Entries by Wes Yahola

Mommy Dearest

Otoe County, Nebraska, police have arrested 28-year-old Mary Lucas and 29-year-old Glenn Oliver on charges of child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple is accused of duct taping their 5 and 6-year-old children to chairs and forcing them to watch the movie Mommie Dearest, which was about screen legend Joan Crawford and her acts of […]

Fishing for Underwear

Catching well over his limit was a 32-year-old Chinese man identified only as Zhang. After searching his van, which police described as ‘suspicious,’ officers found 285 used bras, 185 used panties and a fishing rod, which Zhang used to reel in the unmentionables from clothes lines. Zhang confessed to the crimes, saying that he couldn’t […]

Love leads Cavaliers past Grizzlies 106-76

By CLAY BAILEY (Associated Press)  10/28/15 AP – Sports MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers looked like the defending Eastern Conference champs. The Memphis Grizzlies looked like a royal mess. Kevin Love had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Richard Jefferson had 14 points and Cleveland built a big early advantage and wrecked the Grizzlies’ season […]

TN schools rank 25th in nation

Posted: Oct 29, 2015 5:05 AM CDTUpdated: Oct 29, 2015 5:05 AM CDT By Ben Watson MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is incredibly proud of Tennessee students.In a presentation at Riverwood Elementary School, Haslam said Tennessee is distinguishing itself as the state to watch in education.  It’s been the fastest improving state since […]

Anonymous Vows To Unhood 1,000 Ku Klux Klan Members

The hacktivist collective says it will release the identities around the anniversary of the Ferguson protests. Dominique MosbergenSenior Writer, The Huffington Post As the first anniversary of the Ferguson protests approaches, a group identifying itself as the hactivist collective Anonymous has issued a threat to members of the Ku Klux Klan: In November of last […]

Strickland continues City Hall transition work

By Ryan Poe of The Commercial Appeal Posted: Yesterday 3:15 p.m. October 8, 2015 – Behind the scenes with mayoral candidate Jim Strickland as he waits for election results with family, campaign staff and friends. (Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis mayor-elect Jim Strickland has wrapped up his interviews with current city directors, at least two […]

Mississippi plans new I-55 cloverleaf for Southaven mall

Work continued Oct. 21 at the Tanger Outlet Mall in Southaven ahead of its grand opening in November. (Brandon Dill/Special to The Commercial Appeal) By Ted Evanoff of The Commercial Appeal Updated: Yesterday 6:50 p.m. Mississippi plans to widen Interstate 55 in Southaven to 10 lanes and build a new interchange to serve the Tanger regional […]

Bumper Music for Thursday, October 29th

Hear the songs here! – Sam & Dave: You Got me Hummin’ – Coldplay: A Sky Full of Stars – The Dramatics: Whatcha’ See is Whatcha’ Get – Rosanne Cash: A Feather’s Not a Bird – Pete Townshend: Let My Love Open the Door – Disturbed: Into the Fire – Bruce Springsteen: Lonesome Day – […]