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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    A man and woman have been arrested after the Panola County Sheriff’s Office says they shot and killed a man Tuesday night.

  • Blytheville nonprofit suggests permanently closing city road

    A non-profit senior living complex is floating the idea of closing a Blytheville city street.

  • Body found near Parkway Village apartment complex identified

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are investigating after a body was found at a Parkway Village apartment complex Monday afternoon. Family confirmed 81-year-old Curtis Harris’ body was found in a pond near the Ten Mile Creek Apartments off American Way. On Thursday, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office announced the medical examiner had identified the body as Harris. Harris was a security guard at the Ten Mile Creek Apartments and was last seen in near American Way and Getwell on Dec. […]

  • Two Dollar Generals robbed at gunpoint within days

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two Dollar General stores were robbed at gunpoint within days of each other by what could be the same two men. The first robbery happened Saturday at 9:55 p.m. at the Dollar General on Winchester Road near Millbranch. Police said two men followed employees at gunpoint before taking money from the cash register. Surveillance video shows one of the suspects carting off a cash tray. “I seen the guy when he ran past the window. He was […]

  • Woman with camera tries to lure girl into car outside school

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Police are investigating after a 12-year-old girl said a woman tried luring her into her car outside Havenview Middle School. The girl said it happened Thursday after school while she was waiting on her ride. She said a woman in a white Kia drove up and tried to convince her she knew her mother. “’Me and your mom used to be friends and we fell out, but we’re trying to mend our relationship and she sent me […]

  • Memphis woman’s yard sliding into drainage ditch in Parkway Village

    A woman’s backyard is literally sliding away because of a sinkhole, and now the city has gotten involved. 

  • No charges filed against former MPD officer accused of having sex with murder suspect

    The Shelby County District Attorney's Office says no charges will be filed against a former Memphis police officer who is accused of having sex with a murder suspect. 

  • Man accused of dousing girlfriend in lighter fluid, threatening to set house on fire

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A Memphis man is accused of threatening to burn down his Frayser home Tuesday night after dousing his girlfriend in lighter fluid. According to police, the victim claimed she caught 39-year-old Lee Christion cheating with another woman and threatened to leave him. That’s when he allegedly grabbed a bottle of lighter fluid and poured it on her and the bed she was laying on. He then threatened to burn down the house on Aden Street because he […]

  • Customer vandalizes downtown restaurant, makes death threats

    A Memphis man is accused of vandalizing a popular downtown restaurant and threatening to kill the customers on Thursday night. 

  • One year after on-court brawl, basketball teams share meal

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An on-court brawl last year forced both the Fairley and Westwood High School basketball teams to be sidelined, but a meal Tuesday afternoon brought the teams together once again. For the past year, a group called Heal 901 has been working with Fairley High School basketball players on conflict resolution skills. “You’re taught, as a team, how to bond, how to communicate, how to talk, how to respect others,” Fairley basketball player Jerald Jones Jr. said. The […]

  • Escaped Mississippi inmate captured in Tennessee, back in custody

    ROSSVILLE, Tenn. — An inmate wanted after escaping a Mississippi state prison is in custody. The Mississippi Department of Corrections confirmed on twitter that Dillion Williams has been captured. According to the Tennessee Department of Corrections, he was arrested near the intersection of Johnson and Warr in Rossville, Tennessee. Multiple agencies assisted with his arrest including: Tennessee Highway Patrol, The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, The Mississippi Department of Corrections, Shelby County K9, The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Fayette […]

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