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Arrest made after man shot to death following double shooting in Memphis neighborhood
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - An arrest has been made following a double shooting that lead to one man losing his life. According to MPD, officers made the scene Sunday morning around 6 a.m. to the 1500 block of Duke on a shots fired call. When officers arrived to the scene they noticed two people had been shot.
Memphis reporter arrested for domestic assault
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis reporter has been arrested and charged with domestic assault. Scott Madaus, 42, a reporter with FOX 13, was arrested Saturday night. According to an affidavit, he and the victim began fighting at his Midtown home after drinking a few glasses of wine, which upset the victim
Police: Man charged with assault, statutory rape after attacking pregnant teen
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was taken into custody after he allegedly attacked a pregnant 15-year-old. The teen called police on Saturday saying that her boyfriend Marquett Morton had strangled her to the point that she passed out following an argument. He also punched and slapped her repeatedly,
Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman Killed In MS Bus Crash
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A seventh lawsuit has been filed against a bus company being held responsible for a deadly crash in DeSoto County, Mississippi in November. The family of Betty Russell is suing the Teague VIP Express. The lawsuit is also against the bus driver, Eula Jarrett.
Rockets & Lakers Left Stranded Following Trevor Ariza's Move To Wizards
Trevor Ariza has made his move despite Friday's confusion that saw the proposed three-team deal between the Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards and Memphis Grizzlies fall through.
Penny Hardaway on Memphis vs. Tennessee Altercation: Vols Ran Over to Fight
Tempers flared in the final minute of the third-ranked Tennessee Volunteers' 102-92 victory over the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, and while technical fouls were handed out, Memphis coach Penny Hardaway felt the officiating crew should have been tougher with its discipline.
Memphis Mother Arrested After Child Was Found With Weed At School
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A Memphis mother is charged with child abuse after her daughter was caught with weed at school. Tiona Addison was called to Dexter Elementary School on Friday. According to investigators, a school administrator found a gram of marijuana in the 9-year-old girl’s ja
Police: 13-year-old Memphis boy missing after going to friends house
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police are looking for a 13-year-old boy after he never returned home after going to a friends home. The Memphis Police Department issued a City Watch for Antonio Rodgers Monday morning after he never returned home.
John Wall excited to add Trevor Ariza to Wizards
Washington Wizards star John Wall is more than happy to be welcoming in a talent like Trevor Ariza to the team after the recent trade with the Phoenix Suns. After a wacky few days of trade reports that saw a three-team deal between the Wizards, Suns, and Memphis Grizzlies fall through due to the who
Man dead after double shooting in Memphis neighborhood
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police are on the scene of a shooting in Nutbush. Officers were called to the 1500 block of Duke where two men were found shot on the scene. One man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Another man was found dead on the scene.
Investigators searching for missing 12-year-old last seen in Mississippi
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - Olive Branch Police need your help locating a missing 12-year-old boy. Investigators say Richawn Brooks was last seen around 8:45 Saturday night near Pleasant Acres Dr. in Olive Branch.
Man arrested for pooping on the court during basketball game
The Tennessee Volunteers took out the in-state rival Memphis Tigers at FedEx Forum on Saturday. Given that Tennessee ranks No. 3 overall in the nation, this isn’t terribly surprising.
Four police cars involved in early morning crash
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A multi-vehicle crash caused major delays on the interstate Sunday morning. The crash happened on I-240 and Airways Blvd just before 3 a.m. Police say they were working a crash when a car struck a police vehicle causing a chain reaction.
The Trevor Ariza Trade Is Reportedly ‘Dead’ Over Which Brooks — Dillon Or MarShon — Phoenix Would Acquire
On Friday night, reports emerged that the Phoenix Suns were in advanced talks to trade Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards in a multi-team deal. The much-sought-after veteran forward had been the subject of trade rumors for weeks, and it seemed his ordeal was finally coming to a conclusion.
Investigators say armed man shot and killed by Memphis police had BB gun
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a man who was shot and killed Thursday night by Memphis police was armed with a BB gun. Officers responded to James Road near Austin Peay Highway around 10 p.m. Thursday after reports of a person in the street pointing a gun at drivers.
Memphis 9-year-old killed in bus crash laid to rest
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 9-year-old boy who died in a bus crash while heading back to Memphis on Dec. 3 from a football trip was laid to rest Saturday. Kameren Johnson was one of more than 40 people on the bus during the crash, but he was the only one who did not survive. The funeral was about rememberi
Missing 20-year-old last seen in Whitehaven
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Investigators need your help searching for a 20-year-old girl that was last seen in Whitehaven. Police say Lavasha Jackson, 20, was last seen driving a 2011 Nissan Maxima, metallic blue. She was driving near the 5000 block of Windham on December 13 around 1 a.m.
Memphis falls to No. 3 Tennessee 102-92
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kyvon Davenport of Memphis scored 26 of his career-high 31 points after halftime and had 11 boards as third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 Saturday to snap a three-game skid to the in-state rival.
Man dead following shooting near Raleigh church
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man is dead following a shooting Saturday evening in Raleigh. According to MPD, officers responded to a man down call around 4:15 p.m. at the corner of Chapel and New Raleigh. When they arrived to the scene they noticed a man had been shot.
Mom arrested after 9-year-old found with weed at school
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman was charged after her 9-year-old daughter was found with marijuana in her pocket at Dexter Elementary School on Dec. 14. Tiona Addison was called to the elementary school after an administrator found 1.1 grams of marijuana in the girl’s jacket pocket, according to an MPD aff