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TBI: Pregnant woman dead, 8-year-old paralyzed in shooting
Investigators say 24-year-old Alexis Branch, who was eight months pregnant, died at the scene and her 8-year-old daughter was paralyzed in the shooting.
Published December 2, 2019 at 4:32 PM
Reality TV dance teacher pleads guilty to HIV, sex charges involving teen student
Investigators say John Conner III met a 16-year-old boy on social media in 2015 and had unprotected sex multiple times without disclosing his HIV diagnosis. He has two similar cases pending.
Published November 19, 2019 at 3:11 PM
BBB warning: Beware of the ‘Secret Sister Gift Exchange’ on social media
If you’ve seen the viral “Secret Sister Gift Exchange” on social media, beware. It could cost you more than just your personal information.
Published November 12, 2019 at 7:11 PM
4 arrested after car covered in eggs, flour, ketchup, motor oil
Four 19-year-olds were arrested after police said they were caught on video damaging someones car.
Published November 2, 2019 at 1:47 PM
First African American woman crowned Miss Mississippi USA 2020
Asya Branch, a student at Ole Miss from Booneville, was crowned as the first African American Miss Mississippi USA.
Published October 29, 2019 at 12:53 AM
Affidavit: 11-year-old reports mom for DUI after crash
According to the police report, McGill’s 11-year-old daughter told the officer her mom was drunk and ran off the road.
Published October 28, 2019 at 7:31 PM
Couple finds 3.29-carat brown diamond at Arkansas diamond park
Pat Choate and her husband, John, have visited the park several times over the years, even finding five diamonds before. But their biggest find came Tuesday when Pat spotted a 3.29-carat brown diamond.
Published October 25, 2019 at 4:21 PM
Missing woman found; kidnapping claim was unfounded
Memphis Police Department found a woman who went missing.
Published October 22, 2019 at 6:08 AM
Man charged with murder after shooting unarmed thief in back, police say
A man is behind bars, accused of killing an unarmed burglar.
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Published October 18, 2019 at 5:54 AM
SCSO: Missing man with special needs found
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says a missing Cordova man who was last seen early Wednesday morning has since been found.
Published October 16, 2019 at 4:12 PM
Man arrested, accused of assaulting woman and pouring insecticide down her throat
A 58-year-old man is facing several charges after police say he assaulted a woman and poured insecticide down her throat.
Published October 10, 2019 at 6:00 PM
TBI issues endangered child alert for 2 missing Memphis teens
Both teens have known medical conditions and are without medication.
Published October 3, 2019 at 11:00 PM
Missing 12-year-old found
Memphis police have canceled the City Watch for Anna Riveria
Published October 2, 2019 at 1:16 PM
TBI issues alert for missing Haywood County teen
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking for a child they believe is in danger.
Published September 18, 2019 at 6:30 AM
Rare birth: Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11
Cametrione and Justin Brown welcomed their 9 pound 11 ounce baby at a Tennessee hospital on 9/11 at 9:11.
Published September 12, 2019 at 6:31 PM
Tiger Woods, Justin Timberlake create fund to help Bahamians after Hurricane Dorian
Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake have teamed up to donate money to Bahamians who have been impacted by Hurricane Dorian.
Published September 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.
The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.
Published September 10, 2019 at 10:50 AM
‘Y’all better not spit in my food:’ Man accused of firing shots at fast-food workers
Memphis Police Department arrested a man they said opened fire on workers at a fast food restaurant.
Published September 10, 2019 at 6:57 AM
Fred’s files for bankruptcy, to shut down
Fred's, Inc. announced Monday that it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Published September 9, 2019 at 9:58 AM
Police: 2 women arrested, suspected of stealing $200 worth of crab legs
The store manager and witness told police they saw the two women put the crab legs into a purse.
Published August 27, 2019 at 8:42 PM
WATCH: Malfunctioning voting machine switched votes in runoff for Mississippi governor
A video shared with WMC Action News 5 shows a voter selecting Bill Waller, only for the machine to select Tate Reeves instead.
Published August 27, 2019 at 12:23 PM
Justin Timberlake gives impromptu performance on Beale Street
Timberlake showed up at B.B. King's Blues Club for a night on the town, and ended up on stage!
Published August 24, 2019 at 7:56 AM
Arkansas father arrested, accused of forcing child into hot car as punishment
An Arkansas man was arrested Tuesday for forcing his 10-year-old son into a hot car as punishment.
Published August 21, 2019 at 10:32 PM
3.72-carat yellow diamond found at Arkansas State Park
Miranda Hollingshead, 27, of Texas discovered the diamond during her first trip to the park.
Published August 20, 2019 at 12:50 PM
Jail administrator’s wife pleads not guilty to holding teens at gunpoint during door-to-door fundraiser
Jerri Kelly sat for a mugshot Thursday after pleading not guilty to charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and child endangerment.
Published August 15, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Missing Tenn. 11-month-old found
A missing 11-month-old has been found.
Published August 15, 2019 at 1:29 PM
Police: Man sets woman on fire, threatens to kill child before chase with officers
A police chase took officers from Memphis into Olive Branch on Tuesday morning.
Published August 13, 2019 at 6:54 AM
Dangerous escaped Tenn. inmate Curtis Watson in custody, state DOC tweets
Pictures out of Henning in west Tennessee show Watson in what appears to be in camp overalls and a hat and carrying a camp backpack.
Published August 11, 2019 at 3:27 PM
Man arrested after FedEx badge left at shooting scene
Police arrested the man they said is responsible for a double shooting Friday.
Published August 5, 2019 at 6:51 AM
2 employees killed, officer wounded in shooting at Southaven, Mississippi Walmart; suspect shot, in custody
Police cars are surrounding Walmart on Goodman Road in Southaven.
Published July 30, 2019 at 5:39 PM
Speedway Christmas presented by Cook Out Christmas Village Open Thursday through Christmas Eve
Cabarrus County CVB recognizes hospitality professionals with Golden Helmet Awards
Woman killed in train-vehicle collision in Rowan County
WBTV Web Staff
Historic African American church may become condos on Charlotte’s west side. ‘So sad’
Passenger seriously injured, driver charged in east Charlotte crash
WBTV Web Staff