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...

Man says he served as lookout as friend shot Tennessee woman

A man charged in the case of a slain Tennessee nursing student said Thursday that he helped his friend unload the injured woman's body from a truck and served as a lookout when the friend shot her nea...

The Latest: Defense questions trial witness's drug use

The Latest on the trial of a man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee nursing student (all times local): 5 p.m. The lawyer for a man charged with kidnapp...

Man says he served as lookout as friend shot Tennessee woman

A man charged in the case of a slain Tennessee nursing student says he helped his friend unload the injured woman's body from a truck and served as a lookout when he shot her near a river. ...

Investigator: Blood from carport matches slain woman's DNA

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A crime scene investigator says a blood sample collected from a carport located at the home of a slain Tennessee woman matched her DNA profile. Tennessee Burea...

Trial in kidnapping, killing of Tennessee woman to start

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers are scheduled to make opening statements Monday in the trial of a man charged with killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo. Zachary Adams goes to ...

Emotional trial in case of slain Tennessee woman to begin

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — No one in the pastoral Tennessee town of Parsons will forget April 13, 2011. That was the day Clint Bobo told law enforcement he saw a man dressed in hunting ca...