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 2021-04-22 22:29 

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Man Accused of Hitting Pregnant Woman, Killing Puppy Turns Self In: Hollywood Police...

A man wanted for allegedly hitting a pregnant woman and killing her pet puppy in Hollywood earlier this month surrendered to police Thursday, officials said. Tyson Pierre Louis, 20, turned himself in at the Broward County Sheriff's Office main jail to...

 2021-04-22 21:27 

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Gov. DeSantis, Army Corps Reach Deal on Major Everglades Project...

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an agreement Thursday with the Army Corps of Engineers that will continue work on a key reservoir in Everglades restoration. Work on the long-stalled Everglades Agricultural Area reservoir in western Palm Beach County is to be sha...

 2021-04-22 20:59 

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3-Year-Old Dies After Falling Out of Moving Car in Miami Gardens...

Police are investigating after a 3-year-old boy who fell out of a moving car in Miami Gardens died from his injuries. Miami Gardens Police officials said the incident happened Wednesday evening around 5:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Northwest 47th Avenue. T...

 2021-04-22 20:30 

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'God Got Me': Pretty Ricky Rapper Baby Blue Still in ICU After South Florida Shooting...

Pretty Ricky rap star Baby Blue remained in an intensive care unit Thursday, after he was shot during an attempted robbery outside a South Florida bowling alley earlier in the week. The singer tweeted Thursday morning that the bullet that hit him went thr...

 2021-04-22 18:42 

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Feds Drop Kidnapping, State Adds New Charge in South Florida Missing Mom Case...

A man arrested following the disappearance of a young mother in South Florida is no longer facing a federal kidnapping charge but is now facing a new state charge in the case. Shannon Ryan, 39, was arrested this past August following an FBI investigation ...

 2021-04-22 16:46 

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Passenger Survives Being Hit in the Head by Flying Turtle on I-95...

It's not unusual for rocks and other debris to crash through a windshield and injure a driver or passenger — but a turtle? A 71-year-old woman riding with her daughter on Florida's Interstate 95 suffered a gashed forehead Wednesday when a tu...

 2021-04-22 14:31 

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NFL Star Antonio Brown Settles Assault Lawsuit With Former Trainer...

NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown has settled a civil lawsuit by former trainer Britney Taylor, who accused Brown of sexually assaulting her. Taylor filed the lawsuit in 2019, and lawyers for her and Brown released statements Wednesday revealing the agreeme...

 2021-04-22 13:28 

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THE 6IX: What to Do if COVID Vaccine Card Gets Lost, Jackson Health Ending Public Vaccine Program...

It's Thursday, April 22 nd and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie was arrested on a perjury charge Wednesday . Runcie, 59, was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement o...

 2021-04-22 12:52 

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Florida Vaccine Updates: Final Day for FIU's 'Vaccine Bus', Jackson Health to End Public Program...

One major university in South Florida will hold the final day of their vaccination event while a major hospital system is putting an end their public program giving out doses. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, and th...

 2021-04-22 05:54 

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Florida's Governor Sued Over New 'Anti-Riot' Law...

A social justice group has filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and others two days after the Republican signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent protests. The nonprofit group Legacy Entertainment & Arts...

 2021-04-22 03:20 

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Grand Jury Took Path From School Safety to Bid Tampering, Perjury, Leak...

A statewide grand jury that was first looking into school safety and how money meant to protect schools was being spent has now indicted the Broward school district's chief executive, top attorney and former chief information officer. The charges invo...

 2021-04-22 03:07 

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Community Leaders Say Justice Was Served, But Action Needed on Federal Level...

Seeing former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin get taken away in handcuffs had George Floyd's family and President Joe Biden saying justice was done, but they also say the next step is in a police reform bill from Washington. In South Florida,...

 2021-04-22 01:05 

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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Couple's Car in Miami, Leaving Man With Serious Injuries...

A South Florida man was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing his vehicle into a couple's car, sending an elderly man to the hospital. Jesus Villaroel, 79, was driving his wife to work on the morning of April 15 when a driver in a La...

 2021-04-22 00:24 

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Florida Adds Over 5,500 New Covid Cases, Reports 83 More Resident Deaths Wednesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,500 Wednesday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by more than 80. The 5,571 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,184,354 since the outbreak began, acco...

 2021-04-21 23:21 

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Pretty Ricky Rapper Baby Blue Shot During Robbery Outside South Florida Bowling Alley...

Pretty Ricky rap star Baby Blue was critically injured after he was shot during a robbery outside a South Florida bowling alley, authorities said. The incident happened around midnight Monday in the parking lot of Sparez Bowling Alley on S. University Dri...

 2021-04-21 22:09 

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Miami-Dade-to-Broward Police Pursuit Apparently Ends at Tri-Rail Parking Garage...

A police pursuit that went from Miami-Dade to Broward appeared to have ended at a parking garage Wednesday afternoon. The chase is believed to have started in Miami-Dade and footage showed a white sedan speeding north on Interstate 95, weaving in and out ...

 2021-04-21 21:57 

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Leaders Honor Late Rep. Hastings as an Outspoken Fighter...

Congressional leaders and colleagues remembered Rep. Alcee Hastings on Wednesday as a straight-talking, tenacious champion for the disadvantaged who overcame hurdles in his own life to forge a near three-decade career in the House. In a socially distanced...

 2021-04-21 20:03 

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Miami Beach Commission Appoints First Woman as City Manager...

For the first time ever a woman is in charge of the day-to-day operations on Miami Beach. Wednesday morning city commissioners unanimously voted to hire Alina Hudak as the new City Manager. She was serving as the Assistant City Manager. Hudak previously s...

 2021-04-21 19:29 

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Firefighters Battle Large Blaze at Oakland Park Business...

Crews responded to a large fire at a business in Oakland Park Wednesday morning. The fire was reported at 4201 Northeast 6th Avenue. Footage showed multiple fire trucks hosing down the building, which appeared to have been badly damaged. Officials said th...

 2021-04-21 19:12 

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Two Hialeah Police Traffic Motormen Charged For Falsifying Public Records...

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Hialeah Police Chief Sergio Velzquez announced Wednesday that are charging two Hialeah police officers with official misconduct and falsifying public records. Officers Armando Perez and Ernesto Aria...

 2021-04-21 18:55 

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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 their weekend wedding celebration: the ceremony Saturday, brunch on Sunday. There was just one problem: The couple didn't own the 16,300-square-f...

 2021-04-21 18:43 

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Broward Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Arrested on Perjury Charge...

Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie was arrested on a perjury charge Wednesday. Runcie, 59, was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on a charge of perjury in an official proceeding, Broward County jail records show...

 2021-04-21 18:38 

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Reward Offered After Easter Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Convenience Store...

Fort Lauderdale Police are offering a reward for information in a convenience store shooting on Easter Sunday that wounded both a teenager and a child. FLPD and the Miami Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms issued the $5,000 rewa...

 2021-04-21 18:15 

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Man in Hospital Gown Jumps Fence at Miami International Airport...

A man in a hospital gown was taken into custody after jumping a fence at Miami International Airport Wednesday morning, officials said. Miami-Dade Police said the man was able to get onto the runway before he was taken into custody. Footage showed a large...

 2021-04-21 16:48 

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Mother of Little Girl Spotted Alone in North Miami Beach Lobby Found...

Police are investigating after the mother of a girl who was spotted alone in the lobby of a North Miami Beach building early Wednesday morning was found. The North Miami Beach Police Department released a photo of the little girl who was found at 2150 Nor...

 2021-04-21 15:49 

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Police Investigating Possible Shooting in Coral Springs Neighborhood...

Police are investigating the scene of a possible shooting that took place early Wednesday morning inside a Coral Springs neighborhood. Chopper footage showed a large police presence over the scene near Coral Springs Drive and Westview Drive, where the all...

 2021-04-21 15:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Police Investigating Accidental Shooting, Fake Abduction Call in Coral Springs...

Police are investigating both a fake abduction call and an accidental shooting that took place early Wednesday morning inside a Coral Springs neighborhood. Chopper footage showed a large police presence over the scene near Coral Springs Drive and Westview...

 2021-04-21 15:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Police Investigating Shooting, Fake Abduction Call in Coral Springs...

Police are investigating both a fake abduction call and a shooting that took place early Wednesday morning inside a Coral Springs neighborhood. Chopper footage showed a large police presence over the scene near Coral Springs Drive and Westview Drive, wher...

 2021-04-21 14:24 

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Earth Day 2021: Events Scheduled Thursday Across South Florida...

Thursday, April 22 nd is Earth Day and locations across South Florida will be using the day to emphasize the protection of Mother Nature while offering some serious deals. Events will take place across the area while also using safety guidelines and socia...

 2021-04-21 13:25 

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THE 6IX: Bill Brings Online Sales Tax to Florida, Local Leaders React to Chauvin Verdict...

It's Wednesday, April 21 st and NBC 6 has your top stories for the day. No. 1 Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck ...

 2021-04-21 12:51 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: New Site Opening in Sweetwater Starting Wednesday...

Several locations across South Florida will be opening locations Wednesday or continuing to keep locations open including one situated on the campus of a major university. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, and the ef...

 2021-04-21 01:46 

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South Florida Reacts to Derek Chauvin's Conviction in George Floyd's Killing...

South Florida community leaders and organizations are reacting to the conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer in the killing of George Floyd. The former officer, Derek Chauvin, was found guilty Tuesday of second-degree murder, third-degree murde...

 2021-04-21 00:18 

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Local Efforts Aim to Fight Food Waste in South Florida...

On a Wednesday afternoon, we were invited to watch a food rescue in progress. The food was from a Trader Joe's on Miami Beach that isn't fit for sale but is perfectly fine and safe to eat. Instead of letting it end up at a local landfill, it's...

 2021-04-20 23:20 

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Florida Adds Over 5,000 New Covid Cases, Reports 62 More Resident Deaths Tuesday...

Florida's confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by over 5,000 Tuesday, as the state's virus-related death toll increased by more than 60. The 5,045 new confirmed COVID-19 cases brought Florida's total to 2,178,783 since the outbreak began, accord...

 2021-04-20 23:11 

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JobFairX To Host Miami Virtual Career Fair to Help Those Displaced By COVID-19...

JobFairX will be hosting the Miami Virtual Career Fair to help job seekers displaced by COVID-19 find a new career on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event will give job seekers the opportunity to meet with more than 25 employers i...

 2021-04-20 21:16 

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Suspects Sought After Video Shows Man Pistol-Whipped and Robbed at Miami-Dade Hotel...

Police are searching for suspects after a man was pistol-whipped and robbed outside a Miami-Dade hotel in a crime that was caught on camera. The incident happened around 1 a.m. back on Feb. 1 at the Rodeway Inn at 148 Northwest 167th Street. Miami-Dade Po...

 2021-04-20 19:56 

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DEA Holding Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Saturday...

In an effort to curb the growing number of opioid overdose deaths during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Agency will hold its 20 th annual Take Back Day this Saturday at locations across South Florida and across the country. The event comes just months...

 2021-04-20 19:46 

NBC 6 South Florida

Gov. DeSantis Signs Florida Online Sales Tax Bill...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday that requires online retailers and other out-of-state merchants to collect sales tax, a move that could add about $1 billion annually to state revenues. The law requires out-of-state retailers to collect taxe...

 2021-04-20 19:15 

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Woman Fatally Shot In Car in Boynton Beach, Sleeping Child Found Unharmed...

A woman was found fatally shot inside a car parked in a Florida hotel parking lot early Tuesday, police said. Officers found a 2-year-old child sleeping inside the vehicle that was parked outside a Hampton Inn after 1:30 a.m., Boynton Beach police said in...

 2021-04-20 19:03 

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Police Search For Woman Promising 'Witchcraft Services,' $100K Stolen From Victims in Naples...

The Naples Police Department is looking for a mysterious woman advertised around Golden Gate and East Naples, promising to solve relationship problems using "witchcraft services," according to police. The woman reportedly swindled more than $100,0...

 2021-04-20 18:04 

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Coast Guard Searching for Swimmer Who Went Missing in Ocean at Miami Beach...

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching for a swimmer who went missing in the ocean at Miami Beach Tuesday morning. Officials said Miguel Angel Mondragon Raya was last seen swimming in the area of 7th Street and Ocean Drive. Anyone with information was asked t...

 2021-04-20 17:51 

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Hackers Post Files After Broward School District Doesn't Pay Ransom...

Hackers who sought $40 million in ransom from a South Florida school district that refused to pay have now published nearly 26,000 stolen files. Many of the files, dated from 2012 to March 2021, contain Broward School District accounting and other financi...

 2021-04-20 16:13 

NBC 6 South Florida

Local Law Enforcement on Guard for Protests Ahead of Chauvin Trial Verdict...

Police forces across South Florida are awaiting a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minnesota and any potential protests that may come along with it. Chauvin, a former officer with the Minneapolis Police Department, is on trial for the death of George...

 2021-04-20 14:49 

NBC 6 South Florida

Woman Arrested After Choking, Biting Uber Driver in Pinellas County: Deputies...

A woman in Pinellas County found herself behind bars after deputies say she assaulted an Uber driver, with witnesses saying they saw her choking the victim. NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports the incident took place early Sunday morning, when witnesses saw 55-...

 2021-04-20 13:29 

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THE 6IX: Advocates Warn of TSA Precheck Scams, Broward Begins Lift of COVID Restrictions...

It's Tuesday, April 20 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Those seeking a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will get a chance to once again get the dose at the FEMA site being run at Miami-Dade College's North campus starting Tuesd...

 2021-04-20 13:29 

NBC 6 South Florida

THE 6IX: Advocates Warn of TSA Precheck Scams, Broward Begins Lift of COVID Restrictions...

It's Tuesday, April 20 th and NBC 6 has the top stories for the day. No. 1 Those seeking a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will get a chance to once again get the dose at the FEMA site being run at Miami-Dade College's North campus starting Tuesd...

 2021-04-20 12:55 

NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Vaccine Updates: Pfizer First Doses Returning to MDC Site on Tuesday...

An event in one Miami-Dade County city will allow residents to get their needed doses while Broward County takes one step forward in a return to normalcy for their residents. Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, and the...

 2021-04-20 04:22 

NBC 6 South Florida

Rockets Say Sterling Brown Was Attacked, Injured in Miami...

The Houston Rockets say that guard Sterling Brown was assaulted by unknown individuals after the team arrived in Miami late Sunday night, suffering cuts to his face. Brown was not playing Monday against the Heat, though the team said that was because of a...

 2021-04-20 04:01 

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3 Members of South Florida Family Die in Crash Near Jacksonville...

Three members of a South Florida family died over the weekend in a crash near Jacksonville. Veronica Reyes, Antonio Gomez and Maria Gomez, of Pompano Beach, were killed early Saturday morning in St. John's County, a family member said in a GoFundMe pa...

 2021-04-20 03:17 

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Florida Republicans Take Aim at Protesters With Law Critics Call Unconstitutional...

Florida's governor Monday took aim at protesters, signing a bill that immediately created new crimes and increased punishments for existing ones if they occur during protests that threaten to damage property or to harm people. It's a complicated, ...

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