The Daily Mix: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Friday, Sept 21

What to Know

  • It’s finally Friday, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the end of the work week.

It’s finally Friday, South Florida – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the end of the work week.

Weather wise, the rain chances go up over the course of the weekend with high temps staying at or near 90 degrees.

No. 1 – Suspect in hate crime investigation killed in shootout with police in Miami

Officials said the suspect fled the first scene near Northwest 57th Avenue and 7th Street and opened fire on officers before the pursuit ended Thursday night near 72nd Avenue.

FBI Special Agent Brian Waterman said the suspect exchanged gunfire with FBI agents and officers from Miami-Dade Police and City of Miami and died at the scene.

No. 2 - Longtime Miami Beach Police Employee Charged After Allegations of Mishandling Evidence

Jason Bruder, who has spent the last 13 years with the department, has been on paid leave since a July 15th investigation into allegations that he stored certain items in a locker under his exclusive control – in some cases for months at a time.

Miami Beach Police officials said there was no indication that any evidence was missing or that either money or narcotics was involved – adding that all cases involving Bruder for several years prior were being reviewed as a result.

No. 3 – Massive recall issued for beef produced by supplier to Publix

If you're thinking about making burger patties with ground meat, stop because there's a recall you need to be aware of. Publix is recalling 132,000 pounds produced by Cargill meat solutions on June 21st after reports of e-coli contamination.

No. 4 – Several airlines raising fees for bags

Planning on getting away? Depending on which airline you fly with, you could be paying more. Your first checked bag will now be $30, up from $25 while the second will set you back another $40. Delta, JetBlue and United have all bumped up luggage fees in the past 30 days.

No. 5 – Looking for something fun to do? Visit a museum this weekend!

Looking for something fun and free to do this weekend? Several museums in South Florida are offering free admission for Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day. All you have to do is download a pass from their website. For a complete list, visit here.

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