Tuesday, March 11 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-03-11 05:05:15 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Dozens of cyclists zip through Cooper-Young, brightening the streets with a variety of colorful bikes and reflectors on a monthly ride to explore the city. Cycle Memphis began their group toursMore >>
Dozens of cyclists zip through Cooper-Young, brightening the streets with a variety of colorful bikes and reflectors on a monthly ride to explore the city.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-03-11 04:06:42 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Two shooting victims were taken to The MED after showing up to a fire station Monday, according to officials. They were taken to the trauma center from the 4200 block of Overton Crossing inMore >>
Two shooting victims were taken to The MED after showing up to a fire station Monday, according to officials.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-03-11 03:14:35 GMT
(WMC-TV) - As the resurgence of Overton Square continues to attract patrons, the new traffic in the area creates headaches for homeowners and businesses. The problems would be cured if people parked inMore >>
As the resurgence of Overton Square continues to attract patrons, the new traffic in the area creates headaches for homeowners and businesses.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-03-11 03:00:02 GMT
Authorities continue to search for missing 2-year-old girlMore >>
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday they broadened its investigation, regarding the whereabouts of a 2-year-old girl, to include the Memphis area.More >>
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
After months of delays, the Shreveport City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a dog park.
In a contentious discussion that lasted for about an hour, council members went through a back-and-forth exchange with Mayor Cedric Glover, according to District F Councilman Joe Shyne.
Glover is expected to veto the measure, but Shyne tells dog park supporters not to worry.
"I don't mind him vetoing it. We're going to override it," Shyne says.
The approval authorizes the city to enter an agreement with the Red River Waterway District to build and maintain a dog park on city-owned land next to the Red River.
Funding for the park, a $280,000 project, has been approved by the Red River Waterway Commission.
A sticking point has been with Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover, who has said multiple times that he thinks that the Waterway Commission money should go up elsewhere, such as putting up warning signs for swimmers along the Red River.
The council's 7-0 vote was an emphatic statement toward Glover, who sought to sway at least one council member to his side during the debate, recalls Shyne.
At one point, District B Council member Jeff Everson said that Glover was talking down to the members. Glover, who could not be reached for comment, said it was not his intention to belittle the council, Shyne says.
It is not known when Glover will veto the agreement, but Shyne says the council will take up the vetoed measure at its very next meeting.
Monday, May 21 2012 10:10 AM EDT2012-05-21 14:10:07 GMT
(WMC-TV) – Facebook is apologizing to the mother who was temporarily banned from posting photos to the popular social networking site. Heather Walker spoke with Action News 5 after she was temporarilyMore >>
Facebook is apologizing to the mother who was temporarily banned from posting photos to the popular social networking site.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.