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  1. Stephanie Calvert, with Sunstar Paramedics, left, pauses to visit with St. Petersburg Fire Rescue firefighter-paramedic Josh Burch and his 7-month-old son, Kane, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County in Clearwater. That's where officials gathered to announce the expansion of locally-born Sleep Baby Safely campaign to eight counties across the state.
  2. Hillsborough County plans to sue an insurance carrier to try to recoup $2.48 million it fronted CareerSource Tampa Bay to repay the U.S. Department of Labor over misspending identified in a federal audit.
  3. A Tampa police patrol SUV is seen near the scene on Pictorial Park Drive in New Tampa where a woman was found dead on the ground Monday night next to an SUV in which her toddler son was found safe, strapped in a car seat.
  4. Protesters rally against the fatal police assault of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday.
  5. Butterfinger and Marcus are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  6. Audrey Ann Southard, center, holds a mask during a counter-protest against a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New Port Richey on Aug. 8, 2020.
  7. Mayor Jane Castor, in center, announced during a Feb. 8 news conference that she had selected Mary O’Connor, second from left, as her pick for the new police chief. Also pictured is Assistant Chief Lee Bercaw and then-interim police Chief Mary O’Connor Ruben “Butch” Delgado. Bercaw is now the interim chief after O'Connor resigned in December and Delgado has since retired. Castor says she will begin the search for the next chief "in earnest" after the city's runoff election on April 25.
  8. Memorial Park Cemetery in Tampa is seen in 2021. The cemetery opened in 1919.
  9. The downtown Tampa skyline is visible through a swimming pool cabana at the Tampa Edition hotel, which opened in October. Visit Tampa Bay reported that Hillsborough County hotels saw more than $1 billion in taxable revenue during 2022, a record.
  10. Beaded necklaces are scattered about Bayshore Boulevard during the 2023 Gasparilla Parade of Pirates on Saturday in Tampa.
  11. The Jose Gasparilla pirate ship carries members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla en route to the Tampa Convention Center during the Gasparilla Invasion Saturday.
  12. Skyla Carter, 24, of Tampa, waves during the 2023 Gasparilla Parade of Pirates.
  13. Billy Adams III testifies Thursday during his trial for the shootings of Trevon Albury and Daniel Thompson in a Lutz recording studio. Adams said he killed the pair after Albury pulled a gun in an attempt to rob the studio engineer.
  14. The U.S. Department of Treasury is sending an additional $6.5 million to the Tampa Bay area to help families facing evictions. [SUSAN TAYLOR MARTIN | Times]
  15. Pirates with Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla disembark from the Jose Gasparilla pirate ship at the Tampa Convention Center to begin the Gasparilla invasion in January 2022. This year, early morning temperatures on Saturday will be in the upper 40s along the Gasparilla parade route but will climb to the 70s by the time the day's festivities kick off.
  16. A Hillsborough Circuit Court judge barred Taylor Morrion from selling homes or lots in its ongoing development off Patterson Road in Keystone.
  17. A 67-year-old Plant City man was struck by a person driving a Dodge Challenger while trying to cross North Alexander Street Thursday night.
  18. Billy Adams III testifies Thursday during his trial for the shootings of Trevon Albury and Daniel Thompson in a Lutz recording studio. Adams said he killed the pair after Albury pulled a gun in an attempt to rob the studio engineer.
  19. Meridian Apartments on N 50th St. in Tampa is one of about 100 apartment complexes that participated in Tampa Police Department's Crime-Free Multi Housing program.
  20. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews battle a yacht fire at Little Harbor Marina in Ruskin.
  21. Troy Meyer, of Tampa, is seen in this undated image from YouTube.com.
  22. The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization killed a grant application to study the idea of tearing down Interstate 275 north of downtown and replacing it with a street-level boulevard. This is an aerial view looking south on Interstate 275 toward Interstate 4 and downtown Tampa.
  23. Former state Sen. Janet Cruz, who is running for a citywide seat on the Tampa City Council, gained the endorsement of the city's firefighters union Thursday.
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