MEMPHIS, Tenn.- Thursday, a Memphis man pleaded guilty to the sex trafficking of a 16-year-old girl. U.S. Attorney Edward Stanton III announced Laron Matlock, 33, admitted to buying a bus ticket for a 16 year old to travel from Chicago to Memphis for the purposes of prostitution. He then admitted to also taking the girl to Nashville. Matlock was arrested in
JACKSON, Tenn.- With cold temperatures comes the start of the emergency shelter program for homeless people in our area. Beginning November 1, Area Relief Ministries will begin its eighth season of the winter program called "Room in the Inn." It is a partnership between ARM and the local churches. The congregations host homeless men in their facili
JACKSON, Tenn.--Jackson-Madison County School superintendent Verna Ruffin said the fact the state Department of Education report card failed the school district's performance is not alarming. "We have some schools that are not doing very well and we have some intentions behind our plan to help those schools improve," said Dr. Verna Ruffin, JMC
GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn -- Tonya Jones runs a salon in Jackson, but has a part time job at the Gibson County Special School District. "I got a job in the Gibson County Special School District," Tonya told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Friday at her shop in West Jackson, "so even though we live in Madison County, my children are able to go to Gibson Count
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — There was a bit of a British invasion at the Beverly Hilton hotel, as BAFTA Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia Awards, honoring film and television talent from both sides of the pond, including director Mike Leigh and actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Robert Downey Jr.
Since his breakthrough with the backward-running "Memento," Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In "Interstellar," he slips into its very fabric, shaping its flows and exploding its particles. It's an absurd endeavor. And it's one of the most sublime movies of the decade.
UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life. Even now, as he suffers from dementia, music is an important part of his life thanks to a study looking at the impact of a nationwide music program aimed at helping dementia patients.