6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Monday, April 15

What to Know

  • It’s Monday, April 15th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Monday, April 15th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 – Keep that rain gear handy as the latest front to come through South Florida arrives Monday and brings with it shower chances that stick around most of the day. Keep your NBC 6 app handy to track the weather and get updates instantly on your device.

No. 2 - Family members say two sisters were killed and two other people were wounded in an overnight shooting this weekend in northwest Miami-Dade.

Dozens of rounds were fired during the shooting, which happened in the area of Northwest 19th Avenue and 60th Street early Sunday. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

No. 3 - A man suspected of killing three people, including a young girl in Central Florida on Friday has turned himself in to police, officials said Sunday.

According to police, Ernst Cherizard, 38, turned himself into the Haines City Police Department after 2 p.m. Sunday. Cherizard fled in a burgundy 2011 Nissan Altima and a toll booth 200 miles away near Boynton Beach recorded the plate early Saturday morning.

No. 4 - Two former South Florida firefighters will go on trial today for a crime against one of their superior officers.

Prosecutors say the men were part of a group of Miami firefighters who wrote racially charged messages on a family picture of an African American lieutenant - including a noose on the desk.

No. 5 - American and Southwest Airlines are pushing back their deadline to get Boeing 737 planes back up and running to August, which means your summer travel plans could be affected.

The planes were grounded after two deadly crashes took place in a short period of time due to a suspected software issue.

No. 6 - Today is Tax Day and you have until the end of the business day to get your tax documents in the mail on their way to the government. Click here for tax day freebies and deals plus tips if you need to file an extension.

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