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Man shot and killed in South Memphis neighborhood
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police are responding to a deadly shooting in South Memphis. Officers responded to the scene in the 1900 block of Rile Thursday afternoon. The victim was found in the 1900 block of Farrington.
Police: Man wearing gas mask, carrying hammer tries to rob Family Dollar store in front of deputy
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man wearing a gas mask and carrying a hammer was arrested after he allegedly tried to rob a Family Dollar store right in front of a Shelby County deputy. A witness told police she was working in the front of the Jackson Avenue store when a man entered donning a gas mask. He then w
Three Charged In Shoplifting Incident That Injured Germantown Police Officer
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Germantown Police have arrested three suspects in connection to a shoplifting incident that led to an officer being injured. Larissa D. Bowman, 27, Jameelah Spencer, 19, and Marquavious D. Readus, 20, all from Memphis, are charged with shoplifting over $1000, a
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Responds To Juvenile Court Report
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Following a scathing report which detailed flaws inside the Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is responding to the effort to make improvements in the system.
Memphis food truck mobile again after pastor buys him new generator
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis food truck operator is mobile again after a Southaven pastor buys him a new generator. We first told you this story Monday. Thieves stole a generator, grounding the man's business.
Sheriff’s Office: Drunk driver tried to hit Desoto County deputy resulting in shots being fired
DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — An undocumented immigrant was taken into custody and charged after authorities said he fled from deputies and tried to hit one of them with his car. The Desoto County Sheriff’s Office told WREG deputies were investigating a traffic accident at Highway 305 and Bethel Road when
Shelby County Commissioners Concerned Over SCS Plan To Close, Consolidate, & Build Schools
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - One day after Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson unveiled a decade-long plan to close outdated schools, build new ones, and consolidate others, Shelby County Commissioners expressed their concerns.
2 children, 1 adult critically injured in crash in Frayser
Memphis police are on the scene of a crash in Frayser. According to police, the accident happened near the intersection of New Allen Road at Ridge Cove. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.
Memphis man tried to hit DeSoto deputies with his car before being shot in the hand, officials say
Omar Paramo-Boyso, an undocumented immigrant living in Memphis, faces multiple charges in connection with an officer-involved shooting in DeSoto County Tuesday evening. DeSoto County authorities said Wednesday that Paramo-Boyso is being held in the county jail in Hernando on $21,000 bond. He is char
MPD officer facing domestic violence charges faced judge today
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. - A Memphis Police officer who Shelby County deputies arrested Tuesday on domestic violence charges faced a judge Wednesday morning. According to Patrick Hubbard’s personnel file, in 2017 his supervisors wrote, “the young detective showed potential.”
Desoto County deputy involved in shooting
Desoto County, Miss. — A Desoto County Sheriff deputy was involved in a shooting Tuesday, the county said. It happened around 6:35 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 305 near I-269 in Lewisburg, Mississippi.
Olive Branch woman sentenced on abuse charges
An Olive Branch woman has been sentenced to 20 years in jail on child abuse charges. Hailey McConnell, age 27 of Olive Branch, was sentenced and Wednesday was in the DeSoto County Adult Detention Center, according to jail information. McConnell was charged with felony child abuse causing serious bod
Stay safe while you’re out Christmas shopping
SOUTHAVEN, MS (WMC) - As we inch closer to Christmas, many shoppers are searching high and low for that perfect gift. But Christmas crooks are also looking for the perfect opportunity to ruin your holiday.
Dorsey Hopson's plan to close 28 Shelby County schools: 5 key points
Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson presented a plan Tuesday night that would close 28 schools and build 10 new ones, likely over a period of about 10 years. Here are five things to know about the proposal, which Hopson described as "preliminary."
Landers Auto Group buys Country Ford
One of the Mid-South’s most recognizable automotive dealership brands, The Landers Auto Group, has completed the acquisition of Country Ford in Southaven. The dealership, located at 95 East Goodman Road in Southaven, has been in operation for 25 years and will be rebranded under the new ownership as
Here's the 28 schools that would close, 10 that would see new buildings under Hopson's plan
Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson is proposing closing 28 schools over the next several years and building 10 new schools. The plan aims to address a list of $500 million worth of deferred maintenance projects and 17,000 open seats across the district. Hopson called the proposal "pr
Grizzlies equipment assistant reacts to getting “idol” LeBron James’ shoes
Memphis Grizzlies and Hustle equipment assistant Brian’e Miller was going about her job Dec. 8 during the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers game, when a personal bodyguard called her over to NBA All-Star LeBron James, making her think something was wrong with James.
Southaven among U.S. cities with most sustainable credit card debt
SOUTHAVEN, MS (WMC) -The personal-finance website WalletHub has released its 2018 Third Quarter Credit Card Debt Study, which found that consumers racked up $16 billion in credit card debt from June through September, sending outstanding debt to an all-time record level for the third quarter of a ye
Man wanted by police for armed robbery at Memphis gas station
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a Memphis gas station armed with a gun. Investigators said the incident happened Monday around 9 p.m. at the Circle K on South Highland Street.
Woman warns flasher may be prowling I-55 in Mississippi
DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — A Mid-South college student is sending out a warning to drivers on Interstate 55 in northern Mississippi about a driver who may have more on his mind than the road.