5 Things You Need To Know Today: June 7, 2016

Today's News Highlights!

Candice-squareGet your quick news fix with “5 Things You Need to Know Today”, a daily feature that I’ll be posting on Indie88.com after the Morning Show. We’ll keep you up to date on the latest local and international stories buzzing today.
 

 

1. CAPYBARAS ALMOST CAPTURED

Two men say they chased and nearly caught one of the missing capybaras in High Park. Eventually the skittish dog sized rodent jumped into a pond evading capture yet again. Raina & Matt talked to Ben Lovatt, one of the men chasing the capybaras, this morning. They were out again last night and they know where the capybara is.

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2. 3D BABY IMAGE MIX UP

No charges will be laid against the 3D baby ultrasound company in Pickering that gave the same pictures to multiple moms. The police say it was just a computer glitch.


 

3. KINGSTON PEN TOURS

Ever want to go on a tour of Kingston Penitentiary? Well now you can. Tour tickets are available for the former max security jail. Tickets are $25 for a 90 minute tour starting June 16th. Kingston Pen is a part of Canadian history.


 

4. TRUDEAU’S WIFE SINGS AGAIN

Prime Minister Trudeau’s wife Sophie is quite the joker. At the Parliamentary Press dinner, Sophie stole the show by telling jokes, doing yoga and even singing.


 

5. NO CHARGES AFTER GORILLA KILLED

The mother of the boy who fell in a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla enclosure will not be charged with child endangerment. Prosecutors says the boy simply scampered off as children sometimes do. Sadly, it resulted in zoo staff having to kill a 4 hundred pound gorilla to keep the kid safe. The gorilla enclosure reopens today.


 

Image courtesy Eric Kilby via Flickr