On Wednesday, the General Assembly’s Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Juvenile Justice met to come up with a list of recommendations needed to improve the Wilder Youth Development Center in Somerville as well as the entire juvenile justice system in Tennessee.
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.
A new report from the state’s poison control center indicates calls tied to marijuana edibles are on the rise. But the information has those in the medical marijuana industry saying....don’t get it twisted. They’re wanting to set the record straight on the regulations.
It’s been 10 days since 29-year-old Tyre Nichols was pulled over by Memphis police near the intersection of Ross Road and Raines Road in Hickory Hill, a traffic stop that went south after two “confrontations” between Nichols and officers on the scene.
Amid a nursing shortage that is worsening poor health outcomes in Mississippi, nursing programs at the state’s public universities are turning away hundreds of potential students every year because of insufficient faculty sizes.
Fentanyl is still circulating in the magnolia state. Just last week, Tupelo police found more than 10,000 pills allegedly containing the drug during a bust. And as overdose deaths keep climbing lawmakers are trying to attack the problem from different angles.
“Vaccination not only protects you, but it also protects those around you who may not be eligible for vaccination or who may be at higher risk for complications due to age or underlying health problems.”
The New Year brings new beginnings for many, but for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST) customers it’s the beginning of not being covered under the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) network.
Memphis and Shelby County experienced a power crisis on Friday not seen in the Bluff City in half a century. The utility issued rolling blackouts to try and conserve energy by order of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).