1. Meridian Apartments on N 50th Street in Tampa is one of about 100 apartment complexes that participated in Tampa Police Department's Crime-Free Multi Housing program.
  2. CBD oil in a bottle with dropper May 7, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  3. Nurse Jordan Dierksheide prepares paperwork while Josemaria Mejia, 7, of Ruskin, lifts his arm before receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination event hosted by Enterprising Latinas at  Wimauma Opportunity Center in Wimauma on Nov. 14.
  4. U.S. marshals arrested Osvaldo Figueroa, 55, on a sexual battery charge.
  5. Police say David Marc Ratcliff was arrested Tuesday in connection to a bank robbery in Clearwater. Ratcliff, the so-called "I-4 bandit," was convicted of robbing six banks in Clearwater, Tampa and Orlando in the late '90s. He was suspected of committing several others along the Interstate 4 corridor.
  6. Jonathan Pagliarulo, 11, gets tested for COVID-19 in August after vaccinated family members tested positive for the virus in North Miami.
  7. In this March 23, 2021 file photo, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange in New York's Financial District. The parent company of St. Petersburg-based First Home Bank began common stock trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “BAFN” Tuesday.
  8. Joseph Brown of St. Petersburg weighs himself on the scale at a Publix in St. Petersburg.
  9. Henry Rodriguez, 38, is charged with second-degree murder.
  10. Barbados' new President Sandra Mason, center right, awards Prince Charles the Order of Freedom of Barbados Tuesday during the presidential inauguration ceremony in Bridgetown, Barbados.
  11. FILE - Guests stroll along Main Street at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in August in Lake Buena Vista. Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.
  12. Federal investigators spotted James Beeks at an airport in the months following the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. He's accused of his role in breaching the complex alongside members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right militia.
  13. A 14-year-old girl has been found safe in another state days after leaving home with a man she met while playing an online video game, authorities said Monday.
  14. A float and a balloon in the Holiday Parade during a nighttime preview event of Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's.
  15. Stickers at a Philadelphia polling place from March 2019 proclaim, "He Votado Hoy," or, " I voted today."
  16. Dexter Frederick speaks with volunteer nurse and USF doctoral student Morgan Butts regarding a patient at Grace Community Medical Center on Nov. 10.
  17. Former Florida Congresswoman Carrie Meek cracks up Betty Castor, left as she recalls her time serving in the legislature on senate reunion day, March 20, 2008 in Tallahassee, Fla. Meek, the grandchild of a slave and a sharecropper’s daughter who became one of the first black Floridians elected to Congress since Reconstruction, died Sunday, Nov. 28.
  18. File photo of police lights.
  19. British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, driven by Britain's Prince Andrew in 2000, leaves the wedding of a former girlfriend of the prince, Aurelia Cecil, at the Parish Church of St. Michael in Compton Chamberlayne near Salisbury, England.
  20. Potatoes await harvesting at Green Thumb Farms in 2017 in Fryeburg, Maine. University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes.
  21. Lakeland Police Department officers fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them early Sunday as they were investigating reports of a suspicious car parked in a construction zone along Interstate 4, authorities said.
  22. On Sept. 18, a 69-year-old resident went missing after walking out of the gate at Victoria's Retirement Home in Lauderhill. facility's gate. She never returned, and on Sept. 22, Lauderhill police said they discovered the resident's body in a parked car in the lot in front of the facility.
  23. An American Airlines planes takes off as another taxis at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Oct. 16. Federal agents on Saturday apprehended a man who had stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from Guatemala to Miami.
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