Police observed cuts to Gardner's neck and wrists. WREG reports that Gardner called her husband, Martin Gardner, earlier in the day and admitted to killing their four children.
Another shooting involving police officers occurred on Wednesday afternoon in Memphis, this one gaining national attention after the victim’s lifeless body was left in the street for several hours. Johnathan Bratcher and a friend were traveling in a Chevy Impala when two police officers — one White, one Black — pulled them over for an unknown traffic […]
Tontrevion Campbell and his mother were victims of a burglary over Thanksgiving weekend. While the family attended church on Sunday, many of the mother's items were taken, in addition to Tontrevion's hand-me-down Xbox console and every game he owned.
A college student almost died last week when his e-cigarette blew up in his face, leaving him with severe burns and a broken neck.
In the wake of the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, officials have released the alleged suspect’s identity, CNN reports. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong identified the shooter as 29-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn. The shooting occurred Saturday evening around 9:18 p.m., when Police Officer Sean Bolton noticed a car was illegally parked in southeast Memphis. Armstrong believes Bolton interrupted […]
The race relations topic brought a dark cloud over a 10-year-old’s birthday party in Tennessee last week, when a friend of another race wrote a letter explaining her parents wouldn’t allow her to attend the party because the birthday girl is black. According to the Daily Mail, Harmony Jones’ parents told reporters their daughter got the letter from a classmate […]
DaNita Martin (pictured) has decided to throw in the towel regarding her teaching career, after what she referred to as “continued student discipline issues” at Grandview Heights Middle School in Memphis during a recent school board meeting, according to WMC Action News 5. SEE ALSO: Report: Dropout Rate Hits Record Low Thanks To Blacks And […]
Al Bell Co-Owner of Stax Records, Frayser Boy and Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the new documentary “Take Me To The River.” The film celebrates music coming out of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta during the ’60s and ’70s. Listen to their entire conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, […]
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed nearly 46 years ago. Friday will mark the anniversary of his death. But Thursday, April 3 marks another momentous day for Dr. King’s legacy. It was the day he travelled to Memphis and delivered his “Mountaintop” speech. Now, many are familiar with the final few minutes of the […]
A Bartlett, Tenn., cemetery has been shut down and its owner, Jemar Lambert (pictured), has been arrested and charged with corpse abuse and theft. The state cracked down on Lambert, after reportedly being deluged with complaints that he had been “burying multiple bodies in the same graves without permission to do so,” according to WMC-TV. […]
Memphis minister Rodney Carr (pictured), who was arrested last year and charged with criminal exposure to HIV for knowingly infecting a woman, was recently spotted on a popular Black dating website, BlackPeopleMeet, looking to hook up with a potential mate, reports WREG Memphis. SEE ALSO: Buffalo Neighborhood Misses Crack-Dealing Grandmother Carr, who reportedly tested positive in 2005 […]
A kindergarten teacher in Memphis, Tenn., has been suspended without pay for posting indecent comments about her students on her Facebook page, WCM-TV reports. SEE ALSO: Teen Driver Loses Control Of Vehicle, Kills 2 Homeless People “How bout I blasted both of them. The girl in my class hair is nappy almost every day and […]
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