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Woman hit with pipe during attempted carjacking in Collierville, police say

A woman was attacked in a Collierville parking lot after leaving a store, police said. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.


German Company Stepping Across Border into Mississippi

OLIVE BRANCH, MS (Ben Caxton) — A German agricultural implement company is moving its North American headquarters from Memphis to Olive Branch. Krone is investing $1.5 million to move its 45-employee headquarters and distribution facility to Mississippi, consolidating two warehouses into one locatio


Bartlett teen, missing almost three months, is found

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Bartlett teen who was missing for more than two months was found on Friday. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, 16-year-old Johniah Frazier was spotted by a citizen, who recognized the girl and called authorities. They said Frazier is speaking with deputies.


Flooding forces closings, evacuation in north Mississippi

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Like earlier this week, heavy rainfall is causing chaos and issues in north Mississippi. 10:23 a.m. - County Road 245 in Calhoun County is closed, confirmed Sheriff Greg Pollan.


DeSoto County playoff basketball scores

Horn Lake 55, Starkville 48 (Lady Eagles to play Greenville/Columbus winner Monday) Olive Branch 82, Holmes County Central 57 (Endya Buford 33, Marika Owens 20 for Olive Branch. Quin 20 for Holmes Central. Olive Branch at Lafayette Monday.)


US Marshals arrest Alabama murderer, sex offender in Memphis

PIKE COUNTY, AL (WMC) - U.S. Marshals arrested a wanted Alabama man in Memphis last November. 50-year-old Bruce Earl Bogan of Pike County, Alabama was indicted for murder on February 21 by a grand jury.


Implement maker moving 45 jobs to Mississippi from Tennessee

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (AP) - A German agricultural implement company is moving its North American headquarters from Memphis, Tennessee, into nearby Mississippi. Krone announced Wednesday that it’s investing $1.5 million to move a 45-employee headquarters and distribution facility to Olive Branch. The


Burned body found in car in south Mississippi

COLUMBIA (AP) — Law enforcement agents are investigating after a burned body was found in a car in south Mississippi. WDAM-TV reports the body was found Friday morning in the Kokomo community of Marion County.


Two arrested after driving car off tow truck while it's getting towed, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Two women are behind bars after driving a vehicle off a tow truck while it was getting towed. Police were called to the 2900 block of Barron Ave on Thursday. The victim told officers he was driving for PB&J Wrecker Company at the time of the incident.


OPD Arrests 4 in Unrelated Crimes of Theft

The Oxford Police Department has made several arrests in the last week for crimes of theft, according to a press release. On Feb. 11, investigators arrested Martize Wallace, 28 of Olive Branch, for burglary of a dwelling. On Feb. 7, OPD officers took a report that someone broke into a house and stol


Tuesday's DeSoto County scores

Southaven 53, Columbus 45 (Southaven plays at Starkville Saturday night.) Murrah 52, Warren Central 41 (Murrah plays at Hernando Saturday.) Olive Branch 87, West Point 29 (D.J. Jeffries 24, Joe Cooper 13 for Olive Branch. Semaj Herrin 12 for West Point. Running clock final 11:25 of the game. Olive B


Officer resigns, 3 others disciplined in connection to Martavious Banks shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police officer accused of shooting Martavious Banks during a traffic stop in September has resigned, and three others involved were disciplined for violating department policy, Memphis Police said Friday.


Grenada, Mississippi declares local state of emergency as rains flood region

GRENADA, Miss. — A local state of emergency was declared Friday by city and county officials in Grenada, Mississippi after dozens of streets and homes flooded. Heavy rains have soaked the Mid-South for days, with some of the strongest coming overnight Thursday and Friday.


Parts Of North Mississippi Being Evacuated Due To Flooding

MARSHALL COUNTY, MS (localmemphis.com) - As the rain continues to pummel the Mid-South, folks are already being evacuated in North Mississippi. Rescue crews are evacuating the area near Enid Lake in Panola County.


Man wanted in 2017 killing captured in Memphis

A fugitive apprehension team arrested a murder suspect early Friday at a Memphis motel. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Michael McGehee, 28, was captured at the Red Roof Inn on Shelby Oaks Drive just after midnight.


MPD: 1 officer resigns, 3 officers disciplined in officer-involved shooting that injured Martavious Banks

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department has wrapped up its investigation into an officer-involved shooting last September. Police officials determined the four officers involved violated MPD’s policy and procedures.


Woman Walks Away After Rain Causes Tree To Crash Down On Car She Was Inside

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Relentless rain across Memphis Friday caused a large tree to topple over in east Memphis and caused other headaches elsewhere. Heavy rains and winds are expected to pummel most of the Mid-South through Saturday, and there's a genuine concern the wet ground will to


Memphis man indicted for kidnapping, murder

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 22-year-old Memphis man is facing indictments for kidnapping and murder. Prosecutors say Justin Mays shot and killed 24-year-old Pierre Cheer Nov. 24, 2017. Cheer’s girlfriend had gone to Mays’ apartment prior to the shooting for a prearranged meeting. She then called Cheer and


MPD Director Expresses Concern Over Recent Road Rage Violence

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Road rage incidents have Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings sounding off. This after an off-duty officer survived a roadway confrontation this week.


Memphis woman indicted in 2-year-old son’s death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 26-year-old Tennessee woman has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of her 2-year-old son. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said in a news release that Davida Wooden was indicted Thursday and is being held in jail.