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Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti
Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.
WMCActionNews5.com Staff and
Published September 1, 2020 at 7:14 PM
Memphians hold overnight vigil outside post office
Memphians concerned about Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s major changes are spending the night near the main post office to voice their demands.
Published August 21, 2020 at 12:02 AM
Lizzo feeds DeSoto County hospital employees
Award-winning Singer Lizzo decided to give back to DeSoto County hospital employees who have been on the frontlines throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published July 14, 2020 at 3:46 PM
Massive American flag draped over Gatlinburg SkyBridge
The Gatlinburg SkyBridge is looking very patriotic for the Fourth of July.
Published July 3, 2020 at 10:02 AM
FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name
A FedEx spokesperson released a statement Thursday afternoon, saying, “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name.”
Published July 2, 2020 at 6:51 PM
TBI: Amber Alert canceled for missing 9-month-old forcibly taken in Tennessee
UPDATE -- Braelee Rayne Trapp has been found safe.
Published June 26, 2020 at 10:25 AM
Collierville restaurant employees suspended after writing 'black people’ on ticket
Two employees of a Collierville restaurant were suspended indefinitely and the eatery's owners have apologized for the way two African American customers were treated on Thursday.
Published May 29, 2020 at 11:13 PM
Confederate general’s body could be relocated after descendants of Nathan Bedford Forrest drop lawsuit over removal of monuments
With the lawsuit dropped, Memphis Greenspace can move forward with legal proceedings to move the bodies of Forrest and his wife who were buried under his statue.
Published May 12, 2020 at 7:07 PM
MPD: Child killed in shooting near apartment complex
Memphis police are investigating after a child was shot and killed near an apartment complex Thursday evening.
Published March 26, 2020 at 9:01 PM
TBI finds remains believed to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says investigators have found remains that are believed to be those of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
Published March 7, 2020 at 12:11 AM
Amber Alert: Search for Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell in North Carolina pond inconclusive
The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office searched a pond in the Shepherds Crossroads Community Wednesday in connection with the 15-month-old’s disappearance but found nothing new in the case.
Published February 26, 2020 at 6:15 PM
2 arrested in N.C., found driving stolen vehicle connected to Tennessee Amber Alert, deputies say
A man and woman were arrested in connection to an Amber Alert Friday after being found driving a stolen vehicle connected to the investigation in Wilkes County.
Published February 22, 2020 at 4:31 PM
TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December
TBI said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen Dec. 26, 2019. She was not reported missing until Feb. 18.
Published February 20, 2020 at 9:20 AM
Suspect dead, 2 officers injured in shooting inside Forrest City, Arkansas Walmart
Forrest City police say the situation is still active and the store is locked down.
Published February 10, 2020 at 6:46 PM
Police: Driver charged with vehicular homicide says he smoked weed after being upset about Kobe Bryant’s death
An arrest has been made after two people were killed during a crash Sunday night.
Published January 27, 2020 at 9:49 AM
FedEx Ground offering deliveries on Sunday
FedEx Ground has officially started delivering “FedEx Home Delivery” packages on Sundays.
Published January 23, 2020 at 11:50 AM
Suspect wanted for deadly stabbing of Rhodes student, captured in Nashville
The man accused of fatally stabbing two men, including a Rhodes College student, in a Nashville bar last weekend has been captured by law enforcement.
Published December 26, 2019 at 8:02 AM
WATCH: Dash camera captures deer jumping over moving vehicle on Tennessee road
Talk about a close call!
Published December 19, 2019 at 1:16 PM
BBB warning: Beware of the ‘Secret Sister Gift Exchange’ on social media
If you’ve seen the viral “Secret Sister Gift Exchange” on social media, beware. It could cost you more than just your personal information.
Published November 12, 2019 at 7:11 PM
Rare birth: Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11
Cametrione and Justin Brown welcomed their 9 pound 11 ounce baby at a Tennessee hospital on 9/11 at 9:11.
Published September 12, 2019 at 6:31 PM
Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.
The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.
Published September 10, 2019 at 10:50 AM
Dangerous escaped Tenn. inmate Curtis Watson in custody, state DOC tweets
Pictures out of Henning in west Tennessee show Watson in what appears to be in camp overalls and a hat and carrying a camp backpack.
Published August 11, 2019 at 3:27 PM
Company behind Perkins, Marie Callender’s files for bankruptcy
The company behind Perkins and Marie Callender’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Published August 6, 2019 at 7:08 AM
2 employees killed, officer wounded in shooting at Southaven, Mississippi Walmart; suspect shot, in custody
Police cars are surrounding Walmart on Goodman Road in Southaven.
Published July 30, 2019 at 5:39 PM
Man from viral ‘Back up Terry’ video gifted with new wheelchair
Remember the “Back up Terry” video that went viral a few years ago? Terry is from Memphis and he's the recipient of a brand new wheelchair!
Published July 24, 2019 at 9:27 AM
‘My truck...my rules’: Mississippi politician appears on CNN to defend decision to deny interview to female reporter
“This is my truck, and in my truck we go by my rules and that’s my rule,” said Mississippi state Rep. Robert Foster during a live phone interview on CNN.
Published July 11, 2019 at 1:13 PM
Stars of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ donate $1.5M to St. Jude
Stars of the hit HGTV show ‘Fixer Upper’ made a big donation to a local hospital.
Published June 28, 2019 at 1:30 PM
Dozens of officers injured in protests after U.S. marshals shoot, kill man in Memphis
United States Marshals shot and killed a man in Memphis on Wednesday night, sparking a major protest.
Published June 13, 2019 at 9:24 AM
Governor Bill Lee will not grant clemency to Donnie Johnson
Donnie Johnson, 68, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday. He was moved to death watch early Tuesday just after midnight.
Published May 14, 2019 at 6:31 PM
Memphis woman charged with raping 4-year-old boy
A Memphis woman has been charged with raping a 4-year-old boy.
Published April 24, 2019 at 8:25 AM
Report: Search underway for missing Indiana boy, 13
Missing 17-year-old boy from Paducah found safe
Surprise album from Ky. native Tyler Childers addresses racism
Gray News Staff
Arrest made in deadly Elizabethtown double shooting
ESPN College Gameday will look, feel different on UofL’s campus