<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usSat, 28 May 2016 20:07:42 -0400Sat, 28 May 2016 20:07:42 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Rescued From Water at Miami Beach]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:52:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052716+miami+beach+incident.jpg
A man was rushed to the hospital after he was rescued from the water in Miami Beach Friday.

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<![CDATA[Tropical Storm Bonnie Forms Near the Carolinas]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 18:42:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Texas+Flooding+2.jpg
The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Bonnie has formed off South Carolina, strengthening from a tropical depression. Forecasters detected 40 mph winds in the storm Saturday afternoon, making...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick ]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 20:05:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/split2-clinton-sanders.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sent a warning to rival Hillary Clinton again about her pick for a running mate. During an interview to air on Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sanders doubled...

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<![CDATA[Man Runs 50 Marathons in 50 States]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 16:59:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/marathon+dad+0528.jpg
A west suburban Chicago man has completed a lofty goal of running a marathon in all 50 states. On Saturday, Kevin Ely of Geneva, Illinois, ran the 34th annual Bayshore Marathon in Traverse City, Michigan, the...

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<![CDATA[Pelicans Guard Shot & Killed]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 19:11:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-508472288.jpg
Bryce Dejean-Jones, a guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, is dead after breaking into a Dallas apartment and getting shot, according to The Dallas Police Department.Police were called to the 2500 block...

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<![CDATA[Shooting at Barbershop in NW Miami-Dade, 1 Hospitalized: Police ]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 17:30:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/shutterstock_134091941.jpg
An altercation at a barbershop in northwest Miami-Dade quickly escalated, resulting in a man being shot Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Colombia’s National Soccer Team Readies for Match Against Haiti Next Sunday at Marlin’s Park]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 17:15:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*126/COLvsHati+LOGO.jpg
The Colombian national soccer team is busy training in South Florida in preparation for their next match against the Haitian national soccer team at Marlin’s Stadium on Sunday May 29th.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Rescue Extinguishes House Fire in Miami]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 15:47:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/20160528_140101.jpg
Miami-Fire Rescue responded to reports of heavy flames and smoke spewing from a home in Miami Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA['Baby Boom' for World's Rarest Leopard in Russia]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 13:29:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Persian+Leopard.jpg
The endangered Persian leopard is being reintroduced to Sochi, Russia, nearly a century after they were hunted to the brink of extinction, NBC News reported.Today, there are fewer than 400 Persian leopards in...

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<![CDATA[Six Numbers That Show Why Clinton Is Still the Favorite in 2016]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 12:04:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/CLINTON_AP_485476905075.jpg
The 2016 general election race is now a virtual tie. The most recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows the Democratic front-runner clinging to a narrow lead in a head-to-head match up with the Republican...

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<![CDATA[2 Dead, Drive Vehicle Into Miramar Canal: Police]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 18:28:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/miramar+canal.jpg
Miramar Police say two men died after driving their vehicle into a canal early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Lowly Braves Beat Marlins Again]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:00:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-534783830.jpg
The last-place Atlanta Braves are 4-0 against Miami this season after Friday's win

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<![CDATA[Quiet Start to Urban Beach Weekend in Miami Beach]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:20:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052716+urban+beach+weekend+miami+beach.jpg
It was a mostly quiet start to the long Memorial Day weekend in Miami Beach Friday with not many arrests reported.

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<![CDATA[WWII Plane Crashes in NY River]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 18:51:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/AP_16149568884659_edited-1.jpg
Officials removed a small vintage World War II fighter plane that crashed in to the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot onboard.The Army Corps of Engineers...

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<![CDATA[Search for Teen Believed Kidnapped]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 02:32:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/0527-2016-PearlPinson.jpg
Relatives and friends of 15-year-old Pearl Pinson are asking their community to keep looking for a teen missing from Northern California, a day after the man thought to have kidnapped her at gunpoint was...

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<![CDATA[ Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency Ahead of More Rains]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 09:36:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Missouri-Flooding-GettyImages-503178322.jpg
Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency ahead of expected heavy rains, and warned that levees could be overtopped, NBC News reported."Areas along the Missouri River and its tributaries in...

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<![CDATA[Colombia to Face Haiti in Miami in Copa America Tune-Up]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:41:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052716+Santiago+Arias.jpg
Soccer will once again take center stage this summer in the United States. 16 national teams from the western hemisphere will be represented in the Copa America Centenario, being played in our country for...

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<![CDATA[ISIS Commander in Fallujah Killed in US Strike: Military]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:55:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/fallujah1.jpg
A U.S. airstrike has killed a local leader of the terror group ISIS in Iraq, a spokesman for an American-led coalition fighting the group said, NBC News reported.The Wednesday strike on ISIS headquarters...

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<![CDATA[SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:46:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/219*120/maria+mejia.jpg
At iPrep Academy, a public magnet high school, all students are issued laptops and they all know how to use them. Now, thanks to Maria Mejia, more and more students at the school have gone beyond just using...

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<![CDATA[Taekwondo Athlete From Miami Aims for Gold in Rio Olympics]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:17:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052716+paige+mcpherson.jpg
A Taekwondo bronze medalist from Miami is hoping for gold at this year's games in Rio.

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<![CDATA[Puppy Thrown From Car Finds Forever Home]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:40:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/rebeldog.jpg
A malnourished puppy that was tossed from a car and abandoned in Fort Lauderdale in May, has found his forever home.

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<![CDATA[Program Helps Homeless South Florida Veteran Find Home]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 18:04:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052716+Steven+Hill.jpg
As many are beginning their holiday weekend celebrations one South Florida veteran and father says this Memorial Day will be special because last year he was living out of his car.

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<![CDATA[Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the Superbug]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:17:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/superbugmcr%281%29.jpg
The superbug gene found for the first time in the United States has health officials very worried, NBC News reported.The gene, called mcr-1, was found in a woman from Pennsylvania who had a bad infection last...

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<![CDATA[Critical Mass Cyclists in Miami-Dade Friday Night]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:31:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052716+critical+mass+miami+map+may+new.jpg
Cyclists will be hitting the streets of Miami-Dade Friday night for the monthly Critical Mass ride.]]>
<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Best Buy Grills ]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:00:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/188*120/Generic+Grill+Generic+BBQ+Generic+Steak.JPG
Nothing says summer like food sizzling on a grill. But with so many grills on the market, how do you choose the right one? Consumer Reports just tested 150 gas grills and names your best options.

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<![CDATA[Heat Awareness Day]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:35:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000023761503_1200x675_694297667955.jpg
NBC 6's Steve Litz takes part in an experiment for National Heat Awareness Day to demonstrate how quickly the temperature rises inside a parked car.]]>