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  • Woman Hit, Killed by Car

    (Memphis) Memphis police are investigating an accident that killed a woman. 59-year-old Betty Cummings died after being hit by a car Friday night. The accident happened on Horn Lake Rd at Ravensworth. The victim’s son told  police his mother went outside to look for her dog. When he went out to look for her, he found her on the ground. The driver of the car, Orlander Smith, said he did not see Cummings before he hit her. He flagged down […]

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    At least 3 dead in Illinois as tornadoes, thunderstorms pound Midwest

    Raw: Cloud formation in Braidwood Source: WGN – Chicago (Chicago, IL) Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, killing at least three people and injuring several others in central Illinois communities, where the powerful winds uprooted trees, flipped over vehicles and flattened buildings. The storms sent people across the region scrambling for shelter and even prompted officials at Chicago’s Soldier Field to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. Mark Styninger, the coroner of Washington County […]

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    Hundreds Turn Out For Free Flu Vaccinations

    (Shelby County, TN) The Shelby County Health Department provided free flu to nearly 600 people Saturday. “People tend to take the flu a little bit too lightly, but it can be serious and have very serious impacts on our young, our medically compromised and on our elderly,” said Shelby County Health Department Director, Yvonne Madlock. The vaccinations will help ward off the awful virus that causes fever, aches and chills. 10-year-old Logan Rushing came with his family. The fifth grader […]

  • MPD Officer Arrested After Alleged Burglary

    (Memphis) A Memphis Police Officer has been arrested and charged after allegedly breaking in on his ex-girlfriend. Memphis police say 33-year-old James Valentine used a spare key he never returned to enter his ex-girlfriends house. Valentine was armed with a handgun when he ordered a male occupant to “get up and get out” according to an affidavit. Valentine is charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault and one count of Aggravated Burglary. He is relieved of duty pending the outcome […]

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    Missing Father, Child Located in North Mississippi

    (Walls, MS) A north Mississippi man is behind bars after a short search for him and his child. Walls police officers were called to Laurel Park Apartments in Walls, MS around 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning for a suspected barricade situation involving Cassidy Thomas and a little girl. Thomas and his daughter were not located in the apartment complex. Law enforcement believed he had gone on the run with the child. Thomas later turned himself into Walls police. He was charged […]

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    Accused Ax Murderer Found Innocent Of All Charges, Now A Free Man

    (Memphis) A man accused of being an ax murderer walked out of jail a free man after three years behind bars. A jury deliberated for just over four hours before finding Joshua Cline not guilty of the crime. Cline would’ve faced the death penalty had he been found guilty. The former Marine was accused of using an ax to kill his uncle and his uncle’s girlfriend at their home near the University of Memphis. The bodies were found on Christmas […]

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    “Not On Our Watch” Human Trafficking Forum

    (Memphis) A local organization took steps to raise awareness about human trafficking in the mid-south. Saturday, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held a special forum on human trafficking. Guests included local political leaders and members of the law enforcement community. The goal of the community wide effort was to shine a light on a big issue that affects both children and adults in Shelby  County. “We just want the community to be aware and everybody do your part because if you’re […]

  • 2 Students Killed, 2 Injured in Deadly Car Crash

    (Oxford) Police in Oxford are investigating a one car crash that killed two Ole Miss students. The crash happened just before 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning on Highway Seven near University Ave. The LaFayette County deputy coroner says the car flipped over at least once and was found upside down in the median. Two other students in the car were injured but are expected to be okay. All of the students were from the St. Louis area.

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    Tipton Woman Killed After Pointing Gun At Officers

    (Covington, TN) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into an officer involved shooting that left a woman dead. Five law enforcement officers are on administrative leave. Tipton County and Covington officers say around 8:00 a.m. they got a call a suicidal woman  was on Highway 51. “She was shooting at the people on the highway to hit her,” said bystander Shelby Hugel. Officers located 64-year-old Nattela Ruth Blackwell in the shopping center parking lot near Walmart on Highway 51 […]

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    Officer Involved Shooting In Tipton County

    (Covington, TN) The Tipton County Sheriff’s office is on the scene of an officer involved shooting. Tipton County Deputy Chief, Donna Turner has confirmed with WREG that they are investigating the shooting on Hwy. 51 near Walmart. We have a crew on the scene gathering details and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

  • Four Injured in Three Separate Shootings

    (Memphis) Memphis Police said they are investigating three separate shooting scenes Saturday night. Investigators said a man and a woman were shot on Getwell around 6:30 p.m. Saturday night. The shooting started as a robbery on Meadows. They have been taken to The Med and are in critical condition. Witnesses tell WREG they heard shots being fired then found a man and woman lying on the street. Family said the man goes by “Big Chris.” Minutes later a man walked into Fire Station 26 […]

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    Elderly Residents Relieved To Get Power After Two Days In The Dark

    (Memphis) Memphis Fire crews worked to keep generators going at The Jefferson Square apartments Saturday morning. The building, home to many elderly tenants, lost power during Thursday’s storms. The complex is owned by the Memphis Housing Authority. Tenants called them trying to get answers, but the office is closed until Monday. WREG contacted MLGW who said a faulty underground cable was part of the problem. They have since fixed the problem, restoring power to over 200 apartments.

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