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MEMPHIS POLICE STANDOFF: 1 in custody, police searching for murder suspect following barricade situation at Memphis home
MEMPHIS, Tenn.- The barricade situation at a Memphis home has ended after more than five hours.The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said one person was arrested on an unrelated warrant, but the person wanted for murder is still on the run.SCSO officials said the murder suspect – who has not yet been i
Niece of woman killed in DeSoto County tour bus crash: ‘She was my heart’
"I seen the pictures of how close that bus was to the embankment by the bridge, and I'm like 'Oh my God," she said. "They all could have died. Everyone could have died."
Memphis teen charged with killing acquaintance with own gun
According to investigators, 17-year-old Lazarus Wright was shot twice Dec. 3, 2017 outside a home near East Shelby Drive and Hacks Cross Road. He died at the scene.
MPD: Serial killer who confessed to 90 murders linked to Memphis case
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man has confessed to killing 90 women over three decades, and some of those women have ties to Memphis.
3 found shot, killed in Whitehaven
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Three men were shot and killed in Whitehaven on Friday morning.Memphis police officer were called to an apartment complex on Providence Avenue sometime before 11 a.m. where they found three people with gunshot wounds.All three victims were pronounced dead.Police are unsure when t
Memphis Police Investigate After Three Men Found Shot To Death At Apartment Complex
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Memphis Police are investigating a deadly triple shooting not far from the airport. It happened Friday morning in the 3400 block of Providence Drive at the Bent Tree Apartments. Police say they found three men shot, and all of them died. Police say they don't know
Man found shot in vehicle on Hickory Hill street
(submitted photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man was found shot multiple times in a vehicle on a Hickory Hill street early Friday morning. The man was taken from Kirby M'Liss Cove near Kirby Downs Drive to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition. Around 5:30 Friday morning, Maria Castorena said sh
Crews battling large fire at South Memphis church
That church is directly next to the Greater Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Firefighters have been battling the flames at the church, and crews could see a large amount of smoke pouring out from the building. It is unclear how the fire started, or if anyone was injured as a result. We have a crew head
’It was a tragic event’: Survivor describes deadly bus crash in Mississippi
Veronica Love was released from the hospital following the deadly bus crash in DeSoto County, Mississippi on Nov. 14, 2018.
Winter Storm Avery: Chaotic Evening Commutes Come to a Standstill; 8 Killed on Slick Roads | The Weather Channel
01:03Avery Spreading Snow, Ice, Rain and Travel Headaches Across the NortheastWinter Storm Avery is creating travel headaches in the Northeast Thursday evening as its mess of snow and ice overspreads the region.
University of Memphis basketball player dies of leukemia months after diagnosis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A basketball player for the University of Memphis died Thursday nine months after being diagnosed with leukemia. University officials confirmed that Karim Sameh Azab, 22, died from the disease Thursday. According to a release from the UofM, it started in April when Azab had discom
Memphis man charged in shooting death of girlfriend's 1-year-old daughter
The Shelby County District Attorney’s Office said Shawn Moore, 27, was also indicted for aggravated child neglect, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun and tampering with evidence.
2 dead, 44 injured after Tunica-bound tour bus overturns on slick Mississippi highway
DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) - Two people are dead and 44 others are injured after a tour bus overturned in DeSoto County, Mississippi, about 40 miles south of Memphis.
Rap star giving back to community, handing out turkeys to Memphis neighborhoods
A Memphis rap star is giving back to the city that he attributes to making him who he is today. The rapper, Young Dolph will provide a guest appearance exclusively for the teens and young adults from the Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Students from al
Memphis man indicted for murdering pregnant girlfriend days from her due date
Ricky Anderson II, 27, was charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend - who was nine months pregnant - and her unborn baby earlier this year. The incident happened at Anderson's home in the 1900 block of Sparks Street on Jan. 30, 2018, police said. Officers were called to the home and found K
Second of five drive-by shooting suspects now booked into Shelby County jail
Tadarious Tucker MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The men involved in a multi-state chase following a drive-by shooting in Memphis have been identified and two of them are now sitting behind bars in the Shelby County jail. Memphis police identified the suspects as Tadarious Tucker, Tyrone Turner, Demetre Hall, Eddi
Icy roads force drivers to spend the night stranded on I-40
There is stop-and-go traffic, standstill traffic, and then being forced to spend the night in your car kind of traffic.
Foster program helps Memphis animals find forever homes
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - There's a new program aimed at saving shelter pets most at risk of euthanasia. In two years, Memphis Animal Services is saving twice as many animals as it once was. Its save rate is now 88 percent. "We're not done, we're not satisfied," said MAS Executive Director Alexis Pugh. "O
Cordova residents on edge after man is assaulted during home invasion
CORDOVA, Tenn. — A Cordova neighborhood with very little crime is on edge after two robbers barged into a home Thursday morning.It was around 10 a.m. when several police cars piled into Julip Cove to investigate a home invasion. The victim claims two men burst in and assaulted and robbed him.They re
Regional One fired an nurse for a racist T-shirt. But how can employers screen for bigotry?
Clayton John Hickey — whowore the T-shirt while voting on Election Dayin Olive Branch, Mississippi —was a registered nurse at the Memphis hospital, in a city where 64 percent of the residents are African-American.