Crime

Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

Police say the suspect admitted to the incident and told officers he was under the influence of drugs at the time.

  Convicted serial killer may have connection to Memphis

Third autopsy results show ‘non-accidental’ damage to boy found dead in rolled up in gym mat

Boyfriend indicted in murders of woman, unborn child

Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

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  Gambling game in Raleigh leads to double murder over the weekend

Purse, phone stolen in Midtown ‘Bump and Rob’

Man charged with killing woman near Overton Square

Memphis man indicted for wife’s 2017 murder

Man arrested after allegedly trying to take over school bus, drive off with 41 kids

Jury sentences Tremaine Wilbourn to life in prison without parole for killing MPD officer

Jury finds man guilty of carjacking woman, daughter outside Memphis apartment

The district attorney general’s office says he stole the woman’s car at gunpoint as she and her 7-year-old daughter left their apartment on North Graham in September 2016.

Memphis police search for suspect in stabbing, shooting

Police are searching for a man they say shot at and stabbed another man repeatedly in a carjacking Monday morning.

  Defense rests in sentencing for man who killed police officer

After being found guilty in the murder of Memphis police officer Sean Bolton, Monday saw testimony to decide Tremaine WIlbourn's sentencing.

3 arrested, accused of pretending to collect money for 6-year-old with cancer

The suspects allegedly downloaded a picture of the girl from a local news website and went door-to-door asking for money.

  Mother charged with child abuse after girl, 8, says she hadn’t eaten in days

Police: Suspects in Orange Mound chase drove into oncoming traffic; discarded bag with guns, ammo

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Wilbourn on trial for murder of MPD officer

Man arrested, charged in September homicide at Raleigh apartment complex

3 arrested after Memphis police chase ends in Orange Mound

Man killed in Whitehaven shooting; suspect arrested

A man has died after a shooting in Whitehaven near the airport, Memphis police confirmed.

Charges upgraded for mother, boyfriend after toddler’s death

Abuse charges have been upgraded to capital murder for a North Mississippi mother and her boyfriend in the death of a young child.

Oxford police release photos of person of interest in attempted kidnapping

Oxford Police Department has released pictures of a person of interest in an assault and attempted kidnapping case from Saturday, Oct. 20.

MS police: Attempted kidnapping suspect could be visiting Auburn fan

The crime happened on Oct. 20, the night the Auburn Tigers visited town to play Ole Miss.

Mississippi man charged with capital murder in toddler’s death

A man has been arrested and charged in the death of a toddler, according to DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department.

280 lbs. of drugs found in washing machines during traffic stops

Two men are behind bars after being caught with 280 pounds of marijuana while driving on Interstate 40.

Juvenile injured in shooting at Family Dollar

A juvenile is recovering after being shot at a Family Dollar store on Monday.

Police: Getaway car in hit-and-run similar to one stolen in carjacking hours earlier

A man was beaten up and his car was stolen from a Memphis park. Two hours later, a man on a bike was hit by a car very similar to the one stolen hours earlier.

‘He deserves to be punished’: Family seeks justice in 2-year-old’s death

Friday, friends and family of 2-year-old Dylan Meeks filled several rows of seats in the court gallery, waiting to see the man who police said killed the toddler.

Car thefts increase throughout the Mid-South

Car thefts are increasing in Memphis and Shelby County. In addition to swiping your ride, the thieves are becoming bolder.

Reward offered for helping Oxford PD find man who assaulted woman

Oxford police are investigating after a woman was assaulted last weekend. Polcie said the assault happened on Van Buren Avenue near South 5th Street on Saturday, Oct. 20 shortly before 8 p.m.

Woman killed in shooting; police searching for suspect

A woman is dead after a shooting on Wabash Avenue on Wednesday, police confirmed.

DeSoto County man sentenced on child pornography charges

A Mississippi man has been sentenced on child pornography charges.

Husband leads police to wife’s remains in exchange for Xbox, other privileges

Pressure from family members, including the couple’s two daughters, encouraged the husband to confess, police say.

1 killed, 1 injured in shooting near Lemoyne-Owen College

Memphis police are investigating a shooting at 801 Edith Avenue, a few blocks from Lemoyne-Owen College, that injured two people.

Police searching for persons of interest in weekend shooting death

Memphis police need your help identifying and locating persons of interest in a Raleigh shooting death over the weekend.

2 killed in North Memphis shooting

Two men are dead after a shooting in North Memphis on Tuesday, police confirmed.

Man extremely critical after apparent self-inflicted shooting on Mud Island

A man is in extremely critical condition after an apparent self-inflicted shooting on Mud Island, Memphis police confirmed.

Karate instructor’s vehicle, more than $7K worth of equipment stolen

A brazen car theft from a donation-only karate ministry has the man behind the mission asking for help.

Wheels stolen from multiple cars at East Memphis apartment complex

A number of residents of an East Memphis apartment complex woke up Wednesday morning to discover vandals stole the tires and wheels off their cars.

Former Southaven Alderman sentenced on child pornography charges

A former Southaven alderman has been sentenced to 85 months on child pornography charges.

Court dates rescheduled for two suspects in Phil Trenary’s murder

Court dates have been reset for the two men charged in the murder of Memphis business leader Phil Trenary.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

MPD officers show robbery victims a better side of Memphis

A couple visiting Memphis from the UK got an unwelcome gift when they were robbed at gunpoint in Cooper-Young.

Man killed in Raleigh shooting

Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting in Raleigh.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

TBI investigating after man hospitalized, given CPR by Memphis police

An investigation is underway by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at the request of the Memphis Police Department.

‘John Doe’ indictment leads to conviction in 18-year-old rape case

A nearly 20-year-old rape case has been solved.

Memphis attempted murder suspect arrested in Texas

A man accused of attempted murder in Memphis was recently found in Houston, Texas.

Man accused of revenge porn; posting ex’s contact info online

An East Memphis man has bonded out of jail after being accused of revenge porn.

Suspected robber turns himself in to police

A Memphis man caught on camera robbing a Raleigh gas station is now behind bars.

Police searching for persons of interest in convenience store homicide

Memphis police are investigating after a man was shot at a Frayser convenience store on Saturday night.

Neighbors share concerns about crime in downtown area

Thursday night’s Downtown Neighborhood meeting took on a new meaning after a high-profile murder in their neighborhood.

Memphis police identify suspected I-40 shooter

Memphis Police Department has identified the man wanted in a shooting on I-40 earlier this week.

Police searching for man accused of raping 6-year-old girl

Memphis Police Department is searching for a man accused of raping a child.

Memphis lights up bridge to recognize victims of domestic violence

The Harahan Bridge over the Mississippi River was lit up in purple Wednesday night in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Youth softball coach arrested for sending inappropriate photos to players

A Dyersburg youth softball coach is behind bars after sending inappropriate material to his players, according to TBI.

DA takes over Edge District murder case

It has been almost a year since an innocent bystander was killed in the Edge District.

  Police: Mother killed after being beaten, run over by father of her children

Police have released disturbing new details about the Memphis mother of two killed outside her home.

255 arrested in North MS federal operation

A federal operation ended with 255 people arrested in North Mississippi.

Man faces homicide charges after pistol goes off, killing son

Memphis police are investigating after a man accidentally shot and killed his 3-year-old son.

Trial date set for man accused of murdering MPD officer in 2015

The trial for a man charged with killing a Memphis police officer will start later this month.

Rhodes College sees drop in reported campus sexual assaults

This week Memphis area colleges released annual reports about crime on campus.

Woman hits police with car during chase, officers respond with gunfire

Four officers were injured trying to arrest a woman over counterfeit money.

Attorneys hired for suspects charged in Phil Trenary’s murder

For the second day in a row, two of the three suspects charged in the death of Memphis civic leader Phil Trenary faced a judge.

Juice bar burglarized second time in two months

A Whitehaven juice bar fell victim to burglary once again.

Jury watches investigator interviews of Quinton Tellis

Friday is day four of Quinton Tellis on trial for the murder of Jessica Chambers.

Prominent Memphis leader killed in shooting on South Front Street

Memphis police are investigating a fatal shooting Thursday night in the 500 block of South Front Street, near the Memphis Farmers Market.

Beale Street Flipper killed in Monday’s apartment shooting

Before all the of fame and notoriety, the Beale Street Flippers got their start in front of B.B. Kings.

Understanding MPD’s body camera policies and procedures

Memphis Police Department's policy outlines procedures, restrictions and violations when it comes to body cameras and squad car videos.

Man killed in shooting; police searching for 3 suspects

Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon.

2 shot, 3 dead in apartment shooting, police say

Multiple people were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex Monday night, police confirmed.

Police release photo of suspect in Target pharmacy robbery

Memphis police now have very clear photos of the man they say robbed a Target pharmacy over the weekend.

Man shot, killed in East Memphis; police searching for suspect

A man is dead after a shooting in East Memphis on Sunday night, Memphis Police Department confirmed.

Former employee shoots, kills man at IPS

Collierville police arrested a man for a shooting death at IPS Corporation on Friday night.

Fake 911 calls report shooting, stabbing at Central Library

It was a chilling call to police – a man said his son and a friend had been shot at the Central Library on Poplar Avenue. The problem was that the call and another that followed were fake.

Woman sentenced 24 years for stealing $162K intended to feed hungry children

A woman who pocketed $162,000 the state gave her to provide summer meals for underprivileged children has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Stepfather accused of whipping stepson, 6, to death appears in court

A police affidavit says Donald Rich used a belt and extension cord to whip the 6-year-old boy on Wednesday.