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Elected officials can't revive Hacienda Hills restaurant When the restaurants at Hacienda Hills, Chula Vista and El Santiago opened many years ago, they were good business decisions by the operators of those restaurants. At that time, there was a lack of good restaurants in the area.

Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashes PARIS - The CEO of Boeing says the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris on Sunday that Boeing's communication "was not consistent" and that's "unacceptable." The U.S.

Parkland Mother Lori Alhadeff Hosts Potential Life Saving 'Stop The Bleed' Training Class PARKLAND - The South Florida community has come together in amazing ways since the devastating shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year. The parents of several victims have been working tirelessly to try and stop this kind of heartbreak from happening anywhere else.

U.S. Rep. Shevrin Jones teams up with Farm Share, Fathers MIA to distribute free food - Some volunteers in South Florida decided to celebrate Father's Day weekend in a different way. Rep. Shevrin Jones, D-Fla. teamed up with Farm Share and Fathers MIA to distribute free food, Saturday. The volunteers gave out fresh fruit and vegetables at County Line Worship Center on Southwest 41st Street, near 40th Avenue.

Police: Woman shoved dog into lake, watched as it drowned - Police say a New Hampshire woman is charged with shoving her golden retriever off a dock and standing by while the pet drowned. Merrimack Police Chief Denise Roy called the incident earlier this month "disturbing." Sixty-six-year-old Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge.

Dads train with their kids at John Wai Martial Arts in Plantation - A few South Florida dads and their kids got to learn some new moves for free at the John Wai Martial Arts academy in Plantation. The kids and their dads got to train in kickboxing, kung fu and jiu-jitsu at the academy on South University Drive, Saturday.

Electric-Assist Bikes and Trikes Electric-assist bikes can improve the training programs for cyclists at all levels. They can usually be adapted for people with special needs or disabilities, and can make it possible for people who have not ridden in years to get all of the benefits of cycling.

New dads celebrate Father's Day in South Florida MIAMI - A few first-time dads in South Florida have new reasons to celebrate Father's Day. Two bundles of joy were born at North Shore Medical Center in Miami, making it a very special Father's Day for their dads, Sunday morning. Another dad welcomed his new baby at Palmetto General Hospital.

1 Dead, 1 Injured As Police Continue Investigating Northwest Miami-Dade Shooting MIAMI - Police are searching for answers after a man was found dead in Northwest Miami-Dade. Another person was injured from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers arrived to Northwest 37th Street and 20th Avenue early Saturday morning. Paramedics pronounced one man dead on the scene while the other was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

ICYMI: Combating Rabies; Bomb in Backyard Here are some of last week's top stories from the NBC 6 Weekend Digest:. Children Find World War II Practice Bomb in Boca Raton Backyard. A group of children made quite the discovery while playing in a Boca Raton backyard last week: a practice bomb from World War II.

Political Connections: Bill Nelson Talks Space, Election Security Bill Nelson joined Political Connections to discuss hot topic issues from ethics and space, to election security and Democratic election strategy. Nelson served as a U.S. Senator for Florida from 2001 to 2019. He lost his seat to former Gov. Rick Scott during the 2018 midterm elections.

Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to US GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust just as tens of thousands were fleeing poverty and gang violence in the country to seek a new life in the United States.

Florida Tourist Facing Felony Charges For Stomping On Protected Turtle Nest In Miami Beach MIAMI - A woman spent the night in the Miami-Dade County Jail after being arrested for disturbing a sea turtle nest. 41-year-old Yaqun Lu, a Chinese citizen, was arrested Saturday in Miami Beach. According to an arrest report, officers observed Lu stomping on a marked-off turtle nest and using a wooden stake to poke it.

Argentina, Uruguay work to restore power after major failure BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's main energy company said Sunday it was "slowly beginning to restore" electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the South American country and neighboring Uruguay in the dark.

Wilton Manors Celebrates 20th Annual Gay Pride Parade WILTON MANORS - The gay pride parade in Wilton Manors celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday with music, food and a whole lot of color. In a city of a little more than 12,000 residents, more than 40,000 people were expected to attend.

Reports of shots fired sends attendees running for safety at SW Miami-Dade pool party - Chaos broke out at a Southwest Miami-Dade pool party after attendees said they heard shots fired. Miami-Dade Police officers responded to the scene after reports of shots fired at the pool party, which is annually hosted at a home along Southwest 109th Place and 170th Terrace, around 9:30 p.m., Saturday night.

Sandy Alcántara, Chris Archer head to the hill as Marlins battle it out with Pirates in rubber match Sandy Alcántara and Chris Archer head to the hill as the Miami Marlins battle it out with the Pittsburgh Pirates in the rubber match.

Rays look to bounce back with Ryne Stanek on the mound The Tampa Bay Rays look to bounce back against the Los Angeles Angels with Ryne Stanek on the mound.

Five Reasons Florida's New Anti-Sanctuary Bill Is Just Racist Nonsense The bill, in short, is nonsense. There are no sanctuary cities in Florida at the moment. It fixes a problem that does not exist. And some of its language comes from racist, anti-immigrant groups who were quietly advising Florida lawmakers about the bill.

4 years in, Trump fondly recalls Trump Tower campaign launch NEW YORK - It was the escalator ride that would change history. Four years ago on Sunday, Donald Trump descended through the pink marble and brass atrium of Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president, the first step on a journey few believed would take him all the way to the White House.

2020 race brings free college back to the national stage After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for Democrats as they set their sights on the White House. At least 18 of the party's 23 presidential contenders have come out in support of some version of free college.

Former Florida High School Assistant Principal Ernest Roberts Makes First Court Appearance On Premeditated Murder Charges 39-year-old Ernest Roberts had a quick appearance before a Miami-Dade judge Saturday on a murder charge. "Sir, you have been arrested for one count of premeditated murder. There's an arrest warrant. You're being held no bond," a judge said.

Google CEO says he wants to reach the next billion users, but has no plans to relaunch in China Google was met with outrage last year when it was reported that the company may have been looking to get back into the search engine business in China. The company previously left China in protest over its strict censorship policies - which have only grown more strict.

"There's a Bear!" Black Bear Takes a Stroll in Altamonte Springs There's a bear!" Viewer Kristi Kettler sent in video Saturday of a bear strolling in the Lake Villas community in Altamonte Springs. She made sure to warn people as she drove by that a bear was walking on the sidewalk. It's not unusual to see bears in Seminole County.

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