A Memphis organization is set to launch a plan designed to empower girls and reduce teen pregnancy. The group 'Girls Incorporated' will soon zero-in on the Frayser community, where the teen pregnancy rate has reached shocking proportions.More >>
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The percentage of teenagers having babies in the United States has fallen to its lowest point in 70 years. It's encouraging news but it won't mean much to people who live in the Frayser neighborhood of Memphis.More >> Ninety students who attend Frayser High School in Memphis are currently pregnant or have already had a baby this year.More >>
(WMC-TV) - A Memphis fire crew responded to a house after a tree fell on top of it. The house was reportedly filled with smoke at 987 Robin Hood Lane. Action News 5 is working to learn more about thisMore >> A Memphis fire crew responded to a house after a tree fell on top of it.More >> (WMC-TV) - More than 6,000 MLGW customers are without power Friday afternoon. According to the MLGW map, there are 127 outages. If you have an emergency to report to MLGW, such as a downed power line,More >> More than 6,000 MLGW customers are without power as of 3:00 p.m. Friday.More >> (WMC-TV) - Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. issued a state of emergency for Shelby County as a result of icy conditions on the roads. In addition to Shelby County, a state of emergency was issued for TennesseeMore >> Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. issued a state of emergency for Shelby County as a result of icy conditions on the roads.More >> (WMC-TV) - AAA is offering advice for drivers who must go out in the wintry weather conditions. Precipitation and cold temperatures can cause ice to form, especially on bridges. Here are some tips toMore >> AAA is offering advice for drivers who must go out in the wintry weather conditions.More >> Emergency management officials are cautioning residents about the dangers associated with an approaching winter storm expected to bring ice, sleet and possibly snow to the mid-South region.More >> As winter storms move into the West Tennessee, East Arkansas, and North Mississippi, emergency crews are ready and being proactive.