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This year
Federal charges brought against five police in US over fatal beating of Tyre Nichols
Tyre Nichols died in hospital in January after he was kicked and punched during a traffic stop.
Tyre Nichols died of blunt force head injuries after he was beaten by police, report reveals
Nichols was stopped by police on 7 January for an alleged traffic violation and was aggressively pulled out of his car by officers.
Five former Memphis officers plead 'not guilty' to Tyre Nichols murder charges
Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr, Emmitt Martin III and Justin Smith appeared in court over Nichols’ arrest.
Sixth officer fired after beating death of Tyre Nichols
Five Memphis officers have already been fired and charged with second-degree murder in Mr Nichols’ death.
Funeral for police beating victim Tyre Nichols underway in Memphis
Five officers involved in the beating have been fired and are facing murder charges.
Seventh officer suspended over fatal beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis
Three firefighters who arrived at the scene but failed to provide adequate medical assistance to Nichols have also been sacked.
Memphis disbands police unit after video of Tyre Nichols assault sparks outrage
The five police officers who participated in the beating stand accused of second-degree murder.
Anger and protest in Memphis after police beating video released
Tyre Nichols died in hospital three days after he was stopped by officials on suspicion of reckless driving.
US city of Memphis braces for release of police video showing beating of a black man who later died
Five police officers, all of whom are black, have been charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
Last year
Thousands of runners rally across US to ‘finish Eliza’s run’
The runs were organised as a tribute to Eliza Fletcher, who was forced into a vehicle after a struggle during her pre-dawn run last Friday in Memphis.
Four killed in Tennessee shooting rampage, suspect arrested
The suspect livestreamed parts of his shooting spree, the Memphis police chief said.
All time
One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting
One person was killed in the incident and a police chief also said the shooter died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound”.
McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis
Entering the day with a with a one-shot lead, the Holywood golfer couldn’t build on Saturday’s round of 62.
Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered
Wright’s body was found in suburban Memphis on 28 July, 2010.
Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content
The film is usually shown every summer but will not be shown next year.
Man arrested for rape and aggravated kidnapping of 11-year-old girl in Tennessee
The girl was walking to school at 7am Monday morning when the assault occurred.
Mother charged after four children are stabbed to death in Memphis
“It’s just a very sad day. It’s really beyond words, quite frankly.”
Grizzlies 'at a gunfight armed with spoons' as Spurs hand out another beating
It was a similar story in Atlanta, where the Hawks comfortably beat the Celtics.
'Memphis can take Manchester United to the title'
The forward’s Netherlands international team-mate Arjen Robben believes that he could “become one of the top players in the world”.
A little girl wasn't allowed attend her friend's birthday party - because the friend was black
The depressing incident happened in a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee.
Is it Dooblin or Dublin? US TV presenter struggles with our capital city
Is it really that difficult?
Irish Travellers are prospering in America and "make most of their money from life insurance"
Two secretive Traveller communities allowed a TV3 documentary-maker access recently. He found that after 200 years in the US, some of their traditions remain the same – while some are markedly different.
Nicola Furlong murder trial begins in Tokyo
US citizen Richard Hinds is accused of killing the 19-year-old Irish student.
Rudy Gay threw down this massive slam dunk over Chris Bosh last night, after making a fool of Lebron
Looks legit.
Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King was shot
The room at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot has been left untouched since the evening he was assassinated in 1968.
Golf: McIlroy hoping to find form at St. Jude
The Down man will warm up for the defence of his US Open crown in sweltering Memphis conditions alongside Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell.
Elvis Presley crypt goes under the hammer this month
Fancy a long sleep in the tomb of The King? Now you can – for the right price.
WATCH: Oscar winning sports documentary 'Undefeated'
The film which follows the trials and travails of an inner city Memphis highschool team looks absolutely deserving of last night’s gong.
Passengers stranded on Greyhound bus for 8 hours
A bus driver abandoned her vehicle for eight hours, leaving 45 passengers stranded at a petrol station in Missouri.
Woman who ate pizza every day has delivery driver to thank for saving her life
A greasy, cheesy, pepperoni pizza wouldn’t normally be considered good for your health but in this case it saved the woman’s life.