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Improper joinder of offenses leads to reversal

This week, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals vacated and dismissed a conviction for criminal exposure to human immunodeficiency virus because it was improperly joined to an aggravated rape charge.  619 more words

Election Commission to host free class on how to run for office

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Shelby County Election Commission will be holding a free class on how to run for office for those interested in politics and wanting to make a difference. 132 more words


Multiple armed robberies reported in Memphis during frigid temperatures

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Many people in the Mid-South are enjoying these recent days off from work or school due to weather conditions, but criminals haven’t been doing the same. 372 more words


Thousands honor King at National Civil Rights Museum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Thousands of people have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with song and dance at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. 119 more words


Sons of Confederate Veterans take action Against the removal of Confederate Statues

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – The removal of the Confederate statues in Memphis parks has the Sons of Confederate Veterans taking action.

Descendants of Nathan Bedford Forrest joined the Sons of Confederate Veterans in filing a petition with the Tennessee Historical Commission. 42 more words


Police probe man's claim that wife died on Graceland trip

Police in Ohio are investigating what happened to a woman who went with her husband to see Elvis Presley’s Graceland.

The woman’s husband told police in Hartville that they were in Memphis,  104 more words


Memphis pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – A publishing house has canceled plans to publish a book by a Tennessee pastor who has been accused of sexual assault. 109 more words