An on-duty police officer was killed in a crash with another vehicle whose driver also died in Memphis, authorities said. Officials said the collision happened at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday while the officer was... Read More.
The Republican-led Tennessee Senate’s ethics committee on Thursday recommended removing a Democratic senator from office because of her recent wire fraud conviction, pressing ahead over her objections that she had short notice of the... Read More.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee plans to give his annual State of the State speech on Jan. 31. The Republican will deliver the address to state lawmakers for his fourth time since taking office in 2019.... Read More.
Mississippi is moving closer to joining most other states in allowing people to use marijuana to relieve medical conditions. The state House voted 104-14 Wednesday to pass a bill that would create a medical marijuana... Read More.
A Mississippi middle school has canceled a program designed to educate students about body image after parents became angry over a form that offered students shapewear. The form, sent by school counselors at Southaven Middle... Read More.
The National Weather Service in Memphis forecasts 2 to 4 inches of "heavy wet" snow Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon in portions on North Mississippi, West Tennessee, and East Arkansas. The advisory states that... Read More.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has picked a Shelby County judge for an opening on the state Court of Criminal Appeals. The Republican announced the selection of Judge John W. Campbell Sr. on Wednesday. Campbell is a... Read More.
An emergency order extending the time for COVID-19 safeguards in all courts and giving judges discretion to postpone jury trials scheduled through Jan. 28 has been issued by Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike... Read More.
Mississippi senators voted Thursday to advance a bill that would create a medical marijuana program, sending it to the House for more work. One lawmaker started the debate by quoting Bob Dylan’s “Everybody Must... Read More.
A growing group of Tennessee Republicans is proposing a statewide ban on residency requirements for all first responders. Yet some see this latest move by Republican lawmakers as another attempt to preempt local decisions,... Read More.
Two of the men arrested in connection with the slaying of rapper Young Dolph had a history of violent crimes. Shelby County, Tennessee, District Attorney General Amy Weirich told a news conference Wednesday that... Read More.