Daniel Connolly, Commercial Appeal

Daniel Connolly

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Daniel:

Germantown hasn't released names of three officers involved in fatal shooting

Germantown's police department has also denied public records requests related to the May 17 death of Brian Cooper at his own home. → Read More

Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings condemns use of force in George Floyd case

The police director weighed in on the high-profile death, in which a Minneapolis police officer knelt on a man's neck. The man later died. → Read More

Teenagers indicted in slaying of recent White Station High graduate

Talas Bonds and Erin Tillman accused of using a dating app to lure Jack Luibel to a house in Frayser where he was fatally shot. → Read More

ACLU sues to force Shelby County Sheriff to release inmates most at risk for COVID-19

The lawsuit compels county officials to release detainees considered at an elevated risk for more serious complications of COVID-19. → Read More

Holiday weekend poses COVID-19 risk: High-level Memphis health official urges caution

Around the globe, holiday celebrations have contributed to spread of the coronavirus, experts have concluded. → Read More

Officer-involved shooting reported in Germantown

The incident took place in a residential area just south of Wolf River Boulevard. → Read More

Woman with COVID-19 receives experimental drug Remdesivir in Memphis

So far, the patient is the only one who has received the experimental drug at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. → Read More

Fred L. Davis visitation set for Monday; private funeral, burial to follow

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the visitation on Monday is the only memorial event that is open to the general public. The family plans to have a larger event at a later date. → Read More

Memphis officials urge tests for mildest COVID-19 symptoms. Here's where you can get tested

Options for testing continue to expand, including for people who lack symptoms. Here's a list of where to go. → Read More

High stakes for business, human life as Tennessee's restaurants reopen

As Tennessee begins to allow dine-in service at restaurants, industry experts say owners and employees must make a total commitment to safety. → Read More

Shelby County Health Department says it won't report immigrants' legal status

The head of the Shelby County health department raised the issue during a news conference this week. → Read More

Walgreens, Kroger now offering coronavirus testing in Memphis area

Walgreens and Kroger are offering coronavirus testing. Here's how to sign up. → Read More

Tennessee rural restaurants reopen Monday: Tough safety rules, with weak enforcement plan

An order reopening restaurants in rural areas and small towns Monday includes tough safety standards. But the enforcement plan appears weak. → Read More

Advocates ask governments to provide COVID-19 info in languages other than English

The demand for timely information comes as the pandemic and the economic downturn are hitting Hispanics and other minority groups especially hard. → Read More

Tour the $51 million transformation of the former Commercial Appeal building into an overflow hospital

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have turned The Commercial Appeal's former building at 495 Union Avenue into a 401-bed hospital for COVID-19 patients → Read More

$1,000 reward offered as Memphis police seek tips in weekend shooting

Kahlil Woods was killed in a shooting in southeast Memphis on Saturday morning. → Read More

As society leans on COVID-19 testing to reopen, test problems remain, says UTHSC official

Dr. Scott Strome warns against heavy reliance on COVID-19 testing as a tool to reopen society. → Read More

Shelby County Health Department plans street outreach on COVID-19

The health department is working to push information on the fast-moving pandemic into corners of the society that might have missed it. → Read More

Rep. Cohen: Quick reopening of Tennessee businesses is a mistake that will lead to deaths

The Congressman's comments came in reaction to Gov. Bill Lee's plan to start reopening Tennessee's economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Businesses coping with COVID-19 invited to virtual summit on April 28

The event aims to connect businesses with funding and train them on best health practices for an eventual reopening of the economy. → Read More