5 Things To Know This Morning

PHOTO: Radcliffe Franklin Haughton is shown in this photo released by the City of Brookfield Police Department, Oct. 21, 2012.Brookfield Police Department
Radcliffe Franklin Haughton is shown in this photo released by the Brookfield Police Department, Oct. 21, 2012.

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

1. Estranged Husband With Restraining Order Carries Out Spa Massacre

Authorities say the man suspected of killing three and wounding four at a day spa in Wisconsin had slashed his wife's tires two weeks before the Sunday morning shooting and was issued a four-year restraining order against him on Oct. 18. It is not clear if his wife was among the victims.

2. Polls Show a Tight Race Before Final Debate

Gallup tracking has Gov. Mitt Romney seven points ahead of President Obama, while an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows the race for the White House in a tie. Gallup tracking among likely voters shows Romney with a 52% lead and Obama at 45%. These results are from the time period between Oct. 14 and Oct. 20.

3. 55 People Injured After Floor Collapses During Party

Authorities now say 55 people were injured when a floor collapsed during an apartment complex party in Tallahassee, Fla., on Sunday. More than 100 people were at the party when the floor collapsed. It is not clear what caused the incident.

4. 'Paranormal Activity 4' Tops the Box Office

Scary movie fans flooded the box office over the weekend. "Paranormal Activity 4" debuted at number one this weekend, raking in $30.2 million nationwide. "Argo" came in second with $16.6 million.

5. Pippa Middleton Dishes on Fame in New Book

Royal fans have finally gotten a taste of Pippa Middleton's party-planning book, which goes on sale at the end of October. In an excerpt, Middleton admits that it's "a bit startling to achieve global recognition before the age of 30 on account of your sister, your brother-in-law and your bottom."