Saturday, July 26 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:53:36 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 >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:50:48 GMT
(WMC) - The campaign for Shelby County District Attorney took another bizarre turn after some voters claims they got a flier comparing incumbent Amy Weirich to a witch. The Wizard of Oz's Wicked WitchMore >>
The campaign for Shelby County District Attorney took another bizarre turn after some voters claims they got a flier comparing incumbent Amy Weirich to a witch.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:48:44 GMT
(WMC) - A man identifying himself as a sheriff's deputy collecting money for a church walked into the wrong business Friday. "This individual walked in, said 'I work for the sheriff's department, andMore >>
A man identifying himself as a sheriff's deputy collecting money for a church walked into the wrong business Friday.More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:39:06 GMT
A sheriff's deputy in training now accused of a nearly year-old deadly hit and run suddenly stopped driving his pick-up truck sometime last year, neighbors say. Hunter Queen, 24, is locked up in the ShelbyMore >>
A sheriff's deputy recruit accused of a hit-and-run accident that happened nearly one year ago, suddenly stopped driving his pick-up truck sometime last year, neighbors say. More >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:36:14 GMT
(WMC) - A proposal could force drivers to pay for using Interstate 40 in Arkansas. State leaders are considering setting up tolls. The tolls would help fund an I-40 expansion project from West MemphisMore >>
A proposal could force drivers to pay to use Interstate 40 in Arkansas. State leaders are considering setting up tolls.More >>
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -
The slushy mess left behind by a winter storm this week has frozen overnight to create another morning of icy conditions.
Temperatures fell into the 30's Thursday evening and dropped further into the mid-20's overnight. Everything that was wet Thursday is now ice, including the snow that hadn't melted.
"Everyone should be above freezing by 9 or 10 o'clock this morning," said Tim Miller with the WIS First Alert weather team.
Roads that had not melted clear froze again overnight, making travel even more dangerous for Friday morning.
"We have to watch for melting chunks of ice and icicles falling from roofs and buildings and trees, mainly in areas that have the highest amount of ice accumulations," said Von Gaskin with the WIS News 10 First Alert weather team.
"Anything that melts tonight will refreeze as the overnight low falls to the mid 20s, mainly on roads that have not been cleared," she said.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety echoes that concern, saying secondary roads are still a concern going into Friday.
Luckily, skies are expected to be clear overnight and into Friday, when temperatures will reach the lower 50's and aid in melting the snow and ice accumulations.
A fast-moving front will also bring some late Friday evening intrigue, as it will bring a 30 percent chance of precipitation.
First Alert meteorologist Ben Tanner says the remaining weather patterns will bring a considerable amount of melting that will leave the state in good shape going into the weekend.
One person has died as a result of the storm. In her briefing to the media Wednesday, Gov. Nikki Haley said a woman was killed on Interstate 95 in Clarendon County.
"We have already had two accidents involving officers," she said. "We had a fatality already on 95 and it was from a woman who couldn't slow down fast enough and got involved with an officer."
Sleet and freezing rain started falling at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. WIS News 10 Gaskin says freezing rain fell in Orangeburg, but counties north of Columbia saw snow.
Orangeburg County Fire Services Director Gene Ball reported Wednesday trees were bending and breaking because of the ice, taking down power lines.
Parts of Newberry County, Fairfield County, and Kershaw County received up to 5 inches of snow.
Friday, July 25 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:54:07 GMT
Leaders of Oasis Church say they received more than 1,000 inquiries about the free house, but those interested say it would cost too much to move the structure.More >>
A free house offer fell through for a Pascagoula church. Last month, WLOX reported that Oasis Church wanted to find a good home for an old house. Leaders posted the house on social media and Craigslist. The post went viral, but there were no takers. So this week, the house came crashing down.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 >>
Saturday, July 26 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:03:41 GMT
Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.More >>
Police in Philadelphia are still hunting for a pair of carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings.More >>
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 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, June 20 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-06-20 10:54:07 GMT
A church in Pascagoula is giving away a house appraised at $120,000. It's free, but the giveaway does come with one condition: You have to move the house.More >>
If you're in the market for a cheap house, there's one in Jackson County with an irresistible price tag. A church in Pascagoula is giving away a house appraised at $120,000. It's free, but the house giveaway does come with one condition: You have to move it.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 >>