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There's smoke in the eastern sky: Collierville Commissary opens Monday
It’s been less than two years since he bought a spot of land at Poplar and Houston Levee in Collierville, but Walker Taylor has jumped through a hurdle or two, built a restaurant that seats 225 people and will open his doors to an eager public at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18.
Tennessee officers helping search for suspects after auto theft, officer-involved shooting in Kentucky
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee are searching for at least two wanted men accused of stealing a woman’s car in Kentucky and then fleeing the scene of an officer-involved shooting.
Man killed in crash ran from officers during traffic stop, police say
MEMPHIS, Tenn - A man is dead after a car crash in Frayser Sunday night. Police said 29-year-old Derreccas Henson crashed his car into a pole on the corner of Range Line Road and Davey Drive.
Georgia lawmakers want Tennessee to give up a portion of border, Tennessee River
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Georgia lawmakers are again seeking to claim land in Tennessee they believe belongs to their state. House Resolution 51 was passed in the Georgia Legislature last Thursday by a vote of 163-4. The resolution cites a flawed survey of Georgia's northern border with Tennessee and North
Tennessee man flips off, pulls gun on couple wearing MAGA hats in Kentucky Sam's Club
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Cottontown, Tennessee man has been arrested in Kentucky after reportedly pulling a gun on a man because he and his wife were wearing MAGA hats. According to the report from Bowling Green Police, 57-year-old James Phillips was wearing a "veterans hat" inside a local Sam's Club whe
$50K Powerball ticket sold in Collierville
COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) - Collierville is the source of a $50,000 Powerball winner. The lucky winner matched four of the five white ball numbers and the Powerball number. The prize has yet to be claimed.
Instant Runoff Voting hits another snag in Shelby County
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three months after Shelby County voters affirmed their support for Instant Runoff Voting, the state has issued an order blocking it,. Election officials say they’re caught between a rock and a hard place as state and local laws conflict.
Death of 3-year-old Tennessee boy in hotel pool is 3rd in 4 years
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a 3-year-old boy found unconscious in a hotel pool has died, the third such death at the pool in the past four years. Knoxville police say in a Facebook post Raymond Whitlock died at a hospital Sunday. He was found Saturday in the indoor pool at the Qu
CODE RED: Flash Flood Watch for portions of Middle Tennessee
UPDATE (1:58pm)-A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for parts of Middle Tennessee from Tuesday evening through Wednesday night. Counties include Stewart, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Macon, Clay, Pickett, Houston, Humphries, Dickson, Cheatham, Davidson, Wilson, Trousdale, Smith, Jackson, Putnam, O
Shelby County expungement practices questioned by Tennessee Supreme Court
The Tennessee Supreme Court has given Shelby County General Sessions Clerk Ed Stanton Jr. 30 days to submit policies and procedures on how his office handles expungement filings after his staff failed to handle a case properly.
Collierville High School Student Suspended After Porn Incident
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A Collierville High School student is facing a full year of suspension following an incident involving pornography on Valentine's Day. According to witnesses, the porn popped up during a screening of A Charlie Brown Valentine in the school's cafeteria.
Police: Inmate facing felony charges after allegedly grabbing corrections officer
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Shelby County inmate is facing an additional charge after an officer said he grabbed her. The Shelby County Corrections Department officer said she was working in the main building when inmates began leaving the kitchen area. David Ewing was reportedly the last inmate to leave. As
Rapper BlocBoy JB wanted by Shelby County deputies
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A famous rapper is wanted by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. James Baker, better known as BlocBoy JB, is wanted on charges of possession of drugs & drug paraphernalia, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, and for theft of property.
Family vacation to Middle Tennessee ends after their trailer is stolen with an ATV inside
NASHVILLE, TN (WZTV)-- What was supposed to be a fun family weekend in Tennessee left a South Carolina family high and dry. They should have been off-roading, but criminals put an end to that.
Deputies: Drunk driver accused of driving off Bill Morris Parkway with unbuckled children in the car
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South mother was taken into custody after police say she was driving under the influence with three small children in the car. Early Sunday morning, deputies responded to a vehicle that had gone off the roadway near mile marker 36 on Bill Morris Parkway. When they arrived they
One person rushed to the hospital after early morning shooting
FOX13 will have a LIVE report on Good Morning Memphis on this breaking news situation. Memphis police are on the scene of a shooting in Bethel Grove. According to the Memphis Fire Department, the victim was rushed from the 2700 block of Kimball Grove around 3:10 in the morning.
Family of missing woman ups reward to $5,000
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The family of an elderly woman who went missing last month is now offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to her being found. That’s up from the $3,000 that was originally offered last week.
Shelby County Schools Teams Up With Apple Products To Help Local Students
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - We are getting our first look inside an innovative project to reimagine education in Shelby County Schools. The district is teaming up with Apple products for a hands-on experience.
Memphis police investigating deadly crash
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis police officers are on the scene of a deadly crash at Range Line Road and Davey Drive. One man was exported in critical condition but did not survive his injuries.
Groundbreaking journalist and FOX13 News Director, Patti McGettigan dies after battle with cancer
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - FOX13 News Director, Patti McGettigan, died Saturday, February 16 after a long battle with cancer. McGettigan had beaten the deadly disease twice. She was 53 years old. In a tribute to Patti's life and career, FOX13 anchor Mearl Purvis shared how Patti's influence stretched from loc