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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
  • Two men beat man at Orange Mound bus stop, breaking his dentures

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man is recovering after being beaten at an Orange Mound bus stop in an apparently random attack. The victim told police he was at the bus stop at Airways and Lamar around 5 p.m. Tuesday when two men approached and made some unspecified derogatory comments. When the victim responded, he told police the men began beating him with what appeared to be either a cane or a metal pipe. “I wouldn’t know why anyone would […]

  • Suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting identified

    Memphis Fire Department and Memphis Police are responding after a Shelby County Sheriff's deputy was reportedly shot Wednesday.

  • Man tries yanking U of M student out of car by hair in carjacking attempt

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There were some frightening moments for an 18-year-old University of Memphis student Monday night just feet away from campus. Police said the victim told them a man tried yanking her out of her car by her hair before pistol-whipping her. It happened when she said she went to retrieve a phone charger from her friend’s house on Spottswood near Echles around 11:50 p.m. As she was backing out of the driveway, she said a silver SUV pulled […]

  • Germantown nurse’s license suspended for allegedly stealing pain medication

    GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — A former Germantown nurse’s license was suspended by the Tennessee Board of Nursing last month after the board alleged she stole pain medications under the guise of giving them to patients. A consent order approved by the Board of Nursing on August 27 details the allegations against Sandy Delikat, who worked at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Germantown from 2016 to 2019. In November 2018, they said she withdrew a larger dose of hydromorphone than needed, and […]

  • One person killed in shooting near Liberty Bowl

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person was killed in a shooting in a neighborhood east of the Liberty Bowl on Monday afternoon, police said. Memphis Police responded to the shooting around 2:30 p.m. Monday at Midland Avenue and Marianna Street, where they found one person who had been shot and killed. The victim is a 20-year-old man, police told WREG. Police did not have any additional suspect information. This is an active scene and an ongoing investigation. WREG has a crew […]

  • Deaths of two people, including infant, ruled homicide following Shelby County fire

    Two people are dead, including an infant, following a fire in southeast Shelby County.

  • TBI: Dyersburg attorney one of two charged in $25,000 extortion plot

    A Dyersburg attorney was arrested along with another man after being accused of extortion.

  • Armed ex-Marine catches ‘Captain America’ breaking into shed

    CLARKSDALE, Miss. — He’s supposed to be a superhero, but the Captain America one Clarksdale homeowner encountered was up to super mischief, police say. The homeowner, a former Marine and corrections officer, said he caught a man dressed as Captain America trying to break into his shed on the 1500 block of Lee Drive around 3 a.m. Tuesday. “Ridiculous. Doesn’t make sense,” Campbell Doggett Jr., who lives nearby, said. The homeowner told WREG he ordered the intruder to the ground […]

  • Memphis man shot by Nashville police after allegedly ramming cars, hitting officer

    Police say a Nashville officer shot at a Memphis man after he was hit by the man's car in Nashville’s entertainment district.

  • Body of one missing child recovered from Mississippi River

    TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. — The body of one of the children missing after a vehicle plunged into the Mississippi River in Tunica County this weekend was recovered Tuesday. Tunica County authorities said the body of the 5-year-old girl was found at 1:46 p.m., about 50 feet from the vehicle. A 2-year-old boy is still missing. Search operations will continued until dark, authorities said, and they will resume in the morning. The body of 29-year-old Symphony Wilson, the driver of the […]

  • Unlicensed bounty hunter arrested after allegedly firing at unarmed man

    Police say Algon Thomas, who isn’t licensed as a bounty hunter, was with an actual bounty hunter at the McDonald’s on Winchester at Millbranch.

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