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Mom Arrested for Child Neglect, Posted Pics of Daughter Waxing Crotches
A woman in Memphis was reportedly arrested after allegedly having her young daughter wax the vaginas of adult women -- something she appears to have posted online.
Man convicted of striking roommate with hammer, beheading him, and placing his body in suitcase
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (TCD) -- A 32-year-old man has been convicted of charges related to the 2021 slaying and decapitation of his 63-year-old roommate in their apartment. The Shelby County District Attorney’s Office announced that a jury returned the guilty verdict Friday, Feb. 16, convicting Julian Summers of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse in the death of Bruce Jefferies.
‘They so greedy’: Thieves caught on camera loading stolen items into cars
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Witnesses at a strip mall caught the moment a group of thieves made off with over $20,000 worth of stolen items from a City Gear on Lamar Avenue Thursday afternoon. The video posted on Facebook is about four minutes long. The witnesses, who did not want to be identified, said it took […]
Memphis mother missing after stepson who she was last seen with found dead
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Nearly a month into a Memphis mother’s disappearance, Memphis police said they’re actively working to locate 39-year-old LaBarBara Bryson, who went missing from her Orange Mound neighborhood three weeks ago. Police say they’re also trying to determine if her disappearance is connected to her...
Residents in Memphis neighborhood without Wi-Fi and phone service after thieves steal copper
Residents in Boxtown already deal with spotty Wi-Fi and phone service, and as if that wasn’t enough, now copper used in their AT&T service lines is being stolen.
Vandals break all of the windows on Memphis mother's home
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis mother of four said her family hasn’t been able to live in their home since January 2024, because all of her windows were broken by a vandal. Rhonda Patterson rents a home just south of Cooper-Young that is managed by Renshaw Company, REALTORS.
South Memphis apartment complex residents made to believe they had to vacate, city denies order
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After ABC24 did another story on blight and neglect at a South Memphis apartment complex, City of Memphis Code Enforcement visited the property. Then the station received another update. “Some tenants say they were told (by Code Enforcement) they have 15 days to vacate,” said Kermit...
Shelby County layoff notices in 2024: 3 employers plan to cut 378 jobs in Memphis
There's still more than a month left in the first quarter of 2024, but layoff notices already have been filed for almost 400 jobs in Memphis. Since Jan. 1, Shelby County has seen three Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notices filed, impacting a total of 378 jobs across three companies. (There have been 10 notices filed within the state this year as of Feb. 19.) ...
Two women arrested after deadly crash in Raleigh
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Two women were arrested after a car sped away from police and crashed into a pole, killing a man, according to the Memphis Police Department (MPD). The deadly crash happened around 2 a.m. at the intersection of Frayser-Raleigh Road and Hawkins Mill Road. According to MPD, officers...
City Council to police: Street takeovers must stop
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — City Council questioned Memphis Police officials about street “takeovers” Tuesday after an event blocked an underpass near the airport over the weekend. Videos stills shown at a council meeting appear to show dozens of cars parked on Winchester at Swinnea underneath an airport runway overpass Saturday, with some people standing on top […]
Man threatens shooting at Superlo Foods, MPD says
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - On Sunday, Memphis police responded to an intimidation call at the Superlo Foods in Winchester Road, in regards to an older man threatening to shoot up the store. Officers say that employees informed them that the man threatened to come back into the store and “shoot...
Frayser community center faces another setback after recent break-in
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Another setback at a community center in Frayser. This time was a break-in. FOX13 has told you over the past few months about problems continuing to pile up at the Legacy Impact Community Resource Center. First was a truck crashing into the building. Then a burst pipe...
‘Crime crisis’: Ages 16-24 named most dangerous age group in Shelby Co.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Questions still loom about the state of juvenile crime and drag racing in the Bluff City. During Tuesday’s city council committee meeting, leaders spoke about what data they’re looking at to tackle what they call a “crime crisis.”. People between the ages of...
Memphis, Louisville crack top ten of America's most dangerous drivers
Tennessee and Kentucky are both represented on a recent but not-so-illustrious list: the cities with the worst drivers in America. The Forbes Advisor website compiled 5 years of statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration to determine that Memphis is second of all American cities with the most dangerous drivers. In Kentucky, Louisville makes the list at number 7.
‘Demon Time’: Council talks measures to enforce, curtail 'disruptive' drag racing
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis City Council members spoke at length during a committee meeting Tuesday about a commitment to prevent, or at least discourage, drag-racing incidents. They agreed that it won't be easily done. A recent group of drivers recklessly spun their cars on Winchester Road in Whitehaven on Feb....
Senior apartments in Memphis cited by code enforcement for lack of heating in residential unit
Senior Myrtle Morgan claimed she’s been living without heat in her senior living apartment for three years.
Video: Suspects open fire on North Memphis home
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department is looking for suspects who were caught on video firing multiple shots at a North Memphis home earlier this month. On February 5, just before 10 p.m., officers say they responded to the 1400 block of Davis Street regarding an aggravated assault. Video footage showed five suspects open […]
Shooting in Whitehaven leaves woman critically injured, 2 detained
UPDATE, February 20: Memphis Police have identified one of the people involved in the shooting. Ivory Fennell, 54, is charged with Attempted Second-Degree Murder, two counts of Aggravated Assault, Employment of a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony, and Vandalism between $1,000 and $2,500. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman was left critically injured […]
1-Year-Old Dies Who Fell Over Railings in Downtown Memphis
A heartbreaking incident unfolded at the Forum Flats apartments in Downtown Memphis on Saturday, resulting in the tragic death of a 1-year-old boy. According to the Memphis Police Department (MPD), the child fell over a railing, leading to fatal consequences.
Man with lengthy criminal record arrested in deadly shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man with a lengthy criminal record is accused of firing several shots from the back seat of a Gold Buick and killing another man outside a North Memphis gas station. It happened more than a week ago at the M Town Market in the 3200 block of Thomas Street. Police said […]