Six things to know – 3/24/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Suspected terrorist Salah Abdeslam will not fight extradition to France. He is the alleged mastermind behind the bombings in Paris last year. Abdeslam was captured by Belgian police over the weekend.
Firefighters from the Concord and West McCracken County Fire Departments are clear of the scene of a mobile home fire this morning. It started around 2:30 a.m. on Noble Road. The Concord Fire Department Chief says he doesn’t know what caused the fire, but that there were no utilities connected at the home.
Fleming Furniture store owner Danny Kelley will be in McCracken County court today for a preliminary hearing. Kelley faces 10 felony charges and is accused of taking furniture orders from customers that his store did not have available.
Is the Islamic State training a special group of fighters to target countries in Europe? Security officials overseas say at least 400 fighters are part of that unit. Their report claims these fighters are trained to carry out terror attacks like the one in Brussels on Tuesday and last year’s bombings in Paris.
New Zealand voted to keeps its current national flag. More than 2 million people voted in the ballot to decide whether to keep the British Union Jack on their flag or replace it with a silver fern.
Today is Tuberculosis Day. The day, started in 1982, is dedicated to raising awareness about tuberculosis.