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.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr says he does not recall a request by the White House to publicly defend President Trump over the July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which has become a central focus of the U.S House impeachment inquiry.
People gathered in downtown Memphis Monday for the annual Veterans Day Parade. But this year’s parade happened on the same week Congress begins holding public hearings that could lead to the president’s impeachment.
The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to all general hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections and other harms to patients in their care.
Leaders at Memphis Light Gas & Water are facing some major decisions, including whether the utility could get its power cheaper from a source other than the Tennessee Valley Authority. The utility is also asking the Memphis City Council to raise rates, and a consultant report has recommended job cut
According to the Shelby County Division of Corrections, 41-year-old Samuel Bridges stole a Corrections employee’s 2014 white Ford E-350 cargo van while at a work site around 2 p.m. SCDC says Bridges hit the employee with the van as he drove away.
Upon arrival, victim stated he was arguing with men inside the store. The victim says that the two suspects left the store and walked to the tree line, south of the business. When the victim left, the suspects fired between four and five rounds at him. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction.
On Tuesday, Kent Ritchey, president of Landers Auto Group, donated more than 300 basketballs, footballs and soccer balls to Wells Station Elementary. The school’s storage unit was the target of a break-in over the summer.
Police say 22-year-old Bobby Parks, who is an employee at Buffalo Wild Wings, got into an altercation the night before with a coworker. Then on Sunday, Parks mistook a customer on the patio for the coworker with whom he fought.
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.
The City of Memphis Thanksgiving Day Dinner for the homeless has been cancelled for 2019. The city announced the cancellation on its website Monday, attributing it to renovations at the Convention Center.
Former City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development employee Leon Blackmon Sr. and nine other relatives or acquaintances were indicted for their roles in a government-contracting scheme that defrauded the City of Memphis.
IBERIABANK and First Horizon National Corporation announced a merger Monday that will bring the company’s headquarters to Memphis and create one of the largest regional financial services companies in the South.
President Donald Trump will make a trip to Tupelo, Mississippi Friday to rally for conservatives in the state just a few days before Election Day. Party leaders are hoping for a bump as the race comes down to the wire.