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 >>
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(WMC-TV) - Coat drives are being held around the Mid-South in an effort to provide coats to kids who do not have the proper winter attire.
Here is a look at a few coat drives happening in your neck of the woods. If you know of one that is not listed here, please e-mail us at email@example.com.
What: Action News 5, YWCA, Common Ground coat drive
When: Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Friday, January 10.
Where: YWCA's main office at 766 South Highland Avenue
Details: Please bring new coats only. The community needs children's sizes all the way up through the largest adult sizes in order to accommodate students of all ages, from pre-K to high school, boys and girls.
Gift cards will be accepted to area merchants as well as monetary donations, which will be used to buy coats in specific sizes for kids who need coats but whose sizes/genders were not available through the coat donation.
What: Hickory Hill coat drive
When: Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Hickory Ridge Mall
Details: Coats can be picked up on a first come, first served basis.
If you are interested in donating a coat to the Hickory Hill coat drive, below is a list of SunTrust Banks that are serving as drop-off locations:
- 5049 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122
- 999 South Shady Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38120
- 3585 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125
- 6633 Stage Road, Bartlett, TN 38134
- 9005 U.S. 64 #105, Arlington, TN 38002
- 1136 North Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38018
- 9407 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138
- 7770 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN 38138
What: Tipton County Coat Drive
When: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Now through February 15.
Where: Home Plate Caffe' in Munford, Tenn.
Details: Coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, and blankets can be donated through February 15 at Home Plate Caffe in Munford, Tenn. If you donate, you will receive a 10 percent discount off of your meal.
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 >>