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Memphis VA Clinic: 8 dialysis stations closed for testing

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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>>

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Affordable Care Act: What's next?

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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>>

Police, neighbor save woman and child from sinking car

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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>>

Community garden opens in Frayser

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Friday in Frayser to open the area's first community garden. More>>

Grizzlies guard Calathes to be suspended for 20 games

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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>>

Heal the Hood hosts 'Living the Dream' conference

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Local celebrities and community leaders spoke at Heal the Hood Foundation's annual "Living the Dream" conference Friday at the Hickory Ridge Mall. More>>

2 from Obama's cabinet to visit Memphis April 25

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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>>

Man battling chronic illnesses has electricity cut off

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Though many are grappling with higher winter bills, one man with chronic illnesses is dealing with having his electricity shut off. More>>

THP issues 500 citations on first day of Zero Fatalities Campaign

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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>>

Grizzlies wary of Thunder's dynamic duo

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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>>

GMM OTR: Downtown Memphis 4-18

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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>>

Homes evacuated due to gas leak in Midtown

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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>>

Tenn. Supreme Court rules against Bartlett cemetery owner

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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>>

Memphis Fire Museum upgrading exhibits

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The Fire Museum of Memphis is pressing ahead with a major facelift and is expected to be completed by June.
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Memphis homeowners wait 8 weeks for trash pickup

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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>>

Northern Ark. hospital opens new women's clinic

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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>>

MPD officer arrested for alleged traffic stop sexual assault

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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.
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June groundbreaking planned for Osceola steel mill

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Groundbreaking on a planned $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas is expected to take place in late June. More>>

1 killed, 2 hurt in West Memphis interstate crash

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Authorities say one person was killed and two others injured in a crash on Interstate 40 in east Arkansas. More>>

61 arrested in West Tennessee gang sweep

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Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep. More>>

Arkansas doctor posts bond on voyeurism charges

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Dr. Paul Becton, accused of snapping photographs of a woman during a gynecological exam, posted bond and has been released from jail. More>>

Memphis Made Brewing starts bottling beer

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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 Earth Day celebration April 19

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Shelby Farms Park is hosting a "Down To Earth" Festival on Saturday, April 19, a few days before Earth Day. More>>

Shelby Farms unveils improved wetland area

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Earth Day is next Tuesday, April 22, and as always, Shelby Farms Park will be celebrating with some special events. More>>

28th Africa in April festival runs through April 20

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The "Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival" is celebrating 28 years in the Bluff City. More>>

DA candidate Judge Brown wants appeal hearing

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Shelby County District Attorney Democratic candidate and TV personality Judge Joe Brown said he wants his appeal heard on contempt of court charges, before the actual hearing on the charges. More>>

South Cordova residents say city service 'stinks'

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South Cordova residents have been Memphis residents for nearly two years now, since they were annexed back on July 1, 2012. More>>

Thursdays Squared looks to give big boost to Overton Square

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Overton Square is kicking summer off early with its new outdoor concert series, "Thursdays Squared." More>>

Former youth pastor jailed for sexual assaulting child

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Arnold Lamont Parks, a former Crittenden County youth pastor and day care worker, was sent to state prison for nine years Thursday after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. More>>

Mom, son out on bond after East High fight

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A Memphis mother and her son are out on bond after being arrested for a fight at East High School on Wednesday. More>>

Getting ready to believe again

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Here we go again: another Thunder and Grizzlies postseason matchup. The two teams met in the Western Conference semifinals in 2013 season, with the Grizzlies upsetting the Thunder. More>>

Thursday Weather Blog-Brian Basham

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I told you it would get nice! And, it looks like those temps are going to stay great. More>>

SCSO wants municipalities to pay for school officers

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Plans are being ironed out for Shelby County municipal schools to take on the cost of paying for their school resource officers.
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Ole Miss fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon closed down

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Ole Miss fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon, plagued with alleged hazing issues, was permanently shut down on Thursday. More>>

Armstrong's wish list before 2017 retirement as MPD director

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Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong, who announced his retirement from the force in 2017, said he has a wish list for his final three years on the job. More>>

First Blue Springs Toyota plant Corolla export rolls off line

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Three years ago the Toyota plant in Blue Springs, Miss., began producing Toyota Corollas for sale in the United States. On Thursday Toyota announced it is rolling out a new line of Corollas produced in north Mississippi for export. More>>

Renovated James Lee House opens as B&B

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With a cut of the ribbon, a big piece of Memphis history came back to life Thursday. The James Lee House in the Victorian Village reopened as a bed and breakfast with five-star amenities and services. More>>

Paragould doctor wanted on video voyeurism charges arrested

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Paragould OB/GYN Dr. Paul Becton, Jr.,  wanted on five felony video voyeurism charges, accused of taking nude pictures of a patient with his cellphone during an exam, was arrested Wednesday evening in Newport. More>>

Peabody kicks off 75th annual rooftop parties April 17

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The Peabody Hotel released its 2014 Rooftop Party line-up on Thursday. The Memphis-based Top 40 band Almost Famous and a special performance by Swedish electro-dance-punk duo Icona Pop will kick off the weekly series April 17. More>>

Tenn. lawmakers vote to delay Common Core testing

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The testing component of Tennessee's Common Core education standards would be delayed a year under legislation headed to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. More>>

108th Tenn. General Assembly adjourns for the year

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The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers. More>>

Hearing set in challenge to Ark. gay marriage ban

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Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County. More>>

Joerger named NBA Western Conf. April Coach of Month

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Memphis Grizzlies' first year head coach Dave Joerger was named by the NBA as the Western Conference Coach of the Month, the league said Thursday. More>>

2 teens arrested in W. Memphis elderly home invasion

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West Memphis Police said they have arrested two teenagers, ages 17 and 19, in connection to a home invasion and attack April 14 of an elderly woman. More>>

Top global leaders agree to ease crisis in Ukraine

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Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine. More>>

Bryant signs bills to limit union activities

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Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has signed three bills to limit labor union activities in Mississippi. More>>

2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

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Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. More>>

Blast on site of explosives plants kills 1

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An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based killed one person and left three others injured. More>>

Grizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas 106-105 in OT

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Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale. More>>

NLRB files federal petition against Kellogg

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On Tuesday the National Labor Relations Board filed a petition in federal court with hopes of ending the lockout of Memphis Kellogg's employees. More>>

1 dead, 6 injured in 10 vehicle crash

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At least one person has died and six others were injured in a 10 vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at Raleigh-Lagrange Road and Covington Pike. More>>

Progress being made in Memphis rape kit backlog

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It's a mountain that will take a team to tackle. Several agencies are dedicating resources to addressing the issue of more than 12,000 sexual assault kits in Memphis. More>>

MATA considers cutting game day event shuttles

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Memphis Area Transit Authority services are on the chopping block, and this time it could affect how you get to the games to cheer on the Grizzlies, Tigers, Redbirds, and other teams.
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Governor signs bill ending forced annexation in Tenn.

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Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law Tuesday that ends forced annexation in Tennessee, effective immediately. More>>

May 6 primary early voting in Shelby County underway

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Early voting for the May 6 primary in Shelby County got underway Wednesday. More>>

Veteran MFD firefighter yet to be charged in death of St. Jude nurse

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Veteran Memphis firefighter Raymond Glover still has not been charged almost two weeks after a fatal car crash took the life of a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital nursing supervisor. More>>

Tennessee Brewery Untapped ready for 6-week event

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Organizers of Tennessee Brewery Untapped are counting the days until their unique event begins, which kicks off April 24. More>>

Fresh 20 budget friendly meal plans for busy families

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For busy families, "What's for dinner?" is often answered by ordering out or heating up. But an inexpensive meal planning service called Fresh 20 is helping families eat fresh all week. More>>

MPD Director Armstrong leaving the city's top cop spot in 2017

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Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong has confirmed to FOX13 News that he has entered the city's DROP Program, a program that's for city employees who are moving toward retirement. More>>

Drive to Zero Fatalities Campaign launches Easter weekend

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol along with all other Shelby County Law enforcement agencies launched a year-long campaign to reduce the number of traffic fatalities. It's called the "Drive to Zero Fatalities" campaign. More>>

House passes bill to allow electric chair in Tenn.

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The House has passed a bill to allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. More>>

Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is asking a judge to strike down a state law requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot, arguing the new requirements violate the Arkansas constitution. More>>

$2B program to improve Arkansas highways kicks off

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State transportation officials have marked the start of a nearly $2 billion construction program to improve and widen roadways with a ceremony in Little Rock. More>>

Senate wants schools to recite Tenn. flag salute

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The recitation of a little-known "Salute to the Flag of Tennessee" in the state Senate is often met with confusion with visitors to the upper chamber of the General Assembly. Now, lawmakers want to have schoolchildren follow suit. More>>

SCSO has 300 untested rape kits says sheriff

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In the middle of Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham's presentation of his budget, he dropped a bombshell. Just like the city of Memphis, the SCSO has a backlog of more than 300 untested rape kits.
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Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance. More>>

House rejects Senate version of anti-meth bill

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According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 1,685 meth labs were seized in Tennessee last year. More>>

Tenn. House votes to express regret for slavery

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The measure decries what it calls the "fundamental injustice, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery and the discrimination that was slavery's legacy." More>>

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. More>>

VIDEO: Pups In China take training to holy level

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Some pups in China take their training to a holy level. The four well-behaved and grateful dogs are caught in viral video giving thanks before their meal. More>>

Barge hits I-55 bridge

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Arkansas State Police say a barge hit the old I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River earlier this morning. More>>

MPD officer hit by car in downtown garage

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It appears the driver may have suffered from a medical condition. More>>

JOB FAIR: ALDI brings new jobs to Memphis area

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Local Hiring Event on April 16 Open to the Public
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Man reads himself Miranda Rights during recent arrest

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A Memphis man has been arrested so many times; police say he read himself his Miranda Rights during his most recent arrest. More>>

Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds

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Casual marijuana use may come with some not-so-casual side effects. More>>

292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

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A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday More>>

BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

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Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast. More>>

6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

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Federal prosecutors say six women have been charged with filing more than 800 false income tax returns and claiming more than $1.3 million in refunds. More>>

Tenn. House votes to express regret for slavery

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The state House has voted to express "profound regret" for slavery and segregation in Tennessee, but stopped short of an outright apology. More>>

Calif. man wins bid to coach in ASU spring game

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A California man submitted the winning bid of $11,700 in an eBay auction to win the chance to coach one of the teams in Arkansas State's spring football game. More>>

Hard Rock customers sing for their food on tax day

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Customers were literally singing for their dinner Tuesday evening at the Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street. More>>

1 arrested after 2 backpacks found left unattended at marathon finish line

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One man was arrested in connection with two unattended backpacks left at the marathon finish line Tuesday, exactly one year after the Boston Marathon bombings. More>>

Dem. chairman Carson sets record straight about authority

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Bryan Carson, the chairman of the Shelby County Democratic Party, set the record straight after complaints from rank and file members the party needs strong leadership as it approaches the important general election. More>>

More manufacturing in Miss. means jobs for young generation

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Horn Lake high schoolers often hightail it out of Mississippi after graduation. The governor hopes big plans for manufacturing in the Magnolia State change their minds. More>>

Cohen, challenger Wilkins file campaign reports

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U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9th District) and Democratic primary challenger Ricky Wilkins filed their campaign finance reports Tuesday. More>>

Wharton presents balanced budget to council

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Memphis Mayor A C Wharton presented his balanced budget to the city council on Tuesday and to avoid a tax hike, he's proposing pension reform, cutting health benefits to some retires, and an overhaul of employee health care. More>>

MPD director gives update on backlogged rape kits

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There won't be any money coming in from the state this year but the Memphis Police Department is continuing its efforts to test more than 12,000 backlogged rape kits. More>>

Saying goodbye to 'Papa Chuck'

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Chuck Hauer, best known as "Papa Chuck" and the Godfather of Memphis concessions, passed away from a heart attack last week. The 72-year-old was known as an entrepreneur with a passion for giving back to this community. More>>

Shelby Co. Democrats worried about party leadership

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or the first time in four years members of the Shelby County Democratic Party strongly believe they've got a number of shots to oust Republican county-wide office holders. But, it's who's going to assume the top role of leadership to make that happen after the may primary that has some party faithful confused and worried. More>>

Grizzlies first round playoff tickets on sale Saturday, April 19

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Dates and times of home playoff games for the Grizzlies, who are making their franchise-record fourth consecutive NBA Playoffs appearance, will be announced following the end of the 2013-14 NBA regular season. More>>

Barbour on heated Cochran-McDaniel senate race

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Republican heavy hitters and strategists across the nation are eying Mississippi's heated U.S. Senate GOP June primary, which pits a veteran conservative incumbent against a young Tea Party activist. More>>

Award-winning Memphis and L.A.-based filmmakers casting Bad, Bad Men

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The award-winning filmmakers behind Memphis hits Being Awesome, Daylight Fades, and Act One are joining forces for the upcoming feature film Bad, Bad Men, shooting in Memphis this August. More>>

Six women indicted in identity theft and tax fraud scheme

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Six Memphis women were charged today with a total of 41 counts of fraud related to filing false income tax returns and identity theft More>>

Three arrests made in Olive Branch fatal shooting

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The Chateau Ridge homicide is first homicide in Olive Branch in more than two years. More>>

Second Annual Teach 901 Job Fair tonight

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Central Barbecue is hosting the Second Annual Teach 901 Job Fair on Tuesday at its downtown location, across the street from the National Civil Rights Museum. It's only for educators.
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Arrest warrant issued for Paragould doctor

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An arrest warrant has been issued for Dr. Paul Becton, Jr., of Paragould, who has been charged with five counts of video voyeurism, a Class D felony, said Scott Ellington, prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial District in Arkansas. More>>

Cochran camp raises $1.7M in year's first quarter

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Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi raised $1.7 million for his campaign the first three months of the year, with more than $1 million coming from donors inside the state. More>>

Cal Ripken World Series coming to Jonesboro

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The Cal Ripken 10-year-old World Series and Jonesboro city officials have finalized plans for Jonesboro to host the 2015 series. More>>

Override of local bans of guns in parks fails

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A Tennessee bill seeking to do away with city and county governments' power to ban firearms in parks, playgrounds and ball fields has failed for the year. More>>

Cohen announces more than $4.3 million in funding to help end homelessness

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Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that $4,368,290 in federal funds has been awarded to the City of Memphis and 13 local non-profit organizations More>>

Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

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California has hired Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as its head coach. Cal announced Martin's hiring Tuesday. He replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. More>>

Gold Strike Casino Resort to hold Job Fair April 17

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MGM Resorts International Casino Seeking Talent for Various Positions More>>

Jerusalem 3D opens this Saturday at the Pink Palace

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Just in time for Passover and Easter, how about a piece on "JERUSALEM 3D," an extraordinary new giant-screen film experience from National Geographic Entertainment More>>

Feds file more charges in Tenn. armory shooting

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Federal prosecutors have added new charges to those filed against a Tennessee National Guard recruiter accused of trying to kill four superiors in a shooting at an armory northeast of Memphis. More>>

Strong beer sales bill headed to governor's desk

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A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. More>>

Haslam voucher proposal fails this session

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Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has failed this session. More>>

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

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A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday More>>

Strong beer sales bill headed to governor's desk

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. The House voted 72-12 on Monday to approve the More>>

Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

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Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk. More>>

Open gun carry bill defeated in Tenn. House panel

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A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits was overwhelmingly defeated a House subcommittee on Monday night. More>>

PHOTOS: Best Blood Moon pics

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The lunar eclipse was at its peak around 3 a.m., and Bay area sky gazers stayed up late to see the rare sight -- sharing their pictures with us. More>>

Randolph scores 32, Grizzlies clinch playoff spot

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Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason contention. More>>

Tenn. legislature okays high gravity beer sales for grocery stores

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The Tennessee House passed a bill Monday that will allow grocery stores to sell high gravity beer, or beer with  higher alcohol content. More>>

Weirich out-raising Brown 155-1 in Shelby Co. DA race

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Though the race for Shelby County District Attorney has only just begun, already there's a clear frontrunner when comparing war chests. More>>

Aniston Walker's death ruled a homicide

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Seven-week-old Aniston Walker's autopsy rules her death "homicidal violence," adding that tests did not reveal any fractures, hemorrhaging or evidence of injury or disease. More>>

1 dead after being shot in the neck

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Olive Branch Police say a person who was shot in the neck Monday evening on Lafayette Drive in the Chateau Ridge neighborhood has died from the gunshot wound. More>>

Mid-South AGs attend panel battling copper theft

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Attorneys general from the Mid-South gathered in Memphis Monday afternoon to discuss how they can work together to fight copper theft. All say it's a major problem in the Mississippi Delta. More>>

'MovieMaker' Magazine names Indie Memphis to its Top 50

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For the second consecutive year, the Indie Memphis Film Festival, which will mark its 17th anniversary this fall, has been named to MovieMaker magazine's 2014 list of "Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee." More>>

U of M requests reduced fees for out-of-state students

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The University of Memphis has requested reduced fees for all students who attend the university from out of state and further reductions for undergraduate out-of-state students who live within a 250-mile radius of Memphis. More>>

Sen. Alexander's aides taking tour of pre-K schools

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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R, Tenn.) is trying to figure out if pre-K programs throughout the Volunteer State are working. More>>

Bones found in search do not belong to missing man

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Two sets of bones found Saturday during a coordinated search for Memphis native James Irby, Jr., in Walls, Miss., are not those of the missing man. More>>

Car ends up inside Germantown Hallmark store

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It happened just before noon at Debbie's Hallmark store on Poplar Avenue near Forest Hill Irene. More>>

Shelby Co. cutting funds for non-profits

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The  Shelby County budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 is winning high praise and a promise of quick approval from county commissioners. But it potentially presents some real dangers for the future of non-profit agencies. More>>

Carroll County DA to handle Judge Brown's contempt case

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Carroll County District Attorney Hansel McCadams has been named to handle Judge Joe Brown's contempt of court case, FOX13 News has learned. More>>

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence Video included

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism. More>>

Memphis Jewish Community Center responds to shooting

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The Memphis Jewish Community Center has responded to this weekend's deadly shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas. More>>

Prepping your plants for a late frost

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The danger of frost is always a possibility in the spring. Temperatures are expected to drop overnight into the low 30s as a secondary cold front pushes through the Mid-South, putting your newly planted vegetation at risk. More>>

Tennessee consumers targeted by utility scam

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Tennessee's electric cooperatives remind Tennessee residents to be on alert for a telephone scam that continues to plague utility consumers. More>>

Voting machines inspected at Shelby Co. Election Commission

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As early voting for the May 6 primary gets underway Wednesday, as a sign of good faith 1,500 voting machines were inspected Monday at the Shelby County Election Commission's operations center. More>>

Last call to claim $760M in 2010 tax refunds

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If you are one of the nearly 1 million who didn't file their taxes for 2010, Tuesday, April 15, is the last day of a three-year grace period for filing them. More>>

Tax deadline looms

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Tuesday at midnight is the deadline for filing your income taxes. You can still file an extension but if you owe the government and you don't file for an extension, Tuesday night is it. More>>

2 east Arkansas schools receive federal funds

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Two schools in eastern Arkansas have received a combined $6 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds - Wonder Junior High School in West Memphis and Forrest City Junior High School. More>>

Sponsor says he would raise money for Tenn. open carry

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The House sponsor of a bill seeking to do away with permit requirements to openly carry is offering to raise the estimated $100,000 cost from private sources. More>>

Corinth man sentenced in drug case

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The 10th and final defendant in a north Mississippi drug trafficking operation has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison. More>>

2 men charged with abducting woman, forcing her to prostitute herself

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Two men accused of holding a woman against her will and forcing her to prostitute herself to their friends will be in court Tuesday. More>>

Panola County gets $331K for airport work

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $ 331,596 through the Federal Aviation Administration to Panola County to construct a hangar at Panola County Airport. More>>

Teenage girl tweets terrorist threat to American Airlines

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A twitter user, named "Sarah", decided it would be a good idea to send a threatening tweet to "American Airlines" yesterday morning. More>>

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

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Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. More>>

American Athletic Conference will not be in Memphis next year

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The 2015 American Men's Basketball Championship will be played at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. More>>

Top 5 last minute filing tips from the IRS

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As the April 15 tax deadline looms, IRS spokesman Dan Boone offered these top five tips for last-minute filers: More>>

False leads in search for missing jet

By The Associated Press If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of... More>>

2-year-old girl from Miss. is still missing

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Myra Lewis has been missing for more than a month. A family in Mississippi still has hope their little girl is alive. More>>

Lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

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State lawmakers are considering compromise legislation that would delay the testing component for Tennessee's Common Core education standards for one year. More>>

A year after robbery, South Memphis church reopens

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A year after thieves broke in and stole everything from the air conditioning units to the pews; Eureka TrueVine Baptist Church is back open, thanks to the kindness of community members. More>>

Hazmat Situation at Methodist Hospital

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Emergency personnel responded to a hazmat situation at Methodist Hospital just before 7 p.m. Sunday night. More>>

3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting

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A man in his 70s opened fire Sunday outside of a Jewish community center and nearby retirement community, killing three people, authorities said. More>>

Chile fire toll: 11 dead, 1,000 homes destroyed

( AP Photo/ Luis Hidalgo). People watch as a forest fire rages towards urban areas in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday, April 13, 2014. ( AP Photo/ Luis Hidalgo). People watch as a forest fire rages towards urban areas in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday, April 13, 2014.
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A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in Valparaiso throughout the night and day on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and destroying at least 1,000 homes. More than 10,000 people were evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison. More>>

Thunderstorms, possible tornadoes in Arkansas forecast

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The National Weather Service in Little Rock says strong thunderstorms and possibly a tornado are forecast for the state. More>>

NTSB: No evidence of pre-impact fire in bus crash

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014.
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Federal investigators say that they haven't found physical evidence confirming a witness' claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in Northern California. More>>

'I am a bully' sign-holder calls sentence unfair

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An Ohio man who spent hours on a street corner Sunday with a sign declaring he's a bully says that the punishment in a disorderly conduct case was unfair and that the judge who sentenced him has ruined his life. More>>

Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit

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Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a payout offer. More>>

Mavs beat Suns as Grizzlies' playoff picture clarifies

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The Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 101-98 as the NBA season winds down in a game that had major playoff implications for the Memphis Grizzlies. More>>

Fire near Memphis International Raceway during event

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Fire crews are battling a fire near the Memphis International Raceway during their Super Chevy event. Workers tell us the fire started in a field across the street from the actual raceway. We're told thousands More>>

Woman gets life in prison in stiletto heel slaying

(AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer). Ana Trujillo sits with her lawyer, Jack Carroll, during closing arguments in the punishment phase of her trial on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer). Ana Trujillo sits with her lawyer, Jack Carroll, during closing arguments in the punishment phase of her trial on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Houston.
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A Houston woman was sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, striking him at least 25 times in the face and head. More>>

FedEx semi didn't brake before California crash

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Federal safety investigators say the driver of a FedEx tractor-trailer that struck a bus carrying high school students didn't appear to brake before a fiery collision that left 10 dead. More>>

High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

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It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees. A new study finds that the typical 401(k) fees - adding up to a modest-sounding 1 percent a year - would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career compared with lower-cost options. More>>

Pakistan judge dismisses 9 month old's murder case

(AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary). An unidentified family member holds a nine-month-old boy, trying to avoid media as they leave after the boy's court appearance in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary). An unidentified family member holds a nine-month-old boy, trying to avoid media as they leave after the boy's court appearance in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, April 12, 2014.
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A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder charge Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that drew new criticism to the country's troubled criminal justice system. More>>

'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

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Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign's unofficial start. More>>

MPD investigating overnight shooting on Beale involving off duty deputy

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An early morning shooting on Beale leaves one man in the hospital fighting for his life and a local deputy under investigation. More>>

Recently engaged LA couple among bus crash dead

Michael Myvett and Mattison Haywood were headed together toward a college in the California redwoods where he once was a student and now was taking teens with dreams of doing the same. Also on the horizon: A wedding. More>>

Temp lane closures in I-40/240 project this weekend

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will have temporary lane closures for the weekend of April 12-13, on I-240 northbound in the I-40/240 interchange in Shelby County. More>>

Video shows robber lurking over sleeping baby's crib Video included

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Chilling surveillance video out of Texas shows a robber lurking over the crib of a sleeping baby. More>>

School Considers Dress Code For Parents Video included

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A Florida high school is telling parents to shape up and be better examples for their children, and they are considering a dress code – for the adults! A member of the school board at Boyd Anderson High More>>

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