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Graceland offering virtual tours for guests
Graceland is making it easier for visitors to tour Elvis Presley’s mansion. According to a news release, fans and music lovers from around the world can visit Graceland virtually.
Published January 14, 2021 at 1:39 PM
Victim’s body recovered in connection to kidnapping, murder involving on-duty Memphis officer
A Memphis Police officer is accused of kidnapping and murdering a man while on duty.
Published January 11, 2021 at 12:43 AM
Police: Child abandoned in car as father works shift at Amazon in Memphis
A Memphis man is facing charges after a child was found alone inside a car on the Amazon warehouse parking lot.
Published January 5, 2021 at 4:41 PM
Woman jumps off I-40 bridge in Tennessee while holding child
Investigators said a 24-year-old woman jumped from a bridge onto I-40 while holding a child.
Published January 4, 2021 at 3:13 PM
Nashville officers praised as heroes for saving lives
The Metro Nashville Police Department released the names of the officers whose quick actions likely saved lives in the Christmas morning explosion.
Published December 26, 2020 at 9:03 AM
2 charged with kidnapping child later abandoned at Mississippi Goodwill
According to U.S. Attorney’s Office, 24-year-old Jeremy Fitzgerald and 29-year-old Turliscea Turner, both of Memphis, are facing federal charges for kidnapping.
Published December 17, 2020 at 1:22 PM
Suspect in custody, toddler identified after being abandoned with change of clothes, note at Mississippi Goodwill
Southaven police say a toddler who was abandoned with a bag of clothes and a note Monday morning is now in the custody of Mississippi Child Protective Services.
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Published December 14, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Arkansas officer killed in the line of duty was a father, 5-year veteran of police department
Helena-West Helena Officer Travis Wallace, 41, died after a gun battle with a wanted suspect who was later captured in Mississippi by U.S. Marshals.
Published November 13, 2020 at 2:27 PM
Man charged with tossing dog over overpass
Southaven police officers responded to a call of a dog being thrown off of Highway 302 overpass at I-55 on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Published September 23, 2020 at 12:49 AM
Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti
Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.
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Published September 1, 2020 at 7:14 PM
Memphis dog owners indicted for fatal mauling of 59-year-old woman
Three people have been indicted by a grand jury for the fatal dog mauling of a 59-year-old woman in April.
Published August 12, 2020 at 1:22 PM
Peabody named #1 historic hotel in US
“USA Today” has named Memphis’ Peabody Hotel the top historic hotel in the country.
Published August 7, 2020 at 10:59 AM
6-year-old girl dies after testing positive for COVID-19 in west Tennessee
A family is grieving after a 6-year-old girl died after testing positive for coronavirus in Madison County, Tennessee.
Published August 5, 2020 at 12:46 PM
Massive American flag draped over Gatlinburg SkyBridge
The Gatlinburg SkyBridge is looking very patriotic for the Fourth of July.
Published July 3, 2020 at 10:02 AM
FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name
A FedEx spokesperson released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name.”
Published July 2, 2020 at 6:51 PM
TBI: Amber Alert canceled for missing 9-month-old forcibly taken in Tennessee
UPDATE -- Braelee Rayne Trapp has been found safe.
Published June 26, 2020 at 10:25 AM
One of the strictest abortion bills in the country set to become law in Tenn.
A strict abortion bill is set to become law in Tennessee.
Published June 19, 2020 at 7:49 AM
Mid-South COVID-19 patient fully recovered after being treated with new drug
Thanks to a new drug, a Mid-South COVID-19 patient who was once critically ill is now home.
Published June 4, 2020 at 9:09 PM
Collierville restaurant employees suspended after writing 'black people’ on ticket
Two employees of a Collierville restaurant were suspended indefinitely and the eatery's owners have apologized for the way two African American customers were treated on Thursday.
Published May 29, 2020 at 11:13 PM
MPD searching for missing baby last seen in Whitehaven
The Memphis Police Department needs your help searching for a missing infant.
Published May 6, 2020 at 7:21 AM
2nd St. Jude employee tests positive for COVID-19
A second St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital employee has been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus.
Published March 23, 2020 at 10:03 PM
St. Jude employee tests positive for COVID-19
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ha confirmed an employee that works in patient care has tested positive for COVID-19.
Published March 21, 2020 at 12:54 PM
Teen found after family says she could be kidnapped
Officers with the Memphis Police Department are searching for a teenager who could have been kidnapped in the Mid-South.
Published March 20, 2020 at 8:04 AM
TBI finds remains believed to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says investigators have found remains that are believed to be those of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
Published March 7, 2020 at 12:11 AM
Putnam County victims identified, 5 children among the dead; 1 person still missing
At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 hundred were injured after tornadoes tore through parts of middle Tennessee March 3.
Published March 5, 2020 at 7:45 AM
Amber Alert: Search for Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell in North Carolina pond inconclusive
The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office searched a pond in the Shepherds Crossroads Community Wednesday in connection with the 15-month-old’s disappearance but found nothing new in the case.
Published February 26, 2020 at 6:15 PM
Mother of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell arrested for false reporting
The mother of the 15-month-old infant that is the face of Tennessee Amber Alert has been arrested and charged with false reporting by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.
Published February 26, 2020 at 8:27 AM
FBI involved in investigation for missing 15-month-old infant
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now working with TBI and SCSD to find Evelyn Mae Boswell, the infant that was last seen back in December but wasn’t reported missing until Feb. 18.
Published February 23, 2020 at 3:21 PM
TBI releases new information on vehicle possibly connected to Amber Alert for missing toddler
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has uncovered new information regarding an Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday for a 15-month-old girl out of Sullivan County.
Published February 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM
TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December
TBI said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen Dec. 26, 2019. She was not reported missing until Feb. 18.
Published February 20, 2020 at 9:20 AM
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Virginia State Police phasing out old cruisers in favor of SUVs
Over 5,200 new COVID-19 cases reported in 24 hours | Positivity rate decreases to 12.3%
Richmond mayor tests positive for COVID-19; State of City address postponed
First Alert Weather Day: Light snow tonight into early Thursday
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