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6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Friday, June 7

What to Know

  • It’s Friday, June 7th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Friday, June 7th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

Weather wise, temperatures stay hot across South Florida with highs in the low 90s through the weekend but rain chances increase to 50 percent by Sunday afternoon across the area.

No. 1 – Prosecutors say a dancer with a troubling driving record left a club "stumbling drunk" before she jumped into her car and hit and killed three teenage boys waiting at a bus stop in North Miami.

Mariam Coulibaly, a 31-year-old dancer from Hollywood, was arrested and charged in connection with the May 25 crash that killed 17-year-old Richecarde Dumay, 15-year-old Lens Desir, and 13-year-old Gedeon Desir.

No. 2 - A former Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer charged with 11 criminal counts after failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school shooting was released from jail Thursday after a judge reduced his bail and lifted some restrictions.

Scot Peterson walked out of the Broward County Jail with his attorneys after Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer set bond at $39,500, down from the initial amount of $102,000. Peterson said nothing before getting into a car that drove him away.

No. 3 - Police are looking for a man who attempted to abduct a 16-year-old walking home from school in Miami Gardens.

The attempted abduction happened Wednesday afternoon in the area of NW 29th Place and NW 175th Street, police said. The driver of a silver 2015 Nissan Maxima attempted to take the teen inside his car. The teen escaped and ran away.

No. 4 - U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into stemming the flow of Central American migrants across the United States' southern border.

Vice President Mike Pence, monitoring the talks from his travels in Pennsylvania, said Thursday the U.S. was "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals but that, so far, tariffs still were set to take effect on Monday.

No. 5 - If last month felt hotter than normal, there's a reason. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that last month was the hottest May in Florida in more than a century.

The Palm Beach Post reports that last month's average temperature of 78.8 degrees Fahrenheit was 3.7 degrees hotter than normal. That temperature earned it the top spot in May for Florida since records started being kept in 1895.

No. 6 - A man had the idea for an invention and even had his invention made overseas - but getting his hands on it proved difficult.

That’s when he called NBC 6 Responds when the courier service never followed through on their promise to deliver. Click here for the full story and tips you can use if you find yourself in the same spot.

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