Caitlin Alexander, WREG News Channel 3

Caitlin Alexander

WREG News Channel 3

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Past articles by Caitlin:

Man carjacked at gunpoint downtown

“My son is a big guy, and I want this message to get to the parents.” → Read More

SCS unveils new Westhaven Elementary School building

“They walked up and down these streets for this school. They did what they had to do to make this school happen, and I am just overwhelmed right now, really overwhelmed,” she told WREG → Read More

West Memphis parent claims school initially turned her daughter away

“They said, ‘Well, if you don’t have $10, you can just turn right around and go back. You can’t register.'” → Read More

Man accused of shooting two people Monday has made headlines before

Kevin Farmer admitted to stabbing a man in December 2011, but police never charged him, saying it was self-defense → Read More

SCS aims to help improve interactions between students, law enforcement

Students met with Memphis Police officers to talk community relations and build trust → Read More

MPD officers begin second week operating at ‘Level 3’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More than a week after peaceful protests in Memphis, as well as officer deaths in other states, the Memphis Police Department is beginning its second consecutive week of operation at “Level 3.” “We’ll continue to operate at a Level 3, and that simply means that officers’ days off are canceled, and officers are definitely on a heightened level of preparedness,” Interim Police… → Read More

MAS employees suspended after four puppies wrongfully euthanized

“He says, ‘I don’t know how to tell you this, but they’ve all been euthanized,’ and my heart sank. My heart just absolutely sank,” she said. → Read More

Young Frayser residents hope ‘Love Watch’ hotline prevents youth crime

“As we talked throughout the summer, how do you get in touch with someone if you need help? They didn’t know who to call,” Caswell said → Read More

WREG cameras capture tense moments at protests

“My life matters. What y’all going to do? What y’all going to do? Y’all going to shoot me too?” one protestor shouted at officers → Read More

TN Department of Education picks new assessment testing company

Questar has been awarded a contract to develop and administer Tennessee’s annual state assessment tests → Read More

Shelby County Commission approves $2 million in cuts to balance budget

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Commissioners have decided not to make any cuts to the retiree death benefit, instead making cuts elsewhere. Instead, there will be a .7% cut for all departments in operating and maintenance. Employee raises of 2% will not be affected. Commissioners also voted not to make a proposed change to retiree death benefits. Retirees who were hired before June 2007 get a… → Read More

Salon owner to offer father, daughter hair classes

She is gearing up to offer classes to teach dads the basics, like ponytails, twisting, shampooing, and braiding. → Read More

Teen indicted in Prescott St. murder has multiple warrants

McKinley, 18, is now facing the possibility of life behind bars → Read More

Shelby County Commission passes budget

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- After hours of voting, the Shelby County Commission has passed the budget for the upcoming year fiscal yaer. The final budget was amended to include retiree death benefits, and to carry over the $3.1 million that Shelby County Schools didn't spend this current school year. The budget passed with 8 yes votes and 2 abstains. The new budget will also have a major impact on the… → Read More

MPD officer accused of DUI while on duty makes first court appearance

Jonathan Linton is facing DUI, failure to exercise due care, public intoxication and refusal to submit to BAC test charges → Read More

Teenage murder suspect allegedly sent Snapchat of victim

A concerned parent shared a disturbing Snapchat with WREG, depicting the victim after police said 16-year-old murder suspect Sebastian Vaughn shot him Monday. → Read More

Parent support phone line launches in Shelby County

Le Bonheur and the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Awareness Foundation are offering the new Parent Support Warm Line in order to help parents or caregivers navigate challenging situations → Read More

Germantown Superintendent explains offer to purchase two school buildings from SCS

Tuesday, Germantown Municipal School District Superintendent Jason Manuel told WREG his district needs additional space. → Read More

MPD: Shoplifter wanted to go to jail to get help for drug addiction

Both shoppers and addiction experts told WREG the idea of getting arrested in order to get help is nothing new → Read More

Woman accused of abusing husband’s corpse now facing murder charges

WREG dug a little deeper into Latosha Starks-Twilley’s history → Read More