<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - South Florida News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida https://www.nbcmiami.comen-usSun, 19 Nov 2017 19:34:23 -0500Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:34:23 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Protest Group Gathers Outside Monkey Jungle Over Alleged Animal Abuse]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:09:58 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/monkey+jungle+protest11.jpg
A group of protesters lined up outside Monkey Jungle Sunday, weeks after a former employee accused the South Miami-Dade attraction abusing its animals.]]>
<![CDATA[Truex Jr. Goes For First Title as Girlfriend Battles Cancer]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:36:02 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-875058922.jpg
Sunday afternoon, Martin Truex Jr. will be driving as his biggest fan will be rooting him on while she fights a battle bigger than anything he will see on the track.

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<![CDATA[Police: Man Stabbed to Death in Northwest Miami-Dade]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:15:09 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/111817+murder+scene.jpg
A South Florida man was stabbed to death in the Fontainebleau community in Northwest Miami-Dade and now police are on the hunt for his killer.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Son Arrested for Neglecting Father in House of Filth]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:57:41 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/111817+neglectful+son.png
A man was arrested after allegedly making his father sit in a seat covered in feces and urine.]]>
<![CDATA[MIA Shut Down After Cleaning Crews Find 'Fake Grenade']]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:49:15 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/111817+mia+evacuated.jpg
Miami-Dade Police officials have evacuated parts of concourse J at Miami International Airport, after finding a suspicious item, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Dolphins Game Preview: Week 11 vs. Buccaneers]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:32:43 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-866860958.jpg
The Dolphins will bring a three-game losing streak into their game with the Buccaneers on Sunday

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<![CDATA[Official: Hotel Employee Killed After He Was Run Over by Van]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 03:13:24 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111817+hotel+shuttle.jpg
A worker at a Coral Gables hotel is dead after trying to stop a carjacking from taking place.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Dolphins Player Arrested on Battery Charge]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:51:18 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/11+18+17+dolphins+player+arrested.jpg
Miami Dolphins' player Reynold Maualuga has been arrested on a battery charge.]]>
<![CDATA[NASCAR Driver Meets With Donor Family, Kidney Recipient ]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:33:55 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*213/11+18+17+DonateLife1.jpg
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<![CDATA[Ice Skating Rink, Tour Coming To Hoffman's Winter Wonderland]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:52:19 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/190*120/11+18+17+HOFFMANS.PNG
Strap on your skates and get your sweet tooth ready: An ice-skating rink and chocolate factory tour is coming to Hoffman’s Chocolates’ annual Winter Wonderland celebration.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Named in Shooting of Pregnant Woman in NW Miami-Dade]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:35:40 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/110317+nw+miami+dade+pregnant+woman+shot+HOSPITAL+PIC.JPG
The Miami-Dade Police Department has named the suspect in the shooting earlier this month in which the unborn baby of a pregnant woman died.

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<![CDATA[SWAG on 6: Student Calls For Change Through Debate]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:33:17 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111717+SWAG+6.png
No ceiling is going to hold this young South Florida student back on her quest to achieve greatness.]]>
<![CDATA[Masked Men Allegedly Stab Man To Death In Florida Keys]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:32:04 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
Deputies in the Florida Keys are searching for two masked men who allegedly stabbed a man to death and cut a woman’s neck with a knife, according to a press release.The incident happened in a house...

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<![CDATA[Microblading Comes With Warning About Who Can Perform It]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:36:35 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/microblading_1970267_2017-11-17T190752.207.JPG
Women who wanted to learn microblading provide good lesson about the requirements for anyone interesting in performing the procedure or considering having it done.]]>
<![CDATA[Homestead a Homecoming For Several NASCAR Crew Members]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:22:16 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/NASCARBuschTrack-GettyImages-498384764.jpg
From the Allison family to the drivers that made the Hialeah Speedway a destination, South Florida has a rich history when it comes to stock car racing.

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<![CDATA[Trespasser Said He Was HIV Positive, Spit at Officer: Police]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:38:50 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111717+Airport+Takedown.jpg
The Pembroke Pines Police Department said the man detained on the tarmac of North Perry Airport has been charged with battery after he claimed he was HIV positive and then spit on a police officer.]]>
<![CDATA[Golden Retriever Pup Joins Hialeah Fire Rescue Team]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:14:30 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Happy+Pup.JPG
Meet Blaze, the newest recruit to the Hialeah Fire Department.]]>
<![CDATA[Dozens of Children Find Adoptive Homes at Miami Event]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:06:19 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/111717+miami+adoption+event.JPG
The inside of the Miami Children's Museum was turned into a happy courtroom, full of hugs, smiles and even tears.]]>
<![CDATA[Dale Earnhardt Jr. Prepares For Final Homestead Run]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:41:45 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DaleEarnhardt1.jpg
Plenty of fans are going to pile into the grandstands to see who will be crowned champion of the Monster Energy Series – but just as many, if not more, will be there to see Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: A Tale of Two Streaks]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:00:29 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/192*120/GettyImages-873056348.jpg
While the three area college programs already know they will be working well into the December holidays, the Miami Dolphins are thankful they are still in the playoff conversation after a three game losing...

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<![CDATA[NASCAR Driver Joey Gase Meets Donor Family, Kidney Recipient]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:52:11 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*213/11+18+17+DonateLife5.jpg
When Joey Gase revs his engine in the Homestead Miami Speedway this Sunday, the hood of his car will look slightly different from other NASCAR drivers’.]]>
<![CDATA[Commander Suing North Miami Over Discipline From Shooting]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:24:35 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Miami-Police-Shooting-Video.jpg
Emile Hollant is asking for $10 million after claiming the city violated his 14th amendment rights of equal protection, discriminated against him as a Haitian American and violated his whistle blower status...

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Weekend Guide: Books, Biden, Football and Holiday Fun!]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:44:38 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5838304361.jpg
Whether it’s sports, music, theater or books that interest you, there is something for everyone across the area in this weekend’s guide.

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<![CDATA['Chainsaw Nun' Honored by Miami Heat During Pep Rally]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:26:02 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/111717+chainsaw+nun+honored+by+miami+heat.jpg
A chainsaw-wielding nun is being honored by the Miami Heat for her display of community service during Hurricane Irma.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC 6 Cafe Takes Over Miami Book Fair]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:31:33 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/NBC_6_Cafe_Takes_Over_Miami_Book_Fair.jpg
Eric and Sheli were joined by a special guest as they joined thousands of others at the annual event.]]>
<![CDATA[Drivers Brings Championship Hopes to Homestead Sunday]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:23:39 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-875044794.jpg
While there will be over 40 drivers taking the green flag at Homestead Miami Speedway for the final race of the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series season, only four people have a chance to leave the...

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<![CDATA[Female Football Players Kicking Down Barriers]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:24:21 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Female_Football_Players_Kicking_Down_Barriers.jpg
More and more girls are playing football in high school. A local South Florida teen this year became the first female starting varsity quarterback in the United States. Though more girls are joining the...]]>
<![CDATA[HS Collects Thanksgiving Donations For Needy Families]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:34:18 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/111717+thanksgiving+food+drive+krop+high+school.JPG
This time of year, many South Florida schools have food drives to help the needy. At Dr. Michael Krop Senior High in Northeast Miami-Dade, the students responded to the call in a big way.]]>
<![CDATA[Cyclist Rushed to Hospital After Being Hit in Miami Beach]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:29:10 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/111717+miami+beach+cyclist.JPG
Officers arrived at the scene on Dade Blvd. around 8 a.m., closing the road between Alton Rd. and Bay Rd. during their investigation.]]>
<![CDATA[Organization Reunites Broward Families With Missing Pets]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:16:38 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/111717+pooches+in+pines+family.jpg
Pooches In Pines is a nonprofit animal assistance program that works alongside the Pembroke Pines Police Department.]]>
<![CDATA[Danny Fundora Murder Case Solved After NBC 6 Report]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:29:48 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111617+Fundora+Case.jpg
The Miami-Dade Police Department closed a four-year investigation into the killing of 23-year-old Danny Fundora after a tipster called Crime Stoppers following an NBC 6 report.]]>
<![CDATA[NASCAR Driver Races in Homestead Decades After Uncle's Death]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:23:26 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-869891640.jpg
It’s a name that have a shared history that will never be taken away – John Nemechek. It’s the name of a former NASCAR truck series driver who lost his life after a crash inside Homestead Miami...]]>
<![CDATA[Charges Filed Against Keys Couple in California]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:41:45 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/BradandMargieMatheson_Harmony+International_7.6.17.JPG
A Florida Keys couple behind Harmony International, a travel business accused of taking thousands of dollars for trips that never happened, is now facing criminal charges in California.]]>
<![CDATA[6 to Know - Thief Caught on Camera, Tax Plan Passes]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:38:39 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/6_to_Know_Thief_Caught_on_Camera_NBC_6_Cafe_in_Miami.jpg
Before you get your Friday started, NBC 6 has the top six stories we are working on for you.]]>