1. A child was struck by a car and seriously injured Sunday morning near Clearwater Beach.
  2. People attend Localtopia, a yearly celebration of all things local, at Williams Park on Saturday in St. Petersburg.
  3. Clearwater businessman Leo Govoni, center, is accused by a St. Petersburg nonprofit that administers trust funds for the medically needy, of taking $100 million in an unauthorized loan.
  4. Flowers are shown on Wednesday near where a young girl died Tuesday after she and her brother were digging a hole in the sand on the beach at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and it collapsed on them, burying them both.
  5. Randy McKinney, of Clearwater, holds "I Voted" stickers moments after casting his ballot at the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office during early voting on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Clearwater. For the 2024 Clearwater election, mail ballots have been sent and early voting runs from March 9 to March 17.
  6. Beachgoers enjoy alcoholic drinks near Caddy's on the Beach on Treasure Island in 2019. It's legal to drink on Treasure Island, but with a set of rules including no kegs and no glass bottles.
  7. An aerial drone view of the tents for Cirque du Soleil Bazzar in the parking lot of Tropicana Field on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 in St. Petersburg. The show runs from February 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024.
  8. Drivers negotiate Drew Street between Highland Avenue and Betty Lane on April 5, 2023, in Clearwater. A state project to reconfigure 2 miles of Drew from four lanes to two, and add a center turn lane, has become an issue in the March 19 city election.
  9. The Center for Special Needs Trust Administration, a nonprofit that manages trust funds for individuals with complex medical needs, including victims of road accidents and medical malpractice, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the loss of $100 million that it says was taken in an unsanctioned loan by the nonprofit's founder, Leo Govoni. It is located at the Roosevelt Lakes office building at 12425 28th St. in St. Petersburg.
  10. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right,  hold a news conference in Del Rio, Texas, on July 17, 2021, to talk about an effort to enforce the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
  11. Crowds walk along 22nd Street South, browsing vendors booths during the Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival, Saturday, February 17, 2024 in St. Petersburg.
  12. Jessica Benedict, 43, faces a charge of grand theft after police say she stole over $216,000 from the Regatta Beach Club in Clearwater.
  13. Two days before police say Audrey Petersen was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, she filed for a temporary injunction seeking protection from him, court records show. The injunction was denied by a judge.
  14. The candidates for Seat 2 on the Clearwater City Council are, from left: Mark Bunker, Ryan Cotton and Mike Mastruserio.
  15. A Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchling walks toward the sea in Texas in 2017. Workers from Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida released 11 cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into the Atlantic Ocean this week.
  16. The candidates for Seat 3 on the Clearwater City Council are, from left: Jared Leone, Mike Mannino and Javante Scott.
  17. James Lint, 75, left, kisses his wife, Joanne Lint, 75, of Cleveland, OH, while renewing their vows during Pinellas County's 18th annual mass wedding ceremony at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. The couple have been married for 53 years.
  18. Construction continues with more homes being added to the Lennar at Bryant Square subdivision near Bryant Park Drive on Feb. 1 in New Port Richey.
  19. Woody Harrelson and Laura Linney in "Suncoast."
  20. Analaya Lazaro, 2, offers cotton candy to a stuffed unicorn at the Florida State Fair on Feb. 9 in Tampa.
  21. Actor and wrestler John Cena surprised the crowd at Tampa's George Steinbrenner Field at the Savannah Bananas game Feb. 10 by going to bat in uniform. He struck out. Savannah Bananas image via Instagram
  22. The field of candidates seeking an open Pinellas County School Board seat continues to grow, with five hopefuls now looking to replace retiring board member Carol Cook.
  23. The Stetson Tampa Law Center on the campus of Stetson University College of Law in Tampa is where the 2nd District Court of Appeal meets to hear arguments in appeals rising from the trial courts in Pinellas, Hillsborough and several other counties. Last week, a three-judge panel of the appeals court reversed a decision in which a judge found that a video of a Clearwater man's religious confession could not be used in a criminal case in which he was charged with a sex crime.
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