ORLANDO, Fla. – News 6 knows its viewers are busy, but also knows that it's important to stay informed. That's why we've put together a list of things you need to know that you can easily access while you're on the go.
Here's what you need to know Tuesday, July 3:
Scaly & scary
A 15-year-old Titusville girl scaled a tree to get away from an alligator that was following her near Alexander Springs. The girl's quick thinking saved her from the 11-foot gator, which was later shot by a deputy. Read the full story on the narrow escape here.
A military vet stopped two women accused of shoplifting merchandise from a Victoria's Secret store at Waterford Lakes Town Center on Saturday afternoon. Brent Adams said he was pepper-sprayed and hit by the suspects' vehicle while intervening. Read the full story on the foiled shoplifting attempt here.
Had to hurt
A woman in Australia survived the scare of her life when a Tawny shark she was hand-feeding bit her finger. Luckily, the woman only suffered a fractured bone and a torn ligament. Watch the video of the frightening encounter here.
This week, coffee is...
Good news for coffee lovers: You might be able to enjoy your morning cup of caffeine guilt-free. Researchers in the U.K. have found that coffee can actually lower your risk for cancer and heart disease.
Whip out your umbrella -- we're looking at a chance of afternoon storms Tuesday, as well as a high of 93 and low in the mid-70s in Orlando. Check out the full forecast from News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges here.