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 2021-05-04 00:48 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Arrested for Alleged Threats Against Rabbi at Miami-Dade Synagogue...

A South Florida man was arrested for allegedly making threats against a rabbi at a Miami-Dade County synagogue. Aric Frydberg, 36, was arrested Sunday for threatening Rabbi Moshe Avital at Shuva Israel Synagogue in northeast Miami-Dade. Frydberg appeared ...

 2021-05-04 00:44 

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Woman Shot, Killed in Naranja...

Police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed Monday in Naranja. Officers responded to the 2500 block of South Dixie Highway near US 1. Footage from Chopper 6 showed Miami-Dade police and fire rescue at an apartment complex. Northbound US 1 a...

 2021-05-04 00:37 

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Marlins Rookie Pitcher Campbell Gets 80-Game Drug Suspension...

Miami Marlins rookie right-hander Paul Campbell was suspended 80 games on Monday after testing positive for an anabolic steroid in violation of Major League Baseball's drug program. The suspension involving the performance-enhancing drug dehydrochlorm...

 2021-05-03 23:56 

NBC 6 South Florida

Drones: Fighting Emergencies From the Air...

A tool has landed at Miami-Dade and Broward Fire Rescue and it's proven to be a gamechanger for emergencies in South Florida. Drones have really proven to change the dynamic for firefighters in our area. It's something we could only see more of in...

 2021-05-03 23:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 3,000 New Covid Cases, Reports 39 More Resident Deaths Monday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 3,000 Monday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 30. The 3,075 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,245,853 since the outbreak began, according to...

 2021-05-03 22:19 

NBC 6 South Florida

Boater Sought in Fatal Hit-and-Run Involving Personal Watercraft Near Rickenbacker Marina...

Authorities are searching for a boater involved in a hit-and-run over the weekend near the Rickenbacker Marina that left a man on a personal watercraft dead. The incident happened Saturday afternoon around 2:20 p.m. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...

 2021-05-03 21:35 

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Two Arrested, Charged With Murder After Friday Shooting at Hialeah Motel...

Two women remain behind bars for their roles in a deadly shooting that took place Friday inside a Hialeah motel room. 39-year-old Temika Williams and 31-year-old Amalia Gomez-Alvarez were arrested Saturday and charged with several counts, including second...

 2021-05-03 19:47 

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Gov. DeSantis Suspends All Local COVID-19 Emergency Orders Throughout Florida...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is suspending all local COVID-19 emergency orders throughout the state. Speaking at a news conference in St. Petersburg, DeSantis said he was suspending the local orders under his executive power. He said he was also signing an e...

 2021-05-03 18:27 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Reopens Indoor Park Facilities, as Programs Halted by Covid to Resume...

The city of Miami Parks and Recreation Department reopened all indoor facilities Monday, as other facilities and programs that were closed or halted by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to resume and reopen in the coming weeks. Monday's reopening includes...

 2021-05-03 17:18 

NBC 6 South Florida

Dealing With Your Mental Health While Returning to Work After Pandemic...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and NBC 6 is looking into ways to help deal with some of the stresses in our everyday lives. Research has found the pandemic has taken a toll on us and as many head back to working at the office, NBC 6 talked to the Na...

 2021-05-03 16:36 

NBC 6 South Florida

Broward School District Bringing COVID Vaccine to Campuses This Week...

A South Florida school district is encouraging eligible students to get vaccinated by brining the COVID-19 shots to their campuses. Starting Tuesday, the Broward County School District will offer the COVID-19 vaccine at all of its high school campuses ove...

 2021-05-03 14:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Homestead Fire Over 50 Percent Contained Entering Monday: FFS...

Officials say a massive fire located south of Homestead is over 50 percent contained but has also grown nearly seven times in size from when it first started. Florida Forest Service Everglades District said the 416 fire is at 55 percent containment as of ...

 2021-05-03 14:13 

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Paddleboarder Suffers Possible Shark Bite at Volusia County Beach...

A 64-year-old woman suffered a possible shark bite while she was sitting on a paddleboard in the water off a Florida beach, according to officials. The woman was sitting on the board off of New Smyrna Beach on Friday morning when she was bitten on the foo...

 2021-05-03 13:33 

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6 Things to Know: Parents of Slain Student Speak After Killer's Death, Nurse Shortage Could Impact Tokyo Olympics...

It's Monday, May 3 rd and NBC 6 has your top stories for the day. No. 1 A suspect shot and killed two women at a southwest Miami-Dade home before turning the gun on himself , police said. Officers responded just before 5 p.m. Sunday to a residence at ...

 2021-05-03 12:46 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Local Health Care Center Accepting Walk-Ins This Week...

Across South Florida, one local health care provider will be accepting walk-ins for the COVID vaccine this week while another major site is cutting ties with the Pfizer vaccine in the coming days. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbre...

 2021-05-03 12:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Heat Move Into 6th Place in East, Beat Charlotte Hornets...

The NBA playoffs are approaching and the defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat are starting to play like it. Bam Adebayo had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Jimmy Butler added 18 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the surging Heat easily ...

 2021-05-03 05:23 

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3 People Found Dead After Shooting at Miami-Dade Home...

Three people were found shot to death inside a home Sunday evening in southwest Miami-Dade. Officers responded just before 5 p.m. to a residence at 191st Terrace and SW 129th Avenue, Miami-Dade police said. Two women and one man were found dead at the sce...

 2021-05-03 04:03 

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Shooting Shuts Down EB MacArthur Causeway...

Police have shut down the MacArthur Causeway eastbound Sunday evening to investigate a shooting. View current traffic conditions here . Information on the shooting was not available. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here t...

 2021-05-03 02:16 

NBC 6 South Florida

Scherzer Leads Washington Nationals Over Miami Marlins, Heads to Join Wife for Birth...

Max Scherzer delivered in a hurry, tossing a five-hitter to lead the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 3-1. Then it was on to more important matters. Scherzer hustled out of Nationals Park after a game that took only 2 hours, 37 minutes, hurryin...

 2021-05-03 01:39 

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Murdered Middle Schooler's Parents React to Convicted Killer's Death...

The parents of Jaime Gough felt profound sadness when they learned the man who murdered their son died in prison . Michael Hernandez, 31, was serving a life sentence for the February 2004 murder of Jaime Gough when they were both 14-year-old students at S...

 2021-05-02 22:40 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 3,800 New Covid Cases, Reports 29 More Resident Deaths Sunday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 3,800 Sunday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 25. The 3,841 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,238,937 since the outbreak began, according to...

 2021-05-02 19:00 

NBC 6 South Florida

'Like an Explosion': Multi-Car Crash in Homestead Leaves 2 Dead...

Homestead Police are investigating crash that involved four vehicles and left two people dead. The crash happened Saturday night near Campbell Drive right next to Homestead Hospital. "And out of nowhere, I heard boom! Like an explosion," said Yoan...

 2021-05-02 16:09 

NBC 6 South Florida

ICYMI: Hospitals Required to Post Their Prices, Can Your Employer Require You to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?...

Here are some of the top stories from the last week from NBC 6 News: Hospitals Required to Post Their Prices Medical debt is one of the main reasons why someone would consider taking money out of their retirement account or even filing for bankruptcy. Man...

 2021-05-02 15:54 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: MDC North to Stop Administering 1st Dose of Pfizer Shot, Holy Cross Health Accepting Walk-ins...

One county in South Florida will be changing policy when it comes to who can get vaccines and make it easier for everyone to get a vaccine just by going to one of three locations. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, an...

 2021-05-02 15:46 

NBC 6 South Florida

Possible Isolated Morning Showers, Then Sunshine, Warm Weather As South Florida Heads Into New Workweek...

If you are going to the beach today, head on over in the afternoon. A few isolated storms may pop up between now and lunchtime, but the afternoon looks fantastic with bright sunshine and highs in the upper 80s. Monday will also be mainly dry, but watch fo...

 2021-05-02 06:02 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Riding Jet-Ski Killed During Boating Hit-And-Run...

A man riding a jet-ski was killed Saturday when a 30-foot boat crashed into him on the water, officials said. The boat was carrying 10 to 15 passengers at the time of the accident, authorities said. Officials are looking for the suspect who was driving th...

 2021-05-02 05:05 

NBC 6 South Florida

Michael Hernandez, Who Killed Best Friend in Middle School Bathroom in 2004, Dies in Prison...

Michael Hernandez, the man known for the brutal murder of his best friend in a middle school bathroom in 2004, has died in prison. Hernandez, who was 14 years old at the time of the murder, was 31 years old when he died behind bars, records show. A cause ...

 2021-05-02 02:34 

NBC 6 South Florida

Accident Involving Vehicle and Motorcyclist Shuts Down Portion of Biscayne Boulevard...

Miami Police have shut down a portion of Biscayne Boulevard after a crash involving a motorcyclist and a vehicle. Biscayne Boulevard is closed between 17th and 23rd Street. Commuters should avoid the area and use NW 2nd Avenue as an alternate. This story ...

 2021-05-02 01:51 

NBC 6 South Florida

Woman Allegedly Poses as Nurse to Steal Necklace From 79-Year-Old Miami Beach Resident...

Police are investigating after a woman posing as a nurse allegedly stole a gold chain from a 79-year-old Miami Beach resident, according to a police report. Helen Mergupis said she was walking her three dogs outside of her apartment building when she was ...

 2021-05-02 00:22 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Money Manager Gets 4 Years in Venezuela Bribery Case...

A federal judge has sentenced a Miami money manager to nearly four years in prison for his role in a $1.2 billion conspiracy to embezzle funds from Venezuela's state-owned oil company. Prosecutors had been seeking a much stiffer sentence against Gusta...

 2021-05-02 00:04 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 5,400 New Covid Cases, Reports 78 More Resident Deaths Saturday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,400 Saturday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 70. The 5,419 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,238,937 since the outbreak began, according ...

 2021-05-01 23:41 

NBC 6 South Florida

2 Injured in Drive-By Shooting in West Perrine...

The Miami Dade Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that left two people injured in West Perrine Saturday. According to police officials, the two people were sitting in the car when a black vehicle pulled up and opened fire on them. The ...

 2021-05-01 20:00 

NBC 6 South Florida

Good Samaritan Helps Victims After Car Crashes Into Canal Along West Okeechobee Road...

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a call Saturday of a single car crash into a canal along West Okeechobee Road. When units arrived, there were victims on the embankment. A good Samaritan stopped and helped pull the first victim out of the water. Accord...

 2021-05-01 18:19 

NBC 6 South Florida

COVID-19-Sniffing Dog on Staff at Sarasota Hospital...

Three days a week, Buffy greets visitors at the entrance to Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. If they grant permission, she sniffs their feet seeking a whiff of active COVID-19 infection. Few decline the offer when they see the yellow Labrador retriever with ...

 2021-05-01 17:08 

NBC 6 South Florida

ICYMI: Miami Officer Relieved of Duty Amid Probe Into Rough Arrest Video at Publix, The Best Hospitals in Miami-Dade, Broward...

Here are some of the top stories from the last week from NBC 6 News: Miami Officer Relieved of Duty Amid Investigation Into Video of Rough Arrest at Publix A Miami Police officer has been relieved of duty while the department investigates his rough arrest...

 2021-05-01 15:58 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: Holy Cross Health Accepting Walk-ins, MDC North to Stop Administering 1st Dose of Pfizer Shot...

One county in South Florida will be changing policy when it comes to who can get vaccines and make it easier for everyone to get a vaccine just by going to one of three locations. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, an...

 2021-05-01 15:28 

NBC 6 South Florida

Potential Isolated Storms in South Florida This Weekend As Temperatures Remain Warm, Humid...

Heading outside this weekend? We recommend you pack an umbrella just in case. A cold front sits just to our north this weekend...close enough to spark off a few isolated storms each day, but far enough away to keep us warm and humid and to keep our rain c...

 2021-05-01 10:42 

NBC 6 South Florida

How the Gaetz Probe Grew From Sex Trafficking to Medical Pot...

When Rep. Matt Gaetz vacationed in the Bahamas in 2018, he was joined by a doctor who donated to his campaign and a former colleague in the Florida Legislature. The Republican congressman, Dr. Jason Pirozzolo and Halsey Beshears were united in their enjoy...

 2021-05-01 07:29 

NBC 6 South Florida

Mother Charged With Child Abuse After Allegedly Locking Daughter In Fridge...

A mother is being charged with aggravated child abuse for allegedly locking her 8-year-old daughter in a refrigerator. During her first court appearance Friday, Carolina Alvarez tried to argue with the judge, but was promptly shut down. "Number one, t...

 2021-05-01 06:30 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Dolphins Make Three Selections in Day Two of 2021 NFL Draft...

After sealing positions of need in the first day of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins went for the best player available during day two on Friday. Miami had two selections in the second round, using the first one at pick No. 36 to select safety Jevon...

 2021-05-01 04:13 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Man Says Officer In Publix Takedown Video Punched Him 2 Years Ago...

A Miami man says the police officer who was caught on camera tackling a homeless man at Publix also punched him two years ago. "I saw the video and I was like man that looks like the same guy. The same attitude, the same walk," says John Veiga. Ve...

 2021-05-01 02:44 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Employee Claims Promotion Offered in Exchange for Sexual Acts...

A former employee of the City of Miami Solid Waste Department claims its director at the time, Mario Nunez, promised she would be promoted to assistant director in exchange of sexual acts. Michelle Glenn has now filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in federa...

 2021-05-01 02:04 

NBC 6 South Florida

Recent South Florida Violence Leads Back to Gangs Moving From Drugs Into Fraud: Police...

Many of the South Florida shootings this spring have been triggered by gangs battling in a different kind of turf war, law enforcement officials say. It used to be a battle over territory to sell drugs that led to the violence, but now there's a fight...

 2021-05-01 01:15 

NBC 6 South Florida

Crews Working to Extinguish Massive Brush Fire in Homestead...

Crews are working to extinguish a fast-moving brush fire in Homestead spanning 750 acres. Video showed plumes of smoke and flames ripping through the area of SW 137th Avenue and SW 360th Street. Authorities said the fire is burning south of the Homestead ...

 2021-05-01 00:07 

NBC 6 South Florida

Three Young Children Airlifted After Miami Gardens Crash...

Three children were rushed to a local hospital following a traffic crash in Miami Gardens Friday, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. All three children were airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital following the crash. The incident happened on NW 207th St...

 2021-04-30 23:44 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 5,300 New Covid Cases, Reports 77 More Resident Deaths Friday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,300 Friday, as the state's virus-related death toll rose by more than 70. The 5,306 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,233,518 since the outbreak began, according to...

 2021-04-30 22:38 

NBC 6 South Florida

Medical Examiner Trying to ID Man Whose Body Was Found on I-95 Ramp in Pompano Beach...

The Broward County Medical Examiner is asking for the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found on an Interstate 95 ramp in Pompano Beach earlier this month. The man's body was discovered on April 17 on the shoulder of the northbound...

 2021-04-30 21:17 

NBC 6 South Florida

Teen Charged in New Year's Day Crash in Miami-Dade That Left 4 Dead Denied Bond...

A teen charged in a New Year's Day crash in Miami-Dade that left four people dead and two of his friends severely injured was denied bond at a hearing Friday. Attorneys for 16-year-old Alex Garcia had been petitioning the court for some type of releas...

 2021-04-30 20:33 

NBC 6 South Florida

2 Men Injured in Reported Shootout at Motel in Hialeah...

Two men were injured in a reported shootout at a motel in Hialeah Friday morning. The incident happened at the Palacio Inn Motel on E. Okeechobee Road. Officials said they believe the two men knew each other and were involved in a drug-related shootout in...

 2021-04-30 20:15 

NBC 6 South Florida

Off-Duty Delray Beach Officer Charged With DUI After Hitting Sheriff's Office Patrol Car...

An off-duty police detective in Palm Beach County is facing a DUI charge after crashing his unmarked patrol car into a sheriff's office vehicle, according to an arrest report. A Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy spotted Luis Carlos Bonet driving ...

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