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Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in George Floyd's death


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:35:37 +0000

Author: AP

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S. The jury reached its verdict Tuesday after deliberating about 10 hours over two days [...]

Read more: Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in George Floyd's death


Former Desoto County teacher's assistant faces another molestation charge


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:55:55 +0000

Author: Eryn Taylor

Another molestation charge was filed against a former Desoto County teacher's assistant.

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Company behind Byhalia Pipeline project asks Memphis for 'pause'


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 21:30:58 +0000

Author: AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A company facing resistance to its plans to build an oil pipeline over an aquifer that provides drinking water to 1 million people has asked for a "mutual pause” in its dispute with city officials in Memphis, as it evalutates other options. Plains All American Pipeline sent a letter to the [...]

Read more: Company behind Byhalia Pipeline project asks Memphis for 'pause'


Memphis leaders, activists react to verdict in Chauvin case


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 22:00:33 +0000

Author: David Royer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Local leaders and activists were weighing in Tuesday with their reactions to the three guilty verdicts against former Minnesota officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. Here is a sampling of their comments. Memphis pastor Devante Hill, who was involved in organizing Black Lives Matter protests in Memphis last year [...]

Read more: Memphis leaders, activists react to verdict in Chauvin case


One suspect arrested, three others wanted after deadly Fox Meadows double shooting


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:25:38 +0000

Author: WREG Staff

Memphis Police released photos of three suspects believed to be involved in a shooting that left two men dead in Fox Meadows

Read more: One suspect arrested, three others wanted after deadly Fox Meadows double shooting


A late-season cold snap is on the way. Cover your plants to keep them safe


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:58:25 +0000

Author: Wendy Nations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Conditions are coming together for a hard freeze and frost potential Wednesday and Thursday morning in some locations of the News Channel 3 region. A late season frost/freeze is possible both Wednesday and Thursday mornings, mainly across portions of West Tennessee, Northeast Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel. While it's unseasonable for a [...]

Read more: A late-season cold snap is on the way. Cover your plants to keep them safe


Memphis mother says son was paralyzed from overnight shooting


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:00:37 +0000

Author: Eryn Taylor

Two people were taken to the hospital overnight following two separate shootings.

Read more: Memphis mother says son was paralyzed from overnight shooting


Mother remembers 15-year-old son killed while riding ATV in South Memphis


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 22:58:35 +0000

Author: Peter Fleischer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis mother is heartbroken and desperate for answers after her loved one became another victim of gun violence Saturday. Monday, in South Memphis, a vigil was held for 15-year-old Jarvis Triplett. Police identified him as the victim earlier in the day. His mother can still hear her last conversation with her [...]

Read more: Mother remembers 15-year-old son killed while riding ATV in South Memphis


Arkansas Police: Pregnant mother and toddler shot to death; father involved in murder-suicide investigation


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000

Author: Tristan Hill

The shooting that left three dead, including the shooter, in Van Buren is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Read more: Arkansas Police: Pregnant mother and toddler shot to death; father involved in murder-suicide investigation


Father wonders who killed son and two others at Whitehaven apartments


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:53:08 +0000

Author: Lisa Dandridge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kevin Smith lives with the horrible memory of planning his son's funeral. “I go and visit my son at his gravesite every other day,” he said. In November of 2018, his son Kevin McNeil, along with Mohamed Kane and Mujahad Muhammed were found murdered at the Bent Tree apartment complex in Whitehaven. [...]

Read more: Father wonders who killed son and two others at Whitehaven apartments


Memphis mayor announces Cerelyn ‘CJ’ Davis as his choice for police chief


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 14:13:43 +0000

Author: Eryn Taylor

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has selected his replacement for Memphis Police Director Michael Ralling who retired from the force last week.

Read more: Memphis mayor announces Cerelyn ‘CJ’ Davis as his choice for police chief


Health official: Demand for vaccine remains low in Shelby County


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 16:55:24 +0000

Author: Eryn Taylor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials said the demand for vaccines continues to be lower than what they would like it to be. Currently, Shelby County has the abilitiy to distribute upwards of 60,000 vaccines a week, but only about 20,000 residents have been coming out to get a shot each week. That's down from the [...]

Read more: Health official: Demand for vaccine remains low in Shelby County


Tennessee man arrested by FBI for alleged role in Capitol riots


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:17:13 +0000

Author: Josh Breslow

A 56-year-old man from Cookeville has been arrested more than three months after his alleged involvement in the U.S. Capitol riots.

Read more: Tennessee man arrested by FBI for alleged role in Capitol riots


Officer struck by vehicle in southeast Memphis


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:32:55 +0000

Author: Eryn Taylor

A Memphis Police officer was rushed to the hospital overnight after being struck by a vehicle.

Read more: Officer struck by vehicle in southeast Memphis


Beauty products manufacturer expanding Tennessee operations; adding 261 jobs in Fayette County


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:34:00 +0000

Author: AP

A company that makes beauty products and hand sanitizer used to ward off COVID-19 is planning to expand its operations in West Tennessee.

Read more: Beauty products manufacturer expanding Tennessee operations; adding 261 jobs in Fayette County


Tim Tebow sends special birthday message to 105-year-old Mississippi woman


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:25:21 +0000

Author: Anna Farish

When you turn 105, there may not be a lot you want for your birthday, but a Mississippi woman had one wish: to meet former NFL player Tim Tebow.

Read more: Tim Tebow sends special birthday message to 105-year-old Mississippi woman

 
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