Why does it take so long to get anything done about blighted properties in Memphis? The WMC Action News 5 Investigators worked to get answers to that question and discovered that, while the problem may be obvious, the solutions are not.
Have you ever wondered why many older African Americans like to leave early in the morning when they head out for a road trip? It’s likely something they learned to do as a matter of safety years ago when may of them used a Green Book to help navigate.
For the past few months, Lauran Stimac and Richard Glassman screened episode scripts and worked on set alongside Caitlin McGee and Jimmy Smits for all the legal scenes to make the show as life-like as possible.
In an interview with the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, Pro-Publica and Investigate TV, Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Pelicia Hall spoke about conditions in state-run prisons. Hall said low pay is contributing to staffing shortages in those facilities.
Could a federal court take over Mississippi's foster care system?That's what a child advocate is pushing for, arguing the state is violating a federal court agreement by not providing proper care to thousands of children in its custody.
WMC dug into several years of data that Mississippi provided to the federal government for the annual Child Maltreatment Report and found the number of children who’ve experienced abuse in Mississippi grew 41 percent in just four years.
An ambulance ride can cost you a pretty penny, so people are turning to ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft to get a trip to the hospital and cut their costs. Emergency personnel said it's not worth putting your life at risk to save a buck.
Carfax experts say there are potentially more than one million cars on the roads with false odometer readings - meaning their mileage has been rolled back to make the vehicles look like they have less wear and tear.
If you've lived in Memphis for any length of time, you most likely know about it or have eaten there at least once.We’re talking about one of this country’s oldest soul food restaurants, the Four Way on Mississippi Boulevard.
Each year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation release hate crime statistics to give the public crucial information about the safety of communities. But how reliable is the information in those reports?