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Teen arrested after trying to rob pizza delivery driver

Memphis, Tenn. — A teenager has been arrested in connection with the attempted robbery of a pizza delivery driver.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, the 16-year-old suspect tried to rob the driver in the 4200 block of Long Creek on Saturday night. 188 more words


SCS officials investigate school fight involving principal after video surfaces online

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A video that appears to show a Shelby County principal getting rough with a student has surfaced online.

“That’s uncalled for,” a parent said.  365 more words


Tennessee tourism: $20B spent in 2017, $1.8B in tax revenue

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State officials say a record-setting $20.8 billion was spent on tourism in Tennessee last year, a 6.3 percent increase from 2016.

Gov. Bill Haslam revealed Tuesday that Tennessee brought in $1.8 billion in state and local tax revenue from tourism, a 7.6 percent increase from 2016. 72 more words


Pedestrian killed in southeast Shelby County

Shelby Co., Tenn. — A pedestrian was struck and killed in the southeast part of Shelby County.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m. Friday night. 50 more words


Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of the Mid-South cancelled

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County and most of the rest of the Mid-South were under a severe thunderstorm watch Monday.

The affected counties include all of the WREG viewing area in West Tennessee, plus the Mississippi counties north of Lafayette. 189 more words


Hey, Shelby County! Do you know any 8th-11th grade leaders?

The Shelby County Health Department’s #WeDontPuff Youth Advocacy Council is currently accepting applications for membership and executive positions. The #WeDontPuff Youth Advocacy Council was created to empower the youth of Shelby County to become leaders and take action against the youth related tobacco problems affecting their peers and communities. 64 more words

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Shelby County officer treated for possible fentanyl exposure

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — An officer was treated for possible fentanyl exposure after he began decontaminating a car, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Earle Farrell said. 186 more words