<![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, 29 Jun 2016 05:24:58 -0400Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:24:58 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Passengers From Istanbul Learn of Attack on Way to Miami]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:24:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+turkish+airlines+miami+international+airport.jpg
Passengers aboard a Turkish Airways flight from Istanbul to Miami described the moments of shock once they realized the airport they departed from was the scene of yet another deadly attack Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Heat Working on Extension With Erik Spoelstra: Report]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:41:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509271648.jpg
The Heat are reportedly working on a multi-year contract extension with Erik Spoelstra

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<![CDATA[Cuban Migrant Accused of Swinging Machete at CBP Officer]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:33:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+cuban+migrants+dania+beach+hollywood+beach.jpg
One of the 11 Cuban migrants who came ashore at Hollywood Beach over the weekend has been arrested for swinging a machete at a federal officer during the encounter, court records showed.]]>
<![CDATA[Thief Who Stole Rifles, Handgun From Car Arrested: Miami PD]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:36:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/061516+rifles+theft.jpg
Miami Police say they've arrested a man who stole two AR-15 rifles and a handgun during a burglary earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Man's Body Found in Fort Lauderdale Alleyway]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:46:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+fort+lauderdale+man+killed.jpg
Police are investigating after a man was found killed in Fort Lauderdale early Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Miami Gardens Police Chief Arrests Fleeing Fraud Suspect]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:18:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+miami+gardens+police+chief+arrest.jpg
A man who allegedly tried to use a fraudulent credit card to make a pricey purchase at a Miami Gardens electronics store was busted by the city's top cop.]]>
<![CDATA[South Florida Woman Celebrates 110th Birthday in Style]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:17:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+mazie+ford.jpg
If you didn't notice the candles on the cake, you'd think Mazie Ford was elderly, but not 110 years old.

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<![CDATA[Man Claims Entrapment in Arrest by BSO]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:19:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+Louis+Hilaire.jpg
A hearing was held Tuesday for a man who says he was a victim of entrapment by the Broward Sheriff's Office after his arrest during a sting operation.

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<![CDATA[Competency Hearing for Mom Accused of Killing Kids in Miramar]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:10:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+sophia+hines.jpg
A mother accused of killing her two children in Miramar appeared in court Tuesday as attorneys argue whether she is competent to go to trial for murder.

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<![CDATA[New Video Shows 2014 Shooting at Homestead Bar]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:18:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+grumpys+shooting+homestead.jpg
New video shows the frantic moments a suspect shot up a Homestead bar more than two years ago, as the man charged in the shooting prepares to head to trial in the attempted murder case.]]>
<![CDATA[No Bond for Man Charged in Corrections Officer Shooting]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:32:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+patrick+sullivan.jpg
A man accused of shooting an off-duty correctional officer outside his Miami-Dade home will remain behind bars ahead of his trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections]]>
<![CDATA[Body Found Off Palmetto Expressway: Miami Gardens Police]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:33:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+body+palmetto+expressway+miami+gardens.jpg
Police were investigating after a body was found in a wooded area off the Palmetto Expressway in Miami Gardens Tuesday.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
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<![CDATA[Gucci Employee Accused of Grand Theft: Police]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:20:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bernadine+francis.jpg
An employee at the Gucci store in Bal Harbor was arrested Monday for stealing thousands of dollars in cash from the store.

Photo Credit: Bal Harbour Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Upside Down Sea Turtle Rescued, Released]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:40:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/sea+turtle+1.jpg
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<![CDATA[Broward County Encouraging Fireworks Safety During Holiday]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:46:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-fireworks-16.jpg
Broward County law enforcement and fire rescue are promoting safety when using legal sparklers and how illegal fireworks can cause serious damage.

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<![CDATA[Formal Search Ended For Man Who Pointed Gun at Miami Cop]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:07:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/200*120/062816+miami+police+active+scene.jpg
Miami Police ended their formal search for a man who allegedly pointed a gun at an officer early Tuesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Home Invader Beaten With Own Weapon]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:57:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+noah+dasset+mug+shot.jpg
An home invasion suspect got quite the surprise when the homeowners turned the tables and beat him with his own weapon.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Killed in Drive-By Shooting in Miami Gardens]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:45:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/200*120/062816+miami+gardens+driveby+shooting.jpg
Two people were killed in an overnight drive-by shooting outside a home in Miami Gardens.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Looking to Honor the Dead Calls NBC 6 Responds, Gets Results]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:31:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+nbc+6+responds+cemetery.jpg
Florida’s Department of Financial Services regulates cemeteries and funeral homes. Since 2013, consumers in our state have filed nearly 200 complaints on cemeteries for a wide variety of issues, including...]]>
<![CDATA['Oh God, Help Us': 911 Call in Girl's Near Drowning]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:28:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+coral+springs+near+drowning+house.jpg
An 8-year-old girl remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, a day after she nearly drowned in a pool in Coral Springs.]]>
<![CDATA[Bystander Rescues Man From Burning Car in Broward]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:23:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+lauderhill+fire+rescue+burning+car.jpg
A bystander rescued a man from a burning car after a crash near the Florida's Turnpike in Broward County Monday.

Photo Credit: Lauderhill Fire Rescue]]>
<![CDATA[Businessman Denies Strip Club Coming to Miami Beach]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:31:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+Akinyele+Adams.jpg
A man with ties to a popular south Florida strip club says he won't be bringing a second location to Miami Beach.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Police Chase Ends in Fiery Crash in Plantation]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:50:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+fort+lauderdale+police+chase+plantation.jpg
Two suspects were taken into custody after a police pursuit that began in Fort Lauderdale ended in a fiery crash in Plantation Monday, officials said.

Photo Credit: Plantation Fire Rescue]]>
<![CDATA['I'm So Proud': Leyva's Mom Speaks Out After Disappointing Trials]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:18:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/danell-leyva_usatsi_9356534.jpg
As a 2012 Olympic medalist, many thought Miami gymnast Danell Leyva was a shoe-in as a member of the 2016 team.

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports]]>
<![CDATA[Pelican Recovering After Rescue by Miami Beach Cop]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:42:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+Miami+Beach+Police+Officer+Traci+Sierra+pelican.jpg
A pelican that was rescued by a Miami Beach Police officer after it struck a power line is on the mend.

Photo Credit: Miami Beach Police]]>
<![CDATA[Mega Job Fair at BB&T Center in Sunrise Tuesday]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:31:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16139799821232.jpg
More than 55 companies will be participating in a mega job fair at the BB&T Center in Sunrise Tuesday.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Guilty in Killing of Former Rothstein Partner]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:41:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+tony+villegas.jpg
A South Florida man accused of killing a former law partner of notorious Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein was found guilty Monday.Tony Villegas was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Melissa...

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<![CDATA[Miami Police Officer Hurt In I-95 Crash]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:51:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/092409+miami+pd.jpg
A Miami Police Department motorcycle officer was taken to the hospital after an accident this afternoon on I-95.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged With Punching Swan at Orlando Lake]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:30:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+sor+veldes+mug+shot.jpg
A 59 year old man was arrested after two off-duty officers saw him punch a swan in the head Sunday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested for Leaving Young Child in Hot Car]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:01:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+talisha+martin+mug+shot.jpg
A woman in Palatka was taken into custody after leaving her child in a hot car for over 40 minutes.]]>
<![CDATA[Shots Fired During SW Miami-Dade Home Invasion]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:32:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062716+sw+miamidade+home+invasion.jpg
A homeowner in Southwest Miami-Dade found two attempted robbers inside his home, who opened fire before fleeing.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Scammed Woman by Posing As Country Music Star: Police]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:48:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ImpersonateJasonAldean..jpg
A man in the Tampa Bay area was arrested after police say he scammed a woman by posing as country music star Jason Aldean.

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<![CDATA[Man Loses Part of Leg After Boating Accident]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:42:57 -0400 GoFundMe page was set up for Logan Farquhar after he lost part of his leg in a boating accident. ]]> GoFundMe page was set up for Logan Farquhar after he lost part of his leg in a boating accident. ]]> http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/LostLeg.jpg
Part of a man's leg had to be amputated following what officials were describing as a hit-and-run boating crash in St. Augustine.

Photo Credit: Billie Inman/GoFundMe]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Charity Gives Zika Protection Kits to Homeless]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:32:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ZIKA_GettyImages-537671534.jpg
A charity in the Tampa Bay area is giving out insect repellent and other items to homeless families in the area as the Zika threat continues to rise.

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<![CDATA[Suicide Investigated at Miami Beach Apartment]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:45:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/miami-investiga-sm.jpg
Police responded to an early morning death at an apartment complex in Miami Beach where two other deaths have taken place in the last year.

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<![CDATA[Jose Fernandez Brilliant Again as Marlins Take Series]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:41:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-543160730.jpg
Jose Fernandez struck out 13 hitters in Sunday's series finale win for the Marlins

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<![CDATA[Precautionary Advisory Lifted in Parts of Fort Lauderdale]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:42:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ftlauderdale+advisory.jpg
Fort Lauderdale authorities have lifted the precautionary advisory to avoid water-related recreational activities for parts of the city.

Photo Credit: City of Fort Lauderdale]]>
<![CDATA[Pet of the Week: Rose]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:14:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/pet+of+the+week2.jpg
Our pet of the week is Rose, a five-year-old mix, who is looking for her forever home.

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<![CDATA[11 Armed Cuban Migrants Come Ashore Shore in Hollywood]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:10:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/officer+tasers+migrants.jpg
A group Cuban migrants who appeared to be armed with machetes reached shore on Hollywood Beach, Florida Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

Photo Credit: NBC Miami]]>
<![CDATA[Marlins Rally to Take Another From Cubs]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:21:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-543040730.jpg
The Marlins fought back and beat the MLB-best Chicago Cubs on Saturday

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