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Teen Charged With Deadly Basketball Game Shooting

A teenager has been charged in a fatal shooting following a pair of basketball games at a Tennessee high school. Authorities say one man died in the shooting Tuesday night at Humboldt High School and another was seriously wounded. News outlets cited a police statement in reporting that 18-year-old Jadon Davon Hardiman of Jackson was … Continue Reading Teen Charged With Deadly Basketball Game Shooting

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Abortion Ban To Take Affect In TN

A federal appeals court has signaled it might be willing to let another restrictive abortion ban take effect, this one in Tennessee. Earlier this year, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily halted a Tennessee law banning abortion once cardiac activity is detected in an embryo — at around six weeks. … Continue Reading Abortion Ban To Take Affect In TN

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TN School Funding Lawsuit May Be Paused

A 6-year-old lawsuit challenging how Tennessee funds public schools might be paused until after the upcoming legislative session. The Tennessean reports that Memphis and Nashville’s school districts and the state agreed to put the proceedings on hold in a joint motion filed Nov. 19. The three-judge panel overseeing the case has not yet made a … Continue Reading TN School Funding Lawsuit May Be Paused

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New Details In Humboldt School Game Shooting

New details in that basketball game shootring northeast of Memphis Tuesday. Two people were shot, one fatally, following a pair of basketball games Tuesday night at a Tennessee high school. Humboldt Police Chief Reynard Buchanan Sr. told the Jackson Sun, “We know of one who was deceased, and another was flown to The Med in … Continue Reading New Details In Humboldt School Game Shooting

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MS Abortion Activists Protest As Justices Weigh Ban

Supporters and opponents of abortion rights rallied, blared music and shouted taunts Wednesday during protests in Mississippi’s capital as the state took center stage in a pivotal U.S. Supreme Court case that could end a nationwide right to abortion. Outside Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, men took turns on a loudspeaker urging women to repent of … Continue Reading MS Abortion Activists Protest As Justices Weigh Ban

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MS Man Charged With Shooting At TN Officer

A Mississippi man has been charged with shooting at a police officer during an attempted reckless driving arrest in Tennessee, authorities said. Elliott Griham, 23, was indicted Tuesday on charges including attempted first-degree murder and resisting official detention, the Shelby County district attorney’s office said in a statement. In July, Memphis police said an officer … Continue Reading MS Man Charged With Shooting At TN Officer

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Abortion Debate Epicenter: MS Clinic Remains Open

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears a Mississippi case that could topple abortion rights nationwide, the state’s only abortion clinic is busier than ever: Volunteers continue to escort patients into the bright pink building while protesters outside beseech women not to end their pregnancies. In recent years, Jackson Women’s Health Organization saw patients two or … Continue Reading Abortion Debate Epicenter: MS Clinic Remains Open

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FedEx Driver Questioned After Hundreds Of Packages Discovered Dumped

Authorities say they have questioned a FedEx driver after hundreds of packages were recently found in a wooded area north of Birmingham, Alabama. Blount County Sheriff Mark Moon says investigators spoke with security personnel for Memphis-based FedEx and identified a driver. The driver’s name wasn’t released, and Moon did not indicate whether any charges were … Continue Reading FedEx Driver Questioned After Hundreds Of Packages Discovered Dumped

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MS Gov. Touts Anti-Abortion Law Before Hearing

Ahead of oral arguments Wednesday at the U.S. Supreme Court, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Sunday defended the state’s 2018 law banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The Republican Reeves told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he believed 1973’s Roe v. Wade decision, by which the high court legalized abortion nationwide, should be overturned. … Continue Reading MS Gov. Touts Anti-Abortion Law Before Hearing

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TN Gov. To Serve As Chairman Of The “Yes on 1” Committee

Gov. Bill Lee will serve as the chairman of a campaign to put Tennessee’s law prohibiting a company and a union from requiring workers to pay union dues or fees into the state Constitution. The Republican announced Monday that he will take the position with the Yes on 1 Committee for the so-called right-to-work amendment … Continue Reading TN Gov. To Serve As Chairman Of The “Yes on 1” Committee