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ICYMI: Hurricane Season is Over, Christmas Trees Will Cost More This Year

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    ICYMI: Hurricane Season is Over, Christmas Trees Will Cost More This Year

    Here's a look at this week's top and trending stories on NBC6:

    Sentence Upheld for Miami Man Who Put Killing Photo on Facebook

    An appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and life sentence of a Florida man who shot his wife and posted a photo of her corpse on Facebook. An appeals court rejected Derek Medina’s claims that he should have been allowed to put on evidence that he was a battered spouse and that his wife had been aggressive due to taking “bath salts pills.” Click here for the full story.

    Life in Prison for Man Who Shot Wife, Put Photo on FacebookLife in Prison for Man Who Shot Wife, Put Photo on Facebook

    A Florida man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting his wife eight times during an argument and posting a photo of her bloody body on Facebook.
    (Published Friday, Feb. 5, 2016)

    Finally Finished: 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Comes to an End Friday

    The annual six month period that elicits fear across the Sunshine State ended Friday with the final day of hurricane season. A total of 15 systems became named storms with eight becoming hurricanes, two of those classified as major, during the 2018 season. Click here for a full break down of the 2018 hurricane season.

    2018 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Friday2018 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Friday

    NBC 6's Angie Lassman and Adam Berg recap a season that was more active than predicted, including one of the worst storms to hit the state of Florida.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 30, 2018)

    Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed in Broward County Operation

    Broward County investigators targeted a community they said has been hit hard by unlicensed contractors taking advantage of people. Investigators drove through a Deerfield Beach community to ask dozens of contractors if they hold the proper licenses to do the work being performed. If contractors didn’t hold the proper licenses, they faced hefty fines. Click here for the full NBC6 Investigation.

    Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed in Broward County OperationUnlicensed Contractors Nabbed in Broward County Operation

    Only NBC 6 cameras captured Broward County investigators as they went in search of unlicensed contractors in a Deerfield Beach 55 and over community. Sasha Jones reports.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018)

    Tight Christmas Tree Supply Will Have Shoppers Paying More This Season

    A tight supply of Christmas trees means some shoppers will be paying more and searching longer for that perfect Christmas tree this holiday season. Larger retailers are doing just fine, said officials. It’s the smaller charitable organizations, school groups and mom-and-pop operators that have had to scramble for trees. Click here to find out what caused the yuletide market imbalance.

    Virgin Voyages Announces New Cruise Terminal at PortMiami

    Virgin Voyages announced Wednesday it will build a terminal for a fleet of new cruise ships at PortMiami. Virgin founder Richard Branson said Miami was a clear choice as the cruise capital of the world and because of its access to Cuba. Click here to find out where the new ships will sail to.

    Virgin to Build New Terminal at PortMiamiVirgin to Build New Terminal at PortMiami

    Virgin founder Richard Branson announced a fleet of cruise ships will call the PortMiami home. Ana Cuervo reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018)

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