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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

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

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 09:23 PM EDT

Miami Teen to Compete in National Braille Challenge

Miami Teen to Compete in National Braille Challenge

This South Florida teen is a whiz at Braille, beating out all the competition in Florida at a regional challenge.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:47 AM EDT

Program Helps Incarcerated Men Become Better Fathers

Program Helps Incarcerated Men Become Better Fathers

NBC 6's Darryl Forges reports on a program helping fathers who are imprisoned in Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. The Fatherhood Program wants to end a cycle of fatherless children.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 08:14 PM EDT

Miami Super Bowl Committee Kicks Off Initiative to Restore Coral Reefs

Miami Super Bowl Committee Kicks Off Initiative to Restore Coral Reefs

So when the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee was looking for an environmental project for next season's game, which is being played here at Hard Rock Stadium, they looked east, to the coral reefs off the coast.

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:45 PM EDT

Jason Taylor Foundation Opens Writing Lab for Inspiring Poets

Jason Taylor Foundation Opens Writing Lab for Inspiring Poets

The Jason Taylor Foundation kicked off its free, weekly poetry workshops today. They call it The Lab, and we saw a mixture of poetry slam veterans and rookies.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 07:53 PM EDT

Miami Siblings Make It Mission to Grow Gardens, Not Landfills

Miami Siblings Make It Mission to Grow Gardens, Not Landfills

The Angeletti siblings don’t just make their own compost, they spread it around, fertilizing a movement.

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 07:26 PM EDT

Student Creates Prosthetic Hands for Kids Around the World

Student Creates Prosthetic Hands for Kids Around the World

The bond between a Gulliver Academy teacher and student can break barriers and in this student’s case, change lives.

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.

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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...

Corrections Officer Accused of Sex Battery By 2nd Woman
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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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.