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Past articles by Troy:

Son of man killed in 1954 civil rights case still seeking answers

Now the spotlight is shining on a cold case nearly seven decades old. → Read More

City Council sides with community, blocks Whitehaven garbage facility relocation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council sided with the people Tuesday and said 'no' to a proposed relocation of a Whitehaven garbage facility. Whitehaven residents want the smell of garbage gone from their neighborhood, and they want the rodents and noise moved far away. Waste Connection, eho operates the current site, promised to do that if they were allowed to relocate. → Read More

Life altered by scooter crash, man hopes to forewarn others

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South man claims he's the latest victim of an electric scooter accident, and his whole life was changed in the blink of an eye in May. One minute, he was whizzing down the streets of Midtown having fun, and now, the husband and father is paralyzed from the waist down after going flying off of an electric scooter. → Read More

Man arrested after robbery during Facebook Marketplace exchange

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are looking into yet another robbery where the suspect found his victim on Facebook Marketplace. Investigators said this type of crime is becoming too common and can easily be prevented. Jermey Taylor, 19, is behind bars, accused of trying to pull a fast one on an unsuspecting customer who agreed to meet him to buy a phone. → Read More

Sister charged with abusing disabled, elderly brother

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police uncovered an elderly abuse case with a twist. Lovie Walker faces charges for hurting her older brother, whom she was supposed to be taking care of. John Rogers, 72, had to have both legs amputated in recent years, his neighbor of two decades said. "He's a very nice guy, always smiling, even the way he is, he is smiling and talking regular," the neighbor said. → Read More

New mom stabbed, baby nearly kidnapped in Walls, Mississippi

WALLS, Miss. — A new mother took a wild ride with a woman she thought wanted to help her. → Read More

New Tennessee law will protect child-run lemonade stands

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Lemonade stands will no longer run the risk of being busted without a permit. A new state law that's going into effect July 1, 2019 is making that requirement vanish. → Read More

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have wasted no time replacing veteran point guard Mike Conley by selecting Murray State sophomore Ja Morant with the second overall pick in the NBA draft. → Read More

Driver keeps going after pedestrian is hit in DeSoto County

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — DeSoto County deputies are looking for the driver who hit a man near the Bonne Terre neighborhood just outside of Horn Lake and kept driving. → Read More

Shelby County offering financial assistance for utility bills

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Millions of dollars are up for grabs for Memphians who are having trouble paying their MLGW bills as Shelby County just received a $19 million grant, and leaders are ready to put it to use. Shelby County commissioners said sitting in the dark shouldn't be the fate any family has to face. → Read More

Local veteran looks back 75 years after World War II battle

In March 2019, Sid Crawley celebrated his 95th birthday. It's a milestone he wasn't sure he would ever see back when he was a teenager. → Read More

Rows of cars on Raleigh road frustrate neighbors

Rows of cars are lined up, blocking an entire lane on Felton Road. Cedric Ray called WREG to air his frustrations. → Read More

Local organization provides free meals for children during the summer

School is out. That means some children aren't getting the consistent and balanced meals they are used to. → Read More

Woman brutally attacked by mob outside of Arkansas home

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — A Helena-West Helena mother is still healing after she claims she was attacked by a mob in her own front yard. → Read More

Police say woman set up friend in robbery, kidnapping

Police say Theodora Hollis-Pitts set up Lawrence Burton in a robbery and then lied about it. → Read More

FedEx steps in with job fair as Tunica casinos close

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The casino industry is a big business in Tunica. But as Resorts Casino gets ready to close at the end of June, FedEx wants employees to give them a chance. → Read More

Woman says she could be homeless with her children due to scam

TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. — A Tunica County mother says she and her six children may be homeless soon. She says she was ripped off by a now former employee of a mobile home park. → Read More

Angry mom says 5-year-old found on Getwell after running out of school

A Memphis mother wants answers after finding out her 5-year-old special-needs son disappeared from his elementary school and was found running in the middle of a busy street. → Read More

New body cam video shows another side of armed police stop in Arkansas

News Channel 3 received new body camera video Wednesday from a police officer who was seen on cell phone video holding a gun on a man. → Read More

Arkansas police chief reviewing facts after video of officer pointing gun at man

"There's three sides to anything," Smith said. "The police officer's side, that gentleman's side and the truth." → Read More