<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 03:04:21 -0400Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:04:21 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Siblings Arrested in Record $24M Miami-Dade Drug Bust ]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:31:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/miami-drug-bust-money-seizure.jpg
A business owner and his sister were arrested after police raided a Miami Lakes home, finding a record amount of money as part of a suspected marijuana trafficking operation.

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Exchanges Gunfire With Parrot Thief: Miami PD]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:18:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+parrot+thief+shooting+miami.jpg
A Miami homeowner exchanged gunfire with an armed parrot thief in an incident that was caught on camera, police said.

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<![CDATA[Alvin Toffler, Author of 'Future Shock', Dies at 87 ]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:02:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ALVI_GettyImages-456579242.jpg
Alvin Toffler, the far-seeing futurist who predicted humanity's rising anxiety with digital and technological progress in his hugely influential 1970 book "Future Shock," has died at the age of 87, his...

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<![CDATA[Boater Becomes Trapped Under West Venetian Bridge: MDFR]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:22:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+boater+trapped+miami.jpg
A boater needed a helping hand after his sailboat was pushed under the West Venetian Bridge by a strong current Wednesday, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said.

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<![CDATA[Mouse-Chasing Dog Trapped Under Truck, Rescued by Firefighters]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:09:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+dog+stuck+truck+mdfr.jpg
A mouse-chasing dog needed help from Miami-Dade firefighters after he became stuck under a parked truck Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Man Knocks Over, Robs Elderly Woman With Walker: Miami Police]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:16:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+elderly+woman+robbed+miami.jpg
Police are looking for a young thief who was caught on camera knocking over an elderly woman and robbing her of her purse and walker outside her Miami home.

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<![CDATA[Data Recorder Indicates Smoke on Doomed Egyptair Jet]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:17:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/EGYPTAIR_AP_16160278845501.jpg
Preliminary data from an Egyptian airliner that plunged into the Mediterranean last month showed "messages of lavatory smoke and avionics smoke," Egyptian investigators said Wednesday.The data, obtained from a...

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<![CDATA[US Airport Security Stepped Up for July 4 Weekend]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:00:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tsa-generic-464375288.jpg
With U.S intelligence increasingly confident that Tuesday's Istanbul airport attack was the work of ISIS, officials are stepping up security at American airports — some concerned about possible plots coinciding...

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<![CDATA[Flights From Miami to Istanbul Continuing as Scheduled]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:38:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/240*120/062816+mia+board+turkey.jpg
Travelers at Miami International Airport will be able to get on their flight to Istanbul less than one day after a tragic attack at the city's airport.]]>
<![CDATA[Campers Mingle With Cops in Miami-Dade]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:57:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+cop+camp+miami.jpg
The activities at Deerwood Park in Richmond Heights look like what you would see at any summer recreation program. Kids are playing hoops, playing kickball, and running around having fun.]]>
<![CDATA[RNC Scrambling to Throw a Trump-Style Party]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16171043306152.jpg
Donald Trump has made it clear the Republican National Convention will be full of the showmanship he has honed from years of starring in a reality television show and appearing in the tabloids.The convention...

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<![CDATA[Miami Police Officer Disciplined for Improper Use of Taser]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:08:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+officer+vincent+miller.jpg
Lamont Collins was afraid for his life the evening of Dec. 17, 2014, when he was on the floor, handcuffed and unable to move. Collins says a Miami police officer had a Taser gun pointed at his head.

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<![CDATA[Mom Accused of Killing 2 Kids in Miramar Incompetent: Judge]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:58:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062816+sophia+hines.jpg
A Broward judge ruled Wednesday that a mother accused of killing her two children in Miramar is incompetent due to mental illness.

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<![CDATA[25 'Yellow Tape' Gang Members Arrested in Miami-Dade Raid: Cops]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:31:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+miami-dade+police+yellow+tape+gang+raid.jpg
Several South Florida police agencies teamed up to take down a notorious street gang early Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Van's Title Appears Clean Despite Bad Crash]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:16:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+nbc+6+responds+clean+title.jpg
A minivan that appeared to have a clean title had been declared a total loss after a wreck in Virginia two years earlier. NBC 6 Responds tracks down how it could have a clean title in Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at Brickell City Center: Miami Fire Rescue]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:57:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+brickell+city+center+fire.jpg
Miami firefighters responded to a fire at Brickell City Center Wednesday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[3 Arrested in Armed Robbery of Couple on Miami Beach]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:37:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/062916+michael+martinez+xavier+lopez+rafael+monroy.jpg
Three men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery of a couple who was forced to take off their clothes on Miami Beach, police said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Styrofoam Crackdown]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:50:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Styrofoam-GettyImages-72911687.jpg
San Francisco on Tuesday adopted the nation’s most extensive ban on Styrofoam, according to the supervisors who introduced the legislation. The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to outlaw polystyrene...

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<![CDATA[Istanbul Attack Death Toll Rises as Airport Reopens]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:37:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-543512610.jpg
Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport reopened on Wednesday morning, hours after a coordinated terror attack left dozens dead and scores wounded in the international arrivals hall, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Serena Williams 'Sad' Some Athletes Skipping Rio Over Zika ]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:59:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16133484327092.jpg
Tennis star Serena Williams said she will be attending the Olympics in Rio despite concerns about the spread of Zika and is "sad" some have pulled out because of the virus.“[That’s] something that's been on my...

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<![CDATA[Broward Humane Society Adoptable Pets]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:05:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/182*120/NBC6+new_Zane.jpg
Check out the pets available for adoption at the Broward Humane Society!]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters at Trump Event in Boston]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:52:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Trump+gif+new.gif
A congressman joined dozens of protesters outside a Boston hotel where presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was scheduled to make a campaign stop Wednesday. The billionaire businessman will

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<![CDATA[Sister of Slain Ambassador Stevens: I Don't Blame Clinton]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:58:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/chris-stevens-memorial-P2.jpg
The sister of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who was killed in the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, faults the Obama administration for poor security, but says Hillary Clinton is not responsible...

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<![CDATA[Freddie Gray Case: 3 Officers File Motions to Dismiss]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:56:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/officers_freddie_gray.jpg
Three officers poised to stand trial in the case of a 25-year-old black man who died after his neck was broken in police custody are asking for their cases to be dismissed.

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<![CDATA[Deadly Blasts Rock Istanbul Airport]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:57:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16181399297126-atatuerk.png
Dozens of people were killed and scores were injured in explosions at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey on June 28, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Body Found in Everglades]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:30:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/062916+everglades+body+found.jpg
A body was found in the early morning hours of Wednesday that was from a death investigation in Central Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Homeless Man Helps Rescue Residents During Morning Fire]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:32:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/062916+miami+apartment+fire.jpg
An early morning fire in Miami was not tragic thanks to the rescue efforts of a homeless man who helped evacuate residents.]]>
<![CDATA[Marine Corps Making 19 Job Titles Gender Neutral]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:28:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1798723.jpg
The Marine Corps is doing away with the word "man" in 19 job titles, making them gender-neutral, NBC News confirmed.The move was ordered by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, the Marine Corps Times first reported, and...

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<![CDATA["Heterosexual Pride Day" Has The World Talking]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:33:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/date-generic-couple.jpg
While Gay Pride Month is in full effect, "Heterosexual Pride Day" has social media buzzing and plenty of people wondering what exactly it is supposed to do.

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<![CDATA[Faces You Won't See in Rio]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:01:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/skipping_rio_header.jpg
Some athletes are opting out of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, citing injuries or concern about the Zika virus, among other reasons.

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<![CDATA[All-Day Cereal Bar to Open in Times Square]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:10:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/frootloops_new.JPG
Cereal junkies will soon be able to get their fix all day -- with some sophisticated add-ons like herbs and seasoning -- for nearly $8 a bowl at a new eatery about to open in Times Square.Kellogg's...
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<![CDATA[Police Dog Killed in Standoff]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:33:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/knbc-long-beach-police-k-9-credo-officer-mike-parcells.jpg
Police in Southern California gave an emotional salute Tuesday to a K-9 killed during a deadly SWAT standoff in Long Beach.K-9 Credo and the suspect, who was armed with a knife, were both fatally shot.After...

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<![CDATA[Video of Armed Man at White House]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:14:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Police+in+Front+of+White+House+closer.jpg
Video played in court Monday shows a Pennsylvania man shot by the Secret Service in May holding a gun as he walked toward the south entrance of the White House. A judge ordered 31-year-old Jesse Olivieri...

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<![CDATA[Trump, Clinton React to Istanbul Terror Attack]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:53:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Trump+Clinton+.jpg
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump weighed in on the Istanbul terror attacks Tuesday, underscoring the candidates' very different approaches to foreign policy, NBC News reported.

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