines in Shelby County

The Shelby County Health Department is now allowing residents in the 1a1 group of the vaccination distribution plan to begin making appointments to receive their first doses.

  Tornadoes strike near Birmingham, Alabama overnight

Severe weather swept through parts of Alabama overnight. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down near Birmingham.

  TBI searching for suspect in Reelfoot Lake double homicide

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents say a 70-year-old man is now a person of interest in a double homicide on a northwest Tennessee lake.

  Ark. governor says non-profits, community advocates can help with vaccine distribution

He says the community can help play a role in making sure everyone is signed up for a vaccine when it’s their turn.

  County Commission approves limiting military equipment for SCSO

Law enforcement reform has been a major point of contention for this board since this past summer’s protests over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others at the hands of police officers.

  Reports of remains found on Mud Island creates anxiety for families with missing loved ones

A shocking discovery on Mud Island over the weekend is bringing up painful memories for one Mid-South family.

Univ. of Arkansas student dies, cause of death unknown

A University of Arkansas student died in a fraternity restroom over the weekend. The cause of death is unknown at this time.

  GALLERY: Thunderstorms, hail and power outages sweep across the Mid-South

The Mid-South is seeing severe weather conditions with, heavy rain, thunderstorms and hail in the forecast along with thousands of power outages.

  Grizzlies vs. Bulls postponed; 5th straight game canceled due to COVID-19

It’s been a long week of postponements for the Grizzlies. Wednesday’s game against the Chicago Bulls is now the latest.

  GOP candidates for Arkansas governor react to Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ entrance into race

“Her pledge to ban sanctuary cities would have been a great line in a speech in 2019, but not in 2021," said her opponent Lt. Governor Tim Griffin.

  Sarah Huckabee Sanders jumps into Arkansas governor’s race

Donald Trump's ex-spokesperson joins the race for Arkansas' governor.

  Discussion over double masking intensifies as dangerous COVID-19 variants spread

The idea has surfaced after recent studies concluded the B117 COVID-19 variant, which has been identified in Tennessee, and a new variant out of South Africa are more infective and potentially even more deadly.

  TDH: Over 44K active COVID-19 cases in Tennessee, 111 deaths reported

The Shelby County Health Department reported 417 new coronavirus cases and seven more COVID-19 deaths across the county on Monday.

  Notification about vaccine allows some to get it without an appointment, others left empty-handed

When some people got a notification over the weekend saying vaccines were available without an appointment they hurried down to the vaccination site, then many were told to turn around.

Shelby County Health Department director named PRSA Communicator of the Year

Shelby County Health Department Director Alisa Haushalter has been named the 2020 Communicator of the Year by the Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

  Congressman presses Tennessee governor over vaccine distribution in Shelby County

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) wrote a letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Monday questioning vaccine distribution in Shelby County.

More than 600 students in quarantine across DeSoto County Schools

There are 71 new COVID-19 cases among students within DeSoto County Schools. Another 38 new cases are among staff after testing between Jan. 19 and Jan. 22.

  Judge dismisses petition for post-conviction DNA analysis for Memphis death row inmate

Judge Paula Skahan has dismissed the final order in Pervis Payne’s request for post-conviction DNA analysis.

  Memphis woman appointed to Biden-Harris administration

More roles are being filled as the Biden-Harris administration enters its first full week in office. We now know a Mid-South native will work as a senior political appointee with the Department of Education.

Fire Museum offering free vouchers for Mid-South students, families

A $10K grant has been given to the Fire Museum of Memphis by the International Paper Foundation to continue the student voucher program that started in October.

Inmate on the run after walking off work detail in Crockett Co.

Officers are looking for an escaped inmate/trustee from Crockett County, Tennessee.

  Second dose of COVID-19 vaccine expected to be administered by the Shelby Co. Health Dept. this week

The Shelby County Health Department announced second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered starting this week. This Wednesday, people can start getting their second dose of the vaccine.

MPD: Suspects arrested after shooting reported on I-240 and Poplar Ave.

Three men are behind bars after a shooting was reported on I-240 and Poplar Avenue.

MPD: Arrests made after about 20 gunshots fired at Super Lo Foods

Police were called to Super Lo Foods earlier this month after about 20 gunshots were fired into the store.

  Investigation launched after skeletal remains found on Mud Island

Investigators said at this point they do not know the gender, race, or what caused this person’s death.

  Tennessee leaders cite old data to pressure schools to reopen

State leaders continue to use old data, which some have called misleading, to pressure school districts like Shelby County Schools to reopen for in-person classes.

  Tennessee hospitals filled with over 2,000 COVID-19 patients, active cases surpass 45,000

The Shelby County Health Department reported 428 new coronavirus cases and five new COVID-19 deaths across the county on Sunday.

Former LeMoyne-Owen coach, athletic director Jerry Johnson dies at 102

Former longtime LeMoyne-Owen athletic director, Coach Jerry C. Johnson passed away Sunday at the age of 102.

MPD: Landscaping crew finds human bones on Mud Island

A landscaping crew uncovered human remains Saturday afternoon while cutting grass on Mud Island, according to the Memphis Police Department.

Mississippi National Guardsmen return home after successful mission in nation’s capital

While in Washington D.C., the soldiers provided military and strategic support to law enforcement, ensuring a peaceful transition of power during the historic inauguration.

  Live performances to return in Bluff City

Memphis bars and restaurants are getting a boost starting today with the Shelby County Health Department loosening restrictions on businesses.