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Memphis police searching for missing endangered 3-year-old girl

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis police need your help finding a missing child believed to be in danger. Police say the mother left 3-year-old Bella Redus alone Friday morning for approximately 30 minutes at their home in the 4100 block of Pine Hollow Circle.


Realtors assist Mid-South Food Bank

Area Realtors were back in the community again on Wednesday, April 17 to help eliminate hunger in the Mid-South. Numerous Realtors showed up at the Landers Center in Southaven to volunteer their time with the Mid-South Food Bank and help distribute food to those in need.


Man wanted in Desoto County arrested after armed standoff in Osceola

OSCEOLA, Ark. —A man wanted in Desoto County, Mississippi on sexual battery of a minor charges was arrested following an armed standoff overnight in Osceola, Arkansas. The Arkansas State Police identified the suspect as 36-year-old Justin James Roby, who hours beforehand had allegedly fled from Miss


Mississippi woman turns self in, saying she shot husband

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) - A north Mississippi woman has surrendered to police, saying she shot and killed her husband. Hernando police say 34-year-old Jamie Lynn Johnson turned herself in Wednesday night, saying she'd killed her husband hours earlier. The man, Gregory Johnson, was found dead from a sin


Mississippi EMA releases statewide damage report on the April 18 tornado outbreak

PEARL, Miss. (WKRG) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has received damage reports from 35 counties due to tornadoes and severe storms that impacted the state on April 18.


’Black Lives Matter Memphis’ founder announces mayoral campaign

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A well known activist is jumping into the race for Memphis mayor. Pamela Moses formally announced her intentions to seek the mayor's seat this November. Moses is the founder of the Black Lives Matter Memphis chapter.


Some Mississippi residents have been put on notice for measles

Jackson, MS (WMC) - Some Mississippi residents have been put on notice, after health officials say they may have been exposed to measles. This news comes during a nationwide measles outbreak in the United States.


Tennessee man with the measles traveled to Mississippi when he was still contagious

JACKSON, Miss. (localmemphis.com) -- The Mississippi State Department of Health is warning people of the risk of exposure to the measles. Health officials say the man who has been identified earlier this week as having the first measles case in Tennessee, traveled to the Magnolia State while he was


Dolphins dying at alarming rates in Mississippi

Dolphins and sea turtles are dying at an alarming rate on the Coast. The Bonnet Carre Spillway has opened, putting trillions of gallons of fresh water into the Mississippi Sound. Experts say this has wreaked havoc on marine life in Mississippi and surrounding states. IMMS Director Dr. Moby Solangi s


2 killed in Mississippi during Thursday's severe weather

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Two people were killed in Mississippi during Thursday’s severe weather. One death happened in Neshoba County. According to WTOK-TV in Meridian, a tree fell onto a car that was traveling on Highway 15 South near Linwood.


Shots fired inside Memphis hotel, suspect on the run

A police investigation is underway after shots were fired inside a downtown Memphis hotel. Police said a man fired several shots in the lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn on Union Avenue. The glass door to the lobby is shattered and crime scene tape is up in the lobby.


Five Memphis doctors, nurses indicted in federal opioid sting

Three Memphis-area doctors and two nurses have been indicted as part of one of the country’s largest federal drug busts for illegal distribution of prescription opioids. A total of 53 doctors and other medical professionals nationwide were charged earlier this week, including the five Memphis doctor


EF-2 tornado with winds of 132 mph hit Scott County, Mississippi, preliminary survey shows

MORTON, Miss. — Preliminary survey results show that an EF-2 tornado hit Scott County on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Damage in the town of Morton, where nearly a dozen homes were affected, supported the findings, the weather service said.


Tunica residents hope proposed water park will create new business, amid casino closing

TUNICA, Miss. - There is hope tonight that Tunica County can rebound after the announcement that Resorts Casino will close this summer. FOX13 found out that hope may lie in two long planned attractions that have not gotten off the ground yet.


Tennessee man allegedly raped woman while she was in bed with her child

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say DNA testing helped convict a Tennessee man for raping a woman in her apartment more than nine years ago. The Shelby County district attorney's office in Memphis said in a news release that 44-year-old Carlos Wilson was found guilty Wednesday of rape and aggravat


Third storm death reported in Mississippi

ATLANTA (AP) - Officials say Mississippi's storm death toll stands at three after a man was fatally injured while helping cut a tree that fell on a house. Lincoln County Coroner Clay McMorris tells the Daily Leader of Brookhaven that 63-year-old Freddie Mobley died from injuries after a tree trunk r


MS WFO MEMPHIS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO MEMPHIS Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, May 4, 2019. The Flood Warning continues for most of the Mississippi River. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A followup Flood Statement will be issued Saturday.


Watch: Rare Trio of Bald Eagles Raise Eaglets Together on the Mississippi River

They say it takes a village to raise a child — but in a nest along the Mississippi River, three bald eagles have decided that it takes a trio to raise newly hatched downy eaglets.


Good Friday observed around Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) -- This weekend is the most observed Christian Holiday in the world. Locally, people are remembering Good Friday as the day Jesus Christ was sacrificed on the cross. Easter is Sunday. Christians observe it as the day Jesus was resurrected from the dead to save us fr


Mid-South man accused of threatening his father at gunpoint and stealing his vehicle

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis man was arrested on April 18 for carjacking, firearm possession during an attempted felony and property theft worth $2,500 to $10,000. Rodney Martin, Jr. was arrested for pointing a gun at his father and demanding his vehicle during a car ride, according to the arrest affi