May 24, 2017 – Nearly 250 Shelby County School students will receive free bicycles this weekend for completing the school year with no absences and no tardy days, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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April 28, 2017--- Essays by two students from Colonial and Cordova middle schools were chosen tops from among more than 1,400 entries in the Do The Write Thing Challenge (DTWT) initiative aimed at breaking the cycle of violence in homes, schools and neighborhoods, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
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April 5, 2017 -- A sports bar in the Castalia Heights section of South Memphis shut down last week because of violence and widespread marijuana use was declared a public nuisance Tuesday and closed permanently, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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April 4, 2017 – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich on Tuesday joined fellow prosecutors and other officials across the country in urging Congress to turn down proposed legislation that would require states to honor concealed-carry firearms permits issued in other states.
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MEMPHIS – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and two key members of the DA’s Community Prosecution Unit pilot program urged church pastors and community leaders to help troubled young people become productive citizens.
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Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and other District Attorneys from across Tennessee recently joined prosecutors from 25 other states to discuss legal issues and procedures led by the Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence in Washington.
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MEMPHIS – Feb. 8, 2017 - No criminal charges will be filed against an off-duty Memphis police officer who shot and killed a man last year during a child-visitation exchange, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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MEMPHIS – More than 100 students attended the city’s third “Hear Me Out” youth forum Saturday, with many expressing a desire for more jobs and activities for young people and others sharing concerns about being measured solely by their standardized test scores.
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Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and members of the newly formed Community Prosecution Unit (CPU) spent Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 16) cleaning and clearing brush in Kennedy Park which is in the unit’s pilot district.
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MEMPHIS – December 20, 2016 - Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich announced Monday the creation of a new geographic approach to criminal prosecution at a public meeting at the Ed Rice Community Center at 2907 N. Watkins in Frayser.
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