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Man injured in Southwind area shooting 5/3/1905 6:35 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are investigating an overnight shooting at an apartment complex in the Southwind area. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Fieldstone Apartments on Players Club Pa
Hawaii patient isolated for possible Ebola infection 10/2/2014 2:17 pm UTC
The patient has not yet been tested for the Ebola virus
Should trick or treat be moved because of football? 10/2/2014 2:08 pm UTC
Some communities are changing the date due to high school football
Haslam Announces $28M In Community Grants 10/2/2014 2:07 pm UTC
Gov. Bill Haslam has announced more than $28 million in community development grants to help improve infrastructure, health and safety projects and downtown improvements.
College Campaign Registers 1,000 New Voters 10/2/2014 2:06 pm UTC
More than 1,000 Tennesseans registered to vote during a month-long drive on college campuses in September.
Tenn. Teacher Of The Year To Be Named At Ceremony 10/2/2014 1:48 pm UTC
Tennessee will soon have a new Teacher of the Year.  
Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for stepfather's murder 10/2/2014 1:30 pm UTC
Dwayne Moore, 21, will serve 22 years in prison with no parole for the shooting death of his 49-year-old stepfather, according to Shelby County DA Amy Weirich.
Four arrested in Porsche dealership heist 10/2/2014 12:56 pm UTC
Memphis police arrested three men and one woman in connection to stealing luxury Porsches from a dealership.
Amber Alert for young boy, 37-year-old man canceled 10/2/2014 12:14 pm UTC
An Amber Alert issued by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation for 4-and-a-half-year-old Lincoln Green was canceled around 5:30 a.m.  Suspect Richard Green is in custody and the child is safe.
Visiting a piece of singer Tina Turner’s childhood 10/2/2014 11:54 am UTC
The Flagg Grove School at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center is this week's Bright Spot.
2 children's sweatshirts sold nationwide under recall 10/2/2014 11:50 am UTC
Hoodies sold at Kroger nationwide don't look deadly, but are being recalled due to strangulation hazards.
Police find man shot multiple times 10/2/2014 11:50 am UTC
Memphis police found one man shot in a vehicle at the Fieldstone Apartments in the 3300 block of Hacks Cross Road.
Police search for armed suspects in home invasion 10/2/2014 11:49 am UTC
Armed suspects are on the run after invading a home in the 4100 block of Prescott Road early Thursday morning.
MPD Searches for Home Invasion Suspects 10/2/2014 10:55 am UTC
Memphis Police are investigating a home invasion this morning.
UPDATE: Amber Alert Out Of Mississippi Canceled 10/2/2014 10:49 am UTC
Amber Alert Canceled
Man Shot In His Car Overnight 10/2/2014 10:42 am UTC
Memphis Police are in Southeast Memphis this morning investigating an overnight shooting.
7 WMC Action News 5 broadcasters humbled by Memphis Flyer #BOM2014 10/2/2014 10:22 am UTC
The WMC Action News team is honored to learn its broadcasters topped the Best of Memphis media list, presented by the Memphis Flyer.
Ole Miss spirit at high as College GameDay nears 10/2/2014 10:19 am UTC
In the grove at Ole Miss, the lines are being drawn ahead of the weekend's big game against Alabama.
Thieves target wig shop in second burglary 10/2/2014 10:18 am UTC
A Memphis wig shop was hit by bulgars for the second time in a couple of months.
Overgrown alleys create haven for thieves, some fear 10/2/2014 10:16 am UTC
Some Midtown residents had concerns about overgrown alleys that are possibly used by criminals, and turned to WMC Action News 5 for help.
Mayor Wharton proposes ending Friday night football 10/2/2014 9:08 am UTC
It's frightening, violent and shocking to most Memphians, but now the recent wave of youth mob violence is threatening one of the biggest fall traditions in the Mid-South — Friday night football.
UPDATE: Boy in Amber Alert recovered safely 10/2/2014 8:10 am UTC
UPDATE 6:05 a.m.: The child was found safe and the suspect was taken into custody.   JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 4-year-old boy.
Dallas patient with Ebola in serious condition 10/2/2014 4:26 am UTC
A Dallas patient who has Ebola has been upgraded to serious condition. Hospital officials revealed he told them he was in Africa, but he was sent home and came back two days later.Ebola Continuing
Memphis oil refinery releasing elevated levels of hydrogen cyanide 10/2/2014 3:59 am UTC
The Shelby County Health Department confirms the Valero oil refinery in South Memphis is releasing elevated levels of the toxic chemical hydrogen cyanide.
Students welcome MPD on first MATA ride along 10/2/2014 3:52 am UTC
The Memphis Police Department took on a new detail, riding along bus routes frequently used by juveniles after school hours. The officers received a warm welcome by many teens.
WMC Investigates: Bullied at the Body Shop 10/2/2014 3:46 am UTC
Andy Wise investigates allegations of auto repair 'price-fixing' among insurance companies and their preferred repair providers -- and how it may affect the safety and cost of our damage repairs.
Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses 10/2/2014 3:33 am UTC
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president
Teen says man opened fire on her Germantown street 10/2/2014 3:21 am UTC
The man looked into her eyes as he fired the gun in the opposite direction.
First Case Of Ebola In US Sending Chills 10/2/2014 3:10 am UTC
With Ebola outbreaks in Africa devastating much of the population, the first diagnosed case in the United States is sending chills through much of America.
Attorney: Rape victims' lawsuit against city 'part of the healing process' 10/2/2014 3:05 am UTC
The city of Memphis is firing back against a lawsuit filed over untested rape kits, and they are asking that the attorneys of victims of who filed the suit to pay the city.
Two men arrested for shooting off-duty MPD officer 10/2/2014 3:03 am UTC
Kwantavious Williams and LeAndrus Dennis have been arrested and charged with six counts of attempted first-degree murder.
Memphis Police Investigate Possible Self Defense Shooting 10/2/2014 3:02 am UTC
Memphis Police officers responded to a shooting on Faxon Avenue Wednesday night they were told a man shot at another man who was in his home. 
Man To Stand Trial As Adult In 1994 Murder Case 10/2/2014 2:55 am UTC
A 37-year-old man charged this year with committing a murder as a teenager in 1994 was transferred to be tried as an adult following a Juvenile Court hearing Wednesday.
Wharton Suggests Moving Football Games To Days 10/2/2014 2:37 am UTC
As Geeter Middle celebrated their record-breaking season, a solution to the recent Memphis city youth violence may be brewing.
Sept. 11 Flood Victim Still Hoping For Help 10/2/2014 2:25 am UTC
It's nothing personal but nearly a month after heavy rains flooded out many Mid-South homes, flood victims are feeling uneasy about a change of guard in their time of need.  
Memphis Wants Rape Kit Lawsuit Attorney Removed 10/2/2014 2:01 am UTC
City officials want to kick attorney Robert Spence, who representing plaintiffs in a class action suit against the city of Memphis, off of the case.
Missing child Sabrina Allen found after 12 years of searching 10/2/2014 1:39 am UTC
It's been 12 years since Sabrina Allen was kidnapped. Wednesday afternoon, federal and local authorities announced the search for her is finally over.
Mid-South Gun Stores See Spike In Sales 10/2/2014 1:30 am UTC
Gun stores across the Mid-South are seeing a spike in sales. Over the last few weeks some of them have seen a sales increase of up to 70-percent.
THP Uses New Predictive Software To Keep Roads Safe 10/2/2014 1:26 am UTC
Data-Driven Policing has moved from the streets to the highways in Tennessee resulting in more DUI arrests.
Gun stores report pepper spray, mace sales up amid juvenile violence 10/2/2014 1:05 am UTC
"Unfortunately, these kids think this is a game, but somebody's going to end up getting shot over it."
Mid-South hospitals participate in flu pandemic exercise 10/2/2014 1:05 am UTC
Would you be ready if there was a serious outbreak of the flu in the Mid-South? Methodist Le Bonheur Health Care is preparing in case there ever is an outbreak.
Midtown Neigborhood Deals With Crime Spree 10/2/2014 12:58 am UTC
The violent crime that hit the city like a sledgehammer continues. And it is not just in one or two neighborhoods.
Mayor Looks At Ways To Stop Youth Violence 10/2/2014 12:55 am UTC
Memphis mayor A C Wharton said plans are in the works to try and put a lid on the violent crime in this city.
Both Sides Of Amendment 1 Battle For Votes 10/2/2014 12:53 am UTC
Both sides of Tennessee's Amendment 1 continued to battle for your vote Wednesday.
Mid-South Family Says Awareness Is Key To Breast Cancer 10/2/2014 12:51 am UTC
Awareness is key when it comes to breast cancer.
Two new Shelby County directors announced 10/2/2014 12:49 am UTC
Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., appointed Martha Lott as Director of Community Services and Dale Lane as Director of the Shelby County Office of Homeland Security/Office of Preparedness.
Doctors Making Progress In Breast Cancer Treatment 10/2/2014 12:48 am UTC
As we kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we take a look at the latest research, treatments, and survival rates.
Shelby County Stages Exercise To Test Readiness For Flu Outbreak 10/2/2014 12:47 am UTC
Hospitals here in the Mid-South are among those around the country on high alert for any signs of patients with the Ebola virus.
Man In Cochran Photo Case Indicted For Burglary 10/2/2014 12:37 am UTC
The man accused of taking illicit photographs of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has been indicted on burglary charges.
VIP Students Recognized For Turning School Around 10/2/2014 12:34 am UTC
Missing in all the students causing trouble stories are hundreds of students helping to lift their middle school out of academic probation and into excellence. They are considered VIPs -- Very Inte
Gibbons Calls For Memphis Crime Summit 10/2/2014 12:20 am UTC
Former Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons said enough is enough and it's time to take action against youth violence. On Wednesday he called for a summit to stop what's become a serious cr
New Holly Springs police chief taking strong stand against crime 10/2/2014 12:19 am UTC
Chief Dwight Harris says to think twice before you break the law in his city.
City Watch: Missing Juvenile Chase Pruett 10/2/2014 12:10 am UTC
A Memphis Police city Watch was issued Wednesday evening for 16-year-old Chase Pruett, who was last see Sept. 27 in the 1000 block of Danita Street.
Appeals Court Rules No New School Board Election 10/1/2014 11:59 pm UTC
The Tennessee Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court's order that had invalidated a 2012 school board election in Shelby County.
Wednesday Weather Blog - Brian Basham 10/1/2014 11:53 pm UTC
High temperatures are going to go from the 90s to the 60s in just  a few days' time. And, we're going to get up to an inch of rain in between.
Grizzlies Eager To See What Michael Beasley Brings 10/1/2014 11:33 pm UTC
The Memphis Grizzlies see all reward with no risk in giving Michael Beasley, the second overall draft selection in 2008, a chance to show them what he can do during training camp.
Customers can’t access their accounts after credit union makes changes 10/1/2014 11:25 pm UTC
They say many problems were created when Hospitality Federal Credit Union became In Touch Credit Union.
Commissioner for Tennessee Safety and Homeland Security talks about rape kit backlog 10/1/2014 11:23 pm UTC
Commissioner for Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Bill Gibbons said reducing that number comes down to one thing.
Bus drivers getting police back-up 10/1/2014 11:20 pm UTC
MATA directors tell WREG people are being rude to other riders, and sometimes even refusing to pay to get on.
People in the Mid-South worried about Ebola 10/1/2014 11:16 pm UTC
The disease isn’t contagious until symptoms begin, and it takes close contact with bodily fluids to spread.
“I Care Memphis” helps get teens out of gangs 10/1/2014 10:54 pm UTC
Instead of recording videos like the one from the Kroger mob attack, Golden is challenging young people to record themselves doing some good in their communities.
Frayser mother lost everything after apartment flooded 10/1/2014 10:37 pm UTC
"In my living room, kitchen, bedroom, my daughter's room, the bathroom, everywhere. Just coming down everywhere."
Mayor & police: Federal mandates limit local crime fighting 10/1/2014 10:35 pm UTC
A mandate from the Department of Justice controls which child delinquents can be arrested.
Treadwell Elementary celebrates safety on Walk to School Day 10/1/2014 10:34 pm UTC
Treadwell Elementary student rallied Wednesday celebrate International Walk to School Day.    
Cellphone Mistaken As Bomb During Bartlett Incident 10/1/2014 10:32 pm UTC
A cellphone was mistaken for a bomb on a truck that forced the evacuation of employees and surrounding streets blocked Wednesday afternoon at Brother International in Bartlett, a city spokesman said.
Man to be tried as adult for 1994 murder of college student 10/1/2014 10:29 pm UTC
Phanhsay ‘Kapoo’ Phanivong is 37 years old, but was a teenager when the murder was committed.
Mid-South doctors, hospitals prepared for Ebola spread 10/1/2014 10:21 pm UTC
Mid-South doctors, emergency workers and hospitals say they're ready if the Ebola virus were to spread in the U.S.
Lincoln Elementary caps off an exciting day for Go Jim Go Wednesday 10/1/2014 10:15 pm UTC
Lincoln Elementary students know the importance of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in their community. Many students are patients of Le Bonheur and all the children brought in what they could to rai
Police recover several stolen Porsches hidden around Memphis 10/1/2014 10:06 pm UTC
A handful of people are being questioned by police, but no one has been charged.
Pumpkin-flavored sales skyrocketing 10/1/2014 10:04 pm UTC
Demand for pumpkin-flavored items keeps going up
Five of seven Porsches recovered after dealership heist 10/1/2014 9:52 pm UTC
Five of the seven Porsche cars stolen from a Memphis dealership were recovered. Four people are in custody in connection with the heist.
Historic Mississippi Football Weekend On Tap 10/1/2014 9:48 pm UTC
Not since the 1950's has there been such a big college football weekend in Mississippi -- No. 12 Mississippi State will face No. 6 Texas A & M in Starkville and up the road in Oxford No. 11 Ole Mis
Mid-South Hospitals Prepare For Medical Pandemic 10/1/2014 9:25 pm UTC
Flu season is encroaching. Ebola has hit American soil. It all made Wednesday's medical pandemic exercise even more crucial.
Mayor Wharton Suggests Moving Night Football Games To Daylight Hours 10/1/2014 9:18 pm UTC
One idea being kicked around to stem the rising tide of youth violence in Memphis could put an end to those Friday Night Lights. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton has suggested moving night football games
Clergy Perspective: Amendment 1's Flawed, Dangerous 10/1/2014 8:55 pm UTC
In a presentation Wednesday called "The Clergy Perspective," faith leaders representing various denominations attempted to point out reasons why Amendment 1 is in their words "a flawed and dangerou
Lipscomb And Pitts Celebrates 60 Years 10/1/2014 8:40 pm UTC
They opened for business on South Cooper in midtown in 1954. Today Lipscomb and Pitts is celebrating 60 years in business.
Former MPD Officer Convicted Of Rape Sentenced 10/1/2014 8:35 pm UTC
A former Memphis Police officer convicted of raping an acquaintance from Beale Street in 2013 was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in prison with no parole, said Shelby County District Attorney Genera
Delta Adds Second Memphis-NYC Route, Suspends Salt Lake City Route 10/1/2014 8:17 pm UTC
Delta Air Lines has announced changes to its upcoming schedule at Memphis International Airport, adding a second flight to LaGuardia Airport and seasonally suspending its nonstop flights to Salt La
Suns Sign Barron, Jackson, Prather, Wilson 10/1/2014 8:02 pm UTC
The Phoenix Suns signed center Earl Barron and rookies Joe Jackson, Casey Prather and Jamil Wilson on Friday, giving them 18 players on the roster.
Ball Pours $1M Of Own Money Into Senate Campaign 10/1/2014 7:52 pm UTC
Democratic Senate candidate Gordon Ball is pouring $1 million of his own money into his campaign against Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander.
Student Creates "Hate Free Zone" On Memphis Campus 10/1/2014 7:41 pm UTC
One University of Memphis student is creating a "Hate Free Zone" on the university's campus.
Herbert Slatery Sworn In As Tennessee's 27th AG 10/1/2014 7:15 pm UTC
Herbert Slatery has been sworn in as Tennessee's 27th attorney general, the first Republican to hold the office since Reconstruction.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off in October 10/1/2014 7:12 pm UTC
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many people, organizations, and even businesses across the Mid-South are showing their support by going pink.
Pelicans Add Stephens To Camp Roster 10/1/2014 7:06 pm UTC
The New Orleans Pelicans have added former Memphis standout D.J. Stephens to their training camp roster.
Victim of fatal shooting found on sidewalk 10/1/2014 7:03 pm UTC
A shooting victim was found dead on a Memphis sidewalk late Tuesday night.
Funeral Set For Slain Arkansas Real Estate Agent 10/1/2014 6:58 pm UTC
Funeral services have been set for an Arkansas real estate agent who was found dead five days after she never returned from an appointment to show a house.
Pride parade and festival 'strives to foster energy year round' 10/1/2014 6:58 pm UTC
Spectators cheered as the Mid-South Pride Parade marched through downtown Memphis with flags and signs over the weekend. But despite it's been checked off as a successful event, the work continues
Wacha In Bullpen To Start NL Division Series 10/1/2014 6:49 pm UTC
Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL division series.
Another Mid-South Restaurant Hit By Data Breach 10/1/2014 5:59 pm UTC
More Mid-South restaurants and customers are victims of a data hack that recently affected Jimmy John's customers.
Child Dies From Complications Of Enterovirus 10/1/2014 4:50 pm UTC
The Rhode Island Health Department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.
Self-Testing Key In Breast Cancer Fight 10/1/2014 4:27 pm UTC
Wednesday is October 1st, which is the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Help Kids Stay Safe This Halloween 10/1/2014 4:21 pm UTC
Halloween night is swiftly approaching. As you prepare to send off your little ghouls and goblins for a night of tricks and treats, keep in mind the below safety and nutrition tips from Children's
Internationally Acclaimed Opera Singer To Work With Shelby County Schools Vocalists 10/1/2014 3:42 pm UTC
Memphian Kallen Esperian, who has graced opera stages across the globe, will conduct a Master Class for young vocalists at Colonial Middle School on October 3.
First Case Of Enterovirus Reported In Tenn. 10/1/2014 3:32 pm UTC
According to the director of marketing and public relations at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. they have treated the first reported case of an enterovirus in Tennessee. T
5 Of 7 Stolen Porsches Found Overnight; 4 In Custody 10/1/2014 3:12 pm UTC
Nearly all of the seven Porsches stolen from a dealer were recovered Wednesday morning.
Investigation Underway In Apparent Jail Suicide 10/1/2014 2:49 pm UTC
A man being held in the Lafayette County Detention Center on federal charges has been found dead in his cell.
Coyote Hit By Car, Stuck In Bumper 10/1/2014 2:09 pm UTC
Groups of people at a north suburban train station couldn't believe their eyes Wednesday when a train conductor pulled into the employee parking lot before work with what looked like a fox stuck in
MPD officers will handle 'unruly juveniles' on MATA buses 10/1/2014 11:08 am UTC
Police assigned officers on various bus routes to assist in handling "unruly juveniles" on Memphis Area Transit Authority buses after school.
Andy, Will It Work? Veggetti 10/1/2014 10:43 am UTC
This $16 kitchen gadget goes beyond its infomercial hype.
Free healthcare clinic opening for City of Memphis employees 10/1/2014 9:26 am UTC
Starting January 1, 2015, City of Memphis employees, retirees and their families will feel the impact of cuts to their health benefits.  

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