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Adrian Sainz

The Associated Press

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Adrian:

Ford pledges to work with community near future factory

Ford Motor Co. officials are pledging to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker’s planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region → Read More

Judge: Death row inmate who murdered, robbed victim of $3, can pursue disability claims

A Tennessee death row inmate convicted of a 1994 slaying can pursue arguments that he is intellectually disabled and should not be executed under state law, a federal judge has ruled. U. S. District Judge Mark S. Norris issued an order Tuesday granting a stay in federal court proceedings for Tyrone Chalmers, who was convicted in 1997 of robbing a man of $3 and killing him in Shelby County. → Read More

Four months after tornado, Kentucky focuses on rebuilding

Sundays at the Bullock home in rural Kentucky were filled with lasting memories: big family dinners, cornhole, basketball and karaoke. → Read More

St. Jude accepts 2nd group of Ukrainian cancer patients

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee says a second group of Ukrainian children with cancer has arrived for treatment after they fled with their families from the war in their home country → Read More

First Lady Jill Biden to meet Ukrainian children at St. Jude

First Lady Jill Biden is scheduled to make a trip to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee in a visit expected to include meetings with doctors and patients, including Ukrainian children fleeing the war with their families → Read More

Ousted Tennessee senator sentenced to probation for fraud

A judge has ruled a former Tennessee state senator removed from office after being convicted of using federal grant money on wedding expenses will not serve prison time → Read More

Ousted Tennessee senator sentenced to probation for fraud

A former Tennessee state senator expelled from office after a conviction for using federal grant money on wedding expenses instead of the nursing school she operates was sentenced Friday to a year of probation but no prison time. → Read More

Ukrainians in US consider taking advantage of new status

Iryna Volvach traveled from Ukraine to California on a tour package with a friend and decided to stay for a few months. When Russia invaded Ukraine, leaving her stuck in the U.S., she worried about her children and grandchildren back home. → Read More

Intellectually disabled former death row inmate now parole-eligible in 5 years

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An intellectually disabled former Tennessee death row inmate will be eligible for parole in about five years after a judge re-sentenced him Monday to serve two concurrent life sentences, giving hope to Pervis Payne's family that he could be a free man relatively soon after serving more than three decades in prison. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Paula Skahan sentenced… → Read More

Warrant issued in Memphis slaying of rapper Young Dolph

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Tennessee man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper Young Dolph, who was gunned down in a daylight ambush at a popular cookie shop in November in his hometown of Memphis, authorities said Wednesday. A first-degree murder warrant was issued for Justin Johnson, 23, in the Nov. 17 shooting of Young Dolph, whose real name… → Read More

St. Jude, WHO to provide child cancer meds to poor nations

The World Health Organization and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are working to provide cancer medicines at no cost to children in under-resourced countries → Read More

Rapper Young Dolph shot, killed at Memphis cookie shop

Officials say rapper Young Dolph has been fatally shot at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter. → Read More

Tennessee postal worker's mother says he was bullied before shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A U. S. Postal Service letter carrier who shot a manager and a supervisor before killing himself at a Tennessee postal facility was not a violent person and was being bullied at work by his superiors, his mother said Thursday. Tracey Haley told The Associated Press that her 28-year-old son, Johntra Haley, was the person who shot two postal service co-workers Tuesday at a… → Read More

Tennessee postal worker killings raise stress as concern

Postal workers are back on the job at a sorting facility in Tennessee, hours after a co-worker turned it into a crime scene → Read More

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

Authorities say two Postal Service workers have been fatally shot at a postal facility in Memphis, the third high-profile shooting in west Tennessee in recent weeks → Read More

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two U.S. Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said. It was the third high-profile shooting in or near that west Tennessee city in weeks. → Read More

Tennessee state senator found guilty of 4 wire fraud counts

A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee state senator charged with using federal grant money awarded to a health care school she operated on her wedding, a political campaign event and other personal expenses. A 12-person federal jury decided state Sen. Katrina Robinson was guilty of four of five counts of wire fraud. Robinson already had been acquitted by a judge on 15 of 20 charges sought by… → Read More

Boy shot, wounded at Tennessee school; juvenile detained

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A teenage boy was shot and critically wounded Thursday at a school in Memphis, Tennessee, and police detained a second boy believed to be the shooter. → Read More

Small towns brace for change, prosperity with Ford's arrival

Lesa Tard expects to serve up more hot wings and cheeseburgers when the clean energy revolution comes to Stanton, Tennessee, with Ford’s plans to build a factory to produce electric pickups → Read More

Small towns brace for change, prosperity with Ford's arrival

Lesa Tard expects to serve up more hot wings and cheeseburgers when the clean energy revolution comes to Stanton, Tennessee, with Ford’s plans to build a factory to produce electric pickups → Read More