Latest Elvis Presley News

It's now or never pedestrians: German town has Elvis lights

Dec. 6, 2018 10:24 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Keep your blue suede shoes behind the curb: the central German town where Elvis Presley was stationed as a U.S. soldier in the 1950s has installed three pedestrian lights with images of the American rock icon. The red shows an image of the singer striking a pose at a microphone and the green...

Trump rallies Hyde-Smith voters as Espy pushes turnout

Nov. 27, 2018 12:24 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump rallied voters Monday for Republican Senate appointee Cindy Hyde-Smith who has found herself in a closer-than-expected runoff contest after comments she made about attending a public hanging drew condemnation. As Trump praised Hyde-Smith at two high-profile...

Trump sticks with old playbook in return to campaign trail

Nov. 26, 2018 11:33 PM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump brought back the playbook he used during the leadup to the midterm elections, warning of the dangers of illegal immigration and painting Democrats as radical "socialists," as he returned to the campaign trail Monday to try to keep a Mississippi Senate seat in GOP...

The Latest: Coliseum decked out in Christmas decor for Trump

Nov. 26, 2018 9:56 PM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Mississippi (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Christmas has come to Biloxi, Mississippi, as President Donald Trump holds his second rally of the day in the state. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum has been decked out in an elaborate display that includes...

Conservative vs. moderate in Mississippi Senate election

Nov. 25, 2018 9:41 PM EST

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's two U.S. Senate candidates rallied supporters around their themes of conservatism and moderation Sunday as they entered the closing days of their campaigns. The last two years of the Senate term begun by the now-retired Thad Cochran hangs in the balance Tuesday as...

Band digs up Nashville's forgotten past with songs, videos

Nov. 24, 2018 11:57 AM EST

From a public hanging on Nashville's Music Row to the days when a young and still unknown guitar player named Jimi Hendrix walked the city's streets, a band is documenting Nashville's forgotten history in songs and videos. Granville Automatic, which got its start in Atlanta and is now based in Nashville, recently...

Trump honors GOP donor, 6 others with presidential award

Nov. 16, 2018 5:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday recognized a major Republican Party donor and six other "extraordinary Americans" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the nation reserves for a civilian. Individuals who make "outstanding contributions to American life and culture"...

The Latest: Trump recognizes "extraordinary Americans"

Nov. 16, 2018 3:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump has recognized seven "extraordinary Americans" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the highest honor America gives a civilian. Recipients include doctor and Republican Party donor...

Ticats' Jerry Glanville "loving everything about" CFL

Nov. 15, 2018 7:28 PM EST

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — More than 50 years after taking his first football coaching gig, Jerry Glanville sees the light at the end of the tunnel like only he can. Glanville is completing his first season as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' defensive coordinator after serving as a guest coach in 2017. The Ticats...

'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race

Nov. 12, 2018 10:19 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state's history of lynching and boosting Democrats' hope of pulling off a stunner in the Deep South. Republican...