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  • Memphis mother holds candlelight vigil for third child killed within 6 years
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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis mother honored and remembered her son during a candlelight vigil Monday night. A tight-knit family gathered together to remember 26-year-old Marion Lofton. Lofton was shot in front of a house on Baltic and Fax in Binghampton on July 16, 2017. Police say he was found lying on the... Read more »
  • Caught on camera: Hardeman County deputy’s gun goes off in convenience store
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    BOLIVAR, Tenn. -- In the heart of Bolivar, the BP station right in the middle of town gets a lot of traffic. “It’s pretty busy all the time," Reggie Dortch said. That’s part of what makes video obtained by WREG inside so concerning. It shows a deputy with the Hardeman County Sheriff’s... Read more »
  • Local business gives free wigs, makeovers to elderly women
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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. —  A Whitehaven business owner is giving back. She's using the power of a makeover to help make some women in our area feel pretty, pampered and empowered. "Some people cry, because when you do get your nails and hair done you feel empowered," Kim Kill, the owner of Mink... Read more »
  • Mayor Strickland decides to keep controversial downtown mural
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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Downtown civil rights mural isn't going anywhere. Mayor Strickland made the decision Monday afternoon after the city considered painting over it. Towering high above the corner of MLK Avenue and South Main, the civil rights mural depicts icons like Ida B. Wells. Painted in 2016, the mural includes a... Read more »
  • Vols suspend Thaxton after arrest on domestic assault charge
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    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee has suspended defensive lineman Ryan Thaxton from team activities following his arrest on charges of false imprisonment and domestic assault. University of Tennessee police say Thaxton was arguing with his girlfriend Sunday at 8:23 p.m. when he insisted that she accompany him to his dorm room. Police... Read more »

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