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Woman arrested after dozens of animals, some dead, dropped off at shelter
A woman is in jail after police said she dropped off a UHaul full of dogs and cats at Memphis Animal Services.
WMCActionNews5.com Staff and
Published July 10, 2019 at 6:06 AM
First black woman crowned Miss Tennessee
In the 81-year history of the competition, the very first black woman has been crowned Miss Tennessee.
Published June 30, 2019 at 6:29 PM
Stars of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ donate $1.5M to St. Jude
Stars of the hit HGTV show ‘Fixer Upper’ made a big donation to a local hospital.
Published June 28, 2019 at 1:30 PM
DPS warns of threat against law enforcement after US marshals shoot, kill Memphis man
DPS released a bulletin Thursday regarding a threat against all law enforcement following the death of 20-year-old Brandon Webber.
WMCActionNews5.com Staff and
Published June 14, 2019 at 6:32 PM
Dozens of officers injured in protests after U.S. marshals shoot, kill man in Memphis
United States Marshals shot and killed a man in Memphis on Wednesday night, sparking a major protest.
Published June 13, 2019 at 9:24 AM
Affidavit: Man arrested for burning, urinating on American flag
According to police, Jordan Demilt has a history of committing the same offense.
Published June 12, 2019 at 4:11 PM
Mississippi restaurant employee fired over racist receipt name
A restaurant employee in Oxford was fired after a picture of a racist receipt from a drive-thru surfaced on Twitter.
Published June 12, 2019 at 7:14 AM
FedEx Express forgoes renewing contract with Amazon
FedEx Express announced it will not renew its contract with Amazon.
Published June 7, 2019 at 7:49 PM
Baby at center of Amber Alert found safe; father arrested
An endangered child alert is in effect for a missing baby in Shelby County.
Published June 4, 2019 at 6:18 PM
Memphis man sentenced to federal prison for urinating on Kellogg’s assembly line
A Memphis man has been sentenced to federal prison for tampering with consumer products, according to U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant.
Published May 29, 2019 at 7:36 PM
10-year-old accidentally shot, killed by younger brother
Memphis Police are investigating a deadly shooting that involved two children.
Published May 27, 2019 at 6:10 PM
Child accidentally fires gun inside church gym
A Memphis man is facing charges after police say his gun was found by a child inside a church.
Published May 26, 2019 at 11:11 PM
Amber Alert suspect captured; toddler found safe
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 23-month-old girl.
Published May 24, 2019 at 7:52 AM
Mississippi police officer charged with murdering woman
An Oxford police officer was arrested after a woman was killed Sunday.
Published May 21, 2019 at 6:33 PM
New ‘MEMPHIS’ sign is the next Instagram sensation
The new "MEMPHIS" sign is up, overlooking the Mississippi River and the city's skyline.
Published May 21, 2019 at 6:29 PM
Fred’s closing 104 additional stores across U.S.
The Memphis-based chain announced it will close more stores, a month after they announced 159 stores closing across the U.S.
Published May 16, 2019 at 3:20 PM
Man charged after child found unsecured gun, shot mother at baseball game
A man faces charges after an 8-year-old accidentally shot his mother at a baseball game Tuesday night.
Published May 15, 2019 at 6:38 AM
Man arrested for killing wife in front of children
A man has been arrested after he killed his wife in front of their children in April.
Published May 7, 2019 at 6:24 PM
FCC warns about calls from West African ’222′ country code
The FCC says scammers are trying to defraud consumers through expensive call backs.
Published May 3, 2019 at 4:27 PM
Proposed bill would fine $10K per robocall
Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN) is looking to fight against robocalls.
Published April 26, 2019 at 9:45 AM
Man charged with killing infant after finding out he’s not the father
A Memphis man is behind bars, accused of killing a four-month-old after learning he was not the boy's father.
Published April 25, 2019 at 3:05 PM
Memphis woman charged with raping 4-year-old boy
A Memphis woman has been charged with raping a 4-year-old boy.
Published April 24, 2019 at 8:25 AM
TN man invents cooling collars, packs to keep dogs, children safe in hot weather
In the Mid-South, we sometimes enjoy above average temps in the 80′s.
Published April 10, 2019 at 10:42 PM
Missing Mississippi girl found safe; endangered child alert canceled
EIght-month-old Mariana Elise Johnson was found safe Friday.
Published March 29, 2019 at 7:04 AM
Bump stocks will become illegal to own starting Tuesday
A national ban on bump stocks – attachments that essentially allow shooters to fire semi-automatic rifles continuously with one pull of the trigger – goes into effect at midnight.
Published March 25, 2019 at 7:08 PM
NC bounty hunters arrested for assaulting Gallaway man without a warrant
Gallaway police arrested two bounty hunters who are accused of beating up Charlie Leavy after trying to take him into custody.
Published March 18, 2019 at 11:28 PM
Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity
A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.
Published March 17, 2019 at 10:42 PM
West Memphis police officers won’t be charged in deadly shooting
The West Memphis Police officers who shot and killed two suspects back in January will not face any charges.
Published March 14, 2019 at 10:51 PM
Best Buy donates $20.8M to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Best Buy presented a $20 million check to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Wednesday.
Published March 6, 2019 at 9:15 PM
TN bill would require schools to feed students who cannot afford lunch
A recently-introduced bill in Tennessee would help students who cannot afford lunch to still eat.
Published March 1, 2019 at 7:07 AM
Source: Officials responding to reported fall at Crowders Mountain
WBTV Web Staff
USDA rule would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million
CAROLE FELDMAN Associated Press
Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in N Carolina
Jonathan Drew | Associated Press
Police: Mother charged after baby falls, later dies, during fight with another
WALB News Team
2 dogs found dead in creek in Hickory, investigation underway
WBTV Web Staff