DeSoto DA Sends Strong Message: Stop Memphis and Save Mississippi

Stop Memphis and save DeSoto -- that's the message coming out of the District Attorney's office in North Mississippi. Newly-elected DeSoto County DA Matthew Barton sent quite a strong message Tuesday by locking up a Memphis criminal who shot at a police officer in...

REUNION: Joey Sulipeck and Mearl Purvis Return to the Air in Radio Special

The band is back together ... well on radio! Former TV hosts Joey Sulipeck and Mearl Purvis will sit down together for the first time in almost 2 years on KWAM's morning show Wednesday. It will be a special one-time event for one hour from 8-9 a.m. "My dear friend...

Local Church Chops Up Churchgoers Guns to Reduce Crime

Dozens of churchgoers surrendered their guns Saturday in an effort to reduce crime across Memphis. Evergreen Presbyterian Church hosted the event, where church leaders chopped up and sawed their parishioners guns. The destroyed guns are turned into garden tools like...

Pastor Shot in Church Parking Lot Trying to Stop Car Thieves

A Memphis pastor was shot in the parking lot of his church Sunday morning when he tried to stop thugs from stealing a Sunday school teacher's car. Memphis Police say the shooting happened at New Zionfield Baptist Church at 9:13 a.m. Pastor Clemmie Livingston, Jr., 70,...

More Gun Laws Will Stop Violent Criminals, Memphis Lawmaker Says

A top Democratic lawmaker proposed a bill that would add strict gun laws for Memphians in an effort to reduce lawlessness. Sen. London Lamar (Memphis) told WMC TV that people need permits to carry a firearm similar to a person getting behind the wheel of a car. Read...

EXCLUSIVE: Drag Queen Announces Run Against Memphis Lawmaker

Progressive activist Noah Nordstrom announced Friday he's challenging State Rep. Mark White's (R) seat in the statehouse. Nordrom's day job is teaching Spanish to Memphis Shelby County School (MSCS) students. "There is an all out war being waged against public...

BULLETIN: MPD Reveals Identity of Shooting Spree Suspect

Memphis police released the name of the 20-year-old man charged with Sunday's deadly crime spree that left one man dead, a child injured and two women shot. Courdarion Craft is facing the following charges: First Degree Murder, Especially Aggravated...

BULLETIN: 8 Shot, 1 Dead; Massive Citywide Manhunt Underway

A massive manhunt in underway across Memphis for a dangerous man who reportedly shot eight people, including one juvenile. The Memphis Police Department said what started as a search for a car thief turned into a huge investigation into a shooting spree happening...

Heavy Police Presence Near Independence High School

DEVELOPING STORY: There is a significant police presence near Independence High School in Tate County, Mississippi. Eyewitnesses say the road leading to the school has been blocked for several hours. A dispatcher with the Tate County Sheriff's Office says they are not...

Judge Anderson Reprimanded For Disrespecting Cop, Attacking Bail Law

Shelby County General Sessions Judge Bill Anderson has been publicly reprimanded after he disrespected a Memphis Police sergeant and made disparaging comments about laws governing the state's bail system. The Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct determined that...

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