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  1. CBD oil in a bottle with dropper Friday, May 7, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  2. The Tampa Bay Times is nearing a sale of its former printing plant at 1301 34th St. N in St. Petersburg.
  3. The Statue of Liberty is visible behind refrigerator trucks intended for storing corpses that are staged in a lot at the 39th Street pier, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
  4. Florida’s positivity rate was about 7.6 percent Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  5. A guest has her temperature checked before entering SeaWorld as it reopens with new safety measures in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The park had been closed since mid-March to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  6. Barricades keep traffic from using Willow Brook Court in Lakeside Woodlands in Hudson.
  7. This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota shows former Minnesota police officers Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao.
  8. The St. Petersburg Museum of History is the first stop on the St. Petersburg Florida Stories audio tour.
  9. Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem sits at the Port of Miami.
  10. In this May 5, 2017 photo, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla.
  11. A pedestrian was killed in Pinellas Park early Friday morning.
  12. Jennifer Carvajal, a Plant City teenager who pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter appears at the Hillsborough County Courthouse in Tampa on Thursday, December 17, 2015.
  13. The old Florida Capitol building in Tallahassee.
  14. Two people were injured early Friday when someone involved in an altercation at the Diamond Dolls strip club opened fire, deputies said.
  15. Fred Colpack, 74, of Clearwater, cools off with a shower while visiting the Dunedin Causeway on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. According to Spectrum Bay News 9: a Heat Advisory was in effect at that time. New data from NOAA says that Florida air temperatures are getting hotter.
  16. Pinellas teacher of the year, Sarah Painter, who teaches fifth grade at Eisenhower Elementary School, right, sinks into a congratulatory hug with Principal Antonette Wilson moments after finding out she is one of five finalists for Florida Teacher of the Year on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the school in Clearwater.
  17. A California florist prepares for Mother's Day last year. For some the barrage of advertising leading up to the holiday can be difficult.
  18. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a controversial elections law Thursday in West Palm Beach, but only Fox News was allowed to show it. A graphic falsely claimed the law prohibits "mass mailing of ballots," when existing law already requires mail ballots to be requested.
  19. Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady amended orders on Thursday so that masks, temperature checks and health screenings will no longer be required to enter state court buildings.
  20. Seating for potential jurors in October at the start of the murder trial of defendant Erin Lee Robinson at the George Edgecomb Courthouse, Tampa can be seen. The trial was the first in Hillsborough County since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Potential jurors were socially distanced and wore protective face coverings.
  21. Students walk on the University of South Florida's Tampa campus in September, near the start of a school year that will be remembered for its pandemic restrictions. University officials said Thursday that those restrictions will be lifted starting in late June.
  22. Sidewalk seating rules in St. Petersburg that were relaxed last year in response to the pandemic to allow businesses to seat more patrons safely are in jeopardy. City officials are trying to codify the changes to make the rules more permanent.
  23. Tampa City Council member Orlando Gudes was unanimously elected City Council chairman on Thursday. He voted for a failed effort Thursday to pause apartment development in some areas of the city.
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