1. A woman was killed Friday when the car she was riding in was hit by a garbage truck on Nebraska Avenue in Tampa.
  2. The CEO of the Bay Pines Healthcare System promised "appropriate action" after an officer with the Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Police Department accidentally recorded himself on body-cam footage having sex while on duty.
  3. A street sweeper and city crews cleans Seventh Avenue in Ybor City as Tampa police investigators collect evidence at the scene of a shooting on Oct. 29 that left two dead and 15 injured by gunfire. Two suspects charged this week in the shooting were with the 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot that night, and both suspects fired back at the man accused of shooting the teen, records show.
  4. A prisoner works on the lawn at the Dade Correctional Institution in Florida City. Amid staffing shortages, Florida plans to keep tapping the National Guard to assist in prisons.
  5. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe has been listed for sale.
  6. Staff move Romeo, a manatee from the Miami Seaquarium, into a pool at ZooTampa on Tuesday.
  7. Children walk past a Star of David, where the Chabad of Clearwater lit candles during their Unite Through Light Hanukkah celebration on Thursday, Dec 7, 2023, at Coachman Park in Clearwater. The event hosted live music, a chocolate gelt drop, drinks, potato latkes, and doughnuts.
  8. A photo provided by Gatorland shows the white leucistic alligator. There are only seven leucistic alligators in the world, with three of them located at Gatorland Orlando, according to officials with the reptile park.
  9. The driver of a Jeep Wrangler was killed in a crash in Pasco County Thursday night. The driver who hit him was arrested on a DUI-manslaughter charge.
  10. Raindrops create shapes in a puddle as rain fell at War Veterans Memorial Park in St. Petersburg in July 2021. The National Weather Service is anticipating a 60 to 70% chance of rain across Tampa Bay beginning Sunday afternoon.
  11. Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, left, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, speaks during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by FOX Business Network and Univision, Sept. 27, 2023, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.
  12. The Undertaker performing his one-man show. It comes to Clearwater on Jan. 28.
  13. A new nighttime show debuted Tuesday at Epcot called “Luminous The Symphony of Us,” with fireworks, dancing fountains, lasers and lights, along with two original songs plus new arrangements of iconic Disney hits.
  14. A 68-year-old man died after firefighters pulled him from a burning home in the Richmar RV park in unincorporated Largo on Thursday, deputies said.
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  16. Several Florida school districts give parents the ability to restrict their children's access to library books.
  17. A view of the boots worn by Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as he speaks at the Heritage Foundation, Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, as part of the Mandate for Leadership Series in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
  18. Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr., a Tampa Bay Tech alumnus raised in Dade City, is a finalist for the 2023 Heisman Trophy, to be presented Saturday night in New York City.
  19. Fire officials said one person died after a residential fire in West Tampa on Thursday morning. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
  20. Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, who is now Senate president, smiles as she stands on the dais during a legislative session at the Florida State Capitol, Monday, March 7, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  21. A St. Petersburg police officer was arrested Wednesday in Hillsborough County on a battery charge after he pushed a woman during an argument, records show.
  22. The scene following an early morning shooting along Ybor City’s 7th Avenue in Tampa on Oct. 29.
  23. Several years ago, the Pasco County Commission on Tuesday approved a $500,000 loan to West Pasco Habitat for Humanity to help finance the purchase and demolition of dilapidated properties on Van Doren Avenue and Leisure Lane near the city of New Port Richey. The project was sidetracked and now the county and the city of New Port Richey, which surrounds the neighborhood, are working together to fix ongoing blight in the area.
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