Malaysia defends search for missing jet 3/12/2014 12:15 pm UTC
By CHRIS BRUMMITT and EILEEN NGAssociated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysian authorities defended their handling of the hunt for the missing Boeing 777 on Wednesday even as they acknowle
FBI investigates reported sighting of missing 2-year-old at motel 3/12/2014 11:54 am UTC
Police investigated a report that missing 2-year-old Myra Lewis was seen Tuesday at Discovery Inn, which is a South Memphis motel.
AAC tournament expected to bring Memphis $15M 3/12/2014 11:45 am UTC
City officials are expecting a $15 million boost to the local economy as a result of the inaugural American Athletic Conference basketball tournament.
Shelby Co. Commission approves $5M for Crosstown project 3/12/2014 11:44 am UTC
Monday, the Shelby County Commission approved $5 million in funding to help restore the 1.5 million square foot building at the heels of Midtown and Downtown Memphis.
Zachary Adams pleads 'not guilty' in murder of Holly Bobo at arraignment 3/12/2014 11:41 am UTC
Zachary Adams entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with aggravated kidnapping and first-degree murder in the disappearance of Holly Bobo.
Residents trying to turn neighborhood around say police 'aren't doing enough' 3/12/2014 11:38 am UTC
Some Binghampton residents claim their efforts to take back their neighborhood are being ruined by crime down the street.
'Law & Order: SVU' actress producing documentary on rape kit backlog 3/12/2014 11:36 am UTC
Mariska Hargitay, also known as Captain Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: SVU" is producing a documentary focused on rape kit backlogs.
Suspects charged in murder of man trying to sell car 3/12/2014 11:21 am UTC
Memphis police charged two suspects in the shooting death of a man who was trying to sell his car.
Weather Forecast: Windy and cooler 3/12/2014 10:46 am UTC
There's a wind advisory in effect from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Driver in SUV crashes into apartments then leaves the scene 3/12/2014 10:42 am UTC
People inside a Memphis apartment complex were shocked when an SUV came plowing through their wall early Wednesday morning.
Police called to 2 crashes on the same street in Memphis 3/12/2014 9:55 am UTC
Authorities were called to two separate crashes on East Shelby Drive that sent at least one person to the hospital.
Panel advances parent trigger bill in Tenn. House 3/12/2014 9:26 am UTC
A proposal that would allow parents to decide the fate of a struggling school is advancing in the House.
Tenn. bill OKs for-profit entities to manage charters 3/12/2014 9:24 am UTC
Legislation that would permit a charter school to be operated by a for-profit entity is advancing in the House.
Tenn. bill to prohibit teacher licensure rules 3/12/2014 9:23 am UTC
Legislation that would prohibit student test scores from being tied to teacher licensing has passed a key House panel.
Mid-South Memories: March 12 3/12/2014 5:00 am UTC
Mid-South Memories for March 12
Company gives 'experimental' drug to ailing 7-year-old St. Jude patient 3/12/2014 4:19 am UTC
In some pictures, 7-year-old Josh Hardy boasts a big smile in sports jerseys, but the last three months in the intensive care unit at St. Jude Children's Hospital has replaced the eye black with tu
Grizzlies rise above Blazers for 7th straight home win 3/12/2014 4:07 am UTC
Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies solidified their hold on the final Western Conference playoff spot with a 109-99 victory over th
Gasol, Randolph lead Grizzlies past Blazers 109-99 3/12/2014 4:05 am UTC
Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies solidified their hold on the final Western Conference playoff spot with a 109-99 victory over th
Police arrest 2 in homicide of Mustang owner 3/12/2014 3:58 am UTC
A 21-year-old and 17-year-old have been arrested in connection to the death of a man after the victim was attempting to sell a car late Sunday night at the Sycamore Lake Apartments, police said.
Two arrested after car-sale killing in Memphis 3/12/2014 3:45 am UTC
Memphis police arrested two suspects Tuesday night in the fatal shooting of a man who was trying to sell them his Ford Mustang on Sunday.
After Arrest, Public's Focus In Bobo Investigation Shifts To Others 3/12/2014 3:35 am UTC
It's a hot topic in Holly Bobo's hometown, could more arrests be coming in the nursing student's kidnapping and murder?
Pass It On: Wedding Surprise 3/12/2014 3:29 am UTC
This week's playmaker's desire to help her BFF goes deeper than just helping with wedding expenses.
RiverKings Get Late Goal For victory 3/12/2014 3:21 am UTC
RiverKings continue to play well as postseason nears.
Two Charged With Murder Of Man Trying To Sell Car On Craigslist 3/12/2014 3:17 am UTC
A 21-year-old and 17-year-old have been charged with first-degree murder in perpetration of a robbery.
Suspects Arrested In Craigslist Murder 3/12/2014 3:10 am UTC
Memphis police have arrested two men accused of killing a man looking to sell his car on Craigslist.
Collierville may pay Germantown to bus students to two schools 3/12/2014 2:54 am UTC
Collierville school board chairman Mark Hansen indicated Tuesday night that Collierville officials have discussed paying an undetermined fee for busing Collierville students who want to stay at Hou
Grizzlies Storm Past Blazers 3/12/2014 2:47 am UTC
Grizzlies shoot a season-best 56 percent to keep rolling toward playoffs.
Celebrating McKellar Lake, Mississippi River cleanup 3/12/2014 2:42 am UTC
Living Lands and Waters opened a barge Tuesday to host a big thank you celebration of the volunteers and partners in the 2014 McKellar Lake and Mississippi River cleanup project.
Memphis Gun Down hosts BBQ in Frayser 3/12/2014 2:38 am UTC
They're one of the areas of the city still recovering from last week's ice storm but it only took a lovely 70-degree day outside to bring hundreds of parents and their children to an event labeled
Bartlett families study school options for next year 3/12/2014 2:37 am UTC
The new Bartlett municipal school district will disrupt more families than anywhere else in the Memphis suburbs. Tuesday night, about 100 parents came to a meeting to piece together where they will
Arkansas Owl Receives Acupuncture 3/12/2014 2:30 am UTC
Veterinarians in Arkansas are using acupuncture to help heal an injured owl's foot.
Shelby County Offers To Help Clear Tree Debris 3/12/2014 2:01 am UTC
The mayor says the downed trees and limbs are too dangerous, so in a rare move, the county is going to help with the clean-up.
Bomb squad detonates suspicious package at U of M 3/12/2014 2:01 am UTC
A Memphis Police bomb squad unit called out to Southern and Houston on the University of Memphis campus detonated a suspicious package that turned out to be a suitcase with clothes inside.
FBI offers $20K reward in missing Mississippi girl's case 3/12/2014 1:54 am UTC
A spokesperson for the Memphis Police Department confirms they received a call about a possible sighting of little 2-year-old Myra Lewis at the Discovery Inn on South Third Street, however they're
Ark. highway commissioners discuss winter storm woes 3/12/2014 1:36 am UTC
Arkansas Highway Commission members have met to discuss the problems the agency faced when a winter storm left roads icy and motorists stranded for hours on ice interstates in eastern Arkansas.
St. Francis Staff Raises Money To Buy Truck For Patient 3/12/2014 1:24 am UTC
A Memphis man, who was once dependent on a ventilator & only communicated with his eyes, is literally on the road to independence after he got the surprise of his life.
Tuesday Weather Blog-Brian Basham 3/12/2014 1:04 am UTC
Let me just start by saying you're welcome for this great weather. I know I'll take a little heat for tomorrow, so I'm taking credit for today.
Memphis Police Investigate 'Possible Sighting' Of Missing Miss. Toddler 3/12/2014 12:58 am UTC
Memphis police officers are investigating a report of a "possible sighting" of a toddler missing from Mississippi since March 1st.
Chimerix to provide Brincidofovir for Josh Hardy 3/12/2014 12:51 am UTC
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is pleased to confirm that Chimerix has notified us that it will send brincidofovir to St. Jude within the next 48 hours so that the drug can be used to treat
Memphis mayor says he'd prefer a tax increase to cuts in public safety 3/12/2014 12:43 am UTC
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton said this week that given the right circumstances, he’ll support a property tax increase.
Inaugural American tourney up for grabs in Memphis 3/12/2014 12:35 am UTC
The inaugural American Athletic Conference tournament is shaping up to be everything Commissioner Mike Aresco could have wanted.
UPDATE: Drug Company Will Send Experimental Drug To Dying St. Jude Patient 3/12/2014 12:21 am UTC
The company that refused to send an experimental drug that could save 7-year-old boy has notified St. Jude it will send the drug within the next 48 hours.
Shelby County teachers lobby state legislators, who advance bills anyway 3/12/2014 12:20 am UTC
Teachers and conservatives who want to repeal Common Core fill the legislative hallways
Judge's order brings end to municipal schools questions 3/11/2014 11:49 pm UTC
A simple four-page order U.S. Dist. Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays issued this week is intended to close the complex lawsuit about local education that tied up sides from Memphis, its suburbs, Shelby Co
Kroger, Smithfield donate 320K meals to families 3/11/2014 11:47 pm UTC
A couple of Memphis area businesses teamed up Tuesday to provide more than 320,000 meals to area families.
Richard Holden goes on the defense 3/11/2014 11:36 pm UTC
It was probably just the right tonic for Richard Holden. It was a roomful of supporters who praised his work as Shelby County Election Commission Administrator.
Judge approves nine-member Shelby County Schools board 3/11/2014 11:36 pm UTC
U.S. Dist. Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays approved in a ruling Tuesday the nine-member board for Shelby County Schools the County Commission OK’d last month.
Protected bike lanes downtown will cater to 'everyday' cyclists 3/11/2014 11:33 pm UTC
Riverside Drive will shut down to traffic for Memphis in May, but when it reopens the street will never look the same again.
Clarksdale Police Arrest Seven Juveniles For Breaking Into The Same House 3/11/2014 11:27 pm UTC
Two girls and five boys, between 15 and 17 years old, were charged with felony burglary.
DeSoto briefs: Southaven police continue search for armed robber 3/11/2014 11:19 pm UTC
Police were still looking for a man who robbed a Southaven cellphone store at gunpoint nearly a month ago, and this week police asked the public for help finding him.
UPDATE: Drug Maker Withholds Lifesaving Drug From St. Jude Patient 3/11/2014 11:16 pm UTC
Since this story aired at 6:00 p.m., Local 24 News has learned that the Chimerix pharmaceutical company contacted St. Jude and says it will give 7-year-old Josh Hardy a drug
Community rallies to support Bobo family 3/11/2014 11:16 pm UTC
Wearing Kevlar vests law enforcement from across Tennessee surrounded the courthouse in Decaturville while Zachary Adams was escorted in for his arraignment. To say security was increased is an und
UPDATE: Drug Company Will Send Experimental Drug To Dying St. Jude Patient 3/11/2014 10:57 pm UTC
A 7-year-old St. Jude patient is in the intensive care unit as a virus destroys his heart and kidney.
Tenants displaced after apartment fire wonder where they will go 3/11/2014 10:52 pm UTC
A building at Covington Village Apartments burned to the ground over the weekend. Now, residents are wondering where they will go and whether they can afford it.
American Conference Hands Out Post-Season Honors 3/11/2014 10:49 pm UTC
Three Memphis Tigers are recognized by AAC.
Web-based program advances science, math skills in North Mississippi schools 3/11/2014 10:49 pm UTC
The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi announced expansion of a partnership Thursday that brings Web-based, interactive science, technology, engineering and math education to local schoo
SEC Announces Post-Season Basketball Awards 3/11/2014 10:46 pm UTC
Florida cleans up with SEC honors.
Tigers Release 2014 Football Schedule 3/11/2014 10:42 pm UTC
Memphis to play six home games, six road games.
Motel Employee Says She Saw Missing 2-Year-Old 3/11/2014 10:35 pm UTC
Employee says the little girl and a man checked in on Monday, but were gone when police arrived
Nothing dangerous found in 'suspicious package' at U of M 3/11/2014 10:21 pm UTC
University of Memphis police blocked off an area after an alert was sent to students regarding a suspicious package.
Volunteers Clean Up A Half-Million Pounds Of Trash Polluting Memphis Lake 3/11/2014 10:04 pm UTC
McKellar Lake is polluted with millions of pounds worth of garbage, so college students from across the country are spending their spring break cleaning it up.
Report: Fewer Memphians Riding Public Transit 3/11/2014 10:01 pm UTC
The number of public transit rides in Memphis fell by 82,300 last year.
Alleged Collierville robber uses unusual defense: "Where were my pants?" 3/11/2014 9:45 pm UTC
Collierville police literally caught a suspected robber with his pants down — a situation he’s now using as his defense.
Search for Holly Bobo timeline 3/11/2014 9:44 pm UTC
Zachary Adams' arraignment in Decatur County Criminal Court Tuesday afternoon marked the latest chapter in what's been a notorious and difficult case in he disappearance of Holly Bobo that has gain
Hundreds Of Teens Line Up For Jobs In North Memphis 3/11/2014 9:41 pm UTC
The long line showed that many teens want to do something with their lives
Mississippi House rejects attempt to return school scheduling decisions to local boards 3/11/2014 9:41 pm UTC
Supporters of letting local school boards decide when the school year begins and ends failed Tuesday to change a two-year-old state law that says the school year cannot begin before the third Monda
Adams pleads not guilty in the kidnapping and murder case of Holly Bobo 3/11/2014 9:39 pm UTC
Zachary Adams made his way into the courtroom, wearing a bulletproof vest, his hands and legs shackled.
FBI offers reward, extends search for Mississippi toddler 3/11/2014 9:36 pm UTC
The search for a missing 2-year-old Mississippi girl has been expanded to include Memphis metro area.
Mississippi Secretary Of State Offers Free Rides To Obtain Voter ID 3/11/2014 9:29 pm UTC
Mississippi leaders say they’re doing everything they can to make the state’s controversial voter ID law, as non-controversial as possible.
Commission candidate yells at neighbor, claims harassment 3/11/2014 9:28 pm UTC
A candidate for the Shelby County Commission is speaking out, after a neighbor and an election commissioner questioned her residency in District 6.
Chrysler Recall 3/11/2014 9:17 pm UTC
25,000 Grand Cherokees & Durangos recalled
Zachary Adams arraignment today 3/11/2014 9:09 pm UTC
This week we could get the answers we've been waiting for.
Ark. Lawmakers Look Into Slow Response To Ice Storm 3/11/2014 9:08 pm UTC
Lawmakers are holding a hearing on the response, or the lack thereof, to last week's ice storm. Drivers on both I-40 and I-55 were stranded in bumper to bumper traffic
Mayor To Look Into Allowing Officers To Work Off-Duty Security 3/11/2014 9:01 pm UTC
Following last week's shooting at Oak court Mall, Mayor A C Wharton says the city may need to make it easier for off-duty police officers to work security at places
Grass fire creates dark, heavy smoke in South Memphis 3/11/2014 8:58 pm UTC
A large grass fire in South Memphis is sending dark and heavy smoke through the area.
UCLA, Ole Miss, Tulane highlight 2014 Tigers football schedule 3/11/2014 8:52 pm UTC
Six home dates, including a nationally-televised, Friday game against American Athletic Conference newcomer Tulsa on Halloween night, as well as nonconference road games at UCLA and Ole Miss, highl
Double Shooting Spurs Frayser Community Leaders To Host Neighborhood BBQ 3/11/2014 8:50 pm UTC
After hearing about the violence, community organizers decided to show that one shooting isn't going to ruin their progress in fighting crime.
HHS Secretary Speaks With WREG As Obamacare Deadline Approaches 3/11/2014 8:33 pm UTC
The deadline to sign up for the ACA less than three weeks away
Student volunteers scour McKellar Lake for trash in annual 'alternative spring break' 3/11/2014 8:03 pm UTC
After collecting nearly 500,000 pounds of mostly small trash items like water bottles and foam-plastic containers during their first three visits, Chad Pregracke's group arrived in Memphis this yea
Prep Insider: Horn Lake, Olive Branch girls in 6A state semis 3/11/2014 8:01 pm UTC
Olive Branch and Horn Lake will open play in the 6A Mississippi High School Activities Association girls state basketball tournament Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Jackson.
Goodwin, Jackson earn All-AAC second team honors; Nichols All-Rookie 3/11/2014 7:51 pm UTC
University of Memphis' Shaq Goodwin and Joe Jackson earned All-American Athletic Conference second team honors, while freshman Austin Nichols was the lone unanimous selection to the AAC All-Rookie
Officials sound 'all-clear' in suspicious package case at the University of Memphis 3/11/2014 7:40 pm UTC
Police at the University of Memphis investigated a “suspicious package” reported on campus Tuesday afternoon.
St. Jude comments on cancer patient Josh Hardy 3/11/2014 7:33 pm UTC
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital holds itself to the highest standards of medical care and treatment for all of our patients, working closely with all families in providing this care. In compl
Memphis expected to double miles of bicycle-specific infrastructure 3/11/2014 7:25 pm UTC
Dozens of cyclists zip through Cooper-Young, brightening the streets with a variety of colorful bikes and reflectors on a monthly ride to explore the city.
Shelby Co. teachers travel to Nashville 3/11/2014 7:21 pm UTC
Shelby County teachers and at least one student went to the state capitol Tuesday to fight for issues they believe are crucial to education in the Mid-South.
$20,000 reward offered in case of missing 2-year-old girl 3/11/2014 7:12 pm UTC
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday it broadened its investigation into the disappearance of a 2-year-old girl. The search will now include the Memphis area. A $20,000 reward is be
Consumer Reports: Keeping the gray at bay 3/11/2014 6:55 pm UTC
For some women, keeping their hair looking glorious is no small task. Monthly colorings can add up to hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year. So what happens when your roots start showing, a
Adams Pleads Not Guilty In Bobo Case 3/11/2014 6:24 pm UTC
The man charged with kidnapping and killing Holly Bobo pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday.
Haslam asks business executives to help support Common Core education standards 3/11/2014 4:32 pm UTC
Gov. Bill Haslam asked business executives Tuesday to help persuade lawmakers not to roll back controversial Common Core state standards for education and tougher teacher evaluation processes.
Downtown Ready For Busy AAC Championship Week 3/11/2014 3:59 pm UTC
Get ready for packed hotels and a busy Beale Street!
A Better Mid-South: Don't let irresponsible criminals stop you from living 3/11/2014 3:43 pm UTC
A shooting at a Memphis shopping mall made national headlines last week. I think we can all agree that is not the way we want to be in the national headlines.
Election commissioner claims commission candidate lies about residency 3/11/2014 3:35 pm UTC
A Mid-South election commissioner raises questions over the residency of a Shelby County Commission candidate.
No Paws Left Behind seeks sick dog's owner 3/11/2014 2:46 pm UTC
A 13-year-old dachshund is left at a vet's office to be put to sleep because the owners couldn't afford to take care of it.
'Memphis City Beautiful' organizing city cleanup in April 3/11/2014 2:29 pm UTC
"Memphis City Beautiful" is organizing a massive city-wide cleanup in April. "Faith In Action" will take place April 25-27 and the organization is looking for volunteers.
Amber Alert issued in Mississippi 3/11/2014 2:01 pm UTC
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Myra Lewis.
Arkansas lawmakers hold hearing on icy traffic jam 3/11/2014 1:59 pm UTC
The massive traffic jam in Arkansas that had drivers trapped on icy highways for hours, even days, will be the focus of a 2-day hearing that kicks off Tuesday. Lawmakers want answers so a gridlock
Fate of marker that once identified National Bedford Forrest Park up in the air 3/11/2014 12:19 pm UTC
The park once named after General Nathan Bedford Forrest is now called Health Sciences Park. Controversy settled? Not exactly. Now, the fate of the massive concrete marker that once identified the
Volunteers work to restore Raleigh Cemetery 3/11/2014 12:04 pm UTC
The old Raleigh Cemetery is a work in progress. The clean up effort has spanned years, manned by volunteers.
Hernando chasing funds for skate park 3/11/2014 11:20 am UTC
Hernando is rolling toward starting a skate park with approval by aldermen for city officials to apply for a $100,000 outdoor recreation grant from the state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and P
More Tennesseans filing taxes electronically 3/11/2014 11:19 am UTC
The Internal Revenue Service says Tennesseans are e-filing tax returns in record numbers.