1. Governor Ron DeSantis
  2. People stand on the destroyed bridge to Pine Island as they view the damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Matlacha on Sunday. President Joe Biden will visit Fort Myers on Wednesday with a pledge that federal, state and local governments will work as one to help rebuild homes, businesses and lives.
  3. The National Hurricane Center is watching two systems in the Atlantic: Tropical Depression 12, and a system that has a high chance of developing into a depression as it moves into the Caribbean Sea.
  4. Stress is running rampant this Medicare Annual Enrollment season because of the economic times the country is experiencing.
  5. Hundreds of people attend the Indie Flea Market on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in St. Petersburg. The market is returning — and celebrating a decade in St. Petersburg — on Oct. 9.
  6. The Pasco County School Board is set to consider a proposal that would close an under-capacity elementary school and send its students to other nearby campuses.
  7. Now’s the time to nominate your employer for the 14th Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces award program.
  8. Fleet supplies manager Scott Wilson, left, and shrimper Steven Maxey walk through the wreckage of shrimping trawlers at Erickson and Jensen Seafood Packers on Friday, Sep 30, 2022, at Fort Myers Beach. The company’s fleet of 12 boats, including the 96’, 200-tonne Double E in background, were heavily damaged as Hurricane Ian made landfall overnight on Wednesday.
  9. The building at 2708 N 18th St. in Tampa was once an Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. factory.
  10. Derick P. Bowden, 24, was arrested Sunday and faces charges of first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to Hillsborough jail records.
  11. Rodolfo Regino Jr., 48, is facing a manslaughter charge after Hillsborough detectives say he punched a man during an altercation in a Ruskin gas station parking lot and the man died.
  12. Residents of Pine Island, Fla., leave the island by boat after Hurricane Ian left widespread damage across the island, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.
  13. A teen driving this stolen Maserati in unincorporated St. Petersburg early Sunday hit 123 mph before crashing, killing one of his passengers.
  14. The townhome located in the 5300 block of Bayshore Blvd. belonging to Perla Haydee Huerta pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in Tampa. Huerta allegedly recruited migrants onto Gov. Ron DeSantis’ flights to Martha’s Vineyard from San Antonio in September.
  15. In this  Sept. 23 photo, former President Donald Trump listens to applause from the crowd as he steps up to the podium at a rally in Wilmington, N.C. Lawyers for Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to step into the legal fight over the classified documents seized during an FBI search of his Florida estate.
  16. Bella and CheeChee are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  17. An Olive tree splintered and fell on a home at 1580 Arizona Ave. NE during winds from Hurricane Ian in the St. Petersburg neighborhood of Shore Acres last week. The 1975 wood frame home is owned by Chris and Kristin Zuppa who had evacuated and were not home during the storm.
  18. Bryan Antonio Cirino Ortiz, 35, of Tampa, was arrested after police say he broke into two disaster relief vehicles and stole power tools early Tuesday morning.
  19. The facilities at Mittye P. Locke Elementary School in New Port Richey have begun showing their age after 56 years and need a significant overhaul, officials say.
  20. Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday.
  21. Gov. Ron DeSantis holds a news conference last week at the Pinellas County Emergency Operations Center in Largo as Florida awaits Hurricane Ian's arrival. By the middle of this week, many of the state’s political strategists say they expect campaigns to be back in full swing.
  22. Al Hernandez, left, and James Washington are competing for the Pasco County School Board District 1 seat in the Nov. 8, 2022 general election.
  23. Donated items including non-perishables and cleaning supplies are pictures at Big Storm Brewing where they're being collected to send to those affected by Hurricane Ian in southwest Florida, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 in Clearwater.
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