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  • Two years later: Family and friends hope for leads in drive-by murder of 10-year-old

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — People with heavy hearts gathered Wednesday to remember a 10-year-old boy taken from this earth way too soon. It’s been two years since Richard Jordan III was shot and killed while riding in the back of an SUV, and the killers still haven’t been caught. Friends and family hosted a candlelight vigil in his honor Wednesday night. People in attendance sent up both balloons and prayers in memory of Jordan. “Fly high little Richard. We love you!” […]

  • Hickory Hill job center burglarized and damaged

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A job center run by the State of Tennessee is still putting people to work, despite a devastating burglary over the weekend. The American Job Center in Hickory Hill was damaged so badly that employees couldn’t even use the office Tuesday. On average, officials said more than 100 people come through the office every day looking for work. With numbers like that, the job center can’t afford to shut down, so officials set up a mobile job […]

  • NCAA says James Wiseman ineligible to play for Memphis basketball

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.  — Local attorney Leslie Ballin said Memphis basketball player James Wiseman has been ruled ineligible to play for the University of Memphis. Ballin said the NCAA declared Wiseman ineligible to play at Memphis because head coach Penny Hardaway helped Wiseman and his family move from Nashville to Memphis. Hardaway is considered a booster by the NCAA because he donated to the U of M in 2008. Ballin said he has filed a lawsuit against the NCAA and the […]

  • Popular downtown Memphis bar closed again because of infrastructure issue

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Water poured in and flooded the lower level of Bardog Tavern on Thursday morning after an MLGW water main broke. The flooding forced the iconic downtown Memphis bar to close for repairs, again. “It’s frustrating,” owner Aldo Dean said. He said he missed out on thousands of dollars in business Thursday. “It’s very difficult to shut down for any period of time as a business because your employees are hoping for their income; your customers are hoping […]

  • Memphis woman frustrated with growing sinkhole in front yard

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A large sinkhole is transforming a Nutbush woman’s front yard into a major liability. Kay Newman wants her yard on Westover Avenue fixed, but it may not be her problem. “It’s scary,” Newman said. A city crew put barricades around the hole Wednesday afternoon after WREG started asking questions about the issue. City representatives said who gets the responsibility to fix the sinkhole depends on what’s causing the problem, and in the end, the homeowner could be […]

  • Proposed Senatobia roundabout may force businesses to close

    Plans to put a roundabout in Senatobia, Mississippi are making one property owner feel like he's being thrown around.

  • Hood, Reeves differ on impeachment inquiry ahead of Trump visit

    The two front-runners for Mississippi governor both say they're happy to have the president visit Tupelo on Friday, though they had different reactions to the threat of impeachment for Donald Trump.

  • Trick-or-treating events moved inside due to cold weather

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It was a cold day in Memphis, but that didn’t stop trick-or-treaters from filling their bowls with candy. Their parents simply had to improvise and find some indoor events. One of those events was “Creep Sweep” at the Crosstown Concourse. There was live music and plenty of spots for kids to snag some goodies in a warm environment. “They can wear their costumes, and they’re not covered in coats, and they’re comfortable. So this is great. We’re […]

  • Stars of activism, politics and entertainment honored with Freedom Awards

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It was an exciting night in Memphis for champions of racial and gender equality as the National Civil Rights Museum honored this year’s recipients of the Freedom Award. Some big names in politics, activism and entertainment attended the ceremony Wednesday at the Orpheum Theatre. That made it easy to get star-struck, but underneath all the pomp and circumstance was a real message about the state of civil rights in the country. This year’s Freedom Award honorees included […]

  • Shelby County proposing way to fix trash problem in Northaven

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Piles of trash, debris and bulky items like discarded furniture are common sights in Northaven, a small Shelby County community outside of Memphis, near Frayser. Like everyone who lives out in the county, people in that neighborhood have to get rid of their own trash or pay a private service to do it. But some residents do neither, and the mess has gotten worse. “It has been a eyesore for years,” Pastor Hosea Houston said. Houston […]

  • Fans remain patient after new-look Grizzlies lose home opener

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Friday was a big night for Grind City fans with the Memphis Grizzlies taking the court for their first home game of the season. Though the Grizzlies lost in their second game of the 2019 season to the Chicago Bulls by a score of 110-102, the game was quite a spectacle, complete with lots of pregame entertainment. Grizz fans know this is a new-look team, and a lot of big names from years past are gone with […]

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