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.
Soccer legend Tim Howard made a name for himself on the international sports stage, and now he’s scoring big for the Bluff City. But he had to get his start somewhere. He explains when he got his big break in this WMC Action News 5 exclusive.
Mid-South first responders, law enforcement officers and health officials have answered calls to more than 2,600 suspected drug overdoses in Shelby County since the beginning of the year. Now a new approach to ending overdoses targets areas where they happen the most.
Eleven months after the Tennessee State Department of Education cited Shelby County Schools for disproportionately disciplining students with disabilities, WMC is taking a closer look at the district's progress in addressing the problem and the new approach they're taking to keep students in school.
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.