<![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 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:11:36 -0400 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:11:36 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Canadian Diplomat's Son Arrested After Brother Killed in Miami]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:13:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/033115+roxanne+dube.jpg
The 15-year-old son of a prominent Canadian diplomat working in Miami has been arrested after he was involved in a drug deal that ended with his older brother and another teen dead, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Recovering From Stabbing at Miami Killian HS]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:13:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/StudentStabbing.jpg
A teen is recovering after he was stabbed by another student at Miami Killian Senior High School in southwest Miami-Dade Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Ind. Pizzeria Faces RFRA Backlash]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:03:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/f_bts_memories_pizzareax_150401_45af2a07732909de2740954a56c1d630.jpg
The tables have turned on an Indiana pizzeria after the business owners said they will be exercising their rights of denying service to same-sex couples in light of the new “Religious Freedom” bill. Crystal...

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<![CDATA[Family Searching for Answers in Deadly Hit-and-Run]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:31:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/040115+jason+swanson.jpg
Heartbroken and searching for answers, a Hollywood family took to the streets Wednesday, where their loved one died in a feiry hit-and-run wreck.]]>
<![CDATA[SoFla Man Liable in Rothstein Ponzi Scheme: Jury]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:08:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Scott+Rothstein722.jpg
A federal jury has found a wealthy Fort Lauderdale business accused of funneling some $157 million in investors' money into disbarred lawyer Scott Rothstein's billion-dollar Ponzi scheme liable for fraud.]]>
<![CDATA[Fla. Youth Orchestra Teaching High Notes of Success]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:40:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/FYO.jpg
A mesmerizing cacophony of musical styles and sounds swirls through the hallways of Davie's University School on Monday nights.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Scott Gives Medal to North Miami Beach Cop]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:40:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/040115+lino+diaz+gov+rick+scott.jpg
The North Miami Beach Police officer who was shot in the line of duty was given an award by Florida Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 14, Stabbed in Back: Lauderhill Police]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:36:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ambulance+generic1.jpg
A 14-year-old boy who had been stabbed in the back walked into a Lauderhill restaurant for help Wednesday afternoon and is now hospitalized, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Heat Rookie Napier Out for Season]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/46204729211.jpg
Shabazz Napier will miss the remainder of Miami's season after hernia surgery on Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Calif. Mandatory Water Restrictions]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:04:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/03-26-2015-sierra-snowpack-drought-467199106_master-%287%29.jpg
For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced...

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<![CDATA[3 Broward Sheriff's Deputies Arrested]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:05:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/040115+deputies+arrested.jpg
Three Broward Sheriff's deputies were arrested Wednesday on charges related to working an unauthorized detail at a Pompano Beach gentleman's club, officials said.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Woman's Life Sentence Commuted by President Obama]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:44:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/040115+valerie+bozeman.jpg
A South Florida woman who was sentenced to life in prison on a drug conviction had her sentence commuted by President Barack Obama.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged Over Captured Owl Video]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:44:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/vod-web-owl.jpg
A 28-year-old West Palm Beach man has been charged with Violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, after allegedly capturing a great horned owl and driving around with it while drinking.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Killed in Murder-Suicide by Chainsaw: ME]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:02:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/178*120/Lower+Moreland+Home.JPG
A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, man choked his estranged wife and used a chainsaw to kill her before ending his own life with the machine, the county coroner ruled Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Attempted Robbery at Jaxson's Ice Cream Shop]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:58:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/040115+david+farrior.jpg
A man who threw a woman to the ground while trying to rob her outside a popular Dania Beach ice cream parlor has been arrested, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[PETA Offering Reward in Fort Lauderdale Dog Killing]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:40:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Dog+Collar.JPG
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a reward after a Fort Lauderdale family's dog was killed by someone who doused it with scalding-hot oil.

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<![CDATA[Diplomat's Teen Son Threatened to Kill Cop: Police]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:43:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dube-screenshot-police-shooting-miami.jpg
A Canadian diplomat's 15-year-old son -- already charged with murder in a deadly shootout with drug dealers police say he and his brother were trying to rob -- now faces new charges, after police say he...

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<![CDATA[Bratton Blasts Cop in Tirade Video]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:07:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/uber+rant.jpg
The police officer seen on video apparently verbally abusing an Uber driver in an at-times xenophobic roadside tirade in the West Village earlier this week has been placed on modified duty and transferred...

Photo Credit: Sanjay Seth]]>
<![CDATA[Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Traffic]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:22:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000017566163_1200x675_421274691924.jpg
Starting Wednesday night, drivers will have a detour for the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. NBC6 traffic reporter Kelly Blanco tells you how to get around.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Must Get Chemo at Hospital]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:19:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/cassandra+c.jpg
A teenager taken into Connecticut state custody and forced to undergo chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma against her wishes hoped of leaving the hospital to finish her treatments, but that will not happen.

Photo Credit: Cassandra C.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect in Killian HS Stabbing Allegedly Bullied]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:07:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/stabbingsuspectincourt.jpg
Allegations of bullying and rape have emerged after a teen girl accused of stabbing a boy at Miami Killian Senior High School on Tuesday made her first appearance in juvenile court Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Large Fire in Broward County]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:57:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/large+fire+broward.png
Crews were responding to a large fire in Broward County off of Interstate 75 in the area near Weston Wednesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[2015 April Fools' Day Pranks: Selfie Car, Twelfie Stick and More]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:51:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/selfie+car.JPG
Celebrities and companies did not disappoint this April Fools’ Day. Some unique pranks surfaced this year that consumers may not have noticed. Here's a look at some of the most creative.
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<![CDATA[1 Dead in Small Plane Crash in Ft. Pierce: Reports]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:17:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/stlucieplanecrash.jpg
A small plane crashed north of West Palm Beach in St. Lucie County on Wednesday morning, reportedly killing the pilot.

Photo Credit: St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office
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<![CDATA[S. Plantation HS Students Place First in NASA Competition]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:01:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/nasaplantation.jpg
Six students from South Plantation High School proved they've got what it takes to make it in space.

Photo Credit: Broward County Public Schools]]>
<![CDATA[6-Vehicle Semi Crash Snarls Turnpike Traffic]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:18:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/sbturnpikeax.jpg
Rescue crews are responding to a serious crash on the southbound Florida Turnpike Wednesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Shot to Death in Miramar]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:07:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/033115+miramar+fatal+shooting.jpg
Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in Miramar Tuesday evening.

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<![CDATA[Weather: Sunny, Clear Wednesday]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:52:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000017560995_1200x675_421088835956.jpg
Temperatures are in the mid 60's this Wednesday morning. Ryan Phillips says it's expected to be a bit warmer than Tuesday with temperatures reaching 83 by late afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Body of Hit-and-Run Suspect Who Jumped Into Lake Found]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/033115+steve+uwanawich.jpg
The body of a hit-and-run suspect who struck a car at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek then disappeared after jumping into a lake to flee the scene has been found, police said Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Coconut Creek Police]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Miami Lakes Mayor Should Get Job Back: Judge]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:38:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082713+michael+pizzi.jpg
A judge has ruled that former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi is entitled to get his job back.

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<![CDATA[Gotcha! Brands Have Fun With April Fools Jokes]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:13:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/virginbranson.jpg
Anything you read today should be taken with a grain of salt. Still, plenty of people are falling for some of these April Fools jokes.

Photo Credit: Virgin.com]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dies in Police Custody]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:28:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Phillip-White.jpg
Officials are investigating the death of a New Jersey man who died while in police custody Tuesday. The man, identified as Phillip White, was arrested at a home on the 100 block of Grape Street in Vineland, New...]]>
<![CDATA[Pickpocket Steals Woman's Keys, Car at WalMart: BSO]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:37:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/033115+walmart+pickpockets.jpg
Authorities are looking for a group of thieves who stole a woman's car after they picked her pocket at a Pompano Beach WalMart.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Found With Chainsaw Wounds]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:09:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/178*120/Lower+Moreland+Home.JPG
A teenage boy found his parents dead with wounds from a chainsaw inside a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, home Tuesday, police said. The 14-year-old boy called police around 12:50 p.m.]]>