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  • 1 Dead In Double Shooting In Orange Mound

    1 Dead In Double Shooting In Orange Mound

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:11:53 GMT
    Memphis Police say two people were shot Friday afternoon in the Orange Mound neighborhood of Memphis. One person has died.
    Memphis Police say two people were shot Friday afternoon in the Orange Mound neighborhood of Memphis. One person has died.
  • Tenn. Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Noura Jackson

    Tenn. Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Noura Jackson

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:19:27 GMT
    The Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for Noura Jackson, a Shelby County woman convicted of the second degree murder of her mother, Jennifer Jackson, because the Court found there were constitutional errors made in the course of the proceedings.
    The Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for Noura Jackson, a Shelby County woman convicted of the second degree murder of her mother, Jennifer Jackson, because the Court found there were constitutional errors made in the course of the proceedings.
  • Kelly Services Warehouse Job Fair Aug. 27.

    Kelly Services Warehouse Job Fair Aug. 27.

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:12:18 GMT
    Kelly services host a warehouse job fair on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the new Goodwill Job Center.
    Kelly services host a warehouse job fair on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the new Goodwill Job Center.
  • Mother Convicted of Contributing To Child's Truancy

    Mother Convicted of Contributing To Child's Truancy

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:01:14 GMT
    Sherrie Daly, the mother of a teenage boy who had 52 unexcused absences from Germantown Middle School in 2012-13 has been convicted of criminal charges, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Friday.
    Sherrie Daly, the mother of a teenage boy who had 52 unexcused absences from Germantown Middle School in 2012-13 has been convicted of criminal charges, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Friday.
  • DeSoto Co. Construction Highest In 7 Years

    DeSoto Co. Construction Highest In 7 Years

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:27:44 GMT
    Construction numbers across DeSoto County in northern Mississippi continues to jump. Some contractors say they can't build fast enough.
    Construction numbers across DeSoto County in northern Mississippi continues to jump. Some contractors say they can't build fast enough.
  • DeSoto Co. Career Center Partners With OB Businesses

    DeSoto Co. Career Center Partners With OB Businesses

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:13:40 GMT
    DeSoto County Schools Career and Tech Center is getting more businesses involved in the center and the hope is to get students more insight into the workforce and to help get many hired.
    DeSoto County Schools Career and Tech Center is getting more businesses involved in the center and the hope is to get students more insight into the workforce and to help get many hired.
  • E. Memphis Couple Charged With Child Abuse, Neglect

    E. Memphis Couple Charged With Child Abuse, Neglect

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:01:36 GMT
    A day after Memphis Police arrested a 37-year-old mother who was wanted on four counts aggravated child abuse and four counts child abuse and neglect charges, her 31-year-old husband was also arrested on the same charges.
    A day after Memphis Police arrested a 37-year-old mother who was wanted on four counts aggravated child abuse and four counts child abuse and neglect charges, her 31-year-old husband was also arrested on the same charges.
  • Tenn. Schools Lauded For Achievement, Growth

    Tenn. Schools Lauded For Achievement, Growth

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:17:15 GMT
    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth.
    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth.
  • Jonesboro Police Chief Gets 30-Day Suspension

    Jonesboro Police Chief Gets 30-Day Suspension

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:09:27 GMT
    Jonesboro's police chief is to serve a 30-day suspension and issue written apologies to The Jonesboro Sun and a former reporter at the paper for derogatory comments he made on Facebook.
    Jonesboro's police chief is to serve a 30-day suspension and issue written apologies to The Jonesboro Sun and a former reporter at the paper for derogatory comments he made on Facebook.
  • Tennessee Inmates Sue Over Electric Chair

    Tennessee Inmates Sue Over Electric Chair

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:40:42 GMT
    Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.
    Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.
  • Trial Over Miss. GOP Senate Race Moved To Sept. 16

    Trial Over Miss. GOP Senate Race Moved To Sept. 16

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:29:56 GMT
    A judge has adjusted the trial schedule for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's Republican primary win. In an order Friday, Judge Hollis McGehee says the trial will start Sept. 16 and end by Oct. 6.
    A judge has adjusted the trial schedule for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's Republican primary win. In an order Friday, Judge Hollis McGehee says the trial will start Sept. 16 and end by Oct. 6.
  • Huckabee: 'Stop The Fight' Over Common Core

    Huckabee: 'Stop The Fight' Over Common Core

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:27:01 GMT
    Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.
    Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.
  • Former U of M Tiger Arrested

    Former U of M Tiger Arrested

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:12:49 GMT
    A former University of Memphis football player is in trouble with the law.
    A former University of Memphis football player is in trouble with the law.
  • Obama Offers New Accommodations On Birth Control

    Obama Offers New Accommodations On Birth Control

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:12:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees.
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees.
  • Tenn. Schools Lauded For Achievement, Growth

    Tenn. Schools Lauded For Achievement, Growth

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:10:31 GMT
    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth.
    Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth.
  • Man & Woman Arrested For Shoplifting, Strangling Security Guard

    Man & Woman Arrested For Shoplifting, Strangling Security Guard

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:22 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:22:00 GMT
    A Memphis man and woman are expected in court this morning for a robbery at a TJ Maxx earlier this month.
    A Memphis man and woman are expected in court this morning for a robbery at a TJ Maxx earlier this month.
  • MEM Moving Forward With Plans To Shrink, Modernize Airport

    MEM Moving Forward With Plans To Shrink, Modernize Airport

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:56:39 GMT
    It's no secret that Memphis International Airport is a shadow of its former self. So it's embarking on a new plan of action: get rid of the unused parts of certain concourses and concentrate airport businesses into high traffic areas.
    It's no secret that Memphis International Airport is a shadow of its former self. So it's embarking on a new plan of action: get rid of the unused parts of certain concourses and concentrate airport businesses into high traffic areas.
  • Riders Union Wants Better Training For MATA Security

    Riders Union Wants Better Training For MATA Security

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:10:36 GMT
    Wednesday's grand jury indictment of a contracted Memphis Area Transit Authority security guard stemming from the August death of a bus passenger, who was allegedly pushed off a bus in May, has activists demanding better oversight  from the transit authority.
    Wednesday's grand jury indictment of a contracted Memphis Area Transit Authority security guard stemming from the August death of a bus passenger, who was allegedly pushed off a bus in May, has activists demanding better oversight  from the transit authority.
  • 6 Communities Have Enough Wine In Supermarkets Signatures

    6 Communities Have Enough Wine In Supermarkets Signatures

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:14:12 GMT
    Voters in approximately 60 Tennessee communities, have signed petitions to allow supermarket wine sales on the November ballot, including six Shelby County suburbs.
    Voters in approximately 60 Tennessee communities, have signed petitions to allow supermarket wine sales on the November ballot, including six Shelby County suburbs.
  • Firefighters Unite For Ultimate #IceBucketChallenge

    Firefighters Unite For Ultimate #IceBucketChallenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:07:31 GMT
    You've seen plenty of videos lately of people across America and across the globe dumping ice water over themselves for the ALS ice bucket challenge. But do you really know the message, the face, behind all those cold reactions?
    You've seen plenty of videos lately of people across America and across the globe dumping ice water over themselves for the ALS ice bucket challenge. But do you really know the message, the face, behind all those cold reactions?
  • $3.6M Awarded To Improve Bus Routes, Bike Paths, Lights

    $3.6M Awarded To Improve Bus Routes, Bike Paths, Lights

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:31:55 GMT
    The Tennessee Department of Transportation awarded the city of Memphis, Memphis Area Transit Authority and Memphis Light Gas and Water to help improve or add bus routes, traffic lights and bicycle paths.
    The Tennessee Department of Transportation awarded the city of Memphis, Memphis Area Transit Authority and Memphis Light Gas and Water to help improve or add bus routes, traffic lights and bicycle paths.
  • Municipalities Disagree Over Building Plans

    Municipalities Disagree Over Building Plans

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:54:37 GMT
    City leaders in Lakeland and Arlington are butting heads over plans for a new building that would impact students in both districts.
    City leaders in Lakeland and Arlington are butting heads over plans for a new building that would impact students in both districts.
  • No Casino Patrons In Danger Of Contracting TB

    No Casino Patrons In Danger Of Contracting TB

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:45:35 GMT
    Officials with the Mississippi State Department of Health stressed that no patrons of the Horseshoe or Gold Strike casinos in Tunica are in danger of getting tuberculosis.
    Officials with the Mississippi State Department of Health stressed that no patrons of the Horseshoe or Gold Strike casinos in Tunica are in danger of getting tuberculosis.
  • Arkansas Labor Dept. Receives Mining Safety Grant

    Arkansas Labor Dept. Receives Mining Safety Grant

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:54:26 GMT
    The Arkansas Department of Labor has been chosen to receive a nearly $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mining Safety and Health Administration.
    The Arkansas Department of Labor has been chosen to receive a nearly $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mining Safety and Health Administration.
  • TSA Reminds Air Travelers What Isn't Allowed At Airports

    TSA Reminds Air Travelers What Isn't Allowed At Airports

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:06:26 GMT
    Planning to catch a flight? Leave your guns and knives at home. That's the message from the Transportation Security Administration.
    Planning to catch a flight? Leave your guns and knives at home. That's the message from the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Doctors Stress Hydration During August Heat Wave

    Doctors Stress Hydration During August Heat Wave

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:55:11 GMT
    As this week's heat wave continues dozens of high school football teams in the Mid-South kickoff another season on Friday. The key words in heat like this are "before, during and after." Those are the times when as athletes or fans in stands the critical periods to keep yourself hydrated so you can stay in the game.
    As this week's heat wave continues dozens of high school football teams in the Mid-South kickoff another season on Friday. The key words in heat like this are "before, during and after." Those are the times when as athletes or fans in stands the critical periods to keep yourself hydrated so you can stay in the game.
  • DeSoto Co. ACT Scores Highest In A Decade

    DeSoto Co. ACT Scores Highest In A Decade

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:20:40 GMT
    ACT college admission test scores in DeSoto County are the highest they have been in over a decade say county education administrators.
    ACT college admission test scores in DeSoto County are the highest they have been in over a decade say county education administrators.
  • MasterChef Season 6 Auditions In Memphis Oct. 11

    MasterChef Season 6 Auditions In Memphis Oct. 11

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:06:29 GMT
    If you love to cook MasterChef, the popular Fox show, is holding open auditions in Memphis for Season Six.
    If you love to cook MasterChef, the popular Fox show, is holding open auditions in Memphis for Season Six.
  • Memphis Police Seeking 2015 Recruit Class

    Memphis Police Seeking 2015 Recruit Class

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:17:29 GMT
    The Memphis Police Department Employment/Recruiting Unit is hiring for a recruit class slated to start February 2015.
    The Memphis Police Department Employment/Recruiting Unit is hiring for a recruit class slated to start February 2015.
  • 9 Postseason Teams Highlight 2014-15 Tigers Non-Conference Slate

    9 Postseason Teams Highlight 2014-15 Tigers Non-Conference Slate

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:01:57 GMT
    For Tigers fans, the wait is over - or, at least, half the wait is over. On Thursday, the University of Memphis released the non-conference portion of its 2014-15 men's basketball schedule. Of the 13 non-league encounters, 10 are set to be played at FedExForum.
    For Tigers fans, the wait is over - or, at least, half the wait is over. On Thursday, the University of Memphis released the non-conference portion of its 2014-15 men's basketball schedule. Of the 13 non-league encounters, 10 are set to be played at FedExForum.
  • Forrest Spence 5K Honors Local Child, Le Bonheur

    Forrest Spence 5K Honors Local Child, Le Bonheur

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:48:05 GMT
    “Around 4 a.m. we get a knock on the door and in walks a very disheveled physician with a lab coat and holding a cup of coffee – I'll never forget it – and his first words were, ‘I'm doctor so-and-so and I'm afraid your son may die.”
    “Around 4 a.m. we get a knock on the door and in walks a very disheveled physician with a lab coat and holding a cup of coffee – I'll never forget it – and his first words were, ‘I'm doctor so-and-so and I'm afraid your son may die.”
  • Mom Arrested On Child Abuse Charges; Warrant Issued For Father

    Mom Arrested On Child Abuse Charges; Warrant Issued For Father

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:40:47 GMT
     Police are searching for Sharrad Sharp who they say abused his four children multiple times.
     Police are searching for Sharrad Sharp who they say abused his four children multiple times.
  • Romney Casts Arkansas Race As Way To Fight Obama

    Romney Casts Arkansas Race As Way To Fight Obama

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:39:24 GMT
    Mitt Romney is casting Arkansas' high-profile Senate race as a way to stop the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he backs Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
    Mitt Romney is casting Arkansas' high-profile Senate race as a way to stop the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he backs Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
  • Trial On Miss. Election Challenge Set For Sept. 15

    Trial On Miss. Election Challenge Set For Sept. 15

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:31:13 GMT
    A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
    A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
  • Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Offer

    Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Offer

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:14:00 GMT
    Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.
    Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.
  • TVA Board Votes To Retire Memphis Coal Plant

    TVA Board Votes To Retire Memphis Coal Plant

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:09:29 GMT
    The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.
    The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.
  • MFD Responds to Major Three Vehicle Accident

    MFD Responds to Major Three Vehicle Accident

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:54:56 GMT
    Emergency crews are on the way to a three vehicle accident, involving a dump truck and an SUV, near Shelby Farms.
    Emergency crews are on the way to a three vehicle accident, involving a dump truck and an SUV, near Shelby Farms.
  • Ridgeway Middle To Dismiss At 12:30 p.m. Today

    Ridgeway Middle To Dismiss At 12:30 p.m. Today

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:22:49 GMT
    Ridgeway Middle School will dismiss early today at 12:30 p.m. due to issues with the school's air conditioning unit.
    Ridgeway Middle School will dismiss early today at 12:30 p.m. due to issues with the school's air conditioning unit.
  • New Restrictions On Hydrocodone To Take Effect

    New Restrictions On Hydrocodone To Take Effect

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:17:02 GMT
    The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
    The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
  • Hope Sullivan Elementary Was On Precautionary Lockdown; Suspect In Custody

    Hope Sullivan Elementary Was On Precautionary Lockdown; Suspect In Custody

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:11:29 GMT
    Hope Sullivan Elementary School was on a precautionary lockdown according to a DeSoto County Schools spokesperson. Police say they were looking for a suspect in the area putting the school on lockdown. The suspect is now in custody and the school is no longer on lockdown. Click here to leave a comment on our Facebook page Click here to comment on our Twitter
    Hope Sullivan Elementary School was on a precautionary lockdown according to a DeSoto County Schools spokesperson.
  • Male Critical Condition After Near Drowning

    Male Critical Condition After Near Drowning

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:54:09 GMT
    A 28-year-old male was found drowning in an apartment complex pool.
    A 28-year-old male was found drowning in an apartment complex pool.
  • MLK Jr. Prep High School Closing Early

    MLK Jr. Prep High School Closing Early

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:36:51 GMT
    Martin Luther King Jr. Prep High School (formerly Frayser High School) will dismiss classes at 1 p.m. today. This is due to issues with the school's air conditioning system. Crews are said to be on site right now working to resolve the problem. Classes will continue for the rest of the morning to cause as little disruption as possible. Students will be dismissed after lunch. Click here to leave a comment on our Facebook page Click here to comment on our Twitter
    Martin Luther King Jr. Prep High School (formerly Frayser High School) will dismiss classes at 1 p.m. today. This is due to issues with the school's air conditioning system. Crews are said to be on site right now working to resolve the problem. Classes will continue for the rest of the morning to cause as little disruption as possible. Students will be dismissed after lunch. Click here to leave a comment on our Facebook page Click here to comment on our Twitter
  • Ice Bucket Challenge's Origins Trace Back To Sarasota

    Ice Bucket Challenge's Origins Trace Back To Sarasota

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:50:34 GMT
    SARASOTA (FOX 13) - Chris Kennedy never knew that one bucket of ice cold water in a Sarasota backyard would turn into the viral phenomenon known as the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association. Kennedy, 26, is a professional golfer who was challenged in mid-July by a friend to dump a bucket of ice water on his head and choose a charity to donate money to. "As soon as I got challenged, I went straight to ALS because I have some family connections there. My wife's cousin has ALS. He's been...
    SARASOTA (FOX 13) - Chris Kennedy never knew that one bucket of ice cold water in a Sarasota backyard would turn into the viral phenomenon known as the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association. Kennedy, 26, is a professional golfer who was challenged in mid-July by a friend to dump a bucket of ice water on his head and choose a charity to donate money to. "As soon as I got challenged, I went straight to ALS because I have some family connections there. My wife's cousin has ALS. He's been...
  • Employee Testing Aug. 25 After 2 TB Cases At Tunica Casinos

    Employee Testing Aug. 25 After 2 TB Cases At Tunica Casinos

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:10:07 GMT
    A Mississippi State Department of Health spokesman said their staff will be testing employees at two Tunica casinos following two confirmed cases of tuberculosis earlier this year.
    A Mississippi State Department of Health spokesman said their staff will be testing employees at two Tunica casinos following two confirmed cases of tuberculosis earlier this year.
  • Aid Group: US Doctor Who Had Ebola Has Recovered

    Aid Group: US Doctor Who Had Ebola Has Recovered

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:10:33 GMT
    At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said. ..
    At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said. ..
  • Jobless Rates Fall In Most Miss. Counties In July

    Jobless Rates Fall In Most Miss. Counties In July

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:17 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:17:46 GMT
    Unemployment rates fell from June to July in 62 of Mississippi's 82 counties, according to figures released Wednesday, rising in 17 and staying level in three.
    Unemployment rates fell from June to July in 62 of Mississippi's 82 counties, according to figures released Wednesday, rising in 17 and staying level in three.
  • 1 Killed In Plane Crash In West Tennessee

    1 Killed In Plane Crash In West Tennessee

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:15:10 GMT
    One person has died in West Tennessee where a crop dusting plane went down.
    One person has died in West Tennessee where a crop dusting plane went down.
  • 5 Found Shot On Briercrest

    5 Found Shot On Briercrest

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:09:07 GMT
    Memphis Police say five males were shot Wednesday evening in the 1400 block of Briercrest.
    Memphis Police say five males were shot Wednesday evening in the 1400 block of Briercrest.
  • Advocates Call For More Cameras On MPD Officers, Cars

    Advocates Call For More Cameras On MPD Officers, Cars

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:07:56 GMT
    The Ferguson, Mo.,  Police Department wasn't using dash cameras when 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot. There is no official video of the exchange between the teen and the police officer. Memphis Police doesn't have widespread dash camera usage either.
    The Ferguson, Mo.,  Police Department wasn't using dash cameras when 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot. There is no official video of the exchange between the teen and the police officer. Memphis Police doesn't have widespread dash camera usage either.
  • AP Source: Vols Adding Memphis Transfer Woodson

    AP Source: Vols Adding Memphis Transfer Woodson

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:37:57 GMT
    A person close to the situation says that former Memphis forward Dominic Woodson is transferring to Tennessee.
    A person close to the situation says that former Memphis forward Dominic Woodson is transferring to Tennessee.
  • Supersizing Sodium? Memphians Consuming Twice Recommended Amount

    Supersizing Sodium? Memphians Consuming Twice Recommended Amount

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:06:21 GMT
    Hereditary heart disease and high cholesterol have plagued Anita Williams her whole life. It's part of why she and her doctor agreed she would switch to a low sodium diet two years ago.
    Hereditary heart disease and high cholesterol have plagued Anita Williams her whole life. It's part of why she and her doctor agreed she would switch to a low sodium diet two years ago.
  • Woman Robbed At Gunpoint Near U of M

    Woman Robbed At Gunpoint Near U of M

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:49:51 GMT
    A manhunt continues for two men who robbed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday evening near the University of Memphis.
    A manhunt continues for two men who robbed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday evening near the University of Memphis.
  • Secretary Perez Visits Memphis On Pre-Labor Day Tour

    Secretary Perez Visits Memphis On Pre-Labor Day Tour

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:44:27 GMT
    Fifty years ago President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, which created the Job Corps to expand opportunity for America's youth. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was in Memphis to visit the Hooks Job Corps Center as part of his national pre-Labor Day tour.
    Fifty years ago President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, which created the Job Corps to expand opportunity for America's youth. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was in Memphis to visit the Hooks Job Corps Center as part of his national pre-Labor Day tour.
  • More Women Packing Heat, Heading To Gun Ranges

    More Women Packing Heat, Heading To Gun Ranges

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:11:53 GMT
    It's no secret many people in the Mid-South love their guns, but now it seems even more women are packing heat.
    It's no secret many people in the Mid-South love their guns, but now it seems even more women are packing heat.
  • Pryor's 'Obamacare' Ad Highlights His Cancer Fight

    Pryor's 'Obamacare' Ad Highlights His Cancer Fight

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:27:45 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him.
    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him.
  • UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached By Malware

    UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached By Malware

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:16:39 GMT
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
  • Racial Stigma, Perception Of African-American Men

    Racial Stigma, Perception Of African-American Men

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:35:33 GMT
    The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has rekindled a national debate surrounding racial stigmas and perceptions of African-American men.
    The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has rekindled a national debate surrounding racial stigmas and perceptions of African-American men.
  • Covington Pike Family Dollar Robbed

    Covington Pike Family Dollar Robbed

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:29:07 GMT
    Memphis Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a Family Dollar Wednesday morning on Covington Pike.
    Memphis Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a Family Dollar Wednesday morning on Covington Pike.
  • Harbor Town Homeowners Concerned About Crime

    Harbor Town Homeowners Concerned About Crime

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:09:54 GMT
    It's often said, money can't buy happiness, and apparently in recent weeks at Memphis' elegant Harbor Town housing complex money hasn't done much to stop an outside influx of criminal activity either.
    It's often said, money can't buy happiness, and apparently in recent weeks at Memphis' elegant Harbor Town housing complex money hasn't done much to stop an outside influx of criminal activity either.
  • Student Says She Was Suspended For Saying 'Bless You'

    Student Says She Was Suspended For Saying 'Bless You'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:47:23 GMT
    Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said she was kicked out of class for saying "bless you" and suspended for for responding to a classmate's sneeze.
    Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said she was kicked out of class for saying "bless you" and suspended for for responding to a classmate's sneeze.
  • Shorty Chambliss Passes Away After Bout With Cancer

    Shorty Chambliss Passes Away After Bout With Cancer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:43:37 GMT
    Short Chambliss, a Mid-South racing legend and the first crew chief for NASCAR's Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.,  passed away Monday after a long bout with cancer. He was 80.
    Short Chambliss, a Mid-South racing legend and the first crew chief for NASCAR's Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.,  passed away Monday after a long bout with cancer. He was 80.
  • Grizzlies To Hold 2014 Training Camp In San Diego

    Grizzlies To Hold 2014 Training Camp In San Diego

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:52:35 GMT
    The Memphis Grizzlies announced Wednesday that they will hold training camp at the RIMAC Arena on the campus of University of California San Diego from Sept. 30 – Oct. 3. 
    The Memphis Grizzlies announced Wednesday that they will hold training camp at the RIMAC Arena on the campus of University of California San Diego from Sept. 30 – Oct. 3. 
  • 230 Rally For Peace, Police Accountability

    230 Rally For Peace, Police Accountability

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:30:05 GMT
    If you drove along Poplar Avenue from Highland to downtown Monday evening you probably noticed dozens of protesters at intersections.
    If you drove along Poplar Avenue from Highland to downtown Monday evening you probably noticed dozens of protesters at intersections.
  • Local Groups Prep For Ferguson Protest Today

    Local Groups Prep For Ferguson Protest Today

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:28:40 GMT
    From Ferguson to Memphis, people are taking to the streets to make their voices heard. Local organizers are calling for an end to police brutality, and they say they want more accountability for police, not only in Memphis but everywhere.
    From Ferguson to Memphis, people are taking to the streets to make their voices heard. Local organizers are calling for an end to police brutality, and they say they want more accountability for police, not only in Memphis but everywhere.
  • Sept. Trial Likely For Miss. Election Challenge

    Sept. Trial Likely For Miss. Election Challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:16:29 GMT
    A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says he intends to finish the case before the November general election.
    A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says he intends to finish the case before the November general election.
  • Contract Security Guard Indicted In Death Of MATA Passenger

    Contract Security Guard Indicted In Death Of MATA Passenger

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:15:58 GMT
    A Shelby County grand jury has indicted a contract security guard on criminal charges stemming from the death of a Memphis Area Transit Authority bus passenger, who was allegedly pushed off a bus in May.
    A Shelby County grand jury has indicted a contract security guard on criminal charges stemming from the death of a Memphis Area Transit Authority bus passenger, who was allegedly pushed off a bus in May.
  • 17 Communities Share $1.8M In Safe Routes To School

    17 Communities Share $1.8M In Safe Routes To School

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:47:54 GMT
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday Safe Routes to School funding totaling $1.8 million for 17 municipalities in Tennessee.
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday Safe Routes to School funding totaling $1.8 million for 17 municipalities in Tennessee.
  • Thursday Deadline For Wine In Grocery Stores Signatures

    Thursday Deadline For Wine In Grocery Stores Signatures

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:28:49 GMT
    Expect a big push Wednesday to get you to sign the petition allowing wine to be sold in Tennessee grocery stores. Thursday evening is the deadline to collect the almost 23,000 signatures needed in Shelby County, or 10-percent of the votes cast in the last governor's race
    Expect a big push Wednesday to get you to sign the petition allowing wine to be sold in Tennessee grocery stores. Thursday evening is the deadline to collect the almost 23,000 signatures needed in Shelby County, or 10-percent of the votes cast in the last governor's race
  • Tennessee Students Make Big Gains In ACT Scores

    Tennessee Students Make Big Gains In ACT Scores

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:25:19 GMT
    The latest ACT test scores show Tennessee's composite score had its largest gain in more than a decade.
    The latest ACT test scores show Tennessee's composite score had its largest gain in more than a decade.
  • Former Vanderbilt standout Kedren Johnson commits to University of Memphis

    Former Vanderbilt standout Kedren Johnson commits to University of Memphis

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:03:21 GMT
    Former Vanderbilt standout Kedren Johnson has committed to the University of Memphis.
    Former Vanderbilt standout Kedren Johnson has committed to the University of Memphis.
  • 13 Year-Old Girl Covers Sports Illustrated Magazine

    13 Year-Old Girl Covers Sports Illustrated Magazine

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:18:10 GMT
    If you don't know the name Mo'ne Davis, you better get to know it.
    If you don't know the name Mo'ne Davis, you better get to know it.
  • Son Found Not Guilty By Insanity In Dad's Killing

    Son Found Not Guilty By Insanity In Dad's Killing

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:37:54 GMT
    Prosecutors say a 26-year-old man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal shooting of his father in Shelby County.
    Prosecutors say a 26-year-old man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal shooting of his father in Shelby County.
  • Former Nashville Middle School Coach Pleads Guilty

    Former Nashville Middle School Coach Pleads Guilty

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:34:29 GMT
    A former middle school soccer coach in Nashville has pleaded guilty to nine counts of statutory rape and other charges involving seven underage girls.
    A former middle school soccer coach in Nashville has pleaded guilty to nine counts of statutory rape and other charges involving seven underage girls.
  • 36 dead, 7 Missing In Hiroshima Landslide

    36 dead, 7 Missing In Hiroshima Landslide

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:23:41 GMT
    .Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing.
    .Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing.
  • Teacher Test Scam Case Closed

    Teacher Test Scam Case Closed

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:18:31 GMT
    Four people caught in a test fraud scandal have agreed to stop teaching.
    Four people caught in a test fraud scandal have agreed to stop teaching.
  • Whitehaven Apartment Fire Extinguished This Morning

    Whitehaven Apartment Fire Extinguished This Morning

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:14:09 GMT
    Apartment fire has been extinguished at Brent Tree complex.
    Apartment fire has been extinguished at Brent Tree complex.
  • Gov. Haslam Promotes Free Tuition Plan

    Gov. Haslam Promotes Free Tuition Plan

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:19:00 GMT
    Gov. Bill Haslam and State Sen. Mark Norris sign Tennessee Promise bill in Covington (Sarah Bleau / FOX13 News)Gov. Bill Haslam and State Sen. Mark Norris sign Tennessee Promise bill in Covington (Sarah Bleau / FOX13 News)
     Gov. Bill Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state to promote his free tuition plan.
     Gov. Bill Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state to promote his free tuition plan.
  • Corps: Waterway Infrastructure Improvements Needed

    Corps: Waterway Infrastructure Improvements Needed

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:18:27 GMT
    An Army Corps of Engineers official says infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River watershed to allow inland waterways to better handle increased agriculture, oil and natural gas production and the effects of climate change.
    An Army Corps of Engineers official says infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River watershed to allow inland waterways to better handle increased agriculture, oil and natural gas production and the effects of climate change.
  • Miss. Governor And Wife Become Grandparents

    Miss. Governor And Wife Become Grandparents

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:16:38 GMT
    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and his wife, Deborah, have become first-time grandparents and he says the experience is "pure joy."
    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and his wife, Deborah, have become first-time grandparents and he says the experience is "pure joy."
  • Tenn. Prison Company Pays $8 Million In Back Wages

    Tenn. Prison Company Pays $8 Million In Back Wages

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:12:28 GMT
    The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees at its federal prison facility in California City.
    The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees at its federal prison facility in California City.
  • TBI Probing Police Shooting Of Woman In Harriman

    TBI Probing Police Shooting Of Woman In Harriman

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:10:28 GMT
    Harriman police officers killed a 28-year-old woman after they say she pointed a handgun at them as they responded to a burglary call.
    Harriman police officers killed a 28-year-old woman after they say she pointed a handgun at them as they responded to a burglary call.
  • Violent Crime On The Rise In Shelby County

    Violent Crime On The Rise In Shelby County

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:23:42 GMT
    A report shows that violent crime is on the rise in Shelby County. Citizens are to expect an increased police presence.
    A report shows that violent crime is on the rise in Shelby County. Citizens are to expect an increased police presence.
  • Big Push To Get Signatures For Wine In Grocery Stores

    Big Push To Get Signatures For Wine In Grocery Stores

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:02:49 GMT
    Supporters of the wine referendum are lobbying for signatures so that wine can be sold in grocery stores by July of 2016.
    Supporters of the wine referendum are lobbying for signatures so that wine can be sold in grocery stores by July of 2016.
  • SCS Schools Earn Top Grade, Others Flunk State Report

    SCS Schools Earn Top Grade, Others Flunk State Report

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:12:51 GMT
    15 Shelby County schools earned their way off the State's Priority Schools List and out of the bottom five-percent performing schools. 17 other SCS schools were added to the list.
    15 Shelby County schools earned their way off the State's Priority Schools List and out of the bottom five-percent performing schools. 17 other SCS schools were added to the list.
  • Memphis Police Department Reveals Towing Policies & Procedures

    Memphis Police Department Reveals Towing Policies & Procedures

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:15:30 GMT
    When an accident occurs, damaged vehicles are to be removed from accident scenes only by City Of Memphis approved licensed private towing companies.
    When an accident occurs, damaged vehicles are to be removed from accident scenes only by City Of Memphis approved licensed private towing companies.
  • City Council Members Still Wrestle With Finding Solution to Employee and Retiree Benefits

    City Council Members Still Wrestle With Finding Solution to Employee and Retiree Benefits

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:58:03 GMT
    Memphis City Council committee discussions over finding a compromise to the reductions in pension and healthcare benefits for city employees and retirees remained trapped in limbo.
    Memphis City Council committee discussions over finding a compromise to the reductions in pension and healthcare benefits for city employees and retirees remained trapped in limbo.
  • Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

    Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:54:16 GMT
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
  • Mississippi Man Beaten and Shot After Reporting Cross Burning

    Mississippi Man Beaten and Shot After Reporting Cross Burning

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:47:06 GMT
    A Mississippi sheriff says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after reporting a cross burning in his yard.
    A Mississippi sheriff says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after reporting a cross burning in his yard.
  • SCS School Bus Crashes Into Pole

    SCS School Bus Crashes Into Pole

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:51:08 GMT
    A Shelby County School bus crashed into a pole at Poplar and Evergreen Tuesday afternoon. Two children transported in non-critical condition.
    A Shelby County School bus crashed into a pole at Poplar and Evergreen Tuesday afternoon. Two children transported in non-critical condition.
  • No Talking In Class?

    No Talking In Class?

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:22:08 GMT
    A Dyer County High School student says she got suspended for saying "bless you" in class after a classmate sneezed.
    A Dyer County High School student says she got suspended for saying "bless you" in class after a classmate sneezed.
  • Today Marks Anniversary Of West Memphis 3 Release

    Today Marks Anniversary Of West Memphis 3 Release

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:16:01 GMT
    On August 19, 2001 Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jesse Misskelley were freed in Jonesboro, Arkansas in a unique plea deal.
    On August 19, 2001 Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jesse Misskelley were freed in Jonesboro, Arkansas in a unique plea deal.
  • Olive Branch Mayor Proposing Property Tax Increase

    Olive Branch Mayor Proposing Property Tax Increase

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:39:34 GMT
    Olive Branch property owners could see their first tax increase in seven years, if the mayor has his way.
    Olive Branch property owners could see their first tax increase in seven years, if the mayor has his way.
  • Police: 8-Year-Old Shoots Self In Hand

    Police: 8-Year-Old Shoots Self In Hand

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:17:02 GMT
    Police say an 8-year-old allegedly shot himself in the hand while playing with a gun in the 4000 block of Camelot.
    Police say an 8-year-old allegedly shot himself in the hand while playing with a gun in the 4000 block of Camelot.
  • TBI Launches Human Trafficking Initiative

    TBI Launches Human Trafficking Initiative

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:34:08 GMT
    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has launched a new initiative to raise awareness of human trafficking.
    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has launched a new initiative to raise awareness of human trafficking.
  • Suspicious Package Dropped Of At Fire Station On Forest Hill Irene

    Suspicious Package Dropped Of At Fire Station On Forest Hill Irene

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:41:36 GMT
    Germantown Police say a suspicious package was dropped off to the fire station on Forest Hill Irene.
    Germantown Police say a suspicious package was dropped off to the fire station on Forest Hill Irene.
  • Teacher Certification Scam Investigation Comes To A Close

    Teacher Certification Scam Investigation Comes To A Close

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:23:23 GMT
    United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, Edward L. Stanton III, announced that several have entered diversion agreements in the two-decade teacher certification testing scam led by ringleader Clarence Mumford, Sr., 61, of Memphis, who pled guilty in the scheme last year.
    United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, Edward L. Stanton III, announced that several have entered diversion agreements in the two-decade teacher certification testing scam led by ringleader Clarence Mumford, Sr., 61, of Memphis, who pled guilty in the scheme last year.
  • Miss. Officials: 2 New Cases Of West Nile Virus

    Miss. Officials: 2 New Cases Of West Nile Virus

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:14:36 GMT
    State health officials say two more Mississippians have been infected with West Nile Virus.
    State health officials say two more Mississippians have been infected with West Nile Virus.
  • Stevie Wonder To Perform In Memphis In October

    Stevie Wonder To Perform In Memphis In October

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:10:08 GMT
    Motown icon Stevie Wonder will be signed sealed and will be delivered to Memphis.
    Motown icon Stevie Wonder will be signed sealed and will be delivered to Memphis.
  • App Won't Let Kids Ignore Phone Calls From Parents

    App Won't Let Kids Ignore Phone Calls From Parents

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:41:35 GMT
    Giving your child a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.
    Giving your child a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.
  • Term Limits Bring County Commission Turnover

    Term Limits Bring County Commission Turnover

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:14:08 GMT
    At times their animosity for one another appeared to reach crisis proportions as a true example of governmental gridlock. But with new faces ready to be sworn in next month six Shelby County commissioners attended their last regular session amid smiles laughs and good wishes.
    At times their animosity for one another appeared to reach crisis proportions as a true example of governmental gridlock. But with new faces ready to be sworn in next month six Shelby County commissioners attended their last regular session amid smiles laughs and good wishes.
  • SLIDESHOW: Have You Taken The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

    SLIDESHOW: Have You Taken The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:42:53 GMT
    By now you've probably heard about the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
    By now you've probably heard about the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • SLIDESHOW: Collierville Named "Best Main Street In America"

    SLIDESHOW: Collierville Named "Best Main Street In America"

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:32:55 GMT
    The “Best Main Street in America Award" goes to Collierville, Tenn., according to Parade Magazine.
    The “Best Main Street in America Award" goes to Collierville, Tenn., according to Parade Magazine.
  • 30 People Evacuated After Gas Line Breaks Near Southwest Community College

    30 People Evacuated After Gas Line Breaks Near Southwest Community College

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:56:31 GMT
     FOX13 is following this story and will continue to bring you the latest developments as they come in.
     FOX13 is following this story and will continue to bring you the latest developments as they come in.
  • Germantown Police Officers Cleared In July Shooting

    Germantown Police Officers Cleared In July Shooting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:46:59 GMT
    They had been placed on paid administrative leave, per department policy, pending the outcome of the investigation in the shooting of 24-year-old Justin Davis.
    They had been placed on paid administrative leave, per department policy, pending the outcome of the investigation in the shooting of 24-year-old Justin Davis.
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised Awareness And Over $15.6M

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised Awareness And Over $15.6M

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:18:45 GMT
    By now you've probably heard about the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
    By now you've probably heard about the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • Longtime 'SNL' Announcer Don Pardo Dies At 96

    Longtime 'SNL' Announcer Don Pardo Dies At 96

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:57:58 GMT
    Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live."
    Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live."
  • Police Need Help Locating Suspects In Overnight Shooting

    Police Need Help Locating Suspects In Overnight Shooting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:56:43 GMT
    An overnight shooting sends one to the Regional Medical Center.
    An overnight shooting sends one to the Regional Medical Center.
  • Early Morning Power Outage in Southeast Memphis

    Early Morning Power Outage in Southeast Memphis

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 12:17:09 GMT
    A power outage in southeast Memphis left over 14,000 MLGW customers in the dark early Tuesday morning.
    A power outage in southeast Memphis left over 14,000 MLGW customers in the dark early Tuesday morning.
  • Community Health Systems hacked, records of nearly 4.5 million patients stolen

    Community Health Systems hacked, records of nearly 4.5 million patients stolen

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:15:34 GMT
    Hospital giant Community Health Systems said on Monday that the personal information of nearly 4.5 million patients was stolen by hackers in an attack believed to originate from China.
    Hospital giant Community Health Systems said on Monday that the personal information of nearly 4.5 million patients was stolen by hackers in an attack believed to originate from China.
  • Jackson Co. Jail On Target To Be Complete In May

    Jackson Co. Jail On Target To Be Complete In May

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:07 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:07:13 GMT
    Seven months into construction of the $27 million Jackson County jail, all auger pilings are complete for the foundation and a portion of the slab will be poured this week.
    Seven months into construction of the $27 million Jackson County jail, all auger pilings are complete for the foundation and a portion of the slab will be poured this week.
  • 3 Germantown Officers Back On Duty After Shooting

    3 Germantown Officers Back On Duty After Shooting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 04:17:07 GMT
    Kentucky Army National Guard Private Justin Davis (phot sourse http://www.gofundme.com/bpbov0)Kentucky Army National Guard Private Justin Davis (phot sourse http://www.gofundme.com/bpbov0)
    Three Germantown Police officers were back on the job Monday a month after being on administrative leave for the July 15 fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Iraq War veteran.
    Three Germantown Police officers were back on the job Monday a month after being on administrative leave for the July 15 fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Iraq War veteran.
  • Memphians Travel To Ferguson To Show Support

    Memphians Travel To Ferguson To Show Support

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:26:49 GMT
    Among the 230 demonstrators in Memphis Monday evening that lined Poplar Avenue were people from the Mid-South who traveled to Ferguson, Mo., over the weekend to show support.
    Among the 230 demonstrators in Memphis Monday evening that lined Poplar Avenue were people from the Mid-South who traveled to Ferguson, Mo., over the weekend to show support.
  • Councilman Questions Beale's Entrance Fee

    Councilman Questions Beale's Entrance Fee

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:07:55 GMT
    Beale Street is implementing a $10 entrance fee for no set day or time, but rather when the street is overcrowded and potentially unsafe.
    Beale Street is implementing a $10 entrance fee for no set day or time, but rather when the street is overcrowded and potentially unsafe.
  • TBI Launches Initiative To Combat Human Trafficking

    TBI Launches Initiative To Combat Human Trafficking

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:46:47 GMT
    On Monday the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officially launched a new outreach to raise awareness of human trafficking in Tennessee called "IT Has To Stop."
    On Monday the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officially launched a new outreach to raise awareness of human trafficking in Tennessee called "IT Has To Stop."
  • FOX13's Darrell Greene took the ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

    FOX13's Darrell Greene took the ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:42:41 GMT
    "Alright Joe Trahan I accept your challenge for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge."
    "Alright Joe Trahan I accept your challenge for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge."
  • Martin Pays Back $2,100 For Homestead Tax Credits

    Martin Pays Back $2,100 For Homestead Tax Credits

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:25:14 GMT
    Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly claiming a tax credit on two homes for at least the past three years.
    Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly claiming a tax credit on two homes for at least the past three years.
  • Less Shake From Artificial Quakes, Fed Study Says

    Less Shake From Artificial Quakes, Fed Study Says

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:19:20 GMT
    Photo source: http://pubs.usgs.govPhoto source: http://pubs.usgs.gov
    Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.
    Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.
  • Pryor Makes Campaign Stop In West Memphis

    Pryor Makes Campaign Stop In West Memphis

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:08:34 GMT
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor from Arkansas continued his statewide jobs tour on Monday with a stop in West Memphis to meet with employees of Razorback Concrete.
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor from Arkansas continued his statewide jobs tour on Monday with a stop in West Memphis to meet with employees of Razorback Concrete.
  • Grizzlies Sign Jarnell Stokes To Multi-Year Contract

    Grizzlies Sign Jarnell Stokes To Multi-Year Contract

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:55:09 GMT
    The Memphis Grizzlies signed 2014 second round draft pick Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract, the team announced today.  Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
    The Memphis Grizzlies signed 2014 second round draft pick Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract, the team announced today.  Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • Haslam Proud Of Tennessee Promise Tuition Initiative

    Haslam Proud Of Tennessee Promise Tuition Initiative

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:19:21 GMT
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who was in Memphis on Monday, said he is very proud of the free tuition plan called Tennessee Promise that was signed into law in May.
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who was in Memphis on Monday, said he is very proud of the free tuition plan called Tennessee Promise that was signed into law in May.
  • Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board Reinstated

    Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board Reinstated

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:17:47 GMT
    Protestors in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation are putting  police accountability in the spotlight. In Memphis, city council recently reinstated the Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board to hear citizen complaints against police officers.
    Protestors in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation are putting  police accountability in the spotlight. In Memphis, city council recently reinstated the Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board to hear citizen complaints against police officers.
  • Expert: Train Collision Will Renew Safety Calls

    Expert: Train Collision Will Renew Safety Calls

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:09:55 GMT
    A transportation expert says a deadly head-on train collision in Arkansas proves more needs to be done to improve safety, but worries changes won't occur before a federal deadline.
    A transportation expert says a deadly head-on train collision in Arkansas proves more needs to be done to improve safety, but worries changes won't occur before a federal deadline.
  • Beale Street to Charge $10 Cover For Security

    Beale Street to Charge $10 Cover For Security

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:57:59 GMT
    From now on if it gets too crowded on Beale Street, late arrivals will have to pay $10 just to get access.

    From now on if it gets too crowded on Beale Street, late arrivals will have to pay $10 just to get access.


  • Obama Sending Attorney General Holder To Missouri

    Obama Sending Attorney General Holder To Missouri

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:45:41 GMT
    President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.
    President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.
  • Miss. Jobless Rate Rises In July, Stays US Worst

    Miss. Jobless Rate Rises In July, Stays US Worst

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:39:52 GMT
    Mississippi's unemployment rate continued to go in the wrong direction in July, remaining the highest in the nation.
    Mississippi's unemployment rate continued to go in the wrong direction in July, remaining the highest in the nation.
  • DeSoto Co. Supervisors OK Vehicle Tag Reader

    DeSoto Co. Supervisors OK Vehicle Tag Reader

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:33:11 GMT
    Criminals better think twice about stealing anything from a vehicle to a child in DeSoto County because it's not likely they will get away.
    Criminals better think twice about stealing anything from a vehicle to a child in DeSoto County because it's not likely they will get away.
  • Breakaway Bardog 5K Draws 1500 Runners

    Breakaway Bardog 5K Draws 1500 Runners

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:29:06 GMT
    Thousands of local runners took to the streets of Downtown Memphis on Sunday morning for a special cause. It was the sixth annual Breakaway Bardog 5K benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, but it also marked a very special milestone for one family.
    Thousands of local runners took to the streets of Downtown Memphis on Sunday morning for a special cause. It was the sixth annual Breakaway Bardog 5K benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, but it also marked a very special milestone for one family.
  • Arkansas State Prison Inmate Found Dead In Cell

    Arkansas State Prison Inmate Found Dead In Cell

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:16:42 GMT
    Arkansas prison officials say a 24-year-old state inmate has been found dead in his cell at the maximum security Varner SuperMax unit in Grady.
    Arkansas prison officials say a 24-year-old state inmate has been found dead in his cell at the maximum security Varner SuperMax unit in Grady.
  • Man Accused Of Shooting Into Crowd Held On $950K

    Man Accused Of Shooting Into Crowd Held On $950K

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:10:13 GMT
    Twenty-two-year-old Tony Wilson is facing 14 counts of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal attempted first degree murder after he was accused of shooting into a crowd back in April.
    Twenty-two-year-old Tony Wilson is facing 14 counts of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal attempted first degree murder after he was accused of shooting into a crowd back in April.
  • Extra Award Offered For Dogfighting Incident Where Dog Died

    Extra Award Offered For Dogfighting Incident Where Dog Died

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:03:02 GMT
    Memphis Police say $1,000 has been offered anonymously in addition to CrimeStoppers tip money in connection to a dogfighting incident that took place Aug. 8. The dog had to be euthanized.
    Memphis Police say $1,000 has been offered anonymously in addition to CrimeStoppers tip money in connection to a dogfighting incident that took place Aug. 8. The dog had to be euthanized.
  • Durham, Teamsters Reach 5-Year Busing Agreement

    Durham, Teamsters Reach 5-Year Busing Agreement

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:32:55 GMT
    Durham School Services and Teamsters Local 984 reached a five-year agreement covering Durham's school bus drivers and monitors for Shelby County Schools, which was ratified by employees on August 16. 
    Durham School Services and Teamsters Local 984 reached a five-year agreement covering Durham's school bus drivers and monitors for Shelby County Schools, which was ratified by employees on August 16. 
  • Report: Cost To Raise Today's Child Tops $245,000

    Report: Cost To Raise Today's Child Tops $245,000

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:48:49 GMT
    A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult.
    A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult.
  • No Welfare Cut For Kids If Parent Tests For Drugs

    No Welfare Cut For Kids If Parent Tests For Drugs

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:41:00 GMT
    Mississippi children would not lose welfare if a parent's benefits are cut off because of a positive test for illegal drugs.
    Mississippi children would not lose welfare if a parent's benefits are cut off because of a positive test for illegal drugs.
  • Additional Signatures Submitted For Wage Hike Item

    Additional Signatures Submitted For Wage Hike Item

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:34:24 GMT
    A group proposing to gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage has submitted additional signatures in its effort to put the increase before voters in November.
    A group proposing to gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage has submitted additional signatures in its effort to put the increase before voters in November.
  • Puppy With No Front Legs Gets Custom 3D-Printed Cart

    Puppy With No Front Legs Gets Custom 3D-Printed Cart

    Monday, August 18 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 17:03:00 GMT
    What has two legs and is too cute?
    What has two legs and is too cute?
  • Man Trapped Under Car Rescued By Shelby County Fire Fighters

    Man Trapped Under Car Rescued By Shelby County Fire Fighters

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:54:35 GMT
    Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm, Shelby County Fire Department dispatchers received a transfer call from the Office of the Shelby County Sheriff.
    Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm, Shelby County Fire Department dispatchers received a transfer call from the Office of the Shelby County Sheriff.
  • Hearing Monday On Jamillah Washington's Drug Treatment Request

    Hearing Monday On Jamillah Washington's Drug Treatment Request

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:47:27 GMT
    The woman charged with giving birth to a child who tested positive for illegal drugs, is due in court this morning.
    The woman charged with giving birth to a child who tested positive for illegal drugs, is due in court this morning.
  • IN COURT: Adoptive Parents Face Judge After Child Found Chained

    IN COURT: Adoptive Parents Face Judge After Child Found Chained

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:40:18 GMT
    Melvin and Kenya Bloomingburg are expected in court today to answer to two counts each of aggravated child abuse.
    Melvin and Kenya Bloomingburg are expected in court today to answer to two counts each of aggravated child abuse.
  • Police Warn Of New Drug That Looks And Feels Like Lip Balm

    Police Warn Of New Drug That Looks And Feels Like Lip Balm

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:20:50 GMT
    Police in metro Atlanta say a potent new drug that looks like lip balm is exploding in popularity.
    Police in metro Atlanta say a potent new drug that looks like lip balm is exploding in popularity.
  • Beale St. Merchants Charge $10 Cover

    Beale St. Merchants Charge $10 Cover

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:05:42 GMT
    If you go down to Beale Street after 11:59pm Saturday nights, you will have to pay a cover charge.
    If you go down to Beale Street after 11:59pm Saturday nights, you will have to pay a cover charge.
  • Tenn. AG: Parents Can't Give Kids New last names

    Tenn. AG: Parents Can't Give Kids New last names

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:25:21 GMT
    Tennessee's attorney general says married parents can't invent new last names for their children.
    Tennessee's attorney general says married parents can't invent new last names for their children.
  • Dollar General Enters Bidding For Family Dollar

    Dollar General Enters Bidding For Family Dollar

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:22:09 GMT
    There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid.
    There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid.
  • After Peaceful Sunday, Angry Protesters Clash With Police In Ferguson

    After Peaceful Sunday, Angry Protesters Clash With Police In Ferguson

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:30:46 GMT
    As night fell Sunday in Ferguson, another peaceful protest quickly deteriorated after marchers pushed toward one end of a street. Police attempted to push them back by firing tear gas, shouting over a bullhorn that the protest was no longer peaceful. Many of the marchers retreated, but a group of about 100 stood defiantly about two blocks away until getting hit by another volley.
    As night fell Sunday in Ferguson, another peaceful protest quickly deteriorated after marchers pushed toward one end of a street. Police attempted to push them back by firing tear gas, shouting over a bullhorn that the protest was no longer peaceful. Many of the marchers retreated, but a group of about 100 stood defiantly about two blocks away until getting hit by another volley.
  • Trains Collide In Arkansas, Killing 2 Crewmembers

    Trains Collide In Arkansas, Killing 2 Crewmembers

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:50:29 GMT
    Arkansas State Police say two people have died and two are injured after two Union Pacific freight trains collided in northeast Arkansas. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said in a news release that authorities were called to the collision about 3 a.m. Sunday near Hoxie.
    Arkansas State Police say two people have died and two are injured after two Union Pacific freight trains collided in northeast Arkansas. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said in a news release that authorities were called to the collision about 3 a.m. Sunday near Hoxie.
  • Merle Haggard To Kick Off Concert Series

    Merle Haggard To Kick Off Concert Series

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:14:41 GMT
    Country music star Merle Haggard will perform Wednesday at Mississippi State University. The concert is the first in the university's Lyceum Series and will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall on the Starkville campus.
    Country music star Merle Haggard will perform Wednesday at Mississippi State University. The concert is the first in the university's Lyceum Series and will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall on the Starkville campus.
  • Defiant Perry Defends Veto That Led To Indictment

    Defiant Perry Defends Veto That Led To Indictment

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:10:55 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors. "I stood up for the rule of law in the state of Texas, and if I had to do it again I would make exactly the same decision," Perry, a potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, said.
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors. "I stood up for the rule of law in the state of Texas, and if I had to do it again I would make exactly the same decision," Perry, a potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, said.
  • Liberia: Ebola Fears Rise As Clinic Is Looted

    Liberia: Ebola Fears Rise As Clinic Is Looted

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:06:39 GMT
    Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
    Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
  • 32nd Annual Elvis Presley 5K

    32nd Annual Elvis Presley 5K

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-08-17 09:53:12 GMT
    Folks proudly showed up for the 32nd annual Elvis Presley 5K Saturday.
    Folks proudly showed up for the 32nd annual Elvis Presley 5K Saturday.
  • Child Shot And Killed During Police Shootout

    Child Shot And Killed During Police Shootout

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-08-17 09:20:31 GMT
    A child is killed during shootout between a man and police Saturday.
    A child is killed during shootout between a man and police Saturday.
  • Pres. Obama: Americans With Higher Education Earn $28,000 More Per Year

    Pres. Obama: Americans With Higher Education Earn $28,000 More Per Year

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-08-17 09:00:30 GMT
    President Barack Obama talked on the importance of higher education.
    President Barack Obama talked on the importance of higher education.
  • 3 Deaths Attached to Fedex Drug Shipping Case

    3 Deaths Attached to Fedex Drug Shipping Case

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-08-17 08:54:56 GMT
    Memphis-based shipping giant, Fedex is accused of knowingly shipping illegal prescription drugs.
    Memphis-based shipping giant, Fedex is accused of knowingly shipping illegal prescription drugs.
  • Woman Shot And Killed Sunday Morning In East Memphis

    Woman Shot And Killed Sunday Morning In East Memphis

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-08-17 08:40:19 GMT
    A woman is dead Sunday morning after being shot in East Memphis. Officers responded to call to Scott Street and Nathan Avenue.
    A woman is dead Sunday morning after being shot in East Memphis. Officers responded to call to Scott Street and Nathan Avenue.
  • Woman Dies After Shooting

    Woman Dies After Shooting

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:22 AM EDT2014-08-17 08:22:15 GMT
     Memphis police are searching for who shot and killed a woman late Saturday night.
     Memphis police are searching for who shot and killed a woman late Saturday night.

  • Miss. Physicians Want Smoking Ban Put To Voters

    Miss. Physicians Want Smoking Ban Put To Voters

    Sunday, August 17 2014 3:56 AM EDT2014-08-17 07:56:18 GMT
    Having failed to persuade lawmakers to ban smoking in public places, the Mississippi State Medical Association now wants lawmakers to put the question to voters.
    Having failed to persuade lawmakers to ban smoking in public places, the Mississippi State Medical Association now wants lawmakers to put the question to voters.
  • Plane Crash Survivor Arrested On Drug Charges

    Plane Crash Survivor Arrested On Drug Charges

    Sunday, August 17 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-08-17 07:41:23 GMT
     What began as a plane crash has turned into a drug investigation after Stone County investigators found thousands in cash and numerous bottles of prescription pills in the wreckage.


     What began as a plane crash has turned into a drug investigation after Stone County investigators found thousands in cash and numerous bottles of prescription pills in the wreckage.



  • Lights Back On After Blackout on Beale Street Friday Night

    Lights Back On After Blackout on Beale Street Friday Night

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-08-17 03:41:02 GMT
    A power outage in Downtown Memphis Friday evening forced the closure of historic Beale Street and cut off electricity to surrounding hotels and businesses for over five hours.
    A power outage in Downtown Memphis Friday evening forced the closure of historic Beale Street and cut off electricity to surrounding hotels and businesses for over five hours.
  • Woman Allegedly Stole Wine To See Jailed Boyfriend

    Woman Allegedly Stole Wine To See Jailed Boyfriend

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-16 16:41:26 GMT
    A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.
    A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.
  • Police: Pine Bluff Officer Shoots Man In Her Home

    Police: Pine Bluff Officer Shoots Man In Her Home

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-08-16 12:10:06 GMT
    Arkansas authorities say a Pine Bluff police officer shot a man she knows during an altercation in her home.
    Arkansas authorities say a Pine Bluff police officer shot a man she knows during an altercation in her home.
  • Pet Of The Week

    Pet Of The Week

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-08-16 11:52:49 GMT
    Thorin is our Pet of the Week from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.
    Thorin is our Pet of the Week from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.
  • Money Laundering Charge Added To FedEx Drug Case

    Money Laundering Charge Added To FedEx Drug Case

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:35:29 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say several addicts died soon after receiving shipments of illegal prescription drugs via FedEx. The deaths were included in a new indictment filed late Thursday against FedEx that adds money laundering to a list of charges the company is facing over allegations it knowingly shipped illegal prescription drugs from two online pharmacies.
    Federal prosecutors say several addicts died soon after receiving shipments of illegal prescription drugs via FedEx. The deaths were included in a new indictment filed late Thursday against FedEx that adds money laundering to a list of charges the company is facing over allegations it knowingly shipped illegal prescription drugs from two online pharmacies.
  • St. Jude Family Inspires Breakaway Bardog 5K

    St. Jude Family Inspires Breakaway Bardog 5K

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:16:56 GMT
    Kevin Washburn said it felt like some turned their world upside down and shook it like a snow globe.
    Kevin Washburn said it felt like some turned their world upside down and shook it like a snow globe.
  • Miss. Photo Conspiracy Case Not Yet To Grand Jury

    Miss. Photo Conspiracy Case Not Yet To Grand Jury

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-05 19:57:34 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Registration For New Municipal Schools Begins

    Registration For New Municipal Schools Begins

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-05 19:57:34 GMT
    The newly formed municipal schools in Shelby County will be put to their first test today.
    The newly formed municipal schools in Shelby County will be put to their first test today.
  • US Appeals Panel Strikes Down Miss. Abortion Law

    US Appeals Panel Strikes Down Miss. Abortion Law

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-05 19:57:32 GMT
    A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
    A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
  • Graceland Too To Reopen; MacLeod Memorial Planned

    Graceland Too To Reopen; MacLeod Memorial Planned

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:41:06 GMT
    The Holly Springs mansion that became a popular Elvis Presley museum will reopen to the public during Elvis Presley week with a memorial for owner Paul MacLeod.
    The Holly Springs mansion that became a popular Elvis Presley museum will reopen to the public during Elvis Presley week with a memorial for owner Paul MacLeod.
  • Memphis Group Protests Ongoing Middle East Conflict

    Memphis Group Protests Ongoing Middle East Conflict

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:09:44 GMT

    Friday afternoon in East Memphis members of the Middle East community held a rally at the corner of Highland and Poplar to attention the conflict in the Gaza Strip.

    Friday afternoon in East Memphis members of the Middle East community held a rally at the corner of Highland and Poplar to attention the conflict in the Gaza Strip.
  • SCS Unveils New Academic Structure For 2014-15

    SCS Unveils New Academic Structure For 2014-15

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:45:04 GMT
    Shelby County Schools will kick-off the 2014-2015 school year with an overhaul of the district’s Academic Department in order to increase student achievement.
    Shelby County Schools will kick-off the 2014-2015 school year with an overhaul of the district’s Academic Department in order to increase student achievement.
  • Blighted Apartments Razed In Whitehaven

    Blighted Apartments Razed In Whitehaven

    Monday, June 23 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-06-24 00:37:23 GMT
    For Shelby County Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter the blaring sound of bulldozers provided just the right background noise for a news conference celebrating the demolition of 20 acres of adjacent blighted properties that formerly housed both the Spanish Oaks and Winchester Gardens apartment complexes.
    For Shelby County Environmental Court Judge Larry Potter the blaring sound of bulldozers provided just the right background noise for a news conference celebrating the demolition of 20 acres of adjacent blighted properties that formerly housed both the Spanish Oaks and Winchester Gardens apartment complexes.
  • Le Bonheur Dad's Group Keeps Families Strong

    Le Bonheur Dad's Group Keeps Families Strong

    Friday, June 13 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-06-14 02:54:31 GMT
    So often we hear from the moms about their children at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital how they never leave their child's side and the lengths they'll go to fight for treatments. But what about the dads?
    So often we hear from the moms about their children at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital how they never leave their child's side and the lengths they'll go to fight for treatments. But what about the dads?
  • Memphis Asks Citizens To Be Volunteer Code Inspectors

    Memphis Asks Citizens To Be Volunteer Code Inspectors

    Monday, June 9 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-06-10 03:54:20 GMT
    The city of Memphis' war on blight demands more code enforcement officers than tax payers can afford. The Wharton administration has asked community leaders and concerned citizens to become volunteer code inspectors.
    The city of Memphis' war on blight demands more code enforcement officers than tax payers can afford. The Wharton administration has asked community leaders and concerned citizens to become volunteer code inspectors.
  • Poet Warriors Project

    Poet Warriors Project

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-05-19 15:15:30 GMT
    In schools across America, there’s a growing push to reintroduce poetry back into the classroom. It’s called the Poet Warriors Project.
    In schools across America, there’s a growing push to reintroduce poetry back into the classroom. It’s called the Poet Warriors Project.
  • Le Bonheur miracle cancer patient named Tenn. champion

    Le Bonheur miracle cancer patient named Tenn. champion

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-05-14 01:05:19 GMT
    Two years ago the Krulls began planning then six-year-old Lucy’s funeral after numerous fights in her battle with brain cancer. This year, they are planning a cross-country trip with her daughter who is the 2014 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Champion for Tennessee.
    Two years ago the Krulls began planning then six-year-old Lucy’s funeral after numerous fights in her battle with brain cancer. This year, they are planning a cross-country trip with her daughter who is the 2014 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Champion for Tennessee.
  • SLIDESHOW: FOX Fursday

    SLIDESHOW: FOX Fursday

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:27:53 GMT
    Thank you to everyone who has posted and e-mailed us your FOX Fursday pictures!  Please continue to send them in!
    Thank you to everyone who has posted and e-mailed us your FOX Fursday pictures!  Please continue to send them in!
  • Joey "Un-Tied" - Arkansas: Part 1

    Joey "Un-Tied" - Arkansas: Part 1

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-03-12 17:14:49 GMT
    Arkansas is a beautiful state.
    Arkansas is a beautiful state.
  • South Carolina girl gives food for the soul at Memphis hospital

    South Carolina girl gives food for the soul at Memphis hospital

    Monday, March 10 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-03-11 02:00:16 GMT
    Ansley Prosser's donation made her worthy of wearing a "VIP" badge around the FedExFamilyHouse on Monday.
    Ansley Prosser's donation made her worthy of wearing a "VIP" badge around the FedExFamilyHouse on Monday.
  • Tennessee Legislature chastises UT Sex Week

    Tennessee Legislature chastises UT Sex Week

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:04 PM EST2014-03-05 22:04:25 GMT
    A yearly tradition at the University of Tennessee is drawing the ire of state lawmakers.Last month, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted 69-17 to condemn Sex Week at the Knoxville-based university.
    A yearly tradition at the University of Tennessee is drawing the ire of state lawmakers. Last month, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted 69-17 to condemn Sex Week at the Knoxville-based university. A similar vote from the Senate could come soon.
  • Knitting guild takes hobby to 'heart' for children's hospital

    Knitting guild takes hobby to 'heart' for children's hospital

    Thursday, February 13 2014 9:28 PM EST2014-02-14 02:28:26 GMT
    For the Memphis Knitting Guild at Le Bonheur's FedExFamilyHouse it becomes more than knitting and purling; each stitch turns into a story.
    For the Memphis Knitting Guild at Le Bonheur's FedExFamilyHouse it becomes more than knitting and purling; each stitch turns into a story.
  • Sen. Kelsey pulls sponsorship of 'Turn The Gays Away' bill

    Sen. Kelsey introduces 'Turn The Gays Away' Bill

    Thursday, February 13 2014 6:12 PM EST2014-02-13 23:12:22 GMT
    Tennessee State Sen. Brian Kelsey suddenly pulled his sponsorship of the so-called "Turn the Gays Away" bill after the controversial proposal was subject to national attention.
    Tennessee State Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) suddenly pulled his sponsorship of the so-called "Turn the Gays Away" bill on Thursday after the controversial proposal was subject to national attention.
  • BARGAIN THURSDAY: Feed the family for less than $40 a week

    BARGAIN THURSDAY: Feed the family for less than $40 a week

    Friday, February 7 2014 2:12 PM EST2014-02-07 19:12:36 GMT
    This Bargain Thursday, we feature a way to feed a family of four for less than $40 a week.
    This Bargain Thursday, we feature a way to feed a family of four for less than $40 a week.
  • Joey "Un-Tied" - The maddening of Mid-South weather

    Joey "Un-Tied" - The maddening of Mid-South weather

    Monday, February 3 2014 10:17 AM EST2014-02-03 15:17:01 GMT
    So. While ice & snow flew in many counties in the FOX13 viewing area, Shelby residents were again largely bypassed.
    So. While ice & snow flew in many counties in the FOX13 viewing area, Shelby residents were again largely bypassed.
  • Newborn undergoes four heart surgeries for miraculous recovery

    Newborn undergoes four heart surgeries for miraculous recovery

    Thursday, February 6 2014 2:01 PM EST2014-02-06 19:01:47 GMT
    Sarah Bleau/FOX13Sarah Bleau/FOX13
    The Kirk family was looking forward to taking their first-born, Reese, home to her Winnie the Pooh nursery, but instead the newborn was taken to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital's operating room for cardiac
    Before she was five-months-old, Reese Kirk received four heart surgeries to repair numerous valves, pumping chambers and a hole in her heart.
  • Le Bonheur's rappelling elves spread Christmas magic to kids

    Le Bonheur's rappelling elves spread Christmas magic to kids

    Thursday, January 30 2014 5:35 PM EST2014-01-30 22:35:07 GMT
    Some special sneaky elves jumped from the shelves at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and came down from the roof as a Christmas treat for children being treated at the hospital during the holiday.
    Some special sneaky elves jumped from the shelves at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and came down from the roof as a Christmas treat for children being treated at the hospital during the holiday.
  • BARGAIN THURSDAY: A $600 Redo

    BARGAIN THURSDAY: A $600 Redo

    Thursday, January 30 2014 7:00 AM EST2014-01-30 12:00:21 GMT
    It started as a contest that gave some art students $500 to furnish and decorate an empty apartment.
    It started as a contest that gave some art students $500 to furnish and decorate an empty apartment.
  • Fatal fire at Wingood Apartments

    Fatal fire at Wingood Apartments

    Sunday, January 12 2014 11:10 AM EST2014-01-12 16:10:41 GMT
    Two men are dead after an early, Saturday morning fire at the Wingood Manor Apartments
    Two men are dead after an early, Saturday morning fire at the Wingood Manor Apartments
  • Angelo Lucchesi passes away at age 92

    Angelo Lucchesi passes away at age 92

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 4:50 PM EST2013-12-17 21:50:19 GMT
    The Mid-South lost a legend on Friday. Angelo Lucchesi, the first salesman for Jack Daniel's. He was 92.
    The Mid-South lost a legend on Friday. Angelo Lucchesi, the first salesman for Jack Daniel's. He was 92.
  • Joey "Un-tied"-Don't blame your bad behavior on anyone else but yourself

    Joey "Un-tied"-Don't blame your bad behavior on anyone else but yourself

    Friday, November 8 2013 1:31 PM EST2013-11-08 18:31:25 GMT
    Life being curvy as it can be, I grew up with a dad who was out of town. It was different, as back then most of my friends had a dad in house. But it was ok.
    Life being curvy as it can be, I grew up with a dad who was out of town. It was different, as back then most of my friends had a dad in house. But it was ok.
  • Body found inside home where 2 officers were wounded

    Body found inside home where 2 officers were wounded

    Monday, October 28 2013 11:40 AM EDT2013-10-28 15:40:55 GMT
    Police Director Toney Armstrong confirmed Tuesday evening that the body found inside of a burning home where two officers were shot in the legs, is Aaron Dumas, wanted in Oct. 7 double shooting.
    Police Director Toney Armstrong confirmed Tuesday evening that the body found inside of a burning home where two officers were shot in the legs, is Aaron Dumas, wanted for critically shooting two people Oct. 7.
  • Suspect who wounded 2 officers found burned in home after standoff

    Suspect who wounded 2 officers found burned in home after standoff

    Monday, October 28 2013 11:40 AM EDT2013-10-28 15:40:55 GMT
    Two Memphis Police TACT Unit officers are recovering at home Tuesday evening from being shot in the leg by a man who was found dead in a burned out home in South Memphis.
    Two Memphis Police TACT Unit officers are recovering at home Tuesday evening from being shot in the leg by a man who was found dead in a burned out home in South Memphis.
  • Dramatic raw footage of officer shooting and stand-off

    Dramatic raw footage of officer shooting and stand-off

    Monday, October 28 2013 11:40 AM EDT2013-10-28 15:40:54 GMT
    We warn you that some may find the video disturbing.
    We warn you that some may find the video disturbing.
  • Armstrong discusses Tuesday's dramatic standoff

    Armstrong discusses Tuesday's dramatic standoff

    Monday, October 28 2013 11:40 AM EDT2013-10-28 15:40:54 GMT
    Two days after two Memphis Police TACT Unit officers were shot in the line of duty, Police Director Toney Armstrong met with reporters Thursday afternoon to talk about the high profile case.
    Two days after two Memphis Police TACT Unit officers were shot in the line of duty, Police Director Toney Armstrong met with reporters Thursday afternoon to talk about the high profile case.
  • Man critically burned in Orange Mound house explosion

    Man critically burned in Orange Mound house explosion

    Friday, October 25 2013 12:44 AM EDT2013-10-25 04:44:49 GMT
    A man is being treated for third-degree burns after part of a duplex house exploded Thursday evening in the 2400 block of Brooklyn in the Orange Mound neighborhood of Memphis, a fire spokesman said.
    A man is being treated for third-degree burns after part of a duplex house exploded Thursday evening in the 2400 block of Brooklyn in the Orange Mound neighborhood of Memphis, fire spokesman Lt. Wayne Cooke said.
  • 3 Memphis VA Hospital patient deaths probed

    3 Memphis VA Hospital patient deaths probed

    Thursday, October 24 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-10-24 22:27:21 GMT
    The Memphis Veterans Administration hospital on Jefferson Avenue is attempting to unmask more details behind the deaths of three of their patients in 2012.
    The Memphis Veterans Administration hospital on Jefferson Avenue is attempting to unmask more details behind the deaths of three of their patients in 2012.
  • SLIDESHOW: Alyssa's Make-A-Wish

    SLIDESHOW: Alyssa's Make-A-Wish

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-10-02 17:58:40 GMT
    Check this out! Ten-year-old Alyssa de Jong had one wish, to meet the voice actors for The Simpsons and do a script read-through with them.
    Check this out! Ten-year-old Alyssa de Jong had one wish, to meet the voice actors for The Simpsons and do a script read-through with them.
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