What to Know
- It’s Monday, October 14th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
It’s Monday, October 14th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.
No. 1 – Weather wise, rain chances are much lower to start your week across South Florida - but temperatures will be rising by the middle of the week. Keep your NBC 6 app handy for push alerts of any severe weather and First Alert Doppler 6000.
No. 2 - Reports of possible shots at an upscale Florida mall sent panicked people running and triggered a lockdown for several hours Sunday, but a SWAT team's search found no evidence of any shooting and police issued an all-clear after nightfall.
One person was injured, apparently leaving the mall in Boca Raton, police said. Boca Raton Police Chief Dan Alexander said Sunday evening that authorities conducted a sweeping search but found no evidence to confirm the initial reports.
No. 3 - Police say they have arrested the man they suspect shot a person who was stopped at a red light in Hialeah. 37-year-old Stanislav Rodriguez is being charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, police say.
According to officers, the victim was stopped at a red light at west 12th street and Okeechobee road Saturday morning when Rodriguez pulled up alongside them, fired into the vehicle, and fled the scene.
No. 4 - Monday marks the beginning of a five year $245 million mass widening project across Florida's Turnpike, according to Florida Department of Transportation.
The project will take place along Florida's Turnpike Extension, from the Dolphin Expressway to NW 106th Street. For a complete list of changes and closures, click on this link.
No. 5 - A graphically violent parody video, shown at a meeting of President Donald Trump's supporters at his Miami resort, depicted a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the news media in a church, The New York Times reported Sunday.
In the video, Trump's critics and media members are portrayed as parishioners fleeing his gruesome rampage. The fake Trump strikes the late Sen. John McCain in the neck, hits and stabs TV personality Rosie O'Donnell in the face, lights Sen. Bernie Sanders' head on fire and shoots or otherwise assaults people whose faces are replaced with news organization logos.
No. 6 - Deputies in one Florida county say a man kept calling them multiple times this weekend – to report his roommate for allegedly stealing $20 worth of his marijuana.
NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports the incident took place Saturday in Pasco County, located just north of Tampa. The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office put messages on social media showing the interaction between the man who called and one of their deputies.