Saturday, January 20, 2018
U.S. government shuts down; Democrats, GOP blame each other
The Capitol is illuminated in Washington Friday evening during Senate negotiations. [Associated Press]
WASHINGTON ó The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trumpís inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at the Amalie Arena on Sunday, September 21, 2014. His family said Friday his death was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner's office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications. [EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose
The tail section of an ICON A5 ultralight airplane lay on a roadway near a boat ramp in the Gulf Harbors neighborhood of New Port Richey in November. The private plane, which belonged to Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, had just been removed from the shallow waters off Ben Pilot Point where it crashed, killing the former All-Star. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
Autopsy: drugs found in MLB star Roy Halladayís system after plane crash
At the 2017 Gasparilla Children's Parade, Jeshua Torres, 6, of Tampa puts his pirate's hook to good use as he tries to catch beads during the parade along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. 
LUIS SANTANA  |   Times (2017)
2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips