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Ashley Crockett is a web and social media producer for WREG-TV and wreg.com in Memphis, Tenn. She joined News Channel 3 in the summer of 2013.

Ashley was born in Memphis and has lived here most of her life. She graduated with honors from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she was a Walter Williams Scholar.

After graduating, she worked as the Interactive Managing Editor for KRCG 13, the CBS affiliate in Missouri's capital. She oversaw the station's website and social media accounts, encouraging user engagement and an interactive-first mindset in the newsroom. Her work at KRCG 13 earned the station the Missouri Broadcasters' Association 2013 award for best local website.

While with KRCG 13, Ashley helped sister-station FOX21 News in Colorado Springs, Colo., cover the historic Waldo Canyon Fire in June and July 2012. In 2013, FOX21 News won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage of the Waldo Canyon Fire.

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    Worker believed to be alive after falling off bridge

    WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — A worker fell off the Hernando de Soto Bridge Friday afternoon. Arkansas State Police say they believe the worker is still alive. Shortly before 6 p.m., authorities left the scene. They did not provide any updates about what happened, including if the worker is OK.  

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    Woman convicted of mother’s murder to get new trial

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman convicted in 2009 of second-degree murder will get a new trial. Noura Jackson is accused of stabbing her mother, Jennifer Jackson, at least 50 times in 2005. The new trial was granted based on constitutional errors during the original trial. The state Supreme Court said the lead prosecutor violated Jackson’s right to due process by not turning over a key witness’s statement to the defense. The court also ruled the prosecutor’s comments on Jackson exercising […]

  • Southaven parks & rec director fired two weeks after failed conviction appeal

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Southaven’s parks and recreation director Michael Mullins has been fired, an alderman confirmed to WREG. “We terminated Mike Mullins as Southaven Park Director, and appointed Wes Brown,” said Shirley Beshears, after a specially called meeting on Mullins’ employment was held. All of the other aldermen refused comment, including Mayor Darren Musselwhite, citing a personnel issue. But Beshears, the only woman on the board, said she sympathized with the assault victim. “We’re not going to tolerate assault conviction […]

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    Holly Springs police arrest man for shooting

    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. — Holly Springs police arrested a man they say shot a 42-year-old man twice Wednesday. Jerald Jennings, 34, was taken into custody without incident. He is charged with aggravated assault and Felon in Possession of a Weapon. Officers responded to Memphis and West Valley streets at about 5:25 p.m., and the man’s wife told them her husband had been taken to the hospital in a car. Torrice Hampton, 42, was stabilized and then airlifted to Regional Medical […]

  • Swivel Sweeper Max promises effective lightweight, cordless cleaning

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Can you finally go cordless when cleaning the house? The Swivel Sweeper Max claims to be a powerful sweeper that swivels 360, sports a rechargeable battery, and cleans any floor! But Does It Work? Carly Knight is very strategic when it comes to keeping her floors clean. “Squeeze in a sweep in the morning and again when I get home. Then on the weekends, a deep clean,” she said. Why all the coordinated effort? “We have two […]

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    Five people shot in Frayser

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Five people were shot in Frayser Wednesday evening. The shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Briercrest. One man was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition. Another man was taken to Methodist North Hospital in non-critical condition. A third victim is also in critical condition, and two others are in non-critical condition. No arrests have been made.

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    Golf club shaft impales Arkansas State freshman

    An 18-year-old girl is being treated at Regional Medical Center after a freak accident in Jonesboro, Ark.

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    Twenty dogs euthanized at Bartlett Animal Shelter due to parvovirus outbreak

    BARTLETT, Tenn. — Twenty dogs were euthanized at the Bartlett Animal Shelter due to an outbreak of parvovirus. This follows the discovery of distemper at the shelter two weeks ago. The mayor says 13 dogs who were around sick animals are now being monitored. Earlier this summer, the Memphis Animal Shelter had to be closed three times after several cases of parvovirus. A total of 28 dogs were euthanized. Bartlett is asking that no new animals be dropped off while […]

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    Tunica casino employee tests positive for tuberculosis

    TUNICA, Miss. — The Mississippi Health Department reports there’s been at least one confirmed case of tuberculosis at a Tunica casino. Caesar’s Entertainment, which operates the Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos, confirmed an employee tested positive for TB. The casino owner is working closely with the health department. Employees who came in contact with the infected worker will be tested next week. Caesar’s officials say the infection was identified quickly, although they did not say what job the infected worker […]

  • Customers’ generosity surprises woman who lost everything in fire

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — People can have an impact on our lives when we least expect it, and such is the case for a law firm in downtown Memphis whose employees are anxious to help out someone they buy lunch from all the time. This is an example of how $600 can make a big difference especially when circumstances have left you with next to nothing. Legal secretary Joann Howerton and intern Josh Bradley are wanting to Pass It On to […]

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    School bus crashes into pole

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A school bus crashed into a pole at Poplar and Evergreen Tuesday afternoon. Several students with special needs were on board. Two boys were taken to Le Bonheur in non-critical condition. MPD says it’s unknown what led to the crash.

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    Eight-year-old shoots self in hand

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An 8-year-old boy shot himself in the hand Tuesday afternoon. The boy was taken to Delta Medical Center in non-critical condition. He will at some point be transferred to Le Bonheur. MPD says the child’s father was at the scene when officers arrived.


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