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MPD investigating after rock thrown at vehicle on I-55

Memphis Police Department is investigating after a rock was thrown at a vehicle.

Mississippi center first in nation to perform outpatient knee replacement surgery using ROSA

Southland Casino Racing helps create STEM opportunities for students

  Marshall County Jail trusty kills himself with sheriff’s department gun, official says

Southaven man found

  Tennessee heavily impacted by tariffs on Chinese imports

  Developers selected to transform Mid-South Fairgrounds

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Grenada funeral home owner arrested on 14 counts for selling phony funeral plans

Facebook deal ends in man being robbed

Helena-West Helena police looking for person of interest in deadly shooting

Police: Arkansas DOC employee wanted for sexually assaulting girlfriend’s teen daughter

Police: Man shoots girlfriend in back during argument

  County Commission approves millions in funding for SCS, MATA during budget meeting

  4-year-old dies after being shot at Frayser apartment complex

A toddler died after being shot Monday at a Frayser apartment.

New law allows online course for conceal carry permit

Shane Kerwin just retired from the military.

JSU graduate student creates lead-filtering drinking straw

Pierce says the filter inside of each Cleanstraww can remove lead and other contaminants for up to 20 gallons of liquid.

  New cell phone bill to take effect July 1 in Tennessee

When July 1st hits if you’re behind the wheel in Tennessee you cannot grab your phone with any part of your body.

  Missing Tipton County man found safe in Nashville

11-year-old Mississippi girl dies after accidental gunshot wound to the face

  Large hole opens up in downtown Memphis street

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair

Tensions between Iran, U.S. could trigger higher gas prices

2 injured, 2 charged in Downtown shooting

Mary Margaret Hyer is crowned Miss Mississippi 2019

Hyer will go on to represent the state in the Miss America competition in September.

Family’s appearance on “Steve Wilkos Show” leads to man’s arrest

A Baxter County man faces a second-degree sexual assault charge after authorities say the victim’s family appeared on a talk show to talk about the situation.

Attorney General files appeal in support of fetal heartbeat bill

The law prohibits most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

Gang members plead guilty to federal racketeering charges

Several gang members have plead guilty to federal charges according, to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Somerville murder suspect arrested in Memphis

Davaius Worrles was wanted for the murder of Demarcus Turner. According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Worrles shot and killed Turner June 14.

  Last chance to tour 2019 St. Jude Dream Home before the giveaway

While you're there you can register for a $10,000 shopping spree at Ashley Home Store or Stash Home.

Fred’s to close additional stores

Friday, Fred’s announced it will be closing additional store.

Eight Mississippi counties declared federal disaster areas after April storms

More counties could be added to the declaration at a later date.

City of Memphis opens after-hours cooling center at Lewis Senior Center

Residents without sufficient air conditioning or electricity can seek shelter while the cooling center is open.

Jury convicts man of kidnapping, beating girlfriend in 2016

Charlie Earl Evans, 42, is facing between 40 and 60 years in prison for especially aggravated kidnapping, false imprisonment and causing serious bodily injury.

  Police confirm woman taken from hotel at gunpoint was found

MPD issued a City Watch for 30-year-old Dayley Long Wednesday after they say a man crashed his car into her hotel room, fired into the room and forced her into his car at gunpoint.

Ridgeway Middle School dismissing summer classes early for power outages

Students are being dismissed at 11:30 a.m. because of power outages in the area.

TBI Most Wanted: Eric Balkin wanted for kidnapping, robbery and assault

Eric Anton Balkin, 35, has exhibited violent tendencies and should be considered dangerous, according to TBI.

One person dead after storms push through Bolivar County

The person died at the corner of Broadway Extension and W County Line Road on the Washington/Bolivar line.

  3 Shelby County corrections deputies relieved of duty

An SCSO news release says the deputies are accused of inappropriate conduct while on duty at the Shelby County Jail in downtown Memphis.

Multi-car crash affecting eastbound I-40 traffic near Whitten exit

Multiple vehicles are involved in the crash near the Whitten exit.

Man accused of attacking woman with machete

Police say a woman is in critical condition after being attacked with a machete, leaving her intestines exposed.

MPD: Woman taken at gunpoint from hotel after man crashed car into her room

Police say a man crashed his car into a hotel room at Red Roof Inn, fired shots inside the room and forced the woman into his car at gunpoint before driving off.

  MLGW worker shot in North Memphis Tuesday night

MLGW confirms one of their employees was shot Tuesday night in North Memphis.

Man on TBI’s most wanted list taken into custody

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Memphis Police Department are searching for an armed robbery suspect.

  Dozens arrested in West Memphis-area drug trafficking bust

Federal, state and local law enforcement announced the arrests of dozens of suspects Wednesday in an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in West Memphis.

  Bookstore employees on edge after armed robberies

Employees at Textbook Brokers are on edge after robberies at both Memphis locations.

  LeMoyne-Owen ends president’s contract

LeMoyne-Owen College will hire a new president in the near future.

Search continues for missing Canton man

Slay’s car was recovered in a remote area off McCluer Road after he never showed up at a friend’s house.

  Developer files $16 million building permit for Overton Square hotel

Loeb Properties filed a $16 million building permit Monday for the proposed Overton Square hotel.

Crashes stop traffic on southbound I-55 in DeSoto County

Traffic is stopped on Southbound I-55 in DeSoto County because of crashes north and south of the Coldwater Bridge.

Le Bonheur named Best Children’s Hospital

For the ninth year, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has been named one of the Best Children’s Hospitals in the U.S.

Man arrested on 30 counts of child porn following death threat

Police arrested a Pocahontas man after they say his threats of physical violence led them to a cache of child pornography.

  Memphis police director thanks family of Brandon Webber, Frayser community leaders for calling for peace

At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, MPD Director Mike Rallings explained the department’s response to the protest and his decision to go to “level 3."

MHP: 10 Greenwood students hurt in school bus crash

Approximately ten students from Greenwood High School were taken to hospitals after their school bus flipped over Monday afternoon west of Winona.

Read to Succeed literacy camp focuses on student needing to pass state reading test

The Mississippi Children's Museum is hosting the Read to Succeed intensive literacy camp this week.

  Deputies arrest suspect who fled traffic stop in stolen car

According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect took off in a stolen vehicle during an attempted traffic stop around 2:15 Monday afternoon.

  MPD no longer at ‘level 3’ after marshal shooting, protest last week

A spokesperson for the Memphis Police Department says the department is back to regular operations after last week’s violence following the shooting of a wanted suspect.

  Suspect in Lorenzen Wright murder pleads guilty to unrelated gun charges

Billy Turner’s trial for weapons possession as a convicted felon was scheduled to begin Monday. Instead, he took the stand and changed his plea from “not guilty" to “guilty."

Jonesboro woman terrified when she’s out numbered and out gunned

The report stated a victim reported to an officer that four women came to her home, one armed with a gun.

Neighborly dispute goes from trashy to scary

Police say a man pulled not one but two guns on a neighbor because of trash.

Victim in critical condition after stabbing

Police say the female victim was found with multiple stab wounds.

  Mid-South man to compete on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

A Mid-South man is putting his skills to the test on ‘American Ninja Warrior.'

  Mid-South Boy Scouts injured in Ark. crash

A group of Boy Scouts have been injured in a crash in Arkansas.

  Fred’s laying off 155 workers in Shelby County

Last week, the company filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Dislocated Worker Unit.

19 arrested in national sting to identify child sex offenders

The national operation was called “Operation Broken Heart”. It lasted for two months and was led by the United States Department of Justices conducted by all 61 Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces across the country.

  Memphis police respond to shooting with reported 14-year-old victim

The fire department confirms they were called to the shooting for a 14-year-old victim.

Driver airlifted to hospital after dump truck overturns in Shelby County

A dump truck driver is in critical condition after a rollover crash on Brunswick Road at Osborn.

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint

Red paint and the phrase "they were racists" were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park

Shelby County students getting brand new bikes for perfect school attendance

The DA’s office is giving 321 Shelby County students brand new bicycles for having perfect attendance during the 2018-2019 school year.

Man flown to hospital after getting caught in hay rake

A Craighead County man was flown to a Memphis hospital after he got caught in a piece of farm machinery and dragged several yards.

Authorities probe fatal inmate fight at Tennessee prison

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate who was killed in a fight with another inmate

First Tennessee and Capital banks to be First Horizon Bank

First Tennessee Bank and Capital Bank are becoming First Horizon Bank

Concern grows over dead sea life as spillway impact stretches to Mississippi barrier islands

Sunday marked 80 days that the Bonnet Carré spillway has been open so far this year. During that time, trillions of gallons of fresh water from the Mississippi River has found its way into the saltwater environment of the Mississippi Sound.

  Tennessee offers incentives to help with child care

The State of Tennessee is stepping up efforts to help families struggling to find child care, particularly those who live in 'child care deserts' and who work non-traditional hours.

Man dies while attending Bonnaroo music festival

Bonnaroo officials say a 27-year-old man has died while attending the Tennessee music festival

Part of Highway 51 shutdown after road collapse

A part of Highway 51 is shut down after part of the road collapsed.

Raising tobacco product age enters new debate in Congress

For generations, tobacco powered Kentucky’s economy. While the industry is withering in the Bluegrass State, it continues to pay addiction’s deadly price. The unlikeliest of reformers are calling for change in Washington.

Teens save woman from house fire in Jackson

The fire department received a call regarding an accidental fire in the 2700 block of Hemingway Circle around 6:30 p.m.

Suspect pretends to need help before carjacking woman in church parking lot

Hinds County Sheriff’s deputies are on scene of a carjacking near Raymond. The call came in to dispatch around 5 p.m. Friday.

  DPS warns of threat against law enforcement after US marshals shoot, kill Memphis man

DPS released a bulletin Thursday regarding a threat against all law enforcement following the death of 20-year-old Brandon Webber.

  Shelby County Jail visitation to resume Saturday

Visitation at the Shelby County Jail is set to resume on Saturday, according the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

  Police searching for suspects in connection to squad car vandalisms during protest

Police are searching for suspects in connection to the vandalism of several law enforcement vehicles.