Florida

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: NBC 6 South Florida

 2021-04-25 19:59 

NBC 6 South Florida

Sperm Whale Found Stranded On the Shore in St. Lucie County...

A sperm whale stranded itself Saturday on the shores of Herman's Bay Beach on Hutchinson Island. Officials with Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were monitoring the whale. One witness, Cri...

 2021-04-25 18:37 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami-Dade Transit Eases Capacity Restrictions on Vehicles...

Miami-Dade County's Department of Transportation and Public Works announced Sunday that it will be easing social distancing requirements and limited capacity on transit vehicles. Face masks, however, will remain a requirement while riding on and waiti...

 2021-04-25 15:55 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: J&J Shots Coming Back to Federally-Supported Sites Sunday...

As the vaccine distribution continues for all adults over the age of 18 in the state of Florida, several providers across South Florida will begin to stop providing doses in the coming days. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in ...

 2021-04-25 15:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Near-Record Heat Across South Florida, Slight Chance of Rain As Small Front Passes Through Monday...

If you're trying to head to the beach today, pack some extra sunscreen, because it's going to be hot with a high UV index. Hot and humid this Sunday with near record heat across South Florida with highs in the low 90s. Plenty of sunshine to start ...

 2021-04-25 07:19 

NBC 6 South Florida

Child, 3, Fatally Shot At Birthday Party in Golden Glades...

A three-year-old boy was shot and killed at a birthday party in Golden Glades Saturday night, police said. A 21-year-old woman was also shot at the party, but is expected to survive her injuries. Police said some kind of altercation happened outside the h...

 2021-04-25 05:59 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Killed in Fatal Hit-And-Run in Tamiami Park...

A man was killed Saturday after a fatal hit-and-run crash in Tamiami Park. The 72-year-old man was crossing SW 24th Street just west of SW 112th Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle traveling west on SW 24th Avenue. The vehicle, a white Mercedes-Benz, w...

 2021-04-25 05:51 

NBC 6 South Florida

Have You Seen Her? Miami Beach Police Looking for Missing Woman...

Police in Miami Beach are looking for a missing woman who was last seen April 18th. Tyara Amie, 27, was visiting Miami Beach from Nevada before she went missing, police said. Amie told her mother she was staying at the Fountainbleau Hotel and last corresp...

 2021-04-25 03:14 

NBC 6 South Florida

Hundreds of FIU Students Celebrate Graduation In-Person For 1st Time Since Pandemic...

Hundreds of students at Florida International University attended their graduation ceremony in-person Saturday. Donning face masks and observing social distancing guidelines, students walked across the graduation stage for the first time since the coronav...

 2021-04-25 00:21 

NBC 6 South Florida

More Than 2.2 Million Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Florida Since Onset of Pandemic...

More than 2.2 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Florida since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to figures released by the state's department of health. According to the report, Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by...

 2021-04-24 23:54 

NBC 6 South Florida

Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash in Brownsville...

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian with their car in Brownsville on April 10th. The victim, Joseph Pendergrass, was 61 years old. Police said he was crossing NW 27th Avenue and NW 58th Stre...

 2021-04-24 23:20 

NBC 6 South Florida

Bible-Based Theme Park Re-Opening Its Doors for 2 Days...

A Bible-based theme park in Florida that closed its doors during the pandemic plans to reopen to the public with free admission for two days in the upcoming week, though it's future still remains uncertain. The Holy Land Experience in Orlando will ope...

 2021-04-24 22:57 

NBC 6 South Florida

Pedestrian Walks Into Traffic, Westbound Venetian Causeway Temporarily Closed...

The Miami Police Department traffic homicide unit is investigating an active scene after a pedestrian walked into traffic, temporarily closing Venetian Causeway heading westbound. Police received the call Saturday afternoon that a pedestrian was hit at 50...

 2021-04-24 22:57 

NBC 6 South Florida

Pedestrian Hit After Walking Into Traffic, Westbound Venetian Causeway Temporarily Closed...

The Miami Police Department traffic homicide unit is investigating an active scene where a pedestrian was hit after walking into traffic, temporarily closing Venetian Causeway heading westbound. Police received the call Saturday afternoon that a pedestria...

 2021-04-24 21:51 

NBC 6 South Florida

Fort Lauderdale Police Search for Missing Man Believed to Suffer From Memory Loss, Depression...

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing endangered adult man. On April 12th, William "Bill" Schureck was discharged from Holy Cross Hospital, located at 4725 North Federal Highway in the Ci...

 2021-04-24 19:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

2 Men Injured in Hialeah After Being Stabbed in a Dispute Over Mangoes...

Two men were injured Wednesday morning in Hialeah after another man wounded them with a knife over a dispute about mangoes. The suspect approached both victims as they walked on East 20th Street when verbal dispute ensued. The dispute turned violent when ...

 2021-04-24 19:22 

NBC 6 South Florida

Caught On Camera: Woman Steals Kitten From Carol City Home...

A woman was caught on camera Wednesday as she stole a one-month-old kitten from a Carol City home. Sisters Vicky and Regina Butler were not home that day, but they saw the moment happen thanks to their Ring camera. Footage shows the moment in which the wo...

 2021-04-24 16:54 

NBC 6 South Florida

ICYMI: South Florida Couple Attempts to Hold Wedding at Mansion They Didn't Own, What To Do If You Lost Your Vaccination Card...

Here are some of the top stories from the last week from NBC 6 News: South Florida Couple Attempts to Hold Wedding at Mansion They Didn't Own Courtney Wilson and Shenita Jones invited family and friends to their "dream home and estate" for the...

 2021-04-24 16:03 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: Miami HEAT To Hold Vaccination Event For Residents 16+...

As the vaccine distribution continues for all adults over the age of 18 in the state of Florida, several providers across South Florida will begin to stop providing doses in the coming days. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in ...

 2021-04-24 15:14 

NBC 6 South Florida

Much Warmer, Humid Temperatures Ahead in South Florida As Rain Chances Remain Low...

Saturday will be a great day to get outside, but remember to wear light clothing. We are now in a much warmer and more humid pattern with a stiff breeze out of the southeast too. Look for only an isolated shower or storm as highs race into the mid-upper-8...

 2021-04-24 07:04 

NBC 6 South Florida

Police in Miami Gardens Investigating Homicide...

Police in Miami Gardens are investigating a homicide that occurred early Friday morning. Officers responded to a report of a man suffering from a gunshot wound at NW 215th Street and NW 2nd Avenue at 3:30 a.m. The victim, Justin Jamal Jackson, was taken t...

 2021-04-24 05:43 

NBC 6 South Florida

Woman Pleads Guilty To DUI Manslaughter After Killing Three Teens...

The woman who fatally struck three young soccer players with her car in May 2019 has pleaded guilty to all three counts of DUI manslaughter, authorities said. During the hearing Friday morning, Miriam Coulibaliy, 33, said she's ready to take responsib...

 2021-04-24 03:53 

NBC 6 South Florida

In 3-2 Vote, Miami Commission Moves Toward Charter Change After Chief Hire...

The City of Miami hired a big-name police chief earlier this year, Art Acevedo. The process proved controversial. In response, City of Miami Commissioners voted 3-2 to create a more detailed process in the city charter for future public safety hires. The ...

 2021-04-24 02:33 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Police Deputy Chief and Wife Relieved of Duty Amid Internal Investigation...

The City of Miami's deputy police chief and his wife have been relieved of duty amid an internal investigation, officials said Friday. Deputy Chief Ronald Papier and Commander Nerly Papier were relieved of duty with pay on Friday, department officials...

 2021-04-24 02:04 

NBC 6 South Florida

Rally for Runcie: Community and Business Leaders Show Support for Indicted School Superintendent...

Call it a rally for Runcie. More than 50 people, including politicians, business owners, and church pastors, gathered in front of the Broward County Public Schools building Friday and minced no words as they showed their support for the embattled superint...

 2021-04-24 00:46 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida House OKs Bill to Ban Abortions Based on Disability...

Florida doctors would be banned from performing abortions if they know, or should have known, the woman was ending her pregnancy because of a test or diagnosis that the fetus will be born with a disability, under a bill passed by the House on Friday. Doct...

 2021-04-24 00:39 

NBC 6 South Florida

Family Indicted, Accused of Selling Bleach as COVID Cure...

A family accused of selling a toxic industrial bleach as a coronavirus cure through their Florida-based church has been indicted on federal charges. A federal grand jury in Miami returned an indictment Thursday charging Mark Grenon, 62, and his sons, Jona...

 2021-04-23 23:41 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 5,400 New Covid Cases, Reports 63 More Resident Deaths Friday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,400 Friday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by more than 60. The 5,464 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,196,502 since the outbreak began, accordi...

 2021-04-23 23:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

Lindsay Lohan's Father Michael Charged With 'Patient Brokering' in Florida...

Lindsay Lohan's father has been arrested for alleged "patient brokering," meaning he is accused of bringing addicts to drug treatment centers in Florida in exchange for illegal kickbacks, according to charging documents reviewed by NBC News. M...

 2021-04-23 21:52 

NBC 6 South Florida

Authorities Respond to Shooting Outside Bass Pro Shops in Dania Beach...

Authorities were responding to a shooting outside the Bass Pro Shops in Dania Beach Friday afternoon. The incident happened in the parking lot of the Bass Pro at 200 Gulfstream Way. Broward Sheriff's Office officials said they received information abo...

 2021-04-23 21:35 

NBC 6 South Florida

Broward Man Accused of Sexual Battery of 11-Year-Old Girl in Boca Raton...

A Broward County man was arrested after he was accused of sexually battering an 11-year-old girl in Boca Raton. Boca Raton Police said 64-year-old Angel Rosario of Deerfield Beach was taken into custody Friday morning. Police said the girl was walking her...

 2021-04-23 21:23 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Reaches New Gambling Agreement With Seminole Tribe...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reached an agreement with the state's Seminole Tribe on Friday that would greatly expand gambling in the state, including the introduction of legalized sports wagering. The tribe would be allowed to offer sports gambling at i...

 2021-04-23 20:23 

NBC 6 South Florida

Clinic Owner Bought $3M Key Largo Home, Yacht Amid $42M Health Care Fraud: Feds...

A South Florida health care clinic owner accused of orchestrating a $42 million health care fraud conspiracy bought a $3 million home and yacht with the proceeds, federal prosecutors said. Bradley Jason Kantor, 49, also bought two Winnebago motor coaches ...

 2021-04-23 20:10 

NBC 6 South Florida

Detectives: DNA Solves 1985 Slaying, Rape of Dementia Victim...

A DNA test has led to the arrest of a suspect in the April 1985 slaying, rape and kidnapping of a 78-year-old woman who had dementia and had wandered from her home. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that it had arrested Richard C...

 2021-04-23 18:47 

NBC 6 South Florida

Companies Sue City of Miami Over Blocking Medical Marijuana Facilities From Opening...

Two companies with goals to open medical marijuana dispensaries are suing the city of Miami over its continued blocking of such operations from beginning. The Miami Herald reports MRC44 and an unnamed second company filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Miami-Dade...

 2021-04-23 18:32 

NBC 6 South Florida

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Files Motion to Dismiss Perjury Charge...

What to Know Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie filed a motion Friday to dismiss a perjury charge against him Runcie was arrested Wednesday, with authorities saying the perjury charge was related to his testimony before a grand jur...

 2021-04-23 15:21 

NBC 6 South Florida

Moped Rider Killed in Morning Crash on Roadway Bordering Miami-Dade, Broward...

Police are investigating an early morning crash on a roadway bordering Miami-Dade and Broward counties that killed one person. The crash took place just after 3:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of County Line Road between the Florida's Turnpike and Sout...

 2021-04-23 14:53 

NBC 6 South Florida

Beachgoers, Police Spend Hours Helping Couple Find Lost Engagement Ring...

Beachgoers and even members of a local police force in Southwest Florida helped save the day for one couple who lost their engagement ring while taking photos. NBC affiliate WBBH-TV reports Ashley Sink and Nathan Oldani were in Marco Island taking sunset ...

 2021-04-23 13:34 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Improper Mask Disposal Harming Ocean, Clues Say Missing Woman Could Still be Alive...

It's Friday, April 23 rd and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 A private investigator believes 22-year-old Noemi Bolivar who Hollywood Police say has been missing for months could still be alive . Joe Carrillo, who has searched for and foun...

 2021-04-23 12:50 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: Health Care Providers Start to Cease Dosage Distribution...

As the vaccine distribution continues for all adults over the age of 18 in the state of Florida, several providers across South Florida will begin to stop providing doses in the coming days. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in ...

 2021-04-23 06:56 

NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Commissioner Responds to Accusations That He Violated Covid Curfew, Protocols...

Nearly three weeks after he first came under fire for being at an illegal party in Allapattah that violated the COVID-19 curfew and protocols, Miami City Commissioner Alex Diaz de la Portilla sat down NBC 6 Thursday to say the party was mostly permitted. ...

 2021-04-23 03:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Demand for COVID-19 Vaccines Declining in South Florida...

In South Florida, there is a new challenge on the vaccine front — over the past week, there's been a decline in demand. Experts say the rush to get the vaccine is not where it should be. "Across the country, that's roughly 3 million dose...

 2021-04-23 03:11 

NBC 6 South Florida

Fallout Over Runcie Indictment Continues, School Board Will Discuss on Tuesday...

The indictment and arrest of the Broward County Public Schools superintendent and the School Board's attorney Wednesday will be the only shoes to drop from the statewide grand jury's investigation, because its term is over. So beyond a perjury cha...

 2021-04-23 02:41 

NBC 6 South Florida

Robbery Victim Cleared in Fatal Kendall ATM Shooting, But Still Facing Battery Charge...

A man who was injured in a fatal shootout with armed robbers at a Kendall ATM likely wouldn't be facing charges if he hadn't returned to the scene to continue shooting at one of the suspects, Miami-Dade prosecutors said. Christopher Luis, 24, was ...

 2021-04-23 02:25 

NBC 6 South Florida

Improper Disposal of Masks Is Contributing Greatly to Ocean Pollution...

The use of PPE has been a necessity for our wellbeing since the COVID-19 pandemic started, but sadly, not everyone is keen to discard them properly, and these actions are having a severe impact on our oceans. At the beach, this has become the new normal, ...

 2021-04-23 02:16 

NBC 6 South Florida

Private Investigator Believes Noemi Bolivar Could Still Be Alive...

A private investigator believes 22-year-old Noemi Bolivar — who Hollywood Police say has been missing for months — could still be alive. Joe Carrillo, who has searched for and found missing people for years, told NBC 6 that he sparked activity...

 2021-04-23 01:09 

NBC 6 South Florida

Rising Temps Due to Climate Change Impact Maternal Health, Studies Show...

Climate change is impacting the planet, but it can also affect your health, especially if you're pregnant. "People who are exposed to a lot of heat while pregnant are more likely to get heat-related illnesses than non pregnant people," said Sk...

 2021-04-23 00:12 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Senate OKs Bill Requiring School Moments of Silence...

Every Florida public school would be required to have a moment of silence of up to two minutes during first period under a bill passed by the Senate on Thursday. The bill passed on a 32-6 vote and would amend current law that allows school districts to ha...

 2021-04-22 23:55 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Adds Over 6,600 New Covid Cases, Reports 80 More Resident Deaths Thursday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 6,600 Thursday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by 80. The 6,684 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,191,038 since the outbreak began, according to fi...

 2021-04-22 23:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Court Deals Blow to Marijuana Ballot Initiative...

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a potentially fatal blow to supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at legalizing marijuana under certain circumstances. The justices ruled that the initiative's ballot summary is "mislea...

 2021-04-22 22:45 

NBC 6 South Florida

Judge Wants Parkland School Shooting Trial to Begin in September...

The judge overseeing the trial of the man who admitted to killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in 2018 said Thursday she wants the death penalty trial to begin in September. Judge Elizabeth Scherer said the circuit's chief judge t...

  • Need an account?  
    or