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Man calls officer to admit to fatal shooting in Cordova: MPD

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police have made an arrest after a deadly shooting in Cordova. Police say Samuel Ward is responsible for the shooting that took the life of a woman in Cordova on Wednesday. Sources tell us that dispatchers never received a call for help from the crime scene. It now appears that Ward […]
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Man shot and killed in South Memphis, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is dead after a shooting late Wednesday night in South Memphis. Memphis Police responded to a scene in the 1200 block of Race Street just before 9 p.m. The victim was found and rushed to Regional One in critical condition. He was pronounced dead,...
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Man injured in Memphis convenience store shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is in critical condition after being shot at a convenience store in the Bethel Grove area of Memphis. According to Memphis police, officers responded to 2759 Lamar, the Fill-N-Chill, just before 10 p.m. Wednesday. The suspect was driving a black Nissan sedan. This is...

Arkansas nursing home battles COVID-19 outbreak

MARION, Ark. — A nursing home in Marion, Ark., is battling a COVID-19 outbreak. Willowbend Healthcare and Rehabilitation holds 112 residents. FOX13 learned that a COVID threat inside the building resulted in some staff and residents testing positive for the virus. As COVID case data continues to show both...

One rushed to hospital after Bethel Grove shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person is in critical condition after a shooting in Bethel Grove police say. It happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday on the 2700 block of Lamar where police located a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to Regional One in critical condition. WREG photographers counted 17 evidence markers on […]

MPD searching for suspects in white SUV

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police are investigating after a man was found in critical condition on Race Street just before 9 p.m. Wednesday night. The victim was transported to Region One Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. According to MPD, the suspects are said to be several...

Beverly Robertson chooses ‘now’ to move on from Greater Memphis Chamber

Beverly Robertson, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber, knows “when it’s time to say when.”. And for the first Black female president of the 184-year-old organization, that time is now. Robertson recently announced she would be stepping down from her role as head of...
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Emoni Bates commits to Eastern Michigan: Former five-star, Memphis transfer returns to play in home state

Former five-star recruit Emoni Bates, considered at an early age to be a prodigious basketball talent, is transferring from Memphis and returning to his home state to play for Eastern Michigan, he announced Wednesday on social media. Bates spent one season at Memphis after reclassifying up and enrolling with the Tigers. The transfer comes after crescendoing speculation about his basketball future, including a possible return to play for Memphis and interest from a number of other high-major suitors. In recent days, Louisville appeared to emerge a real contender.

Mayor Lee Harris has a new approach to increase gun safety, and he is ready to share

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mayor Lee Harris is scheduled to host a media preview through zoom Thursday, June 30 at 10 a.m. to share his plans to make the city of Memphis safer. Mayor Harris has made it clear that gun safety, reducing crime and decreasing gun violence are some of his priority concerns, and now he is pushing a new project to work with law enforcement, community leaders and advocates, and gun owners.

My New Home: Setting up house in Sea Isle Park

Chad and Mary Grace Pinkard moved to Memphis from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Chad was graduating from a pediatric residency program at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital and the couple moved here so he could join University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s fellowship program in neonatology. Mary Grace is a mother of three young children; Harvey, 4, Palmer, 2, and Crosby, 8 months. Additionally, she is a certified baby and toddler sleep consultant with a company called The Cradle Coach.