<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usTue, 30 May 2017 00:06:10 -0400Tue, 30 May 2017 00:06:10 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Victim Describes Horror on Palmetto After Driver Opened Fire]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 23:34:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052917+palmetto+expressway+car+shot+VICTIM+PIC.JPG
Police responded to the scene on the southbound side just before NW 74th Street shortly before 1:30 a.m. as told NBC 6 that a man who was parked on the side of the road was randomly firing shots at other...
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<![CDATA[6 Things You May Not Know About Memorial Day]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 13:50:34 -0400
On May 5, 1868, he issued General Orders No. 11, designating May 30 as Decoration Day "for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion."

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On May 5, 1868, he issued General Orders No. 11, designating May 30 as Decoration Day "for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion."

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Every year on the last Monday of May, Americans gather to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in service to their country. What began as informal commemorations of those killed in the...

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<![CDATA[Germany’s Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 15:48:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump-and-merkel.jpg
Angela Merkel's said Europe could no longer "fully count on others" in a speech over the weekend, a sign of the widening cracks in Germany-U.S. relationship, NBC News reported."All I can say is that we...

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<![CDATA[Hurricane Hunters: How They Keep Us Safe]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 22:24:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/192*120/GettyImages-612175130.jpg
Hurricane Hunter planes and the scientists inside of them keep South Florida safe. But how do they do that?

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<![CDATA[Alligator Alley Reopens After Being Shutdown Due to Wildfire]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 23:35:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/200*120/052917+alligator+alley+closed.jpg
Alligator Alley in Broward County has reopened after being shutdown in both directions as crews battled a wildfire near mile marker 41 Monday.

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<![CDATA[Man Stabbed During Brawl on Miami Beach]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 18:48:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/052915+miami+beach+stabbing.jpg
A man was stabbed multiple times Monday afternoon on Miami Beach; one person remains on the run, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Beach Firefighters Rescue Kitten Trapped in Sewer]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 14:28:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/052917+Miami+Beach+Kitten+Rescued.jpg
Miami Beach firefighters rescued a kitten that was trapped in a sewer Monday.

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<![CDATA[Marlins Look to Continue Momentum in Series With Phillies]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 13:48:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-689167196.jpg
The Marlins picked up a rare series victory over the weekend and will next host the Phillies

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<![CDATA[Boy Thrown From Water Slide at New Calif. Water Park]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 13:21:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/5-27-17_The_Wave_Slide.jpg
A highly anticipated water park opening in Dublin, California, took a frightening turn Saturday when a boy was flung from the bottom of a three-story slide before skidding across the concrete.The 10-year-old...

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<![CDATA[South Florida Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 21:10:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052917+hialeah+memorial+day+ceremony.jpg
Memorial Day ceremonies were held across South Florida in honor of service members who lost their lives protecting and service our great nation.

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<![CDATA[Miami Not in NCAA Tournament For First Time in Over 40 Years]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 13:17:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/021717+miami+hurricanes+baseball+johnny+ruiz.jpg
The Hurricanes had won eight of their last 12 games, including two games this past weekend to make the semifinals of the ACC Tournament, but early season losses to Rutgers, Dartmouth and FIU hurt their hopes to...

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<![CDATA[The Blame Game Is Upping Health Insurance Costs: Analysis]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 13:01:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/20170519+Capitol1.jpg
While the Senate inches toward agreeing on a health care bill, insurers are growing increasingly rattled by congressional inaction and threats of sabotage from the White House, and customers could soon be paying...

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<![CDATA[Great White Australian Scare: 'There's a Shark in Me Boat!']]> Mon, 29 May 2017 07:34:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/great-white-shark-boat-australia.jpg
The water Terry Selwood was fishing Saturday was calm, until a great white shark jumped straight into his boat — leaving him stunned and bloodied, but otherwise okay, NBC News reported.The 73-year-old...

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<![CDATA[6 Things to Know - Memorial Day, Stanley Cup Final]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 07:30:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029770951_1200x675_955489859765.jpg
Before you head out the door for work or the Memorial Day holiday, NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know about for Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Miami-Dade Police Officers Injured in Wrong-Way Crash]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 12:27:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mdpd+crash.jpg
Two Miami-Dade police officers were hospitalized Sunday morning after a wrong-way crash in Southwest Miami-Dade, police say.

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<![CDATA[Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports: Source]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 09:37:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17023542554197.jpg
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is being told to "lay low" in the aftermath of the reports that he sought to set up a secret back-channel with Russia, a White House official told NBC News.The official...

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<![CDATA[Boy Thrown From Water Slide at New Calif. Water Park]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 10:36:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/5-27-17_The_Wave_Slide.jpg
A highly anticipated water park opening in Dublin, California, took a frightening turn Saturday when a boy was flung from the bottom of a three-story slide before skidding across the concrete.The 10-year-old...

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<![CDATA[6 Things to Know - Memorial Day Holiday]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 05:47:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029769952_1200x675_955460163796.jpg
Before you head out the door on Monday, NBC 6 has the top six stories we are working on for you.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Dead After Fight, Police Involved Shooting on Miami Beach]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 19:56:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/jefery+alexander.JPG
Miami Beach Police are currently searching for a gunman after a shooting took place near 6th Street and Alton Road on Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Preview of the Week Ahead: 5/29 - 6/3]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 23:43:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/the+week+ahead.jpg
From the World of Dance to the world of hurricane season, there’s plenty happening in South Florida. Here’s a preview of “The Week Ahead”]]>
<![CDATA[5-Year-Old Drowns in North Lauderdale]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 23:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/237*120/pool+water+swimming+drowning+generic.JPG
A 5-year-old drowned Sunday evening in North Lauderdale, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

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<![CDATA[Intelligence Leaks ‘Darn Close to Treason': DHS Sec. Kelly]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 05:56:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/john-kelly3.jpg
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday condemned intelligence leaks after the Manchester attack as "darn close to treason," NBC News reported."I believe when you leak the kind...

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<![CDATA[Protesters Gather Outside 'Alt-Right' Leader's Va. Office]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 22:19:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/20170528+Richard+Spencer+Protest.jpg
A group of protesters gathered Sunday outside the offices of Richard Spencer, the white nationalist who is credited with coining the term "alt-right."Protesters have convened outside Spencer's Virginia offices...

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<![CDATA[Biden Slams Democrats for Silence on Middle-Class Struggles]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 19:46:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17148774142321.jpg
Former Vice President Joe Biden questioned Democrats' strategy for representing the middle-class, suggesting Sunday that they "haven't spoken enough to the fears and aspirations to the people we come from," NBC...

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<![CDATA[South Florida Sets New Record for Highest Temperature in May]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 19:38:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-167583307.jpg
Sunday’s soaring temperatures likely sent many scrambling for a way to beat the heat.

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<![CDATA[Navy Parachutist Dies in Fleet Week Crash: Officials]]> Mon, 29 May 2017 09:17:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/balderdashnyc-parachute-1-c.jpg
A Navy parachutist in Jersey City's Fleet Week crashed into the water and died on Sunday, officials said. The member of the Navy Leap Frogs suffered a malfunction with his parachute and it failed to open...

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<![CDATA[Bikers Rumble Into DC for 30th Year for Memorial Day]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 16:14:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/rolling+thunder.jpg
For the 30th year, the annual Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" rumbled into Washington with hundreds of thousands of bikers. The official events started Friday evening, with the "Blessing of the Bikes"...

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<![CDATA[Florida Supermarket Meat Thief Arrested]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 12:51:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Janice+Wagoner.jpg
A Fort Myers woman was arrested Saturday after a surveillance camera captured her stealing nearly $1,000 worth of beef from a supermarket.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting at Hialeah Motel]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 12:23:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/motel+shooting2.JPG
One man was fatally shot Sunday morning following an argument with another man at a Hialeah Motel.

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