What we are working on Friday afternoon - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

What we are working on Friday afternoon

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 perfect sunny and mild weather conditions with temperatures in low 80s.  The weekend, including Mother’s Day, will be similar. The WMC Action News Storm Tracker 5 weather team will tell you about a possible storm is headed our way.  Also, stay tuned for your 7-day forecast.

News stories we’re working on:

4 p.m.

7th measles case in Shelby County: We’ll tell you what you need to know to keep your family safe and healthy.

Transgender “bathroom law” development: Mississippians have new concerns the feds will question the constitutionality of a new law requiring people use bathrooms according to their birth certificates.

Free Mother’s Day Photos: We’ll tell you where you and your mom can get photos free in the Mid-South.

5 p.m.

Origin of 7th measles case: Felicia Bolton tracks the origin of the latest case of measles in the Mid-South.

Gun and drugs at school: Jerry Askin is live with details, after four teens were arrested with drugs and a gun on campus.

House fire escape: Jerica Phillips takes us through the terrifying moments as a mother escaped a house fire.

Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles’ visitation: Sasha Jones is live from the civil rights icon’s public visitation.

Olympic Memphis pole vaulter: Carrie Anderson is live with the compelling story of a Memphis transplant going for the gold.

Five Great Things: Kendall Kirkham shows us five great things that happened in the Mid-South this week.

6 p.m.

Reaction to violent year: Jerry Askin shows us the record-breaking number of violent cases in Memphis and looks at how the community hopes to turn the problem around.

Overton Park weekend traffic plans: With several activities happening in the park this weekend, Brix Fowler explores how the park will handle the traffic amid a battle over overflow Memphis Zoo parking on park grass.

Traveling iPad: Felicia Bolton tells the story of a Fort Lauderdale man who lost his iPad at the airport there and how his app allowed him to follow the iPad to Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Memphis. You won't believe what he did, when it ended up in Miami.

Top headlines/trending on WMCActionNews5.com:

Extreme Gear robbery thwarted when suspect is shot

Mother, son en route to grieve with family killed in Franklin County crash

Walmart hides its deals on electronics HERE...

Family of 6 loses everything in house fire

Annual 'Blessing of the Bikes' event held at Bald Knob Cross

This is Kontji Anthony inviting you to join us on WMC Action News 5 at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.!  Also, don’t forget that 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.

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