<![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-usFri, 26 May 2017 05:35:40 -0400Fri, 26 May 2017 05:35:40 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Swan Sculpture Stolen By Naked Man Still Missing: Sheriff]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 18:45:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052517+stolen+swan+polk+county.jpg
Authorities in Florida are searching for a large swan sculpture they say was stolen by a naked man with a five-gallon bucket who was caught on camera pulling off the heist.

Photo Credit: Polk County Sheriff
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<![CDATA[Things To Do In South Florida For Memorial Day Weekend]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:17:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/182*120/memorialdaygetty.png
Here are some family-friendly events to enjoy this Memorial Day weekend, including beach parties, barbecues and more.

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Cafe Takes Over Hialeah This Friday!]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 07:21:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/042717+nbc+6+cafe.JPG
You can join the NBC 6 morning team of Eric Harryman, Sheli Muniz, Adam Berg and Kelly Blanco at locations across South Florida – as well as enjoying a cafecito and morning snack.]]>
<![CDATA[Psychotherapist Denies Charges That He Molested Teen Patient]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 23:23:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052517+pedro+garcia+and+family.jpg
A South Florida psychotherapist accused of a sickening crime against a child denied the allegations to NBC 6.]]>
<![CDATA[Gov. Scott Approves Millions for Surviving Barahona Child]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 21:12:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/030811+nubia+barahona.jpg
Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Wednesday that grants nearly $4 million to a boy who was at the center of a horrific case of child abuse in Southwest Miami-Dade.]]>
<![CDATA[Flight Returns to Miami After Storms Damage Windshield]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 17:54:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/052517+air+europa+plane+damage+NEW+PIC.JPG
Flight 98, which was heading to Madrid, Spain, took off from Miami at 9:30 p.m., but returned two hours later after damage that was reportedly caused by the severe storms that struck the area last night.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Day Means Big Crowds, Road Closures on Miami Beach]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:26:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029723712_1200x675_953096259819.jpg
NBC 6's Darryl Forges and Kelly Blanco have more on what residents and visitors can expect on Miami Beach this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Day Weekend Road Closures]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 17:09:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029734059_1200x675_953540675916.jpg
NBC 6's Stephanie Bertini breaks down the areas you need to avoid during the Memorial Day Weekend in South Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Winning in Court May Not Mean Collecting What You're Owed]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 18:59:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/jorge+diaz+court+judgment.JPG
If a company takes your money unfairly you might decide to sue them in court. And if you win your case, you’d expect that company to pay up, right? Don’t always count on it. While winning in court will get you...]]>
<![CDATA[Body of Federal Prosecutor Found on Hollywood Beach]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 22:48:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052517+Beranton+James+Whisenant.jpg
Authorities are investigating after a body found at Hollywood Beach earlier this week was identified as a federal prosecutor from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami.

Photo Credit: University of Miami]]>
<![CDATA[6 in Custody in Human Smuggling Off Fort Lauderdale: USCG]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:10:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/US+Coast+Guard+Generic+Coast+Guard.jpg
The U.S. Coast Guard took six people into custody from a boat off the coast of Fort Lauderdale in a suspected human smuggling case.

Photo Credit: NBC]]>
<![CDATA[FBI Investigating Delray Beach Realtor Missing at Sea ]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 17:06:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/051517+Isabella+Hellmann.jpg
The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed Thursday afternoon that the agency is working with the FBI investigating the disappearance of Isabella Hellmann of Delray Beach.]]>
<![CDATA[Cars Have Air Bags Stolen While Inside Miami Complex]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:21:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/218*120/052517+air+bags+stolen+miami.JPG
Over a dozen car owners in one Miami apartment complex woke up to a disturbing scene – their cars were broken into and the airbags stolen from inside.Miami Police confirmed 13 cars were robbed of...]]>
<![CDATA[Officials Encouraging Boat Safety During Holiday Weekend]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:46:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/coast+gaurd+safe+boating.JPG
The safety initiative comes during National Safe Boating Week – and in the wake of several deadly accidents in recent weeks across Miami-Dade and Broward counties.]]>
<![CDATA[Fla. Deputy Seen Asking Crash Victim Immigration Status]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:11:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/052517+monroe+county+deputy+illegal+immigrant.JPG
The scene took place on the morning of April 27th, when 31-year-old Marco Hernandez – a native of Honduras who had a deportation order from 2010 and had re-entered the United States – was hit by a truck while he...

Photo Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[TSA Tests Screening Larger Devices Separately at FLL]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 23:39:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TSA+Screening1.JPG
Travelers at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is among 10 airports being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Rushed to Hospital After Shooting in NW Miami-Dade]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:47:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/052517+teen+shot+nw+miami-dade.JPG
Police arrived at the scene near NW 7th Avenue and 84th Street just after midnight and found the male teenager on the ground outside of his home.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Isis, the Bomb-Sniffing Dog Protecting You]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:30:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/052417+isis+the+bomb+sniffing+dog.jpg
ISIS was raised in prison, but she wasn't doing hard time. The bombing-sniffing pooch was trained by female inmates at Florida prison to become a service dog as part of a program called Puppies Behind Bars.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[First Alert Weather Day: Isolated Severe Storms Possible]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 17:52:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052517+nbc+6+weather+radar+11am.gif
Isolated severe storms are possible by midday and the afternoon Thursday in South Florida.
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<![CDATA[Miami Hit and Run Victim Speaks, 2 Suspects At Large]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 00:08:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+miami+hit+and+run+scene.jpg
A driver involved in a hit and run in Miami thankful he survived the crash Wednesday.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Calls for Investigation in Commissioner Controversy]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 21:02:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/052217+north+bay+village+commissioner+douglas+hornsby.jpg
The NBC 6 Investigators discovered a North Bay Village Commissioner's criminal past comes with questions about how voter registration applications were filled out.]]>
<![CDATA[Student Vets at West Broward High Celebrate Birth of Foal]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 19:09:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+foal+west+broward+high.jpg
The veterinary program at West Broward High School has a new star. She’s 95 pounds of nock-kneed, fluffy equine charm, a foal named Wishes, who was born Tuesday morning.

Photo Credit: NBC 6/ Ari Odzer]]>
<![CDATA[6 Things to Know - Manchester Latest, Memorial Day Plans]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:42:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029724472_1200x675_953111107754.jpg
Before you head out the door for work or school, NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Driver Killed in Fiery Dania Beach Gas Pump Crash]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 19:18:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+Jose+Villeda+Romero+dania+beach+gas+station+crash.jpg
One person died after a gas pump went up in flames in Dania Beach, Tuesday evening.

Photo Credit: NBC 6, Family Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Hospital You Choose Could Impact Your C-Section Risk]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:56:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/baby+pic+generic+for+c-section+story.JPG
About one in three babies born in the United States are delivered by C-section. Consumer Reports found the hospital where a mother gives birth can determine if they'll have a C-section.
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<![CDATA[Miami-Dade Police Once Again Warn of Hoax Letter]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 16:39:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+miami-dade+police+hoax+letter.jpg
Miami-Dade Police are once again warning residents of a hoax letter making the rounds on social media that warns of gang members who are raping women.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Police]]>
<![CDATA[6 Things to Know - Hurricane Season, Volcano Bay Opens]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 05:46:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029722434_1200x675_953053251596.jpg
Before you start your Thursday, NBC 6 has the top six stories we are working on for you.]]>
<![CDATA[Cyclists Escape Serious Injury After Crash With Truck]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 17:27:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/052417+virginia+key+cyclists+struck.JPG
Several cyclists escaped major injuries after they were hit by a driver along the Rickenbacker Causeway early Wednesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton Buys Three-Story Penthouse]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 15:45:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513917476.jpg
Miami Marlins star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has new digs in downtown Miami.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Universal Orlando Set to Unveil Exciting 'Volcano Bay' ]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 12:42:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+volcano+bay+universal+orlando.JPG
This is home of the Waturi people, according to the myth that after searching far and wide, they made this smoking mountain their home.]]>
<![CDATA[Raquel Regalado Announces Run For Congress in 2018]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 07:14:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Raquel-Regalado.jpg
A former Miami-Dade school board member who lost her bid for Miami-Dade mayor last year, Regalado announced that she's running for the District 27 seat being vacated by Ros-Lehtinen, who announced her retirement...

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Panthers GM Focused on Making Right Hire of Next Coach]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 16:41:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062315+dale+tallon.jpg
Dale Tallon has spent the last month and a half searching both domestically and internationally. His hunt has taken him to Germany and France, and he still isn’t close to naming the Panthers next head coach.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[“Kiko” Burger Savors on Miami's Pinch Kitchen Menu]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:35:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/187*120/Kiko+Burger+Pinch+Kitchen.PNG
National Burger Day is this Sunday and you can celebrate with a bite of the South Florida-made Kiko Burger.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Body Pulled From Water Near Hollywood Wednesday]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 09:47:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+hollywood+body+found+in+ocean.JPG
Shortly before 6:30 a.m., officers got a call of someone seeing a body in the Atlantic Ocean off Magnolia Terrace. The body was pulled from the water and identified as a black male believed to be in his 30’s.]]>
<![CDATA[First Alert Weather Day: Severe T-Storm Watch Cancelled]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 21:41:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052417+nbc+6+weather+radar+5am.gif
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch that was in effect for Broward and Miami-Dade counties Wednesday was cancelled at 9:30 p.m.
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<![CDATA[Surveillance Video Shows Boca Raton Teacher Kissing Student]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 15:06:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052317+brian+kornbluth+boca+raton+teacher.jpg
Video showing a Boca Raton teacher kissing a male student on the lips was released Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Divers Reported Missing Off Jupiter Inlet Found Safe: USCG]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 11:45:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/US-Coast-Guard-Generic.jpg
Seven divers who were reported missing in the ocean off Palm Beach County Wednesday have been found safe, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
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<![CDATA[Miami 'Joker' Bonds Out of Jail, Speaks About Gun Charges]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 23:40:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/052417+jailed+joker+speaks+to+NBC+6.jpg
A Miami man whose green hair and tattoos bear a striking resemblance to the Joker character from "The Dark Knight" was arrested after police said he was pointing a loaded gun at passing cars.]]>