Weir Group Adding 150 Jobs

A Scotland-based mining equipment manufacturer is expanding its Mississippi operations. The Weir Group is investing an additional $15 million in its Newton manufacturing facility as part of a total $50-million plan supporting an additional... Read More.

Southeast Memphis Shooting and Stabbing

Memphis Police swarmed the 7100 block of Peppermill Drive in Southeast Memphis overnight after the report of a shooting. At this point, we know one person died. That man is identified as Jamarquis Hamilton.... Read More.

Southaven Doctor Indicted By Grand Jury

A local doctor is facing charges of sexual battery. Dr. Gregory Norwood, who has practiced at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, was indicted last week by a grand jury. Norwood reportedly turned himself in... Read More.
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Hernando Chamber Leader To Leave Post

The Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new leader. Jesse Dement, who has been executive director of the group for the past two years, has announced her departure effective at... Read More.

250 New US Citizens in Memphis

There are 250 new U.S. citizens in Memphis. A pair of naturalization ceremonies were held at Benjamin Hooks Library yesterday. The 250 people were from 44 different counties.

Mayor Strickland’s Office Goofed

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s office is admitting to a mistake. Since January, Strickland has claimed that 24 percent of city contracting went to minority and women owned businesses last year. Yesterday, the Memphis Business... Read More.
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2 Shot, Including a Child

A man and a juvenile are hospitalized following a shooting in Frayser. One victim was taken to Regional Medical and another to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. It happened around 11:00 pm Wednesday night. A... Read More.

Chelsea Clinton Coming to Bluff City

Chelsea Clinton is bringing her book tour to the Bluff City. The former first daughter will talk at the Memphis Zoo about her new children’s book about endangered species. “Don’t Let Them Disappear” focuses... Read More.

Storm Keeps Power Crews Busy

MLGW Crews are busy restoring power to hundreds of customers. Over 12-hundred customers were without power overnight as storm fronts moved through Memphis. By midday the number of customers without service was below 300.
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One Injured When Tree Crashes On House

A tree crashing into a Memphis home sends one person to the hospital and four others scrambling to safety. Strong winds toppled a tree early this morning on Ethlyn Avenue. Five people including two... Read More.