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It’s Tuesday, July 23 – here are the 6 Things to Know:
Tuesday morning will be partly cloudy and rain-free with mild temperatures in the upper 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
The cloud coverage continues in the afternoon but expected hot temperatures in the low-to-mid 90 degrees Fahrenheit along with scattered storms. Check Today’s Forecast.
The latest headlines:
1. At least five people have been displaced by an apartment fire in Miami, according to Miami Fire Rescue. Firefighters responded to the incident at about 1:30 a.m. at 1710 NW 1st Court in Miami.
2. Protesters stayed persistent throughout the night as the Puerto Rico’s largest demonstration in decades continued, calling for the governor’s ouster. Violence occurred in some parts of San Juan on Monday.
3. Police are looking for a man who got into the back of an Uber driver’s car and robbed him at gunpoint in Miami. The robbery happened at around 3:57 p.m. Friday at Biscayne Boulevard and 80th Street, Miami police said.
4. A former high school assistant principal accused of killing Kameela Russell, a single mother from Miami Gardens whose body was found in a canal, will be arraigned on Tuesday on a first-degree murder charge.
5. FDNY firefighters will travel to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday as the Senate is expected to vote on a bipartisan bill that will ensure a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
6. The Miami Gardens Police Department is hosting a Coffee With a Cop event on Tuesday at the Burger King located at 17951 NW 27tv Ave. The event will run from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Chief Delma Noel-Pratt and other officers will be there for coffee and conversation with the public.
“No agendas or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers of the Miami Gardens Police Department,” MGPD said in a statement.