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More than 100 West Memphis homeowners meet with police after rash of burglaries

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- Homeowners in the northwest part of West Memphis aren't standing by to let crooks take over their neighborhood. More than 100 people packed the cafeteria at Richland Elementary Thursday night to hear what police had to say after more than a dozen homes were broken into, alleged

WREG - 2017-09-22 03:02:35

Man charged in West Memphis gas station murder

WEST MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man is behind bars after police said he shot and killed someone at a West Memphis gas station. Dequarius Adair is facing first-degree murder charges. On September 9th, WMPD said they responded to a shooting at a Citgo Gas Station in the 300 block of South Avalon. The victim w

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:57:16

West Memphis police bust 9 teens in burglary ring

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- A year-long burglary ring that saw 15 homes broken into is over after West Memphis police arrested nine teenagers they say were responsible. Six of the arrests took place last week, but none of the suspects' names are being released since they are juveniles. John Foster told WR

WREG - 2017-09-20 02:31:02

Orange Mound legend 'Lil Mitch' killed in hit-and-run

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis community is mourning after a man was killed in a hit-and-run. The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the 2000 block of Carnes. Family told FOX13 Mitch Brooks was pronounced dead at Regional One Medical Center. Trending Now: Doc Holiday grew up with Mi

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:24:45

Beloved Orange Mound man killed in hit-and-run; suspect arrested

A beloved member of the Orange Mound community is dead after a hit-and-run crash. Now, friends and police want the person responsible for running over 41-year-old Mitchell Brooks outside a corner store brought to justice. "A lot of people going to miss him," said one person. "Oh, they going to miss

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-22 01:51:29

City Watch issued for 15-year-old Memphis girl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police Department is searching for 15-year-old Antonia Turner. A City Watch was issued Thursday afternoon. Turner was last seen leaving Kirby High School on foot. Police said the teen has been diagnosed with depression and may be suicidal. She is described as black, 5'5", 1

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:00:30

What happens if North Korea tests a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific?

(CNN) - North Korea just intimated that it may test a nuclear weapon somewhere above the Pacific Ocean. If Pyongyang follows through on the threat, it would be the first nuclear weapon detonated in the atmosphere in decades. The threat risks escalating an already volatile situation, and comes after

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:22:49

Memphis International Airport To Host Job Fair Oct. 18

(MEMPHIS INT'L AIRPORT RELEASE) - Local job-seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 18, 2017. The fair, which will feature at least 17 different airport employers, will take place from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. a

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:17:09

'Dotard' or 'old lunatic'? North Korea chooses its words carefully

(CNN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had some choice words for US President Donald Trump Friday, accusing the American leader of "mentally deranged behavior." But it was Kim's use of the term "dotard," that has set the internet alight. While not widely used today, the insult is centuries old, ap

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 06:17:15

Steve Cohen, top VA official visit Memphis VA hospital to discuss improving conditions

About the Memphis VA Medical Center, which makes services available to about 190,000 veterans in three states, including western Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Wochit In the wake of reports about a history of poor conditions, the Department of Veterans Affairs dispatched a top official to its

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-21 17:09:38

Ex-CIA operative apologizes for tweet of anti-Semitic article

(L-R) Dyllan McGee, co-founder of MAKERS initiative, Kathy Griffin, actress and comedienne, Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut, and Valerie Plame, author and former CIA operations officer, speak onstage during the 'Makers: Women Who Make America, "Business," "Comedy," "Hollywood," "Politics," Space," an

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-22 02:11:34

Watchdog: Agencies run unauthorized security forces

(CNN) - The Homeland Security inspector general on Thursday dinged Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection for operating unauthorized, expensive protection details for its chiefs. The details, a practice since 2014, appear to be "more related to executive convenience an

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 04:50:25

Case dismissed for activist arrested at Confederate monument protest

Demonstrators chant, "Protect the people, not the statue," during a peaceful protest that turned chaotic after Memphis police officers arrested protestors for attempting to cover the Nathan Bedford Forrest Confederate statue at Health Sciences Park. Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal The case a

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-21 15:29:19

Couple Indicted On Murder & Robbery Charges In October 2015 Shooting

(SHELBY COUNTY D.A. RELEASE) - Two people have been indicted on first-degree murder and robbery charges related to a set-up attack on a 36-year-old man at a motel in Parkway Village, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserv

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:10:13

Senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

LOS ANGELES (CNNMoney) - Amid growing concern over Facebook's sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned. Klobuchar and Warner sent a let

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 01:31:46

Trump's approval again reaches 40%

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump's approval rating has once again reached 40%, while earning high marks for his handling of the government's response to recent hurricanes, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. A broad 64% of Americans say they approve of how Trump's government reac

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 00:17:03

Mississippi state budget hearings begin

Source: WLBT Mississippi state agencies are asking lawmakers to show them the money. Agencies are requesting about $600-700 million dollars more this year. Still, they know they're competing for a shrinking piece of the pie if last year was any indication. "We did see most state agencies took a year

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-21 23:28:07

Inconvenient truth: MLGW charging fees regardless of utility usage

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Melodie Sulcer is undergoing weekly chemotherapy treatments, and medical bills mean a tight budget, so she was surprised to see her most recent MLGW bill. "I have electric stove, electric water heater, furnace is the only thing that uses gas, zero usage, but they charged me $10," Su

WREG - 2017-09-21 21:50:46

Grizzlies make official the signing of rookie Rabb

Memphis - Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced that the Grizzlies signed 2017 second round draft pick Ivan Rabb. Per team policy, terms of the deals are not disclosed. Rabb (6-10, 220), selected 35th overall by the Orlando Magic and traded to the Grizzlies for a future sec

WREG - 2017-09-21 21:44:27

Real Men Wear Pink Campaign Kicks Off

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - Local 24 Cares is joining the fight against breast cancer. The American Cancer Society's Real Men Wear Pink campaign kicked off Thursday tonight. The newest member of the Local 24 News Team Richard Ransom will represent the station this year. He's one of 28 gent

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-22 03:38:35