Six things to know – 3/15/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Kentucky State Police are working with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office to try to figure out what caused an overnight house fire. According to KSP, 18-year-old Melissa Hopkins was found dead inside the home. It is not clear if she died in the fire.
There is an update on the levee breach affecting Weakley, Gibson, and Obion Counties in Northwest Tennessee. Weakley County’s Emergency Management Director says only a little water is coming over the Kenton levee now. It was breached on Sunday.
Apple’s response to the Department of Justice about unlocking a terrorist’s phone is due today. The FBI wants Apple to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino terrorists. Apple says doing so would breach its promise of privacy for its users.
One Tennessee lawmaker wants to get rid of license plates with the Confederate battle flag on them. State Senator Sara Kyle says the state should not celebrate what she calls a, "symbol of racism."
The late Mother Teresa has been given official approval to be declared a saint. Pope Francis signed off on the miracle needed for sainthood last December. The canonization ceremony will be held on September 4th.
The polls are open in Missouri and Illinois. Polls will stay open until 7:00 p.m. as voters pick their presidential candidate.