Memphis has a new crime trend: thieves have been stealing hair weave bundles, and these “hair heists” have resulted in at least four people being killed. According to a report by local station WMC Action News 5, though, some Tennesseans think they’ve identified the source of the problem: cursed hair.
In 1892, America was obsessed with a teenage murderess, but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation—it was her motivation. Nineteen-year-old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man to support her seventeen-year-old fiancée, Freda Ward.
A police officer is accused of attempting to rob money given to a family by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Heads up, Royals watchers: Princes William and (more importantly for the single ladies) Harry will very likely be in Memphis, Tennessee this weekend, attending the wedding of a friend.
The city of Memphis is being sued for allegedly discarding (or otherwise losing) thousands and thousands (more than a dozen of thousands) of rape kits that they allowed to accumulate untested for decades. Happy Boxing Day, everyone!
Kids usually don't think before they steal, but you can bet 13-year-old Natia Wade never thought she'd end up standing on the corner of a busy intersection holding up a hand-written sign that read, "I steal from my family." Wade, who lives in Memphis, ended up there after she racked up a record of taking things—mostly…
This morning, Today informed 12-year-old Deidra Shores—live, via satellite—that she made the finals in the show's "Kid Reporter" contest. Deidra exploded with joy, and then got real about why she wants to work in broadcast journalism.
A British woman was arrested in Norway after the police discovered coke under her wig. It seems the Norwegian police have learned to check hair for drugs after that whole Amy WInehouse debacle. • Conservative Virginians are nervous about the popularity of gay marriage, because if it can happen in a conservative…
40 years ago today, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was shot while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis. (The picture here was taken the day before his assassination.) Dr. King was in Memphis to speak about poverty, and, in yesterday's Atlanta Journal-Constitution, King's son, Martin Luther King…