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

What we are working on Tuesday morning

Good Tuesday morning..

Here are some of the stories we're working for you on WMC Action News 5 this morning.

We're following breaking news this morning regarding a U.S. nuclear deal with Iran. A special report is expected at 5am central time we are covering it live and have details on WMC Action News 5.

A Memphis 8-year-old held at gunpoint while his dad gets robbed on their own front porch. This morning the family fears others in the Hispanic community may be under siege.

Rise up Grizz Nation! Memphis Grizzlies Star player Marc Gasol is inviting you to 'Party on the plaza' to show appreciation to fans as he celebrates his new multi-year contract. If you can't make it, don't worry. Just stay with WMCActionNews5.com to see it for yourself.

With the heat index in the triple digits. MLGW and the City of Memphis are putting your safety first. The City of Memphis is also providing shelter from the extreme heat at the Orange Mound Community Center. We'll tell you how the city is helping people beat the heat this morning.

In Memphis politics the Reverend Kenneth Whalum is expected to throw his name into the race for Memphis Mayor.

People living in Mississippi are on edge this morning as three out of four men who escaped from a detention center remain on the run. The Hinds County Sheriff's Office said the inmates escaped from jail in Raymond this week outside of Jackson.

A Memphis Mother whose minivan was shot at by police officers in New Mexico will not go to jail. It appears prosecutors, the judge, and Farrell all believe that talking about what happened is a far better solution that jail time or lengthy probation.

Weather update:

It's 82 right now and really humid outside...the air temp is expected to be in the upper 90s...another heat advisory with the heat index in the triple digits. Details on the day and the rest of the week on WMC Action News 5 every 10 minutes.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com:

Pilot calls Mechanicsville hot air balloon landing safe
Only on 5: 8-year-old recalls armed robbery
City reaches $5.9 million settlement in choke hold death case
Pentagon to conduct study before deciding on transgender ban
 

Join us as we get ready for all of your news weather and traffic from 4:30-7am on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas
Anchor

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