Sunday, December 8 2013 6:47 PM EST2013-12-08 23:47:26 GMT
(WMC-TV) - It was a busy weekend for tow truck drivers as cars slid out of control on roadways when winter weather hit the area. For tow truck drivers like Champ Halam, closing business was not an optionMore >>
It was a busy weekend for tow truck drivers as cars slid out of control on roadways when winter weather hit the area.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 6:29 PM EST2013-12-08 23:29:17 GMT
(WMC-TV) - In Arkansas, electric crews are working overtime to restore power to Entergy Arkansas, Inc. customers. More than 1,000 people were in the dark at the peak of the storm in Poinsett County andMore >>
Electric crews are working overtime to restore power in Memphis and parts of Arkansas.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 6:05 PM EST2013-12-08 23:05:55 GMT
(WMC-TV) - A second round of winter weather moving into the Mid-South caused ice to form on roads, bridges, and overpasses in Shelby County. The icy conditions caused multiple accidents overnight on I-385More >>
A second round of winter weather caused ice to form on roads, bridges, and overpasses in Shelby County overnight.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 10:39 AM EST2013-12-08 15:39:36 GMT
(WMC-TV) - A woman in Tipton County reportedly shot and killed her husband early Sunday morning. Just before 6 a.m., deputies responded to a shooting on Highway 14 South in Brighton. When they arrived,More >>
A woman in Tipton County reportedly shot and killed her husband early Sunday morning.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 12:30 AM EST2013-12-08 05:30:07 GMT
(WMC - TV) - On Saturday, Tunica Police are investigating the killing of a soon-to-be-father outside of a nightclub. "Today is his birthday, he got killed on his birthday," said Linda Vaughn about herMore >>
On Saturday, Tunica Police are investigating the killing of a soon-to-be-father outside of a nightclub.More >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - A Facebook page in support of the wounded Munford marine corporal Christian Brown is just one example of how the story of how his humiliating treatment on a recent Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Washington has touched people throughout the county.
The Action News 5 Facebook page and website has been flooded with responses and views of the story.
Also, many more supporters are standing with this marine through other social media outlets online.
Brown was injured by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, then he was pushed through an already loaded plane, bumping into seats and passengers.
Witnesses indicated the wounded vet was brought to tears by his treatment.
Delta has since apologized, going as far as to say that Brown's treatment is an opportunity for the airline to "revisit and reinforce the standards that more than 80,000 employees worldwide embody."
Brown and his family cannot comment about this matter because it is now being handled by the U.S. Marine Corps.
But, when Brown first returned home in September after months of rehabilitation at Walter Reed Army medical center - he had a few things to say about the challenges ahead of him.
"A marine doesn't know defeat, you know? There's always gonna be a challenge or expectation. So, as long as you can wake up and fill your shoes, in this case, you know, wake up and be hell on wheels, you know, and do the right things - as long as I'm moving forward then, I'm happy," said Reed.
"We have the utmost respect and admiration for our active duty military and veterans who make tremendous sacrifices to protect and sustain the freedoms we enjoy every day; and our Delta team is typically