Morning Update - Thursday

Good morning to you all. Here is a look at what we're tracking on Good Morning Region 8, beginning at 5 AM on KAIT-TV...

After a week of good weather, a wave of cold and wintry precipitation has moved into Region 8, creating the possibility of problems for some early drivers. We have crews live in the field and meteorologist Sarah Tipton will have the latest weather. Latest weather here.

Bernie Madoff is expected to enter his plea today. He could receive up to 150 years in prison. We'll have the latest on this story.

Also, we have the latest update on the Alabama massacre that ended with 11 dead.

Region 8 News is always on at and We're also tracking the possibility of some schools canceling classes this morning. You don't have to wait, just visit the closings page to get the latest list.