Here's a peek at our Friday afternoon headlines - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Here's a peek at our Friday afternoon headlines


Good afternoon!

Today at 5 p.m.: Monkey on the lam.  The efforts to recover the Memphis Zoo escapee , and the social media frenzy over Zimm.  WMC Action News 5's Jerry Askin has details. 

Then at 6 p.m., the rally to remove a confederate statue from a Memphis park.  WMC Action News 5's Felicia Bolton with supporters and opponents.

Weather/traffic update:

Someone crank up the AC so I can get a breeze!  It's hot with temperatures in the mid 90s. Meteorologist Ron Childers says you shouldn't expect cooler temperatures for awhile.  Your complete forecast for all your weekend plans, starting at 4 p.m.  And get your weekend started off right by avoiding any traffic troubles. Janeen Gordon will tell you the areas to avoid on your evening commute.  Tune into WMC Action News 5 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. for the latest weather and traffic.

Top headlines/trending:

  1. Monkey Watch day 2: Zookeepers expect to catch Zimm on Friday
  2. Monkey still on the loose, spent Thursday night in drainage ditch
  3. Police find malnourished teen weighing 47 pounds in roach infested home, two arrested
  4. Rally planned to support removal of Confederate Statue
  5. Mom: “I screamed and cried and watched them take my child away”

This is Ursula Madden inviting you to join us this afternoon for WMC Action News 5 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.!

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