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

Here's a peek at our Friday morning headlines

Good Friday morning!

Breaking news: We're following for two  Mid-South athletes in the NFL draft.. Ole Miss offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil admitted taking money from a coach, at the same time a video of him appearing to do drugs was released.He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins, but it's unclear what the fallout from some of his comments will be. We're following exactly what he said, what the video showed and how fans are reacting this morning. Also former U of Memphis quarterback Paxon Lynch is going to the Super Bowl champion Broncos. We'll update you this morning on WMC.

We'll look ahead to the kickoff of the Beale Street Music Festival with rain and storms in the forecast. We're updating the forecast throughout the morning. Join us for details on that and a warning to avoid fake tickets to the events downtown.

A violent confrontation just feet from Collierville High School sent one teen in the hospital and another behind bars. We'll explain what what happened and what police are saying the motives are on WMC Action News 5.

The wait is over. The new multi-million dollar Zambezi River Exhibit at the Memphis Zoo opens today. Are you going to see it? Watch us first for a preview on WMC.

Also some new information on the death of Prince and prescription pills. We'll be updating what police are saying this morning on WMC.


Temps in the 60-70s today. Thunderstorms expected to arrive around 11 a.m. Expect showers this weekend as well, on and off. It is a severe weather alert day. Details with weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC Action News 5.

Here are the top stories on :

Autopsy report released for man shot, killed by MPD 

Inmate allegedly used gun-shaped soap in escape 

Hitler's name used once again in SCS board meeting

Students asking for gender-neutral graduation gowns 

Mother of murdered teen spoke to her seconds before she died 

Don't forget we are giving away at $500 gift card to Gould's at 6 a.m. You have to watch to win! Join us this morning from 4:30-7am on WMC Action News 5!

Andrew Douglas

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