<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - South Florida News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usTue, 19 Sep 2017 07:54:43 -0400Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:54:43 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[6 Things to Know - Dolphins, Panthers Irma Relief]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:42:30 -0400
Before you head out the door to start your Tuesday, NBC 6 has the top six stories we are working on for you.]]>
<![CDATA[FPL Denies Giving Politician's Family Preferential Treatment]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:30:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+Daphne+Campbell+FL+Senator.jpg
Florida State Senator Daphne Campbell is at the center of controversy after she was accused of urging an FPL official to restore power to her immediate family before her constituents after Hurricane Irma hit the...

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<![CDATA[Miramar Residents Worried About Sewage Spill Caused by Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:58:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+miramar+sewage+spill+hurricane+irma.jpg
Residents of one Miramar community are receiving a warning on their door thanks to a sewage spill caused by Hurricane Irma.

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<![CDATA[Woman Fired for Not Showing Up to Work During Hurricane Irma]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:32:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/woman+let+go+hurricane+irma+2_1154363_2017-09-18T182659.266.JPEG
A single mother of two is out of a job after not reporting to work for scheduled shifts during Hurricane Irma. She says she loves her job but made the choice to care for her family.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Frustrated With FPL; Class-Action Lawsuit Filed]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+Palmetto+Bay+Meeting+on+Irma+Outage.jpg
It's the ultimate power struggle in South Florida: FPL versus frustrated customers. In Palmetto Bay, village officials called an emergency meeting Monday evening allowing residents to vent.

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<![CDATA[Broward County Mayor Weighs In on Nursing Home Tragedy]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:46:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/091817+Broward+County+Mayor+Barbara+Sharief.jpg
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief, a long time highly trained professional nurse, weighed in on the circumstances at a Hollywood nursing home where 8 residents died during a power outage after Hurricane...

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<![CDATA[Abandoned Meth Lab in Miami Discovered During Hurricane Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:12:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+Miami+Fire+Meth+Lab+Discovery.jpg
A potentially dangerous discovery was made in the Miami's popular Midtown neighborhood during Hurricane Irma last weekend.

Photo Credit: Miami Fire Rescue
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<![CDATA[FIU Students in Campus Shelter After Dorm Damaged by Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:40:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+fiu+campus+shelter+hurricane+irma.jpg
Students at one Florida International University dorm building remained without a home Monday due to damage caused by Hurricane Irma.The building at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus, a 2-year-old apartment-style dorm...

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<![CDATA[Pembroke Pines Teacher Accused of Sending Porn to Student]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:41:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black2.jpg
A teacher at a Pembroke Pines school was arrested after he was accused of sending pornography and sexual messages to one of his students, police said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Hialeah Issues Boil Water Notice For Select Areas After Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:48:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/179*120/Generic+Kitchen+Faucet.jpg
The notice, which will remain in effect until samples show the water is clear, is believed to be the result of recent repairs to the city’s water system following damaged caused by Hurricane Irma.

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<![CDATA[Task Force From Miami Deployed to Puerto Rico Ahead of Maria]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:10:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+miami+fire+rescue+heading+to+puerto+rico.jpg
The crew, which consists of 27 members including three search and rescue dogs, will meet with two other teams already in the country and prepare to respond where needed after the storm.

Photo Credit: Miami Fire Rescue]]>
<![CDATA[Plane Taking Aerial Photos of Irma Damage Crashes in Keys]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:04:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091817+plane+crash+florida+keys+7+mile+bridge+hurricane+irma.jpg
A pilot and passenger who were taking aerial photos of Hurricane Irma damage in the Florida Keys were rescued after their small plane crashed near the 7 Mile Bridge, officials said.

Photo Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission]]>
<![CDATA[Residents & Business Owners of Lower Keys Allowed to Return]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:55:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/273*120/091717+keys+impact+.jpg
On Sunday, Monroe officials gave all residents and businesses owners of the Lower Keys the green light to return.]]>
<![CDATA[Homeless Youth Shelter Still Has No Power After Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:39:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/270*120/091717+homeless+shelter.jpg
As the power woes continue for many South Floridians, the situation is becoming dire for those who have limited housing options, such as the homeless youth.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami-Dade, Broward Students Get Free Meals After Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:43:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17026783940037-school-lunch-debt-paid.jpg
One cost that parents in Florida will not have to worry about as students return to classes after Hurricane Irma: school lunch.

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<![CDATA[Where to Get Free Meals, Legal Help, More in SoFlo]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:22:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hurricane-irma-free-meals.jpg
Thousands of free meals and water will be given away, and cellphone charging stations, legal help and entertainment services are being made available, at several South Florida locations into the weekend...

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<![CDATA[Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools to Resume Classes Monday]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/miami+dade+superintendent.JPG
After Broward County announced public schools will resume operation on Monday, Miami-Dade County schools are expected to officially reopen their doors as well.]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Gas Prices Highest Since 2014 in Wake of Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:20:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-846195118.jpg
The national average price per gallon is $2.62 a gallon, which is nearly 30 cents higher than last month's average.

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<![CDATA[What's Open and What's Closed in South Florida After Irma]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:16:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-846126110.jpg
Hurricane Irma has passed South Florida and now businesses are working to rebuild so they can continue to serve their community. But this process will take some time.

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<![CDATA[6 Things to Know - SoFlo Back to School After Irma]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:36:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/6_Things_to_Know_-_SoFlo_Back_to_School_After_Irma.jpg
Before you get your Monday started, NBC 6 has the top six stories we are working on for you.]]>
<![CDATA[Dolphins Hold On to Spoil Chargers' LA Debut]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:56:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/GettyImages-454028360.jpg
The Dolphins beat the LA Chargers Sunday with a 19-17 victory

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<![CDATA[Latest on Schools and Power Outages]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:33:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Latest_on_Schools_and_Power_Outages.jpg
NBC 6 Anchor Keith Jones has the latest.]]>
<![CDATA[Hurricane Irma Responsible for Killing At Least 73 People]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hurricaneirmafeuerherdIBINB.jpg
Hurricane Irma is responsible for killing at least 73 people.

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<![CDATA[How to Register for FEMA Assistance]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:29:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_fema_logo_pr_470_265.jpg
If you live in one of the disaster-designated counties in Florida, and you experienced property damage or loss caused by Hurricane Irma, you may be eligible for federal assistance.]]>
<![CDATA[Food Distribution for Irma Victims]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 20:36:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Food_Distribution_for_Irma_Victims.jpg
For NBC 6, Nathalia Ortiz reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Lincoln Road Shooting Leaves Man in Critical Condition]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/lincoln+road+shooting.jpg
Miami Beach Police Department is investigating a shooting along the popular Lincoln Road.]]>
<![CDATA[Hurricane Jose May Cause Dangerous Rip Currents at Beaches]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:44:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/jse+.jpg
Hurricane Jose will not directly impact South Florida, but northeast winds will likely bring deadly rip currents to our beaches Saturday.Category 1 Jose continues gaining strength in the Atlantic...]]>
<![CDATA[New Video Shows Conditions Inside Nursing Home Where 8 Died]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:42:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/nursing-home-video-inside.jpg
A new cellphone video has surfaced showing conditions inside the Hollywood Hills nursing home where residents — including one in the nude — were kept in sweltering heat before eight of them died.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Giraldo family]]>
<![CDATA[South Florida Power Restoration Nearing Completion]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:21:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/091417+fpl+hollywood+sign+dad+with+baby.jpg
Several million customers were without power Sunday afternoon and into Monday after Hurricane Irma lashed Florida, officials said.
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<![CDATA[Florida Keys Residents Return After Being Forced Out by Irma]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:51:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/keys+resident.JPG
After days of anxiously awaiting their return home after Hurricane Irma, Monroe County evacuees can begin making their way back Saturday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Interpreter for the Deaf Signs Gibberish at Irma Press Conference]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:56:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Interpreter_Disaster_at_Hurricane_Irma_Press_Conference.jpg
The deaf community is demanding an apology after officials in Florida used an interpreter for the deaf who did not know what he was doing. The interpreter started signing words like "pizza, monster...]]>
<![CDATA[Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:29:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Interpreter_Disaster_at_Hurricane_Irma_Press_Conference.jpg
Officials in Manatee County, Florida, are under fire after an interpreter for the deaf warned residents about "bears" and "monsters" during a Hurricane Irma emergency press conference.]]>