<![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-usWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:53:54 -0400Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:53:54 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Florida's Lobster Mini-Season Officially Underway]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:33:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/Lobster+Mini+Season+Begins+at+Midnight+.jpg
A favorite time for many South Florida fishermen began Wednesday morning as the two day lobster mini-season kicked off.

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<![CDATA[Venezuelan Opposition Leader Lopez Speaks Out in New Video]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:17:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Leopoldo_Lopez_Speaking_Out_in_New_Video.jpg
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appeared in a YouTube video early Wednesday, his first appearance since being placed on house arrest even though he's not allowed to be on camera.]]>
<![CDATA[Another Heat Advisory in Miami-Dade, Broward Wednesday]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:20:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072617+heat+generic+hot+weather+generic.jpg
South Florida will be under another heat advisory Wednesday as above-average temperatures continue.

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<![CDATA[Indoor Skydiving Program Helps People With Disabilities Soar]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517iFLY.jpg
All Abilities, an indoor skydiving program for people with disabilities, aims to provide an encouraging experience in an inclusive environment.]]>
<![CDATA[Staffer For Wasserman-Schultz Fired After Bank Fraud Arrest ]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:30:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/072517debbie.jpg
A House staffer who worked for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was fired Tuesday after he was arrested on bank fraud charges, reports say.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Free Special Items Celebrate UberEATS Partnership]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:03:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517mcdonaldsonsie.png
If a Big Mac onesie or World Famous Fries sandals are on your wish list, McDonalds will have you covered Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Nightly Lane Closures On I-95 This Week]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:23:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/072517traffic.jpg
Be on the lookout for nightly lane closures on some South Florida roadways during the next week.

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<![CDATA[Lyft Offering Discounted Rides To And From 'El Clasico']]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:28:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/072517lyft.jpg
Lyft is offering a discount to new and existing users traveling to and from Hard Rock Stadium for the “El Clasico” preseason soccer tournament Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Miami-Dade Teacher Spends Own Money on School Supplies]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:41:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+Dontricia+Jones.jpg
Everyone knows teachers don’t do it for the money. They are notoriously underpaid, but most of them still spend their own cash on supplies for their classroom. According to the non-profit school support...

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<![CDATA[Suspected Bank Robber Runs Naked in Fort Lauderdale]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:47:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517nakedman+robber.jpg
A suspected bank robber, in the buff, was captured on cellphone video making a run for it in Fort Lauderdale.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Keep Your Pet Cool During The Dog Days of The Summer ]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:49:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/179*120/072517.jpg
If you find South Florida’s scorching temperatures unbearable, chances are your pet does, too.

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<![CDATA[Miami PD Sends Message to Kids, Parents Amid Opioid Crisis]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:38:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Fentanyl1.JPG
The battle against the opioid crisis in South Florida is intensifying weeks after a 10-year-old boy became the youngest victim of the epidemic.The Miami Police Department released a video Tuesday warning...
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<![CDATA[Social Media Stuntman Arrested in Dunkin' Donuts Burglary]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:12:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+John+Robert+Hill.jpg
A South Florida man who's achieving viral fame for videos showing him swiping food and making scenes in stores is now finding himself on the wrong side of the law.

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<![CDATA[Williams Claims Man Killed in Crash Wasn't Wearing Seat Belt]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:07:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/070617+venus+williams.jpg
Tennis star Venus Williams says she's not at fault in a fatal Palm Beach County crash and claims the man who died wasn't wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck, according to court documents obtained...

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<![CDATA[Sunny Isles Beach Bridge Stuck; Traffic Being Diverted]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/072517+Sunny+Isles+beach+Bridge+Stuck.jpg
Traffic was being diverted Tuesday afternoon after the Sunny Isles Bridge malfunctioned.]]>
<![CDATA[Shark Dragged Behind Speeding Boat Sparks Investigation]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:33:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Shark+Dragging+Video+FWC.jpg
In the video released by the FWC, one of the men appears to say "look, it’s already almost dead" while pointing to the shark flopping across the water behind the speeding boat.

Photo Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Dolphins Set to Open 2017 Training Camp Thursday]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:06:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-488939336.jpg
Coming off a 10-6 record last season that included their first trip to the playoffs since 2008, there is plenty of anticipation surrounding the upcoming season with the team.

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Witness in Fatal Rollover Wreck in Davie]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:35:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+davie+fatal+rollover+crash.jpg
Police in Davie are investigating a rollover wreck that left one person dead and are looking for a motorcycle rider who may have witnessed the crash.

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<![CDATA[Man Hospitalized After Being Hit By Train In Fort Lauderdale]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:48:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ambulance35.jpg
A man who was struck by a train in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday afternoon was transported to Broward Health as a trauma alert patient, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Involving Five Cars Kills One Person in Tamarac]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:52:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517tamaraccrash.png
A five-car crash in Tamarac on Tuesday morning left one dead and several others injured, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[SWAT Standoff Ends Following Robbery, Police Chase and Crash]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:22:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+North+Lauderdale+Swat+Suspect.jpg
An hours-long standoff ended Tuesday following a wild chain of events. At the end of the ordeal, three people were arrested.]]>
<![CDATA[Investigation Nabs Sex Offenders For Failing to Register]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:11:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+operation+here+not+there+mugshots.JPG
A six week, multi-agency investigation dubbed “Operation Here Not There” nabbed nearly two dozen convicted sex offenders who failed to register.]]>
<![CDATA[Heat Advisory Issued in Miami-Dade County]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:04:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Made-in-America-Water-Man-Cool.jpg
A heat advisory was issued Tuesday for parts of Miami-Dade County, as the heat index was expected to go as high as 110.

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<![CDATA[Florida Man With Puppy Tried To Lure Girl Into RV: Police]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:41:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/thumbnail_072517+mug.jpg
A 63-year-old man used a dog in an attempt to convince a 7-year-old girl to enter his motorhome outside of a Haines City supermarket.

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<![CDATA[Truck Catches Fire at Port Everglades]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:47:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+truck+fire+port+everglades.jpg
Fire rescue crews responded after a truck caught fire at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Group Wants Hollywood to Keep Confederate Street Names]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:00:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/6_Things_to_Know_-_Hollywood_Street_Name_Debate.jpg
The coalition, named “Save Our Streets”, was created by those who live and work on Lee, Hood and Forrest Streets in the city.]]>
<![CDATA[Petition: Replace Confederate Statue With Snooty the Manatee]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:32:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/240*120/072317+snooty.png
A petition to have a Confederate monument in Florida replaced with a statue of a beloved manatee that passed away Sunday has already received thousands of signatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Raquel Regalado Announces Candidacy For U.S. House Seat]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:05:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Raquel-Regalado.jpg
The seat is currently held by Ileana Ros- Lehtinen, who announced in May that she would not run for reelection in 2018.

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<![CDATA[Fla. Teen Turns $1 Lottery Ticket Into $500 a Week For Life]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:10:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072517+daniela+leon+ruz+lottery+winner.jpg
Instead of taking the one time lump sum of $410,000, Daniela Ruz signed up for the weekly payouts – giving her $26,000 before taxes each year.

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<![CDATA[Primary Day For Senate Seat Vacated by Racist Controversy]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:14:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/voting+machine.jpg
The Tuesday election features three Republicans and two Democrats contending for the seat, with he winners of the primary advancing to a special election on Sept. 26.

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<![CDATA[Couple Forced Homeless Woman Into Prostitution: Police]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:16:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/192*120/072417+Monestime+Vieira+Prostitution.jpg
A South Florida couple was busted for allegedly forcing a homeless woman into prostitution, Miami Springs police said.

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<![CDATA[Florida Driver’s Licenses Getting New Look in August]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:35:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Florida+License+New+Look+August.jpg
Florida's new identification cards will have a new look and will also be more secure beginning in August, according to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

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<![CDATA[Soccer Fans, Businesses Excited For 'El Clasico Miami']]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:48:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-6721996461.jpg
One of the biggest showdowns in soccer comes to Miami this weekend. El Clasico Miami will take over the Hard Rock stadium Saturday, but the hype was already underway.

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<![CDATA[Son of Robert Levinson to Speak at Congressional Hearing]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:13:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Robert+Levinson-722.jpg
The former FBI agent vanished during a trip to Iran in 2007. At the time, he was working as a private investigator on a cigarette smuggling case and disappeared on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf.

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<![CDATA[Divers Go All In at Underwater Poker Tournament in Pompano]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:37:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/235*120/072417+Underwater+Poker+Pompano+Beach.jpg
Half of dozen divers played their cards in the first underwater poker tournament held in Pompano Beach Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds Evacuated From Miami Beach Hotel After Fire]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:01:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/072517+miami+beach+hotel+fire.JPG
Crews responded to the scene outside the Deauville Beach Resort at 67th Street and Collins Avenue around 3 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing War Veteran Found Dead In Daytona Beach Backyard ]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:25:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072417KOREAVETERANFOUND.jpg
A decomposed body was found Sunday morning at a Daytona Beach backyard after a woman called police reporting a foul smell, the Daytona Beach News Journal reports. The victim was identified Monday morning as Navy...

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<![CDATA[Heat Sign Derrick Walton Jr. and Matt Williams]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:16:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-654561374.jpg
The Heat added some depth on Monday with the signings of Derrick Walton Jr and Matt Williams

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<![CDATA[Florida Journalist, Gay Activist Dies]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:57:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/145063403.jpg
Billy Manes, a Florida journalist who became a national voice for Orlando's gay community in the months after the Pulse nightclub shooting, has died. He was 45.

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<![CDATA[2 in Custody After Police-Involved Shooting in SW Miami-Dade]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:25:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/072417+SW+Dade+Police+Activity.jpg
Two people were in custody and another remained at large after a police-involved shooting in Southwest Miami-Dade Monday afternoon, police said.
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<![CDATA[6 Things to Know - Bob Levinson Hearing]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 05:36:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/6_Things_to_Know_-_Bob_Levinson_Hearing.jpg
Before you start your Tuesday, NBC 6 has the top six stories we are working on for you.]]>