<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida https://www.nbcmiami.comen-usSun, 19 Nov 2017 15:10:57 -0500Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:10:57 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Truex Jr. Goes For First Title as Girlfriend Battles Cancer]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:36:02 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-875058922.jpg
Sunday afternoon, Martin Truex Jr. will be driving as his biggest fan will be rooting him on while she fights a battle bigger than anything he will see on the track.

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<![CDATA[MIA Shut Down After Cleaning Crews Find 'Fake Grenade']]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:49:15 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/111817+mia+evacuated.jpg
Miami-Dade Police officials have evacuated parts of concourse J at Miami International Airport, after finding a suspicious item, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese Jail]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:05:31 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/11-8-2017-ucla-basketball-hill-riley-ball-2.jpg
Two days after LaVar Ball, father of detained UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, downplayed President Donald Trump's role in the return of three UCLA men's basketball players detained in China, the president fired...

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<![CDATA[Protest Group Gathers Outside Monkey Jungle Over Alleged Animal Abuse]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:09:58 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/monkey+jungle+protest11.jpg
A group of protesters lined up outside Monkey Jungle Sunday, weeks after a former employee accused the South Miami-Dade attraction abusing its animals.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump 'Doesn't Know Who to Believe' About Moore: Mulvaney]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:36:46 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/transgender-trump.jpg
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, defended President Donald Trump for his silence on the sexual allegations against Roy Moore, saying Trump "doesn't know who...

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<![CDATA[Trespasser Said He Was HIV Positive, Spit at Officer: Police]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:38:50 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111717+Airport+Takedown.jpg
The Pembroke Pines Police Department said the man detained on the tarmac of North Perry Airport has been charged with battery after he claimed he was HIV positive and then spit on a police officer.]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Expect Suspensions on Greek Life to Last: Experts]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:39:45 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17314070820880.jpg
It may have been common to look away from fraternities issues in the past, even deadly ones. But not anymore.This year alone, the deaths of four pledges in alcohol-related incidents and various hazing...

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Weekend Guide: Books, Biden, Football and Holiday Fun!]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:44:38 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5838304361.jpg
Whether it’s sports, music, theater or books that interest you, there is something for everyone across the area in this weekend’s guide.

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<![CDATA[At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:33:28 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-876055414.jpg
A family living on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 15 years was reunited for a few short minutes Saturday, when U.S. Border Patrol agents open the gates.It was all part of an event, now...

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<![CDATA[Police: Man Stabbed to Death in Northwest Miami-Dade]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:15:09 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/111817+murder+scene.jpg
A South Florida man was stabbed to death in the Fontainebleau community in Northwest Miami-Dade and now police are on the hunt for his killer.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Son Arrested for Neglecting Father in House of Filth]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:57:41 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/215*120/111817+neglectful+son.png
A man was arrested after allegedly making his father sit in a seat covered in feces and urine.]]>
<![CDATA[No Correlation Between Mental Health, Mass Shooting: Experts]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:03:20 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-874617738.jpg
Kevin Neal’s family knew he was mentally ill, but they never thought he would kill five people and attack an elementary school in rural northern California. But Neal committed both those acts on Tuesday, and it...

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<![CDATA[LAPD Investigates Nearly Two Dozen Sex Crime Cases]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:06:01 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-630811651.jpg
Los Angeles police are investigating almost two dozen cases of alleged criminal sexual misconduct connected to multiple people within the entertainment industry, a senior department official told NBC News.The...

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<![CDATA[Official: Hotel Employee Killed After He Was Run Over by Van]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 03:13:24 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111817+hotel+shuttle.jpg
A worker at a Coral Gables hotel is dead after trying to stop a carjacking from taking place.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Dolphins Player Arrested on Battery Charge]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:51:18 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/11+18+17+dolphins+player+arrested.jpg
Miami Dolphins' player Reynold Maualuga has been arrested on a battery charge.]]>
<![CDATA[SWAG on 6: Student Calls For Change Through Debate]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:33:17 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111717+SWAG+6.png
No ceiling is going to hold this young South Florida student back on her quest to achieve greatness.]]>
<![CDATA[Dozens of Children Find Adoptive Homes at Miami Event]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:06:19 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/111717+miami+adoption+event.JPG
The inside of the Miami Children's Museum was turned into a happy courtroom, full of hugs, smiles and even tears.]]>
<![CDATA[NASCAR Driver Meets With Donor Family, Kidney Recipient ]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:33:55 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*213/11+18+17+DonateLife1.jpg
<![CDATA[Microblading Comes With Warning About Who Can Perform It]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:36:35 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/microblading_1970267_2017-11-17T190752.207.JPG
Women who wanted to learn microblading provide good lesson about the requirements for anyone interesting in performing the procedure or considering having it done.]]>
<![CDATA[Kushner Failed to Disclose Contact From Putin Ally: Sources]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:57:10 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kushner11-17.jpg
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, failed to disclose what lawmakers called a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite" involving a banker who has been accused of links...

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<![CDATA[NASCAR Driver Joey Gase Meets Donor Family, Kidney Recipient]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:52:11 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*213/11+18+17+DonateLife5.jpg
When Joey Gase revs his engine in the Homestead Miami Speedway this Sunday, the hood of his car will look slightly different from other NASCAR drivers’.]]>
<![CDATA[Commissioner Controversy Heats Up]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:08:49 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hornsby+and+switkes.jpg
A controversy continues to swirl in North Bay Village about the eligibility of a commissioner to serve.]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Skating Rink, Tour Coming To Hoffman's Winter Wonderland]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:52:19 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/190*120/11+18+17+HOFFMANS.PNG
Strap on your skates and get your sweet tooth ready: An ice-skating rink and chocolate factory tour is coming to Hoffman’s Chocolates’ annual Winter Wonderland celebration.]]>
<![CDATA[Homestead a Homecoming For Several NASCAR Crew Members]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:22:16 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/NASCARBuschTrack-GettyImages-498384764.jpg
From the Allison family to the drivers that made the Hialeah Speedway a destination, South Florida has a rich history when it comes to stock car racing.

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<![CDATA['Heartbreaking': Son of Missing Miami-Dade Mother Speaks Out]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:30:34 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111617+Justine+Pierre.png
The family of a 34-year-old mother of two who has been missing for nearly two weeks is frantically searching for answers and Miami-Dade police suspect foul play.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump to Pay His Own Legal Bills in Russian Probe]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:26:57 -0500 https://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/862049442-Trump-McConnell-Press.jpg
President Donald Trump has began paying for his own legal defense in connection with the FBI's investigation into the influence of Russian meddling in national elections, CNBC reported. The Republican National

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