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  1. David Vasquez Malave is escorted into a Tampa courtroom Tuesday during his trial. He is accused in the July 2020 death of 2-year-old Kaydan Guerrero.
  2. Steve Barber, a Kolter Urban development executive, places his hands in a large crack on a wall inside 520 N Tampa St. in Tampa.
  3. Crews are battling a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Tampa’s Bayshore district Tuesday afternoon, according to Tampa Fire Rescue. South Carolina Avenue currently is closed, the agency said in a tweet. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
  4. Dalton Lewis, a former Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detective, has been arrested after authorities say he committed misconduct and tampered with evidence in an attempt to hide the number of incomplete cases he had when he resigned Aug. 27, 2021.
  5. Chili and Emmy are two of many animals looking for "fur"ever homes.
  6. Frank and Carol Morsani have donated to the University of South Florida for more than 45 years. Their latest gift of $7 million will create scholarships for students and positions in geriatrics and business.
  7. Housekeeper Tonia Harvey cleans a bed in the Roseland Community Hospital intensive care unit after a COVID-19 patient passed away, April 17, 2020.
  8. Steve Yerrid, left, answers questions during a news conference at his Tampa office on Tuesday about a lawsuit filed by his client Danyelle Madsen, the widow of Tampa police Master Patrol Officer Jesse Madsen. The lawsuit claims the Florida Department of Transportation and one of its contractors, Transcore ITS LLC, failed to ensure a  wrong-way driver detection system at Interstate 275's Busch Boulevard exit worked properly on March 9, 2021, leading to the death of Jesse Madsen in wrong way crash.
  9. Protesters listen to speeches and display signs during the a protest following the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade on Friday, June 24, at North Straub Park in St. Petersburg.
  10. A camera captures the last glimpse of the James Webb Space Telescope as it heads to its final destination 1 million miles from Earth. Tampa Bay libraries and museums such as MOSI and Great Explorations will have special events this summer to glimpse Webb's first pictures from outer space.
  11. A pedestrian was killed after being hit by at least one driver, and possibly two, in Temple Terrace on Monday morning, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
  12. Medical assistant Cassandra Ross administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Natalie Rosales, 7, while nurse Jordan Dierksheide holds her arm, as Rosales looks at her mother, Elizabeth Rivera Alvarez, during a vaccination event hosted by Enterprising Latinas at Wimauma Opportunity Center in Wimauma on Nov. 14, 2021. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended COVID-19 vaccines for kids 4 and under earlier this month.
  13. Tery Sanchez had worked in local government since shortly after she moved to the U.S. from Cuba in the 1960s. "It was not only that she was a dedicated worker," said Tampa City Council member Charlie Miranda. "She just had a spirit of public service and just a big and warm heart."
  14. Paul Tash, chairman of the Tampa Bay Times, chats with Times photojournalist Dirk Shadd on June 14 at the Times' office in St. Petersburg. After stepping down as CEO in January, Tash is retiring as chairman on July 1, 47 years after he started with the Times as an intern.
  15. One candidate in the race is leaning on online infuencers, such as “DC Drain," whose real name, Rogan O’Handley, seen here speaking at a rally in St. Petersburg last year.
  16. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's community chart on Friday shows many Florida counties are at "high" risk of COVID-19. Those are the ones colored orange. The "medium" risk counties are colored yellow and "low" risk counties are green.
  17. A 77-year-old Ellenton man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Hillsborough County on Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  18. Abortion-rights marchers hold signs during a rally Friday in St. Petersburg.
  19. Taron Criner, 39, is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of an elderly Black man who was found with serious injuries in front of a 7-Eleven in Tampa early Friday. The man later died at an area hospital, according to the Tampa Police Department.
  20. More than 1,000 activists gathered in downtown Tampa on May 14 in conjunction with hundreds of rallies in support of abortion rights held coast to coast and in Hawaii. The “Bans off our Bodies” rallies were organized after a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests it will overturn Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to abortion.
  21. Pro life signs are seen outside the All Women's Health Center of Clearwater on May 3. The Supreme Court has struck down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that recognized a Constitutional right to an abortion. States can now ban the procedure.
  22. Sarrah Vesselov, 44, is a married mother of two and small business owner. She poses for a portrait May 13 while working as a graphic designer from her shop, the Your Turn Cafe in Zephyrhills. She said her family, her education and her business would not be possible if she hadn't had access legal abortion at age 19.
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