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Haslam signs bill seeking to end book shredding

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Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill to ban the shredding of Imagine Library Books delivered to the incorrect addresses. More>>

Police investigating body found along I-40

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Memphis police are investigating a body found along a Mid-South interstate
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JOB FAIR: Resorts & Bally's Casinos hosting job fair today

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Resorts and Bally's Casinos – Tunica will host a job fair on Wednesday, April 23 for employees displaced by a recent casino closing.

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Security increased after break-in at National Civil Rights Museum

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The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis has increased security after finding a broken window and a man sleeping inside. More>>

Candidate's signs being vandalized, disappearing

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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>>

SCS board unanimously approves $947M 2014-15 budget

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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>>

Postal union blasts USPS partnership with Staples

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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>>

Single moms group angered over strip club sign

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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>>

Release of life-saving drugs takes giant step forward

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The hope for families with children diagnosed with the most fatal form of muscular dystrophy took a giant step forward Monday. More>>

Brooks files judicial conduct complaint against Judge Person

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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>>

3 teens indicted in October 2013 robbery, murder of contractor

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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>>

Durant looking for answers against Tony Allen

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Kevin Durant is tired of hearing about Tony Allen's defense. More>>

Keystone School opens garden for Earth Day

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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>>

Joerger on dramatic Game 2 OT win over Thunder

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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>>

Carey running against Cochran, McDaniel for U.S. Senate

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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.
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Mom fights off attempted rape suspect in front of kids

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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>>

Teen charged with shooting 10-year-old sister

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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>>

Take care of the earth

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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>>

Supervisors okay $8M DeSoto Co. jail expansion bid

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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>>

Police: Man arrested for trying to sell stolen panties

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Stolen panties for sale! That's the sales pitch that landed one Memphis man behind bars.
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Convicted sex offender accused of running down woman while drunk

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A convicted sex offender is back is in trouble with the law again; this time for a different crime.
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Memphis out, Nashville in running for 2016 DNC convention

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Though Memphis may be out, Nashville is still in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
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Man accused of pointing gun at East High student

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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>>

Tenn. Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

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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.
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Teen who allegedly shot sister ordered held in court custody

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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.
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Miss. teacher pay plan calls for 3rd-year merit raises

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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.

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Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

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An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. More>>

Man killed in Berclair area apartment fire

Man killed in Berclair area apartment fire

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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>>

Texas boy starts fire safety program

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After a Texas fire killed a mother and child earlier this year, one young boy was inspired to bring awareness to his community. More>>

Three SCS schools recognized for teaching excellence and superior student growth

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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>>

Florida man catches 800 pound shark

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The 11-foot shark can barely fit in the back of this pick-up truck. More>>

Man turns in $1,000 found in Walmart parking lot

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A Virginia man's good deed is earning him some admiration. More>>

Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

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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>>

POLL: Vote for the best US zoo

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USA Today Travel is asking readers to vote for their favorite zoo.  More>>

Terminix looks to hire 50 at April 25 job fair April 25

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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>>

Grizzlies beat Thunder 111-105 in OT to tie series

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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>>

Counselor recruiting companies to do business in Iraq

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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.

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Crippling sanitation strike looming for Memphis?

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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.
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Candidates allege voter suppression in May 6 primary

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Reduced hours, locations, and days. Some candidates in the May 6 primary election are calling it strategic voter suppression. More>>

Jonesboro woman's murder trial delayed

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The murder trial of a Jonesboro woman in the shooting death of her husband is being delayed until September. More>>

Southaven outlet mall closer to construction

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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 Tennessee Legislature get?

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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?
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Community to raise $3M, wants to reopen Handy Theater

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Bethel Grove Community Organization of Orange Mound are hoping to bring life back to the W.C. Hand More>>

2 honored at 11th annual Dunavant Awards luncheon

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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>>

Man impersonates tow trucker, tries to steal car

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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.
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In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon

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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>>

Miss. trooper training school to begin in November

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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>>

Memphians cheer on local runners in Boston Marathon

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All eyes were on Boston Monday as more than 35,000 runners laced up their shoes for the 118th Boston Marathon. More>>

UAW withdraws VW union vote appeal

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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>>

Overturned big rig blocks I-55 off-ramp near I-240

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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>>

Welcome Shelby Campbell Basham

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A member of the FOX13 family had a very special delivery from the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday. More>>

Dale's Restaurant reopens in Southaven, Miss.

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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>>

Registered voters needed to work May 6 election

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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>>

30 proposed red light cameras part of Wharton's budget

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Mayor A C Wharton's proposed budget is calling for 30 new red light cameras. More>>

Georgetown officer seen in video tripping, pushing students as they rush field

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Video shows a Georgetown police officer tripping and pushing students as they rush the field seconds after a high school state soccer game ends.
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Obama endorses Cohen for Tennessee's 9th District

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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>>

Cardinals name Unger as Redbirds new GM

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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>>

2014 High School Music Award nominations

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The nominees have been selected for The Orpheum’s High School Musical Theatre Awards. More>>

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

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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>>

Monday Weather Blog-Ed Echols

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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>>

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>>

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

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A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car on South Highland St. at Spottswood Ave. More>>

UAW to make case Monday for Volkswagen re-vote

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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>>

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

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By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press HONOLULU (AP) - 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. "Doesn't even remember the flight," FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday night. "It's amazing he survived that." The boy was questioned by the FBI after being discovered on the tarmac at the Maui airport ... More>>

Local runners in Boston for first marathon since deadly bombings

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On Monday runners from around the world will take part in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombings. More>>

Child dies from injuries after 10-car crash

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A 4-year-old boy who was critically injured in a crash in Raleigh last Wednesday evening has died. More>>

Teen killed in Frayser shooting

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A Frayser family is mourning the death of a 17-year-old boy after he was shot and killed Saturday night. More>>

Local Ministry walks their cross to the streets of Binghampton

Local ministry walks their cross to the streets of Binghamton

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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.
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Gov is U Mississippi commencement speaker

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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>>

On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

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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>>

Report: Next Iran nuclear talks to be in New York

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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.
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Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

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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>>

"I'm not having a baby shower" event aimed at teen abstinence

"I'm not having a baby shower" event aimed at teen abstinence

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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>>

Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

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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>>

Memphis Police Association holds rally in support of MPD

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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.
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White House updating online privacy policy

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A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.
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10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry by divers

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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>>

Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

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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.
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Veteran Fox executive fired over fundraising email

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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>>

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

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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>>

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

(AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and Guide, Angus M. Thuermer Jr). A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014. (AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and Guide, Angus M. Thuermer Jr). A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014.
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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.
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Sub search for missing jet to be finished in a week

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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.
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Federal agency plans June 5th report on BP spill

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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.
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GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate

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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.
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Death toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32

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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>>

Child found uninjured inside repossessed car

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Memphis Police say that a four-year-old inside a repossessed car has been found safe and uninjured. More>>

Cohen proposes tax incentive bill

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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>>

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>>

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