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3 men indicted for first-degree murder after Memphis man found shot to death on porch

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Three men were indicted on first-degree murder charges after a Memphis man was found shot to death on his porch. The incident happened at a home in the 3200 block of Spottswood Avenue around 8:45 p.m. on March 20, 2018.


Two of three suspects wanted for murder captured by Memphis police

Two of the three suspects wanted for murder have been captured by Memphis police. MPD said Dupree Miller and Dareon Brown are now both in custody and face murder charges. Investigators are still searching for Junior Jermaine Johnson in connection with the murder at the Shadow Brook Apartments.


Family Plans to Sue Southaven over Police Killing

SOUTHAVEN, MS (Ben Caxton) — The attorney for the family of Ismael Lopez has released a report by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Lopez was shot and killed by a Southaven police when officers went to the wrong house to serve a warrant for domestic violence. A judge ordered district attorney


Memphis hotel closed for second time since 2014, declared public nuisance by police

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis hotel has just been closed and declared a public nuisance by police. The Governor’s Inn in the 2400 block of Mt. Moriah Road was declared a public nuisance by Memphis police after a lengthy history of criminal activity at the hotel.


New welcome signs for Southaven

Southaven city officials have voted to move forward on adding new welcome signs to greet those visiting Mississippi’s third-largest city. Bids were received in late January in line with what had been proposed for the signs, a project that has been four years in the making, said Mayor Darren Musselwh


Man convicted in deadly shooting of lifelong Memphian walking home from store

SOUTH MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man was convicted in the deadly shooting of a lifelong Memphian who was walking home from a local store. Anthony Beason, 39, was walking home from a neighborhood store in South Memphis when he was shot and killed in the 1600 block of South Lauderdale on Sept. 4, 2016.


Tuesday's DeSoto County scores

Center Hill 105, Lake Cormorant 72 (Decorian Payton 28. Calvin Temple 17 for Center Hill. Keithean Brooks 21 for Lake Cormorant.) TSSAA Division II-A quarterfinals at Northpoint Christian.


Man arrested for arson following north Mississippi furniture plant fire

PONTOTOC COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A man accused of setting fire to a north Mississippi furniture plant has been arrested. A joint investigation between the Mississippi State Fire Marshal Office and the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of 30-year-old Jason Lee Doss.


Woman who ignored oncoming train, busted with 100's of pills, court records say

Highway Patrol arrested two people after they saw a van run a red light and go under a railroad bar. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.


NTSB Releases Report On Sinking Of Tugboat In Mississippi River That Killed 2

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - The National Transportation Safety Board has released the cause of the tugboat that sank in the Mississippi River in December 2017. The Captain of the Ricky Robinson, Keith Pigram and his 19-year-old stepson, deckhand Anquavius Jamison were on the boat when it sank


Pharmacy employee accused of stealing pain medication from workplace

SOUTHAVEN, MS (WMC) - The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics has arrested a pharmacy technician in Southaven who’s accused of stealing 1,000 dosage units of hydrocodone. Venisha Freeman, 23, is accused of embezzling the opiate, which is used to treat severe, long-term pain, from the pharmacy where she


President Trump Approves Mississippi Disaster Declaration

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Mississippi's Disaster Declaration is approved by President Trump. That means Federal assistance will help State and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes from December 27 and 28 of last year.


Update: Sexual battery case against KPD investigator case sent to Desoto County DA

Update: The sexual battery case against Kosciusko Police Department investigator Greg Collins has been sent to the Desoto County District Attorney’s Office. Collins’ initial court date was set for Jan. 8, but that hearing was postponed until Feb. 5. However, the hearing was not held on that date eit


11 confirmed cases of chronic waste disease in Mississippi, last day of deer hunting

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Today is the last day for deer hunting season in Mississippi. The current season is for archery or primitive weapons only. Hunters can only kill legal bucks on private or open public land. Open public lands include U.S. National Forests or corps of engineers lands.


Mother of missing Bartlett teen girl shares message with Memphis high school students

BARTLETT, Tenn. - A mother desperately searching for her missing daughter shared a special message to high school students in North Memphis. She wants students to be careful with whom they trust.


Logistics facility construction in Southaven

IDI Logistics, a leading investor and developer of logistics properties, announced construction has begun on a new building in Stateline Business Park, a 4-million-square-foot industrial park developed by IDI Logistics starting in 2005. The park is two miles from I-55 and the FedEx Air Cargo Super h


Drivers without insurance are a problem in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Uninsured drivers are a problem on Mississippi roads. The state Insurance Commissioner is raising awareness of having uninsured motorist insurance — and has some good news for consumers.


Person injured in Southaven shooting

Southaven, MS (WMC) - One person has been shot in Southaven this morning. Southaven Police Department says the shooting happened on Goodman Road near the Steak 'n Shake. The victim was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition.


Mississippi Supreme court refuses to review three separate cases

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Supreme Court refused Thursday to review a Jackson murder case. 22-year-old La’Darrian McCray was sentenced to life in prison for murder in the shooting death of Glentez Brown in 2014, and the attempted aggravated assault of Brown’s infant son.


Man believes serial killer’s sketch shows his murdered mother

Memphis, TN (CNN Wires) -- A Memphis man says he believes his mother was one of dozens of women murdered by a serial killer decades ago, after seeing a sketch on social media this week that bears a striking resemblance to her.