Crime

High-ranking Gangster Disciples member sentenced in racketeering conspiracy

A high-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples, a highly organized national gang active in more than 35 states, was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for participating in both racketeering and drug conspiracies.

Prosecutors drop charges against U of M student over apartment shooting

  Agreement reached in tire dumping lawsuit

Man pleads guilty in vehicular homicide of Memphis radio DJ’s son

  Mid-South car dealer charged with deceptive practices

  1-year-old dies after drowning in bathtub

Charges dismissed against Collierville assistant principal

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  MPD searching for man who fired shots near after-school program

  Memphis home vandalized in fight between teens over alleged cyber bullying

  Man killed, woman injured outside Batesville Police Dept. were divorcing

Georgia homicide suspect arrested at Jonesboro apartment

  1 shot, wounded in Binghampton area

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

  Surveillance video shows bondsmen accused of attacking innocent man at his home

The two North Carolina bail bondsmen accused of assaulting a Galloway man are out on $7,000 bonds.

  Murder suspect asked for help putting body in shopping cart, witness says

A man arrested for murder is expected to appear in Shelby County court Tuesday.

  Hernando man accused of shooting longtime friend

A former DeSoto County juvenile detention officer shot and killed his neighbor out of self-defense, according to investigators.

  1 dead, 1 injured after ‘domestic situation’ in front of Batesville police department

Batesville Police Department is investigating a deadly incident from in front of their building.

100+ dead cats found in woman’s home

  NC bounty hunters arrested for assaulting Gallaway man without a warrant

Man accused of flashing in Jonesboro strikes again in Missouri

  11-year-old boy charged in friend’s murder could face life behind bars, attorney says

  Former MS cop pleads guilty after 3-year-old daughter died in hot patrol car

  Man wanted in connection to string of robberies in East Memphis

  Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity

A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.

  14-year-old shooting victim taken off life support

A 14-year-old boy who was shot by an 11-year-old earlier this week, has been taken off life support.

SCSO: 1 dead, 1 injured in Peppermill Lane shooting

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on the scene of a shooting in the 7100 block of Peppermill Lane.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

  Family dog stolen from yard; owner offering reward

A Sherwood Forest man says his 12-week-old puppy was stolen right out of his yard.

  Tennessee lawmakers cracking down on roadway shootings

Shootings involving cars have caught the eye of Tennessee lawmakers, who are fighting to give a tougher punishment to those who pull the trigger.

  Former boyfriend of Jessica Chambers shot, killed

The former boyfriend of Jessica Chambers was shot and killed.

  2 injured in McDonald’s shooting; police searching for suspect

Two people were injured in a shooting at a McDonald’s on Friday night, Memphis police confirm.

  Founder of local funeral home dies at 92

Loved ones are mourning the loss of the founder of M.J. Edwards Funeral Home.

  West Memphis police release dash cam video of deadly January officer-involved shooting

Thursday, West Memphis Police Department discussed why six officers who shot and killed two people will not be charged.

  Search called off for man who jumped from barge into Wolf River Lagoon

It’s been more than 24 hours since Ronda Delk’s son, 41-year-old James Rosenbaum jumped into the Wolf River Lagoon Thursday.

  11-year-old charged with attempted murder after double shooting

An 11-year-old boy is charged with attempted first-degree murder after a double-shooting Wednesday night.

Memphis man wanted for child sex crimes arrested in Chattanooga

A Memphis man was arrested on a long list of sex crimes in Chattanooga on Thursday, according to NBC affiliate WRCB.

Police: Woman used dead man’s checking account to hold party

A Paragould woman faces a felony forgery charge after police say she hosted a party and paid for it using a dead man’s checking account.

Driver flees after truck crashes into business

A truck crashed into a business Thursday morning.

  3 shot in separate incidents overnight

Memphis police are investigating three shootings overnight.

  Juvenile in custody after adult, teen hospitalized following Frayser shooting

An adult and child were taken to the hospital after a shooting in Frayser.

  DeSoto County OBGYN accused of assaulting patients indicted

A Mississippi gynecologist accused of assaulting his patients has been indicted by a grand jury.

  Police search for man who jumped from barge into Wolf River Lagoon

Police are searching for a man who jumped into the Wolf River Lagoon Thursday morning.

Memphis police need help identifying suspect

Memphis police need help identifying a man accused of aggravated assault.

  Oxford PD says Facebook user posing as captain

Oxford Police Department is warning Facebook users about a fake department page.

  Man arrested, accused of feigning carjacking to cover up crash

A man was arrested after police said he made up a story about being carjacked.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

  Sardis police officer and woman killed in crash knew each other, family says

The family of Erika Hughes, the Sardis woman killed in an officer-involved crash, say Hughes and the officer who hit her graduated from high school together.

  1 in custody, 2 on run after shootout on CBU campus

Leaders at Christian Brothers University met with students, faculty, and staff Wednesday evening after an on-campus shooting.

  Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.

  Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

After 38 years, police used DNA tests and genealogy to help arrest the suspected mother of a newborn left to die on the side of a South Dakota road.

Memphis man, 19, charged in 2018 Halloween party shooting

A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection to a shooting at a Halloween party in October 2018.

  Guns stolen from unlocked TN Highway Patrol trooper vehicle

Oakland police are investigating the theft from a Tennessee Highway Patrol officer’s unlocked car, getting away with high powered weapons.

  Police arrest suspect after man shot, killed in Hickory Hill

A man was shot and killed in Hickory Hill overnight.

Tipton County business owner pleads guilty to tax evasion, theft

David Whaley, owner of Whaley’s Auto Repair and Towing in Covington, pleaded guilty to property theft of more than $10,000, failure to remit collected sales tax, tax evasion, falsifying vehicle registrations and falsifying a tax-exempt form.

  Personnel records show MPD officers relieved of duty had prior incidents

Two Memphis police officers remain relieved of duty after two separate altercations last week.

5 men detained after miles-long chase across Shelby County

Five men were detained after a miles-long chase.

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

The YouTuber allegedly drove across the country in order to confront Google officials, telling police he’d get violent if the visit didn’t go well.

Tipton County man sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping child

Frederick Barrell Jr. pleaded guilty to six counts of aggravated sexual battery and four counts of rape of a child.

  2 MPD officers relieved of duty after separate incidents

Two Memphis police officers have been relieved of duty following investigations into two separate incidents.

Arrest made in deadly downtown Cape Girardeau shooting

The Major Case Squad has made an arrest in the homicide of a Memphis man.

  2 teens charged with stealing kitten from animal shelter

Bailey Klein and Jakob Old are accused of stealing a kitten from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.

Man convicted in Berclair $21K porch pirate theft

A man has been convicted for his role in the theft of a package from a Berclair-area resident’s porch that contained more than $21,000 worth of designer clothing, jewelry and other accessories.

  Family identifies Memphis man shot, killed after fight outside bowling alley

Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting outside a bowling alley.

Governor’s Inn may reopen with security upgrades, DA says

A Memphis motel that was shut down as a public nuisance may reopen.

  Man critically shot at apartment complex

A man was injured after a shooting at Hickory Farms Apartments on Monday morning.

Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

The search for the girl’s identity began after her body was found partially concealed in a black duffel bag and dumped down an embankment.

Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

The main character in "Manchester by the Sea" learns he cannot be prosecuted for killing his children, following an accidental house fire.

  Arkansas toddler accidentally shot with flare gun

An Arkansas toddler is recovering after he was accidentally shot in the face with a flare gun.

  West Memphis family seeks answers after 24-year-old veteran’s death

West Memphis police say 24-year-old Basha Thomas was shot while sitting in a car Sunday morning.

West Memphis police searching for shooting suspect

West Memphis police are searching for a homicide suspect.

No more donated socks for inmates in MS prison after drugs sewn into pair

The sheriff says the jail previously allowed people to bring Bibles to inmates but stopped that too after finding a weapon hidden in one and cocaine sewn into another.

  MPD investigating after shooting victim found at IHOP

Memphis Police Department is investigating after a person was shot at IHOP.

  Kitten stolen from animal shelter, returned safely

A kitten, who was stolen from an animal shelter, has been safely returned.

  FBI searches 3 health clinics in West Tennessee

FBI agents served search warrants Friday at Care Rite locations in Halls, Ripley and Dyersburg, Tennessee.

  MS man sentenced after multi-million dollar counterfeit sale operation

A jury sentenced an Alcorn County man on a multi-million dollar counterfeit sting.

  Residents concerned after early morning shooting at Southeast Memphis apartment complex

Memphis police are investigating after two people were shot Friday morning in Southeast Memphis.

FBI searching for Memphis bank robbery suspect wearing red devil mask

The FBI is asking for the public's assistance in identifying an unknown suspect wanted in two bank robberies and an attempted bank robbery in 2014 and 2015.

Man in custody after standoff

A man is in custody after barricading himself inside a home.

MS man kills wife, 2 friends who tried to stop him from driving drunk, police say

A Mississippi husband shot and killed his wife and two friends when they tried to stop him from driving drunk after a birthday party, officials said.

  Facebook reports Collierville man suspected of having sex with a 15-year-old

A Collierville man has been charged with statutory rape of an underage girl.

  1 man dead in Hendricks Avenue shooting

Memphis police are on the scene of a shooting in the 3100 block of Hendricks Avenue.