Addressing violence in the Bluff City; Randstad job fair; St Jud - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Addressing violence in the Bluff City; Randstad job fair; St Jude plans expansion

What we're working on

Memphis' top cop is taking action after a string of violence involving young people in the Bluff City.

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong says he is looking to add more officers to the force and will continue to push for tougher gun laws. We have more on what the director said this morning.

Job fair alert! If you want to do warehouse work, Randstad's Manufacturing and Logistics is looking for assembly workers and forklift operators today. We have details of the job fair this morning.

A fiery debate continues this morning over whether you can protect yourself by carrying a gun in Tennessee parks. A special committee may have to work out differences in the proposal. Under the measure, only those with handgun carry permits can legally carry the weapon in parks. We'll explain the back and forth this morning.

The Memphis Grizzlies made it close at the end but it wasn't enough to beat the Golden State warriors. The best team in the NBA beat Memphis 111-107. We'll recap what happened this morning on WMC Action News 5 and look ahead to the final regular season game.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is drafting a strategic plan that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in capital spending for expansion of the internationally recognized Memphis institution. We have details of that expansion this morning.

Weather update

We had some strong showers last night, which are keeping the roads wet this morning. More chances of rain are expected today with a high of around 70. Details on the day and week ahead on WMC Action News 5 every 10 mins with weather on the 5s.

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