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Memphis teen threatened to shoot and kill classmates in social media post, police say  FOX13 Memphis

A Memphis teen is accused of threatening to kill his classmates in a post that circulated on social media.



Father accused of attacking juvenile, staff member inside Craigmont High School gym  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Mid-South father was taken into custody after police say he attacked a juvenile and a staff member in the gym at Craigmont High School.



Memphis man punched student at school gym after telling son to 'point him out,' police say  The Commercial Appeal

A Memphis man is facing assault charges after he walked into his son's high school and punched a student in October, police say.



High school football game closed to crowds due to threat of violence  WREG NewsChannel 3

Tensions were so high ahead of Friday night's football game between rivals Raleigh-Egypt and Craigmont high schools, Shelby County Schools closed the ...



Memphis high school's prized planetarium still needs upgrades, but students are already fascinated by what it can do  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Keshawn Glover remembers hearing his dad talk about field trips to Craigmont High School's planetarium decades ago, but last week the high school senior got ...



'Point him out': Dad goes with son to Memphis school, accused of assaulting student, woman  FOX13 Memphis

A Memphis dad was arrested after an assault in a high school gym, police said.



Parents, students brawl at Craigmont High over social media post  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrested five women after a fight broke out at Craigmont High School. SCSO said the fight broke out over ...



5 adults charged after Craigmont High School brawl  WMC Action News 5

The five adults arrested during a brawl at Craigmont High School have been identified.



Once a shining star, Craigmont High School's planetarium due for a makeover  Chalkbeat Colorado

Walking down the center aisle of a unique theater that once was a source of pride for Craigmont High School, principal Tisha Durrah gestures at the hundred or ...



Memphis' only program for adults to get high school diploma gets lifeline from district leaders  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Kennishia Pratts, 19, is on track to graduate from The Excel Center in December. She plans to attend Spelman College, a prestigious historically black women's ...



'Point him out' Dad goes with son to Tennessee school, assaults student and woman  13WHAM-TV

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee dad was arrested after allegedly walking into a school gym, asking his son to "point him out," then assaulting two ...



Police respond to multiple reports of student fights across Memphis  wreg.com

We're *fresh* into the new school year, but Memphis police have already had to respond to several bullying and fighting reports involving students.



Attack at KIPP Memphis Collegiate High sends teen to hospital  WREG NewsChannel 3

A 12th grade student at KIPP Memphis Collegiate High School in North Memphis was sent to the hospital Thursday after a brutal attack at school.



Kirby High School to close again Thursday and Friday due to “pest issues”  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kirby High School will close again Thursday and Friday as the school deals with a pest infestation, Shelby County Schools announced.



Boy, 14, shot near Craigmont High School in Memphis  Memphis Commercial Appeal

One person has been detained in connection with the shooting of a 14-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon near Craigmont High.



School district to send Kirby High students to W.E.B. DuBois, Kirby Middle  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools officials announced where they will send students after Kirby High School was taken over by rats during a ...



VIDEO: High school volleyball team attacked by rival team after game  WREG NewsChannel 3

A volleyball game turned violent Thursday night after a match at Manassas High School, according to Memphis police.



Germantown High students, parents concerned over racist language in video  WREG NewsChannel 3

The video has been circulating on social media. Germantown High School students say it's a classmate of theirs seen in the video repeating racial slurs.



Suspect identified after Munford High School lock down  WREG NewsChannel 3

Munford High School was temporarily locked down on Wednesday after someone reportedly entered the building.



SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | 2018 Middle School Volleyball Championship  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. 2018 Middle School Volleyball ...



More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...



School districts prepare for possibility of snow in the Mid-South  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Snow heading for the Mid-South means we could see lots of school closings. We wanted to find out what factors into closing a school district ...



Shelby County “youth court” program teaches students about second chances  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The "youth court" program in Shelby County helps both juvenile offenders as well as the student volunteers who make the program happen.



1 taken to hospital, 2 detained after explosion at Memphis high school  CNN International

Two makeshift bombs blew up Thursday inside a Memphis high school, causing one person to be taken to a hospital, officials said.



Police say dad brutally punched student in the head after asking son to 'point him out'  TheGrio

Police say a Tennessee dad allegedly told his son, “Point him out,” before assaulting a student and a woman at his son's high school gym.



Educational inequality is 'existential threat,' former education secretary says in Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

Educational inequality is an "existential threat" to goals of the advancement of society, former U.S. Secretary of Education John King said in Memphis on ...



Three suspects arrested after Cordova drug raid  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three adults were taken into custody this week after detectives executed a search warrant at an alleged drug home in Memphis. The raid ...



The Tennessean  The Tennessean

Vice President George Bush gets a kiss from Honey Alexander, wife of Gov. Lamar Alexander, after he landed in Smyrna July 21, 1982, to stump for Republicans ...



Memphis poet reunites with teacher that changed her life  WMC Action News 5

The long search is over for one Memphis alum that has been searching for a high school teacher she credits with her becoming the successful poet she is today.



Pastor injured, man charged after shootout at north Shelby County home  WREG NewsChannel 3

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — A pastor was critically injured in a shootout at his home after he caught a man allegedly breaking into his car and took matters into ...



Craigmont Middle School student missing  wreg.com

If you see her or know where she might be, call Memphis Police at 545-COPS (545-2677)



Woman accused of raping juvenile relative released on bond  WREG NewsChannel 3

A 30-year-old woman was taken into custody after being accused of having sexual relations with a family member.



Former student makes emotional plea to end bullying at Germantown School Board meeting  WREG NewsChannel 3

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — The Germantown School Board heard an emotional plea Monday night to stop bullying by a former student.



Police: Woman, daughter injured after being pushed off second floor balcony  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Mid-South man is facing a slew of charges after he allegedly pushed his ex-girlfriend and daughter off a second floor balcony onto a slab of concrete.



White Station, other schools tagged with threatening graffiti  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are investigating after several Shelby County Schools were tagged with graffiti overnight. A vulgar, threatening message was spray ...



Girl attacked by unknown women inside Ridgeway High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two women entered the Ridgeway High School cafeteria Thursday morning, attacked a female student, then drove away, according to the ...



Mid-South poet searches for the teacher that changed her life  WMC Action News 5

A former high school student is on the hunt for the teacher that changed her life.



Memphis schools have space. Boys & Girls Clubs have programming. Now they just need money to put clubs in three schools.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Grappling with under-enrolled schools and significant neighborhood needs, Memphis school leaders seek to fill some empty space by partnering with the Boys ...



Startup allows members to access variety of fitness classes  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Cole Giovannetti is one of those weekend athletes who can't stop training, or finding different ways to train. “I found I like to work out at ...



Fire destroys family’s home in Atoka  WREG NewsChannel 3

Part of Highway 51 in Atoka was shutdown as first responders battled a house fire on Wednesday.



Man arrested after allegedly threatening to “shoot up” Midtown bar, kill police  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A man is in jail and facing several charges after police say he threatened to “shoot up” a Midtown bar and kill police officers.



Senior bodybuilder turning heads, inspiring others as he nears 70  WREG NewsChannel 3

Jimmy Moore says he never thought he would look like he does now during his twilight years.



Police respond to bomb threat at Austin Peay Walmart  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police looked into a bomb threat Saturday evening at the Austen Peay Walmart. According to police, a threat was called in at the ...



Education secretary touts college attainability to Memphis students | VIDEO  Memphis Commercial Appeal

Secretary of Education John King's annual bus tour across the United States made two stops in Memphis Wednesday, including one at Craigmont High School, ...



Wife of escaped Shelby County inmate pleads for him to turn himself in  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jacqueline Mason is pleading for her husband to return to the Mark Luttrell Transition Center.



Memphis Democrats cancel rally with Sen. Cory Booker  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Democratic rally featuring an appearance by New Jersey senator and possible presidential contender Cory Booker was cancelled Friday ...



Police: Mother claims father was trying to kidnap son, hits him with car  WREG NewsChannel 3

An estranged couple were taken into custody after a domestic dispute over a child turned violent.



Yo Gotti billboard for Shelby County Schools gets mixed reaction  WREG NewsChannel 3

A billboard at South Bellevue and Walker featured local rapper Yo Gotti, aka Mario Mims, with the message "Product of Public Schools" along with the Shelby ...



Teen arrested after Arlington High School threat on social media  WREG NewsChannel 3

A teenager was arrested at Arlington High School on Thursday morning after authorities say he made a threat on social media to shoot up the school.



Arlington man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill his parents  WREG NewsChannel 3

ARLINGTON, Tenn. — An Arlington, Tennessee man is in jail after police say her tried to shoot his parents.



16-year-old hit by car near Covington Pike, Yale Rd  WMC Action News 5

A person was hit by a car near the intersection of Covington Pike and Yale Road.



Rescuers searching for man possibly stuck in parachute in North Shelby County  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Officers are searching for a man in a parachute who may be stuck in a tree, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office said.



Hollywood writer not ‘Insecure’ about getting his start in Memphis  WREG NewsChannel 3

Ben Cory Jones is making moves in Hollywood. He's a young man from Memphis, graduate of a Shelby County High School and writing for one of the hottest ...



Here's a chance to renew your wedding vows at Graceland's new chapel  WBIR.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — They met in a hotel lobby, he back in his hometown on business and she attending her first Elvis Week. A spark between them quickly ...



MPD: Women stabbed with screwdriver inside school cafeteria  wreg.com

A man armed with a screwdriver walked into the cafeteria at Alcy Elementary and attacked two women Wednesday, Memphis Police said.



‘It’s still going on:’ Mother responds after son makes emotional plea to end bullying  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An emotional plea to end bullying at Germantown Schools has caught the community's attention. Jacob Vincent, 16, fought back tears as he ...



Student accused in Collierville attack arrested  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —One of the two students accused of attacking a student at Collierville High School is now behind bars. Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrested ...



Radicalized: The Story of Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad  Memphis Flyer

Nine years ago, 24-year-old Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad shot two people at a military recruiting center in Little Rock. Acting as a lone-wolf terrorist and ...



Haywood High School students stage walkout over alleged racist threats  WREG NewsChannel 3

Students at Haywood High School have walked out of class in protest Monday after some students said they were the target of racist threats made by other ...



Top scholars will be honored at annual SCS dinner  WMC Action News 5

Some of Shelby County Schools brightest high school seniors will be honored during the annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholars' Dinner on Thursday ...



Overton High School student killed in drive-by shooting  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- He was #10 on the field, but number one in his friends' hearts. Fifteen-year-old Jaheim Walker was killed after police said a gunman opened ...



Tennessee College of Applied Technology hosts “signing day”  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- It was signing day for some high school students in Memphis Thursday, but it has nothing to do with sports. Dozens of students committed to ...



Few parents with truant warrants show up to court to avoid jail time  wreg.com

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Parents of truant children were offered amnesty Thursday, but not many took advantage. Shelby County officials have warrants out ...



Man arrested for injuring Germantown High School student with BB gun  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A young man is in hot water after he allegedly shot a Germantown High School student with a BB gun.



Police: Attempted kidnapper said God told her to grab boy  wreg.com

A Memphis woman is behind bars after she says God told her to intervene in an attempted kidnapping.



Accidental Amber Alert panics Memphians  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - Memphians were thrown into a panic Wednesday morning after an accidental Amber Alert was issued by the National Weather *Service's* ...



Teen pregnancy rates drop dramatically in Memphis and Shelby County  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —WREG has some good news on a problem that has plagued Memphis and Shelby County for years. The teen pregnancy rate is finally falling, ...



FBI searching home of missing Milan girl  WREG NewsChannel 3

Federal agents returned to the home of a 14-year-old girl who went missing from Milan more than two decades ago.



Back-to-school events aim to get students ready for the first day  wreg.com

With Shelby County Schools starting Monday, there are plenty of events this weekend to get you prepared.



Some Mid-South schools closed Friday due to weather  wreg.com

Fayette County Public Schools, Hardeman County Schools and Haywood County Schools announced schools will be closed Friday due to inclement weather.



12-year-old arrested in brother's stabbing death  WMC Action News 5

A 12-year-old is in custody after his 15-year-old brother was stabbed to death. Memphis Police Department said the 12-year-old is responsible for stabbing and ...



Parents want to know if students will have to make up school time due to snow days  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Even though there's still snow on the ground the roads look good enough that, at last check, fingers are crossed that school will be back in ...



Teen facing charges after allegedly attacking school administrator  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Police said a middle school student was facing charges after attacking a high school assistant principal. Police said the student ...



Fayette County Sheriff’s Office investigates possible school threat  wreg.com

FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. — The Fayette County Sheriff's Office confirmed they are investigating a social media post that may be directed towards Fayette ...



Parents, students seek change after suicides in Gibson County high school  wreg.com

MEDINA, Tenn — Tragedy hit a Mid-South high school twice in a matter of months. There have been multiple suicides. Three to be exact. Now classmates are ...



Covering Shelby County Juvenile Court: defendant talks about experience inside detention center  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Shelby County Juvenile Court is still under federal monitoring, though the Department of Justice recently announced it was dropping some of ...



Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance  wreg.com

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three Wooddale High School students will get a second chance after getting caught gambling and fighting in the cafeteria. They've ...



Man arrested for stealing Apple computers from Germantown High School  wreg.com

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — A man has been arrested for stealing a dozen Apple computers and keyboards from the Germantown High School library earlier this ...



Code Enforcement to push for ordinance changes, landlord registry  wreg.com

Of course, there have also been numerous issues at complexes in Memphis like where taxpayers foot the bill.



Head of Shelby Co. Environmental Court retires, shares what he’d like to see for the future  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Shelby County Environmental Court that fights against blight and code enforcement violations is about to be in new hands.



Mother explains terrifying home invasion, thief makes off with five-year-old daughter’s savings  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- This Thanksgiving eve a Cordova mother is thankful for her life after she says a man burst into her home and held her at gunpoint just ...



Villain theme day causes costume controversy at Bartlett High School  wreg.com

Costumes included Hitler, a slave master and a police officer.



Nutbush man says he can’t take local crime anymore, wants to move  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - As you may know, a new report has named Memphis the 3rd most dangerous city in the country. 65-year-old Tommy Gann isn't surprised.



Overton High jazz program director passes away  wreg.com

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Source: ...



How Did Adult Get Away With Posing As Teen In Memphis School?  WREG.com - Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3

Parents wonder how school didn't know basketball student was actually a grown man.



Neighbors complain about awful stench, murky ditch in Southeast Shelby County  WREG NewsChannel 3

There appears to be some kind of leak near a subdivision off East Shelby Drive and Germantown Road that is forcing folks to hold their noses.



Deputy attacked at Booker T. Washington; student tries to get gun  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. --Memphis Police were called to Booker T. Washington High School Tuesday afternoon after a brawl broke out involving parents and students.



Parents want answers after sexual assault investigation at school  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A school in Orange Mound is keeping tight-lipped about a sexual assault investigation that is underway. Investigators are looking to the ...



Sheriff: 13-year-old Dyer County student arrested for posting threats toward school online  WREG NewsChannel 3

DYER COUNTY, Tenn. — The Dyer County Sheriff's Office confirmed a 13-year-old student was arrested and charged for allegedly making violent threats ...



Woman alleges elder abuse at Collierville rehab center  WREG NewsChannel 3

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. - - A soiled diaper and swollen lips are both part of elder abuse allegations against Poplar Oaks Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in ...



It's about relationships, say Memphis students on race and violence  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Amid the national conversation about issues of race, policing and safety, Memphis students weigh in.



Shelby County Veterans Court graduates largest class: ‘All of them had gone through a lot of pain to get where they are’  wreg.com

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A class is celebrating graduation, but they aren't your typical students. It's nearly two dozen participants in the Veterans Court ...



Former Memphis Tigers Plan Alumni Basketball Game  Memphis Daily News

Look back to look ahead. That's what former University of Memphis basketball players Jeremy Hunt and Willie Kemp are trying to do with the first alumni game, ...



Shelby County Mental Health Court asks for funds to help more people  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Shelby County Mental Health Court is operating at capacity, after it started taking cases in January. It has continued to receive referrals, ...



Neighborhoods work with the county to prevent eyesores  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Shelby County government listened to the concerns of neighbors who said they wanted to get rid of eyesores and prevent them from popping ...



Mom arrested for not sending kids to school  wreg.com

Latrice Coleman is charged with three counts of violating compulsory school action.



Friends remember man murdered in home invasion  wreg.com

"To those people who did it man -- you're heartless and you really don't know what you've done to the city of Memphis"



Young Covington boy battles muscular dystrophy and thrives thanks to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital  wreg.com

Kenny and Andi Katherine Edwards say miracles happen at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.



SCS elementary student’s mom arrested for too many school absences  wreg.com

We're only a few weeks into the school year and a Shelby County parent has been arrested for truancy violations.



Teen Admits To Setting Fire That Killed Mother  wreg.com

(Shelby County, TN) A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged after admitting he set a fire that killed his mother Friday morning. Jonathan Ray told ...



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