Man charged with killing girlfriend, disguising it as suicide

Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich announced a first-degree murder indictment of a man investigators said killed his girlfriend.

‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ will reportedly join manhunt for Mansfield fugitive who threatened President Trump

Accusations against Christy include threatening to shoot President Trump and causing harm to the former governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin.

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.

Activist group, mother call for criminal charges against officers involved in shooting

The mother of a man shot by Memphis police is working with a Memphis activist group in seeking accountability for officers.

Tickets available for Memphis gubernatorial debate

The candidates vying to be the next Governor of Tennessee will debate on WMC Action News 5 on October 2, and a limited number of tickets are now available for the event.

2019 St. Jude Dream Home will be built in Lakeland

The 2019 St. Jude Dream Home will be located in Lakeland, Tennessee.

Pro football league unveils Memphis team name, logo

The Alliance of American Football unveiled logos and names for four of its teams this morning, including the new Memphis team.

Man whose name is on Ole Miss School of Journalism accused of racist Facebook post

Ed Meek, the man for whom the Ole Miss School of Journalism is named, is being accused accused of writing a racist post on Facebook.

6 arrested during protest of officer-involved shooting

Protesters gathered outside the Airways Police precinct demanding justice after a Memphis police officer shot a man during a traffic stop.

Tennessee Academy of Cosmetology closes without warning

Students at the Tennessee Academy of Cosmetology are scrambling to find a new place to go to school after showing up for school only to find the doors locked. Other schools, like Paul Mitchell, are trying to help.

Testimony wraps in trial over mishandled burials

Testimony has concluded in a class action suit against nearly two dozen Memphis funeral homes.

Woman killed, 2 children critically injured in crash

A woman was killed and two juveniles were injured in a two-car crash, according to Memphis Police Department.

Suspects arrested, identified in construction site drive-by shooting

Five suspects are behind bars after shooting four construction workers during a drive-by, according to Memphis police.

St. Jude employees marry years after meeting as patients

For better or for worse--those vows have a personal meaning for newlyweds Joel and Lindsey Alsup.

Safety top of mind as Mid-South Fair kicks off

The Mid-South Fair is back in Southaven starting Thursday.

Schools adjust as Kirby High students spread across city

More than 1,000 Kirby High School students have been at new schools for three days.

VIDEO: Officer confronts man with live snake in Waffle House

The incident caused quite a stir in the restaurant and ended in chaos after an altercation with an officer. The incident was recorded on video.

Millington Walmart evacuated after natural gas detected

The Wal Mart in Millington, Tennessee is being evacuated after odors of natural gas were detected near the auto center.

ALDI to offer online grocery delivery

ALDI announced a partnership that will bring online grocery delivery to stores across the nation.

The Southern Meat Market owner sentenced to 51 months in prison for fraud

The owner of The Southern Meat Market was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for major fraud, according to United States Attorney for the Western District D. Michael Dunavant.

Lawmakers request TBI investigate all police shootings

Memphis lawmakers are calling for Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to investigate all police shootings.

Student arrested after making threats at Southaven Middle School

A student has been arrested after making threats at Southaven Middle School.

Krispy Kreme offering coffee glazed doughnuts Monday

The new flavor will also become a permanent addition to the menu.

Mid-South’s Most Wanted

Here’s a look at Shelby County’s wanted fugitives.

Man arrested for entering Munford High School without permission

A person was taken into custody after entering Munford High School without permission Wednesday morning.

3 critical after hotel shooting near airport

Three people are critical after an early morning shooting

Father surrenders after Amber Alert; child safe

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing infant out of Memphis

MPD director promises transparency in officer-involved shooting investigation

Three Memphis police officers are now off-duty after investigation into Monday night’s officer-involved shooting revealed that all three turned off their body cameras.

Mother of man shot by police during traffic stop demands answers

After her son was shot multiple times by police after a traffic stop Monday night, a Memphis mother is now searching for answers.

“American Pickers” to film episodes in Arkansas

American Pickers will be filming episodes in Arkansas in November.

FedEx CEO expresses concern over Chinese tariffs

FedEx chairman and CEO Fred Smith expressed concern over the growing trade war between U.S. and China.

  Memphis Animal Service now offers heartworm treatment

For the first time, the Memphis Animal Shelter is including heartworm treatment in their adoption fee for dogs who test positive for heartworms.

Juvenile justice a priority for new Shelby County commissioners

Juvenile justice in Shelby County is one of the most pressing issues facing the new county commission, as well as Mayor Lee Harris.

President’s Island receives additional flood protection for industrial park

Historic flooding in 2011 led to the discovery of a potentially dangerous issue on President’s Island.

‘Don’t lie for the other guy’: Campaign targets illegal gun purchases

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other partners are reinvigorating an effort in Memphis to stop straw gun purchases.

Taxes paid off on Aretha Franklin’s childhood home

All taxes owed on Aretha Franklin's childhood home have been paid off.

Woman left child behind during police chase, officers say

Memphis Police Department arrested 22-year-old Jovitha Montgomery for multiple charges including child abuse and neglect, evading arrest, and reckless endangerment.

Man charged with arson after shooting flare gun into home

A man was arrested for arson after firing a flare gun into a home, according to Memphis Police Department.

4 construction workers, officer injured in drive-by shooting

Four construction workers were wounded during a drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon, according to Memphis Police Department.

3 officers off duty after officer-involved shooting

The TBI is now involved in an investigation into an officer-involved shooting Monday night.

General Motors recalls pickups, SUVs over brakes

General Motors is recalling about 41,000 pickup trucks and police sports utility vehicles because of loose brake pedals.