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 >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) – The family of missing nursing student, Holly Bobo, is trying a new approach to finding her.
After countless rallies and canvasses through the woods, the family is now mailing out 20,000 cards in an effort to generate new leads.
It has been 16 months since Holly Bobo disappeared from her home in Parsons, Tennessee.
About a dozen volunteers spent the day combing Decatur County for clues, just as they have nearly every week since the student disappeared.
Among the searchers were Chris Williams and his K-9 partner, Bear.
"We literally have to get in there, go about 30 feet in and just pull all of the leaves out of there and look through them to see what's there," Williams said. "You've got a whole year and a half's worth of foliage."
Just yards away at the Decatur County fairgrounds, family and friends of the 20-year-old woman try to drum up their own leads.
"We've sent them out to Harry County Chester County, Huntington," said Holly's mother, Karen Bobo.
Holly Bobo's family drew up 20,000 cards and mailed them to homes within a 50-mile radius of Parsons, Holly's home, and the last place she was seen before she went missing in April 2011.
"It has different pictures of Holly with different rewards," Karen said.
On the cards, there is also a description of Holly's car, and a glimpse into her day.
The family is hoping the flyers will generate new leads in the case, and do what other efforts have failed to do -- bring Holly home.
"Hoping if someone saw something that maybe they didn't realize," said Karen.
There is also an unmanned table at this week's fair where people can drop off tips anonymously.
"Somebody knows something. And they need to come forth with that information," said Holly's mother.
"This isn't just a case. A case that needs to be resolved. It's Holly, she's a person," said Holly's friend, Mary Beth Helms.
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 >>