Blue flu? Dozens of Memphis police call in sick
July 5, 2014
Nearly 200 Memphis police officers called in sick over the last few days, forcing police brass to redeploy officers and request assistance from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. All of this comes after the Memphis City Council approved the mayor's proposal to cut retiree health insurance subsidies in June. The proposal also increased premiums for employees and retirees.
Sun Studio marks anniversary of Elvis record'That's All Right'
July 5, 2015
Fans celebrated the 60th anniversary of Elvis Presley's recording of "That's All Right" at Sun Studio on Saturday. That's all right, Mama Every year Donnie and Colleen Adkins drive 750 miles from Michigan to Memphis for Elvis Week. But on Saturday, the couple made a special trip to
Ride shares Uber and Lyft drive in Memphis with looming cease-and-desist
July 14, 2014
Uber and Lyft drivers defy city's cease and desist letter and keep hauling Memphis passengers Monday. Lyft and Uber continued to drive customers in Memphis Monday, despite the city sending a cease-and-desist letter last week. City officials said they weren’t cracking down on the upstart ride services because they
Demolition will open way for small Downtown park on Madison | Park will appear where Anderton's once stood
July. 18, 2014
The purchase of 151 Madison comes at a time when entrepreneurs have brought new life to Madison storefronts. In a Downtown where one fifth of the office space stands vacant, a big bank and local merchants have allied to bring life to a little boarded up piece of Madison.
Veterans grill VA officials at Cohen town hall
June 27, 2014
SDeck for this story can go in right here herer Deck for this story can go in right here herer Vietnam veteran Archie Collins pulled a respirator mask off his face and shouted at three officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs who attended U.S. Rep Steve Cohen's VA
Two teens charged with attempted murder in South Memphis police shooting
June 25 2014
Two teenagers were arrested on charges of evading arrest and attempted first-degree murder after suspects fired at police officers following a traffic stop. Two teenagers were arrested on charges of evading arrest and attempted first-degree murder after suspects fired at police officers following a traffic stop. Police
City shelter re-opens after parvo strikes twice
June 16 2014
The city-operated animal shelter will reopen Tuesday after discovery of the life-threatening parvovirus for dogs led to euthanizing more than 10 animals this past weekend, according to a series of emails and press releases from the facility's leadership.