6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Monday, May 13

What to Know

  • It’s Monday, May 13th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Monday, May 13th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 – Keep that sunscreen and a cold drink handy to start the work week as heat and humidity are in the forecast with high temperatures close to 90 degrees but feeling more like triple digits with a chance of afternoon storms – so keep your NBC 6 app handy for First Alert updates.

No. 2 - A shooting was reported near the Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach on Sunday as officials said there are at least three scenes and at least one person dead.

Police set up a perimeter around a dark colored vehicle at a shopping center on Collins Avenue near 178th Street. Video footage shows what appears to be a dead body inside covered by a yellow tarp on the driver's seat.

No. 3 - Officers in Miami Shores are investigating an early morning crash involving a fellow cop after their car went crashing into a light pole and fence following a reported chase.

Crews arrived at the scene near Northeast 12th Avenue and 97th Street shortly after 4:30 a.m. after reports that the unnamed officer crashed on a dead-end street while allegedly chasing a car with alleged burglary suspects inside.

No. 4 - The Rolling Loud Music Festival celebrating global hip-hop artists did not go so well for South Florida based rapper Kodak Black.

The U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release that Black was arrested Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The statement said he was charged with a crime in connection with weapons and Black is due in court Monday.

No. 5 - Just days after the principal of a Parkland high school the day of a deadly mass shooting on campus announced he was stepping down, students and teachers are finding out who will be taking his spot starting next fall.

Sources with Broward County Schools told NBC 6 that Michelle Kefford will take over starting in the 2019-20 school year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Kefford comes to MSD from Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, where she has been in charge since 2011 and was named the state of Florida’s Principal of The Year this past school year.

No. 6 - Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman is expected to plead guilty Monday in Boston federal court for her alleged participation in the nationwide college cheating scandal, in which she allegedly paid tens of thousands of dollars to have someone else take her daughter’s SATs.

The former "Desperate Housewives" star agreed to plead guilty to paying $15,000 to have someone cheat for her daughter on the SAT exam. Court documents state the actress disguised the payment as a charitable donation.

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