Forrest City man arrested for murder after shooting at funeral

A Forrest City man was arrested Friday after police say he shot one person outside a funeral home.

  Woman offering $1K reward for missing dogs’ return

1 killed in float accident during Endymion, most of New Orleans parade canceled

10-year-old makes portrait of NBA legend using recycled materials

  Couple who vanished during California getaway found alive

  Presidential candidates pick up prominent supporters in Memphis

2 arrested in N.C., found driving stolen vehicle connected to Tennessee Amber Alert, deputies say

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Affidavit: Man arrested for cutting off puppy’s ears

Authorities arrest man in connection with Christmas Day interstate shooting

  Temporary trail added back to Hampline near Overton Park

  Consumer Reports: 2 words to watch out for in your next contract

  Reunion event planned for historic African American hospital in Memphis

  5 Great Things: School raises money to buy vehicle for custodian; Hugs for Miriam

Man critically injured in Frayser shooting

Memphis police are investigating after a man was shot in Frayser.

Police seeking help identifying woman at hospital

Memphis police need your help identifying a woman who is currently in the hospital and unable to provide any information.

  Local health experts more concerned about flu than coronavirus

Health officials worldwide are on high alert as cases of the 2019 coronavirus continue to rise.

Young Dolph pulls out of Beale Street Music Festival, organizers say

Friday, Beale Street Music Festival announced Memphis native and rapper Young Dolph will no longer perform in this year’s lineup.

Baby born in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20!

  MAS officers speak on rescuing dog from meat processing pit

  Mid-South business headlines: Mentoring Monday; Elmwood Cemetery going digital

  Southwest Tennessee Community College to offer free hospitality class next month

  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee opening four primary care medical centers in Memphis area

Waveland Mayor Mike Smith becomes Republican

Body of Mississippi soldier to return home Saturday

Cpl. Zachary Austin Holloway will be escorted to Laurel where he will be laid to rest next week.

Woman sentenced to 25 years in prison after striking woman with her SUV

A Craighead County jury took about an hour Friday afternoon to convict a woman of criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder last May.

6 injured in school bus crash near Bono

Six people were hospitalized Friday following a crash involving a school bus.

Mississippian wins $200K on scratch ticket

A Mississippi Lottery player won a big jackpot in Tupelo.

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

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris delivered his second State of the County address Friday.

  Mid-South university hopes to improve registered nurse vacancies with new 4-year program

The Mid-South is feeling the strain at its hospitals. There are thousands of nursing vacancies here, and hundreds of thousands of vacancies across the county.

  FBI searches home and nursing school founded by Tennessee state Sen. Katrina Robinson

The FBI confirmed with WMC Action News 5 that agents were at the Healthcare Institute Inc. at 7253 Winchester Rd. Friday as well as Robinson’s home near Holmes Road and Forrest Hill Irene Road.

  Pet of the Week: Poinsettia

This week’s pet of the week is Miss Poinsettia from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.

  Autopsy report reveals Brandon Webber was shot 16 times by US Marshals

An autopsy report has been released revealing information regarding the death of 20-year-old Brandon Webber, a man who was shot multiple times by U.S. Marshals June 12, 2019, in Frayser.

4 arrested after armed robbery on LSU campus; 1 wanted

Four arrests have been made and one teens is still wanted after two LSU students were reportedly robbed at gunpoint inside a dorm on LSU’s campus on Valentine’s Day.

Appeals court keeps block on Mississippi 6-week abortion ban

A federal appeals court is keeping a block on a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions as early as six weeks - when many women may not even know they are pregnant.

  Autopsy released after skeletal remains found behind Cordova shopping center

New details have been released after skeletal remains were found behind a shopping center on N. Germantown Parkway back in August 2019.

TBI releases new information on vehicle possibly connected to Amber Alert for missing toddler

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has uncovered new information regarding an Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday for a 15-month-old girl out of Sullivan County.

  Best Life: Interactions with baby forecast future success

Parents are always looking for ways to help their kids get ahead academically. But did you know how you talk to your baby now could sharpen their academic skills later in life?

  Best Life: Liver Detox - Worth it or worthless?

Left unchecked, liver disease can result in cirrhosis, cancer, and even early death. Avoiding excessive alcohol and maintaining a healthy weight and diet are the best solutions, but is there any value to quick fix liver detoxes?

  Driver crashes into Cook Out restaurant in Bartlett, report says

Cookout in Bartlett is closed after someone reportedly drove into the business.

  Memphis woman accused of firing shots at her ex-boyfriend on I-240

A woman has been arrested after she’s accused of firing shots at her ex-boyfriend on I-240 earlier this month.

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

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a deadly single-car crash overnight.

  TDOSHS launching reservation system for Real ID customers

Thursday, Tennessee leaders announced they’re trying something new to expedite Real IDs in the Volunteer State.

  11 animals found dead from poison in Marked Tree

Several pets have been found dead, possibly poisoned in Poinsett County.

  Thieves steal 2 Yorkies during burglary

A Parkway Village woman is asking for your help, after someone broke into her home and stole her two Yorkie dogs.

  Big Break: Gina Sweat reveals her big break on the way to becoming MFD’s 1st female director

She's in charge of the Memphis Fire Department, making history as the first female fire director. We talk to Gina Sweat about the defining moment of her career.

  Shelby County sees increase in fatal crashes in 2020, THP says

Startling numbers show it's been a deadly year so far on Shelby County roadways.

Recreational marijuana amendment under debate around Arkansas

Medical Marijuana is already legal in Arkansas but groups like the Arkansas chapter of True Grass are seeking the legalization of Recreational Marijuana as well.

  Investigation launched into Shelby County inmate’s death

Questions remain after the death of a Mid-South man in custody at the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center.

  Local health officials monitoring nationwide hepatitis A outbreak

A message from health officials, as a Mid-South health department investigates a hepatitis A case involving a Papa John’s restaurant employee.

MAS rescues dog from meat processing pit

Wednesday, Memphis Animal Services received a call from a meat plant that reported a dog who was stuck in a meat processing pit.

  Hugs for Miriam: Students teaching acceptance and kindness with daily hugs for 4-year-old classmate with cerebral palsy

Every day before 4-year-old Miriam leaves her Memphis school, her classmates say goodbye with hugs and high-fives. Her mother says it means the world that they're showing acceptance and kindness to Miriam who has cerebral palsy.

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

A Mississippi man is stepping up to make sure one St. Jude family has all the comforts of home while they’re in Memphis for treatment. And he’s doing it one pop top at a time!

  City revises approach to redevelopment plan of Mid-South Fairgrounds

By this time next year, city officials expect to have broken ground on a youth sports complex and massive mixed-use development at the Fairgrounds.

Man changes plea to guilty for 2015 robbery just as jury is chosen

The Shelby County District Attorney’s Office says a 24-year-old man charged with robbing a video game store several years ago pleaded guilty as charged Wednesday, just as a jury had been chosen for his trial.

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

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital helps children battle terrifying diseases for no cost to their family.

  Surgically placed defibrillator changes Memphis patient’s life

Every day doctors at Methodist University Hospital see patients’ lives saved by a surgically placed defibrillator. Still, a video capturing the moment a patient was shocked back to life by his defibrillator has doctors in awe.

Miss. tax return preparer sentenced to prison for false tax returns

A jury sentenced a Mississippi tax return preparer to 16 months in prison for filing false tax returns.

Suspect held on $200K bond in off-campus shooting deaths of 2 Alcorn State students

An investigation is underway after two Alcorn State University students were shot to death Monday night.

Student illness closes more schools

Harrisburg, Calico Rock, and Palestine-Wheatley students received a couple of days off due to illness in the schools.

Christian Brothers University launches nursing program to combat regional shortage

A new program at Christian Brothers University will soon be accepting students for the fall semester.

Lee changes course on offering 12 weeks of paid family leave

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is backpedaling on a promise to offer up to 12 weeks of annual paid family leave for state workers through an executive order.

Several Mississippi airports awarded federal funding for safety, infrastructure improvements

Several airports around the state will soon see an upgrade in safety and infrastructure thanks to a $7.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  Best Life: Losing weight, not money

There are so many ways to work out today, from online subscriptions, specialty gyms, and even apps.

TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December

TBI said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen Dec. 26, 2019. She was not reported missing until Feb. 18.

MPD: Child in critical condition after getting hit by car during morning traffic

Police are investigating after a child was hit by a car near Raines Road.

Palestine-Wheatley School District closed Thursday and Friday due to illness

A Mid-South school district has closed down for two days after an increased number of flu cases.

  Bottom Line: The truth about sleep medications

Tossing and turning all night long? If you’re having trouble sleeping, your doctor may suggest a drug or supplement to temporarily ease your insomnia.

  Best Life: Gestational diabetes skyrocketing!

Once a woman becomes pregnant, there are many risks that she faces during her pregnancy such as reproductive abnormalities, delivering prematurely, chromosomal problems and even miscarriages.

  MPD: Shooting leads to deadly crash, shuts down Shelby Drive

Dozens are without power in Whitehaven after a crash overnight.

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

A couple of new Region 8 parents tell an incredible story of giving birth inside a truck.

Man arrested in murder of young father

The man accused of gunning down a young father who was trying to sell his car is in Memphis police custody.

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

Robert Reed is the much-loved custodian at Farmington Elementary in Germantown. He loves his job so much, he’s willing to walk miles, literally, to get to work. His colleagues decided it was time to give Robert a lift.

  The Investigators: Collierville ransomware attack cost over $100,000; town now considering legal action

The simple task of opening an email could end with hackers holding your digital life hostage. That is what happened to the Town of Collierville last summer.

  Hundreds of Shelby County drivers cited for violating ‘Hands-Free’ law

New numbers reveal just how often drivers are having to pay up for talking or texting while driving.

  New school bus technology introduced to improve children’s safety

A demo was held to spread awareness about new technology for school buses.

  MPD asking for help tracking down suspects in separate interstate shootings

Police are asking for help finding suspects in two recent shootings on Memphis interstates.

  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.

  Second round of renderings for Tom Lee Park redesign expected by May

With mediation settled between Memphis In May and the Memphis River Parks Partnership the Tom Lee Park design team was back in the Bluff City to reconfigure renderings for the park.

Marshals arrest 2nd suspect in deadly October 2019 shooting

Melvin Tyler was wanted for the deadly Oct. 8, 2019 shooting of Hussein Hassan.

  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.

  MPD says rock caused damage to school bus, not shots

Police are investigating after shots were fired at a Memphis school bus Wednesday evening.