memphis

  • The question that haunts Martin Luther King’s last day in Memphis

    (CNN) It’s April 4, 1968, and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. steps outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and leans over the balcony. King has been in an anxious mood all day, and his room reflects his hurried state of mind. His bed remains...
  • Sheriff’s office: Victims in bizarre crash were teens in stolen car

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The three victims killed Tuesday when a car slid under and 18-wheeler were teenagers in a stolen car, sheriff’s spokesman Earle Farrell said Wednesday. The victims’ identities have not been released, but Farrell said two of them were 17 and one was 16. The vehicle...
  • Meat Market owner charged with operating a $1.2 million food stamp scam

    Prosecutors in Tennessee say the owner of a meat market has been charged with running a $1.2 million fraud scheme against a federal food assistance program. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis said Tuesday that 59-year-old Guy Randal Stockard has been charged with defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known...
  • Megachurch Pastor accused of sexual assault

    Memphis megachurch pastor Andy Savage has been accused of sexual assault, but his church is standing by him. Savage reportedly sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl who was in his youth group when he led the youth group at a previous church. The girl recently made the decision to speak out....
  • Memphis Confederate statues removed after city council votes to sell parks

    Crews removed two Confederate statues from two Memphis parks late Wednesday after the city sold them to a private entity. The City Council voted unanimously earlier Wednesday to sell both Health Sciences and Fourth Bluff Parks where the Confederate statues were located. Mayor Jim Strickland confirmed on Twitter that...
  • Man arrested for the shooting of Young Dolph released without charges

    The investigation of the shooting of up-and-coming Memphis rapper Young Dolph in Hollywood this week has run into obstacles: A man arrested in the case has been released without charges. Greg Risling, a spokesman for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office, said Friday that Corey McClendon, 43, who was booked early...
  • UPDATE: Rapper Young Dolph shot multiple times in Hollywood

    2:50 PM PT — LAPD has already detained one person in connection with the shooting.  Young Dolph was just shot in Hollywood and is being rushed to a local hospital … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the rapper was just outside Shoe Palace at the famous...
  • Report: Tayshaun Prince going back to Memphis to join Grizzlies’ front office

    Tayshaun Prince will reportedly begin the next phase of his basketball career with one of his former NBA teams. Prince, most well known for his time with the Pistons while helping Detroit win the NBA title in 2004, also spent time with the Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and Minnesota...
  • Pastor and his son involved in a brawl outside of church!

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Police Department responded to an aggravated assault near a local church on Sunday, August 6th. Police said it happened around 2:30 p.m. at a residence located next to New Mt. Erie Baptist Church in the 1300 block of Sardis Street. Pastor Tracy Fuller told police a...