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A convicted killer who recently confessed to murdering a Baltimore doctor in Memphis 13 years ago pleaded guilty to the crime Wednesday in Tennessee state court and was sentenced to life in prison, according to the Shelby County District Attorney's...
Tags: Murder, Lawyers, Trials, Memphis, Justice System
PIX11.comHe's a former butcher who confessed to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky and cutting up the boy's body. Now, Levi Aron awaits arraignment on a murder charge while detectives in two different cities try to find out why he carried out this crime, and if he...
Tags: Murder, Borough Park, Kensington, Memphis, Raymond W. Kelly
ReutersMemphis area residents were warned on Saturday that the Mississippi River was gradually starting to "wrap its arms" around the city and rise to record levels as flooding moves south. "It's a pretty day here, and people get a false sense of security,"...
Fox59.comJust weeks ago Connersville, Indiana landed a police car plant. Now Shelbyville is one of four national finalists for a Harley Davidson motorcycle plant. The city is up against Shelbyville, Kentucky, Murfreesboro, TN and Kansas City, Missouri. All want to...
Tags: Indianapolis, Steve Allen, Murfreesboro
Staff reporterIt's been a busy week for Harley Davidson executives, visiting three potential sites where they might build a production plant. A new plant would come at a huge expense for our area, forcing the closure of Harley's York County plant. Twenty four...
Fox59Keeping guns off the streets is a dirty operation, but since 2002 it has been the top priority in Marion County, Indiana. The mandate to destroy all weapons seized, came into effect when Sheriff Frank Anderson took office in 2002. The March 5th...
Severe thunderstorms that rumbled across the Southeast Sunday killed one person, knocked out power to thousands in Alabama and Georgia and spawned several possible tornadoes. A 46-year-old Laurel, Miss., woman was killed when a tree fell on her while she...
Tags: Forests, Floods, Birmingham , Tornadoes, Death
Times Staff WriterThe generation-long political retreat of Democrats across the South is disintegrating into a rout. President Bush dominated the South so completely in last month's presidential election that he carried nearly 85% of all the counties across the region --...
Special to the TribuneHe kept the secret for 30 years. The former Navy skipper told no one about the classified tests of Project Shad, how the Marine jets came screaming out of the night off a remote Pacific atoll, spraying a 100-mile-long aerosol cloud over his five tugboats....
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