Pat Robertson dies at 93; founded Christian Broadcasting Network, Christian Coalition
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Pat Robertson, a religious broadcaster who turned a tiny Virginia station into the global Christian Broadcasting Network, tried a run for president and helped make religion central to Republican Party politics in America through his Christian Coalition, has died. He was 93. Robertson’s death Thursday was announced by his broadcasting […]
Cordova daycare worker with major car issues gets help
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Cordova woman known for her kindness to others is having some major car issues. Finding the right daycare for your children can be a real challenge. But some parents who found Mrs. Katherine Williams count themselves fortunate. Our playmaker Danielle Reid is one of them. “I met Mrs. Katherine, it had […]
TBI names top 10 drugs in Tennessee in 2023
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has named the projected top 10 drugs in Tennessee's 313 Initiative cases.
Arkansas Department of Corrections officer hoping for a match to receive a new kidney
A social media post could be the game changer one Arkansas man needs as he waits for a kidney.
Health officials implore people who had cosmetic surgery in Mexico to get tested for deadly meningitis
Hidalgo County Health Authority Dr. Ivan Melendez is warning that if anyone had cosmetic surgery south of the border in Matamoros, Mexico, this year, they could have been exposed to a deadly fungal meningitis.
EPA to host meeting for South Memphis residents who faced danger from chemicals
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency will host two community meetings to update residents who may have been exposed to a cancer-causing chemical in South Memphis. The chemical, ethylene oxide, seeped into the air for decades from Sterilization Services of Tennessee, the business located on Florida Street near the I-55 and Third Street […]
Thieves target nearly 20 cars at St. Francis Hospital
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thieves targeted nearly 20 cars parked at a hospital in East Memphis Monday night. Memphis Police said 18 vehicles were broken into at St. Francis Hospital, and one of the victims, who wishes to remain anonymous, said vandals hit even more cars in the parking garage. “It was just mindboggling to see […]
Mom says anger issues caused man to shoot two cousins
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder and aggravated assault in a shooting that sent two of his relatives to the hospital over Memorial Day weekend. Police say, Trevion Guy, 25, shot two of his cousins in the 2000 block of Pamela Drive. One of the victims was shot in […]
TN woman indicted with hiring hitman to kill wife of man she met on dating site
Melody Sasser was arrested on May 18, 2023.
Showboats blocking out praise with focus on adding to USFL 5-game winning streak
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It is hard to remember the last time the Showboats lost. Yes, it’s been that long since the Boats were 0 and 3 to open the season in their return to Memphis. Since then, the Showboats haven’t lost and remain the hottest team in the USFL. Sunday, the Showboats ran their winning […]
Titans finalize free agent visit from DeAndre Hopkins
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans have a major need for help at wide receiver, and they will be the first NFL team to bring three-time All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in for a free agent visit. They certainly could use his experience in a very young wide receiving group. Hopkins, who turned 31 Tuesday, would have led Tennessee last season with […]
Biden vetoes measure overturning student loan forgiveness plan
President Biden has vetoed a measure that would have overturned his student debt relief plan, leaving the fate of the program in the hands of the Supreme Court. “Congressional Republicans led an effort to pass a bill blocking my Administration’s plan to provide up to $20,000 in student debt relief to working and middle class […]
MPD: Women steal purse at funeral home, go on $7K shopping spree
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are looking for two people accused of stealing a woman’s purse and going on a $7,000 shopping spree last month. Police say on May 19, two women broke into a car at Family Funeral Care on Summer Avenue and took the victim’s purse with her credit and debit cards. About […]
Biden, first lady to host Juneteenth concert at White House
The White House will host a star-studded concert featuring Black artists next week as part of Juneteenth and Black Music Month celebrations. Musicians and actors like Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Ledisi and Cliff “Method Man” Smith will join President Biden and first lady Jill Biden next Tuesday on the South Lawn to mark the 158th […]
Conservatives call on Senate to pass trans athlete ban
Wednesday, conservatives in the house are calling on the Senate to pass legislation that would ban trans athletes from participating in school sports.
Crockett County man charged with aggravated rape
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man faces charges after a home burglary and sexual assault in Crockett County last month. Arthur Ingram Jr. is charged with aggravated rape and aggravated burglary. According to TBI, it happened at a home in Alamo, Tennessee on May 27. Agents began assisting the Alamo Police Department and the Crockett County […]
2 teens recovering after separate shootings in Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 16-year-old and 17-year-old are recovering after two separate shooting incidents that took place in two different parts of town. According to police, the 16-year-old was shot in North Memphis on Locust Street, but people in the neighborhood say the shooting took place at a convenience store around the corner. Right now […]
‘Bob’s Burgers’ actor faces charges in Jan. 6 riot
Television actor Jay Johnston, who had recurring roles on “Bob’s Burgers” and “Arrested Development,” has been charged in connection to his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. Johnston faces a felony charge of obstruction of civil disorder and misdemeanor charges including unlawful entry on restricted groups and impeding passage through Capitol […]
Suspect accused of robbing grandma, grandchildren at gunpoint
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A grandmother and her grandchildren were allegedly robbed at gunpoint while walking by their home in Berclair. According to officials, on May 4, the victim said she was near her home walking with her 8-year-old and 3-year-old grandchildren when she was approached by a black vehicle on Berclair Road. Reports say a […]
Two women charged with dismembering, grilling grandmother
A Landover woman was allegedly killed, dismembered, and grilled by her daughter and granddaughter, according to court documents obtained by WTOP.
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