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're working on for you this morning: 

Memphians are fed up following a violent weekend. Now they are calling for change.
Ten people were shot, One stabbed, two of them dead and all within a 24-hour time period. We'll explain how some will be taking back their neighborhoods.

Sexual allegations with a minor. That charge has been levied against the head of the Memphis Housing and Community Development. What we know so far and why MPD is taking it's investigation to Seattle, Washington.

Pack a little patience before you head out the door. Today is the first rush hour morning commute for part of the New I-40 Flyover. We're going to help you get through it today. We have chopper 5 with us this morning to give you a better view of what to expect on WMC.

Tonight's 6pm newscast on WMC Action News 5 is one for Mid-South history books. Dave Brown, our legendary chief meteorologist, will say farewell after 53 years of broadcasting. All day today we'll pay tribute to Dave with a look back at his 5-plus decades as a broadcaster. Join us this morning and throughout the day on WMC.

We're just hours away from Grit and Grind Night at Auto Zone Park where the Redbirds will face off tonight against the New Orleans Zephyrs. Learn what you could win at tonight's game.

Weather update:
It's expected to be partly cloudy today, expect humid conditions as well. Highs in the low 90s...Details on the day and week ahead including rain chances on WMC Action News 5 every 10 minutes. 

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews.com :

Man dies after fall from deck at Braves game
Five injured, one infant killed in major crash on I-240
MPD investigating alleged sexual crimes against housing director Robert ...
15-year-old's beating causes fear for family at home, school
Neglected horse found with 3-foot long hooves

Make sure you join us to get the week off right this morning! We are also giving away Southern Heritage tickets and Delta Fair tickets at 6 a.m. Watch and win with us on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas
WMC Action News 5 Anchor

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