1. Shawn Frazier, 61, checks tarps over his Tampa home's roof ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
  2. In this Oct. 26, 2021 photo from the David A. Straz Jr Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, everyone is wearing a mask. Bob Sheehan, 67, on left, waits as Dionne Christian, the Straz Center special assistant to the COO, in center, checks the COVID-19 vaccination card of his wife Kathy Sheehan, 66, from Carrollwood, at the Covid entry verification check point. Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco county residents should resume wearing masks indoors under federal COVID-19 safety guidelines.
  3. James Davis (left), and his defense attorneys Jenna Finkelstein (center) and Anne Borghetti (right) prepare to face Pasco County Circuit Judge Gregory Groger after a 12-person jury found Davis guilty of first-degree murder on Monday, May 23.
  4. A Cessna sits where it came to rest at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport after crashing into a fence near the corner of Ulmerton Road and Stoneybrook Drive on Monday. The plane's brakes failed upon landing, an airport spokesperson said. The pilot, who was flying alone, was not injured.
  5. Former Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn takes a seat at the defense table during a negotiated plea sentencing hearing in court in Bartow on Monday.
  6. Thomas Tayshaun Henderson Jr., 27, was arrested in Hillsborough County on Sunday. He faces a second-degree murder charge in connection to the death of a man whose body was found at the Buckeye Mobile Home Park in Largo on Friday.
  7. Nadine Smith is the executive director of Equality Florida, the state's largest organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. On Monday, Time Magazine named Smith to its annual 100 Most Influential People list.
  8. President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at Akasaka Palace, Monday, May 23, 2022, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
  9. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a news conference April 19, 2022, at The Villages complex. Behind him are Senate President Wilton Simpson, left, and House Speaker Chris Sprowls.
  10. Commemorative ceremonies, fireworks, movies, parties, boating events and more are available locally to celebrate Memorial Day.
  11. Florida Gov.  Ron DeSantis vetoed a measure that would have increased the exemption of debtors’ interests in motor vehicles from $1,000 to $5,000 in bankruptcy proceedings.
  12. Cameron Herrin reacts the moment he hears his sentence — 24 years in prison — at the conclusion of his sentencing hearing on April 8, 2021.
  13. This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Monkeypox, a disease that rarely appears outside Africa, has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.
  14. Pedestrians walk by the New York Stock Exchange, May 18, 2022 in New York. Major indexes are opening broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, May 23, 2022 following seven weeks of declines that nearly ended the bull market that began in March 2020. The S&P 500 is up 0.9% in the early going.
  15. Randy Peterson Jr. faces charges of vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a crash involving a death in connection to a hit-and-run crash that happened May 16 on 34th Street in St. Petersburg.
  16. At the opening of Iron Gwazi in February, passengers ride to a 206-foot-tall peak, the tallest in Florida, and then plunge into a 91-degree drop before it reaches 76 miles per hour.
  17. Monkeypox has been identified by European and American health authorities in recent days.
  18. Russian Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin listens to his translator during a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine on Monday. The 21-year-old soldier facing the first war crimes trial since the start of the war in Ukraine has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing an unarmed civilian.
  19. Riders on the new Velocicoaster ride at Universal's Islands of Adventure last June in Orlando.
  20. Hilda Santiago, 81, accepts a Meals on Wheels meal from  Tampa volunteer Kitty Wallace, 75.
  21. A nurse holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, right, and a vial of the vaccine for adults, at a vaccination station in Jackson, Miss., on Feb. 8. The company announced Monday that three doses of its COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5.
  22. Florida school libraries face a growing number of book challenges from their communities. Some districts are seeking solutions that allow parental choices without removing titles from circulation. LENORA LAKE | Special to the Times
  23. Airbnb superhost Frank Albert poses for a portrait in the rental that he and his friends designed to commemorate the "Friends" sitcom.
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