6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Tuesday, April 16

What to Know

  • It’s Tuesday, April 16th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Tuesday, April 16th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

Weather wise, comfortable and seasonable conditions and temperatures are in the forecast for the next few days thanks to the arrival of the latest front before warm weather and humidity make a return later in the week.

No. 1 – Hialeah Police are searching for a driver caught on camera in a hit and run crash with a man on a bicycle. In video you will see Only on 6, the car leaves the scene shortly after impact. The victim has since been released from the hospital.

No. 2 - South Shore Hospital, which has been abandoned for over a decade, is set for demolition Tuesday morning. The demolition is scheduled for 10 a.m. in the 600 block of Alton Road.

Crews will be using a small number of explosives to take down the structure, and city of Miami Beach officials are warning residents of the traffic impacts and more.

No. 3 - Firefighters declared success Tuesday morning after more than 12 hours battling to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof but spared its bell towers.

What remained was a blackened shell of the monument immortalized in Victor Hugo's 1831 novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," a building that had survived almost 900 years of tumultuous French history but was devastated amid renovation works at the start of Catholic Easter week.

No. 4 - A Miami high school student arrested after trying to perform a wrestling move on his principal is facing a new charge after police say he was recorded vandalizing a display alligator at a local shopping center.

Gianny Sosa-Hernandez, 18, was arrested Monday on a criminal mischief charge in the March 30 incident at The Falls, Miami-Dade Police said.

No. 5 - The CDC is reporting 555 measles cases in 20 states this year. The new numbers make it the second-highest level in the United States in 25 years. So far, Florida is not one of the outbreak states.

No. 6 - Tax day has come and gone but crooks are still looking for consumers to steal from. The Federal Trade Commission says the number of complaints about robocall scams shoot up every April. For tips to avoid being scammed, click here.

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