1. Hillsborough County is opening cold weather shelters on Tuesday evening as a cold front is expected to drop temperatures into the 40s. This photos shows people seeking shelter at Hyde Park Methodist Church on Dec. 23 in Tampa during a cold spell.
  2. It's sweater season, Tampa Bay. Do you know where your single sweater is?
  3. Joel Wynkoop, 63, poses for a portrait at Tampa Bay Community Network in Tampa.
  4. A student publication at an Orange County high school has come under fire for including information about Florida's law requiring students to use restrooms according to their biological sex at birth.
  5. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, and California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
  6. An aerial drone view of the former dog racing track and score board at Derby Lane, 10490 Gandy Blvd. N. Almost three years after greyhound racing has ended, the track is now filled in with grass and is remarkably well tended to.
  7. Gabriela Ibarra joins her daughters Kathy Camacho, 12, and Ashley Cruz, 18, as they listen to speakers at the "Freedom For All" rally in Homestead, on Saturday, July 1, 2023.
  8. Tyrell Phillips, a suspect in a deadly shooting in Ybor City on Oct. 29, is seen as he is brought into the courtroom for a detention hearing at the Hillsborough County criminal courthouse annex, 401 N Jefferson St, Tampa, on Monday.
  9. Tampa police said on Monday that a man suspected of stabbing to death a woman and a 14-year-old girl on Sunday has been arrested in Maryland.
  10. Pete Antonacci, seen here in 2009, was chosen by Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2022 to lead the state’s new Office of Election Crimes and Security.
  11. Georgia Southwestern State University's campus in Americus features a bronze statue of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. Hyosub Shin /
  12. From left: Chobani, Harrison and Ghost are staged in kennels where they remained available for adoption on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at Pinellas County Animal Services on Ulmerton Road in the Largo area.
  13. A sinkhole recently opened under a wastewater treatment pond at Busch Gardens, dumping an estimated 2.5 million gallons of treated wastewater.
  14. The coldest weather since January is expected early this week when temperatures are expected to fall into the 40s in Tampa Bay and the 30s in some areas of the Nature Coast. In January, Goldie Limon, 1, of Clearwater, reached to help her mother, Jessica Limon, left, after selecting oranges while visiting the Dunedin Downtown Market with her parents.
  15. The refurbished Crystal Serenity cruise ship arrived to PortMiami on Nov. 2, 2023.
  16. A crackdown on drunken driving during Thanksgiving week resulted in 44 arrests, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday.
  17. Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats perform at 97X Next Big Thing in 2018 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. This year, the station has moved the show to The Sound in Clearwater's Coachman Park.
  18. All Good Things Gifts at the KRATE Container Park pictured on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Wesley Chapel. The store is closing due to a dip in sales during the summertime.
  19. Robyn Spotts, in background on left, her daughter Rowan, 6, and friends, Molly Glassman and her son, Isaac Glassman, 5, are all pictured after a few laps on the ice rink at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023 in Tampa. The families first visited the Glazer Children’s Museum before hitting the ice rink. “We didn’t last long there and we are not lasting long here,” Robyn Spotts said regarding their limited success on ice skates.
  20. The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement in St. Petersburg is the only museum in the world dedicated to that period.
  21. Billy Adams III appears in a Hillsborough courtroom in February after he was accused of fatally shooting 22-year-old Alana Sims, who was pregnant.
  22. Tansheka Riggins, a student at St. Petersburg College, meets in person for the first time with her completion coach, Matt Smith, who works for local nonprofit LEAP Tampa Bay.
  23. In June, a dead tiger shark washed up on Indian Shores, prompting town leaders to pass a ban on shark fishing from land.
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