Marni Hughes, WFLA NEWS

Marni Hughes


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Marni:

How Dog the Bounty Hunter would catch Casey White and Vicky White

Casey White and Vicky White have been on the run for a week, but Dog the Bounty Hunter believes it’s a matter of time before they’re caught. → Read More

Missing Virginia woman felt ‘uncomfortable’ before disappearance

Not even the suspect’s arrest has answered the question: Where is Ahrea’l Smith? → Read More

Getting answers: Gabby’s final days

What happened during Gabby Petito’s final days? NewsNation investigates. → Read More

NewsNation correspondent confronted, threatened outside George Floyd ‘autonomous zone’

Correspondent Brian Entin went to the outskirts of George Floyd Square, where he was confronted and threatened by two people inside the zone. It’s a video that has since gone viral. → Read More

After teen son’s deadly overdose, doctor warns parents about social media’s role in buying, selling drugs

Mental health is often a topic that is considered taboo. People who struggle can feel shame, isolation and a loss of control, and those who love them often face the feeling of helplessness and confusion. → Read More

After teen son’s deadly overdose, doctor warns parents about social media’s role in buying, selling drugs

Mental health is often a topic that is considered taboo. People who struggle can feel shame, isolation and a loss of control, and those who love them often face the feeling of helplessness and confusion. → Read More

Coronavirus vaccine: When will it be ready and will it be safe?

NewsNation sat down at the White House for an in-depth interview with three of the top officials on the front lines of America’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams. → Read More

eBay workers who sent spiders to couple to plead guilty

BOSTON (AP) — Four former eBay Inc. employees have agreed to plead guilty to their roles in a campaign of intimidation that included sending live spiders and cockroaches to the home of a Massachusetts couple who ran an online newsletter critical of the auction site, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. “Four former employees of #eBay are […] → Read More

Healthy Living: The world’s ‘Blue Zones’ may reveal secret to longer life

Wouldn't it be nice if you didn't have to hit the gym every week to stay in shape... Or what if meeting with your friends in the afternoon to share some laughs and a drink could add years to your life? If you're still not sold. How about the notion that attending a faith-based service four times a month could tack on another 4-14 years life expectancy. → Read More

Healthy Living: UW gets multi-million dollar grant to study sudden cardiac arrest

The American Heart Association is pumping almost 4-million dollars into the University of Washington, opening the door for researchers to study sudden cardiac arrest and arrhythmia's in order to develop, test and implement innovative new ways to prevent and treat the potentially deadly conditions. → Read More

Healthy Living: The time is now to join the fight against pediatric brain cancer

May is Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Month and all this week, Q13 is shining the spotlight on three local kids who have battled this devastating disease in the hope that their stories spark more awareness, understanding and action. Lucas Bride is 5-years-old. → Read More

Healthy Living: Baby Shirley’s grand adventure continues

Shirley Rodriguez was born in February of 2017, and at just a few days old, underwent open heart surgery. It was the first of several surgeries she will need as she gets older to repair her heart. Shirley was born with a rare congenital heart defect called truncus arteriosus. → Read More

Healthy Living: Deep Brain Stimulation improving quality of life for people with Parkinson’s

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month. It's a disorder that impacts hundreds of thousands of people across the United States. While there is no known cause for Parkinson's, we do know it is a nervous system disorder. → Read More

Healthy Living: Dance class helps people living with Parkinson’s Disease

April is Parkinson's awareness month and while we don't know what causes the disease or have a cure, we do know there are ways to help people manage the condition and improve their quality of life. For some, it begins with the right moves. → Read More

Balance is key when keeping kids busy and avoiding over-scheduling

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Kids are involved in lots of activities, but what's the right balance and how do you avoid overbooking them? Two Western Washington families on-the-go shared with Q13's Marni Hughes how they make it work and what the kids think. → Read More

Healthy Living: 93-year-old boxer

We get one crack at life, so you better pack a good punch. At least that's the motto of 93-year-old Bernice Blouch. "I'm 93-years-young," said Bernice before a workout at The Summit at First Hill in Seattle. Bernice moved to the Pacific Northwest several years ago to be closer to family. → Read More

Healthy Living: Tacoma church offering free blood pressure monitoring

High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer, because many people don't know they have it, until something bad happens like a heart attack or stroke. → Read More

Healthy Living: Loneliness and depression common among aging adults

In 'Healthy Living' this month, Q13 is focusing on the challenges facing adults as they age. For many people the changes that come with getting older can leave a negative impact on their emotional well-being and physical health. Dr. → Read More

Healthy Living: Seattle woman says CPR from stranger saved her life

One step at a time, Laura Vanderpool finds balance. "When I've been walking over an hour, I get giddy," said Vanderpool, a working wife and mother in Seattle. Vanderpool walks because it makes her happy. She also walks for another reason. "My heart story is kind of interesting," Vanderpool tells Q13's Marni Hughes. → Read More

Healthy Living: Broken Heart Syndrome, it’s a real thing

Veronica Gallardo's face lights up as she walks through the halls of El Centro de la Raza in Seattle. As a little girl, the community center became a second home. Veronica was born in Seattle, and raised by Chilean immigrants. → Read More