One woman’s story on the risks of synthetic CBD oil – Memphis news


  • A new industry has blossomed around CBD, it’s a compound found in marijuana but generally legal to sell. It usually comes in oil form; touted for health benefits. But there are risks as one Florence woman found out. Most people are familiar with the part of marijuana that makes you high.



  • A woman is facing a felony charge for attacking a Biloxi police officer after she was fired from her job.

  • Former Congressman Ed Case is the Democratic Party’s nominee to represent Honolulu in the U.S. House.

  • Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.



  • Former Congressman Ed Case says he believes his message that politicians in Washington need to work together resonated with voters.

  • NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before.

  • With Tez Parks mastering the high notes of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” Southern Miss media day was off and running on Saturday afternoon. Many Golden Eagles huddled around tape-recorders, with many of the questions revolving around who will start at quarterback in USM’s season-opener against Jackson State on September 1. “Right now Jack [Abraham]’s looking like he’s moving to the top,” said USM head coach Jay Hopson.

  • Jones County Junior College enters year three under head coach Steve Buckley. The Bobcats finished 8-2 last season – their only two losses came against eventual National Champion East Mississippi. JCJC opens the 2018 campaign on August 30 against Coahoma.



  • The weather is HOT, but some students are headed back to school with cool new styles.

  • Saturday was the 14th annual Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights festival.

  • Long lines and a scrimmage attended by over 800 fans, Saturday’s Memphis Football Fan Fest was unlike any other, according to some U of M fans. 

  • A judge made a decision in a major lawsuit between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the City of Memphis regarding Memphis police surveillance of protest organizers. 




  • The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils, but police had a brief confrontation with students angry over their heavy presence.

  • Bicyclists took over downtown Jackson Saturday for the Capital City Cycling Classic. Jennifer Novak came to Jackson to win. 

  • The second annual Black Entrepreneur Expo in Gulfport gave small business owners an opportunity not only to sell their products but also to build a better future.

  • A Baltimore police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk.

  • A football coach was shot during an altercation with a parent on another team at Antioch High School on Saturday night.

  • Black Lives Matter and other groups gathered in north Nashville and made their way downtown to protest a deadly police two weeks ago. 

  • Dozens of Jones County-area veterans of the Vietnam War were honored at Laurel’s Magnolia Center Saturday.  

  • Hundreds of students graduated from William Carey University the weekend of Aug. 10-11.  

  • One person is dead and two others are injured following a Saturday afternoon shooting at a home in Hattiesburg.

  • Shelby County’s longest-serving commissioner is stepping down at the end of this month after nearly 45 years. 

  • Ozzie’s Legacy Animal Rescue hosted Ozzie’s Fun Fest in Paragould on Saturday.

  • Many kids learned about bike safety at a free event held on Saturday.

  • The Hattiesburg Police Department confirms the man wanted in the shooting that took place before 12:30 p.m is in custody. 

  • It’s a fishing tournament that aims to help kids who want to become police officers. The inaugural Fishing Slam at Jones Park in Gulfport support the police explorers.

  • Police are offering a reward information about an Ohio woman disappeared with her three children that were living with their custodial grandmother in Franklin.  

  • Police are looking for two suspects that robbed a woman at the same apartment complex at gunpoint last weekend that may be responsible for the fatal shooting. 

  • Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility.

  • Spokane is booming, with a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts and entertainment sector.





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