Six things to know – 2/3/16

Here are six things to know for today.

A person living in Texas has been infected with the Zika virus. Doctors say the virus was transmitted sexually and is the first instance in the United States.

One of the Virginia Tech students charged in connection to the stabbing death of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell could face more charges. Police say Natalie Keepers helped dispose of her body and now faces a charge of being an accessory to murder.

A judge hopes to decide today whether to dismiss a sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby over a unwritten promise of immunity a former prosecutor says he gave Cosby’s now deceased lawyer. Cosby’s charged with drugging and violating Andrea Constand.

A house oversight committee will meet today and figure out how to get safe drinking water to Flint, Michigan. They will decide if the Environmental Protection Agency has done everything they can to keep lead out of the city’s water supply.

Crews from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and FEMA will be back in Alexander County today. They will assess damage from last month’s flooding. Agencies are checking to see if they will reach the $18 million mark needed to get federal assistance.

Have your cake and veggies too. Today is national carrot cake day. 

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