Case of missing 2-year-old Malik Drummond considered a criminal investigation 12/18/2014 12:46 am UTC
Anyone with information that can lead to locating Malik is urged to call Searcy Police at 870-268-3534.
Local leaders meet, talk health care 12/18/2014 12:36 am UTC
Leaders hope a healthier area and workforce will attract more businesses to the area.
Osceola Grandmother Beaten, Burglarized 12/18/2014 12:36 am UTC
An Osceola, Ark., 79-year-old grandmother is recovering after she was was punched in the face and knocked to the ground inside her home.
TBI suspends its Holly Bobo investigation 12/18/2014 12:30 am UTC
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is suspending its investigation into Holly Bobo's death, which it says is at the request of District Attorney Matthew Stowe.
EDGE approves Target tax incentives 12/18/2014 12:23 am UTC
If everything goes as planned, Target could start hiring as early as next year.
At DA’s Request, TBI Suspends Holly Bobo Investigation 12/18/2014 12:21 am UTC
Until further notice, and at the request of District Attorney General Matthew Stowe, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has discontinued its investigation into the Holly Bobo case and severed ti
City Council members surprised by settlement with SCS 12/18/2014 12:20 am UTC
Mayor A C Wharton and Shelby County Schools already signed off on the deal to pay the county back millions of dollars.
Tony Allen will not play in Wednesday's game against Spurs 12/18/2014 12:14 am UTC
Tony Allen is out for the Memphis Grizzlies' Wednesday night tilt against the San Antonio Spurs.
Local Education: A. Maceo Walker Gets A Second Chance 12/18/2014 12:08 am UTC
Answered prayers for a failing Shelby County School. The Achievement School District, or ASD, was set to take over a dozen low performing Shelby County Schools, including A. Maceo Walker
String of driveway robberies raise concerns in E. Memphis 12/18/2014 12:04 am UTC
Residents in East Memphis say robbers in the area are following people home then holding them at gunpoint in their driveways.
Judge expresses frustration in pace of Holly Bobo case 12/17/2014 11:59 pm UTC
A Decatur County judge is becoming increasingly frustrated by the pace of the Holly Bobo case. At the same time, there are problems with the investigation now that Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
A new retirement plan for city workers 12/17/2014 11:57 pm UTC
This controversial vote comes just six months after the council changed those workers health benefits too.
The King and the Superstar are together again! 12/17/2014 11:56 pm UTC
The infamous pair will go head to head in the Southern Heavyweight Classic at Minglewood Hall Thursday night.
Should women get paid monthly menstrual leave? 12/17/2014 11:56 pm UTC
It's Watercooler Wednesday!
#JusticeForJessica: Family members try to keep Jessica Chambers' case top of mind 12/17/2014 11:56 pm UTC
Ten days after her half-sister was burned alive, Amanda Prince still cannot bring herself to go by the rural road near Courtland, MS where it happened.
Instagram adding five new filters 12/17/2014 11:55 pm UTC
They are Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden and Perpetua.
Salvation Army helps Memphis woman cope with rape, turn away from drugs and homelessness 12/17/2014 11:40 pm UTC
Tiffany and other addicted women can stay in Renewal Place for up to two years as they work toward sobriety, employment, and positive parenting.
Unions threatening lawsuit after pension vote 12/17/2014 11:35 pm UTC
They insist this fight isn't over yet.
AP Source: US Probe Links NKorea To Sony Hacking 12/17/2014 11:34 pm UTC
A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future.
Man crashes car into woman’s vehicle, shoots at her 12/17/2014 11:33 pm UTC
The woman was not injured.
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital treats 300 flu cases daily 12/17/2014 11:29 pm UTC
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is treating 300 kids each day for the latest, mutated flu strain.
TBI reportedly suspending service in 24th Judicial District 12/17/2014 11:19 pm UTC
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations is reportedly abandoning the 24th judicial district, leaving many wondering how cases like the Holly Bobo case will be impacted.
Memphis Man Indicted On Attempted Child Abuse Charges 12/17/2014 11:17 pm UTC
A 25-year-old man has been indicted on multiple counts of attempted child abuse for allegedly leaving three young children alone in an apartment that caught fire this summer, Shelby County Dist. At
Couple robbed in driveway during Christmas party 12/17/2014 11:11 pm UTC
One man has a warning for everyone this holiday season:"Keep [your] eyes open; call the police; let's get these guys off the streets."
'The Interview' Release Halted After Theaters Balk 12/17/2014 11:04 pm UTC
Sony on Wednesday said it would cancel next week's planned release of "The Interview," after most of the country's largest theater chains had decided not to show it.
Gas station clerk cleared in Jessica Chambers' death 12/17/2014 11:03 pm UTC
The clerk at a gas station that was one of the last places Jessica Chambers was seen alive is officially cleared in the investigation into her death.
Suspect Charged In Dec. 2 U of M Law Attempted Robbery 12/17/2014 10:58 pm UTC
A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a Dec. 2 attempted robbery outside the University of Memphis Law School.
Judge In Holly Bobo Case Vents Frustration 12/17/2014 10:46 pm UTC
Tight security, anger, and frustration. There was tension Wednesday as the three men accused in connection to Holly Bobo's murder faced a judge.
Man accused of trying to rob Memphis law student 12/17/2014 10:45 pm UTC
The attempted robbery happened in the early hours of December 2nd after the student left the school.
Car hit 5-year-old walking to school, suspect drove away 12/17/2014 10:43 pm UTC
A woman hit a 5-year-old as he walked to school Wednesday morning. Deputies say she immediately drove off.
Suspect arrested in U of M law school armed robbery 12/17/2014 10:37 pm UTC
A man was arrested after police say he pointed a gun at a woman at the University of Memphis' downtown law school campus.
Man cleared in Jessica Chambers case 12/17/2014 10:34 pm UTC
Ali Alsanai has been accused by some of being involved in her death
Reward In Jessica Chambers Investigation Raised To $16K 12/17/2014 10:32 pm UTC
At least two volunteers who searched for Holly Bobo in Decatur County, Tenn., is now assisting in the burning death investigation of Jessica Chambers in Panola County, Miss.
SUV crashes into Dollar General injuring 1 12/17/2014 10:32 pm UTC
A van crashed through the windows of a Dollar General store on Quince Road sending customers running.
Wharton & Council At Odds Over School Funding Settlement 12/17/2014 10:32 pm UTC
After four years of fighting, Memphis mayor A C Wharton said he has made a deal with Shelby County Schools.
This Year's Flu Season Could Be A Bad One 12/17/2014 10:23 pm UTC
Brace yourself! The flu season is expected to be severe.
Group brings Annie to Mid-South for a good cause 12/17/2014 10:22 pm UTC
Memphis will get a chance to see the movie version of the hit Broadway play Annie before anyone in America.
Freed American endured years of declining health 12/17/2014 10:16 pm UTC
Alan Gross spent five years wasting away in a Cuban prison, losing hope that he would ever be free and at one point apparently contemplating suicide. He dropped more than 100 pounds, developed hip
Judge Orders Attorneys To Move Bobo Case Forward 12/17/2014 10:02 pm UTC
Zach Adams and Jason Autry are the two men charged with Holly Bobo's kidnapping and murder.
Aggressive Flu Strain Sending Kids To Hospital 12/17/2014 10:01 pm UTC
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital's researchers are anticipating a severe flu season this year. The hospital's Emergency Department saw 347 patients with flu-like symptoms on Tuesday alone.
Two men booked for trying to kill deputy 12/17/2014 9:40 pm UTC
Two men face attempted murder charges after trying to shoot a Tipton County deputy.
Obama Commutes Life Sentence Of Memphian Larry Nailor 12/17/2014 9:39 pm UTC
President Obama has commuted the sentence of Memphian Larry Nailor who was convicted of drug possession and sentenced to life in 1997, The White House said Wednesday.
SCS teachers to receive merit-based raises 12/17/2014 9:32 pm UTC
Merit-based teacher salaries will be a reality for Shelby County Schools in the 2015-2016 school year.
Minivan Crashes Into Dollar General Store 12/17/2014 9:30 pm UTC
An 80-year-old woman crashed her gold minivan into the front of a Dollar General store in Southeast Memphis Wednesday afternoon.
Woman Charged In Hit And Run That Injured 5-Year-Old 12/17/2014 9:22 pm UTC
A 37-year-old woman has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injuries after she allegedly struck a five-year-old boy Wednesday morning while the child was waiting at a bus s
Le Bonheur treating up to 300 kids a day with flu symptoms 12/17/2014 9:19 pm UTC
The current vaccine is not working on all strains
Father indicted after children set apartment on fire 12/17/2014 9:03 pm UTC
A 25-year-old man has been indicted on multiple counts of attempted child abuse.
Texas meteorologist shot outside station 12/17/2014 8:54 pm UTC
The gunman spoke with meteorologist Patrick Crawford before pulling out a handgun and firing several times.
Lower Prices At Pump Result In Big Savings For Americans 12/17/2014 8:47 pm UTC
We have all seen the lower prices at the pump. And it is saving Americans big time.
U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack 12/17/2014 8:36 pm UTC
"The Interview" involves the attempted assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un
Man indicted for leaving kids alone in apartment that caught fire 12/17/2014 8:10 pm UTC
The children, ages 2,5 and 5, were reportedly playing with a lighter when their apartment caught fire in July
Two indicted for attempted murder of deputy 12/17/2014 7:44 pm UTC
Two men pointed guns at the deputy
Family dentist, former Shelby Co. commissioner passed away 12/17/2014 7:32 pm UTC
A family dentist and former Shelby County commissioner Dr. Cleo Kirk passed away Wednesday morning.
5-Year-Old Hit While Waiting On School Bus 12/17/2014 6:09 pm UTC
A 5-year-old boy is recovering after being hit by a car while waiting for the school bus.
Suspects In Holly Bobo Case Appear In Court 12/17/2014 6:04 pm UTC
Extra security this morning at a court hearing in the Holly Bobo case.
Former Shelby County Commissioner Dr. Cleo Kirk Has Passed Away 12/17/2014 5:48 pm UTC
Former Shelby County Commissioner Cleo Kirk has passed away.
Tour of Atlanta's IKEA offers the full store experience 12/17/2014 5:46 pm UTC
Shoppers say it's more than you would ever expect from a furniture store.
14-Year-Old Reportedly Shoots, Kills Intruder To Protect Sick Grandmother 12/17/2014 4:42 pm UTC
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, said the second man involved in a home break-in that turned deadly near the Charlotte/Mint Hill border has been arrested.
Man Arrested For Rape In Memphis Park 12/17/2014 4:10 pm UTC
Terrance Watson is charged with aggravated rape charges after raping a woman at Martyr's Park on Channel 3 Drive December 6.
Memphis City Council passes pension reform plan 12/17/2014 3:31 pm UTC
Memphis City Council passed a pension reform plan that would impose changes on new hires and those with less than 7.5 years of service, effective July 1, 2016.
Investigators follow new lead in Jessica Chambers murder case 12/17/2014 3:26 pm UTC
Since the death of Jessica Chambers, investigators in Panola County are talking with anyone who knew her hoping to solve this case.
Pharmacy Owners Arrested In '12 Meningitis Outbreak 12/17/2014 3:01 pm UTC
Two co-founders and 12 other former employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people were arrested early Wednesday, a spokeswoman for
Panola County residents seen in gas station video speak about Chambers murder case 12/17/2014 2:56 pm UTC
WMC Action News 5 is hearing from two people who talked to Jessica Chambers before she died the two people she interacted with at a gas station where she was caught on surveillance video.
1 in 6 cars on the road have outstanding safety recall 12/17/2014 2:51 pm UTC
The airbag, the danger -- and the app that will reveal whether your car has it.
Neighbors concerned about armed robbery in driveway 12/17/2014 2:47 pm UTC
A group of residents in one East Memphis neighborhood is using social media to help police track down a man they say is responsible for at least two armed robberies.
Fedex Misses Street 2Q Forecasts 12/17/2014 2:43 pm UTC
FedEx's second-quarter earnings jumped 23 percent, but the package delivery company missed Wall Street forecasts and left its expectation for the full fiscal year unchanged.
Is Nashville upset about IKEA choosing Memphis? 12/17/2014 2:43 pm UTC
As the word spread across the state that Memphis could be home to the newest IKEA store, not everyone in the state agreed with the choice.
Statewide Coalition Forms To Support Medicaid Plan 12/17/2014 2:36 pm UTC
More than 80 business, health care and civic groups have formed the Coalition for a Healthy Tennessee to support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to offer health coverage to more than 200,000
AP Source: Cuba Releases US Prisoner Alan Gross 12/17/2014 2:29 pm UTC
A senior Obama administration official says Cuba has released American Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for five years.
Obama: As A Black Man He's Been Mistaken For Valet 12/17/2014 2:24 pm UTC
He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he's a black man who has been mistaken for the valet.
Memphis, SCS Agree To $57M Debt Settlement 12/17/2014 1:04 pm UTC
In a letter Tuesday evening to Memphis City Council Mayor A C Wharton authorized a settlement in the lawsuit with Shelby County Schools. Later in the evening the school district approved the settle
'Saving Private Ryan' Among Films Being Preserved 12/17/2014 10:53 am UTC
"Saving Private Ryan" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wedne
Man Tries To Steal XBoxes In Pants 12/17/2014 5:40 am UTC
Memphis Police said through the help of a loss prevention officer they arrested a 22-year-old man after he was caught trying to leave a Memphis electronics store with two gaming controllers stuffed
Agape Memphis Gets Enough Secret Santas 12/17/2014 5:07 am UTC
A last minute call for Secret Santas has helped Agape Memphis achieve their goal of giving a Christmas to 500 needy area children.
Gas prices drop below $2 per gallon in Memphis 12/17/2014 4:47 am UTC
It may be hard to believe, but gas is below $2 per gallon in Memphis.
Memphis Stops Golden State's 16-Game Win Streak 12/17/2014 4:38 am UTC
Marc Gasol scored 24 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors' NBA-best 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 victory on Tuesday night.
Ark. Woman Rallies To Help Special Needs Family 12/17/2014 4:14 am UTC
An Arkansas woman in desperate need of a miracle found it in the most unlikely of places.
Children Fly Fantasy Flight To North Pole 12/17/2014 4:06 am UTC
For the sixth consecutive year, the Memphis International Airport and Delta Air Lines held a fantasy flight to the North Pole for a group of children that included patients from St. Jude Children's
Logan From Germantown Wins Fox's MasterChef Jr. 12/17/2014 3:44 am UTC
Eleven-year-old Logan Guleff from Germantown won the $100,000 prize and the title as the new MasterChef Jr. on Fox Tuesday night.
Memphis Council Approves Pension Reform Plan 12/17/2014 3:24 am UTC
After over three hours of contentious debate Tuesday evening Memphis City Council approved a new hybrid pension plan, something they've been debating for months.
FedEx Pilots Spread Holiday Cheer At Hope House 12/17/2014 2:43 am UTC
Some FedEx pilots made a special delivery of holiday cheer Tuesday to children at Hope House that all made possible through the Pilots For Kids program.
Man arrested after allegedly putting 2 Xbox controllers down his pants 12/17/2014 2:02 am UTC
A Memphis man is behind bars after allegedly shoving two Xbox controllers down his pants and leaving a store without paying.
IKEA Maps Out Successful Memphis Venture 12/17/2014 1:35 am UTC
The word for "happy" in Swedish is "lycklig." Translated into Mid-South speak, the announcement by IKEA of their plans to build one of their sought-after new furniture stores in East Memphis, well,
IKEA Moving To Memphis Fall 2016 12/17/2014 1:31 am UTC
It doesn't happen often enough but we know it's hard for our friends in Nashville to ever be one upped by Memphis. But IKEA's decision to pick just one site out of all of Arkansas, Mississippi and
4 Of 5 Indicted In Day Care Fraud Scheme In Court 12/17/2014 1:02 am UTC
Four of the five people indicted by the federal government of stealing money meant for feeding the needy and also helping underprivileged children appeared in U.S. District Court Tuesday in Downtow
45 Indictments Returned In Backlog Rape Kit Testing 12/17/2014 12:39 am UTC
Since receiving funding to test some of the over 12,000 backlogged rape kits, Memphis Police and the Shelby County grand jury have returned 45 indictments.
Mayor sides with SCS, Memphis City Council to pay $57 million 12/17/2014 12:36 am UTC
In a letter to Memphis City Council members, Mayor A C Wharton agreed with a previous lawsuit and ordered the council to pay Shelby County Schools more than $50 million.
CANCEL CITY WATCH: Missing Child Durrell Avant FOUND 12/17/2014 12:32 am UTC
CITY WATCH for missing 12-year-old Durrell Avant has been canceled. Memphis Police say he was found. The city watch was canceled Tuesday afternoon.
Jessica Chambers' ex-boyfriend cleared as a suspect, despite social media claims 12/17/2014 12:25 am UTC
One week later and police have no answers on who could have been behind the death of Jessica Chambers. One thing is clear, investigators say Jessica's ex-boyfriend is not a suspect, despite what so
Toy drive helps bring Christmas cheer to young students 12/17/2014 12:17 am UTC
Thousands of parents in Shelby County praise the work Porter-Leath does for children.
Person stabbed near Hamilton High School 12/17/2014 12:17 am UTC
A person was stabbed near Hamilton High School Tuesday. It happened around 4 in the afternoon across the street from the high school.
Groups work to increase reward in Jessica Chambers case 12/16/2014 11:39 pm UTC
A family is desperately seeking answers and investigators are pursuing every tip, now they are hoping more reward money could help in the Jessica Chambers case.
Reward Expected To Be Increased In Chambers Investigation 12/16/2014 11:03 pm UTC
Reward money for information in the Dec. 6 horrific burning death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers is expected to go up again soon. The reward is currently at $11,000 but is expected to increase to
Officer-involved crash shuts down part of I-55 12/16/2014 10:54 pm UTC
Part of Interstate 55 closed following an officer-involved crash in DeSoto County.
IKEA submits proposal to open Memphis store in 2016 12/16/2014 10:48 pm UTC
It is official; IKEA filed an official application to build a store near Wolfchase Mall. This new store will bring hundreds of jobs to the Mid-South.
Cosby Won't Be Charged Over Molestation Claim 12/16/2014 10:44 pm UTC
Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently reported the comedian molested her around 1974.
Despite School Choices, Why Are Students Still Struggling? 12/16/2014 10:35 pm UTC
Between Achievement Schools, charter schools, I-Zone and Shelby County Schools parents have more options as to where to send their children. So why are there still a number of schools sitting in th
FDA approves test to predict heart disease 12/16/2014 10:28 pm UTC
A new test will soon make it easier for doctors to identify women at high risk for heart disease.
Sweetie Pie's Beale Street Deal Turns Sour 12/16/2014 10:18 pm UTC
It was supposed to be the last piece in a jigsaw puzzle the City of Memphis has been trying to complete since the late 1970's. The soul food eatery chain Sweetie Pie's had hoped to be doing busines
Police search for suspects in T.J. Maxx robbery 12/16/2014 10:06 pm UTC
Suspects are on the run after an early morning smash-and-grab at the T.J. Maxx store on Summer Avenue in Memphis.