1. An 18-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer during an altercation, officials said Monday.
  2. Best Buy announced this week that its first holiday promotions will begin next week. The electronics retailer also said the traditional larger Black Friday sale will begin Nov. 19 instead of the day after Thanksgiving.
  3. This Feb. 25, 2021 photo shows vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at a temporary clinic in Exeter, N.H. In September, the Food and Drug Administration approved extra doses of Pfizer’s original COVID-19 vaccine after studies showed it still works well enough against the delta variant. And the FDA is weighing evidence for boosters of the original Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
  4. Crews work around the clock at the new Amazon robotic fulfillment center currently under construction on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 in Temple Terrace.
  5. In this June 10, 2020 file photo, cattle occupy a feedlot in Columbus, Neb. Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse decades of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses. The plants will be smaller than those owned by the four beef company giants that now slaughter over 80 percent of the nation's cattle. That has led to some skepticism about whether the new plants will succeed.
  6. The partially collapsed Champlain Towers South condo in Surfside on June 24. Champlain Towers was 40 years old and in need of major repairs when it collapsed. It’s led to officials looking at the need to ensure other aging structures are safe.
  7. Miya Marcano's family, her father Marlon Marcano, center left, hosted a candlelight vigil on Oct. 1 in Orlando. The family is questioning the Orange County Sheriff's Office response to her disappearance.
  8. The book "Burgert Brothers: Another Look" compares 80 Tampa locations photographed by the Burgert Brothers in the early 1900s with how they look today.
  9. Eric Pierson was arrested in the killing of Erika Verdecia, a single mom who went missing on Sept. 24.
  10. West Tampa's Bustillo Bros. and Diaz Cigar Company factory has been recently sold and will be converted to apartments by the new owners.
  11. Sen. Annette Taddeo, D-Miami, speaks during a Senate session in 2019. Taddeo is the only nonwhite gubernatorial candidate among the top contenders, in a state where Hispanics make up nearly 27 percent of the population.
  12. Monarch butterfly
  13. The sun rises Monday over a pond in north Tampa's Forest Hills neighborhood. The week is starting out with fall-like temperatures.
  14. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, shown in this April 2019 photo, has died at 84.
  15. Derek Dious, 26, faces a charge of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death in a hit-and-run death Oct. 6.
  16. Bran Castle, the Transylvanian fortress connected to the Dracula myth.
  17. Florida health and education department officials continue to seek ways to ban schools from imposing mask mandates without opt-out provisions. Some schools are taking other steps to keep virus spread down, including the use of plastic shields.
  18. As the pandemic raged in the summer of 2020, Sarah Logar came to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and took home a little brown dog she named Nike Blue. A year later, he's family.
  19. At the University of South Florida, two new groups — a task force and a faculty and staff association — will focus on the challenges facing Latino students.
  20. Eurich Z. Griffin practiced law in St. Petersburg for his entire career. He's pictured here on Aug. 14, 1987.
  21. Fifth-grade science teacher Jessie Tripp, center, visits with students Synncere Kidd, left, and Trevaughn Hill, right, as the children transition between classes on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Sandy Lane Elementary in Clearwater. Tripp's classroom, at right, lacks a door to separate the hall from the learning space.
  22. A senior citizen holds the hand of a care coordinator at a Health facility in Miami.
  23. In this Oct. 12 photo, David and Wendy Mills, parents of Kailee Mills who was killed four years ago in an automobile accident when riding in the back seat without a seat belt, with a photo of their daughter at their home in Spring, Texas.