1. George Santos leaves the Capitol Hill Club as members of the press follow him on Jan. 31, 2023, in Washington, DC.
  2. A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy has resigned after he was accused of having inappropriate relationships with women he met on calls, according to an internal affairs report made public by the agency this week. This photo shows a deputy vehicle being used to block traffic in September.
  3. People view the atrium between House and Senate chambers while taking a guided tour of the Florida state Capitol building during a legislative session, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  4. Officers were called to the 1700 block of East 24th Avenue in Tampa around 10:21 a.m. Tuesday and discovered a man with a gunshot wound, the Tampa Police Department said in a news release Tuesday afternoon. The man later died.
  5. Fall Out Boy is coming to Tampa.
  6. Mike Kinnard, of Palm Harbor, deploys a pair of rigs while pursuing his quarry — blacktip sharks and spotted sea bass — off the shallows of the Dunedin Causeway on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023, where a dense fog advisory remained in place through 10 a.m., blanketing Pinellas, Polk, and portions of Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough and Manatee counties as a ridge of high pressure continues to dominate weather conditions over Florida, keeping multiple upper-level disturbances from sliding into the area through most of the week, according to the National Weather Service in Ruskin.
  7. A poster assembled by St. Petersburg police shows Franklin Delano Floyd and several aliases he is known to have used. Floyd died last week after 20 years on Florida's death row.
  8. Former Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is on tap to be the new president of New College as it undergoes a conservative transformation.
  9. Lakeland police Chief Sam Taylor told reporters Tuesday his investigators have now identified 11 people who were injured in a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon in Lakeland.
  10. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch, left, talks with Hines senior managing director Michael Harrison and Tampa Bay Rays co-President Brian Auld after the mayor gave his 2023 State of the City address on the steps of City Hall on Monday.
  11. Stephanie Calvert, with Sunstar Paramedics, left, pauses to visit with St. Petersburg Fire Rescue firefighter-paramedic Josh Burch and his 7-month-old son, Kane, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County in Clearwater. That's where officials gathered to announce the expansion of locally-born Sleep Baby Safely campaign to eight counties across the state.
  12. Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education rejected the African American Studies AP course.
  13. Gov. Ron DeSantis, pictured here at a Las Vegas speech in November, announced a package of sweeping reforms to Florida higher education on Tuesday.
  14. Hillsborough County plans to sue an insurance carrier to try to recoup $2.48 million it fronted CareerSource Tampa Bay to repay the U.S. Department of Labor over misspending identified in a federal audit.
  15. The Department of the Treasury's seal outside the Treasury Department building in Washington on May 4, 2021. The national debt is at the core of a dispute about how to raise the government's legal borrowing authority, which could come to a head this summer if the government runs out of accounting maneuvers to keep paying its bills.
  16. Hiring signs are displayed at a grocery store in Arlington Heights, Ill., in January. On Tuesday, the Labor Department reports on wages and benefits for U.S. workers during the October-December quarter.
  17. Authorities say a skull found on banks of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania more than 3 1/2 decades ago has been identified as that of a man long believed slain in New Jersey along with his girlfriend, whose body had been found in the river on the New Jersey side the previous year.
  18. A group of demonstrators gather at dusk in Shelby Farms Park on Monday in Memphis, Tenn., in response to the death of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers. Nichols, who had a hobby in photography, frequented the park to photograph sunsets.
  19. A 39-year-old man riding an electric bicycle died after he collided with an SUV at a St. Petersburg intersection on Monday, police said.
  20. A Tampa police patrol SUV is seen near the scene on Pictorial Park Drive in New Tampa where a woman was found dead on the ground Monday night next to an SUV in which her toddler son was found safe, strapped in a car seat.
  21. Waiting longer than 8 months will cause a Medicare penalty, whether or not you choose COBRA.
  22. A student makes her way past the sign at New College Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, in Sarasota, Fla. Your education. Your way. Be original. Be you. That's how New College of Florida describes its approach to higher education in an admission brochure. Newly appointed trustees say they want to overhaul the school.
  23. A home for sale, 541 Locklie Street, on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Dunedin.
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