7th Memphis officer disciplined, EMTs fired in Tyre Nichols' death

7th Memphis officer disciplined, EMTs fired in Tyre Nichols' death

Protesters march down a street holding a "Justice for Tyre" sign.

Five other officers were previously fired and charged with second-degree murder and other crimes.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Two more Memphis police officers have been disciplined and three emergency responders fired in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols, officials said Monday, widening the circle of punishment for the shocking display of police brutality after...

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Why are retail thefts on the rise?

Why are retail thefts on the rise?

A Prada Boutique in the luxury section of the Westfield Mall in Santa Clara

It’s organized retail crime — where the thefts are planned, and part of organized rings.

 | Scripps News Staff

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Nichols family to address public for first time since video release

Nichols family to address public for first time since video release

Tyre Nichols' stepfather Rodney Wells and mother RowVaugn Wells.

Attorney Ben Crump said the news conference will include other community members who were “victims” of alleged brutality from Memphis Police.

 | Justin Boggs

Tyre Nichols’ family and their attorney Ben Crump are planning to hold a news conference Tuesday evening, their first after the video of Memphis Police officers fatally beating Nichols was released to the public.

It will also be their first news...

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Chicago prosecutor dropping R. Kelly sex abuse charges

Chicago prosecutor dropping R. Kelly sex abuse charges

Musician R. Kelly.

Kelly is currently serving a 30-year prison sentence for a separate case in New York and won't be eligible for release until he is around 80.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Wintry weather scrubs more than 1,000 flights in US

Wintry weather scrubs more than 1,000 flights in US

Travelers watch as a plane takes off

More cancellations are expected in coming days as Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas deal with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.

 | AP

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10 best cities for first-time homebuyers in 2023

10 best cities for first-time homebuyers in 2023

The list of desirable markets was based on factors such as population size, housing availability, median listing prices and job opportunities.

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President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies May 11

President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies May 11

This comes as lawmakers have already ended elements of the emergencies that kept millions of Americans insured during the pandemic.

 | AP

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WTKR: Scammers luring job hunters with fake remote jobs

WTKR: Scammers luring job hunters with fake remote jobs

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The Federal Trade Commission shares warning signs as scammers are going to great lengths to get job seekers' personal information.

 | John Matarese

Whether full-time or part-time, work-from-home job postings are still in high demand, especially as more companies ask workers to return to the office in 2023.

Unfortunately, scammers are taking notice.

If you are hunting on popular job sites, the ...

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6 easy ways to make your phone and laptop last longer

6 easy ways to make your phone and laptop last longer

A man uses a laptop.

Though the battery life on devices seems to get shorter and shorter, there are practices to keep in mind to reduce the chances of it happening.

 | John Matarese

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DOJ files charges alleging 7,600 fake nursing diplomas were sold

DOJ files charges alleging 7,600 fake nursing diplomas were sold

A nurse taking notes.

The fake diplomas were issued by three Florida-based schools since 2016 at $15,000 each, netting them more than $114 million, the DOJ alleges.

 | Scripps News Staff and WPTV Staff

How a survivor is now helping battle the opioid epidemic

How a survivor is now helping battle the opioid epidemic

The U.S. reports more opioid deaths than any other country in the world, and organizations around the country are scrambling for solutions.

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Sports betting is everywhere now, but is it paying off?
Gamblers pack the Sports Book at the Mandalay Bay Casino.

Sports betting is everywhere now, but is it paying off?

The sports betting industry has taken off in the last four years, but tax revenue isn't living up the initial hype amid lax regulations.

 | Scripps News Staff

Is the news too negative?

Is the news too negative?

Many Americans say they avoid the news because it's often negative, but research shows humans tend to be more attentive to bad news.

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In Real Life: Attacked behind the wheel

In Real Life: Attacked behind the wheel

Women truck drivers say the companies they work for could do more to protect women from assault and harassment while on the road.

 | Claire Molloy and Jennifer Smart and Natasha Del Toro