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 2021-03-25 01:51 

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South Florida Housing Advocates Call for CDC Moratorium Extension...

The federal ban on evictions meant to help struggling renters during the pandemic is set to expire on March 31. But South Florida housing advocates want the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's moratorium to be extended. "Don't lift th...

 2021-03-25 00:41 

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Fort Lauderdale Fire Crews Attempt to Rescue Cat Stuck on Causeway Bridge...

Fire crews in Fort Lauderdale are working to rescue a curious kitty who got stuck atop a light on the edge of a causeway bridge above the water. NBC 6 chopper footage showed the cat perched on 17th Street causeway, with several firefighters working their ...

 2021-03-25 00:31 

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Fort Lauderdale Police Officer Accused of Chatting Inappropriately With Minor: BSO...

A Fort Lauderdale police officer was arrested Wednesday and accused of having sexual conversations online with who he believed was a minor, officials said. Louis Walsh, 29, faces two counts of transmission of material harmful to a minor, the Broward Sheri...

 2021-03-24 22:42 

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Florida Adds 5,143 COVID-19 Cases, 30 Resident Deaths Wednesday...

Florida's COVID-19 case count increased by more than 5,100 Wednesday as the state's virus related death toll rose by more than 30. The 5,143 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,021,656 since the outbreak began, according ...

 2021-03-24 22:25 

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These Are the 10 Best Cities to Live in South Florida in 2021, According to a Study...

A study has selected Brickell as the best city to live in South Florida for 2021, according to a ranking system that takes 15 factors into consideration. The study was conducted by Niche, a website that uses reviews and ratings to help students and famili...

 2021-03-24 21:28 

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Video Shows Alligator and Bull Shark Swimming Side-By-Side in Indian River Lagoon...

It's not every day you see an alligator and a bull shark swimming in unison together, but that's exactly what Florida resident Gray Vinson witnessed while visiting Indian River Lagoon Sunday, he told NBC 6. The Vero Beach native, who grew up swimm...

 2021-03-24 20:39 

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Curfew, Causeway Closures Continue This Weekend in Miami Beach...

The City of Miami Beach will again be enforcing an 8 p.m. curfew as well as causeway shutdowns this weekend in an ongoing effort to curb crowds during the spring break season. Thursday through Monday, MacArthur and Venetian causeways will have their eastb...

 2021-03-24 19:46 

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Boy Bitten by Shark Gets Special Visit to Miami Seaquarium...

After a terrifying encounter with a shark on South Beach, a nine-year-old boy recovering from his injuries was given a chance to get acquainted with sea life during a visit to Miami Seaquarium on Wednesday. Jay Weiskopf was all smiles during the visit, wh...

 2021-03-24 18:37 

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Florida to Release First License Plate Featuring Walt Disney World...

Drivers across the state of Florida will soon get a chance to show their love for Disney on their car's license plate. The Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles agency is taking pre-orders for their newest plate that showcases Walt Disney World. T...

 2021-03-24 17:43 

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Miramar Looking to Bridge Gap for Black Business Owners...

For female business owners of color, they are in the minority when it comes to their businesses getting government contacts. It's a problem that has always existed. But it's a problem that some political leaders are trying to remedy. Miramar's...

 2021-03-24 17:34 

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Man Falls Off Jet Ski, Goes Missing in Water Near Doral: MDPD...

Crews searched through the night and into Wednesday morning for a man who went missing after falling off a jet ski in the water near Doral. Miami-Dade Police divers and officials from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation were called to the scene near th...

 2021-03-24 15:52 

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Mother Shows Up to Daughter's School Wearing Boxing Glove, Fights Student: Police...

A mother from Northeast Florida was arrested after police say she showed up to her daughter's middle school with a boxing glove and fought a student. NBC affiliate WTLV-TV reports that incident took place last Thursday near Jacksonville, when 34-year-...

 2021-03-24 15:21 

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FIU to Return to Pre-Pandemic Scheduling Starting With Summer Sessions...

Florida International University plans to return to pre-pandemic scheduling, starting in the summer session, the school announced. Since the global pandemic began, the Miami-based university has held classes either online or with social distancing measure...

 2021-03-24 14:53 

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Panther Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Southwest Florida: FWC...

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle. It's the sixth panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of nine total deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The remains of...

 2021-03-24 14:44 

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Crews Rescue Naked Woman Stuck for 'Significant Time' in Storm Drain...

Crews in one Palm Beach County city were able to rescue a naked woman from a storm drain after what she said was a "significant time" trapped inside. NBC affiliate WPTV-TV reports the incident occurred Tuesday in Delray Beach, when a passerby hear...

 2021-03-24 13:32 

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6 Things to Know: Suspect Sought in Elderly Woman Attack, Parkland Dads Speak After Latest Mass Shooting...

It's Wednesday, March 24 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Miami Beach detectives are looking for a man involved in a sexual attack on an elderly woman Saturday. The attack took place in her residential building near 38th Street and ...

 2021-03-24 12:57 

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AmericanAirlines Arena to be Renamed This Week in New Sponsorship Deal: Report...

Miami-Dade County has worked out a deal to rename the AmericanAirlines Arena. Under the 19-year, $135 million-dollar deal, the home to the Miami Heat will be renamed FTX Arena, after a cryptocurrency exchange. County commissioners are expected to vote on ...

 2021-03-24 12:48 

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Florida Vaccine Update: New FEMA Pop-Up Location Sites Open Wednesday in Miami-Dade...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. Two sites for the vaccine in Miami-Dade County will be returning to their original...

 2021-03-24 07:11 

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Miami Woman Called Anti-Asian Slurs During Encounter Over Masks on County Bus...

A confrontation about masks turned into a racially charged encounter on a public bus. Lai, who preferred to only use her first name, was riding a Miami-Dade County bus on March 9, when she politely told a man and a woman to put on their masks. She says sh...

 2021-03-24 04:05 

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Mother Finds Stranger Lurking Outside Home, Peeking in Windows Night After Night...

A frightening find for any mother: a stranger creeping around in the dark, peering in multiple windows of her home. That's what Janel Drayton says she found on her security cameras over the weekend. "I just couldn't believe that somebody was d...

 2021-03-24 03:49 

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'Roo,' Dog Without Front Legs, Looking for Forever Home...

A dog who was born without his two front legs is in the care of Miami-Dade Animal Services but is now looking for his forever home. Roo, a four-month-old chihuahua puppy, was found at a park by a Good Samaritan, who took him to MDAS. Now, Roo is getting a...

 2021-03-24 03:25 

NBC 6 South Florida

Parkland Dads Speak Out About Gun Control in Wake of Boulder Mass Shooting...

Many of the Parkland victims' families have become activists for school safety, gun control, or both issues. Manuel Oliver favors sweeping gun reform measures, Tony Montalto takes a middle-ground approach, and Ryan Petty thinks most gun control ideas ...

 2021-03-24 00:58 

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1st Convention Since COVID Shutdown Marks New Beginning for South Florida Tourism Industry...

The very first convention at the Miami Beach Convention Center since the COVID-19 shutdown marked a milestone in South Florida's economic comeback. The convention center Tuesday was loaded with jewelry worth millions. The participants at this show are...

 2021-03-23 23:33 

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Florida Adds 5,302 COVID-19 Cases, 41 Resident Deaths Tuesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,300 Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll among residents rose by 41. The 5,302 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,016,513 since the outbreak began, accor...

 2021-03-23 20:46 

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Man Jumps to Death From Hotel Balcony After Parachute Doesn't Deploy: Police...

A man died this weekend after police say he jumped off a hotel balcony in the Florida panhandle with a parachute that didn't deploy. NBC affiliate WJHG-TV reports the incident took place Sunday night in Panama City Beach at the Sunrise Beach Resort af...

 2021-03-23 17:39 

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Lioness With Severe Spinal Injury Euthanized at Zoo Miami...

An 11-year-old lioness was euthanized at Zoo Miami after a veterinary team determined she had sustained a non-compressive injury to her spine, zoo officials said. Kashifa suddenly lost mobility in her hind legs while on exhibit at the zoo on March 4. The ...

 2021-03-23 16:55 

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to Hold News Conference in Pensacola...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will make a stop Tuesday morning in the state's Panhandle and hold a news conference. DeSantis will speak at the Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church for the 10:30 a.m. EST news conference. You can watch the news conference in ...

 2021-03-23 16:55 

NBC 6 South Florida

All Florida Adults Should Get Vaccine Access Before May 1st: Governor...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis anticipates every Florida adult having access to the COVID-19 vaccine before May 1 st . DeSantis made the statement during a Tuesday morning news conference in Pensacola, one day after the state lowered the age eligibility to 50 ...

 2021-03-23 15:47 

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Reported Shooting Leads to Crash in Lauderhill Intersection...

Officers are an investigating a reported shooting in Lauderhill that ended in a crash at a normally busy intersection. Reports say the victim was driving when he was shot in the chest and later crashed his vehicle near the 3300 block of West Sunrise Boule...

 2021-03-23 15:47 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Shot While Driving, Crashes Into Another Vehicle in Lauderhill: BSO...

Officers are investigating an early morning shooting that ended with a vehicle crash at a normally busy intersection in Lauderhill. Broward Sheriff's Office investigators say a shooting took place just before 6:30 a.m. near the 2900 block of West Brow...

 2021-03-23 13:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Arrested After Threatening Miami Beach Hotel Valet With Gun Over Keys...

Police took a man into custody early Tuesday morning after a hotel valet said he was threatened with a gun at a Miami Beach resort. Officers arrived at the Royal Palm South Beach resort, located at 1545 Collins Avenue, after the employee said he was threa...

 2021-03-23 13:24 

NBC 6 South Florida

6 Things to Know: Brawl After MMA Fight Caught on Camera, Suspect in Custody After Deadly Supermarket Shooting...

It's Tuesday, March 23 rd and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Miami Beach was slightly quieter Monday night after commissioners voted unanimously to empower the city manager to extend the curfew in the South Beach entertainment district u...

 2021-03-23 12:48 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: State Reverses Plan on First Doses at FEMA Sites...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. The start of the work week came with a slight change in plans from the state on ho...

 2021-03-23 12:47 

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Prosecutors Pursue Hate Crime Charges Against South Florida Doctor...

Florida prosecutors announced Monday that they are pursuing hate crime charges against a South Florida doctor accused of attacking a Hispanic man at a supermarket. Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced her office is charging Dr. J...

 2021-03-23 06:20 

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Miami Mayor Floats Privately Financed Tunnel System...

City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez returned a believer from a Las Vegas tour of Elon Musk's Boring Company. Suarez's pitch now to commissioners and the community at large expanded from a small tunnel under Brickell Avenue to an entire tunnel syste...

 2021-03-23 05:00 

NBC 6 South Florida

Vaccinations Begin for Floridians 50+ as Eligibility Expands in State...

All Floridians over the age of 50 became eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations across the state on Monday. The new week saw two big changes and one problem at the FEMA-supported vaccination site at Miami Dade College North the site's registration ...

 2021-03-23 03:44 

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Miami Beach Police, City Officials Deny Racial Motivation for Spring Break Crackdown...

As the city of Miami Beach continues its crackdown on spring break partiers, the Miami-Dade chapter of the NAACP says heavy-handed tactics such as an 8 p.m. weekend curfew and overwhelming police presence are based partially on a racist view of the crowds...

 2021-03-23 03:17 

NBC 6 South Florida

Some Travelers Change Plans After Miami Beach Curfew Extended...

Some tourists are thinking of changing their vacation plans after City of Miami Beach Commissioners voted to extend an 8 p.m. curfew and nightly shutdown of the three major causeways that allow access to the island. It's a decision some tourists are d...

 2021-03-23 02:49 

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Caught on Video: Brawl Erupts Outside Ring at MMA Match in Lake Worth...

A brawl erupted inside a bar in Lake Worth Saturday night, moments after an MMA fight ended. Cellphone video from inside the Bamboo Room shows it got violent outside of the ring when a handful of people didn't like how a referee called the fight. "...

 2021-03-23 00:23 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Dies After Being Shot Multiple Times on County Bus in West Park...

A man died after he was shot multiple times Sunday while on a Broward County bus in West Park, sheriff's officials said. The shooting happened before 2 p.m. at a Broward County Transit bus near the 3500 block of South State Road 7, Broward Sheriff'...

 2021-03-22 23:46 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Beach Curfew Aims to Shut Down Spring Break Partying...

A party-ending curfew imposed after fights, gunfire, property destruction and dangerous stampedes broke out among huge crowds of people in Miami Beach could extend through the end of spring break. Miami Beach commissioners voted unanimously Sunday to empo...

 2021-03-22 23:23 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Reports 2,862 New COVID-19 Cases, 37 More Deaths Monday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 2,800 Monday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by 37. The 2,862 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,011,211 since the outbreak began, according to figures r...

 2021-03-22 21:50 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Gov. Proposes $75 Million for Vocational Education Program in State...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing millions of dollars in federal stimulus money from the federal government be used to train students in vocational education. DeSantis, speaking at a high school in Melbourne on Monday, said he was proposing $75 milli...

 2021-03-22 20:50 

NBC 6 South Florida

Credit Report Errors on the Rise...

You have spent years saving up your hard earned money, and you are finally ready to buy a home or new car. But before you submit an application, experts say that you should check your credit first. "You want to be up to speed with what's on your c...

 2021-03-22 18:40 

NBC 6 South Florida

Local Democrats Call for State Senator's Resignation After 'Sham Candidate' Arrests...

Influential members of the Democratic party in Miami-Dade County are calling for a Republican member of the Florida Senate to resign amid a sham candidate probe that landed one former Senator behind bars. Members of the county's party organized an eve...

 2021-03-22 16:09 

NBC 6 South Florida

2 People Killed in Plantation Early Morning Car Crash...

Two people were killed after an early morning car crash on a Planation roadway Monday. Plantation Police confirmed the fatalities in the crash that occurred along the 4300 block of West Sunrise Boulevard. Officials did not release the identities of those ...

 2021-03-22 14:38 

NBC 6 South Florida

Early Morning Fire Breaks Out Inside Davie Warehouse...

Crews worked to put out an early morning fire that broke out inside of a Davie warehouse. Chopper footage showed the flames from the building, located inside of an industrial park at the 3000 block of Burris Road. Officials have not said if anyone was ins...

 2021-03-22 13:32 

NBC 6 South Florida

6 Things to Know: Miami Beach Extends Curfew to Curb Mayhem, New Age Group Eligible for COVID Vaccine...

It's Monday, March 22 nd and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 As of Monday, FEMA supported sites will be administering COVID-19 vaccines to Florida residents ages 50 and older . FEMA Master Public Information Officer Mike Jachles announced...

 2021-03-22 12:44 

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Florida Vaccine Update: State Lowers Eligibility Age Starting Monday, Rapid Rollout Backfires for Some...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose. The state of Florida will lower their eligibility age starting Monday while one So...

 2021-03-22 06:47 

NBC 6 South Florida

'A Little Annoying': Some Tourists Unhappy With Miami Beach's 8 P.M. Curfew...

Tourists were frustrated Sunday in South Beach as police kicked off a second night of trying to enforce curfew. "It's a little annoying that we have to be in by 8 o'clock," one visitor said to NBC 6. "We're usually down here till a...

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