5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: Amanda Knox

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Spring Snowstorm Hits Midwest, Pushes East

Fifteen states in the Midwest were under winter storm watches and warnings on Sunday night, with 6 to 12 inches of snow in the forecast. The final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida was postponed until today after heavy storms and lightning struck the Orlando area.

2. Knox Awaits Verdict From Italy's Highest Court

Italy's highest court is expected to decide whether or not to overturn the acquittals of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito on Monday. Neither Knox, Sollecito or their families will be in the Rome for the decision.

3. Mississippi State Legislator Found Dead

Law enforcement officials in Jackson are investigating the death of Mississippi state legislator Jessica Upshaw. Upshaw's body was discovered Sunday in the home of former state representative Clint Rotenberry.

4. Girl, 9, Survives Car Crash, Hikes to Get Help for Father

A 9-year-old girl walked about a mile to find help after she survived a car crash that killed her father in Southern California. Authorities say the girl's father lost control of his SUV on Sunday afternoon before the vehicle landed at the bottom of a ravine.

5. Powerball Press Conference to Be Held Today

New Jersey lottery officials will hold a news conference this morning which may reveal where the $338 million Powerball ticket was sold.

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