Memphis shootings: At least 9 injured, 1 dead in weekend violence

Police are investigating multiple weekend shootings that injured at least nine and left two people dead.

Man in critical condition after Parkway Village shooting, police say

Police: Man dead after North Memphis shooting

  City of Memphis terminates contract with Waste Pro, new contractor to begin trash pickup Monday

  155 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths reported in Shelby County

Pets of the Week: Mama Grace, Toulouse, Marie, Hank and Holly

SCSO responding to critical, multi-vehicle crash on Hacks Cross Rd.

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Police search for suspects in gas station burglary

2 pedestrians in critical condition after hit and run crash, according to police

MPD: 3 shot, in critical condition after South Memphis shooting

Ballet Memphis brings back first in-person performance since start of pandemic

Memphis community leaders step up vaccination efforts

4 shot, 1 dead after Southwest Memphis shooting, MPD says

Police: Car crashes into pole, 1 child critically injured

MPD said the crash happened near the intersection of S. Orleans and E. Trigg, in Soulsville.

Silver Alert issued for missing Hinds Co. man with medical condition

Family members say Areghan suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

Grizzlies fall to knicks in overtime in final game of road trip

Grizzlies will play the Indiana Pacers Sunday 7 pm at the FedExForum.

  155 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported in Shelby County

It’s not immediately clear when the deaths occurred.

Man indicted in fatal drive-by shooting

‘Outside the Lorraine’: NCRM opens new photography exhibit

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 117 new cases reported Sun.

City of Memphis allocates $19.5M to paving, pothole issue for 2021

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for parts of the Mid-South

Pop-up vaccine sites benefit Memphis community

Medicaid expansion ballot initiative groundwork underway in Mississippi

Medicaid expansion may be a decision left up to Mississippi voters in 2022.

  Waste Pro customers fed up with trash overpile

Waste Pro’s deadline to fix the problem of service in area E ends April 10.

Accused DUI driver arrested on probation violation

Weeks after being released from prison, Dancy was pulled over in DeSoto County for running a stop sign.

Kansas City woman searching for birth family in Memphis

The wife and mom of two even started a non-profit called “Fostered Bridges” for kids who are aging out of the system.

Police: Car crash leads to one person hit by car, critically injured

MPD says the driver stayed on the scene.

‘Wessel and Rex were both outstanding’: Southaven Police K9 dogs die

The Southaven Police Department announced the passing of two retired police service dogs.

Mississippi’s Hispanic community lagging behind in COVID-19 vaccinations

The Hispanic community is lagging behind in getting the COVID-19 vaccines.

  Rapper charged in connection with dozens of arrests after shooting on I-55 in North Mississippi

Big Boogie's bond was set at $10,000.

April is Minority Cancer Awareness month

Kosten Foundation research shows African Americans are 67 percent more likely to be diagnosed with the disease.

  Tailgating welcomed at tigers spring football game

Tailgaters will be allowed in two lots for the Memphis Tigers Football Team’s spring game on April 16, gold lot two and three.

Pastor calls Memphis the ‘Wild West’ of crime

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is looking to fund a program that can help tackle crime.

$500,000 bond set for mother accused of trying to kill herself, child

A Poinsett County woman has a May 28 court date after Craighead County deputies say she purposely crashed a vehicle with her and her child into a tree.

Friday night Ballet Memphis performance at Levitt Shell rescheduled for weather

Ballet Memphis has rescheduled Friday night’s performance at Levitt Shell due to weather.

  ‘Nothing less than a giant’: Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

The Grammy-nominated performer died after suffering “catastrophic cardiac arrest,” according to the hospital in White Plains, New York, where he died. He was rushed there from his home April 2.

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Memphis

American Airlines flight 476 landed safely at Memphis International Airport at 12:04 p.m., according to a spokesperson for the airport.

Quarter-century-old dog tag among items found in 12-foot SC gator’s belly

The owner of a Ravenel butcher and taxidermy shop says his team found five dog tags, a shell casing, turtle shells and even a spark plug inside the stomach of a 12-foot alligator killed by a Lowcountry hunter.

  ‘Why aren’t we angry?’: Memphis pastor calls for end to gun violence, says community must speak out against crime

Pastor Bill Adkins, a longtime activist in Memphis and senior pastor of Greater Imani Church, held a news conference to address the shootings, some of which have involved child victims.

Marshals offering cash reward for help catching Covington murder suspect

Davarious Taylor, 19, is wanted for the killing of 23-year-old Andrew Terry who was shot in Covington March 11.

Man found injured on Hacks Cross, dies at hospital

The man had critical injuries when he was found around 7:30 a.m. near a vehicle on Hacks Cross near East Holmes Road.

Tickets on sale for 2021 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis

Organizers expect ticketed spectators to be allowed back this year at TPC Southwind. The invitational is Aug. 2 through 8.

  1,120 more deaths, 4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Tennessee

It’s not immediately clear when the deaths occurred.

Woman found dead after Whitehaven house fire

Memphis firefighters found a woman’s body after putting out a fire at a home in Whitehaven Thursday.

Traffic Alert: Wrecks causing delays across Memphis interstates

Crashes on three different highways are causing delays across Memphis Friday morning.

The Investigators: Thousands of pounds of toxic gas released during Valero incident

Giant flames erupted from the neighboring facility on February 15th during the winter storm.

  3 juveniles shot in Memphis overnight

Memphis police are investigating after three juveniles were shot overnight in two separate shootings.

  President Biden pushing to get ‘ghost guns’ off streets

There is a legal way to get a gun without a background check and the government will never know that you have it.

  Rapper Big Boogie & caravan of 20+ friends arrested following Mississippi shooting

Big Boogie was in a caravan headed to Biloxi for a concert at club Zodiac.

  No appointments needed for federal COVID-19 vaccination site during evenings through Sunday

Doses are plentiful in Memphis and the vaccine process is now down to a science.

NE Arkansas school districts reporting COVID-19 cases

Several Northeast Arkansas school districts continue to report positive COVID-19 cases among their students and faculty.

Grandmother crashes into home with grandchildren inside

A Louisiana woman faces charges after causing “extensive damage” by crashing a rental car to a rental home on Larkspur Lane in Mountain Home with her grandchildren inside.

  Reproductive healthcare center offers support for transgender youth

Several bills that would prevent transgender youth from seeking gender-affirming therapies are making their way through state legislatures, including Tennessee’s.

  Drive-ups welcomed without appointments at Pipkin Building for COVID-19 vaccine

Another change is next week hours at the Pipkin site will change from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  Will President Biden’s gun control plan have any impact?

The new laws must be passed by Congress before they can go into effect.

New technology at military bases aims to prevent injury

Force plate technology is offering training depots and bases the chance to keep warriors healthy by detecting injury risks early.

  SCHD Interim Director discusses transformative stage for department

The old Shelby County Health Department building will be demolished and turned into a parking lot once employees are moved out.

Thousands of Mississippians eligible for reduced insurance rates under ARP

Becerra said officials are stepping up efforts to increase enrollment.

  Tennessee lawmakers react to President Biden’s executive actions

The President said he wants to limit “ghost guns” which are homemade firearms often made from parts bought online and that do not have traceable serial numbers.

  Memphis rapper Big Boogie & friends arrested after Senatobia shootout

Memphis rapper Big Boogie and his entourage were headed to a Spring Break concert at LP’s Ballpark in Biloxi when they allegedly fired shots on the interstate.

Former JPS teacher to spend 10 years behind bars, must register as a sex offender

The investigation began after the victim’s father found sexual videos of Amber Turnage and his teen son.

  WMC’s Joy Redmond and Commercial Appeal’s Jennifer Chandler explore Memphis’ growing prepared food options when you want to limit your time in the kitchen

WMC Action News 5′s Joy Redmond and the Commercial Appeal’s Jennifer Chandler got together at the Digital Desk to talk about your “take and bake” options here in Memphis for those days when you just need someone else to do the heavy lifting.

FBI looking for victims of truck drivers accused of kidnapping women, holding them for ransom

Federal investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying potential victims of two truck drivers arrested as part of an FBI investigation.

Permitless carry bill becomes law with Tennessee governor’s signature

It allows Tennesseans over 21 and members of the military over 18 to carry a handgun without a permit. It also includes tougher penalties for gun-related crimes.

Memphis school on lockdown as police investigate shots fired in the area

The district’s media relations office says Gordon Elementary was placed on a precautionary lockdown while police respond to shots fired in the area.

  MATA providing free fares for vaccine appointments

The Memphis-Shelby County COVID-19 Joint Task Force is giving an update Thursday on the state of the pandemic and ongoing vaccine distribution.

10-digit phone dialing coming to northern Mississippi

Ten-digit phone dialing is coming to northern Mississippi. Customers in the 662 area code will have to start dialing that code plus the seven-digit phone number to complete local calls.

No confirmed monkey sightings in Price Hill as police continue to investigate reports from residents

Police reached out overnight the Cincinnati Zoo for help

  Vaccines available without appointment evenings this week at Pipkin Building

The City of Memphis announced the Pipkin Building Community Vaccination Center will offer vaccines from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday on a first come, first served basis.

Police: Driver tries hitting officers to escape arrest, another officer sent to hospital

Police say a reckless driver nearly hit multiple officers overnight as they tried to stop his car, and one officer ended up in the hospital.

  Memphis police searching for missing boy

Memphis police need your help finding a missing 12-year-old boy.

Memphis police searching for man accused of killing teen

Memphis police are searching for the suspect in a shooting that killed a 17-year-old.

  The Investigators: Ole Miss student injured in alleged hazing incident, suspect charged

A University of Mississippi student is charged with aggravated assault after an alleged hazing incident involving an Ole Miss fraternity.

  Push for people to register for vaccines continues as mass vaccination site kicks off

Health Department data shows more than 133,000 Shelby Countians are now fully vaccinated. To reach herd immunity, experts say 700,000 people need to get their shots.

  Waste Pro drops some residential customers

Mayor Jim Strickland said Waste Pro stopped working either altogether or in part and that is why the city had to have an emergency contract with another waste provider to help pick up the backlog of trash.

  Woman helps register, drive nearly 100 people in rural Miss. to COVID-19 vaccine appointments

Retired educator Vernetta Price gained the reputation in Sardis, Mississippi as the woman who could get you things, specifically a vaccine.

  Severe threat moves out, First Alert Weather Day over

Severe storms will be possible on Wednesday night. Meteorologist Brittney Bryant has the details on timing and threats.

  New YMCA resource center under construction in Whitehaven

Work has officially begun in the Mid-South on a new center that will provide some much-needed resources for families.

  Gov. Lee hosts criminal justice reform panel featuring conservative leaders

Governor Bill Lee gathered a number of criminal justice leaders from across the country to discuss the future of criminal justice reform in Tennessee.

  Will controversial transgender laws hurt Arkansas?

State lawmakers in the Republican-dominated legislature overrode Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto of House Bill 1570 by a large margin.