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Winter Storm Warning Until Noon Thursday

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Memphis and Shelby county are getting hit with freezing rain and sleet.  Watch for ice accumulations of about a ¼”.  It will transition to mainly snow after midnight. More>>

PHOTOS: Mid-South Weather Pictures

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FOX13 is tracking the road conditions and weather around the Mid-South.
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House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe Video included

A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state... More>>

Shelby County Activates Emergency Op Center Video included

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Shelby County partially activated its Emergency Operations Center at 4 p.m. Wednesday and they continue to monitor all aspects of the severe winter weather.
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SCSO, Memphis Police, Fire Implements Inclement Weather Policies Video included

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Both the Memphis Police and Fire Departments and the Shelby County Sheriff have implemented their respective inclement weather policies Wednesday evening. More>>

Teens Indicted on Murder Charges in Home Invasion

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Two teenagers were indicted by a Shelby County grand jury on felony murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a homeowner last year on Rhodes Avenue in July 2014.
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Traffic, Weather, Closings and Road Conditions In The Mid-South

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Winter storm warning now in effect from 3 pm this afternoon to Noon CST Thursday. More>>

Shoppers Flock To Storms Ahead Of Latest Winter Storm Video included

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With the latest wound of wintry weather invading the Mid-South many people flocked to grocery stores to pick up enough food for a couple of days.
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Student Make-Up Days Approved By DeSoto Co. Schools Board Video included

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The teachers and certified staff at DeSoto County Schools have voted, and their voice has been heard to determine student make-up days to compensate for school closings during the 2014-2015 school year.
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Ice Could Be Major Problem For Power Lines

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Ice that is expected with this fifth winter storm impacting the Mid-South over the next 24 hours could be a major problem for power lines. Public utility crews mobilized Wednesday morning because of the latest winter storm.
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I-55 SB Down To 1 Lane After 18-Wheeler Wreck Video included

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Interstate-55 southbound near Third Street is down to one lane after an 18-wheeler crashed Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Man Charged In October 2014 Homicide, Robbery

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A Shelby County grand jury has indicted Marquavious Moore, 20, on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated robbery stemming from a fatal October 2014 burglary in southeast Memphis.
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State of Emergency Issued For Mississippi Ahead of Winter Weather

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Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm that is forecast to affect portions of north Mississippi late this afternoon and central parts of the state overnight into Thursday.
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Motorist Indicted In Fatal July 2014 Hit-And-Run Crash

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A Shelby County grand jury has indicted Sidney Alexander, 28, on vehicular homicide charges and leaving the scene of an accident in which the other driver was killed in July 2014. More>>

Security Officer Uses Pepper Spray To Diffuse School Fight

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A Shelby County Schools spokeswoman said a security guard used pepper spray to help end a fight between several students at American Way Middle School. The fight took place during lunch.
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Woman, 88, Dies After Trying To Rescue Pets From Fire

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Authorities say an 88-year-old Bradley County woman who entered her burning home to save her pets has died.
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8 Escape Fire At Rising Star Academy Day Care Video included

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Memphis Fire Department is on the scene of Rising Star Daycare at 3303 North Watkins where they are reporting smoke is coming from the building.
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Student Arrested For Bringing Knives To School Video included

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office says when a 19-year-old Bolton High School student arrived at school authorities noticed he "looked odd and smelled of marijuana.” More>>

Dead Man Found In Car In Parking Lot Video included

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MPD is currently on the scene at 3800 block Lamar Avenue where a dead body was found. The body was found in a car in the parking lot of Aji Sports Bar Grill.
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Warming Centers Opening Ahead Of Cold Weather

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The City of Memphis Office of Emergency Management  will open some warming centers.  The Orange Mound Community Center, located at 2572 Park Avenue, will remain open after hours. More>>

McDonald's Announces Major Menu Change

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McDonald's is changing what kind of chicken is on the menu.
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US Clears Officer In Ferguson Case, Criticizes Police Force

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The Justice Department says it won't prosecute former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old that led to weeks of protests.
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Man Arrested After Commenting On His Own Wanted Photo On Facebook

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An Ohio man was arrested Tuesday after he commented on his own wanted photo posted on a sheriff's department's Facebook page.
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State Of Emergency Operations Center Activated In Arkansas

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Arkansas Department of Emergency Management has activated the State Emergency Operations Center in response to winter weather moving into the state.
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World's Oldest Person Celebrates A Day Before Turning 117

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The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday.
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Chancellor Sought For Arkansas State University Mid-South

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Arkansas State University and Mid-South Community College have started the search for a chancellor when the two merge later this year.
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High School Students Will Stop Being Required To Pass Exams

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Current seniors in Mississippi public schools could be the first in decades to graduate without passing an exit exam.
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Haslam: Ways To Discuss Race Other Than Facebook

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Gov. Bill Haslam says there should be more open conversations about race and that there are means of discussion other than Facebook.
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High Court Takes Up Major Fight Over Health Law Subsidies Video included

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people.
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Group To Hold Closed-Door Security Briefing At Tenn. Capitol

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A private group called the Tennessee Task Force on National and Homeland Security is holding a closed-door briefing for lawmakers at the Capitol on Wednesday. More>>

Man killed by Los Angeles police was wanted by US marshals Video included

A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction, French and U.S. officials said Tuesday. More>>

Not A New Bug, But The Crud Is Keeping People Sick Video included

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With so many people sneezing, coughing and complaining about being sick FOX13 News wondered if there is a new bug out there. The Shelby County Health Department said in an e-mail that there is no new bug out there, although the flu is still a real threat.
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Southbrook Mall Renovations Back To Drawing Board?

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Could it be back to the drawing board for Whitehaven's Southbrook Mall?
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Bartlett Deems Apartments Unlivable Due To Black Mold Video included

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A silent danger is causing a nightmare for three families after dangerous levels of black mold were found in at least three apartments in Bartlett.
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Cable Fault Causes Power Outage Near Ridgeway, SR385

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Memphis Light Gas and Water said a cable fault near State Route 385 and Ridgeway caused an electrical outage Tuesday evening.
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Many Claim They Were Turned Away From Driver Service Center Video included

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Many Mid-Southerners have called FOX13 News to complain about being turned away from the Tennessee Driver Service Center on Shelby Drive. Though they have their paperwork and cash to get their driver's licenses, they're being told to come back another day. More>>

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path Video included

In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the... More>>

How Much Are Taxpayers Willing To Pay For Sammons? Video included

Jack Sammons Jack Sammons
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At its worst, money can be the root of all evil. At its best in private business it can be used to entice the brightest and the smartest to take on difficult jobs. More>>

Grizzlies Suspend Tony Allen For Game Against Utah Video included

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Memphis guard Tony Allen was suspended for Tuesday night's game against the Utah Jazz for violating team policy.
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Winter Weather Resource Guide

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Resource guide for all things weather More>>

Police Search For Suspect In Atlantic Homicide Video included

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Memphis Police said they are looking for a suspect or suspects who killed a man Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of Atlantic.
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Cash Saver Midtown Has Rock Salt In Stock

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Over the last few winter weather events, FOX13 News sent crews out looking for supplies that you might use this time of year, like salt. More>>

Memphis Looks Into Buying Snow Plow Attachments For Use Next Winter Video included

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The City of Memphis is looking into buying blades to retrofit seven to 10 vehicles to use as snow plows for the 2015-16 winter season. More>>

Weather-Induced Blood Shortage Continues Video included

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As the Mid-South prepares for a third week of winter weather, the Red Cross is short nearly 1,000 units of blood for the Mid-South region because of recent severe weather. Lifeblood is short 800 units just in Memphis for the same reasons. More>>

18-Wheeler Drives Off After Sideswiping School Bus Video included

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Memphis Police said they are searching for the driver of an 18-wheeler that sideswiped a Durham School Services bus Tuesday morning at Dexter and Raleigh LaGrange. More>>

Pelosi, Democrats furious over Netanyahu 'condescension' Video included

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi politely stood and clapped when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered the House chamber for his long-awaited, and highly controversial, speech to Congress. The longer he... More>>

MLGW Delays Disconnects Due To Cold Temps

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In anticipation of severe cold temperatures this week, starting March 3 through the end of the week, MLGW will not cutoff residential services.
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ABB Plans $30M Memphis Expansion, Create 300 Jobs Over 5 Years

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will invest $30 million in building a new manufacturing site and expanding its customer experience center for its Low Voltage Products division in the Memphis, Tenn., area. The investment will initially create more than 200 jobs, with a further 100 jobs expected to be added over the next five years.
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Ridgeway Middle Given All Clear, No Evidence Of Bomb Video included

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Ridgeway Middle School students are now being escorted back into the building. No evidence of a bomb was found on the property. The school was evacuated due to an anonymous bomb threat call. Memphis police received the call this afternoon at 12:55. More>>

MDOT, DeSoto Co. Not Pre-Treating Ahead Of Latest Storm Video included

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Both DeSoto County and the Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will not be brining or salting the highways and interstates ahead of Wednesday's winter storm due to the amount of water in front of the system.
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Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias In Ferguson Police

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A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday. More>>

Student Found With Box Cutter At School Video included

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A student at Northwest Prep was found with a box cutter in her possession.
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National Pancake Day: Where To Get A Free Short Stack

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 It is the day that pancake lovers can rejoice - National Pancake Day.
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Woman In Custody After Stabbing Male

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Police say a female is in custody after stabbing a male.
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Arkansas House Supports Guns On Campus Bill

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Arkansas universities couldn't prevent faculty or staff from bringing concealed firearms to class under a proposal supported by House members.
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Gunn: Mississippi Would Not Lose Money With Tax Phase-Out

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House Speaker Philip Gunn says Mississippi would never lose money under a long-term proposal to phase out the state income tax.
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Tennessee Lawmakers: Block FCC Ruling On Municipal Broadband

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A ruling by the Federal Communication Commission ruling may have given cities like Chattanooga the green light to expand their municipal broadband service, but state officials who oppose the decision are lining up to block the move.
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Hillary Clinton May Have Violated Law By Using Personal Email Address

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According to a new report from The New York Times, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have violated federal law during her time at the State Department. More>>

MBI Cancels Amber Alert For Mississippi Infant Video included

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According to several Southern Mississippi news outlets, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation canceled an Amber Alert for one-year-old Alida Nicole Keys. The MBI said the infant is with her maternal grandmother.

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MPD Capture Suspect After Police Chase Video included

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A suspect possibly wanted for aggravated assault led police on a chase Monday evening in South Memphis near Whitehaven and the Southland Mall.
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Peaceful End To 2-Hour Domestic Barricade Situation Video included

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A man was arrested Monday afternoon by Shelby County Sheriff deputies in northeast Shelby County after a brief domestic-related barricade situation. More>>

Lumber Liquidators Stands Behind Products As Stock Plunges Video included

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Lumber Liquidators is refuting a "60 Minutes" report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than two years.
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UT Releases 4 Years' Worth Of Sex Assault Data

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The University of Tennessee has released statistics showing the number of student sex assaults more than doubled in four years.
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Water Taxis Could Be In City's Future Video included

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation has put in a request for funding for water taxis on the Mississippi River to the City of Memphis at the request of the Memphis Riverfront Development Corporation. More>>

Skating Rink Distancing Self After Weekend Shooting Video included

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Crystal Palace Roller Skating Center in South Memphis is distancing itself from a Saturday shooting incident which took place near its property. They don't intend to allow bad people to ruin their family business.
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Salt Still Can Be Found Though Many Stores In Spring Mode Video included

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If you're thinking about heading out to the hardware store to stock up on salt and other anti-ice products before Wednesday's expected wintry mix, think again. Several big box hardware stores in the Mid-South are already in spring mode.
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