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

Here's a look at our Tuesday morning headlines

Good Tuesday morning

We are expecting severe weather when you get up this morning in parts of our region. Not all of us will get it, but it could be a rainy morning commute for your Tuesday. We have team coverage on the storms, areas that will be hit the most and how your commute will be affected. It's the big story of the morning and we have you covered on WMC5.

A woman was in the parking lot at one Kroger in the Mid-South when she was grabbed and forced into a car.  She was able to escape and get away.  The suspect drove off in a Ford Taurus.  Here what police are telling us and who they're looking for this morning.

A 17-year-old home safe this morning after a horrific experience. The FBI is investigating how she was kidnapped from her home and forced into prostitution. Hear from the family and law enforcement this morning.

The first cases of Zika in 2017 have been reported in Mississippi. We'll tell you where, how many cases and where the people infected were visiting.

There is debate ongoing right now about education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos. We'll talk about the back and forth this morning on WMC.

Weather:
Stormy morning, mild temperatures, colder days ahead later in the week. We have team coverage this morning on the weather in our area. Spencer Denton and Brittany Bryant are here to give you in depth updates all morning long as Jerica Phillips travels the roads in StormTracker 5. Weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :

Star death photographed by Hubble Space Telescope 

BCSO: 'Be On The Lookout' issued for triple murder suspect 

70 professors pack heat at Memphis colleges 

Casey Anthony seen at anti-Trump protest 

Soccer ball aboard Challenger finally makes it into space 

We invite you to join us on this busy morning. We have severe weather in our area and that will have an impact on your morning commute. News, weather, and traffic updates all morning long from 4:30-7am on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas
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