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  Methodist University Hospital president discusses fight against COVID-19

Suspects on the run after woman shot in Whitehaven

  Reports: President Trump to pick Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court nominee

  Tennessee senator looking to make legislative changes in wake of Breonna Taylor decision

Motorcyclist killed in southeast Memphis crash

  Police find man dead inside vehicle in Crosstown neighborhood

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  Community surprises young girl with Make-A-Wish reveal

  SCS student says she’s struggling with virtual learning

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

  Mid-South business headlines: Local leaders proclaim promise of South Memphis development, details remain scant

  Mid-South Pride Fest goes virtual due to coronavirus concerns

  Police identify man who died following fight with MLGW worker

  UTHSC physicians leading potential ‘game changer’ clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment in Memphis

Researchers are looking to help those who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 and are not sick enough to be in the hospital.

SCSO reports 33 active COVID-19 cases among employees, detainees

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported a total of 33 active cases among their employees and detainees Friday.

  UofM athletics dept. announces layoffs and furloughs in response to pandemic’s financial impact

In total, Memphis eliminated 19 positions, and beginning Oct. 1 all salaried employees making $40,000 or more are facing furloughs up to 20 percent of their salaries.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reports 68-year-old woman found safe

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a 68-year-old woman who went missing Thursday has been found safe.

  County commissioner announces groundbreaking for revitalization project in Soulsville

  Virtual St. Jude Memphis Marathon kicks off this weekend

  Benadryl Challenge: FDA warns public about overconsuming allergy medicine

  Tennessee COVID-19 deaths increase by 42, more than 1,900 cases reported

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 96,032 cases, 2,894 deaths reported by health dept.

  Miss. sees increase in daily COVID-19 cases

  Ole Miss opens football season with gameday guidelines

Ole Miss is getting ready for their season opener tomorrow as Florida comes to Oxford for the kick-off of SEC Football.

4th grade virtual learner gets suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom

9-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison is a 4th grader at Woodmere Elementary, and this year he’s a virtual learner so his classroom is his bedroom.

  Military equipment flows to Mid-South law enforcement agencies

Over the last three decades, more than $7 billion worth of surplus military equipment has found its way into the hands of law enforcement agencies across our country -- including here in the Mid-South.

  Tennessee children use art to express themselves during uncertain times

There were over 40 submissions submitted into the “Stand for Children TN” art showcase.

  Man dead after fight with MLGW worker

A man has died after getting into a fight with an MLGW worker.

  Two ejected from vehicle after crash on I-240

A child is dead after a crash Thursday night on Interstate 240 at Getwell Road.

Pedestrian dead after hit-and-run in North Memphis

A pedestrian is dead after a hit-and-run in North Memphis Thursday night.

  Sorting through the symptoms: Allergies, Asthma, Flu vs. COVID-19

Seasonal allergies, asthma and flu make navigating COVID-19 more complicated for many. And they're confused about symptoms.

Black business leaders announce plan to redevelop South Memphis

A new initiative is being launched to redevelop South Memphis.

  UTHSC, Regional One Health collaborate for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health are partnering on a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial program.

  Family files lawsuit against Circle K employee who shot, killed their relative in May

Legal action is being taken by the family of a man who was shot and killed by a Circle K employee.

  Police investigating after protesters say man pulled gun on them

Memphis police are looking for more people to come forward and give their account of what happened at the end of a protest Wednesday night. Protestors say a man pointed a gun at them.

Chris Rock returns to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for Oct. 3 season premiere

Rock was a cast member from 1990 to 1993, and he’s hosted twice before.

  SCHD says limited-service restaurants, bars that don’t follow restrictions risk losing liquor licenses

Limited-service restaurants and bars in Shelby County are back in business this week after a nearly three-month closure. But the latest county health directive requires major changes to their operations, and businesses that don’t follow the guidelines could lose their state liquor licenses.

  DA’s office: No charges for man who shot attempted carjacking suspects at Kroger gas station

A spokesperson for District Attorney Amy Weirich says investigators determined the shooting was justified.

  Mid-South Heroes: Teacher uses her talents to help people of all ages

One woman is using her variety of talents to help people of all ages in the community.

Man arrested following shooting that injured his 12-year-old brother

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Westwood which injured his 12-year-old brother.

Clerk’s Office, TDH issue warnings about ‘spoof calls’

The Clerk’s Office for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the Tennessee Department of Health are warning of a scam where scammers are making spoof calls, appearing to be from their offices.

Lawyer for former Oxford Police Officer charged with murder wants psychiatric exam for his client

Attorney Carlos Moore says the family of a murder victim is hoping a judge denies a motion for a psychiatric examination for former Oxford police office Matthew Kinne who is charged with killing 32 year old Dominique Clayton.

  Advance Memphis fundraiser helps Memphians get job training

Advance Memphis is holding its annual Art for Jobs fundraiser Thursday.

Man indicted in Raleigh car-to-car shootings

A Bartlett man has been indicted in the killing of one man and the attempted killing of seven others in a pair of car-to-car shootings earlier this year in Raleigh, according to Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.

  City of West Memphis, WMFD celebrate grand opening of new fire station

The City of West Memphis and the West Memphis Fire Department celebrated the grand opening of the Dennis Brewer Fire Station No. 3 on Thursday.

MPD Director Mike Rallings asks for participation in national survey on police interactions

https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/video/2020/09/24/mpd-director-holds-virtual-news-conference-response-resistance-survey/

Ole Miss suspends baseball activities after positive COVID tests

Ole Miss is suspending baseball activities for several weeks.

  Protesters block Poplar Avenue in front of Shelby County Jail in ‘Solidarity for Breonna’

Protesters gathered in “Solidarity for Breonna” around noon in the parking lot across from 201 Poplar, first speaking to the media before moving to the street.

FAA awards Memphis International Airport with $31M improvement grant

The Federal Aviation Administration announced a million-dollar improvement grant that will go to the Memphis International Airport.

2 LMPD officers shot in downtown Louisville, suspect in custody

Two LMPD officers were shot Wednesday night in downtown Louisville.

  More than 14,000 active COVID-19 cases reported in Tennessee

Health officials are reporting 835 new coronavirus cases in Tennessee, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 187,544.

  2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The protests come after prosecutors said two officers who fired their weapons at Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, were justified in using force to protect themselves after they faced gunfire from her boyfriend.

  WATCH: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare gives update on COVID-19 across the state

Health officials with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are hosting a live briefing on their overall state with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man pleads guilty to 2018 armed carjacking at car wash

A Memphis man has pled guilty to an armed carjacking at a local car wash that happened in July of 2018.

  Bottom Line: Removing stains from kids’ clothing

If the stain is still fresh, water alone may actually remove it. But if the stain has set in, a few household items and a good detergent to pretreat it can help.

  Man dead, MLGW worker detained after being assaulted on the job

One person is dead and an MLGW worker has been sent to the hospital after he was assaulted on the job.

  Investigation underway following reported robbery of MLGW workers

Police responded to a reported robbery of MLGW workers in Whitehaven Wednesday evening.

  ’Green Book’ exhibit to debut at NCRM

A new Smithsonian exhibit is coming to the National Civil Rights Museum, giving visitors a glimpse of the perils of traveling while Black in the era of Jim Crow laws.

  Memphis attorney calls Breonna Taylor grand jury decision ‘complicated’

Longtime Memphis Attorney Walter Bailey knows a thing or two about trying police officers.

  Cordova mom says her 11-year-old son was abused at day care

A Cordova mom’s world shattered Tuesday when she said her 11-year-old son told her a day care worker at The Gentlemen and Ladies Learning Academy had been abusing him.

  Relatives upset over conditions of Rose Hill Cemetery

The state of Tennessee may have to step in to help maintain a cemetery that has been neglected for decades.

Olive Branch High boys’ basketball team quarantined, school officials say

Members of the Olive Branch High School boys' basketball team have been quarantined due to close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case, according to school officials.

  Hispanic Heritage Month: Health care leader working to give others a second opportunity

As we honor Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a Mid-South health care leader who turned his second chance into a second opportunity for so many others.

  Bars, breweries and limited-service restaurants move quickly to reopen in Shelby County

Tuesday, the Shelby County Health Department gave limited-service restaurants and bars the green light to reopen starting 12:01 a.m. on Sept. 23.

  Hundreds of Memphis Police Dept. employees disciplined last year, report shows

Hundreds of Memphis Police Department employees were disciplined last year, including 133 police officers who were suspended, according to a report by an internal watchdog that investigates allegations of police misconduct.

  SCHD says no marked increase in pediatric COVID-19 cases with local school re-openings

Public health officials in Shelby County said they do not believe school re-openings have resulted in increased cases of COVID-19 among children locally.

  Rhodes College grad is potential Supreme Court nominee

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett is making headlines as a potential nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Brett Hankison booked into jail, released

Former LMPD Det. Brett Hankison was booked and released from jail Wednesday after he was indicted in the Breonna Taylor case, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

  Collierville High School teachers push for changes to COVID-19 instructional methods

Some Collierville teachers are asking the district to move to all virtual learning, citing concern over their workload.

  Memphis sees decline in robberies amid coronavirus pandemic

Now six months after the pandemic started, law enforcement officials and public safety officials in Shelby County are getting a better idea of how it affected crime trends.

  Tennessee leaders say data shows COVID-19 pandemic having significant impact on student learning

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn cited recent data showing an estimated 50-percent decrease in deficiency in third-grade reading and an estimated 65-percent decrease in deficiency in third-grade math.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office launches new website

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new agency website to allow users easier access to information about jail detainees, warrants, paying tickets, and general news.

  Officials urge flu vaccine as flu season, pandemic brings ‘doubly challenging’ time

A statewide mask mandate remains in place through the end of September.

  Police investigating burglary at U of M Athletic Office

University of Memphis Police Services and the Memphis Police Department are investigating a burglary at the Athletic Office Building.

  Man indicted in deadly dice game shooting

A 29-year-old man has been indicted in the shooting deaths of two men and the wounding of another following a dice game this summer in Binghampton, according to Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.

14th MATA employee tests positive for COVID-19

Memphis Area Transit Authority has reported its 14th COVID-19 case among its employees.

  WATCH: Infectious disease expert at Memphis hospital answers questions about COVID-19

Dr. Steve Threlkeld is co-director of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis’ infectious prevention program.

  Tennessee coronavirus cases increase by more than 1,500; 14 new deaths reported

The Tennessee Department of Health has announced 1,561 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional deaths in the state.

School board expels student who brought gun on campus

Blytheville school officials voted to expel a student accused of bringing a gun onto campus.

U.S. Marshals arrest suspect in May homicide investigation

Tuesday afternoon, Terrance Sanders was arrested as a murder suspect in a homicide investigation by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team.

  Suspect arrested, charged in shooting death of MAPCO gas station clerk

A 22-year-old man police say is responsible for the shooting death of a MAPCO gas station clerk is now in custody.