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Sisters accused of robbing, stripping man

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG)– A Memphis man was taken to the hospital at the end of May after detectives say he was beaten and robbed in Frayser. Even the victim’s clothes were taken, leaving him in his boxers. Police say a man was stripped of his phone, money, and clothes on Frayser Boulevard. Adding insult to […]
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Woman steals her mom’s car, sells it for $500, police say

COVINGTON, Tenn. — A woman was arrested after stealing her mother’s car and then selling the vehicle for just $500, according to the Covington Police Department. Police said the mother went to walk her dog on March 6. When she returned to her home on Cottonwood Place in Covington, her 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was missing. Police began investigating and noticed the keys to the car were missing but couldn’t find any signs of forced entry into the home.

Father upset that woman accused of killing his daughter is out on bond

MARION, Ark. (WREG)– A Mid-South father is speaking out after weeks of frustration and anger. Rodney Hall is upset that Shanterria Montgomery, the woman accused of killing his 8-year-old daughter, is able to walk the streets.  “I got to be the voice of my child,” Hall said. Montgomery was released from jail on a $350,000 […]

FOX13′s Darrell Greene’s open letter to Mearl Purvis

MEMPHIS, TENN. — To my friend Mearl:. It has been a master class. Sitting by your side every night for 12 years was an education I never expected. Far beyond learning to be a better journalist, you have taught me to be more gracious, kind, and understanding. You led by example how to passionately love our community and, just as importantly, how to receive that love in return. Through triumphs and tribulations, you have been there for me and our FOX13 family. You have also made us each feel we are a part of your family as you celebrated with us marriages, births, and graduations.

Mearl Purvis to retire from FOX13 News

After more than 30 years on television and 18 years on the FOX13 newsdesk, Mearl Purvis will anchor her final newscasts on July 29, 2022. Mearl graduated from Jackson State University and worked as a reporter & anchor in Charlotte, New Haven, Jackson and Nashville before moving to Memphis in 1992. In 2004 Mearl found her home at the FOX13 anchor desk. She has been an integral part of FOX13 News’ coverage of major local news and weather events for nearly two decades; including the Mississippi River floods and the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death. She has shared a stage with world leaders including Desmond Tutu, Mikhail Gorbachev, U.S. presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. Mearl has won eight Regional Emmy Awards, the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award, the equally prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, and the J.C. Penny Missouri Award.

Daughter steals mother’s car, sells it for $500

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG)– A woman was arrested Thursday afternoon after being accused of stealing her mother’s car in Covington and selling it for $500. The Covington Police Department said they began investigating the theft of a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo on March 6, 2022. The victim told police she was to walk her dog at […]

Ja Morant, Grizzlies Agree To Five-Year, $193M Extension

Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a five-year, $193 million designated rookie maximum extension. The deal could become worth $231 million if he makes an All-NBA team again next season. Morant was the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft and was a Second Team All-NBA...

Batesville woman dies in I-55 crash

Photo: Both northbound and southbound lanes of I-55 in Southaven north of Church Road were blocked during the investigation and clearing of Thursday morning’s fatal crash. (MDOT Traffic image) One person has died in a three-vehicle wreck Thursday morning on I-55 in Southaven. DeSoto County Coroner Josh Pounder identified...

Memphis Grizzlies, Ja Morant agree to max extension

The Grizzlies and superstar point guard Ja Morant have agreed to the most lucrative contract in franchise history.  Related stories:  Herrington: A wild night for the Grizzlies started before free agency began Jaren Jackson Jr. to miss 4 to 6 months following stress fracture surgery Tyus Jones returns to Grizzlies on reported two-year, $30 million deal

Whitehaven shooting leaves one dead

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– A man is dead after a shooting in Whitehaven Friday afternoon. Police say officers responded to the shooting in the 1300 block of Winchester Road at 5:56 p.m. The victim was shot and was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no suspect information at this time. If you have any information, call […]

Fire engulfs apartment building in Cordova

CORDOVA, Tenn. — Fire ripped through an apartment complex in Cordova Friday evening. The Memphis Fire Department made the scene of the fire at the Trinity Lakes apartments on Block Club Drive around 5:30 p.m. Video released by the fire department shows part of the building completely destroyed as...