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a north wind shifting to the northeast. it will help to warm us up later on. skies are clear but we will see a few extra clouds fill in by mid morning. all the clouds are over the atlantic water: cooler readings first thing this morning. sunshine will be abundant. just be ready for cooler temperatures out the door this morning. on the morning drive, dry and bright. about 59. then a rapid wawaup to 73. that's even before the lunch hour. on the beaches todody, it turns breezy later on. partly cloudy skies and high of 76. >> we're still accident-free in broward county. good mornini to you, south florida. thank you for starting off your morning with us now. miami-dade does have an accident on i-95 southbound. northbound we had a couple of lanes blocked off at ives dairy road because of construction. now it's that southbound lane at ives dairy road seeing an cident. but no roadblocks, shouldn't be affecting your morning drive. on t turnpike right now, traffic is moving along between
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you see all green on our first alert traffic maps. coral reef dve to tamiami trail only a ten-minute ride. 826 southbound to okeecbee road traffic moving around the area of miami lakes at 55 miles per hour. 826 from the big curve to the golden glades under ten minutes. a groundbreaking announcement. president obama will be the first president in more than 80 years to visit the country of cuba. the news has everyone talking this morning on both sides. julia bagg is live at cafe very versailles in little havana. >> reporter: we're hearing from both sides, people thinking that nothing will change in cuba by what the u.s. is doing, others are somewhat hopeful. first i want to set the stage for you. we're talking about something
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a sitting u.s. president has visited cuba. that year in this country, prohibition laws are still intact. the following year the stock market could crash. this is what downtown miami looked like in 1928. you might notice one or two fewer skyscrapers in this picture courtesy of the florida state archives. what's happening with this visit represents the culmination of more than a year of the warming of relations between washington and haf vanvanahavana. president obama set to cement his legacy of a new kind o o relationship between the u.s. and cuba with this visit set for the middle of next month. now, here is something else to keep in mind. what kind of effect does this have on the race for the white house this november? let's talk about the gop side where two cuban americans are running for the presidential nomination. last night they get the news and they y neither one would visit the island unless cuba changes.
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to instead be pushing for a free cuba. >> the cuban government remains as oppressive as ever but now has access to millions if not didn't have before. >> reporter: a customer i spoke with here at versailles a short while ago sees things differently and says this is a necessary visit and is about promoting peace between the two countries. stay with us, we'll see you back here in half an hour with what else people are saying about this histstic moment setting up for next month. live in little havana, julia bagg, nbc 6 news. a convenience store clerk still shaking after an armed crook set his sights on quick cash in her registe the crime was caught on camera february 6th at the mobil gas station west of knob hill road. the thief is armed with a knife, urges her to shell out some cash
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the thief then got away but not before cameras got a very good look at his face. nbc 6 reporter erika glover is going through some of this video right now and will have more on this story coming up from erika in a few minutes. people lined the streets of oakland park city hall, angry saying they're closing down the all saints catholic church soup kitchen. they're worried the government is hurting the people they're supposed to beserving. the group claims oakland park issued a cease and desist order and denied any attempts to compromise. back in 2014, the city implemented an ordinance that would revamp the ar and make room for new development. commotion in weston as cops nab two men are up to no gd. police arrested the two. office think the 20-year-old had some sticky fingers in weston's san sebastian
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they're accused of targeting unlocked cars. anything they could find really. >> they had like a blanket they took out of their car, it was full of wallets and phones and stuff like that. it's like they said around $500 in money and credit cards, wallets,phones. >> a 17-year-old who was with the two men when cops showed up. it's unclear how many cars were targeted. this morning a lot of people have been talking about this story. the west palm beach teenager facing charges for impersonateing a doctor. >> a new victim is also coming forward. nbc 6 reporter michael spears is live in the studio with us. the teenager is not backing down here, so far at one point saying he feels like hehe the one that's been disrespected here.e. for most people it's astonishing, a comment like that. >> in addition to being accused of practicing medicine wiiout a license, we're learning new this
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making nearly a half dozen home visits to elderly woman and defrauding her out of thousands of doloars. an 86-year-old woman has come rward, talked to police claiming this teen, she was seeking holistic treatment for a defrauded her. she said she was diagnosed by this teen, 18-year-old malachi love-robinson with arthritis and he sold her natural medicine. it doesn't stop there. according to this woman who said during one visit she had to go to the hospital. he told hero leave her purse and keys at home and he w wuld lock up the place. she later found out her bank account was emptied. in addition to the $3500 she paid him for the visits and vitamins. >> when he came along, i said god is good, he sent him. he's going to help me. and this is what turned out. >> investigators say he was arrested tuesday for
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on an undercover officer and also operating his own medical documents. according to court documents, bank of america provided images of love-robinson cashing the checks. michael spears, nbc 6 news. for the first time the miami heat addressing chris bosh's latest health scare. the miami heat announcing chxis bosh will not accompany the team to atlanta for the game on friday. a statement went on to say more details would come at a later time. we told you about bosh's calf injury. heat star dwyane wade says he doesn't think the issue is as serious as last year's bloodod clot which sidelined bosh for the final 3 3 games of the season. the fight for south carolina continues. marco rubio is picking up a big endorsement in the process. it's ted cruz making headlines.
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thlatest welcome back. it's 6:12. the campaign is getting more interesting by the day, maybe by the hour. there are a bunch of new developments this morning in the republican race for president. >> donald trump is losing steam. ted cruz is on the rise. for nbc 6, tracie potts is live in washington. it doesn't stop there. marco rubio i saw this morning, huge endorsement ahead of the primaries. >> reporter: exactly. that was kind of a disappointment for jeb bush. he'll talk about that in just a moment. let's start with some shifting in the numbers, some shifting polls, especially our nbc/"wall street journal" poll. the first one in months to show
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front-runner. >> the sound you're hearing is the sound of screams coming from washington, d.c. >> reporter: that's ted cruz announcing his two-point lead over donald trump in our news nbc news "wall street journal" pollll >> i think somebody att the "wall street journal" doesn't like me. >> reporter: statistically it's a tie, but trump is down seven and cruz is up eight points just two days before south carolina's primary. >> republican voters are taking one more moment to take a use and denied whether donald trump is really the person they want to nominate for president or not. threatening a lawsuit over this cruz ad. >> i'm very pro choice. >> reporter: trump says that's old. he's now pro life. >> it's quite literally the most ridiculous theory i've ever heard. please,e,onald, file the lawsuit. >> reporter: in the same, donald trump denounced rubio's trip. rubio just picked up the endorsement of south carolina's governor over jeb bush.
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endorse me. >> reporter: two more days to more disappointment or maybe a little more momentum with just six republicans left. tracie potts, nbc 6 news. ben carson says if he were president in a similar situation to supreme court justice antonin scalia's death came up, he would nominate someone to replace him even in his last year in office. president obama is getting backlash from many republicans who say the process of nominating a new justice should wait until a new president takes office. scalia's funeral service is happening this saturday. we are there every step of the way. nbc 6 is everywhere, and politic reporter steve litz is traveling to south carolina ahead of their primary vote. you can look for his live reports starting tomorrow, on friday.
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for updates on the campaign trail @stevenbc6. we've got a great forecast indeed. hoping for a drama-free commute. can we do that? that's up to kelly. it's been a tough week so far on the roadways. here is the 826moving along just fine. roadways are dry, skies are clear. we've got beautiful weather. out on the horizon, first flight. we'll talk about the impact on that in just a little bit. let's talk about what's on the bus stop. drop-off this morning, mostly clear skies with clouds moving in. we'll have a beach freeze today. we'll warm up, a mild and bright afternoon. temperatures into the mid 70s. no weather to concern ourselves with, no active weather to concern ourselves with. beautiful view with our miami children's museum camera looking
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we've got clear skies at mia and temperatures at 61. ia one of the warmer locations. it's such a delightful morning. 59 is what we're looking at in broward county. on to davie, at 61 in opa-locka, hialeah, 5 in southwest miami-dade. what a great morning in the keys as well. winds not an issue. lots of bright sunshine warming into the mid 70s. as the wind begins to shift to the northeast, we bring in a few clouds. they'll creep in as the day goes on. as the breeze increases, so does the rip current chances tonon the beaches. here is the thing with future trtrcker, it looks to ramp up. the cloud cover on a northeast breeze. overnight tonight leading into friday, not a wet forecast whatsoever. my concern is the winds and rip
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the upcoming weekend on our beaches. what a beautiful start to our sunny. 59 degrees early. it'a rapid warmup, to the mid 70s pour the lunch hour. a few extra clouds around. your first alert traffic, 74. breezy beaches and 75. thevernight low slowly sneaking up. the weekend. our next chance for significant rain not until next tuesday. the weekend ahead looks fairly dry and bright. here is traffic with k@lly. >> good morning, south florida. this is i-95, your southbound and northbound lanes at griffin road. no accidents reported as of 6:15 a.m. now at 6:17 no accidents reported in broward county. let's go ahead and change sources. take you over to chopper 6 which is over the palmetto expressway around the area of northwest 74th street. your sohbound and northbound lanes both seem to be moving up
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construction has also cleared up on the palmetto expressway and on all our major roadways in all of south florida. let's head to i-95 southbound and nortrtound. southbound express lanes are open, under $2.00 at this time. 15 minutes from the golden glades to the airport expressway. northbound we had a crash on i-95 southbound at ives dairy road. that crash is off to the shoulder and won't afect your drive. 6:18 on thursday morning. if you have ever lost money to a contractor, and so many people have, that money that you're out might not be gone forever. there's a little known state fund that helps pay people back if it's happened to you. people like maria gonzalez, a housekeeper who put $2,000 down on hurricane shutters. the contractor she hired and bad took off with her money and never did the work. now her daughter-in-law is trying to get it back for her.
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income to just give away $2,000 like that. >> that said, they have been waiting for years, and no money for that family. it's a process called complex and complicated. but should it@ it be? >> tonight at 6:00, we uncover the issues with the money that could be waiting for you. private information belonging to thousands of sheriff's deputies, federal prosecutors is on line f f everyone to see. the site was created by a former deputy who says he sold the site in 2012 friends who live in russia. he believes they're the one whose hack $into county records. we understand police are investigating this and it's happening in palm beach county. a house panel just approved a bill that would change how families are notified of their right to skip thatdaily pledge. under current law, schools are required to let students know of
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posting notices in a clearly visible place inside the school. under this new proposal, the notice would be placed in a student handbook instead and goo home to mom and dad. the change comes after quite a few complaints of too many disclaimers around school grounds. the measure is headed to the full house for a vote. checking the time on this thursday morning, 6:20. the florida lottery winner who will share@the more than billion dollar powerball jackpot comes forward. what about the tickets that are never claimed? we did some digging to see where the money goes. that's coming up. bring out the big guns, apple versus the fbi. why the tech giant says
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this is david kaltschmidt, taking home part of the record
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we talked lot about this. they made their first public appearance yesterday since drawing numbers on january 13th at a publix supermarket. they said they plan to take the $327 million lump sum and will help their families out and donate to charity as well, which is good. first they say they'll handle some important personal business. >> my truck is about to fall apart. so i need a new vehicle. >> i want to get a massage. >> for now. >> the massage and a new truck. that's going to do for now. they'll deal with the rest later. they'll split that jackpot with two other families, a couple from tennessee and a ticket holder from california as well who have not come forward. the odds of choosing the winning numbers as we mentioned, one in 292 million. obviously that did not stop them. >> obviously based on what we just talked about, it took a while for them to come forward. there are big lotto winners who
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>> the tickets are just left to expire, leaving behind pretty big bucks. in florida alone, near lay dozen powerball and florida lottery jackpots expired since 2,000. that's about 200 million unclaimed. luckily it doesn't all go to waste. 80% of expired jackpots go into the education fund. the@rest is used to develop future drawings. we were actually talking about this the other day. >> a gme night classic is -- this is bizarre to me. i'm sorry. we're talking about monopoly. it's getting a twist. some parents not so happy about it. >> a new version that's doing away with cash and instead going to introduce atm hasbro releasisi ultimate banking at toy fair 2016. the game features bank card and hand-held banking units. players can scan bar codes to
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debit card on a card reader to complete the transaction. the change sparking disappointment in some parents, including within to mie right who say it is best part about monopoly i i teaching children about the value of money. we want to know what you think about this. so far two or three people have commented about the cashless version. head over to the nbc 6 facebook page and chime in. while you're there, scan through what your neighbors are saying, too, we have a healthy debate going on righgh now. some wondering are they going to stillllell the old rsion. >> we want to start healthy debate right w. what? no cash? bank cards. >> they've got to sell somehow. >> right. they'll sell a lot of games very likely. 6:26 on your thursday morning. imagine losing your wallet only to have almost everything returned along with a nice note.
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says that is very i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazing right? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me happy made my day share your story.
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welcome back everybody. it is 6:30 on your thursday morning. right now at 30, a live look outside the cuban hot spot, cafe versailles. the topic of conversation, president obama's upcoming trip to cuba. we'll have a live report from julia bagg in little havana with reaaion to that announcement from th president. also, a crime at a mobilgas caught on camera. you see the thi, ducking below the camera, catching that tlerk very much offfguard. he was armed with a knife and he told her to give him cash from the register and do it very quickly. nbc 6 porter erika glover is making calls to police to find out more about this. we'll have a report from erica in just a couple minutes. also, a bill being discussed at the florida state house right now could change gaming in the sunshine state. it is currently in t t senate.
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machines will be added to dog and horse tracks in several counties in the state of florida including in palm beach. we can see the weekend from here. let's get a look at your first alert traffic and weather together, starting with a live ok of downtown miami. some areas of south florida waking up to temperatures in the 50s. nbc 6 meteorologist ryan phillips is back. looking dry and looking the stay that way through the day. >> yes, a wonderful start to the day. we have a few coastal clouds that make for a beaiful picture, live from the first alert camera from miami international on the 836, downtown. the clouds wl slowly sneak in as the morning goes on. for the time being, temperatures settling back into the upper 50s across most of south florida. oakland park and ft. lauderdale both at 59. holding on to 61 and have been for several hours now at m.i.a. the bottom line is, a cool morning if you're just heading out for the day or maybe just to wk the dog or go for a run.
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across thehe peninsula. the clouds that are offshore will slowly bend into the area, not producing any rain. it will be a partly cloudy to mostly sunny day. it will turn breezy on the beaches today. we'll elevate the rip current sk just a touch. morning commute, sunny and bright. a quick climb into the lower 70 rs. first alert traffic high of 76. that number keeps reassuringreappearing. palmetto expressway looking busy. you already knew that. no accidents going on on the palmettotoxpressway southbound or northbound. this is around the area of northwest 122nd street. let's take you over to the maps. if you're headed out the door, turnpike slowing as well. 14-minutes from coral reef to tamiami trail. traffic moving from 27 to 40 miles per hour. seeingg delays on u.s. 1 and the 874 northbound. the southwest 7th street ramp is
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you can take biscayne or brickell avenue instead. 826 eastbound from the big curve to the golde glades, a ten-minute ride. on i-75 thingsre looking great from pines boulevard to the palmetto expressway, a nine-minute commute. at this point, you can call it controversy and calf cito. they're serving up both as word is spreading thatpresident obama is headed to cuba. all this breaking as we were gong on the air at 11:00. overnight our team working for you. nbc 6 reporter julia bagg is live outside cafe versailles in little havana. safe to say at least a big portion ofo the chatter is about the president's trip that was announced last night. >> reporter: eric, you're certainly right about that. i've been thinking about the past few dayshen i was in cuba speaking with people on the
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between the u.s., between washington and havana. i got the sense when i was there that this is something that is really being welcomed by people on a grassroots level. here in versailles, the story is a little different, much more didided with the new announcement that the president will be heading to cuba next month. let's put this in perspective. at this point this is something that's been going on for 14 months now sinn the reset of relationship between washington and havana. right now both embassies are open in both capitals. you also have commercici flights taking off and landing. that will be coming soon. came in an announcement just last week that that will be happening. back here at versailles, people here are debating the president's plan and customers see the visit in diferent ways.
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you have to do. >> reporter: cuba won't get any better in anything, this woman says, and we will leave our people buried there. president obama will make his visit in the middle of next month. stay close to nbc 6 news and weather app for the official announcement of exactly when that will lap. live in little havana, julia bagg, nbc 6 news. >> julia, thank you so much. the "today" showward at work on this ory asell. it blew up nationwide overnight. ron allen working his sources. we'll have his report live at the whithouse lawn this morning. a knife wielding robber is on the run, but surveieiance cameras got a good look at him before he got away. nbc 6's erika glover has more. >> reporter: this morning officers here in plantation say that armed robber had a knife and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
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this man. >> here is the man casing the mobil gas mart west of knob hill road. watch the scene. the armed robber holding a enough, ducking below the counter. the store manager caught this surveillance video february 6th around 5:00 in the morning. officers say he's a black man, and beard. >> it was right after a couple customers, maybe five customers, he was waiting for thtm to leave the store. >> to take another look at the surveillance video, head over to ouounbc 6 news and weather app. erika glover, nbc 6 news. more consequences for the attorney ager allegedly speeding in his family's porsche on new year's&day when he crashed and killed his best friend in the vehicle with him. prosecutors are charging
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in the death of benavides. he lost control of the sports car and hit a couple trees in the impact. paramedics rushed medina to the hospital right away, and another friend to the car who both had injuries. medina is the son of a venezuelan diplomat for the united nations tested positive for drugs at the hospital that day. a judge held that teen in jail on $100,000 bond. a west palm beach teenager accused of faking a doctor. a new victim is making allegations of fraud. when you hear this woman talking, it breaks your heart. >> we heard from her in a brand new phone interview. she claims the teen defrauded her out of $1,000 for a half dozen home visits for treatment
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anita morris says when 18-year-old malachi love robinson came along, she thought god is good, butut she's now out more than $6,000. the woman claims he diagnosos her with arthritis and sold her natural vitamins. the woman also claimed at one time she was so sick she had to take an ambulance to the hospital. she left her belong igs with love-robinson. in the process she says he took three checks, forged and cashed thtm, worth more than $3,000. investigators have charged the teen with grand theft, accused of practicing medicine without a license. we have phone interview of that woman. >> he made these house calls which i thought was a little strange. i had severe pain and i would ll him. he would say i'll be right over. i have just the right pill for you for the pain. >> reporter: the palm beach county sheriff's office had this tweet, just because you saw a
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doesn't mean you can practice medicine. he was also operating his own medical office. ast year we're learning that the 18-year-old was reportedly detained after wandering around a west palm beach medical center are wearing a doctor's coat and allegedlynteracting with patients. he was later released by police. live in studio, michael spears, nbc 6 news. the pope is back at the vatican this morning after his tour through mexico. he was there for about five days. the pontiff spent his five days in mexico highlighting the plight of migrants causing thousands to seek a new home and get out of chanics cope. he even took a symbolic walk to the rio grand and blessed people watching from the s. side of the bororr. his last mass live streamed to tens of thousands of people over the border in el paso. we found th tweet overnight from the pontiff. he sent out a message saying
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mexicans, may the lord and the blessed vgin of gaud lupe accompany you always. what we're learning about overnight air strikes following a devastating terror attack in the country's capital. also a would-be crook learns the lesson the hard way. how a florida man jumped i to stop a criminal right in his tracks. just before sunrise, cool and bright morning. that's what we're looking at right now with 59 in pompano beach, 59 in oakland park. most of our 50-degree readings settling in a aoss broward county. pretty decent warmup. we may have trouble with the breeze. 'll talk about it in yours first alert traffic just ahead. broward county is looking good. 595, u.s. 441 to i-75 a nine-minute commute with no accidents reported in broward, on i-75 pines boulevard to the
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nine-minute comm good morning, good morning, hello, my name is patricia rodriguez. good morning governor, counsel, and jim allen. good morning everyone. i think it's still the most important thing we can do for any family in this state to create an opportunity for them to get a job. i'm a single mother of three. i've been working r the seminole tribe for fifteen years now. this company has given me the opportunity to provide for my children. how does it make you feel when you worry about whether this compact gets signed? if the compact isn't signed, then it does affect me tremendously because i would be out of a job. a month ago my sister passed away. she have children? how many? five. so are you taking care of them? yes. this compact not being signed would affect me and many people that have
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if would afffft them immensely. jobs for florida.
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a florida hospital now has to pay up after a woman died soon after getting kicked out. calhoun liberty hospital has to pay $45,000for failing to provide emergency care and services in failingdto evaluate a patient. the hospital is about an hour away from tallahassee. you'll remember this. we covered this extensively back in december.. a woman named barbara dawson died of a blood clot i her lungs after she collapsed in the hospital's parkng lot while she was being handcuffed. she was being arrested for refusing to leave the hospital all while she was complaining of being shortof breath. the latest on el faro, the missing sunken ship. the owner sent a company-wide safety alert about a hurricane last summer but didn't send one before the storm that contributed to the ship's sinking the ceo testified yesterday saying safety personnel sent out an alert for hurricane danny only because it was the first orm of the season. the ship sank over four months
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hurricane joaquin. you'll remember that killed all 33 crew members. new details into the cause of the massive oil spiel in santa barbara that happened last year. federal officials say it was corrosion on an oil pipeline that caused the major spill back in may. the report shows when the line was restarted, the pressure increased leading to that rupture. the incident closed beaches and killed hundreds of animals. even tar balls washed up about 100 miles south in los angeles. >> now first alee weather with meteorologist ryan phillips, south florida's most accurate forecas >> it is 6:45. good thursday morning. we talked so much about the nbc 6 news and weather app. you can also download it and check the temperatures. just check the local forecast for the next six hours, 12 hours or through the weekend. you'll find it there. if you're looking at radar, you won't find much. a rain-free day.
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we'll talk about the chance we coululsee sprinkles in your first alert traffic just ahead. let's talk out pleasant weather. starting first with the drive in this morning hoping kelly can keep it accident free. free in the way of cloud cover. all offshore. sunny skies, cool readings. on the drive home, a few coastal clouds out there and temperatures at about 74. looking from the diplomat resort and spa camera down into hollywood and hallandale beach. beautiful morning. there are the clouds offshore. immediately overhead in the metrooarea starting with clear skies. we've settled back and staye tucked away into the 50s in broward county. holding steady at 61. west kendall with clear skies and light winds, 55. refreshing morning across the area. we'll shift to the keys, see the island chains, 74 to 75.
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that's what we'll see toy across the two-county area. cool and brighton the drive in this morning, warming up to about 73 before the lunch hour. then we're up to 76 with a northeast breeze. again, breezy at timethrough the afternoon hours. that graphic so nice, we'll show it to you twice. let's move on, 76 for your high today. high rip current risk. northeast winds about 10 to 20. th will be with us as we head through the weekend. by the way, the cooler@ readings not necessarily in place for the next few nights. morning. tomorrow about 63. want to paint the big picture for you. stormy conditions on the west coast and through the northeast. the heart of the nation with a big ridge of high pressure. that shifts further to the east and the south. that means a f fir weather weekend for us. we get into early next week. another wave and another dip in the jet stream swings through. that will enhance our shower chances by tuesday. in the meantime, maybe with the northeast wind we could see sprinkles friday and saturday.
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mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 70s all the way through, the next significant shower chance holding off to the next tuesday. here is kelly with traffic. fhp is reporting an accident on i-95 southbound around the golden glades interchange. these are your southbound lanes and your northbound lanes, no accident here on this camera view. be mindful as you make your way out the ddr, emergency crews might be on the scene of that crash. as you canh see, some slowdowns, the express lanes moving just as fast as the local nes. chopper 6 patrolling the roadways right now that are accident-free on the 836 eastbound. let's get you to the turnpike. killian parkway moving at 31 miles per hour in the area of 874 north on the done shula
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the 874 to 826, about a o 20-minute ride. you can take southwest 17h avenue, brickell avenue or biscayne boulevard as your alternate. >> breaking overnight, turkey retall lates following a deadly bombing in the heart of that country's capital. the attack targeted an army convoy killing more than two dozen people. while you were sleeping, turkey unleashed air strikes over the kurdish region of iraq q ere militants are located. it is believed that syrian-kurdish terrorists are behind this. overnight we're hearing of multiple arrests linked to this attack. with two days left before the south carolina primaries, florida senator marco rubio picks up a major endorsement. michael, this was something that a loloof candidates were hoping for. things are changing by the hour. >> except for jeb bush who says hs pretty disappointed.
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haley has decided to endorse marco rubio. she saved she wanted someone with a fight, someone with passion, someone with conviction to do the right thing. she was telling a crowd of supporters last night that she wanted to show a candidate ha the best decision they made for their children was coming to america. she now has the backing of three of the most prominent and popular elected officials in south carolina including representative gowdy and senator scott. goveveor haley gave no indication of her decision leading up to the endorsement, only says she would support anyone other than donald trump. jeb bush said while he's disappointed, should we win the nomination, there would certainly be a role for haley in his campaign. nbc 6 is everywhere. you can look for live reports starting tomorrow on friday and you can follow him on twitter
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his handle is @stevenbc6. people in san francisco are rallying, wanting to show supprt for apple who is fighthtg the fbi's order to unlock the phone of the san bernardinonoshooter. about 30 people rallied, some held signs telling the fbi to keep their hands and eyes off their iphone. we're getting word that this case could go up to the supreme court. saeed farook went on a rampage, as you remember, along with hi wife inside a san bernardino office complex. 14 people died in that attack. the tech giant ceo says unlocking farook's iphone would be like providing a universal key to give law enforcement access to any ione. a robbery suspect could have used pain killers that he was after when his attempt failed ms. rahbly to say the least. this happened on valentine's day at a walgreens i bradenton. the hooded man climbed onto e
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gun and demanded oxycodone pills. that's whehe the customer confronted him and the fight was on. you won't be ae to see it from the angle of this surveillance video. he was knocked unconscious. the suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment and then to jail afterthat. the 26-year-old is now charged with armed robbery. you know the feeling, right? when you dig into your pocket or go into your purse and realize your wallet is not there. it's something that can happen to anybody. when you lose that kind of stuff, that means all your personal information, credit cards, cash, anything in that wallet very likely is out the door. >> that's exactly what happened to one new york city man. but here is the thing. what surprised him was the person o found it returned almost everythg. reilly flattery lost his wallet at a ncert in brooklyn. two weeks later he got an envelope with his license, credit cards and a surprising note. i kept the cash because i needed
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it's kind of cool. quote. the concert hall where he lost his wallet heard what happened and offered him tickets to an upcoming show. now the big 6 storiesou need to know. >> reporter: the president visiting cuba next month, the first sitting president to do that in this country since 1928. it's the topic of conversation inside cafe versailles in little havana. a few minutes ago said he thinks the idea is marvelous and hopes it will help his family in cuba. others think nothing will happen on the island until the castro regime changes. stay tuned to your nbc 6 news and weather app for more on the president's visit. live in little havana, julia bagg, nbc 6 news. one of our top stories, the local teen scamming people,
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defending himself. 18-year-old malachi love-robinson says he's deeply saddened and disrespected for the charges against him. you can see this armed thief duckingng below the camera catching the clerk off guard and demanding cash. if you recognize the man, call police. the teen who allegedly crashed his family's porch killing his friend will be charged as an adult. detectives say medina who is the son of a venezuelan diplomat tested positive for drugs. his friend daniella ben ben vee dez died on impact. the pontiff sent a message of compassion, hope and change him. we finally know the florida couple who won part of that record setting powerballackpot finally revealed.
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altschmidt and maureen smith from melbourne plan to take the $327 million lump sum, will help out families and donate some to charity. the winner in california has t to come forward. good morning to you, south florida, happy thursday. right now chopper 6 over i-95 and the 836. as you can see, traffic moving up to speedere at 6:55 a.m. no accidents reported on the 836, the airport expressway or the turnpike. we have a crash on i-95 southbound around the area of the golden glades interchange. no roadblock, it's off to the shoulder. in broward county, arand new accident on i-95 northbound and hollywd boulevard. let's take you to i-95 and give you a different look from our first alert cameras. this is as you're making your way around northwest 54th street. don't forget the ramp to southwest 7th street is still completely blocked off. 826 drivers, on the 874, traffic
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>> outside right now, a beautiful look to hallandale an hollllood beach from our diplomat resort and spa camera. clouds offshore. mostly clear skies. royal caribbean coming into port at port everglades. beautiful start to the morning. on the cool side, w wve been clear all night long. there are coastal clouds moving out there as winds turn to the northeast and pick up today, some of the clouds will be inbound. how about this? waking up to 58 in pompano beach as well as miramar and pembroke pines. down to 54, down a degree at opa-locka at . mid 60s through the keys. first ale traffic, cool start to the morning, lots of sunshine. breeze picks up today. there will be a high rip current danger ton beaches. partlylyloudy to mostly sunny afternoon. highs of 76. we are locked into the 70s for the next several days. mainly dry, partly cloudy, mid 70s each and every day. our next chance for significant rain holding off until next
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you're welcome. >> sure felt good this morning. a little chill,lbut not cold. thank you for joining us. i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazinright? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me ppy made my day
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good morning. breaking overnight the white house expected to announce today that president obama w wl head to cuba next month, the first american preredent to go there in nearly 90 years. a historic trip being met with praise and criticism. ted cruz just ahead of donald trump innur new national poll. >> the sounds you're hearing is washington, d.c. >>his morning why trump says he is not buying those results. slippery slope? the tech world lining up behind apple as a government tries to get the company to hacknto the shooter.
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privac and protecting america. and speaking out. why the sister of nicole brown simpson is furious about the new o.j. simpson mini series and one star in particular. today is thursday, february 18, 2016. >> from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today." i'm savannah guthrie. we have willie in for matt this week. a lot of people are talking about the new poll. and if it holds up it is a real shift in the race. >> a lot of eyebrows raised. >> 28% for ted cruz moving into first place over donald trump. this is a different story than what is told by many other national polls where trump had a


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