Search for mom of baby who tested positive for drugs continues 7/24/2014 5:01 pm UTC
Memphis police are still looking for 30-year-old mother Jamillah Washington.
IN COURT: Former Music Teacher Charged With Rape 7/24/2014 4:49 pm UTC
Matthew Williams, the former contracted music teacher charged with rape of a child, is due in court this afternoon.
Main Library Hosts 10th Annual Teen Tech Camp 7/24/2014 4:33 pm UTC
Teens are learning about computers all week at the Benjamin Hooks Library during the 10th Annual Teen Tech Camp.
FAA Lifts Flight Ban 7/24/2014 4:27 pm UTC
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. airlines flying to and from Tel Aviv.
Arizona Flawed Execution 7/24/2014 4:24 pm UTC
The execution of an Arizona inmate is raising questions over just how humane the procedure is. 55 year-old Joseph Wood died two hours after his execution began on Wednesday.
Shelby County Health Department Issues "Code Orange" Air Quality Advisory 7/24/2014 4:24 pm UTC
In cooperation with ADEQ, ADH, and MDEQ, the Shelby County Health Department has issued a "Code Orange" Air Quality Advisory For Ozone, due to a monitored exceedance of the eight-hour NAAQS for ozo
Early voting numbers down sharply in Shelby County 7/24/2014 3:55 pm UTC
Some counties are seeing an increase in people voting early
Official: Air Algerie Flight 'Probably Crashed' 7/24/2014 3:54 pm UTC
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign
Dog trainer takes service dog from 11-year-old diabetes patient 7/24/2014 2:58 pm UTC
An 11-year-old girl with diabetes is missing her service dog, Major. That's because investigators say a dog trainer won't give him back.
Deadly Hit And Run Tied To Frayser Burglary 7/24/2014 2:51 pm UTC
The investigation into a deadly hit and run accident may have taken a bizarre turn, ending with the death of a 54 years-old woman. Memphis police department say, a Frayser homeowner came home to fi
Former Mid-South church music teacher due in court 7/24/2014 12:27 pm UTC
The former Mid-South church music teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child heads to court on Thursday.
Teacher's aide arrested in blind student abuse case 7/24/2014 12:26 pm UTC
A Mid-South teacher's aide turned herself into the authorities after a WMC Action News 5 investigation into allegations she beat a blind student.
Newborn tests positive to drugs; police search for mother 7/24/2014 12:26 pm UTC
Memphis police are looking for a mother after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive to drugs.
St. Luke Church to hold back-to-school explosion giveaway 7/24/2014 12:25 pm UTC
St. Luke Church of God in Christ will host its 7th annual "Back-to-School Explosion" on Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m.
Vote for Buddy: Humane Society of Memphis up for $100,000 grant 7/24/2014 12:24 pm UTC
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County has the opportunity to secure $100,000 challenge grant funding through a photo contest hosted by ASPCA until August 1.
Low down on low testosterone 7/24/2014 12:24 pm UTC
Tired, overweight, and otherwise uninterested in the bedroom? Ads on TV suggest these symptoms could mean a man is suffering from low "T," and that he should take drugs to increase his testosterone.
France: Air Algerie Flight Vanished Over Mali 7/24/2014 12:14 pm UTC
France's transport minister says the Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanished over northern Mali.
Young men learn valuable hands-on skills 7/24/2014 11:37 am UTC
Markova Reed highlights the Soul Cycle Bike Shop in this week's Bright Spot.
Today’s Facebook friend lives in Southaven 7/24/2014 11:33 am UTC
Find out who we picked for our friend of the day.
Wall collapses in Southaven 7/24/2014 11:33 am UTC
A building's wall collapsed in Southaven on Access Drive near Stateline Road and Airways Boulevard amid stormy weather on Wednesday.
Health Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit Against State 7/24/2014 11:17 am UTC
Three advocacy groups have filed a class action lawsuit against the state of Tennessee for allegedly failing to provide certain services as required by the federal health care law.
Shelby County Recognized For Employee Health 7/24/2014 11:15 am UTC
Shelby County's government has been named a recipient of the Healthier Tennessee Workplace Award.
Humans of Memphis: A look at everyday, 'overlooked' conversation 7/24/2014 9:21 am UTC
By posting short dialog accompanied by pictures, photographer Kirstin Cheers hopes to ignite some fire for change in the community.
Southaven city leaders consider a property tax increase 7/24/2014 9:07 am UTC
Southaven city leaders are considering a property tax increase, and leaders say it may be necessary to keep residents safe.
Shelby County veterans get second lease on life 7/24/2014 9:05 am UTC
Shelby County veterans combating criminal charges are getting help through a specialized court, which graduated its largest class on Wednesday.
Storm brings high flood waters south of Memphis airport 7/24/2014 9:02 am UTC
Residents on Apollo Street, just south of Memphis International Airport, worked for hours on Wednesday to unblock a drainage ditch that left water has high as some mailboxes.
FAA lifts ban on flights to and from Israel 7/24/2014 4:00 am UTC
The Israel Airport Authority and government contend the airport is safe
Storms Move Through Area, Cause Flash Flooding, Power Outages 7/24/2014 3:16 am UTC
Afternoon storms swept through the Mid-south Wednesday, causing flooding in many areas.
Redbirds ride a pair of homers to victory 7/24/2014 3:01 am UTC
Memphis reaches .500 mark with win over Omaha.
Memphis Murder Mysteries: The Day The Music Died 7/24/2014 3:00 am UTC
In the pantheon of "shooting stars in rock music", singer Jeff Buckley's rise and tragic demise is the stuff legends are made of.
Former Tiger standout eager to stick in NBA 7/24/2014 2:40 am UTC
Portland guard Will Barton returns to Memphis for summer visit after a second season with Blazers.
Grizzlies guard excited about team’s additions 7/24/2014 2:39 am UTC
Tony Allen is back in Memphis and ready to get next season started with some new faces.
Collierville Returns $500,000 Donation 7/24/2014 2:38 am UTC
The City of Collierville returned a half of a million dollar donation to Beverly Babb Elliot because they could not build what her donation was intended for.
Health Dept. Preventative Mosquito Treatments In Full Force 7/24/2014 2:33 am UTC
FOX 13 goes behind the scenes: Spraying seems like the quick fix to the mosquito influx, but the Shelby County Health Department estimates the number of mosquitoes would be 100-fold without its pre
Graduation Day At Shelby County Veterans Court 7/24/2014 1:24 am UTC
It's a place where they admittedly don't see a lot of happy things, but it was a different story inside the auditorium at the Shelby County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon.
Tournament to honor slain fraternity member, former officer 7/24/2014 1:22 am UTC
Hosted at the North Creek Golf Course, the four-man scramble is held each year to honor the loss of former Memphis Police Officer Don Williams and to raise money for Uplift, Inc.
Are We Living In A Narcissistic Selfie Culture? 7/24/2014 1:20 am UTC
Could selfies be fostering a dangerous psychological disorder?
Police: Pair Taped Having Sex On Fla. Beach 7/24/2014 12:37 am UTC
Police arrested a couple accused of having sex in front of dozens Sunday afternoon on Bradenton Beach, and it was all caught on tape.
$17 million construction loan filed for Chisca Hotel redevelopment 7/24/2014 12:29 am UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of the developers behind the old Chisca Hotel has filed a $17 million construction loan. The plan is to transform the hotel, which was built in 1913, into an apartment building
Inmate gasped, snorted during two-hour execution 7/24/2014 12:26 am UTC
(CNN) — Joseph Wood died nearly two hours after the start of his execution Wednesday, his attorney said, saying the Arizona inmate struggled to breathe for much of that time. “It took Joseph Wood t
Public works director gives solid waste contractor ultimatum 7/23/2014 11:44 pm UTC
The Memphis Director of Public works is giving the city's new solid waste contractor an ultimatum.
Bizarre crime lands convicted killer back in jail 7/23/2014 11:43 pm UTC
A bizarre crime has landed a convicted killer, who was living in secret in a Mid-South community, back behind bars.
Municipal school districts have not signed bus contract 7/23/2014 11:31 pm UTC
School starts in two weeks and none of the six municipalities have signed their school bus contracts leaving some parents wondering if they will get it together in time.
Illinois murder suspect may be hiding in Blytheville 7/23/2014 11:29 pm UTC
He's considered armed and dangerous.
Men accused of recording themselves during burglary 7/23/2014 11:26 pm UTC
Court documents reveal the burglars recorded themselves on a cell phone while inside the home.
Mid-South storms bring heavy winds and flash flooding 7/23/2014 11:23 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Heavy rains triggered flash floods, and strong winds brought down power lines, but not everybody in the Mid-South got wet. Wednesday’s rain came down fast and furious for people li
Two children rescued from hot car 7/23/2014 11:15 pm UTC
Witnesses say a woman left her two young boys in her car outside the Memphis food stamp office with a heat index over 90 degrees.
17-Year-Old Reportedly Shot In Chest In S. Memphis 7/23/2014 10:44 pm UTC
We're working to get more information regarding the 17-year-old reportedly shot in the chest in S. Memphis.
600 new teachers will start SCS this fall 7/23/2014 10:38 pm UTC
Registration for Shelby County Schools is set for next week and students will be back in the classroom on August 4.
Local Soldiers Save Mother Dog And Puppies 7/23/2014 10:33 pm UTC
Members of the 1174th Transportation Company discovered a pregnant dog in the middle of giving birth yesterday.
Police: Neighbor shot at neighbor over tall grass dispute 7/23/2014 10:31 pm UTC
A man is behind bars after police say he fired a shot at his neighbor. The reason for the shot? A dispute over tall grass.
Contractor rescued from trench 7/23/2014 10:19 pm UTC
Memphis Fire Department rescued a contractor who became trapped in a trench Tuesday morning.
Blood Drive Offers You The Chance To Save A Life 7/23/2014 10:14 pm UTC
Local 24, CW 30, and Local Cares are teaming up with Lifeblood to help fill the critical need for blood donations in the Mid-Ssouth.
SCS Online Pre-Registration For 2014-15 School Year 7/23/2014 10:09 pm UTC
Shelby County Schools say that online pre-registration is now available for the 2014-15 school year.
Lockdown Lifted At Little Rock Air Force Base 7/23/2014 10:01 pm UTC
Military officials have lifted the lockdown at Little Rock Air Force Base that was prompted by reports of a suspicious person, but it's still unclear what sparked the hours-long shutdown.
MS Casino Revenue Stable After Harrah's Closure 7/23/2014 9:59 pm UTC
Gambling revenues in Mississippi appear to be stable despite the recent closure of Harrah's Casino in Tunica.
Mississippi governor refuses to house illegal immigrants 7/23/2014 9:58 pm UTC
Mississippi’s Governor says President Obama should look somewhere else if he has any plans to house any of a recent flood of illegal immigrants in Mississippi.
Feds Feed Families Gives Locally Produced Items To Those In Need 7/23/2014 9:56 pm UTC
It's a simple concept with a huge message. “Feds Feed Families" is a nationwide food drive campaign that’s encouraging people to shop for and donate locally-made items to those in need.
Southhaven Leaders Discuss Tax Hike To Fund Budget 7/23/2014 9:51 pm UTC
County Leaders Attempt To Avoid A Tax Hike In Southaven, MS
Memphis chamber fires back after PILOT program attacked 7/23/2014 9:45 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Believe it or not, Memphis often makes it on the short list when companies are looking to set up shop. The Chamber of Commerce will tell you that’s because of the city’s tax incent
Mosquito spraying taking place 7/23/2014 9:44 pm UTC
You've probably noticed an invasion of the pesky insects lately
Local 24 Election Spotlight: Deidre Malone 7/23/2014 9:44 pm UTC
In the race for Shelby County Mayor, incumbent Republican Mark Luttrell is going up against Democrat Deidre Malone.
Jeopardy comes to Memphis looking for contestants 7/23/2014 9:43 pm UTC
400 contestants are picked every year to appear on the show
GM Brings Annual Total To 60 With Latest Recall 7/23/2014 9:39 pm UTC
General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.
Contractor In Critical Condition After Trench Collapse 7/23/2014 9:31 pm UTC
A contractor was rescued Wednesday morning after the wall of a trench he was digging collapsed.
Families at war in what neighbors call a “Hatfields and McCoys” battle 7/23/2014 9:23 pm UTC
Families are at war in Southwest Memphis neighborhood. Some are even calling it a modern day Hatfields and McCoys battle.
Mother Wanted After Newborn Tests Positive For Drugs 7/23/2014 9:23 pm UTC
The hunt is on for a mother accused of giving birth to a drug-addicted baby.
Dredging the Mississippi: a look inside the process 7/23/2014 9:23 pm UTC
The Army Corps of Engineers is working to remove sediment nearly 50 feet beneath the surface of the Mississippi River.
Governor Haslam Announces $1.4 Million In Grants for Shelby County 7/23/2014 9:19 pm UTC
Shelby County is getting more than $1 million dollars for new additions to the city.
Two Children Safe After Being Left In Hot Car 7/23/2014 9:18 pm UTC
Tense moments outside the Department Of Human Services office in north Memphis Wednesday.
Feds Feed Families program promotes healthy eating through donations 7/23/2014 9:16 pm UTC
State and local government are stepping in to make sure Memphians are eating healthy.
Memphis Grizzlies Promote Jason Wexler To President Of Business Operations 7/23/2014 9:15 pm UTC
Memphis Grizzlies Controlling Owner Robert Pera announced today that he has promoted Jason Wexler to President of Business Operations of the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum.
Shelby County Woman Charged With TennCare Fraud 7/23/2014 9:11 pm UTC
A Shelby County woman is charged with TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping.
Memphis Fire Rescues Worker Stuck In Ditch 7/23/2014 8:37 pm UTC
A worker part of a trench digging crew has been rescued after being trapped.
Lockdown Lifted At Little Rock Air Force Base 7/23/2014 8:36 pm UTC
Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday after receiving reports about a suspicious person.
Author Ace Atkins releases his newest novel 7/23/2014 8:33 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ace Atkins is one of most popular crime writers, in the world, Fan of the best-selling are going to be happy to hear his new book, “The Forsaken,” is out now. The book is the lates
MPD Search For Mother Of Baby Born Addicted To Illegal Drugs 7/23/2014 8:31 pm UTC
TN Department of Children Services (DCS) reported to the Memphis Police Department the birth of a drug addicted baby.
Bond Denied For Mid-South Man Charged In Cold Case 7/23/2014 8:29 pm UTC
Bond was denied today for a Mid-South man charged with being the trigger-man in a 20-year-old cold case.
Semi Hauling Bees Crashes On Tennessee Interstate 7/23/2014 7:41 pm UTC
Several police officers who were investigating a highway crash near Clarksville, Tennessee are recovering tonight from multiple bee stings.
4 Year Plan Will Give DeSoto Co. Students Laptops 7/23/2014 7:32 pm UTC
DeSoto County School system is beginning implementation of a four-year plan this academic year that will eventually put a laptop computer in the hands of every middle and high school student in the
Tennessee Invests In New Tourism Ads 7/23/2014 7:19 pm UTC
"Made in Tennessee" is the new slogan of an ad campaign aimed at attracting tourists to the Volunteer State.
Police investigate report of 13-year-old shot 7/23/2014 7:19 pm UTC
Police are investigating the report of a 13-year-old shot in the chest in South Memphis late Tuesday night.
Police investigate deadly shooting near airport 7/23/2014 7:16 pm UTC
Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting in the 3500 block of Tchulahoma Road, near Winchester Road. Police received the call just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday.
Special Elvis items up for auction at Graceland in August 7/23/2014 7:15 pm UTC
In three weeks, Graceland will invite Elvis fans onto the property to bid on some famous memorabilia.
Minimum Wage Group Given 30 Days To Get More Signatures 7/23/2014 7:02 pm UTC
Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs more than 15,000 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.
New Teacher Orientation Held for Shelby County Schools 7/23/2014 6:53 pm UTC
The first day of school is just days away for Shelby County School students. But, for many Shelby County School teachers, today was the first day of school. The Shelby County School System is no lo
Spanking Of 8-Year-Old Boy For Cursing Was Not Excessive, Court Rules 7/23/2014 5:49 pm UTC
A state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.
Woman dies after apparent hit-and-run 7/23/2014 5:13 pm UTC
A woman has died after a vehicle crashed into her while she was walking on Beechmont Street near Portland Avenue.
Walmart Offering Teachers Money Back On Classroom Purchases 7/23/2014 4:14 pm UTC
The cost of school supplies could add up for both parents and teachers.
12-Year-Old Stabbing Victim Receives Purple Heart From Veteran 7/23/2014 4:09 pm UTC
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl is recovering after being allegedly stabbed by two classmates 19 times.
Has Our Selfie Culture Gone A Little Too Far? 7/23/2014 3:42 pm UTC
How much do you love yourself? Is it enough to see your image on a piece of toast?
To Heaven And Back: Boy Dies Three Times Following Car Accident 7/23/2014 1:58 pm UTC
On Oct. 19, 1997, Landon Whitley was in the backseat of his parent’s Pontiac Sunfire, riding home from church with mom and dad.
Andy, Will It Work? Scratch-dini 7/23/2014 1:00 pm UTC
The do-it-at-home scratch-remover for cars is a big, fat DON'T BUY!
List: Collierville residents more likely to have extramarital affairs 7/23/2014 12:52 pm UTC
According to a new list from hook-up website AshleyMadison.com, Shelby County residents who step out on their spouses are more likely to live in Collierville than any other Memphis area community.
Bartlett police and firefighters sound off about worker's comp 7/23/2014 12:52 pm UTC
Police and firefighters in Bartlett are facing off against their city over worker's comp.
Simulation depicts danger officers face in line of duty 7/23/2014 12:51 pm UTC
One week after Germantown police officers shot and killed a war veteran, questions are being raised about when law enforcement officers should and should not shoot.
Police search for suspects after 4 teens shot 7/23/2014 12:51 pm UTC
Memphis police are investigating a shooting that sent four teens, one who was 19 years old and three who were 17, to the hospital late Monday night. "We just heard it and then when we looked over,
Women Business Owners Face Gender Gap, Report Says 7/23/2014 12:12 pm UTC
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
One Person Shot & Killed Near Memphis Intl. 7/23/2014 11:23 am UTC
One person is dead after an overnight shooting near Memphis International Airport.
Tenn. Gets High Marks In Child Welfare Report 7/23/2014 11:19 am UTC
The latest national ranking of the well-being of children shows Tennessee is among five states that made the biggest improvement in the last year.