JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Attorneys for the state of Mississippi are trying to persuade a federal judge to let a restrictive new abortion law to take effect, while those representing the state's only abortion clinic are asking the judge to extend the temporary hold he put on the law. The... more »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis has fired head coach Larry Porter after going 3-21 in two seasons leading his alma mater. The university announced Porter's dismissal Sunday morning in a release. Porter's firing came after Saturday's 44-7 loss at Southern Mississippi, leaving the Tigers 2-10 this season. Fan interest in... more »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Fans of Elvis Presley are making their way to Graceland for a candlelight vigil to honor the 34th anniversary of the singer's death.
Every year, thousands of people trek to Memphis from around the world to remember Elvis' death on Aug. 16, 1977. The main... more »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A five-CD box set featuring Elvis Presley's first two albums will be unveiled this week to mark the King's breakout year.
Music producer Ernst Jorgensen and his team have assembled a box set called "Young Man with the Big Beat." Jorgensen will be unveiling the... more »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Mississippi River has hit its high point in Memphis, Tenn., so things shouldn't get any worse. But there's still quite a mess to clean up.
The National Weather Service says the river crested early this morning at just under 48 feet, falling short of... more »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - River watchers say it looks like the Mississippi is starting to level out around Memphis, Tenn., and could crest tonight, just shy of a record.
Parts of low-lying neighborhoods in the city are under water and more than 1,000 people have been forced to flee... more »
Election officials are touting air conditioned polling places in Tennessee as a dangerous heat wave bakes a large swath of the nation from Texas to New York.
Heat advisories or warnings were in effect in 18 states Thursday, with temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and high humidity... more »
A medical helicopter has crashed in western Tennessee and state officials say three crew members were killed.
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Jeremy Heidt in Nashville says it was a medical flight that crashed into a field shortly after 6 a.m. local time during a rainstorm 55 miles northeast... more »
MEMPHIS - A missing persons case involving a Memphis mother of five reached a shocking end Wednesday after the woman's body was discovered stuffed inside a bed frame in a motel, WMC-TV of Memphis reported.
A police report cited by the NBC News affiliate said the woman, Sony Millbrook,... more »