Afternoon headlines

Good Afternoon,

Here is a look at what we’re working on for WMC Action News 5 at 4, 5, and 6 p.m.!

Weather Update:

We’re currently experiencing cool and overcast, but dry conditions with temperatures in the 50s.

4, 5 and 6 p.m.:

Chief Meteorologist Ron Childers will tell us about the warming trend moving in this weekend and when rain will dominate the forecast.  Plus, stay tuned for his 7-day forecast.

News stories we're working on:

4 p.m.:

Dump truck slams into car of 93-year-old woman: Rose Eiklor is in Byhalia, Mississippi checking into the circumstances that led up to the crash.

Man found with a gun on a MATA bus: A man is charged with possessing a gun on a MATA bus.

5 p.m.:

Rapper Black Youngsta brandishes guns in broad daylight: Police departments are sharing the video showing the high-powered guns they have to deal with on a daily basis.

East Memphis sex offender talks with WMC Action News 5: A registered sex offender who left behind cards in the area where children live speaks with Ian Silver.

Fire leaves mother and 10 children homeless: Red Cross money has run out for a hotel and the family doesn’t want to use GoFundMe money on a hotel.

Five Great Things: We will show you about five great things that happened in the Mid-South.

6 p.m.:

Cloning Credit Cards: The Bartlett Police Department is looking for a suspect who is cloning credit cards.

Fake “Sgt. Jackson” makes more scam calls: A scammer is continuing to make more calls to scam money from people even after Janice Broach caught him red-handed.

Public Safety Task Force: The task force is hurting for money and is trying to get creative.

Pillows for abused women and children being collected: A high school student has come up with a program to give pillows to abused children and women.

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This is Kontji Anthony inviting you to join us on WMC Action News 5 at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.!  And don’t forget, you can watch us on the go with the free WMC Action News 5 news app! Simply search WMC in your mobile app store to download.