1. David Shern, who was chairperson of Florida’s 1999 Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, poses for a portrait at his home office in Hillsborough County on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.
  2. Polk County deputies search Lake Eloise for two boaters who went missing Saturday. Their bodies were found on Monday.
  3. The beaches off Indian Rocks Beach are flush with visitors despite the presence of red tide earlier this month.
  4. Gov. Ron DeSantis answers questions from the media in the Florida Cabinet following his State of the State address during a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives on March 7, 2023, at the Capitol in Tallahassee.
  5. Florida gasoline prices topped the national average for the first time since early February, with pump prices increasing 14 cents in the state over the past week.
  6. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during an event on his book tour on Saturday, March 11, 2023, in Las Vegas.
  7. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg participates in a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Bragg is standing firm against former President Donald Trump’s increasingly hostile rhetoric, telling his staff that the office won’t be intimidated or deterred as it nears a decision on charging the former president. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
  8. In this photo taken with a drone, farmworkers and allies march through agricultural land on the first day of a five-day trek aimed at highlighting the Fair Food Program, which has enlisted food retailers to use their clout with growers to ensure better working conditions and wages for farmworkers. [REBECCA BLACKWELL | Associated Press]
  9. The exterior of the the Bonati Spine Institute is seen Friday, March 17, 2023 in Hudson. The surgical center at the institute has been shut down after Florida health care regulators suspended the center’s license.
  10. This photograph provided by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office shows a Nike shoe that was found with a set of bones Monday in Hudson.
  11. Michael Keetley stands beside his attorneys during his trial in Tampa. Keetley is being tried for the second time after a jury in his first trial could not decide if he was guilty in a shooting that occurred early Thanksgiving morning 2010 outside a Ruskin home.
  12. National Transportation Safety Board Member Bella Dinh-Zarr speaks during a news conference at the National Transportation Safety Board headquarters in Washington, Dec. 18, 2017. Federal investigators said Thursday that an air traffic controller cleared a plane to take off from Sarasota, while an American Airlines jet was making its final approach to the same runway last month, leading the American pilots to abandon their landing.
  13. Sydney Aitcheson, 21, is the President of the FAMU chapter of the NAACP. The Times spoke with Aitcheson and other FAMU students about the tension of balancing fear of repercussions with their commitment to resistance as the legislature attacks diversity initiatives in education.
  14. At left: Michael Perkins, center, is seen in a photograph attached to an FBI criminal complaint accusing him of taking part in the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
At right: Joshua Doolin is seen in an image from Jan. 6, 2021, attached to his federal indictment.
  15. City of Tampa Water Department employees leave the dock as they fill the Hillsborough River with green dye. [CHRIS URSO | Times (2018)]
  16. There's plenty of evidence for the sport's vitality in Florida, which still has more courses than any other state and all but five countries. Photo courtesy of PopStroke.
  17. Freah Lewis, 10, plays EndeavorRx at her home in Port Richey. The game is the first video-game therapy to be authorized by the Food and Drug Administration to treat children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  18. The publicity image for the ‘Drag Queen Christmas’ show at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
  19. Thick rafts of sargassum seaweed washed up on the seashore by the 71st Street area in Miami Beach on July 28, 2020.
  20. Kat Stickler is a 28-year-old Tampa resident and TikTok star who is approaching 10 million followers.
  21. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to a panelist during a roundtable discussion critical of diversity, equity and inclusion programs at state universities on Monday, March 13, 2023. The session was livestreamed on several online platforms.
  22. This undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Louis Bernard Gaskin. Gaskin, convicted of a 1989 double slaying in Florida for which he was dubbed the “ninja killer,” is set for execution in April 2023 under a death warrant signed Monday, March 13, 2023, by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis.
  23. John Koch gazes at Florida State Prison from a grassy field that serves as a media staging area on Feb. 23. Koch has been a regular media witness to Florida executions since 1989.
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