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Memphians push to end sales tax on feminine hygiene products
Data shows one in five girls miss school because of a lack of menstrual products.
Published October 17, 2019 at 5:42 AM
St. Jude leading charge to improve flu vaccine
Scientist with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital along with the University of Georgia will help lead a national push to improve the flu vaccine!
Published October 15, 2019 at 9:52 PM
Number of vaping-related illnesses on the rise in Tennessee
Experts say most patients reported vaping THC--the “high” producing ingredient in marijuana.
Published October 15, 2019 at 4:38 AM
Ole Miss sends warning to students after blackface photo surfaces online
Ole Miss officials are asking students to be sensitive when making Halloween costume choices this year.
Published October 11, 2019 at 7:04 AM
14-foot beehive removed from 100-year-old building
A 14-foot long beehive was removed from a Memphis building set for demolition.
Published October 11, 2019 at 6:03 AM
TBI: Man pleads guilty in murder of undercover TBI agent after 3 years
Frazier was working undercover investigating illegal drugs in Jackson when he was shot and killed.
Published October 7, 2019 at 9:48 PM
TBI issues endangered child alert for 2 missing Memphis teens
Both teens have known medical conditions and are without medication.
Published October 3, 2019 at 10:00 PM
FedEx Cares distributing 12,000 holiday packages to service members overseas
Before the holiday season approaches, the men and women serving our country overseas are being cared for.
Published September 26, 2019 at 4:33 PM
Ark. parents charged after infant dies from meth exposure
Two Arkansas parents are charged after the death of an infant.
Published September 25, 2019 at 12:32 PM
Holly Bobo memorialized with highway renaming
Last weekend Decatur County renamed a portion of Highway 641 the Holly Bobo Memorial Highway.
Published September 23, 2019 at 3:16 PM
CANCELED: Amber Alert for 2-year-old in Arkansas
Arkansas State Police canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 2-year-old.
Published September 23, 2019 at 11:13 AM
TBI issues alert for missing Haywood County teen
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking for a child they believe is in danger.
Published September 18, 2019 at 5:30 AM
Man arrested in connection to murdered mother, infant son whose bodies were found after reported fire
The incident was originally reported as a house fire, but SCSO uncovered the pair’s death as a case of homicide and arson.
Published September 15, 2019 at 6:18 AM
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 5:31 PM
Millions of dollars in life insurance policies unclaimed this year in Tennessee; some of it could be yours
According to the department, millions of dollars in benefits go unclaimed every year by beneficiaries who cannot find their loved ones’ policies or, in some cases, may not even know these policies exist.
Published September 11, 2019 at 1:43 PM
Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.
The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.
Published September 10, 2019 at 9:50 AM
‘Y’all better not spit in my food:’ Man accused of firing shots at fast-food workers
Memphis Police Department arrested a man they said opened fire on workers at a fast food restaurant.
Published September 10, 2019 at 5:57 AM
Police searching for woman and 2 children missing, vehicle located in Miss. River after crash
A statement from the Tunica Sheriff’s Office says a gray Chevy Suburban driven by 29-year-old Symphony Wilson crashed around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
Published September 8, 2019 at 6:05 PM
SCSO: Boa constrictor stolen from Delta Fair
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies need help locating a red-tail boa constrictor that was stolen from the Delta Fair.
Published September 7, 2019 at 4:16 PM
St. Jude scientists using world’s strongest magnet for research
The $10 million magnet will help scientists at St. Jude student DNA and biochemistry.
Published September 6, 2019 at 6:33 AM
Automakers vow to protect children with hot car alerts in all new vehicles
By the 2025 model year, nearly all new vehicles sold in the U.S. will come with electronic alerts to remind people not to leave kids in the back seat.
Published September 5, 2019 at 5:25 AM
Peabody Hotel fountain in need of repair, what will the ducks do?
For the first time in 93 years the the famous Peabody Hotel fountain is out of service and in need of repair.
Published September 2, 2019 at 3:39 PM
Record number of overdose deaths reported in Shelby County over 24-hour span
Five people died in a span of 16 overdoses within 24 hours in Shelby County, according to Shelby County Health Department.
Published August 28, 2019 at 5:58 AM
Police: 2 women arrested, suspected of stealing $200 worth of crab legs
The store manager and witness told police they saw the two women put the crab legs into a purse.
Published August 27, 2019 at 7:42 PM
Arkansas father arrested, accused of forcing child into hot car as punishment
An Arkansas man was arrested Tuesday for forcing his 10-year-old son into a hot car as punishment.
Published August 21, 2019 at 9:32 PM
FedEx delivery robot spotted in Downtown Memphis
The battery-powered robot weighs about 200 pounds and can carry up to 100 pounds and is monitored by a remote operator at all times.
Published August 20, 2019 at 9:36 PM
Police search for missing woman who may be in danger
Memphis Police Department is looking for a woman who may be in danger.
Published August 19, 2019 at 6:27 AM
Slain prison employee, Debra Johnson, laid to rest
Friends and family held a visitation to remember Debra Johnson, the Tennessee Department of Corrections administrator killed last week.
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Published August 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Accused Walmart killer faces judge from hospital bed
Abram appeared via video arraignment Friday morning from his hospital bed.
Published August 16, 2019 at 4:58 AM
Arkansas police officer fired for pointing gun at driver during traffic stop
Terry Daugherty was on paid administrative leave since May pending the investigation. According to the department, his employment was terminated effective Aug. 9.
Published August 15, 2019 at 6:37 PM
Cape Girardeau, MO
Searching for Kamille McKinney: Police release video of suspect, person of interest & possibly missing toddler
Heartland pediatrician, dietitian react to toxic baby food study
Public safety push could lead to changes at Cape Regional Airport
President Trump plans election eve rally in Kentucky
18 guns stolen from cars in Paducah