Here's a peek at our Friday morning headlines

Happy Friday!!

A FedEx executive wants to help end the the fight over the Greenward at Overton Park. Two sides are pinned against each other over zoo parking. One side says it's taking over green space, while the other side says the parking is only on certain busy days. FedEx executive Richard Smith and his family have given millions to the zoo over the years and plan to invest in a solution to stop the feud. Hear from him this morning.

Parents in East Memphis neighborhoods are on alert this morning after they claim a man on the Sex Offender Registry has been combing their neighborhoods, even saying inappropriate things to children. Details this morning on WMC.

A bill to toughen Tennessee's stalking laws is picking up steam this morning. We'll explain what it says this morning on WMC.

Two new flights for you to choose from out of Memphis International Airport. American Airlines is starting non-stop daily flights to Phoenix and adding a third flight to New York's La Guardia Airport.

Another heated Republican debate in Detroit. Only four candidates on stage this time talking immigration, healthcare and whether the U.S. should send troops to Libya. We break down what you missed.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his military to be ready to fire nuclear weapons. The regime was slapped with sanctions because of its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch. The country fired off short-range projectiles into the sea. We'll update on the latest from the rogue communist nation.


Warmer today and this weekend across the Mid-South. Highs near 70 this weekend. Details on rain coming for next week on WMC where weather and traffic are no more than 7 minutes away.

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Andrew Douglas