Crime

Parents charged in boy's beating death in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman and her boyfriend have been charged with murder in the beating death of their 7-year-old son in Memphis. The Shelby County district attorney's office says 42-year-old Michelle Williamson and 39-year-old Daryl Lee…

UPDATE: Middle TN man wanted by TBI is now in custody

UPDATE: A Middle Tennessee man is now in custody after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted list. Alain Benitez was captured Thursday in Wilson County, according to the TBI. Earlier story: JACKSON, Tenn. --…

8 West Tenn. residents face federal firearms charges

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Eight West Tennessee residents are facing federal firearms charges after a grand jury indictment last month. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, all eight are alleged to be convicted felons and are prohibited…

Meth lab found in Martin motel room; 4 arrested

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Four people were arrested Tuesday night after an active meth lab was found inside a Martin motel room. According to a news release, investigators with the Weakley County Sheriff's Office and Martin Police Department found the active…

UPDATE: Victim in Goldline shooting dies

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police have confirmed the clerk shot in a Monday morning robbery has died. In a news release, police have identified the victim as Nageab Alshaif. Alshaif was shot…

Memphis man sentenced on fentanyl distribution charge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Memphis man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal custody for alleged fentanyl distribution. In January, Mark Nunnally, 51, pleaded guilty to charges of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and being a convicted…

Jackson police investigating robbery at restaurant

JACKSON, Tenn.-- Jackson police are investigating an armed robbery at a restaurant on Old Hickory Boulevard. Investigators say two suspects took cash from Umphey's Homemade Chicken and Biscuits. Employees were inside the store at the time of the robbery. Investigators…

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