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  1. The suspect is believed to have fled the scene of the shooting on foot, Tampa police say. The man is still at large.
  2. Then-Florida Republican Congressional candidate David Rivera speaks on Nov. 2, 2010, in Coral Gables. The former Miami congressman who signed a $50 million consulting contract with Venezuela’s socialist government has been arrested Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in connection to an ongoing federal criminal investigation, law enforcement officials said.
  3. FILE -  Kirstie Alley attends the premiere of HBO's "Girls" on Jan. 5, 2015, in New York.  Alley, a two-time Emmy winner who starred in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers” and the hit film “Look Who’s Talking,” has died. She was 71. Her death was announced Monday by her children on social media and confirmed by her manager. The post said their mother died of cancer that was recently diagnosed.
  4. A grand jury has indicted Robert Gullo, 25, on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 16-year-old Meaghan Cooper, Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced Monday.
  5. Students and parents walk up to Roosevelt Elementary on the first day of school on Wednesday, Aug.10, 2022. The South Tampa school is at 141% capacity, according to a district report. The district is looking for ways to even out enrollment, as levels vary widely.
  6. A photograph included in a federal criminal complaint shows a man agents say is Jeremy Brown of Tampa, dressed in combat attire during a rally that preceded the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
  7. An aerial view of Tropicana Field and the surrounding area looking east towards downtown. The city released four competing proposals to redevelop the 86-acre property on Monday.
  8. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis arrives at a news conference on Aug. 3, 2021, near the Shark Valley Visitor Center in Miami. As he moves into a second term, DeSantis announced in a pair of tweets Monday that two of his state agency heads are stepping down.
  9. Chad Mason, 36, from Orlando remains in Pinellas County Jail after being arrested by Clearwater Police Department officers on charges including sexual activity involving animals.
  10. The 26th Florida panther death of 2022 was confirmed in Hillsborough County on Thursday, December 1, 2022, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The agency estimates roughly 200 of the endangered animals remain in the wild.
  11. Alexander Hernandez-Delgado was arrested last week by Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies for allegedly breaking into a home and killing a puppy with a machete.
  12. Acting Tampa police Chief Lee Bercaw, who replaced former Tampa police Chief Mary O'Connor, is interviewed at the Tampa Municipal Office Building on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Tampa. Chief Mary O’Connor resigned Monday after an investigation showed she violated department policies during a traffic stop when she flashed her badge and asked an officer to let her and her husband go.
  13. Conor Westrate, 31, was arrested Friday and faces a charge of unlawful sexual activity with minors, records show. Westrate, a teacher in Pinellas County, had sex with a 16-year-old student, according to an arrest affidavit from the St. Petersburg Police Department.
  14. Departing Tampa Police Chief Mary O'Connor will continue receiving a nearly $80,000 pension from the city from her more than two decades on the police force before she was chosen to lead the department.
  15. Voters drop off mail-in ballots at the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections office in Tampa on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.
  16. Acting State Attorney Susan Lopez, top, is pictured on the lobby wall of the Pat Frank Courthouse in Tampa. Suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren is pictured at the bottom right.
  17. CEO Adelee Le Grand speaks to council members during a board meeting at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Headquarters on Nov. 29.
  18. The percentage of kindergarten students in Florida completing the immunizations required to enter school during the 2021-2022 year is the lowest since the 2010-2011 school year.
  19. The National Transportation Safety Board logo and signage are seen at a news conference at NTSB headquarters in Washington, Dec. 18, 2017. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a small airplane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast over the weekend, with two people confirmed dead.
  20. The National Hurricane Center is watching a large area of low pressure in the central subtropical Atlantic on Monday. The rare December disturbance will likely dissipate by Friday after it meets cooler waters, the Hurricane Center said.
  21. Tampa City Council member Charlie Miranda Miranda privately supported former assistant police Chief Butch Delgado, but publicly voiced support for Mayor Jane Castor’s selection.
  22. One rail worker said it was discouraging, but not surprising, to see Congress step in to settle the contract dispute ahead of next Friday’s strike deadline.
  23. The logo of the Organization of the Petroleoum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen outside of OPEC's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, on March 3, 2022.  The Saudi-led OPEC oil cartel and allied producing countries, including Russia, are scheduled to decide how much oil to supply to the global economy amid weakening demand in China and uncertainty about the impact of new Western sanctions against Russia that could take significant amounts of oil off the market.
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