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3 wanted for weekend drive-by shooting involving father, young child in Hickory Hill
Caught on camera -- Memphis police are looking for three men who ambushed a man firing several shots at him and his young child.
Published September 14, 2020 at 6:20 AM
Search underway for tiger spotted in east Tennessee
Several agencies are on the lookout for a tiger on the loose in Knoxville.
Published September 10, 2020 at 12:25 PM
Memphis police cancel City Watch for woman reportedly forced into van Wednesday night
Police said Shanda Sherell has since been located and the City Watch was canceled around noon.
Published September 3, 2020 at 6:56 AM
Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti
Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.
WMCActionNews5.com Staff and
Published September 1, 2020 at 7:14 PM
Hernando sting leads to the arrest of nearly two dozen accused of attempting to meet children for sex
Undercover operations conducted by the Hernando Police Department lead to the arrest of nearly two dozen individuals who were allegedly attempting to meet children for sexual purposes.
Published August 21, 2020 at 6:47 PM
FedEx employees to receive 2% raise as health crisis continues
As the coronavirus pandemic persists, FedEx employees are set to receive a 2% raise in October.
Published August 11, 2020 at 6:21 AM
6-year-old girl dies after testing positive for COVID-19 in west Tennessee
A family is grieving after a 6-year-old girl died after testing positive for coronavirus in Madison County, Tennessee.
Published August 5, 2020 at 12:46 PM
SCSO: Body of missing child recovered from Mississippi River
The body of a small child that disappeared in the Mississippi River Saturday has been recovered after hours of searching, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
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Published July 26, 2020 at 2:20 PM
Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo gives $10K donation of hand sanitizer, masks to SCS
Shelby County Schools will have plenty of sanitizer on hand thanks to one Memphis rapper.
Published July 17, 2020 at 9:10 AM
MPD searching for missing 4-year-old, could be headed to Houston
Officers with the Memphis Police Department are desperately searching for a missing 4-year-old.
Published July 14, 2020 at 6:08 AM
Massive American flag draped over Gatlinburg SkyBridge
The Gatlinburg SkyBridge is looking very patriotic for the Fourth of July.
Published July 3, 2020 at 10:02 AM
FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name
A FedEx spokesperson released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name.”
Published July 2, 2020 at 6:51 PM
TBI: Amber Alert canceled for missing 9-month-old forcibly taken in Tennessee
UPDATE -- Braelee Rayne Trapp has been found safe.
Published June 26, 2020 at 10:25 AM
Confederate general’s body could be relocated after descendants of Nathan Bedford Forrest drop lawsuit over removal of monuments
With the lawsuit dropped, Memphis Greenspace can move forward with legal proceedings to move the bodies of Forrest and his wife who were buried under his statue.
Published May 12, 2020 at 7:07 PM
St. Jude creates coloring book explaining COVID-19 to children
St. Jude Children’s Hospital is not only working to save the lives of children around the world, but amid the coronavirus health crisis, children may also need an explanation.
Published May 12, 2020 at 5:11 PM
MPD searching for missing baby last seen in Whitehaven
The Memphis Police Department needs your help searching for a missing infant.
Published May 6, 2020 at 7:21 AM
Barbershops, hair salons, nail salons can reopen May 6 in 89 Tenn. counties
Companies that provide personal services, such as barbershops, beauticians, nail salons and massage businesses, are expected to be allowed to reopen on May 6 in 89 of Tennessee’s 95 counties.
Published April 29, 2020 at 12:53 PM
Mississippi driver’s license expiration dates rescheduled
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is extending an extension on expired licenses in the state.
Published April 24, 2020 at 9:31 PM
115 nursing home residents, staff test positive for COVID-19 in Sumner County, Tenn.
More than 100 residents and staff at the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation have tested positive for the novel coronavirus after receiving test results Sunday.
Published March 29, 2020 at 8:59 PM
St. Jude employee tests positive for COVID-19
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ha confirmed an employee that works in patient care has tested positive for COVID-19.
Published March 21, 2020 at 12:54 PM
Grizzlies owner to compensate game night employees for missed games due to suspended season
Robert Pera, owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, is stepping up to compensate all Grizzlies game night employees for missed games, according to team officials.
Published March 13, 2020 at 8:03 PM
Tenn. officials confirm remains found to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
Wednesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the remains found by investigators last week were missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
Published March 11, 2020 at 5:45 PM
TBI finds remains believed to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says investigators have found remains that are believed to be those of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
Published March 7, 2020 at 12:11 AM
President Donald Trump visits Tennessee to tour tornado damage
President Donald Trump plans to visit Tennessee Friday to tour tornado damage. Two tornadoes hit middle Tennessee Tuesday morning, killing 24 people.
Published March 6, 2020 at 12:53 PM
Gov. Bill Lee announces 1st confirmed case of coronavirus in Tennessee
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee plans to give an update concerning the coronavirus.
Published March 5, 2020 at 11:09 AM
Putnam County victims identified, 5 children among the dead; 1 person still missing
At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 hundred were injured after tornadoes tore through parts of middle Tennessee March 3.
Published March 5, 2020 at 7:45 AM
Arkansas school resource officer seen praying at school flagpole
Officer DeAndra Warren’s daughter took to social media sharing a picture of her father praying for children at the school.
Published March 2, 2020 at 3:45 PM
Reality TV dance teacher gets 9 months in prison for exposing teen dancer to HIV
According to District Attorney General Amy Weirich’s office, 30-year-old John Conner III must serve four years of sex offender probation after spending nine months in prison, and he must register as a sex offender for life.
Published February 28, 2020 at 6:18 PM
Amber Alert: Search for Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell in North Carolina pond inconclusive
The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office searched a pond in the Shepherds Crossroads Community Wednesday in connection with the 15-month-old’s disappearance but found nothing new in the case.
Published February 26, 2020 at 6:15 PM
Mother of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell arrested for false reporting
The mother of the 15-month-old infant that is the face of Tennessee Amber Alert has been arrested and charged with false reporting by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.
Published February 26, 2020 at 8:27 AM
LeBron James on Breonna Taylor case: “We want justice, no matter how long it takes”
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Facebook takes down suspicious accounts linked to Russia
Woman charged with indecent liberties with a minor in Iredell Co.
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WATCH: Video shows chaotic moments after Sgt. Mattingly was shot in Breonna Taylor raid
Rep. Attica Scott, 23 others charged with rioting, unlawful assembly in Louisville
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