Rudy Williams, Local 24 News

Rudy Williams

Local 24 News

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Rudy:

Choosing love over hate: SCS prays with parents of Cummings K-8 shooting

As the Memphis community struggles to heal following last week’s shooting at Cummings K-8 in Shelby County, the parents of those impacted have come together. → Read More

Opening statements begin in State Sen. Katrina Robinson’s federal theft and wire fraud trial in Memphis

Prosecutors wanted the trial moved to Jackson, Tennessee, but a judge denied that and jury selection began September 13, 2021, in Memphis. → Read More

While parents and politicians fight over masks in school, the number of children with COVID keeps rising

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital COVID cases have doubled in the past week. → Read More

Back up your COVID-19 vaccination card before it's lost, but don't worry there's an app for that too

Pharmacy health wallet apps provide a safe stash for your card, while security app CLEAR offers an easy 3 step process in uploading your vaccination card. → Read More

City of Germantown backs off COVID-19 vaccinations requirement for employees

Originally, City of Germantown employees faced firing if proof of COVID vaccination was not submitted by Labor Day. → Read More

Memphian and Olympic gold medalist talks pressures of world class competition

"We're told that it's 90% mental and 10% physical," said Rochelle Stevens. → Read More

A new health director, voting machines, and new leadership addressed by Shelby County Board of Commissioners

This was the first meeting for the commissioners after a 5-week hiatus. → Read More

Memphis City Council makes way for Downtown Parking and passes unlawful eviction ordinance

Tuesday's meeting addressed wrongful evictions and the problems they cause as well as the additional parking for Downtown Memphis. → Read More

Thousands of dollars for potential home buyers in Shelby County puts first digs in reach

"We felt that a change was needed being that the home prices has soared to the degree that they have," said Israel Henry, finance manager of the program. → Read More

SCS board members say enough is enough to gun violence killing children and call on community for help

SCS board members want to see more accountability from community organizations in battling this gun violence robbing kids of their futures. → Read More

Family struggles through pain of the search for missing mother and 2 year old girl

After 2 weeks there's only been one single tip turning up no signs of the mother and daughter. → Read More

Black women mean business getting help building entrepreneurship in Memphis

A national report released last year showed only 20-percent of the 5.6-million business owners were people of color and the percentage of women even smaller. → Read More

Former MPD officer files lawsuit against the City of Memphis and the Memphis Police Department

Officer Davin Clemons has filed a lawsuit for discrimination and harassment for his sexual orientation that broke a 2019 settlement agreement. → Read More

Mobility Matters: Without vehicles many Memphians struggle to get the healthcare they need

"There are many layers to it. It's not just can I get to the doctor, right. First of all it's do I have a ride to get to the doctor," says Dr. Susan Nelson. → Read More

Blackburn and Hagerty join GOP senators in defeating voting rights bill

The bill would have created a national automatic system for registering voters, establish national standards for mail-in ballots, and expand access to early voting. → Read More

Expert shoppers hip you to Amazon Prime Day sale tips

In 2020, shoppers garnering $1.4 billion in savings during Amazon Prime day with 175 million products sold. → Read More

Verify: Does the Pfizer vaccine protect from the Delta COVID Variant?

With news the Delta variant of COVID-19 is also spreading in Shelby County will the vaccines still work against it? → Read More

Olympian Rochelle Stevens back in stride giving young track athletes a head start with combine event

The Foundation is back this year with the "No Pain, No Fame" Combine highlighting and encouraging new talent. → Read More

Memphis leaders confident in options to fill $23 million budget deficit

Councilman Martavius Jones says that lower tax rate is not enough to manage costs of the city. → Read More

Shelby County Commission approves penny property tax rate hike for 2021

Funding for Regional One, MATA, the Hospitality Hub for the homeless and the County Youth Detention Center were also on the agenda. → Read More