New details released on Eliza Fletcher’s fatal kidnapping in Memphis; Cleotha Abston Henderson in court

As authorities in Memphis released new details in the kidnapping of a jogger Eliza Fletcher, the suspect in the fatal kidnapping, appeared in court on Wednesday to face murder charges. The suspect, Cleotha Abston Henderson, 38, appeared in Shelby County Criminal Court to face charges of first degree murder, premeditated murder and first degree commission … Read more

Abduction of Eliza Fletcher: Cleotha Abston, a man accused of apparent kidnapping in Memphis, had already kidnapped another

MEMPHIS, TN — The man accused of kidnapping a Tennessee woman jogging near the University of Memphis last week has spent 20 years behind bars for a previous kidnapping. U.S. Marshals arrested Cleotha Abston, 38, on Saturday after police detected her DNA on a pair of sandals found near where Eliza Fletcher was last seen, … Read more

Judge orders Starbucks to reinstate fired workers who led organizing effort

A federal judge on Thursday ordered Starbucks to reinstate seven employees at a Memphis store after finding the company unlawfully retaliated against them for helping organize a union. U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Tennessee Sheryl Lipman told Starbucks she had five days to reinstate the employees, known as the ‘Memphis Seven’, … Read more