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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.

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

The need for programs like adult education programs like The Excel Center is immense in Memphis.

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.

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

A Memphis charter school on the brink of closure over the location of its building has signed a lease within Shelby County Schools' boundaries.

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.

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.

Man charged with indecent exposure arrested at Cordova High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

A man was taken into custody at Cordova High School after allegedly touching himself inappropriately in front on young children.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Cancer victim robbed, shot in South Memphis  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Steve Barron says he doesn't bother anyone. That's why he says when a man walked up to him on Wednesday, he wasn't scared.

Memphis woman accused of shooting up home with juveniles, pregnant woman inside  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis woman was arrested after police say she shot up a house in the 8500 block of Meadowvale while juveniles were inside.

Woman accused of swiping funds intended for FedEx Freight  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis woman was arrested after police say she tried to withdraw funds intended for FedEx Freight.

'I got you right where I want you': Cordova man arrested following violent attack  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Cordova man was taken into custody after he was accused in a brutal attack Monday evening.

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.

Man allegedly attacks women with screwdriver in school cafeteria

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

Woman accused of kidnapping, robbing mentally disabled acquaintance  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Memphis woman accused of kidnapping and robbing a mentally disabled acquaintance was taken into custody over the weekend.

Police looking for elderly south Memphis woman in scorching temperatures  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- Memphis Police are asking for your help finding an elderly woman they say could be in danger.

Woman convicted of stealing $162k from summer food program  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman was convicted after stealing more than $162000 that was supposed to go towards providing meals for kids in poor neighborhoods.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Police: 2 adults, 2 juveniles injured in Whitehaven crash  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two adults and two juveniles were injured in a crash involving two vehicles at Lakeview and Winchester Thursday afternoon, Memphis ...

Police report: Mom threatened to commit suicide night before infant’s death  WREG NewsChannel 3

The child's father said he received messages from Price the night before that said she was going to kill herself.

WWE: Mid-South Coliseum among top venues for wrestling

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For many across the Mid-South, wrestling and Memphis go hand in hand. Just asking about it will often bring up stories from the “good old ...

Shirtless, tire iron carrying suspect arrested in two robbery cases

A Mid-South man was arrested after allegedly attacking two business managers within several hours.

Mother, boyfriend arrested following appearance in Juvenile Court  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman and her new boyfriend are behind bars after allegedly opening fire on her baby's father following an appearance at Juvenile Court.

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 ...

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

Graceland will inaugurate its new Chapel in the Woods with an Aug. 13 wedding and renewal of vows by 10 couples.

MPD: Attempted kidnapper said God told her to intervene in kidnapping

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

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | 2017 Shelby Metro Sports & Awareness Camps  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. 2017 Shelby Metro Sports ...

Young children alert police to dad's drugs stashed in pant leg  WREG NewsChannel 3

This morning a father is facing charges after police say he put drugs inside a 3-year-old's pants.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Woman claims to have been kidnapped by Lyft driver  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Mid-South woman claims she was kidnapped by a Lyft driver on her way to work Thursday morning.

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 ...

Suspect with multiple aliases accused of using bad payments in Mid-South again  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- WREG is uncovering more crimes connected to a Mid-South man who goes by multiple names. Jason Smith, or Jason Gators, has been ...

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 ...

Father and son shot in South Memphis

Family members told WREG it all started when Dontae Craigen got into an argument with some guys on Tuesday.

East Memphis man says he's under attack by a surprising culprit

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- An East Memphis man says he's under attack in his own driveway, but it's not your typical culprit. Neal Cordell walked WREG's Bridget ...

Covington parents trying to spread awareness after son was brutally beaten at school

COVINGTON, Tenn. -- A Covington couple is trying to spread awareness after they say their son was nearly beat to death by another student at school.

Two charged after racial slur painted on pastor's vehicle in Collierville

Two juveniles have been arrested and accused of leaving an obscene racial slur on cars Sunday night.

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.

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, ...

Mom arrested for not sending kids to school

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

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.

Teen says he was stuck with needle in Memphis motel room

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — You never know what happens in a motel room before you check in, but this story might make you think twice about booking your next room.

Man arrested for assaulting local radio host

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police have arrested Ian Jeffries, 36, for aggravated assault against Thaddeus Matthews, a local radio host.

Parents nervous about reported ‘kissing bug’ sightings in the Mid-South

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- There are reports of people finding the kissing bug in the Mid-South. An East Memphis woman told WREG she thinks she found one in her ...

Munford High Student Charged With Rape

(Munford, TN) The Munford Police Department has charged a Munford High School student with aggravated sexual assault.

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.

Little boy beaten with bricks on the playground

"There was blood just all right here. He's got a busted lip right here," the victim's father said. "He had to get a cat scan on his face to see if he had a broken nose."

Victim speaks out about machete attack

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The victim of a brutal machete attack at a North Memphis apartment complex is speaking to WREG a month after the attack happened and ...

Fake instructor cons students out of thousands

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Memphis woman is charged with impersonating a licensed professional. Constance Williams is accused of pretending to be a ...

Parents are calling for action after woman approaches children after school

One parent said the woman told her son about "Satan worship."

Juvenile Court officer accused of assaulting 17-year-old detainee

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Shelby County Juvenile Court officer is off the job and facing charges for beating up a detainee. Investigators said Emanuel ...

What’s cheaper, DIY or pre-packed school supplies?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Students across the Mid-South are getting ready to head back to the classroom and according to the National Retail Federation, the average ...

Convicted killer now accused of rape

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Families living in a section of Orange Mound are thinking of moving out after police arrested a convicted murderer for rape. Marco Anderson ...

Woman Starts Non-Profit to Provide School Uniforms

(Memphis) There's no change when it comes to school uniforms once the unified schools start in August. That means Memphis students will wear them for at ...

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 ...

Man charged with beating his sister after inappropriate touching accusations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A North Memphis man is facing charges for beating his sister after she accused him of inappropriately touching a young family member.

Mother jailed after not paying guardian ad litem

A mother gets locked up after not paying a lawyer. Why it's just one of many complaints about court appointed guardians and fees.

Sovereign Citizen Squattng In East Memphis Accused of Violent Past - Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3

Woman squatting in East Memphis home accused of violent Sovereign Citizen past.

Father Says Son’s 180 Day Suspension Went Too Far

The dad thinks his son is being disciplined too harshly for having some friends and naming their group.

Child predator reported in Collierville neighborhood

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- A possible child predator has some Collierville parents on edge. A young girl was reportedly playing in her front yard, just a block or two ...

Owner Of Massage Business Busted

(Memphis) The owner of a massage business in Cordova was busted for allowing women to give massages without a license. Ocean Spa on Germantown ...

U Of M Frat Members Arrested For Hazing Ritual

Click HERE for an update to this story. (Memphis) A University of Memphis fraternity is in the spotlight after several of its members end up in jail. Several ...

Austin Peay Governors Football improve athleticism with 12 signees on College Football's National Signing Day  Clarksville Online

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University's football team increased its speed and athleticism with the 12 players.

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 ...

Some Members Outraged At Church For Baptizing Gay Man

(Memphis) Ronnie Hester wears his sexuality and faith out in the open. "I don't quite keep it a secret," Hester said. He moved to Memphis eight months ago, and ...

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