A timeline of events in the Tyre Nichols case, which sparked state and federal investigations into police brutality and led to murder and other charges against the five officers involved in his arrest this month.
The family of Tyre Nichols and members of the Memphis community will gather at Tobey Skatepark Thursday night to celebrate the life of the fallen 29-year-old after he was killed in an altercation with Memphis police.
In anticipation of the release of the Tyre Nichols video footage tomorrow and its impact upon the Memphis and Mid-South community, Southwest will pivot to 100% virtual classes, events and business operations on Friday, Jan. 27, only.
The instances of mental health issues within the African American Community are growing at an alarming rate. The suicide rate among black males has grown exponentially. WSMV takes a closer look at the reasons why African American males do not get the help they need concerning their mental health. We also speak with a Nashville man who is a survivor of suicide and experienced a horrific tragedy, about how therapy kept him alive.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for West Tennessee held a Wednesday morning press conference at the Odell Horton Federal Building in Downtown Memphis, giving an update on their ongoing criminal civil rights investigation surrounding the death of Tyre Nichols.
On Wednesday, Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced a $512,103 grant to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to study the role of sensory receptors in Angelman Syndrome, a rare neurological disease affecting balance, motor impairment and seizures.