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    Police: Memphis Minister Accused Of Rape Video included

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    A Mid-South COGIC minister is accused of some unholy acts. 40-year-old Patrick Woods is accused of raping a close family friend.
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    Shelby County Deputies Investigating Murder In Southeast Memphis Video included

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    A man is dead, shot in the head outside a home on Bethay Street in Southeast Shelby County. More>>

    Pilot Founder Jim Haslam In Traffic Accident

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    Pilot Flying J founder Jim Haslam, the father of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, has been involved in a three-car traffic accident in Knoxville.
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    Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft Video included

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    The Israeli military says it has shot down a Syrian aircraft that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights. More>>

    TBI: Tipton Co. Man Officially Charged In Domestic Homicide

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    Dwight Alston of Drummonds, who surrendered to the Tipton County Sheriff and questioned in the Sept. 20 homicide of his wife, was officially charged by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He is being held without bond.
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    Shelby County Commission Assignments Remain In Limbo Video included

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    Shelby County Commission assignments are still in limbo, after the commission failed to approve them on Monday afternoon. The newly formed commission vowed to work together, but it looks like it might be politics as usual. More>>

    Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria Video included

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    The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe... More>>

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: More>>

    Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case Video included

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    Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor... More>>

    Winning Tigers Football Translates In Good Business

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    Saturday's big 36-17 win for Memphis over Middle Tennessee State in front of the largest crowd in eight years at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium is translating into big expectations. More>>

    Arlington High Still Open Despite Threatening Message Video included

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    An ominous message scrawled on a bathroom wall threatened students at Arlington High School on Monday but school officials made the call to keep school in session. Investigators with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office say the message threatening a school shooting was baseless but put extra deputies were in place at the school as a precaution. More>>

    Pilot Founder Jim Haslam In Traffic Accident

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    Pilot Flying J founder Jim Haslam, the father of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, has been involved in a three-car traffic accident in Knoxville. More>>

    FedEx Employees Help Build Habitat Homes During Care Week

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    A team from Federal Express spent the day working on a home for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis. More than 100 volunteers helped build 50 new homes in the Uptown district of Memphis. FedEx employees painted and put siding on one of the houses.
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    Outside Group Files Briefs In Miss. Senate Dispute

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    An Alabama group is filing legal arguments to support Chris McDaniel as he tries to overturn his Republican primary loss to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran. More>>

    Memphis Man Jailed For Alleged Attempted Rape

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    A North Memphis man was booked at the Shelby County jail for attempted rape after an incident Sunday involving a neighbor in his apartment complex, police said. More>>

    Memphian Indicted For Alleged Rape Of Stepdaughters

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    Sylvester Hayes III of Memphis has been indicted by a Shelby County grand jury on a laundry list of charges for allegedly raping his stepdaughters.
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    CANCEL City Watch: Endangered Adult Avila Thompson

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    UPDATE: Memphis Police have canceled the city watch for Avila Thompson. He has been found.
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    3 Arrested In New Albany Shooting

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    Three people have been arrested after an early morning shooting Sunday in New Albany, Miss., after police say an argument escalated between a woman and her boyfriend. More>>

    No. 10 Mississippi Knows Tougher Tests Ahead

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    Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is certainly pleased his team is undefeated and has its highest national ranking since 2009. He's also well aware the Rebels haven't really accomplished anything yet.
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    Benton Co. Man Dies From Pit Bull Attack Video included

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    A Benton County man died Sunday afternoon following a vicious attack just after midnight Saturday by a pack of pit bulls in Lamar, Miss. The dogs' owner has been charged with manslaughter.
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    Celebrating What Would Be Bishop Patterson's 75th Birthday Video included

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    He was a dynamic preacher under whose leadership the Church of God in Christ prospered and expanded to new heights worldwide. The widow of former presiding Bishop G.E. Patterson is staging a special day-long tribute on Monday to her late husband in memory of what would have been his 75th birthday. More>>

    Germantown Man Dies In Grizzly Bear Attack

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    A Germantown man has died after he was attacked by a grizzly bear in Canada.
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    Suspect's Brother Arrested In Bobo Case Appears In Court Video included

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    John Dylan Adams, the brother of Holly Bobo murder suspect Zachary Rye Adams who was arrested Thursday by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, made his first appearance in a Decatur County courtroom on Monday.
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    Chili's Will Donate Today's Profits To St. Jude

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    You got your baby back baby back ribs?
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    Monday Weather Blog - Brian Basham

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    How about this start to the Fall season? It really couldn't be any nicer. Unless ... we could do it again tomorrow.  And, we can! More>>

    Osceola Steel Mill Will Impact Mississippi Co. Video included

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    Often politicians can be accused of spewing too much hyperbole at groundbreaking ceremonies. But, in the case of touting the construction of $1.3 billion Big River Steel Mill facility in Osceola, only one word seemed to encompass what the facility will mean to the Mississippi County community. More>>

    2 West Nile Deaths In Lee and Coahoma Counties

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    State health officials are reporting two new deaths from the West Nile virus in Mississippi, bringing this year's total to five. More>>

    Cordova Man Faces 37 Years for Sexually Assaulting Child

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    A 35-year-old Cordova man is facing up to 37 years in prison man after he was convicted of child rape and aggravated sexual battery involving a nine-year-girl, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Monday. More>>

    Daily Meal Names Gus's Fried Chicken Best In America

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    Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken has just been voted the best fried chicken spot in the nation according to The Daily Meal. More>>

    Legislative Group: Miss. Parole Board Faces Backlog

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    A legislative watchdog group says some Mississippi inmates are not receiving parole hearings the first month they're eligible, and that's causing the state to spend extra money to keep them in prison longer than necessary.
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    Groundbreaking Held For New Osceola Steel Mill

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    Big River Steel LLC broke ground during a ceremony Monday morning for its new $1.3 billion steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, Arkansas.
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    What To Expect From FOX's New Show 'Gotham'

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    It's time to go back to the beginning.
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    Candlelight Vigil Held To Honor Melania Cook Video included

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    Words from friends and family members of a woman who was shot and killed during a domestic dispute in Raleigh. They gathered for a vigil to honor her and raise awareness about the rise in domestic violence. Melania Cook died Thursday in what police say was most likely a case of domestic violence.
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    Alaska Television Reporter Quits On-Air To Run Marijuana Business

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    Reporters are expected to be honest and transparent, but this Alaskan reporter may have been a little too blunt.
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    Nationwide M&M Recall Issued: Some Chocolate Candies May Contain Peanut Butter

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    Mars, Inc is recalling its MM™ theater 3.4 ounce box products, because boxes identified as milk chocolate could contain peanut butter.
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    Communities Work To Bring End To Youth Violence Video included

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    It's not just one church or group that's getting together, but several organizations, non-profits, Memphis Police and churches from different backgrounds and religions throughout the city are partnering to spread their anti-violence message. More>>

    No More MATA Shuttles For Grizzlies Games Video included

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    Some Grizzlies fans may be out of luck when it comes to getting to the game. Preseason for the Memphis Grizzlies is just weeks away, but some fans will need a new ride down to FedEx Forum. The MATA special events shuttles to Grizzlies games are off the table. Many fans who take these shuttles live out in the suburbs, some are older and handicapped and say they can't make the drive. Now with weeks to go until the first tip-off of the season, fans are finding they'll have to go without. More>>

    16-Year-Old Shot In Midtown

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    A 16-year-old is fighting for his life after being shot. It happened on Lamar Avenue in midtown about 7:45 Sunday night.
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    Accidental Shooting With BB Gun Kills Man

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    A 20 year old man is dead, after being shot in the eye with a BB gun. His teenage friend is in jail charged with reckless homicide. More>>

    Germantown To Conduct Drug "Take-Back" Program

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    The City of Germantown is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration Tennessee District to conduct a prescription drug "Take-Back" program Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two locations. Germantown Police will be collecting expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs at Kroger, 2130 Exeter Road, and Target, 9235 Poplar Avenue, near Forest Hill-Irene Road. Only pills or patches will be collected. Liquids, needles and sharps will not be accepted. The program is... More>>

    Teen Injured In Lamar Avenue Shooting

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    Memphis Police are investigating a shooting that injured a 16 year old in the 1600 block of Lamar just before 8:00 pm Sunday.
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    • Outside Group Files Briefs In Miss. Senate Dispute

      Outside Group Files Briefs In Miss. Senate Dispute

      Monday, September 22 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-09-23 00:39:14 GMT
      An Alabama group is filing legal arguments to support Chris McDaniel as he tries to overturn his Republican primary loss to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
      An Alabama group is filing legal arguments to support Chris McDaniel as he tries to overturn his Republican primary loss to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
    • McDaniel: Old Case Shows Appeal Not Filed Too Late

      McDaniel: Old Case Shows Appeal Not Filed Too Late

      Friday, September 19 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-09-19 21:04:54 GMT
      Chris McDaniel is evoking a big Mississippi political name as he tries to revive his challenge in a U.S. Senate race - current state House Speaker Philip Gunn. McDaniel lost to Sen. Thad Cochran in the June 24 Republican primary.
      Chris McDaniel is evoking a big Mississippi political name as he tries to revive his challenge in a U.S. Senate race - current state House Speaker Philip Gunn. McDaniel lost to Sen. Thad Cochran in the June 24 Republican primary.
    • McDaniel Attorneys Prep To File Appeal Arguments

      McDaniel Attorneys Prep To File Appeal Arguments

      Thursday, September 18 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-09-18 21:13:00 GMT
      Attorneys for tea party-backed Chris McDaniel face a midnight Thursday deadline to file legal arguments with the Mississippi Supreme Court. They're trying to persuade justices to revive a lawsuit that seeks to overturn McDaniel's Republican primary loss to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran.
      Attorneys for tea party-backed Chris McDaniel face a midnight Thursday deadline to file legal arguments with the Mississippi Supreme Court. They're trying to persuade justices to revive a lawsuit that seeks to overturn McDaniel's Republican primary loss to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran.
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    • Winning Tigers Football Translates In Good Business

      Winning Tigers Football Translates In Good Business

      Tuesday, September 23 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-09-23 04:06:45 GMT
      Saturday's big 36-17 win for Memphis over Middle Tennessee State in front of the largest crowd in eight years at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium is translating into big expectations.
      Saturday's big 36-17 win for Memphis over Middle Tennessee State in front of the largest crowd in eight years at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium is translating into big expectations.
    • No. 10 Mississippi Knows Tougher Tests Ahead

      No. 10 Mississippi Knows Tougher Tests Ahead

      Monday, September 22 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-09-23 00:17:43 GMT
      Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is certainly pleased his team is undefeated and has its highest national ranking since 2009. He's also well aware the Rebels haven't really accomplished anything yet.
      Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is certainly pleased his team is undefeated and has its highest national ranking since 2009. He's also well aware the Rebels haven't really accomplished anything yet.
    • Vanderbilt suspends Memphis Native Brian Kimbrow indefinitely

      Vanderbilt suspends Memphis Native Brian Kimbrow indefinitely

      Monday, September 22 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-22 22:32:53 GMT
      Vanderbilt has suspended running back Brian Kimbrow (East HS, Memphis) indefinitely for what Commodores coach Derek Mason described as "conduct detrimental to the team."The school announced Kimbrow's suspension Monday.Kimbrow rushed for a combined 754 yards over his first two seasons at Vanderbilt, but he hasn't contributed nearly as much this season. His only carry of the year resulted in a fumble in a 37-7 season-opening loss to Temple.Kimbrow, a junior from Memphis, Tennessee, rushed for 3...
      Vanderbilt has suspended running back Brian Kimbrow (East HS, Memphis) indefinitely for what Commodores coach Derek Mason described as "conduct detrimental to the team."The school announced Kimbrow's suspension Monday.Kimbrow rushed for a combined 754 yards over his first two seasons at Vanderbilt, but he hasn't contributed nearly as much this season. His only carry of the year resulted in a fumble in a 37-7 season-opening loss to Temple.Kimbrow, a junior from Memphis, Tennessee, rushed for 3...
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