What we're working on Friday afternoon - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

What we're working on Friday afternoon


Good afternoon!

Today at 5 p.m., a mistake that led to the release of a Tennessee inmate.  WMC Action News 5's Lauren Squires looks into the slip-up.

Then at 6 p.m. we're remembering the life and legacy of Judge D'Army Bailey.  WMC Action News 5's Kontji Anthony shows the tribute to a civil rights icon.

Weather/traffic update:

We're dealing with another scorcher in the Mid-South with temperatures in the mid 90s.  Meteorologist Ron Childers and Spencer Denton have your complete forecast, and the heat you'll be dealing with for all your weekend plans. 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. Father urges safe interactions with police officers
  2. Child drowns in Memphis home, third drowning in 2 weeks
  3. Obama visits prison to call for a fairer justice system
  4. How did gunman go from typical suburban life to attack?
  5. Man charged in death of 2-year-old

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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