- Job Fair to be held Today for Veterans Jun 20, 2013 12:07 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Organization holds job fair for veteran job seekers.
- 2-alarm fire breaks out at Whitehaven apartment complex Jun 20, 2013 11:41 am UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
A two-alarm fire that raged Thursday morning in Whitehaven is now under control, according to the Memphis Fire Department.
- Today’s Facebook Friend Lives In Memphis Jun 20, 2013 11:29 am UTC (WREG.com)
Find out who we picked for our Facebook Friend of the day.
- Weather Forecast: More rain on the way Jun 20, 2013 10:34 am UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
There's another chance for rain this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
- Firefighters Battle A Two-Alarm Fire In Whitehaven Jun 20, 2013 9:59 am UTC (WREG.com)
(Memphis) Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire in Whitehaven right now. Several fire trucks have been dispatched to the scene...
- Mid-South Memories: June 20 Jun 20, 2013 5:00 am UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Mid-South Memories for June 20
- Fire department job cuts could delay response times Jun 20, 2013 4:05 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Memphis Fire Director is not happy about the budget plan to slash 400 city jobs. He warns public safety will be impacted.
- Sudden storm sweeps through Shelby Co. Jun 20, 2013 2:33 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Some Shelby County residents experienced a sudden storm complete with pouring rain, winds, and hail. According to Action News 5 meteorologists, isolated showers are still possible over the next couple. […]
- Schoenrock Gets Extension thru 2017 Jun 20, 2013 2:18 am UTC (WREG.com)
Led Tigers to three straight 30-win seasons
- Tigers Ifedi Named to Watch List Jun 20, 2013 2:16 am UTC (WREG.com)
Junior from Houston led U of M with 7 1/2 sacks last season.
- Memphis Grandma Wants Mayor Ousted Jun 20, 2013 2:14 am UTC (WREG.com)
Woman claims mayor lied about finances and now her safety is in jeopardy.
- Grizzlies Announce Summer League Schedule Jun 20, 2013 2:13 am UTC (WREG.com)
Vegas league to feature 22 NBA teams
- DeSoto County teachers will get raises Jun 20, 2013 1:40 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Paychecks for all teachers in DeSoto County Schools are expected to be fatter, without making taxpayer pockets any lighter.
- Police, Fire Heads Warn Public Safety at Risk with City Layoffs Jun 20, 2013 12:53 am UTC (Local News Headlines)
The leaders of Memphis public safety divisions say the city is about to get even more dangerous. The police and fire directors say budget cuts to their departments will make...
- FBI Ranks Memphis as 5th Most Dangerous City Jun 20, 2013 12:42 am UTC (Local News Headlines)
Violent crime is back on the rise in Memphis after reports last year that the city was making progress. This year, the FBI ranks Memphis as the 5th most dangerous...
- Pay schedule adjustment now affecting Memphis City Schools staffers Jun 20, 2013 12:40 am UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Last week, teachers and administrators in Shelby County Schools were in danger of losing a paycheck. This week, assistant principals and financial secretaries in Memphis City Schools have a problem.
- Nearly 1,200 Bridges In TN Are ‘Structurally Deficient’ Jun 20, 2013 12:32 am UTC (WREG.com)
TDOT says bridges in Tennessee are inspected every two years and the traveling public is safe
- Starbucks To Post Calorie Counts Jun 20, 2013 12:31 am UTC (WREG.com)
Calorie counts will be added to menu boards next week.
- Lakeland Family Target Of Dangerous “Swatting” Prank Jun 20, 2013 12:16 am UTC (WREG.com)
SWAT forces their way in home where they thought people were hurt
- D.J. Stephens Hopeful for Memphis Grizzlies Draft Pick Jun 20, 2013 12:16 am UTC (Local News Headlines)
One of the most exciting basketball players in Memphis is hoping he gets to stay here. 'Flying Tiger' D.J. Stephens is working out for the Memphis Grizzlies Thursday.
- Singer Offers Apology After Raunchy Performance Jun 20, 2013 12:07 am UTC (WREG.com)
Cee Lo Green apologizes to Tennessee city following a performance that left many seeing red
- Power outages follow storm across Shelby County; more than 1,300 without electricity Jun 20, 2013 12:03 am UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
More than 1,300 customers are still without power in the wake of afternoon thunderstorms in Shelby County Wednesday.
- WKNO in Memphis dedicates room in honor of "Mr. Chuck" Jun 19, 2013 11:58 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Tears welled in the eyes of friends and loved ones Wednesday as the president and CEO of WKNO dedicated a community room at the station to Charles A. “Mr. Chuck” Scruggs.
- Man Sets Ex-Girlfriend’s Clothes on Fire Jun 19, 2013 11:55 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Police say Shaun Brown threw all the woman's stuff in a city trash can and lit it up.
- Amputee triathlete stops in Memphis on 3,200-mile journey Jun 19, 2013 11:43 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Hector Picard has biked more than 1,000 miles in the past 11 days, and he still has 25 days to go.
- Council votes to cut 400 jobs, keeps catering budget Jun 19, 2013 11:34 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
As the Memphis City Council spends hours deciding on a way to solve the city's budget crisis, appetites are sure to grow.
- Records scam targeting Tennessee small businesses Jun 19, 2013 11:31 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
An unsolicited request for annual report fees is actually a scam.
- Two Shelby County Agencies Chosen For National Health Program Jun 19, 2013 11:29 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Shelby County is one of eight counties identified by the CDC to be a part of new health program
- HPV Vaccine Reduces Cancer-Causing Virus In Teen Girls By 56% Jun 19, 2013 11:27 pm UTC (WREG.com)
The CDC recommends girls receive an HPV vaccine at age 11 or 12 to protect against cancers that can appear decades later.
- 10 lawyers, judges apply for seat on Tennessee appeals court Jun 19, 2013 11:23 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
The state’s Judicial Nominating Commission is scheduled to meet June 29 in Jackson, where it will interview the applicants.
- Different atmosphere for suburban school vote as referdums approach Jun 19, 2013 11:20 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
The suburban buzz for school referendums — now less than a month away — is far from the frenzied levels seen last year during the original vote on municipal schools.
- Memphis middle school students help beautify schools Jun 19, 2013 11:10 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Ten eighth-graders from Westside Achievement Middle School will spend the next seven weeks repainting walls, sanding tables and cleaning up schools for $8 an hour.
- Lichterman Nature Center Readies for Scarecrow Contest Jun 19, 2013 11:02 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
Registration is now open for the 2013 Lichterman Scarecrow Contest.
- Shelby County employees put their children to work Jun 19, 2013 10:58 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
The children of Shelby County Employees will get an idea of what their parents do for a living during "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day."
- Study: Family violence offenses outnumber all others in Tenn. Jun 19, 2013 10:57 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Kimmiracle Langston was at home when, Memphis police say, her father killed her mother, Kimberly, in their house on Hamilton Street. It shattered the family.
- Memphis City Council OKs traffic cameras to stop school zone speeders Jun 19, 2013 10:56 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Scary speeding stats shown for some school zones.
- Southaven dedicates arboretum at Snowden House Jun 19, 2013 10:48 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
One speaker called it a gem and another called it a jewel, but everyone seemed to agree Wednesday that Southaven had something rare and valuable as a new arboretum at the city’s historic Snowden Hou. […]
- Mewtopia Cat Rescue seeks new shelter after losing lease Jun 19, 2013 10:47 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
An organization famous for rescuing cats is now in need of a rescue of its own.
- Council, mayor works to get 'house in order' as budget deadline approaches Jun 19, 2013 10:44 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The city says last-minute budget decisions strain resources to beat the upcoming deadline for everything to be in place.
- Memphis employees angered by budget cuts Jun 19, 2013 10:35 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Hard to trim a city budget without dealing with employee pay, benefits.
- Ex-Memphis Officer Has Secret Court Hearing Jun 19, 2013 10:33 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Family of victims killed in and officer involved crash say they are being kept in the dark about court dates and other important information
- Council approves adding more speed cameras Jun 19, 2013 10:18 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphis City Council approved adding more red light cameras and speed cameras to neighborhoods and school zones.
- Two Bartlett police officers investigated for suspected abuse Jun 19, 2013 10:10 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Two Bartlett police officers are off the job and under investigation for suspected abuse.
- Obesity Now Considered a 'Disease' Jun 19, 2013 10:06 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease. People in the nation's fattest state, Mississippi, shared reaction to the news.
- More than 700 lbs. of marijuana found in trailer Jun 19, 2013 9:56 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Detectives found more than 700 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment of a trailer Tuesday.
- National Weather Service Promoting Lightning Safety Jun 19, 2013 9:42 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
"When it roars, get indoors." That simple saying could one day save your life. The National Weather Service has designated next week Lightning Safety Awareness Week.
- DeSoto County Seeks Public Input on Recreational Projects Jun 19, 2013 9:31 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
Do you have an idea for a recreational project in DeSoto County? Officials want to hear it.
- DeSoto Regional Utility Authority to repay county Jun 19, 2013 9:25 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
In a dollar sign of system maturity and financial health, the board that oversees DeSoto wastewater treatment approved a plan to repay to the county $3.9 million
- Storm Causes Large Power Outages Jun 19, 2013 9:20 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Strong winds and hail have been reported in Cordova
- Ex-Cop's Court Date has Victim's Family Outraged Jun 19, 2013 9:09 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
Former Memphis police officer Alex Beard was arraigned Tuesday on charges stemming from a deadly cruiser crash, but the victims' family members were told he would appear in court Wednesday.
- Top of the News: Olive Branch team wins cook-off Jun 19, 2013 9:08 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
- DeSoto County gets good deal on new Sheriff's Department weapons Jun 19, 2013 8:59 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
DeSoto draws bead on good deal for Sheriff's Department weapons with Glock purchase/trade deal with firm called Barney's. And no, it's not that Barney of Mayberry.
- Drivers Question Council's Motive for More Traffic Cameras Jun 19, 2013 8:47 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
Memphis City Council members want more red light cameras in the city as soon as possible. They say it has nothing to do with helping the city get money, possibly...
- Memphis Council Agrees To Job Cuts In Budget Battle Jun 19, 2013 8:25 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Hundreds of people packed city hall over Memphis' budget battle, and it's also hundreds of people who will lose their job when the battle is over.
- Delays Cause Slow Budget Battle For Memphis Jun 19, 2013 8:15 pm UTC (WREG.com)
Deadline day is almost here in Memphis' budget battle. It's a battle that's going to cost people jobs, money and possibly their safety.
- Sewage Problem Plagues Neighborhood Jun 19, 2013 8:14 pm UTC (WREG.com)
People in a Hernando neighborhood have a smelly, and they say dangerous, problem.
- Marshals Search Los Angeles for Mississippi Couple Jun 19, 2013 8:02 pm UTC (WREG.com)
The search for a Mississippi couple wanted in the death of their little girl is focused on Southern California.
- FedEx 4Q profit drops as priority services lag Jun 19, 2013 6:42 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
FedEx Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 45 percent as international customers traded down to less-expensive delivery options and the company spent heavily on restructuring.
- MLGW Informs Customers of New, Yet Unapproved, Smart Meters Jun 19, 2013 5:39 pm UTC (Local News Headlines)
MLGW’s recent notice to customers on smart meters may have gone too far. The utility company’s plan to send out 60,000 devices depends entirely on a city council vote which,...
- Council votes on amendment to eliminate 400 jobs Jun 19, 2013 5:32 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The city's administration proposed an amended budget which members voted on throughout the meeting.
- Shooting leaves one in extremely critical condition Jun 19, 2013 5:20 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
One person is in extremely critical condition after a shooting in South Memphis.
- Bartlett suspect waives preliminary hearing Jun 19, 2013 5:07 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
One of two adults charged in connection with the robbery of a teenager at a Bartlett residence earlier this month waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday and was held for the action of the grand jury. […]
- Driver in fatal accident had history of seizures, alcohol-related incidents, police say Jun 19, 2013 4:47 pm UTC (Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories: Local News)
Driver in fatal accident had history of seizures, alcohol-related incidents
- Woman shot in eye taken to hospital in critical condition Jun 19, 2013 3:17 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A woman was shot in the eye early Wednesday morning. She was taken to The MED in critical condition.
- Developmental center plans to close in Tipton Co. Jun 19, 2013 2:10 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Tipton County Adult Developmental Center serves children, teens, and adults with mental disability in Tipton County.
- Study: Partners trusted with intimate details shared digitally Jun 19, 2013 1:56 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Cyber Expert, Theresa Payton, says 94 percent of people in a recent study claim they trust their partner implicitly with the intimate details and photos they may share digitally.
- Fight breaks out in detention center after sprinkler knocked out with mop handle Jun 19, 2013 5:29 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
The sprinkler system unlocked all the cell doors starting a fight inside the detention center. Around 50 juvenile court detainees were involved.
- Police officer charged with DUI Jun 19, 2013 3:46 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Memphis police officer is charged with driving under the influence after refusing to submit a BAC test, according to police.
- U.S. Marshals Service goes door to door looking for Mid-South fugitives Jun 18, 2013 11:48 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A U.S. Marshals Service task force was going door-to-door in a California community Tuesday asking residents for help finding a fugitive Mid-South couple, according to NBC Los Angeles.
- Consumer Reports: Avoiding unscrupulous movers Jun 18, 2013 11:47 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Andy Wise provides online resources and tips to shop moving companies with the guidance of Consumer Reports.
- Battle over budget rages at city hall Jun 18, 2013 11:05 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Memphis City Council is trying to balance the city's budget before the state is forced to take over.
- Mayor Davis plans to leave post early with extra money Jun 18, 2013 10:59 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Southaven Mayor Greg Davis is leaving office early with extra money. But where is it coming from?
- Longtime school employee loses job, struggles to find another in school system Jun 18, 2013 10:14 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A woman who worked in the school system for years says she may out of a job as a result of low enrollment numbers.
- DeSoto County roads will get upgrades to reduce flooding Jun 18, 2013 10:12 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Several roads in DeSoto County are getting upgrades in an effort to help reduce flooding.
- Former MPD officer arraigned on charges from accident that killed 2 Jun 18, 2013 10:02 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A former police officer was arraigned Tuesday on charges stemming from an accident that killed a mother and daughter while he was on-duty.
- #MEMLUV hashtag supports Southwest Airlines Jun 18, 2013 8:51 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Memphis Chamber of Commerce wants Mid-Southerners to show some "MEMLUV" to Southwest Airlines.
- Memphis swimmers help to break record for world's largest swimming lesson Jun 18, 2013 8:44 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Thousands of people from across the country took to swimming pools Tuesday in an attempt to beat the world record for the world's largest swimming lesson.
- Trash bill for residents to go down Jun 18, 2013 8:17 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
With the third and final reading scheduled for later this evening, the battle over the budget rages at city hall.
- Carjacking suspects lead police on brief chase Jun 18, 2013 6:25 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Three people suspected in a carjacking reportedly led police on a brief chase through Memphis Tuesday.
- Warning against unscrupulous moving companies Jun 18, 2013 5:25 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
More people move in June than in any other month, which means more people get ripped off by unscrupulous moving companies in June.
- Car catches fire at Memphis International Airport Jun 18, 2013 4:53 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A car caught fire at Memphis International Airport Tuesday morning.
- Property taxes, voluntary buyouts, layoffs to top city council's agenda Jun 18, 2013 2:40 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Higher property taxes, voluntary buyouts, and hundreds of layoffs will all be on the table when the City of Memphis' budget battle reaches a fever pitch at city hall.
- Greentech Automotive must create 350 jobs Jun 18, 2013 3:57 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
An upstart electric car company made the promise of providing hundreds of new jobs in North Mississippi almost one year ago. Taxpayers helped foot the bill to land Greentech Automotive, and now they w. […]
- Police: Teen with road rage points loaded gun at family Jun 18, 2013 3:54 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Memphis teenager is in jail for pointing a loaded gun at a family.
- County property tax hike proposal fires up commissioners, homeowners Jun 18, 2013 3:26 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
There was a heated debate in the Shelby County Commission meeting Monday, but it was not just commissioners involved in the discussion. Homeowners were there, too.
- Former Memphis mayor's push for Nashville charter school denied Jun 18, 2013 3:12 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton's push for a Nashville charter school was put to an end recently.
- One firefighter injured in house fire Jun 18, 2013 3:04 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
One firefighter was injured after a Memphis family's home went up in flames Monday night.
- Cohen asks airline executives to expand services to Memphis Jun 18, 2013 3:00 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
If one Memphis congressman gets his way, it could mean more flights for Memphis – creating more competition and better prices for everyone.
- Driver falls asleep at wheel in DUI crash, kills woman Jun 18, 2013 2:34 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A man is charged with vehicular homicide and DUI after driving home from a club and falling asleep at the wheel. The crash killed one woman.
- MS woman charged with murder in buttocks injection case Jun 18, 2013 12:36 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Tracey Lynn Garner is facing a second charge of depraved heart murder. This one in connection with the death of Selma, Alabama, resident Marilyn Hale.
- Children denied free meals in Dyersburg Jun 18, 2013 12:04 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Children and teens in Dyersburg can get a sack lunch and a container of milk for the next eight weeks at various locations in the city and county. But leaders said there is one city department who is. […]
- Job fair looks to hire heroes Jun 17, 2013 11:31 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A job fair focused on helping veterans find work is coming to Memphis. It's called "Helping Our Heroes" and it happens Thursday, June 20th at the Kroc Center on East Parkway.
- Consumer Reports: Best lawn mowers Jun 17, 2013 11:29 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
After months of mowing acres of grass, the magazine's testers reveal their favorites, as seen with Andy Wise on Action News 5 at 4PM.
- N. Mississippi community college students could avoid tuition hike Jun 17, 2013 10:59 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Colleges and universities across the Mid-South are considering tuition hikes, including community colleges around the state of Mississippi. But a tuition increase may not be the case for students in N. […]
- SCS announces payroll solution Jun 17, 2013 10:56 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Shelby County Schools announced a workable solution to address the concerns created by the need to harmonize payroll systems with Memphis City Schools.
- Suspects in robbery spree arrested by Sardis police Jun 17, 2013 10:39 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Several suspects are behind bars after a robbery spree down Interstate 55.
- Animal abuse case against former MAS worker thrown out by judge Jun 17, 2013 10:32 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The animal abuse trial against a former Memphis Animal Services employee was dismissed by the judge Monday.
- GPD officer accused of leaving city limits on duty recommended for termination Jun 17, 2013 10:06 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Germantown police officer accused of leaving the suburb to visit a friend while on duty is being recommended for termination, though he is appealing that decision.
- Man shot by police faces several charges Jun 17, 2013 10:04 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
(WMC-TV) - A Memphis man who was shot by police is now charged with several crimes. Joe Willis, 29, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, and evading arrest. Police sa. […]
- Crash sends one person to hospital in critical condition Jun 17, 2013 9:58 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
One person is at The MED in critical condition after a crash that happened shortly after a shooting at a nearby apartment complex.
- $300K in federal money pulled from bike, pedestrian project Jun 17, 2013 9:40 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
More than $300,000 in federal money is being pulled from a riverfront project in the City of Memphis.
- Miss. governor in Paris promoting aerospace industry Jun 17, 2013 9:31 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
(WMC-TV) - Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is on a tour of Paris but he is not touring museums or eating croissants. The governor is with three others attempting to lure large aerospace projects to t. […]
- Case against 14-year-old murder suspect delayed indefinitely Jun 17, 2013 7:37 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The case against a 14-year-old charged in the murder of his own mother is delayed indefinitely.
- Superintendents regret late notice on payroll changes Jun 17, 2013 4:40 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Just days before the start of the new school year, teachers in Shelby County learned they are being switched to the city schools payroll calendar. It means at least 3,000 county teachers will miss two. […]
- 2 murder suspects caught, arrested Jun 17, 2013 3:14 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Two murder suspects wanted in Lafayette County are now in the custody of the sheriff's department.
- Family struggles with toddler's death Jun 17, 2013 2:18 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Memphis man goes to court Monday to face charges that he beat his girlfriend's baby to death. Meanwhile, relatives of the dead child are pleading for help to raise money for a funeral.
- Shooting suspect surrenders to deputies Jun 17, 2013 1:55 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
An intense manhunt is over after a man accused of shooting a woman and three children in Nashville winds up in Memphis. Earnest Woodley turned himself into the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.
- Juneteenth event celebrates freedom Jun 17, 2013 4:19 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
It was a weekend to celebrate freedom in Memphis. The Juneteenth celebration at Douglass Park provided fun for the whole family.
- Big night for charities downtown Jun 16, 2013 3:47 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
It was a big night in downtown Memphis, famous faces, worthy causes and a celebration of America's favorite pastime. There was something for everyone in downtown Memphis Saturday night.
- Contaminated fountains now clean, ready for summer Jun 16, 2013 1:41 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Children and adults are frolicking once again in the fountains at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Memphis. The fountains have actually been back on for a while now, but had been shut down because of co. […]
- Special event honors local fathers Jun 15, 2013 11:26 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The city of Memphis celebrated Father's Day early on Saturday with a special event for dads. Mayor A. C. Wharton hosted the 3rd annual Training Camp for Dads.
- Sakaan in trouble with the law again Jun 15, 2013 10:34 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Memphis man who spent a month in jail for hitting and killing a Cordova man with his car is in trouble again. Twenty-year-old Samer Sakaan has been charged with theft of property over $500.
- Mid-South search underway for convicted murderer Jun 15, 2013 10:14 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A manhunt is underway across the Mid-South for convicted murderer Earnest Woodley, also known as Earnest Moore. Detectives say Woodley tried to kill his girlfriend and her three daughters while moving. […]
- Money missing from Mid-South high school Jun 15, 2013 9:31 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Tens of thousands of dollars may be missing from a Memphis high school. Boosters and the district are working to determine exactly how much and who took it.
- Teen robs pizza delivery driver at gunpoint Jun 15, 2013 8:57 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Sixteen-year-old Malik Jones-Smith is charged with robbing a Papa John's delivery driver at gunpoint. It happened Thursday evening at the River Trace Apartments in Raleigh.
- Clearing up trash pickup misconceptions Jun 15, 2013 5:20 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The city of Memphis says limiting some garbage pickups to just a few times a year will save millions of dollars. But what goes to the dump, and what stays on the curb?
- Mid-South pastor charged with sex crimes Jun 15, 2013 3:48 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Mid-South pastor has been charged with sex crimes with a young teenage girl in Alcorn County, Mississippi.
- Martin Lewis sentenced to life in prison Jun 14, 2013 11:28 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Martin Lewis was sentenced to life in federal prison Friday for his role in the Craig Petties Drug Trafficking Organization.
- Two teens injured in ongoing string of violence at apartment complex Jun 14, 2013 11:02 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphis police are investigating an overnight shooting at a Whitehaven apartment complex leaving two teens critically injured.
- Mid-South band director charged with indecency Jun 14, 2013 11:02 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Mid-South band director admitted to police that he exposed himself to a 16-year-old student in the Wynne High School band room. Nicholas Wayne Wooster is out of jail and on bond as of Friday after b. […]
- Ask Andy: interest-only mortgages Jun 14, 2013 11:00 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Andy's lending sources say despite pushing some homeowners into foreclosure, interest-only mortgages are making a come-back.
- Pediatric Cancer Genome Project dedicated to mapping out cancer's DNA Jun 14, 2013 10:41 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The campus of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a home to 2.5 million square feet of research clinical and administrative space dedicated to finding cures and saving lives.
- Police: 3-year-old dies after babysitter beating Jun 14, 2013 9:58 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A 3-year-old child died Friday after being severely beaten by her mother's boyfriend, according to police.
- Olive Branch officers prove they are fit to serve Jun 14, 2013 9:50 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
It is called the National LawFit challenge and more than 100 law enforcement officers are in Olive Branch, MS to participate in the three day physical fitness challenge.
- Entergy tracks 5,000 cases of stolen electricity Jun 14, 2013 9:41 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Most people pay for the electric meters that bring electricity into their homes, but there are a lot of people who steal for the same privilege.
- Military veteran in wheelchair remembers son killed in training accident Jun 14, 2013 9:26 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphian Mike Perry served his country. His son who joined the military last year died in a training accident before heading overseas.
- Southaven outlet mall 'high priority' on city agenda Jun 14, 2013 9:21 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Plans for a new low-priced outlet mall are moving slower than previously thought.
- Tate County Sheriff poses questions about 'open carry' laws Jun 14, 2013 9:05 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
When July begins there will be some changes to Mississippi's gun laws.
- Multiple traffic lights out on Germantown Parkway Jun 14, 2013 7:37 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Officials said traffic lights on Germantown Parkway at the following intersections are out in all directions as of Friday afternoon.
- MY TURN: Grizzlies' decision on head coach Jun 14, 2013 6:59 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
For every one of us who got excited cheering on the Memphis Grizzlies this year, it's a puzzling outcome.
- Beach Boys drummer teaches 'life skills' in Memphis class Jun 14, 2013 6:46 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Beach Boys drummer Eddie Tuduri is in Memphis this week helping share his passion for music and learning, but also to promote The Rhythmic Arts Project.
- Project Green Fork Restaurant of the Month: Felicia Suzanne's Jun 14, 2013 5:20 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A former Chef of the Week earns PGF certification through her support of local foods and Mid-South farms.
- Closed-casket funeral leads Mississippi family to bury wrong body Jun 14, 2013 2:30 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Mississippi family learned nine years after their loved one's burial that they buried the wrong body.
- Southwest Airlines already planning possible Memphis expansion Jun 14, 2013 3:42 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Katie Carr and her husband are visiting Memphis from Omaha, NE. "My husband's here for something related to his work," said Carr. They drove this time. But they frequently fly Southwest when traveli. […]
- Mid-South man arrested in murder for hire plot Jun 14, 2013 3:41 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Mid-South woman's world was turned upside down when she found out her boyfriend might have killed his wife.
- Weekly curbside trash pickup could be eliminated Jun 14, 2013 12:29 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
It is possible that weekly curbside pickup may be kicked to the curb. Many are in favor of quarterly pick up with drop-off locations and an emphasis on recycling.
- Volunteers renovate home for man who lost legs in accident Jun 14, 2013 12:19 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
From learning how to walk all over again to getting his home renovated, it has been a long road to recovery for one Mid-South man.
- Hernando tunnel reopens for cyclists, pedestrians Jun 14, 2013 12:02 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A tunnel that bridges two sides of one Mid-South town reopened – but it is not for cars.
- International program at St. Jude reaches 14 countries Jun 13, 2013 11:22 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Since opening more than 50 years ago, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has changed the way the world treats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Much like Christina Coronas and her son, ma. […]
- Advisory opinion: Cordova residents do not have legal authority to demand De-annexation referendum Jun 13, 2013 10:57 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The state attorney general said in an advisory opinion that Cordova residents, or any Tennessee residents at that, do not have the legal authority to demand a referendum for de-annexing from the City. […]
- Juveniles, workers from inside detention center recently prosecuted Jun 13, 2013 10:52 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A recent study from the U.S. Department of Justice reveals major problems related to sexual assault at the John S. Wilder Youth Development Center in Somerville. District Attorney Mike Dunavant said h. […]
- Father of toddler left alone in neighborhood found at home Jun 13, 2013 10:49 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A tearful 3-year-old mysteriously appeared in an elderly woman's carport all alone Thursday morning. After a few frantic hours, deputies found the father at home not too far.
- Consumer Reports: Snappiest Android phones Jun 13, 2013 10:29 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The magazine's testers make the case for which Android phones are worth a look.
- Memphis to Moore: Help to rebuild the school Jun 13, 2013 9:37 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphis organizers are asking for your help to rebuild he school flattened by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
- Thousands without power in Midtown, Hickory Hill Jun 13, 2013 9:14 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
About 4,000 customers are without power in Midtown and Hickory Hill, according to the MLGW electric outage summary map.
- Wharton: 'Memphis has to act on these financial issues now' Jun 13, 2013 8:40 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton said public safety will not be compromised, but that changes must be made in regards to the city's budget mess.
- Unified school district looks to fill 267 teaching positions Jun 13, 2013 7:53 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Hundreds of Memphis teachers put on their interview clothes and freshened up their resumes for a job fair Thursday.
- Travelers in deadly 10-vehicle pileup headed to Bonnaroo Jun 13, 2013 7:13 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A 10-vehicle pileup killed two people and injured at least five others early Thursday morning, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
- Murder suspects on the run after man killed in Lafayette Co. Jun 13, 2013 3:07 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Two murder suspects are on the run after investigators said they killed a man in a neighborhood just a few miles outside of Oxford.
- 'Fly Away Promotion' found in mailboxes appears 'too good to be true' Jun 13, 2013 1:03 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A two-night getaway for two with free airfare and a free hotel room. Sound too good to be true? That is because it is. But some people are finding the offer in the mailboxes.
- Chris Jones pleads not guilty to murder of estranged wife Jun 13, 2013 10:08 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A judge found that the estranged husband of Heather Palumbo Jones is fit to stand trial.
- Third letter from state comptroller warns lawmakers Jun 13, 2013 4:09 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Memphis City Council has received another letter from the Tennessee State Comptroller warning lawmakers that they must lower city debt or face dire consequences.
- Somerville detention facility holds high rate of sexual victimization Jun 13, 2013 3:46 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
The state of Tennessee promises action after hearing shocking new statistics regarding sexual assault in youth detention centers. A survey reported Tennessee juvenile correction facilities have higher. […]
- St. Jude to house first proton radiation therapy center for children Jun 13, 2013 2:02 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Another medical breakthrough at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is making headlines. Soon, children at the hospital will undergo a super-accurate cancer treatment called proton therapy.
- Study: Hands-free devices still cause driver distraction Jun 12, 2013 11:55 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Using a hands-free device to talk on the phone, text or send e-mails while driving is still distracting.
- Parents sound off after school board delays vote on corporal punishment Jun 12, 2013 11:14 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Parents are sounding off after the Shelby County School Board delayed the vote to ban corporal punishment in schools.
- Judge finds probable cause that teen intentionally set deadly fire Jun 12, 2013 10:08 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The 14-year-old who claims responsibility for a fire that killed his mother broke down in tears in the courtroom Wednesday.
- Police respond to stabbing, shooting scenes Jun 12, 2013 9:39 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphis police responded to the scene of a stabbing and a shooting Wednesday afternoon. Both of the incidents are unrelated.
- Veteran to be honored as a 'Hall of Fame Dad' Jun 12, 2013 9:20 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Mid-South Navy veteran of almost 20 years is being recognized as a hall of fame dad this weekend at the Memphis Training Camp for Dads.
- MCS teacher fired from job after 26 years speaks out about inequalities Jun 12, 2013 9:13 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Three former Memphis City Schools teachers braved the heat Wednesday morning to stand up for what they are calling unfair treatment by MCS toward tenured teachers.
- Elderly woman stabbed to death, grandson questioned Jun 12, 2013 9:08 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
An elderly woman was found stabbed to death in her home on West Lexington Circle Tuesday evening, according to police.
- MS woman missing since mid-May Jun 12, 2013 9:01 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Authorities continue to look for a woman who has not been seen since the mid-May.
- CrimeStoppers phone number repaired Jun 12, 2013 7:41 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
After five days without service due to a technical problem, the well-known citizens tip line to CrimeStoppers of Memphis and Shelby County was back in business Wednesday afternoon.
- Extra care needed to stay safe working in high heat Jun 12, 2013 4:44 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Just because it is hot outside does not mean people are staying inside and enjoying the air conditioning. Well, some people are able to -- but others have to work the heat.
- Surveillance footage captures vandal destroying vintage phone booth Jun 12, 2013 4:14 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Neighbors in a Midtown community are fed up after a recent string of crimes targeted porches, cars, homes, and even a neighborhood landmark.
- School board commissioners vote on codes of conduct Jun 12, 2013 3:35 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Shelby County School Board voted on a wide range of issues for the unified district during a special meeting to approve policies before the fast approaching school year begins.
- MLGW: New scam targets commercial customers Jun 12, 2013 3:34 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Memphis Light Gas and Water wants to warn customers about a new scam.
- BBB warns against 'Who's Who' scams Jun 12, 2013 3:06 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
For recent high school graduates looking to beef up credentials to stand out to a college recruiter – know that some Who's Who lists can do more harm than good.
- Mid-South man arrested for impersonating a police officer Jun 12, 2013 2:37 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
An alleged police impersonator sits behind bars after he went to great lengths to make one woman believe he was a cop, according to police.
- Woman tortured for 7 hours, boyfriend arrested Jun 11, 2013 11:35 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A woman escaped a seven hour torture session at the hands of the man she thought loved her.
- Officer suspended for violating MPD's social media policy Jun 11, 2013 10:12 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
It is the KKK rally that just will not go away. While not popular in the City of Memphis, police officers are not allowed to say as much on Twitter. Social media 101. The first rule? Watch your mouth.. […]
- Memphis City Council considers tougher 'false alarm' laws Jun 11, 2013 9:35 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
In an attempt to plug the drain on wasteful spending, the Memphis City Council is considering tougher false alarm laws than ones currently in place.
- FedExForum to host inaugural AAC Tournament Jun 11, 2013 9:30 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The FedExForum will play host to the 2014 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship.
- Organizers expect Harahan Bridge Boardwalk to change 'international image' Jun 11, 2013 9:24 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A $30 million project connecting Main Street in Memphis to Main Street in West Memphis, Arkansas holds the potential to change the entire international image of the Bluff City, according to project or. […]
- Registration for Pre-K kicks off today Jun 11, 2013 7:57 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Pre-Kindergarten registration has just begun for the new unified school district. Parents can register their children for Pre-K through June 27.
- Family of boy with brain tumor grateful for every day Jun 11, 2013 7:28 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
As kids all over the Mid-South enjoy their summer break, one Mississippi family is counting its blessings that they are able to spend this time together.
- Former patient gives back to St. Jude Jun 11, 2013 7:05 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A former St. Jude patient turned her success story into inspiration for others as she tries to give back some of what St. Jude gave to her.
- Baby bonobo born at Memphis Zoo Jun 11, 2013 5:42 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Memphis Zoo is announcing a very special addition to its ape family, but they cannot yet say whether it is a boy or a girl. INSIDE: See more photos of the baby bonobo!
- Surveillance cam takes close up of man accused of stealing camera Jun 11, 2013 3:20 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A close up photo was taken of a man accused of stealing a surveillance camera from a flea market. The photo was taken by the very camera he is accused of stealing.
- MPD officer suspended for tweets sent during KKK rally Jun 11, 2013 2:12 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Memphis police officer is in trouble for tweets that leaders say could have compromised safety during the March 30 Ku Klux Klan rally.
- Lionel Hollins out as Grizzlies' head coach Jun 11, 2013 5:02 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday that the team will not offer head coach Lionel Hollins a new contract when it expires June 30.
- Mid-South coroner resigns following false invoicing allegations Jun 11, 2013 4:14 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
An auditor continues an investigation into a Mid-South coroner for submitting false invoices for death investigations that come out of the taxpayer's pockets.
- Child struck by motorcycle Jun 11, 2013 3:39 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A 3-year-old was sent to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Monday night after being struck by a motorcycle, according to police.
- Motorcycle accident victim airlifted to MED Jun 11, 2013 3:36 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
One person was airlifted to The MED Monday afternoon following a traffic accident involving a motorcycle.
- 60 surveillance cameras to be installed in Overton Square Jun 11, 2013 3:03 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Overton Square in Midtown Memphis is in the middle of an historic renovation, but with new business also comes crime.
- District reinstates 37 Pre-K classrooms for 2013-14 Jun 11, 2013 2:41 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Thirty-seven prekindergarten classrooms have been reinstated for the 2013-14 school year to boost the number of 4-year-olds the unified district can accommodate this fall.
- TN DUI offenders required to install ignition interlock system Jun 10, 2013 11:58 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
First time DUI offenders in Tennessee will soon be required to install an ignition interlock system on their vehicles.
- Officer accused of dumping 'stray' dog, owner wants answers Jun 10, 2013 10:19 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Shelby County commissioner said he witnessed a Millington police officer dump a stray dog in Shelby County Saturday morning.
- Grandmother holding baby killed when truck hit garage Jun 10, 2013 9:57 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A grandmother is dead after a car crashed into her open garage, pinning her between two vehicles as she held her grand baby.
- Consumer Reports: space-saving double ovens Jun 10, 2013 9:55 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The magazine's recommended double-ovens and ranges, as seen with Andy Wise on Action News 5 at 4PM.
- Votes needed to create Tipton County's first dog park Jun 10, 2013 9:54 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Many in Brighton are hoping 11 acres of land along Highway 51 will soon be home to Tipton County's first dog park. But, Brighton residents need help to get it here.
- Questions remain about shooting that injured 3-year-old girl Jun 10, 2013 9:45 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A 3-year-old girl was shot in the leg. Police say no one seems to know who shot her, how, or why.
- Gallery honors the life of Medgar Evers Jun 10, 2013 9:43 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
Throughout this weekend celebrations are planned in honor of the 50th anniversary of the assasination of Medgar Evers.
- Former pastor appears in court with wife he's accused of trying to poison Jun 10, 2013 9:37 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Union City pastor showed up in court Monday with the wife he is accused of trying to poison.
- Germantown family thanks St. Jude for its research, treatments Jun 10, 2013 9:29 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
A little boy's battle with a brain tumor inspired his two older sisters to execute an aggressive plan to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The money they raised is now being used. […]
- Video/speaker system on greenway installed to deter crime Jun 10, 2013 8:59 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
"Welcome to the Germantown Greenway. For your protection, this parking lot is being recorded by video cameras." This is what Germantown Greenway visitors hear upon entering the trail system.
- Humane society to hold '9 Lives for $9' cat adoption event Jun 10, 2013 6:50 pm UTC (WMCTV - News)
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host a special adoption drive for people looking for cats 9 months and older.
- Person shot multiple times outside restaurant Jun 10, 2013 3:27 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
A Sunday afternoon shooting at a busy fast food restaurant in Cordova. Witnesses say the victim may have been meeting up with someone to buy or sell a phone off Craigslist.
- Donorfest event encourages blood donations Jun 10, 2013 2:15 am UTC (WMCTV - News)
Mid-South Lifeblood is going all out this week to encourage you to donate. The event is called Donorfest and the goal is to make sure enough blood is available if you or someone you know needs it.
- Missing Teens Found Alive Jun 5, 2012 3:42 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
Two missing teen boys have been found alive after their boat was found capsized early Tuesday morning on the Loosahatchie River.
- Catching Criminals On Facebook Jun 4, 2012 11:11 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
In the Bartlett/Memphis zip code of 38134 there are warrants out for 502 people. 58 of them are wanted for felonies. In 38016, Cordova, there are 276 warrants out, 28 of those for felonies.
- Pinnacle Leaving Memphis for Minnesota? Jun 4, 2012 11:02 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
Pinnacle Airlines may be jet-setting from Memphis to Minnesota.
- Ron Hart Takes on the Top Issues Jun 2, 2012 2:21 am UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
Political Humorist Ron Hart joined Fox 13's Darrell Greene to lampoon the top stories of the day.
- Higher Taxes or Cut Teachers? Jun 2, 2012 12:52 am UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
The new Unified School District is facing a tough decision: Pay higher taxes or cut teachers?
- City to Vote on Higher Sales Tax? Jun 2, 2012 12:20 am UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and City Councilman Shea Flinn are joining forces with a proposal to generate new revenue for the city's coffers.
- A Hardware Store with a History Jun 1, 2012 11:35 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
A weekend trip less than an hour down the road will take you to Sardis, Mississippi. It's a town known for the great crappie and bass fishing on Sardis Lake.
- Corker Sees Bright Future for Tennessee Jun 1, 2012 11:34 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
Nearly 6 years after defeating Memphian Harold Ford Jr. in a nail-biting election to capture the lone new GOP Senate seat that year, the former Mayor of Chattanooga, Bob Corker, has established himsel. […]
- Man Indicted for Whitehaven Rape Jun 1, 2012 9:18 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
No one that Fox 13 spoke with in the Whitehaven neighborhood where 19-year-old Damaris Sharkey is accused of burglarizing homes and raping women knew him.
- Five Houses in Five Days Jun 1, 2012 7:47 pm UTC (Local | MyFox Memphis)
The slabs have been poured, the plumbing is ready, and the framing has been done. Everything is set for next Monday when Habitat for Humanity will kick of a national effort to build 200 homes all over. […]