What to Know
- It’s Wednesday, August 21st – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
It’s Wednesday, August 21st – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
No. 1 – The rain chances decrease throughout the day, but you can expect a wetter end to the work week across South Florida. Keep your NBC 6 app handy for First Alert Doppler 6000 and push alerts on any severe weather that comes through.
No. 2 - An elderly woman has died after police say a delivery man from Hialeah badly beat her in her Boca Raton home before dousing her with a liquid chemical.
Jorge Luis Dupre Lachazo, 21, was arrested on second-degree attempted murder after, according to police, Lachazo and another delivery driver had been contracted to deliver a washer and dryer to the victim. After the driver went outside to make phone calls to the office, he heard screaming coming from the house and ran inside and found the victim covered in blood on the floor, police said.
No. 3 - An arrest has been made weeks after a shooting outside of a North Miami Beach synagogue left a man hospitalized.
30-year-old Carlints St Louis from Hallandale Beach was arrested Tuesday in the July 28 shooting outside of the Young Israel of Greater Miami, according to Miami-Dade police.
No. 4 - President Donald Trump is calling off an upcoming trip to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in buying Greenland, a Danish territory, the White House announced on Tuesday.
"Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland, I will be postponing our meeting scheduled in two weeks for another time," Trump tweeted.
No. 5 – Only on 6, a pet owner in Tamarac is thankful her furry family member is safe after a close encounter with an alligator inside of a park.
Hirosby Bello said that she took her seven-month-old Husky dog, Nala, to a canal near the boat ramp at Veterans Park on Tuesday for what was supposed to be a refreshing swim – but that’s when she spotted the reptile in the water ready to strike.
No. 6 - An alarming report about cyber security risks to new cars as a report released by a consumer watchdog group and software technologist says cars with internet connections are vulnerable to a hack while you’re behind the wheel.
Click here for the report from NBC 6 Responds and a warning from one of the industry insiders who helped author the report.