1. The death of a man whose decomposing body was found in a parked vehicle in Tampa Tuesday is being investigated as a possible homicide, according to police.
  2. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention photo shows one of the first known cases of the monkeypox virus via a patient's scarred hand on June 5, 2003.
  3. A police officer picks up a water-logged American flag, on Tuesday that was left behind after the mass shooting in Highland Park the previous day.
  4. FILE - Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis speaks during an interview at her office, Feb. 24, 2021, in Atlanta. A judge is considering what guidelines to place on questions that can be asked of Georgia state lawmakers called before a special grand jury in an investigation, opened by Willis, into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in the state. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
  5. The estate of an Illinois woman who died earlier this year from a listeria infection filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against a Florida ice cream company that health officials have connected to a multistate outbreak. The lawsuit filed in the Middle District of Florida claims that Mary Billman died after eating contaminated ice cream produced by Sarasota-based Big Olaf Creamery.
  6. Maggie and Yonny are two of many animals looking for "fur"ever homes.
  7. Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the Marvel series of films, will make an appearance at Tampa Bay Comic Convention July 29-31.
  8. The city's former Fire Station No. 45 is in the foreground on Franklin Street with the Church of Scientology's Flag Building to the west.
  9. Addison Bethea, of Perry, was scalloping Thursday with her brother in Keaton Beach when a shark pulled her underwater, according to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare.
  10. A Sotheby's New York employee demonstrates the size of a Gorgosaurus dinosaur skeleton, the first to be offered at auction, Tuesday in New York.
  11. Enrique Toledo, 53, was arrested on a first-degree murder charge.
  12. Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. After the U.S. Supreme Court revoked the federal right to an abortion that's been in place for half a century, companies like Amazon, Disney, Apple and JP Morgan pledged to cover travel costs for employees who live in states where the procedure is now illegal so they can terminate pregnancies.
  13. People walk past the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in New York.  Stocks are opening lower across the board on Wall Street, Tuesday, July 5,  and crude oil prices are dropping again. Treasury yields also fell as traders continued to worry about the state of the economy
  14. Pediatrician Emy Jean-Marie, center, holds her 9-month-old son Adedeji Adebayo on her lap as Dr. Nizar Dowla, right, administers a vaccine while Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health, Admiral Rachel Levine, left, looks on June 28 at the Borinquen Health Care Center in Miami.
  15. Protesters attend a May 3 abortion rights rally organized by Florida Rep. Michele Rayner and the Pinellas Democratic Progressive Caucus on the steps of the St. Petersburg Judicial Courthouse. The U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down Roe v. Wade, and in Florida the focus has turned to the state's recently adopted 15-week abortion ban.
  16. A FishHawk Ranch home was destroyed on the Fourth of July and investigators believe fireworks are to blame, Hillsborough Fire Rescue officials said.
  17. Florida education commissioner Richard Corcoran speaks about his education philosophy during a May 5 speech at Hillsdale College in Michigan.
  18. Litter is scattered in a small creek near a bridge just north of downtown Tampa. The city is about to embark on an anti-trash campaign called "Keep It Clean, Tampa."
  19. Dr. Doug Stein applies lidocaine before performing a vasectomy in his Tampa office. [Times (2009)]
  20. A Pasco County apartment fire Monday killed a child and an adult, Fire-Rescue officials reported.
  21. Traffic streams southbound over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in July 2021, about a month after a contractor completed construction of fencing meant to deter suicides from the iconic span. In the 12 months since the barrier was completed, two people have jumped to their deaths, well below the average 12 to 15 people per year who died by jumping from the bridge before the fencing, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  22. Sean Ferraro, right, sells a pizza to boaters near Three Rooker Island off the north Pinellas County coast on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Ferraro, the owner of Madison Avenue Pizza in Dunedin, doesn't take orders before launching his Pizza Skiff on weekends, instead approaching boaters when he's on the water.
  23. Former USF basketball star Tony Grier (standing) directed and produced a documentary about musician Bobby Brooks Wilson (sitting). The documentary is called "The Last Teardrop."
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