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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police say a 7-year-old girl called 911 after waking up to find her parents had been shot. The girl told the operator that she couldn't wake up her parents this morning. Family members have identified the couple as James and Danielle Alexander.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Two 17-year-old boys accused in the fatal shooting of a Memphis man trying to sell his car on Craigslist will be tried as adults. Police say Martiness Henderson and Walter Collins and another man, 21-year-old Brandon Vance, decided to steal Larry Wilkins' 2006 Ford Mustang when his asking price was more than they could afford.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Charges have been dropped against a teenager whose mother led police on a high-speed chase in New Mexico. The son of Oriana Farrell of Memphis, Tennessee, had been accused of battery and assault in connection with a scuffle with officers during a traffic stop. An officer was videotaped firing at Farrell's fleeing minivan.

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say it's likely that the remains of a 5-year-old Indiana boy presumed dead following a fire at a rental cabin in Sevierville have been completely incinerated. The fire broke out April 12 at a cabin where 22 people from Kentucky and Indiana were staying.

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