Deadly police raid fuels call to end 'no knock' warrants

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It’s the stuff of nightmares: Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend were in bed when a trio of armed men smashed through the front door. Gunfire erupted, killing the 26-year-old blac...

Music industry mainstay Knox Phillips dies in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Knox Phillips, the son of renowned music producer Sam Phillips and an enthusiastic ambassador of Memphis music who worked on records by Jerry Lee Lewis, Willie Nelson and John Pr...

Backup coronavirus hospital in Memphis worries residents

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Faced with the threat of overburdened hospitals, states across the country are converting convention centers, sports facilities and performance spaces into backup treatment sites...

Long lines mar Super Tuesday voting in two biggest states

Voters stood in line for two hours at some California precincts on Super Tuesday, but that was nothing to what some voters endured in Texas, where some ballots were finally being cast at midnight. ...

Tornadoes, virus fears, machines disrupt some voting

Deadly tornadoes knocked out polling places in Tennessee, fears over the coronavirus left some precincts short of election workers and long lines frustrated voters in California and Texas as Super Tue...

Democrats: Judge extends Tennessee voting in storm-hit area

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has extended voting hours in a Nashville-area county after four Democratic presidential candidates sued to keep Super Tuesday polls open after tornado damage there, a Dem...

Some states make it harder for college students to vote

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University student Will Newell wishes it was easier for college students like him to cast ballots in Tennessee, one of 14 states holding a presidential primary on Supe...

Tennessee inmate indicted in death of prisons administrator

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate accused of killing a corrections administrator and escaping prison on a tractor has been indicted on charges including premeditated murder and rape. ...

Markers recognizing 2 lynchings in Tennessee to be installed

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — In 1886, an African American domestic worker was accused of poisoning her white employer in Jackson, Tennessee. A mob broke into the city's jail, dragged Eliza Woods to the court...

Tennessee's largest county to keep welcoming refugees

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The mayor of Tennessee's largest county on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to welcome refugees, amid a drop in the number of people who are coming to the Memphis area as they fl...

Lawmakers discuss prison policies in administrator's killing

Tennessee's corrections chief said Tuesday that it is “worth looking at” adding video surveillance cameras at residences located at a state prison following a corrections administrator's killing earli...

Voters in Memphis head to the polls to select mayor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Voters in Memphis, Tennessee, are deciding who will lead the city for the next four years as they cast ballots in a contentious mayor’s race. Polls close at 7 p...

11 brothers from Alabama, 158 years of US military service

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — The sons of Ben and Hattie Davis give special meaning to the term 'band of brothers.' Eleven in all, their combined 158 years of service to the U.S. military mak...

Arrested reporter slams conditions at US detention centers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who was recently released from immigration custody says he was held for 15 months in detention centers that were plagued by insects and he had to bath...

Spanish-language reporter released from immigration custody

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who has been facing deportation since his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee has been released from custody as his case proceed...