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Making a Difference

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

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 04:58 PM EDT

Nonprofit Creates Job Opportunities for Young Adults With Unique Abilities

Nonprofit Creates Job Opportunities for Young Adults With Unique Abilities

Nico Flores has been working at the Miami Children’s Museum for almost two years. The 24-year-old didn't let autism get in the way of him having a job he loves. "We're always on our toes. It gets busy, but...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 07:33 PM EDT

One-Armed Para Taekwondo Master Paving Way Through Martial Arts

One-Armed Para Taekwondo Master Paving Way Through Martial Arts

A South Florida man is a one-armed fighter, but he has a leg up in the competition when it comes to Para Taekwondo.

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 06:23 PM EDT

Local Coffee Shop Focuses on Abilities

Local Coffee Shop Focuses on Abilities

South Florida coffee shop Our Grounds serves up more than just coffee -- the staff is made up of adults with developmental disabilities that focus on their abilities. NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia reports

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 06:33 PM EDT

Miami Police Clean Pace Picnic Island

Miami Police Clean Pace Picnic Island

City of Miami Police are going above and beyond to keep one of South Florida's islands clean. NBC 6 anchor Johnny Archer reports.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 06:53 PM EDT
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Supporting Our Schools: Miramar Fire Station With Wawa

NBC 6, Telemundo 51, Communities in Schools and the United Way are teaming up for...View gallery

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Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 07:59 PM EDT

Blind,Visually Impaired Kids Experience Marlins Park

Blind,Visually Impaired Kids Experience Marlins Park

Campers at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind had an unforgettable day at Marlins Park. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez reports.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 11:50 PM EDT

Mom Works to Make Beaches Safer From Sharks After Daughter Attacked

Mom Works to Make Beaches Safer From Sharks After Daughter Attacked

Like many kids in Florida, Violet Jalil loves the ocean. But for the past two years, her mom hasn't let her 5-year-old daughter swim in the ocean.

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 06:48 PM EDT

Student Leaders Changing Community Through Civic Engagement

Student Leaders Changing Community Through Civic Engagement

Students in South Florida were selected for a leaders program created by the Bank of America that recognizes high school juniors and seniors who are changing their community through civic and social activities....

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 06:53 PM EDT

Boy Becomes BSO Deputy for A Day

Boy Becomes BSO Deputy for A Day

A boy with a potentially disabling disease was able to fulfill his dream come true -- to be a deputy for the day. The Broward Sheriff's Office helped with this heartwarming surprise. NBC 6's Marissa Bagg...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 06:24 PM EDT

Dolphins Donate Equipment After High School Fire

Dolphins Donate Equipment After High School Fire

The Miami Dolphins delivered a truck full of new football equipment to the team at Miami Edison after a fire destroyed their locker room last month. Miami NBC 6's Marissa Bagg

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$200K Worth of Luxury Cars Stolen in Identity Theft Case
$200K Worth of Luxury Cars Stolen in Identity Theft Case

A retired woman finds out she’s the victim of identity theft after tens of thousands of dollars in luxury cars are bought in her name. The NBC 6 Responds helps clear her name.

Police Investigating Possible Connection in Broward Armed Robberies
Police Investigating Possible Connection in Broward Armed Robberies

Officers responded to the Marathon gas station located off Pembroke Road and Southwest 72nd Avenue around 10 p.m. Monday, after which Pembroke Pines Police sent a message on social media saying this case may be...

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Texas Officer Charged With Murder After Deadly Shooting

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Parkland Parents Against Restoring Israel as Broward Sheriff
Parkland Parents Against Restoring Israel as Broward Sheriff

Parents of the Parkland school shooting victims came together Monday to stand together against the possible reinstatement of Scott Israel as Broward County Sheriff.