Shay Arthur joined the WREG News Channel 3 team from Northern California in December 2014.

Shay is a California native and proud graduate of UC Berkeley…Go bears!

She spent the last few years working at KRCR, the ABC affiliate in Redding, CA. where she was the weekend anchor and reporter.

She covered several high-profile murder cases as well as numerous wildfires.

Shay loves live music and good food, so this looks like a great place to call home!

She’s always looking for new story ideas so if you have any be sure to drop her a line!

If you know of a good place for some BBQ she would like to know about that too!

shay.arthur@wreg.com


Recent Articles
  • Family of 1-year-old who died confused after other twin taken by child services

    COLDWATER, Miss. — A Mississippi family’s grief and anguish turned into confusion when they said Child Protective Services took from them the twin sister of a 1-year-old girl who died. The mother of 1-year-old Lajayden got the terrible call early Tuesday morning. She rushed just a street over to the Coldwater home where Lajayden was under the care of a babysitter, who was also watching Lajayden’s twin sister Lajordan. “The babysitter said the baby was foaming out of the nose […]

  • Residents hope possible new Amazon facility rejuvenates Frayser-Raleigh area

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A building permit has been pulled for what many speculate will be another enormous Amazon fulfillment facility in the Frayser-Raleigh area. Work is underway on the facility off New Allen Road, and people in the area said if the building is for Amazon, that could bring renewed life to the neighborhood. Just north of the Nike facility in Frayser, it’s a full construction site at a spot many people think will be another Amazon facility and bring […]

  • Incumbent Republican files petition to overturn DeSoto County election results

    DESOTO COUNTY, Tenn. — A member of the Mississippi House of Representatives who lost her seat by 14 votes is claiming voter fraud. More than a month after a tight election, the battle continues for the State of Mississippi House District 40 seat out of DeSoto County. Republican Ashley Henley, who was the incumbent, lost last month to Democratic candidate Hester Jackson-McCray. Henley filed a petition last week to contest the results. In the petition, Henley claimed technical errors at […]

  • Jail East inmates receive high school diplomas

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It was pomp and circumstance inside the walls of Jail East on Wednesday, as four women in jail earned their high school diplomas. Just like any graduation, there was cheering, music, speeches and proud parent hugs. Those receiving their high school diplomas donned a graduation cap and gown, ready for a new beginning and anxious to take on the world. “I was nervous,” valedictorian Nicole, 36, said. “Not gonna lie, I was nervous. It’s been an experience.” […]

  • Shots fired between suspect and police at Horn Lake apartments

    Authorities have confirmed that at least one officer opened fire on a suspect after responding to a domestic incident in Desoto County.

  • TDOT to investigate illegal tire dumping in Parkway Village

    At least 100 tires have been dumped along the side of a road in Memphis, and now the state is getting involved.

  • Mother of 10 killed in North Memphis shooting

    Authorities were called to the scene of a deadly shooting overnight in North Memphis.

  • Police: Man intentionally strikes 74-year-old woman with car, robs her

    Memphis police have released video of a man who they say intentionally struck a 74-year-old with his car and then robbed her. 

  • Whitehaven home mangled by drive-by gunfire

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Surveillance video captured the moments bullets burst into a Whitehaven home while a 62-year-old woman and two other people were inside Wednesday night. As police try to catch those responsible for spraying the home with bullets, hoping someone recognizes the car from the video, people in the neighborhood say they’re sick of all the violence. Brian Rabb said there’s been shootings like this before. He lives near the home off Fairley that now has shattered glass covering […]

  • St. Jude Marathon is a special memory for local mom

    St. Jude Marathon is special memory for mom

  • Mid-South Food Bank worried with new food stamp benefits changes

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hundreds of thousands of people depending on the federal food stamp program will soon be losing benefits, and the cut could also cause changes for another group. The new changes create tighter work requirements for people who use the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). Those affected are 18 to 49 years old. The new plan will limit states from exempting work-eligible adults from having to maintain a steady job in order to get the benefits. The goal is […]

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