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Camping for optional schools, No charges expected for former Ferguson officer, Father defends daughter, Rape allegations at Arkansas State

Good morning and welcome to a Friday eve!! We are excited that we're closer to the weekend. We are on top of all the news for you before you head out on this Thursday.

Weather update:

We're in the mid 40s this morning and it's the warmest it is going to be right now. It's going to be cold and cloudy today with the temps dropping. Details all morning long with Weather on the 5s every 10 mins on WMC.

Here are some of the top stories we're working on this morning for you:

1. Dozens of Shelby County Schools parents camped out to get their children into optional schools. Many parents arrived and set up camp. T

2. Shelby County deputies have a man in custody after spending four hours in a standoff at a house in the 7900 block of North Bay Meadow. We have the latest information this morning.

3. Former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face federal civil rights charges in the shooting death of Michael brown. The FBI reportedly did not find enough evidence. More information is coming out this morning.

4. A father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14 year-old girl. Hear from him and see his unique way of how he did it.

5. Two men have been charged in connection to a reported rape at a fraternity house at Arkansas State University. Details are just coming into our newsroom. 

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Join us right now as we get going for you this morning! We are live from 4:30-7 a.m.

Andrew Douglas
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