Families of those injured or killed by police say union contracts are protecting "bad apples" and stop police leadership from being able to have oversight. Union officials say police are highly scrutinized and need collective bargaining agreements.
Nurse practitioners are questioning their own education at some colleges. There’s no national standard on how to educate nurse practitioners, while medical education for doctors was standardized more than 100 years ago.
For the past five years, Francis Wright has been trying to settle a debt her husband’s killer had with the Shelby County Trustee’s Office -- thousands of dollars in back taxes owed on properties awarded to her in a civil judgment.
Every year millions of dollars flow to nursing homes from a fund that is padded with fines collected from long-term care facilities that inspections show have put the health and safety of residents in jeopardy.
“Scammers play on that desperation,” said Daniel Irwin, who does research and investigations for the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South. “They play on the need for money, they play on the need for assistance.”
he West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center is our latest 5 Star Story. It’s hidden behind service stations and fast food restaurants just off I-40 near Brownsville on Sunny Hill Cove in what was once a Western Sizzlin', and it’s truly a hidden gem.
Public schools have reduced the number of days children are in an actual classroom or canceled in-person classes completely. Meanwhile, many area private schools plan to bring students on campus five days a week, and many of those schools have seen a higher number of applications this semester.
As we continue celebrating the things we love about the Mid-South, the Germantown Performing Arts Center takes center stage as a 5 Star Story with a new outdoor space where you can tap into nature and the arts.
Shelby Farms Park is one of the 20 largest urban parks in the U.S. and if you haven’t at least tried to explore any of its 4,500 acres – you’re missing out! And making it worthy of our 5 Star Story treatment.
Beyond Shelby County's longest span bridge, beneath the stone angels, obelisks, and shade trees lie madams, martyrs, murderers, and millionaires. Established in 1852, Elmwood is the oldest active cemetery in Shelby County.
His real name is Artemis Williams, one of the most connected movers and shakers in Memphis who has parlayed his experience with Def Jam Records into not only bringing A-list entertainment to the Bluff City but also creating A-list community events for kids, schools, you name it.
Are state medical boards doing enough to protect patients from doctors with sexual misconduct history? An expert told WMC Action News 5 there are several reasons why that has been called into question in recent years.
You might think that crash test dummies represent a wide range of drivers. But despite their blank faces and androgynous features, most dummies used in auto crash tests represent a very specific type of driver—an average adult male—which researchers say poses a safety risk for women.