Crime

Women accused of helping Memphis murder suspect hide inside closet wall

Police say 19-year-old Loris Moore and 20-year-old Dartanea Young helped hide 18-year-old Tyrone Shepard inside a closet wall at a home in Westwood.

  Homeowner spots burglary suspect at Starbucks, calls police

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

2 dead in West Memphis officer-involved shooting; 1 officer injured

Bartlett police searching for woman suspected of passing counterfeit bills

Former Memphis leader of Vice Lords gang shot, killed

Police: Green Goblin mask connects suspect with series of store robberies

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Man charged with sex trafficking after woman claims he recruited her for prostitution

Memphis native claims his daughter is being held captive by singer R. Kelly

Man pleads guilty to deadly drunk driving crash

Former TN teacher sentenced to 20 years for 2017 kidnapping of student

Man shoots at McDonald’s employee after not receiving his drink

Police searching for suspects in day care burglary

  Man arrested after Raleigh church burglarized three times in two weeks

Police returned to a Raleigh church that was burglarized last week.

District attorney announces nuisance store reopening

The Shelby County District Attorney’s office announced on Wednesday that a Midtown store would reopen after it was deemed a nuisance.

  Pastor shot confronting burglar in driveway may lose eye

A Shelby County pastor is in the hospital after being shot multiple times by a burglar he confronted outside his home.

West Memphis PD search for suspect after restaurant employee shot during robbery

Police in West Memphis want to find the man who shot an employee during a restaurant robbery.

5 suspects wanted for robbery at Stax museum, shooting at nearby business

Shelby County prosecutors stop runaway suspect who slipped out of handcuffs

Teen sentenced for killing Collierville couple in high-speed crash

Man sentenced to 25 years for raping child

Man captured driving brother’s truck after murdering him, police say

Shootout between homeowner, burglary suspect lands both in hospital

  Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

Authorities arrested the owner of the auto repair shop where the truck was found on accusations of smuggling the drugs from Mexico.

Fence stolen from Hope House in Midtown

Staff members need help finding their missing wrought iron fence from in front of Hope House in Midtown.

Millington police trying to ID Christmas Eve shoplifters

Police say the women stole items from Rack Room Shoes on Christmas Eve.

Case dismissed in 2013 Tipton County drug bust

Tipton County authorities confirm the case was dismissed in 2014.

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

Investigators say Jake Patterson went to great lengths to conceal any evidence from police, including disengaging the dome light of his car and shaving his head.

Man indicted for beating death of 3-year-old

A jury indicted a man on first-degree murder charges after he was accused of killing a 3-year-old.

Man arrested for stabbing dog in neck

Shelby County sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of stabbing a family dog.

Man charged for stabbing woman at homeless shelter says ‘the devil got into his head’

Memphis police responded to an aggravated assault call Sunday at Living For Christ Restoration House.

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

The man was sentenced to life without parole after a jury found him guilty in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who went missing from her home in 1997.

1 dead, 15-year-old injured in double shooting overnight

One person is dead and another wounded after a double shooting Sunday night.

Midtown deli declared public nuisance; owner heads to court

After being deemed a public nuisance, the owner of a Midtown deli will be in court Monday.

18-year-old shot, in critical condition

An 18-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting near Crump Station on Saturday night.

Man accused of beating girlfriend’s daughter to death for spilling juice on Xbox

The man is accused of shaking and beating the 4-year-old, including kicking her down a hallway, as punishment for spilling the juice.

Man who left 2 pounds of marijuana in Uber arrested by undercover officer while trying to retrieve it

Police say the 21-year-old was arrested after he acknowledged the drugs were his in a meeting with an undercover trooper at McDonald's.

Woman arrested after driving the wrong way down highway with children

A woman now faces reckless driving charges after cruising down the wrong lane of Highway 385.

Police: Half-naked man arrested after running through MLK Riverside Park

Police say they arrested a man Friday night who ran half-naked through a park near south Memphis.

Traveler arrested at Memphis airport after gun discovered in carry-on bag

Airport police responded to the security checkpoint where Benjamin Byrd said he forgot to remove his handgun from his carry-on.

Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Tips to help put an end to modern day slavery

In 2016, the global slavery index estimated over 57,700 people are victims of trafficking

Security cameras catch gas station carjacking

Police say the suspects approached a man and stole his car at gunpoint.

Vigil held for man left outside emergency room

A Memphis mother held a vigil Friday night to remember her son who was left for dead outside a hospital.

Audit finds Democratic staffer stole $12K

State democratic leaders claim a former staffer for Memphis representative Karen Camper stole more money from the House Democratic Caucus than initially believed.

Police looking for man who attempted to kidnap teen girl

Memphis police are searching for a man they say tried to kidnap a teen girl on Friday.

Police: Men break into elementary school, eat French toast, steal ham and walkie talkies

Two men are behind bars after breaking into an elementary school early Friday morning and stealing school property, police say.

Memphis business owner arrested, accused of touching housekeeper inappropriately

A Memphis business owner was arrested after he was accused of inappropriately touching his housekeeper.

CEO arrested on child porn charge after hidden camera found in company bathroom

David Hunter Moore, 23, was arrested for a second time Thursday for producing child pornography. He’s being on $200,000 bond.

Deputy arrested for buying drugs from undercover detective

A Shelby County sheriff’s deputy was arrested after an undercover officer agreed to sell him drugs.

4 robbery suspects wanted after crimes near University of Memphis

Police are investigating a robbery and an attempted robbery reported just minutes apart from the same location near the University of Memphis.

MPD cruiser hit on I-55

A Memphis police cruiser was hit Friday morning.

22-year-old shot, killed at motel

Memphis Police Department is investigating after a person was found dead at a Memphis hotel.

Parents fall victim to thieves at local day cares

Police are looking for two suspects who broke into cars at local day cares, stole credit cards and went on shopping sprees.

Lowe’s employee accused of stealing $2,400 from store through return scam

An asset protection manager with a watchful eye caught on to the scam while reviewing surveillance footage.

UPS employee accused of stealing $24K in cash and coins from shipments

An employee at the UPS Customer Center in Memphis is facing charges after more than $24,000 worth of shipments went missing last month.

Midtown deli closed as public nuisance

A Midtown deli has been closed and deemed a public nuisance by the Shelby County District Attorney's office.

2 people found shot to death in car near I-240 and Lamar

Police are investigating a double homicide Thursday afternoon near I-240 and Lamar.

Burglar targets church, raids it of copper

Memphis Police Department is investigating after someone broke into a church and raided it of all its copper lining.

Missing boy, 6, found alive in crawl space of Missouri attic; mother, boyfriend arrested

The boy’s father went to pick him up from his mother’s house in August, but the two and her boyfriend were nowhere to be found.

Mother charged with abuse after putting baby inside freezer, deputies say

A baby is reported to be safe after his mother allegedly placed him inside a stranger’s unused freezer then hid in a crawl space.

Mother seeks answers after shooting victim left outside hospital

A Memphis mother wants answers about who shot her son and left him to die outside a hospital.

  Man recovering after Tuesday’s I-240 shooting

A 21-year-old man is now in non-critical condition after he was shot on the interstate Tuesday night.

Woman calls 911 on officers who stopped her vehicle, promptly gets taken to jail

Kelci Newby is charged with making a 911 call in a non-emergency situation.

Affidavit: Man killed while trying to sell shoes listed for sale on Facebook

Police say a witness said they were meeting up with someone named “Tay” who wanted to buy a pair of tennis shoes the victim listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace.

Man holds suspected car thief at gunpoint

According to a police report, the victim heard something in his backyard Sunday, Jan. 6. When he went too look he saw someone driving off in his 2001 Honda Accord.

Anonymous donor takes vested interest in K9 officer

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Trumann K9 Officer Ras will be a lot safer when he hits the streets.

2 men charged with fatal shooting of one’s sister

Two men are behind bars, accused of shooting one of the suspects' sister and her boyfriend.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn’t collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to police.

Mother charged after son’s body found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

The boy's mother was charged with abuse of a corpse in what sources say was an attempt to hide evidence.

Highway shooting leaves 1 critical

Memphis police are investigating a shooting on Highway 385 near Ridgeway.

SCLC urges Memphians take action to reduce crime

Members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Memphis chapter are calling on residents to come together to decrease crime across the Bluff City.

Beware of ‘shimming': The newest way scammers are stealing your credit card info

The Better Business Bureau is issuing a warning about a new way scammers are getting information from you chip-enabled credit and debit cards.

Mississippi investigators trying to identify child found dead in 2014

According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, the boy, aged 5 to 7 at his time of death, was found on the east side of Sharkey County.

Family’s beloved Bible stolen during Memphis stay

A couple is desperate to find a precious family Bible stolen while visiting Memphis.

Shelby County sheriff supports proposal for new juvenile justice center

On Wednesday, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will present a proposal to the county commission for a new $25 million facility.

Mayor Harris seeking $1.3M to transform juvenile justice system

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is looking to reform the county’s juvenile justice system.

Man accused of bringing date to condo with woman he allegedly killed in basement

The suspect faces various charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and identity theft.

Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

Police say the suspect could face misdemeanor charges for petty theft and prowling.

Police searching for 5 suspects who beat, carjacked disabled veteran

A military veteran is recovering from the effects of a brutal carjacking that left him unconscious.

$3,000 worth of equipment stolen from Bartlett photography studio

The mother of a St. Jude patient is still shaken up after her photography studio was broken into last week.

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency, set for release in August

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence to supervised release later this year.