1. Juliette and Simbah are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  2. Jan. 20• Transportation
    Traffic builds on Interstate 275 south on April 21, 2022 in Tampa. A proposal to run a bus rapid transit system along the highway to connect St. Petersburg, Tampa and Wesley Chapel never moved beyond the study stage at the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority. The agency's governing board voted Friday to dissolve the agency that formed in 2007.
  3. A rendering from WSP Engineering shows what a potential neighborhood station could look like for a 41-mile bus rapid transit line connecting Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. The agency planning the project, the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, is now scheduled to consider voting itself out of existence.
  4. Kevin and Riddle are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  5. Parade goers gather for the start of the 34th annual MLK Dream Big Weekend Parade in 2020 along First Avenue S in downtown St. Petersburg.
  6. This note announcing the death of St. Petersburg plastic surgeon Christopher Newman. written by his wife Rose Newman, was posted on the Facebook page of Christopher Newman's private practice on Thursday.
  7. A man who got into a shootout with a relative Friday in Brooksville has died, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office reported on Thursday.
  8. One man was killed and another was critically wounded after they shot one another during an argument Friday night, Hernando Sheriff’s deputies said.
  9. Addie and Walter are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  10. Joseph Ladapo speaks during a news conference at the Don Soffer Clinical Research Center at the University of Miami on May 17, 2022.
  11. Park goers are seen riding Cobra's Curse at Busch Gardens in 2021 in Tampa. The park announced a deal that lets you buy two Fun Cards for the price of one. The cards allow unlimited admission for the calendar year.
  12. Allie and Kutch are two of many animals hoping tp find "fur"ever homes.
  13. After hard-fought political contests wrapped up in November, Tampa residents get to do it all over again with municipal elections just around the corner.
  14. Dec. 26, 2022• Life & Culture
    Three simultaneous wildfires in North Florida burned more than 34,000 acres in March of this year. New research suggests climate change could double Florida’s fire risk in the next 30 years. Photo courtesy Florida Forest Service.
  15. People in need of a warm place to sleep gather their belongings to enter the Hillsborough County cold weather Shelter hosted by the Hyde Park Methodist Church on Friday in Tampa.
  16. People in need of a warm place to sleep wait in line to enter the Hillsborough County cold weather Shelter hosted by the Hyde Park Methodist Church on Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 in Tampa.
  17. Grady requires some basic training.
  18. Hope and MeeMaw are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  19. A fallen tree lies on the All Children’s Academy after severe weather on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in St.Petersburg.
  20. The bridge leading from Fort Myers to Pine Island, Fla., is seen heavily damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian on Pine Island, Fla., Oct. 1, 2022. On Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, Florida lawmakers released a massive property insurance bill that would create a $1 billion reinsurance fund, seek to reduce insurance lawsuits and force more people out of the state-created insurer of last resort even if it means property owners end up paying more. The bill was filed less than three days before lawmakers begin a special session.
  21. A surge in flu and respiratory illnesses are creating medication shortages, including this South Florida pharmacy with no children's Tylenol in stock on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.
  22. People stroll through 1 million LED lights during the nightly Holiday Lights in the Gardens event at the Florida Botanical Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, in Largo. The event, which only asks for a donation, will run from 5:30 to 9:30 nightly through Jan.1.
  23. Charles Zidar gives a tour of the "Dinos & Dragons" exhibit at the Harry Schwettman Education Center in New Port Richey on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022.
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