<![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 Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:32:29 -0400 Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:32:29 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Possible Lightning Strike Causes Duplex Fire in Miami]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:26:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/073115+duplex+fire.jpg
Severe weather in South Florida left thousands without power and displaced families at a Miami duplex.

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<![CDATA[Memphis Officer Fatally Shot; Gunman at Large]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:48:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
A manhunt was underway for a suspect who fatally shot a Memphis police officer during a traffic stop on Saturday evening, according to officials. Memphis Director of Police Services Toney Armstrong said police...]]>
<![CDATA[Israeli Teen Who Was Stabbed at Gay Pride Parade Dies]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:10:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ss-150730-jerusalem-gay-pride-stabbing-mn-01.nbcnews-ux-1024-900.jpg
A teenage girl who was stabbed in a gruesome attack at a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem last week died on Sunday, hospital officials said. Shira Banki, a 16-year-old high school student, was one of six...]]>
<![CDATA[Kraft Recalls 36,000 Cases of Singles Cheese]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:20:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-155703752.jpg
Kraft is voluntarily recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles due to a potential choking hazard. The recall covers 3-lb. and 4-lb. sizes of Kraft Singles American and White American...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Surges in New NBC News/WSJ Poll]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:15:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_295422491985.jpg
Jeb Bush called his fellow Republican presidential contender Donald Trump's candidacy a "phenomenon," and said the business man has "appealed to people's anger." "I was surprised that Donald Trump has surged. I

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<![CDATA[Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:20:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/babybackseat.jpg
Hot car deaths are down for the year, but that isn’t stopping parents from looking for long-term solutions to an all-too-familiar situation. On the eve of National Heatstroke Prevention and Awareness Day...

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<![CDATA[Thousands in Israel Rally After Gay Pride Parade Stabbing]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:12:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ss-150730-jerusalem-gay-pride-stabbing-mn-01.nbcnews-ux-1024-900-%281%29.jpg
Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man allegedly stabbed six people at Jerusalem's gay pride parade, leaving one teenager...

Photo Credit: Kobi Schutz / Reuters]]>
<![CDATA[Animals Light up Empire State Bldg.]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:24:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_304150445524.jpg
The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a...

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<![CDATA[Obama Tweets to NASA Astronaut if He Ever 'Freaks Out']]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:00:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_830814691512.jpg
The last person astronaut Scott Kelly expected to get a message from while spending a year in the International Space Station is the president of the United States.
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<![CDATA[Man Drowns After Bar Fight ]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:11:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+Chubbys+drowning+1200.jpg
A man drowned in the creek behind a restaurant on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line after a fight broke out early morning on Saturday, police and a spokesperson for the city said. The Bridgeport fire department...

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<![CDATA[Lollapalooza Attendees in Hospital]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:12:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-02.jpg
At least 27 people were sent to hospitals on Day One of Lollapalooza due to alcohol- and heat-related causes.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Indicted for Fatal Traffic Stop Seen in Heated 2014 Exchange]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:43:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_795920167579.jpg
A video shows the University of Cincinnati cop charged with fatally shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black driver, involved in another contentious exchange during a 2014 traffic stop. Office Ray Tensing, who...
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<![CDATA[Fiery Tamarac Crash Kills One, Injures Two Others]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:33:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/tamarac+crash+080115.PNG
One man died and two others were badly injured in a fiery crash in Tamarac early Saturday morning. NBC 6's Bobby Brooks reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Documents His Weight Loss]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:02:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kenneth+yoder+transformation.JPG
When Chicago documentary-maker Kenneth Yoder first began his fitness transformation on the cusp of his 40th birthday, he weighed 175 pounds with 24 percent body fat. In four months, he lost 15 pounds and added a...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Kills Sister Over Electric Bill, Then Flees: Police]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/willie+ward+080115.jpg
Police are on the hunt for a man who they believe killed his sister in an argument over a utility bill.

Photo Credit: Fort Lauderdale Police]]>
<![CDATA[Suitcase Found on Reunion Island to Be DNA Tested]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:34:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_156629859433.jpg
Technicians will look for DNA on a suitcase fragment found on Reunion Island, the French territory where plane debris possibly connected to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 washed up, officials say. The...]]>
<![CDATA[Joe Biden Considering 2016 Presidential Run: Reports]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:21:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_552811691356.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, the New York Times...]]>
<![CDATA[Tillie Tooter Passes Away, Family Confirms]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:34:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/120909+tooter.jpg
Tillie Tooter has passed away at the age of 98, her family confirmed on social media.

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<![CDATA[Missing Boy With Autism Found Safe in Boca Raton]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:28:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/avi+greenbaum+missing+080115.jpg
Authorities have located a missing autistic boy who went missing in Boca Raton.

Photo Credit: Boca Raton Police]]>
<![CDATA[Conservation Group Fears Cecil the Lion's 'Brother' Killed]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:48:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/150801-jericho-cecil-lion-brother-02-0316p-%281%29.jpg
The brother of a famed lion that was killed by an American dentist in early July was feared dead after a conservation group said it had been fatally shot. "It is with huge disgust and sadness that we have just...

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<![CDATA[Pet of the Week: Hailey]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:20:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/potw+hailey+080115.PNG
Our pet of the week is Hailey, a 3-month-old American Bulldog puppy from the Humane Society of Greater Miami.]]>
<![CDATA[11-Year-Old Girl Found Safe, Missing Child Alert Canceled]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:10:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/fisher+missing+child+alert+080115.jpg
A Missing Child Alert has been issued for an 11-year-old girl who was last seen in the Gainesville area.

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<![CDATA[NAACP 'Journey for Justice' March]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:12:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477234954.jpg
Thousands of people are expected to participate in the NAACP "America's Journey for Justice" to demand federal protection of civil rights for all Americans. The march will kick off Saturday at the foot of...

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<![CDATA[Islanders Flock to 'Special' Beach After Debris Find]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:24:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/150801-plage-de-colosse-0827a_cd2cd41245c8888c3962725a19e1bf69.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
The rocky shoreline where the first possible debris from Flight MH370 was found has captured the imagination of local residents, some of whom wandered in search of more pieces Saturday, NBC News...

Photo Credit: Alastair Jamieson / NBC News]]>
<![CDATA[Meth Pills Were in In-n-Out Drink, Man Claims in Lawsuit]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:27:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/168*120/innoutmeth.jpg
In-n-Out Burger has been sued by a man who alleges he found meth in his drink, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles. Two capsules allegedly found at the bottom of the cup later tested positive for meth.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of G. Patrick Connors III]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Rescues Girl, 2, From Hot Car]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:13:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/toddler+hot+minivan+rescue.JPG
A Bergen County Sheriff's officer rescued a wailing, sweat-soaked toddler from inside a locked minivan parked at a Costco in New Jersey on a sweltering afternoon Thursday. Concerned passersby in the parking lot...

Photo Credit: Arislyeda Pena]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter Dies While Battling California Wildfire: Officials]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 01:30:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/wildfire-generic722.jpg
A South Dakota firefighter died while helping battle a wildfire in California, officials said Friday. Search and rescue was conducted late Thursday until the firefighter was found Friday morning, according...
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<![CDATA[Teen Charged in Friend's Death in Cooper City Behind Bars]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:13:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/073115+teen+shot.jpg
A 14-year-old boy was being held without bond Friday, a day after authorities said he shot and killed his friend in Cooper City.

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<![CDATA[BSO Investigating Fatal Crash in Deerfield Beach]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:23:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/police-stop-generic-traffic.jpg
The Broward Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of a fatal crash Friday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[No Charges for 2 Officers in Ohio Man Shooting]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:02:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_427636218063.jpg
The two University of Cincinnati police officers who arrived on scene just after a fellow officer shot and killed an unarmed driver will not face charges, a prosecutor announced Friday. Officers David...]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Launches Airstrikes to Aid American-Trained Syrian Rebels]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:47:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_168960475697.jpg
Syrian rebels, recently trained by the U.S. military, came under heavy fire Friday in northern Syria and for the first time called in U.S. airstrikes to repel the enemy. U.S. military officials tell NBC News the...]]>
<![CDATA[Gymnastics Coach Arrested on Child Porn Charges: BSO]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:32:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/073115+carl+lechner.jpg
A gymnastics coach from Lauderdale Lakes has been arrested on child pornography and gun possession charges, according to authorities.

Photo Credit: BSO]]>
<![CDATA[Crime Stoppers Tip Led Police to Sunrise Murder Suspect]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:34:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/073115+Baijnauth+Ramsaroop.jpg
A Crime Stoppers tip led police to a man whose violent crime spree in a Sunrise neighborhood culminated in the shooting of a father of two, police said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:13:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-482297396.jpg
Dr. Walter James Palmer, the American dentist who sparked outrage after killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has reached out to U.S. authorities, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday. A representative...]]>