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Recent Articles by WMCActionNews5.com
Missing, endangered 12-year-old boy found safe, Memphis police say
Tavier Bell was last seen Friday around 6 p.m. on Oakmont Place near Vollintine Avenue.
Published January 18, 2020 at 12:29 PM
Multiple semi-trucks blown over on roadways across the Mid-South
At least nine semi-trucks have blown over on roadways across the Mid-South.
Published January 11, 2020 at 3:38 AM
Missing 13-year-old from Mississippi found safe
Agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are searching for a missing and endangered 13-year-old girl.
Published January 10, 2020 at 11:25 AM
WATCH: Dash camera captures deer jumping over moving vehicle on Tennessee road
Talk about a close call!
Published December 19, 2019 at 12:16 PM
TBI issues endangered child alert for 2 missing Memphis teens
Both teens have known medical conditions and are without medication.
Published October 3, 2019 at 10:00 PM
Rare birth: Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11
Cametrione and Justin Brown welcomed their 9 pound 11 ounce baby at a Tennessee hospital on 9/11 at 9:11.
Published September 12, 2019 at 5:31 PM
Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.
The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.
Published September 10, 2019 at 9:50 AM
Police searching for woman and 2 children missing, vehicle located in Miss. River after crash
A statement from the Tunica Sheriff’s Office says a gray Chevy Suburban driven by 29-year-old Symphony Wilson crashed around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
Published September 8, 2019 at 6:05 PM
Tigers silence this season’s Mid-South rivalry against Rebels with 15-10 win
For the first time in almost three years the University of Memphis Tigers and the Ole Miss Rebels went head to head Saturday at the Liberty Bowl bringing fans to their feet with a close game score of 15-10.
Published August 31, 2019 at 2:19 PM
Justin Timberlake gives impromptu performance on Beale Street
Timberlake showed up at B.B. King's Blues Club for a night on the town, and ended up on stage!
Published August 24, 2019 at 6:56 AM
Attorneys ask for psych evaluation for Ole Miss murder suspect Brandon Theesfeld as Ally Kostial’s friends and family fill the courtroom
Ole Miss student Brandon Theesfeld appeared in court for the first time Thursday in connection with the murder of fellow student Ally Kostial.
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Published August 22, 2019 at 3:52 PM
3.72-carat yellow diamond found at Arkansas State Park
Miranda Hollingshead, 27, of Texas discovered the diamond during her first trip to the park.
Published August 20, 2019 at 11:50 AM
Driver’s license stations in Miss. reopened after reported system outage
Stations will continue normal services until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Published August 14, 2019 at 4:16 PM
Police: Man sets woman on fire, threatens to kill child before chase with officers
A police chase took officers from Memphis into Olive Branch on Tuesday morning.
Published August 13, 2019 at 5:54 AM
Dangerous escaped Tenn. inmate Curtis Watson in custody, state DOC tweets
Pictures out of Henning in west Tennessee show Watson in what appears to be in camp overalls and a hat and carrying a camp backpack.
Published August 11, 2019 at 2:27 PM
Cyntoia Brown released after 15 years in prison
A Tennessee woman convicted of murder at just 16 years old was released from prison early Wednesday morning.
Published August 7, 2019 at 4:21 AM
Company behind Perkins, Marie Callender’s files for bankruptcy
The company behind Perkins and Marie Callender’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Published August 6, 2019 at 6:08 AM
2 employees killed, officer wounded in shooting at Southaven, Mississippi Walmart; suspect shot, in custody
Police cars are surrounding Walmart on Goodman Road in Southaven.
Published July 30, 2019 at 4:39 PM
Coroner identifies victims in Southaven Walmart shooting
The family of Brandon Gales say he was one of two people shot and killed while at work at Walmart in Southaven Tuesday.
Published July 30, 2019 at 4:10 PM
Man from viral ‘Back up Terry’ video gifted with new wheelchair
Remember the “Back up Terry” video that went viral a few years ago? Terry is from Memphis and he's the recipient of a brand new wheelchair!
Published July 24, 2019 at 8:27 AM
Foul play suspected in death of Ole Miss student
Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead Saturday morning near Sardis Lake.
Published July 22, 2019 at 5:54 AM
Stars of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ donate $1.5M to St. Jude
Stars of the hit HGTV show ‘Fixer Upper’ made a big donation to a local hospital.
Published June 28, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Man arrested after toddler shot, killed by 3-year-old brother
A man is in jail after a 4-year-old was shot Monday afternoon.
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Published June 25, 2019 at 5:11 PM
Dozens of officers injured in protests after U.S. marshals shoot, kill man in Memphis
United States Marshals shot and killed a man in Memphis on Wednesday night, sparking a major protest.
Published June 13, 2019 at 8:24 AM
Baby at center of Amber Alert found safe; father arrested
An endangered child alert is in effect for a missing baby in Shelby County.
Published June 4, 2019 at 5:18 PM
Memphis teen copes with homelessness; achieves valedictorian, $3M in scholarships
A Raleigh-Egypt High School student became valedictorian of his graduating class despite coping with homelessness.
Published May 23, 2019 at 7:20 AM
Mississippi police officer charged with murdering woman
An Oxford police officer was arrested after a woman was killed Sunday.
Published May 21, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Fred’s closing 104 additional stores across U.S.
The Memphis-based chain announced it will close more stores, a month after they announced 159 stores closing across the U.S.
Published May 16, 2019 at 2:20 PM
Memphis Army sergeant laid to rest
Saturday, family and friends of U.S. Army Sergeant Christopher Pugh said their final goodbyes.
Published May 11, 2019 at 10:02 PM
Kraft will reimburse moms for Mother’s Day babysitters
What more could a mother want for Mother’s Day than a day off?The Kraft Company is offering just that.
Published May 8, 2019 at 5:04 AM
Baton Rouge, LA
Leak causing low pressure for Gonzales residents now fixed, city says
LSU holds events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week
Special MLK Day ceremony held at OLOL
A timeline of the 2020 gun-rights rally in Richmond
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