{FD} Man charged in 2010 slaying of NBA player Lorenzen Wright

Authorities say a man has been charged in the 2010 slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright.

{FD} MLK symposium scheduled in Memphis on death anniversary

Tennessee’s National Civil Rights Museum and the University of Memphis are planning a two-day symposium about civil rights and economic equality on the 50th anniversary of the killing of Martin Luther King Jr., with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder scheduled as a keynote speaker.

{FD} Agent: Man charged with setting woman on fire offered alibi

A man charged with burning to death a Mississippi woman told an FBI agent he was miles away buying a debit card when she was set on fire.

{FD} Murder trial to open in horrific burning death of woman, 19

Jessica Chambers was on fire when she was found along a back road near a north Mississippi tree farm nearly three years ago.

{FD} Slain woman’s rural hometown seeks healing after trial

All over the small Tennessee city of Parsons are reminders of a kidnap-slaying that tore the community apart.

{FD} Marshals official says man offered to make plea in Bobo case

A U.S. Marshals inspector says a jail inmate he interviewed about a missing Tennessee woman said he would plead to charges in the case, a year before another man was charged with her kidnapping and slaying.

{FD} Investigator: Blood from carport matches slain woman’s DNA

A crime scene investigator says a blood sample collected from a carport located at the home of a slain Tennessee woman matched her DNA profile.

{FD} Ex-lawmaker gets 21 years for ‘end of world’ coin scheme

Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection during a supposedly looming religious and economic collapse termed “Mystery Babylon.”

{FD} Likely tornado damages homes as Harvey hits Deep South

Harvey spread its misery into the Deep South as a likely tornado damaged homes and toppled trees in a rural area of northwest Alabama and areas around the region faced flooding fears.

{FD} Harvey slogs inland, dumping heavy rains amid flood threat

Tropical Depression Harvey soaked parts of Tennessee and neighboring states with heavy rain Thursday, causing scattered street flooding as rivers swelled and power outages struck Memphis.