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Man shot by girlfriend's ex-boyfriend, police say

A Memphis man is accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. Police told FOX13 Derrick Washington shot the man after the victim showed up to his house to get his own car.


The Memphis Zoo is hiring! Here's how to apply for the job

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Do you love working with animals? Have you ever dreamed about working at the zoo? Here's your chance!. The Memphis Zoo is hosting a job fair this Friday from 3-5 p.m. The event will be at the Cat House Cafe inside the zoo.


Road rage incident, officer stabbed in neck and one man dead

HORNLAKE. (WJTV) - A Horn Lake man is dead and a Memphis police is in critical condition after a road rage incident Tuesday. Police in Mississippi are investigating a deadly road rage incident.


10-month-old taken from Memphis laundromat, child located in Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - UPDATE: The child and suspect have been found in Mississippi. The child is safe. Police are desperately searching for a 10-month-old that was taken from a laundromat in Whitehaven.


Memphis city council approves plan to de-annex South Cordova

CORDOVA, Tenn. - Memphis City Council approved plans on Tuesday to de-annex South Cordova. Starting in 2021, the suburb will no longer be a part of the city of Memphis. The city and county’s staff members will spend the next couple of years transitioning South Cordova out of the city, by moving them


Heavy rains close road, bridge over Wilson Dam; Tennessee River spots near flood stage

The Tennessee Valley Authority has closed the road and bridge over Wilson Dam due to hazardous conditions created by heavy rain. TVA spokesman Scott Fiedler said the road and bridge that spans the Tennessee River between Florence and Muscle Shoals will remain closed until further notice. North Alaba


Memphis woman indicted for boyfriend’s deadly stabbing

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A grand jury has indicted a Memphis woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death last year. Decrese Beverly, 49, is facing an indictment for second-degree murder.


Woman accused of stabbing someone in drive-thru line at McDonald's, police say

A woman is stabbed in the head while in the drive-thru line at a Memphis McDonald’s. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.


3 men wanted for stealing from Best Buy, slamming into police car, MPD says

Memphis police are trying to track down three people they said stole from Best Buy and then struck a police car while fleeing, police said. According to police, they were called to the electronics store on Poplar Avenue.


Man charged after robbery attempt, shooting at city facility

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police charged a man with aggravated robbery Tuesday, more than a week after he was shot while allegedly trying to rob a man at the city’s solid waste facility.


Almost 7,000 MLGW customers without power

Heavy rain moved through the area and knocked out power to thousands of people. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood. There are a total of 39 outages, according to the map. A few areas have an estimated repair time of 5:30 a.m., however, most have


March SNAP benefits to be issued early in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC/AP) - The Tennessee Department of Human Services says those who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will receive their March benefits early.


Man accused of shooting nephew in the neck during argument

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 60-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday after police say he shot his nephew in the neck. The victim told police the pair were standing on the porch at Kenneth Hart’s home when they got into an argument. Officers reveal what the fight was about, but stated it suddenly escalated whe


Mid-South Man Pleads Guilty To String Of Robberies

(U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RELEASE) - A local man has pled guilty to six counts of Hobbs Act robbery and two counts of brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant announced the guilty plea today.


Area schools closed due to power outage

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Some schools in the Memphis area are closed Wednesday. Soulsville Charter School, Florida Kansas Elementary, Raleigh-Egypt Middle School, Carver High School and A.B. Hill Elementary School will not have classes today due to power outages.


One person in critical condition after shooting in Memphis neighborhood

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police are responding to a critical shooting in South Memphis. The shooting happened in the 1800 block of Walker Ave Tuesday morning. MPD originally said the shooting was at 825 Walker - but that address has been corrected.


High court won’t consider Tennessee death row inmate’s case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear the case of a Tennessee death row inmate who claimed his rights were violated when he was forced to represent himself at trial. In 2016, WREG’s Stephanie Scurlock reported on the case of Tony Von Carruthers and his accomplice after the family claimed they we


Video shows man attack 2 teen girls in Whitehaven store, then smash car windows as they flee

MEMPHIS, Tenn -- Newly-released surveillance footage captures a man charging at two teenage girls before grabbing a metal pipe and allegedly beating them with it. After a long morning of job hunting, sisters 18-year-old Annjalik and 19-year-old Terika stopped by the M&N Discount store on East Raines


'Her eczema was acting up': Memphis teacher denies hitting 5-year-old girl in the eye with ruler

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A 5-year-old Memphis student reported a “major infraction” against her Cummings Elementary kindergarten teacher. She told school administrators the teacher hit her over the eye with a ruler.


Manhunt underway for man wanted in connection with Valentine's day murder

A manhunt is currently underway after a suspect in a Valentine's day murder is running from police. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.