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Olive Branch man charged with aggravated domestic violence in Oxford

OXFORD, Miss. - A 24-year-old from Olive Branch, Mississippi was arrested following a reported domestic dispute over the weekend. Brandon Houston was taken into custody on Saturday after he allegedly assaulted the victim in the 100 Breckenridge Drive. Houston was given a $10,000 bond and charged wit

WREG - 2017-09-20 17:02:32

Magazine names Olive Branch No. 5 best place to live

Olive Branch, Mississippi (Google) OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - A new ranking from Money magazine names the best places to live in the United States, and the DeSoto County city of Olive Branch comes out near the top. The magazine ranks cities every year based on economy, cost of living, level of education

WREG - 2017-09-20 20:24:42

Magazine ranks Olive Branch as #5 best place to live in U.S.

Olive Branch, Mississippi, is Money Magazine's number 5 best place to live in the United States. The study notes the close proximity to a major city (Memphis), a high quality of life, and historic small-town atmosphere. The magazine notes the incredible rapid growth of the city, from 3,567 in 1990 t

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-19 12:54:57

Orange Mound legend 'Lil Mitch' killed in hit-and-run

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis community is mourning after a man was killed in a hit-and-run. The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the 2000 block of Carnes. Family told FOX13 Mitch Brooks was pronounced dead at Regional One Medical Center. Trending Now: Doc Holiday grew up with Mi

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:24:45

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-22 00:38:26

Beloved Orange Mound man killed in hit-and-run; suspect arrested

A beloved member of the Orange Mound community is dead after a hit-and-run crash. Now, friends and police want the person responsible for running over 41-year-old Mitchell Brooks outside a corner store brought to justice. "A lot of people going to miss him," said one person. "Oh, they going to miss

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-22 01:51:29

Germantown to open $4 million outdoor concert facility with The Grove at GPAC

The city of Germantown and the Germantown Performing Arts Center will construct a new $4 million concert and events facility called The Grove at GPAC. Officials, led by GPAC Executive Director Paul Chandler, confirmed news of the project, destined for a 1.5-acre tract north of the GPAC theater at E

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-21 12:00:08

12-year-old cancer survivor urges you to sign up for St. Jude Walk/Run

A child cancer survivor with her own team for the St. Jude Walk/Run is urging more people to donate and sign up for the race this weekend. The Walk/Run is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. on the St. Jude campus in Downtown Memphis. It is a major fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-21 13:27:11

Bluff City Fair returns to Tiger Lane Sept. 28-Oct. 1

The Bluff City Fair, that "other" fair at the end of September, makes its return to Tiger Lane Sept. 28-Oct. 1. The four-day fair overlaps with the final days of the Mid-South Fair, which opens today at Landers Center in Southaven and, like the Bluff City Fair, ends Oct. 1. Last year was the inaugur

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-21 15:00:09

City Watch issued for 15-year-old Memphis girl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police Department is searching for 15-year-old Antonia Turner. A City Watch was issued Thursday afternoon. Turner was last seen leaving Kirby High School on foot. Police said the teen has been diagnosed with depression and may be suicidal. She is described as black, 5'5", 1

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:00:30

Water has no political party - and when it comes to protecting it, neither do these senators

So, I knock on the door of state Sen. Brian Kelsey's law office in Collierville to talk to him and state Sen. Lee Harris about how they put partisanship aside to work on protecting West Tennessee's water. I had to wait for a bit. They couldn't hear my knocking over their laughing and talking. But to

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-21 22:35:51

Germantown Performing Arts Center Announces Plans To Develop Outdoor Event Space

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The Germantown Performing Arts Center will soon host events under the stars. Thursday, GPAC leaders announced plans to develop the Grove, an acre and a half of land just north of the performance hall. The Grove will allow concerts inside to be aired outside, an

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:19:06

Mid-South Fair Begins Friday At Landers Center In Southaven

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - For hungry Mid-Southerners, the question begs are you ready for some turkey legs? The 161st annual Mid-South Fair kicks off officially Friday, but Thursday was preview day at the Landers Center in Southaven. People can expect new rides and delicious food vendors.

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 00:40:48

Mid-South Fair opens in Southaven

Fair season is in full swing. Mid-South Fair opened in Southaven on Sept. 21 and will run through Oct. 1. The fair offers great food, attractions, rides, live music, and more. Click here for details on hours, ticket prices, and what to expect when you arrive at the fair.

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-21 19:13:46

What happens if North Korea tests a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific?

(CNN) - North Korea just intimated that it may test a nuclear weapon somewhere above the Pacific Ocean. If Pyongyang follows through on the threat, it would be the first nuclear weapon detonated in the atmosphere in decades. The threat risks escalating an already volatile situation, and comes after

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:22:49

Memphis International Airport To Host Job Fair Oct. 18

(MEMPHIS INT'L AIRPORT RELEASE) - Local job-seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 18, 2017. The fair, which will feature at least 17 different airport employers, will take place from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. a

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:17:09

'Dotard' or 'old lunatic'? North Korea chooses its words carefully

(CNN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had some choice words for US President Donald Trump Friday, accusing the American leader of "mentally deranged behavior." But it was Kim's use of the term "dotard," that has set the internet alight. While not widely used today, the insult is centuries old, ap

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 06:17:15

Steve Cohen, top VA official visit Memphis VA hospital to discuss improving conditions

About the Memphis VA Medical Center, which makes services available to about 190,000 veterans in three states, including western Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Wochit In the wake of reports about a history of poor conditions, the Department of Veterans Affairs dispatched a top official to its

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-21 17:09:38

Ex-CIA operative apologizes for tweet of anti-Semitic article

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson is apologizing after tweeting an anti-Semitic article titled "America's Jews Are Driving America's Wars" on Thursday. Wilson has been critical of President Donald Trump and his use of Twitter -- including a recent effort on GoFundMe to buy

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 05:36:44

Watchdog: Agencies run unauthorized security forces

(CNN) - The Homeland Security inspector general on Thursday dinged Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection for operating unauthorized, expensive protection details for its chiefs. The details, a practice since 2014, appear to be "more related to executive convenience an

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 04:50:25