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9-Year-Old Mississippi Boy Accused Of Shooting & Killing 13-Year-Old Sister Over Video Game

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (localmemphis.com) - A 9-year-old Mississippi boy is accused of shooting his 13-year-old sister in the head, killing her. And apparently it was all part of an argument about a video game. It happened Saturday afternoon in Monroe County, Mississippi, two hours southeast of Memph

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-19 13:16:07

Woman On Mobility Scooter Weaves Through Busy Traffic Onto Memphis Interstate

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman in a mobility scooter caused a stir for drivers as she slowly careened between cars on busy Elvis Presley Boulevard and onto Interstate 55 in Memphis Friday evening. Towanna Murphy caught the incident on Facebook Live as she tried to slow down other drivers and get the woman

FOX40 - 2018-03-19 13:11:51

Memphis couple loses hundreds in rental scam

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Imagine thinking you've found the home of your dreams, only to be ripped off instead. That's what happened to one couple already struggling to get by with three young kids, including a premature newborn who's fighting for his life at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, after being born

WREG - 2018-03-18 20:27:55

Sherra Wright, Billy Turner to appear in court Monday in murder case hearing

Sherra Wright, Billy Turner MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The two people charged in the murder of former Memphis Basketball star Lorenzen Wright are due back in court. Sherra Wright and Billy Turner are facing First Degree Murder charges in the 2010 murder. On Monday, we'll learn if the District Attorney's Offic

WREG - 2018-03-18 23:03:28

Two people injured in shooting near Purple Haze nightclub

Memphis, Tenn. - The Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting that's left two people in the hospital. Memphis police say the shooting happened just before 4:45 a.m. Sunday morning near Purple Haze nightclub, at the intersection of Lt. George W. Lee and Second. Officers found a man and a

WREG - 2018-03-18 15:40:00

Home care worker admits to touching patient inappropriately, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis man is behind bars after he reportedly admitted to inappropriately touching a disabled man at a local care home. According to police, the defendant, Depresit Bailey, worked at the facility on Gillespie when he touched the victim on the outside of the pants in mid January.

WREG - 2018-03-19 09:59:55

Students protest after fraternity uses racial slur at campus event

Students at the University of Memphis held a silent protest Monday after a fraternity used a racial slur at a campus event. The event, hosted by the Pi Beta Phi sorority, was a charity event raising money for children's literacy. Students in attendance said that members of Sigma Phi Epsilon frater

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-03-19 15:51:00

Former NBA player’s ex-wife won’t face death if convicted

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright won't face the death penalty if convicted of killing him more than seven years ago in Tennessee. Shelby County prosecutor Paul Hagerman said before a hearing Monday that Sherra Wright won't not face death if found guilty of first d

FOX SPORTS - 2018-03-19 14:28:52

Amber Alert issued for 11-month-old girl taken in stolen car, suspect identified

Danielle Brown told police she went into D-bo's to pick up an order and left her car running. Moments later, her car and child who was inside were gone. A City Watch was issued for 11-month-old Zoe Jordan. She was last seen wearing a pink onesie. The stolen car is a dark maroon 2016 Honda Civic bea


West Memphis man sentenced to 152 years in prison

West Memphis, Ark. - A West Memphis man has been sentenced to 152 years in prison by a Crittenden County jury. 21-year-old Jaylen Farmer was convicted of one count of attempted murder, 16 counts of unlawful discharge of a firearm from a vehicle, one count of fleeing and 18 counts of using a firearm


Good Samaritan leads police to missing baby

A Memphis baby is safe and sound after her abduction sparked an Amber Alert and a frantic search. Memphis police said they called in every officer they could to look for 10-month-old Zoe Jordan after her mother's car was stolen with her in it. Thanks to a good Samaritan, a tip led the police to baby

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-03-18 02:42:35

Police name person of interest in baby's kidnapping

MEMPHIS, TN - Raylon Bell, 19 has been positively identified as a person of interest in the Especially Aggravated Kidnapping of 10-month-old Zoe Jordan, Memphis Police say. Anyone with any information is urged to call police immediately, Zoe has been missing since Friday night when her mother's runn


VIDEO: Beatdown between customers, manager at Midtown IHOP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A midnight trip to IHOP ended in punches, chairs and dishes thrown after an employee asked a group of customers to keep it down, police say. Officers responded to the IHOP on Union Avenue in Midtown at 12:40 Friday morning for a reported assault. According to police, a manager asked


Elderly woman drives onto I-240 with mobility scooter, frightening drivers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A video is going viral on social media, and this time not for the right reasons. A woman who appears to be in her 70s-80s was seen driving a mobility scooter onto a dangerous Memphis highway Friday evening around 7 p.m. The terrifying incident was recorded live on Facebook. Towann


12-year-old's death prompts new legislation against bullying

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -12-year-old's death prompts community and local leaders to push for new legislation against bullying. Singing through tears but this vigil is more than just lit candles and sobbing loved ones wiping their its a united front to make sure this is the last time any child feels helple

WREG - 2018-03-18 02:48:35

3 arrested, including Collierville woman, in prostitution sting

Three women, including one from Collierville, were arrested in a prostitution sting at a Memphis hotel Wednesday night. The operation took place at a hotel on Nonconnah Blvd near Milbranch Road. According to arrest reports, police were targeting individuals who were "soliciting sexual favors" on Bac


Southaven woman charged after sister's body found

The DeSoto County Sheriff's Department has charged a 36-year-old Southaven woman in connection with the death of her sister whose body was discovered Thursday in an abandoned house. According to DeSoto County authorities, Jamie Janeil Hitt has been charged with manslaughter in the death of her siste


Memphis woman slammed against running rail then assaulted at Tom Lee Park

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police told FOX13 a woman was attacked while running on the River Bluff Trail above Tom Lee Park, Thursday. The victim told police the suspect, Thomas Conway, was wearing a black business suit and blue tennis shoes. She then told MPD the suspect pushed her against the runni


Memphis teen murdered in drive-by, family hoping for answers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Tadarius Tate was driving in a car with a friend when he became the victim of a drive-by shooting. Police said someone fired at least 30 shots into the vehicle, and the 19-year-old did not survive. That shooting happened on August 3 at Park and Goodman. PHOTOS: Teen killed in drive-


Memphis woman attacks 2 women and 3 children with vehicle

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis woman is behind bars after attacking two women and three children, Thursday in Orange Mound. Officers were told the victims were assaulted in the 2900 block of Lamar by suspect, Tomisha Martin. Investigators said Martin used the metal base of a car jack to smash the windsh