5 things to know Wednesday, March 23: Brussels bombing suspect at large

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MARCH 23: A man wears the Belgian flag as people observe a one minute silence at the Place De La Bourse in honour of the victims of yesterdays' terror attacks on March 23, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium is observing three days of national mourning after 34 people were killed in a twin suicide blast at Zaventem Airport and a further bomb attack at Maelbeek Metro Station. Two brothers are thought to have carried out the airport attack and an international manhunt is underway for a third suspect. The attacks come just days after a key suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was captured in Brussels. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A man wears the Belgian flag as people observe a one minute silence at the Place De La Bourse in honour of the victims of yesterdays’ terror attacks on March 23, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium is observing three days of national mourning after 34 people were killed in a twin suicide blast at Zaventem Airport and a further bomb attack at Maelbeek Metro Station. Two brothers are thought to have carried out the airport attack and an international manhunt is underway for a third suspect. The attacks come just days after a key suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was captured in Brussels. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Here’s what you need to know to stay informed today:

1. Belgian authorities continue to search for third Brussels bombing suspect.

Authorities continue to search Wednesday for a man who was seen with two suicide bombers at the Brussels airport ahead of the bombings there Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. 34 were killed and more than 200 wounded during the attacks, which also targeted a subway. The Islamic State group responsible for the terror attacks on Paris has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Two of the attackers, seen rolling suitcases presumably filled with explosives, have been identified as brothers Khalid and Brahim El Bakraoui. A Belgian newspaper has reported that the third attacker is possibly Najim Laachraoui, who has been linked to Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam. The country will remain on the highest threat level until further notice.

2. Video watchdog helped cops catch SXSW shooter.

Student Phillip Turner, who records police footage for the accountability site Photography is Not a Crime, helped Austin police by directing them to a man he saw holding a handgun during a fight on the final night of SXSW Sunday, the American-Statesman’s Philip Jankowski reports. Turner caught the fight on film, including the two gunshots that were heard, and was able to direct police to a suspect wearing a blue jacket after they wrongfully detained another man. “Police officers — not all, but generally — do not like being recorded. In this case, my film helped them get a guy off the streets,” Turner told the American-Statesman.

3. Jeb Bush announces Ted Cruz endorsement.

Ex-GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush took to Twitter Wednesday to announce his endorsement of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for president, the Associated Press reports. Bush also posted on Facebook saying Republicans “must overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena.” Cruz suggested Wednesday that he would find a place for rival John Kasich in his administration if he agreed to drop out of the race. Cruz said Kasich’s running is helping front-runner Trump by taking votes that could go to Cruz.

4. Park officials seek pair who tagged Enchanted Rock.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials are looking for two people who wrote the words “CA$H TRUCK” on a rock on the south side of Enchanted Rock’s summit Sunday between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Officials believe the two people are from San Marcos and posted a photo of the suspected perpetrators on the park’s Facebook. Officials will most likely use turpentine to remove the graffiti, although the chemicals will damage lichens on the rock.

5. Statesman Skyline Theater to be new outdoor venue at Long Center.

The Long Center’s new outdoor, lawn venue to open this spring will be named the Statesman Skyline Theater, in a partnership with the newspaper. The venue, which will have a capacity of 7,000, will open May 20 with a performance by Justin Moore and will later feature performances by the Steve Miller Band and the Goo Goo Dolls. The theater will be located on the north lawn of the Long Center, and a stage will be erected for each performance.

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