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  2. A diver is seen near a statue of a soldier during the installing of Circle of Heroes in the Gulf of Mexico. A group of local divers is planning a Veterans Day tribute dive on Nov. 11. [Photo courtesy of Preston Rudie]
  3. A Pasco County Sheriff's deputy (in car at left) tells two panhandlers that they must stop and leave the median where they were collecting money in Land O Lakes. The Pasco BOCC is considering outlawing panhandling at busy intersections in the county.
  4. Tabatha Hunter, 33, was found dead Tuesday after crashing a 2014 Volkswagen Passat through a fence into St. Petersburg's Bayou Grande.
  5. This evidence photo from the criminal complaint of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts v. Ashley Bigsbee for illegal possession of a stolen firearm on Nov. 15, 2015, in Suffolk, Mass., shows one of 10 stolen M11 semiautomatic handguns that former Army Reserve member James Morales took from the Lincoln Stoddard Army Reserve Center in Worcester, Mass. Overall, AP has found that at least 2,000 firearms from the Army, Marines, Navy or Air Force were lost or stolen during the 2010s.
  6. Lina Teixeira, a community activist, fashion designer and candidate for Clearwater City Council, poses for a portrait in her downtown Clearwater art studio.
  7. Then-Tampa police Captain Ruben "Butch" Delgado, center, and then-police Chief Jane Castor, right, attend an event at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg in 2014. Delgado is now serving as interim police chief and is a presumed internal candidate as Castor, now Tampa's mayor, searches for someone to fill the post left vacant by Brian Dugan, who retired last month. Also pictured is then Major Mike Baumaister, who is no longer with the department.
  8. Greg Yarman, 47, who is carrying Elias Yarman, 2, and Michelle Manning 47, of Ohio, walk along a boardwalk at the St. Pete Pier in August. An ice skating rink and holiday shops are planned at the pier from Nov. 30-Jan. 17.
  9. Allegiant is adding a new route between north Ohio and St. Pete-Clearwater.
  10. Florida is experiencing an unprecedented die-off of manatees this year, with 959 documented deaths as of mid-October.
  11. Tampa Jewish Family Services is headquartered in the Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center.
  12. Clearwater's MarineMax once again posted record annual revenues on Tuesday. Shown here is the boating company's retail shop in Pompano.
  13. Ernesto Lopez Morales is being held without bail at the Polk County Jail on a detainer from U.S. immigration authorities.
  14. Cybersecurity analytics firm Rapid7, whose headquarters (show here) are in Boston, is opening a "major hub" in Tampa with plans to hire more than 100 workers.
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  16. Sheriff’s deputies making a routine traffic stop in north Florida found a grenade inside a pickup truck.
  17. Kindergarteners Denise Kelly, left, and Aliyas Lott decide on fruits and vegetables while picking their lunches in the cafeteria at Sandy Lane Elementary School. The Pinellas County School District is among districts experiencing supply chain interruptions to bulk food supplies, which has led to altered menus.
  18. Tammy and Daniel Roebuck show off their collection of monster movie props in their Los Angeles home.
  19. In this file photo, Steve Bannon, who was a strategist for former President Donald Trump, exits Manhattan Federal Court in New York on Aug. 20, 2020, following his arraignment on fraud charges over allegations that he used money from his group "We Build The Wall" on personal expenses.
  20. Chera Lynn Nyerick holds a photo of her son, Julian Carter, who took his own life after being involuntarily committed under the state's Baker Act 44 times. His death is the subject of a state investigation and an ongoing lawsuit.
  21. Kindergarteners Marlaysia Sanders, left, Armani Samuel, center, and Alaeya Nelson enjoy their lunches at Sandy Lane Elementary School on Monday in Clearwater. The Pinellas County School District is among the area districts experiencing supply chain interruptions that have forced staff to alter school menus.
  22. A cyclist passes through the 5th Ave business district on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in historic downtown Zephyrhills. The 2020 census shows that Zephyrhills is now the largest city in Pasco County, just edging out New Port Richey, and the population for Zephyrhills has jumped 29 percent since 2010.
  23. This Tampa mansion is being featured in an upcoming episode of Mansion Global on the Fox Business Network.