Here are some of the stories we're following Wednesday morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Here are some of the stories we're following Wednesday morning

Good morning and happy Wednesday!

A burglar is on the run. A man is accused of targeting homes near the Greenline. We'll show you crystal clear pictures of him as police look for him right now. We're also talking about crime in the area as well.  

A heated Memphis City Council meeting over the battle with MLGW and smart meters. One council member compared MLGW to the Gestapo. We'll explain what has emotions running so high.

This afternoon is the Teach901 job fair. More than one hundred jobs are available. We'll look at the fair, the jobs and how you can apply this morning.

The Fairley High School Marching band in Memphis has a chance to march in the Big Easy for Mardi Gras, but they need your help. We'll explain how you can help this morning.
 
A state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana after a series of tornadoes targeted the southeast portion of the state including New Orleans.
Dozens of people were hurt, but no deaths have been reported. We'll look at the damage this morning.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the green light for the Dakota Access Pipeline. It's expected to create thousands of jobs and allow the U.S. to become less reliant on oil from the Middle East. The move comes despite protests of some Native Americans tribes and environmentalists.  

Weather:
Patchy fog, warm day today temps in the 60s & 70s. Cold air tonight Details on the day, the week and the weekend including the next chance of rain. We have weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC Action News 5.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com:

Trump stamp used to brand visitors at Tennessee prison 

Woman attacked in parking lot warns about purse safety 

Person in custody after bomb threat at warehouse 

Murder suspect Boyette dead; Rice in custody; 4th victim doesn't make it 

$54K in aluminum stolen from MLGW poles 

Join us this morning for all of your news, weather, and traffic on WMC Action News 5 from 4:30-7am.

Andrew Douglas
Anchor

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