Six things to know – 2/23/16
Here are six things to know for today.
There still are not a lot of detail about why Jason Dalton gunned downed six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dalton admitted to the shooting and is facing 16 charges in connection to Saturday’s shootings. He is also charged with six counts of murder.
Today is the last day for early voting for Tennessee’s presidential primary. More than 214,000 people already voted. The ballot for the primary was set in December, meaning several candidates no longer in the race, like Rand Paul, are still on the ballot. The Tennessee primary is March 1st.
Today is the two week mark since Jennifer Hicks disappeared. Kentucky State Police have issued a warrant for her arrest. If you see her, call Kentucky State Police or the Calloway County Sheriff’s Department.
Doctor Ted Jefferson, an Orthopedic surgeon in Paducah who’s accused of terroristic threatening, will be back in McCracken County court today. This appearance will be a continuance of his first appearance. Doctor Jefferson is facing criminal charges of disorderly conduct and terroristic threatening.
Wall Street is hoping to continue gains from yesterday this morning. Crude oil is pulling back this morning, but is still trading near $33 a barrel. The DOW is up 229 points to 16-621 in early trading this morning. The NASDAQ gaining 67 to 45-71.
The polls will open in just a few hours for the Republican caucus in Nevada. A new poll by Survey Monkey shows Donald Trump has a huge lead over the other candidates.