6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Thursday, January 10

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  • It’s Thursday, January 10th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Thursday, January 10th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 - Northerly winds will clear skies and pull down temperatures for a chilly Thursday morning in South Florida.

A cold front will bring down Thursday morning temps in the lower 50s, with a few upper 40s inland and windchills of 45 to 50 degrees. Later in the daytime, it's forecast to be sunny with a high of 69 degrees.

No. 2 - A Sweetwater police officer was caught on camera punching a man during the tense moments police raided a home to arrest his brother.

Sweetwater police were searching for James Castro, who they say hit and injured an officer with a car while making a traffic stop earlier that morning.

Surveillance video obtained by NBC 6 captured Wednesday’s incident showing officers swarming the family’s home in the 12900 block of SW 20th Terrace.

No. 3 - Authorities are looking for a felon who was caught on camera shooting at his own father outside of a Pompano Beach home over a dispute about money.

Surveillance video captured the moment QuanTez Rodney Baker drove by in an SUV and shot at a man and woman standing outside of the home, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

No. 4 - President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands.

During his stop Thursday in McAllen, Texas, Trump will visit a border patrol station for a roundtable on immigration and border security, and will get a security briefing on the border.

No. 5 - Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators.

The move announced Wednesday includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of automotive recalls in the nation's history.

Takata inflators can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have been killed worldwide and hundreds have been injured.

No. 6 - Universal Orlando is offering a promotion to Florida residents that will allow them to visit the theme parks for less than $54 dollars per day.

Florida residents can take advantage of the 2-park, 3-day ticket for $159.99.

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