Janice Broach is a veteran reporter with more than 35 years of experience in television news.
She has traveled the world covering stories, sometimes in dangerous areas. Her trip to cover the Rwandan refugee crisis brought back disturbing, eye-opening images to the Mid-South. She has also traveled to China and Vietnam for stories about Mid-South doctors helping people with facial deformities.
Janice was the only broadcast journalist chosen to witness the execution of Sedley Alley. She then spoke to the media about it across Tennessee.
Janice was at the Pentagon right after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and was there when investigators tested James Earl Ray’s rifle in Rhode Island.
Janice has a B.A. in psychology with a minor in history and an M.S. in counseling/psychology.
Watch Janice on WMC Action News 5 weekdays at 10 p.m.
It was a very solemn day in Helena-West Helena as people showed up to pay their respects for a man beloved by just about everyone. Police Officer Travis Wallace was shot and killed in the line of duty.
It might not be a good idea to fight a crook at your house, especially if he’s six inches taller. But one Memphis woman fought back so hard without the use of a gun, the suspect was begging and crying to be let go.
With many overgrown and abandoned cemeteries in the Mid-South, the Shelby County Historian Jimmy Rout said there is a lot of investigating going on about these kinds of cemeteries, and a lot is planned to correct the problem.
Earle, Arkansas is a small community of just 2,600 people. Four people being shot over the weekend left residents alarmed. One pastor here reached out to WMC Action News 5 to get the word out that something needs to be done.
The family who lived in this house that burned after fireworks set it on fire not only lost their home and belongings but also their beloved cat. And now the mother has a message for the teens who set off those fireworks.
School is scheduled to start in Forrest City in about two months. With the threat of the coronavirus, officials have come up with a plan they hope will appeal to parents concerned about their children’s safety.
Thousands of Mid-Southerners were in the dark Friday night, thanks to storms that brought down trees and power lines. One family in Wynne, Arkansas was lucky to escape without injury when a tree came crashing down.
As the road to reopening become clearer in Shelby County, restaurants could be just weeks away from returning to dining room services. But the new restrictions that have come with it could only deepen their economic pain.