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A Kansas judge will on Wednesday consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she serves a 35-year sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the... More>>
As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said. More>>
After weeks of public meetings, listening to comments from teachers, parents and concerned citizens, the Shelby County Schools board voted on a budget for the 2014-15 school year. More>>
According to the Government Accountability Office, the "USPS had about $100 billion in unfunded liabilities" for fiscal year 2013 and may have to "implement contingency plans to ensure that mail delivery continues." More>>
Campaign signs are part of the ground game to get elected to office. It not only hurts a candidate when their signs disappear; stealing or destroying one is also against the law. More>>
The Pony strip joint attracted a lot of attention Tuesday. Not for nudity, but for a sign asking to support single mothers. The group Successful Single Mothers of Memphis said the sign promotes stereotypes and exploits single mothers. More>>
The hope for families with children diagnosed with the most fatal form of muscular dystrophy took a giant step forward Monday. More>>
Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks has filed a complaint with the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct against Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Curtis Person. More>>
Three teenagers were indicted Tuesday on robbery and first degree murder charges in the October 2013 shooting death of a contractor at a Parkway Village home site, said Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich. More>>
Kevin Durant is tired of hearing about Tony Allen's defense. More>>
In a commitment to teaching the importance of greenery, Students and staff at Keystone Optional School opened an outdoor garden. They got their hands dirty planting everything from flowers to fruits and vegetables. More>>
Though he gave the team the day off, head coach Dave Joerger had a lot to say after his team's 111-105 win over the Thunder and what it means for the series going forward. More>>
Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft... More>>
Longtime U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is being challenged by two candidates, Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel, a Tea Party activist, and Thomas Carey, a political newcomer and realtor by trade from Hernando.
Senatobia Police are asking for your help finding a man who they say tried to rape a woman in front of her home in the middle of the day, in front of two children. More>>
A Memphis 13-year-old remains in Shelby County Juvenile Court custody as his 10-year-old sister clings to life after he allegedly shot her in the head Monday afternoon. More>>
Today is Earth Day. But, celebrating planet earth should be a full time activity for all of us. FOX13 News has some suggestions on what you can do to help make things greener and what some people do every day. More>>
DeSoto County's Board of Supervisors have approved an $8.3 million bid from Southaven builder Murphy and Sons to expand the new county jail in Hernando. More>>
Stolen panties for sale! That's the sales pitch that landed one Memphis man behind bars.
A convicted sex offender is back is in trouble with the law again; this time for a different crime.
Though Memphis may be out, Nashville is still in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Memphis Police have charged Shinny Talley of Memphis with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed a gun at an East High student, something police say set off a lockdown at the school the next day. More>>
Democratic leaders say Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee cast a dark shadow over his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges.
A Shelby County Juvenile Court judge has ordered a 13-year-old boy, accused of shooting his 10-year-old sister in the head Monday afternoon, to be held in juvenile court custody until his next hearing on May 6.
Mississippi teachers can look forward to a $2,500 pay boost over the next two years, on top of their normal yearly increases. Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 504 Tuesday at the state Capitol, granting the raises.
An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. More>>
His neighbors say he was an avid gardener and well liked. But his life was cut short Tuesday morning after a fire ripped through his apartment. More>>
After a Texas fire killed a mother and child earlier this year, one young boy was inspired to bring awareness to his community. More>>
Caldwell-Guthrie Elementary School, Donelson Elementary School and Dexter Middle School will be recognized in separate ceremonies this week for being among the most effective schools in Tennessee in terms of student growth. More>>
The 11-foot shark can barely fit in the back of this pick-up truck. More>>
A Virginia man's good deed is earning him some admiration. More>>
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year, making him just the third coach in league history to win the award three times in his career. More>>
USA Today Travel is asking readers to vote for their favorite zoo. More>>
Terminix, the world's largest pest control provider, will host a job fair for 50 openings at its Memphis call center on Friday, April 25. More>>
Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime on Monday night and tie their first-round playoff series at one game apiece. More>>
How'd you like to earn up to $97,000 -- tax free -- and deduct some of the expenses for your housing and meals. You can, if your company decides to open an office in Iraq and transfer you there.
As debris from January's and March's ice storms continues to line the sidewalks of Memphis,Public Works Director Dwan Gilliom is pointing the finger of blame at the sanitation workers' union leaders.
Reduced hours, locations, and days. Some candidates in the May 6 primary election are calling it strategic voter suppression. More>>
The murder trial of a Jonesboro woman in the shooting death of her husband is being delayed until September. More>>
Construction on the Southaven outlet mall project is set to start soon now that the project took a big step forward. Monday afternoon the Southaven Mayor and Board of Aldermen voted to establish the “Outlet Shops of the Mid-South Public Improvement District” with a hearing date of May 20. More>>
What grade does the Tennessee General Assembly get after it wrapped up its session in Nashville last week with several key bills being put on the books?
Bethel Grove Community Organization of Orange Mound are hoping to bring life back to the W.C. Hand More>>
Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Chris Craft and longtime Collierville town administrator James Lewellen were honored Monday at the 11th Annual Bobby Dunavant Public Service Awards luncheon for their years of dedication to public service. More>>
Jeremy Reed of Memphis was arrested Reed with criminal impersonation and theft by police after they say he pretended to be a tow truck driver and tried to steal a car.
Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves. More>>
Mississippi officials hope to begin training a new class of state troopers by November. Gov. Phil Bryant Monday signed into a law a bill that would spend $6.9 million to produce 60 new members of the Mississippi Highway Patrol by May 2015. Applications will be available starting May 1. More>>
All eyes were on Boston Monday as more than 35,000 runners laced up their shoes for the 118th Boston Marathon. More>>
In a surprise move, the United Auto Workers is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Chattanooga. More>>
An overturned tractor trailer on an I-55 southbound off-ramp just past the I-240 interchange is expected to cause traffic headaches for commuters Monday evening. More>>
A member of the FOX13 family had a very special delivery from the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday. More>>
It is the oldest restaurant in Southaven. But, it has been closed for two months following a kitchen fire back in February. So, for two months the restaurant’s 80 employees didn’t have jobs and for two months the loyal customers went without the famous Dale's home cooking. Good news, on Monday, Dale's reopened. If you have never worked in a commercial kitchen you have missed one of the great events in life, the morning prep for lunch. When it's a restaurant like Dale's that serves good home ... More>>
The Shelby County Election Commission said it is hiring registered county voters to work a one day job at one of the more 200 voting sites during the May 6 primary. More>>
Mayor A C Wharton's proposed budget is calling for 30 new red light cameras. More>>
Video shows a Georgetown police officer tripping and pushing students as they rush the field seconds after a high school state soccer game ends.
U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9th District) of Memphis received on Monday an endorsement from President Barack Obama in his bid for re-election to Tennessee's 9th District Congressional seat. More>>
The St. Louis Cardinals have named Craig Unger as general manager of the Memphis Redbirds, the team's Triple-A affiliate in the Pacific Coast League. More>>
The nominees have been selected for The Orpheum’s High School Musical Theatre Awards. More>>
Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. More>>
Mostly clouds all day with a small chance at sunshine. Temps in the upper 70s with 50-percent chance of scattered showers and isolated storms. Later tonight that chance increases to about 60-percent. More>>
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as... More>>
There are questions about patient care at the Memphis VA Medical Center where an unknown number of dialysis machines are no longer in use. More>>
A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car on South Highland St. at Spottswood Ave. More>>
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A National Labor Relations Board hearing is scheduled to get underway on Monday about the United Auto Workers' claim that Republican politicians and outside groups unfairly influenced the outcome of a union election at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee. The UAW's complaint was filed after Volkswagen workers rejected the union in a 712-626 vote in February. The UAW cited statements from U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and other GOP officials that the u... More>>
Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official... More>>
On Monday runners from around the world will take part in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombings. More>>
A 4-year-old boy who was critically injured in a crash in Raleigh last Wednesday evening has died. More>>
A Frayser family is mourning the death of a 17-year-old boy after he was shot and killed Saturday night. More>>
Easter celebrations were happening all over Memphis on Sunday. One small family ministry took a unique spin on the day, bearing a giant cross and walking it to spread their message to the Binghamton community.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The University of Mississippi says Gov. Phil Bryant will be the main speaker at its 161st commencement on May 10. He will speak to graduating students, their families and other guests at 9 a.m. More>>
BOSTON (AP) - In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston. Families celebrated Easter, diners enjoyed the spring weather at sidewalk cafes, and runners - easily identified by their trim builds and colorful jackets - picked up last-minute supplies for what will be the second-largest field in the race's history. More>>
Iran's state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear program will be held in New York.
Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. More>>
Hundreds of local students took part in a "I’m not having a baby shower" event Saturday morning at Wooddale high school. The program is aimed at teaching both young men and women that it’s up to them to empower themselves and not be pressured into becoming young parents. "We're trying to get students to know there are alternatives and there are people in the community that care and are here to speak about not having a baby," said Tiffany Smith, Program Director for Project TLC. The healt... More>>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine. More>>
Cuts on the horizon are firing up members of the Memphis Police Association. Members are hitting the streets in protest asking for more officers and more benefits for retired officers.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration caused by strong currents and bad visibility due to inclement weather. More>>
NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements. One of them could be the reason the Memphis Grizzlies will begin the playoffs without Nick Calathes.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers. Darlene Tipton says she emailed a woman whose boyfriend was aboard the plane to propose a fundraising effort. More>>
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government's auto safety watchdog, also didn't seek a recall of the compact car from the 2004 through 2007 model years even though it opened an investigation more than two years ago.... More>>
No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it. Workers and residents have watched helplessly as the slow-motion landslide spanning hundreds of yards split a house in two and buckled pavement.
A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.
A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5th.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson is calling rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric." Coleman is criticizing Hutchinson's past endorsement of Attorney General Eric Holder.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32. Coast guard spokesman Kim Jae-in says the latest bodies were recovered Saturday, three days after the ferry sank. More>>
Memphis Police say that a four-year-old inside a repossessed car has been found safe and uninjured. More>>
A new bill sponsored by U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9th District) of Memphis aims to use tax incentives to revitalize the poorest communities. More>>
So you signed up for health insurance through the government marketplace. Now what? It may be the question 8 million Americans are asking after signing up for the government's Affordable Care plan. More>>
A story that could've turned tragic has a happy ending all thanks to police officers and neighbors who helped pull a woman and a child trapped in a car as it sank underwater. More>>
A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Friday in Frayser to open the area's first community garden. More>>
Memphis Grizzlies back-up point guard Nick Calathes will be suspended for 20 games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, according to Yahoo! Sports. More>>
Local celebrities and community leaders spoke at Heal the Hood Foundation's annual "Living the Dream" conference Friday at the Hickory Ridge Mall. More>>
Memphis will host two very important members of President Barack Obama's cabinet on Friday, April 25. FOX13 News has confirmed that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will pay a visit to the Bluff City. More>>
Though many are grappling with higher winter bills, one man with chronic illnesses is dealing with having his electricity shut off. More>>
All law enforcement in Shelby County will be out in force this Easter weekend doing whatever they can to convince drivers to buckle up, don't drive and text, and do not booze it because you will lose it. More>>
As the Grizzlies gear up for their first round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, they're preparing for perhaps the most destructive duo in the NBA. More>>
FOX13's Good Morning Memphis is On The Road in downtown Memphis. This week we took a tour of a few downtown museums and hotels. More>>
Eight homes on a Midtown Memphis street were evacuated late Friday morning after a private contractor struck a gas main, MLGW and the Memphis Fire Dept. said. More>>
Bartlett Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery owner Jemar Lambert, charged with abusing corpses and mishandling burials, lost his appeal of a judge's decision to revoke his bond. More>>
The Fire Museum of Memphis is pressing ahead with a major facelift and is expected to be completed by June.
You may have seen it driving around Memphis. It may even be piled up in front of your home: yard waste sitting on curbs around the Bluff City. Some city homeowners say they've waited as long as eight weeks for a pickup. More>>
A northern Arkansas hospital says it will open a new women's clinic to fill the gap in coverage for prenatal and post-delivery care in Paragould. More>>
Memphis police officer Meekos Evans, the focus of an internal affairs investigation into an alleged traffic stop sexual assault of a female motorist in Whitehaven in February, was arrested Thursday afternoon. He is out of jail after posting bond Friday.
Groundbreaking on a planned $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas is expected to take place in late June. More>>
Authorities say one person was killed and two others injured in a crash on Interstate 40 in east Arkansas. More>>
Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep. More>>
Dr. Paul Becton, accused of snapping photographs of a woman during a gynecological exam, posted bond and has been released from jail. More>>
Starting April 19, fans of Memphis Made Brewing Co. will be able to enjoy this local beer a new way: in large bottles. More>>
Shelby Farms Park is hosting a "Down To Earth" Festival on Saturday, April 19, a few days before Earth Day. More>>
Earth Day is next Tuesday, April 22, and as always, Shelby Farms Park will be celebrating with some special events. More>>
The "Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival" is celebrating 28 years in the Bluff City. More>>
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