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Madison County calling for local state of emergency

Madison County calling for local state of emergency

Cleanup crews in Madison County continues from an E-F 1 twister that touched down in the area Friday. Residents spent Sunday cleaning up what  the storm left behind. ... Continue Reading
Dr. Aaron Shirley honored as a community trailblazer

Dr. Aaron Shirley honored as a community trailblazer

The Man-Up and Young Achiever Awards was held tonight at the Jackson Medical Mall. The award ceremony is a opportunity to pay tribute to the trailblazers of the community  for their selfless deeds and positive contributions.   ... Continue Reading
Sheriff-elect Bonner believes improving poverty, education key to reducing crime

Sheriff-elect Bonner believes improving poverty, education key to reducing crime

Floyd Bonner, the first-elected African-American sheriff in Shelby County, is ready to hit the ground running in his new role.  ... Continue Reading

Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him. ... Continue Reading
Long Beach man dialed in to repairing World War II-era radios

Long Beach man dialed in to repairing World War II-era radios

Bill Skaggs is not only restoring World War II-era radios, he’s also restoring some of America’s history. And the Long Beach man has been doing it for 30-years. ... Continue Reading
TN man charged with armed robbery at a Biloxi hotel

TN man charged with armed robbery at a Biloxi hotel

A Tennessee man was arrested in Biloxi Sunday and charged with armed robbery. Police said the victim was held up at a hotel located in the 2600 block of Beach Blvd. ... Continue Reading
Man faces attempted murder charges in Weakley County, TN

Man faces attempted murder charges in Weakley County, TN

A Weakley County, Tennessee man was shot multiple times after an argument on Aug. 18. According to the Weakley County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrived at a home and saw Linder Harbinson on the ground with three gunshot wounds. After interviewing Linder's wife Cynthia Harbinson, deputies learned that Linder was shot after a verbal argument with his uncle,… ... Continue Reading
Madison tornado cleanup continues

Madison tornado cleanup continues

Cleanup continues from an E-F 1 twister that touched down in Madison Friday.  Residents spent Sunday cleaning up what  the storm left behind.   ... Continue Reading
Man critically injured in shooting, suspect on the run

Man critically injured in shooting, suspect on the run

A shooting suspect is on the run, according to Memphis Police Department.  ... Continue Reading
3 shot, 1 killed at Parkway Village apartment complex

3 shot, 1 killed at Parkway Village apartment complex

A man was shot and killed in Parkway Village, according to Memphis Police Department.  ... Continue Reading
Jones County Sheriff's Department participates in CIT teaching in Missouri

Jones County Sheriff's Department participates in CIT teaching in Missouri

It's an intense training changing the mindset for law enforcement officers when they respond to calls, while handling people with mental illnesses. The Jones County Sheriff’s Department along with Pine Belt Mental Health making its mark on a international platform during this years 2018 Crisis Intervention Team Conference. Just this week, the partnering teams traveled… ... Continue Reading
Bishop: Church today 'not the church' of grand jury report

Bishop: Church today 'not the church' of grand jury report

The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese is pushing back against a call for his resignation and says the diocese has "followed every single step" needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse. ... Continue Reading
$2M winning Powerball ticket sold in Millington

$2M winning Powerball ticket sold in Millington

Someone in Millington is now a millionaire.  ... Continue Reading
Man fixing up deceased mother's Frayser house killed in shooting, family says

Man fixing up deceased mother's Frayser house killed in shooting, family says

A man was shot and killed in Frayser on Sunday afternoon, according to Memphis Police Department.  ... Continue Reading
2.1 earthquake hits in Lake County, TN

2.1 earthquake hits in Lake County, TN

A 2.1 earthquake shook things up in northwest Tennessee on Aug. 19. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android According to the USGS, the epicenter of the quake was one mile southeast of Madie, Tenn. in Lake County. The quake occurred at a depth of two kilometers. Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved. ... Continue Reading
Wildfire moves closer to Glacier National Park's scenic road

Wildfire moves closer to Glacier National Park's scenic road

A wildfire in northwest Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing evacuations and has burned within a mile of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. ... Continue Reading
Students learn safety tips at A-State

Students learn safety tips at A-State

With classes starting on Monday, Arkansas State University officials have been working to help students learn more about the campus and what they need to know.  ... Continue Reading
New westbound Poplar Ave. to be ready for Monday morning commute

New westbound Poplar Ave. to be ready for Monday morning commute

Crews from Tennessee Department of Transportation are trying to beat the clock ahead of the Monday morning commute.  ... Continue Reading
Jackson sparks Sumrall past South Jones in season opener

Jackson sparks Sumrall past South Jones in season opener

Sumrall High School senior Dannis Jackson has been recognized by high school football observers as one of Mississippi’s top receivers. As it turns out, Jackson is quite capable of doing a better than passable imitation of a dual-threat quarterback in his second go-round in that role. ... Continue Reading
City of Memphis, ACLU set to appear in court over surveillance

City of Memphis, ACLU set to appear in court over surveillance

Monday, the City of Memphis and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will face off in federal court.  ... Continue Reading

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