It’s Friday, October 11th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
No. 1 – Weather wise, Passing showers stick around South Florida for the morning and afternoon ahead of lower humidity and a much more pleasant First Alert forecast for the weekend. Keep your NBC 6 app handy for push alerts of any severe weather as well as First Alert Doppler 6000.
No. 2 - A couple whose bodies were found nearby each other in Hollywood had a history of domestic violence and died in a murder-suicide, investigators said Thursday.
A woman's body was found in the water at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday along the 700 block of North Broadwalk, Hollywood Police said. That investigation led detectives to the 300 block of New York Street, where they found a man's body in a motel room.
No. 3 - Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will return a $50,000 contribution he received from two South Florida businessmen now facing charges for allegedly helping President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani investigate political opponents in Ukraine.
No. 4 - Miami's police chief says at least one off-duty officer will be investigated and the internal affairs unit has been reminded to thoroughly examine all evidence it reviews, after the NBC 6 Investigators revealed deficiencies in how the department oversees off-duty police activities.
No. 5 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Blue Bell Creameries is recalling a batch of ice cream made at an Alabama plant over concerns it may contain pieces of plastic. The agency made the announcement Wednesday. News outlets report about 1,700 half gallons of Butter Crunch ice cream produced at the Sylacauga, Alabama, plant on Aug. 26 may be contaminated.
No. 6 - A trip to their favorite fast food restaurant turned into a night at the emergency room for a South Florida family.
A lawsuit filed in Broward County alleges "unreasonably and dangerously" hot chicken nuggets were served in a "Happy Meal" at a local McDonald's franchise causing a serious burn to a four-year-old girl.