WASHINGTON — District Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, in pink coat, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier and other officials walk toward reporters shortly after investigators found no evidence of a shooter at the Washington Navy Yard...
WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans blamed the Obama administration’s immigration policies for murders committed by immigrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexican border illegally. They also pushed for new laws that...
The historic "E" shaped dormitory will close at the end of this semester much to the disappointment to those who live there. Aoife Whiteacre, 20, resident assistant in Mynders stands in front of a portrait of Elisabeth Mynders, daughter to the University of Mmephis's first president. Some say Mynders' ghost roams the halls…
As students headed to their cars parked near Southern avenue, their leisurely walk quickly turned into a mad sprint when the echo of a locomotive’s air horn boomed across the University of Memphis main campus...
Minutes before 6 a.m. the University of Memphis again canceled classes at all of its locations on Wednesday Feb 18, according to their official twitter account.
This is the third day in a row that classes have been canceled due to the weather...
U of M professor salaries are below the average for professors in peer institutions. At the same time, newly hired academics are being hired at higher wages than those who’ve worked at the U of M for years...
WASHINGTON – After locking down the Washington Navy Yard for hours amid reports of a possible shooting Thursday morning, officials said there had been no shooting at the site of a mass murder two years ago.
At a press conference nearly four hours after the first call to police, Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier confirmed there was no shooter and no casualties.
WASHINGTON – Until the night Libyan lawyer and activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead, the people of Benghazi thought they were still safe from assassination behind the concrete courtyard walls and thick wooden doors of their own homes.
In the summer of 2014, women who might have been targets still feared being shot in their cars or while walking down the street – but not in their houses, said Wafa Bugaighis, chargé d’affaires at the Embassy of Libya in Washington and Salwa Bugaighis’ first cousin.
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
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.
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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
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.
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.
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
How the University of Memphis deals with sexual assaults on campus varies, and is usually hidden from public view. f the sexual assault survivor chooses to not report the crime to police, then how (or if) the university punishes an alleged attacker will likely remain a secret.
Understanding the University’s closed-door policies on sexual assault when police are not involved is crucial because for every victim of sexual violence that goes to the police, there likely are dozens who remain silent.
Two fraternities at the University of Memphis are being told they cannot hold social events on campus after a homecoming step show Thursday that ended in a confrontation and evacuation of the Rose Theater.Some are even suggesting that the university treats members of the mostly black NPHC fraternities more harshly than fraternities in the mostly white Interfraternity Council.
Student government is pushing to create a new office of gender and sexuality at the University of Memphis. The proposed office is much needed and long overdue, advocates say. While the groups like the Hispanic Student Association and African Student Association get support from the U of M’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, LGBT and woman rights groups have no such advising hub
Accusations of discriminations and incompetence were exchanged between the University of Memphis and one of its former employees, Curt Guenther, during day three of a wrongful termination hearing.Although these statements were closing arguments, it’s most likely not the last time these charges will be made.
Students willing to pay for garage parking may get a new phone app that will tell them which lots are full.Student government is working with campus parking services to develop the app, said David Knowles, president of student government, during Thursday’s student senate meeting.