Six things to know – 3/14/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Former Paris, Tennessee, police officer Christopher Page will be back in court today. Page is facing murder and child abuse charges in connection with the death of his 3-month-old son. Medical records show the baby died from abusive head trauma last year.
More than a dozen people are injured after an Amtrak train derailed in Kansas on its way from Los Angeles to Chicago. Amtrak says it is working with BNSF, the company that owns and maintains the track, to figure out what caused the train to derail.
The Republican candidates are hanging their hopes on the pivotal primary state contest tomorrow. Donald Trump is battling John Kasich in the winner, take-all state of Ohio, while Marco Rubio fights to stay alive in Florida.
After a Louisville man tested positive for the Zika virus, state health workers are urging travelers to take steps to prevent it from spreading. They want anyone traveling during the spring break season to learn more about the virus and ways to avoid mosquito bites.
It is time to fill out those brackets for your office pool. Oregon, Kansas, North Carolina, and Virginia all sit at the top with a number one seed in the NCAA tournament. Kentucky is a number four seed, Vanderbilt is a number 11 seed and Austin Peay gets the 16 seed. To create your own bracket, click here.
Today is National Pi Day. Pi is the relationship between the diameter and circumference of a circle, and a mathematical constant. Pi starts with 3.14, so it is celebrated the 14 day of third month.