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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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    Drive-by Shooting Sends One To The Med

    (Memphis) A man is recovering after getting shot in south Memphis. Police say the victim was visiting his girlfriend’s home in the 1200 block of Cannon Saturday morning. They were in the front yard when someone in an unknown vehicle drove by firing shots at them. The male was hit in the abdomen and taken to The Med in critical condition. No arrest has been made. If you have any information on this case, you’re asked to call Crimestoppers at […]

  • Festival Latino Held in Memphis

    (Memphis) Mid-southerners enjoyed live music and plenty of food a the Festival Latino Sunday afternoon. The annual event celebrates the Latino culture through multicultural music and food. Hundreds of  people turned out to enjoy live bands, live shows, food and contests.

  • FFUN Hosts Family and Community Picnic

    (Memphis) Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives hosted their 4th Annual Multicultural Unity and Peace Family and Community Picnic Sunday afternoon. In light of October being Crime Prevention Month and National Anti-Bullying Month, the picnic is FFUN’s  prevention, and awareness and education initiative. “We want to bring the community together in peace and unity, encouraging you to appreciate and respect cultural, physical and socioeconomic differences,” said Stevie Moore, President and founder of FFUN.

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    Man Surrenders After 6-Hour Standoff

    (Memphis)After barricading himself in his home for six hours, a south Memphis man surrendered peacefully to police officers. Police say Lawrence Perry wouldn’t let his girlfriend and another woman leave his house on Patton. According to the affidavit, Perry got angry with his girlfriend and hit her Friday night. Saturday morning the victim’s daughter called police saying her mother was being held against her will. Initially when officers made the scene the victim told them she didn’t need police. They […]

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    SunTrust Bank Burglar Wanted

    (Memphis) Memphis police are looking for a man they say broke into a SunTrust Bank. Officers answered an alarm call in the 3300 block of Elvis Presley around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night. The bank’s alarm company advised a man was observed walking around the lobby inside the bank. Investigators found evidence of forced entry to the bank through a window on the side of the building.. If you know this person or his whereabouts you’re asked to call Crimestoppers at […]

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    Father, Son Arrested After Attacking Neighbors

    (Memphis) A Memphis man and his son were arrested after sheriff’s deputies say they attacked their neighbors. According to an affidavit the victims were in their driveway in the 4400 block of Duncan late Saturday night when Jeffrey Bartram, Sr. and Jeffrey Bartram, Jr. started yelling at them from their yard across the street. They approached the victims and started pushing, hitting and kicking them. At one point, the female victim was hit with a metal lawn table. The male […]