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Ismael Lopez Family, Friends Gather Outside Southaven Police Demanding Answers

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (localmemphis.com) - Saturday marks two months since a husband and father was shot and killed at his home by Southaven Police. Ismael Lopez's family and friends are still demanding answers in his death. They held a rally outside the Southaven Police Department. Roughly two dozen p

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-24 03:57:42

Southaven miracle baby beats the odds by turning 1

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - September is National Infant Mortality Month. In the U.S., nearly six babies out of every 1,000 born won't make it to their first birthday. A large number of those children are born premature. WREG's Troy Washington has the miraculous story of a Southaven child who beat the odds s

WREG - 2017-09-25 04:16:56

Protesters press Southaven police for answers in Ismael Lopez's death

The protesters are gone now, but they made their point at the Southaven Police Department on Saturday. They staged a sit-in and demanded answers in the deadly police shooting of Ismael Lopez two months ago. Police opened fire on Lopez when they responded to the wrong home. Shouting through bullhorns

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-24 03:37:30

Southaven police: Man followed home, robbed in driveway

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Southaven police are searching for a bold trio who followed a man home from the store and robbed him at gunpoint in his driveway. It happened in broad daylight on Greenbrook parkway on Thursday. Southaven police said the victim walked to Dollar General on Stateline right around t

WREG - 2017-09-23 00:09:52

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman invaded a Tennessee church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself acci

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-24 17:47:02

Man shot and killed at Memphis nightclub overnight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - According to MPD, a shooting at a Memphis night club has left one man dead and another in critical condition. Officers responded to the call at Pure Passion on the 1800th block of E. Brooks Rd. MPD said two men were shot, one in critical condition and another died on the scene. Pol

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:55:32

Possible teenager shot in East Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - MPD is on the scene of a possible shooting on the 8000th block of Misty Meadows. Neighbors told FOX13 a 17-year-old was shot in the leg sometime Sunday morning. Homeowners said they heard at least a dozen shots fired. Jerrita Patterson is on the scene and will keep you update on th

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-24 15:03:01

Some roofs damaged, power lines, trees down after severe storm Saturday

A broken line of severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the Pine Belt Saturday night, causing sporadic damage. There were reports of trees and power lines down and roof damage in portions of Lamar and Covington counties. In Seminary, a 70-foot tall pine tree crashed down on the front lawn o

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-24 01:58:15

Pascagoula-Gautier school district exploring options after tax increase denied

The Pascagoula-Gautier School District isn't getting a tax increase it needed to make up an unexpected shortfall. Thursday night, the Pascagoula City Council voted four-one to rescind that tax. The hike would have raised taxes in Pascagoula and Gautier to pay for school operating costs and to pay of

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-23 15:37:23

At Least 1 Killed, 7 Injured In Mass Shooting At Antioch Church Sunday Morning

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - At least one person was killed and seven others injured in what officials are calling a "mass casualty" incident at a church in Antioch Sunday morning. Metro police responded to the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on Pin Hook Road at 11 a.m. Nashville fire officials confir

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-24 18:01:52

Safe Tennessee Project List Of 2017 Shows 5 of 8 Mass Shootings in Tennessee Happened In Memphis

TENNESSEE (localmemphis.com) - Sunday's violence prompted the Safe Tennessee Project to make a list of 2017 mass shootings in Tennessee. Of the eight incidents, five were in Memphis. A mass shooting is defined as four or more people being wounded. This list includes six people hit and one killed in

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-25 03:25:40

Carl's mocha cake: Is the proof in the pudding?

When Steve and George Barzizza were children, their grandmother lived on Jackson Avenue and every Sunday dinner at her house ended with a mocha cake from Carl's Bakery just down the street. When Recipe Finder reappeared in the Food section in June, one of the first requests was for this, a yellow c

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-25 15:00:05

Grizzlies training camp: Five things to watch

With the official end of summer comes time for NBA players to report to work, and the Grizzlies open training camp Monday, beginning with their annual media day. There are questions regarding the health of several players, lineup rotations and style of play in anticipation of the 2017-18 regular sea

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-25 11:00:09

Feds open civil rights probe into Nashville church shooting

The Nashville shooting that left one woman dead and eight others wounded is now the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. "The Memphis FBI Field Office's Nashville Resident Agency, the Civil Rights Division, and the US Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Tennessee have opened a

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-24 22:03:17

2 shot, 1 dead in drive-by at troubled Whitehaven nightclub

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police say two men were shot and one was killed in a drive-by early Sunday morning at a troubled Whitehaven nightclub on East Brooks Road. "It's like a meeting place for a problem, so I stay away now because of it," said former club patron Freddie Austin. "We need to be able to go p

WREG - 2017-09-24 21:57:48

Brooks Museum move worth exploring

The disconcerting thought of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art moving out of Overton Park took a lot of people by surprise when the idea surfaced several days ago. Why disturb this seemingly perfect match: this beautiful, 101-year-old "jewel box" of a building where an impressive collection of fine a

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-24 20:45:24

Hurricane Maria sending high winds, surf up East Coast

(CNN) - The East Coast is bracing for high winds and treacherous surf from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean. North Carolina may bear the worst of the storm, as current forecasts show Maria brushing its coast Wednesday morning. Although it's not cur

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-25 06:48:46

Convicted Craigslist killer appeals death sentence

(Paul Tople/Akron Beacon Journal via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, Richard Beasley addresses the court after sentencing in his capital murder case by Summit Common Pleas Judge Lynne S. Callahan in Akron, Ohio. Beasley, conv... AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A man convicted of killin

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-25 04:37:27

Police: Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in car

A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report. (CNN) - A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report.

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-25 02:16:36

Judge sentences rapist to 31 more years

Memphis Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit A 28-year-old man convicted of a series of rapes was sentenced Friday to three more decades in prison. Shelby County Criminal Cour

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-25 01:28:03