What we're working on Thursday morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

What we're working on Thursday morning

Good Thursday morning!

Multiple tornadoes slam parts of Indiana today. One was an EF-3 tornado and there are multiple people injured. We'll give you updates this morning on WMC.

We're also updating you on the earthquake aftermath in Italy. More than 200 have been killed as a result. We'll update you from the scene this morning.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says he's trying to avoid calling a special legislative session even as the state could lose $60 million in highway funding. We'll explain the process this morning.

The students at Stax Music Academy are getting some tips from the former bass player for Prince. We stopped by to see the interaction.

More than 25,000 Safety First strollers are being recalled in the US and Canada due to a fall hazard.

Comedian Leslie Jones is the victim of a hack. For a brief time yesterday, hackers took over the native Memphian's website, posted explicit nude photos of her and showed copies of her drivers license and passport. We'll explain what happened this morning.

Testimony is expected to wrap up today in the trial of a man who reportedly shot and killed a Memphis pastor.  Roger Reed has been on trial for the killing from 2014. We'll update you on testimony this morning.

We'll take you on the campaign trail this morning...Donald Trump had a huge rally in Jackson, Mississippi. Hillary Clinton is defending her time as Secretary of State and charges she ran a pay for play state dept. The latest this morning on WMC.

Weather:
More hot weather...heat index in the triple digits..there are chances of scattered thunderstorms later today. Details on today, the rest of the week and the weekend with weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :

How Shelby Farms Park came to be

Defendant's ex-girlfriend: Pastor murdered after prostitution deal 

RAW EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Suspect inside JPD cruiser involved in crash 

SLIDESHOW: Baby names that are becoming less popular 

Teacher robbed, beaten in Cooper Young 

 
Join us as we get going this morning on WMC Action News 5 from 4:30-7am with all of your news, weather, and traffic!

Andrew Douglas
Anchor

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