A former Tennessee state senator expelled from office after a conviction for using federal grant money on wedding expenses instead of the nursing school she operates was sentenced Friday to a year of probation... Read More.
Despite already enacting one of the strictest abortion bans in the U.S., Tennessee Republicans on Tuesday began advancing yet another anti-abortion measure strategically written to sidestep federal court challenges. The proposal is almost a... Read More.
A couple of local residents are planning Olive Branch’s first rodeo event. It’ll be called Bucking in the Branch, and it’s scheduled for May 21st. It’s believed to be the first outdoor bull riding... Read More.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he is not ruling out the possibility of calling a special legislative session to seek elimination of the state income tax if the House and Senate reach an impasse... Read More.
Some West Tennessee lawmakers are speaking out about a proposal to halt the state’s gas tax temporarily. The proposal has been floated as a way to provide relief to consumers amid skyrocketing gasoline prices.... Read More.
A Tennessee state representative was sworn in to temporarily replace a Democratic lawmaker who was ousted from her position by the Republican-led state Senate because of a federal wire fraud conviction. Democrat London Lamar... Read More.
A rifle-carrying man was wounded when he was shot by a police officer in eastern Arkansas, according to Arkansas State Police. Travon Brewer, 18, was shot in Helena-West Helena by a Jonesboro officer who... Read More.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is requesting federal funding to help in ice storm debris removal. Lee visited Memphis on Thursday, discussing a range of topics, including crime. However, Lee said he’s asked President Biden... Read More.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has proposed funding 20 additional Tennessee Highway Patrol officers for Shelby County to help fight crime in the Memphis area. In a news release Wednesday, Lee said his proposed budget for... Read More.
Proposals to increase some of the lowest teacher salaries in the U.S. were in danger Tuesday as Mississippi legislators engaged in a political showdown. Hours before a big deadline, Senate committees voted to keep... Read More.
A Memphis-area woman sentenced to prison for illegally registering to vote while on probation will get a new trial on that charge. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Mark Ward on Friday granted a motion... Read More.