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In 1969, the Dade County Sheriff's Office issued an arrest warrant for Doors' lead singer Jim Morrison. He was charged with a single felony count and three misdemeanors for his stage antics at a Miami concert a few days earlier. When Morrison first got word of the charges for lewd and lascivious behavior, indecent exposure, profanity, and drunkenness, he thought it was a practical joke.

8 celebs who were arrested in South Florida

With the arrest of pop sensation Justin Bieber on Jan. 23 in Miami Beach on DUI charges, it brought to mind some other notables who have had a run-in with the law while soaking in the tropical atmosphere.

The ABCs of Radiation

The ABC’s of Radiation, a booklet published in 1957 by Brookhaven National Laboratory, which produced much of the radioactive waste dumped by the USSCalhoun County, includes information for its employees on how to safely work with radiation. FULL REPORT: The Atomic Sailors

A group of sailors from the USS Calhoun County pose at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during a 1956 training exercise. George Albernaz is sitting in the middle of the front row. The ship would later return to its home port in the New York City area where it would continue making trips to the Atlantic Ocean to dispose of radioactive waste and ammunition.

'Calhoun' crew photos show bombs, barrels

Veterans of the USS Calhoun County share photos from their time aboard the ship. FULL REPORT: The Atomic Sailors

Second place Ryan Hunter-Reay, left, winner Will Power and third place finisher Helio Castroneves (3) celebrate their podiums after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday, March 30, 2014.

2014 Firestone Grand Prix photo gallery

2014 Firestone Grand Prix in St. Petersburg. As the IndyCars zoom around the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront, we're capturing photos all weekend.

Marty St. Louis beats Antti Niemi for his second goal of the game.

Marty St. Louis ties Lightning's single-game goals record

Right wing Marty St. Louis tied Chris Kontos' franchise record for goals in a game with four in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-4 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Jan. 18, 2014.

Leonardo DiCaprio (R) and Irish singer Bono arrive for the 86th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 02 March 2014.  EPA/PAUL BUCK

86th Annual Academy Awards

86th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Workers on the snowboard cross track go shirtless on a sunny day at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Snowmen around the globe

The winter weather has stranded thousands of travelers, closed schools and blocked highways, but who can resist a jolly happy soul with a button nose and two eyes made of coal.

Pete Boyar, of Las Vegas, Nevada, removes a chain from the neck of a ten-foot-tall pneumatic gorilla while prepping the beast for the King's Circus four-story funhouse, one of dozens of attractions being erected Thursday (4/4/13) for the for the Chasco Fiesta at Sims Park in New Port Richey. The event, which harkens the pounding of drums, the shrieks of carnival riders and the wailing of guitars cranks up this weekend as Chasco Fiesta kicks off its nine-day festival at Sims Park. The Native American Pow Wow and Festival will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday with dancing, educational presentations and vendors selling authentic arts and crafts. The carnival midway will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, as well as evenings next week (rides require tickets or wristband). And of course the big street parade will start at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grand Boulevard and Gulf Drive, with festive floats rolling through downtown. West Pasco Sertoma will serve up its famous beef barbecue from noon to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Music lovers can also get their fill at the festival: Friday features Contemporary Christian Family Music Night from 6 to 10:30 p.m., with For King and Country, Shepherd's View, Audea and act one5. Saturday features the Rock 'n' Roll Tribute in the Park from 1 to 11 p.m., with Led-Hed, Crossroads, Embry Brothers Band, Eric Anderson Band and Thee Guilty Pleasure Band. Sunday will feature Classic Rock from 1 to 9 p.m. with China Grove Band, Shawn Paige Band, Time Bandits and Sunset Rebels.

Pictures of the Year 2013 from the Times Photographers

Images that convey their own unique story beyond the news - a loggerhead sea turtle's journey into the Gulf, a compelling sunset over the border towns of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas torn apart by drug trafficking - images chosen by the photography staff of the Tampa Bay Times from their best work.