<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - South Florida News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usWed, 25 May 2016 07:12:03 -0400Wed, 25 May 2016 07:12:03 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Miami Police Operation Targets Criminals in Brickell]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 23:27:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+operation+save+streets.jpg
South Florida police officers are cleaning up the streets. One by one, accused criminals were handcuffed and hauled to jail Tuesday evening, as part of Operation Save Our Streets.

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<![CDATA[Leech Therapy Gaining Popularity in South Florida]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 23:37:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/052416+leech+therapy.jpg
The healing powers of a blood-sucking insect: South Florida doctors are using leeches to treat patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions.

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<![CDATA[Woman's Family Pleads for Help After Botched Surgery]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 23:32:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+linda+perez.jpg
A woman was left in a coma after what should have been a routine plastic surgery. She did come out of the coma months later, but the damage was done.

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<![CDATA[Zoo Miami Komodo Dragon That Appeared on 'Letterman' Dies]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 19:16:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+ron+magill+zoo+miami+komodo+dragon+khaos.jpg
Zoo Miami is mourning the death of their famous Komodo Dragon who once made an appearance on the "Late Show With David Letterman."

Photo Credit: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Dies After Being Left Inside Vehicle: Hialeah Police]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 23:31:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+baby+inside+car.jpg
An 11-month-old girl died after she was left inside her parents' parked car Monday in South Florida, possibly for hours, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Doctors Declare 'Parking Emergency' at Kendall Regional]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 19:07:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+kendall+hospital+parking.jpg
Finding a place to park at many businesses in South Florida can be difficult. But a group of doctors said they're dealing with a parking emergency at a local hospital.

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<![CDATA[Charges Dropped Against Doctor Accused of Fondling Patients]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:42:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/031915+manuel+abreu.jpg
Criminal charges have been dropped against a Palm Beach County doctor who had been accused of fondling female patients, NBC 6 has learned.

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<![CDATA[Cop Fired Over Racist Texts Won't Get Job Back: Arbitrator]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 01:35:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021916+james+wells+fort+lauderdale+police.jpg
A Fort Lauderdale Police officer fired for allegedly sending racist text messages and a video will not be getting his job back, an arbitrator has ruled.

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<![CDATA[Emergency Motion Filed for Cubans Found on Lighthouse]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:08:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052016+american+shoals+lighthouse+standoff.jpg
The Democracy Movement and a team of attorneys representing a group of Cuban migrants found on a Florida Keys lighthouse filed an emergency motion Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Insect Repellents to Stay Safe This Summer]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 17:27:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/052416+bug+sprays.jpg
The Zika outbreak continues to dominate the news. With no vaccine for the virus and no drug to treat Zika infections, it has become clear that avoiding mosquito bites is essential.

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<![CDATA[Food Fight Leads to Arrests at Piper High School]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 20:44:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/207*120/052416+piper+high+school+arrests.jpg
Numerous students at Piper High School were hauled away by police in handcuffs Tuesday after a disturbance on campus.

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<![CDATA[Miami Awarded 2020 Super Bowl]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 22:24:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-503281536.jpg
The Dolphins and the city of Miami were awarded the 2020 Super Bowl on Tuesday

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<![CDATA[Marlins' Stanton Homers in Loss to Rays]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 15:39:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533960748.jpg
Giancarlo Stanton who has been mired a prolonged slump hit a HR in Tuesday's loss

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<![CDATA[Music Store Sign Destroyed Twice in Six Months]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:07:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+mae+sign+destroyed.jpg
It has been a bad case of deja vu for a music store owner in South Florida.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Brutal Rape and Beating of Woman in Florida Keys]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 13:14:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+Johnny+Lee+Hayes.jpg
More than two months after a woman was brutally raped and beaten in the Florida Keys, authorities say they've arrested the man responsible.

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<![CDATA[Mom Shoplifts at Sears With 2 Young Kids: Miami PD]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:05:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+sarah+ellen+ceron-garcia.jpg
A mother is facing charges after police say she shoplifted dozens of items from a Miami Sears while her two young children were with her.

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<![CDATA[Weather: Showers and Storms Midday Tues.]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:06:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000023704038_1200x675_691822659819.jpg
Although it's been a dry start, Ryan Phillips says showers and storms wil fire up in the midday, plus expect a wet weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Students Honor 10 WWII Veterans]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:04:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/052416+honor+vets.JPG
Students and staffers at Oakridge Elementary School in Hollywood honored 10 WWII veterans in a special ceremony.]]>
<![CDATA[Opa-locka Commissioner Dies in Apparent Suicide Crash]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:50:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+terence+pinder.jpg
A City of Opa-locka commissioner who was expected to face corruption charges was killed early Tuesday after crashing his car into a tree in an apparent suicide at Opa-locka Executive Airport, according to...

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Surrenders After Police Chase in Miami-Dade]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:10:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/052416+police+pursuit+miami+dade.JPG
A motorcyclist surrendered to police following an active pursuit in Miami-Dade Tuesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[South Dade Principal Hurt in Crash is Improving]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:13:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+javier+perez.jpg
A South Florida principal who was critically injured after being hit by an SUV on a baseball field last month is showing signs of improvement.

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<![CDATA[Weather: Rainy Tuesday Midday]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:16:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000023699194_1200x675_691641923832.jpg
Dry and lots of sunshine to start the day, but Ryan Phillips says conditions will change by the afternoon with a higher chance of showers.]]>
<![CDATA[Tour of Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's Toxicology Lab]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 23:34:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+miami+dade+toxicology+lab.jpg
NBC 6 received an exclusive inside look at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's toxicoloy lab.

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<![CDATA[Ichiro Collects Four Hits as Marlins Take Citrus Series Opener]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:28:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533829544.jpg
Ichiro Suzuki's second four-hit game in three days helped Miami beat Tampa Bay on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Home Wireless Fix]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:09:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+wi+fi+generic.jpg
Getting a good Wi-Fi signal in every room of your home can be tough, especially if you have a large house or lots of brick walls that block signals.

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<![CDATA[First Girl Born at Coral Springs Hospital Gives Birth]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 21:11:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+coral+springs+baby.jpg
Broward Health Coral Springs opened its doors in March of 1987 as the first and only hospital in the City of Coral Springs.

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<![CDATA[Miami-Dade Animal Services Adoptable Pets]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 20:21:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/Alee+A1787419.JPG
Check out the furry friends available for adoption at Miami-Dade County Animal Services.]]>
<![CDATA[BSO: Fatal Deerfield Beach Shooting 'Complicated']]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:51:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+josue+louissaint.jpg
Broward Sheriff's Deputies are working to determine what led up to a fatal shooting at a Deerfield Beach home Monday, calling it a "complicated incident."]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Punching Hialeah Police Officers]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 19:11:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+luis+velez.jpg
A man accused of punching two Hialeah Police officers in the face wound up behind bars with a black eye.

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<![CDATA[How We Did the Story: Bus Driver Investigation]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 15:38:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022216+nbc+6+investigators.jpg
We described the steps taken in the investigation into school bus drivers and the system that allows repeat offenders to continue driving.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 6 Investigators: Who's Driving Your Kids?]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 15:38:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+school+bus+driver+investigation.jpg
School bus drivers entrusted with thousands of students are breaking traffic laws.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Men Arrested After Home Invasion in Hialeah: Police]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:52:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052416+vega+de+leon+and+millares.jpg
Police were investigating a reported armed home invasion in Hialeah Monday.

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<![CDATA[VFW Investigated for Alleged Drug Dealing, Illegal Gambling]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 21:16:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+south+beach+vfw.jpg
South Florida is one of the top places in the country when it comes to the number of veterans living here. NBC 6 has discovered police went undercover at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in South Beach and what they...

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<![CDATA[Woman Accused of Vandalizing Several Hollywood Businesses]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:03:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+vanessa+umana.jpg
A woman is facing charges after police say she was caught on camera vandalizing several businesses in downtown Hollywood early Monday.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Accused of Threatening Police Appears in Court]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:03:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/050216+johanna+garcia+miami+beach+police+threats.jpg
A woman who police said threatened to kill and blow up local officers, claims it was all a big understanding.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot in Leg Near Miami Gardens Elementary School]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:47:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052316+miami+gardens+shooting.jpg
A shooting in Miami Gardens had a nearby elementary school on lockdown Monday.

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