- Graceland, home of Elvis, receives 20 millionth paid visitor Updated: May-04-16 3:33 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its 20 millionth paid visitor.
- As Big 12 ponders expansion, American on guard for losses Updated: May-03-16 7:01 pm
The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections.
- Lawsuit: Salon shampoo license requirement doesn't wash Updated: May-03-16 11:21 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - When in the course of human events someone wants to give a shampoo at a salon, a conservative think tank says they shouldn't have to get a license.
- Mississippi man sentenced in DUI crash that killed 2 teens Updated: May-02-16 4:19 pm
HOLLY SPRINGS, Mississippi - A Mississippi man is set to spend 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving crash that killed two students from a high school in the Memphis suburb of Eads, Tennessee.
- AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school Updated: May-02-16 12:22 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.
- Florida woman accused of stealing from summer food program Updated: Apr-30-16 11:42 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - A Florida woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a summer feeding program for low-income children.
- University of Memphis journalism students to cover Olympics Updated: Apr-29-16 4:31 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The University of Memphis says 14 of its journalism students will travel to Rio De Janeiro to cover the Summer Olympics.
- NFL Draft: Players selected in the first round Updated: Apr-28-16 11:44 pm
The players selected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night in Chicago:
- Memorial services set for late civil rights leader Kyles Updated: Apr-28-16 5:17 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Memorial and funeral services have been set for the Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, the civil rights leader and friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who died Tuesday in Memphis at age 81.
- Shelby County has more measles cases than rest of US Updated: Apr-28-16 12:49 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Shelby County is home to more measles cases than the rest of the U.S. combined after an outbreak that began last week.
- Former Memphis officer charged with raping woman Updated: Apr-28-16 3:56 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Prosecutors say a former Memphis police officer has been charged with raping a woman at a downtown parking garage.
- Shelby Co. Schools revokes 3 charters, closes 3 schools Updated: Apr-28-16 3:48 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Shelby County Schools board has voted for three schools to go through the closure process and for three other schools to have their charter revoked.
- DA's office: Memphis jurors will decide Vanderbilt rape case Updated: Apr-27-16 5:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Davidson County district attorney's office says jurors from Memphis will be selected for the retrial of a former Vanderbilt football player who will be retried for rape next month.
- The Rev. Billy Kyles dies; was present when ML King was shot Updated: Apr-27-16 11:46 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, a longtime civil rights leader who was present when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on a hotel balcony, has died in Memphis. He was 81.
- Speaker Harwell's health care task force holds first meeting Updated: Apr-26-16 5:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Members of a health care task force assigned with proposing alternatives to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan on Tuesday stressed their desire to include "circuit breakers" to prevent out-of-control costs.
- Arkansas health officials urge measles awareness Updated: Apr-26-16 3:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas health officials are urging residents to stay up to date on their vaccinations after six cases of measles were confirmed in Memphis, Tennessee.
- NFL DRAFT: Lynch could be highest QB drafted from Memphis Updated: Apr-26-16 2:16 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Desperate for a quarterback, Justin Fuente heard of Paxton Lynch thanks to a note an administrator left on the new Memphis coach's desk.
- Memphis police: Man posed as deputy to rape woman Updated: Apr-26-16 6:34 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Memphis police have arrested a man who they say raped a woman after claiming to be a sheriff's deputy.
- Tough choices ahead for Grizzlies with painful season over Updated: Apr-25-16 3:05 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies took care of things they could control by assembling a roster good enough to challenge for the NBA title.
- Number of measles cases in Shelby County now at 6 Updated: Apr-25-16 12:17 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Health officials say the number of measles cases in Shelby County has increased to six.
- Man to be retried in 1997 killing of Memphis motel clerk Updated: Apr-25-16 12:00 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - A man is set to stand trial again in the killing of a Memphis motel clerk.
- 15-year-old girl killed in drive-by shooting in Memphis Updated: Apr-25-16 10:51 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Memphis police say they are investigating after a 15-year-old girl was killed in a drive-by shooting.
- Public to be heard on indigent legal representation Updated: Apr-25-16 12:31 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A task force studying how lawyers are compensated for work with defendants who are unable to afford legal counsel will be holding sessions in West Tennessee this week to hear from the public.
- Spurs rout Grizzlies 116-95, sweep their way to semifinals Updated: Apr-24-16 5:14 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The San Antonio Spurs have swept their way into the Western Conference semifinals after an almost perfunctory, yet very physical test from the most injury-depleted team ever in the NBA playoffs.
- Lights go out during Game 4 between Spurs-Grizzlies Updated: Apr-24-16 2:25 pm