Memphis Police Charge Woman In Fatal Crash That Killed II-Year Old Boy 1/25/2015 4:45 pm UTC
Memphis police have arrested 26-year old Sparkel Hastings for the crash that took the life of an 11-year old boy and seriously injured another Saturday on Raleigh Millington Rd. near Jones Rd.
Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California 1/25/2015 4:17 pm UTC
Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.
Woman charged for killing 11-year-old in car crash 1/25/2015 4:15 pm UTC
Sparkel Hastings was charged with Reckless Vehicular Homicide and Aggravated Assault.
Woman charged with crash that killed 11-year-old boy 1/25/2015 3:40 pm UTC
Police arrested a 26-year-old woman for the crashed that killed an 11-year-old and injured a second boy on Saturday afternoon.Sparkel Hastings is charged with aggravated assault and vehicular homic
One child injured, one dead after crash on Raleigh Millington Road 1/25/2015 2:51 pm UTC
Several people, including at least two teenagers were injured in a car accident Saturday afternoon?.?
Pregnant woman accused of running ex-boyfriend off the road 1/25/2015 2:46 pm UTC
A pregnant woman is accused of running her ex-boyfriend off the road on Shelby Drive Friday night. She reportedly had three children in her car when it happened.
Motorcyclist hurt during funeral procession 1/25/2015 2:45 pm UTC
A motorcyclist is in the hospital after he was hurt after a funeral procession.
Memphis teenagers participate in youth leadership summit 1/25/2015 2:44 pm UTC
Memphis teenagers participated in a leadership summit on their Saturday.
Family recovers, police search for suspect after SUV crashes into home 1/25/2015 2:42 pm UTC
Debris still lies everywhere and a huge hole spans the walls where the living room windows used to be in a couple's home before an SUV crashed into it on Friday.
Couple offers to help fix suspended honor student's car 1/25/2015 2:38 pm UTC
An anonymous couple came forward to help fix a young girl's car.
Crashes stall traffic on I-40 eastbound and westbound 1/25/2015 2:38 pm UTC
Traffic was jammed on the I-40 from the flyover past Sycamore View on Saturday afternoon.
Man Close To Running 7 Marathons In 7 Days On 7 Continents 1/25/2015 12:20 pm UTC
A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
WHO Mulls Reforms To Repair Reputation After Bungling Ebola 1/25/2015 12:12 pm UTC
The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.
Lawyer: Man sentence for crime he can't recall after wreck 1/25/2015 12:06 pm UTC
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident.
Pascagoula Superintendent expresses disapproval over bill aimed at erasing Common Core 1/25/2015 11:54 am UTC
Pascagoula School District Superintendent Wayne Rodolfich is getting in the fight. South Mississippi Sen. Michael Watson and Sen. Angela Burks-Hill recently introduced a bill to ditch the education
Wreck survivor shares safe driving message 1/25/2015 11:54 am UTC
A story of recovery with a call to action. That's what one Ocean Springs graduate presented to students from several schools at Biloxi High Saturday.
Balloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major records 1/25/2015 10:07 am UTC
An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.
TV talk show pioneer Franklin, who gave Pacino chance, dies 1/25/2015 9:02 am UTC
Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in
Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices 1/25/2015 6:36 am UTC
The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers.
Historic Nashville music venue 12th & Porter to close next month 1/25/2015 5:23 am UTC
A legendary music venue in Nashville announced it will close its doors for good.
Boil water notice issued for Manship Street 1/25/2015 5:21 am UTC
The notice will be lifted after two consecutive days of clear sampling.
Manhunt ends in arrest 1/25/2015 5:11 am UTC
Fugitive Contra Johnson was finally caught this morning in East Nashville.
Randolph’s Double-Double Leads Grizzlies Past Sixers 101-83 1/25/2015 5:02 am UTC
Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Jeff Green scored 18 as the Memphis Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Family and friends celebrate the life of Murphy Wilson 1/25/2015 4:56 am UTC
Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Terry was filled to capacity for Wilson's funeral Saturday.?
Bobby Blue Bland historical marker unveiled 1/25/2015 4:31 am UTC
The event was held in conjunction with the 31st annual International Blues Challenge happening at the Orpheum Theatre.
Westwood High Teen Summit 1/25/2015 4:27 am UTC
The event encouraged teens to stay away from violence and guns.
Dead whale found at Seattle dock struck by ship propeller 1/25/2015 4:27 am UTC
A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel, according to
MS Gaming Commission Agent laid to rest 1/25/2015 4:22 am UTC
Friends and family gathered at St. Richard Catholic church Saturday morning to remember the husband, father and hard worker.
Grizz make it look easy vs. 76ers 1/25/2015 4:02 am UTC
ZBo and Jeff Green combine for 35 in rout
Sheriff's department, MBI investigating fatal shooting in Stone Co. 1/25/2015 4:01 am UTC
Stone County Sheriff Mike Farmer confirms to WLOX News his department is investigating a fatal shooting on Cable Bridge Road. Farmer said the call came in around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Nichols comes up huge in Tigers win over Tulane 1/25/2015 3:59 am UTC
Former Briarcrest star scores the U of M's final 6 points including the game-winner in a 57-55 win
Austin Nichols Game-Winner Lifts Memphis Over Tulane 57-55 1/25/2015 3:43 am UTC
Austin Nichols scored on a one-dribble baseline pull-up with 3.1 seconds left, giving Memphis a 57-55 victory at Tulane Saturday night. Nichols slipped a screen near midcourt to get free on the win
Room in Jonesboro restaurant dedicated to disabled veterans 1/25/2015 3:43 am UTC
The Jonesboro chapter of Disabled American Veterans met Saturday to celebrate the dedication of a new room.
AMR crew pulls man from truck moments before flames erupt 1/25/2015 3:39 am UTC
Firefighters rushed to the scene within minutes and quickly got to work as flames engulfed the truck.
Memphis men arrested in Jonesboro for using stolen credit cards 1/25/2015 3:39 am UTC
Two Memphis men were arrested after using someone else's credit cards to buy gift cards.
CASA volunteers needed in Independence County 1/25/2015 3:32 am UTC
Independence County needs volunteers to help children going in and out of foster care.
15 Dogs Found At Abandoned Home 1/25/2015 3:10 am UTC
15 dogs were found inside and outside of an abandoned Binghampton home early this afternoon. It took Memphis Police, Memphis Fire and Memphis Animal Services several hours to remove the
Scouts compete for the fastest time in annual Pinewood Derby 1/25/2015 3:06 am UTC
A big race was held on the Coast Saturday. It wasn't the Indy 500, but to dozens of kids and parents in Long Beach, it was just as exciting. Cub Scout Pack 321 hosted its annual Pinewood Derby at t
Suspect sought in Flowood early morning armed robbery 1/25/2015 3:02 am UTC
Flowood Police Lt. Ricky McMillan said the robbery occurred at the CEFCO gas station on Mangum Drive around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.
Shoppers learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices 1/25/2015 2:55 am UTC
Organizers say the event gives those folks a chance to meet with local healthcare professionals, personal trainers, and nutritionists to help them stay on track.
JPD investigates shooting of man at his home 1/25/2015 2:53 am UTC
We're told the victim died from a gunshot wound to the head at UMMC.
Shelby County Residents Get Covered As Healthcare Deadline Approaches 1/25/2015 2:42 am UTC
The deadline to sign up for healthcare is only three weeks away. Get Covered America-Tennessee helped Shelby County residents get insured on Saturday.
Summers comes up big late to lead Ole Miss to win over Gators 1/25/2015 2:33 am UTC
Summers scores 16 including the Rebels final 4 points in 72-71 win
Ole Miss Slips Past Florida With Summers' Heroics 72-71 1/25/2015 2:18 am UTC
Faced with a chance to lead Mississippi to a thrilling last-minute victory, Jarvis Summers didn't just come through once -- but twice.The Rebels' guard hit an 18-foot jumper and two free throws in
Memphis Women Handle Houston 84-49 1/25/2015 2:10 am UTC
The University of Memphis women's basketball team (10-9, 4-4 American) turned up the tempo in an 84-49 win over Houston (6-13, 1-7 American), Saturday afternoon.
Marc Gasol thanks fans for voting him into All-Star game 1/25/2015 2:10 am UTC
Back in the day at Lausanne collegiate school, a younger, portlier version of Marc Gasol never dreamed he'd be a professional basketball player, now he's the first All-star starter in Grizz history.
SUV crashes into house, sends 2 to hospital 1/25/2015 2:06 am UTC
An SUV crashed into a house on Friday night, sending two people to the hospital.
Man who killed 3 Memphis women now charged with new crime 1/25/2015 2:01 am UTC
A man who confessed to the rape and murders of three women in Memphis is now charged with the brutal 2008 beating of a Knoxville woman.
Stolen school computers found inside Memphis motel 1/25/2015 1:54 am UTC
Memphis Inn on American Way was the last stop for a suspected school burglar, who was busted Thursday when officers acted on an anonymous tip.
MATA plans new bus route to accommodate IKEA employees, customers 1/25/2015 1:38 am UTC
Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) plans to operate routes to the IKEA store that will eventually open in Memphis.hi
Flu death toll rises in Arkansas 1/25/2015 1:21 am UTC
Officials say this year's strain has affected children and the elderly more than any other group.
Number of firearms found at airport checkpoints on the rise 1/25/2015 1:20 am UTC
More and more passengers are being caught with weapons at TSA security checkpoints in airports around the country. The alarming trend is no different at Memphis International Airport.
Georgia snaps Bullies 2-game SEC winning streak 1/25/2015 1:13 am UTC
Roquez Johnson's career high 25 not enough against 'Dawgs
Balloon crew aiming to break records finally launches 1/25/2015 1:06 am UTC
After experiencing delays earlier this month, an international team aiming to break two major ballooning records finally launched a helium-filled balloon in Japan.
Winter's 1st big storm leaves snow, slush covering Northeast 1/25/2015 1:04 am UTC
Parts of the Northeast got their first real taste of winter on Saturday as a storm crawling up the coast left a slushy, snowy coating from Pennsylvania to New England, but forecasters are watching
Mother of man who attacked immigrant pleads guilty to threatening victim's family 1/25/2015 1:02 am UTC
Nearly 2 1/2 years after the beating of a West African immigrant, there was a move toward justice for the victim and his family.
Olive Branch May Take Over Some Highway Cleanup From State 1/25/2015 12:45 am UTC
Olive Branch officials want to take over grass cutting and cleanup at areas where two highways lead into the city, saying the state hasn't done an acceptable job.
Fatal Crash Kills One And Sends 3 To Area Hospitals 1/25/2015 12:27 am UTC
Police are investigating a crash in the 3100 block of Raleigh-Millington Road near Jones Road that occurred at 3:30 this afternoon.
Cops: Escaped murder suspect, 17, kidnapped elderly woman 1/25/2015 12:18 am UTC
A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.
Man so angry he kicks pet Chihuahua, killing it 1/25/2015 12:18 am UTC
A 32-year-old Tacoma man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his small dog so hard that it died.
Police: Third person dies after shooting at Nebraska party 1/25/2015 12:06 am UTC
Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and most witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.
Police Search For Driver After Van Crashes Into Frayser Home 1/24/2015 11:48 pm UTC
Memphis Police are searching for a driver who crashed into a house Friday night. It happened in the 1900 block of St. Elmo Ave. in Frayser.
Mother and teenage son convicted in brutal beating 1/24/2015 11:46 pm UTC
Tanya Wilkins will be sentenced in late February.
11-year-old boy killed in car crash 1/24/2015 11:20 pm UTC
Four people total were injured in the accident.
FBI Investigating ‘Credible’ Bomb Threats At Atlanta Airport 1/24/2015 11:03 pm UTC
Bomb threats are causing delays at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Hot Shooting Pushes Georgia Past Mississippi State 72-66 1/24/2015 11:01 pm UTC
J.J. Frazier sank all seven of his 3-pointers and finished with a career high 37 points on 12-for-14 shooting to lead Georgia to a 72-66 win over Mississippi State on Saturday. Georgia (13-5, 4-2 S
Parents Share Alternatives To Protecting Kids 1/24/2015 10:39 pm UTC
It was wrong to give the honor roll student a box cutter as a weapon to protect herself, said Rosalind and Stevie Moore of Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives, or F.F.U.N.
Texas A&M Takes Down Tennessee 67-61 1/24/2015 10:33 pm UTC
Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as Texas AM outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for its fourth straight victory.All four wins have come in Southeastern Conference competit
Vols rally falls short in loss to Aggies 1/24/2015 10:32 pm UTC
U-T rallies from 17 down in the second half to get within 5, but could get no closer in 67-61 loss.
Arkansas Edges Missouri After Missed FTs 61-60 1/24/2015 10:32 pm UTC
After his team edged Missouri 61-60 on Saturday, Arkansas coach Mike Anderson described the win as "fortunate." The Razorbacks could only watch as Missouri sophomore guard Wes Clark shot two free t
Razorbacks survive at Missouri 1/24/2015 10:30 pm UTC
Tigers miss 2 free throws in the closing seconds of a 61-60 loss to the Hogs
Dog returns after vanishing from Texas, appearing in Indiana 1/24/2015 10:16 pm UTC
A dog who vanished from his Texas yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away.
Belichick: Patriots “have followed every rule to the letter” 1/24/2015 9:37 pm UTC
Bill Belichick says, "I'm embarrassed to talk about the amount of time that I've had to put into this,."
Fighter jets escort two planes due to bomb threats 1/24/2015 8:59 pm UTC
Both planes have landed safely and are sitting on the taxiway waiting to be swept by the Atlanta police bomb squad.
Memphis Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In Neglect Death 1/24/2015 8:49 pm UTC
A Memphis man accused of letting his elderly mother die slowly of dehydration has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Sarah Palin Considering Run In 2016? 1/24/2015 8:18 pm UTC
Conservative Republican Sarah Palin says she's seriously interested in running for the White House in 20-16.
Military helicopter crash kills Marines in California 1/24/2015 7:37 pm UTC
There was no immediate word on a cause of the crash,
Police: Man Shot His Family, Killing 3, Then Killed Himself 1/24/2015 7:23 pm UTC
Police say a father shot his daughters, his girlfriend and her mother in their home and then killed himself after the shooting that left three generations of women dead and a 12-year-old critically
Kia Recalling Nearly 87,000 Fortes Because Of Fire Risk 1/24/2015 6:22 pm UTC
Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire.
Japan: Still Working To Free Hostages After Unverified Video 1/24/2015 6:09 pm UTC
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said early Sunday that Japan was still working to free two hostages held by the extremist Islamic State group while calling a new online video about their fate "outrageous
19-Year-Old Who Tried to Travel to Syria to Join ISIS Sentenced to Prison 1/24/2015 4:33 pm UTC
Shannon Conley was sentenced to four years in prison after trying to go to Syria to help ISIS militants
Woman gets bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru 1/24/2015 3:26 pm UTC
A New Hampshire woman got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food.
Six companies on SCS's charter bus list have troubled histories 1/24/2015 2:54 pm UTC
From unlicensed drivers to flat-out fraud, these companies should have been suspended a long time ago -- not just after Andy Wise exposed one of them.
Honor student suspended for having box cutter at school 1/24/2015 2:50 pm UTC
A high school's metal detector led to the suspension of an honor roll student who claims she had a box cutter in her purse for protection.Precious Walker, a Westwood High School junior, says she ca
Police charge Memphis woman with 8th DUI 1/24/2015 2:47 pm UTC
Jail time, a revoked driver's license, and numerous fees didn't stop a Memphis woman from getting behind the wheel drunk again, according to police.
Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars' Memphis-produced hit soars to number one 1/24/2015 2:45 pm UTC
After more than 40 years, Memphis-based Royal Studios has another number one hit. When Bruno Mars visited the studio, the studio's chief engineer said there was instant chemistry. The rest was hist
Major construction on I-40/I-240 flyover will cause weekend delays 1/24/2015 2:41 pm UTC
Drivers will notice major construction and closures this weekend as the I-40/I-240 flyover project surges forward.
1st Attempt To Lift Fuselage Of Crashed Airasia Plane Fails 1/24/2015 2:08 pm UTC
Indonesian rescuers lifted the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner nearly to the water's surface before it sank to the ocean floor again when the lifting balloons deflated Saturday
Money saved in mild winter may help roads 1/24/2015 12:54 pm UTC
The 2014 winter was one that will be hard to forget for highway departments in Region 8. 2015 has been much better, so far.
Mississippi Fugitive Arrested In Utah After 34 Years 1/24/2015 12:50 pm UTC
Police in Utah say they've arrested a man who escaped from a Mississippi jail 34 years ago.
Alabama Seeks To Stay Order Overturning Gay Marriage Ban 1/24/2015 12:46 pm UTC
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conser
Guns stolen from different break-ins in Craighead Co. 1/24/2015 12:46 pm UTC
The Craighead County Sheriff's Department is investigating break-ins Thursday where suspects got away with guns.
Health board OKs rule changes to speed baby blood tests 1/24/2015 12:43 pm UTC
The Arkansas Board of Health has formally approved rule changes that now require blood samples collected from newborns to be sent within one business day to the state laboratory.
UCP SuperStar Chloe Hoots has much to celebrate 1/24/2015 12:41 pm UTC
Victories come both big and small in life. For one Region 8 child diagnosed with cerebral palsy, triumph means putting one foot in front of the other every day.
Independence County Sheriff's Department looking to move 911 dispatch 1/24/2015 12:36 pm UTC
In December, the city of Batesville voted to end the 30 year inner-local agreement with the Independence County Sheriff's Department to start their own police force.
Chicago Cubs Hall Of Famer Ernie Banks Dies At 83 1/24/2015 5:12 am UTC
Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83.
Commissioner Roland To Sue Shelby County Schools 1/24/2015 4:56 am UTC
Firebrand Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland says he plans on suing Shelby county schools. He says SCS is violating a $54 million agreement with the county by choosing to close three schools i
Hamilton To Forfeit Wins Due To Ineligible Player 1/24/2015 4:39 am UTC
In news that will turn a local juggernaut upside down, Hamilton High School will have to forfeit 15 games this season due to an ineligible player.
MPD Lieutenants, Majors Could Be Demoted 1/24/2015 4:22 am UTC
It should be next week when 28 African-American Memphis Police lieutenants and majors will find out if they're going to be demoted.
Hamilton High School to lose undefeated season due to ineligible player 1/24/2015 4:12 am UTC
Hamilton High School's principal confirmed to WREG the team's 17-0 record will soon be 2-15