Happy Friday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at today's top stories:
*Breaking news this morning: authorities say one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another.
*Search and rescue crews are working around the clock in the small town of West, Texas - near Waco - searching for possible survivors after a horrific explosion at a fertilizer plant.
*Governor Bobby Jindal says he won't back a proposed tax increase on cigarettes anymore. We'll tell you what led to the change of heart.
*It's a jam-packed weekend across Southwest Louisiana! Find out what's happening in your neck of the woods.
*We're feeling some much cooler temperatures this morning. Meteorologist Ben Terry will tell us how long they will last.