Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:20 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:20:22 GMT
(WMC) - A new plan to serve as a "safety net" for City of Memphis employees and retirees rolled out during Tuesday's council health care oversight committee meeting. Their "Healthcare Assurance Plan"More >>
A new plan to serve as a "safety net" for City of Memphis employees and retirees rolled out during Tuesday's council health care oversight committee meeting.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:54:45 GMT
(WMC) – A job fair specifically geared toward veterans is being held on Wednesday, July 30 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111 in theMore >>
A job fair specifically geared toward veterans is being held on Wednesday, July 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111 in the 1st Floor Entrance Meeting Room C.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:50:02 GMT
A Memphis mother wanted by police after giving birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs, has been arrested.More >>
Police arrested a Memphis mother who gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs.More >>
MT. PLEASANT, MI (WNEM) -
The parents of 14-year-old Braxton Wood and 13-year-old Jayden Thomas are living a nightmare. Their teens are driving across the state and nobody has seen them since last Sunday.
"We just keep waiting for something that leads them to coming home," said Braxton's father, Ed Wood.
Ed Wood and Braxton's mother, Sarah Kiley, were with Jayden's parents, Kelly and Art Drinkwine, Monday night. They said it doesn't make any sense at all why the teens would run. Police say the two took off in a 2005 black Ford Explorer last Monday morning.
"It's like they've fallen off the face of the earth. Nobody can find them. And I don't know how," said Kelly Drinkwine.
But police say they do have evidence the two aren't too far away. Isabella County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Tim Swanson said a camera caught the vehicle crossing the Mackinac Bridge last week. He also said cell phone towers in Bay City and Saginaw pinged the teens' phones, but an exact location couldn't be determined.
"We're not mad. We're not upset. We just want them home and make sure they're safe," said Ed Wood.
At this point, the sheriff's office considers the two teens runaways, and because there is no evidence of imminent danger, there hasn't been an Amber Alert issued. But both Jayden's and Braxton's parents aren't buying it.
"I don't understand, because from the moment they made the decision to leave, they're in danger. Jayden don't know how to drive. Braxton don't know how to drive. It's a cruel world out there. And they're two babies. Two babies out there by themselves trying to take on the world," said Kelly Drinkwine.
"They're 13 and 14 years old, they can't live alone," said Kiley.
The teens' parents said the two missing kids are taking an emotional toll on both of their families.
"You don't know what to do, where to go, who to call," said Ed Wood.
Police told TV5 if you have any information about the teens' whereabouts or if you see the two teens, call 911.
The license plate of the 2005 black Ford Explorer is BCQ 4820.
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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 >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:31:11 GMT
The Neshoba County fair began Monday, offering attendees hay rides, food and fun. "I grew up with the fair, I was about a week old when I came to my first one," said Dan Jordan, an attendee. JordanMore >>
The Neshoba County fair began Monday, offering attendees hay rides, food and fun.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:08:54 GMT
(WMC) - Maurice Brown Sr., who is accused of murdering his 3-year-old son, will stand trial beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Maurice Brown Jr. was reported missing on July 1, 2012. His fatherMore >>
The trial for Maurice Brown Sr., who is accused of murdering his 3-year-old son, began Tuesday morning in Memphis. More >>