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Student arrested after threatening to ‘shoot up’ Craigmont High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A warning circulating on Snapchat put Craigmont High School on high alert Thursday.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

'Point him out' Dad goes with son to Tennessee school, assaults student and woman  WZTV

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 ...

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 family tries to help others after son’s 2009 terrorist attack  WREG NewsChannel 3

Carlos Bledsoe, a young Memphian — now known as Abdul-Hakim Mohammad — was being called a terrorist.

Memphis charter school signs lease within district boundaries, allowing it to stay open  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Gateway University High School will move into Holy Nation Church of Memphis near Craigmont High School, according to a spokeswoman for the charter ...

Retiring Craigmont principal leaves with lots of well wishes

Principal Sherilyn Brown touched a lot of lives as an educator for 39 years at Craigmont High.

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 ...

Police respond to multiple reports of student fights across Memphis

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

Boys & Girls Clubs coming to two Memphis schools after all  Chalkbeat Tennessee

After voting it down initially, Shelby County leaders agree to foot the bill for the nonprofit's first school-based programs in Memphis.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Teen charged in shooting near Craigmont High School  Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis police have charged a 15-year-old with shooting another teenager in the leg near Craigmont High School Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

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.

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.

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 ...

11 students go straight from high school to the Memphis Police Department  The Commercial Appeal

Blue Path is a Memphis police initiative that brings 18-year-olds into the force as police *service* technicians who handle car wrecks.

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.

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

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

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 ...

All 27 early voting sites now open in Shelby County  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It's the first day all 27 early voting sites are open for the public in the Shelby County General Election and State/Federal primaries.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | 2017 District Tournament Brackets-FINAL  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. 2017 District Tournament Brackets- ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

New Christian Brothers HS coach Thomas McDaniel prepares for start of season

Friday, the preparations continued with a number of scrimmages around the Bluff City, including one at Christian Brothers High School between the Brothers 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 ...

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.

Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance

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

Teen facing charges after allegedly attacking school administrator

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

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, ...

A Place to be Heard  Memphis Daily News

On a recent weekday afternoon at AngelStreet in North Memphis, dozens of girls age 8-18 are practicing a song, “We Are the World.” Their voices seem to blend ...

Memphis native proposes to girlfriend at West Virginia basketball game  WMC Action News 5

It was the highlight of the game as Memphis native Oterrious Diggins proposed to his longtime girlfriend at West Virginia University's women's basketball game.

Teen Admits To Setting Fire That Killed Mother

(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 ...

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

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

Parents want answers after sexual assault investigation at school

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

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 ...

Bush campaigned at Old Country Store in Jackson 30 years ago  Jackson Sun

As news of the death of former President George H.W. Bush spread across the nation late Friday night, memories of those who met him were shared from all ...

Case of Bartlett man accused of beating wife heading to Memphis

BARTLETT, Tenn. -- The Bartlett man accused of beating his wife before taking pictures of her wounds and texting them to his son appeared in court Wednesday ...

15-year-old killed in drive-by shooting is latest child homicide (w/video)  Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eleven youths aged 17 or under have been killed in Memphis this year, just one shy of the number killed in that same age group in all of 2015.

VA medical centers will remain open on George H.W. Bush Day of Mourning  The Tennessean

In honor of the fourty-first President's military *service*, Tennessee VA medical centers will continue to provide care for veterans.

George H.W. Bush Day of Mourning: What it means in Tennessee  The Tennessean

By order of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, flags over the State Capitol and all state buildings are to be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Dec. 30 to honor Bush.

Questions surround Bryan Carson’s arrest

Shelby County Democratic Party Chair Bryan Carson's arrest has many debating if the arrest was fueled by politics, not the law.

Shelby County Parents, Enroll Your Child For Pre-K Classes

Space is limited and the time frame to enroll is brief.

“Sexted” by a Stranger  WREG

(Memphis) For some people, sending racy text messages can be a way to spice up an intimate relationship. But what if you were "sexted" a message by an ...

Bush was greeted by roaring crowds, chicken suits in 1992 Clarksville visit  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Until 1992, no president had ever visited Clarksville. But President George H.W. Bush changed that with a re-election campaign stop that packed the arena, ...

Acting for Good | The Fly-By | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

Some actors and playwrights set their sights on Broadway, but University of Memphis senior Nadia Matthews believes she can bring the spirit of the Great White ...

$3 Million Bond For Collierville Suspects Called “Excessive”

(Memphis) Judge William Craig Hall in Collierville set a $3 million bond for two men accused of robbing, beating and fleeing in a stolen car earlier this week.

Columbine to Oregon's Umpqua College: A tragic list of school shootings since 1999  Westword

Update: Periodically, we've compiled rosters of school shootings that have taken place since the attack on Columbine High School — and such incidents appear ...

Oak Ridge Boys kept solemn promise to George H.W. Bush: 'It's what you do for friends'  USA TODAY

It's what you do for friends,” said the Oak Ridge Boys' Duane Allen, whose group made a promise to the late president long before his death that they would ...

Bartlett Police: Man beat wife, took pictures of wounds

BARTLETT, Tenn. -- A Bartlett man is locked up in jail after police said he attacked his wife. James McDaniel, 67, is charged with aggravated assault. A police ...

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