What to Know
- It’s Monday, September 23rd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
It’s Monday, September 23rd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
No. 1 – Weather wise, a breezy start to the work week is in store for South Florida while the tropics remain active with another named storm possible Monday. Keep your NBC 6 app handy for the latest updates and First Alert Doppler 6000.
No. 2 – Developing overnight, a man was hospitalized after being dropped off at a Hialeah medical facility after reportedly being shot in the head early Monday morning.
Officers blocked the area near Hialeah Hospital around 2:30 a.m. after a man was near the cafeteria area and reportedly told officers he was shot in the head while sitting in his car.
No. 3 - If you have been enjoying the free express lanes on the Palmetto expressway, enjoy them while they last, because starting Monday they will cost you.
Florida Department of Transportation Officials have said there is no cap on the tolls, and the price will change depending on traffic flow. But, FDOT says the minimum drivers can expect to pay is 50 cents.
No. 4 - Cell phone video caught a wild confrontation between police and clubgoers this weekend in Brickell.
According to reports, the incident allegedly began when a bouncer at Baru Brickell tried to throw a man out of the nightclub. The two began arguing and eventually fighting. That's when police got involved. Officers have not said if anyone has been arrested or if any charges were filed in the case.
No. 5 - Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether he sought foreign help to damage a political rival.
Trump's latest U.N. trip comes after nearly three years of an "America First" foreign policy that has unsettled allies and shredded multinational pacts.
No. 6 – It’s the first day of fall…and that means pumpkin spice is in full effect across South Florida. From coffee to snack treats, you can’t get away from the orange fruit!
NBC 6’s Sheli Muniz looked into the craze – including one place that offers a special pumpkin themed therapy treatment. You can see her story by clicking on this link.