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Suspect identified by police in Germantown shooting

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in a Germantown neighborhood. Police said the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Germantown Road.


1 injured in shooting outside Germantown doctor’s office

GERMANTOWN, TN (WMC) - Germantown police are investigating a shooting outside a doctor’s office on Germantown Road at Wolf River Boulevard. Investigators believe this started as a domestic situation, and the suspect shot the victim outside the building.


1 dead, another injured in Tennessee mudslide

SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A mudslide in Tennessee has left one driver dead and another injured and closed a highway. Hawkins County Emergency Management Director Gary Murrell told The Kingsport Times News that the body was recovered from a vehicle around 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The injured motorist w


Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform at 'Old South' fraternity parties

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was 17 when he joined the Kappa Alpha fraternity at Auburn University, which every spring held an "Old South" party where he and other members dressed in Confederate uniforms.


Germantown denies accusations of illegally rezoning Cordova Triangle

The City of Germantown denies accusations that rezoning the Cordova Triangle was illegal, according to court documents. owned 13.68 acres of the disputed land until his death in 2016. Now, his family owns the land under the J.


Woman killed in Shelby County car accident identified by investigators

A Cordova woman who was killed in a Wednesday night crash has been identified. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says Angelique Blair, 30, died in the single-vehicle crash. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.


Miami man busted with 68 pounds cocaine on I-40 in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A traffic violation led to a huge bust by the Tennessee Highway Patrol last week, resulting in the seizure of 68 pounds of cocaine. The THP says the traffic stop took place on February 13 on I-40 in Henderson County.


Memphis mother unable to explain 2-year-old son's death, indicted for first-degree murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis woman was indicted for the murder of her 2-year-old son. Davida Wooden, 26, was indicted Thursday by a grand jury for first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, and aggravated child neglect after the death of her child in 2018.


Workers detained in massive Tennessee raid sue ICE officers

April 5 of last year began like any other day for Martha Pulido. But after arriving at her job in a meatpacking plant near Morristown in East Tennessee, she suddenly heard officers yelling at workers to put up their hands, she said.


Four people shot inside Covington home, 41 rounds of ammo found in street

COVINGTON, Tenn. - Four people are recovering after shots rang out Wednesday night in Covington. Covington police have not arrested anyone in connection to this shooting nor are they releasing any information about potential suspects at this time.


Memphis Man Back In Custody After Slipping Out Of Cuffs & Running From Courtroom

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A Memphis man is charged with escape after the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says he slipped out of handcuffs and ran from court Thursday morning.


Memphis police investigating reported sexual assault on Rhodes campus

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred on the Rhodes College Campus in the 2000 block of North Parkway. This is an ongoing investigation.


Another Memphis family believes their loved one was murdered by serial killer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Another family has come forward saying the sketch drawn by a serial killer looks like their loved one. Samuel Little confessed to 90 murders and painted pictures of his victims -- and some have ties to the Mid-South.


Man killed in East Tennessee mudslide after truck rolls down 200 foot embankment

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn (WCYB) — UPDATE: (3:15 p.m.) A man has died in Hawkins County after part of Tennessee State Route 70 washed away due to heavy rains and his vehicle rolled down a 200 foot embankment.


Officials identify man killed in Horn Lake road rage shooting

HORN LAKE, MS (WMC) - The DeSoto County Coroner identified the man killed in a road rage incident in Horn Lake on Wednesday night as 28-year-old Athens Christopher Trey Mahrt. The coroner said Mahrt was shot multiple times.


Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.


Report: 7 rural hospitals at 'high financial risk' in Tennessee

(WVLT) -- Across the United States, rural hospitals are at risk. According to a new report from Navigant, 95 rural hospitals across 26 states have closed since 2010. Talk of hospital closures hits home for those in East Tennessee. Tennova closed the old St. Mary's Hospital and Lakeway Regional Hospi


Memphis woman stabbed in head after fight over place in McDonald’s drive-thru line

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 29-year-old woman was charged after police say she stabbed another woman in the head over a place in a McDonald's drive-thru line, but her family said she did it as an act of self-defense.


Memphis In May official: Issues, challenges, and problems related to proposed Tom Lee Park redesign

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The leader of Memphis In May said Thursday they’re not on board with the current proposed redesign of Tom Lee Park, and there are fears the new layout won’t accommodate Beale Street Music Festival and the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.


Police: Man accused of beating house guest with table leg

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was locked up overnight after police say he attacked a man who was living with him with a table leg. The victim told police he had been living with the defendant, Reggie King, and his girlfriend for about a month when King called him on Wednesday to tell him they were