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  1. A graphic from the National Hurricane Center released at 11 a.m. Sunday shows the earliest likely arrival times for tropical storm-force winds from Ian. Gov. Ron DeSantis urged Floridians on Sunday morning to prepare now for a storm that is expected to be a major hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico.
  2. Damineh Oveisi holds up a sign protesting the Iranian government during a demonstration at Armature Works in Tampa on Saturday night. Oveisi has lived in Tampa since 2007 but most of her family remains in Iran where she grew up, and now she is asking the Tampa Bay area to pay attention to the unrest there in the wake of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini's death in police custody earlier this month.
  3. This graphic from the National Hurricane Center shows Tropical Storm Ian's location and forecast cone at 2 p.m. Sunday. The storm was expected to quickly grow into a major hurricane by the time it spins into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.
  4. Friends Felicia Livengood, 29, and Victoria Colson, 31, fill sandbags on Sunday along with hundreds of other Tampa residents who waited for more for than two hours at the Himes Avenue Complex. Officials urged Florida residents to wrap up their preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Ian, which is expected to rapidly strengthen into a major hurricane when it spins into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.
  5. On Nov. 8, voters will decide whether the city should sell its vacant City Hall to build two apartment towers, shaded at right, and the former Harborview site to build a 13-story hotel, shaded at left. The project also would include a two-story building with commercial space. The parcels border the city's $84 million ongoing renovation of Coachman Park, shown in the rendering's foreground.
  6. Phil Garrett takes a photo of his girlfriend, Julie Marie Fischer, beside the new sculpture, "Home," by artist Matthew Mazzotta. The 21-foot floor-to-ceiling sculpture of a flamingo has been a popular stop for guests boarding and arriving at Tampa International Airport.
  7. Florida Gov Ron DeSantis announces the suspension of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a news conference at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa.
  8. Deputies investigate reports of shots fired at a Chuck E. Cheese on Saturday in Brandon.
  9. Some Tampa Bay area governments are opening sandbag locations as Tropical Storm Ian sets its sights on the Gulf of Mexico and a potential landfall in Florida. The sandbags in this photo were made available for Tropical Storm Elsa last year.
  10. Tampa police are investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist, the department reported Saturday morning.
  11. The Tampa Bay area on Saturday remained in the potential path of Tropical Storm Ian, which powered up into a named storm late Friday night and was expected to strengthen into a major hurricane by the middle of the week.
  12. A Venezuelan migrant is led onto a bus at St. Andrews Episcopal Church on Sept. 16 in Edgartown, Mass on the island of Marthas Vineyard. A group of 48 migrants was flown to the island from Texas earlier this week, leaving them stranded.
  13. Nazar Hersom, 2, plays in the water fountain to keep cool on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa. Tampa Bay will see extreme heat this weekend, with daily temperatures expected to approach 100 degrees through Monday.
  14. Antonio Perez Miranda walks out of his house through the mud left by the river Rio de la Plata overflowing in the San Jose de Toa Baja caused by Hurricane Fiona that passed by Puerto Rico on Monday Sept. 18, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2022.
  15. A man points to a home that was collapsed by Hurricane Fiona at Villa Esperanza in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Tampa Bay groups are sending help to the island after the hurricane.
  16. As mourners look on, law enforcement vehicles escort a hearse carrying the body of Deputy Michael Hartwick from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner's Office to the Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home in Tarpon Springs during a procession ceremony on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Largo.
  17. This graphic from the National Hurricane Center shows Tropical Depression Nine's location and forecast cone as of 8 p.m. Friday. The forecast shows the storm could approach Florida as a major hurricane next week.
  18. 5th grade teacher Tyler Faulkner was arrested by New Port Richey police Thursday after he was accused of abusing a student. He was placed on paid administrative leave by Pasco County Schools.
  19. As Broward elections supervisor, Peter Antonacci spoke at the Voting Equipment Center in Lauderhill on the first day of in-person early voting on Oct. 19, 2020. He's been hired by Gov. Ron DeSantis to run the state's new elections crimes office.
  20. Lee Roy Selmon, left, and his brother, Dewey played for the Bucs and at Oklahoma. They're being honored by the Sooners with a statue to be unveiled this weekend.
  21. Tropical Depression Nine has formed.
  22. Bill Losasso, right, talks about human trafficking in a YouTube video. He recently acknowledged "multiple indiscretions" while working at Restored to Dream, a nonprofit he helped found in 2021.
  23. Victor Morla Casado, 33, of Tampa, was arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in Tampa late Tuesday night, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Friday. He is facing charges of first-degree murder, armed false imprisonment and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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