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  1. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. [Tampa Bay Times]
  2. In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, file photo, Tiffany Carr, executive director of Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, left, speaks at a news conference held by Gov. Jeb Bush, background right, to announce a public awareness campaign designed to prevent disaster-related domestic violence, in Tallahassee. On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered an investigation into a nonprofit domestic abuse agency whose CEO, Carr, had received $7.5 million in compensation over a three-year span. Subpoenas have now been issued. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File) [PHIL COALE  |  AP]
  3. Pasco County community news [TMCCARTY80  |  Tara McCarty]
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  5. Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg gives his thumbs-up after speaking during a campaign event at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Feb. 15, 2020. (James H. Wallace/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) [JAMES H. WALLACE/TIMES-DISPATCH  |  AP]
  6. In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits. The filing Tuesday, in Wilmington, Delaware, is an attempt to work out a potentially mammoth compensation plan for abuse victims that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. (AP Photo/LM Otero) [LM OTERO  |  AP]
  7. In this Feb. 13, 2020, file photo, a security guard stands near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo. After 14 days, an extraordinary quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends Wednesday, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port of Yokohama. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) [JAE C. HONG  |  AP]
  8. Prekindergarten students at James B. Sanderlin IB World School in St. Petersburg, show the peace sign during an assembly in 2012. New state data show children in prekindergarten are better prepared for kindergarten than those who don't attend. [SCOTT KEELER   |   TIMES]
  9. Michael Keetley, a former ice cream truck driver accused of shooting a group of men in 2010 in Ruskin, sits in court during his trial. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  10. Florida has some of the highest auto insurance rates in the country. [Courtesy of Clearwater Police]
  11. Hernando County community news [Tara McCarty]
  12. 4 hours ago• Arts & Entertainment
    Jose Perfino, aka El Indio, and Mr. Hubbard, who were believed to be cuban pirates both died in 1850 in Tampa where they are buried in Oaklawn Cemetery in downtown Tampa, Florida on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.  [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  13. Carla Stefaniak (left) was vacationing in Costa Rica in 2018 when authorities say she was killed by Bismarck Espinoza Martínez (right) of Nicaragua. He was convicted and sentenced to 16 years in prison.
  14. The 26-story JW Marriott hotel is rising across the street from the Marriott Water Street Hotel near Amalie Arena. [RICHARD DANIELSON | Times]
  15. The cover for the audiobook of True Grit/ [Amazon]
  16. This file photo shows a Pier 1 Imports store in Dallas. Pier 1 Imports is closing nearly half its 942 stores as it struggles to draw consumers and compete online. The home decor company said Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, it is closing up to 450 stores and will also shutter distribution centers. It didn't say where the store closures would occur, but it operates stores in the U.S. and Canada. Pier 1 also plans layoffs at its corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. [Donna McWilliam | Associated Press (2005)] [DONNA MCWILLIAM  |  AP]
  17. Leon County fifth-grader Ingrid Hanley asks the Senate Education Committee not to adopt legislation that would get tougher on D-rated schools, during a Feb. 17, 2020, session. [The Florida Channel]
  18. Un-scratched versions of the game that won a Jacksonville man $2 million. [YouTube]
  19. In this radar image from the National Weather Service's Key West facility, a massive flock of migratory birds is seen moving north early Monday. The green/yellow objects are biological objects flying north over the Keys. The darker blue objects indicate rain. [National Weather Service]
  20. Police say Terrence Hoover, right, broke into a $4 million Vinoy Place condo on Jan. 17. The penthouse is owned by Scott Swift, left, the father of supererstar Taylor Swift. [CHRIS URSO   |  [CHRIS URSO | Times and Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]]
  21. Nadia King, 6, is smiles for a photo. The special-needs student was taken from school Feb. 4 and placed in a mental health facility under Florida's Baker Act, and now her mother and a team of attorneys are asking why. [The Cochran Firm]
  22. Former Port Richey mayor Dale Massad heads to trial Feb. 24 on five charges of attempted murder. He fired upon SWAT team members who were arresting him on a warrant at his home, but his attorneys will argue it is a stand your ground case. [Pasco County Sheriff's Office]
  23. The Voluntary Prekindergarten room is one feature of the new Bardmoor Branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg. The location also includes a child-care center and Preschool Academy.
  24. Musician Kerry Courtney, a former "American Idol" contestant, poses for a portrait on Feb. 10 in St. Petersburg. [MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE  |  Times]
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