5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: A tree fell on a home on Lynn Haven Lane in Hazelwood, Missouri during a storm that caused extensive damage to homes and businesses on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

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

1. Gunman Killed After Holding Firefighters Hostage

A gunman who held four firefighters hostage for hours in Georgia was eventually shot and killed by SWAT members on Wednesday. The firefighters were responding to a medical call at a home that is in foreclosure.

2. Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest

Six tornadoes have been reported in parts of the Midwest, including four in Arkansas and two in Missouri. A neighborhood in St. Louis was reportedly hit the hardest, with possible damage to homes and the airport.

3. Taco Bell Seeks Healthier Menu

Taco Bell has new plans to unveil healthier menu options. The fast food chain has announced nutritional plans to have 20 percent of its combo meals meet one-third of the federal government's recommended dietary guidelines by 2020.

4. Red Sox's Sellout Streak Ends

The Boston Red Sox ended their sellout streak on Wednesday night, ending the longest streak of its kind in professional sports after 820 consecutive sellouts.

5. The Vegas Hangover Cure on Wheels

An anesthesiologist has launched a service that he says will help cure hangovers. "Hangover Heaven" is a bus that cruises the Las Vegas Strip offering IV therapy to rehydrate those nursing a hangover. The bus also offers vitamin treatment and anti-nausea medicine.

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