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...

River flooding in Tennessee ruins cotton, soybean crops

RIPLEY, Tenn. (AP) — Lush green fields of cotton and soybeans are turning into lakes as flooding from the overfull Mississippi River inundates thousands of acres of farmland in west Tennessee. ...

25 officers injured in Memphis after marshals kill fugitive

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Armed officers and an angry crowd faced off after a Tennessee man was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals in a working-class Memphis neighborhood. People in the crowd...

Police, angry crowd face off after shooting in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Armed officers and an angry crowd faced off after a Tennessee man was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals in a working-class Memphis neighborhood. People in the crowd...

Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and c...

Graceland boss says he is not threatening to leave Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the company that controls Graceland says he is not threatening to move the Memphis, Tennessee-based tourist attraction centered on the life of singer Elvis Presley if...

Spanish-language reporter detained by ICE seeks release

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A detained Spanish-language reporter facing deportation after he was arrested while covering an immigration rally in Tennessee is seeking release from custody. ...

Eastman Chemical, Conduit Global cutting jobs in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Eastman Chemical Co. says it is cutting an undisclosed number of jobs globally, citing "the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute" and an economic slowdown in Europe. ...

Waters start to slowly recede in parts of flooded South

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority said Thursday that rivers in its vast network of waterways are starting to recede, but flood-stricken residents shouldn't exhale just yet as TVA co...

FedEx Logistics establishing new HQ in downtown Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx Logistics is establishing a new headquarters in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, and bringing 700 jobs along with it. FedEx Logistics CEO Richard W. Smith and...

Electrolux closing Memphis plant, reinvesting in Springfield

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Swedish appliance maker Electrolux says it is stopping production at its Memphis, Tennessee, factory while investing $250 million in a separate facility in the state. ...

Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

German automaker Volkswagen says its factory in Tennessee will be the focus of an $800 million investment in its manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America. Volkswagen said ...