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JCJC holds historical HSE graduation ceremony with near record number of graduates | Action News5 JCJC holds historical HSE graduation ceremony with near record number of graduates
The 195 graduates of Jones County Junior College’s High School Equivalency (HSE) program have the distinction of being one of three of the largest classes to date and the first graduates to earn their HSE with the state’s revised HSE curriculum. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Breakfast, banter served in North Gulfport | Action News5 Breakfast, banter served in North Gulfport
It was a day to exchange handshakes and ideas. The North Gulfport Civic Club hosted its annual breakfast gathering this morning at the Good Deeds Community Center in North Gulfport. About 100 people showed up to meet local elected officials and community leaders.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
3 more suspects arrested in murder of pregnant woman | Action News5 3 more suspects arrested in murder of pregnant woman
Three more people are now in custody in connection to the murder of a pregnant woman in DeSoto County.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
2nd suspect arrested in shooting of father, son in Lebanon | Action News5 2nd suspect arrested in shooting of father, son in Lebanon
Police said the two victims, a father and son, were shot in the leg after a fight in the front yard of the home.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Topgolf Crush coming to Nissan Stadium this week | Action News5 Topgolf Crush coming to Nissan Stadium this week
From Thursday through Sunday, golf fans can get a preview of what they have to offer at Topgolf Crush, which is being held at Nissan Stadium.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Summer blood drive today for MS Blood Services | Action News5 Summer blood drive today for MS Blood Services
There will be a blood drive today from 7:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at 115 Tree Street in Flowood. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Cigarette thief at large in Memphis | Action News5 Cigarette thief at large in Memphis
Memphis Police Department needs help identifying a man who stole several cartons of cigarettes from a gas station.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
'Nashville' star Charles Esten celebrating music milestone | Action News5 'Nashville' star Charles Esten celebrating music milestone
"Nashville" star Charles Esten is the first independent country artist to release an original single each week for a year.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
$5K raised for waiter given racist note instead of tip | Action News5 $5K raised for waiter given racist note instead of tip
The homeless waiter who received a nasty note instead of a tip is homeless no more.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
AR 911 director accused of sexual harassment | Action News5 AR 911 director accused of sexual harassment
A prosecutor is investigating an Arkansas 911 director that’s accused of sexual harassment.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
1 lane closed on I-240 following crash | Action News5 1 lane closed on I-240 following crash
Traffic is slowed on Interstate 240 near Highway 385.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Tree falls on Memphis home while family was inside | Action News5 Tree falls on Memphis home while family was inside
A mother and her 10-year-old girl escaped their home safely after a tree fell through their roof.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
WLOX Editorial: It looks like this was a bad deal | Action News5 WLOX Editorial: It looks like this was a bad deal
The state of Mississippi loaned GreenTech Automotive, an electric auto company, 4.9 million tax dollars. The reason? Seed money to create 350 new jobs.    
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Prosecutor: Manslaughter charges filed in June beating death | Action News5 Prosecutor: Manslaughter charges filed in June beating death
Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce says his office has filed charges against a Pocahontas man accused of beating another man with a bat. The victim later died from his injuries. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Jury continuing deliberations in Timothy Batts trial | Action News5 Jury continuing deliberations in Timothy Batts trial
A Hendersonville father who is accused of killing his daughter could learn his fate on Thursday.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Former brewery location catches fire in East Nashville | Action News5 Former brewery location catches fire in East Nashville
The building that used to house the Fat Bottom Brewery caught fire early Thursday morning in East Nashville.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents | Action News5 Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents
A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Woman injured after train hits SUV in south Nashville | Action News5 Woman injured after train hits SUV in south Nashville
The wreck happened near the intersection of Craighead Street and Oceanside Drive just before midnight Thursday.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
FDA proposes plan to lower your drug costs | Action News5 FDA proposes plan to lower your drug costs
The Food and Drug Administration released a plan designed to make it easier for millions of Americans to get lower priced drugs, according to Consumer Reports.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Memphis job fair offers $70K starting salaries | Action News5 Memphis job fair offers $70K starting salaries
A Memphis job fair is offering up starting salaries of $70,000.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Loss of 10 relatives in flood leaves hole in Arizona town | Action News5 Loss of 10 relatives in flood leaves hole in Arizona town
Tragedy has left a hole in an Arizona community after a close-knit family was lost in a flash flood while celebrating a birthday.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Thousands flee raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park | Action News5 Thousands flee raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park
California fire officials say 29 structures have been destroyed by a blaze burning in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Los Angeles natural gas field to reopen, but fight still on | Action News5 Los Angeles natural gas field to reopen, but fight still on
The planned reopening of a massive Los Angeles natural gas storage facility that spewed methane for months has only renewed the fight over its future.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Dept. of Justice speaks with Covington Co. residents | Action News5 Dept. of Justice speaks with Covington Co. residents
The Department of Justice attended a meeting hosted by the NAACP in Covington County to address issues in the school district. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
George County product Mason Robbins rising up the Minor League ranks | Action News5 George County product Mason Robbins rising up the Minor League ranks
Former George County and Southern Miss product Mason Robbins continues his climb through the White Sox organization. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Biloxi City FC drops final game of the season | Action News5 Biloxi City FC drops final game of the season
Biloxi City FC drops their final game of the season 2-1 to cross-state rival Gaffa FC. Gaffa clinches a playoff berth with the victory at the Gulfport Sportsplex.  Copyright 2017 WLOX.  All Rights Reserved.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Deadline approaching to receive disaster assistance | Action News5 Deadline approaching to receive disaster assistance
The Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance has approved $2.5 million dollars in federal assistance to those affected by the flood this year, but now they are warning those affected about the deadline to apply for that assistance.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Man injured in lawn mower accident, good samaritans save his life | Action News5 Man injured in lawn mower accident, good samaritans save his life
It was a freak accident that landed one Greene County Tech School District maintenance worker in the hospital. However, it wasn’t until after some good samaritans saved his life.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
APNewsBreak: Human rights petition sent for Hawaii fishermen | Action News5 APNewsBreak: Human rights petition sent for Hawaii fishermen
A human rights complaint has been filed on behalf of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii's longline fishing fleet.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Players of the Pine Belt: North Forrest's Daylyn Croom | Action News5 Players of the Pine Belt: North Forrest's Daylyn Croom
Over 1,900 passing yards and 20 touchdowns, 879 punt return yards and even a fumble recovery on defense. It's tough to say he did it all, but Daylyn Croom contributed quite a bit to the North Forrest football team last season.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Retailers offering more ways for customers to buy school supplies | Action News5 Retailers offering more ways for customers to buy school supplies
With the start of school just around the corner, many parents have already picked up their child's school supplies. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Pearl police officer's home sprayed with bullets less than 24 hours after police chase | Action News5 Pearl police officer's home sprayed with bullets less than 24 hours after police chase
As you can imagine, neighbors are on edge after the shooting and while the motive is still a mystery, some are wondering if this is retaliation for Tuesday's chase.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Fallen MBN agent honored in Iuka | Action News5 Fallen MBN agent honored in Iuka
A tribute to Lee Tartt, a Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent killed in the line of duty in February 2016.  
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
At least 1 injured in Clifton Avenue shooting | Action News5 At least 1 injured in Clifton Avenue shooting
A shooting on Clifton Avenue Wednesday night left at least one victim in critical condition. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Jackson Police Chief calls Pearl police chase unnecessary | Action News5 Jackson Police Chief calls Pearl police chase unnecessary
Pearl police are now responding to allegations that the police chase that led them into Jackson yesterday was unsafe and unnecessary. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
3 ON YOUR SIDE: Silent victim of sexual assault rebounds to help others | Action News5 3 ON YOUR SIDE: Silent victim of sexual assault rebounds to help others
Sexual assault doesn't always happen between strangers. Thousands of victims are locked in silence because their attacker is an acquaintance or even a close relative. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Fulton County pursuit leads to arrest | Action News5 Fulton County pursuit leads to arrest
According to Fulton County Sheriff Albert Roork, a suspect was airlifted to a Batesville hospital Wednesday night after a pursuit reached nearly 100 mph. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Clean-up ordinance draws ire, support | Action News5 Clean-up ordinance draws ire, support
An ordinance in Caraway seeking to clean up messy areas has residents criticizing it as well as supporters saying the ordinance was needed. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Father, son injured in Lebanon suspect; suspect sought | Action News5 Father, son injured in Lebanon suspect; suspect sought
Police say two people were shot in the leg in Lebanon on Wednesday night.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Police search for missing 9-year-old in North Memphis | Action News5 Police search for missing 9-year-old in North Memphis
Memphis Police Department is searching for a 9-year-old missing from her home.
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Tree falls on home while mother, 10-year-old child were inside | Action News5 Tree falls on home while mother, 10-year-old child were inside
A tree came crashing down on a home with a mother and her young child inside the house. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Actor and Elvis bodyguard Red West dies at 81 | Action News5 Actor and Elvis bodyguard Red West dies at 81
Former Elvis bodyguard and acclaimed actor Red West died in Memphis on Tuesday night. He was 81. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
Memphian shares first look at new album | Action News5 Memphian shares first look at new album
From saxophonist to singer, Kenneth Whalum III's first stop in Memphis, after interviews with VH-1 and BET, was right here at WMC Action News 5. 
Action News5 | July 20, 2017
City leaders questioning how Thalia Mara Hall repair contracts were awarded | Action News5 City leaders questioning how Thalia Mara Hall repair contracts were awarded
While Thalia Mara Hall has been back up and running since it's pipe burst last year, the bills haven't been paid.
Action News5 | July 19, 2017
Crystal Lake reopening after Hyacinth takeover | Action News5 Crystal Lake reopening after Hyacinth takeover
Wilcox says the City of Flowood worked with the Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks using their air boat and a helicopter to spray the water weed in order to exterminate it.
Action News5 | July 19, 2017
Driver killed in single-vehicle crash that shut down I-65 | Action News5 Driver killed in single-vehicle crash that shut down I-65
A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Nashville on Wednesday afternoon.
Action News5 | July 19, 2017
Groups hosting free screening of '13th' | Action News5 Groups hosting free screening of '13th'
According to experts, around 25 percent of the United States population is incarcerated. Award-winning director Ava DuVernay explores the troubling statistics about the US prison system in her recent Netflix documentary, 13th. 
Action News5 | July 19, 2017
17-year-old reportedly steals purse, threatens to shoot | Action News5 17-year-old reportedly steals purse, threatens to shoot
Police have one person in custody followed an alleged armed robbery in Ocean Springs Wednesday evening.
Action News5 | July 19, 2017
Mississippi Strong: Glory House | Action News5 Mississippi Strong: Glory House
Most people sit back and wait for someone else to solve a problem, but not these folks. Grant and Hope Staples eased away from successful careers and started a ministry in Laurel they call Glory House. They’ve been at it for two years now. And they are busier than ever this summer.
Action News5 | July 19, 2017
Three arrested on drug charges after traffic stop | Action News5 Three arrested on drug charges after traffic stop
Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in Clay County on Wednesday.
Action News5 | July 19, 2017