Top 5 stories you need to know from the weekend

Cardi B, with a bump on her forehead, leaves after an altercation at the Harper's BAZAAR "ICONS by Carine Roitfeld" party at The Plaza on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

All along the East Coast, people were keeping a watchful eye this weekend on the approach of Hurricane Florence as the storm continued to strengthen.

In the sports world, all eyes were on the U.S. Open on Saturday after Serena Williams was hit with three code violations while losing the women's tennis final.

Here's a look back at the top five stories of the weekend.
Hurricane Florence threatens East Coast
Tropical Storm Florence regained its status as a hurricane Sunday and swirled toward the U.S. for what forecasters said could be a direct hit on the Southeast toward the end of the week.
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Jeff Smith has the latest updates on Florence.

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for U.S. Open code violations
Serena Williams was fined for the violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final, one of which resulted in a heated confrontation where Williams told the chair umpire that she'd "rather lose" than cheat.
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Serena Williams said she would rather lose than "cheat to win" after she was given the violation by Carlos Ramos of Portugal in the second game of the second.

Cuomo Bridge opening delayed due to unstable piece of old bridge
Safety concerns delayed the opening of the second span of the new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge over the Hudson River after a piece of the bridge it is replacing, the Tappan Zee, became destabilized.
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Naveen Dhaliwal reports on the delayed opening of the bridge.


Cardi B, Nicki Minaj get into fight during NY Fashion Week party

Video surfaced of hip-hop stars Nicki Minaj and Cardi B getting into a physical altercation during a New York Fashion Week party Friday.
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Video surfaced of hip-hop stars Nicki Minaj and Cardi B getting into a physical altercation during a New York Fashion Week party.

Man charged in fatal stabbing of teenage girl in Long Branch
A man was arrested and charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 16-year-old girl in Long Branch, New Jersey Saturday night.
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