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  • TNReady testing troubles over, for now

    TNReady testing continued today without any issues across the state of Tennessee. The online testing was halted Tuesday after there were multiple issues including what the operating company is calling a “deliberate cyber attack.” Lawmakers across Tennessee are upset with the TNReady problems.  In a hearing before legislators in Nashville today, the state education commissioner was grilled, and one lawmaker even asked if she was going to resign.  Candice McQueen told lawmakers she does not plan to resign, but the […]

  • Bill that would eliminate requirement for natural hair stylists to get license dies

    The bill would have also combined barbering and cosmetology into one licensed trade. 

  • MLK 50: Students hope to send their own message

    They’re hoping their voices will be heard, and the store will remain open. 

  • CrimeStoppers needs leads in homicide investigation of 2-year-old girl

    Laylah Washington's killer has been on the loose for months, leaving her mother without closure.

  • Big River Crossing open again after barge hits Harahan bridge

    A bridge hit the Harahan Bridge Friday night and was stuck.

  • Four people arrested in murder of Holly Springs, MS Man

    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss– Three men and a teen have been arrested in the murder of a Holly Springs man last weekend. The suspects are all charged with murder and were given a $1,000,000 bond.    A 17-year old is charged as an adult. Antonio Sims Sr.- 39 years old Cordarrius Hardin- 20 years old Terry Bolton Jr.- 18 years old Antonio Sims, Jr.- 17 years old Investigators say Terry Holloway was shot and killed in the early morning hours of Saturday, April […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Son of Memphis couple killed in Gatlinburg Fires talks about the future

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.– It’s been nearly six months since a Memphis couple was killed in the Gatlinburg fires.  Jon and Janet Summers left behind three sons and for the first time since it happened, we’re hearing from one of them.  Branson, Jared and Wesley all live in Nashville now.  The three were vacationing with their parents just after Thanksgiving in East Tennessee when they were all caught in the wildfires. And Branson spoke exclusively with WREG’s Bridget Chapman today as he […]

  • Gusty Winds cause downed trees and power outages

    Gusty winds are causing problems across the Mid-South with power outages, downed trees and power lines.  A wind advisory was in effect, but it ended just before 6 p.m. across a large part of the Mid-South region.  In Arkansas, there were reports of wind gusts up to 58 mph near Arkansas State University. This afternoon, a home on Edith Avenue in South Memphis was heavily damaged when a large tree fell on top of it.   No word on any injuries or […]

  • FBI Links 8 liquor store robberies to same gunman

    The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a serial robber.  All of the robberies happened in the Memphis area over the last six weeks or so. The first robbery was March 29th, at Budget Liquor store on Summer Avenue.  The most recent happened at Midtown Wine and Spirits along Poplar Wednesday.  Investigators say in each case,  the man walks into the store wearing a ski mask.  In all eight of the robberies, the […]

  • Mississippi River near downtown Memphis starts to overflow its banks

    If you walk along the Mississippi River at the Greenbelt on Mud Island, you will notice the river starting to overflow its banks.  As of this afternoon, the river stage was at more than 30 feet.  Flood stage is 34 feet, but the National Weather Service is predicting the river to crest next weekend at 36.5 feet. The NWS says when the river reaches 36 feet, the Riverside Park Marina starts to flood along with roads on the north side of the […]

  • Homeless Activists to rally for emergency housing in Memphis

    They’re calling it “H.O.P.E. Tent City,” and it is an event organizers hope will spotlight the lack of free shelter for homeless men, women and children. Homeless activists from Homeless Organizing for Power & Equality plan on demonstrating the need for emergency shelter with a tent city Saturday at a park near Downtown Memphis.   They say Memphis is the only city of its size without a free, public shelter that is accessible to all in need. The “Tent City” […]