MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An exhibit of artwork, costumes and props from The Walt Disney Co. archives is on display at the Graceland Exhibition Center in Tennessee.
The 10,000-square-foot (929-square-meter) display, “Inside the Walt Disney Archives,” covers multiple Disney properties, ranging from Disney live action to animated films, Walt Disney's personal effects, items from various Disney Parks and more.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Museum will soon allow the public to view the busts of three military leaders, including a former Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader.
On Friday, officials removed a Nathan Bedford Forrest bust that had been displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol since 1978.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation now says it will likely be early August before the Interstate 40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee can reopen to traffic.
Contractors are working on phase 3 of the repairs that began after a crack was found in May in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge over the Mississippi River.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been prominently displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol for decades — over objections from Black lawmakers and activists — was removed from its pedestal Friday.
CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — A riverboat stuck in Lake Barkley in Kentucky for more than a week was freed Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The American Jazz, with 120 passengers and 54 crew members, became stuck on a sandbar last week while on a seven-night cruise between Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, according to its operator, American Cruise Lines.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man pleaded guilty Friday to being legally drunk and speeding in a 2019 vehicle crash that killed an off-duty police officer, prosecutors said.
Marquell Griffin, 52, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident involving death, driving under the influence of intoxicants or drugs, and other charges in the death of Memphis police Lt.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee death row inmate made a rare public appearance Friday during a court hearing about claims that he is intellectually disabled and should not be executed for the slayings of a mother and daughter more than 30 years ago.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old boy on the Fourth of July in Memphis, Tennessee.
Jordan Pittman was arrested Saturday on charges including first-degree murder and attempted murder in the death of Kelby Shorty and for wounding two other people who survived the holiday shooting, Memphis authorities said in court filings.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway has wanted Larry Brown to coach with him ever since he took over at his alma mater. Three years later, they have that chance at Memphis.
CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Efforts are being made to free a riverboat grounded in western Kentucky.
Dive operations were approved Sunday to assess the lake bottom for salvage operations to safely dislodge the American Jazz riverboat in Lake Barkley near Cadiz, the U.S.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A statue of journalist, teacher and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells will be unveiled as part of a week's worth of events honoring the former resident of Memphis, Tennessee.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police have issued an arrest warrant in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old boy on the Fourth of July in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Memphis Police Department said Thursday on social media that a warrant for first-degree murder and other charges has been issued in the death of Kelby Shorty.
CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — A riverboat cruising between Memphis and Nashville has become stuck on a sandbar in Lake Barkley, the boat company said Thursday.
The modern riverboat American Jazz was being assisted off the sandbar, American Cruise Lines said in an email.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Hall of Famer Larry Brown to the Tigers’ staff as an assistant, reuniting the former New York Knicks player and coach.
Brown, 80, is the only coach to win championships in both the NCAA (with Kansas in 1988) and the NBA (Detroit Pistons, 2004) over a 42-year career that also included stops in the ABA.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The last of three teenagers who escaped from a Tennessee detention center last month has been captured, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
The 17-year-old boy was found at an apartment in Memphis.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Memphis has unveiled its new $31 million student wellness center.
The school showcased the R. Brad Martin Student Wellness Center and Plaza during a ribbon cutting event last week.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Environmentalists and activists claimed victory Saturday after a company canceled plans to build an oil pipeline through southwest Tennessee and north Mississippi, and over an aquifer that provides drinking water to 1 million people.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The National Civil Rights Museum in Tennessee has named longtime educator and philanthropist Russell Wigginton as its next president.
The Memphis-based museum said Thursday that Wigginton will assume the role of president on Aug.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police officer was injured when he was hit by a car, then dragged by the vehicle, while trying to serve a subpoena Wednesday, authorities said.
The Memphis Police Department said on Twitter that the unidentified officer was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the incident in a residential neighborhood.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An infant who had been the subject of an Amber Alert in Tennessee has been found, authorities said Tuesday afternoon.
A tweet from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said 7-month-old Braylen Hunter Clark was safe, but the search continued for his noncustodial father, Barry Medlock.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An off-duty police officer who was injured in a Tennessee car crash that left two people dead has been relieved of duty with pay.
The Memphis officer, whose name hasn't been released, was in noncritical condition after the wreck, but Travis Parham, 19, and Wallace Morris, 42, died at the scene, The Daily Memphian reported.
NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx reported a nearly $2 billion profit in its most recent quarter, after reporting a loss the year before, helped by a surge in online shopping and the growth of its business-to-business shipping services.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Deputies searched Wednesday for three youths who escaped from a Tennessee detention center, authorities said.
Three 17-year-old boys escaped the Wilder Youth Development Center in Somerville between 12:45 a.m.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The grandmother of an 11-year-old Tennessee boy who was injured on a roller coaster in Missouri says doctors are concerned his legs might have to be amputated.
Aalondo Perry, who is visually impaired, was injured Sunday when he fell while getting off of The Branson Coaster during a visit to the southwest Missouri tourist town of Branson, said his grandmother Shelandra Ford.
MERCER, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee businessman was killed when his single-engine plane crashed about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from an airport, officials said.
The plane went down Monday in Mercer, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) northeast of Memphis, official said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s polarizing presence has hung over Memphis since he moved here in 1852 — his legacy cemented by a giant statue that loomed over all who passed his gravesite in a popular park.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal agents on Wednesday captured a prison inmate who escaped from a minimum security facility in Tennessee, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
Cecil Corey Haggins was found at a hotel in Manchester, about 215 miles (345 kilometers) east of Federal Correctional Institution Memphis’ satellite camp in Millington, said Tyreece Miller, the U.S.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal inmate imprisoned on drug charges has escaped from a minimum security facility in Tennessee, authorities said Tuesday.
Cecil Corey Haggins was discovered missing from Federal Correctional Institution Memphis’ satellite camp in Millington on Monday night, the Bureau of Prisons said in a news release.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Officials welcomed the first woman to lead the police department in Memphis, Tennessee, on Monday as she began her first day on the job.
“I was proud to participate in the pinning ceremony this morning of our new Police Chief C.J.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man faces charges that include first-degree murder in the perpetration of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect in what prosecutors say was a beating that killed his 2-year-old son last year.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Workers have removed the remains of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife from a Tennessee park, officials said Friday, marking another step in the process of moving their bodies out of Memphis and to a museum hundreds of miles away.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Health officials in Tennessee's most populous county are lifting most existing face mask usage requirements enacted as precautions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Shelby County Health Department order going into effect Saturday is another step in the gradual process of easing restrictions related to masks and social distancing as vaccinations continue and COVID-19 cases drop.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A hearing has been set to discuss a plea deal for a Tennessee prison inmate charged with killing a corrections administrator during a 2019 escape attempt, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that the state will pour $52 million into building a complicated wastewater discharge pipeline into a sprawling site that has failed to land potential tenants due to a lack of infrastructure buildout.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge reset a hearing on Tuesday to address a request by the ex-wife of slain NBA player Lorenzen Wright to throw out her guilty plea in his 2010 killing in Memphis, Tennessee.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Shemekia Copeland and guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram are among this year's top winners at the Blues Music Awards.
Veteran musicians Charlie Musselwhite and Elvin Bishop also won multiple awards for their album “100 Years of Blues” during Sunday's awards show, which was held online due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions.
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — A Tennessee woman is jailed without bond in Missouri for allegedly firing a gun into an SUV with four children inside in an alleged road rage incident.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An expert hired by a state prosecutors' office can conduct a mental evaluation of a Tennessee death row inmate who claims he is intellectually disabled and should not be executed for the slayings of a mother and daughter more than 30 years ago, a judge ruled Friday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to Tennessee on Thursday to learn how the closure of the Interstate 40 bridge connecting that state and Arkansas has affected freight movement since it was shut down more than three weeks ago when a crack was found in the span.
Microsoft is expanding a program designed to improve high-speed internet access in Detroit and seven other U.S. cities.
The technology giant said Wednesday that its Airband Initiative is working to provide affordable broadband, devices and other resources in Black and Latino communities.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge Wednesday set a 2022 trial date for a man charged with conspiring with the ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright to kill the former NBA player nearly 11 years ago in Memphis.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Workers arrived at a Tennessee park Tuesday to begin the process of digging up the remains of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and moving the former slave trader’s body from its longtime resting place in Memphis to a museum hundreds of miles away.
Memphis Grizzlies (38-34, eighth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Utah Jazz (52-20, first in the Western Conference during the regular season)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Utah Jazz have put themselves in position to help erase a very bad memory from last year's Florida bubble.
Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, and the top-seeded Jazz grabbed a 3-1 lead Monday night by holding off the Memphis Grizzlies 120-113.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies fans cheered Mike Conley earlier this year when he finally earned All-Star recognition in his 14th season.
Now they're trying hard not to boo the guard they loved for so long.
Utah Jazz (52-20, first in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (38-34, eighth in the Western Conference during the regular season)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell says he's working his way back to his All-Star level.
To the rest of the Utah Jazz, he looks just like himself.
Mitchell scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and the top-seeded Utah Jazz beat the Memphis Grizzlies 121-111 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit the Interstate 40 bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas that's been indefinitely closed after a crack was found in one of its steel beams.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged in a Georgia slaying has been arrested in Tennessee, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
A fugitive task force has arrested Julian Netters at a home in Memphis, U.S.