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‘What a glorious day’: Arkansas inmates get baptized while in jail
The Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office made a big announcement concerning the spirituality of their inmates.
Published January 16, 2020 at 5:51 PM
WATCH: Dash camera captures deer jumping over moving vehicle on Tennessee road
Talk about a close call!
Published December 19, 2019 at 1:16 PM
Former ‘Survivor’ contestant from Germantown, Tenn. indicted on rape, aggravated assault charges
Silas Gaither, a 2001 contestant on "Survivor," is indicted for rape and aggravated assault.
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Published November 26, 2019 at 6:42 PM
Rare birth: Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11
Cametrione and Justin Brown welcomed their 9 pound 11 ounce baby at a Tennessee hospital on 9/11 at 9:11.
Published September 12, 2019 at 6:31 PM
3.72-carat yellow diamond found at Arkansas State Park
Miranda Hollingshead, 27, of Texas discovered the diamond during her first trip to the park.
Published August 20, 2019 at 12:50 PM
Accused murderer, prison escapee Curtis Watson makes 1st court appearance since his capture
Curtis Watson, the man accused of murdering a prison administrator before escaping prison, appeared by video in court Wednesday.
Published August 14, 2019 at 2:22 PM
Dangerous escaped Tenn. inmate Curtis Watson in custody, state DOC tweets
Pictures out of Henning in west Tennessee show Watson in what appears to be in camp overalls and a hat and carrying a camp backpack.
Published August 11, 2019 at 3:27 PM
Cyntoia Brown released after 15 years in prison
A Tennessee woman convicted of murder at just 16 years old was released from prison early Wednesday morning.
Published August 7, 2019 at 5:21 AM
Company behind Perkins, Marie Callender’s files for bankruptcy
The company behind Perkins and Marie Callender’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Published August 6, 2019 at 7:08 AM
2 employees killed, officer wounded in shooting at Southaven, Mississippi Walmart; suspect shot, in custody
Police cars are surrounding Walmart on Goodman Road in Southaven.
Published July 30, 2019 at 5:39 PM
$15K reward offered for 85-year-old missing for 6 months
The family of a missing 85-year-old has again increased the reward for information in the case.
Published July 30, 2019 at 6:37 AM
Man from viral ‘Back up Terry’ video gifted with new wheelchair
Remember the “Back up Terry” video that went viral a few years ago? Terry is from Memphis and he's the recipient of a brand new wheelchair!
Published July 24, 2019 at 9:27 AM
Fashion, jewelry chain Charming Charlie will close all 261 stores in the U.S.
Fashion and jewelry chain closing all stores.
Published July 12, 2019 at 7:53 AM
‘My truck...my rules’: Mississippi politician appears on CNN to defend decision to deny interview to female reporter
“This is my truck, and in my truck we go by my rules and that’s my rule,” said Mississippi state Rep. Robert Foster during a live phone interview on CNN.
Published July 11, 2019 at 1:13 PM
Woman arrested after dozens of animals, some dead, dropped off at shelter
A woman is in jail after police said she dropped off a UHaul full of dogs and cats at Memphis Animal Services.
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Published July 10, 2019 at 6:06 AM
Stars of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ donate $1.5M to St. Jude
Stars of the hit HGTV show ‘Fixer Upper’ made a big donation to a local hospital.
Published June 28, 2019 at 1:30 PM
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
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 3:20 PM
3.7 magnitude earthquake hits near Dyersburg
A 3.7 magnitude earthquake shook the Mid-South on Wednesday morning.
Published April 24, 2019 at 6:20 PM
51 years after assassination, Memphis remembers MLK
April 4, 2019 marks 51 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis.
Published April 4, 2019 at 6:39 AM
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
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 2:29 PM
Savannah family seeking help to find missing woman
Prince Harry, Meghan to give up ‘royal highness’ titles
Noles rally, Dawgs cruise to opening night wins at Hockey Classic
Man thrown into Savannah River during wreck, GSP investigating
Suspects arrested after crash in Rincon, causing power outage