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 2021-03-25 18:16 

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Vigil Planned to Mourn Tourist Drugged, Raped Before Her Death in Miami Beach...

A vigil will be held later this week for the woman who police say was drugged and raped by two men in Miami Beach before later being found dead. Mourners will gather Friday to honor Christine Englehardt at an event at the Albion Hotel at 5 p.m. "We ca...

 2021-03-25 17:47 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Detained After Police Chase Following SW Miami-Dade Shooting...

Police have detained a man possibly involved in a Thursday morning shooting and chase in Southwest Miami-Dade. Officers stopped the man near the intersection of Southwest 157 th Avenue and 136 th Street around 9:30 a.m. after reports of shots being fired ...

 2021-03-25 17:19 

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All Florida Adults 18 and Older Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine Starting April 5th: Governor...

All Florida residents over the age of 18 will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5 th , Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday. DeSantis made the announcement in a video released from the Governor's office, saying the eligibility age...

 2021-03-25 16:26 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida's Congressional Democrats Want Justice Dept. Investigation After 'Sham Candidate' Arrests...

Florida's 11 Democratic Party members of the U.S. House of Representatives are calling for an investigation by the Justice Department into what they call 'sham candidates' in several Florida Senate races, including one in Miami-Dade County tha...

 2021-03-25 13:32 

NBC 6 South Florida

6 Things to Know: Advocates Call for Extension to Eviction Moratorium, Curious Cat Climbs on Local Bridge...

It's Thursday, March 25 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 New video appears to show the moments Miami Beach police officers arrest one of the suspects accused of drugging and raping a woman who was later found dead in a hotel. The vi...

 2021-03-25 12:58 

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Officers Hope to Solve Deadly February Shooting Outside NW Miami-Dade Apartment...

Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public's help in finding who shot and killed two men over one month ago in an apartment complex. Officers say 18-year-old Abdul Gaskin Jr. and 34-year-old Antwon Jefferson were shot February 19th inside the complex...

 2021-03-25 12:46 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: South Florida Cities Announce New Site Locations...

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. Several cities across South Florida will be opening new locations in the coming da...

 2021-03-25 12:44 

NBC 6 South Florida

Central Florida School Board Fires Teacher for Medical Marijuana Use...

A Florida teacher has been fired for using medical marijuana. The Brevard County School Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to terminate Allison Enright from her position at Space Coast Junior/Senior High School, Florida Today reported. Brevard County is located o...

 2021-03-25 07:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

Video Shows Arrest of Suspect Accused of Raping, Drugging Woman in Miami Beach...

New video appears to show the moments Miami Beach police officers arrest one of the suspects accused of drugging and raping a woman who was later found dead in a hotel. The video, obtained by NBC 6 on Wednesday, shows officers handcuffing 21-year-old Evoi...

 2021-03-25 05:56 

NBC 6 South Florida

Restaurant Owners Say Miami Beach Curfew Needed, But It's Cutting Into Business...

The hoards of people crowding Ocean Drive in recent weeks dissolved into a much calmer flow now that a curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. five days a week. It's a blessing and a curse for those who work there and depend on foot traffic, but don...

 2021-03-25 03:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Bills Would Allow Concealed-Carry Guns on Parochial School Grounds...

Should anyone who has a concealed firearm carry license be allowed to bring a gun onto the campus of a parochial school? Two bills being considered now in Tallahassee say yes to that question. Right now, bringing a gun onto the campus of a religious schoo...

 2021-03-25 03:02 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Mayor Backs Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup...

Flanked by local youth soccer stars, Mayor Francis Suarez expressed his support for Miami to host the 2026 FIFA world cup at an event Wednesday. "Miami is a no brainer. It's time to bring the World Cup here," Suarez said. If Miami wins the bid...

 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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

'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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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 

NBC 6 South Florida

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...

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