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KFDA-TV Amarillo
#NC10SC: History of Memphis, Texasneighbor to that neighbor. You get to know people in that community." And who
#NC10SC: History of Memphis, Texas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 hours ago
neighbor to that neighbor. You get to know people in that community." And who says you cant have fun in a small town? The Memphis City Park - a pride of the community - has a 500 seat amphitheater that was built back during the WPA days. Plays and... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Gulp: Bass Pro Wants $110 millionproject mastermind. There is no clarification of fees, but Lipscomb and interim
Gulp: Bass Pro Wants $110 million
The Memphis Flyer / Posted yesterday
project mastermind. There is no clarification of fees, but Lipscomb and interim mayor Myron Lowery and their allies on the Memphis City Council made a big fuss over the proposed fee that would have been charged by Henry Turley for his aborted Fair... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ballhad to deal with only three — Kustoff, then County Commissioner (now state Sena
Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ball
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 4 days ago
had to deal with only three — Kustoff, then County Commissioner (now state Senate Majority Leader) Mark Norris, and then Memphis City Councilman Brent Taylor. But Blackburn, who had led the charge back then against a state income tax (even to the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Teens learn skills, fight blight through city’s Operation Restart programof entities that include city government, Shelby County Schools, nonprofit grou
Teens learn skills, fight blight through city’s Operation Restart program
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
of entities that include city government, Shelby County Schools, nonprofit group Neighborhoods Running Neighborhoods and Memphis City Beautiful. The project was a brainchild of school board member Stephanie Love and Shep Wilbun with... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Meet the Police Director candidatesbe conducted in August. Shortly after that, the mayor will announce his select
Meet the Police Director candidates
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
be conducted in August. Shortly after that, the mayor will announce his selection who will then need to be approved by the Memphis City Council. To help the community get to know the candidates, the city also released a small biography on each... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council ‘strongly recommends’ Rallings for police director jobMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis City Council has approved a resolution to strongl
City Council ‘strongly recommends’ Rallings for police director job
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 6 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis City Council has approved a resolution to strongly recommend Mike Rallings as the permanent police director for the police department. "In my eyes, he's the one. He's earned it." Councilman Edmund Ford, Jr. was adamant... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Overton parking plan advances through council committeeA Memphis City Council committee voted Tuesday to recommend for approval an ame
Overton parking plan advances through council committee
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
A Memphis City Council committee voted Tuesday to recommend for approval an amended version of Mayor Jim Strickland's plan to end parking on the Overton Park greensward. The plan, as outlined Monday, has the blessing of the Memphis Zoo and the... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Ernest Withers Home to Become Museumchances are my father may not have been there because he was at home with us. T
Ernest Withers Home to Become Museum
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 6 days ago
chances are my father may not have been there because he was at home with us. That was our quality time with him." The Memphis City Council voted last week to re-zone the Withers home as a single-lot historic district. The rambler fashioned... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council live: Greensward, residency requirements on docketneed Overton Park's green space for parking during a council meeting Tuesday. (
Council live: Greensward, residency requirements on docket
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
need Overton Park's green space for parking during a council meeting Tuesday. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) The Memphis City Council could vote today to resolve the Overton Park greensward crisis, and to require new city employees to... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Both Zoo, Overton Park support new version of mayor’s plan that ends Greensward parkingparties have worked since January to come to an agreement on this plan. It wil
Both Zoo, Overton Park support new version of mayor’s plan that ends Greensward parking
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
parties have worked since January to come to an agreement on this plan. It will next be up for consideration at the Memphis City Council meeting Tuesday. Dr. Chuck Brady, the Memphis Zoo president and CEO, said the extra spots will help... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Greensward vote to headline busy Memphis City Council dayThe future of the Overton Park greensward could be determined as the Memphis Ci
Greensward vote to headline busy Memphis City Council day
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
The future of the Overton Park greensward could be determined as the Memphis City Council discusses the issue Tuesday. Tuesday could be the beginning of the end for the Memphis Zoo's use of the Overton Park greensward for overflow parking. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Graduation rates among African-Americans rise in Memphis; education gap with white residents closesrate for Shelby County Schools for the 2014-15 academic year was 75 percent. Tw
Graduation rates among African-Americans rise in Memphis; education gap with white residents closes
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
rate for Shelby County Schools for the 2014-15 academic year was 75 percent. Two years earlier, the rate for the legacy Memphis City Schools, which was absorbed into SCS after surrendering its charter, was 67.6 percent. And those figures don't... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Former state Rep. Hudson Hallum sentencedthat election and won the District 54 House seat. Former West Memphis Police O
Former state Rep. Hudson Hallum sentenced
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 days ago
that election and won the District 54 House seat. Former West Memphis Police Officer Sam Malone, age 32, and former West Memphis City Councilman Phillip Wayne Carter, age 44, who also pled guilty to the conspiracy charge, were sentenced in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Rallings among six finalists for Memphis police director jobin August. Shortly after that, the mayor will announce his appointee. The appoi
Rallings among six finalists for Memphis police director job
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
in August. Shortly after that, the mayor will announce his appointee. The appointment is subject to approval by the Memphis City Council. As this is a personnel issue, Mayor Strickland will not comment further on the process. This story... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cash handoff seen in photo, FBI testifiesbeen disclosed to jurors in the bribery case. Carter, then a Crittenden County
Cash handoff seen in photo, FBI testifies
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
been disclosed to jurors in the bribery case. Carter, then a Crittenden County juvenile probation officer and former West Memphis city councilman, pleaded guilty in September 2012, along with three other men including then-state Rep. Hudson... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City Council resolution would recommend Rallings’ appointment to top police jobresources and programming to positively impact the African-American community.
City Council resolution would recommend Rallings’ appointment to top police job
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
resources and programming to positively impact the African-American community. Yalonda M. James The Commercial Appeal Memphis City Council members could debate a resolution Tuesday that "strongly recommends" that Mayor Jim Strickland remove... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
City Council to Vote on CLERB Subpoena Powerbut eventually fizzled out. The original board lacked power to subpoena witness
City Council to Vote on CLERB Subpoena Power
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 11 days ago
but eventually fizzled out. The original board lacked power to subpoena witnesses and documents. However, last fall, the Memphis City Council voted to allow the board to indirectly subpoena officers and paperwork through the board's liaison on... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Woke: Was the Protest on the Bridge a Sign of Real Change to Come?(MPD) interim director Michael Rallings had asked him to stay away. Instead, he
Woke: Was the Protest on the Bridge a Sign of Real Change to Come?
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 11 days ago
(MPD) interim director Michael Rallings had asked him to stay away. Instead, he gathered his senior leadership team at Memphis City Hall and stayed in "constant communication" with MPD and other emergency management agencies. "To those who... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
National Civil Rights Museum names Soledad O'Brien, Benjamin Crump among Freedom Award honoreesmuseum also said it will present a special tribute to the Memphis 13, a group o
National Civil Rights Museum names Soledad O'Brien, Benjamin Crump among Freedom Award honorees
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
museum also said it will present a special tribute to the Memphis 13, a group of black first graders who first desegregated Memphis city schools. This year’s award theme is: “And Justice for All.” Museum president Terri Lee Freeman said the 25th... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
SCS report praises charters for student behavior, retention21 percent in other SCS schools. Outliers to that trend include nearly all of
SCS report praises charters for student behavior, retention
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
21 percent in other SCS schools. Outliers to that trend include nearly all of the schools run by former Memphis mayor and Memphis City Schools Superintendent Willie Herenton. His DuBois Leadership High School had nearly 40 percent of its students... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
March sparks discussion of poverty in the Memphis communityMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis city leaders said the Black Lives Matter movement enc
March sparks discussion of poverty in the Memphis community
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis city leaders said the Black Lives Matter movement encompasses several causes. Organizers said they're trying to make a systematic change, ending poverty, mass incarceration and more. "It's not just about MPD and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga Football Club takes Southeastern title in close win over Memphis Cityheader with just over a minute to play in regulation Saturday night lifted the
Chattanooga Football Club takes Southeastern title in close win over Memphis City
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
header with just over a minute to play in regulation Saturday night lifted the Chattanooga FC to a thrilling 2-1 win over Memphis City at a rowdy Finley Stadium. CFC will host the next round of the NPSL playoffs next Saturday after winning the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Vandals target Nathan Bedford Forrest statue againisn't the first time vandals targeted the statue. The same message was spray pa
Vandals target Nathan Bedford Forrest statue again
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
isn't the first time vandals targeted the statue. The same message was spray painted in the same location last August. Memphis City Council is seeking permission to relocate the statue and the graves of Forrest and his wife after the city... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judge: Ruling is no out for Suhlexpected to testify against Suhl. Also expected to testify as a witness for the
Judge: Ruling is no out for Suhl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
expected to testify against Suhl. Also expected to testify as a witness for the government is Phillip Carter, a former West Memphis city councilman and Crittenden County juvenile probation officer who has admitted to being a middleman who helped... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga Football Club rolls past Knoxville, goes for title tonight vs. Memphisnight and we were on the road playing on a field we're not used to. But we're n
Chattanooga Football Club rolls past Knoxville, goes for title tonight vs. Memphis
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
night and we were on the road playing on a field we're not used to. But we're not thinking about that so much as winning." Memphis City, the No. 2 seed, shut out third-seeded New Orleans 3-0. The CFC-Memphis match will begin at 7:30 tonight at... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 9The Commercial Appeal files , 1921 — The steamship "Memphis City" is laun
July 9
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
The Commercial Appeal files , 1921 — The steamship "Memphis City" is launched at Mobile, Alabama, on Saturday, , 1921. Miss Mary Budd Stewart was chosen by the Memphis Chamber of Commerce to christen the ship, which was built at the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Answers elusive in hopes of settling differences boiling over in police shootingsat a rally against police shootings of young black men. Sara Lewis, retired as
Answers elusive in hopes of settling differences boiling over in police shootings
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
at a rally against police shootings of young black men. Sara Lewis, retired assistant superintendent and curriculum for Memphis City Schools, said she never thought she would see tragedies like the recent ones that have happened across the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Shutdown defense has Chattanooga Football Club top-seeded for playoffsthis could be a special season. We've just got to keep moving forward. The next
Shutdown defense has Chattanooga Football Club top-seeded for playoffs
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
this could be a special season. We've just got to keep moving forward. The next game is the biggest game." New Orleans and Memphis City FC will play in the first semifinal at 5. Tonight's winners will meet Saturday at 7:30 p.m. for the conference... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Proposed landfill expansion near school has some dividedany better than garbage. “Kind of like a double-edged sword, one just a lot sh
Proposed landfill expansion near school has some divided
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 18 days ago
any better than garbage. “Kind of like a double-edged sword, one just a lot sharper than the other one,” he said. Memphis City Council member Berlin Boyd said he's concerned about the message a landfill expansion sends to Frayser... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Rallings: Residency requirement would hurt Memphis policewere hired during a period when officers were required to live in Shelby County
Rallings: Residency requirement would hurt Memphis police
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 days ago
were hired during a period when officers were required to live in Shelby County. The third group is required to live in Memphis city limits, and the fourth group pays to live outside the county, he said. He suggested the city instead... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Week That Was: Greensward, Guns, and WineStrickland said his plan is a by-product of the mediation talks. The final dec
Week That Was: Greensward, Guns, and Wine
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 18 days ago
Strickland said his plan is a by-product of the mediation talks. The final decision on the plan, though, will fall to the Memphis City Council, which was slated to vote on the matter Tuesday. However, council chairman Kemp Conrad, who said he... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Dear Chuck Brady ...If Memphis City Council chairman Kemp Conrad has his way, the council will post
Dear Chuck Brady ...
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 18 days ago
If Memphis City Council chairman Kemp Conrad has his way, the council will postpone immediate action on the compromise plan for the Memphis Zoo and the Overton Park Greensward announced last week by Mayor Strickland. We think Conrad's motion is... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CFC Hosts Southeast Conference Tournament Friday, SaturdayOrleans on Saturday and Knoxville on Tuesday. CFC will play the late game on F
CFC Hosts Southeast Conference Tournament Friday, Saturday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 19 days ago
Orleans on Saturday and Knoxville on Tuesday. CFC will play the late game on Friday at 7:30pm against the Knoxville Force. Memphis City FC will face either New Orleans in the earlier match at 5:00pm. All games will be played at Finley Stadium,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
MPD, Downtown Commission give Beale Street Bucks, security updateMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- On Tuesday, the Downtown Memphis Commission and the Memphis P
MPD, Downtown Commission give Beale Street Bucks, security update
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- On Tuesday, the Downtown Memphis Commission and the Memphis Police Department showed the Memphis City Council how their new Beale Street Bucks program is working so far. The program started at the beginning of the summer after... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council postpones CLERB voteMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- After an hour long discussion, the Memphis City Council postp
City Council postpones CLERB vote
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- After an hour long discussion, the Memphis City Council postponed a vote on the ordinance curbing subpoena issues with CLERB. No decision was made Tuesday regarding asking the council to subpoena for them. CLERB will be discussed... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Greensward parking ordinance being held two weeksMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council has voted to delay the vote on an ord
Greensward parking ordinance being held two weeks
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council has voted to delay the vote on an ordinance regarding the parking situation on the Greensward. Supporters of both the Memphis Zoo and the Overton Park Conservancy packed into the meeting on Tuesday. They... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga FC Rolls Into The Playoffsrecord. CFC will play the late game on Friday at 7:30 p.m. against either the N
Chattanooga FC Rolls Into The Playoffs
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 days ago
record. CFC will play the late game on Friday at 7:30 p.m. against either the New Orleans Jesters or the Knoxville Force. Memphis City FC will face either New Orleans or Knoxville in the earlier match at 5 p.m. All games will be played at Fort... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Defense: Ruling an out for Suhlacts and is serving 21/2 years in federal prison. He is to testify against Suhl
Defense: Ruling an out for Suhl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
acts and is serving 21/2 years in federal prison. He is to testify against Suhl, as is Phillip Carter, a former West Memphis city councilman and Crittenden County juvenile probation officer who is serving two years after admitting to being a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 4"I firmly believe we are on our way. City Hall! City Hall! City Hall!" Herenton
July 4
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 22 days ago
"I firmly believe we are on our way. City Hall! City Hall! City Hall!" Herenton, 51, who officially ended 12 years as Memphis city schools superintendent only days ago, said "something is wrong in Memphis, Tenn." 50 years ago: 1966 Former... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Will Roberts scores twice in 3-0 Chattanooga FC winin the NPSL's Southeast Conference, CFC (10-1-2, 8-0-1) still has one more regu
Will Roberts scores twice in 3-0 Chattanooga FC win
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
in the NPSL's Southeast Conference, CFC (10-1-2, 8-0-1) still has one more regular-season match, Tuesday at Knoxville. Memphis City FC (5-3-2) defeated Knoxville (4-5) on Saturday, 2-1, and earned the second seed in its first season. New... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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York Daily Record
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
York Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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11 News Houston
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
11 News Houston / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Mother now charged with murder in fatal stabbing of her 4 childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother now charged with murder in fatal stabbing of her 4 children
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four childrenof four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total o
Mother charged in fatal stabbing of her four children
KING5 Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
of four adults and two children in Binghamton. As of Friday evening, a total of 115 homicides had been recorded within the Memphis city limits, including several children and teenagers. This year's homicide count is on track to exceed the 2015... Read more
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