Here's a peek at our Friday morning headlines

Happy Friday!!

Memphis mayor Jim Strickland is responding to the city's recent rash of violence following the 30th homicide this year. Hear his response and what the interim director had to say on WMC Action News 5.

Almost 50 percent of all marriages will end in divorce. In a world where social media is king, the temptation to find someone new has never been greater.  Mid-South divorce attorneys are now armed with a secret weapon and the number of husbands and wives using it to expose cheating spouses is growing. Watch this morning on WMC.

Some roadblocks for Tennessee lawmakers as they push to allow people to carry guns inside the state capitol. Leaders in the House and Senate want licensed gun owners to start packing as soon as possible. Details this morning on the measure on WMC.

We're one step closer to Memphis in May. The international festival has unveiled its 2016 fine arts poster. Canada is the country honored this year. We'll show it to you this morning and have the latest on the festival on WMC.

Pope Francis left Rome early this morning for a trip to Mexico, first stopping off in Cuba. He will hold a historic meeting with the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church. Details on the Pontiff's trip on WMC.


Sunshine this Friday...highs in the 50s...It's a cold morning but it will get warmer..Details on the weekend on WMC Action News 5 including a chance of snow next week. Weather and traffic never more than 7 mins away.

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