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MPD find gunned down man in backyard 9/5/2015 1:21 pm UTC
A man was found fatally shot overnight. It happened shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday.
Two brothers convicted in brutal assault on three women 9/5/2015 1:16 pm UTC
Two brothers have been convicted of rape and robbery involving an attack on three women. Criminal Court jury convicted Devan Denton, 27, and Leon Denton, 25, of three counts of aggravated rape, one
Select Staffing company to host local job fair 9/5/2015 1:04 pm UTC
Select Staffing will be hosting job fairs at two of their Memphis locations on Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. until noon. 
Mid-south American Red Cross to assist wildfire victims in Washington 9/5/2015 1:03 pm UTC
The Mid-South branch of the American Red Cross is extending help to wildfire victims in the state of Washington.The organization hopes to ease the stress of families as they rebuild their lives. On
UofM Talented 10% program aims to take in high achieving high school graduates 9/5/2015 12:54 pm UTC
The University of Memphis announces its new Talented 10% program. This program is part of the university’s plans to attract the top 10 percent of every graduating high school class in the country t
Lipscomb investigation continues almost a week after allegations first surfaced 9/5/2015 12:48 pm UTC
Former Memphis city official Robert Lipscomb has been holed up in his South Bluffs house since Sunday when news broke that a 26-year-old man was accusing him of having sexual contact with him when
Apartments breathe new life into historic Chisca hotel 9/5/2015 12:45 pm UTC
Over 100 years after it first opened, the historic Chisca Hotel is shining like new.
79-year-old farmer robbed at gunpoint 9/5/2015 12:41 pm UTC
A 79-year-old farmer was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning.
MS mother fights for custody of adopted child 9/5/2015 12:34 pm UTC
A Mississippi mother isn't giving up without a fight.
Ripley man with gang affiliation added to TBI Top 10 Most Wanted list 9/5/2015 12:31 pm UTC
A man from Ripley, Tennessee was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted list.
Man helps truck driver burned in fuel explosion 9/5/2015 12:29 pm UTC
A gas truck exploded at a gas station in Marshall County on Friday afternoon.
3 suspects in custody after teen fatally shot in Antioch 9/5/2015 12:29 pm UTC
Three teenage suspects have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in the 1900 block of Isabelle Lane in Antioch on Friday afternoon.
Suspected MATA bus shooter identified, arrested 9/5/2015 12:27 pm UTC
Memphis police identified and arrested the man they said opened fire on an occupied MATA bus.
Victim in Robert Lipscomb investigation says others knew about relationship 9/5/2015 12:25 pm UTC
Though no police officers came by Robert Lipscomb's house Friday morning, his attorney Ricky Wilkins and an unknown woman paid him a visit.
Mid-South investigators on alert after threats made against MPD officers 9/5/2015 12:17 pm UTC
What some call a war on cops is raging across the country.
MPD continues investigation of Robert Lipscomb 9/5/2015 12:10 pm UTC
It has been six days since investigators traveled to Seattle, Washington to interview the now 26-year-old man whose allegations against Robert Lipscomb sparked an investigation and a City Hall scan
Guns, hunting, and archery tax free in MS 9/5/2015 12:06 pm UTC
Guns, ammo and archery equipment are tax free in Mississippi for the Second Amendment sales tax weekend.
USM versus MSU game day parking 9/5/2015 11:24 am UTC
College Game day is finally here. Thousands of people are expected to flood Hattiesburg to see the match up between Mississippi State and Southern Miss. School officials expect more than 40,000 peo
Prayers for police lifted at St. Michael's Catholic Church 9/5/2015 10:54 am UTC
The Biloxi church that's been home to generations of fishermen lifted prayers Friday for police officers. St. Michael's Catholic Church hosted a noon-hour prayer service in response to the ongoing
Labor Day weekend expected to be good for tourism 9/5/2015 10:54 am UTC
It should be a busy weekend for those in the hotel and lodging business on the Coast. Starting Friday, families and friends will be filling up their cars and heading out of town for the holiday wee
Jailed clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight 9/5/2015 10:23 am UTC
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and her clear conscience.
1 jailed, gunman still sought in Sacramento college shooting 9/5/2015 9:49 am UTC
One of the victims in the shooting of three students on a Sacramento college campus has been arrested, while authorities were still seeking the gunman who killed one and injured two.
Near LA's Koreatown, pastor tries to lift veil on drug abuse 9/5/2015 7:29 am UTC
In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles' Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean-A
Labor Day weekend enforcement begins 9/5/2015 5:21 am UTC
Expect to see a lot of safety checkpoints this weekend across the Magnolia State as the Labor Day enforcement period begins.
Congressman Thompson tours Hawkins Field tower 9/5/2015 4:57 am UTC
Friday morning Congressman Bennie Thompson toured the Federal Aviation Administration Control Tower at Hawkins Field to see how the Federal Government might be able to continue to provide funding. 
Tanker fire may be connected to modifications to fuel storage system 9/5/2015 4:29 am UTC
Firefighters struggled to keep warm fuel from reigniting after initial blast
Tigers open season against Missouri State 9/5/2015 3:59 am UTC
Tigers not sure what to expect from opponent's new coaching staff.
Madison man nominated to Board of Education 9/5/2015 3:54 am UTC
The nominee is a 1992 graduate of Jackson's Wingfield High School, with a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master's degree and a doctorate in education from the U
Fox 40 Sports Deck Coming Up at 11:00 9/5/2015 3:53 am UTC
High school football scores are still coming in and we're collecting and editing highlights for WDBD Fox 40s SPORTS DECK, coming up tonight at 11. 
1st of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home 9/5/2015 3:49 am UTC
Kabula Nkarango Masanja returned home to Tanzania with a new American prosthetic arm replacing the limb that was chopped off with a machete by followers of African witchcraft.
Girl reports stolen bike, officer buys her a new one 9/5/2015 3:38 am UTC
A Trumann police officer's good deed for a teen in his community has gone viral. At the end of the day, though he didn't solve the crime, he sure fixed the problem.
Week Three High School Football Scores 9/5/2015 3:31 am UTC
Week three of Friday night football has come to an end. Below is an updated list of all the scores that have were sent into our newsroom. Raleigh Egypt 44                                           
Week 3 high school football scores and highlights 9/5/2015 3:31 am UTC
Week 3 high school football scores and highlights
Tennis officials eye security after drone crashes at US Open 9/5/2015 2:19 am UTC
A drone crash during a U.S. Open match has tennis officials thinking about whether they can do more to safeguard the sprawling National Tennis Center from such hazards, a spokesman said Friday.
Ripley man added to TBI’s “Top 10 Most Wanted” list 9/5/2015 1:58 am UTC
A Ripley man has been added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list.
Truckers arrested on I-40 hauling produce – and 218 pounds of marijuana 9/5/2015 1:45 am UTC
Two truckers were arrested Friday morning after a search of their refrigerated produce truck revealed 218 pounds of marijuana in duct-taped bundles.
2 shot in Hope, AR home invasion, no arrests 9/5/2015 1:43 am UTC
Police in Hope looking for suspect in connection with a home invasion and shooting that left a mother and son injured early Wednesday morning. 
MPD signs $10 million contract for body cams, other new technology 9/5/2015 1:33 am UTC
The contract has been signed. The city of Memphis has agreed to pay nearly $10 million for body cameras for officers and GPS systems for squad cars.
Arson was cause of Planned Parenthood fire in Washington 9/5/2015 1:29 am UTC
A pre-dawn blaze that heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson, fire investigators in Washington state determined Friday.
Judge grants Salma Hayek restraining order against two women 9/5/2015 1:10 am UTC
The actress stated in court filings the pair impersonated her and made a veiled threat to kidnap her daughter
Judge: Injunction against water rule limited to 13 states 9/5/2015 1:09 am UTC
A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways applies only to the 13 states that sued to block it
"Show Your Gold" to support St. Jude 9/5/2015 12:51 am UTC
Show your gold and lace up your running shoes.
5 GREAT THINGS: Honoring Dave Brown, Choose 901 Day 9/5/2015 12:47 am UTC
From honoring a staple in the Mid-South weather community to celebrating the big 901, we're celebrating five great things that happened around Memphis this week.
Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner 9/5/2015 12:39 am UTC
Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.
A week later, no charges filed against Robert Lipscomb 9/5/2015 12:18 am UTC
"We're not in a rush," he said. "Our goal is to provide a through and impartial investigation."
MPD still without body cams days after they were supposed to be implemented 9/5/2015 12:04 am UTC
"MPD is currently going through the next steps with the appropriate parties."
Who is Lipscomb’s Accuser? 9/4/2015 11:51 pm UTC
WREG looks into the background of the first accuser who claims former city director Robert Lipscomb sexually abused him
Local restaurant gets EDGE money and IKEA makeover 9/4/2015 11:44 pm UTC
"We were really excited about it. They were giving us ideas on how we can improve,"
Championship Wrestling Night with Legends 9/4/2015 11:43 pm UTC
Two big wrestling events this weekend!
Comedian Karlous Miller 9/4/2015 11:41 pm UTC
From Mississippi to MTV, "Wild ‘N Out" Comedian Karlous Miller comes back home to the mid-south to make you laugh
$35M Graceland renovation plan gets mixed reviews 9/4/2015 11:41 pm UTC
A $35 million plan is in the works to revamp and expand a new part of Elvis Presley's estate. The changes could impact Graceland West, located across the street from the mansion.
Memphis Music and Heritage Festival 9/4/2015 11:39 pm UTC
We boogie our way into the weekend with live music from a boogie-woogie duo!
Marine killed in helicopter accident was doing rope training 9/4/2015 11:28 pm UTC
The U.S. Marine who died during a helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune was part of a Virginia-based anti-terror and security team training on how to use ropes to access difficult terrain, officials
Jackson County Sheriff's Department asks people to wear blue 9/4/2015 11:28 pm UTC
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department spent Friday wearing blue with the hopes of raising morale and trust.
No more day long “spot sitting” in the Ole Miss Grove 9/4/2015 11:23 pm UTC
"You can imagine thousands of people with tents and equipment. It's just not going to be pretty. It's going to be bad,"
Suspected thief escapes cuffs and police station 9/4/2015 11:15 pm UTC
Police later tracked him down to a family member's house
Thousands of dollars worth of marijuana discovered on refrigerated veggie truck 9/4/2015 11:11 pm UTC
Armenteros and Castillo were taken to the Shelby County Jail and charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver
Grizzlies To Host 2015 Training Camp At University Of California, Santa Barbara 9/4/2015 11:06 pm UTC
 The Memphis Grizzlies announced today that they will hold training camp at the Robertson Gymnasium on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara from Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
Jackson County sees new motorcycle signs 9/4/2015 11:05 pm UTC
A man’s work in Jackson County has brought new signs to towns up and down the Rock and Roll Highway.
Man airlifted to hospital after tanker truck goes up in flames 9/4/2015 10:58 pm UTC
Tanker truck exploded at a Flick’s Amoco gas station in Potts Camp, Mississippi.
Newport School construction to provide more classrooms 9/4/2015 10:58 pm UTC
Construction at Newport High School is expected to conclude around October and will provide more space for classes.
Millington Mayor skips out on meeting held to choose a new police chief 9/4/2015 10:51 pm UTC
"If he's the mayor he's supposed to be there," Millington resident Manford Benton said. "You can't lead from behind!"
Delta Fair promotes Safe Kids Drop Off Zone 9/4/2015 10:44 pm UTC
"We have the outer perimeter being policed by the Memphis City Police. We have the inner part of the fair is being secured by the Shelby County Deputies, plus we have additional private security th
Top cops, citizens offer law enforcement support 9/4/2015 10:39 pm UTC
Top cops are telling officers to rely on their instinct and training and call for backup when they feel unsafe
Ripley gang member added to TBI’s Most Wanted list 9/4/2015 10:35 pm UTC
If you see him or know where he is, you are urged to call the TBI at 1-800- TBI-FIND
Proposed plan could mean major upgrades to Graceland, Whitehaven 9/4/2015 10:19 pm UTC
Neighbors are excited about a plan for Graceland and the entire Whitehaven area that is now on the table courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises.
Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr 9/4/2015 10:19 pm UTC
As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther K
Heat and humidity forecast for Labor Day Weekend 9/4/2015 10:04 pm UTC
A warm and humid Labor Day weekend is about to unfold with rain chances each day.
Man says Memphis Animal Services wrongly killed his dog 9/4/2015 9:55 pm UTC
Manuel Malone loved his pit bull Diamond like a daughter. Now, he has a hole in his heart because Memphis Animal Services killed his dog.
Ole Miss fan upset about changes to The Grove 9/4/2015 9:55 pm UTC
Drastic changes are being made to tailgating in the legendary grove at Ole Miss.
City of Germantown to stay with Inland Waste company 9/4/2015 9:45 pm UTC
The city gave Inland 60 days to improve its service
Brothers convicted for raping, robbing three women 9/4/2015 9:32 pm UTC
Two of the other men arrested in the case have yet to appear in court, while one has already been sentenced to 154 years in prison
Brothers Convicted in Brutal Assault on Three Women 9/4/2015 9:29 pm UTC
Two brothers have been convicted of rape and robbery for their involvement in a 2011 attack on three women in a southeast Memphis apartment.
Low gas prices have Mid-Southerners smiling at the pump 9/4/2015 8:50 pm UTC
Gas prices are at their lowest mark for Labor Day in more than a decade. In Memphis, the average price for a gallon of regular is $2.21.
26 tons of illegally dumped trash in Shelby County 9/4/2015 8:36 pm UTC
It's not something you want bragging rights to, but Old Millington Road and Pisgah Road between Houston Levee to Raleigh LaGrange were the trashiest sites in Shelby County last month.
Fans wear college colors for national college colors day 9/4/2015 8:19 pm UTC
To celebrate the start of college football season, the  Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) is asking fans across the country to display their team's colors today in honor of National College Colors
New Hampshire town celebrates notable '65 UFO sighting 9/4/2015 8:19 pm UTC
They say a lightning strike started a fire in the Exeter, New Hampshire, town hall that caused the cancellation of a UFO festival the first year it was hosted by the local Kiwanis Club.
Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan 9/4/2015 7:38 pm UTC
Rap artist Afroman has been given a suspended six-month jail sentence, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage
11-year-old home alone with little sister shoots, kills alleged intruder 9/4/2015 7:15 pm UTC
Neighbors of the 11-year-old boy who shot an older teen in the head have told police they don't believe it was a home invasion.
Cross County High celebrates new expansion 9/4/2015 7:03 pm UTC
The Cross County High School celebrated the opening of its new expansion to help students get into college.
Drug bust yields over a pound of meth, guns, money 9/4/2015 6:35 pm UTC
Thousands of dollars worth of drugs was seized in what police call a "major meth bust."
Brookland Bearcats will play on turf Sept. 11 9/4/2015 6:32 pm UTC
The Brookland school district has a brand new turf football field for the season.
Greene County deputies save woman stuck in car underwater 9/4/2015 6:20 pm UTC
Four Greene County sheriff's deputies saved a woman from a car submerged in a pond early Wednesday morning. 
Miracle League of Jonesboro needs volunteers 9/4/2015 6:12 pm UTC
The Miracle League of Jonesboro needs volunteers to help the athletes.
Alaska woman accused of stealing patrol car holding husband 9/4/2015 6:09 pm UTC
A woman suspected of stealing an Alaska State Troopers patrol car that held her handcuffed husband in the back seat was arrested on suspicion of theft and other charges.
Suspected MATA shooter in custody 9/4/2015 5:31 pm UTC
Campbell was charged with Criminal Attempt to wit: First Degree Murder and 3 counts of Reckless Endangerment.
FOX13 Investigates: Labor Day weekend gas prices 9/4/2015 5:29 pm UTC
This is the cheapest we’ve seen gas prices for Labor Day weekend since 2004
THP using big rig to catch distracted drivers 9/4/2015 5:21 pm UTC
Tennessee State Troopers are beefing up its efforts to catch people texting while driving this Labor Day Weekend.
Maine Dunkin' Donuts: Free coffee for 'Deflategate' judge 9/4/2015 3:40 pm UTC
A Dunkin' Donuts shop in Maine is offering free coffee for life to the federal judge who lifted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension.
Youth minister accused of rape extradited from Albania to Memphis 9/4/2015 3:27 pm UTC
Former youth minister Luke Adrian Cooke was indicted in 2007 for rape and aggravated sexual battery. He’s been on the run ever since, until today.
Custody battle waged over San Francisco Bay Bridge chicken 9/4/2015 2:39 pm UTC
Three people are claiming ownership of the small brown chicken that fouled up rush-hour traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week.
New Hampshire pulls bartending guides for sexual drink names 9/4/2015 2:39 pm UTC
New Hampshire has pulled hundreds of bartending guides from state-run liquor stores after workers complained that the drink manuals contained sexually explicit and derogatory drink names such as "s
Court calls man's prison term of up to 216 years 'excessive' 9/4/2015 2:09 pm UTC
A Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned a drug dealer's prison sentence of up to 216 years, calling it "excessive."
Lost Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece 9/4/2015 1:29 pm UTC
A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool - the equivalent of 30 sweaters - and shedding almo
China enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big parade 9/4/2015 1:29 pm UTC
China is leaning on the animal kingdom - including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys - to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly.
Frozen meat, chain saw taken during Michigan break-in 9/4/2015 1:29 pm UTC
Authorities say frozen meat and a chain saw were the only things taken during a break-in a home in Michigan.
$30M grant for Foote Homes hangs in balance of Lipscomb investigation 9/4/2015 1:25 pm UTC
Congressman Steve Cohen said Robert Lipscomb's scandal reached the nation's Capitol.
KKK fliers baffle MS neighborhood 9/4/2015 1:23 pm UTC
People in one Mississippi neighborhood are wondering why the Ku Klux Klan is apparently recruiting in their community.
RECALL ALERT: Kraft recalls more 'singles' 9/4/2015 12:41 pm UTC
Kraft Heinz is recalling even more of its "singles" products. The company said a problem with packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought.
Memphians could win tickets to see Pope Francis 9/4/2015 12:14 pm UTC
Pope Francis will achieve another first in September when he addresses the full U.S. Congress, and some Memphians could win tickets.

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