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Massive American flag draped over Gatlinburg SkyBridge
The Gatlinburg SkyBridge is looking very patriotic for the Fourth of July.
Published July 3, 2020 at 10:02 AM
FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name
A FedEx spokesperson released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name.”
Published July 2, 2020 at 6:51 PM
TBI: Amber Alert canceled for missing 9-month-old forcibly taken in Tennessee
UPDATE -- Braelee Rayne Trapp has been found safe.
Published June 26, 2020 at 10:25 AM
Confederate general’s body could be relocated after descendants of Nathan Bedford Forrest drop lawsuit over removal of monuments
With the lawsuit dropped, Memphis Greenspace can move forward with legal proceedings to move the bodies of Forrest and his wife who were buried under his statue.
Published May 12, 2020 at 7:07 PM
St. Jude creates coloring book explaining COVID-19 to children
St. Jude Children’s Hospital is not only working to save the lives of children around the world, but amid the coronavirus health crisis, children may also need an explanation.
Published May 12, 2020 at 5:11 PM
MPD searching for missing baby last seen in Whitehaven
The Memphis Police Department needs your help searching for a missing infant.
Published May 6, 2020 at 7:21 AM
Barbershops, hair salons, nail salons can reopen May 6 in 89 Tenn. counties
Companies that provide personal services, such as barbershops, beauticians, nail salons and massage businesses, are expected to be allowed to reopen on May 6 in 89 of Tennessee’s 95 counties.
Published April 29, 2020 at 12:53 PM
Mississippi driver’s license expiration dates rescheduled
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is extending an extension on expired licenses in the state.
Published April 24, 2020 at 9:31 PM
115 nursing home residents, staff test positive for COVID-19 in Sumner County, Tenn.
More than 100 residents and staff at the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation have tested positive for the novel coronavirus after receiving test results Sunday.
Published March 29, 2020 at 8:59 PM
St. Jude employee tests positive for COVID-19
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ha confirmed an employee that works in patient care has tested positive for COVID-19.
Published March 21, 2020 at 12:54 PM
Grizzlies owner to compensate game night employees for missed games due to suspended season
Robert Pera, owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, is stepping up to compensate all Grizzlies game night employees for missed games, according to team officials.
Published March 13, 2020 at 8:03 PM
Tenn. officials confirm remains found to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
Wednesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the remains found by investigators last week were missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
Published March 11, 2020 at 5:45 PM
TBI finds remains believed to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says investigators have found remains that are believed to be those of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
Published March 7, 2020 at 12:11 AM
President Donald Trump visits Tennessee to tour tornado damage
President Donald Trump plans to visit Tennessee Friday to tour tornado damage. Two tornadoes hit middle Tennessee Tuesday morning, killing 24 people.
Published March 6, 2020 at 12:53 PM
Gov. Bill Lee announces 1st confirmed case of coronavirus in Tennessee
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee plans to give an update concerning the coronavirus.
Published March 5, 2020 at 11:09 AM
Putnam County victims identified, 5 children among the dead; 1 person still missing
At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 hundred were injured after tornadoes tore through parts of middle Tennessee March 3.
Published March 5, 2020 at 7:45 AM
Arkansas school resource officer seen praying at school flagpole
Officer DeAndra Warren’s daughter took to social media sharing a picture of her father praying for children at the school.
Published March 2, 2020 at 3:45 PM
Reality TV dance teacher gets 9 months in prison for exposing teen dancer to HIV
According to District Attorney General Amy Weirich’s office, 30-year-old John Conner III must serve four years of sex offender probation after spending nine months in prison, and he must register as a sex offender for life.
Published February 28, 2020 at 6:18 PM
Amber Alert: Search for Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell in North Carolina pond inconclusive
The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office searched a pond in the Shepherds Crossroads Community Wednesday in connection with the 15-month-old’s disappearance but found nothing new in the case.
Published February 26, 2020 at 6:15 PM
Mother of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell arrested for false reporting
The mother of the 15-month-old infant that is the face of Tennessee Amber Alert has been arrested and charged with false reporting by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.
Published February 26, 2020 at 8:27 AM
Sullivan Co. Sheriff’s Office warns against fake GoFundMe for missing toddler
The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is warning people against a fake GoFundMe for a missing toddler.
Published February 23, 2020 at 11:45 PM
FBI involved in investigation for missing 15-month-old infant
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now working with TBI and SCSD to find Evelyn Mae Boswell, the infant that was last seen back in December but wasn’t reported missing until Feb. 18.
Published February 23, 2020 at 3:21 PM
Affidavit: Man arrested for cutting off puppy’s ears
A Memphis man is accused of animal cruelty after cutting off a puppy’s ears.
Published February 22, 2020 at 12:27 AM
TBI releases new information on vehicle possibly connected to Amber Alert for missing toddler
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has uncovered new information regarding an Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday for a 15-month-old girl out of Sullivan County.
Published February 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM
TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December
TBI said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen Dec. 26, 2019. She was not reported missing until Feb. 18.
Published February 20, 2020 at 9:20 AM
Police report: 13-year-old says he accidentally shot 11-year-old brother with cousin’s gun
Memphis police are investigating after a shooting at a Whitehaven apartment complex that sent an 11-year-old boy to the hospital in critical condition.
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Published February 17, 2020 at 12:25 PM
Milwaukee man accused of killing mother and 2 girls arrested in Memphis, waives extradition
A triple murder suspect on the run from Wisconsin authorities was arrested in Memphis.
Published February 17, 2020 at 11:50 AM
Suspect dead, 2 officers injured in shooting inside Forrest City, Arkansas Walmart
Forrest City police say the situation is still active and the store is locked down.
Published February 10, 2020 at 6:46 PM
Proposed bill could change the Mississippi state flag
A proposed bill aims to change the current state flag in Mississippi.
Published February 6, 2020 at 6:36 AM
Harlem Globetrotters stepping up to reunite local military family
An invitation to take a picture with the Harlem Globetrotters turned into an unforgettable moment for one Mid-South family -- thanks to the Globetrotters stepping up for military families.
Published February 5, 2020 at 7:30 PM
City of Charlotte hands out checks to small businesses
Man found shot to death inside Sherrills Ford home
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VIDEO: Screven Co. Sheriff’s Office identifies woman who abandoned dog at trash site
CMS family considers virtual learning options to minimize risk of exposure for child with disability
3 arrested after Confederate statue defaced again outside NC church, police say