Friday, January 17 2014 4:53 PM EST2014-01-17 21:53:02 GMT
(WMC-TV) - New details are emerging in the investigation into the disappearance of 7-week-old Aniston Walker. Action News 5 uncovered documents recently filed in Shelby County General Sessions Court. MemphisMore >>
New details are emerging in the investigation into the disappearance of baby Aniston Walker.More >>
Saturday, January 11 2014 7:29 PM EST2014-01-12 00:29:31 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Investigators are focusing on a lake behind the house in which 7-week-old Aniston Walker was last seen. Memphis Police Department Director Toney Armstrong revealed information about their investigationMore >>
After nearly two full days of searching, investigators still have no sign of missing 7-week-old Aniston Walker.More >>
Friday, January 10 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-01-10 23:28:47 GMT
(WMC-TV) – Memphis police have charged Andrea Walker, 33, with two counts of Aggravated Child Abuse and two counts of Aggravated Child Neglect or Endangerment. Walker was booked at 4:06 a.m. on Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
According to the affidavit of complaint, Andrea Walker, 33, left her 7-week-old baby, Aniston, and a 3-year-old home alone while she took her 5-year-old son to school. More >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - The mother of a missing 7-week-old baby will have a more affordable ticket out of jail.
Andrea Walker's bond has been reduced from $500,000 to $250,000. Defense Attorney Leslie Ballin and Prosecutor Jennifer Nichols reached the agreement. General Sessions Judge William Turner agreed to the deal.
In addition to the bond reduction, two charges related to Walker, 33, leaving her 3-year-old home alone were dropped. But she is still charged with two counts of child abuse in connection with the disappearance of Aniston Walker.
Walker has been locked up in the Shelby County Jail since Friday, January 10 on aggravated child abuse and neglect charges. She is accused of leaving her 7-week old baby home with her 3-year-old as she dropped her 5-year-old son off at school. She told police that when she returned, her 7-week-old baby, Aniston, was gone.
"There is a missing baby. Seven-week-old Aniston Walker is missing," said Prosecutor Jennifer Nichols, who got a March 2012 murder conviction against Shakara Dickens even though here missing baby, Lauryn, was never found.
"Anybody that followed that case saw the difficulties and challenges that are presented by those cases. But they can be prosecuted, they will be prosecuted," she added.
Nichols says there is always a possibility charges will be upgraded in this case.
Bet on it, says Walker's defense attorney Leslie Ballin.
"We are making progress in her defense," said Ballin, who doubts Walker will be able to make bond.
Ballin also said Tuesday that he knows more information about this case but is not comfortable sharing it yet.
Aniston's father was the person who ended up reporting her missing.
Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:08:09 GMT
(WMC) - WMC Action News 5 has uncovered disturbing new details of the allegations behind the rape charge against a Mid-South millionaire businessman. WMC Action News 5's Nick Kenney took the new informationMore >>
Twenty toothbrushes, eight flash drives, four guns, nipple clamps, sex toys, lingerie: those are just a few of the items seized from the property of a Memphis businessman charged with rape. More >>
Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:52:07 GMT
The state's vehicle inspection law is now coming under closer scrutiny, with critics saying it's not necessary and unenforceable.More >>
Every day, hundreds of Mississippians get their cars inspected to make sure they are in proper driving condition. Also every day, hundreds of others don't. The state's vehicle inspection law is now coming under closer scrutiny, with critics saying it's not necessary and unenforceable.More >>
Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:36:56 GMT
It was a sad morning in Gulfport as a community helped a family say goodbye to five year old Janaya Thompson. More >>
It was a sad morning in Gulfport as a community helped a family say goodbye to five year old Janaya Thompson. Her memorial service got underway just after 11 Tuesday morning at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Gulfport. People who knew Janaya stood up and shared stories of the little girl who had touched their lives. "Naya" could light up a room and make people smile.More >>
Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:04:40 GMT
Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber spoke out Monday on the sudden resignation of JPD Chief Lindsey Horton. The mayor praised former Chief Horton's work over the past year and his help with the administrative transition. ButMore >>
Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber praised former Police Chief Lindsey Horton's work over the past year and his help with the administrative transition. But refuted rumors that Horton was forced out or asked to leave.More >>
Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:29:26 GMT
The man arrested for the brutal murder of 67-year-old Ruth Helen Harrion went before a judge on Tuesday and was denied bond. 29-year-old Alonzo Stewart is charged with capital murder. Authorities sayMore >>
29-year-old Alonzo Stewart is charged with capital murder. Authorities say he lived a few houses away from Harrion in the Bel-Air Subdivision in Northwest Jackson.