Friday, December 6 2013 11:24 PM EST2013-12-07 04:24:41 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.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 >>
Friday, December 6 2013 11:11 PM EST2013-12-07 04:11:05 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Race officials announced the St. Jude Marathon will be canceled. Stay with WMCTV.COM for the latest. Copyright 2013 WMC-TV. All rights reserved.More >>
Race officials announced the St. Jude Marathon will be canceled due to safety and weather concerns. The decision was made early Friday night after an entire day of wintry weather.More >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - A son has been indicted for allegedly scamming his way into a teaching job just a month after his father was indicted for heading up a group that investigators say took tests for aspiring teachers.
Clarence Mumford, Jr., is accused of having someone else take his PRAXIS exam. Federal prosecutors say he used those test results to become a licensed educator in Tennessee.
Last month, Clarence Mumford, Sr., was indicted on 45 counts of conspiracy after investigators say he ran a teacher certification scam that involved at least 50 teachers and aspiring teachers in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Investigators say the elder Mumford had been running his test-taking ring since 1995 and helped people get jobs in classrooms in both Memphis and Shelby County.
Dante Dowers was also indicted Thursday.
Dowers is accused of acting as a middleman. Prosecutors say he collected a prospective teacher's Social Security number, driver's license and more than $3,500 so that Mumford, Sr., could arrange for someone else to take a PRAXIS exam.
The superseding indictment also charges that Dante Dowers acted as a middleman for Mumford, Sr., obtaining one prospective teacher's driver's license, Social Security number and $3,580 payment for a PRAXIS examination taken in July 2010.