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Judge Orders Locked Out Kellogg's Employees Back To Work

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U.S. District Court Judge Samuel "Hardy" Mays, Jr. has ordered parent company Kellogg to put its 220 locked-out workers at its Memphis cereal plant back to work. More>>

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New Dem Party Ad Takes Aim At Mayor Luttrell

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A racial slur at the center of the Shelby County Democratic Party's latest radio advertisement has taken aim ar Republican County Mayor Mark Luttrell.
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24 Firefighters Promoted At Special Ceremony

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Twenty-four Memphis Firefighters were promoted Wednesday evening during a special ceremony at the Chester Anderson Training Academy. More>>

Red Cross Fighting Significant Blood Donation Shortage

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The Red Cross needs the public’s help donating blood to prevent an emergency situation. In the southern region, blood donations are down 23-percent from the shortfall they already expected. More>>

Stranded Shelby Forrest Boater Rescued

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An 80-year-old boater was rescued Wednesday evening by the Shelby County Sheriff's Department and Memphis Police after he called to say he was stranded on a sandbar. More>>

Arkansas Asks Judge To Keep Marriage Ban In Place

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Arkansas officials are asking a federal judge to reject an effort to strike down the state's gay marriage ban, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate state interest. More>>

Crawford Among 5 To Oppose VA Overhaul Measure

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Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford is among five House members to oppose a measure to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care, a vote that drew immediate criticism from his Democratic challenger. More>>

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

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A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other... More>>

Indians Trade Justin Masterson To Cards

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A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have traded starter Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals. More>>

Shrine To Pet Who Met Tragic Death

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It is the case of a Germantown home invasion that ended in a fatal tragedy. But, the victim and the alleged perpetrator aren't exactly who you might expect.
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Students Host Sneaker Expo At Train Station

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Two Shelby County Schools students with big entrepreneurial dreams kicked off a sneaker expo at the Central Train Station in Downtown Memphis on Wednesday. More>>

Testimony Begins In Maurice Brown's Murder Trial Video included

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With his child's mother unable to speak to reporters about her missing son, a talkative Maurice Brown Senior got plenty of air time while a massive search for their three-year-old was underway in July 2012.
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THP Accepting Applications For Trooper Cadet Class

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced it will soon open the application process for a new trooper cadet class slated to begin February 1, 2015.  Applications will be accepted online only from Wednesday, July 30 through Tuesday, August 5, 2014.  More>>

Tenn. Students In Grades 3-8 Struggle In Reading

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District-level student assessment scores released by the Tennessee Department of Education show elementary and middle school students need improvement in reading. More>>

Witness Says She Saw Bobo Tied Up In Video

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A Tennessee woman testified Tuesday that she saw missing nursing student Holly Bobo tied up and crying on a video. Her testimony came during a preliminary hearing for Jeffrey Pearcy.
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Grizzlies Plan To Turn Park Into Fitness Mecca

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The Memphis Grizzlies plan to turn Tom Lee Park on Riverside Drive in Downtown Memphis into a Mid-South fitness mecca. More>>

Couple Indicted For Capital Murder In Death Of Son

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Jack Raines, 37, and Amanda Leigh Raines, 33, of Horn Lake, who were arrested in February in the death of their 11-year-old son, have been indicted on a charge of capital murder and could face the death penalty.
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Tupelo Officials Delay Vote On E-Cigarette Ban

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Tupelo City Council President Mike Bryan has pushed for months to discuss expanding the city's public smoking ban to include the electronic devices used to deliver nicotine and other chemicals as an alternative to smoking actual cigarettes. More>>

LGBT Rights Group Hires Ex-Pastor In Mississippi

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A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.
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Subcontractor Shocked While Working At School

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An electrician subcontractor performing work Wednesday at DeSoto Central High School in Southaven suffered minor injuries after he was shocked while performing renovations in the school's cafeteria, Beth Rhoades with Fulwood Construction said.
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Overdoses Leading Cause Of Tennessee Deaths

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Drug overdoses are once again the leading cause of death in Tennessee, but the state Health Department is hoping a new law will reverse that trend.
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Arkansas State University Closes Outreach Center

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Arkansas State University is closing its decades-old Continuing Education and Community Outreach Center. More>>

Two Suspects Charged In Carjacking Crash That Killed Three Children Video included

From Left to Right: Cornelius Crawford, 22, and Jonathan Rosa,19. From Left to Right: Cornelius Crawford, 22, and Jonathan Rosa,19.

Philadelphia Police say they charged two men in connection with the carjacking that killed three children and injured several others in the city’s Tioga section.


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Annual Rice Expo Set Friday In Stuttgart

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Cooking demonstrations, a rice recipe contest, field tours, kids' activities and other events are planned at Friday's fourth annual Arkansas Rice Expo in Stuttgart. More>>

Mississippi Political Figure Thurston Little Dies

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Marvin Thurston Little, a colorful political figure in Mississippi and a Corinth businessman who got caught up in an insurance scam run by Martin Frankel, has died in a nursing home in Booneville. He was 81. More>>

American Idol Auditions Take Place In The Music City Video included

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In the Music City today American Idol dreams will come true or will be crushed.
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Wilkins Touts, Then Backtracks AFSCME Endorsement

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Who's endorsing who? That's the question that congressional hopeful Ricky Wilkins is left wondering after he had to backtrack on an endorsement from the sanitation union.
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New Apps Can Cut New Keys From Smartphone Photo Video included

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Smartphone apps are an exploding industry.
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Health Care Plans Offered by City, Employee Associations Video included

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Mayor A C Wharton’s administration unveiled new details on its plan to provide affordable health insurance for all city employees.
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Red Cross Faces Blood Shortage

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross) The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross)
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The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage.
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FedEx To Send 138 Drivers To Driving Competition

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FedEx Corp. is sending 138 drivers to the National Truck Driving Championships.
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City of Memphis Proposes Big Changes For Riverside Drive Video included

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The city of Memphis is proposing taking Riverside Drive from four to two car lanes. They would then make bicycle and pedestrian lanes. More>>

Public Meeting On Riverside Drive Changes

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It's been only a few months since the city of Memphis decided to close two lanes of traffic for just bikers and joggers on Riverside Drive.
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Mom Arrested For Assault Makes First Court Appearance Video included

Police say Jamillah Washington gave birth to a baby addicted to drugs (Photo source: MPD) Police say Jamillah Washington gave birth to a baby addicted to drugs (Photo source: MPD)
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The first Memphis mother charged for giving birth to a child dependent on drugs, made her first court appearance today.
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Volunteers Help Rebuild City Of Tupelo After Tornado Video included

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The EF 3 Tornado that tore through Tupelo in late April damaged hundreds of homes and completely flattened many of them in just a few seconds.
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Memphis Grizzlies Announce Official License Plate Video included

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The Grizzlies are inviting all of Grizz Nation to grit, grind and drive with the all-new launch of the official Memphis Grizzlies License Plate, available for purchase now at Grizzlies.com for just $35.
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Police: Arkansas Imposter Cop Tried To Lure Kids

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A Jonesboro man is in custody after investigators say he tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
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Memphis Grizzlies Name Ed Stefanski Executive Vice President Of Player Personnel

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"We are pleased to welcome Ed Stefanski to the Grizzlies and the city of Memphis,” Wallace said.
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Suspected Beale Street Purse Snatcher Arrested

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A suspected purse snatcher is off the streets of downtown Memphis tonight.
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Police: Babysitter Charged With Sexual Battery Video included

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A Memphis man who was supposed to be babysitting five children faces criminal charges tonight.
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Registration For SCS Schools Begins Video included

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It’s Registration Day 2014 in Shelby County, and parents from across the county in many cases woke up early to get first crack at registration. More>>

Groundbreaking On Hotel At Graceland Set For August 14 Video included

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Elvis Week will mark the beginning of an exciting new era at Graceland.
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US, Europe Impose Tough New Sanctions On Russia

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President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.
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US Appeals Panel Strikes Down Miss. Abortion Law

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A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
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Registration For New Municipal Schools Begins Video included

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The newly formed municipal schools in Shelby County will be put to their first test today.
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Trial Began Today For Father Accused Of Beating Son And Dumping His Body In A Dumpster Video included

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The trial begins today of the Memphis father accused of killing his three-year-old son.
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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
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In Court Today: Mother Of Child Born Dependent On Drugs

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A heroin-taking mom faces a sobering situation this morning at the criminal justice center.
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American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood And Platelet Donors

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross) The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross)
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The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.
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Neighbors tie pink ribbons to remember murdered Armada teen Video included

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The community in Armada Township is pulling together to support the family of murdered 14-year-old April Millsap.
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Young girl injured by plane has passed away

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The 9-year-old girl injured during a plane's crash-landing on Caspersen Beach has passed away from her injuries. "Our precious Oceana has joined her daddy in heaven," her family said in a heart-wrenching statement.
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High School Football Practice Begins In Mid-South Video included

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With the start of school comes football time in Tennessee and around the Mid-South. More>>

In Court: Man Accused Of Setting Fire To Girlfriend Video included

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Police say Gregory Powell beat up his girlfriend knocked her unconscious and then set her on fire in their bathroom.
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Ripley Police Officer Involved In Horse Abuse Investigation Video included

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An animal abuse investigation is underway into six horses found in Gates, Tenn.
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Miss. has 1 new cases of mosquito-borne virus

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The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of chikungunya virus.
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Third West Nile virus case in Mississippi Video included

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The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting the state's third human case of West Nile virus for 2014.
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MTSU and Vanderbilt working to build solar home

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Students from Middle Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University are designing a solar-powered house that will one day become home to a low-income family.
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Police Arrest Mom Who Gave Birth To Drug Addicted Infant Video included

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The Shelby County Sheriff Fugitive Task Force say they have arrested 30-year-old Jamillah Falls, whose baby was born addicted to drugs. More>>

West Memphian Competes At World Sumo Wrestling Championship

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It's every sports lover's dream to be a champion. In the United States that dream usually involves basketball, baseball or football. But Jay Holder of West Memphis, Ark. is one event away from becoming a world champion in a heavyweight sport Americans know little about. More>>

SCSO, DA Discuss Cyberbullying Crime With Students Video included

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Shelby County's top law enforcement officers gave out stern warnings Monday evening to several area high school students about cyberbullying.
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Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

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Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave... More>>

Miss. Photo Conspiracy Case Not Yet To Grand Jury Video included

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An attorney said Monday that it could be weeks before a Mississippi grand jury considers a case against his client and others charged with conspiring to photograph Sen. Thad Cochran's ailing wife in a nursing home and then using those images in an anti-Cochran video before Mississippi's Republican primary.
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Baby Saved After Pregnant Mother Killed In Israel Air Strike Video included

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A newborn baby was delivered from her dying mother in Gaza on Sunday. More>>

Judge OKs Record-Setting $2B Sale Of Clippers

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A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. More>>

Mascot Grizz, Grizz Girls To Tour South Africa

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Memphis Grizzlies mascot Grizz, and select members of the Grizz Girls and the Kings of the Court performance teams will take their talents to South Africa for a 10-day stay to participate in the 12th Basketball Without Borders, Africa events in Johannesburg from July 31 – Aug. 9. More>>

TBI: Former Covington Police Officer Guilty Of Misconduct

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Former Covington Police Officer Jack Hall III was found guilty by a Tipton County jury of Official Misconduct and Misuse of Official Information, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. More>>

Shiloh Battlefield Hosts Evening Owl Program July 31

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Shiloh Battlefield will host an owl program in the visitor center auditorium on Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m. The evening program will begin with a presentation in the on the biology and behavior of these birds. More>>

Instagram Couple Shares Adorable Pictures Of Pitbull and Baby

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They’re cute. They’re tiny…and they usually take over the Internet. We’re talking about the adorable images of dogs and babies.The most recent pairing is from a couple whose Instagram page has become popular after they began sharing the companionship between their 10-week old daughter Eisleigh and 8-week old pitbull Clyde.Brandi Hodges, better known as on social @brandileigh080 on social media says she’s never seen anything like it before.See more images of Brandi and Madison Hatton’s pages h... More>>

Body Of Lorenzen Wright Found 4 Years Ago Today

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Four years ago today in 2010 the body of rising NBA star and former University of Memphis star Lorenzen Wright was found in Southeast Shelby County. More>>

Cemetery Owner Jemar Lambert's Attorney Says Client Is Antsy In Jail Video included

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At least for a short while the sounds of rumbling backhoes aren't echoing through the trees at the now infamous Galilee Memorial Cemetery.
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Police In Search For Those Responsible For Clarksdale Shootings Video included

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It has been a violent two days in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Police are still looking for those responsible for shooting into homes.
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Wall Street Raves Merger Of Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Video included

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If you take two pennies and rub them together what to you get? If you're rival discount stores, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, the potential merger of their companies is worth an estimated $8.5 billion. The deal, in which Dollar Tree takes over Family Dollar stores, is already receiving rave reviews from Wall Street analysts. More>>

GMM On The Road Goes To The Southland Mall

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You know the first day of school for Shelby County School students is less than a week away. The Neighborhood Christian Center and the Southland Mall have joined together to give back to 'back to school' shoppers. The mall will open its doors at 7:00 am for shoppers on Friday, August 1st.
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New Construction On I-40 Bridge Is Underway Video included

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Work crews kicked off TDOT’s newest improvement project on the Hernando Desoto Bridge this morning. The brand new project is at I-40 coming off the Hernando Desoto Bridge onto riverside drive.
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Man Mistakenly Posts Naked Photo To Advertise Home Sale

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A Texas man hoping to sell his home made a big mistake while posting an image of his home online. More>>

Today Was The First Day Back For SCS Teachers

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It's still summer break for students all across the Mid-South but school was in session for teachers today.
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4th Miss. Case Of Chikungunya Virus Reported

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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is confirming one new case of chikungunya virus in a Mississippi resident. The case occurred in a resident who recently returned from the Dominican Republic.
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Public Invited To View Voting Machines Today

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Voting machines that will be used in the August 7 election will be inspected today, July 28 starting at 9 a.m. at the Shelby County Election Commission Operations Center at 980 Nixon Drive.
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Third West Nile Virus Case In Mississippi

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The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting the state's third human case of West Nile virus for 2014. More>>

Volunteers Needed For Rotary Club Centennial Service Project

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The Memphis Rotary Club will hold a community-wide service project to celebrate its centennial year. The event called "Feed Your Neighbor … Feed the World!" will pack at least 100,000 meals for international hunger relief and collect food for 100,000 meals for the Mid-South Food Bank.
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Engineering Student Creates 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm For 6-Year-Old

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An engineering student at University of Central Florida is making a 6-year-old's dream of being a normal kid come true by creating a new bionic arm from a 3D printer.
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2 Suspects Wanted In Connection To July 15 Robbery

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Memphis Police are seeking the identity of two Black male suspects spotted in gas station surveillance footage possibly wanted in connection to a robbery on July 15 in the parking lot of the Stonegate Apartments.
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A Dozen People Arrested In Southaven Prostitution Sting Video included

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On July 24, 2014 the Southaven Police Department’s Special Investigation Division conducted a prostitution Sting at a local hotel.
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Woman Who Drowned While Saving Young Boy Remembered As Hero

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Karen Wessel was so caring, her sister says she would cut each grape and cherry in half before serving them.
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Memphians Continue To Flock To The Kroc Video included

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FOX13's Good Morning Memphis is on the road at the Kroc Center this morning.
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A Look At How Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Differ

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Dollar Tree stepping up its fight for penny-pinching customers.
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Dollar Tree Steps Up Fight, Buys Family Dollar

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The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion More>>

Pit Bull Found Carrying Injured Chihuahua Will Be Adopted By Same Owner

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You may have seen this story all over the internet this past week. More>>

SLIDESHOW: Look Inside Graceland Too

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FOX13’s Tom Dees went inside Graceland Too in January 2003 to show you what owner Paul McLeod says is “The Smithsonian Institute of Elvis.”
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SLIDESHOW: Rallies Held In Memphis Over Israeli/Palestanian Conflict

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon left for the Middle East to help mediate the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas on Saturday.
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Coroner Finds Burglar's Pregnancy Claim Was False

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Police say 26-year-old Gus Adams is charged with residential robbery and murder for the deadly burglary on Country Club Lane. More>>

D.A. Amy Weirich Holds Tech-Safe Course Tonight At St. Benedict Auburndale High School

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Technology is a huge part of the school year for students.
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Help For Parents At Memphis Education Meeting Today

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The "Tennessee Black Alliance for Educational Options" and "Stand for Children Tennessee" are helping Memphis parents.
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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Is Upset With Washington Video included

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He’s upset about not being informed that 760 illegal immigrant children being placed in the state.
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RADIO MONDAY - K97.1

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It's Monday which means it's time for FOX13 to mix things up and mingle with our friends on the radio! More>>

Murder Suspect In Court Today

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Murder suspect Edgar Smith is supposed to be in court today.
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6 Children, Adult, Injured In Highway Crash

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Authorities say six children were injured in a crash on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.
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Tennessee Urges Residents To Vote Early

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With an especially long primary ballot, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is recommending that voters cast their ballots early.
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Mom confronts Ray McBerry over modeling request Video included

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A twice-failed candidate for Georgia governor found himself face-to-face with a mother furious over what he was trying to do this month with her teenage daughter. More>>

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  • Judge Orders Locked Out Kellogg's Employees Back To Work

    Judge Orders Locked Out Kellogg's Employees Back To Work

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:12:58 GMT
    U.S. District Court Judge Samuel "Hardy" Mays, Jr. has ordered parent company Kellogg to put its 220 locked-out workers at its Memphis cereal plant back to work.
    U.S. District Court Judge Samuel "Hardy" Mays, Jr. has ordered parent company Kellogg to put its 220 locked-out workers at its Memphis cereal plant back to work.
  • New Dem Party Ad Takes Aim At Mayor Luttrell

    New Dem Party Ad Takes Aim At Mayor Luttrell

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:08:52 GMT
    A racial slur at the center of the Shelby County Democratic Party's latest radio advertisement has taken aim ar Republican County Mayor Mark Luttrell.
    A racial slur at the center of the Shelby County Democratic Party's latest radio advertisement has taken aim ar Republican County Mayor Mark Luttrell.
  • 24 Firefighters Promoted At Special Ceremony

    24 Firefighters Promoted At Special Ceremony

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:16:01 GMT
    Twenty-four Memphis Firefighters were promoted Wednesday evening during a special ceremony at the Chester Anderson Training Academy.
    Twenty-four Memphis Firefighters were promoted Wednesday evening during a special ceremony at the Chester Anderson Training Academy.
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