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Person dead after getting hit by train in Germantown
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - Investigators responded to a deadly train accident in Germantown. Police were called to the area of Poplar Pike and McVay after a person was hit by a train in the area.
Memphis hospital to exhume woman's body months after being buried without family's permission
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A local family may get their wish after their loved one’s body was buried without the family’s permission. The family took Rowena Burton to have surgery at Methodist South before she died. Because FOX13 continued to press the hospital for answers, the family may get their wish a wee
Expulsions increasing, suspensions down in Shelby County Schools, study says
SHELBY CO., Tenn. - FOX13 took a closer look at a disturbing discipline trend in Shelby County Schools. New data shows that short-term suspensions have decreased, but expulsions are going up.
Memphis Police Officer Charged With Theft In Millington
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Memphis Police say an officer has been charged with misdemeanor theft in Millington. Memphis Police say 54-year-old Wayne Jeffrey was cited on December 8th. They say because it occurred in Millington, they are unable to provide further details. We have reached out
Arrest made after man shot to death following double shooting in Memphis neighborhood
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - An arrest has been made following a double shooting that lead to one man losing his life. According to MPD, officers made the scene Sunday morning around 6 a.m. to the 1500 block of Duke on a shots fired call. When officers arrived to the scene they noticed two people had been shot.
Convicted Cop Killer Sentenced To 38 More Years In Prison On Weapons & Carjacking Charges
(SHELBY COUNTY D.A. NEWS RELEASE) - The convicted killer of Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton was sentenced to an additional 38 years in prison Monday to be served consecutively to the sentence of life without parole he received last month, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Memphis reporter arrested for domestic assault
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis reporter has been arrested and charged with domestic assault. Scott Madaus, 42, a reporter with FOX 13, was arrested Saturday night. According to an affidavit, he and the victim began fighting at his Midtown home after drinking a few glasses of wine, which upset the victim
Report: Man at Memphis Tigers, Tennessee Volunteers game defecated by concession stand
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--A man attending a basketball game between the Memphis Tigers and Tennessee Volunteers was arrested Saturday for allegedly using the bathroom behind a concession stand at FedEx Forum.
Collierville police say shoplifting suspect elbowed officer at Target
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Collierville police say a shoplifting suspect elbowed an officer in the face before running out of Target earlier this morning. On Dec. 4, store cameras caught a woman stuffing clothing into a baby carrier. When the suspect tried to leave a Target Loss Prevention officer tried to
Three arrested in Germantown shoplifting incident that left officer injured
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Three people are in custody Thursday after a shoplifting incident at a Germantown Old Navy store last weekend that ended in shots fired and a police officer dragged by a car.
Woman wanted for stealing clothes in baby carrier from Collierville Target
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. - A woman is wanted by the Collierville Police Department from stealing clothes from Target. According to Collierville PD, on Dec. 4 a woman concealed clothing in the baby carrier that she was carrying and tried to leave the store. When a Target Loss Prevention officer attempted
Man Caught Taking Dump Behind Concession Stand At Memphis-Tennessee Basketball Game
What happens when you’re at the FedEx Forum in Memphis for a Memphis vs. Tennessee basketball game and you don’t want to miss any action, but you can’t make it to the restroom while a big ol deuce is boiling up? In the case of Memphis Tigers fan Royce Lodholz, you take a dump behind a concession sta
Three Charged In Shoplifting Incident That Injured Germantown Police Officer
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Germantown Police have arrested three suspects in connection to a shoplifting incident that led to an officer being injured. Larissa D. Bowman, 27, Jameelah Spencer, 19, and Marquavious D. Readus, 20, all from Memphis, are charged with shoplifting over $1000, a
Mother arrested after child sent to school with drugs
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A woman is in jail after sending her child to school with drugs, according to Shelby County Sheriff's Office. A school administrator at Dexter Elementary School told deputies that she found a bag of marijuana inside one student's jacket pocket.
The Suns Reportedly Wanted Josh Hart From The Lakers In A Potential Trevor Ariza Deal
Trevor Ariza was traded to the Washington Wizards on Saturday, though it was all much easier said than done. There was a hijinx-filled mixup of names of professional basketball players that initially killed a three-team deal between the Wizards, Suns and Memphis Grizzlies. An apparent done deal on F
Police: Man charged with assault, statutory rape after attacking pregnant teen
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was taken into custody after he allegedly attacked a pregnant 15-year-old. The teen called police on Saturday saying that her boyfriend Marquett Morton had strangled her to the point that she passed out following an argument. He also punched and slapped her repeatedly,
Police: 13-year-old Memphis boy missing after going to friends house
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police are looking for a 13-year-old boy after he never returned home after going to a friends home. The Memphis Police Department issued a City Watch for Antonio Rodgers Monday morning after he never returned home.
Penny Hardaway on Memphis vs. Tennessee Altercation: Vols Ran Over to Fight
Tempers flared in the final minute of the third-ranked Tennessee Volunteers' 102-92 victory over the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, and while technical fouls were handed out, Memphis coach Penny Hardaway felt the officiating crew should have been tougher with its discipline.
Trevor Ariza trade involving Suns, Wizards, Grizzlies now dead after last-minute confusion
The three-team trade centered on Trevor Ariza that involves the Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards, and Memphis Grizzlies will no longer push through.
Memphis falls to No. 3 Tennessee 102-92
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kyvon Davenport of Memphis scored 26 of his career-high 31 points after halftime and had 11 boards as third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 Saturday to snap a three-game skid to the in-state rival.