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

Here's a peek at our Thursday afternoon headlines

Good afternoon!

Today at 5 p.m.,   WMC Action News 5 wonders: would you know what to do if you were kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a vehicle?  WMC Action News 5's Felicia Bolton shares some specific ways that you can use to get out alive.  

Then at 6 p.m., it took 15 years, but an accused rapist is now behind bars, after a sexual assault kit was finally tested.  WMC Action News 5's Kontji Anthony has the latest on the investigation.

Weather/traffic update:

It's still hot, but pleasant with a cooler breeze. Meteorologists Dave Brown and  Ron Childers have your complete forecast, and how long this break from the dangerous heat will last.  And traffic tracker 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. Pregnant mother charged after toddler found unresponsive in home filled with dead, dying animals 
  2. Community moved by disabled vet's story help fix what vandals destroyed 
  3. HBO filming prompts downtown road closures
  4. Haywood High School football player dies
  5. HBO filming prompts downtown road closures 

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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