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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
$15K reward offered for 85-year-old missing for 6 months
The family of a missing 85-year-old has again increased the reward for information in the case.
Published July 30, 2019 at 6:37 AM
Jerry Lawler suing Hardeman County over son’s jail death
Jerry Lawler has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Hardeman County over the death of his son, Brian Christopher Lawler.
WMCActionNews5.com Staff and
Published July 29, 2019 at 7:05 PM
Man from viral ‘Back up Terry’ video gifted with new wheelchair
Remember the “Back up Terry” video that went viral a few years ago? Terry is from Memphis and he's the recipient of a brand new wheelchair!
Published July 24, 2019 at 9:27 AM
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
Gardner-Webb goes to air for 35-27 win over Hampton Saturday afternoon on homecoming
Unbeaten App State earns top 25 ranking
‘His memory will live forever.’ Veteran Union County deputy suddenly passes away
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WBTV Web Staff
Registered sex offender in Rowan County faces new charges
One person killed in multi-vehicle crash in Salisbury