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Memphis pastor found dead in his home

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - 36-year-old Pastor Quinten Barlow died Wednesday morning from unknown causes. A family member told FOX13 she received a call from her cousin Wednesday morning with the news. Police had crime scene tape up as family members poured onto the 2000 block of Oakvalley in Whitehaven. He wa

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-22 16:50:54

Police: 67-year-old man killed in Orange Mound 'robbery gone bad'

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Police Department is investigating a homicide in Orange Mound at Always On Heating and Air located on the 2100 block of Person Avenue. Police responded to a shooting call on Friday, Nov. 17 where they found an unresponsive man who had been wounded from apparent gunshot w

WREG - 2017-11-22 01:04:29

Man convicted for murder of wife

Detrick Turner (Source: SCSO) A Memphis man was convicted of murdering his wife while their children were in the home. Detrick Turner faces second-degree murder charges in the death of Sharice Turner. Sharice was killed in the couple's home near Winchester Road and Hickory Hill Road in 2014. Investi

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-21 11:27:33

Celebrities spreading awareness about Nashville woman's murder conviction

Celebrities and people around the world are speaking out about the conviction of a Nashville woman. Cyntoia Brown, 29, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man who hired her for sex back in 2004 when she was 16 years old. Brown claims that 43-year-old Johnny Allen took her to his home for s

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-22 18:27:35

Tipton County man found guilty in murder of girlfriend

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. - A Tipton County man will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole. Windal Sherrell Edwards aka "Woo," 36, was charged back of November of 2015 to the murder of his then girlfriend Crystal Herbert-Weathers on August 26, 2015, with a stolen handgun. Herbert-Weathers

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:31:15

Country music star Trace Adkins to lead Centaur parade

Updated: Nov 22, 2017 - 1:52 PMSHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Country music star Trace Adkins will serve as grand marshal for the Krewe of Centaur's 2018 Mardi Gras parade in Shreveport. Multiple media outlets report Wednesday that Adkins, a native of Sarepta, Louisiana, will ride on Saturday, Feb. 8, in t

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-22 19:52:56

Police identify victim killed in north Jackson crash

Jackson police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Jamari Bryant. Police say the driver was driving a silver sedan at a high rate of speed when it collided with the light pole on Livingston Road and Northside Drive. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and Bryant, the passenger,

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-22 11:26:59

Police searching for person of interest in fatal Raleigh shooting

Memphis police need your help finding a person of interest in a homicide last week. Demetris Johnson is wanted for questioning in Friday's shooting on Stonegate Drive. Police say 23-year-old Rodtreze Bailey was found shot to death. Investigators say the two men were set to meet and at some point, B

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-21 21:50:11

Coosa County town soon to find itself without medical care

At the Triple R Cafe in Rockford, Jeffrey Sallas says the latest news in town isn't going down quite so well for him. "I'm very upset about it," Sallas admitted. The news is that nurse practitioner Jamie Chappell has turned in her resignation at the Rockford Family Medical Clinic, a move that caught

WSFA - 2017-11-22 19:17:45

Kymulga Grist Mill, Park receives $200,000 grant for expansion

MONTGOMERY - The Kymulga Grist Mill and Park is about to experience a growth spurt with the help of a grant from Gov. Kay Ivey. The grant for Kymulga was one of 18 announced by Ivey in a press release Tuesday. The grants, which will total $3.3 million, will go to expand recreation trails in several

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-22 00:10:00

Alabama inmate considered 'armed and dangerous' manages to escape prison for the second time in less than 30 days

Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, broke free from Coosa County Prison in Rockford, south-east of Birmingham, on Sunday at about 2.30pm An Alabama inmate has managed to escape prison for the second time in less than one month. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, broke free from Coosa County Prison in Rockford, south-


St. Clair Home Builders introduces new Board of Directors

CROPWELL -- President Leo Russo introduced the new Board of Directors for the St. Clair County Home Builder's Association at the recent 25thanniversary for the association. The board was introduced at its annual banquet, which was held at Louie's Grill in Cropwell last Thursday night. From left are

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-21 16:09:00

Coosa County escapee accused of restraining residents at second home

Wanda Hammonds sat on her patio on County Road 80 in Elmore County watching the woods Monday. Coosa County escapee Shane Vernon was last seen a few doors down. "It's stupid. I do know he is scared of the law. He doesn't like going to jail. So he's going to do whatever he has to do to avoid the law,"

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Escaped inmate broke into home, tied up residents; search ongoing

An inmate who escaped from the Coosa County Jail for the second time in less than a month broke into a home, tied up the residents and fled in their vehicle. Shane Anthony Vernon, who previously escaped during booking on Oct. 29, made his getaway again about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, said Coosa County Sheri


'Armed, dangerous' escapee hits another home, steals gun and van in Titus

A manhunt is underway for an "armed and dangerous" Coosa County escapee who has sought to elude authorities in a growing crime spree. The Coosa County Sheriff's Office has handed over the lead to the U.S. Marshal's Service to find Shane Anthony Vernon, 27. The Coosa County Sheriff's Office, Elmore


Rockford Volunteer Fire Department in need of more volunteers

The Rockford Volunteer Fire Department needs more volunteers. The department currently has 12 committed volunteers, but Bill Smith says it's gotten to the point now the department really needs assistance. Smith is encouraging anyone who is interested to come to the department on Dec. 1. "We need hel

WSFA - 2017-11-22 20:19:31

$10,000 reward offered in homicide of Clanton woman

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that will lead to the person responsible for the death of a 27-year-old Clanton woman, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced. Investigators have chase down every lead since Melissa Ann Cleckler's body was found on Egg Road and Butler Road on N

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 01:22:27

Arrests Made During Successful Child Predator Sting

Two Jefferson County men are charged with multiple counts of child pornography possession. These charges were made public by ALEA's (State of Alabama Law Enforcement Agency) Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Monday evening. The arrests of Michael Glenn Rich, 56, of Birmingha

PATCH - 2017-11-21 21:26:55

117 Pounds Of Marijuana Confiscated During Traffic Stop on I-22

HOOVER, AL- Members of Jefferson County's Highway Safety Unit, comprised of officers and deputies from the Hoover Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, respectively, discovered 117 pounds of marijuana during a routine traffic stop around 10:30pm Monday night. Two cars speeding

PATCH - 2017-11-21 19:58:51

Reward offered in Shelby County homicide

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is now offering a $5,000 reward for information in a homicide investigation. Melissa Ann Cleckler was found dead on Egg and Butter Road in Columbiana on November 2, 2017. In addition to the $5,000 being offered by the Sheriff's Office, CrimeStoppers is offering an

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-21 19:18:28