Six things to know – 10/10/16
Here are six things to know for today.
The number of deaths reported in Afghanistan after a suicide car bomb exploded is now at 14. Authorities say that could increase as they learn more about the people still missing since the explosion. Ten officers and four civilians are among the dead. Taliban militants have attacked the region several times in the last couple of days.
The second presidential debate is over and the candidates are back on the campaign trail. The next debate will happen on October 19 at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
An Amber Alert has been issued in Kentucky for a four-year-old girl. Rebecca Ann Lewis is believed to have been abducted from Florida. Lewis and her alleged abductor were seen in a town on the Kentucky/Tennessee border. Rebecca has blonde hair and was last seen wearing a pink dress. The man police believe is with her is known as Wild West Hog. He is 31-years-old, 5’8" tall, and has red hair. He has an "L" shaped scar on the side of his head.
Flooded cities in North Carolina are trying to dry out this morning after taking a hit from Hurricane Matthew. People living downstream are keeping a close eye on rising rivers. The flooding disaster is expected to slowly unfold over the next several days as all that rain flows into rivers and downstream.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is closing a portion of Kentucky 1820 in Graves County starting today for culvert work. The closure is west of Ky 1241 between KY 1241 and Callus Hollow Road.
Samsung Electronics says it’s adjusting Galaxy Note 7 production to ensure safety following reports that replacements for the fire-prone phones were also overheating. U.S. phone retailers AT&T and T-Mobile have decided to stop giving new Note 7 replacement smartphones to consumers.