U of M paid $2.3 million to run mostly empty buses
April 22, 2016
About 85 percent of the seats on the busses that traverse the campus area five days a week are empty, and some buses make a full round-trip completely empty. The U of M paid nearly $725,000 in 2015 to Groome Transportation of Tennessee, the private company that operates the shuttles.
Violent sorority hazing haunts University, officials refuse to identify suspects
Apr 8, 2015
After suffering insults, slaps to the face and being forced to answer to nicknames like “Fail,” 11 University of Memphis sorority pledges stood in line for one last humiliation. Other Zetas jeered as a tall women went down the line beating faces. During the attack, one pledge heard the crunch of her own nose breaking.
University too busy to write parking citations
Feb. 22, 2016
The amount of money the U of M pulled in from parking tickets decreased by about $94,000 in 2015 from the pervious year. This is the biggest drop in seven years.
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.