Shelby Co. Democratic Party warning voters of fake sample ballots mailed out weeks before Memphis municipal election

The Shelby County Democratic Party is sounding the alarm about election mailers that they say are confusing and misleading.

  Memphis Zoo hosts ‘Harvest Fest’

  Man sentenced 40 years in hotel shooting investigation

  Frayser man convicted in attempted murder investigation

  Man charged in connection to motorcycle-vehicle crash involving an off-duty Memphis officer

901 FC goes for 4th straight victory

Memphis Tigers Volleyball breaks win record

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Memphis Tiger Women’s Soccer adds another shutout

  SCS’ 'Families Connect’ program allows parents to train parents

Man hit by car in Parkway Village

  Suspects charged in murder of former White Station High football player

  Memphis actress Elise Neal to launch performing arts master classes

  Carvana expected to bring 400 new jobs to West Memphis

  Mid-Southerners strike against climate change

Some Mid-Southerners declared a strike against climate change Friday.

  MFD achieves ‘Class 1’ rating

A high honor for the Memphis Fire Department could translate into savings for you.

  Meet the leading lady of NBC’s ‘Bluff City Law’

The actress is making the most of her time in the Bluff City while filming "Bluff City Law."

  Southeast Memphis neighborhood on edge after several violent crimes in one week

Residents and students near the University of Memphis are on edge after several violent incidents in one week.

  Find a watch party for the premiere of NBC’s ‘Bluff City Law’!

  Mid-South business headlines: ‘Professor Catfish’ licensed to Memphis events company and Cossitt Library renovations underway

  Germantown mother upset after her son was pepper-sprayed at school

  City, county considering Raleigh TIF district

  Mid-South Fair in full swing

  Crosstown High students protest against education changes

  Off-duty Memphis officer critically injured in motorcycle-vehicle crash

Memphis police initially told WMC an off-duty police officer was involved in the crash but now say they are unsure.

  5 Great Things: New service dog program at St. Jude; Mid-South Food Bank hosting diaper drive

It’s fair season in the Mid-South, but first, a look back at 5 of the Great Things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

  Deputies give latest details on disappearance of Taquila Hayes

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference Friday afternoon to discuss the disappearance of Taquila Hayes.

Free MATA bus passes underway for SCS high school students

The partnership also allows parents and guardians of students to receive a free pass under their student’s registration.

One killed in Wayne County oil tank explosion

One person was killed when two oil storage tanks exploded Friday morning in Wayne County.

Mid-South BBB president warns of unclaimed property scam

The lawyer told Hutchinson that no family had been located in relation to the policy and the two of them should split the proceeds and donate 10 percent to a charity.

  Sheriff updates status of injured deputies

Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner spoke Friday morning for the first time since two deputies were injured earlier this week.

  Man admits to killing recent White Station grad, police say

A second man is in jail, accused of killing a recent White Station High School graduate in Frayser.

  Mid-South Fair brings days of fun to area

This weekend at the Mid-South Fair, you’ll find fair rides, pig races, and even alpacas.

  Friends, family mourn Flight employee found shot to death inside vehicle

Friends and family of a man shot and killed Tuesday are sharing their grief about his senseless death.

  'I’m not a hero’ Mississippi state trooper jumps into action to save a baby in distress

What would you do if a distraught mother burst into your workplace with a baby in distress.... not breathing. A Mississippi state trooper knew exactly what to do and tonight a 6-month-old is alive because of his heroic action.

  Father seeks help solving crime against daughter at neighborhood safety meeting

A father went looking for assistance Thursday at a neighborhood safety meeting downtown to solve a crime against his daughter.

  Meet the cast of ‘Bluff City Law’

NBC’s “Bluff City Law” premieres Sept. 23 on WMC Action News 5

  More than a dozen officers injured in the line of duty since last year

In total, there have been 13 separate incidents where deputies were injured since January 2018.

Kamala Harris cancels campaign stop in Memphis

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has canceled her planned town hall in Memphis this Sunday.

  Flooding reported, roads closed in the Wynne area

Heavy rains have caused problems in Wynne, with roads flooded throughout town.

  Polls close in Arlington municipal election

The polls are now closed in Arlington.

  Warrant: Husband believed to be involved in Cordova woman’s disappearance

A search warrant from August details what Taquila Hayes’ husband told investigators he did after the Cordova mother went missing.

  Plans in motion to restore Orange Mound property values

Shelby County leaders are trying to save one of the most historic neighborhoods in the United States. Property values in Orange Mound are falling, and Shelby County Assessor Melvin Burgess wants to create a plan to help before the point of no return.

  Deputy shot while serving warrant is candidate for Arlington alderman, sources say

WMC has confirmed through multiple sources that the Joshua Fox running for position 3 alderman in Arlington is the same Shelby County deputy who was shot multiple times while serving a warrant at a mobile home park near I-55 and I-240.

  Amazon opens delivery station in Memphis

Amazon officials opened the doors at the Delivery Station on Pearson Road, off Lamar Avenue Thursday.

  Man who tried to kill wife 3 times awaits parole hearing decision 4 years into 30-year sentence

A Collierville man serving a 30-year sentence for attempting to kill his wife three separate times asked a parole board for early release Thursday.

  Suicide conference encourages people to seek help, share their journeys

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network held their annual suicide conference at Hope Church in Cordova Thursday.

Police identify man found shot to death in vehicle

Memphis police have identified the man found shot dead inside his vehicle Tuesday morning.

A FedEx pilot is detained before boarding a flight in China

A FedEx pilot was detained in China before boarding a commercial airline flight

  Records show suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting was wanted on attempted murder warrant

TBI says members of the Multi-Agency Gang Unit received consent to enter the home where they encountered an armed person inside and shots were fired.

  Hot, dry weather puts trees in distress

Fall officially starts Monday, but in the Mid-South it still feels like the dead of summer.

  Mid-South Food Bank collecting diapers for families in need

The Mid-South Food Bank is working to help families who may be struggling to keep up with the cost of diapers.

  Code Orange alert issued for air quality Thursday

A Code Orange air quality alert is in effect for Thursday.

  Deputy recovering after shootout that left suspect dead

A Shelby County deputy spent the night in the hospital after a shooting in South Memphis Wednesday.

  Shelby Co. Commission, municipal police departments hope to deploy surveillance cameras soon

Shelby County Commissioners and municipal police departments say they’re getting closer to deploying hundreds of surveillance cameras across the county.

  Suspect dead, deputies recovering after attempting to serve warrant

The TBI is investigating after shooting left a Shelby County deputy injured and a wanted suspect dead.

Police investigating double homicide

Memphis Police are investigating after two men were shot and killed in Fairhills Wednesday night.

  Lawsuit leads to demolition of building near Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

A demolition crew tore down an abandoned building Wednesday, as a result of a lawsuit filed by the City of Memphis under the Neighborhood Preservation Act.

  Mayors from Miss. River cities plan to restore infrastructure along river

A new initiative is in the works to restore and preserve infrastructure along the Mississippi River.

  SCSO: 1 deputy shot, 1 injured while serving warrant near South Memphis; suspect dead

An official with the Memphis Police Association says two Shelby County deputies were shot Thursday afternoon near South Memphis.

New automotive technician school now open in Memphis

The Moore Tech Automotive Technical School is the first of its kind in the Mid-South.

Makeda’s Cookies celebrates 20 years in Memphis

Makeda’s Cookies is celebrating 20 years in Memphis.

Miss. reports first case of lung illness related to vaping

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Wednesday reported its first identified case of a vaping-related lung illness.

Company paying $1,300 to watch 13 scary movies by Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday, there’s a job out there for you that’s so perfect for you it’s terrifying.

Flu vaccines available at Shelby County health clinics beginning Sept. 23

Flu season is right around the corner and the Shelby County Health Department is getting ready.

Mid-South maze features Memphis 901 FC logo

It's time to get lost! The Mid-South Maze at the Agricenter unveiled its design for 2019, and it honors one of our local sports teams.

  Martavious Banks files lawsuit against City of Memphis, officers after being shot last year

Martavious Banks has filed a lawsuit against the City of Memphis and three Memphis police officers.

  DeSoto County ranks among best school districts in state

Mississippi State Board of Education’s school ranking system showed improvement over last year.

  Woman works as advocate with Memphis’ Hispanic community on legal cases

In 1999, Ines Negrette, with her new law degree, immigrated to the United States from Venezuela. In Memphis, she found a calling she never thought she was meant for.

  Striking employees costing GM $50-100M per day

General Motors said it will no longer pay for health care coverage as thousands of employees remain on strike.

  Kamala Harris plans campaign trip to Memphis

Democratic Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is planning a stop in Memphis.

  TBI issues alert for missing Haywood County teen

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking for a child they believe is in danger.

  ‘Memphis State Eight’ to be honored on campus

A group of students known as the “Memphis State Eight” broke down barriers at the school 60 years ago this month as the first African-American students on campus.

  Murder suspect lured victims through online deception, police say

Memphis police have arrested one of the two men suspected of killing a White Station High School football player.

  Tami Sawyer takes to FB Live to respond to some controversial tweets

Sawyer apologized for tweets where she uses homophobic and anti-disability slurs.

  Reports: Memphis man kills elderly couple in car crash while fleeing police

The couple had just celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary. They were beloved in their community outside of St. Louis.

  Suspect arrested in murder of 18-year-old White Station Football Player

Talas Bonds is facing charges of first degree murder in perpetration of a robbery after he allegedly shot and killed Luibel near a church in Frayser on Sept. 2.

Police: Drunk driver detained after crashing into house

The driver was detained and taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

  Memphian artists amongst convention center finalists

The Urban Art Commission announced the finalists Tuesday and 11 of 14 finalist are from the Bluff City.

  Ermco to invest $12M in new facility

Gov. Bill Lee says this business expansion is an example of his focus on development in rural Tennessee.

  Oxford Middle School celebrates school’s 1st female football player and coach

There’s girl power on the football field at Oxford Middle School. The school’s first female football player is in the starting lineup and the first female assistant coach is on the sidelines.

  Deputies resume search for Taquila Hayes in area of her home

“We are looking for any clues that will lead us in a direction where she may be,” said SCSO Lt. Anthony Buckner.