Tony Sloan, FOX13 Memphis

Tony Sloan

FOX13 Memphis

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Tony:

FOX13 INVESTIGATES: How police are using text messages to save lives

Dialing 911 has always been the first option in emergencies, but what if you need to contact law enforcement quietly? → Read More

Man arrested for drag racing told Memphis police he just had to go to the bathroom, records show

Police said the man sped by multiple convenience stores and other places he could have safely used the restroom. → Read More

MLGW crews preparing for severe weather damage, outages

Strong winds could knock down trees and power lines when severe weather blows through the Mid-South. → Read More

Court hearing set as Tennessee town fights state control of finances

Mason, Tenn., a majority-Black town, sued the Tennessee Controller of the Treasury. → Read More

Drive-thru site planned for Shelby County Clerk’s Office would combat long lines, hours-long waits

A new drive-through site for the Shelby County Clerk’s Office is coming to Memphis to help tackle long lines. → Read More

Human trafficking resources in your state if you need help

Human Trafficking is becoming a huge issue across the Mid-South and across the country. → Read More

Hero cop saved entire family from house fire

A Millington police officer took the pledge to protect and serve to a new level after he saved an entire family from a fire that destroyed their home Thursday morning. → Read More

Mayor announces new Violence Interruption Program to help fight crime in Memphis

The mayor's office is asking the city council for funding for the program. → Read More

Should businesses be able to mandate employees to get vaccinated?

City leaders and the University of Memphis discussed the topic Thursday. → Read More

‘WastePro has completely failed us,’ Mayor Strickland speaks on Memphis trash crisis

Time is ticking on picking up trash in Memphis. Mayor Jim Strickland says he believes there’s now a timeframe for when they will be fully caught up. → Read More

Local leaders break ground on new YMCA facility in Whitehaven

Leadership says they’re hoping the YMCA will be an epicenter for healing and community wellness with a focus on early childhood development and water safety. → Read More

Faith leaders call for more input from the community on naming new MPD director

Faith leaders in Memphis are calling for more transparency in the search for a new police director. → Read More

Interest rates are at record lows, but many people can’t find a home to buy

Real estate professionals say it’s due to interest rates being so low at this point. People are able to save while buying more expensive homes for the same monthly payments. → Read More

City’s website shows Moderna vaccine only offered at one of 13 first dose locations

If your first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine was Moderna, you may have some issues getting your second dose from the city. → Read More

Open Carry bill moves forward in Tennessee

Last week it passed the state senate, but local and state leaders said that could lead to a rise in violent crime. → Read More

Memphis moves to phase 3 in vaccination plan; all adults can receive COVID-19 shot starting Friday

Leaders in Memphis and Shelby County asked the state last week to open up vaccinations. → Read More

100 new jobs coming to Hardeman County, Lee says

Choate Engineering Performance will manufacture engines and components for the automotive industry. → Read More

Vaccinations in Mississippi are moving in the right direction, officials say

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said this is due in part to people stepping up and getting the vaccine. → Read More

Shelby County health officials say CDC report exonerates the department

Shelby County Health Officer Bruce Randolph spoke out at Thursday’s COVID-19 Taskforce briefing. → Read More

Mid-South emergency crews issue warning ahead of severe weather

The Emergency Operation Center will be activated throughout the day in the event that people in Shelby County need resources for recovery. → Read More