Things you should know today: 5/14/18


Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

Jessica Gresko
In this April 23, 2018 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)

The Supreme Court recently ruled to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 ban on sports gambling, legalizing states to allow sports bettings at casinos and racetracks.

Father of Ohio teen who died in van poses multiple questions

Meg Vogel
FILE – In this April 12, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac speaks to reporters about the death of Kyle Plush during a news conference at the Criminal Investigation Section conference room, in Cincinnati. Cincinnati officials expect to review a plan for improving the city’s emergency center while police finish an internal investigation into the death of Kyle Plush who twice called 911 to report he was trapped in a minivan. Cincinnati police say Isaac will release results Wednesday, May 2, of their probe into what went wrong in efforts to locate the teenager. (Meg Vogel/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)

An internal investigation into the death of 16-year-old boy Kyle Plush reveals reasons why officers did not leave their cruiser when responding to Kyle’s 911 call. Details into the case so far show that the city’s computer assisted-dispatching system experienced difficulties throughout the call, and officers responding to the phone call were searching for a woman trapped in a car, rather than a boy.

Neighbors say family that bombed churches well off, friendly

A Muslim woman weeps during the wake for Sri Pudji Astutik, one of the victims of Sunday’s church attacks, at a funeral home in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Monday, May 14, 2018. The flurry of bombings raised concerns that previously beaten-down militant networks in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation have been reinvigorated by the return of some of the estimated 1,100 Indonesians who went to fight with the Islamic State group in Syria. Experts have warned for several years that when those fighters return, they could pose a significant threat. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

A Muslim family of six carried out a suicide attack on three churches that killed a dozen people and injured more than 40 others. Neighbors of the Muslim family never suspected or experienced any radical behavior from them, and said that the family was normal, friendly and just like other devout Muslim families.

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