Storm: 2 dead, several hurt as bus overturns near Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A tour bus overturned on an icy highway ramp south of Memphis on Wednesday, leaving two people dead and several others injured as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South wi...

Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from US

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who faces deportation after his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee says he was unjustly detained and faces danger if sent back ...

Out of power for years, Tennessee Democrats see some hope

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Democrats know something about disappointment. The last time voters chose a governor, the party pinned its hopes on a longshot punchline named Charlie Brown. He was tro...

Forrest's relatives seek millions to move grave from park

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest are demanding $30 million from the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and a nonprofit to move his remains from a park and settle ...

APNewsBreak: 1940 civil rights worker slaying case reopened

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The investigation into the 1940 slaying of civil rights worker Elbert Williams in Tennessee is being reopened. Haywood County District Attorney Garry Brown said...

Rough governor's race highlights Tennessee primary election

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four candidates who have spent tens of millions of dollars of their own wealth fighting over who is more devoted to President Donald Trump are facing off in the Republican prim...

St. Jude: $100M for children with cancer global outreach

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee has announced it will invest $100 million to expand its global outreach program in hopes of improving access to medical care fo...

Cyberattack on Tennessee election website preceded outage

An intentional cyberattack and suspicious activity by foreign computers preceded the crash of a website that was reporting results in a Tennessee county's primary elections, a cyber-security firm said...

Rekindling of King's 'Poor People's Campaign' takes shape

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When he was killed 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was working on a campaign to unite poor people of diverse backgrounds to demand better homes, jobs and education....

Bernice King discusses her father, his legacy in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Bernice King stared with purpose at the video of her father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., concentrating on the tired look in his eyes as he spoke to reporters in the days bef...

Holder at MLK event: Age of bullies, bigots not fully over

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, "the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us," ...

Visiting Memphis 50 years after King's assassination

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. The civil rights leader's...

King's words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

ATLANTA (AP) — Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil ...

Murder trial to open in horrific burning death of woman, 19

BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A murder trial is set to begin in the death of a 19-year-old former high school cheerleader found set on fire nearly three years ago along a back road in Mississippi. ...

Marshals official says man offered to make plea in Bobo case

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A U.S. Marshals inspector says a jail inmate he interviewed about a missing Tennessee woman said he would plead to charges in the case, a year before another man was charged wit...