1. Authorities closed the westbound lanes of Gandy Boulevard near 4th Street in St. Petersburg on Thursday morning after a fatal crash.
  2. Richard Corcoran, Education Commissioner of Florida,  during a roundtable discussion at Winthrop College Prep Academy,  12802 U.S. Hwy. 301, on Aug. 10, 2020 in Riverview.
  3. Left to right: A photograph of the 1971 Tampa International Airport terminal complex, Joyce Mandley's family visiting the airport when it opened (courtesy of Tampa International Airport), and executive director of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority George Bean in the 1960s.
  4. Registered nurse Ashleigh Velasco, left, administers the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Rosemene Lordeus, right, at a clinic held by Healthcare Network in Immokalee on Saturday. With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation’s political map: deeply divided between red and blue states.
  5. A 36-year-old Orlando man died Wednesday when his truck overturned on Interstate 4 in the Thonotosassa area, troopers said.
  6. Portrait of Angelo Bedami at his home in Tampa.
  7. Florida seen from the Space Shuttle. [NASA]
  8. Who will take the checkered flags at this year's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg?
  9. Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, listens to the State of the State address being delivered by Gov. Ron DeSantis at the Capitol in Tallahassee during Opening Day of the Florida Legislature on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
  10. This booking photo released by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff shows Kim Potter, a former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer who is charged Wednesday, April 14, 2021, with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.
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  12. In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent rioters storm the Capitol, in Washington. Authorities had considered for months whether criminal charges were appropriate for the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt, a 35-year-old Air Force veteran from San Diego.
  13. In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Kim Stamps, left, photographs Michigan newlyweds Tyler Gillet, middle, and Ashley Gillet, right, by the Southernmost Point marker Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Key West, Fla. New measures in the Florida Legislature ban cruise ships in Key West with more than 1,300 passengers from docking at the city port and limit the total number of cruise visitors who can disembark each day to 1,500. A similar bill, HB 267, is barreling through the House.
  14. A vial containing doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was taken out of circulation Tuesday when it was reported that six women, ages 18 to 48, suffered a rare form of blood clots after receiving the drug. U.S. health officials are weighing next steps as they investigate those cases.
  15. Kriseman hired HR&A Advisors to help city officials weigh the four remaining Trop project proposals and negotiate with the chosen developer.
  16. Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala.
  17. In this image from video, Dr. David Fowler, a retired forensic pathologist and former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides, Wednesday in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn.
  18. Times file photo of the transgender pride flag.
  19. A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Respone Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat Tuesday.
  20. Charles Otero, who served five years as Tampa police chief and helped found the Scool Resour ce Officer program, died April 8. He was 95.
  21. The pirate ship Jose Gasparilla bears down on Tampa  for the annual Gasparilla pirate celebration on Jan. 25, 2020. The event was canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla says the next one won't be held until January 2022.
  22. The House voted 101-16 to approve a bill (HB 997) that would create a records exemption for applicants to become college and university presidents.
  23. Ana Cruz, on left, and Seely Bevan, look on as Tampa Mayor Jane Castor holds up her "I Voted" sticker in front of the Stanley Cup, after she cast her ballot in person during early voting at Amalie Arena, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 in Tampa. Cruz is Mayor Castor's partner and Bevan is Castor's son. The mayor told the Tampa Bay Times Wednesday that her partner’s lobbying firm and her nephew’s job with the developer won’t result in any family benefits, financial or otherwise.