Happy Friday!! Here are some of the stories we're working on for you this morning:
The Charleston church shooting suspect will make his first court appearance today...We're going to explain what's expected in the day ahead. We'll also catch you up on everything that has happened overnight including stories of family members of victims in this case. There's also a Tennessee connection to the church in Charleston and someone who was there Wednesday night right before the shooting...We'll have the latest this morning
Could more have been done to prevent the death of a Byhaila Little League player? Tupelo city leaders say they do everything they can to keep parks safe, but insist last weekend's incident was an unpredictable tragedy.10-year-old Lane Rodgers was taking shelter from a storm with his teammates.. when a tree branch snapped and hit him in the head. Now Tupelo city leaders will review policies and procedures. Details this morning.
Good news for Memphis...once again Memphis has been named Best City for Barbeque. We'll show you once again who gave Memphis top honors on WMC.
If you suffer from allergies one Mid-South state is the worst to live in according to a new study .A team of researchers have come up with the top ten most allergic states..They created this map that shows Tennessee ranks 10th.More on the research this morning on WMC.
Another blow for the controversial new state logo that took $46,000 and 9 months to create. The state found out this week they won't be able to trademark. We'll explain why this morning on WMC.
We'll also have the latest on the search for the NY escapees. An update on the investigation this morning.Weather update:
It is already pretty muggy outside...81 in Memphis, 77 in Olive BranchHere are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :
Shots fired into Saint Matthew Church on Pendleton Street
Teen dies after complications during dentist trip
AT&T hit with $100M fine, company vows to fight
Suspect arrested in the shooting death of MUS student
Police arrest Independence Co. officer's widow
Join us as we get you ready for the weekend on WMC Action News 5. We are live from 4:30-7am!