Mother Accused of Instigating Fight Between 7-Year-Olds at School Bus Stop, Assaulting Minor

A shocking incident unfolded at a Memphis school bus stop when a 25-year-old mother, identified as Rniya Criss, allegedly instigated a fight between her 7-year-old son and another boy of the same age. The situation escalated when Criss reportedly assaulted the other boy’s 13-year-old brother, who had stepped in to protect his younger sibling, according to local law enforcement. On December 1, 2023, two brothers, aged 13 and 7, were waiting for their school bus …

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Beloved News Anchor Dies at 38

Memphis-based television news anchor, Amanda Hanson, tragically passed away at the young age of 38, as reported by her employer, Action News 5. Hanson, a cherished member of the Action News 5 team since 2021, was a key figure in the station’s digital desk operations. The news of her untimely demise was shared by the station late last week. Hanson’s previous employer, K8 News, an Arkansas local TV station where she worked intermittently from 2010 …

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Popular DJ Found Decapitated in Home

The Tennessee law enforcement community is currently probing the shocking demise of Rick Buchanan, a well-known DJ from the Memphis region, who went by the stage name “Slick Rick.” Buchanan’s lifeless body was discovered in his residence, decapitated and with his trousers lowered to his ankles. Despite the gruesome scene, police have yet to identify any immediate indications of criminal activity in connection to his death. The grim discovery was made by Buchanan’s brother, John, …

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Tennessee Man Goes on Shooting Spree, 4 Dead

A man from Tennessee, suspected of fatally shooting multiple women and girls in Memphis, was discovered dead on Sunday morning following an extensive search by multiple law enforcement agencies. The Memphis police department identified the man as 52-year-old Mavis Christian Jr., who was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the early hours of the morning in the white Chevrolet Malibu he had used to escape the scenes of the shootings. On the …

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Man accidentally shoots his friend in the face

Hollmer Zelaya, 24, was taken into police custody on Monday in Memphis after an incident that left his friend Kevin Ariel-Gonzalez with a gunshot wound to the face. According to the probable cause affidavit, officers responding to the call discovered that Zelaya had shot his friend with a pistol found between the couch cushions. A witness, Jose Betanco-Landero, told police that Zelaya had been playing around with the gun when it went off, hitting Ariel-Gonzalez. …

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Memphis in lockdown, manhunt after string of shootings

Suspect wanted for “multiple shootings” in Memphis captured following manhunt – CBS News Police in Memphis, Tenn., arrested a 19-year-old repeat offender suspected of shooting four people and wounding at least three others during an apparent rampage on Wednesday afternoon. The suspect, Ezekiel Kelley, was also suspected in two armed carjackings that occurred while he was trying to escape from police. Authorities said the rampage was spread out over at least eight different crime scenes. …

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