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Luke Jones joins WREG News Channel 3 from KIFI/KIDK in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

There, he covered everything from the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and a slow-moving landslide in Wyoming to an unusual June snow event.

He also regularly covered local courts and government and worked to shed light on waste and corruption.

Luke made his television debut on Neighborhood Network News in Boston while studying at Boston University. He was on the ground minutes after the Boston Marathon bombings and provided round-the-clock coverage of the bombings and the ensuing manhunt.

A Houston native, Luke is a dual citizen of both the U.S. and U.K.

If there’s a story you think he should cover, feel free to reach out to him at luke.jones@wreg.com or on his Facebook page.


Recent Articles
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    It's the same church where Finley confirms Wright's ex-wife, Sherra Wright, was once a regular member. She even once led a service in 2015.

  • Father accused of dragging baby through glass

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  • Fayette County man says neighbor’s bonfire burned boat after crossing fence

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  • St. Jude Marathon runners robbed of luggage downtown

    A Texas family came to Memphis to run in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon in order to honor their four-year-old relative who died of leukemia. Instead, they had their luggage stolen.

  • Man injured in Helena-West Helena shooting recovering in Memphis hospital

    HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark β€” Police were called to the area of York Avenue and Beech Street around 1 p.m Wednesday afternoon. A witness told police they saw 30-year-old Jimmy Lee Ross lying on the ground with injuries from apparent gunshot wounds before he was transported to a local hospital by private vehicle. The victim was later transported to Regional Medical Center in Memphis in non-critical condition. Police are looking for two suspects in connection to the shooting. Authorities believe the […]

  • Memphis Police investigating altercation near Fairley High School

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. β€” The Memphis Police Department was called to the area near Fairley High School Wednesday afternoon after it was reported that someone possibly pulled a gun during an altercation. WREG arrived to the scene and saw no commotion. Green Dot Public Schools released a statement saying that there was no gun at the school and the school was not on lock down. “There was an altercation on Hodge after school. There were some adults in a car having […]

  • Update: Search called off for Marshall County homicide suspect

    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. β€” The search has been called off for a Marshall County homicide suspect who went missing after police say he took off his ankle monitor. The Holly Springs Police Department confirmed that they are no longer looking Antonio Sims Jr although he is still missing. Authorities began looking for Sims after he took off his court ordered ankle monitor three days ago. He was briefly spotted in Holly Springs yesterday, but he got away. 17-year-old Sims was […]

  • Update: Lock down on Holly Springs schools lifted, suspect still missing

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  • Twenty arrested for allegedly using fake IDs at Memphis employer

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. β€”The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Tuesday that 20 people had been arrested and accused of presenting fraudulent identification documents in an attempt to become employed at Expeditors International in Memphis. The men and women who were arrested at the Hickory Hill warehouse Tuesday morning were charged with forgery and criminal simulation. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that the suspects forged documents to land jobs with a temp agency that contracts with Expeditors International. THP’s Criminal Investigative Division reports […]

  • Attorney: Teen cleared in Oak Court Mall guns video

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A teen accused of taking part in a viral video depicting four teens flashing guns and possible gang signs inside Oak Court Mall November 18 was cleared of wrongdoing Tuesday, according to the teen’s attorney. Last week, Memphis police identified 19-year-old Terrance Jones as one of the teens in the video. But attorney Brandon Hall said that after examining Jones’ cell phone, police determined it wasn’t him. “He was ecstatic,” said Hall. “He was very happy to […]

  • Suspect denies involvement in Oak Court Mall guns video

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An attorney for the teen arrested for his alleged role in a video that depicts four teens flashing guns and possible gang signs inside Oak Court Mall tells WREG his client is innocent. Terrance Jones, 19, was arrested days after the video was streamed live on Facebook on November 18 and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon. Jones hired attorney Brandon Hall to represent him Sunday after being released on a $25,000 bond last week. “Mr. […]