Major weather changes coming, good samaritans to the rescue, Hurricane Sandy, Obesity rates down in TN, Sanitation strike

Good Friday eve! We are rocking on this Thursday is brewing and we are ready to give you the news you need to start your day.

First off another great day of weather before the rain and cold front come into town. High of 83 and sunny. Details on the changes coming tomorrow all morning long on WMC-TV5.

We have a great story about two neighbors hailed as good samaritans after they see an elderly couple's home go up in flames. They jumped into action and got the couple out safely. Hear from this morning!

Also a sanitation strike this morning begins. Members of the Teamster Union is hitting the picket line...we're live with the issues and the dispute.

Some doctors in Arkansas are speaking out against a ballot measure for medical marijuana. Why they oppose the measure later this AM.

The Memphis Grizzlies deal is almost done. We're update you on what happened.

Plus we're tracking Hurricane Sandy. Ron will show you where it could land. It is already causing problems. Details this AM.

Obesity rates are down in Tennessee! We'll explain what's happening.

Don't forget you can win an ipad this morning just by watching Action News 5. All you have to do is be the 5th caller when you see the cue to call on Action NEws 5 at 6am. You have to watch to win and a new ipad could be yours!

Join Kym, Ron, Amy, Ben, Lindsey Brown, Janeen Gordon and me! We have a new look and we're live for you!

Andrew Douglas