Two killed in crash, including a Memphis police officer

Two are dead, including a Memphis police officer, after an early morning crash on Shelby Drive.

The Memphis Police Department said the MPD officer who was involved died at Regional One. The driver of the other vehicle died at the scene.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at East Shelby Drive and Pleasant Hill. MPD said the officer was driving eastbound on East Shelby Dr. when another vehicle traveling northbound on Pleasant Hill hit the officer’s squad car.

Due to this being a deadly crash involving an on-duty officer, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting the investigation.

The Memphis Police Association identified the officer killed as Officer Corille Jones.

Heartbroken mother warns against aggressive dogs after losing infant to attack

Authorities were called to a home along Apache Lane in Kodak Oct. 19 after reports of a dog attack.

A dog attacked and killed an infant and injured the child’s grandmother, according to officials with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office. The mother, Tiffany Parker, said 7-month-old Bentley was visiting his grandmother while she was moving into a home a block away. She told WVLT News she eventually heard commotion coming from near her mother’s home and rushed over to check on her son.

Investigators told her the family dog, which Parker said was a St. Bernard, attacked her mother and killed her son. Parker said the dog typically stayed outside when the baby was visiting his grandmother.

“He was so innocent. I know he couldn’t fight for himself and I know my mama did all she could,” said Parker. “That baby was so precious. So full of life. He just

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