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6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For Wednesday, May 29

What to Know

  • It’s Wednesday, May 29th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Wednesday, May 29th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day.

Weather wise, the dry conditions stick around for the rest of the work week with high temperatures at their seasonable level of the upper 80s.

No. 1 - A South Florida woman is facing three charges of vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter after allegedly killing three teenagers over the weekend.

Police in North Miami say Mariam Coulibaly had a suspended license at the time of the crash Saturday morning that took the lives of 17-year-old Richecarde Dumay, 15-year-old Lens Desir and 13-year-old Gedeon Desir.

No. 2 - After several weeks of controversy in an election marked by an arrest, voters reelected incumbent Orlando Lopez as the mayor of Sweetwater.

With 100% percent of precints reporting, Lopez beat former Mayor Jose Diaz by 205 votes, according the Miami-Dade County Elections website. Out of 10,000 registered voters, less than 3,000 voted in Tuesday's runoff election.

No. 3 - Attorneys for a former South Florida police officer who was convicted in the deadly shooting of a black motorist will ask a judge to allow their client to be released from prison during their appeal process.

NBC affiliate WPTV reports that the legal team for Nouman Raja will be in a Palm Beach County courtroom Wednesday morning asking for Judge Joseph Marx to set a reasonable bond in the case.

No. 4 - A college student pleaded guilty Tuesday to sneaking into Mar-a-Lago during President Donald Trump's Thanksgiving visit in a manner similar to how a Chinese national gained admission four months later.

University of Wisconsin student Mark Lindblom apologized Tuesday and received a year's probation after federal prosecutors agreed he meant no harm when he sneaked into the Palm Beach club.

No. 5 - Miami-Dade County is gearing up for hurricane season as Miami’s mayor, Francis Suarez, is hosting a talk addressing the steps the city is taking to prepare.

The Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management is teaching residents how to prepare their homes as U.S. Senator Rick Scott is also in town to talk about preparations for the state.

No. 6 - Apps focused on helping you get better financial footing are gaining popularity as some apps help you save money for a rainy day while others help you pay off debt faster.

Click here to see how NBC 6 Responds breaks down the good and the bad of using this technology.

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