MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis police say 1 person of interest in custody in connection with fatal officer shooting. ©2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Oxford officials are sending City Shop Manager Bo Ragon to Phoenix to look at two double decker buses that are for sale. In April, the Oxford Board of Aldermen voted to pull the city's two iconic buses off the road after the current reservations were honored. At that time, there were 142 reservations. Officials authorized Ragon
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTVA) -- An urgent manhunt is underway for the person who murdered a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee. Police say 29-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn shot officer Sean Bolton multiple times last night. Investigators report Wilbourn was a passenger in a vehicle Bolton approached during a traffic stop. A neighbor used Bolton's radio to call for help for the injured
HORN LAKE, Miss. (AP) — The doors haven't even opened yet, but the DeSoto County school system's newest vocational-technology center is already a hit. Career Technology Center West in Horn Lake is the centerpiece of the 2015-16 school year as classes begin next week in Mississippi's largest public school system. Teachers report to class Monday, followed by students on Wednesday.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Laurel's Erin Morgan has been crowned Mississippi's new Miss Hospitality. Morgan said Saturday night she was overjoyed to be chosen. Morgan is a senior at Mississippi State University, where she is pursuing a degree in kinesiology. She plans to use her degree to attend physical therapy school. This is the third time a Miss Laurel contestant
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama legislators return to Montgomery on Monday looking for something that eluded them for the last five months: agreement. Legislators are resuming a special session called by Gov. Robert Bentley over a projected shortfall in the general fund budget. Bentley is asking lawmakers to approve $302 million in taxes, including a tobacco tax increase. Senate President
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Protest marchers in Alabama on Sunday embarked on the second day of their planned 860-mile trek to Washington, D.C., as part of "America's Journey for Justice." Sponsored by the NAACP, "America's Journey for Justice" is scheduled to cross through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia before reaching Washington, D.C., in mid-September. The marchers are
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials' review of the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old black man by a white police officer has he carried an air rifle in an Ohio Walmart remains unfinished as his relatives plan a rally and vigil to mark one year since his death. John Crawford III was shot Aug. 5 in the Dayton suburb of
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn overnight, injuring nine people. Sgt. Daniel Doody of the New York Police Department says the shooting happened at about 2:15 a.m. Sunday in the East New York section after an argument. He says nine people were taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds, but all their
NEW YORK (AP) — Whirlpool is recalling more than 40,000 of its Jenn-Air brand ovens after customers reported burns due to faulty oven racks. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the extendable rack inside the oven can fall out. Whirlpool received eight incident reports from customers, including one who reported second degree burns to the back and arm. The
DETROIT (AP) — Mini is recalling about 35,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because they don't meet side-impact crash-test requirements. The recall includes certain Cooper and Cooper S Hardtop two-door cars from 2014 and 2015, as well as the 2015 John Cooper Works Hardtop two-door. The company owned by BMW says that if crash-test requirements aren't met, rear-seat passengers