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Teen killed in West Memphis double shooting

She and several neighbors say there were 10 to 11 gunshots, and it sounded like an automatic rifle. "Ten minutes later I heard somebody screaming, screaming like they were looking for their brother, she didn't know where he was," Glaspy said. WMPD told us the two victims were walking when they were

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-20 21:17:25

Police: Woman hires children's father to kill future husband

Memphis Police Department said it has foiled one woman's plan to have her soon-to-be husband murdered, Crystal Gadlin allegedly offered a man $40,000 to get the job done, but there's another big twist in this case. Gadlin will have to appear before a judge on charges of solicitation to commit first-

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-03-20 01:59:23

Did 15-year-old Memphis girl leave school with sex trafficker? Search underway

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis police are searching for a 15-year-old girl, and they need your help. A City Watch has been issued for Antearia Moss. Moss was dropped off at school in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Monday morning. When school let out, Moss was nowhere to be found. She was last seen gettin

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-20 01:10:02

Couple killed in horrific North Memphis car crash

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. at the corner of Jackson and Belvedere. When emergency crews arrived on the scene, they found a heap of twisted metal. "Heard a loud screeching noise and what sounded like a car accident so I came and looked out the window and saw the car engulfed in flames," C

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-19 21:22:53

Police: Man dies after vehicle hits a pole in South Memphis car accident

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Police Department confirms a driver died from his injuries following an accident in the 1700 block of Florida Monday morning. Police responded to the scene around 8:30 a.m. One vehicle struck a pole, and a 61-year-old man was transported to Regional One Hospital in criti

WREG - 2018-03-19 19:16:55

McClain leads new Southaven discount center

DeSoto County native Daniel McClain is the store manager of the recently-opened Buck's Discount Center in Southaven. The store features home improvement and similar items at half of the retail price.Bob Bakken|DTT A DeSoto County native has taken leadership of running a new concept to the county in

DESOTO TIMES TODAY - 2018-03-19 23:57:00

Proposal for plastic bag tax in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - An ordinance to make Memphis cleaner and tax shoppers seven cents at grocery stores was proposed Tuesday in City Council committee meetings. Plastic grocery bags is what Memphis City Councilman Berlin Boyd said is causing some problems for the Memphis waterway. "Either in a storm dr

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-21 02:34:10

More than 1,000 Memphis school employees will get raise to $15 per hour

About 1,200 Memphis school employees will see their wages increase to $15 per hour under a budget plan announced Tuesday evening. The raises would would cost about $2.4 million, according to Lin Johnson, the district's chief of finance. The plan for Shelby County Schools, the city's fifth largest em

CHALKBEAT.ORG - 2018-03-21 00:08:14

Rise & Shine: Memphis school leaders clear the air with teachers on new curriculum

CLEARING THE AIR Superintendent Dorsey Hopson told passionate Memphis teachers at a union town hall last night that they can expect more flexibility in how they teach the district's newest curriculums. Chalkbeat PARKLAND SHOOTING Chalkbeat's Sarah Darville talks with Stoneman Douglas librarian one m

CHALKBEAT.ORG - 2018-03-20 12:53:27

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


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


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


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


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

Police: Car with baby inside stolen; baby found unharmed

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Tennessee say a teenager has been charged with kidnapping after a car with a baby girl inside was stolen outside a Memphis restaurant. Memphis police said on its Facebook page that 18-year-old James Williams was charged Sunday with kidnapping and theft of property. Wi


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


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


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