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

Here's a peek at our Friday morning headlines

Happy Friday!!

This is breaking in Europe right now--Police in Paris, France, say a soldier opened fire outside the Louvre Museum after he was attacked by someone, and the area is being evacuated. I have a live shot and I am monitoring the situation to see if there are any terrorist ties. We'll have live updates in the Alert Center.

A billboard is making a statement across Memphis. It compares the number of homicides in 2016 to the number of Memphis police officers the city is down. We'll explain how the city is responding to this and why the police union put it up in the first place.

Possible human remains were found on the side of the road on Highway 64 in Fayette County.  Investigators say they had been there for some time. We have the latest details on this mystery this morning.

Last month, Gentry Wright was hit by multiple cars and died at Lamar and Bellevue. Later today, his family will announce a reward to help solve his death. We'll review the case and look ahead to clues in the investigation.

The legendary Garth Brooks kicked off the first of four concerts in the Bluff City at FedEx Forum. He has three more shows left in Memphis. We'll hear from him as he sat down with WMC Action News 5 and spoke about his love for Memphis.

Weather:
Big drop in temperatures tonight. Could be in the 20s. We're looking at the forecast for the weekend and the week ahead and the changes. Weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC Action News 5 all morning long.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :

Tamron Hall exits NBC after learning she was losing 'Today' 

Paris police: Soldier opens fire outside Louvre 

Hunters save trapped kids from carbon monoxide poisoning 

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Tebow one-on-one interview 

Woman allegedly recorded courthouse sex video 

Join us on this "wear red" Friday!! We're doing for the American Heart Association! We are live with all of your news, weather, and traffic on WMC Action News 5 from 4:30-7am.

Andrew Douglas
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    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:59:31 GMT
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    Memphis Police Department is investigating a deadly crash that happened early Sunday morning.  Police were called to the scene on Spottswood Avenue and Goodwyn Street where a car hit a tree.  Three children were injured in the crash and taken to Lebonheur Children's Hospital. Two of the children are in non-critical condition. Nine-year-old Jaliya Lewis died from her injuries. Police say the children were unrestrained in the back seat of the vehicle and were thrown to the ...

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    Memphis Police Department is investigating a deadly crash that happened early Sunday morning.  Police were called to the scene on Spottswood Avenue and Goodwyn Street where a car hit a tree.  Three children were injured in the crash and taken to Lebonheur Children's Hospital. Two of the children are in non-critical condition. Nine-year-old Jaliya Lewis died from her injuries. Police say the children were unrestrained in the back seat of the vehicle and were thrown to the ...

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  • Two people shot, killed in Memphis

    Two people shot, killed in Memphis

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:34:04 GMT
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    Two people were shot and killed in Memphis on Sunday, according to Memphis Police Department. 

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    Two people were shot and killed in Memphis on Sunday, according to Memphis Police Department. 

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  • As the BBQ competition wraps up, organizers prepare for 901 Fest

    As the BBQ competition wraps up, organizers prepare for 901 Fest

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:13:09 GMT
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    After a successful BBQ contest, organizers of Memphis in May are on to setting up for the next event--901 Fest. 

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