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Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 01:18 PM EDT

Nonprofit Provides STEM Materials for Miami School

Nonprofit Provides STEM Materials for Miami School

Silver Bluff Elementary School in Miami relies on donations to fund and provide laptops, as well as materials for science and math for the students. NBC 6's Ari Odzer reports.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 02:01 PM EDT

Paw Patrol Visits Local Children's Hospital

Paw Patrol Visits Local Children's Hospital

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 07:34 PM EDT

'Brightcasters' Spread Positivity in South Florida

'Brightcasters' Spread Positivity in South Florida

South Florida's "Brightcasters" received a new grant to continued to spread mindfulness and positivity in schools. NBC 6's Marissa Bagg reports.

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:22 PM EDT

Christmas in July: Initiative Teaches Kids Teamwork

Christmas in July: Initiative Teaches Kids Teamwork

A South Florida organization is teaching kids to be the best versions of themselves by encouraging them to stay in school and off the streets. NBC 6's Marissa Bagg reports.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 06:46 PM EDT

Dolphins' Christian Wilkins Gives Backpacks to Kids

Dolphins' Christian Wilkins Gives Backpacks to Kids

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Christan Wilkins was at CB Smith Park to give away backpacks and other gear for kids to prepare them for the next school year. NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia reports.

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 07:00 PM EDT

Goodwill South Florida's Band Shares Passion for Music

Goodwill South Florida's Band Shares Passion for Music

Goodwill Industries of South Florida has a band that's made up of members with disabilities who share a passion for music. NBC 6's Kelly Blanco reports

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 11:43 PM EDT

Broward Mayor, Businesses To Rebuild Couple's Burned Home

Broward Mayor, Businesses To Rebuild Couple's Burned Home

A Hialeah couple reached out to NBC 6 Responds after a fire destroyed their house. With no insurance or money to fix it, they thought they would never live there again. Months later, community leaders and...

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

Miami Nonprofit Sends Kids to Summer Music Camp

Miami Nonprofit Sends Kids to Summer Music Camp

For wealthy families, sending the kids off to band camp in the summer is a time-honored tradition. Now the Miami Music Project, a non-profit group which collaborates with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, is...

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 04:03 PM EDT

'K9s for Warriors' Helps Vets Suffering From PTSD

'K9s for Warriors' Helps Vets Suffering From PTSD

More than 700,000 veterans suffer from PTSD, but the "K9s for Warriors" program is helping military vets re-adjust back into civilian life.

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 06:32 PM EDT

Local Firefighters Promote Health and Safety

Local Firefighters Promote Health and Safety

Firefighters in Coral Springs came up with decontamination kits to help responders clean up after a fire to reduce the ultimate risk of getting cancer. NBC 6's Marissa Bagg reports.

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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...

Texas Officer Charged With Murder After Deadly Shooting
Texas Officer Charged With Murder After Deadly Shooting

The Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson early Saturday morning has been charged with murder, Tarrant County records show. Officer Aaron Dean resigned Monday morning, shortly before...

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Corrections Officer Accused of Sex Battery By 2nd Woman

A Miami-Dade Corrections officer accused of raping a woman he was supposed to be supervising while on house arrest is facing more charges after a second woman came forward with similar accusations, officials...

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Bolton Called Giuliani's Ukrainian Efforts 'Drug Deal': Hill

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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.