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  1. Carlena Ward shares a moment with a coworker from a desk at the Pat Collier Frank Courthouse in Tampa on Monday, October 24, 2022.
  2. Freight train cars sit in a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Sept. 14 in Atlanta.  Legislation to avert a freight rail strike in the United States  won final approval Thursday, clearing the Senate in a bipartisan vote. The legislation is headed to President Joe Biden's desk.
  3. Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is seen in the aerial view in Palm Beach on Aug. 31, 2022. A federal appeals court has halted an independent review of documents seized from the estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top secret government information.
  4. Steven Lorenzo sits in court in 2017. Lorenzo has been awaiting a murder trial for five years on charges that he murdered Jason Galehouse and Michael Wachholz in 2003 in his Seminole Heights home.
  5. Protesters from the St. Petersburg Tenants Union gather at the Stanton Apartments in October 2021.
  6. A screenshot from video recorded by a Pinellas deputy's body camera on Nov. 12 shows Tampa police Chief Mary O'Connor and her husband, Keith, during a traffic stop.  O'Connor identified herself as chief, pulled out her badge and asked the deputy to "just let us go" when told they'd been pulled over for not having a tag on the golf cart while he was driving on a public road.
  7. Crime scene tape is tied to a St. Petersburg police vehicle at the scene of a deadly shooting in February 2021. Florida’s crime rate fell to a 50-year low in 2021, state officials announced this week along with the release of a report showing decreases in both violent crime and property crime. But experts say the report comes with big caveats.
  8. An argument between two men over a golf game led one golfer to bite the nose off the other in the parking lot of a casino, police said.
  9. Tampa City Council member Bill Carlson has been a leading critic of proposals to treat wastewater and diverting it to places where it could mix with the drinking water supply.
  10. A 38-year-old Tampa officer was taken to Tampa General Hospital Thursday after a crash on Adamo Drive around 11 a.m. Thursday, according to police.
  11. Jimmy Patronis, chief financial officer of the state of Florida, announced Thursday that the state will immediately freeze about $1.43 billion in long-term securities and about $600 million in short-term overnight investments managed by BlackRock.
  12. Andrew Warren, bottom right, is seen leaving after a news conference Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, in Tallahassee. A federal judge is hearing a case in which Warren, who was ousted as Hillsborough state attorney by Gov. Ron DeSantis, is trying to get his job back.
  13. In this May 29, 2019 image, a woman looks at the Grindr app on her mobile phone. Contact tracers at health departments have learned that dating apps are the most efficient way to inform users that people they previously met on the sites may have exposed them to sexually transmitted infections.
  14. Former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg.
  15. Members of the Florida House of Representatives work during a legislative session at the Florida State Capitol, on March 8, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  16. Dead birds of prey, from left, a red-tailed hawk, a pair of red-shouldered hawks, a sharp-shinned hawk and an American kestrel lay on an examination table. The birds were arranged by longtime Pinellas County rescuer Barbara Walker, who wanted to send them for necropsies to confirm their causes of death. Walker said birds regularly die in Tampa Bay because of exposure to rat poisons.
  17. The Pinellas County School Board stopped live streaming the public participation portion of its meetings in the fall of 2021, amid stated concerns that speakers might not understand their personal information was appearing on the internet.
  18. Nick Fuentes, a right-wing podcaster, center, speaks in front of flags that say, "America First," at a pro-Trump march, on Nov. 14, 2020, in Washington. Former President Donald Trump had dinner on Nov. 22, 2022, at his Mar-a-Lago club with the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, who is now known as Ye, as well as Nick Fuentes, who has used his online platform to spew antisemitic and white supremacist rhetoric.
  19. Three teenagers accused of spraying-painting racist and antisemitic messages multiple times over several weeks in South Florida have been arrested on felony charges.
  20. To help you plan ahead, we’ve rounded up standard shipping deadlines for the major postal services.
  21. Pinellas County students will have a shortened spring break after their schools closed for several days during hurricane season. Schools served as evacuation shelters for some of those days off.
  22. Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Minden Tahoe Airport in Minden, Nevada, on Oct. 8, 2022.
  23. A syringe with the COVID vaccine.
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