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Woman reported missing before dying in front of City Hall

The woman found dead in front of City Hall on Wednesday was the subject of a City Watch just days prior. Sheley Thompson died on a Main Street bench during one of the coldest nights this winter. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Thompson was staying in temporary housing on Lucy Avenue when she got i

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-18 19:30:53

Winter 2018's Most Wanted - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

A new year brings resolutions to be better, but Shelby County Sheriff's Office says the fugitives listed above didn't get the memo. Call 901-222-5620 if you recognize and can provide information to help catch any of these fugitives. A new year brings resolutions to be better, but Shelby County Sheri

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-19 14:22:33

Woman found dead in front of city hall

A woman was found dead in front of Memphis City Hall on Wednesday morning, according to Memphis Police Department. The official cause of death is unclear, but officials believe cold weather may have been a factor. Police believe the woman may have been sleeping on a bench in front of city hall befor


Known drug dealer shot and killed in deputy-involved shooting, suspect detained

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to a deputy-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon in North Memphis. The incident happened in the 1100 block of Decatur Street around 2:45 p.m. Two deputies were serving a warrant when things escalated. The suspect, identified as Brian G

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-18 11:41:35

Sherra Wright heading back to Memphis to face murder charges

New details are emerging about Sherra Wright's extradition back to Memphis. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office tells WMC Action News 5 that a private inmate transportation company will bring Wright back to Memphis this Friday. Sherra's been in a Riverside County, California jail since Dec. 15 when

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-19 02:03:06

Sole Survivor of deadly crash responsive after 12-day wait

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The sole survivor inside an SUV involved in a crash in Southeast Shelby County on January 5 is now responsive, according to family. RELATED: Memphis man tries to save victims from burning SUV Mauricus Murdock, 20, is alive and family is expecting him to be okay. The University of T

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-19 13:22:01

Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down I-55 northbound, child taken to hospital in critical condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A multi-vehicle crash has shut down I-55 northbound near Brooks Road. Two individuals have been transported to the hospital. One adult is in non-critical condition, and one child is in critical condition. This is an active scene. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says traff

WREG - 2018-01-19 01:04:57

The name is just the beginning for middle school coming to old Collierville High

While "In It To Win It Middle School" is off the table, the Collierville School Board still has a healthy list of options as it selects on Thursday a name for the town's newest middle school. Among the big changes taking place next year, the current Collierville High School will be converted to a mi

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-01-19 14:07:12

'He was supposed to be his best friend': Family horrified by teen's shooting death

Before he was gunned down, the one thing 17-year-old Brandon Thornton wanted to do was graduate high school. "I guess he graduated to wings instead of graduating Grissom," said the Huntsville teen's aunt Tammy Lynn Thornton. "He wanted to prove to everyone he could graduate and go to college." Brand

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:24:35

Florence elderly couple killed in head-on crash

A two-vehicle crash claimed the lives of a Florence husband and wife on Monday afternoon. Alabama State Troopers say the victim was a passenger in a 2017 Toyota RAV4 that was struck head-on by another vehicle. It happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday on Alabama 20 near CR-228 in Lauderdale County.


Police accused of torture, slicing man's shoes while he wore them

CHICAGO (WBBM/CNN) - A man who spent 21 years in prison for a double murder is set to walk free Friday, after it was ruled there was credible evidence he was tortured during his interrogation. Jamie Hauad is about to be a free man. He was 17 years old when he was convicted of the May 1997 double mur

WAFF - 2018-01-19 14:26:39

Authorities: Tip leads to discovery of cocaine, Xanax bars

TUSCUMBIA - A tip on the possibility of someone bringing drugs through Colbert County has resulted in the arrest of a Russellville man. Authorities said William Jamar Mitchell, 30, Ridgecrest Plaza Apartments, Russellville, is charged with unlawful possession with intent to distribute cocaine, unlaw

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 16:13:00

Lauderdale man indicted for using checks, debit card

FLORENCE - A Lauderdale County man remains in jail after he was arrested on a grand jury indictment for taking a checkbook and debit card from a family member. Reports indicate Brandon Michael Moore, 32, 8935 Lauderdale 15, Florence, is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card, second-degree the

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 15:55:00

Athens woman facing 19 charges over forged prescriptions

An Athens woman is facing 19 charges, including forgery, false Medicaid claims, trafficking in stolen identities and drug possession, records show. Angel Monzell Wilson, 41, of 27386 Ed Ray Road, was arrested Wednesday on nine counts of second-degree forgery, eight counts of making false Medicaid cl

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-19 00:15:00

Lawrence County man faces child abuse and neglect

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - Authorities said a 2-year-old girl is in the custody of child services after she was found with her parents living in a metal shed without any water or electricity. "It's amazing they were living in these kind of conditions," said Capt. Adam Brewer, of the Lawrence County Sheri

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Tennessee shooting death under investigation

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department is continuing its investigation into the shooting death of a Leoma man. Capt. Adam Brewer of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said the shooting was discovered Tuesday evening at a residence on Annette Lane, in Leoma. Reports indicate

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-18 21:56:00

Duo charged in Greenville store hold-up

Michael Lamont Jones, left, and India Vance, right (Source: Greenville Police Dept.) GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - Police say a man and a woman are charged in an armed robbery at a Greenville convenience store. Greenville Police Department said on the agency's official Facebook page that officers work

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-18 15:40:15

Free wildlife show planned this weekend in Greenville

Picture From: Wildlife Geeks (WSPA)-A Greenville-based wildlife organization will have a free animal show this weekend at Cabela's on Woodruff Road. According to the retailer, Wildlife Geeks is a local nonprofit whose mission is to educate our youth about animals and conservation. They teach audie

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 10:55:14

Missing man accused of child sex crimes found in McDowell Co.

John Wesley Conner McDowell Co., NC (WSPA) - McDowell Co. deputies say they have found a missing man accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a young girl. John Wesley Conner, 50, of Mountain Hemlock Drive in Marion is charged with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 15:32:00

More than $1M in stolen items sold at Greenville business

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - Hundreds of stolen items were recovered from a Greenville business by Greenville County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Secret Service agents during a raid, Wednesday. According to the Greenville County Sheriff's office, deputies along with the Secret Service executed a warrant at

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-18 21:59:26