Six things to know – 2/17/16

Here are six things to know for today.

Apple says it will fight a judge’s ruling ordering them to unlock a cell phone owned by Syed Farook. Farook is one of the shooters involved in the massacre at a holiday party in San Bernardino last December that left 14 people dead.

A Kentucky woman still considered missing is now facing a felony charge. Kentucky State Police say Jennifer Hicks of Murray faces a theft charge involving more than $10,000. Hicks has bee missing since February 9th.

Pope Francis concludes his trip to Mexico was a mass in Juarez. Over a million people are expected to participate in Juarez, with thousands watching in El Paso over streaming video.

There was a new best in show crowned at the 104th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The winner was a German Shorthaired Pointer from Temecula, California named C.J. C.J. is three years old and is only the third of his breed to win the crown.

Give yourself some extra time today to cross the I-24 Ohio River Bridge. Starting today, the Illinois Department of Transportation will restrict one lane heading from Metropolis towards Paducah. Crews are installing new bearings on the bridge.

Today is National Cabbage Day. The green, leafy vegetable is full of nutrients and antioxidants. It is also very low in fat and calories.

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