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Four officers charged with bringing drugs into Tennessee jail

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Federal prosecutors say four corrections officers in Tennessee have been charged with bringing drugs into a jail. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis said Thursday that the four officers worked at the Northwest Correctional Complex, a state penitentiary in Lake County. The officer

WREG - 2018-03-23 10:16:17

Body found in Olive Branch

The body of a 50-year-old man was discovered in a neighborhood in Olive Branch early Friday morning, the victim of an apparent fatal shooting, according to DeSoto County authorities. DeSoto County Interim Coroner Josh Pounders said the body of the victim, which was described as that of a white male

DESOTO TIMES TODAY - 2018-03-23 15:56:00

Olive Branch man shot, killed in his driveway

A man was shot and killed in his driveway in Olive Branch on Friday morning. Officers said the man and the shooter got into some type of altercation in the driveway on Alexanders Ridge Drive around 4:30 a.m. "I look out and see about a dozen police cars and crime scene tape stretched up--you know so

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-03-23 12:58:51

3 Memphis men charged with sexual assault of teen, posting video on Facebook

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 Three Memphis men will face a judge Friday after being accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl and streaming the assault on

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-03-23 13:27:57

Man claims police officers took $1,500 during traffic stop

A man claims Memphis police officers stole money from him during a traffic stop. "I just want my money back and be treated better by our law enforcement,," Tevias Bledsoe said. He said Tuesday afternoon he dropped his girlfriend off at Weaver and Shelby Drive when police stopped him. "Three unmarked

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-03-23 02:50:03

Two shot in South Memphis, investigation underway

The victims' conditions are unknown at this time, and the suspects are still at large. Police said those responsible are possibly occupying a gold car. If you have any information that could help lead police to their arrests, you are urged to call 901-528-CASH. Trending stories: The victims' condit

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-23 23:32:24

Woman injured in home robbery in Collierville

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman was injured during a home robbery Friday afternoon, police say. According to the Collierville Police Department who responded to a home robbery at the 1100 block of Old Hearthstone Circle East a little before noon. Police say the female resident was transported to the hospit

WREG - 2018-03-24 03:49:32

A mother's plea: hold someone accountable for my 6-year-old son's gruesome death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Crystal Rolfe cherishes cell phone videos of her son C.J., 6, like one of him jumping in the pool at a family gathering. She said he loved to swim and be with family. "He just enjoyed life. He was just the perfect child," Rolfe said. She said C.J. also spent a lot of time with his f

WREG - 2018-03-24 03:14:25

TN Dept. Of Human Services Working With Law Enforcement To Crack Down On SNAP Abuse

(TN DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES RELEASE) - The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) recently welcomed its 19th law enforcement partner in an ongoing initiative to fight abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps). These State Law Enforcement Bureau (SLEB) agreem

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-22 15:26:12

Fire displaces family of 7 - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

A fire forces a family of seven out of their home Friday morning. The fire was reported near 1 a.m. at a home near Elliston Road and Harville Street. One woman was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and another man was treated by paramedics at the scene. Memphis Fire Department said the caus

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-03-23 11:27:25

Memphis man described as 'enforcer' for Gangster Disciples gets 30 years

A 37-year-old Memphis man, a "regional enforcer" for the Gangster Disciples in Tennessee, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise, federal authorities said. Henry "Big Hen" Cooper, a 25-year member of the Gangster Disciples, was a high-r

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-03-23 15:55:20

Memphis mother opens fire on woman in church parking lot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis mother opened fire on another woman in a church parking lot Wednesday afternoon. It happened just feet away from Memphis police. "I saw a couple ladies arguing and one of them had a gun, and she shot up in the air a couple of times," said a witness. Our cameras were roll


Grizzlies' 61-point loss to Hornets is one of the worst in NBA history

Mired in what's already one of the worst seasons in franchise history, the Memphis Grizzlies hit a new low Thursday when they lost to the Hornets by 61 points. Sixty. One. They trailed by as many as 65 in what was the sixth most lopsided game in NBA history, according to ESPN. The reactions were, we

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-03-23 01:57:14

Woman steals waiter's tip at Memphis restaurant, video goes viral

Hear from the waiter who claims his money was stolen, along with the restaurant's manager, on FOX13 News at 5 p.m. A Facebook post is going viral in Memphis, but the people featured in it likely wish it wasn't. The post, which has been shared more than 200,000 times, reads as follows: It features tw


Brawl at Memphis IHOP breaks out after manager confronts unruly party

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Owners of the Midtown IHOP are working to add more security at the restaurant after a late-night attack. On early Friday morning, March 16, the restaurant's manager, Mohammad, confronted an unruly party of five who were making themselves known. Watch disturbing video below. (Warnin


Man charged after high-end liquor theft

A Memphis man is behind bars months after hundreds of dollars in high-end liquor was stolen. Police said Travis Boyd used someone's bank card to buy $740 worth of liquor in December. Sonny Patel, the owner of Happy Liquor and Wine on Whitten Road, said the man came to his store four times. He bought


Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Shelby County Deputy-Involved Shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Shelby County, the sheriff, and deputies involved in the killing of a woman in Lakeland last year. The dash cam video can be disturbing, but it's significant evidence in this case. The Local 24 I-Team uncovered the S


Motorcyclist killed after crashing into pedestrians

A motorcyclist was killed when his bike slammed into three pedestrians Wednesday night on a Southwest Memphis street. Memphis police said Rick Hodge, 33, was speeding in the 4100 block of Paul R. Lowry Road when he crashed shortly after 10 p.m. and struck the pedestrians. Hodge was pronounced dead


FedEx hosts job fair Saturday - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

FedEx is looking to hire workers in Memphis. FedEx Express is hosting a job fair at its Memphis hub on Saturday, March 24. The job fair is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2874 Business Park Drive, Building D. Applicants must be 18 or older, able to life 75 pounds, have five years of residency in the U.S.,


2 Mid-South cities ranked inside top 10 for most dangerous, study finds

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A new study is out and once again the City of Memphis is ranked inside the top 10 for being one of the most dangerous cities in the United States. According to NeighborhoodScout's Most Dangerous Cities - 2018, Memphis is ranked number 9 on the list and West Memphis, Arkansas, is ra