That picture above is from Reuters, and it shows the scene right now just north of Paris, France where the French intervention gendarme force is running into place at a hostage situation. I just saw a report that French police are fairly certain the hostage takers are the two suspects from this week's deadly attack at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
We're gathering all the live looks, video and pictures coming in. Look for live reports all morning on the developments, starting at 4:30 a.m.
Here in the valley, we're still dealing mostly with the cold. And some of the concern now is how frozen pipes will respond when they start to thaw. We're talking with a valley plumber. And Meteorologist David Ernst has the slight warm-up in your near future
There are still several school districts that are opening a few hours late this morning. Here's your list
Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, and one valley group will be busy bringing breakfast to police officers. Muriel Bailey joins us at 5:06 with a closer look.
And since the weekend is here, it's time to plan some fun activities. We'll bring you the goods on Festival of the Cranes, Huntsville Schools' Magnet Fair and the Art Market at Lowe Mill.
Now, let's get this Friday in gear. Join us for WAFF 48 News Today right now, and have a spectacular Friday!