<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2015 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 Tue, 26 May 2015 07:48:28 -0400 Tue, 26 May 2015 07:48:28 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Waterspout Lifts Bounce House at Ft. Laud. Beach]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:21:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/bounce+house1.jpg
Several children were injured after a waterspout uprooted the inflatable bounce house they were playing in and sent it flying across a parking lot and into a roadway, Fort Lauderdale Police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Urban Beach Weekend Sees Much Fewer Arrests]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:38:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/urban+beach+052415.PNG
Several fights broke out on Miami Beach Monday afternoon. But they were isolated incidents in what has been a calm Urban Beach weekend, compared to years past.]]>
<![CDATA[Tampa Firefighters Find Flags in Trash on Memorial Day]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:32:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/0526115+american+flag+generic+usa.jpg
Firefighters in Tampa were "disgusted" to find six American flags covered in debris with flies buzzing about them in a dumpster on Memorial Day.

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<![CDATA[PacSun's Memorial Day Backlash]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:27:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/171*120/5-26-2015-PacSun.JPG
A Southern California clothing firm has removed a T-shirt bearing an upside-down American flag from its shelves after it stirred a Memorial Day backlash. In a Facebook statement Monday, apparel giant PacSun said...

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<![CDATA[Pipeline Probed in Calif. Oil Spill]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:24:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/150519-oil-spill-refugio-state-beach-4.jpg
Officials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday. Senior Safety Director Patrick...]]>
<![CDATA[Search for Missing Boater Called Off for the Evening]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:31:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/missing+boater3.jpg
The search for a missing boater was called off for the evening, nearly 24 hours after a young woman was reported missing in the waters of Biscayne Bay.

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<![CDATA[Two Separate Crashes Snarl Traffic on I-95 SB]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 06:22:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052615+i-95+traffic+crash+metro+camera.jpg
Early morning commuters are having a rough time on I-95 early Tuesday as two separate crashes are causing major traffic headaches.]]>
<![CDATA[Weather: Rip Current Risk Tuesday]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 05:51:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000018353813_1200x675_451344451722.jpg
Your Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high risk of rip currents at the beaches. Ryan Phillips says we should reach 86 by midday and a stray shower is possible later this evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Drowns Trying to Save Cat]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 06:59:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/218*120/antioch+drowning.jpg
A 46-year-old man died while canoeing in Loon Lake in the northern suburbs of Illinois Memorial Day weekend after he jumped in the water to try and save a cat.

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<![CDATA[Boater Pulled From Water in Fort Lauderdale Dies]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 22:17:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/man+pulled+from+water+dies.jpg
A man who was rescued after falling from a boat in Fort Lauderdale has died.

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<![CDATA[Solemn Ceremonies Honor Memorial Day in S. Fla.]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:53:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052515+memorial+day+flags+generic.jpg
A solemn day of remembrance across South Florida as several groups come together on Memorial Day to honor and mourn those who have fought and died for our country.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested for Armed Robbery on Miami Beach]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 20:11:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/armed+robbery+arrest.jpg
One of the men police say is responsible for the armed robbery of three people on Miami Beach is behind bars.

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<![CDATA[No TV For Pope Francis Since 1990]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 06:57:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/AP609890606878_1_Pope.jpg
One of the most famous figures in the world hasn’t vegged out in front of the television in 25 years. In a recent interview with Argentinian news source La Voz Del Pueblo, Pope Francis admitted he hasn’t...

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<![CDATA[Couple Survived on Rainwater: PD]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:19:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/missing-couple-valley-view.jpg
A man and woman found near a white car in Warner Springs have been identified as a Fullerton couple reported missing two weeks ago.
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<![CDATA[Bears Release Ray McDonald]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 16:48:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
The Chicago Bears rolled the dice on signing defensive end Ray McDonald after a history of domestic abuse accusations and arrests, and on Monday their gamble didn't pay off as the team released McDonald...]]>
<![CDATA[Urban Beach Weekend Quieter Than Past Years]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 20:42:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/urban+beach+052415.PNG
Miami Beach Police are out in full force, with an estimated 500 officers on patrol. They credit high visibility, DUI checkpoints and license plate readers for helping to control the crowds.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Search Biscayne Bay for Missing Boater]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 12:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052515+missing+boater+search+michael.jpg
There is an active search for a woman assumed to have fallen overboard in the vicinity Biscayne Bay during a Sunday boating trip, the U.S. Coast Guard says.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Day Deals, Discounts and Freebies]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 10:43:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/051515+military+hug+american+flag+child+generic.jpg
In honor of Memorial Day, businesses across South Florida are offering freebies, deals and discounts as a way to say thank you to the brave men and women who proudly serve our country in the U.S. Military - both

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<![CDATA[Man Convicted in 1970 Grove Murder Set Free]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 18:49:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/052215+prince+johnson.jpg
A man convicted in a fatal robbery of a ice cream truck driver in Coconut Grove more than 40 years ago when he was just a teen is a free man.]]>
<![CDATA[Beckham Looking to Team up with UM to Get Stadium]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 21:03:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/050714+david+beckham+in+miami.jpg
Worldwide soccer star David Beckham and University of Miami president Donna Shalala are talking about partnering on a stadium for both soccer and football.

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<![CDATA[Weather: Memorial Day Forecast]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 06:35:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000018339672_1200x675_450763331766.jpg
A warm start to your Memorial Day. Erika Delgado says we could see an isolated storm or two, but they'll be quickly moving inland and toward the gulf coast. Beachgoers and boaters, be careful as there will...]]>
<![CDATA[Jewish Home Cares for Aging Nuns]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/52415nun.jpg
With few young women choosing religious life, Roman Catholic Church superiors in the past year have sent dozens of elderly nuns to Jewish Home Lifecare, a geriatric-care complex in the Bronx founded as a nursing...]]>
<![CDATA[Body ID'ed as Kayaker]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 08:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Graswald2.jpg
Authorities have identified a body discovered in the Hudson River a day ago as that of the 46-year-old missing kayaker killed last month, allegedly by his fiancee, a source close to the case said Sunday. Michael

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<![CDATA[Stolen Phone Leads to Drug Bust]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg+20+may.jpg
A woman's cellphone was stolen from an Orange County theme park in California but it kept updating its location, leading authorities to a significant drug bust and six arrests, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Tour Bus Erupts in Flames ]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tour+bus+fire1.jpg
A tour bus caught fire along Interstate 395 on Saturday, creating a huge scene. Video captured at the location showed the back of the bus fully engulfed by the fire. The driver was able to pull over near...]]>
<![CDATA[Car Kills Girl Running to Ice Cream]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 18:10:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/maria+gonzales+and+car.jpg
A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood after she left her house to buy a treat from an ice cream truck. Maria Gonzalez was in her home in...
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<![CDATA[Youth Soccer Coach Threatens Parent]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:10:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/robert+riccuiti.jpg
A Long Island, New York, youth soccer coach was arrested after sending a profanity-laced email to a parent who was concerned about his 6-year-old son's playing time, police said.

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<![CDATA[Missing Kayaker's Body May Be Found]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 22:41:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/52315kayak.jpg
A body police discovered Saturday in the Hudson River appears to be the 46-year-old missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiancee, according to a forensic specialist close to the case.]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Replace Stolen Flags]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 21:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/elsinore-veteran-cemetery-flag-memorial-day.jpg
A group of Girl Scouts may deserve a "Saving Memorial Day" badge after their quick thinking preserved a Southern California cemetery's tradition of honoring veterans. The girls of Troop 1124 scrambled Saturday...

Photo Credit: Tony Shin]]>