SWTCC police officer fired after sexual battery charges 3/31/2015 11:37 pm UTC
A Southwest Tennessee Community College police officer charged with assaulting a woman and exposing himself has been fired.
SWAR deputies searching for escaped inmate 3/31/2015 11:37 pm UTC
SWAR authorities are on the hunt for 32-year-old Daroyce Rodgers.
Germantown man claims city is taking his land 3/31/2015 11:36 pm UTC
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — A Germantown doctor is upset, saying the city is taking part of his land to build an entrance to a subdivision. “It’s very frustrating,” said Dr. Sunil Malhotra. Malhotra said h
Man indicted in hit-and-run deaths 3/31/2015 11:33 pm UTC
A Lakeland man was indicted on two counts of reckless vehicular homicide.
Memphis Farmers Market opens with Easter egg hunt 3/31/2015 11:33 pm UTC
The Memphis Farmers Market opens this weekend with a special treat for the kids.
Homeowners charged with animal cruelty in house fire that killed 60 cats, 1 dog 3/31/2015 11:33 pm UTC
Two homeowners now face animal cruelty charges after their house caught fire, killing 60 cats and a dog.
Ole Miss student booted from frat after biting off hamster's head 3/31/2015 11:30 pm UTC
One spring break video is leaving people horrified and sick.The British newspaper, The Daily Mail, came across a video showing Ole Miss student Brady Eaves biting the head off of a live hamster.
Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains 3/31/2015 11:28 pm UTC
The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.
Gasol rips jersey out of frustration 3/31/2015 11:27 pm UTC
It is no secret that Grizzlies All-Star Center Marc Gasol is a competitor. On Monday night against the Kings, Gasol took his frustration out on his poor, helpless jersey after a missed shot.
Low-income workers want wages “super sized” 3/31/2015 11:26 pm UTC
Minimum wage workers in the Mid-South want more money, and a large group hit the streets to fight for it.
Arkansas lawmakers pass 'religious freedom' act 3/31/2015 11:26 pm UTC
Arkansas lawmakers have approved House Bill 1228, also known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Gov. Haslam's Insure Tennessee fails in committee 3/31/2015 11:24 pm UTC
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has failed once again.
Man killed in crash on I-240 3/31/2015 11:24 pm UTC
Many unanswered questions linger after a tragedy happened Sunday on Interstate-240 near Mt. Moriah Road.
Critics slamming move to bring in Sammons 3/31/2015 11:21 pm UTC
Critics didn't waste any time weighing in on the change
$50K goal set for 5th annual Wounded Minutemen Golf Tourney 3/31/2015 11:21 pm UTC
Organizers of an annual golf tournament which raises money for wounded Mississippi National Guard soldiers and airmen hope this year's event will bring in $50,000.
Parents see last chance to save Southside Middle, Lincoln Elementary 3/31/2015 11:18 pm UTC
Two Shelby County Schools locations are on the chopping block and could learn their fate on Tuesday night.
Jack Sammons accepts Memphis CAO position 3/31/2015 11:16 pm UTC
Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority chairman Jack Sammons will add the position of Memphis chief administrative officer to his resume for a second time.
Reward offered for Shih Tzu from St. Jude worker's home 3/31/2015 11:11 pm UTC
An East Memphis woman, who works long hours as a physician's assistant at St. Jude, is desperate to find her dog that was stolen from her home, along with jewelry and electronics.
Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board Wants More Power 3/31/2015 11:09 pm UTC
A Memphis grassroots coalition is asking for more power for the civilian law enforcement review board.
Mississippi River Levels Dropping At Tunica Cutoff 3/31/2015 11:08 pm UTC
Residents who live in Tunica Cutoff in Tunica County said they are not too concerned at the moment about the threat of storms that are crossing the Mid-South March 31.
Tougher penalties, tracking of TN uninsured drivers pass second hurdle 3/31/2015 11:06 pm UTC
Andy Wise reports tripling the fines, seizing the tags and towing the cars of Tennessee's uninsured drivers are one step away from a full House vote in Nashville.
S.P.A.S. hopes "Community Cat" will reduce number of stray cats 3/31/2015 11:06 pm UTC
The Southern Pines Animal Shelter has gotten a grant from PetSmart Charities to help reduce the number of stray cats in the Pine Belt.
Students safe after bullets fly near school 3/31/2015 11:05 pm UTC
A school lockdown has been lifted after police arrived to reports of a shooting near a Memphis park and school.
First buildings going up at Tanger's Southaven location 3/31/2015 11:02 pm UTC
Significant progress is well underway for the new outlet mall in Southaven. For the first time, steel frames are being constructed on the first building.
Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers 3/31/2015 11:02 pm UTC
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allie
Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods 3/31/2015 11:02 pm UTC
The medical community has become united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.
Gunman wanted in shooting of 11-year-old in custody 3/31/2015 10:59 pm UTC
A man wanted in connection with the shooting of an 11-year-old boy has been arrested, Metro police said.
Shelby County Plans To Close More Schools 3/31/2015 10:57 pm UTC
The Shelby County School Board is discussing consolidating and closing more schools.
Body found in vacant house on Perkins Avenue 3/31/2015 10:56 pm UTC
Memphis police are investigating how someone died in a vacant house.
Wanted man arrested in murder-for-hire case 3/31/2015 10:56 pm UTC
U.S. marshals and Blytheville police have arrested a man wanted in a murder-for-hire case.
Google brings Pac-Man to your neighborhood 3/31/2015 10:54 pm UTC
Procrastinators, rejoice! You can now play Pac-Man on any street in the world.
Man arrested for DUI after crash with daughter in car 3/31/2015 10:53 pm UTC
Officers say Haven Owens crashed his car on Thomas Street on Sunday night. His child was not in a car seat.
Llama visits patients, spreads cheer at Germantown hospital 3/31/2015 10:51 pm UTC
Remember the llamas that went on the run in Phoenix, Arizona last month? Little did many of us know that those llamas are actually used to provide therapy.
Woman Charged For Sneaking Meth Into Jail 3/31/2015 10:50 pm UTC
A 35-year-old Memphis woman found herself behind bars after trying to sneak meth into the Shelby County jail at the Criminal Justice Center.
Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority deals with departure of chairman 3/31/2015 10:50 pm UTC
Roughly one month after Memphis International Airport announced its first increase in flights in four years, the man some credit with the airport's resurgence is taking a job with the City of Memph
Police on the scene of school bus fight 3/31/2015 10:45 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Investigators said a fight broke out on a bus near Shelby Drive and Crumpler. That bus was filled with students from Ross Elementary. No word yet on what started the incident or if
Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law 3/31/2015 10:41 pm UTC
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite cr
Caught On Video: Ole Miss Student Bites Head Off Hamster 3/31/2015 10:34 pm UTC
A video featuring a young man, reportedly a student at Ole Miss, biting the head off a hamster has gone viral. In the video, the man snaps the neck of the hamster and then takes a bite before spitt
City Only Pays Around 10% Of Pothole Claims 3/31/2015 10:24 pm UTC
There is new information about a Memphis pothole problem. Rarely does the city of Memphis pay for damage done to your car from potholes.
OB Couple Arrested For Cruelty To Animals Following Fire 3/31/2015 10:20 pm UTC
Olive Branch Police said that following an investigation Jackie Randall Beene and Donna Tolbert Beene were arrested and charged with 60 counts of animal cruelty.
Robbery suspect barricaded in Jackson home 3/31/2015 10:15 pm UTC
We're told that he is wanted for two robberies in the metro area. He then broke into a house where he is now inside and will not come out.
Two major improvement projects taking place in Laurel 3/31/2015 10:15 pm UTC
Two major road/sewer projects have started in the City of Laurel. One is a sewer improvement project and the other is a 7th Avenue reconstruction project.
City Dragging Feet On Contract Talks Says Memphis Fire, Police Unions 3/31/2015 10:12 pm UTC
Representatives with the Memphis Police Association and Memphis Fire Fighters Association Local 1784 told FOX13 that the city is dragging its feet on union negotiations and they think the city is p
SWTCC Campus Police Officer Fired Amid Accusations 3/31/2015 10:10 pm UTC
Southwest Tennessee Community College campus police officer Albert Moses, has been fired by the college after he was charged with assaulting a woman and exposing himself.
Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more 3/31/2015 10:10 pm UTC
Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such a
Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC 3/31/2015 10:10 pm UTC
An inmate hospitalized after a suicide attempt overpowered a guard, took her gun, escaped and carjacked two vehicles Tuesday, setting off a frenzied nine-hour search that ended with his capture as
Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record 3/31/2015 10:08 pm UTC
Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checke
Victims killed in helicopter crash identified 3/31/2015 10:05 pm UTC
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said the pilot, Brandon Ricks, 40, of Oklahoma died of smoke inhalation. The other man killed in the crash, Steven W. Cobbs, 55, of Wiggins died of multiple bl
School Briefly Locked Down After Report Of Shots Fired 3/31/2015 10:03 pm UTC
Memphis Police said that Cornerstone Prep School was briefly locked down during the 4 p.m. hour after there were reports of shots that were fired near the school.
Shooting at Tillman and Mimosa 3/31/2015 10:02 pm UTC
Report of a shooting at Tillman and Mimosa in east Memphis
Student who bit head off live hamster withdrawn from Ole Miss 3/31/2015 10:02 pm UTC
The parents of the student who reportedly bit the head off of a live hamster while on spring break in Florida, released a statement regarding the actions of their son.
Ohio man sentenced in Forrest County for failure to pay child support 3/31/2015 9:46 pm UTC
An Ohio man is going to prison for failure to support his child, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.John Kelly Fields, 35, of Hamilton, Ohio, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday for Felo
Religious Freedom Law heading to governor’s desk 3/31/2015 9:39 pm UTC
The controversial law was passed Tuesday
Bill to end Common Core passes Senate 3/31/2015 9:39 pm UTC
Senate Bill 2161, which will lead to the end of Common Core education standards passed the Senate Tuesday. It now heads to the governor's desk for consideration.
Sammons Accepts Memphis CAO Position 3/31/2015 9:34 pm UTC
He could soon be one of the most powerful men in Memphis. You did not vote for him, but pretty soon Jack Sammons could be the man in charge of
Haslam's Insure Tennessee Plan Fails Again 3/31/2015 9:30 pm UTC
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has failed once again. The proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans was defeated 6-2 in the Senate Commerce Commi
Big Beale Street Announcement Planned 3/31/2015 9:30 pm UTC
For now, lips are sealed. But we have been told it's expected to bring more people downtown, more big name acts to the city and new life the to the
Twin fools NASA at brother's launch on 1-year flight 3/31/2015 9:19 pm UTC
Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.
TDOT Work On 40/240 Reaches Halfway Mark 3/31/2015 9:16 pm UTC
It is the most expensive TDOT project ever and will bring the first four level interchange in West Tennessee, but the road work, detours, and closed lanes will still cause
Severe Weather Resource Guide 3/31/2015 9:12 pm UTC
Stay with FOX13 for all your weather updates.
New Collierville High School Comes With Higher Property Tax 3/31/2015 9:11 pm UTC
First Lakeland wants a new comprehensive middle school and high school; now Collierville is looking to build. Collierville Schools said a new high school is needed to meet the future enrollment exp
Ex-Deputy Indicted In Attack On Jail Detainee 3/31/2015 9:09 pm UTC
A former Tate County deputy has been indicted on federal charges of assaulting a detainee at the local jail. The indictment was announced Tuesday in a news release by U.S. Attorney Felicia C. Adams.
Lauderdale Animal Shelter Closed For Internal Investigation 3/31/2015 9:05 pm UTC
FOX13 News learned the Lauderdale County Animal Shelter closed Tuesday afternoon by order of the mayor.
Police: Man crashed truck, stole forklift while intoxicated 3/31/2015 8:59 pm UTC
Police in Fairbanks, Alaska, say a 21-year-old man drove a stolen forklift more than 3 miles while intoxicated to retrieve a truck he crashed.
Police: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting 3/31/2015 8:59 pm UTC
A man and a woman in a romantic relationship were found dead after a shooting at a medical office building in downtown Fresno, police in central California said Tuesday.
Mississippi bill to help special-education students moves forward 3/31/2015 8:58 pm UTC
Governor Phil Bryant expected to sign bill
Tracking Severe Storms In The Mid-South 3/31/2015 8:52 pm UTC
FOX13 News is tracking storms in and moving toward the Mid-South right now. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for counties south of DeSoto until 7 p.m. Wind and hail are the primary threats
Former deputy charged with assaulting jail detainee 3/31/2015 8:51 pm UTC
A former Tate County sheriff's deputy is charged with assaulting a detainee at Tate County Jail.
Foreign adoptions by Americans reach lowest mark since 1982 3/31/2015 8:48 pm UTC
The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 9 percent last year to the lowest level since 1982, according to new State Department figures.
Foreign adoptions by Americans reach lowest mark since 1982 3/31/2015 8:40 pm UTC
The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 9 percent last year to the lowest level since 1982, according to new State Department figures.
Man wanted for conspiring to commit murder behind bars 3/31/2015 8:39 pm UTC
Calvin "Murdoc" Aldridge is behind bars
MDOT warns drivers to be watchful 3/31/2015 8:25 pm UTC
Annual Trash Bash to be held on April 2
Select Staffing holds job fair for 3rd shift positions 3/31/2015 8:09 pm UTC
Select Staffing is holding a job fair at the Marietta Corporation on Thursday, April 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Collierville residents need more information about new school plan 3/31/2015 8:08 pm UTC
The Town of Collierville sent out a survey to gauge residents' support for a property tax increase needed to pay for a new high school. The result has school and town leaders looking for ways to in
Protesting, Searching For A Higher Wage 3/31/2015 8:03 pm UTC
The unemployment rate in Shelby County was almost two points above the national average in February of this year. The good news is it has dropped almost a point since this time last year. Read More
Charges filed in Olive Branch fire 3/31/2015 7:59 pm UTC
Animal cruelty charges filled after fire killed 60 cats and a dog
Man accused of posing as officer to cut into fast-food line 3/31/2015 7:58 pm UTC
A West Texas man has been charged with impersonating an officer by using sirens and flashing lights to skip to the head of the drive-thru line at a fast-food restaurant.
4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching for 3 a.m. snack 3/31/2015 7:58 pm UTC
A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house at 3 a.m. and getting on a transit bus in search of a snack.
Jack Sammons To Take Over As Memphis CAO In May 3/31/2015 7:16 pm UTC
Memphis Airport Authority leader Jack Sammons will step down and take over as chief administrative officer for the city of Memphis the first week of May.
Overnight fire being investigated between Caraway and Monette 3/31/2015 7:09 pm UTC
Officials are investigating a fire that happened early Tuesday morning between Caraway and Monette.
Medical marijuana bill gaining more support 3/31/2015 6:42 pm UTC
Bill would allow states to set their own policies on medical marijuana
Shooting victim helps police identify gunmen; 1 man arrested 3/31/2015 6:32 pm UTC
A shooting victim was able to identify the men who gunned him down as a father-son duo. The father is in jail; his son is still on the run.
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Indiana Governor Wants Changes To Religious-Objections Law 3/31/2015 6:24 pm UTC
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays an
Ole Miss student kicked out of frat after appearing to bite head off hamster 3/31/2015 6:22 pm UTC
Brady Eaves, 18, was on Spring Break when the video was shot last week
Gov. Hutchinson vetoes publicity rights bill 3/31/2015 6:22 pm UTC
Professional and amateur photographers all across Arkansas can breathe a sigh of relief. On Tuesday, Governor Asa Hutchinson vetoed Senate Bill 79.
Play Pac-Man using your neighborhood Google map 3/31/2015 6:02 pm UTC
Just let your boss know now that office productivity is about to drop
Officers fired at Southwest Tennessee Community College 3/31/2015 5:18 pm UTC
A woman said a campus officer groped her
Collierville To Host Town Hall About Schools 3/31/2015 4:57 pm UTC
People living in Collierville have an opportunity to weigh in during Tuesday night’s community meeting about a new high school.
Vandals go to great heights to leave their mark on church 3/31/2015 4:34 pm UTC
Sometime this past weekend someone went to great heights to spray paint an upside down cross and the words “F--- God” on the side of a Jonesboro church.
Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to the Landers Center 3/31/2015 4:24 pm UTC
Discover the Greatest Show on Earth, coming to the Landers Center in Southaven, MS. For a chance to win a family four pack of tickets, CLICK HERE! Awesome Elephants – The Asi
Elementary student suspended after teacher taunts another student 3/31/2015 4:23 pm UTC
Fifth grader Brianna Cooper was suspended after she recorded her teacher belittling a classmate
Medical examiner: Man in car crash was not shot 3/31/2015 4:12 pm UTC
The Medical Examiner says the victim was not shot
Singer Serenity takes our stage 3/31/2015 4:04 pm UTC
Serenity used a once in lifetime opportunity to pursue her dreams and goals.
Digital answer man has the hottest trends 3/31/2015 4:03 pm UTC
In this day and age, it's hard to keep up with the latest devices on the market.
Suspected child rapist blames 'demons' for memory loss 3/31/2015 3:46 pm UTC
A man accused of raping a 7-year-old child told investigators he did not remember the assault because of “demons.”
Parents publicly shame teens for damaging property, lying to police 3/31/2015 3:36 pm UTC
Two Region 8 teens spent four hours of their weekend standing along busy streets as punishment for damaging property and lying to police. "I'm not trying to set a standard for no other parent. What
Cause Of Death Revealed In Deadly I-240 Accident 3/31/2015 3:26 pm UTC
The Memphis Police Homicide Division said they are now investigating Sunday's fatal accident on I-240 near Mt. Moriah.
Man pays fine, avoids jail for missing jury duty 11 times 3/31/2015 3:26 pm UTC
A western Pennsylvania man has paid a $500 fine to avoid being jailed for missing jury duty 11 times in the last two years.
Officials: Pizza shop burglar steals 100 candy bars, cookies 3/31/2015 3:26 pm UTC
State police in northwestern Pennsylvania are looking for a burglar who just may have some cavities - or, at least, a sweet tooth.