1. Washington star Michael Penix Jr. was one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Penix is the first player from a Tampa Bay area high school to beocme a finalist for college football's most prestigious honor.
  2. St. Petersburg police were investigating a traffic crash Saturday that killed a pedestrian and a bicyclist.
  3. 2 Chainz at the 2023 ESPY Awards in Hollywood July 12, 2023. According to TMZ, 2 Chainz was injured in a Miami car crash early Saturday morning.
  4. A Ford Mustang and Dodge Caravan are pictured on Interstate 275 near the northern end of the Sunshine Skyway bridge after the driver of the Mustang fled from the Florida Highway Patrol late Wednesday night, turned around at the top of the Skyway and drove north in the southbound lanes until crashing head-on into the Dodge.
  5. To eat at Sushi Namba and drink at Listening Room, Miami residents will first have to pay a $10,000 members fee.
  6. The Shelborne South Beach hotel shown on Friday, March 28, 2014.
  7. Robert Jacob Trout III is accused of making an Instagram post that threatened a mass shooting in New York City.
  8. Republican presidential candidate former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley answering questions in the Spin Room after the Republican presidential primary debate hosted by NewsNation on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023, at the Moody Music Hall at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  9. Seminole Tribe Council chairman Marcellus Osceola Jr. tries out the craps table during a ceremony to introduce craps, roulette and sports betting in Florida at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday.
  10. Small planes are parked at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after it was forced to shut down due to flooding on April 13. It's been a rainfall tale of two states in Florida this year, where the southeast coast has been inundated by sometimes-record rainfall and much of the Gulf coast is dry as a bone.
  11. An architect's rendering of the $510 million TGH Surgical, Neuroscience & Transplant Pavilion planned for Tampa General Hospital's main campus on Davis Islands.
  12. University of Florida researchers tested 20 kratom products provided by the Tampa Bay Times, including leaf powders and concentrated extracts.
  13. State Sen. Corey Simon, R-Tallahassee, holds a book containing the state education code to make a point during a meeting of the Senate Education PreK-12 Committee on Nov. 15. He said the code was more than 3 inches thick and needs to be trimmed of some restrictions on school districts.
  14. A woman was killed Friday when the car she was riding in was hit by a garbage truck on Nebraska Avenue in Tampa.
  15. The CEO of the Bay Pines Healthcare System promised "appropriate action" after an officer with the Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Police Department accidentally recorded himself on body-cam footage having sex while on duty.
  16. A street sweeper and city crews cleans Seventh Avenue in Ybor City as Tampa police investigators collect evidence at the scene of a shooting on Oct. 29 that left two dead and 15 injured by gunfire. Two suspects charged this week in the shooting were with the 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot that night, and both suspects fired back at the man accused of shooting the teen, records show.
  17. A prisoner works on the lawn at the Dade Correctional Institution in Florida City. Amid staffing shortages, Florida plans to keep tapping the National Guard to assist in prisons.
  18. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe has been listed for sale.
  19. Staff move Romeo, a manatee from the Miami Seaquarium, into a pool at ZooTampa on Tuesday.
  20. Children walk past a Star of David, where the Chabad of Clearwater lit candles during their Unite Through Light Hanukkah celebration on Thursday, Dec 7, 2023, at Coachman Park in Clearwater. The event hosted live music, a chocolate gelt drop, drinks, potato latkes, and doughnuts.
  21. A photo provided by Gatorland shows the white leucistic alligator. There are only seven leucistic alligators in the world, with three of them located at Gatorland Orlando, according to officials with the reptile park.
  22. The driver of a Jeep Wrangler was killed in a crash in Pasco County Thursday night. The driver who hit him was arrested on a DUI-manslaughter charge.
  23. Raindrops create shapes in a puddle as rain fell at War Veterans Memorial Park in St. Petersburg in July 2021. The National Weather Service is anticipating a 60% to 70% chance of rain across Tampa Bay beginning Sunday afternoon.
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