1. Three parents who sought an injunction against Florida's rules barring treatment for gender dysphoric children were granted it by a judge on Tuesday.
  2. Bradenton police are searching for Demitrius Tyrone Bell in connection with a shooting at the Tropicana plant on Monday night. Police said Bell shot a co-worker.
  3. Artists Natalie Tyler, left, and Kiki Dufault, unveil their collaborative glass sculptures from a kiln in front of an audience at the Duncan McClellan Gallery on Saturday, May 6, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  4. Eddie Leonard commutes to a meeting from his downtown Tampa condo on his new e-bike.
  5. Carson Senfield, a student at the University of Tampa, was fatally shot in September after police said he attempted to get into a car while the driver was in the front seat. A newly released investigation report provided further details on what happened.
  6. Defense attorney Mark Eiglarsh, center, and former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School School Resource Officer Scot Peterson speak with people in the courtroom gallery before jury selection Thursday. Security remains a key concern for Florida schools five years after the Parkland shooting, where Peterson is accused of failing to confront the shooter.
  7. Fernando Rendon prepares a concrete floor for carpet and tile with the Tampa Convention Center's new floor-to-ceiling windows behind him showing off Tampa's waterfront.
  8. The exterior of the 1914 Plant City High School Community Center in Plant City.
  9. A deputy saw Joseph Scalafani at a bus stop in St. Pete Beach, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The agency had been asked to look out for the man wanted for murder by the Suffolk County Police Department.
  10. Florida Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer sentences Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Nov. 2, 2022. Cruz was formally sentenced to life in prison for murdering 17 people at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. A state commission concluded Monday that Scherer, should be publicly reprimanded for showing bias toward the prosecution, failing to curtail “vitriolic statements” directed at Cruz's attorneys by the victims' families and sometimes “allowed her emotions to overcome her judgement.”
  11. Drivers negotiate Drew Street in Clearwater, where the state is planning an overhaul that will eliminate a travel lane and add a center turn lane on portion of the road to address safety concerns. But business leaders and some city officials have questions about how the project will affect traffic flow.
  12. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar is photographed on Tuesday, October 5, 2022, at the sheriff’s office while leading a team in a criminal investigation regarding the Martha’s Vineyard flights.

So often approached by labor hunters and a stealth network of transporters who promises transportation, jobs, and a better life in America's so-called "Sanctuary Cities," decisions to leave or stay become challenging and sometimes illusionary.
  13. In this still image from a video broadcast by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Billy Woods speaks at a news conference in Ocala on Monday. Officials say a neighborhood feud over playing children has ended in a Florida mother’s fatal shooting.
  14. The Tampa Police Department's downtown headquarter is seen in 2022. A Tampa police officer resigned last month after an internal investigation found that he knew as early as 2021 that a local political player known as Giovanni “Gio” Fucarino was a convicted sex offender named John Ring Jr., but didn’t tell anyone what he knew and was untruthful when investigators asked him about it later, records show.
  15. The offices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento are seen in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2023. Sixteen migrants from Venezuela and Colombia were brought to the diocese's offices on Friday, June 2, 2023, after being flown from Texas to Sacramento.
  16. Former Clearwater deputy police chief Eric Gandy is being considered as the agency's next police chief.
  17. California Attorney General Rob Bonta, shown in a file photo, said the state of Florida appears to have arranged for a group of South American migrants to be dropped off outside a Sacramento church.
  18. Flood waters surround storm-damaged homes on Aug. 31, 2021, in Lafourche Parish, La., as residents try to recover from the effects of Hurricane Ida. Louisiana and nine other states filed a lawsuit against the federal government Thursday, June 1, 2023, to block sharp impending national flood insurance rate increases slated to be phased in over the coming years.
  19. Thousands of Microsoft Outlook users reported issues with accessing and using the email platform Monday morning.
  20. Two people were killed after a crash in Hillsborough County on Sunday night that occurred after a man drove through a red light, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
  21. Former Vice President Mike Pence stands on stage with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, during her Roast and Ride, Saturday, June 3, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa. Pence on Monday filed paperwork to run for president.
  22. Country artist Luke Combs performs at the 2022 CMA Music Festival in downtown Nashville, Tenn.
  23. Search and rescue teams leave the command post at St. Mary's Wilderness en route to the Blue Ridge Parkway to search for the site where a Cessna Citation crashed over mountainous terrain near Montebello, Va., on Sunday.
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