How to reach out to domestic violence victims 10/1/2015 11:14 pm UTC
Last year, the Family Safety Center said more than 2,000 victims came to them for help
Empowerment Youth Conference in Memphis teaches students how to make good choices 10/1/2015 11:09 pm UTC
More than 500 students from Shelby County Schools participated in the Youth Empowerment Conference
Man posting blue ribbons on mailboxes to show support for police 10/1/2015 11:08 pm UTC
One Memphis is doing his part to support our police officers.
Rats invade roofs in Memphis suburbs 10/1/2015 11:00 pm UTC
Homeowners in Germantown and Collierville are making shocking discoveries in their attics.
Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahamas; storm could threaten US 10/1/2015 10:51 pm UTC
Hurricane Joaquin unleased heavy flooding as it roared through sparsely populated islands in the eastern Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 4 storm, with forecasters warning it could grow even stron
Malone, Taser mutually agree to cancel body camera contract 10/1/2015 10:51 pm UTC
Deidre Malone announced The Carter Malone Group, LLC and Taser International mutually agreed to end their contract immediately.
WMC Action News 5's Lauren Squires wears pink for her mom 10/1/2015 10:46 pm UTC
Michele Squires began her battle with cancer in April 2004 after a monthly self exam.
Neighbors on edge after double homicide in Clarksdale 10/1/2015 10:46 pm UTC
Police are investigating a double homicide in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Malone, Taser cancel PR contract for MPD body cams 10/1/2015 10:40 pm UTC
FOX13 has learned The Carter Malone Group has cancelled its contract with Taser International.
Allegiant offers $41 flights to Texas, Florida 10/1/2015 10:39 pm UTC
Mid-Southerners wanting to visit Texas or Florida are in luck!
FedExForum to use metal detectors for Grizzlies games 10/1/2015 10:07 pm UTC
The FedExForum and Memphis Grizzlies announced NBA security changes Thursday.
Double murder investigation underway in Clarksdale, Miss. 10/1/2015 10:02 pm UTC
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been called to Clarksdale, Mississippi to investigate what is being called a double homicide. A man and woman are both dead with apparent gunshot wounds.
Fights at East High have parents desperate for solutions 10/1/2015 10:02 pm UTC
A fight at East High School ended with an injury to one teen, and now her mother wants answers.
Desoto County Board names new DCHS Principal 10/1/2015 9:58 pm UTC
He has been with the school since June 2011
McCallie School hype video goes viral before rivalry game 10/1/2015 9:38 pm UTC
The video has already been picked up by Bleacher Report and USA Today
Hundreds of kids shot or shot at in Memphis this year 10/1/2015 9:31 pm UTC
In light of a 2-year-old girl struck by gunfire at a Whitehaven apartment complex Wednesday morning, WMC Action News 5 is pushing for updated numbers from Memphis police regarding the number of kid
Students explore aircraft, learn about life for naval aviators 10/1/2015 9:29 pm UTC
Hundreds of students spent Thursday afternoon learning about some of the U.S. Navy's best pilots and the aircraft they fly.
Gov. Haslam makes list of wealthiest Americans 10/1/2015 9:25 pm UTC
Every year, Forbes lists the 400 wealthiest Americans. This year, Governor Bill Haslam made the list.
ConnectHome provides internet to low-income Memphis families 10/1/2015 9:13 pm UTC
The City of Memphis announced plans to provide internet to 4,500 public housing units and low income residents through project ConnectHome.
AutoZone Park ranked 6th best minor league ballpark 10/1/2015 9:12 pm UTC
The Memphis Redbirds' season may be over, but that isn't keeping their home from receiving national recognition.
Woman knocked out with coke can, robbed 10/1/2015 9:12 pm UTC
A man is accused of knocking a woman out with a coke can over $20.
FOX13's Joey Sulipeck breaks down the different ways a hurricane can affect us 10/1/2015 9:11 pm UTC
Forecasters say Hurricane Joaquin has strengthened to "an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane.
LeMoyne-Owen student assaulted by former coach arrested 10/1/2015 9:11 pm UTC
A LeMoyne-Owen College student, assaulted by a former school coach, is now faces charges in connection to that fight.
New lead in Midtown gas station card skimming 10/1/2015 9:09 pm UTC
Police have a new lead to help track down a man who could be connected to credit cards skimmed at a Midtown gas station.
Shelby County seeks $1B, flood relief suggestions 10/1/2015 9:06 pm UTC
When it rains it pours. But worse than that, in many Shelby County communities, when it rains it floods.
The Carter Malone Group cancels contract with Taser 10/1/2015 8:52 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In a one-on-one interview with WREG’ s Wayne Carter, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton said Deidre Malone has cancelled her contract with Taser. This news came after the Mayor held a news
MPD releases photos of attempted bank robbery suspect 10/1/2015 8:36 pm UTC
Police say the woman gave a note to the teller that demanded money.The robbery attempt was captured on surveillance camera.
Mayor Wharton introduces Project ConnectHome 10/1/2015 7:51 pm UTC
The project will provide internet access to low-income residents in public housing
Memphians share their experience seeing the Pope 10/1/2015 7:17 pm UTC
A mid-south woman isn't Catholic but she says she got weak in the knees when she saw the Pope
What is sleep regression and what can we do about it? 10/1/2015 7:16 pm UTC
Just when new parents are finally able to sleep through the night, babies go through a stage that has you pulling your hair out
Allegiant offers new flights to Tampa Bay, Austin 10/1/2015 7:14 pm UTC
Tickets start as low as $41 one way
Memphis Grizzlies Giveaways 10/1/2015 6:59 pm UTC
The 2015-16 NBA Season is right around the corner
Rachel Cruz shares ways to create teachable money moments in everyday tasks 10/1/2015 6:56 pm UTC
Going to the grocery store, gas stations, or even paying bills can be learning experiences
Fashion show for real women 10/1/2015 6:45 pm UTC
How to look stylish and be comfortable at the same time.
Numerous deaths and injuries in Oregon college shooting 10/1/2015 6:07 pm UTC
A reporter at a newspaper there reports as many as 20 people wounded
Two murdered in Clarksdale identified 10/1/2015 5:15 pm UTC
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation
Woman desperate to be blind had drain cleaner poured in eyes, now happier than ever 10/1/2015 4:47 pm UTC
The condition is called Body Integrity Identity Disorder
The 20 most dangerous products found in schools 10/1/2015 4:16 pm UTC
Here's a hint, you shouldn't run with these
MEMPHIS, Tenn — Go Jim Go visited East High… 10/1/2015 2:53 pm UTC
MEMPHIS, Tenn — Go Jim Go visited East High School and was greeted with quite the cheering section. Thank you East High for your generous support of Go Jim Go and the kids of Le Bonheur Children’s
Cooler temps start to make their way into the Mid-South 10/1/2015 12:54 pm UTC
Good Thursday morning! We are rain free and mostly clear across the Mid South. There’s no need for the umbrella today, as rain chances will be on the low end: ~10%.
Attorneys, judge in Charleston church shooting to meet 10/1/2015 12:40 pm UTC
Attorneys in the federal government's case against a white man accused of gunning down nine black people at a Charleston church will meet on Thursday with the judge hearing the case, but the suspec
Hurricane Joaquin could add rainy mess along East Coast 10/1/2015 12:35 pm UTC
Governors up and down the East Coast are warning residents to prepare for drenching storms as flooding killed one person Thursday in South Carolina.
Man accused of strangling girlfriend set to appear in court 10/1/2015 12:32 pm UTC
The man accused of strangling his girlfriend and leaving her body in an SUV will appear in court Thursday.
22 employers to support veterans and their families at hiring event 10/1/2015 12:11 pm UTC
22 employers are assembling in Memphis today for the 4th annual Paychecks for Patriots. It's a hiring event to provide jobs to military veterans and their families.
Man wants U.S. Marshal reprimanded after video of gun pointed at him 10/1/2015 12:09 pm UTC
A U.S. Marshal is receiving threats after a Facebook post of marshals taking a suspect into custody received a lot of attention on social media.
Governor Bill Haslam tops list of richest politicians in the U.S. 10/1/2015 12:07 pm UTC
Haslam does not accept his salary as governor of $181,980
Single winning Powerball ticket is worth $310.5 million 10/1/2015 11:39 am UTC
Ticket was sold at a gas station in Three Rivers, Michigan
U of M basketball players evacuated during apartment fire 10/1/2015 11:33 am UTC
Several University of Memphis basketball players woke up to fire alarms Wednesday morning.
CBHS student responds to Lakeland commissioner's anti-gay rant 10/1/2015 11:29 am UTC
Lakeland Commissioner Clark Plunk ranted on Facebook , following a gay Christian Brothers High School student's push to have a same sex date to the homecoming dance.
‘3’ things to know for October 1, 2015 10/1/2015 11:25 am UTC
A single winning ticket for the $310.5 million Powerball jackpot was sold
U.S. Attorney Stanton appears before Senate committee 10/1/2015 11:22 am UTC
The office of U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen says Edward Stanton III has appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee as it reviews his qualifications for District Court judge.
Kelly Gissendaner's last words captured in dramatic audio 10/1/2015 11:16 am UTC
The last words of Kelly Gissendaner, the last woman on Georgia's death row, were captured in dramatic audio.
Must-see: Woman burned as a baby meets nurse who treated her nearly 40 years ago 10/1/2015 11:08 am UTC
In an emotional reunion nearly 40 years in the making, a woman who was severely burned as an infant finally met the nurse who cared for her.
3-year-old present when mother found in SUV killed by boyfriend 10/1/2015 3:45 am UTC
According to Shelby County Deputies, Carlos Payton killed his girlfriend Pryncess Jackson, 23, by strangulation. Jackson’s body was found in 5000 block of Benjestown Rd. in a SUV behind a vacant ho
Apartment complex safety questioned after toddler shot while sleeping 10/1/2015 3:41 am UTC
A mother woke up to gunshots and found her daughter shot.
Men plead guilty to defrauding Memphis VA Medical Center 10/1/2015 3:12 am UTC
Two men pleaded guilty to defrauding the Memphis VA Hospital of over $1 million.
Dave Brown receives special honor at 'Best of Memphis' awards 10/1/2015 3:10 am UTC
It's no secret that longtime WMC Action News 5 Chief Meteorologist Dave Brown is a winner.
New rules for protecting your purse from theft 10/1/2015 3:00 am UTC
Purse thefts are crimes of opportunity, but you can empower yourself with the new rules of purse protection.
Teachers go extra mile to walk elementary students home from school 10/1/2015 1:04 am UTC
Students at Whitney Achievement Elementary School received special treatment this week.
50 people evacuated from building after diesel spill 9/30/2015 11:36 pm UTC
Fifty people were evacuated from the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Female business owners demand more contracts with city 9/30/2015 11:35 pm UTC
Businesswomen from across Memphis came together to demand that the city sign more contracts with women and minority owned companies.
Only on 5: Bartlett grandmother nearly beaten to death speaks from hospital 9/30/2015 11:03 pm UTC
A Bartlett grandmother, nearly beaten to death last week, spoke exclusively with WMC Action News 5 from her hospital bed about her traumatic experience and advice she has for other domestic violenc
Police recruits look to the past with tour of NCRM 9/30/2015 10:19 pm UTC
Dozens of police recruits converged at the National Civil Rights Museum Wednesday morning, but not for a crime.
Millennials work to change world, 140 characters (or less) at a time 9/30/2015 9:43 pm UTC
They grew up in a 500 channel universe. They’ve been going online as long as they can remember. They’re “grasshopper minded” and can jump from one thing to another, talking on a speaker phone, surf
No shutdown: House approves bill to keep government open 9/30/2015 9:09 pm UTC
Congress is sending legislation to President Barack Obama that would head off the threat of a government shutdown at midnight Wednesday.
Adult store robbery spree, suspect at large 9/30/2015 6:28 pm UTC
Memphis police are searching for a man they believe robbed three different adult stores four times in two weeks.
Lockdown lifted at Sheffield High School 9/30/2015 4:33 pm UTC
Sheffield High School went on lockdown Wednesday morning, but continued classes without interruption.
Arrest made in Olive Branch drive-by murder 9/30/2015 4:32 pm UTC
A man is in jail after police said he shot and killed someone in Olive Branch.
Driver killed in drive-by shooting; suspect on the run 9/30/2015 3:24 pm UTC
A car crashed into a building in Olive Branch near the intersection of Polk Lane and Kirk Road.
Man who led Millington police on chase sues for excessive force 9/30/2015 2:01 pm UTC
A Millington man who led police on a chase last year is now suing the City of Millington, the police department, and four officers involved in the chase.
SCSO: Man admits to strangling woman, hiding body in SUV 9/30/2015 12:12 pm UTC
After deputies found a woman's body in the back of a an SUV, deputies said her killer admitted to strangling her hours before.
FBI: Memphis second in violent crime 9/30/2015 11:56 am UTC
Crime has certainly been a key issue in the months long Memphis mayoral campaign.
Police: driver may have intentionally hit person outside corner store 9/30/2015 11:40 am UTC
A car hit a person outside the Lamar Corner Grocery.
$880k contract creates controversy around Wharton's re-election campaign 9/30/2015 11:38 am UTC
Controversy surrounds Mayor A C Wharton's campaign less than two weeks before he hopes to be re-elected.
Orpheum names new president and CEO 9/30/2015 11:37 am UTC
The Orpheum has a new captain at its helm.
Mentors graduate, seek to help veterans make good choices 9/30/2015 11:36 am UTC
A special graduation took place Tuesday for Mid-Southerners working to help veterans.
U of M student followed to gas station, laptop stolen 9/30/2015 11:32 am UTC
A thief tailed a University of Memphis student Tuesday morning and stole her laptop before she made it to class.
A Better Mid-South: Protect your purse 9/30/2015 11:29 am UTC
Crime stats from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation show serious crimes in Memphis are actually on the decline.
A new look for the forecast 9/30/2015 4:06 am UTC
Last week we made a little change to the look of our weather graphics. This new look is an opportunity for us to better showcase the weather and the Mid-South.
Historic building in downtown Memphis to house minority business center 9/30/2015 12:20 am UTC
The City of Memphis and Self Tucker Properties believe the revival of the Universal Life Insurance Company will the perfect environment to spur small business development.
SCS explains picture showing principal holding 'handgun' 9/29/2015 11:41 pm UTC
A middle school principal seen posing with a water gun on social media is causing a bit of controversy among parents.
Kendall vs Kyndall: Janet Jackson's miniature sidekick shows Kendall Kirkham her moves 9/29/2015 11:37 pm UTC
At 12 years old, Memphis' own Kyndall Harris is already getting to travel the world and dancing professionally alongside one of the biggest names in music.
MPD encourages safe locations for Craigslist interactions 9/29/2015 11:02 pm UTC
More people are finding that buying items from websites like Craigslist can be dangerous. That's why Memphis Police Department is encouraging buyers to do so safely and cautiously.
DMV location on Summer Avenue reopens after temporary closure 9/29/2015 8:35 pm UTC
The state Driver Services Center located at 6340 Summer Ave. in Memphis, closed temporarily on Tuesday. It reopened shortly after 1 p.m.
#PaychecksforPatriots offering full-time work for veterans 9/29/2015 8:06 pm UTC
Tennessee is making an effort to help U.S. veterans find a job.
Police: Victim shoots Craigslist robbery suspect 9/29/2015 8:05 pm UTC
A man who tried to kill someone who wanted to buy his car ended up shot and arrested when a Craigslist deal turned sour.
Inmate found dead in DeSoto County Jail 9/29/2015 8:04 pm UTC
An inmate in the DeSoto County Jail turned up dead Monday night in a holding cell.
3 men at large after gas station robbery 9/29/2015 8:02 pm UTC
Police are trying to identify and find three men who pulled a gun on and robbed a man at a gas station.
Woman pistol whipped, robbed at Laurelwood Shopping Center 9/29/2015 3:40 pm UTC
A woman was robbed at gunpoint at the Laurelwood Shopping Center Monday afternoon.
Anita 'Ring My Bell' Ward talks about life after one big hit 9/29/2015 3:15 pm UTC
Decades after reaching number one around the world, Anita Ward of Memphis is still hitting the high notes.
New airline brings NOLA direct flight to MEM 9/29/2015 2:19 pm UTC
Memphis International Airport will soon allow another airline to fly in and out of the terminal.
12-year-old Memphian dances on tour with Janet Jackson 9/29/2015 1:01 pm UTC
A 'Tennessee Treasure' is taking the stage with Janet Jackson Tuesday.
Casual bike riders invited to Saturday's 'Ride to Fight On' 9/29/2015 12:49 pm UTC
Bikes and this Birch go way back.
Retailers scramble to meet scrambling "chip" credit card deadline Oct. 1 9/29/2015 12:13 pm UTC
Most of them are not ready, not even close. Andy Wise reports that may compromise your credit and debit card security.
Police arrest suspect who tried to run from officers 9/29/2015 11:15 am UTC
Police arrested a person who ran from police at the Shell Gas Station in uptown Memphis.
CBHS sends home student prohibited from taking same-sex date to dance 9/29/2015 11:03 am UTC
A Christian Brothers High School student, who was not allowed to bring a same-sex date to homecoming, was sent home from school for the week.
Police arrest Tigers fan at Liberty Bowl 9/29/2015 10:57 am UTC
A fan was arrested during the Tigers game Thursday night.
A Better Mid-South: Conway Cares 9/29/2015 10:39 am UTC
Tracey Rogers interviewed Conway Services General Manager John Conway about his program Conway Cares.
LeMoyne-Owen employee fired after reported fight with student 9/29/2015 10:32 am UTC
Police are investigating a reported fight between a LeMoyne-Owen employee and student.
Tigers football player arrested, released on own recognizance 9/29/2015 10:24 am UTC
A University of Memphis offensive lineman was arrested Friday.