Skip to content
Ask the Expert
Ask the Attorney
Contests and Deals
Download Our Weather App
Download our News App
Jobs at WAFB
Me Time With Frangela
CBS Fall Line-up
Fire Prevention Safety
9News Alert Team
WAFB 9News Live
Morning Show Guests
Adopt A Pet
Get It Growing
Sportline Friday Nite Videos
Cold and Flu
Get Fit Red Stick
Chasing A Fix
Sportsline Friday Nite
Player of the Week
It's All Good
Contests and Deals
Heart of Louisiana
Hand It On
Recent Articles by WMCActionNews5.com
Homeowner spots burglary suspect at Starbucks, calls police
A suspected burglar was arrested after a homeowner chased him off his property.
Published January 17, 2019 at 6:10 AM
Federal jailers aren’t being paid during shutdown, but inmates are
Across the country, federal employees are on day 20 of working without pay.
Published January 10, 2019 at 4:45 PM
Cyntoia Brown granted clemency, set for release in August
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence to supervised release later this year.
Published January 7, 2019 at 5:09 PM
Extended government shutdown could have impact on WIC, SNAP
The shutdown has some wondering how it will affect their benefits at home.
Published January 1, 2019 at 5:17 AM
Woman robbed at gunpoint while visiting her mother’s grave
According to police, a woman was robbed at gunpoint while visiting her mother’s grave on Christmas day.
Published December 29, 2018 at 10:13 PM
Mississippi sheriff arrested for trafficking stolen guns, attempting sex with inmate
Webster County Sheriff Timothy Mitchell is charged with 12 felonies after a multi-agency investigation.
Published December 19, 2018 at 12:29 PM
Couple robs elderly woman of her groceries
An elderly woman reported that her groceries were stolen at the Crosstown Kroger on December 3.
Published December 13, 2018 at 10:09 PM
MS mayor arrested for stealing water bill payments, pawning officer’s gun
A Mississippi mayor faces 100 years in prison, accused of stealing residents' water bills and a police officer's gun.
Published December 12, 2018 at 6:25 AM
Baby gets 3rd-degree burns after being left in sink; mother charged
A baby is recovering after receiving third-degree burns from a bath in the sink.
Published December 5, 2018 at 8:56 AM
‘I think he’s going to have some nightmares’: Mother describes what her son saw in aftermath of bus crash
A mother describes what her son saw in the aftermath of a charter bus that crashed in Arkansas, killing one child, and injuring 46 others.
Published December 4, 2018 at 5:52 AM
1 child dead, 45 injured in crash with bus carrying Memphis youth football teams
An Orange Mound Youth football team was involved in a serious crash in Arkansas Monday morning.
Published December 3, 2018 at 10:56 PM
Victims identified after Tunica-bound tour bus overturns on slick Mississippi highway
Two people are dead and 44 others are injured after a tour bus overturned in DeSoto County, Mississippi, about 40 miles south of Memphis.
Published November 14, 2018 at 11:08 PM
Epilepsy patients testing out new marijuana-based medication
Children suffering from extreme seizures may get some much-needed relief through a clinical trial.
Published November 9, 2018 at 4:20 PM
Amber Alert canceled, missing 17-year-old found safe.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has expanded the search for a missing 17-year-old girl from Roane County.
Published November 9, 2018 at 6:25 AM
Hospital employee fired after photo of him wearing ‘Mississippi Justice’ T-shirt while voting goes viral
Regional One Health has terminated an employee who went viral this week after casting his ballot while wearing a racist T-shirt.
Published November 8, 2018 at 11:01 PM
Buffalo Wild Wings introduces new pumpkin BBQ wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is now joining in on the pumpkin flavor craze.
Published October 16, 2018 at 1:29 PM
Breakthrough procedure can provide solution to snoring
There’s now a medical breakthrough helping Mid-Southerners get back to sleep without the sounds.
Published October 10, 2018 at 8:32 PM
2 indicted for raping 9-month-old, filming it
A jury indicted two men accused of the rape of a 9-month-old baby.
Published October 10, 2018 at 12:56 PM
400 guns stolen from UPS, ATF offering cash reward
Police are searching for the people who stole 400 guns from a UPS facility.
Published October 1, 2018 at 9:46 AM
FedEx Hub employee was paid to steal phones from shipment
A FedEx Hub worker is behind bars after being caught stealing from a shipment.
Published September 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Load more stories
Baton Rouge, LA
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weather perfect for local viewing of Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Eclipse
PHOTOS: Saints fans cheer so loudly, parts of Superdome ceiling falls
PHOTOS: The Louisiana Marathon brings family fun, a lot of lagniappe to streets of Baton Rouge
LSU remains unbeaten in SEC with 89-67 win over South Carolina
Josh Auzenne and
Raising Cane’s opens second location in Slidell