<![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 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:23:54 -0400 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:23:54 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cyclist Left For Dead in Hit-and-Run Crash in Pembroke Pines]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:52:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072514+mohamed+anwer.jpg
Police are looking for an SUV driver who struck a man on a bicycle and left him for dead in a Pembroke Pines Street.

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<![CDATA[Infant's Death in Lauderdale Lakes Suspicious: BSO]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:26:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072514+suspicious+death+infant+lauderdale+lakes.jpg
Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of an infant found in a bathtub in a Lauderdale Lakes home Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Weather Forecast: Mostly Sunny Friday and Weekend]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:48:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072514+weekend+weather+miami.jpg
A chance for isolated showers remains in the South Florida forecast Friday but a better weekend is ahead.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed in Pembroke Pines Shooting]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:18:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/pembrokeshootingpines.jpg
A man died following a shooting in Pembroke Pines Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Missing Woman Found in Hospital After Beating]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:30:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/maggyalvarez.jpg
The family of Maggy Alvarez, 34, has been looking for the woman for nearly a week. But after fearing the worst, Alvarez was found where she had been all week, in the hospital after being brutally beaten.

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<![CDATA[911 Calls from Wrong-Way Wreck Released]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/norman+mello.jpg
Nearly a week after 42-year-old Norman Mello was hit and killed by a wrong-way driver on I-95, law enforcement released the 911 calls that showed the harrowing moments just after the accident.]]>
<![CDATA[The Truth About Recycling]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:36:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/recyclingmiamidade.jpg
We haul our plastics to the curb to be picked up and recycled, but that does not mean every item will get a second life.

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<![CDATA[Miami Commission Pitches Hiring 100 More Cops]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:03:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
While Miami-Dade County is discussing possible layoffs of cops and rescue workers, Miami Commissioners told Mayor Tomas Regalado to try to bring back a proposal to hire 100 new police officers, according to the...

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<![CDATA[Cancer Organization Founder Arrested on Multiple Charges]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:07:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/haaacfounderbondcourt.jpg
Jacques Calixte has been the face of the Haitian American Association Against Cancer, but Thursday he was in a Miami-Dade County Court facing a litany of charges surrounding the organization that he founded.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused in Louis Salgar Death Appears in Court]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:03:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/raul+reinosa.jpg
The man accused of killing a popular South Florida bartender appeared in Miami-Dade court Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Sports League in Middle of FIU Expansion Plans]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:04:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tamiamibasketball.jpg
Last week, Miami-Dade County Commissioners unanimously agreed that Florida International University should expand on the youth fairgrounds. The Fair currently leases the land next to FIU and would have to find a...

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: What to Buy at Costco]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:06:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/494303693.jpg
Looking to load up on bargains at a warehouse store? Joining Costco can lead to big savings in your household budget, but it’s important to know what to get and what to forget when you’re filling your cart.

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Anchor & Wife Welcome Birth of Baby Girl]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:06:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/berkley+noa+kuperstein.jpg
NBC 6 Anchor Adam Kuperstein & his wife Michal welcomed the birth of their baby girl, Berkley Noa Kuperstein on Wednesday at 5:52 p.m.]]>
<![CDATA[Partial Closures on S.R. 836, S.R. 112 Next Week]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:41:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/a0146-000130a.jpg
Closures will be in effect on S.R. 836 and S.R. 112 next week as construction crews perform some overnight work.

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<![CDATA[Large DUI Checkpoint in Downtown Miami on Thursday]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:37:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dui-check-walk-flashlight-7.jpg
Miami Police are conducting a large DUI checkpoint on Thursday from 7 p.m. to midnight in Downtown Miami on NE 1st Avenue and 10th Street

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<![CDATA[Broward Humane Society's Adoptable Pets - July 24, 2014]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:41:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/Baby+509894.jpg
This week's adoptable pets from the Broward Humane Society.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Shot and Killed By BSO Deputy in Tamarac]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072414+bso+deputy+shoots+dog+tamarac.jpg
A Broward County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a family’s dog in Tamarac Thursday after the deputy said the dog tried to bite him three times.

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<![CDATA[Arrest Made After Police Involved Shooting]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:46:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072414+miami+gardens+police+involved+shooting.jpg
Miami Gardens Police have made an arrest after a man allegedly led a Hollywood Police officer on a chase that saw the officer shoot at the suspect before the suspect crashed into another car.

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<![CDATA[Woman Carjacked at Gunpoint at Miramar Walmart]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:08:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072414+miramar+walmart+carjacking.jpg
Police are investigating after a woman was carjacked at gunpoint at the parking lot of a Miramar Walmart Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Weather Forecast: Isolated Showers Thursday]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:26:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072414+weather+miami.jpg
A few isolated showers and storms will stay in the South Florida forecast for Thursday with more sunshine expected.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspicious Fire At Classic Car Shop Caused $1M in Damages]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:05:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072414+ted+vernon+autos+fire.jpg
Firefighters responded after a fire swept through a classic car shop in northwest Miami-Dade Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[S. Miami Fights County Spraying Mosquitoes]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:41:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/181*120/tlmd_virus_mortales_01.jpg
As mosquito-borne viruses like Dengue Fever and Chikungunya continue to spread throughout the area, one South Florida community has decided that the spraying of insecticide to kill mosquitoes will no longer...

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<![CDATA[ARM Looks for Man Caught Slaughtering Hogs]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:38:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hogslaughtersuspect.jpg
An undercover video that captured a man known as “Elvin” butchering pigs alive has Animal Recovery Mission investigators trying to find the culprit.

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<![CDATA[Homes Turn to Hotels for Israelis Stuck in U.S.]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:39:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/edtAP696738796631.jpg
South Florida’s Jewish community is half-a-world away from the fighting in Israel and Gaza, but that doesn’t mean the impact of the invasion isn’t hitting home. For one local family, they are opening their home...

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<![CDATA[Miami's Winning Streak Comes To An End in Atlanta]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:25:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/452577970.jpg
The Marlins had their three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday in a loss to Atlanta

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<![CDATA[Dolphins Start 2014 Journey on Thursday]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:48:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP134431391725_0.jpg
Summer may still be in full swing, but football season officially returns in South Florida on Thursday when the Miami Dolphins begin their 2014 campaign. The team is set to report to training camp Thursday...

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<![CDATA[Israel Flight Restrictions Leaves Family Worried for Daughter]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:42:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP910203377428.jpg
The flight restrictions being imposed on Israel-bound flights has a Hollywood family worried about when they are going to be able to pick up their 16-year-old daughter who has spent the last six weeks in...

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<![CDATA[Educators Prep for New Florida Standards]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:58:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/classroom-generic-back.jpg
Students may still be enjoying summer break, but Miami-Dade County teachers and principals have been hard at work trying to learn the new Florida Standards Curriculum. It’s Common Core, but with a few twists.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Woman Takes Cruise Fight to Congress]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:57:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/amanda+butler+before+congress.jpg
A Miami woman spoke in front of a special Senate Committee Hearing in Washington D.C. Wednesday afternoon. Amanda Butler said she’s trying to make it safer for the thousands of people who go on board...

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<![CDATA[Police Look for Leads in Beating Death]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:55:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/opa+locka+murder.jpg
Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public's help as they continue to search for a suspect in the brutal beating death of a woman in Opa-locka two weeks ago.

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<![CDATA[Broward Judge Pleads No Contest to Reckless Driving]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:18:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/judge+rosenthal+booking+mug.jpg
Broward County Judge Lynn Rosenthal pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of misdemeanor reckless driving after the state attorney’s office declined all DUI charges against her for an accident in the...

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<![CDATA[Gator Bites Man Fishing Golf Balls From Lake]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:03:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/alligator+caught+in+weston.jpg
A Pompano Beach man fishing golf balls out of a lake around the Bonaventure Country Club in Weston ended up with a lot more than he bargained for when an alligator bit him.

Photo Credit: Gilma Avalos/NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Shuckers Reopening A Year After Deck Collapse]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:55:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Shuckers+Friday+722.jpg
North Bay Village's Shuckers Bar and Grill is set to reopen more than a year after a deck collapse injured dozens of patrons.]]>
<![CDATA[Underwear-Clad Burglars Stripped in Restaurant, Stole Meat]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:32:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072314+underwear+burglars.jpg
Authorities are looking for a group of underwear-clad burglars who broke into a southwest Florida restaurant and stripped down to their birthday suits before stealing hamburgers and peppers.

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<![CDATA[1 Injured After Truck Overturns at Port Everglades]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:03:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072314+overturned+truck+port.jpg
One person suffered minor injuries after a truck fell on its side at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Jumbo's Restaurant Closing After Nearly 60 Years in Miami]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:59:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/072314+jumbos+restaurant+liberty+city+miami.jpg
Liberty City's iconic restaurant Jumbo's will close its doors for good Wednesday after nearly 60 years in business.

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