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6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Tuesday, May 7

What to Know

  • It’s Tuesday, May 7th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Tuesday, May 7th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

No. 1 - Another round of severe weather is expected to roll through South Florida as for the past two days we've seen strong winds and heavy rain in the area. Keep the NBC 6 app handy for First Alert Doppler 6000 radar and push alerts for any weather advisories that may come out.

No. 2 - Three people were hospitalized and a Felix Varela Senior High School student was in custody after a stabbing near the school Monday, officials said.

Miami-Dade Schools Police confirmed the incident happened following dismissal at the school's parking lot near 15255 Southwest 96th Street. Police said three juvenile males confronted the male student, who was sitting inside his vehicle. During an altercation, the student brought out a knife and allegedly stabbed them.

No. 3 - A man suspected of killing another man inside a Miami Beach apartment was captured Sunday in New York City.

Nicholas Brent Gibson, 32, of Miami Beach, is suspected in the murder of 77-year-old Erik B. Stocker, Miami Beach police said. Stocker's body was found April 30 in the 1500 block of Michigan Avenue. Investigators said the homicide occurred at least 10 days earlier.

No. 4 - Newly released documents about the deadly bridge collapse at Florida International University last year show that engineers met hours before the tragic incident and confirmed cracks in the bridge were growing daily. Six people were killed when the bridge fell onto traffic.

No. 5 - Congress will not get a copy of President Trump's tax returns for now. The move, set up by the Treasury Department turning down the request, is sure to set in motion a legal battle as Democrats could subpoena the IRS for the returns or file a lawsuit.

No. 6 - A Miami Beach man says he signed up for a roadside assistance program just in case of an emergency - but he says when he needed help, the program and a local tow company left him on the hook for hundreds of dollars in damage.

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