Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:13:44 GMT
(WMC) - Memphis police used a ladder during a suspect search near the airport after he jumped into a drainage ditch. The search took place in an area along Tchulahoma Road. Initial reports were that MemphisMore >>
Memphis police used a ladder during a suspect search near the airport after he jumped into a drainage ditch.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:10:44 GMT
(WMC) - A man is dead after a shooting in a South Memphis neighborhood. Police responded to 1484 Patton Street around 9 p.m. Friday. That is where the victim was found with a gunshot wound. CopyrightMore >>
A man is dead after a shooting in a South Memphis neighborhood.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:05:26 GMT
As the Summer winds down all the College Football Conferences are wrapping up their Media Days with the start of the New Season just about a Month away. Memphis Tigers Head Coach Justin Fuente is gettingMore >>
With American Athletic Conference Media Days coming up July 28th and 29, Memphis Tiger Head Coach Justin Fuente wants his team to be under the radar as it gets ready for the season.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:00:38 GMT
(WMC) - After fears that the water and electricity at Leahy's Mobile Home Park would be shut off next week, Memphis Lights Gas and Water has reached an agreement. The agreement gives the park until AugustMore >>
After fears that the water and electricity at Leahy's Mobile Home Park would be shut off next week, Memphis Lights Gas and Water has reached an agreement.More >>
(WMC TV) - Where the abandoned United Equipment building stands guard over the intersection of Lamar Ave. and Airways Blvd., you'll find Bethel Grove.
The middle-class neighborhood's strip of fast food spots and barbecue joints consistently rates the highest scores on Memphis-Shelby County Department of Health restaurant inspections.
Just this week, the KFC at 2256 Lamar Ave. in Bethel Grove rated the highest score of any Memphis-Shelby County restaurant with a 98 on its July 12 inspection.
The Subway down the street at 2669 Lamar Ave. has rated the highest score twice in a seven-month period, including a perfect 100 on its Feb. 4 inspection.
"I watch those restaurant scores all the time, and I'm glad this one scored that high," said customer James Dennis. He skips all the Subways near his Olive Branch, MS, home to eat at the one in Bethel Grove.
Just drive up and down the Lamar stretch of Bethel Grove and sneak a peek at the restaurants' posted inspections: Yum's Restaurant: 90; Popeye's: 93; Tops BBQ: 97.
"I got to give it to the people of the neighborhood," said Derrick Ruff, a neighbor and regular of the Bethel Grove KFC. "They care about their customers."
Keep it real, Bethel Grove restaurants, and keep maintaining that quality of care!
OTHER SCORES OF INTEREST:
Subway, 2809 Kirby Parkway, East Memphis, 97 on July 13.
Taco Bell, 1279 Ridgeway Rd., Park Place Shopping Center/East Memphis, 95 on July 11.
Petra Café, 1649 N. Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN, 95 on July 14.
Baskin Robbins, 4012 Elvis Presley Blvd., Whitehaven, 94 on July 15.
Three Little Pigs Bar-B-Q, 5145 Quince Rd., East Memphis, 94 on July 14.
Smoothie King, 2323 N. Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN, 93 on July 12.
Scales Café, 2801 Kirby Pkwy, Southeast Memphis, 92 on July 13.
The Hong Kong Restaurant, 3966 Elvis Presley Blvd., Whitehaven, 90on July 15.
Tropical Smoothie Café, 1779 Kirby Pkwy, East Memphis, 89on July 11.
Leonard's Pit Barbecue, 5467 Fox Plaza Dr., Fox Meadows/SE Memphis (former Big Tip, voted Best Buffet by Scorecard viewers), 88 on July 13.
Meng's Chinese Cuisine, 2990 Semmes St., Airways Area/East Memphis, 87 on July 13.
McDonald's, 2850 Lamar Ave., Cherokee Park/East Memphis, 86 on July 11.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro, 1181 Ridgeway, Park Place Shopping Center/East Memphis, 85 on July 11.
Pho Hoa Binh, 1615 Madison Ave., Midtown Memphis, 85 on July 12.
Exline's Best Pizza In Town, 2801 Kirby Rd., East Memphis, 82 on July 14.
Thursday, July 24 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:04:58 GMT
The victim of a vicious gang rape is warning other women in the metro area. The victim and her attorney talked about the attack exclusively with WLBT. The 35-year-old woman, whose identity we are protecting,More >>
The victim, whose identity we are protecting, said, "He put the gun to my head and told me to take my clothes off. And that's when I couldn't do nothing. I was just standing there crying. And the other dude came from behind the truck. He put one in my side. And they bent me over in my front seat and they started raping me over and over again." More >>
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 >>
Friday, July 25 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:23:15 GMT
Police planned Friday to present their case to prosecutors on whether charges should be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.More >>
Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an...More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:12:23 GMT
(WMC) - A Memphis home for the elderly is under scrutiny after two incidents involving residents happened within two days this week. Tonight, one of them remains missing. The other resident is hospitalized. TheMore >>
A Memphis home for the elderly is under scrutiny after two incidents involving residents happened within two days this week.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:49:54 GMT
(WMC) – It's Freebie Friday and WMC Action News 5's Lindsey Brown found a ton of freebies this week from museums, movies, to moves on the dance floor! Back-to-school haircuts As the kids get closer toMore >>
It's Freebie Friday and WMC Action News 5's Lindsey Brown found a ton of freebies this week from museums, movies, to moves on the dance floor!More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:01:23 GMT
(WMC) - Memphis police took a Shelby County Sheriff's deputy recruit into custody Thursday afternoon at a training academy. Hunter Queen, 24, was booked into jail around 4 p.m., but his charges remainMore >>
Memphis police arrested a deputy recruit at the Shelby County sheriff's training academy Thursday after an investigation revealed he could be the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run. More >>