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  • UT Offers Scholarship To Young Fan Whose T-Shirt Design Went Viral

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — The University of Tennessee is offering free tuition and fees to a young fan whose homemade T-shirt went viral. The Florida fourth-grader who made his own UT shirt to wear to school was initially mocked by classmates, but the university responded by making an official shirt using his hand-drawn design. So far, more than 50,000 of those shirts have been sold, UT said. All proceeds go to the charity Stomp Out Bullying. But Wednesday, the university […]

  • Three Dead, Including Suspect, After Standoff Situation In Helena-West Helena

    HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (WREG) — Helena-West Helena police say a suspect is dead after an hours-long standoff. Police say the suspect shot and killed two people in Helena-West Helena on Tuesday afternoon, according to our West Memphis affiliate WREG. The Helena-West Helena police chief said the victims were found dead in the front yard of a residence on North Washington. When officers tried to reach the victims, the suspect began shooting at them from inside of the house. The SWAT […]

  • Memphis Doctor Builds Child Airway, Voice Box In Groundbreaking Surgery

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KFSM) — A Tennessee boy can now talk and breather on his own thanks to a groundbreaking surgery from a Memphis doctor, our content partner WREG reports. Two-year-old Cooper Kilburn was born without a natural way to talk or even breather. His mom and dad, Brooke and Brad Kilburn, were involved in a bad car accident when Brooke was 16 weeks pregnant with Cooper. An ultrasound alerted Cooper’s parents that something was wrong with his airway, and doctors […]

  • Police Say Suspended Walmart Worker Kills Two, Injures Officer; One Of Those Killed Is Identified

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WREG) — Two people are dead and two others injured following a shooting at the Walmart early Tuesday morning. According to the Southaven Police Department, dispatch began receiving calls of an active shooter at the store located at 6811 Southcrest Boulevard around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30. Callers even said the alleged suspect had set fire to an interior part of the store. When officers arrived six minutes later approximately 60 employees were still inside the building. […]

  • Pack Of Dogs Attacks, Kills Man On Memphis Street

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A 40-year-old man was attacked and killed by a pack of dogs on a Memphis street Thursday, police said. Officers were called around 2 a.m. to East Belle Haven and Meadowbrook in southwest Memphis. They found a man near that intersection with lacerations all over his body. He was taken in critical condition to Regional One, where he later died. Police say they found “multiple aggressive dogs” across the street, and were told those dogs were […]

  • Young Hero Praised For Alerting Neighbors In Arkansas House Fire

    MARVELL, Ark. — A 12-year-old boy in Marvell, Arkansas is being recognized for his quick thinking, after alerting his neighbor to a house fire. Terry Bledsoe Jr. says he was outside playing basketball when his ball landed in his neighbor’s yard. “My instincts just told me to turn around, and I seen her window just burning up and then it just started popping,” he said. The woman didn’t notice any smoke. She was about to walk from her car into […]

  • Police: At Least 25 Officers Injured During Chaos Following Deadly Frayser Shooting

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation after a deadly officer-involved shooting in the 2000 block of Durham in Frayser. The shooting happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, according to our Memphis affiliate WREG News Channel 3. According to TBI spokesperson Keli McAlister, initial information indicates that officers with the U.S. Marshal Service’s  Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force came into contact with a man wanted on multiple felony warrants as he was […]

  • UPDATE: Baby At Center Of Amber Alert Found Safe; Father In Custody

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — An 11-month-old girl was found safe and her father taken into custody after a statewide Amber Alert early Tuesday. “We’re going to call this a success story,” said Capt. Anthony Buckner with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Rose Graham was taken by her father, 25-year-old Roscoe Graham, from a house in the 7500 block of Lowrance Road in southeast Shelby County. Law enforcement said the father was believed to be armed and dangerous and suffered from […]

  • Beauty Supply Store Robbed Again While WREG Reporter Is Inside

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — Workers at a beauty supply store feel helpless after two back-to-back thefts. One of the thefts happened while a WREG reporter was inside of the store. It seems the thieves are getting bolder each time. Last Friday a female shoplifter threatened to kill a clerk at Beauty and Company who ran after her. “It’s very common. I don’t know how to explain it, but it’s not worth it to me,” manager Kynvelle Garrett said. The reporter […]

  • Arkansas Girl Recovering, Family Wants Justice After Truck Drove Into Home

    OSCEOLA, Ark. (WREG)— A Mississippi County family is making an incredible recovery after a truck smashed into their home while they slept, pinning their six-year-old daughter to the wall while her father was stuck under the truck. Authorities have charged a 26-year-old man with leaving the scene of an accident after the horrific wreck in early March. WREG has followed the Enmon family’s journey of recovery, and talked to them about their new fight ahead. A month after getting out of […]

  • 3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits West Tennessee

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) —  Residents in West Tennessee and eastern Arkansas were jolted from their sleep this morning after a 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Wednesday morning (April 24). Several viewers from from Tipton, Lauderdale and Dyers counties called in to tell WREG that they felt the earthquake around 6 a.m. Each of them had a similar story, saying they heard a noise that one person described as a “freight train” and then were jolted by the tremors. During a phone […]

  • Father, Son Arrested After 25 Guns Stolen From Arkansas Sports Store

    ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. (WREG) — A father and son were arrested after more than 25 guns, including a fully automatic weapon, were stolen from a sporting goods store in St. Francis County. Tommy and Tyler Immel are in jail with charges of commercial burglary and felony theft of property. The two admitted to going into Ted’s Marine and Sporting Goods on Highway 1 North at Colt on three separate occasions throughout last week to steal weapons, cash and other […]

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