Friday, March 7 2014 9:08 PM EST2014-03-08 02:08:38 GMT
(WMC – TV) – The Germantown school board is meeting on Friday to consider rescinding a tuition hike for non-residents. On Monday, the board voted to charge $200 per year to non-Germantown residents.More >>
The Germantown school board is meeting on Friday to consider rescinding a tuition hike for non-residents.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 7:30 PM EST2014-03-08 00:30:12 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Memphis Police Department now describes Thursday night's shooting at Oak Court Mall as a "conventional shooting." The initial calls described the possibility of an "active shooter," which isMore >>
Memphis Police Department now describes Thursday night's shooting at Oak Court Mall as a "conventional shooting." The initial calls described the possibility of an "active shooter," which is a law enforcement term that MPD specifically prepared for at the mall.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 7:22 PM EST2014-03-08 00:22:21 GMT
(WMC-TV) – Memphis police believe the shooter from Thursday's Oak Court Mall incident is still on the loose. Shortly after the shooting Thursday evening, officers stopped a car they thought was connectedMore >>
Thursday's shooting at Oak Court mall started with an argument over a previous gang shooting and a stolen shirt, according to witnesses cited in a Memphis Police Department incident report.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 7:14 PM EST2014-03-08 00:14:58 GMT
(WMC-TV) - It has been almost two weeks since 13-year-old Cartrial Robertson was shot dead by his 15-year-old friend. But photos on the boy's Facebook page paints a different picture. His family says andMore >>
It has been almost two weeks since 13-year-old Cartrial Robertson was shot dead by his 15-year-old friend.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 6:49 PM EST2014-03-07 23:49:50 GMT
(WMC-TV) - MLGW continues to restore power to people in Frayser. The power was knocked out Sunday and Monday as a result of the winter storm that moved through the area.Action News 5's Anna Marie HartmanMore >>
MLGW continues to restore power to people in Frayser. The power was knocked out Sunday and Monday as a result of the winter storm that moved through the area.More >>
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(WMC-TV) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms the two bodies found in Alpine, MS, are those of Jo Ann Bain and Adrienne Bain, the mother and daughter who disappeared from their Hardeman County, Tennessee home on April 27.
Right now, investigators believe Adam Mayes is still on the run with 12-year-old Alexandria Bain and 8-year-old Kyliyah Bain.
"We are still searching for Adam Mayes," Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said.
The FBI, U.S. Marshals, and state and local police finally organized a massive manhunt after new leads in the case determined the Bain family was in extreme danger. The command post in Guntown, Mississippi, quickly filled with heavily armed officers who will work around the clock searching Union County.
"We can't say that he is in this county. We can't say that he's not. Don't have anything to confirm or deny his whereabouts," Sheriff Edwards says.
While officers search for Mayes and the two young girls, Union County residents are asked to report anything suspicious.
"We all want him to be caught. There's nothing fun or light-hearted about it," says Guntown resident Joanie Reap.
"There's certainly need to be aware and cautious, but don't want anybody to be overly afraid," Sheriff Edwards urged.
The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Adam Mayes and the location of the two girls believed to still be with him.
State troopers and FBI agents spent the afternoon digging in the backyard of the home where the bodies were found, searching for additional clues.
Police would not comment on what they were looking for in the yard.
Adam Mayes' sister-in-law, Bobbi Booth, lives outside Chattanooga. She had shocking things to say about what her sister told her about the murders. Teresa Mayes, who is married to Adam, is behind bars in Hardeman County.
"My sister told me things, yes," Booth said.
Booth said Teresa told her Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain were murdered by Mayes.
"She knew he dug the grave. That was my understanding of the conversation with her because I was yelling at her. I'm like 'You what ? You know.' What she said, 'I saw him digging a hole,'" Booth explained.
Adam and Teresa Mayes lived in the Alpine, MS, home with Adam's parents Mary and Johnny Mayes. Action News 5 learned that Mary Mayes is also in jail, according to Vinelink. Hardeman County will not say what she is charged with.
On April 27, Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters disappeared. Their car was found in a field not far from their Whiteville home. Her husband, Gary, reported them missing. The car is now sitting in the Bain family home driveway, just released by investigators. Adam Mayes was very involved with the Bain family. Many photos of him with the three girls are surfacing.
Bobbi Booth says that Adam has relatives in Florida and they believe he is coming for a visit. Booth says investigators are now in Florida now looking for Mayes.
Mayes may be using the aliases Christopher Zachery Wylde or Paco Rodrigass. He should be considered armed and very dangerous. Call 1-800-TBI-FIND with any information.
Thursday, March 6 2014 11:52 AM EST2014-03-06 16:52:13 GMT
The Metro Nashville Emergency Communications Center says employees received 162 false 911 calls from a child playing with an old cell phone in less than 24 hours. Officials say the calls started aroundMore >>
The Emergency Communications Center in Nashville says employees received 162 false 911 calls from a child playing with an old cell phone in less than 24 hours.More >>
Thursday, March 6 2014 7:50 AM EST2014-03-06 12:50:29 GMT
(WMC-TV) - The man accused of kidnapping and murdering missing nursing student Holly Bobo has a criminal history of violence. Along with various drug-related crimes, Adams has served in jail for a varietyMore >>
The man accused of kidnapping and murdering missing nursing student Holly Bobo has a criminal history of violence.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 6:04 AM EST2014-03-07 11:04:46 GMT
(WMC-TV) – A crash that involved four cars and nearly injured a Shelby County sheriff's deputy Friday morning in the Hickory Hill community is under investigation. A witness on the scene told Action NewsMore >>
A crash that involved four cars and nearly injured a Shelby County sheriff's deputy Friday morning in the Hickory Hill community is under investigation.More >>
Friday, May 18 2012 7:17 PM EDT2012-05-18 23:17:11 GMT
(WMC-TV) - More than 1,000 Action News 5 Facebook fans are rallying around a mother who feels Facebook is discriminating against photos she posted on the social media network of her son. Grayson JamesMore >>
UPDATE: A Mid-South mother has been banned from Facebook for the photos she posted of her newborn son.
Monday, February 17 2014 3:39 PM EST2014-02-17 20:39:57 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Millington police are investigating a homicide at Jones Orchard Sunday. According to investigators, the victim is a baby. Police are working at the orchard on Singleton Parkway. Action NewsMore >>
Millington investigators contacted Memphis Police Department crime scene investigators knowing they had been working a missing baby case since early January. More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 10:15 AM EST2014-03-07 15:15:13 GMT
(WMC-TV) – Mid-South travelers will have more options when flying out of the Bluff City as a new airline spreads it wings at Memphis International Airport. Frontier Airlines is the latest to land at MEMMore >>
Mid-South travelers will have more options when flying out of the Bluff City as a new airline spreads it wings at Memphis International Airport.More >>
Thursday, March 6 2014 4:45 AM EST2014-03-06 09:45:02 GMT
(WMC-TV) - An indictment was handed down Wednesday of especially aggravated kidnapping and first degree felony murder on Zachary Adams in connection to the disappearance of Holly Bobo.Watch the news conferenceMore >>
A grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday charging Zachary Adams with especially aggravated kidnapping and first-degree felony murder in connection with the three-year disappearance of Holly Bobo.
Thursday, March 6 2014 7:57 PM EST2014-03-07 00:57:43 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Action News 5 uncovered shocking new details about the man accused of murder in connection with Holly Bobo's disappearance. A 14 page rap sheet of criminal history reveals Zachary Adams hasMore >>
A 14 page rap sheet of criminal history reveals Zachary Adams has a history of violent assaults against women, including one against his own mother.More >>
Thursday, March 6 2014 4:05 PM EST2014-03-06 21:05:57 GMT
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- State officials are seeking answers from the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department on the massive blockades on Interstate 55 during the winter storm. Senator Keith Ingram ofMore >>
State officials are seeking answers from the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department on the massive blockades on Interstate 55 during the winter storm.More >>