<![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 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:30:33 -0500 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:30:33 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Santa Claus Scuba Dives in the Florida Keys]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:44:33 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*132/scuba+santa+122014.jpg
A scuba diving Santa Claus submerged 30 feet below the surface in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to deliver a bit of holiday cheer to marine inhabitants and to raise funds for a children's charity.

Photo Credit: Florida Keys News Bureau]]>
<![CDATA[BSO Holds Bike Giveaway for Kids]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:33:27 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bso+bike+giveaway+122014.PNG
Hundreds of children rode off with a smile after receiving brand new bikes thanks to the Broward Sheriff's Office.]]>
<![CDATA[Week 16 Preview: Vikings at Dolphins]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:56:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/460466858.jpg
The Dolphins are all but eliminated from the postseason with two weeks to go

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Child Injured in Dania Beach Hit & Run Crash Dies]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:22:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/apollobrownjr.jpg
The younger of two brothers injured in a hit-and-run crash has died.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Cross-Dressing Robber Holds Up Deerfield Beach Store]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:20:26 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/cross+dressing+robber+deerfield+121914.PNG
A cross-dressing robber targeted a Deerfield Beach store Monday, donning a disguise in an effort to obscure his identity.]]>
<![CDATA[Pet of the Week: PeeWee]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:11:41 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/pet+of+the+week+peewee+122014.PNG
Our pet of the week is PeeWee, an 8-month-old Boston Terrier/Jack Russell Terrier mix from the Humane Society of Greater Miami.]]>
<![CDATA[Marlins Send McGehee To Giants For Prospects]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:18:22 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/454869924.jpg
Casey McGehee became expendable once the Marlins acquired Martin Prado on Friday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Forecast: Sunny, Warmer Saturday]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:36:27 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/B5S6pUFCUAAGrhL.png
A dry trend continues into the weekend, with slightly warmer temperatures and higher humidity. It will be mostly sunny, with highs in the upper 70s.]]>
<![CDATA[Vigil Held for Murdered Pakistan Students]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:24:13 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000016099384_1200x675_375334467526.jpg
Hundreds gathered at an Islamic school to remember more than 130 children who were killed in Pakistan this week by the Taliban.]]>
<![CDATA[Heat Drop Another Home Game]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:29:43 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/460699172.jpg
The Heat fell to 4-9 this season in games played in MIami after their loss to the Wizards on Friday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Car Thieves Arrested at Hialeah Dealership]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:23:03 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/car+thieves+dealership+hialeah+121914.PNG
A car dealership in Hialeah helped police nab people suspected of fraudulently purchasing a vehicle.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Pleads For Public's Help After Teen Gunned Down]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:57:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/julian+bryant+overtown+shooting.PNG
The family of a teenager gunned down in a drive-by shooting is asking for the public's help to find his killers.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Arrested in Vandalism of Arts Center]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:38:16 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dakota+kiernan+coral+springs+mug.jpg
A teenager is behind bars after police say he vandalized the Coral Springs Center for the Arts. Police are still searching for a second suspect.]]>
<![CDATA[Robbers Followed Shopper Home: Miami-Dade Police]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:09:22 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121914+followed+home+robbery.jpg
Police are searching for at least two suspects who followed a woman home from shopping and robbed her at her Doral home.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Police]]>
<![CDATA[Broward Judge Found Guilty in DUI Trial]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:41:01 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/110613+judge+cynthia+imperato.jpg
A Broward judge facing DUI and reckless driving charges in Palm Beach County was found guilty Friday.

Photo Credit: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Life Sentence for Man in Killing of Politician Dad]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:47:33 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121914+jason+beckman.jpg
Jason Beckman was sentenced to life behind bars Friday for the 2009 death of his father, South Miami Commissioner Jay Beckman.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Receives New Heart at Hollywood Hospital]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:43:36 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121914+kristen+bracken+kaiden.jpg
A baby is going home from a South Florida hospital with a new heart just in time for the holidays.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Weather: Warm and Dry Friday, Weekend]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:52:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000016085259_1200x675_374945859771.jpg
Weather Forecast -- 5 AM -- December 19, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Mixed Lawmaker Reactions to U.S.-Cuba Relations]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:34:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/gop+presser+cuba+121814.PNG
Wednesday's announcement of normalized relations between the United States and Cuba has shown a political and generational divide stretching from Miami to Capitol Hill.]]>
<![CDATA[Lauderhill Cop Injured in Crash]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:38:15 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/lauderhill+cop+crash+121814.PNG
A police officer was one of four people injured in a Lauderhill traffic accident Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Panthers Notch 2nd Straight Shootout Victory]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:57:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/460648944.jpg
The Panthers went to a shootout for a second straight game and picked up another win

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Dies in Miami Beach House Fire]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:35:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/elderly+miami+beach+fire+121814.PNG
An elderly woman has died after a fire broke out early Thursday evening at a home on Miami Beach.]]>
<![CDATA[Reward Offered After Pitbull's Leg Is Mutilated]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:27:17 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/dog+hook+121814.PNG
A dog is recovering after he was discovered with a horrific injury: a hiking carabiner was hooked straight through his hind leg.]]>
<![CDATA[School Board Sued After Teacher Had Sex With Teen]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/school+board+sued+teacher+121814.PNG
A teenager has filed a lawsuit against the Miami-Dade School Board and her former teacher after she alleges her teacher had sex with her last year.]]>
<![CDATA[Gas Station Raided for Alleged Food Stamp Fraud]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/sunoco+gas+station+raid+ebt+fraud.PNG
A gas station worker in Davie was arrested for food stamp fraud after a store was raided Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cuban Adjustment Act to Spark Renewed Debate]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:53:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/wet+foot+dry+foot+cuba+121814.PNG
The Cuban Adjustment Act, which includes the well-known "Wet Foot/Dry Foot" policy, remains as-is, but both lawmakers and Cuban exiles in Miami know the President's announcement will spark a heated debate...]]>
<![CDATA[Broward Humane Society's Adoptable Pets: Dec. 18, 2014]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:14:47 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/181214Brownie+520738.jpg
Broward Humane Society's Adoptable Pets Dec. 18, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[No Bond for Cop Accused of Aiding Drug Traffickers]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:56:10 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/jose+maldonado+dick.jpg
A Miami Police officer accused of assisting drug traffickers appeared before a judge today, asking for permission to go home until his January trial.]]>
<![CDATA[Spy Released by Cuban Government Identified]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:18:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/rolando+saraff+trujillo+pics.jpg
A former United States intelligence officer has confirmed to NBC News that the U.S. spy who was returned to the U.S. yesterday is Rolando Sarraff Trujillo.

Photo Credit: rolandosarraff.wordpress.com]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Discuss Cuba Policy Change]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:57:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121814+lawmakers+cuba.jpg
Prominent South Florida Republicans are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the new change in policy on U.S.-Cuba relations.]]>
<![CDATA['I Want a Change Now': Mixed Reaction To Cuba News]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:14:06 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121814+outside+versailles.jpg
The debate among Miami's exile community continued Thursday, a day after President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. was moving to normalize relations with Cuba.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Victim in Overtown Drive-By Shooting Dies]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:04:25 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121514+5+shot+overtown.jpg
One of the five people hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in Overtown this past weekend has died, police said Thursday.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Miami-Dade Animal Services Adoptable Pets - Dec. 19, 2014]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:48:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/Rosa+A1662032.jpg
Miami-Dade Animal Services Adoptable Pets - Dec. 19, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Teens Arrested in Connection With Good Samaritan's Murder]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:01:16 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121814+jaquan+mejia.jpg
Two teens are behind bars in connection with the killing of a good Samaritan who was shot while trying to protect a group of kids in Miami.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections]]>