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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

The USS Calhoun County sails toward the skyline of New York City in 1959. The ship may have been headed to the Navy shipyard on the East River in Brooklyn.

'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.

Host Ellen DeGeneres (L) and actor Jared Leto onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

86th Annual Academy Awards

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

A snowman on West 106th Street near Broadway during a snow storm in New York. The storm was expected to dump as much as a foot of snow over the region.

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.

Asher Birdsey, 6, of Englewood watches a model train display made by the H.B. Plant Railroad Historical Society at the Tampa Railfair and Model Train Show and Sale Sunday, June 2, 2013, at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Birdsey's father, Ryan Birdsey, said his son first became interested in model trains after getting a Thomas the Train set as a toddler. Ryan Birdsey plans to devote his garage to space for a train set for Asher. The semi-annual event featured over 300 tables with displays and merchandise, and will return Dec. 21 and 22 for a Christmas Show.

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.