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While thousands of Shelby County residents are facing eviction right now, more renters could be forced from their homes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers say the influx could push Memphis into its next housing crisis.
Activists and community members continue to call for changes to policing across the country, including more de-escalation training for officers. Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings told the WMC Action News 5 Investigators that there is room for improvement.
Beaches and vacation rentals are now open in Georgia, Alabama and eight counties in Florida, just in time for Memorial Day. However, one local family says they wished they knew the cancellation policies for the vacation rental they booked for Memorial Day weekend.
An analysis of state nursing home inspections and records of COVID-19 infections associated with nursing homes by the Washington Post reveals dozens of facilities had infection-related violations in the months before coronavirus infections.
Shelby County officials said Wednesday that there is a flattening the curve even as the number of COVID-19 cases grows. However, health officials are watching another number to help determine if or when we’ll enter Phase 2 of Shelby County’s Back-to-Business Plan.
Unlike many other countries, the FDA doesn't require a "made in" label on drugs, even though the federal agency estimates 80% of the ingredients and 40% of the finished drugs are manufactured overseas.
A Mississippi woman had to crawl to safety after her home was crushed by one of her neighbor's trees. Now, she doesn’t have money to fix her home and she believes her neighbor should pay for the damage because the tree was on his property.
Millions of people have received their economic impact payments from the federal government. But there are folks across the country, including here in the Mid-South, who say their money was sent to the wrong bank account.
Lupus patients say they are unable to get refills of their hydroxychloroquine after the announcement of clinical trials to study the drug for possible coronavirus treatment. Pharmacists say some doctors are writing prescriptions for friends and family members.
A family in quarantine was told by Memphis International Airport that, regardless of the circumstances, they would have to pay the full amount of their parking bill until The Investigators stepped in to help.