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 2021-04-14 19:24 

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Miami-Dade Police ID Man Found in Rubbish Fire, But Murder Suspect Still Sought...

Police have identified a man whose body was discovered in a burning pile of rubbish in Miami-Dade in February , as the search continues for a suspect in the man's murder. Firefighters responded to the blaze the morning of Feb. 5 at the Cottage Cove Ap...

 2021-04-14 19:03 

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Couple Arrested After Teens Found Locked Inside Home, Fed Sparingly: Deputies...

Deputies along Florida's Treasure Coast arrested a couple after what they called a "horrific" case of abuse involving three teens found inside their home starving and locked up for months. St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office deputes arrested...

 2021-04-14 18:42 

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Off-Duty Officer Saves Woman Whose Car Plunged Into Canal in El Portal...

An off-duty South Florida police officer jumped into the water to save a woman whose car plunged into a canal on Tuesday evening. El Portal Police Officer Angel Lopez was on his way home from work when he saw the car go into the water, according to Miami-...

 2021-04-14 16:59 

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Alert Issued for Teen Girl Missing Near Tallahassee...

Officials are searching for a missing teenage girl who was last seen Tuesday near Tallahassee. Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued the missing child alert for 13-year-old Nevaeh Kenyon, who was last seen in a neighborhood northeast of the city. K...

 2021-04-14 14:28 

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Woman Breaks Into NE Florida Home, Makes Breakfast Before Being Arrested: Deputies...

A woman found herself behind bars this weekend after deputies say she broke into a North Florida home and made breakfast while three children were asleep inside. NBC affiliate WTLV-TV reports the incident took place Saturday in Putnam County, located just...

 2021-04-14 13:23 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Miami-Dade Schools Want Return to In-Person Learning, Famed Nightclub Accepting Cryptocurrency...

It's Tuesday, April 14 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 A man is facing an attempted murder charge following an alleged road rage shooting in North Lauderdale that left another man brain dead . Rudy Derivois, 24, was arrested Monday...

 2021-04-14 12:45 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Fallout After J&J Doses Paused Due to Complications...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine becomes available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to get vaccinated. Across Florida and around the country, the fallout continued after the FDA and CDC make a decis...

 2021-04-14 12:43 

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Fla. Senators: Too Soon to Weigh in on Rep. Gaetz's Future...

Florida's two Republican senators are steering clear of voicing support for Rep. Matt Gaetz, branding sex trafficking accusations against him serious but calling it premature to say what should happen to their fellow Floridian and GOP lawmaker. The re...

 2021-04-14 06:29 

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Hollywood Police Search for Man Who Struck Pregnant Woman, Killed Puppy...

Police in Hollywood are searching for a man who they say struck a pregnant woman and killed her puppy. Officers responded to a disturbance at around 11:30 p.m. on April 10 at 2600 N. 29th Avenue, the Hollywood Police Department said in a news release Tues...

 2021-04-14 03:36 

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Bond Conditions Eased for Former Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student...

NBC 6 watched former Miami-Dade schools teacher Jason Meyers last week as he left his home and later returned. Miami-Dade Corrections (MDCR) told NBC 6 the court released him from house arrest over two years ago and he has not been on their watch since. &...

 2021-04-14 03:20 

NBC 6 South Florida

Expert: Don't Let J&J Vaccine Issue Stop You From Getting Vaccinated...

The odds of having a blood clotting problem after receiving Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine are extremely small, less than one in a million. Six women, between the ages of 18 and 48, developed clots out of 6.8 million people who got the J&J vacci...

 2021-04-14 03:03 

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Miami-Dade Corrections Officer Gets Hero's Welcome Home After Near-Fatal Crash...

A joyous homecoming for Miami-Dade Corrections officer Kedson Julmiste Tuesday afternoon, weeks after he was paralyzed from a head-on crash. Julmiste was on his way to work on Feb. 28 when he was involved in a head-on crash with another vehicle that made ...

 2021-04-14 01:47 

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Man Accused of Multiple Anti-Semitic Graffiti Incidents in Coral Gables...

A man wanted for multiple anti-Semitic graffiti incidents in Coral Gables has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Benjamin Michael Garcia, 30, is facing criminal mischief vandalism charges for multiples incidents dating back to March 27, Coral Gables Poli...

 2021-04-14 01:33 

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Miami-Dade Public Schools Wants All Students Back to in-Person Learning Next Fall...

Miami-Dade County Public Schools' superintendent announced Tuesday the district intends to welcome back all students to in-person learning next fall. "Many of our students have learned well online, but there is no substitute for the live presence ...

 2021-04-14 00:40 

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Arrest in Alleged Road Rage Shooting in North Lauderdale That Left Man Brain Dead...

A man is facing an attempted murder charge following an alleged road rage shooting in North Lauderdale that left another man brain dead. Rudy Derivois, 24, was arrested Monday after authorities said an argument in a Walmart parking lot ended with a man fi...

 2021-04-14 00:31 

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E11EVEN MIAMI Becomes First U.S. Nightclub to Accept Cryptocurrency...

Ultraclub E11EVEN MIAMI announced Tuesday that it will now be accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment making them the first major nightclub in the U.S. to do so. Now, when paying for tables, drinks, or merchandise, guests have the option of seamless...

 2021-04-14 00:20 

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Police Investigate Deadly Shooting in Hialeah Gardens...

Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting Tuesday afternoon in Hialeah Gardens. According to witnesses, multiple people were shot just after 2 p.m. near a Home Depot parking lot near Okeechobee Road. Footage from Chopper 6 showed at least two people ...

 2021-04-13 22:53 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 9,000 New Covid Cases, Reports 64 More Resident Deaths Tuesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by more than 9,000 Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by 64. The 9,068 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,134,914 since the outbreak began, according to fig...

 2021-04-13 21:12 

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3 Hospitalized After Reported 'Long Fall' at SW Miami-Dade Business...

Three people were hospitalized after a reported "long fall" at a business in southwest Miami-Dade Tuesday, officials said. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said crews responded to the business at 22275 Southwest 272nd Street and worked to rescue t...

 2021-04-13 21:01 

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Florida to Close Manatee County Wastewater Reservoir With Leak History...

Florida is moving to permanently close the leaky Piney Point wastewater reservoir that poured millions of gallons of water into Tampa Bay while threatening to burst open and flood nearby homes and businesses, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday. The Republican...

 2021-04-13 20:45 

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Heavy Delays After Rollover Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on I-95 Ramp in Miami...

A rollover crash involving a tractor-trailer on an Interstate 95 ramp in Miami was causing heavy delays in the area Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened on the northbound I-95 ramp exit off westbound 836. No one was injured, but there were heavy delays i...

 2021-04-13 20:39 

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Central Florida Teen Electrocuted During Storm Called 'Outstanding Student'...

A Florida teenager less than two months away from graduating from high school was electrocuted when she stepped on a live power line that fell onto the road during a severe thunderstorm and set fire to her car. On Sunday afternoon, Valentina "Val"...

 2021-04-13 20:10 

NBC 6 South Florida

FBI Investigation Underway at Hollywood Home...

The FBI was conducting an investigation at a home in Hollywood Tuesday. Officials with the FBI confirmed they were conducting "court ordered law enforcement activity" at the home in the area of S. 24th Avenue and Mayo Street. Agents spent the morn...

 2021-04-13 20:05 

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North Miami Beach Becomes First City in Miami-Dade County to Declare Juneteenth Municipal Holiday...

The North Miami Beach Commission voted unanimously Thursday to declare Juneteenth an official citywide holiday. This makes North Miami Beach the first city in Miami-Dade County to observe Juneteenth as a municipal, paid holiday for its employees. "Thi...

 2021-04-13 19:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Following CDC Recommendation to Pause Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: DeSantis...

Florida will be following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday. The CDC recommended the pause earlier Tuesday while they investigat...

 2021-04-13 18:52 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Panthers Begin Renovation of Auditorium Site for Practice Complex...

The Florida Panthers have begun the revitalization of a historic Fort Lauderdale landmark that will be the site of their new practice facility next year. Through a partnership between the team and the city, the privately financed $65 million renovation of...

 2021-04-13 18:20 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge in Pembroke Pines Road Rage Shooting: Police...

A man is facing an attempted murder charge in connection with a road rage shooting in Pembroke Pines, authorities said. Anthony Jean, 21, was arrested in the April 1 shooting, Pembroke Pines Police announced Monday. Police say the shooting happened around...

 2021-04-13 15:37 

NBC 6 South Florida

Possible Meteor Spotted in Skies Over South Florida...

Residents across South Florida saw quite the bright light over the sky late Monday night from a possible meteor. NBC 6 viewers sent videos of the moment where a flash of light was seen streaking across the sky in both Miami-Dade County and in the Broward ...

 2021-04-13 15:02 

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Former Broward Mayor to Run for Congressional Seat After Passing of Alcee Hastings...

The former mayor of Broward County has become the latest name to enter the race to replace late former U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in Congress. Dale Holness, who currently sits on the County Commission after serving for a year as mayor during the COVID pande...

 2021-04-13 14:07 

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Amber Alert Issued for Child Missing North of Tampa...

Law enforcement officials have issued an Amber Alert for a missing girl last seen near her hometown north of Tampa. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued the alert Monday for 11-year-old Montana Bressman, who was last seen in the city of New Po...

 2021-04-13 13:43 

NBC 6 South Florida

Endangered Panther Struck and Killed by Vehicle in SW Florida: FWC...

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle. It's the eighth panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of 13 total deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The remains of ...

 2021-04-13 13:27 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Legislation Sought to Stop Gas Skimmers, Chilling Video Shows Man Shot in Carjacking Attempt...

It's Tuesday, April 13 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Authorities are investigating an armed carjacking and shooting in North Lauderdale that left a man begging for his life in surveillance footage . The incident happened just aft...

 2021-04-13 12:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: New Walk-Up Site Opening Tuesday in Hialeah...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine becomes available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to get vaccinated. A new walk-up site will be opening Tuesday in one Miami-Dade city while a new question is being...

 2021-04-13 12:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: New Walk-Up Site Opening Tuesday in Homestead...

As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine becomes available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to get vaccinated. A new walk-up site will be opening Tuesday in one Miami-Dade city while a new question is being...

 2021-04-13 07:30 

NBC 6 South Florida

Weekend Storms Cause Travel Nightmare at Local Airports...

Sunday thunderstorms led to major travel disruptions for thousands of passengers at Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. "I've never seen a scene like that at an airport. Everyone was extremely frustrate...

 2021-04-13 07:25 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Beach Pastor Awake From Coma Weeks After Hit-and-Run Crash...

After being in a coma for a little over two weeks, a South Florida pastor is awake after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bicycle in Miami Beach. Pastor Noe Aguilar was riding his bicycle on the MacArthur Causeway near Terminal Isle ...

 2021-04-13 07:10 

NBC 6 South Florida

Woman Goes on Anti-Muslim Rant in Fort Lauderdale Walgreens...

The couple that was the target of an anti-Muslim rant at a Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale said they forgave the woman who hurled the insults at them. Nahla Ebaid and her husband and friends were on vacation in South Florida on March 31 when Luba Bozanich st...

 2021-04-13 05:32 

NBC 6 South Florida

YouTube Flags DeSantis' COVID-19 Roundtable as Misinformation...

Gov. Ron DeSantis assembled his COVID advisers Monday to warn the public about a threat that they said could lead to the end of the Age of Enlightenment and the end of civilization as we know it. It was not a new deadly pandemic, or a massive cyberattack....

 2021-04-13 04:59 

NBC 6 South Florida

National Telecommunicators Week Celebrates the Unseen Heroes: 911 Dispatchers...

911 dispatchers are sometimes called the "first" first responders. With every 911 call, you can expect a calm voice on the other end to help you through what could be the worst time of your life. These are the men and women in public safety who ar...

 2021-04-13 04:25 

NBC 6 South Florida

After Five Years, Former Teacher Accused of Misconduct Still Waiting for Trial...

It has been more than five years since former Miami-Dade schools teacher Jason Meyers was arrested and accused of having sex with an underage student. But he has not faced a jury yet. His trial was rescheduled again Monday. Months ago, NBC 6 Investigators...

 2021-04-13 03:52 

NBC 6 South Florida

Broward Schools Wants Everyone Back in the Classroom Next Year...

It's been hinted at for several weeks, but now it's official policy: Broward County Public Schools wants everyone back at school next fall, students and teachers. "It is our intention, as a school system, to open up, full time, in-person this ...

 2021-04-13 01:26 

NBC 6 South Florida

'A Big Challenge': Some South Florida Restaurants Turn to Bonuses to Fill Open Positions...

It's no surprise that the pandemic has hit the hospitality and restaurant industry hard, but as business bounces back, some South Florida restaurants say they're having trouble hiring staff. "Across the industry we're facing some labor cha...

 2021-04-13 01:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Backing Legislation Targeting Gas Pump Skimmers...

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried visited Hialeah Monday to try and fuel up support for legislation that amps up gas pump security and targets skimmers. Since January, 251 skimmers have been uncovered at gas pumps across the state. Nearly half of those...

 2021-04-13 00:13 

NBC 6 South Florida

'Please, Don't Kill Me': Man Shot During North Lauderdale Armed Carjacking...

Authorities are investigating an armed carjacking and shooting in North Lauderdale that left a man begging for his life in surveillance footage. The incident happened just after 3 a.m. on April 7 in the 6500 block of Southwest 19th Street. Broward Sheriff...

 2021-04-12 23:44 

NBC 6 South Florida

Fake Florida Immigration Attorney Gets More Than 20 Years in Prison...

A Florida man was sentenced Monday to 20 years and 9 months in federal prison for pretending to be an attorney and filing hundreds of fake immigration applications. Elvis Harold Reyes, 56, was sentenced in Tampa federal court, according to court records. ...

 2021-04-12 22:47 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds 1,613 New Covid Cases, Reports 35 More Resident Deaths Monday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by more than 1,600 Monday, one of the lowest daily increases in months, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by 35. The 1,613 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,125,84...

 2021-04-12 20:02 

NBC 6 South Florida

Sailboat Knocks Out Power to 30,000 Florida Keys Customers...

A power outage occurred throughout the lower half of the Florida Keys on Monday morning when a sailboat got stuck in transmission lines, officials said. The electricity went out for about 30,000 customers shortly before 9:30 a.m., Julio Torrado, spokesman...

 2021-04-12 19:22 

NBC 6 South Florida

Doctor Accused of Gambling in Hard Rock Casino While Her Kids Sat Alone in Car...

A South Florida doctor is facing charges after authorities say she left her two kids alone in a running car while she was gambling in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood. Marieny Elena Guimera-Revelo, 43, was arrested by Seminole Police Sunday on t...

 2021-04-12 17:14 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Miami-Dade Curfew Lifted, What We Know of Prince Philip's Funeral...

It's Monday, April 12th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Miami-Dade County's curfew — which was put in place last year as the coronavirus pandemic intensified in South Florida — will be lifted at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Mayo...

 2021-04-12 16:27 

NBC 6 South Florida

Woman Fatally Struck by Bullet as Neighbor's Gun Discharges in Jacksonville...

A Florida woman was fatally shot in the head when her neighbor's gun discharged as he was cleaning it a short distance from her home, sheriff's officials said. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville. Police have not released the na...

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