Janice Broach is a veteran reporter with more than 35 years of experience in television news.
She has traveled the world covering stories, sometimes in dangerous areas. Her trip to cover the Rwandan refugee crisis brought back disturbing, eye-opening images to the Mid-South. She has also traveled to China and Vietnam for stories about Mid-South doctors helping people with facial deformities.
Janice was the only broadcast journalist chosen to witness the execution of Sedley Alley. She then spoke to the media about it across Tennessee.
Janice was at the Pentagon right after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and was there when investigators tested James Earl Ray’s rifle in Rhode Island.
Janice has a B.A. in psychology with a minor in history and an M.S. in counseling/psychology.
Watch Janice on WMC Action News 5 weekdays at 10 p.m.
Memphis police are revealing much more about that attempted carjacking including releasing the name of the 16-year-old who died in the shooting. Leslie Ballin, Attorney for that 72-year-old doctor, told WMC Action News 5 it was self-defense.
A shooting in the middle of the day just before two in the afternoon at a Kroger fuel center at Poplar and Kirby left shoppers in shock. Police say what appears to be an attempted carjacking ended with one suspect dead and another injured.
The suspect wanted for assaulting a woman on Spottswood Avenue last week was arrested and charged Tuesday morning. And now the two women who feared he might come after them are relieved an arrest has been made.
Students who live in the Spottswood area in view of the University of Memphis say they are becoming more concerned over the violent crime that seems to be happening more often. The latest incident occurred on Sunday.
It’s been one year since a White Station High School grad was lured into a deadly robbery in Frayser. Wednesday, the man’s family and former teammates gathered to make sure his memory is not forgotten.
WMC Action News 5 has learned more about what led to gunfire in the middle of a popular Memphis shopping plaza. One business owner who saw his store take serious damage is also sharing some of his own concerns.
At least 7 thousand MLGW customers had their utilities cut off Monday, and phone lines were jammed with 500 people on hold at 7 p.m., MLGW employee Gale Jones-Carson said. They usually keep their phone lines open until 8 pm.
Stephanie Yates and her family thought they ordered the perfect granite headstone for her brother. That is until it was delivered and the cemetery rejected it, refusing to place it at her brother’s gravesite.