1. There have been at least 16 fatalities and 1,540 injuries from crashes in Pasco County since the start of the year, according to estimates from Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles published in mid March.
  2. Matt Weidner in downtown St. Petersburg.
  3. Dr. Tomasz Roman Kosowsk was booked in the Pinellas County Jail Sunday.
  4. Thirty-two people face DUI criminal charges and another 32 were handed DUI citations.
  5. Florida’s Medicaid program covers children ages 5 and younger in households that make $33,408 or less and older children whose parents make up to $31,795.
  6. Passengers go through security gates to board the tram to their gate at Tampa International Airport on Thursday, March 9, 2023, in Tampa.
  7. José Alvarez and his wife, Hortensia, ran La Loma market for more than 40 years in West Tampa. Alvarez loved to work, took pride in his knife-sharpening skills and made sure his customers and community had enough.
  8. Parade participants toss beads and entertain people during the Tampa Pride Diversity Parade at Ybor City on Saturday in Tampa.
  9. Authorities said two Cuban migrants used a motorized hang glider to fly the approximately 90 miles to Key West, Florida.
  10. Alan Clendenin, 2023 candidate for Tampa City Council
  11. “I’m pretty at peace with it,” former Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard said of his sudden resignation. “It doesn’t mean I haven’t stopped mulling it over. I can’t not do that for a while.”
  12. Austen Peffley is speaking out about disturbing comments made by a Wharton High teacher after a Tampa Bay Times investigation into similar complaints.
  13. People calling for the banning of TikTok, the hugely popular video-sharing app, attend a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2023.
  14. Detectives arrested Tommy Stephens, 52, on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the killing of Jona Waller, 34, on March 17.
  15. A post on Facebook about missing Pinellas County lawyer Steven Cozzi.
  16. Pastor Victor McCleskey, with the KJV (King James Version) Baptist Church of New Port Richey, argues against an ordinance that would provide a buffer for vehicles entering and exiting the parking lot at the Bread and Roses women's health clinic in Clearwater while attending a meeting of the Clearwater City Council on Thursday, March 2, 2023.
  17. A variety of Smith&Wesson pistols on display at the gun range during the Smith&Wesson Demo Day at Bill Jackson’s on Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Pinellas Park. Customers attending the gun demonstration had the opportunity to shoot some of Smith&Wesson’s popular pistols and received instruction and tips on shooting. Attendees also had the opportunity to compete in a shooting contest with the ability to win an AR Pistol. A variety of gun enthusiasts attended the demo from the complete novice to military members during the day long event.
  18. Michelangelo's "David."
  19. University of Tampa President Ronald L. Vaughn will retire at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
  20. Aiden Fucci is led into the courtroom start his sentencing hearing on Friday.
  21. Blue Sky Communities and elected officials celebrate the groundbreaking of SkyWay Lofts, which was slated to have 65 apartments for low-income families, on Sept. 16, 2020.
  22. Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces 2023.
  23. Sherri Tillman, an account manager, works at her desk at ReEmployAbility on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, in Brandon.
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