Memphis police appeal for calm after marshals kill black man

U.S. 06/13/19, 20:26

Police appealed for calm Thursday in a tense Memphis neighborhood where a rock-throwing crowd gathered after federal marshals fatally shot a black man who, authorities said, had rammed a police vehicle with a stolen car. Thirty-six officers suffered minor injuries from ...

Update: US Marshals sought man for felony warrants

U.S. 06/13/19, 03:52

The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local):3:30 a.m.A spokeswoman with the Tennessee Borough of Investigation says U.S. Marshals went to a home in Memphis to look for a man with felony warrants before the suspect was ...

Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland

Entertainment 05/22/19, 23:22

A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and career of late boxing great Muhammad Ali.Graceland officials say the 80,000-square-foot (7,432-square-meter) ...

Update: Wish for man facing execution: Meal for homeless

U.S. 05/16/19, 16:05

The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Nashville church where a Tennessee death row inmate is an ordained elder is honoring the man's last wish by planning a community ...

Man faces execution for killing wife decades ago in Memphis

U.S. 05/16/19, 00:26

A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis is set for execution Thursday evening in Tennessee.Sixty-eight-year-old inmate Don Johnson is scheduled to receive a lethal injection for his conviction in the ...

Investigation of illegal painkillers targets 30 in Tennessee

Health 04/18/19, 17:23

A doctor who prescribed more than 4 million opioid pills, including to a pregnant woman who later died, is one of more than 30 medical professionals in Tennessee charged with illegally prescribing and distributing millions of painkillers, federal authorities said ...

Grizzlies fire coach JB Bickerstaff, reassign GM to scout

Sports 04/11/19, 16:01

The Memphis Grizzlies have fired coach J.B. Bickerstaff as part of a front-office shake-up in which general manager Chris Wallace was demoted to a scout.The Grizzlies announced the moves Thursday after both Bickerstaff and Wallace spoke to reporters following a ...

Bucks beat Hawks 115-107 for 60th win

Basketball 04/07/19, 21:22

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Khris Middleton added 21 to send Milwaukee to a methodical 115-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night, giving the Bucks 60 wins in a season for the first time since 1981.The Bucks, ...

Mejri, Burke lead Mavs past Grizzlies 129-127 in OT

Basketball 04/07/19, 20:26

Salah Mejri scored a career-high 19 points, including the tying basket in regulation and the first seven points of overtime as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 129-127 on Sunday night.Mejri, who had nine rebounds and four blocks, was ...

Vanderbilt hires Grizzlies assistant Jerry Stackhouse

Basketball 04/05/19, 12:11

Vanderbilt has hired Memphis Grizzlies assistant and former NBA star Jerry Stackhouse as its basketball coach.Stackhouse succeeds Bryce Drew, who was fired March 22 after he went 40-59 in three seasons. Vanderbilt was 9-23 this season and the first Southeastern ...

Spanish-language reporter detained by ICE seeks release

U.S. 04/04/19, 00:18

A detained Spanish-language reporter facing deportation after he was arrested while covering an immigration rally in Tennessee is seeking release from custody.Lawyers for Manuel Duran said Thursday that they have filed a petition seeking his release from the Etowah County ...

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