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 2021-04-02 20:12 

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Broward Deputies Investigate Fatal Incident...

Broward officials were investigating a fatal incident in the 5000 block of Northeast 14th Terrace Friday. A spokesperson said that Broward Sheriff's Office detectives were conducting a "death investigation," though no further information was i...

 2021-04-02 18:56 

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Local Resource Officers Receive Training on Dealing With Autistic Students...

More than 100 school resources officers in Broward County received special training Friday to help communicate with students on the autism spectrum just in time for Autism Awareness Month in April. Members of the Broward Sheriff's Office as well as po...

 2021-04-02 18:36 

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Officials: Elementary Teacher Solicited Sex With 2-Year-Old...

A Florida elementary school teacher is facing charges alleging he solicited online to have sex with a 2-year-old and traveled to meet the child. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Xavier Donte Alexander, 28, was arreste...

 2021-04-02 18:32 

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Miami Commissioner Accused of Poking, Pushing City Employee During Event...

An employee with the City of Miami claims that she was injured while on the job during an incident with a city commissioner. Suzann Nicholson, a code compliance officer in Miami, claims City Commissioner Alex Diaz de la Portilla poked and pushed her durin...

 2021-04-02 18:16 

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South Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Participating in Capitol Riot...

A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into the U.S. Capitol during the riot that took place in January. William Rogan Reid was taken into custody with no bond in South Florida Thursday on charges of disorderly conduct and entering a restr...

 2021-04-02 13:35 

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THE 6IX: Tapes of Police Questioning Mom in Autistic Son's Death Released, Hackers Demand Massive Money From School District...

It's Friday, April 2 nd and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Authorities say they've finally caught up to a woman who used a dating app to attract a Broward man into what turned out to be a violent home invasion . The man's roomate...

 2021-04-02 12:56 

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'Easter Bunny' Stages Underwater Egg Hunt Off Florida Keys...

Dozens of undersea "egg-splorers4; dove a shallow reef off Islamorada in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Thursday, during an underwater egg hunt that serves as a fundraiser to help Keys' children in need throughout the year. Offered ...

 2021-04-02 12:52 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Sites Closing for Easter Holiday, Push to Vaccinate Farmworkers...

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 sites in South Florida will be closing this weekend for those looking to g...

 2021-04-02 07:50 

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Interrogation Tapes Show Police Questioning Mom Accused of Drowning Autistic Son...

The Miami-Dade mother who faces the death penalty in the murder of her 9-year-old son was questioned for hours by police after she reported the child as missing to authorities. NBC 6 obtained Patricia Ripley's interrogation tapes, which reveal the all...

 2021-04-02 07:31 

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Miami Police Search for Armed Sex Battery Suspect...

Police released a sketch of a man and surveillance footage in connection with an armed sexual battery in Miami. The incident occurred Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the area of SW 48th Avenue and 7th Street, City of Miami police said. The subject is described as ...

 2021-04-02 05:59 

NBC 6 South Florida

Nova Southeastern University Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Students, Employees...

Nova Southeastern University is mandating that all students and employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of the fall semester. The university made the announcement Thursday that it intends to resume full, in-person classroom instruction...

 2021-04-02 04:27 

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Giant Emerald Gets Tokenized Into NFT in Miami...

A 250-pound emerald worth over $1 million became an NFT, or non-fungible token, Thursday in Miami. "People can really see how something like this can expand in the digital world and just to be a part of it and to be one of the pioneers of it is really...

 2021-04-02 02:55 

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Republicans And White Evangelicals Most Likely to Say No to Vaccine: Survey...

More vaccine doses are arriving in Florida, as all residents ages 16 and up will be able to get a shot beginning Monday. Now, the challenge is persuading those who don't want it — or think they don't need it — to get the shot. Republic...

 2021-04-02 02:49 

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'Alive Forever': Visitors Can Virtually Speak With Holocaust Survivor at NSU Exhibit...

With the help of groundbreaking technology, you can now virtually speak with a Holocaust survivor. The digital experience is called "Dimensions in Testimony," an educational initiative to honor and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust and genocid...

 2021-04-02 02:36 

NBC 6 South Florida

Woman Allegedly Used Dating App to Set Up Violent Miramar Home Invasion...

Authorities say they've finally caught up to a woman who used a dating app to attract a Broward man into what turned out to be a violent home invasion. The man's roomate ended up being shot twice, and authorities have been searching for nearly a y...

 2021-04-02 01:15 

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Florida Adds 6,790 New Covid Cases, Reports 69 More Resident Deaths Thursday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by nearly 6,800 Thursday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by 69. The 6,790 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,064,525 since the outbreak began, according to figur...

 2021-04-01 23:41 

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Police Investigate Possible Road Rage Shooting in Pembroke Pines...

Police in Pembroke Pines are investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting that left one person injured and was possibly related to a road rage incident. The shooting happened in the 8400 block of Pines Boulevard near a Citibank. Police said there was one v...

 2021-04-01 23:37 

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Which South Florida Grocery Stores Will Be Open and Closed on Easter Sunday...

Easter is Sunday, April 4, and while many grocery stores will close their doors, some will stay open on the holiday. Stores open on Easter Sunday: BJ's CVS Dollar General Fresco y Ms The Fresh Market Sedano's Stop & Shop Trader Joe's Walgreens...

 2021-04-01 22:55 

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Florida Doctor Arrested After Homemade Explosives, Drugs Found in Home: Sheriff...

A Florida doctor is facing charges after authorities said they found multiple homemade explosive devices and drugs in his Naples home. Dr. Christy Daniel Cugini, 63, was arrested Tuesday on nine charges of making or possessing a destructive device and six...

 2021-04-01 20:14 

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Donald Trump Jr. Buys Mansion 20 Miles From Mar-A-Lago...

Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle are now Florida home owners. The Palm Beach Post reports that the couple spent $9.7 million this week to buy a 11,000-square-foot, six-bedroom, 11-bath mansion in the town of Jupiter, about 20 miles f...

 2021-04-01 19:59 

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Broward Preacher Accused of Sexual Battery of Teen Babysitter...

A Broward County preacher has been arrested after authorities said he sexually battered the teen babysitter who was helping to watch his eight children while his wife was hospitalized. Junior Augustin, 34, was arrested at his Deerfield Beach home Tuesday ...

 2021-04-01 18:21 

NBC 6 South Florida

Body Found During Search for Swimmer Who Went Missing Off Miami Beach...

What to Know A body has been found Thursday morning during the search for a man who went missing Wednesday while swimming off Miami Beach Police said a man who tried to rescue the swimmer and his 11-year-old daughter died in the attempt The daughter was r...

 2021-04-01 17:20 

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Computer Hackers Demanded $40 Million From Broward Schools After Breach: Report...

Computer hackers demanded as much as $40 million in ransom from Broward County Public Schools to avoid releasing information on students and teachers, according to a report. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel said the international malware group Conti posted ...

 2021-04-01 16:15 

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Amber Alert Issued for Children Abducted in North Florida...

Police are looking for two young children who were abducted from a North Florida city. Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued an Amber Alert for 4-year-old Jaxson Evans and 2-year-old Lucy Evans, who were last seen Wednesday in Lake City. Jaxson is ...

 2021-04-01 13:50 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Thousands Switch Political Parties After Capitol Riot, Complete Guide to Marlins Opening Day...

It's Thursday, April 1 st and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Breaking overnight, all entrances to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport were closed Thursday morning while police investigate a suspicious package . The package wa...

 2021-04-01 13:00 

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Suspicious Package Closes All Entrances to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int'l Airport...

All entrances to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport remain closed Thursday morning while police investigate a suspicious package. The package was found outside of Terminal 2 and 3 just before 2 a.m. Broward Sheriff's Office deputies arriv...

 2021-04-01 12:50 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: Pop-Up Sites Offering Johnson & Johnson Doses Thursday...

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 locations across Miami-Dade and Broward counties will be vaccinating hundr...

 2021-04-01 04:54 

NBC 6 South Florida

Officials Search for Missing Swimmer Off Miami Beach...

Officials are searching for a man who went missing Wednesday while swimming in the waters off Miami Beach. Local police and fire officials responded at around 5:54 p.m. to the area of 54th Street and Collins Avenue after a call of swimmers in distress. A ...

 2021-04-01 04:14 

NBC 6 South Florida

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is Effective for Kids 12-15...

The next frontier in the effort to vaccinate the population, getting shots into the arms of children, took a big step closer to happening Wednesday. Pfizer announced its COVID-19 vaccine is 100% effective in children ages 12 through 15. "As a pediatri...

 2021-04-01 03:54 

NBC 6 South Florida

Thousands of South Florida Voters Changed Parties After Capitol Attack...

Thousands of people in Miami-Dade and Broward changed political parties after former President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to stop the certification of electoral votes. It was the tipping point for many and conseque...

 2021-04-01 03:27 

NBC 6 South Florida

Rapper NLE Choppa Arrested in South Florida on Burglary, Drug Charges...

Bryson Lashun Potts, who is best known as rapper "NLE Choppa," was arrested Sunday in South Florida and faces charges of burglary, drug possession and carrying a concealed firearm. Around 2 a.m., Potts and another person was caught on surveillance...

 2021-04-01 03:09 

NBC 6 South Florida

Davie Family Tries to Avoid Eviction as CDC Is Set to Extend Ban Through June...

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to extend a moratorium on evictions that was set to expire Wednesday night, more will face eviction as it's going to get tougher to prove COVID-19 is the reason renters can't pay. The clo...

 2021-04-01 02:37 

NBC 6 South Florida

Why Working From Home May Be Here to Stay, According to an Expert...

Ana Feliciano wears many hats. "By day, I am a marketing and advertising executive," she told NBC 6. "By night, I am a mom." For the past year, the Miami mom has been juggling it all working from home with her husband and three-year-old so...

 2021-04-01 01:31 

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Accused Gunman in Miami-Dade Teen's 2019 Killing Fled to Mexico Before Arrest: Warrant...

The accused gunman in a 2019 shooting in a Miami-Dade parking lot that killed a 17-year-old girl fled to Mexico with an alleged accomplice after the killing, his ex-girlfriend told detectives in newly-released court records. The arrest warrant obtained We...

 2021-04-01 00:15 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Governor DeSantis to Get COVID-19 Vaccine This Week...

Now that Florida is making coronavirus shots available to people age 40 and up, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he's going to get his vaccine this week. DeSantis, 42, will join about 6 million people in Florida who have already received at...

 2021-03-31 23:17 

NBC 6 South Florida

Boy, 11, Recovering in Miami Hospital After Florida Keys Diving Incident...

An 11-year-old boy from Minnesota boy was in stable condition Wednesday following a dive incident in the Florida Keys the day before, sheriff's officials said. The boy was diving in 20-feet of water at Looe Key Reef on Tuesday morning with his family ...

 2021-03-31 23:04 

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Florida Adds 5,294 New Covid Cases, Reports 87 More Resident Deaths Wednesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by nearly 5,300 Wednesday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by 87. The 5,294 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,057,735 since the outbreak began, according to figu...

 2021-03-31 21:51 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Shot and Killed Outside Store in Northwest Miami-Dade...

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed outside a store in northwest Miami-Dade Wednesday morning. The shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. outside the Heat Food Market near Northwest 52nd Street and Northwest 27th Avenue. Miami-Dade Police...

 2021-03-31 21:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

DeSantis Proposing $1,000 Bonuses for Florida's Public School Teachers, Principals...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing $1,000 bonuses for all of the state's public school principals and full-time classroom teachers. Speaking at a news conference in Palm Harbor Wednesday, DeSantis said he wants $216 million set aside to provide th...

 2021-03-31 20:30 

NBC 6 South Florida

Judges, Bailiffs, Employees Get Covid Vaccine Shots at Miami Courthouse...

Judges, bailiffs and courthouse staff were able to get their COVID-19 vaccines in front of the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building in Miami Wednesday morning. Miami-Dade County officials have been pushing for workplace vaccines for the courthouse employe...

 2021-03-31 19:55 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Marlins Opening Day 2021: What You Need to Know for Upcoming Season...

The 2021 season for Major League Baseball is almost here, and the Miami Marlins will look to duplicate last year's success on the field while keeping fans safe in the stands as they make their return to the newly named loanDepot park. Miami will open ...

 2021-03-31 19:16 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Was Following Young Girls Near Middle School in Fort Lauderdale: Police...

A man who was following young girls while they were walking to a middle school in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning was taken into custody, police said. Fort Lauderdale Police officials said officers responded to the area of William Dandy Middle School on...

 2021-03-31 15:10 

NBC 6 South Florida

Local Dance School Continues Performing Through a Pandemic...

Throughout the pandemic, Miami's Armour Dance Theatre adjusted performances and classes so students can continue to learn and find joy in the art of dance. The group has remained committed to their afterschool program, serving hundreds of kids here in...

 2021-03-31 13:39 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Miami Beach Unveils Plan to Reform Entertainment District, Ex-Girlfriend of Abduction Suspect Speaks...

It's Wednesday, March 31 st and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 The ex-girlfriend who was with Aliex Santiesteban when he was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly abducting, sexually assaulting and shooting a 12-year-old boy this past w...

 2021-03-31 13:00 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Marlins Reach Deal on New Name for Stadium...

The home of the Miami Marlins will be getting a new name just in time for Thursday's season opener. California based lender loanDepot announced they have reached a multi-year rights deal to rename the Little Havana stadium that has simply been known a...

 2021-03-31 12:50 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Update: Two Pop-Up Sites Opening, Publix Cancels Wednesday Appointment Registration...

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. One of Florida's largest providers will not be allowing people to sign up for ...

 2021-03-31 06:34 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Beach Mayor Presents Plan to Transform Entertainment District...

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber presented his plan to transform the city's entertainment district into an Art Deco cultural district, which includes enhanced policing, code enforcement and a 2 a.m. last call for alcohol sales. In a video, Gelber introduc...

 2021-03-31 05:28 

NBC 6 South Florida

3 Arrested in Connection With Teen's Killing in SW Miami-Dade...

Three men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the fatal drive-by shooting of a 17-year-old girl in southwest Miami-Dade back in 2019. In the early morning of May 24, 2019, Gabriela Aldana was standing in the parking lot of a shopping mall on Coral Wa...

 2021-03-31 03:46 

NBC 6 South Florida

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Investigated Over Sexual Relationship...

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative representing Florida in Congress and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denied any criminal wro...

 2021-03-31 03:21 

NBC 6 South Florida

Labor Lawyer: Private Businesses Can Bar Unvaccinated...

The coronavirus is back on the rise in Florida and most states, as governors continue to ease restrictions and spring fever sets in. Now, as a race is on between the virus and vaccinations, Gov. Ron DeSantis is restating his opposition to one step that co...

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