What we’re working on Thursday afternoon - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

What we’re working on Thursday afternoon

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Today at 5 p.m., two people are dead after a crash on I-55 in West Memphis, Arkansas. WMC Action News 5's Kontji Anthony talks to the man who held on to the survivor's hand as she waited for help.

And it's summertime in the Mid-South which means you could see more venomous snakes slithering around. WMC Action News 5's Lauren Squires has what you need to be on the lookout for as you enjoy outdoor activities this summer.

Then at 6 p.m., a Memphis billboard is taking on black-on-black crime. She'll explain how one Memphian is using the ad to show “Black Lives Matter.”

Weather/traffic update:

It's another hot and humid day in the Mid-South with temperatures in the 90s. Most of the Mid-South will remain dry today, but Meteorologist Ron Childers and Spencer Denton are tracking possible showers in the area. Plus, traffic tracker Janeen Gordon is keeping a close look at the roads this afternoon. Watch WMC Action News 5 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m., for what roads to avoid and the latest weather.

Top headlines/trending:

  1. Bennett Elementary teacher deletes controversial Facebook post

  2. Man accused of stealing a car with two young boys inside

  3. SLIDESHOW: Top 25 Best Public High Schools in Mississippi

  4. Central Defense Staffing holds job fair

  5. Mother of dead toddler left in van ends her silence

This is news producer Denisha Thomas inviting you to join us for WMC Action News 5 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.!

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