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The ex-Memphis police officer accused of killing Tyre Nichols pleads guilty

Thursday, November 02, 2023

Ex-Memphis police officer Desmond Mills appeared in federal court Thursday and changed his plea to guilty in the beating death of Tyre Nichols.


5 ex-Memphis officers are indicted on federal charges for death of Tyre Nichols

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

The five former Memphis police officers involved in the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols have been indicted by a federal grand jury. The men also facing criminal court charges in Shelby County, Tenn.


Both Black Tennessee lawmakers have been reinstated after being expelled by GOP

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Less than a week after Republicans expelled him from the state House after leading a protest in the legislature calling for gun law reforms, Justin J. Pearson gets his seat back.


Family and civil rights leaders honored Tyre Nichols at a public funeral in Memphis

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Tyre Nichols' funeral was held Wednesday, roughly three weeks after he died following a beating by police that was caught on video and sparked protests and calls for accountability nationwide.


7th officer relieved of duty and 3 first responders fired after Tyre Nichols' death

Monday, January 30, 2023

Nichols, 29, was pulled over on Jan. 7 for what police said was reckless driving. After trying to flee on foot, Nichols was severely beaten by police. He died in a hospital days later.


5 Black ex-Memphis cops are jailed and charged with murder for Tyre Nichols death

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Five Black ex-Memphis Police officers have been jailed and charged with murder in the beating death of Black motorist Tyre Nichols. The police chief called the beating heinous, reckless and inhumane.


Video of deadly Memphis traffic stop won't be made public for at least a week

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Attorneys for the Black man who died after a traffic stop say video shows Memphis police beating him like a "human piñata." Lawyers and Tyre Nichols' family saw the video for the first time Monday.


Supply Chain Disrupted After Cracked Memphis Bridge Is Closed

Thursday, May 13, 2021

A bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas at Memphis has been shut down after a large crack was found. The indefinite closure affects all vehicles — as well as boat traffic on the Mississippi River.