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 2020-09-25 17:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Turkmenistan creates new parliament chamber...

Turkmenistan's authoritarian president, who has an unchallenged hold on power, has signed a constitutional change to expand the country's parliament to two chambers...

 2020-09-25 17:19 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Florida taxi driver sexually assaulted blind woman in backseat of cab, police say...

A Florida taxi driver sexually assaulted a blind woman after she passed out in his cab, investigators said....

 2020-09-25 17:00 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

COVID-19 can't crush human rights, UN gathering declares...

In a diminished spotlight caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading human rights defenders are urging people in these fractured times to connect through politics — and vote, too...

 2020-09-25 17:00 

The Tennessean

Marsy's Law for Tennessee will advance our criminal justice system | Opinion...

Tennesseans should be assured that they have rights and feel safe throughout the process of receiving justice and closure....

 2020-09-25 17:00 

Times Free Press

With 'profound sorrow': Ginsburg lies in state at US Capitol...

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extraordinary life....

 2020-09-25 16:52 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Pennsylvania man, 90, beats coronavirus, colon cancer...

A 90-year-old Pennsylvania man has overcome the coronavirus after already battling stage four colon cancer....

 2020-09-25 16:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Wall Street gains, but S&P 500 still faces 4th weekly loss...

U.S. stocks are higher Friday afternoon but the S&P 500 is still heading for a fourth straight week of losses amid Wall Street's sudden September swoon...

 2020-09-25 16:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Breonna Taylor's supporters criticize prosecutor in her case...

Breonna Taylor's family and their lawyers are sharply criticizing Kentucky's attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in her death...

 2020-09-25 16:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Trump hits battleground states courting key voters...

President Donald Trump is trying to chip away at his Democratic rival's advantage with black and Hispanic voters during a two-day campaign swing that is ticking off boxes, both geographically and with key constituencies...

 2020-09-25 16:40 

Times Free Press

Five things to know about COVID-19 in the Chattanooga region for the week ending Sept. 25...

Every week, the Times Free Press will publish five essential things to know about the coronavirus pandemic in the Chattanooga region....

 2020-09-25 16:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Dodgers' Betts unseats Yankees' Judge for MLB's top jersey...

Dodgers star Mookie Betts has supplanted Yankees slugger Aaron Judge for baseball's top-selling jersey in his first year on the West Coast...

 2020-09-25 16:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Florida governor reopening state's economy despite spread...

Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday in a move to reopen the state's economy despite the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-09-25 16:35 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The latest hard-to-find item: a desk...

First it was toilet paper...

 2020-09-25 16:34 

The Commercial Appeal

Power Poll results: Memphis leaders sound off...

This month's Memphis Power Poll touched on topics including SCS sports, a Confederate monument and restaurants reopening....

 2020-09-25 16:30 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Former Wilson County Chief Judicial Commissioner paid for time he didn't work: State...

State investigators said a former Wilson County Chief Judicial Commissioner was paid for time that he didn't work. The Tennessee Comptroller's Office said an investigation showed the former Chief Commissioner received at least $17,603 in pay for f...

 2020-09-25 16:30 

Times Free Press

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month...

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at month's end and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many seats each state gets in Congress....

 2020-09-25 16:29 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Charles Barkley speaks out on Breonna Taylor indictment; slams defund the police message...

NBA All-Star and Hall of Fame basketball player Charles Barkley spoke out Thursday about the indictment of a police officer in the death of Breonna Taylor, a Louisville, Kentucky, woman who was shot and killed by police in her apartment....

 2020-09-25 16:25 

The Tennessean

'Vile and disgusting': FOP on Nashville public defender's deleted Facebook post critical of Breonna Taylor decision...

Nashville's police union is upset with a Facebook post criticizing the decision not to prosecute police in the death of Breonna Taylor....

 2020-09-25 16:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Barber: Justice for Taylor should lead to voting...

A prominent activist says people demanding justice for Breonna Taylor need to show their collective strength by voting in the November election...

 2020-09-25 16:20 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Country Music icon Dolly Parton joins with Time Magazine for 35 hours worth of DVDs...

Country Music icon Dolly Parton has partnered with Time to create a 19 disc box set of DVDs with over 35 hours of everything Dolly. The box set brings highlights from Dolly's career into one place. They include her television appearances spanning thre...

 2020-09-25 16:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Pope to UN: Use COVID crisis to come out better, not worse...

Pope Francis is urging world leaders to use the coronavirus emergency as an opportunity to reform the injustices of the global economy and the "perverse logic" of the nuclear deterrence doctrine...

 2020-09-25 16:19 

The Tennessean

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in two Nashville neighborhoods...

Mosquitoes in two Nashville neighborhoods tested positive for West Nile Virus. No human cases have been found....

 2020-09-25 16:19 

FOX Chattanooga

Sour note: Marching band members disappointed SEC season begins without them...

SEC football teams will open their season this weekend, but some teams will be missing a traditional part of the game. We spoke with a member from one of college athletics' most well-known marching bands about the drastic changes she and her bandmates...

 2020-09-25 16:13 

Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee lifts some COVID-19 restrictions as active cases drop...

UT will lift some coronavirus restrictions, including reopening the rec center and allow indoor events that comply with Knox County guidelines....

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Nobel laureate refuses local honor over Poland's LGBT 'rift'...

Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk has declined an honorary citizenship from the region of Poland where she lives because she would have had to share the honor with a Roman Catholic bishop who has made hostile comments about the LGBT community...

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Activists: Protests over shooting won't stop...

Activists say protests will continue until the Louisville police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been charged...

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings...

The latest hotspot for the coronavirus in the United States is the heartland, where cases are rising in a worrying trend...

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

France's virus rebound: Marseille fights against closures...

Angry restaurant and bar owners are demonstrating in Marseille to challenge a French government order to close all public venues as of Saturday to battle resurgent virus infections...

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Hacked software provider acknowledges ransomware attack...

A major U.S. provider of software services to state and local governments has acknowledged it was hit by a ransomware attack two days after telling clients an unknown intruder had compromised its phone and information technology systems...

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Va Gov. Northam, wife test positive for virus...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus...

 2020-09-25 16:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Company to pay $60M for deceptive marketing with pelvic mesh...

A company that failed to adequately inform women of dangerous side effects related to permanent pelvic mesh devices will be required to pay $60 million...

 2020-09-25 16:05 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Two batches of captured mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Nashville...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Mosquitoes collected in Nashville by the Metro Public Health Department have tested positive for West Nile Virus. The department's Pest Management Division trapped the mosquitoes in the Crieve Hall neighborhood near the intersection...

 2020-09-25 16:03 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer pays tribute by doing push-ups at casket...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal trainer performed a series of pushups at her casket Friday in tribute to the Supreme Court justice who was lying in state at the Capitol....

 2020-09-25 16:00 

Times Free Press

Dear Abby: Wife starts to resent man's constant demands for gifts...

DEAR ABBY: I feel uncomfortable receiving gifts, and I find it hard to meet my husband's requests for constant gifts, especially when I feel I already give so much....

 2020-09-25 16:00 

Times Free Press

Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google...

The Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associa...

 2020-09-25 15:56 

The Tennessean

A healthy society is an educated society. Celebrate early literacy in Tennessee. | Opinion...

Governor's Early Literacy Foundation, is fully committed to getting books into the hands and homes of Tennessee children....

 2020-09-25 15:56 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Major vote coming Friday on referendum overturning Nashville's 34% property tax increase...

The five-member Davidson County Election Commission is expected to vote Friday, to determine if Nashville voters will have a special election in December that would overturn Nashville's property tax increase. The meeting will be held at 2:30 p. m. and...

 2020-09-25 15:55 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

White House again criticizes FBI director for voting remarks...

FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows criticized remarks he made a day earlier to Congress about voter fraud...

 2020-09-25 15:55 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

2 charged for handling of virus outbreak at veterans home...

Two former leaders of a Massachusetts home for aging veterans where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been criminally charged for their handling of the outbreak...

 2020-09-25 15:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Woman Tased, removed from middle school football game after refusing to wear mask...

A woman is facing charges for not abiding by an officer's request to leave a middle school football game after refusing to wear a mask...

 2020-09-25 15:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Republican duo reshapes Montana politics in Trump's style...

Steve Daines is the affable one, the smiling salesman who plunged into politics and is seeking a second term in the U.S. Senate...

 2020-09-25 15:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

School, teen agree to end lawsuit over sexual assault note...

The Cape Elizabeth School Department has agreed to remove any record of discipline against a student who posted a note about sexual assault last year...

 2020-09-25 15:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: EU leader blasts Britain over withdrawal treaty...

European Union leader Charles Michel is lashing out at Britain in his virtual address to the U.N. General Assembly...

 2020-09-25 15:47 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

FBI looking for suspects responsible for setting fire to Kentucky courthouse...

LOUISVILLE, KY. --The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is asking for help identifying the persons responsible for an arson at the Louisville Hall of Justice. The agency states on on Wednesday around 7:36 p. m. , two individuals set fire to the Hall o...

 2020-09-25 15:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Appeals court hears fight over Trump tax returns — again...

A federal appeals court didn't immediately rule Friday after hearing arguments in President Donald Trump's long-running fight to prevent a top New York prosecutor from getting his tax returns...

 2020-09-25 15:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Court revives House's challenge of Trump wall funding...

A federal appeals court on Friday revived a House challenge of President Donald Trump's use of Defense Department money to build a border wall after Democrats refused to provide funding he requested...

 2020-09-25 15:36 

The Tennessean

House GOP leadership ask state comptroller to review Nashville's federal coronavirus relief spending...

Nashville's coronvirus relief spending is under scrutiny from Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton, following Gov. Bill Lee's criticism of the city...

 2020-09-25 15:30 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Palestinian leader calls for new peace process in UN speech...

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international conference early next year to "launch a genuine peace process" while criticizing the recent decision of two Arab countries to normalize relations with Israel...

 2020-09-25 15:29 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Memphis riverfront to host voter registration drive this weekend...
 2020-09-25 15:22 

The Tennessean

Judge Tommy Woodall of Dickson retiring after 24 years...

Judge Tommy Woodall of Dickson retiring after 24 years...

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