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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 31The Commercial Appeal files , 1967 — Southern Airways flight 240 was to d
July 31
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted an hour ago
The Commercial Appeal files , 1967 — Southern Airways flight 240 was to depart Dothan, Alabama, at 6:55 on the morning of , 1967, making stops in Montgomery, Birmingham and Florence-Sheffield before its 10:20 scheduled arrival in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Firefighter face transplant survivorNearly a year ago Hardison received an extensive face transplant covering his s
Firefighter face transplant survivor
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 hours ago
Nearly a year ago Hardison received an extensive face transplant covering his skull and much of his neck. (Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal) (Photo: Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal) July 30, 2016 - Patrick Hardison (center) gets a hug from his... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
TBI, Sheriff’s Office investigate suspicious deaths in Drummondsuse the Tipton County tip411 app or text "Tipton" to 847411. Kayleigh Skinner
TBI, Sheriff’s Office investigate suspicious deaths in Drummonds
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 hours ago
use the Tipton County tip411 app or text "Tipton" to 847411. Kayleigh Skinner is a general assignment reporter for The Commercial Appeal. She covers breaking news, current events, and everything in between. She is a graduate of The University... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphians talk race, disparity issuesSacred Conversations for Racial Justice" Saturday at St. Mary's Episcopal Churc
Memphians talk race, disparity issues
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 hours ago
Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice" Saturday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. (Photo by Chris Desmond/Special to The Commercial Appeal) St. Mary's Episcopal Church hosts "Listen for change: Sacred Conversations in Racial Justice" Commenting... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphians talk race, disparity issuesSacred Conversations for Racial Justice" Saturday at St. Mary's Episcopal Churc
Memphians talk race, disparity issues
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 hours ago
Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice" Saturday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. (Photo by Chris Desmond/Special to The Commercial Appeal) St. Mary's Episcopal Church hosts "Listen for change: Sacred Conversations in Racial Justice" Religious... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man charged in rape of a childis in jail on a $150,000 bond and due in court Monday. Kayleigh Skinner is a g
Man charged in rape of a child
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 hours ago
is in jail on a $150,000 bond and due in court Monday. Kayleigh Skinner is a general assignment reporter for The Commercial Appeal. She covers breaking news, current events, and everything in between. She is a graduate of The University... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Fierce & loyal: A look at Memphis police’s K-9 unitFriday. The Memphis Police Department will soon receive new canine officers, dr
Fierce & loyal: A look at Memphis police’s K-9 unit
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 hours ago
Friday. The Memphis Police Department will soon receive new canine officers, driven in from Florida. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Commenting Policy: We welcome reader discussion but strive to keep things civil. Please see our terms of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Fierce & loyal: A look at Memphis police’s K-9 unitFriday. The Memphis Police Department will soon receive new canine officers, dr
Fierce & loyal: A look at Memphis police’s K-9 unit
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 hours ago
Friday. The Memphis Police Department will soon receive new canine officers, driven in from Florida. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Three-year-old Niko crouched in the grass, eyes trained on the "bad guy." His legs quivered in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Crash victim’s family sues city, claims Memphis police didn’t follow proceduresabout the lawsuit. The city did not respond to emails sent to the city attorney
Crash victim’s family sues city, claims Memphis police didn’t follow procedures
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 hours ago
about the lawsuit. The city did not respond to emails sent to the city attorney's office and the public information office about the lawsuit. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police Depart... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Boston mob boss resurfaces in Memphis as pastorme is dead. I love being Alonso Esposito. Bobby Luisi's dead and buried. The bl
Boston mob boss resurfaces in Memphis as pastor
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 hours ago
me is dead. I love being Alonso Esposito. Bobby Luisi's dead and buried. The blood of Christ washed the blood off my hands.'' Marc Perrusquia is a projects reporter for The Commercial Appeal. He specializes in investigations and long-term proj... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Officer struck by vehicle in North MemphisConnolly is a Memphis native who graduated from White Station High School and K
Officer struck by vehicle in North Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Connolly is a Memphis native who graduated from White Station High School and Kenyon College in Ohio. He joined The Commercial Appeal in 2006 and now covers Collierville. He's a member of the professional association Investigative Reporters... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 30The Commercial Appeal files July 31, 1956 — Trying for a backhand shot is
July 30
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
The Commercial Appeal files July 31, 1956 — Trying for a backhand shot is Tommy Buford, Southwestern Lynx tennis star, during his Mississippi Valley tourney match with Fred Serrett of Little Rock on July 31, 1956. Buford made the shot ... and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Teens learn how to make money grow at traders campinvestments and reports. Students who completed the program received Bloomberg
Teens learn how to make money grow at traders camp
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
investments and reports. Students who completed the program received Bloomberg certification. (Brandon Dill/Special to The Commercial Appeal) January 8, 2016 - Rising 8th graders Lathan Lamb (from left), Jayden Lamb, and Kylan Jones make their... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
St. Jude on alert after caller threatens kidsSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital campus. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Ap
St. Jude on alert after caller threatens kids
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital campus. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Security was tightened at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Friday after a person called Memphis police and talked about hurting children, police spokesman... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Six-vehicle crash on Poplar Avenue hurts three, including one with critical injuriesConnolly is a Memphis native who graduated from White Station High School and K
Six-vehicle crash on Poplar Avenue hurts three, including one with critical injuries
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Connolly is a Memphis native who graduated from White Station High School and Kenyon College in Ohio. He joined The Commercial Appeal in 2006 and now covers Collierville. He's a member of the professional association Investigative Reporters... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Judge sides with CA on police director applicationsShelby County Chancellor Walter Evans sided with The Commercial Appeal on Frida
Judge sides with CA on police director applications
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Shelby County Chancellor Walter Evans sided with The Commercial Appeal on Friday in a lawsuit against the city and the International Association of Chiefs of Police that sought access to all applications related to the publicly funded Memphis police... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Germantown seeks applicants for school board seatConnolly is a Memphis native who graduated from White Station High School and K
Germantown seeks applicants for school board seat
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Connolly is a Memphis native who graduated from White Station High School and Kenyon College in Ohio. He joined The Commercial Appeal in 2006 and now covers Collierville. He's a member of the professional association Investigative Reporters... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Philadelphia housing authority police chief a finalist to lead Memphis departmentof the department's office of forensic science. Bard did not respond to multip
Philadelphia housing authority police chief a finalist to lead Memphis department
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
of the department's office of forensic science. Bard did not respond to multiple requests for an interview from The Commercial Appeal. In February 2015, Bard left the force to step into a new role as Chief of Police for the Philadelphia... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland defends City Hall transparency after media, council complaints2016- Mayor Jim Strickland exits a press conference regarding public safety hel
Strickland defends City Hall transparency after media, council complaints
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
2016- Mayor Jim Strickland exits a press conference regarding public safety held in the Hall of Mayors. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Commenting Policy: We welcome reader discussion but strive to keep things civil. Please see our terms of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis Police paid $1.9M in overtime during Level Three alertweapons as they stand near the rear entrance of the Shelby County Criminal Just
Memphis Police paid $1.9M in overtime during Level Three alert
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
weapons as they stand near the rear entrance of the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center. (Brandon Dill/Special to The Commercial Appeal) Commenting Policy: We welcome reader discussion but strive to keep things civil. Please see our terms of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Health Department confirms third case of Zika virus in Shelby Countylight colored, loose clothing to create a barrier for skin. Kayleigh Skinner i
Health Department confirms third case of Zika virus in Shelby County
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
light colored, loose clothing to create a barrier for skin. Kayleigh Skinner is a general assignment reporter for The Commercial Appeal. She covers breaking news, current events, and everything in between. She is a graduate of The University... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis Police paid $1.9M in overtime during Level Three alertCrime Unit, $161,200.70; Special Operations, $238,014.90; and Investigative Ser
Memphis Police paid $1.9M in overtime during Level Three alert
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Crime Unit, $161,200.70; Special Operations, $238,014.90; and Investigative Services, $160,000. Ryan Poe is a politics and policy reporter for the InforMemphis team at The Commercial Appeal. He covers city of Memphis government a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland defends City Hall access policy after media, council complaints2016- Mayor Jim Strickland exits a press conference regarding public safety hel
Strickland defends City Hall access policy after media, council complaints
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
2016- Mayor Jim Strickland exits a press conference regarding public safety held in the Hall of Mayors. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland defended his administration's record on transparency in an email to... Read more
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The Local
Why is Nordic design so hot right now?Media/Dwell Store: "Nordic design has withstood the test of time thanks in part
Why is Nordic design so hot right now?
The Local / Posted yesterday
Media/Dwell Store: "Nordic design has withstood the test of time thanks in part to the versatility of minimal design, the commercial appeal of functionalism, and the goodwill of brands rooted in quality. In the 80s and 90s here in America, we saw... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prostheticwoman a night on the town with her friends in high heels." The Hopkins student
Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prosthetic
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
woman a night on the town with her friends in high heels." The Hopkins students now will assess whether the prosthetic has commercial appeal and would qualify for a patent. The Amputee Coalition, a voluntary health organization that serves more... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Suspect arrested in connection with assault on ice cream manGrand Am with Mississippi tag number PAV-492. Anyone with information about th
Suspect arrested in connection with assault on ice cream man
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Grand Am with Mississippi tag number PAV-492. Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-2274. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police Dep... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Southaven drug bust nets 11 arrestsmethamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine from a home in the Colonial Hills a
Southaven drug bust nets 11 arrests
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine from a home in the Colonial Hills area. Police Chief Steve Pirtle tells The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/2aigexB) the drugs were found after offices served a narcotics search warrant on the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prostheticwoman a night on the town with her friends in high heels." The Hopkins student
Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prosthetic
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
woman a night on the town with her friends in high heels." The Hopkins students now will assess whether the prosthetic has commercial appeal and would qualify for a patent. The Amputee Coalition, a voluntary health organization that serves more... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prostheticwoman a night on the town with her friends in high heels." The Hopkins student
Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prosthetic
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
woman a night on the town with her friends in high heels." The Hopkins students now will assess whether the prosthetic has commercial appeal and would qualify for a patent. The Amputee Coalition, a voluntary health organization that serves more... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Southaven drug bust nets 11 arrestsmethamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine from a home in the Colonial Hills a
Southaven drug bust nets 11 arrests
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine from a home in the Colonial Hills area. Police Chief Steve Pirtle tells The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/2aigexB) the drugs were found after offices served a narcotics search warrant on the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 29The Commercial Appeal files The triplet daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harold McComm
July 29
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
The Commercial Appeal files The triplet daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harold McCommon of Burlison, Tenn., 8 weeks old, are allowed out of their incubators at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital at feeding time on July 30, 1956. The babies, watched over by... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Report: Confinement, overrepresentation of black youth cause for concern at juvenile detentionJuvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County is located at 616 Adams Avenue. (Da
Report: Confinement, overrepresentation of black youth cause for concern at juvenile detention
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County is located at 616 Adams Avenue. (Dave Darnell/The Commercial Appeal files) A June report to the U.S. Department of Justice about juvenile detention in Memphis contains allegations of youth being... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at Memphis trucking companyRudolph says the wounded person was taken to a hospital in non-critical conditi
1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at Memphis trucking company
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Rudolph says the wounded person was taken to a hospital in non-critical condition. Witness Craig Chambers told The Commercial Appeal that he saw an armed man chase another man out of Hammond Transportation and open fire. Rudolph said... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man charged in fatal shooting on basketball courtguilty to aggravated burglary and theft of property charges. He was placed on d
Man charged in fatal shooting on basketball court
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
guilty to aggravated burglary and theft of property charges. He was placed on diversion. He will be in court Friday on the murder charge. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police Dep... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Police director finalist Patrick Melvin hopes to acclimate quickly to Memphiscannot fight crime without building trust in the community," he said. PROFILES
Police director finalist Patrick Melvin hopes to acclimate quickly to Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
cannot fight crime without building trust in the community," he said. PROFILES OF OTHER CANDIDATES Ryan Poe is a politics and policy reporter for the InforMemphis team at The Commercial Appeal. He covers city of Memphis government and p... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mulling the future of the Mid-South Coliseum and moreaccess to the city of Memphis' Division of Housing and Community Development in
Mulling the future of the Mid-South Coliseum and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
access to the city of Memphis' Division of Housing and Community Development in writing by May 27. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Good morning in Memphis, where Royal Records is launching and Rep. Akbari prepares to speak, but first... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Trucking firm owner charged with killing one, injuring another at businessat 2871 Farrisview near Interstate 240 and Lamar Avenue. Craig Chambers, who w
Trucking firm owner charged with killing one, injuring another at business
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
at 2871 Farrisview near Interstate 240 and Lamar Avenue. Craig Chambers, who works at nearby B&L Transportation, told The Commercial Appeal Wednesday that he was pulling up to the business when he saw an armed man chase another man out of Hammond... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
“Hunger Games” at The Commercial AppealIf you work for the Commercial Appeal's copy desk these days, the odds are most
“Hunger Games” at The Commercial Appeal
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 2 days ago
If you work for the Commercial Appeal's copy desk these days, the odds are most definitely not in your favor. Come to think of it, the same might be said for subscribers. Earlier this month, Gannett representatives announced intentions to eliminate... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 28The Commercial Appeal files Leading the newly created Colonial Patent-Teacher A
July 28
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
The Commercial Appeal files Leading the newly created Colonial Patent-Teacher Association in 1953 will be Mrs. J.W. Crawford (seated left) of 1049 W. Perkins, first vice president; Miss Bess Hamm (standing left) of 1576 Glenview, who will be the new... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Huckabee campaigns for David Kustoff, adding celebrity power in crowded race for Congressional seatan event held at Kustoff's campaign headquarters on Poplar Avenue, where he was
Huckabee campaigns for David Kustoff, adding celebrity power in crowded race for Congressional seat
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
an event held at Kustoff's campaign headquarters on Poplar Avenue, where he was endorsed by Huckabee. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee campaigned for Congressional candidate David Kustoff Wednesday,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Two men assault ice cream man, police sayto a hospital in noncritical condition. Police had made no arrests Wednesday.
Two men assault ice cream man, police say
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
to a hospital in noncritical condition. Police had made no arrests Wednesday. Warning: The following video contains adult language. Jody Callahan covers crime for The Commercial Appeal. He also covers a little bit of just about everythi... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Children must be empowered, take active role in their cases, say juvenile justice expertsduring the National Juvenile Justice Network Annual Forum held at the Universit
Children must be empowered, take active role in their cases, say juvenile justice experts
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
during the National Juvenile Justice Network Annual Forum held at the University of Memphis School of Law. (Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal) July 27, 2016 - Memphian Harry T. Cash III listens during a panel discussion at the National Juvenile... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
County commissioners back changes in county attorney dismissalsPolicy Committee. Both the ordinance and the resolution will go before the ful
County commissioners back changes in county attorney dismissals
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Policy Committee. Both the ordinance and the resolution will go before the full commission Monday. Linda A. Moore is part of the InforMemphis team at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on local government and covers Shelby County... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Southeast Memphispolice investigate a fatal shooting in the 2800 block of Farrisview in Southeas
1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Southeast Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
police investigate a fatal shooting in the 2800 block of Farrisview in Southeast Memphis on Wednesday. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal) A person was shot and killed and another one injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon, police said. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Rallings aims to drop interim title to become next police directorfrom Day 1 that if this is a job that God has for me then I will be obedient,"
Rallings aims to drop interim title to become next police director
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
from Day 1 that if this is a job that God has for me then I will be obedient," Rallings said in a recent interview with The Commercial Appeal. While growing up in the Scutterfield neighborhood of North Memphis, Rallings says he always knew that he... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Debra Chew: Do More Pills Make You Healthier?thought, spirituality and wellness from a Christian Science perspective. She ha
Debra Chew: Do More Pills Make You Healthier?
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
thought, spirituality and wellness from a Christian Science perspective. She has been published in USA Today, chattanoogan.com, Knoxville News Sentinel, Memphis Commercial Appeal, UK Health Triangle Magazine, and the Jackson Sun & JS Health Magaz... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Commission committee moves to finalize the tax ratethe sixth-floor commission committee room in the Vasco A. Smith Jr. Administrat
Shelby County Commission committee moves to finalize the tax rate
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
the sixth-floor commission committee room in the Vasco A. Smith Jr. Administration Building, 160 N. Main. Linda A. Moore is part of the InforMemphis team at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on local government and covers Shelby County govern... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Woman fatally shot at Southeast Memphis apartment complexname have been released by police. No arrests have been made. Anyone with inf
Woman fatally shot at Southeast Memphis apartment complex
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
name have been released by police. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-2274. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police D... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Drug ring leader in Memphis gets 25 years in prisonothers also were arrested at other locations following a five-month investigati
Drug ring leader in Memphis gets 25 years in prison
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
others also were arrested at other locations following a five-month investigation by the narcotics team; their cases are pending. Jody Callahan covers crime for The Commercial Appeal. He also covers a little bit of just about every... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Protesters call for better jobs, wagesOfficer Phil Trenary came outside to speak with protesters and agreed to meet w
Protesters call for better jobs, wages
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Officer Phil Trenary came outside to speak with protesters and agreed to meet with them on Monday. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Protesters called for better jobs and wages during a demonstration Tuesday outside the Greater Memphis... Read more
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