1. A disturbance that formed east of Florida's east coast Thursday has prompted the National Hurricane Center to issue a tropical storm warning from coastal North Carolina to Delaware as “Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen” heads toward the East Coast.
  2. Columnists Lucy Morgan, left and Mary Ann Lindley laugh along with Gov. Charlie Crist at the introductory jabs before the governor speaks at the Tiger Bay Club luncheon on Wednesday March 19, 2008, in Tallahassee.
  3. An aerial view of Ruskin homes with solar panels purchased as part of the PACE loan program. [LUIS SANTANA | Times (2019)]
  4. Richard Osman's new novel is "The Last Devil to Die."
  5. The Tampa Police Department arrested Chelsea Hernandez, 20, on charges of DUI manslaughter charge and driving with a suspended license after she ran a red light in Tampa early Wednesday, causing a crash with a dump truck that killed one of her passengers, police said.
  6. Depths of Wikipedia founder Annie Rauwerda photographed by David Kaminsky in 2023 in Brooklyn, New York
  7. Canadian Maurice Harquail of Ottawa gets a couple of pecks on his cheeks from friends Heidi Watson, left, and Kerry Kinsalla, both of Port Richey, while attending Flanagan's Irish Pub's 2015 St. Patrick's Day Street Festival on Tuesday in downtown Dunedin. The annual party is celebrated with live music, bagpipers, Irish step dancers, traditional Irish food and beer.
  8. Attendees in a crowded chamber room wave cards of support for a speaker during the public comment portion of a meeting of the Seminole County School Board in Sanford on Tuesday evening, September 19, 2023. Many of the speakers were commenting on the subject of book bans.
  9. Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis shakes hands with fairgoers after taking part in a Fair-Side Chat with Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds at the Iowa State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa. A super PAC supporting DeSantis has spent nearly $17 million on promoting DeSantis in Iowa, according to campaign finance documents, and he is a constant presence in the state.
  10. Footage from a body-worn camera shows a Tampa officer taunting and cursing at residents.
  11. Erica McCray, left, an associate dean in the College of Education, meets University of Florida President Ben Sasse moments before Sasse shared his strategic vision for UF during a meeting with faculty on Aug. 25 in Gainesville.
  12. A year ago, Justina Worrell received a letter from the Social Security Administration saying it had overpaid her. Within 30 days, it said, she should mail the government a check or money order for $60,175.90. (Cox Media Group)
  13. Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Lucy Morgan seen here in the 1980s multi-tasking.
  14. Florida Highway Patrol on Aug. 21, 2023, initiated a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of Raquel López Aguilar, a Mexican national, on charges of transporting immigrants into Florida who are in the country illegally.
  15. The Florida Board of Governors has proposed a policy to go with Florida's new law regulating who can use what restrooms at the state's public universities. Violators could face discipline, including dismissal.
  16. A drone photo shows southbound traffic backing up on Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County during the evening commute Wednesday. A portion of southbound I-75 in the Brandon area has closed following a crash involving six vehicles, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  17. Sonny Albert Gonzalez, 42, was arrested and booked into a Hillsborough County jail on Tuesday on multiple charges including armed sexual battery, armed false imprisonment and impersonating a law enforcement officer, according to Tampa police.
  18. This animation shows the three phases of development expected for the Rays and Hines' redevelopment of St. Petersburg's 86-acre Tropicana Field site. First, between 2024 and 2029, a new stadium and other buildings will go up east of Tropicana Field. After Tropicana Field is demolished, from 2030 to 2035, new office, residential and retail buildings will go up on the land where it once stood. Finally, from 2036 to 2043, developers will build out the southwest corner of the site with additional office, retail and residential space.
  19. This was the office of the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Tallahassee on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.
  20. Ships docked at Tampa's port. (Photo courtesy Port Tampa Bay)
  21. People stream into Clearwater's revamped Coachman Park in June.
  22. The Tampa Bay Rays decision to remain in St. Petersburg could mean more Hillsborough County tourist tax dollars available for other future tourism projects including new proposals for an 11-field baseball complex or an 178,000-square-foot indoor gymnasium. TIMES (2016).
  23. Venice resident Maya Kowalski was sheltered in Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital for three months in 2016 after the hospital reported her mom to the state's abuse hotline. Her mom later took her own life. Maya's story is the subject of   the Netflix documentary "Take Care of Maya."
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