<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:27 -0500 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:27 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stray Bullet Nearly Hits Child at Elementary School in Miami]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/021116+frances+tucker.JPG
A stray bullet nearly hit a child inside a portable classroom at Frances S. Tucker Elementary School Thursday morning in the second shooting outside a Miami-Dade school in two days, officials said.
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<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Shooting Outside Miami Carol City High School]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:37:20 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+cedric+admas.jpg
An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting outside Carol City Senior High School in Miami Gardens Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Wife of Accused Georgia Hot-Car Dad Files for Divorce]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:22:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/LeanneHarris-AP_252271481856.jpg
The wife of the Atlanta-area man charged with killing their toddler by locking him in an SUV has filed for divorce, NBC News reported. Leanna Harris submitted paperwork, saying the 10 year marriage was...

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<![CDATA[Widow of Allapattah Shooting Victim Pleads for Answers]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:48:57 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+aaron+parrish.jpg
New information has been released in the murder of an Allapattah father, gunned down in front of his home.

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<![CDATA[43 Percent of Americans Are Still Renting Homes]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:13:19 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ForRent-GettyImages-450103914.jpg
The number of renters across the United States grew to just over 43 percent between 2006 and 2014, according to a new report by real estate site Trulia.com. According to the survey, half of households in...

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<![CDATA[Man Robbed at Knifepoint Outside Hollywood McDonald's]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:04:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+hollywood+mcdonalds+armed+robbery+suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a thief who robbed a man at knifepoint outside a Hollywood McDonald's.

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<![CDATA[4 Remaining Oregon Occupiers Surrender]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:31:26 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/AP_706528614943.jpg
The four remaining occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday morning after hours of tense negotiations, bringing an end to the weekslong protest over land rights and personal liberties. Federal...

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<![CDATA[Millions of Flowers Being Inspected Before Valentine's Day]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:11:44 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+flowers+inspected.jpg
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and that means beautiful flowers, but there's a lot going on behind the scenes.

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<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Girl Shot While Walking to School in Chicago]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:20:14 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/222*120/16yo+shot+maragos+int.jpg
A 16-year-old girl was shot Thursday morning while walking to school in Chicago, police said. Authorities believe the girl was not the intended target and may have been struck by a stray bullet.
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<![CDATA[Mother Arrested in Death of Baby Found in Homestead Freezer]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:45:34 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+Paola+Vargas-Ortiz.jpg
A mother has been arrested on a manslaughter charge in the death of a 4-month-old baby found deceased in a freezer in a Homestead home last month. Paola Vargas-Ortiz was arrested Thursday for her involvement in...

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<![CDATA['Broken' Fitbit Reveals Pregnancy]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:00:41 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/fitbit-baby-0211.jpg
A Brooklyn man learned a surprising bit of data while trying to troubleshoot what he thought was a problem with his wife’s Fitbit: they were going to be pregnant. David Trinidad said he and his wife, Ivonne...

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<![CDATA[Southridge High Student Missing: Schools Police]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:38:37 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+Aliyah+Banmah.jpg
Miami-Dade Schools Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who went missing more than a week ago.

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<![CDATA[New Whole Foods Stores May Include Tattoo Parlors]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:46:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WholeFoods-AP_826610878819.jpg
Whole Foods is going beyond the traditional grocery store experience in an attempt to reach a newer, younger customer-base. The Austin-based company said its new venture, 365 by Whole Foods Market, will...

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<![CDATA[Armed Thieves Steal BrandsMart Truck, Fire Gunshot: MDPD]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:59:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+brandsmart+truck+stolen+miami-dade.jpg
Police are looking for a pair of armed men who ambushed and robbed two BrandsMart truck drivers as they made a delivery in northwest Miami-Dade Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Judge Says Camille Cosby Can Be Deposed]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:46:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Camille_Cosby_2008.jpg
The wife of embattled comedian Bill Cosby will be deposed in a civil suit involving her husband later this month, NBC News reports. In January, Camille Cosby appealed a ruling ordering her to be deposed...

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<![CDATA[Career Criminal Arrested in Fatal Shooting: BSO]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:09:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021116+William+Murrell.jpg
Authorities have arrested a man in the shooting death of another man during an armed robbery at a Pompano Beach apartment complex.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Denies Russian Claim That It Bombed Syrian City]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:37:25 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AleppoSyria-GettyImages-508601178.jpg
The State Department dismissed on Thursday Russia's claims that two American warplanes bombed the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, NBC News reported. The Russian Ministry of Defense claimed that two U.S.

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<![CDATA[Valentine's Day And Your Wallet]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:39:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/219*120/Generic-Flowers-2.jpg
Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers as 50 percent of singles report being proud of their relationship status. But whether you're in a relationship or not, Americans have no problem spending big for the holiday...

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<![CDATA[Repairs After Balcony Collapse]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:22:35 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP543125309084.jpg
Inspections performed in the wake of last summer's deadly balcony collapse near the University of California, Berkeley revealed more than 400 buildings with balconies, stairways, decks and landings in need...

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<![CDATA[Meet Your Sweetheart at the HSBC]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:23:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/Oscar+543004+for+Press+Release.jpg
You can find the guy or gal of your dreams at the Humane Society of Broward County’s “Adopt a Sweetheart” event on February 13 -14.]]>
<![CDATA[Bitter Cold Could Break Records Valentine's Day]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:04:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/cold+weather2.jpg
Lovers, snuggle up. Millions of people from New England to Florida will be in the path of an Arctic blast this weekend, with possible record lows predicted for Valentine's Day. The Northeast will register...

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<![CDATA[Worker Struck, Killed by Truck at Port Everglades]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:48:10 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021016+man+struck+by+truck+port+everglades.jpg
Authorities are investigating after a worker was struck and killed by a truck at Port Everglades Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Customer Tries to Shoot Barber: PD]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:06:31 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/barber+shop+0210+2016.jpg
A woman who said she was unhappy with her haircut returned to a San Diego salon and tried shooting her barber, but the gun jammed and employees tackled the woman, police and the barber told NBC 7. The incident...

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<![CDATA[Overnight Closures Coming to SR-826 NB]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:39:10 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/road_closed_generic_2.jpg
Drivers can expect some changes on State Road 826 at Southwest Eighth Street starting Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Broward Adoptable Pets - Feb. 11, 2016]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:21:28 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/182*120/Cherie+NBC6+Sizing+and+Naming+Template_Lola.jpg
Meet the animals who are up for adoption through the Humane Society of Broward County]]>
<![CDATA[Sheriff's Dept. Sex Scandal]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:40:19 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/goforth-harriscounty.jpg
The Harris County Sheriff's Office in Texas has fired two deputies accused of having sexual relationships with a slain deputy's alleged mistress, a witness to the killing. Deputy Darren Goforth was shot in the...

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<![CDATA[Iran Marks Revolution With 'Death to America' Chants]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:44:40 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509517246.jpg
Tens of thousands of Iranians marched in Tehran's Azadi Square Thursday, chanting "Death to America and Israel" and waving anti-Western placards on the 37th anniversary of the country's 1979 Islamic...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Family Massacred]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:13:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Gage+Park+4.png
Three "edge weapons" were used to carry out a gruesome slaying of six family members in their home in the Gage Park neighborhood of Chicago, police said. Police found the bodies around 1 p.m. last Thursday when

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Zika Virus]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:36:07 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TH-AP_191300382996.jpg
The director of the Centers for Disease Control will testify before a senate committee Thursday morning to discuss the threat of the Zika virus. CDC director Tom Frieden along with Anthony Fauci from the...

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<![CDATA[Stocks Cut Losses on OPEC Deal Chatter]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:07:13 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/206*120/AP_20200337636.jpg
U.S. equities fell sharply Thursday as investors digested a massive global sell-off and oil prices fell further, CNBC reported. The blue chip index briefly fell 400 points in afternoon trading before bouncing...

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