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Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 09:29 AM EDT

Two Men Charged in Florida's Largest Turtle-Poaching Ring

Two Men Charged in Florida's Largest Turtle-Poaching Ring

Florida wildlife officials say they've arrested two men for poaching thousands of turtles and selling them.

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 01:16 PM EDT

Tornadoes Damage Homes, Cars in Central FL as Nestor Nears

Tornadoes Damage Homes, Cars in Central FL as Nestor Nears

Parts of Florida have begun to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Nestor after a Tornado ripped the roof off a middle school in Polk County, leaving brick and debris scattered across the campus.

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 09:03 AM EDT

ICYMI: Tour Guitar-Shaped Hotel, 9-Foot Gator Caught in Pool

ICYMI: Tour Guitar-Shaped Hotel, 9-Foot Gator Caught in Pool

Here are some of the past week's top stories from the NBC 6 Weekend Digest:

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 04:53 PM EDT

Car Crashes Into Entrance of Miami-Dade Restaurant

Car Crashes Into Entrance of Miami-Dade Restaurant

No one was injured when a car driven by an elderly man crashed into the entrance of a Miami-Dade restaurant Friday.

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 12:07 AM EDT

Student Accused of Bringing Loaded Gun to Miami Carol City Senior High: PD

Student Accused of Bringing Loaded Gun to Miami Carol City Senior High: PD

An 18-year-old student at Miami Carol City Senior High School was arrested after he was found with a loaded gun on campus, police said.

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Nestor Heads Into Georgia After Tornadoes Damage Florida

Nestor Heads Into Georgia After Tornadoes Damage Florida

Tropical Storm Nestor was downgraded Saturday after it spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida but spared an area of the Florida Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane...

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 11:21 AM EDT

Man's Body Washes Ashore at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Man's Body Washes Ashore at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Police are investigating after a man's body was discovered on Fort Lauderdale Beach Friday morning.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 10:32 AM EDT

Florida Nanny Gets 20 Years for Sexually Abusing 11-Year-Old, Having His Baby

Florida Nanny Gets 20 Years for Sexually Abusing 11-Year-Old, Having His Baby

A former live-in nanny has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for repeatedly sexually abusing a Florida child. She later gave birth to the boy's son.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 10:12 AM EDT

Florida Teacher, Coach Accused of Having Sex With Student

Florida Teacher, Coach Accused of Having Sex With Student

A former teacher and basketball coach at a Florida high school turned herself in to authorities to face an accusation of having sex with a 16-year-old student.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 09:36 AM EDT

Spirit Airlines Investing $250M in New Dania Beach Headquarters

Spirit Airlines Investing $250M in New Dania Beach Headquarters

Spirit Airlines is moving its headquarters out of Miramar, but not out of Broward County.

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