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Bartlett church silent on prior complaints of man charged with sexual battery

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 2 hours 43 min ago
New questions are surfacing after the arrest of a Bartlett man for sexual battery inside a church.

APNewsBreak: Leaks found on Dakota Access pipeline system

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 2 hours 54 min ago
The Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons (380 liters) of oil in two separate incidents in North Dakota in March as crews prepared the pipeline for operation.

Memphis Zoo becomes 3rd US zoo to ever house this endangered species

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 2 hours 55 min ago
A new animal species is now living at Memphis Zoo!

1 jailed in Hub City shooting

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 3 hours 13 min ago
A Hub City man is behind bars in connection to a weekend shooting that injured his girlfriend. 

Deputies arrest fake real estate agent in Midtown Memphis

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 3 hours 14 min ago
Evidence from Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise's investigation enabled Shelby County Sheriff's detectives to build a case against real estate impostor John Ferguson.

Memphis schools in need of 400 teachers before August

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 3 hours 14 min ago
Classrooms will open for students in August throughout Memphis, but the schools are searching to fill those classrooms with teachers.

City of Hattiesburg wins two awards from MML

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 3 hours 32 min ago
The Mississippi Municipal League recently awarded The City of Hattiesburg with another excellence award. 

Suspects 'dressed in drag' wanted for burglary, credit card fraud

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 3 hours 34 min ago
Investigators in Hancock County and Waveland are looking for two suspects in a case involving auto burglaries and several instances of credit card fraud.

Memphis company continues 'record-setting' year with $9M commitment

Memphis Business Journal - 3 hours 45 min ago
Another multimillion-dollar deal done, and development investments for the year have soared to nearly $165 million for a Memphis-based company. Jernigan Capital Inc. — provider of debt and equity capital to private developers, owners and operators of self-storage facilities — closed a $9.2 million self-storage development investment commitment in Tampa, Florida. The new construction facility will have roughly 71,000 net rentable square feet. The self-storage development will be built near the…

See inside: New Beale Street candy store

Memphis Business Journal - 3 hours 46 min ago
Alcoholic candy, five-pound gummy bears and "Blue Suede Shoe" fudge are now available on Beale Street, thanks to Beatrice Bryant. Bryant is the general manager and head fudge-ologist for the newly opened Beale Sweets Sugar Shack at 156 Beale Street. The candy store is meant to give kids something to do on Beale Street and has the potential to draw more daytime traffic to the street, which has been a challenge at times for the district. "You think about a lot of the iconic streets in the United…

Local lab expands, moves from Medical District

Memphis Business Journal - 3 hours 52 min ago
A Memphis-based lab and sample management services company with small, mid-sized, and large pharmaceutical and medical device clients has announced its expansion. CirQuest Labs LLC is moving from its home in the Medical District to a 18,550-square-foot laboratory facility and office space in Binghampton. The company's CEO and founder, Dr. Lisa K. Jennings, signed the lease at 140 Collins Street to expand services as well as provide guidance to startup companies in the research and development stage.…

Zillow's next step may disrupt real estate brokerages

Memphis Business Journal - 4 hours 30 min ago
Real estate tracking portal Zillow is close to creating a business model in home buyers can skip the traditional "middle man" step of using a brokerage. A new column in VentureBeat argues that Zillow, which currently is the starting point for 3 out of 4 buyers looking for a home, is effectively creating an end run around brokerages by providing much of the information they used to charge agents and buyers for online and for free. That's created a process where real estate agents are beginning to…

Amazon is building air traffic control software for its delivery drones

Memphis Business Journal - 4 hours 32 min ago
Amazon.com Inc. has launched a new team to build air-traffic control software for its budding fleet of delivery drones. The Prime Air Development Center will employ a dozen software engineers and developers at Amazon’s Clichy office outside Paris, Seattle-based Amazon said in a statement. Amazon chose France to launch the air traffic control project to tap the country’s aviation engineering talent, said Vice President for Global Innovation Policy and Communications Paul Misener. Prime Air…

Top of the List: Memphis' Passenger Airlines

Memphis Business Journal - 4 hours 35 min ago
During 2016, there were 4 million passengers at Memphis International Airport, an increase of 6.4 percent from the previous year. But which airline saw the most passengers? Today, MBJ is giving web readers a sneak peek at the top five passenger airlines, ranked by total passengers at Memphis International Airport in 2016, from our May 19 weekly edition. The full list — including total number of passengers in 2016 and 2015, total passengers percent change, passengers enplaned and deplaned in 2016,…

Airport cuts terminal charges by almost 13 percent, FedEx smiles

Memphis Business Journal - 4 hours 38 min ago
With the approval of its fiscal year 2018 budget, Memphis International Airport is decreasing terminal rates and charges by almost 13 percent — a change that's especially good for the airport's largest tenant. The Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority's Board of Commissioners (MSCAA) passed an $120.4 million budget for fiscal year 2018 at its meeting Monday, May 22. The airport's annual budget for the fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30, sets the fees and charges paid by airlines. William…

Shooting death of 77-year-old woman ruled justifiable

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 4 hours 48 min ago
The shooting of a 77-year-old woman in Mississippi has been ruled a justifiable homicide.

Four arrested in connection with store burglary, thefts

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 5 hours 6 min ago
Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people in connection with a series of burglaries and thefts at an equipment store.

No trash collection on Memorial Day

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 5 hours 22 min ago
Monday's trash pickup will be delayed.

Closing arguments underway in Caleb Cannon trial

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 5 hours 27 min ago
Closing arguments are underway in the trial for Caleb Cannon. He is accused of killing the mother of his child, Nikki Burgess, on Memorial Day weekend in 2014.

Man accidentally shoots self, claimed he was shot at party at Murfreesboro apartments

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 5 hours 37 min ago
One person was injured when he was shot while attending a party at a Murfreesboro apartment complex early Monday morning.

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