<![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, 01 Oct 2014 12:32:21 -0400 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:32:21 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mother of Marine Jailed in Mexico Attending House Hearing]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:15:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/050214+andrew+tahmooressi.jpg
Fernando Benitez, the lawyer for imprisoned Marine Andrew Tahmooressi filed a new motion in Mexican courts that he believes could help free his client in a matter of weeks.

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<![CDATA[How Is Ebola Spread?]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:57:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/456202288.jpg
Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who was cured of Ebola after contracting the deadly virus while working with a charity in Liberia, spoke before a Senate panel hearing on Tuesday. The hearing detailed the

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<![CDATA[Sandy Hook Elementary Evacuated ]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:17:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/chalk+hill+school+newtown+victims.jpg
Bail was denied for a Philadelphia man after he was arrested and charged for his alleged role in the death of a 3-year-old girl, who was killed after a gunman opened fire on a neighborhood street.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami-Dade Police Investigate Fake Notices]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:04:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000014901576_1200x675_336228931973.jpg
The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating fraudulent notices that have been mailed out to residents throughout Miami-Dade County.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Shot to Death in Southwest Miami-Dade]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:07:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/100114+fatal+shooting+sw+miami-dade.jpg
Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in southwest Miami-Dade early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Bankrupt NJ Casino Sells at Auction]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:59:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_revel.jpg
The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread....]]>
<![CDATA[Liberians in Dallas on Ebola News]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:22:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DFW+Liberian+Church.jpg
The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States immediately sparked concerns about who may have been exposed, and helped shed light on how the potentially deadly virus is, and isn't, spread....

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<![CDATA[Jeter on His Career: Never Wanted to Embarrass Parents]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:27:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Derek_Jeter209740927409.jpg
There were many emotional moments during Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night, but the most adorable was a simple tip of the cap from his young

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Struck and Killed in North Miami Beach]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:22:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/100114+pedestrian+struck+north+miami+beach.jpg
A pedestrian was struck and killed on a North Miami Beach street Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[2 Found Dead at Sunrise Apartment Building]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:55:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/100114+2+dead+sunrise.jpg
A 38-year-old man who was allegedly armed with a knife is dead after Sunrise Police shot him Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Mgr. of Restaurant at Scene of Mass Shooting Arrested]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:45:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tiffanyjohnson2011mugshot.jpg
Frontier Airlines expanded its service to Miami International Airport on Tuesday and is celebrating with a one-day sale that has fares as low as $15 each way.

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<![CDATA[Fort. Lauderdale Firefighter Dies While Changing Tire on Highway ]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:48:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ltkevinjohns.jpg
Frontier Airlines expanded its service to Miami International Airport on Tuesday and is celebrating with a one-day sale that has fares as low as $15 each way.

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<![CDATA[Weather: Dry Early, Wet Afternoon Wednesday]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000014896306_1200x675_336115779988.jpg
Weather Forecast -- 5 AM -- October 1, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Ambulance Crew Who Brought Ebola Patient to Hospital Is Quarantined]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:22:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Dallas-Fire-Rescue-Vehicle.jpg
The Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance crew who transported the man infected with Ebola to the hospital has been quarantined, according to the City of Dallas. The number of people in the DFR crew...

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<![CDATA[Body Found Under Miami Beach Dock]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:47:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dockbody093014.jpg
Frontier Airlines expanded its service to Miami International Airport on Tuesday and is celebrating with a one-day sale that has fares as low as $15 each way.

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<![CDATA[New Sandy Hook Playground Started]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:28:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/principal17.jpg
The daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary Principal Dawn Hochsprung tweeted a photo of President Obama holding her child — and said her mother would have been proud. “My mom would be SO proud to...

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<![CDATA[Trooper Accidentally Shot Dead]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/david+kedra+trooper+killed+gun+range+conshohocken.jpg
A Pennsylvania State Trooper died Tuesday evening after he was accidentally shot at a Montgomery County gun range. Trooper David Kedra, 26, of the Troop K, Skippack station was participating in a...]]>
<![CDATA[Hernandez Cites Tsarnaev in Motion]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:58:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_aaron_hernandez_miami.jpg
A Massachusetts judge is expected to hear from lawyers for ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez who want additional evidence in the murder case against him to be thrown out. Hernandez's attorneys want...

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<![CDATA[CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:08:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ebola-dallas.jpg
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested and charged with DUI and other charges early Tuesday morning, News4 has confirmed. Phelps was driving 84 mph inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95...

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<![CDATA[Woman Held by Armed Kidnapper for 3 Days]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:29:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gableskidnappingherrera.jpg
Bal Harbour Police are looking for a robber who targeted a patron of Club Liv at the Fontainebleu and made off with $16,000 in property and cash.

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<![CDATA[Bear Cornered After 6-Hour Chase]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:20:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bear+hang.jpg
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times by classmates trying to please a fictional horror character had feared the specter known as Slender Man before the attack, her mother said in an...

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<![CDATA[Brain Injury Erases Wedding Memory]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:07:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bride+memory+loss.jpg
Animal control officials managed to shoot a bear with a tranquilizer dart after it climbed a tree near a northern New Jersey elementary school, camped out there for a bit and shimmied the 40 feet back...]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 6 Caring for Our Community: Abandoned Pet Rescue]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:11:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/IMG_48564.JPG
As part of this month's Caring for Our Community service program, NBC 6 team members volunteered at Abandoned Pet Rescue in Fort Lauderdale.

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<![CDATA[Wife Released in Mayor Shooting]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:40:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/file-bell-gardens-mayor-daniel-crespo-wife-lyvette.jpg
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested and charged with DUI and other charges early Tuesday morning, News4 has confirmed. Phelps was driving 84 mph inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95...

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<![CDATA[Pit Bull Awareness Month: Portrait of a Dangerous Dog]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:08:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_dogs_generic_shelter_puppies.jpg
October is Pit Bull Awareness Month. This month, Dr. Ian Kupkee examines the commonly held belief that pit bulls are dangerous dogs.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead in Police-Involved Shooting in Sunrise]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:29:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/093014+sunrise+police+involved+shooting+new.jpg
Frontier Airlines expanded its service to Miami International Airport on Tuesday and is celebrating with a one-day sale that has fares as low as $15 each way.

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<![CDATA[Man Tried to Abduct Young Girl Near Bus Stop: BSO]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:38:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/092914+bso+sketch+abduction+pompano+beach.jpg
A Carnival cruise ship passenger died after falling off a ship docked at PortMiami Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Girlfriend Stabbing Suspect]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:35:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/jorgeborda928.jpg
A former Miami firefighter has been sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for downloading and viewing videos of child pornography while on duty.

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<![CDATA[Robber Makes Off with Thousands from Bal Harbour Man]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/balharbourrobber.jpg
Frontier Airlines expanded its service to Miami International Airport on Tuesday and is celebrating with a one-day sale that has fares as low as $15 each way.

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<![CDATA[Accused W.H. Intruder Indicted]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:37:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP183397360031.jpg
An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him owns several guns that he could have brought with him if he had meant to harm anyone,...

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<![CDATA[Mirror Captures Image of Coral Gables Crook]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:41:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/coralgablesrobbery093014.jpg
Frontier Airlines expanded its service to Miami International Airport on Tuesday and is celebrating with a one-day sale that has fares as low as $15 each way.

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<![CDATA[Frontier Airlines Arrives in Miami with $15 Fares]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:34:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_042914_frontier.jpg
Miami Beach city officials want business owners to mind their manners, specifically to not pluck potential customers off the sidewalk and into their stores.

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<![CDATA[Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Maryland]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_080212_phelps20i.jpg
Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, botched his turn halfway through the 100-meter freestyle and finished next-to-last in a star-studded field at the U.S. national

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<![CDATA[Sentencing for Man Convicted in Murder of Politician Dad Delayed]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:30:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Jason-Beckman-November-18-2.jpg
Sentencing was delayed Tuesday for a South Florida man facing life in prison after he was convicted of murder in the shooting death of his politician father.

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