Entries by Wes Yahola

Memphis Tigers up in AP Top 25 poll

POSTED 2:31 PM, NOVEMBER 1, 2015, BY KELSEY OTT AND AP After a definitive 41-13 win over the Tulane Green Wave, the Memphis Tigers remain undefeated and ranked in the polls. The Tigers moved up one spot in the AP Top 25 poll, to 15th, but stayed at No. 16 in the Coaches poll. Fans […]

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

By Brian Handwerk, for National Geographic PUBLISHED MARCH 06, 2015 For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate. Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as daylight saving time—at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8. Time will fall […]

Former Sen. Fred Thompson, had TV and film roles, dead at 73

Posted: Nov 01, 2015 5:19 PM CST Updated: Nov 02, 2015 3:10 AM CST  By LUCAS L. JOHNSON II Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, a folksy Tennessee lawyer whose career led him from politics to Hollywood and back again, died Sunday. He was 73.  At 6-foot-6 with a booming voice, Thompson […]

Former President Jimmy Carter to visit the Mid-South

Posted: Oct 31, 2015 2:03 PM CDTUpdated: Nov 02, 2015 5:29 AM CST By WMCActionNews5.com Staff  MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Former President Jimmy Carter is headed to Memphis. Carter and his wife Rosalynn will be in Memphis on Monday, November 2 to help volunteers with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis for a special building project. Carter […]

Royals break through late again to win 2015 World Series

Jerry Crasnick, ESPN.com MLB Sr. Writer NEW YORK — The Kansas City Royals are world champions for the first time since 1985. Christian Colon‘s RBI single in the 12th inning capped another in a postseason-long run of late-inning rallies, and the Royals beat the New York Mets 7-2 to capture the World Series in five […]

Bumper Music for Monday, November 2nd

Hear the songs here! – Bruce Springsteen: Glory Days – Waylon Jennings: Luckenbach Texas – Dean Martin: Memories Are Made of This – John Prine: Illegal Smile – U2: Walk On – Tony Orlando & Dawn: Knock Three Times – Dusty Springfield: Son of a Preacher Man – Nazareth: Razamanaz – Paul Simon: Loves Me […]

Woman jumps into police car, crashes into another officer

MIAMI – A police officer and a woman were injured in a crash Friday morning after the woman jumped into a police car, authorities said. The crash was reported in the area of Northwest 28th Avenue and Seventh Street at 10:47 a.m. Miami police Officer Frederica Burden said officers were dispatched to the area in […]

Woman breaks into Omaha zoo to pet tiger, gets bit

Omaha, Neb. (KMTV) – A woman is recovering after reportedly being bit by a tiger early Sunday morning while trespassing at the Omaha Zoo. Police in Omaha were called to Creighton Medical Center after reports of a disturbance with a patient that had an injury to her hand. Officers say 33-year-old Jacquline Edie was being […]

Man does $4K damage to parking meters for $30 in coins

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man caused $4,000 in damage to parking meters he knocked down for the $30 in coins inside. Police say 51-year-old Allen Delgrosso was captured on surveillance video taking the four meters from a Greensburg parking lot Oct. 8. Authorities say Delgrosso backed his truck into a pole […]