Run or walk with WMC to help St. Jude

We're working toward a goal of raising $5,000 for Memphis' beloved children's research hospital.

  Mid-South honors first responders on 17th anniversary of 9/11

Memphis is honoring its first responders on the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 through a day of activities.

DeSoto County ranked among safest cities in MS

A new study rated the safest cities in Mississippi, and DeSoto County ranked well across the board.

Ed Rice to reopen Friday

City of Memphis will reopen Ed Rice Community Center.

Neighbors help police catch suspected drug dealer

You've heard it a thousand times before – if you see something, say something. Quick-thinking neighbors in one Midtown neighborhood are responsible for helping to catch a drug dealer and a thief in the last month.

‘Preying on the poor’: Towing company accused of violating city ordinance

A local attorney claims tow companies in Memphis are preying on the poor, and he said they've gotten away with it for too long.

Girl, 12, forgoes birthday presents to help animal shelter

A 12-year-old girl from North Mississippi used her birthday to help shelter animals.

Gamers raise money for St. Jude with YouTube program

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is teaming up with YouTube to launch a fundraising campaign for gaming creators to give back.

Community leaders to discuss future of Ed Rice building

Community leaders are seeking answers after a popular community center in Frayser was shut down.

Fire department employees injured in motorcycle accidents a month apart

In a matter of weeks, two members of the Horn Lake Fire Department were seriously injured while riding motorcycles.

Kirby High School to reopen after week-long pest treatment

A Mid-South high school will reopen Tuesday after being closed for a week due to a pest infestation.

  Thousands turn out for Chick-fil-A’s Labor Day 5K

Nearly 2,000 people got a run in first thing on Labor Day morning at the 16th annual Chick-fil-A 5K.

Blytheville Public Schools refocusing to improve poor ranking

Blytheville Public Schools ranked 235th out of 250 districts. It's a score that Superintendent Bobby Ashley said nobody is happy about.

901 Day celebrates all things Memphis

Saturday, Sept. 1, or 901 Day, is a local holiday around town. Residents are celebrating all things Memphis.

City leaders, Kroger officials to meet over shut down Orange Mound location

Friday, community leaders will meet with Kroger officials about a vacant Orange Mound store.

MID-SOUTH HEROES: Football coach becomes 'father to the fatherless'

It may take a village to raise a child, but for a Whitehaven peewee football league it takes a village, a football family, and an extraordinary man.

'Please continue to pray': Fundraiser planned for officer hit by car 10 weeks ago

A Memphis police officer who was hit by a suspected drunk driver earlier this summer is improving at an out-of-state rehab facility.

Simulator shows dangerous effects of impaired, distracted driving

In 2018, drivers have to worry about more than drunk drivers on the road. More people are driving distracted while on their cell phones and getting behind the wheel high on drugs.

Governor’s TNReady listening tour coming to Collierville

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will attend the third listening tour discussion on the delivery of the TNReady testing in Collierville later this week.

'Beautiful personality': Community mourns high school football player's death

Family, friends, and teammates gathered Monday afternoon at Byhalia High School's football field to remember Dennis Mitchell.

School closed Tuesday after complaints about rat, roach infestation

Kirby High School is canceling all classes Tuesday, Aug. 28 because a major pest infestation,

  Middle school students start kindness initiative

Kindness is contagious. At Hernando Middle School, a group of students is trying to spread it to the more than 1,000 students there.

Owner of Aretha Franklin’s childhood home asking for more time before demolition

The now-owner of Aretha Franklin's childhood home is set to appear back in environmental court.

Memphis doctors working to improve cancer detection

Researchers at the UT Health Science Center Lab hope their work will finally lead to a way to detect pancreatic cancer sooner.

Gov. Haslam looks to fix under-performing schools

There's a burning question when it comes to Shelby County Schools – how can dozens of low-performing schools be fixed?

Convicted to life of love: Man enlists courtroom’s help to pull off surprise proposal

A courtroom isn't the place you would expect to find romance. Probation Officer Tiffany Allison was thinking more about sentencing than soulmates when she was shocked to see her boyfriend of two years brought before the judge at Hernando Municipal Court.

Cossitt Library expected to reopen next year

The Downtown Cossitt Library was originally planned to reopen this summer, but renovations there are now expected to be complete next spring.

Memphians divided on Kroger eliminating plastic bags

Kroger is making strides to protect the environment by getting rid of plastic bags.

Renovations stall at downtown library

The Cossitt Library in Downtown Memphis has been closed for renovation the entire year.

GoFundMe set up to restore Aretha Franklin's Memphis home

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help turn music legend Aretha Franklin's Memphis birth home into an international attraction.

Former Vice President among 2018 NCRM Freedom Award recipients

National Civil Rights Museum announced the 2018 recipients of the coveted Freedom Award Wednesday.

  'Exceptional' St. Jude gets record evaluation

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is receiving top honors.

'Doing everything in our power': Haslam vows to fix TNReady testing

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is set to kick off a statewide listening tour to hear how the state can improve its problem-plagued standardized testing, known as TNReady.

Live 'Double Dare' show coming to Nashville

Popular 1990s game show Double Dare is back, and you can be part of it.

Mold concerns could end voting at Frayser community center

Is something at a local community center making people sick? Shelby County Administrator of Elections Linda Phillips said there is, and she wants to pull her workers out of a Frayser polling place.

Sheriff-elect Bonner proud to carry on father's dream

Floyd Bonner Sr. ran for sheriff twice in Fayette County and lost. He said witnessing his son win the race for Shelby County Sheriff is a dream come true.

Election commission blames vote count delays on old machines

What went wrong and what went right on election night? That was the topic of discussion during Monday's packed Shelby County Election Commission meeting.

SCS, Kappa Alpha Psi to hold necessity drive for students

Shelby County Schools and the Kappa Beta chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc is hosting a necessity drive for students.

Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters, Jeep Club collect teddy bears for abused kids

DeSoto County, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters of course! This weekend, they'll be taking a break from busting ghosts to help kids in need instead.

Memphis Zoo welcomes new baby giraffe

There's a tall new baby at the Memphis Zoo. One week ago, the Zoo welcomed baby reticulated giraffe Mashamba at 2:09 p.m. on Aug. 10.

Thousands remember Elvis on 41st anniversary of death

Fans from all around the world gathered to pay their respects to the King of Rock and Roll as they observed the 41st anniversary of Elvis Presley's death.