What we are working on Monday morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

What we are working on Monday morning

Good Monday morning!

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

We remember a Memphis pioneer and Civil Rights Icon. D'Army Bailey, a judge, attorney, author, and actor who helped preserve the Memphis hotel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turned it into National Civil Rights Museum died at age 73. We look back at his life and legacy this morning.

Shelby County Schools kicks off its online registration for classes this morning. We are live with details.

Starting today...you can help a Mid-South Elementary School get a fresh start after it was destroyed by fire. An electrical problem is being blamed for the fire that tore through Batesville Elementary school in Mississippi. We're live with details on how you can help them.

Detectives in Arkansas would like to remind people there is a reward of more than $5,000 for any information leading to the person responsible for the death of Lavinda Counce. The 90 year-old's body was found by a search volunteer in Bay near Jonesboro, nine days after she was reported missing. Police are calling it a homicide. The latest police are telling us in a live report.

A traffic reminder: Front Street to Hurling Avenue to GE Patterson remains closed. It's back open this Wednesday. We'll update your morning commute every 10 minutes on WMC Action News 5 this morning.

Weather update:

Another heat advisory today....Heat index in the triple digits again. It's already very warm and muggy outside. Details on the day and week again on WMC Action News 5 every 10 minutes with weather on the 5s.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :

Hundreds rally for Nathan Bedford Forrest statue
Judge D'Army Bailey has passed away
3 dead after crash in Crittenden County
Vehicle crashes into Carnes Elementary
Child dies after found unresponsive in pool

Join us we get you going back into the work week on WMC Action News 5 from 4:30-7am.

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