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Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the 4th Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi Rivers.

Memphis had a population of 672,277 in 2011 making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee, the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the Southeastern United States, and the 20th largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2010 population of 1,316,100. This makes Memphis the second largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed only by metropolitan Nashville, which has overtaken Memphis in recent years. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities. A resident of Memphis is referred to as a Memphian, and the Memphis region is known, particularly to media outlets, as "Memphis & The Mid-South". logo
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Milwaukee (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security says Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is no longer a candidate for a position in the agency.
The Memphis Fire Department responded to a fire at the Memphis Towers on Court Avenue, near the Memphis VA Medical Center, at 10:23 p.m.
The US military on Sunday shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants, an action that appeared to mark a new escalation of the conflict.
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A 23-year-old Memphis, Tennessee man is being held in the Marion County Jail on multiple charges after allegedly being found asleep in the Centralia Amtrak station with an AK47 Assault rifle across his lap.
Gearhead plans to send letters and care packages to those serving in the military overseas. The store held a military gratitude letter writing event at the Mall at Turtle Creek on Saturday.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster from the Oval Office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base.
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There is still damage all across the city as people try to clean up debris from the severe storms Memorial Day weekend. Many families were also taken advantage of after the storm hit.
Lamanuel Perry, 18, was last seen by his mother Thursday, June 15 at about 2 p.m. in the 100 block of North Evergreen Street and he has not been heard from since.
The Lafayette County school District is working through some growing pains with plans for a major expansion at one school. The Lafayette Elementary School has exceeded its capacity.
(AP Photo/Russell Contreras). In this Feb. 21, 2017 photo, Joe Van Cleave, who runs a popular YouTube channel on restoring typewriters, speaks about one of his vintage typewriters at his home in Albuquerque, N.M.
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(NOAA/Mare Island Museum via AP). This undated image provided by NOAA shows the USCG cutter McCulloch that was launched in 1896. Researchers discovered the remains of a San Francisco-based U.S.
(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Norristown, Pa.
After serving for over 30 years as Shelby County Circuit Court Judge, Robert Childers announced he is retiring. The retirement of Judge Childers leaves a vacancy that will fall on the Trial Court Vacancy Commission to fill.
Though the thieves didn't get away with much, having your car rummaged through is still irritating. "When I opened my door, everything was sitting neatly on my seat," said Bill Carson.
When inside, the suspect showed an employee a gun and stole money from the clerk. The man left on foot, but police believe he later entered a white 2015 Toyota Corolla with Mississippi tags.
Memphis Police Department is seeking a man accused of exposing himself to a woman in Downtown Memphis.
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A Shelby County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence and simple assault on Saturday. Mark Laub, 36, faces domestic violence charges after a night of drinking.
On June 10, 2017, at approximately 1:05 p.m., state police stopped a vehicle on I-90, in the Town of Dewitt for a speeding violation.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Attorney General Jeff Sessions attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump, Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
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The next class of PGA Tour stars will soon make their way through Oxford, Mississippi., the developmental tour of the Pro Golf Association, is adding a new tournament with the Country Club of Oxford serving as its home.
(Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah.
BEEBE PLAIN, Vt. (AP) - In a story June 10 about the sale of a home that straddles the U.S.-Canadian border, The Associated Press erroneously reported the size of the house.
A winning lottery ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Memphis. Two $50,000 winners were also sold in Nashville and Jonesborough. The three winning tickets matched 4 of the 5 white numbers, plus the Powerball.
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The cancellation was formally announced by co-creator Michael D. Fuller on his blog, where he cited a regime change and re-branding at Cinemax as two factors that led to the show's demise.
(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). This photo taken May 19, 2017, shows Brooke Covington, a member of the Word of Faith Fellowship church in Spindle, N.C.
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A masked gunman stormed a hotel-casino complex in the Philippine capital early Friday, shooting up a TV screen, torching gambling tables and stuffing a backpack with casino chips before fleeing, authorities said.
(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Book Expo event in New York, Thursday, June 1, 2017.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Melodie Loya, 12, of Bainbridge, N.Y., spells her word out in her hand while competing in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md.
June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, which will continue through November 30. Looking at long-term data, on average, 12 storms will be named, six of which normally become hurricanes.
As many homes in Memphis remain without power, thieves are beginning to target those homes left in the dark.
(AP Photo/Carl Costas). FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Debbie Ziegler, mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks to the media after the passage of legislation, which would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives, at the state Capit.
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BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - In a story May 28 about a series of shootings in Mississippi, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on incorrect information from authorities, the middle name of the man charged in the shootings.
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(AP Photo/Kristena Hansen). Gov. Kate Brown, seated, signs House Bill 2673 in Salem, Ore., Wednesday, May 31, 2017, making the process more private for transgender individuals to change their birth certificate records.
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