Mitchell Koch is a digital reporter and producer for WREG. He is 2018 journalism graduate from the University of Memphis and has lived his whole life in the Memphis area. When he is not reporting, he loves watching all things Memphis sports, reading news and eating locally sourced food.


Recent Articles
  • Tiger Woods not playing in FedEx St. Jude Invitational

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tiger Woods will not be playing in the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis next week, WREG has confirmed. Woods will skip the tournament July 25-28 at TPC Southwind to focus on the FedEx Cup playoffs. There you have it. No Memphis for Tiger again. https://t.co/qkkz980Wp4 — Mike Ceide (@MCeide_WREG3) July 19, 2019 Forty-six of the top 50 players from the Official World Golf Ranking have committed to next week’s World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Other […]

  • ‘Every tweet is a lie’: Birds Aren’t Real campaign spreads message with new Memphis billboard

    A new movement is accusing politicians of spreading lies through tweets — literally.

  • Body found in Loosahatchie River near Frayser

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A body was found in the Loosahatchie River near Frayser on Thursday, Memphis Police said. Police said around 4 p.m. that the body was located in the river near 382 Klinke Ave. Officials said the body appears to be that of a man, but further investigation is required to fully identify the person. The cause of death is unknown at this point. This is an ongoing investigation, and WREG will update this story as it develops.

  • Man accused of killing wife, then self at Potts Camp medical clinic identified

    Two people are dead after a shooting at a medical clinic in Mississippi.

  • Woman accused of killing Memphis pastor in Collierville indicted

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The woman accused of shooting a Memphis pastor to death at a Collierville apartment complex was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday. Latoshia Daniels is facing charges of first-degree murder, criminal attempted first-degree murder and employing a firearm during a felony after she allegedly fatally shot Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church pastor Brodes Perry in early April, according to Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich. Daniels pleaded not guilty in April to killing Perry and injuring his […]

  • Fred’s closing 129 more stores, including 12 in Mid-South

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Fred’s, a retailer that sold its Memphis headquarters building this week, will shed 129 more stores from its fleet, bringing the total number of stores closed in 2019 to 392. Twelve stores in the Mid-South are included in the closures, and those are listed at the bottom of this article. All pharmacies, including those in the closed stores, will remain open and continue to fill subscriptions until those pharmacies are sold. Fred’s will have about 80 retail […]

  • Man dead after being hit by car in Victorian Village

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man was killed Thursday in the Victorian Village after being hit by a vehicle. Memphis Police responded to the scene in the 600 block of Adams Avenue around 7:43 a.m. where the man was hit by a vehicle. The man was taken to Regional One Hospital in critical condition, but he did not survive his injuries. Police have not said if the drivers stayed on the scene or left before officers arrived. This is an ongoing […]

  • Midtown accident sends motorcyclist to hospital

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An accident in Midtown on Thursday left a motorcyclist fighting for his life. Memphis Police made the scene at Poplar and East Parkway around 1 p.m. to a crash involving two vehicles, one of those being a motorcycle. Police said one person was taken to the hospital in critical condition. This is an ongoing investigation. WREG will update this story as we learn more.

  • Redesign of U of M’s southern entry aims to reduce traffic, improve safety

    The southern entry to the University of Memphis will soon have a new look, and university officials hope the redevelopment reduces headaches of students and drivers.

  • Suspect charged after crashing stolen vehicle in Bartlett

    A man has been charged after the Shelby County Sheriff's Office said he led deputies on a chase in a stolen vehicle Tuesday and attempted to drive over two deputies.

  • Man indicted in East Memphis robbery and murder

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Cordova man was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in the robbery and murder of a 23-year-old Germantown man in 2018. Alfonzo Amos, 22, faces charges of first-degree murder in the perpetration of a robbery and aggravated robbery on Shaun Hamblen, according to a release from Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich. Hamblen was last seen Nov. 29, 2018, leaving LA Fitness near Poplar and Perkins. His body was found Dec. 6, 2018, in a house […]

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