FBI arrested American plot accused of plot at the Capitol, Good buzz for Memphis from the Big Apple, Memphis City Hall announcement

Good morning and happy Friday eve!! We are looking at one more day until the weekend and we could not be happier!! We're ready for you this morning!

Weather Update:

It's 30 degrees and it's slowly warming up across the Mid-South..highs are expected to be in the 40's and we could be close to 60 this weekend...Wouldn't that be nice? Details with Weather on the 5's on WMC with weather on the 5's every 10 minutes.

Here are some of the top stories we're following:

An American in support of ISIS is waking up behind bars after the FBI stopped stopped his reported plan to attack the U.S. Capitol..A full report on the investigation this morning..

Good buzz for Memphis this morning.  The New York Times spending time talking about Memphis on the pages of their paper. We'll talking about the buzz from the Big Apple and how the Greater Memphis Chamber is helping create that positive press.

If you drive I-240 at Norris road...watch our traffic update this morning...an 18-wheeler hits the side of an overpass spilling part of its load causing quite a mess on the interstate...We are live to tell you how this will impact your commute.

A big announcement is expected to come from Memphis City Hall ...Councilman Jim Strickland is expected to announce he's running for Mayor. Also The Memphis city council District 7 position in North Memphis will soon get a new rep  on the city council.   There are at least 7 candidates vying for the position. The deadline is today.


Here are the top stories on our on wmcactionews5.com

Teen getting booked in jail saves officer's life

Church's decision to stop funeral for gay woman angers family

10 women charged with prostitution near schools, churches

Bartlett Police suspends Shelby County deputy

Women posing as escorts arrested during undercover sting

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Andrew Douglas

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