1. A high school student was ambushed and stabbed to death with a knife and sword by another teen who was angry the victim had previously had sex with the suspect's ex-girlfriend, authorities in South Florida said.
  2. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody speaks during a news conference with Gov. Ron DeSantis in April. Despite criticisms from her own department's lawyers, Moody supported Texas’ lawsuit to overturn election results in four other states.
  3. Doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine sit on a table before the start of a vaccination clinic as part of an outreach initiative by Henry Ford Health System at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn on March 8, 2021.
  4. In this Oct. 20 file photo, Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri briefs the media after a St. Petersburg police officer shot 17-year-old Christopher Deon Tonsel. Gualtieri said it happened after Officer Leighton Williams saw a gun in Tonsel's waistband and ordered him to drop it, but  Tonsel instead pulled out the gun and pointed it at Williams.
  5. The initial autopsy on the remains of Brian Laundrie did not uncover a cause of his death and a more intensive examination will be done, a Laundrie family lawyer said Monday.
  6. Halloween on Central, haunted houses and other Halloween events dominate the Top 15 events this week.
  7. Bears head coach Matt Nagy announced Monday morning he tested positive for the virus after returning home from Tampa.
  8. Dolphin Bay Elementary School student Dael Fernandez gets an assist with his mask from his mom, Cynthia Fernandez, on Aug. 16, the first day of school in Broward County. Broward is one of several Florida school districts facing financial penalties for defying state orders against mask mandates.
  9. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart answers a question after announcing the identity of "Gacy Victim 5" as North Carolina native Francis Wayne Alexander during a news conference Monday in Maywood, Ill. Alexander's body was among 26 discovered by police in the crawl space of John Wayne Gacy's home more than 40 years ago, with three more found outside the house and four others found in waterways that Gacy admitted killing. Police were able to identify 25 of the victims but the final eight, Alexander among them, were buried without having ever been identified.
  10. A Santa Fe County Sheriff's deputy briefly talks with a security guard at the entrance to the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., Monday. A camera operator told authorities that Alec Baldwin had been careful with weapons on the set of the film "Rust" before the actor shot and killed a cinematographer with a gun he'd been told was safe to use, court records released Sunday show.
  11. TheIncLab is relocating its headquarters to Ybor City's historic El Pasaje building.
  12. Since the 1970s, visitors have come to see the manatees that gather in the winter at Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power Station. The viewing center, which closed last season because of COVID-19, will reopen Nov. 1.
  13. Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota has set up a maze that’s free and an ideal way to let children explore. The maze, which is next to the park’s playground, will be up until after Thanksgiving.
  14. In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, a Microsoft computer is among items displayed at a Microsoft store in suburban Boston. Microsoft says the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and are have been relentlessly targeting cloud service resellers and others since summer.
  15. An altercation ended in fatal gunfire early Sunday morning in St. Petersburg.
  16. In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a North Atlantic right whale feeds on the surface of Cape Cod bay off the coast of Plymouth, Mass. The population of North Atlantic right whales has dipped to the lowest level in two decades, according to the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium.
  17. A dashcam video captured a Florida Highway Patrol trooper saving a toddler from choking on the side of Interstate 95 entrance ramp near Miami.
  18. In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 photo a Hertz rental car logo rests on the front of a Hertz location, in Boston. Car rental company Hertz is ordering 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla. The company says it’s buying the Tesla Model 3s by the end of 2022, and it also will buy electric vehicle chargers. No price was given for the order, but it has to be worth around $4 billion because each Model 3 has a base price of around $40,000.
  19. Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds. It is the second U.S. vaccine aimed at eventually being offered to children.
  20. Dr. Paul Nanda of Tampa General Hospital suggests putting candy at the end of the driveway, or at least away from the entryway, to avoid crowding around the door.
  21. Final responsibility for this state of affairs rests with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, shown in this 2018 photo, who holds what one former employee described as dictatorial power over the company.
  22. Times
Demolition of the old St. Petersburg police department headquarters begins Tuesday, making way for a new development, Orange Station at the Edge, with condos, apartments, retail and office space.
  23. The driver of a 2013 Kia Optima, left, was seriously injured when he slammed into a disabled car-carrier on the shoulder of Interstate 75 Sunday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
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