6 Things to Know – Cops Survive Shootout, South Florida Remembers 9/11

What to Know

  • It’s Wednesday, September 11th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Wednesday, September 11th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 – Weather wise, a warm and breezy morning greets South Florida on Wednesday ahead of what could be a wet end of the week. Keep your NBC 6 app handy for First Alert Doppler 6000 and any push alerts throughout the day.

No. 2 - Three police officers were injured after a shootout with a suspect inside of a Kendall home late Tuesday night.

Miami-Dade Police say the incident occurred at the home located at 8001 SW 89th Terrace just after 9:30 p.m. when officers arrived after receiving several 911 calls. Police say a white male in his 30s opened fire before barricading himself in a room, only to later turn himself in. The officers were treated at the scene.

No. 3 - NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown, just signed by the New England Patriots, is accused of raping his former trainer in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida.

In the lawsuit, Britney Taylor alleges Brown forced her onto a bed and raped her while she shouted for him to stop, leaving her traumatized. Brown learned of the lawsuit the day it was filed and "denies each and every allegation" in it, a lawyer representing him said in a statement.

No. 4 - Desperation mounted in the Bahamas as hurricane survivors arriving in the capital by boat and plane were turned away from overflowing shelters.

Hurricane Dorian devastated the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands in the northern part of the archipelago a week ago, leaving at least 50 dead, with the toll certain to rise as the search for bodies goes on.

No. 5 - As the nation will mourn the tragic events of September 11, 2001 that saw thousands of lives lost in the terror attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and in Pennsylvania, South Florida will join in the events with special ceremonies in both Broward and Miami-Dade on Wednesday.

For a complete list of events being held throughout the day, click on this link.

No. 6 - Two women say they paid the same company thousands of dollars for new impact windows and doors - but didn’t get what they wanted in time for hurricane season.

That’s when they called NBC 6 Responds. To find out what happened, click on this link for the story.

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