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The community is coming together tonight at a Nashville landmark to help the family of Phoenix Garrett the a little boy with blue baby syndrome.
Artist came from as far as South Carolina to perform tonight for the Phoenix Fest benefitting baby Phoenix and his family at the Hard Rock Café.
It was such a moving event to see so many people support a little boy who has gone through so much in his short life already.
Here on fox 17 we have followed baby phoenix's journey- from his need for blood, to his surgery and lastly his family's struggle to pay the bills.
And that is why folks came out tonight - this event will help the family through the rest of the year.
Organizers say the event will help a family that is truly in need.
Imani Rhema says, “to be able to not have to worry about her finances for a while the money towards this fund will go towards medical bills, bills that she has been accruing because she hasn't been able to work for a year that’s what I really want to do.”
The event raised more than a thousand dollars for the Garrett
Monday, November 26 2012, 02:58 AM CST
Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
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