Six things to know – 4/21/16

Here are six things to know for today.

Police in Indianapolis are working to find out what led to the shooting death of a 2-year-old boy. Initial reports claimed he shot himself, but officers are now saying it is too soon to tell.

Higher taxes will pay for the billions of dollars in damages to Ecuador. This after a massive earthquake tore the country apart, killing at least 570 people. No word on when those tax hikes go into effect.

Forgotten in a car. That’s what a Louisville daycare worker says happened to the two-year-old who died in a SUV. The city has since forced the daycare to shut down.

Three more people are dead from severe flooding in Texas, bringing the total number to 8. Some operations are returning to normal. Schools will be back in session today despite more storms in the forecast.

A hearing over the lawsuit against Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s cuts to public colleges and universities will happen today. That suit was filed by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear. Governor Beshear has reduced his cuts to 2% for most schools.

The Paducky Derby is this weekend at Noble Park in Paducah. All money raised will benefit the Merryman House. You can adopt a duck by clicking here.

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