Family mourns death of MS National Guardsman

Heartbreak fills the home of the Roberson family after the murder of 24-year-old Robert Roberson.

SCSO: Man dead after crashing into tree

  Oxford Police, MBI investigating homicide

  Storms leave thousands without power in Memphis, Shelby Co.

Naked juvenile female escapes assault, SWAT finds suspect dead inside Medina home after 3-hour standoff

  Woman killed after shots fired into South Memphis home

Thousands of MLGW customers without power due to severe storms

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  Man shot and killed in Cordova, family reacts

  Hallmark and Graceland host fan celebration ahead of new movie

Memphis in May announces winners of 2019 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

MIM officials advise BBQ Contest attendees to evacuate Tom Lee Park ahead of storm

  MS National Guardsman shot, killed at Sardis gas station

Child hit by car in Whitehaven

Man critical following Frayser shooting

Memphis Police are investigating after a man was shot in the 3400 block of Madewell Street.

Mississippi giving away alarms to try to reduce fire deaths

Having a smoke alarm can cut the risk of fire death in half.

Woman admits to vandalizing car for having pro-Trump stickers

A woman is behind bars after she vandalized a vehicle at Walmart.

  WATCH: Two infants rescued from Covington apartment fire

Two children were rescued after being trapped inside an apartment that was on fire.

  How to get samples at World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest

Council member attacked in home

  House Speaker Casada reportedly resigns from pharmaceutical company

  Swine and Dine takes first place in booth competition at World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

  Memphis Tigers put together #1 recruiting class

  Suspect arrested in connection to Cordova homicide

  Memphis in May community help Texas BBQ team who lost equipment in crash driving to Memphis

A barbecue team from Texas had some trouble getting to Memphis but are still able to compete with the help of the community.

USDA working ‘feverishly’ on multi-billion dollar aid package for distressed farmers

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the Department is working 'feverishly' on a multi-billion dollar aid package for farmers hit hard by the tariffs and looming trade war with China.

  Memphis police investigating string of valet vehicle thefts

Over three days, Memphis Police reports show five cars swiped from valets across downtown.

  CDC: Pregnancy-related deaths on the rise with a higher risk among black women

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more women are dying from pregnancy-related issues. Black women are at an even higher risk.

  Tours begin Saturday at the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeland

It’s gorgeous on the outside with a two-car attached garage, sprawling backyard, and when you walk through the door prepare to have your breath taken away.

JCPS says school bus driver did not intentionally pull away from student

A video shared by the student's mother shows one of the most extreme encounters when the driver left her son.

  Parents furious after claims kindergartners were forced in a closet to be disciplined

The alleged incident happened on May 9 with four boys ranging from 5 to 6 years old at Salem Elementary School in Chesterfield.

Jessica Chambers’ murder suspect Quinton Tellis indicted in death of woman in Louisiana

Quinton Tellis, the suspect in the Jessica Chambers case, has been indicted by a Louisiana grand jury in the 2015death of Ming Chen Hsaio of Taiwan.

  5 Great Things: Therapy dog appears in yearbook, MEM hits new travel record

Time to come up from the barbecue smoke for a few seconds, to look back at 5 Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

Coworker argument leads to shooting at downtown business

Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting between coworkers.

  House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Dubbed the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said it will bring the nation "closer to equal liberty and justice for all."

‘Shocking’: Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

Dr. Richard Strauss groped or ogled young men while treating athletes from at least 16 sports and working at the student health center and his off-campus clinic, investigators from a law firm hired by the university found.

  Young at heart - Monday at 10

A new study shows more young people are having heart attacks under 40, sometimes without warning.

5-star recruit Precious Achiuwa commits to Memphis

Penny Hardaway and the University of Memphis just landed another five-star basketball recruit.

MPD officer involved in crash

Two people were injured in a crash involving a Memphis police officer.

  Man found guilty of kidnapping, raping 7 women

A man was found guilty of raping seven women over seven years, U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant announced.

WATCH: Dog trained to get beer, koozie, throw away cans

A Kentucky man has trained his dog to get him a beer out of the refrigerator. And get a koozie. And throw away the empties.

  Man indicted for double murder at tire shop

A grand jury indicted a man accused of killing two people inside a tire shop last year.

  UT-Martin remembers fallen classmate with candlelight vigil

UT-Martin held a candlelight vigil Thursday to remember one of its students who was killed.

  Day 3 of of WCBCC brings more fun, ribs

Thursday was a lot of fun at the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, but things are far from over.

  Person wounded in accidental shooting

A person was wounded in an accidental shooting in Downtown Memphis.

  10-year-old boy found after missing from home

Memphis Police Department is searching for a 10-year-old they said ran from home.

  Loved to death: Is euthanizing pets to be buried with dead owners OK?

A Chesterfield woman put in her will that her beloved dog should be put down upon her death so its remains can be buried with her.

'I don’t need easy, I just need possible’, Cassidy Hooper, born without eyes or nose, graduates from college in Charlotte

Cassidy Hooper is one of only a few people in the world born with no eyes and no nose. We first met her in 2008, at 11 years old. She’s now 22 and just graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte.

  Man sets himself on fire outside Walmart in Athens, Ala.

According to police, bystanders said the man doused himself with gasoline, ran into the store, went back out, went to a corner of the parking lot and lit himself on fire.

  MEMPHIS 200: The history of Beale Street

Memphis, Tennessee: The home of the blues and the birthplace for rock 'n' roll thanks to Beale Street.

  Germantown releases apartment study examining impact new developments could have

The City of Germantown put a moratorium on new apartments in January 2018.Sixteen months and much research later, the report examines how apartments and especially the people living in them use city services.

  First look at 2019 St. Jude Dream Home

WMC Action News 5 received our first tour inside the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home in Winstead Farms in Lakeland.

Mississippi Governor’s race ramps up

The statewide primary election is less than three months away.And the race for Governor is picking up in new ways---with more ads and polling.

  Death row inmate executed for the murder of his wife

A Tennessee death row inmate died by lethal injection Thursday for a Memphis murder nearly 35 years ago.

  Memphis International Airport hits new travel record

Monday marked the busiest day in 2019 for Memphis International Airport, with 9,037 people going through the TSA checkpoint.

  International competitors come to win at World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

This weekend, the world’s best barbecuers have come to the Bluff City to compete.

TVA pushes to keep MLGW service

The President of the Tennessee Valley Authority says the agency needs to step up its relationship with Memphis.

  MFD evacuates Service Master HQ due to fire at Texas De Brazil

Service Master Headquarters was evacuated by Memphis Fire Department Thursday due to a fire downtown.

  California mom confronts daughter’s bullies in the classroom, gets banned from school

The mother said that although the school suspended one of the bullies, her daughter was being harassed more than before, even saying she had thought about suicide.

  Memphis team competes for 42nd year at World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest

There’s only one team that can say they remember participating in the first ever World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest.

  Beale Street admission fee debuts during World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest

Many people are expected on Beale Street for the first weekend that an admission charge is returning.

  Apartment complex to begin collecting dog DNA samples to identify feces not picked up by owners

Picking up after your pet isn't that hard, but one apartment complex in Memphis wants to know who's behind the puppy piles.

  Habitat for Humanity gives Whitehaven veteran new roof

For 15 years, Clifton Boykin’s roof on his Whitehaven home has been getting worse. So, Habitat for Humanity stepped in.

2 injured in shooting near grocery store

Memphis Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 800 block of Breedlove Street.

Fred’s closing 104 additional stores across U.S.

The Memphis-based chain announced it will close more stores, a month after they announced 159 stores closing across the U.S.

  'All I can see is her’: Toddler dies after reported sexual assault at motel

Police responded to the 6400 block of Midlothian Turnpike on May 8 for a report of a toddler child being assaulted.

  Boy burned while handling lime juice because of skin condition

For those who have phytophotodermatitis, handling lime or any citrus juice - and then exposing that skin to the sun will cause burns, sometimes severe one.

Chickasaw Middle School closed Friday because of HVAC maintenance

Shelby County Schools has cancelled school for Chickasaw Middle students on Friday.

Mississippi strip club ordered to pay over $3.3 million in race discrimination case

The lawsuit says that on July 23, 2013, the strip club terminated Williams’ employment because of her race when she refused to pay the discriminatory fee of $100 per shift to work at Club Danny’s.

  Mick Jagger back with Rolling Stones after illness to start North American tour

Tickets sold for the original dates will be honored, but those who can't attend can get refunds by accessing their Ticketmaster accounts.

LeBron James collaborates with Walmart to invest in education, fight hunger across the US

LeBron James and Walmart have formed a partnership aimed at improving education and reducing hunger in communities throughout the country.

Power restored across Olive Branch

Much of Olive Branch was without power Thursday morning.

Former DeSoto Central star debuts in big leagues, bashes home run

Riley, a 2015 1st round draft pick for the Atlanta Braves, got his call to the show Wednesday with the Braves needing an extra bat.

Penny Hardaway named spokesperson for Memphis International Airport

Memphis International Airport announced University of Memphis head men's basketball coach Penny Hardaway as its new spokesperson.

These states have the sexiest, and ugliest, accents in America, according to a survey

Long Islanders will be less than thrilled about their ranking.

Hershey to redesign classic chocolate bar

Chocolate bars will feature emoji's starting this summer.

  SUV crashes through front of market

An SUV crashed into a store early Thursday morning.

  Memphis police searching for suspects who spray painted ‘NAZI’ on vehicle in Walmart lot

Police say surveillance cameras recorded a white female vandalizing the vehicle and leaving in a silver 2004 to 2008 Chrysler Pacifica. A white male was driving.

  Brooks Museum of Art aims to move downtown by 2024

The $100 million fundraising campaign to build a new Brooks Museum in downtown Memphis is right on schedule.

  Mother, grandmother killed in crash leaving behind 4-year-old with special needs

Police are investigating a Germantown car crash that claimed the life of a mother and daughter Tuesday.

More Mississippi officers have died in May than any other month of the year

May is the deadliest month of the year for Mississippi law enforcement.

  Shelby County Schools looking into new app to help students report bullying

Fernando Montiel’s family says he was bullied, but they had no idea until after he took his own life. Neither did his school district. Now Shelby County Schools is looking into new technology to help make it easier and safer for students to report bullying.