<![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 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:09:36 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:09:36 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[MDFR: Toddler Survives After SUV Slams Into Bedroom]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:50:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/090115+jeep+slams+into+toddler+room.jpg
A Country Walk family is breathing a huge sigh of relief Tuesday morning after an SUV plowed into their sleeping toddler's bedroom, and amazingly, the child walked away without a scratch.]]>
<![CDATA[Activists Protest Iran Deal at Congresswoman's Office]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:58:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+aventura+iran+deal+protest.jpg
Activists were slamming Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Monday, after a resolution backing the Iran deal was blocked from the DNC.

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<![CDATA[Pope to Allow Priests to Forgive Abortion During Holy Year]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:01:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-485905526-pope-francis-austria.jpg
Pope Francis will allow priests to absolve women who have had abortions if they seek forgiveness during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year, the Vatican announced Tuesday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Obama to Call for More Icebreakers to Catch Russia in Arctic]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:16:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_896302240165.jpg
President Barack Obama is set to on Tuesday that the United States buy or build more icebreakers for the Coast Guard in the Arctic Ocean, citing a growing gap with Russia in a quickly evolving region. As...

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<![CDATA[Serial Sniper? 4 Vehicles Shot Along Phoenix Interstate]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:58:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic21.jpg
Officials are investigating four separate shootings at cars over three days along I-10 in Arizona, NBC News reported. It was not immediately clear if the incidents were related.
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<![CDATA[U.S. Stocks Drop at Open After Bleak China Report]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:40:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_456651566735.jpg
U.S. stocks plunged at the opening bell Tuesday after more data in China pointed to a sharp slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy, NBC News reported. Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 300 points...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Visits South Florida]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:49:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_394156333854.jpg
Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is paying a visit to a South Florida school Tuesday, likely in an effort to gain support from Miami's Cuban exile community.

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<![CDATA[6 Detained After Plane Diverted]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:41:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Southwest-Airlines-generic1.jpg
A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night after an altercation on the flight, officials said. Southwest Airlines said in a statement that “several...

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<![CDATA[Day Care Workers Force-Fed Tots]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:49:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/side+by+side+day+care+workers.jpg
Two day care teachers on Long Island were arrested after investigators say they force-fed, pushed and slammed children onto the floor, according to authorities. Kathleen Culver, 33, of Southampton, and...

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<![CDATA[Weather: Early Shower Chance, Partly Sunny Tuesday]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:14:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000019800902_1200x675_517033027976.jpg
We're anticipating a lot of sunshine to take over this morning, with a slight risk for an early morning shower. Ryan Phillips says it will be partly sunny and 92 this afternoon, but a higher chance for...]]>
<![CDATA[Child Safe After Being Inside Stolen Vehicle: MDPD]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+child+in+stolen+car.jpg
Police were investigating after a vehicle was stolen in southwest Miami-Dade with a one-year-old boy inside.

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<![CDATA[Thai PM: Prime Suspect in Bangkok Shrine Bombing Arrested]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:07:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Bangkok+Suspect.jpg
Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people. Prime Minister...

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<![CDATA[Yahoo Chief Mayer Says She's Pregnant With Twins]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:44:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_770174843123.jpg
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's pregnant with identical twins. Mayer says on a posting on her blog that she and her husband are expecting the twin girls in December. "I have some exciting news to share - I'm...

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<![CDATA[Georgia Cop, Homeowner Shot, Dog Killed After Police Respond to Wrong Home]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:45:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/4596346721.jpg
A metro Atlanta police officer was in critical condition after he, a homeowner and a dog were shot when police responded to a call at the wrong house, authorities said. Officers responded to a call for...

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<![CDATA[UN: Satellite Images Show Syria's Temple of Bel 'Destroyed']]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:23:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_578517027570.jpg
An ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra has been destroyed, a monitoring group with the United Nations said Monday after an explosion sparked speculation that ISIS had blown up the historic site, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Davie Police Officer Involved in Crash]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:29:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+davie+police+crash.jpg
A Davie Police officer was involved in a crash in Cooper City on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Last Day to Enroll in MDX Toll Payback Program]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:10:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+MDX+toll+dividend+program.jpg
South Florida, motorists: If you haven't already signed up to get cash back on your tolls, you've got to act fast!]]>
<![CDATA[Plantation Fire Unit Takes Part in Training Exercise]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:39:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+plantation+fire+training.jpg
NBC 6 received a firsthand look at the emergency activities that firefighters face on a daily basis.

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<![CDATA[Marlins Hold Braves to Three Hits in Shutout Win]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:14:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-486122340.jpg
The Marlins shut Atlanta out 4-0 on Monday to snap a two-game losing streak.

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<![CDATA[7 Hours of Sleep Helps Prevent Colds, Study Finds]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:31:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/sleep-GettyImages-547017105.jpg
If you're loading up on vitamin C and zinc to stave off the sniffles, you should try an earlier bedtime instead. People who regularly sleep six hours or less each night are four times more likely to get a...

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<![CDATA[Dual Enrollment Classes Gaining Popularity in Miami-Dade]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:54:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+dual+enrollment+miami.jpg
It's not a new concept, getting college credit for a high school class, but dual enrollment classes are exploding in popularity, especially in Miami-Dade County.

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<![CDATA[Homeowners Seek Money for Damages From Grow House Blast]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:16:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+kendall+grow+house+explosion.jpg
Nearly three years after a grow house exploded in Kendall, owners of nearby homes say they're still fighting for money to pay for damages.

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<![CDATA[Man Had Cocaine Taped to Ankles at Port Everglades: CBP]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:05:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+cocaine+on+ankles.JPG
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Port Everglades arrested a man for allegedly smuggling cocaine taped to his ankles.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Injured in Tamarac Crash: BSO]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:27:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+motorcycle+crash+tamarac.jpg
The Broward Sheriff's Office was investigating a two-vehicle crash on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Driver Arrested in Fatal Oakland Park Hit-and-Run: Cops]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:44:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+scott+roman+mug.jpg
Authorities have arrested the driver they say is responsible for an Oakland Park hit-and-run crash that killed a man in May.

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<![CDATA[Smash-and-Grab Caught on Camera in Pembroke Pines]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:01:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+smash+and+grab.jpg
Police are searching for a crook who made a smashing entrance at a local repair shop, and it was all caught on camera.]]>
<![CDATA[4th Suspect Officially Charged in Homestead Teen's Murder]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:14:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+desiray+strickland.jpg
One of four young murder suspects, accused in the brutal killing of a teen in Homestead, was officially charged on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Opa-locka Police Major Arrested for Alleged DUI]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:50:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+opa-locka+police.jpg
An Opa-locka Police major was placed on leave after he was arrested for an alleged DUI over the weekend, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Sanders, Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:27:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trumpsanders.jpg
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump — the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Democratic and Republican presidential primary fields, respectively — have seen their support...

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Armed Robbery at Wilton Manors Restaurant]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:16:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+andrew+gordon.jpg
A man accused of robbing a Wilton Manors restaurant at gunpoint over the weekend was behind bars Monday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Man Treats Girl to Hair, Nails, Demands Sex: BSO]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:34:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+bernard+nobles+bso.jpg
A Pompano Beach man is accused of paying for a young girl to have her hair and nails done, then demanding sex from her, according to an arrest report from the Broward Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[SCOTUS to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:33:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gaymarriageflag.jpg
The U.S. Supreme Court this week faces the first religious objection to reach the justices since the decision declaring a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, NBC News reported. A county clerk in Kentucky...

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<![CDATA[Arrest in Case of Man Lit on Fire]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:25:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/man+on+fire+astoria.jpg
A 46-year-old woman angry over alleged infidelity has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting her boyfriend twice and then lighting him on fire, leaving his body to burn in the street over the weekend...

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<![CDATA[Trial Begins in Crash That Killed 2 UM Students]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:47:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/083115+chen+ying+liu+hao.jpg
A civil trial began Monday in the 2013 crash that killed two University of Miami students.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Wheels: Here Are the Cars Thieves Like the Most]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:22:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/honda+accord+stock+photo.JPG
Hondas were the most stolen vehicles across the United States last year, with Honda Accords topping the list and Honda Civics coming in second, according to the annual Hot Wheels report from the National...

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<![CDATA[Taliban's New Leader Dresses 'Neat', Is Good Listener: Bio]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:57:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Mullah_Akhtar+Mohammad+Mansoor.jpg
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor became Taliban's new chief last month after the announcement that longtime leader Mullah Omar had been dead for two years. The announcement sparked a leadership battle. While the

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<![CDATA['There Was No Panic': Woman Injured in Plane Crash]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:52:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/Coral+Springs+plane+crash+083015.jpg
A woman who was with her husband when their small plane crashed in northwest Broward County was released from the hospital Monday as her husband's condition improved.

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<![CDATA[Nearly 90,000 Women Joined Ashley Madison Last Week]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:51:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484478072.jpg
Hundreds of thousands of people signed up for affair-seeking website Ashley Madison in the last week, parent company Avid Life Media said on Monday, even after a massive hack that leaked clients' information...

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