Family, friends hold special vigil in honor of missing Cordova woman’s birthday

Family and friends of a missing Memphis woman whose husband is charged with her murder gathered on her birthday in her memory.

  MAS officers speak on rescuing dog from meat processing pit

  Mayor Lee Harris delivers his second ‘State of the County’ address

  Driver crashes into Cook Out restaurant in Bartlett, report says

  Deputies find 2 dead after single-car crash in Shelby Co.

  11 animals found dead from poison in Marked Tree

MAS rescues dog from meat processing pit

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  Man stepping up to fund St. Jude family’s stay at Ronald McDonald House with pop top donation

  City revises approach to redevelopment plan of Mid-South Fairgrounds

  St. Jude Dream Home fundraiser helps kids like Jordyn, a gymnast

Student illness closes more schools

  Woman delivers baby in truck while traveling to hospital an hour away

  School employees, parents raise money to buy vehicle for Germantown custodian

  Forrest City community stepping up to help officer injured in Walmart shooting

Residents in Forrest City, Arkansas are stepping up to help a police officer who was shot in the line of duty there.

  Historic African American hospital to re-open soon, serve entire Memphis community

Decades ago there were very few places African Americans could go for medical care in Memphis, now a local hospital that once served the black community is working to re-open for the entire Bluff City.

  Brother, father of slain Alcorn State student ask shooter to come forward: ‘Do the right thing’

“It hit home. I couldn’t sleep last night," Sheriff Edward Goods said. "And it’s going to be hard to sleep until we get everybody involved locked up.”

  5 Star Stories: Graceland takes us behind-the-curtain for a look at unseen artifacts from the King’s collection

For the first time, Graceland allowed our cameras behind-the-curtain to show you a rare side of Graceland that only family, staff and VIPs have seen ... until now.

Memphis Zoo welcomes bat-eared foxes to Cat Country exhibit

Shrine Circus returns to Memphis this weekend

St. Jude patient meets players and coaches during NBA All Star Weekend

Biloxi firefighters assist in rescuing man stranded in tree outside of Jackson

  2 baby penguins take first big swim at Memphis Zoo

  Family, friends searching for missing Cordova woman

Rodeo clown Lecile Harris dies at 83

Legendary rodeo clown and Collierville native Lecile Harris has died.

  A Valentine 100 hearts strong: Gift of Life Mid-South celebrates 100th child milestone

Sherlen Hernandez became the 100th Gift of Life Mid-South child to undergo life-saving surgery at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

  $17M investment planned for Kensington Manor

A Florida development firm is bringing new life to a mostly vacant apartment complex along a busy section of Getwell Road.

  Woman demands changes at apartment complex after her tires were stolen off her car

A Memphis woman reached out to WMC Action News 5 for help after thieves stole the tires right off her car and she says this is an ongoing problem.

  Beale Street Music Fest adds 21 Savage to lineup

Friday, Beale Street Music Festival organizers announced a new addition to their lineup.

  Local artist hopes to spread love with latest library exhibit

This Valentine's Day Weekend love is at the library. An art exhibit tackling the ills of today and inspiring love is at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library.

  Conway Cares: New heating and air units a blessing for woman battling cancer

The Warrens say their heat went out this time last year, and their air conditioner died back in 2015.

  Former open-heart surgery patient becomes honorary MPD officer

Some Memphis Police officers are helping one Bluff City child's dream come true, earlier than he expected.

  Memphis riverfront renovations in the works

As Memphis' riverfront continues to grow, plans to renovate and expand are also in the works.

  Mid-South mom stepping up to give foster children a home

One Mid-South woman is showing children and teens love and support by opening her home to those in need.

  Penny Hardaway named PRSA’s Communicator of the Year

Memphis Head Basketball Coach Penny Hardaway received a special honor Thursday.

2 SCS schools dismissing early due to power outages

A power outage in South Memphis is leading to the early dismissal of two Shelby County Schools.

Silver Alert 'inactivated’ for missing pregnant woman

Arkansas State Police have “inactivated” a Silver Alert issued Thursday morning for a missing pregnant woman.

  More than $193M owed in unpaid tickets, city officials say

The City of Memphis is owed millions of dollars. It’s not from unpaid taxes, but unpaid traffic or ordinance tickets.

  Forrest City honors officers injured in Walmart shooting

The brother of one of the police officers critically injured in the Forrest City Walmart shooting said his brother is still alive by the grace of God.

  Shelby Co. commissioners tour possible site for juvenile detention center

Wednesday, leaders toured the Shelby Training Center -- an abandoned detention facility off Lamar Avenue that's owned by a private prison operator.

Neighbors on edge after recent home invasions in Berclair

Police say a man is behind bars, accused of burglarizing the homes of two elderly women in Berclair.

  SBA provides loans for DeSoto County residents impacted by last month’s storm, tornadoes

Mid-South residents impacted by last month’s tornadoes are getting some much needed assistance.

  Slave Haven Museum in Memphis gives unique perspective on the Underground Railroad

Inside an inconspicuous house in North Memphis, a secret was held for 150 years.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office looking to hire more deputies

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is hiring.

  Memphis in May announces lineup for 2020 Beale Street Music Festival

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Memphis in May has announced the lineup for the 2020 Beale Street Music Festival.

Early voting in Shelby County for presidential county primary elections begin Wednesday

Early voting gets underway Wednesday in Shelby County for the presidential and county primary elections.

MBI searching for missing 67-year-old man

Agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are searching for a missing 67-year-old man.

  Mother of 19-year-old killed during 2015 traffic stop sues former MPD officer

The mother of a man who was shot and killed by a former Memphis police officer has filed a $17 million lawsuit against that officer.

MPD searching for missing man with diminished mental capacity

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are desperately searching for a missing 22-year-old man.

  ‘Ride of Tears’ calls for end to violence

Sunday, activists and community members gathered to call for a stop to the recent violence that took the lives of three children.

  Community hosts ‘Ballers Challenge’ in support of teen battling cancer

A Covington teenager is battling cancer for the second time in his life, but he’s not doing it alone. His community is showing support, by changing an event that was planned months before just to help his family.

  Community leaders speak out against recent violence that killed three kids

A group of community activists and elected leaders joined forces Saturday morning to speak out against recent gun violence involving children.

  ’Night to Shine’ event celebrates people with special needs

Friday night was prom night in Memphis.

  Hundreds gather at Playhouse on the Square for the UPTAs

Once a year in Memphis, dreams come true for hundreds of performers hoping for their big break -- all thanks to the Unified Professional Theatre Auditions.

  City of Memphis employees wear red in support of women’s heart health

City representatives are challenging you to help paint Memphis red in support of women's heart health.

  Man stepping up to bring life back into Orange Mound

A former Melrose High School graduate is stepping up for his community in a unique way.

Boil water notice issued for Buena Vista Lakes

The DeSoto County Emergency Services has issued a boil water notice for Buena Vista Lakes effective immediately.

SBA approves disaster assistance for Miss. residents affected by last month’s tornadoes, storms

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Governor Tate Reeve’s request for disaster assistance in response to the severe weather and tornadoes last month.

Teen girl, 2 adults injured during early morning house fire in Frayser

Fire investigators are searching for answers after a teenager and two adults were injured during a house fire early Friday morning.

Memphis Zoo looking to hire 100 team members

If you’re looking for a new job, the Memphis Zoo has an opportunity for you!

  Memphis, Shelby County release 2019 poverty fact sheet

A new report is giving us a look at the poverty rates in Memphis and Shelby County. Most of which are increasing with the exception of one.

  901 Legal Connect offers free and low-cost legal services in the Mid-South

Free and low-cost legal services are now available to thousands in the Mid-South. The online portal 901 Legal Connect went live Thursday, and its goal is to streamline legal service for those who can’t afford a private attorney.

Dump truck crash caused traffic jam on Stateline Road

Officers in DeSoto County are diverting traffic after a dump truck crash during morning traffic.

Local restaurants make OpenTable’s ‘100 Most Romantic Restaurants’ list

Two local eateries made OpenTable’s “100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America” list this year.

  Shelby Co. clinics offering free vaccinations to fight the flu

As the number of flu-related deaths continues to rise across the state, officials with the Shelby County Health Department want to remind people it's not too late to get a flu shot.

  City of Memphis hosts MPLOY lottery drawing

Thousands of Memphis teens found out Wednesday if they were accepted into the city's summer employment program.

  Several Mid-South school districts dismissing early after severe weather threats

Multiple school districts in the Mid-South are closing early after severe weather threatens the area.

  Memphis Bus Riders Union continues push for transit equity, MATA funding

A fight for equal access to transportation continues on what would have been Rosa Parks' 107th birthday.

  Germantown Planning Commission meeting about controversial cell phone tower near school

Germantown leaders will discuss a proposal that’s become quite controversial.

Residents step up to help dog needing amputation surgery

A Region 8 animal shelter put out a call for help for a struggling dog and you delivered.

  Germantown Police stepping up to help fellow officer after wife diagnosed with Leukemia

When a Germantown Police Officer got devastating news, his department wanted to be there for them. But Germantown Police Department needed the help of the community to do so.

City leaders could bring more bikes lanes to 6 Memphis streets

The City of Memphis could be bringing bike lanes to six more Memphis streets due to repaving.

  Visitors kick off Black History Month at Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum

Tours of the Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum were packed on the first day of February in celebration of Black History Month.

  Family, friends pay final respects to influential minister

Dr. Jonathan Rodgers died from heart failure after seven decades of ministry work.

  International Blues Challenge packs clubs on Beale Street

The home of the Blues is playing host to some of the best blues talent in the world.

  Questions raise after incident sickens Kate Bond Middle School students

Kate Bond Middle School was closed Friday after more than 1,000 students and staff members were evacuated due to several students becoming ill.

  NAACP calls community to action after children fall victim to gun violence

Friday morning, community leaders and stakeholders asked the community for help after 6-year-old Ashlynn Luckett and her 16-year-old uncle Lequan Boyd were shot in killed in Hickory Hill while visiting family.

14-year-old runaway located in Memphis

Officers are desperately searching for a 14-year-old runaway.

More than 12,000 MLGW customers lose power overnight in Memphis

Thousands of MLGW customers woke up without power across the Bluff City.

Officials say Arkansans should be more worried about the flu than coronavirus

With one case of possible coronavirus under investigation here in Arkansas, should you be worried about the virus?

  Mid-South Heroes: First grade teacher puts his students first 24/7

January's Mid-South Hero is a first grade teacher in Memphis who puts the students in his classroom first 24/7.

  SCS superintendent searching for ‘change champions’ in first-ever State of the District

Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray is asking the community to be change champions. In SCS’s first-ever State of the District, Ray said the district needs resources-- both monetary and good word of mouth.