Monday, September 1 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:00:24 GMT
(WMC) - A Southaven man providing day care services at his home is now accused of another sex crime. Richard Marsee was charged last week with fondling a child in the same house where he cared for children.More >>
A Southaven man providing day care services at his home is now charged with another sex crime.
Monday, September 1 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:48:59 GMT
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(WMC) - Nearly 40 emergency personnel responded to a morning apartment fire at 888 Kerr Avenue. Investigators determined children in one apartment started the fire accidentally. They were playing withMore >>
Nearly 40 emergency personnel responded to a morning apartment fire at 888 Kerr Avenue.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:18:28 GMT
(WMC) - Another Memphis neighborhood is worried about vicious dogs roaming the streets. One person who lives in the area around Spottswood Avenue and S. Highland Street says at lest 10 cats and three smallMore >>
One person who lives in the area around Spottswood Avenue and S. Highland Street says at lest 10 cats and three small dogs have become attack victims.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:16:19 GMT
(WMC) - For the 27th year in a row, Olympic Career Training Institute (OCTI) fed hundreds of people in the Mid-South. It's called the "We Care Cookout," and it was held at Trinity United Methodist Church. CommunityMore >>
For the 27th year in a row, Olympic Career Training Institute fed hundreds of people in the Mid-South.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:15:47 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard.More >>
Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. Jackson Police Department confirms it found Beard's car behind a vacant building. More >>
BROOKVILLE, IN (CNN) - A nativity display hosted for more than 50 years at an Indiana courthouse has caused strife between residents and a group for religious freedom.
The group, Freedom from Religion Foundation, sent a letter to the courthouse asking the display to be removed from the government property because it crosses the line between church and state.
Residents, on the other hand, are determined to keep the display but may face a legal challenge if the case is taken to court.
"To me, if it goes to court, it should be thrown out as a frivolous lawsuit, and - Amen," resident Jenny Hazelwood said.
But the group is not threatening to go to court yet.
Franklin County Commissioner Tom Wilson said although the display is on government property, it reflects the values of the community.
"The people in this community own the county. It's their tax dollars. It's their Christian values, and if they want it here, I think they should have it," Wilson said.
However, Wilson's sentiment may not reflect the general populous. The group said that the complaint about the display came from a member who lives in the community and that they have more members in the area.
Regardless, the supporters of the nativity scene aren't buying it.
"We are tired of minority groups speaking up and being offended, where the majority of us are really offended. I think if they don't like it here, well then, don't stay here," Hazelwood said.
Residents gathered to sign a petition, created by high school freshman Adrienne Bolser, to keep the display and county workers filed out onto the courthouse lawn to show their support.
"I think they're going to find out that Franklin County really does believe in Jesus Christ and we don't settle well when you try to take our faith away," Adrienne's mother, Lea Ann Bolser, said.
Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
(WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitutionMore >>
A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:48:25 GMT
(WMC) - Memphis leaders are working to make downtown parking garages safer. Seven of the city's downtown garages are monitored by Downtown Parking Commission, but the rest have no standards. Some downtownMore >>
Memphis leaders are working to make downtown parking garages safer. More >>