Shay Arthur, WREG News Channel 3

Shay Arthur

WREG News Channel 3

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Shay:

West Memphis Dog Attack: Why weren’t the dogs picked up sooner?

Attacks believed to be by the same pack of dogs more than a week apart left a man dead, a woman injured, and the West Memphis community asking why the animals were still roaming the streets. → Read More

Shelby County Commissioners, school leader discuss 3G schools

Shelby County commissioners heard from a school district leader Wednesday as questions remain about what will happen to current Memphis-Shelby County Schools in Germantown. → Read More

No indictment against Oakland, TN officers accused of beating Black driver during arrest

A Fayette County grand jury declined to indict Oakland, Tennessee police officers who chased, tased and beat a man inside his house after he allegedly ran a stop sign, the county's district attorney said Tuesday. → Read More

Memphis area prepares for Tuesday’s strong storms

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– As we warn you about Tuesday’s severe weather threat, different agencies are doing what they can to prepare for damage and possible power outages. MLGW said crews are prepared to work around the clock if needed with high winds being a big concern. MLGW leaders are looking ahead to the potential of severe […] → Read More

How mass shootings impact mental health

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As yet another mass shooting affects the country, a mental health expert explains why it is crucial to talk about issues you may see or feel. On Tuesday, a manager at a Walmart in Virginia went on a shooting rampage. Detectives say the gunman killed six people and injured at least six […] → Read More

Family says man attacked with large sticks, concrete block after crash

Memphis Police released a bizarre picture of a man holding a large branch Monday with the hopes the public can help them track him down after a woman says her brother was attacked following a crash. → Read More

Police: Pair tied to at least 22 car break-ins in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Two people are looking at a long list of charges after police say they broke into dozens of cars around Memphis. A home surveillance video shared with us shows what seems to be attempted burglars armed with handguns looking for a quick fix in an East Memphis neighborhood. In a matter of seconds, […] → Read More

How your camera can help Memphis Police solve crimes

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department has rolled out a new tool Wednesday to help citizens fight crime and stay safe. Connect Memphis is a program where businesses and homeowners with cameras allow MPD direct access to their security feed in case of an emergency or to help with an investigation. “Before the program, […] → Read More

Parent involved in fight at local high school; mom wants answers

Two Memphis mothers want answers after a fight broke out at a high school, and they say the mother of one of the teenagers also got involved in the brawl. → Read More

Woman last seen with Lyft driver found dead

A mother says she has more questions than answers after Memphis Police told WREG Monday that a missing woman's case is an ongoing death investigation after initially reporting she had been located. → Read More

Permanent plan for Peppertree could take 6 months, engineer says

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– There was a lengthy hearing in Environmental Court Wednesday afternoon for the ongoing saga of the Peppertree Apartments in Whitehaven. Much of Wednesday’s hearing focused on if fixes have been made to keep tenants safe and whether or not a permanent plan has been drawn up to make temporary fixes to stairwells and […] → Read More

Former UK student banned from campus after racist attack against student with Memphis ties

A woman is no longer a student and banned from the University of Kentucky after a video of her using racial slurs toward a fellow student with Memphis ties goes viral. → Read More

‘Just praying they don’t shoot’: Carjacking victim recalls moments before mother, infant injured in crash

A man is heartbroken after a mother and infant were seriously injured in a crash after Memphis Police were chasing people believed to be responsible for stealing his car. → Read More

City frustrated with pace of Peppertree progress

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Problems at the Peppertree Apartment Complex in Whitehaven were once again brought to Environmental Court Wednesday. Attorneys on the city of Memphis’ side weren’t pleased with what they saw in what was supposed to be a plan to fix things like structural issues at the complex. “They don’t have any cost estimates. As […] → Read More

‘Use your head’: Did Whitehaven HS speaker go too far?

A speech that was given at Whitehaven High School on Monday appeared to be about making sure students stay on the right path, but at least one parent we talked to said it left them feeling uncomfortable. → Read More

MPD gives away wheel locks to help curb auto thefts

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Hundreds of cars lined Austin Peay on Wednesday as drivers waited to pick up a free wheel lock from Memphis Police. The lock that goes across your steering wheel is designed to prevent vehicle thefts. MPD says it is a major driver of crime in the city as the department has reported a […] → Read More

Mid-South doctors see increase in RSV cases

Doctors nationwide have sounded the alarm about the common illness respiratory syncytial virus or RSV, which can cause severe breathing problems for children under the age of two. → Read More

West Memphis receiving DOJ grant to hire more police

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — The Department of Justice announced on Monday it will award a $1.7 million grant to the City of West Memphis to combat the rise in crime. The grant to hire additional 14 full-time police officers will last for three years and will cover 75% of the costs. The city must come […] → Read More

Memphis funeral home buries stranger in loved one’s grave, family says

A family is in disbelief after they say a Memphis funeral home buried a stranger where their loved one was supposed to be buried, and they found out when they were supposed to be having the funeral. → Read More

PHOTOS: Low Mississippi River levels send boats ashore in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Beached boats are sitting in the mud of the mighty Mississippi in Memphis, and it’s a pretty wild sight to see. NOAA forecasts that the Mississippi River in Memphis is expected to reach -10.8 feet by November 1, which would surpass Monday’s record low. To compare how low the water is now, let’s […] → Read More