Mike Suriani is a multi-media journalist for News Channel 3.


Recent Articles
  • Vice President Pence arrives in Memphis to honor Dr. Martin Luther King

    Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled for a stop at a Memphis church this Sunday, according to state Rep. Antonio Parkinson.

  • Mississippi couple credits faith after surviving severe storm

    Stories of survival are coming out following this weekend's violent storms that spawned nine tornadoes and left portions of north Mississippi looking like a war zone.

  • Fayette County residents still cleaning up from now-confirmed tornado

    FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. — The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado did touch down in Fayette County — one of nine confirmed tornadoes during a severe storm Saturday. A homeowner near the Williston community said it was her first tornado, and she hopes her last. “Saturday morning while we were still in the bed, at about 5:30, our phones went off, and it was alerting us there was a tornado warning,” Becky King said. “It was alerting us to take […]

  • Small Arkansas town dealing with damages from weekend storm

    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — The cleanup continues in parts of Arkansas hard hit by this weekend’s storm. In the Mississippi County town of Joiner, two people were injured when their mobile home was flipped by high winds. There were widespread power outages and some flooding, but residents said things could have been much worse. Since Saturday morning, Joiner Mayor Sissie Winford-Ross has been adding up the damage. It’s believed straight-line winds caused the destruction — winds Ray Hamblin described as […]

  • Panola County computers erased as new sheriff takes office

    PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. — The new Panola County sheriff planned on hitting the ground running after taking office, but he ran into a rather big setback. Panola County Sheriff Shane Phelps said someone tampered with his department’s computers. “We came to the office, and we noticed that the computers, there was nothing on the computers,” Phelps said. “They were completely wiped clean, except for one computer in the jail.” Now Phelps, who was sworn in Dec. 27, 2019, is trying […]

  • Police: Man arrested for drive-by shooting in Panola County

    A man has been arrested after a drive-by shooting in Como, Mississippi.

  • DeSoto County residents face water bill increase, uncertain future for wastewater

    DeSoto County residents will be facing an increase in their monthly water bills if the city of Memphis stops treating waste water from portions of the county in 2023. 

  • Southaven takes steps to equip officers with body, car cameras

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — The City of Southaven took the first step Wednesday toward outfitting its police officers with body cameras. In a matter of 10 minutes, the Southaven board of aldermen voted unanimously to enter into a demo contract with a provider to test body cams and in-car cameras. Southaven Police Chief Macon Moore said this has been a priority since he took the reigns in July. Moore said he is anxious to get the first trial run started with […]

  • Teen accused of burglarizing Wooddale High School

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A high school student is accused of breaking into Wooddale High School to steal electronics over winter break. The 18-year-old Xavier King is a student at Wooddale and was taken into custody, while in class, on Monday. Police say he waived his Miranda Rights and admitted to breaking into the school and stealing two large TVs and a portable speaker from one of the classrooms. It happened December 22 and was not discovered until Monday when school […]

  • Good Samaritan saves dog from Memphis pool

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A good Samaritan’s quick thinking may be what saved a dog’s life. Dawn Dixon says she was home sick on Friday when she was checking her Nextdoor App. “I was in bed, sick and I saw the urgent notification pop up and it was about a dog,” she told WREG. The post said a German Shepherd was spotted in a backyard swimming pool just a mile and a half from her home. The pool was surrounded by […]

  • Nucor Steel Memphis expands plant in southwest Memphis

    Nucor Steel is building a 23,000-square-foot facility to house new heat training equipment.

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