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Recent Crime News
Friday | via CBS 3 Springfield
Investigators are working countless hours trying the find the man they say opened fire on a FedEx ground driver with a high-powered rifle southeast of the Memphis International Airport. The victim was transported to Regional One in critical condition, where he has since been upgraded to stable condition. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via The Daily News
Creekwood Village Apartments of Memphis LP sold the 96-unit apartment complex at 5101 Raleigh Lagrange Road to Creekwood Village Partners, according to a Dec. 16 special warranty deed. Built on seven acres on Raleigh Lagrange just east of Old Austin Peay Highway, the Class D apartment community's 2014 appraisal is $1.3 million, according to the Shelby County Assessor of Property. Comment?
Saturday Dec 13 | via KATV Little Rock
Arkansans won't have to drive as far to buy a popular brand of Swedish furniture. IKEA USA has announced it will open a new store in Memphis. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via The Daily News
Fourteen years ago, a group of eight teenagers who lived on Burnham Street in Frayser tried to join the Vice Lords street gang and were rejected. And according to a petition filed in Shelby County Environmental Court this week by the Multi-Agency Gang Unit to secure the city's two latest no-gang zones, the rejection fueled violence that gang unit officers say have been a large part of the gang since its founding. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via The Daily News
Two Frayser apartment complexes are the latest no-gang safety zones in Memphis under court orders the district attorney general's office sought from Shelby County Environmental Court. The Ridgecrest Apartments on Rangeline Road and the Greenbriar Apartments on Dellwood Avenue are areas where members of the FAM Mob gang named in the court order signed by Judge Larry Potter are specifically prohibited from gathering together in public for any reason. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
The mugshot of the Memphis police officer accused of murdering her wife was released by officials. The affidavit details what happened in the final moments of Keara Crowder's life, which investigators say was taken as she tried to save her 12-year-old son. Comment?
Oct 30, 2014 | via The Memphis Flyer
Sometime in the spring of 1990, I had lucked into a gig in Washington, D.C., speaking to a meeting of the National Association of Counties about the relationship between public figures and the media. The meeting was in the Washington Hilton, and, after our session was through, I lingered a while and found myself in another ballroom of the hotel, rubber-necking the conclusion of a dinner that was being addressed by the mayor of Washington, D.C., Marion Barry . Comment?
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