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Teen shot in the face hours after 18th birthday party

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police responded to five shootings overnight and early Saturday morning. One of those shootings left 18-year-old Breanna Keys in critical condition at a local hospital. Breanna’s family said she’s recovering in the ICU after she was shot in the face Friday night leaving her birthday...
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Multiple shootings leave four people dead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Four people are dead following other shootings Friday night. MPD said the first incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday on Pearson Road. One male victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The other incident took place on West Danville Circle around 10:35 p.m. Officers found another...
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Man hurt in Hickory Hill shooting, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is severely hurt after a Saturday night shooting in Hickory Hill. At approximately 6:50 PM, the Memphis Police Department (MPD) responded to a shooting call in the 6000 block of Knight Arnold Road. When officers arrived, they found a man shot. The victim was...
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Justice Barrett Portraits Desecrated at Rhodes College

EXCLUSIVE: At least two portraits of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett were desecrated at Rhodes College, a private school in Memphis. Barrett graduated from Rhodes in 1994. A conservative student at the university sent KWAM NewsTalk Memphis exclusive photographs of the vandalized portraits. Some scribbled in red marker, “Go...
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Police look for drivers after man hit on Shelby Drive

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police say a man was left in critical condition in a hit-and-run in the Airport area, and they are looking for two drivers they say didn’t stop to help. The multi-vehicle wreck happened at 11:38 Friday night at East Shelby Drive east of Swinnea Road. Police said a male driver, who has […]
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Two cornered, shot dead inside Hickory Hill gas station

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Police are looking for the shooters who gunned down two men inside a Hickory Hill gas station Thursday night. The violent attack was caught on camera at the Citgo in the 5900 block of Knight Arnold Road. Investigators said the suspects got out of a vehicle, entered the gas station, and shot the […]
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Babysitter convicted of raping child

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Travis Ruzicha, 22, was convicted of aggravated sexual battery after a four-day trial. Ruzicha was found guilty of sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl while babysitting for a family friend in 2019. The incident happened in mid-July 2019 at a home in Memphis. When the child’s mother...
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Man shot on Knight Arnold Road

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person is in critical condition in a shooting Saturday evening in Hickory Hill. Police were called just before 7 p.m. to a retail and office plaza at 6002 Knight Arnold Road. One man was found shot and taken to Regional One in critical condition. Police had no suspect information. Call 901-528-CASH […]
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Aluma signs free agent deal with Memphis Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Decatur alum and Virginia Tech Hokies basketball stare Keve Aluma has caught on with an NBA organization. Aluma, a 6-9 forward, did not hear his name during the NBA draft Thursday night. The Grizzlies decided they liked what they saw, and inked him to a deal.
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Burglars ram through Amazon gates, break into vehicles

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Police are looking for multiple people who broke into multiple vehicles in the airport area Thursday. The break-ins happened at the Amazon Distribution Center on Holmes Road around 1:30 a.m. Police say a silver/gray GMC Yukon rammed the barrier arm to enter the parking lot. Surveillance video showed at least two suspects breaking […]
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Heat reaches record 101; Code Orange air alert issued

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The high temperature reached 101 degrees Saturday in Memphis. That breaks the old record of 100 set in 2012, the National Weather Service said. The Memphis metro area is under a Code Orange Air Alert, the Shelby County Health Department announced Saturday afternoon. Ozone levels mean air quality is unhealthy for the […]
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Two indicted for robbing, killing man who tried to flee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two men have been indicted for the robbery and murder of a man in 2021 while he was taking food to his girlfriend, the District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday. Dacon Dixon, 20 and Oluwafemi Bolumole, 24, were indicted on counts first-degree murder, attempted carjacking, especially aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and employment […]
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