<![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, 16 Apr 2014 18:24:36 -0400 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:24:36 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA["Sweetheart Scammer" Arrested: BSO]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:39:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/michelle+nicholas+web.jpg
A woman has been arrested after deputies said she conned an elderly man out of thousands of dollars during what was supposed to be a romantic getaway.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[City of Hialeah Employee Charged for Alleged Sex With Minor]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/erik+blanco.jpg
Hialeah police said a city employee has been arrested after having unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

Photo Credit: Hialeah Police]]>
<![CDATA[VIDEO: Burglar Peers Into Crib]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:40:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gjanda-2014-04-16-12h46m46s137.jpg
A burglary suspect who broke into a Houston home was caught on the video baby monitor set up to view the family's sleeping toddler.]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Thanks Officials for Saving Drowning Baby]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:30:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/drowning+baby+saved.jpg
A South Florida mother is thanking Miramar first responders for saving the life of her 21-month-old daughter who was found floating face-down in a pool.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Deputies Hospitalized After Deerfield Beach Pursuit Ends]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:21:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041614+deerfield+beach+bso+pursuit.jpg
A suspect who crashed into three deputies' cars sending two of them to the hospital was taken into custody after a high-speed chase and foot pursuit in Deerfield Beach Wednesday night, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Teens Accused of Sharing Naked Pics]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:34:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/texting-sexting.jpg
Two New Jersey teens are facing criminal charges after allegedly sharing nude photos of other teens, some of whom were engaging in sex acts, police said. The Little Falls Police Department said Wednesday that a...

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<![CDATA[LeBron and Bosh To Sit in Finale For Heat]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:54:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/115950701.jpg
LeBron James and Chris Bosh will be given the night off on Wednesday as the Heat wrap up the regular season

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<![CDATA[Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:13:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041614+joseph+butler+judge+john+hurley.jpg
A grand theft suspect earned a stern rebuke from a judge and a trip to jail after he yawned in bond court then told the judge "I don't care man."]]>
<![CDATA[Woman, 91, Attacked During Miami Home Invasion]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:06:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041614+elderly+woman+attacked+home+invasion+miami.jpg
Police are investigating after a 91-year-old woman was attacked by robbers inside her Miami home early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Highway Shooting Leads to Crash]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:55:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gilma+car+shooting.jpg
A driver opened fire on a busy South Florida highway, causing a multivehicle crash before fleeing the scene Tuesday night, officials said.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[2,000 Gallons of Fuel Spilled Near Government Cut]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:04:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/coast+guard+generic+pic+07042012.jpg
Miami Coast Guard crewmembers responded to a fuel spill from a vessel near Government Cut Tuesday night, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Coast Guard Offloads $110M in Cocaine in Miami Beach]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:55:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041514+coast+guard+cocaine+miami+beach.jpg
About $110 million worth of cocaine was offloaded by the U.S. Coast Guard in Miami Beach Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[South Florida Mom Accused of Taking Kids Leaves Jail]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041514+joe+carrillo+carrie+weingarth.jpg
The South Florida mother accused of taking her three sons across the country without permission was back home Tuesday after posting bond.

Photo Credit: Joe Carrillo]]>
<![CDATA[Weather: Cloudy With Chance for Isolated Showers]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:42:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041614+weather+miami.jpg
A muggy start will give way to a mild cold front that will keep temperatures in the low 80s Wednesday in South Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Bloomberg to Spend $50M to Fight Gun Violence]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:21:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mayor-bloomberg-budget.jpg
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence and battling the National Rifle Association, according to published

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Koehler Dominates Nationals as Marlins End Eight-Game Skid]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:15:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/182047134.jpg
The Marlins ended an eight-game losing streak on Tuesday with an 11-2 win over the Nationals

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<![CDATA[Mercedes Hit by Lawsuit Over Sprinter Model]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:09:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mercedes+sprinter.jpg
Mercedes Benz has been hit by a class action lawsuit, accused of selling a van with a defect that many passengers have said they find unbelievable.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Bouncer Says Patron Threw Cement Object at His Head]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:16:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/strip+club+bouncer.jpg
A bouncer at a Southwest Miami-Dade strip club said he was attacked while on the job.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Formerly Conjoined Twins Thriving]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:28:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Ezell-Twins-041514.jpg
The conjoined twins who were separated in Dallas were released from the hospital Wednesday, eight months after their surgery. The hospital announced Monday that Owen and Emmett Ezell are expected to be released...

Photo Credit: Ezell Family/Medical City Children's Hospital]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Disbands Muslim Spying Unit]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:55:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/nypd-Surveillance-Muslims.jpg
The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked

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<![CDATA[Sprint Email Calls Man "Sissyboy"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:03:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Kelvin_matthews.png
A Chicago man said he received an unwelcome email from Sprint this weekend after he called the company to report an error with his account. Kelvin Mathews says he was sent an email addressed to "Sissyboy Kelvin...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Identify Suspected Cop Impersonators]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:24:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/police+impersonators.jpg
Police have identified a group of people they said are suspected police impersonators.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections]]>
<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Vacation Home Scams]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:17:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/home-generic-cash-722.jpg
Consumer Reports says beware of vacation rental scams that can pack a very nastysurprise. Criminals are hacking into the email accounts of owners of rental properties, and defrauding renters out of a lot...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged With Animal Cruelty for Allegedly Setting Dog on Fire]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:46:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hope+the+dog.jpg
A dog named Hope is recovering in DeSoto county after police say the pet's owner chained her to a shed and set her on fire.

Photo Credit: WFLA]]>
<![CDATA[Jury Awards $5.25M in Charter School Sex Assault Case]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:29:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041414+downtown+miami+charter+school.jpg
A jury has awarded $5.25 million to a boy who claims he was raped and bullied by a fellow student at Downtown Miami Charter School.

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<![CDATA[Miami Beach Cafe to Close After 37 Years]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:32:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/davids+cafe+2.jpg
Miami Beach’s David’s Café will close their doors on Sunday, April 20.

Photo Credit: Facebook.com/DavidsCafeIandII]]>
<![CDATA[Police Search for Suspect Who Shot Man in Miami Gardens]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:36:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041514+miami+gardens+shooting.jpg
A man was hospitalized after a shooting in Miami Gardens Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Tweeters Respond to Palindrome Week]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:30:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121330338.jpg
This week is palindrome week—every date reads the same forwards and backwards. 4/12/14, 4/13/14, 4/14/14... you get the point. Palindrome week is only really celebrated in the United States, as it's the...

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<![CDATA[Woman Killed, 2 Men Injured in Liberty City Shooting]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041514+liberty+city+triple+shooting.jpg
One woman was killed and two men were injured when a gunman opened fire outside a Liberty City market Monday night.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Police Arrest Cop Impersonators at Miami Park]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:36:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/concord+park.jpg
Authorities said they took what appear to be several cop impersonators into custody Monday at a Southwest Miami-Dade park.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Arrested in Pantless Publix Wine Theft]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:16:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/041514+desiree+taylor.jpg
A woman accused of walking into a Florida Publix with no pants on and stealing two boxes of wine has been arrested, police said.

Photo Credit: Ocala Police]]>
<![CDATA[Pride and Resolve on Boston Marathon Route]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:59:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Boston+Marathon+high+fives.jpg
The Boston Marathon exerts a strong centripetal force on the region, unifying the city and its neighbors in a daylong rally that is as much about the race as it is a show of

Photo Credit: Boston Globe via Getty Images]]>