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Pilot killed in Florida plane crash identified as Memphis man
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. - A pilot who died when a single -engine plane crashed in Florida last Friday as been identified as John Boudreaux of Memphis, Tennessee. In a press released obtained by WREG, police say the plane crashed into trees north of Highway 90 near Cooper Lane in Okaloosa County, Flori
Six candidates want to be the next Mayor of West Memphis
Man shot to death after argument at Tennessee IHOP; police seek ID of subjectsNew electric scooter company must remove scooters from Memphis, city saysCheck your tickets! Mega Millions historic $1 billion jackpot numbers are inPHOTOS: Mid-South’s Most Wanted Fugitives
One person dead, another critically injured in southeast Memphis shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn.- The Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another person critically injured. Officers responded to the scene at Riverdale and Quince on Sunday afternoon. One victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Police say another victim was found and
5 Things To Do This Weekend: 10/19 – 10/21
Every year, there’s one weekend in Memphis that’s just absolutely bonkers with events and things to do. This weekend, my friends, is it. These are my top five picks, plus plenty of extras.
Search underway for escaped Shelby County inmate
Mason, who is considered a minimum security inmate, was discovered missing at around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Officers were able to determine that Mason had not returned to the center after leaving his place of employment.
Mom Drags Grown Son Home From Escalating Police Scene — 'This Is My Son'
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE — A mother saw police lights down the street from her house, in the direction of her son, and immediately ran to the scene…thinking her son was dead.
Inmate escapes from Tennessee correctional center
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WZTV) -- A inmate escapes from a minimum security correctional center late Saturday night. Terry Mason escaped Mark Luttrell Transition Center around 10 p.m. after officers realized that he had not returned from work, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction. Mason is und
Memphis orders Lime scooter company to remove its scooters.
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A new scooter company in the Bluff City has been ordered to remove its scooters.Just months after Bird’s arrival, Lime scooters rolled onto the streets of Memphis.Lime is a top nationwide competitor of Bird.Similar to Bird, Lime requires it riders to download an app which shows w
Woman shot during robbery in Hickory Hill
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman was rushed to the hospital after being shot in Hickory Hill early Saturday morning. The shooting happened in the 6000 block of Mingle. Officers responded to the scene at around 5:30 Saturday morning. Police say two male suspects approached the victim and robbed her. One of t
D.A. stops prosecuting drivers whose licenses were revoked for financial reasons
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Shelby County Attorney's Office said it no longer prosecutes cases involving drivers whose license has been revoked due to fines owed. "These cases take up valuable time and resources in court and do nothing to move the needle on public safety," said Shelby County District Attor
DOJ Closes Its Agreement with Shelby County Juvenile Court
MEMPHIS, TN - The Department of Justice is closing its agreement with the Shelby County Juvenile Court and Detention Center, but local leaders are working to continue the oversight.
Woman shot while running away from 2 men who robbed her, police say
@ 5:30 a.m., officers responded to a shooting at 6038 Mingle were one female was shot. The suspects, 2 male Blacks, approached and robbed the victim. As the victim attempted to flee, one of the suspects shot the victim. The victim was xported in critical condition.— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceD
Young Dolph, Memphis rapper, performs at Grizzlies home opener
Rapper Project Pat, a co-founder of the disbanded Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia, is scheduled to perform at halftime.
Memphis police search for two suspects in Berclair robbery
Memphis police need your help finding the two men responsible for robbing two victims in broad daylight. It happened last month on Saturday, September 29th at approximately 10:00 a.m. in the 4100 block of Print Avenue. The victims told police they were in front of the house when they were approache
Memphis man charged with murder, claimed 2-year-old slipped out of his hands
Alan Johnson was taking care of the child while his mother was at work, according to a police affidavit. He told investigators he was throwing the two-year-old up in the air and catching him, but the boy slipped on the last throw.
West Memphis police searching for suspect in break-in
According to a post made by the department, it happened at Evolve Bank and Trust, 301 Shoppingway Dr.
New electric scooter company must remove scooters from Memphis, city says
If you noticed lime green scooters pop up around Memphis Friday, you aren't seeing things. Another electric scooter company arrived in the city - just four months after Bird scooters landed in the Mid-South. Lime, aptly named from their lime-green colored scooters, is the second electric scooter a
Memphis family searches for missing 27-year-old
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis family is desperate for answers after their loved one disappeared nearly a month ago. Sean Clay was last seen by his father on Sept. 27 in Northeast Memphis. "Nobody knows nothing. It's like he, poof, vanished out of thin air and that's crazy," said Clay's mother, Seteria
West Memphis holds last debate for mayoral candidates
The six candidates include Wayne Croom, Eric Johnson, Fred Leonard, Marco McClendon, Lorenzo Parker and Ramona Taylor. And they all want to focus on different issues in the city.
Department of Justice closes its agreement with Shelby County Juvenile Court
Department of Justice closes its agreement with Shelby County Juvenile CourtBuy Photo(Photo: The Commercial Appeal File)The U.S. Department of Justice is closing its agreement to monitor the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County and the Shelby County Detention Center, the department announced