Saturday, December 7 2013 4:56 PM EST2013-12-07 21:56:21 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Shelby County remains in a state of emergency Saturday evening. Emergency management officials say they are keeping a close eye on conditions and fear the worst is yet to come. They say whenMore >>
Emergency management officials say they are keeping a close eye on conditions and fear the worst is yet to come.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 12:49 PM EST2013-12-07 17:49:42 GMT
(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 >>
Thousands of customers were still without power as of Friday night, according to the MLGW power outage map.
Only about 200 people were without power Saturday morning.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 11:23 PM EST2013-12-07 04:23:09 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Wet streets are getting slippery in the Mid-South. There is a chance they will freeze early Saturday morning. Public works crews laid sand and salt on bridges and overpasses all day Friday,More >>
Wet streets are getting slippery in the Mid-South. There is a chance they will freeze early Saturday morning.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 11:22 PM EST2013-12-07 04:22:11 GMT
(WMC-TV) - The Memphis Fire Department is responding to a report of an overturned church bus in North Memphis. The accident happened at Jackson Avenue and Warford Street on an overpass. Action News 5More >>
A church van overturned on an slick overpass Friday afternoon.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 11:21 PM EST2013-12-07 04:21:43 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Sometimes you are just hungry, and sometimes you just have to get out and get food no matter what the weather is doing. "Really don't like getting out in it but you gotta do what you gottaMore >>
Sometimes you are just hungry, and sometimes you just have to get out and get food no matter what the weather is doing.More >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - Relatives of the Mayes family are talking about Adam's past.
His brother, Johnny Lee Mayes, spoke to a newspaper in South Carolina. In the interview, he described his brother as a self-centered, egotistical, and controlling, according to goupstate.com.
"I always thought [Adam Mayes] was trouble and that it was just a matter of time before something bad would happen with him, but I never thought he would kill someone," he said.
Johnny Mayes lives in Cowpens, South Carolina, which is near Spartanburg. He said he hasn't had much contact with his parents or sibling since 1996. He says the family moved around a lot when he was a child.
"We moved around everywhere," he said. "That's why my brother has ties to places all over the country, because we lived sort of this nomadic lifestyle. I don't know why. We lived in the Carolinas for most of our lives. And I settled in Cowpens, and they moved to Tennessee."
He described his mother, Mary Frances Mayes, as "cruel" but did not think she would be capable of helping his brother in the murders or kidnappings. He said he remains shocked about all the allegations and hopes Adam is found soon.
"He could be anywhere, and somebody is going to have to put a stop to him," he said.