6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Wednesday, February 20

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  • It’s Wednesday, February 20th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for your day.

It’s Wednesday, February 20th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for your day.

Weather wise, early morning showers will give way to a clearer and warm afternoon with high temperatures pushing into the mid-80s.

No. 1 - Surveillance video shows a man fire a single gunshot in Miami Beach before he fatally shot another man over the weekend, police said.

The shooting happened Saturday night near Collins Avenue and 14th Street. Detectives say the subject had a confrontation with the victim before he fired his gun multiple times.

No. 2 – Several women are speaking out after they claimed that they were sexually assaulted while visiting popular resort destinations in the Caribbean.

New Jersey resident Ashley Pascarella spoke to WNBC-TV about the incident at a Sandals resort in the Bahamas where they went to celebrate their wedding while another woman, Ivy Lee, said she was also molested at a Sunscape resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

No. 3 - Police say they have found the remains of a teen who went missing from his home near Sarasota nearly a year and a half ago.

NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports officers announced the discovery of those remains identified as Jabez Spann, who was 14-years-old when he went missing from his home on September 4, 2017.

No. 4 - Police in Hollywood are looking for a suspect seen in surveillance video stealing $100,000 worth of jewelry.

The crime happened February 5 at DSH Oakwood Jewelers at 2897 Stirling Road. The Hollywood Police Department released the video Tuesday in the hopes the public can identify the suspect.

No. 5 - A bill that would require Florida law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal authorities that enforce immigration laws and ban so-called sanctuary policies received its first approval Tuesday over the protests of immigrant advocates.

Republican Sen. Joe Gruters, the chairman of state Republican Party who served as President Donald Trump's Florida chairman in 2016, said his bill is simply a matter of public safety and enforcing the law.

No. 6 – A fight to the finish took place in the Everglades between a gator and a 10-foot python.

Rich Kruger posted the video on Facebook of the altercation between the animals that took place in Shark Valley, located inside Everglades National Park in Miami-Dade County.

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