6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories For February 25

What to Know

  • It’s Monday, February 25th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

It’s Monday, February 25th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.

Weather wise, early morning fog will give way to ever so slightly cooler temperatures after a warm weekend with high temps just past 80 degrees.

No. 1 – An off-duty Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy was rushed to the hospital after he was attacked overnight in Lauderdale Lakes.

Rescue crews arrived at the scene near 2380 Somerset Drive before 4 a.m. after reports of a incident in the area. The deputy, whose name was not released, was rushed to Broward General Hospital in Fort Lauderdale where he is listed in stable condition.

No. 2 – Two people are recovering after being stabbed at Ft. Lauderdale Pride Sunday evening, officials said.

According to investigators, two people were taken to the hospital. One is in critical condition, while the other is in stable condition. Officials said two people have been detained.

No. 3 – North Miami Police officer Jonathan Aledda will be in court for his involvement in the shooting of an unarmed man back in 2016.

Prosecutors say Aledda shot a behavioral therapist in the thigh while he was looking after a man with severe autism.

No. 4 – Today, former Marjory Stoneman Douglas security monitor Andrew Medina will be in court.

Medina is one of several people named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Andrew Pollack, who lost his daughter Meadow in the Parkland tragedy. A judge ordered Pollack not be allowed to bring up anything about previous sexual harassment allegations against Medina.

No. 5 – A South Florida state representative is proposing a bill that would put cameras on school buses that would allow them to record drivers who illegally pass them.

State Rep. Emily Slosberg, a Democrat from Boca Raton, introduced House Bill 849 in an effort to help prevent drivers from speeding past buses when they have their stop signal arms extended as students are getting on or off the bus.

No. 6 – “Green Book” took home the Academy Award for best picture of the year at the Oscars on Sunday.

Spike Lee claimed his first ever award for “Black Klansman” as it was also the first time in thirty years the award show did not have a host.