Six things to know – 8/12/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Four small bombs exploded in two locations in Thailand overnight. Four people were killed and several others injured. It is unclear who is behind the blasts but Thai Royal Police say they don’t believe it is terror related.
Some promising news for the parents of a 4-year-old girl shot in Louisville, Kentucky overnight. The Courier Journal spoke to Kosair Children’s Hospital who say the girl is expected to survive. Police are still investigating.
The gas leak that sparked an explosion at a Maryland apartment complex could have been leaking for months. There are new reports that someone called 911 about a gas smell back in July.
There will be no action taken against the Paducah police officers who accidentally shot a home in Graves County during a training exercise. A grand jury decided the officers actions were not criminal.
The U.S. is still in the lead in Rio going into day seven, though the gap isn’t as wide as it was yesterday. Team USA is on top with 38 medals, 16 of them are gold.
The deep-fried Twinkie is jumping from the state fair to the home freezer. Hostess Brands is launching packaged "Deep Fried Twinkies" starting today that mark its first foray into frozen foods. The cream-filled snack in vanilla or chocolate is the result of a yearlong collaboration between Hostess and Wal-Mart.