Collierville Carjacking victim speaks, Tunica getting ready for sports betting, new Memphis festival weeks away

Good Wednesday morning!

Here are some of the stories we're following this morning:

This morning Collierville police still looking for the people behind a carjacking. Investigators say the victim was filling up his car at the Kroger at Winchester and Houston Levee while en route to see the birth of his granddaughter. Hear from him this morning on #wmc5.

It's almost time to place your bets! Now that sports betting is legal in Mississippi, local casinos are trying to get ready for gamblers.We'll talk about what Tunica is going to get ready.

Today FedEx Express is hosting a job fair for full and part-time positions.Detail on the job fair this morning.

Tickets are now on sale for the Inaugural Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival at the Liberty Bowl. Details behind the event this morning on #wmc5.


Lots of sunshine today with highs back in the 90s...We'll talk about the next chances for rain with weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away all morning long.

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Join us on this Wednesday morning to begin your day with news, weather and traffic from 4:30-7am on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas