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Making a Difference

NBC 6 Shares Stories of Difference Makers Working to Improve Our Community

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 11:50 AM EDT

College Student With Autism Competing for Miss Florida Title

College Student With Autism Competing for Miss Florida Title

Rachel Barcellona will be the first contestant with an autism diagnosis to compete in the pageant, scheduled to take place later this month in Lakeland.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 12:08 PM EDT

Local Organizations Receive Grants From NBC 6, Telemundo 51

Local Organizations Receive Grants From NBC 6, Telemundo 51

Seven South Florida non-profit organizations received a total of $225,000 in grants as part of the second annual Project Innovation grant challenge. The grants were given to the organizations by NBC 6,...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 07:23 PM EDT

Multi-Talented Palmetto Senior Recognized by the CDC

Multi-Talented Palmetto Senior Recognized by the CDC

Kelly didn't just stand out at Palmetto academically and musically, she also did a health-related project which received national recognition.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 07:05 PM EDT

WTVJ's 70 Years of Hurricane Coverage

WTVJ's 70 Years of Hurricane Coverage

NBC 6 meteorologist Ryan Phillips takes a look into WTVJ's 70 years of covering hurricanes for South Florida.

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 06:57 PM EDT

FIU Program Is Lifeline for Homeless, Former Foster Care Students

FIU Program Is Lifeline for Homeless, Former Foster Care Students

FIU's Fostering Panther Pride program is a lifeline for students coming out of foster care or homelessness.

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Hundreds Gather to Protest Florida Detention Center for Kids
Hundreds Gather to Protest Florida Detention Center for Kids

Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children.

North Miami Beach Police Officer Hospitalized After AM Crash
North Miami Beach Police Officer Hospitalized After AM Crash

The crash involving the police car and another vehicle took place near the intersection of Northeast 19th Avenue and 175th Street, with both cars involved suffering damage to the front of their vehicles.

'On Death's Door': Pit Bull Found Living in Dire Conditions
'On Death's Door': Pit Bull Found Living in Dire Conditions

Police in Sunrise have arrested and charged a woman with animal cruelty after her dog was found crammed in a small, broken cage with blood coming out of its nose and tail, according to an arrest report.

Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days
Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days

Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich...

Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest
Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest

A Chinese citizen was arrested Saturday for "jabbing" a sea turtle nest with a wooden stake and "stomping" on the protected habitat, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.

Fla. Man Stole Pool Floats to Avoid 'Raping Women': Police
Fla. Man Stole Pool Floats to Avoid 'Raping Women': Police

Christopher Monnin was arrested last week in Palm Bay on several charges, including burglary as well as theft of property less than $300 and criminal mischief and was booked into the Brevard County jail.