Tiger Lane event aims to end homelessness in city

The Project Homeless Connect Event will be held at the Pipkin Building on Tiger Lane on Thursday.

  Victim’s coordinator guides Hispanic community through the judicial process

  Commission hopes task force can look into decreasing Orange Mound property values

  MFD introduces Wilson the Therapy Dog

  MFD delivers smoke alarms to local neighborhood residents

  Historic World War II B-17 bomber to give Memphians a chance to fly

  Health inspectors check local Kroger store, find 10 health code violations

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  Memphis Lift reveals ‘watch list’ of poor performing schools

U of M student crowned ‘Miss Bluff City Fair’ will compete for Miss Tennessee 2020

  MAS hosts ‘Empty the Shelters’ event

  Shelby Farms to reopen lakes soon

  Midtown homeowner fed up with cars crashing into his fence

  Luxury hospitality group Loews finalizes development deal to bring hotel to downtown Memphis

  Annual 5K held in honor of Mid-South woman shot, killed by former Memphis firefighter

It's been almost a decade since a Mid-South woman was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, a former Memphis firefighter.

  Local GM employees unhappy with letter from auto company

General Motors sent a letter Friday to the United Auto Workers union saying it’s “critical” both parties finalize a deal as the strike reaches its fourth week.

  Lime scooters rolling out of Memphis ... again

The company announced it will be pulling out its fleet of 450 scooters over the next week.

  Gallaway mayor reportedly behind on multiple property taxes

Residents in a Mid-South town want to know why their mayor owes thousands of dollars in unpaid property taxes.

FCC authorizes more than $5.5M in funding for broadband expansion in rural Tennessee

Kingsbury High holds ‘forum’ for students demanding change

  MPD hosts annual Youth Crime Watch Conference featuring ‘Angel Moms’

  Shelby County mayor tweaks MATA vehicle fee proposal

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to stop in Collierville

  Problems persist at Kroger store in Whitehaven causing renewed concerns

  Last chance to vote for local dog to be featured in 'Garden & Gun’ magazine

A local dog needs your help in becoming featured in “Garden & Gun ” magazine and time is running out.

  Fire dept. encourages homeowners to make escape plan during National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week is underway with a focus on making and practicing your escape plan.

  Operation Grizzly Bear results in over 2,000 citations on Memphis interstates

Data shows, during Operation Grizzly Bear, troopers issued a total of 2,016 citations -- 263 for speeding, 22 for improper passing, a total of 83 arrests were made.

  Church holds first service since vandalism

Last week, One Church in Frayser canceled service after discovering its sanctuary was vandalized. Sunday, the church held its first service since the incident.

  FedEx pilot organizes career day for future aviators

FedEx pilot Capt. Corey Lynch organized the 'Bring Your Plane to Work Day' event to give future aviators the chance to speak to those already in the industry.

  White Station senior wears gown as he’s crowned Homecoming Royalty

The first openly gay teenager was crowned White Station High School Homecoming Royalty last month, grabbing headlines across the country.

Bluff City Fair returns to Tiger Lane

The city of Memphis has brought the annual Bluff City Fair back to Tiger Lane’s Fairgrounds.

  HUD Secretary Ben Carson tours Union Row development site

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, along with Tennessee lawmakers, toured the future home of Union Row Friday morning.

  5 Great Things: St. Jude expands to Louisiana; Ole Miss students raise $10K for cancer

As we end another hot week and get ready from some fall-like weather, let’s take a look back at five great things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

  Memphis Inner City Rubgy chairman awarded $45K

A local financial advisor was awarded $45,000 for his work with the non-profit Memphis Inner City Rugby.

  Cazateatro Billingual Theatre Group celebrates Hispanic heritage

Dorimar Ferrer, the executive director of Cazateatro says theater and the arts are a big part of Hispanic culture.

  Gov. Lee announces new foster care support funding

A new public-private partnership is working to make the transition easier for children who age out of the foster care system with the support of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee.

Dedication ceremony held for Russell B. Sugarmon Memorial Bridge

A dedication ceremony was held Thursday morning for the Russell B. Sugarmon Memorial Bridge.

  American Cancer Society to host Making Strides Walk for breast cancer

Thousands of mid-southerners are expected to be in attendance for this year’s event on Oct. 20 at the Mid-South fairgrounds.

  Saracen Casino partially opens in Pine Bluff

The largest tourism investment project in Arkansas has partially opened.

Mid-South Toys for Tots now accepting applications

The 2019 Mid South Toys for Tots campaign is now accepting applications from Tuesday, Oct. 1 until Friday, Nov. 15.

  Paint Memphis to revamp Lamar Theater

An old Memphis theater that was part of a famous federal pornography trial in the 1970s will be getting a makeover this weekend. And the group doing the work is also no stranger to upsetting government officials.

  Pedestrian bridge to be built in Pinch District

A $3.8 million project to build a pedestrian bridge in the Pinch District is moving forward, according to the Memphis Business Journal.

  West Memphis proposes city-wide park renovation plan

City leaders in West Memphis, Arkansas are asking voters to approve a massive city-wide parks project.

  Community attends funeral for Tennessee veteran without family

U.S. Army veteran Richard “Lance” Deal died last week, leaving behind no family to attend his funeral, but his community wouldn’t let his death go unnoticed.

Bartlett police chief announces retirement

Chief Glen Williamson gave Mayor Keith McDonald his letter of retirement from the City of Bartlett effective Jan. 3, 2020.

  Local dog competes for spot in 'Garden & Gun’ magazine

Roscoe is a German Shorthaired Pointer from Tennessee.

  Dozens show support for fallen local Army major returning home

According to the Army, Maj. Trevor Joseph was part of a crew flying out at night to recover a soldier with a heat-related injury at the training center when the helicopter crashed. He died and three other soldiers were injured.

  Phil Trenary’s son reflects on his father’s life and legacy one year after his murder in downtown Memphis

For his son, Pearce Trenary, Sept. 27 is the day the phone stopped ringing.

  Memphis made home to Tennessee’s first LGBTQ rainbow crosswalk

Cooper-Young community members hoped this would be a step in the right direction in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

  Memphis church vandalized, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage

Pastor Hill and his congregation at One Church found the sanctuary destroyed Sunday morning.

  SouthPoint Church assists communities on ‘Family Serve Day’

A Southaven church is lending a helping hand throughout Shelby and DeSoto Counties.

  Memphis Botanic Garden hosts Japan Festival

A taste of Japan was brought to Memphis Sunday.

  Thousands participate in St. Jude Walk/Run

About 8,000 Memphians hit the pavement Saturday morning for the annual St. Jude Walk/Run.

  Block Party for Peace draws big crowds in Raleigh

Big crowds showed up in Raleigh Saturday for the Block Party for Peace.

  Thousands attend Mid-South Pride

Thousands gathered in Downtown Memphis Saturday for the Mid-South Pride Fest.

  Poverty rate increases in Memphis and Shelby County

We're getting a sneak peek at the city and county's poverty rate.

  Mayor Strickland responds to complaints about MRPP park maintenance

The City of Memphis pays the Memphis River Parks Partnership $2 million a year. Among MRPP's duties is park maintenance. Mayor Jim Strickland, like many of his constituents, has certain expectations for the quality of that work.

  Lance Bass of 'NSync visits Mid-South Fair

Last weekend we caught up with native Mississippian and 'NSync star Lance Bass, who returned to the fair where he performed growing up.

  Phil Trenary remembered on first anniversary of his death

It's been one year since Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce President Phil Trenary was murdered in Downtown Memphis while walking home.

  FedEx looks to hire thousands of seasonal workers

FedEx is hiring thousands of extra helping hands for the holiday season.

  Memphis Convention Center hits major milestones in construction

A $200 million project at the Memphis Convention Center is about to reach some major construction milestones.

  Traffic to be impacted by St. Jude Walk/Run

Saturday, thousands of people will be in Downtown Memphis for the annual St. Jude Walk Run and some streets will be impacted.

  Conway Cares: Woman battling Lupus receives new A/C unit

A Memphis woman who has been battling Lupus for 20 years is now receiving a free air conditioner through the Conway Cares initiative.

  14th Annual Block Party for Peace ready to kick off

It’s a health, education and career fair all rolled into one, with food and entertainment mixed into it all.

  Town hall meeting in Frayser addresses gun violence

A town hall meeting held Thursday night tackled gun violence, which is one of Memphis’ biggest issues.

  Union Row expected to be a game changer for Downtown Memphis

Union Row, Phase 1, is a mixed-use project with apartments, a hotel, retail, office space and a grocery store.

  Loan approved to fund new Lakeland high school

After seven years, funding has been secured for a new high school in Lakeland.

  FedEx Cares distributing 12,000 holiday packages to service members overseas

Before the holiday season approaches, the men and women serving our country overseas are being cared for.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman provides love, resources to women on the streets of Memphis

September's Mid-South Hero brings unconditional love and resources to women on the streets of Memphis. She hopes it will guide them to live free from addiction and crime.

  New program helps MFD locate owners of lost pets

Fire Finders is a first-of-its-kind program is making it easier for lost pets to find their way home.

  Weigh in on the future of transit at the next public engagement meeting

Thursday is your next chance to weigh in on the future of transit in Shelby County.

  Germantown water main break caused by subcontractor

Wednesday, WMC Action News 5 learned a water main break in Germantown that tied up traffic for hours should have never happened.

  New warehouse expected to bring 1,000 jobs to Raleigh

A state-of-the-art facility could bring more than 1,000 jobs to the Raleigh area.

  Hispanic community growing in Shelby County Schools

There are more than 15,000 bilingual students at Shelby County Schools.

  Court hearing postponed for Printer’s Alley owners

Midtown bar owners fighting to keep their establishment from being closed permanently will have to wait a while longer to plead their case.

  This weekend is annual turkey trot race in memory of fallen Memphis police officer

The race provides holiday meals for families in the Raleigh-Frayser area and honors the legacy of Verdell Smith who was killed in the line of duty while working on Beale Street in June 2016.

Memphis letters on Mud Island get a makeover with the Tigers treatment

This transformation comes just in time for Memphis Madness.

  ‘Student Success Coaches’ volunteer pledge to help Memphis children

More Memphians are giving back to their community. Memphis has one of the highest rates of participation for the national Americrops program, and one of the participants is back in the halls she once walked as a student to give back.

  University of Tenn. employees save woman from burning car

“It was enough flame to start melting the inside of the car, that’s when I knew we didn’t have long to get to her,” said Johnson.

  Amazon Goes Gold hosts Camp Amazon for St. Jude patients and families

The patients attended a robotics workshop, created special gold Amazon shipping boxes and even packed their lunches in packages before traveling down the conveyor line.

Highland St. design aims to increase pedestrian safety

A design team has been working on a plan to make the street more pedestrian friendly for the past eight months.

One possible plan revealed for Rust Hall in Overton Park

According to the Memphis Business Journal, one of the 10 accepted proposals for Rust Hall includes an art themed hotel with around 70 rooms.