<![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 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:14:33 -0400 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:14:33 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Killed in Violent MacArthur Causeway Crash]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:40:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/malcolmlloyd.jpg
At least one person was killed in a crash involving a Lamborghini and a Chevy Suburban on the MacArthur Causeway Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[$25 Million Claim Filed in Fatal LAX Shooting]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:37:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/lax-shooting-6.jpg
A $25 million wrongful death claim has been filed against the city of Los Angeles in the shooting of a TSA officer during a rampage at LAX. The family of security officer Gerardo Hernandez...

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<![CDATA[NJ Forest Fire Rages Over 300 Acres]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:57:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/209*120/nj+fire+wcau.JPG
Firefighters are battling several fires in southern New Jersey, including a fast-moving forest fire in that has consumed 300 acres, damaged some buildings and has forced the evacuation of more than 600 homes and...]]>
<![CDATA[Dead Cats Found Hanging From Trees]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:37:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dead+cats+in+tree.jpg
Dozens of dead cats were found inside bags and hanging from tree branches in Yonkers Thursday morning, police say. About 20 to 30 cats were in various stages of decomposition, according to

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<![CDATA[NU Football Players Voting on Union]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:36:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/football93725.jpg
Football players at Northwestern University will vote "yes" or "no" for unionization on Friday. If the team votes to unionize, it will become the nation's first college athletes'

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<![CDATA[Carvahlo Flight Diverted After "Loud Explosion And Smoke"]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:32:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/alberto+carvalho.jpg
Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho was on board a flight from Tallahassee to Miami Thursday that had to make an emergency landing.]]>
<![CDATA[Foul On LeBron Costs McRoberts $20,000]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:27:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP85875453585853660.jpg
The NBA wasted little time coming down on Charlotte Bobcats player Josh McRoberts after his forearm shot to the throat of LeBron James of the Miami Heat.

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<![CDATA[12 Hurt in SoCal School Bus Crash]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:17:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/anaheimbuscrash13crop.jpg
At least 12 people were hurtt, six of them hospitalized, when a school bus with children on board crashed and became lodged between two trees at an Anaheim golf course on Thursday, according to]]>
<![CDATA[Special Delivery on I-595 During Rush Hour]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:24:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/595baby.jpg
A mom and dad got quite a surprise when they were on I-595 Thursday evening. The couple welcomed their newest addition to the family on the busy roadway.

Photo Credit: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Guard Weapons Certificates Under Scrutiny]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:26:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/securityguardgun.jpg
Each day, more than 25,000 private security guards in Florida are authorized to pin on a badge, strap on a firearm and fan out to protect some of the state’s most sensitive facilities: courthouses, power plants,...]]>
<![CDATA[Consumer Reports: Sick at Sea on Cruise Ships]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:41:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Cruise-Ship-Generic-San-Die.jpg
Most cruise ships don’t accept medical insurance. Consumer Reports shows you how to avoid a health care crisis on the high seas.

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<![CDATA[Slain Dr.'s Family: Our Hearts Ache]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:41:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/210*120/umanos+and+wife.JPG
The family of a Chicago-area pediatrician who was killed in an attack at a charity-based children's hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday said they don't place blame for the death of their beloved father and...]]>
<![CDATA[Postal Worker Assaulted & Robbed in Pembroke Park]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:31:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/postal+worker+robbed.png
A USPS worker is in the hospital after he was assaulted and robbed in Pembroke Park, according to deputies.]]>
<![CDATA[Cockfighting Ring Broken Up In Miami-Dade]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:35:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/cockfighitingringbust.jpg
Miami-Dade Police have detained approximately 100 people and expect to make multiple arrests after detectives found a large cockfighting ring in south Miami-Dade County.]]>
<![CDATA[Alleged Thief Turns Himself In To Miami Gardens Police]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:08:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/familydollarthief.jpg
Miami Gardens Police were able to put a brazen burglar behind bars Thursday after the suspect saw himself on television.

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<![CDATA[New Chicago High School Named After Obama]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:54:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP613536462050.jpg
President Barack Obama is getting a namesake high school in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced plans Thursday to build the Barack Obama College Preparatory...

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<![CDATA[Airsoft Gun Prompted Base Alert]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:05:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/naval+base+point+loma.jpeg
A sailor playing with an airsoft gun inside a Navy barracks prompted a security response and shelter-in-place order on Naval Base Point Loma, Navy officials confirmed to NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Pediatrician Killed in Kabul Hospital Attack ]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:52:17 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Dr+Jerry+Umanos.jpg
A Chicago-area doctor was among those killed Thursday in an attack at a charity-based children's hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, colleagues confirmed. Dr. Jerry Umanos was a pediatrician at Lawndale...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Killed, 2 Injured in Violent Miami Beach Crash]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:04:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000012467695_1200x675_235954243622.jpg
A man was kileld and two others were hospitalized following a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach. Police spokesman Bobby Hernandez comments.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Fined for Killing 4 Puppies]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:01:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kimberly+matthews+animal+cruelty.jpg
A New Jersey woman was sentenced to a fine and community service for suffocating four of her boyfriend's bulldog puppies inside a food cooler, officials said. Kimberly Matthews, 27, was found guilty of...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Still Searching for Man Who Shot Stepdaughter]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:10:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/042414+stepdaughter+shooting+miami-dade.jpg
Miami-Dade Police are investigating after a man shot his stepdaughter during a dispute Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Suspects Attempt Smash and Grab at Davie T-Mobile]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:55:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/042414+davie+t+mobile+smash+and+grab.jpg
Police are looking for a pair of would-be thieves who crashed a truck into the front of a T-Mobile store in Davie early Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Crack-Smoking Neighbors Fight With Machete: Deputies]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:05:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/042414+antonio+motes+christopher+stevens.jpg
Neighbors who were smoking crack together in the Florida Keys wound up behind bars after one started swinging a machete at the other, authorities said. Deputies who responded to the scene found a couple...

Photo Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Street Closures]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:32:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/042414+miami+mercedes-benz+corporate+run+generic.jpg
Some 25,000 racers are expected to participate in Thursday night's Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run, and with all those runners on the roads, traffic will be tricky in downtown Miami.

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<![CDATA[Students Caught Having Sex]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:09:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Richard+Montgomery+High+School+Hallway+Sex+Mirror.jpg
A Montgomery County, Md., high school installed mirrors to help monitor its hallways after two students were caught having sex earlier this year. Miguel Cedillo, 18, is charged with fourth-degree sex offense, a...

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<![CDATA[Child Captures Hot Air Balloon Landing in Street]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:50:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Balloon-Mishap-0423-Rancho2.jpg
A hot air balloon making an unscheduled landing was caught on video by a giggling little boy in the back of his mom's car. NBC 7 obtained the video shot by a 6-year-old Dylan, who repeatedly said "Oh my...

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<![CDATA[Weather: Hot and Dry Conditions Continue Thursday]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:55:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/042414+weather+miami.jpg
The hot and dry weather will continue in South Florida Thursday as temperatures continue to climb.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Ready To Fight Port Stadium Plan]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:23:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/beckham+on+new+stadium.jpg
Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine is ready to give David Beckham’s stadium group a red card if they continue to push a plan to build a new soccer stadium at PortMiami.

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<![CDATA[Mom Arrested On Child Abuse Charges]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:39:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/selenaperezperezmugshot.jpg
Miami-Dade Police are investing the death of a three-year-old boy that comes a few days after an incident that led to the mother being arrested on charges of child abuse and neglect.

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<![CDATA[Heat Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Bobcats]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:52:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/486300587.jpg
The Heat now have a 2-0 lead in their opening round playoff series against the Charlotte Bobcats

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<![CDATA[Stowaway's Dad: "Allah Saved Him"]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:16:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/04-23-2014-hawaiian.jpg
The father of a California teen stowaway who survived a 5 1/2-hour flight from San Jose to Hawaii Sunday despite high altitudes, low oxygen and freezing temperatures tells the Voice of America that...

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<![CDATA[More Than 2 Dozen Abused Dogs Now Available for Adoption]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:13:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/abused+dogs.jpg
More than two dozen small dogs rescued in an animal abuse investigation are now available for adoption.

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<![CDATA[Fins Face Tough Schedule In 2014]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:53:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dolphinfans.jpg
The National Football League took the wrapping off the 2014 schedule and the Miami Dolphins drew a tough division matchup to start the regular season, the New England Patriots.

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<![CDATA[Miami Heat's Golden Oldies Bring Senior Swagger]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:16:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/golden+oldies1.jpg
The Golden Oldies, the Miami Heat's senior hip hop ensemble, are just as passionate about their booty shaking as they are about their playoff basketball. The senior citizen dance group has been performing...

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<![CDATA[Miami Gardens Family Dollar Robbed]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:51:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/familydollarthief.jpg
A brazen burglar in Miami Gardens told a clerk he was ready to kill when he robbed a Family Dollar on the 2800 block of NW 183rd Street on April 16.

Photo Credit: MIami Gardens Police]]>