Collierville dispatchers credited with saving lives of 3-year-old, laboring mother

Inside the Collierville Communications Center, you’ll find dispatchers Terrye Canady and Charles Byars.

New CEO details plans for Memphis Zoo

West Memphis offers summer jobs for kids

  New 911 technology helps save stranded kayakers

  Churches host counselors for healing Frayser community

  Religious leaders host prayer vigil for Frayser

  Germantown flood victims receive help with cleanup

  Community leaders speak at ‘Boys 2 Men’ event focused on black youth

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Injured bald eagle saved by Memphis Zoo veterinarian

  Germantown aldermen approve disaster declaration over flooding

  Professor speaks on black community, police relations following unrest in Frayser

  Community leaders seek healing after fatal Frayser shooting

Johnny Cash statue unveiled in Cooper-Young

  Pink Palace needs your Memphis Tiger basketball shirts for a new exhibit

  Residents still tackling flood damage

Cleanup from last week's flash flooding continues from Germantown to Olive Branch, where the flood waters forced some city officials out of their offices.

  Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital working to end community violence

After an uptick in firearm injuries from 2017, the hospital teamed up with local organizations to end community violence.

  Graceland-area residents host flea market to raise money for SkyCop cameras

It's been less than one year since the Watchful Eyes Neighborhood Association in the Graceland area raised money to install its first SkyCop camera in the neighborhood, and now residents are gearing up to do it again.

  Gov. Bill Lee speaks at 9th National Suicide and the Black Church Conference

Governor Bill Lee came to Memphis Wednesday to speak at the 9th annual National Suicide and the Black Church Conference.

Applications due July 15 for 2020 Crosstown Arts Artist Residency program

  Plans for Aretha Franklin’s birth home moving forward

  Funeral arrangements set for beloved restaurant owner

  Forrest Avenue officially changed to Forest Avenue

  Plan Your Parks program kicks off Monday

  Owner of historic soul food restaurant passes away


  Bookstore employees on edge after armed robberies
  Man critically injured in North Memphis shooting
  WMC in New York for 2019 NBA Draft

  City hopes newly renovated Universal Life Insurance building will be a one-stop shop resource for entrepreneurs

After sitting empty for 18 years, the Universal Life Insurance building is back open and ready to welcome Memphis entrepreneurs.

  Recycling facility back up and running

The City of Germantown reports the recycling processing facility is once again up and running.

  Fino’s opens a day early

Chef Kelly English surprised fans of Fino's by re-opening the much-loved Midtown eatery one day earlier than scheduled.

  NBC’s ’Bluff City Law’ to impact local businesses

Craig Brewer's “Hustle and Flow” brought the owner of Fuel Cafe to Memphis. Now it might be "Bluff City Law" that will keep him and his family here.

  Recycling plant fire halts services for some residents

Many residents are feeling the effects of the fire at a recycling plant.

  City council approves Beale Street cover charge extension

The city council has voted in favor of a Beale Street Bucks extension.

Orion to move HQ to old Wonder Bread factory

Orion Federal Credit Union is moving its headquarters into the former Wonder Bread building on Monroe Avenue in Memphis.

June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ and MAS is offering half-priced adoptions

MAS is full in nearly every cat kennel in the building and they’re struggling to find space for the cats and kittens still coming in.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office launches new mobile app

Submit tips, search warrants or locate a point of contact through the new app.

  Community gathers to pay final respects to beloved South Memphis pastor

Loved ones, friends and community members celebrated the life of a beloved South Memphis pastor Saturday. First Baptist Broad Church was filled, with hardly a seat left empty.

  Forum offers insight into judicial system

A first of its kind event is attempting to help Memphians get unique access to officials involved in law enforcement and criminal justice.

  Community rallies around Collierville teen who lost his father to cancer

The community is rallying around a recent Collierville high school graduate who is coping with a devastating loss.

‘Wedding Belles’ exhibit coming to Memphis

The Pink Palace Museum is debuting a new exhibit at the Mallory-Neely and Woodruff-Fontaine Houses.

  Video: Kitten rescued from wall inside West Memphis home

A kitten is now safe after being rescued from a wall inside of a home.

MPD hosting family event for Hispanic community

Visit Willow Park June 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. The fun includes jumpers for the kids, a dunk tank and even a mechanical bull!

Memphis Zoo welcomes baby Francois’ langur

Baby season is still in full swing at this Memphis Zoo.

  Free guided hikes this weekend at Tennessee state parks

All 56 state parks are providing free hikes Saturday, June 1 for National Trails Day.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman teaches the blind and visually impaired in Memphis

This month's Mid-South Hero is more than a mom and teacher. Stephanie Jones is a guiding light for the blind and visually impaired in Memphis.

  WOWS program provides essential life skills for women

The City of Memphis has led Manhood University for the last three years, providing different life skills for men. Now, an equivalent program is being offered for women.

Flowers for Ms. Jean: Neighbors search for family of beloved homeless woman hit, killed by car

A community comes together to honor the legacy of Ms. Jean, a homeless woman who touched the hearts of many.

  Nonprofit ceases operation at Magnolia Community Center, moves programs to new location

With Magnolia Elementary closing and students moving to the new Alcy Elementary, Memphis Athletic Ministries management says changes need to be made.

  St. Jude music therapist brings song, love to help patients on their journey

Thousands of St. Jude families credit the life-saving work of doctors, nurses and scientists with not only saving their lives, but also supporting them on the road to recovery.

  Veterans honored during run at Overton Park

Veterans and fallen heroes were honored in a three mile run at Overton Park Monday.

  Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital kicks off annual cereal drive

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is teaming up with the Mid-South Bank for their annual cereal drive.

  Community mourns the loss of South Memphis pastor

A beloved pastor and community activist in the South Memphis area passed away Saturday.

  Memphis breaks world record for longest picnic table

The Bluff City will now be a part of the Guinness Book of World Records.

  Beloved pastor dies after collapsing in church, sources say

Memphis Pastor Ralph White of Bloomfield Baptist Church has died.

  Memphis River Park Partnership brings new attractions to the riverfront

Their secret weapon is the new Memphis sign by Young Blood Studios revealed Wednesday.

  Vigil held for U.S. soldier killed in 2015

This Memorial Day weekend marks four years since the murder of 26-year-old Sergeant Calvin Wilhite.

  Preparations underway for ‘Celebrate Memphis’

Instead of the fourth annual 901 Fest, Memphis in May is stepping up the festivities in honor of the Bluff City's 200th birthday.

  Pools open Saturday, register now for access

The heat has arrived, which means it is time for the City of Memphis to open pools.

  MPD: 12 overdoses reported in 24 hours

Memphis Police say 12 overdoses have been reported within 24 hours. Heroin and pills are two of the drugs that officers say were used in these cases.

  ‘Y on the Fly’ kicks off in Frayser

YMCA hosted the official kick off for their “Y in the Fly” program Thursday in Frayser.

Mayor Lee Harris holding prom for Shelby County senior citizens

The prom is free and includes food, prizes and live music by Memphis favorite The Garry Coin Group.

Memphis city pools opening this weekend

The City of Memphis will begin opening outdoor pools for the summer starting Saturday.

  Memphis City Council allows construction of new Ed Rice Community Center

The city of Memphis has taken the next step to build a new Ed Rice Community Center.

  New Graceland Exhibition Center opens Saturday

A new exhibition center is opening at Graceland this weekend.

Memphis Botanic Garden names new board leadership

The Memphis Botanic Garden Foundation Inc. has elected new officers to lead its board members.

  Army Corps has final say on Tom Lee Park redesign plans

Tom Lee Park serves a much bigger purpose than being a great place in Downtown Memphis with a spectacular view.

  New ‘Memphis’ sign officially unveiled

The official ribbon-cutting for the newest Memphis sign happened Wednesday on Mud Island.

  $144K of juice spoils at food bank, audit shows

More than $144,000 worth of juice purchased with taxpayer money spoiled at the Mid-South Food Bank last year.

  Residents gather to celebrate 100 years of Orange Mound

Residents and community members gathered Wednesday to celebrate 100 years of the historic Orange Mound Community.

  Happy birthday, Memphis! How to celebrate the city’s bicentennial

May 22 marks the official 200th birthday of Memphis, Tennessee, and the city is offering a number of ways to celebrate the bicentennial.

  Brooks Museum prepares for new Downtown home, names architect for new building

The new $100 million Brooks Museum in downtown Memphis will be designed by a world renowed Swiss firm with local connections.

  Orange Mound celebrates major milestone as Memphis turns 200

Orange Mound has birthed Olympic medalists, politicians, basketball greats and business women. Now WMC anchor Kym Clark is looking ahead to the community’s future by sharing stories from its past.

Compromised reached in Noah’s Ark development

A compromise has been reached in the fight over the development dubbed Noah’s Ark near Overton Square.

  New ‘MEMPHIS’ sign is the next Instagram sensation

The new "MEMPHIS" sign is up, overlooking the Mississippi River and the city's skyline.

Memphis in May organizers release Celebrate Memphis schedule

The full schedule for this year’s Celebrate Memphis is official.

  More than half of Americans use pools as a communal bathtub, study says

A new national survey shows more than half of Americans use a swimming pool as a communal bathtub.

St. Jude awarded $34 million to study flu

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been awarded $34 million to research how the flu virus can influence immune system development.Dr. Paul Thomas says there is evidence that a person's first flu virus encounter "imprints" on their immune system.

Memphis in May announces winners of 2019 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

The results are in from the 2109 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

Mississippi giving away alarms to try to reduce fire deaths

Having a smoke alarm can cut the risk of fire death in half.

  How to get samples at World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest

One of the hardest parts of the BBQ contest for fans is not being able to eat a lot of the food that's up for judging. However, there are a few ways you can sample the ribs

  Swine and Dine takes first place in booth competition at World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

The booth displays are the real crowd pleasers at World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and this year's winners all uniquely showed off their Memphis pride.

  Memphis in May community help Texas BBQ team who lost equipment in crash driving to Memphis

A barbecue team from Texas had some trouble getting to Memphis but are still able to compete with the help of the community.

  Tours begin Saturday at the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeland

It’s gorgeous on the outside with a two-car attached garage, sprawling backyard, and when you walk through the door prepare to have your breath taken away.

  International competitors come to win at World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

This weekend, the world’s best barbecuers have come to the Bluff City to compete.

  Memphis team competes for 42nd year at World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest

There’s only one team that can say they remember participating in the first ever World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest.