cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Pensacola

CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tobacco Company Vows To Fight $23.6 Billion In Damages

The nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

07/20/2014

CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Florida Jury Slams Tobacco Company With $23.6 Billion In Punitive Damages

Tobacco company RJ Reynolds has been slammed by a Florida jury with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

07/19/2014

Governor Rick Scott met with seniors in Miami to talk about the Affordable Care Act and what he said were cuts to the Medicare Advantage program.  (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Hitting The Campaign Trail

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be on the campaign trail to discuss college costs and tuition hikes.

06/08/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Declares State Of Emergency In Panhandle

Hit with up to 20 inches of rain, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for 26 counties in the panhandle and big bend.

04/30/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Source: David Cannon/Getty Images)

Fla. Senate To Honor Golf Champ Bubba Watson

The Florida Senate is planning to honor Masters champion and hometown hero Bubba Watson.

04/25/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Gets Life In Prison For Murder, Twin Gets 15 Years

A former reporter became friends with twin brothers through the world of fantasy card and role-playing games, and it was a set of $100,000 collectible cards that led one of the brothers to kill the journalist and bury his body in a concrete-covered pit. The other brother helped cover up the crime.

02/13/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Parts Of Florida Panhandle May See Snow

While South Florida warms up to the lower 80s Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service is forecasting snow for parts of the Florida Panhandle thanks to an arctic blast.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

Jodi Eller, 31, of St. Augustine became the first woman to complete the 1,515-mile Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail that runs from Pensacola to Key West to the Georgia border.  Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

First Woman Completes 1,515 Mile Saltwater Paddling Trail

The first woman to complete the 1,515 mile Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail completed her journey as 2013 came to a close.

CBS Miami–01/11/2014

HOMESTEAD, FL - Icicles hang from a bush as a farmer uses water in an effort to keep his crops from being damaged by freezing temperatures on December 15, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. In 2010, South Florida endured a weather system that pushed the temperature into the 30s Fahrenheit. (Photo by: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Record Lows Expected In N. Florida

Farmers are preparing for a drastic drop in temperatures Monday night and Tuesday morning. Some locations will feel the coldest air of the winter season.

01/06/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Anti-Gambling Chatter Dominates Legislative Hearing

Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.

11/14/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,467 other followers