<![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, 01 Mar 2015 14:25:22 -0500 Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:25:22 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Miami Gardens Police Chief Arrested, Fired]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:57:10 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+stephen+johnson+mug.jpg
Miami Gardens Police Chief Stephen Johnson was arrested for soliciting a prostitute Friday, officials said.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Missing 10-Year-Old Boy Found Safe: BSO]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:50:15 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+trellvis+thomas.jpg
Authorities said a 10-year-old boy who went missing in Pompano Beach Friday has been found.]]>
<![CDATA[Body Found Inside Submerged Car Was Missing Woman]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:19:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/021215+Lisa+Hayden-Gordon.jpg
Fort Lauderdale Police confirmed the body found inside of a submerged car was missing woman Lisa "Noodles" Hayden-Gordon.

Photo Credit: FindNoodles.com]]>
<![CDATA[Pet of the Week: Jasper]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:51:46 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/225*120/jasper+potw+030115.PNG
Our pet of the week is Jasper, a 1-year-old pit bull mix from Pooches in Pines.]]>
<![CDATA[Sunday Forecast: Partly Sunny and Breezy]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:43:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/221*120/erika+030115.PNG
A few lingering morning showers will give way to breezy conditions this afternoon. There will be a high risk of rip currents. Highs will be in the low 80s.]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Bosh Released From Hospital]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:36:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450621820.jpg
Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra confirmed that Chris Bosh was released from a local hospital

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at Disneyland]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/150228-disneyland-fire.jpg
A fire broke out at Disneyland in Anaheim on Saturday night, but was quickly extinguished, a spokeswoman for the theme park said. The flames were reported about 9:20 p.m. in a back stage area near the It’s...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cavin Hawkins]]>
<![CDATA[Trayvon Martin's Dad at University]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:27:19 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Trayvon-Martin-Father-at-Ar.jpg
The father of Trayvon Martin will take the stage at a local university Saturday -- just days after the three-year anniversary of his son's death.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Man Steals Jeep, Rams 3 Police Cars: Authorities]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:53:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Generic-Police.jpg
A New Jersey man faces a slate of charges accusing him of ramming three police squad cars with a stolen Jeep Wrangler after being confronted by officers in farmers market parking lot.]]>
<![CDATA[Sex Offender Arrested at Toll Booth]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:09:21 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/22815tunnel.jpg
A Queens man, stopped for a traffic violation, was arrested Saturday when records revealed he was wanted in Florida for violating parole as a registered sex offender, Port Authority police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Crashes into Coral Springs Taco Bell: Police]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:45:57 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/coral+springs+taco+bell+022815.jpg
A Coral Springs Taco Bell has a drive-through window, but one driver plowed right into the restaurant instead.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Missing Swedish Teen Found in NY]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:24:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022815teen.JPG
A Swedish teen with Asperger's was found safe early Sunday and reuinted with his father nearly a day after he went missing in New York City, police said. Marcus Kerttu, 15, was scheduled to depart the...

Photo Credit: NYPD]]>
<![CDATA[South Florida Streets Flooded From Incessant Rain]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:30:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/scott+abelson2.jpg
Stalled cars sat in flooded streets Saturday afternoon, forcing police to shut down roads and traffic to come to a standstill.

Photo Credit: Scott Abelson]]>
<![CDATA[The Big Freeze: February 2015 by the Numbers]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:56:14 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP47401093417.jpg
February 2015 was brutal. The bone-numbing, punishing cold shattered records in the Northeast, making February the coldest month for some cities since reliable records were first kept.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Man Who Said He Shot Intruder Lied to Detectives: BSO]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:51:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/lauderdaleshootingg.jpg
A North Lauderdale homeowner who told police he shot and killed a would-be burglar lied to detectives to cover up for his girlfriend's son, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.]]>
<![CDATA[Organization Creates Free Career Path Test For Students]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:00:43 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/urandr+022715.PNG
An organization has come up with a way to help students head out on the right career path with a free online test.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Heat All-Star Anthony Mason Dies at 48]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:35:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_655893.jpg
Anthony Mason who played one season with Miami died at the age of 48

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Roof of Ice Rink Collapses]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:10:06 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/179*120/canton+fire+pic+2.jpg
A youth hockey team escaped without injury when the roof of the Metropolis Rink in Canton, Massachusetts, collapsed under the weight of snow Saturday morning, the town's police department confirmed.

Photo Credit: Canton Fire]]>
<![CDATA[15 Tons of Pot Worth $19M Seized]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:44:47 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/otay+mesa+record+breaking+seizure+%282%29.jpg
More than 15 tons of marijuana hidden in a mattress shipment was seized at the Otay Mesa cargo port of entry — the largest narcotics bust in the history of that border crossing and the second largest seizure at...

Photo Credit: CBP]]>
<![CDATA[Fourth Quarter Dooms Heat in New Orleans]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:10:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_170716359.jpg
The Heat took a lead into the fourth quarter but ultimately fell to the Pelicans on Friday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:17:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WESLEYAN02232015.jpg
A Wesleyan University student who remains hospitalized nearly a week after overdosing on MDMA, or "Molly," is slowly recovering, according to a statement from family members.

Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com]]>
<![CDATA[Former Marlins Outfielder Juan Pierre Retires]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:44:16 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_182310115.jpg
Juan Pierre who had two runs with the Marlins announced his retirement on Friday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bus Driver Accused of Sex Assault on Child: MDPD]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:31:16 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bookingschoolbusassault.jpg
A Miami school bus driver is under arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl inside a school bus on multiple occasions, according to Miami-Dade police.

Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Surfside Man, On Probation, Had Guns, Ammo, Fake Grenade]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:51:23 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/camposgammo.jpg
A Surfside man who is on probation is again under arrest after police discovered multiple rifles, a large amount of ammunition and a fake grenade inside his home.

Photo Credit: Surfside Police]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dies in Incident With Coconut Creek Police]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:11:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+calvon+reid.jpg
A man died after family members claim he was shot with a Taser during an incident with police in Coconut Creek.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Suicidal Man Sets House on Fire: BSO]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:11:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043313.jpg
A SWAT team responded to a Pompano Beach home Friday after a suicidal man set his home on fire, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged in Fatal Miami-Dade Boat Crash]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:50:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+elliot+key+fatal+boat+crash.jpg
A man is facing charges related to a fatal 2014 boating accident near Elliot Key, authorities said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Detective's Crash, Wife in Traffic]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:12:35 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/nypd+detective+killed+wrong+way+crash.jpg
An NYPD detective on his way to work in Queens, New York, was killed in a wrong-way crash on a Westchester highway early Friday that backed up traffic for hours, and the 46-year-old officer's wife was tragically...]]>
<![CDATA[Soup to Ices: Stores Switch With the Season]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:52:13 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/Vendome.jpg
When summertime comes around, lines form for ice cream and Italian ice. But when the air turns frigid thoughts turn to soup or porridge. Some stores in Brooklyn are following the seasons, switching their awnings...

Photo Credit: Noreen O'Donnell
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<![CDATA[New Details, Photos Released in Dog Mauling Death]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:13:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+javon+dade+dog+mauling.jpg
Days before a Miami father goes on trial in the tragic dog mauling death of his young son, new details and photos have been obtained by NBC 6.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Breach May Affect 50K Drivers]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:54:43 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP943907754143.jpg
Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May. The ride-sharing service says it has notified the drivers and hasn't received any reports...]]>
<![CDATA[Family of Cyclist Killed on Rickenbacker Suing Driver]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:04:44 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+walter+reyes.jpg
The family of bicyclist who was struck and killed on the Rickenbacker Causeway announced they're suing the driver's family.

Photo Credit: Reyes Family]]>
<![CDATA[Girl, 10, Struck By Unmarked Police Car in Miami Gardens]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:03:26 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+girl+struck+by+car+miami+gardens.jpg
A young girl was hospitalized after being struck by a car in Miami Gardens Friday.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Identity Thief Filled Out Tax Return Before Me, Victim Says]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/484588011.jpg
Virginia mom of three Brooke Taheri opted to spend her Valentine’s Day working on her taxes, never imagining the holiday could get any less romantic. Then she discovered her identity had been stolen.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Battery Charge for Man Who Threw Water Balloon at Nurse]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:37:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/022715+kevin+bain.jpg
A South Florida man who threw a water balloon at a nurse in a hospital hallway is facing a battery charge, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Dolphins Release Hartline and Gibson]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:24:39 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_154213670.jpg
The Dolphins severed ties with wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson on Friday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>