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Police officer shot at during robbery in North Memphis

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 2 hours 37 min ago
There was an officer involved shooting around midnight on Thursday, according to Memphis Police Department. 

Fatal shooting on 41st and Indiana Ave.

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 2 hours 40 min ago
A shooting occurred at 41st Ave. North and Indiana Ave. just after midnight on Thursday. 

Body found on Murfreesboro Pike

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 2 hours 48 min ago
A body was found at 974 Murfreesboro Pike around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday. 

Census: US growing older and more racially diverse

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 3 hours 9 min ago
The U.S. Census Bureau says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse.

Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 4 hours 3 min ago
The depth of community sorrow at the death of a 17-year-old Muslim girl attacked as she walked to her mosque has been made clear after thousands attended her funeral and a subsequent community vigil.

AP sources: Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 4 hours 9 min ago
Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill.

Former immigration detainees challenge labor practices

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 4 hours 9 min ago
People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery.

Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 4 hours 9 min ago
Under an Oregon roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed last week by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat.

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

Memphis News WMCTV5 - 4 hours 39 min ago
An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision.

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:48
A study by the Highway Loss Data Institute found a 2.7 percent increase crash claims in the first three states to legalize marijuana for recreational use -- Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- when compared with neighboring states.

Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:28
Cheap gasoline and a decent economy are expected to push July 4th travel to a record.

Beyonce' awards scholarship to Mississippi native

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:56
Just days before the world got in formation following reports of two new additions to the Bey Hive, a Jackson, Miss. native has an even better reason to celebrate. 

Biloxi Shuckers make solid run

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:48
The Biloxi Shuckers open the second half of the Southern League 6:35 Thursday night at MGM Park, hosting the Mississippi Braves, game one of a five-game series.

"N" word discussion on sitcom prompts social media response

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:45
NBC's, The Carmichael Show, is a situation comedy featuring an African-American family and it is known to take on some serious social issues with a touch of humor.

Rawl Springs residents brace for more flooding

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:33
Residents in the Rawl Springs community of Forrest County said they can’t a break from all the flooding. T

SAFETY GUIDE: How to ensure your 4th of July is safe, fun, and injury free

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:29
Fireworks and backyard-grilling become America's past-time on the most patriotic holiday of the year. 

SCS students help find forever homes for furry friends

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:12
 Some Shelby County students are helping get pets adopted. Each week students are featured in Facebook 

Pearl long snapper Dillon Hayes shows off pinpoint accuracy

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:07
Pearl's Dillon Hayes is one of the top long snapper's in Mississippi and thrives under the pressure of playing the sport's most underappreciated position. On Wednesday we took the field to put his skills to the test. 

Customers on edge after shots fired in Walmart parking lot

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:56
An argument between customers inside turned into gun violence outside of Walmart on Winchester Road. 

Visually impaired students receive special opportunity at Bass Pro Shops

Memphis News WMCTV5 - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:49
A group of visually impaired students was given a special opportunity at Bass Pro Shops on Wednesday. 

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