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6 adults and 16-year-old shot after fight breaks out in Memphis neighborhood, police say
MEMPHIS, TN - The Memphis Police Department were on the scene of a shooting in South Memphis where seven people had been shot Saturday evening. According to MPD, the shooting happened on Victor St near Chestnut around 5:50 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they noticed seven people had been s
Largest solar array in Tennessee opening next week in Millington
With more than 525,000 solar modules in place, the largest solar facility in Tennessee is set to begin harvesting clean energy next week in Millington. A “Flip the Switch” grand opening event is set for April 23 to celebrate the achievement.
Hundreds gather for first Mid-South Hemp Festival
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Support was proudly displayed at the Mid-South Hemp Festival, organized by the Memphis chapter of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. "We really wanted to find an avenue to get the products out and really get the information to people That there is a lot of mi
More than 200 Shelby County Sheriff's deputies pass psychological testing
All Shelby County Sheriff's deputies who had to retake psychological testing after questions arose about their earlier results have now passed. Officials said 209 deputies began retaking the test Feb. 8, and all testing was completed March 19.
Death investigation underway in Weakley County, Tennessee
WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN (KFVS) - A death investigation is underway in Weakley County, Tennessee. According to Greenfield police, they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman found inside her home in the 100 block of Forest Street.
Tennessee Officials who Fight School Vouchers Can’t Use Proper Grammar in Written Communications
Public school officials in Tennessee who protest school vouchers insist public schools are by far the best option for children, especially versus charter schools or private schools.
Shelby County sex offender convicted in 2010 cold-case rape
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 44-year-old man already serving 21 years in prison for sex crimes has been convicted of raping a young mother in 2010. A Criminal Court jury took just 30 minutes Wednesday to convict Carlos Wilson of rape and aggravated burglary in a cold case that was solved with a match of hi
The Tennessee BBQ Joint That Has Been Slingin’ The Most Mouthwatering ‘Que Since The 1970’s
When it comes to Tennessee BBQ, some folks think they have it all figured out. They have their favorite local eatery, where they meet their best friends and nosh on their favorite plates of brisket, and that seems to be enough. The thing is? One spot is never enough. Cozy Corner Restaurant is a true
Shelby County Health Dept. confirms hepatitis A cases linked to nationwide outbreak
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department is now confirming a hepatitis A outbreak in Shelby County. The Shelby County Health Department says this is part of a nationwide outbreak. The CDC first started monitoring it in early 2017. Despite the health department’s efforts Shelby County
Man made nearly 400 false 911 calls in less than 2 months, police say
Memphis police arrested a man after they said he made numerous fraudulent calls to 911. Officers went to the home of suspect's home on the 3500 block of Clarke Road to speak with Charles Yates. An MPD Communications Supervisor said he had called 911 ten times on April 15.
Police: Seven people injured in South Memphis shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are investigating a shooting in South Memphis that injured seven people Saturday evening. Police responded to the shooting around 6 p.m. at 761 Chestnut Street. Preliminary information was that three people were shot, and police later changed that to five people. They
Memphis Police host annual Easter egg hunt
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- Beautiful weather across the Mid-South brought families out to the annual Memphis Police Department Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday. Families were able to participate in the egg hunt and enjoy the block party at the East Raines Police Station in Whitehaven.
One man killed in South Memphis shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down the person who shot and killed a man in South Memphis. Investigators responded to the call on Greenwood Street around 9 a.m. Saturday, but neighbors think the shooting actually happened Friday night, and that the body was there f
International trade supports one in five jobs in Tennessee
› 806,100: Number of Tennessee jobs supported by exports and imports, or one in five of all jobs. › 6,961: Number of Tennessee businesses that exported goods or services. › 206: Number of countries and territories that buy Tennessee-made goods and services.
West Tennessee man hits $2M lottery, says ‘I’m still a redneck’
DYERSBURG, Tenn. — What would you do if you won the lottery? A Dyersburg man has his answer. Timothy Seratt has lived paycheck to paycheck his whole life. Born and raised in Dyersburg, the 32-year-old father of two has never flown on a plane or been north of Kentucky.
Burglar accused of moving into Memphis home while owner was away
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Memphis man is charged with aggravated burglary after police say he broke into someone’s house while they were away and started living in it. Rachel Rodriguez said she thought the man she’s been waving to at a nearby house on Coleman Avenue was her new neighbor. She said she’d of
Teen feels betrayed after 'close friend' is accused of stealing guns for her family
A Shelby County teenager feels betrayed after thieves stole guns from her grandparents’ home. It happened off Macedonia road near the city of Brighton. Three 18-year-old suspects named Joseph Kaleb Edelstein, Jevonnie Lee and Maurik Robertson are charged with theft of property and aggravated burglar
7 injured in Memphis shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a shooting in Memphis has left seven people injured. News outlets report that the shooting occurred Saturday evening and a female suspect is in custody.
SCS superintendent responds to sexual harassment allegations
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Shelby County Schools’ interim superintendent is now responding to sexual harassment allegations previously made against him. Last fall, SCS received an undated, semi-anonymous complaint regarding Superintendent, Dr. Joris M. Ray.
Memphis is the next stop for signees Wiseman and Jeffries
With the Jordan Brand Classic now over, No. 1 player in the 2019 class James Wiseman and four-star DJ Jeffries' next stop will be the University of Memphis. Wiseman and Jeffries will both be able to officially enroll at Memphis in June.