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‘Restoration Saturday’ offers financial assistance for expungement, drivers license reinstatement

BY STACY JACOBSON, WREG MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Metropolitan Baptist Church will host “Restoration Saturday” this weekend to help people who want their criminal records expunged or those who need help getting a drivers license reinstated. Pastor Reginald Porter explained why he wanted his congregation to help. “There are so many people of color, African-Americans, who’ve been […]

Grizzlies hang on to beat Jazz on road

By Jarvis Greer | October 23, 2018 at 6:00 AM CDT – Updated October 23 at 6:00 AM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Big test in the NBA for the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies Monday night at Utah. The Grizzlies headed west with Rookie Jeran Jackson, Jr. in the starting lineup for JaMychal Green, who’s out 5-6 weeks with a […]

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake rattles in TN

By Jasmine Adams | October 22, 2018 at 6:20 AM CDT – Updated October 22 at 8:57 AM TENNESSEE (KFVS) – About three miles outside Ridgley, Tennessee an earthquake rumbled early Monday morning. According to the USGS the magnitude 3.2 quake shook at 6:06 a.m. It was near Gratio, Dyersburg and Union City, Tennessee. More: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2018/10/22/magnitude-earthquake-rattles-tn/

Prepared salads recalled for salmonella, listeria risk

No one has been reported sick because of the potential contamination. by Maggie Fox, NBC Ready-to-eat salads made by small suppliers across the country are being recalled because they might be contaminated with listeria or salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday. Suppliers in Florida, California, Washington, Oregon and Texas have recalled mixed salads sold […]

How high can it go? Record Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY Lottery players have a chance to win big — colossally, hugely, extraordinarily big — in Tuesday’s record Mega Millions drawing worth $1.6 billion.  The semi-weekly jackpot been growing since July 24, causing a frenzy at many convenience stores across the USA. Based on sales projections, 75 percent of the 302 million possible combinations will be chosen for […]

Hurricane Willa now an ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 storm as it nears Mexico

Doyle Rice, USA TODAY Hurricane Willa has grown into an “extremely dangerous,” 145-mph Category 4 storm in the eastern Pacific on a path toward Mexico’s western coast, forecasters say. Earlier on Monday, Willa had attained Category 5 status, with 160 mph winds. Landfall is predicted for late Tuesday or early Wednesday, likely as a major hurricane (Category 3 […]

Researchers just found a bizarre ‘headless chicken monster’ swimming deep in the Antarctic Ocean

Ashley May, USA TODAY A “headless chicken monster” was spotted swimming in the Antarctic Ocean, Australian researchers announced Sunday. The bizarre creature that does indeed look like it’s missing a head is actually a sea cucumber scientifically known as Enypniastes eximia. As if looking like a headless chicken wasn’t enough, it also has a webbed veil and a […]

Tom Petty’s hometown names park in his honor

Gainesville, Florida celebrates their hometown hero with family and friends BY MICHAEL ROFFMAN, COS One of the better small towns in Florida is Gainesville. A hotbed of punk rock over the last two decades, it’s also the birthplace of the late Tom Petty, which is why the city has gone ahead and renamed a nice, little park […]