NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gunmen opened fire on people marching in a neighborhood Mother's Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19.
The shooting - described by the FBI as a flare-up of street violence - shattered the festive mood surrounding the parade that drew...
It was a day 50 years in the making: Nancy Bassett, 71, graduated from college.
"I'm sure when I walk across the stage I'll feel like a 20 year old, just as young as the rest of them. Maybe a 30 year old," says Bassett, now a University of Memphis graduate.
Nearly 50 years ago, Bassett left after her first year of...
By TERESA M. WALKER
AP Sports Writer
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.
Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off Oklahoma City 87-81 Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in this Western Conference...
A bright spot in what has been a dark time: Smiles and dancing took over the Church of the Holy Communion Saturday afternoon as dozens came out to support the children of murdered Germantown teacher Heather Palumbo-Jones.
"The community has just completely rallied around this and just has been generous in donating...
Teresa Jones describes her sister, Rosemary Jones, 46, as outgoing and loved everybody. The apartment complex where she lived and was a community leader mirrors the sentiment, adding that her presence will be missed.
Late Saturday morning, the Tunica County Sheriff's Office discovered her body in her home.