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6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Monday, January 21

What to Know

  • It’s Monday, January 21st – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Monday, January 21st – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 - It’s a chilly Monday morning in South Florida and it's all due to a cold front sweeping through the United States. Most of the area woke up in the 40s and highs will only reach the mid-60s.

The system is also impacting flights. If you are traveling today, be sure to check with your airline.

No. 2 - Four people were shot overnight, including one teenager at a block party in Southwest Miami-Dade.

Investigators say people were standing in a parking lot when a gunman opened fire hitting the four victims. All of them were transported to local hospitals in stable condition. No arrests were made.

No. 3 - Local police will be out in force on the roads this MLK Day as ATV and dirt bike riders in South Florida will take to the streets for the annual "wheels up, guns down ride out."

No. 4 - There are several events happening in town to honor Dr. King. Fort Lauderdale is holding their annual march starting at 9am in Lincoln Park. The city of Miami is hosting their annual parade starting at 11 a.m. For parade road closures and other events happening in your neighborhood, click here.

No. 5 -  Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. 

Harris, a daughter of immigrant parents who grew up in Oakland, California, is one of the earliest high-profile Democrats to join what is expected to be a crowded field.

No. 6 - The Super Bowl is set as the New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams for the NFL championship on February 3rd in Atlanta. But the win comes with controversy as some are saying an interference that was not penalized cost the New Orleans Saints the game against L.A.

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