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Dozens of officers injured in protests after U.S. marshals shoot, kill man in Memphis
United States Marshals shot and killed a man in Memphis on Wednesday night, sparking a major protest.
Published June 13, 2019 at 9:24 AM
VA launches new healthcare options for veterans
The Department of Veteran's Affairs rolled out its new healthcare system Thursday.
Published June 6, 2019 at 5:47 PM
Baby at center of Amber Alert found safe; father arrested
An endangered child alert is in effect for a missing baby in Shelby County.
Published June 4, 2019 at 6:18 PM
Memphis man sentenced to federal prison for urinating on Kellogg’s assembly line
A Memphis man has been sentenced to federal prison for tampering with consumer products, according to U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant.
Published May 29, 2019 at 7:36 PM
10-year-old accidentally shot, killed by younger brother
Memphis Police are investigating a deadly shooting that involved two children.
Published May 27, 2019 at 6:10 PM
Child accidentally fires gun inside church gym
A Memphis man is facing charges after police say his gun was found by a child inside a church.
Published May 26, 2019 at 11:11 PM
Amber Alert suspect captured; toddler found safe
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 23-month-old girl.
Published May 24, 2019 at 7:52 AM
Man charged after child found unsecured gun, shot mother at baseball game
A man faces charges after an 8-year-old accidentally shot his mother at a baseball game Tuesday night.
Published May 15, 2019 at 6:38 AM
Kraft will reimburse moms for Mother’s Day babysitters
What more could a mother want for Mother’s Day than a day off?The Kraft Company is offering just that.
Published May 8, 2019 at 6:04 AM
Soldier killed trying to break up bar fight makes final trip home
The body of U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Pugh arrived home in Memphis Tuesday night.
Published May 7, 2019 at 10:26 PM
Man arrested for killing wife in front of children
A man has been arrested after he killed his wife in front of their children in April.
Published May 7, 2019 at 6:24 PM
FCC warns about calls from West African ’222′ country code
The FCC says scammers are trying to defraud consumers through expensive call backs.
Published May 3, 2019 at 4:27 PM
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.
Published April 29, 2019 at 5:26 PM
Proposed bill would fine $10K per robocall
Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN) is looking to fight against robocalls.
Published April 26, 2019 at 9:45 AM
Man charged with killing infant after finding out he’s not the father
A Memphis man is behind bars, accused of killing a four-month-old after learning he was not the boy's father.
Published April 25, 2019 at 3:05 PM
Memphis woman charged with raping 4-year-old boy
A Memphis woman has been charged with raping a 4-year-old boy.
Published April 24, 2019 at 8:25 AM
Mom says son’s elbow dislocated by teacher at Memphis Pre-K
A Mid-South mom wants answers after she says a teacher at her son’s pre-school dislocated her son’s elbow.
Published April 8, 2019 at 5:32 PM
9-year-old boy beating brain cancer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Before their first visit inside St. Jude, Andrea's 9-year-old son Gabe was all about the great outdoors.
Published March 29, 2019 at 5:34 AM
Bump stocks will become illegal to own starting Tuesday
A national ban on bump stocks – attachments that essentially allow shooters to fire semi-automatic rifles continuously with one pull of the trigger – goes into effect at midnight.
Published March 25, 2019 at 7:08 PM
NC bounty hunters arrested for assaulting Gallaway man without a warrant
Gallaway police arrested two bounty hunters who are accused of beating up Charlie Leavy after trying to take him into custody.
Published March 18, 2019 at 11:28 PM
Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity
A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.
Published March 17, 2019 at 10:42 PM
Best Buy donates $20.8M to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Best Buy presented a $20 million check to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Wednesday.
Published March 6, 2019 at 9:15 PM
TN bill would require schools to feed students who cannot afford lunch
A recently-introduced bill in Tennessee would help students who cannot afford lunch to still eat.
Published March 1, 2019 at 7:07 AM
Pollen season expected to be aggressive this year
Pollen season is expected to be aggressive in 2019.
Published February 27, 2019 at 5:20 PM
Woman stabbed in head over place in drive-thru line
A woman is recovering after being stabbed in the head while in the drive-thru line at a McDonald’s.
Published February 19, 2019 at 8:54 AM
Tax experts encourage filing before Feb. 15 in case of another shutdown
With the possibility of another government shutdown on February 15, tax experts suggest filing your returns no later than this week.
Published February 4, 2019 at 10:14 PM
Proposed bill would enforce dress code for parents at all TN schools
A Tennessee lawmaker is proposing a code of conduct for parents across the state, putting a ban on what parents wear to school.
Published January 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Federal jailers aren’t being paid during shutdown, but inmates are
Across the country, federal employees are on day 20 of working without pay.
Published January 10, 2019 at 5:45 PM
Mock funeral draws outcry from teachers
A Memphis principal's plan to motivate her staff by holding a mock funeral backfired Wednesday.
Published January 9, 2019 at 11:20 PM
Cyntoia Brown granted clemency, set for release in August
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence to supervised release later this year.
Published January 7, 2019 at 6:09 PM
Argument leads to fatal shooting at North Charleston hotel, police say
‘Free dad hugs’: Cincinnati man shares emotional Pride stories, offers continued hugs, talks
Report: Alligator bite marks found on body believed to be missing SC man
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Off-duty Charleston Co. deputy rescues cat
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St. George issues second boil water advisory in 5 days