<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 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 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:57:15 -0400 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:57:15 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jockey Sues Calder Race Course Over Accident]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:48:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/injuredjockey.jpg
A professional jockey sued the Calder Race Course after allegedly suffering multiple severe injuries due to an incident that happened in a race in June 2014.

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<![CDATA[67 Pot Plants Removed from Miami Grow House]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:28:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/miamigrowhouse102214.jpg
Miami Police arrested an older man who walked with a cane after his home was raided as a grow house.

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<![CDATA[Fence Jumper Reported at White House]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:56:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/172*120/456595274.jpg
A person jumped the White House fence Wednesday evening around 7:30 p.m., officials say. The incident was reported on the North Lawn. Just last month, 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez also jumped the fence,...

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Explosives Comment at MIA: Police]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:41:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/102214+bomb+squad.jpg
A man was taken into custody after he made a comment about having explosives at Miami International Airport Wednesday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[FL Medical Marijuana Debate]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:37:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/medical+marijuana+stock+capsule+cannabis+prescription+note+bottle+stethoscope.jpg
With less than two weeks to go before Floridians will vote on a controversial marijuana initiative, NBC News hosted a debate on the topic.

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<![CDATA[Nurse Amber Vinson No Longer Has Ebola: Family]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:31:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ambervinson.jpg
Dallas nurse Amber Vinson no longer has Ebola, her family said Wednesday, one week after she was hospitalized at an Atlanta hospital with the potentially deadly virus. "We are overjoyed to announce that, as of...

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<![CDATA[Arrest Made for Deadly Lauderdale Lakes Shooting]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:51:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/herman+farrell+mug.jpg
The Broward Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it has arrested Herman Farrell, 31, for allegedly shooting and killing 34-year-old Sean Fleming on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Second Death]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:42:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Darren+Deon+Vann+new.jpg
A second round of murder charges were filed Wednesday against a registered sex offender suspected in the deaths of at least seven women whose bodies were found over the last

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<![CDATA[Alleged Armed Robber Attacked K-9 Officer: Police]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:32:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mariolopezmugshot.jpg
Fort Lauderdale Police said they have arrested a man who allegedly hit a man and a woman in the face with a pistol, robbed them, and later beat a K-9 officer during his arrest.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 22 Injured in Hayride Flip]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:42:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/pumpkinland+maine.jpg
A hayride flipped over at a Halloween attraction in Mechanic Falls, Maine, on Saturday, killing one teen and injuring 22 others. The Maine Sate Fire Marshal's office confirms one person, a 17-year-old girl, died...

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<![CDATA[S. Florida Man Wins $1 Million on Scratch-Off]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:26:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/eric+muller.jpg
For years a South Florida man has been scratching off lotto tickets, hoping for that lucky break. Eric Muller, Sr.’s luck finally changed recently when his lottery ticket hit and he won a million dollars.]]>
<![CDATA[Tobacco Road Announces New Brickell Location ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:58:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*128/tobacco-road1.jpg
Tobacco Road will have a new home in Brickell, restaurant officials announced Wednesday. A fund has been set up to help save the historical items inside the legendary establishment.]]>
<![CDATA[Munawar Toha Convicted in Wife's 2010 Murder]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:35:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/100512+munawar+toha.jpg
A Coral Springs man was convicted Wednesday of murdering his wife.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Top Juicers]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:27:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/CR_Juicer_1200x675_345417283924.jpg
Consumer Reports tested 13 juicers, both augers and extractors, and here are the best ones.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested in Baby Shaking Case: BSO]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:26:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/102214+latasha+hankerson.jpg
A South Florida woman accused of shaking a 9-month-old baby was behind bars on an aggravated child abuse charge Wednesday, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Man Hurt in Drive-By Shooting in Miramar]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:14:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/102214+miramar+drive-by+shooting.jpg
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a man hospitalized in Miramar late Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Dog Suspended From Tree in Cocoon-Like Structure: Witness]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:40:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dogrescuecocoon.jpg
A small, blind dog was rescued by Miami-Dade Animal Services Tuesday after he was found in mangroves in southwest Miami-Dade County. But it’s what one witness said happened to the dog before it was found...

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<![CDATA[FBI Searching for Miami Bank Robber]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:48:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/102214+miami+chase+bank+robbery+fbi.jpg
The FBI is asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who robbed a Miami bank Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Guilty of Killing Teacher ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:58:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Allen+Prue.jpg
A part-time snowplow driver was convicted Wednesday of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home under the guise of a broken down car, then killing her. A jury rejected arguments by Allen...

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<![CDATA[Pet Bobcat Escapes Again]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:25:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Rocky+the+Bobcat.JPG
A pet bobcat escaped from its Jersey Shore home for at least the third time this year, a little more than a month after a judge told its owner the feline would be removed from her home permanently if it got out...

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<![CDATA["Game of Thrones" Debate Moment]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:41:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NECN_102114_winteriscomingNHdebate_10p_1200x675_346016835790.jpg
A University of New Hampshire political science professor's three word pop culture reference in the New Hampshire U.S. Senate race debate Tuesday night in Concord had the audience laughing and the...]]>
<![CDATA[Family Says Theater Had Bed Bugs]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:59:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bedbugtheater.jpg
The Santillana family recently went to the Regal Cinemas in Hollywood to see the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. But the family left with what they said was a huge problem from a tiny bug.

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<![CDATA[TD 9 Remains Poorly Disorganized]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:04:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/102214+tropical+depression+nine+8+am.jpg
Tropical Depression Nine was likely to become a tropical storm Wednesday as it headed toward Campeche in Mexico, forecasters said.

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<![CDATA[Weather: More Rain Expected Wednesday]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:51:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000015197197_1200x675_346180163572.jpg
Weather Forecast -- 5 AM -- October 22, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Tropical Depression 9 Forms in Gulf of Mexico]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:08:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/td911pm102114.jpg
The National Hurricane Center says a low pressure system it was monitoring in the Bay of Campeche has organized into the ninth tropical depression of the Atlantic Hurricane season.

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<![CDATA[Miami Police Looking for Armed Abductors]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:45:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/armedabductorsketch102114.jpg
Miami Police have asked for the public’s help to identify a couple who allegedly kidnapped a woman at gunpoint and then robbed the victim.

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<![CDATA[Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at 93]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:40:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/137613147.jpg
Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of the Washington Post, passed away at the age of 93. The family says he had been in hospice care suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Bradlee skyrocketed to fame in the early...

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 2 Arrested in Coral Springs Shooting]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:35:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/102114+roderick+dalton+robert+morris.jpg
Coral Springs Police are trying to figure out what led to a Monday afternoon shooting that left 22-year-old Omar Khan dead.

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<![CDATA[Midtown Miami Walmart Loses Permit Decision]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:32:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/walmart+image.jpg
Opponents of a Walmart in Midtown Miami won a partial victory in court Monday over a permit, but the mega retailer still appears to be on track to build a store in the area.

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<![CDATA[Ebola Lessons Hit Close to Home for Texas Nursing School ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:14:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola_funerario_duncan.jpg
Nursing students at Texas Christian University follow the Ebola developments with a unique perspective after the disease sickens one of their own.

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<![CDATA[1st Dallas Ebola Nurse Upgraded]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:49:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/nina-pham-nih.jpg
Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded from fair to good Tuesday at the National Instites of Health in Maryland, where she has been in isolation with the potentially deadly virus since...

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<![CDATA[Family of Man Killed by Train Say It was Accident]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:57:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/traincrashvictim102114.jpg
Investigators say the man killed by a Tri-Rail train Monday afternoon saw the crossing gates were down, the warning lights and sirens were activated, but still tried to cross the tracks on his bicycle anyway.

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<![CDATA[Hallandale Beach Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges: Police]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:37:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kevin+timpy.jpg
A Hallandale Beach man has been arrested on child pornography charges after police say they found eight videos containing child porn on his home computer.

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<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Apple Pay Is Here]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:58:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/N6P_PKG_APPLE_PAY_web_1200x675_345538115918.jpg
Apple released its virtual mobile wallet Apple Pay. It allows you to buy things at participating stores with the tap of one of the new iPhones – the Apple 6 or 6 Plus.]]>