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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 8:24 AM
Mississippi restaurant employee fired over racist receipt name
A restaurant employee in Oxford was fired after a picture of a racist receipt from a drive-thru surfaced on Twitter.
Published June 12, 2019 at 6:14 AM
Oxford aldermen approve officers’ resignations
The Oxford Board of Alderman will decide on the resignation of two Oxford officers.
Published June 4, 2019 at 7:42 PM
Oxford mayor releases statement after officer allegedly kills woman
Oxford mayor Robyn Tannehill has released a statement on the death of Dominique Clayton.
Published May 28, 2019 at 4:45 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 5:10 PM
Judge recuses himself from ex-Mississippi officer’s murder trial after demands from victim’s family
Judge Andrew Howorth came under fire Wednesday after the initial hearing for now-former Oxford Police Officer Matthew Kinne.
Published May 23, 2019 at 4:16 PM
Fred’s closing 104 additional stores across U.S.
The Memphis-based chain announced it will close more stores, a month after they announced 159 stores closing across the U.S.
Published May 16, 2019 at 2:20 PM
3 Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft
The 2019 NFL Draft is packed with Mid-South college stars looking to make their living in The Shield, but, how many, if any, will get the call on the first night in the first round?
Published April 26, 2019 at 4:41 AM
Florida woman, 65, fends off half-naked burglar with baseball bat
A man is in jail with a gash in his head after police said he tried to burglarize a 65-year-old Florida woman's car.
Published April 17, 2019 at 7:21 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 6:08 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 9:42 PM
Former boyfriend of Jessica Chambers shot, killed
The former boyfriend of Jessica Chambers was shot and killed.
Published March 15, 2019 at 11:05 PM
Family of woman killed in crash with MS police officer demands answers
The family of the Mid-South woman killed in a crash with a Sardis police officer is demanding answers.
Published March 12, 2019 at 4:25 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 8:15 PM
Ole Miss Student Senate votes unanimously on resolution to remove Confederate statue
The Ole Miss Student Senate unanimously voted yes on a resolution to remove a Confederate statue from the Ole Miss campus at a meeting Tuesday night.
Published March 5, 2019 at 10:27 PM
Proposed TN bill would require diaper changing stations in all public bathrooms
A new bill proposed in Tennessee would make things a bit easier for parents with young children.
Published February 11, 2019 at 6:16 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 9:14 PM
DeSoto County deputy resigns after DUI charge
A DeSoto County sheriff’s deputy has resigned after being arrested for driving under the influence.
Published February 4, 2019 at 9:34 AM
Officials: 7 injured in Oxford chemical, ammunition plant explosion
Officials are responding to an explosion at a chemical and ammunition plant in Oxford.
Published January 8, 2019 at 6:55 PM
Woman arrested for attempting to steal rent checks with glue trap
A woman now faces burglary charges after attempting to steal rent checks from an apartment complex.
Published January 5, 2019 at 4:03 PM
Extended government shutdown could have impact on WIC, SNAP
The shutdown has some wondering how it will affect their benefits at home.
Published January 1, 2019 at 5:17 AM
Espy received historic number of votes for Democratic candidate in November special election
Democrat Mike Espy received 46.4 percent of the vote Nov. 27 when he went head-to-head with Republican Cindy Hyde Smith.
Published December 21, 2018 at 1:07 PM
Officials identify 2 killed in Marshall County, MS train crash
Two people are dead and three are in critical condition after train collided with a van in Marshall County, Mississippi.
Published December 4, 2018 at 10:54 PM
1 child dead, 45 injured in crash with bus carrying Memphis youth football teams
An Orange Mound Youth football team was involved in a serious crash in Arkansas Monday morning.
Published December 3, 2018 at 10:56 PM
MLB asks for the return of its $5,000 donation to Cindy Hyde-Smith
Over weekend, Major League Baseball created a firestorm of controversy for itself when it made a $5,000 donation — the maximum donation allowed under the law — to Mississippi senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.
Published November 26, 2018 at 10:16 AM
Victims identified after Tunica-bound tour bus overturns on slick Mississippi highway
Two people are dead and 44 others are injured after a tour bus overturned in DeSoto County, Mississippi, about 40 miles south of Memphis.
Published November 14, 2018 at 11:08 PM
Amber Alert canceled, missing 17-year-old found safe.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has expanded the search for a missing 17-year-old girl from Roane County.
Published November 9, 2018 at 6:25 AM
Memphis hospital employee seen wearing shirt with noose, Confederate flag while voting
A Mississippi man has gone viral for wearing a racist shirt inside an Olive Branch polling place.
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Published November 7, 2018 at 10:48 PM
Ole Miss athlete to hold sock drive for MS homeless shelters
An Ole Miss football player is doing his part to help those in need.
Published October 17, 2018 at 7:35 PM
Buffalo Wild Wings introduces new pumpkin BBQ wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is now joining in on the pumpkin flavor craze.
Published October 16, 2018 at 1:29 PM
Hundreds gather for 7th annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival
Supreme Court dismisses claims against Hattiesburg poultry company
Colby White brings “Foxworth fire” to MSU pitching
Columbia museum includes 200 years of city history
Dog Days run/walk raises money for service dogs