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Employee killed at FedEx facility, company confirms

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– An employee was killed at a FedEx facility Wednesday afternoon, the company confirmed. FedEx confirmed the employee’s death in the following statement: “We can confirm the loss of one of our team members this afternoon and are deeply saddened. Our heartfelt thoughts are with our team member’s family, colleagues and all those affected […]
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Six Tigers named all-AAC with two earning first team honors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Following a second straight 6 and 6 season and awaiting word on a ninth straight bowl bid, six Memphis Tigers received all-AAC recognition this season, highlighted by a couple of first-teamers in safety Quindell Johnson and kicker Chris Howard. After being tabbed second team all-AAC the past two seasons, Johnson finally and […]
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Six Tigers names all-AAC with two earning first team honors

MEMPHIS – Following a second straight 6 and 6 season and awaiting word on a ninth straight bowl bid, six Memphis Tigers receiving all AAC recognition this season, highlighted by a couple of first teamers in safety Quindell Johnson and kicker Chris Howard. After being tabbed second team all AAC the past two seasons, Johnson […]
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Former Memphis coach Chuck Stobart passes away at the age of 88

MEMPHIS – The University of Memphis is mourning the loss of former Tiger football coach Chuck Stobart. Stobart coached at then Memphis State from 1989 to 1994, winning 29 games and leading the Tigers to three straight winning seasons from ‘92-’94.  A first at Memphis since the mid 70’s. Two of his former players – […]
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Former Memphis coach Chuck Stobart passes away at the age of 88

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis is mourning the loss of former Tiger football coach Chuck Stobart. Stobart coached at then Memphis State from 1989 to 1994, winning 29 games and leading the Tigers to three straight winning seasons from ‘92-’94.  A first at Memphis since the mid 70’s. Two of his former players […]
MEMPHIS, TN

Wanted sex offender caught after harassing women at shopping center

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Police chased down a wanted sex offender at a busy East Memphis shopping center after the man entered several stores and was reportedly harassing women. 45-year-old Anthony Fluker’s head is bandaged after he fell while trying to run from police at Park Place Centre Tuesday afternoon. According to police, Fluker, who was wanted […]
MEMPHIS, TN

What is the white paper revolution?

Chinese protesters have turned to a uniquely plain everyday object in their demonstrations against the strict “zero COVID” strategy — a blank sheet of paper. As mass demonstrations first erupted in major cities across China last weekend, protesters could be seen holding up the blank sheets of white paper, leading some to dub the protests […]

Shelby County Commissioners, school leader discuss 3G schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Shelby County commissioners heard from a school district leader Wednesday as questions remain about what will happen to current Memphis-Shelby County Schools in Germantown. Tennessee lawmakers created a new bill banning Memphis-Shelby County Schools from operating schools within the boundaries of another district unless there is a written agreement.  Patrice Thomas, Chief of […]
SHELBY COUNTY, TN

One injured in shooting near Kirby High School

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in critical condition after a shooting Wednesday near Kirby High School. Memphis Police say they responded to a shooting in the 4100 block of Kirby Parkway at 2:40 p.m. They found a male victim. The crime scene was found nearby at 4130 Kirby, […]
MEMPHIS, TN

MLGW crews working to restore power after storm

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– MLGW crews are making progress after thousands of customers woke up in the dark after storms knocked out power across Shelby County.  Utility trucks rolled down U.S Hwy 64 near Morning Sun Road in Cordova where downed power lines line the road. Utility workers from across the region came together to brainstorm a […]
SHELBY COUNTY, TN

Man charged with string of crimes in Covington

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police in Covington, Tennessee charged a man with multiple crimes after they say he shot up a house, stole a mini-bike and dragged an officer several feet as he tried to speed away. Covington Police say it all started when officers responded to a shots fired call around 8:20 p.m. Nov. 23 […]
COVINGTON, TN

Small-town voters fear for America

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A word — “Hope” — is stitched onto a throw pillow in the little hilltop farmhouse. Photographs of children and grandchildren speckle the walls. In the kitchen, an envelope is decorated with a hand-drawn heart. “Happy Birthday, My Love,” it reads. Out front, past a pair of century-old cottonwoods, the neighbors’ […]
CLEAR LAKE, WI

Fayette County couple indicted in murder of 7-month-old son

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An Oakland couple has been indicted in connection to the death of a 7-month-old boy. Authorities say the infant, identified as Max Long, was taken to a Memphis hospital by his parents on June 23. Police say Long was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police did not release the exact cause of […]
FAYETTE COUNTY, TN