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

What we're working on Thursday morning

Good morning!

Investigators released new details about the shooting outside of Craigmont High School less than 24 hours ago. We'll explain what happened, the charges and who police have in custody this morning.

Today is September 1, better known as 901 day in Memphis. it's set to be a big day out at Shelby Farms, where the official ribbon cutting will happen at 9 a.m. for the heart of the park project.

Disturbing allegations from the Memphis Police Department this morning. Detectives have arrested a man they say was trafficking a teenage girl on the internet.

Every year, more than 29,000 students are chronically absent in Shelby County Schools.  Shelby County Schools will be targeting schools they consider to be the "high need" schools.  They will create rewards programs which will provide students with Grizzlies tickets, swag and much more.  We'll be live this morning with more on this program.

At a major speech in Phoenix last night, Donald Trump made a slight change to his immigration policy. The GOP nominee traveled to Mexico, met with the President of Mexico and talked about building a wall along the southern border. He then offered details on his immigration policy in Arizona last night. We'll have a wrap up this morning.


Temps in the 70s for the earlier part of the day...Low to mid 80s for the rest of the day and we really nice weekend for the Mid-South. Details on the day and week ahead this morning with weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC Action News 5.

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