MEMPHIS – Feb. 9, 2017 - A 16-year-old youth was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges stemming from a drive-by shooting last Spring near Vance and Danny Thomas, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 8, 2017 - No criminal charges will be filed against an off-duty Memphis police officer who shot and killed a man last year during a child-visitation exchange, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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Career Criminal Convicted of Attempted Murder

MEMPHIS – Feb. 8, 2017 - A man with more than 15 prior felony convictions was found guilty Tuesday of choking a security officer into unconsciousness in a shoplifting incident at an East Memphis clothing store, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – More than 100 students attended the city’s third “Hear Me Out” youth forum Saturday, with many expressing a desire for more jobs and activities for young people and others sharing concerns about being measured solely by their standardized test scores.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 6, 2017 - A former Memphis police officer has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of her wife during a domestic dispute, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
MEMPHIS – A 34-year-old North Memphis man was indicted Tuesday on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after he was seen viewing child pornography on his laptop at a fast-food restaurant last year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – A Memphis man was convicted Tuesday of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of police officer Martoiya Lang, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Jan. 26, 2017 - The mother of four young children found stabbed to death last summer in their southeast Shelby County apartment was indicted Thursday on 28 felony counts, including first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Out of some 150 gang members identified in gang injunctions since 2013, not one has chosen to pursue the “opt out” clause in the injunctions and leave his gang – until this week.
MEMPHIS – A 23-year-old man pled guilty Monday to the 2012 shooting death of a rival gang member in southeast Memphis, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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