<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - South Florida News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:12:36 -0400 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:12:36 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SW Fla. School Board Opts-Out of Standardizd Tests]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:23:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/0320-ClassroomGeneric.jpg
New rules being mulled by Miami-Dade County would crack down on swimming pool lights, in an effort to make swimming safer just four months after a 7-year-old boy was electrocuted in his family's pool, NBC 6 has...

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<![CDATA[Dangerflow Taking Sounds of S. Fla. Abroad]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:40:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dangerflowperforming.jpg
Police are releasing surveillance footage they hope will help lead them to a trio of teen suspects who left a man paralyzed during a home invasion shooting in Miami-Dade.

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<![CDATA[Group Calls for Release of Detained Haitian Migrants]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:42:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082514+migrants+ashore+hillsboro+beach.jpg
A South Florida group came together Wednesday calling for the release of more than a dozen Haitian migrants that washed ashore in an alleged smuggling operation earlier this week.

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<![CDATA[How to Keep Fido Safe This Labor Day Weekend]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:16:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/beach+dog.jpg
Here's what you need to know to keep your pooch safe at the beach.

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<![CDATA[County Commission Considering New Pool Rules]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:47:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/caldersloan082714.jpg
Police are looking into a possible case of false imprisonment following an online date.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Arrest Miami Firefighter in Sex Sting]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:38:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ramonmartimugshot.jpg
Police are looking into a possible case of false imprisonment following an online date.

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<![CDATA[Coast Guard Intercepts $32 Million in Cocaine]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:52:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/cocaine-generic1.jpg
A Texas man arrested after tossing a chair and beer bottles from the 16th floor balcony at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale was found naked in his room with a bag of cocaine, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[The Miami Seaquarium Wants You to Name Its New Dolphin Baby!]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:47:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Miami+Seaquarium+baby+dolphin+born+8+2+2014.jpg
Jungle Island wants the public's help in naming a baby capuchin monkey and miniature zebu that recently made their debuts at the Miami park.

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<![CDATA[Online Date Leads to Hostage Situation: Miami-Dade Police]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:47:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/james+myles+web.jpg
A Texas man arrested after tossing a chair and beer bottles from the 16th floor balcony at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale was found naked in his room with a bag of cocaine, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Man Left Paralyzed in Home Invasion Shooting: MDPD]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:25:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ne+dade+jewelry+robbery.jpg
Police are releasing surveillance footage they hope will help lead them to a trio of teen suspects who left a man paralyzed during a home invasion shooting in Miami-Dade.

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<![CDATA[Family Pleads for Help in Solving Fatal Hit and Run]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:50:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082714+Rollin+Francis.jpg
A family made an emotional plea Wednesday to find the driver who killed a father of four in a hit-and-run crash in Oakland Park.]]>
<![CDATA[Bank Robber Leaves Suspicious Bag Behind: Police]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:18:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082714+bank+robbery.jpg
Police responded after a suspect left behind a suspicious bag during a bank robbery in Cutler Bay Wednesday morning, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Naked Man Tossed Chair From W Hotel Room: Authorities]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:38:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082714+austin+ragans.jpg
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Firehouse 2 may have the number two in the name, but it’s also earned a new title: Busiest firehouse in the entire United States and Canada.

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<![CDATA[IKEA's 1st Miami-Dade Store Opens]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:53:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082714+ikea+miami+sweetwater+grand+opening+new.jpg
A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City,...

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<![CDATA[Weather: Isolated Afternoon Showers Wednesday]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:47:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000014377087_1200x675_322393667994.jpg
Weather Forecast -- 5 AM -- August 27, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Arrested After BSO Deputy Injured in Crash]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:14:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082714+bso+deputy+crash.jpg
A Broward Sheriff's deputy was hospitalized after another car crashed into her police cruiser early Wednesday morning, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Curbelo Wins District 26 GOP Primary]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:35:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/curbelo082614.jpg
More than a dozen people sat on lawn chairs or slept on cots and in tents outside Miami's first IKEA store Tuesday in anticipation of Wednesday's grand opening.

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<![CDATA[Miami Voters Approve Skyrise Tower]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:31:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/miami+skyrise+tower.jpg
American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights.

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<![CDATA[2 Men Accused of Crime Spree Appear in Court]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:41:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000014369015_1200x675_322248259543.jpg
Authorities said two armed robbers unleashed a crime spree in four different locations in North Miami. NBC 6's Claudia DoCampo reports from Miami-Dade Court.]]>
<![CDATA[Hospital Employee Arrested for Alleged Theft]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:45:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/handcuffs12.jpg
The family of a man in a wheelchair who was shot to death Tuesday morning spoke to NBC 6 calling the suspect, who led police on a high-speed chase through Miami, a “maniac.”

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<![CDATA[Armed Guard Instructors have Days in Court]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:39:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/securityguardgun.jpg
More than a dozen people sat on lawn chairs or slept on cots and in tents outside Miami's first IKEA store Tuesday in anticipation of Wednesday's grand opening.]]>
<![CDATA[QB Quinn Brady Says He's Been Cut by Dolphins]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:35:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/180418369.jpg
Trappers will be heading out to a Coral Gables canal Tuesday morning to try to capture a 9-foot crocodile that bit two people over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Robbed at Gunpoint Outside Miami Home]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:37:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/crime-stock-police-scene-tape.jpg
Police are looking for a pair of suspects who robbed 84-year-old Luisa Diaz at gunpoint outside her Miami home Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Send Us Your National Dog Day Photos!]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:13:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/161*120/twister+collazo.jpg
It's National Dog Day and NBC 6 wants to see your pup pics!

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<![CDATA[Confusion When You Wake Could Be 'Sleep Drunkenness']]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:24:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/sleeping+generic.jpg
More than a dozen people sat on lawn chairs or slept on cots and in tents outside Miami's first IKEA store Tuesday in anticipation of Wednesday's grand opening.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Name Suspect in Murder & High Speed Chase]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:31:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082614+maimi-dade+police+chase+ends.jpg
A man was hospitalized after he was attacked by a nine-foot crocodile while taking an early morning swim in a canal Sunday, Coral Gables Police said.

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<![CDATA[Line Forms Outside Miami IKEA Ahead of Grand Opening]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:35:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082614+ikea+miami+line+opening.jpg
Company says South Florida's largest solar installation sits on roof of Sweetwater store.

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<![CDATA[Hunt for Coral Gables Crocodile Continues]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:38:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082614+coral+gables+crocodile+poncho.jpg
A man was hospitalized after he was attacked by a nine-foot crocodile while taking an early morning swim in a canal Sunday, Coral Gables Police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Weather: Breezy With Drier Air Tuesday]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:00:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000014358834_1200x675_322064963758.jpg
Weather Forecast -- 5 AM -- August 26, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Hurricane Cristobal Moving Northward a Little Faster]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:35:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082614+hurricane+cristobal+8+am.jpg
Hurricane Cristobal continued to move northward as a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday as it was expected to continue to move away from the Bahamas.

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<![CDATA[NFL Player Allegedly Caught in Fight at South Beach Club: Report]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:15:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mike+evans.jpg
A man was hospitalized after he was attacked by a nine-foot crocodile while taking an early morning swim in a canal Sunday, Coral Gables Police said.

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<![CDATA[Crime Stoppers Documentary Tells Stories of Unsolved Murders]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:25:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Richard+Masten.jpg
Wiggly lines from a restriping project on I-66 eastbound in Centreville, Virginia, left many drivers confused Monday morning. Temporary tape striping was laid down over the weekend for the bridge project,...

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<![CDATA[Broward County Animal Care's Last Chance Dogs]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:17:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/181*120/Wally-A1680727.jpg
These dogs are classified as "urgent" because they have been with the Animal Care department longer than most other dogs.]]>
<![CDATA[Montessori Method Saves Failing Broward School]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:29:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mlk+montessori.jpg
After months of debate and controversy, the Common Core standards started for Florida students of all ages Monday. From seniors in high school all the way down to kindergartners, students and teachers are facing...

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<![CDATA[Voter's Guide to the Primaries]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:43:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/050911+miami-dade+voting+generic.jpg
A judge has delayed the election for a Florida House seat in the Tampa Bay area.

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<![CDATA[Miami-Dade Sample Ballot for August 26, 2014 Primary Election]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:55:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/miami+dade+sample+ballot.jpg
View a Miami-Dade sample ballot for the August 26, 2014 primary election.

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