Memphis City Council considers funds for violence intervention programs
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3d ago
Most city council members said they know the importance of having an intervention program in the streets of Memphis, but before they put more money into the program, they want to see if it is working ..read more
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SCSO reports crime is down in unincorporated neighborhoods
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3d ago
Chief Deputy Anthony Buckner says crime in neighborhoods outside the City of Memphis and all the other municipalities is down by 22% this year ..read more
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Shelby Co. clerk lays out corrective action plan to county commissioners
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3d ago
Shelby County Clerk Wanda Halbert presented her corrective action plan and budget proposal before the county commission on Wednesday ..read more
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Shelby Co. sheriff threatens to sue county commission if funding cut
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3d ago
Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner has threatened to sue the Shelby County Commission if the legislative body cuts funding to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. The threat came during Sheriff Bonner’s budget presentation to the commission Wednesday morning ..read more
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State Sen. Brent Taylor hosts public meeting
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1w ago
A State Senator will be one of the keynote speakers at the Whitehaven Republican Club of Shelby County on Thursday ..read more
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Gov. Lee signs bill to arm teachers in school
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1w ago
“What’s important to me is that we give districts tools and the option to use the tool that will keep their children safe in their schools ..read more
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‘We’re not forcing them to do it’: Tenn. House Speaker speaks on law allowing armed teachers
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1w ago
Speaker Cameron Sexton visited Memphis on Friday, defending open carry and the new law that lets teachers carry guns in the classroom ..read more
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Gun safety expert explains Tennessee’s open carry law in detail
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1w ago
The mass shooting at a city park in Orange Mound highlighted a problem in Memphis: a lot of people don’t understand what is and is not allowed under Tennessee’s open carry law ..read more
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Governor signs bill requiring police to report illegal immigrants
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3w ago
The new law, which takes effect on July 1, would require law enforcement agencies to report illegal immigrants to ICE ..read more
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Memphis, Shelby Co. mayors make major announcements on public safety, health and finance plans
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3w ago
The mayors of Memphis and Shelby County made major announcements on Tuesday that will have a direct impact on crime, quality of life and your household budget ..read more
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