Thursday morning's headlines - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Thursday morning's headlines

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

1. Two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Missouri. The officers were with two different police departments. Right now they're in the hospital recovering with family members by their side. We have team coverage on what happened in this case and the investigation to find the shooter.

2. We now know that MATA trolleys will not be on track in time for this year's Memphis in May Festival. The group's CEO says the trolleys will not be ready, but they are looking for ways to improve trolley access over time. We're talking about that development this morning.

3. Charges have been filed against a Mid-South school administrator after a special needs child claims he was whipped. We have a live report this morning.

4. A job fair postponed during the week of the winter storm, will happen today. Rural Metro Ambulance is looking to fill EMT and paramedic positions. The job fair will be held in Collierville on 100 Crescent Drive. 

5. There was a stabbing at the Memphis Grizzlies Boston Celtics game last night. The Grizzlies lost; we have details of what we know on WMC Action News 5.

Weather update:

A flood watch starts at 1 p.m. today and runs until 6 a.m. Saturday. Details on the day ahead and the rest of the weekend on WMC with weather on the 5s. 

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Andrew Douglas


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