1. Ron DeSantis announces the removal of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a news conference Thursday at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa.
  2. Belleair Shore has had a ban on beach umbrellas and other "temporary shade structures" since June 2020, but Pinellas County sheriff's deputies have mostly been giving verbal warnings. Two citations have been given so far.
  3. Check for the latest breaking news and updates.
  4. The view off the Gandy Bridge on a June day in 2021. A man was arrested early Sunday after he was caught racing over the bridge at 132 mph, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.
  5. The Topgolf on Palm River Road in Brandon opened in 2014. Another one is planned to open in St. Petersburg late next year.
  6. The Cross Bay Ferry Provincetown III is shown carrying passengers headed from St. Petersburg to Tampa in 2019. Wednesday, Hillsborough commissioners will be asked to accelerate the planning work for service to southern Hillsborough.   [Times 2019]
  7. Tiara Holmes, 31, inspects a box of items people left on Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority buses. She mans the front desk at the bus headquarters and tries to contact the items' owners so she can return them.
  8. Traffic streams southbound over the existing Howard Frankland Bridge over Old Tampa Bay on Thursday, June 30, 2022, between Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. FDOT is rebuilding the existing northbound bridge, far left, which was originally constructed in 1959, and adding capacity to alleviate traffic congestion with a new bridge, at right.
  9. The teenager, who has been identified as Trill Tewan Wright, was shot in the Childs Park neighborhood.
  10. Monica Williams, 33, and Daquan Marquel Lindsey, 25, are charged with murder in the first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 3-year-old girl in St. Petersburg.
  11. The entrance to Moffit Cancer Center in Tampa.
  12. Police arrested a woman they said called the agency's emergency call center more than 11,000 times this year.
  13. Rep. Michele Rayner (D - St. Petersburg), her Florida House District 70 predecessor Wengay Newton (top right) and political newcomer Jesse Philippe are in the Aug. 23 Democratic primary for the redrawn House District 62 seat that spans from south St. Petersburg to East Tampa, Gibsonton and Riverview.
  14. Law enforcement officials search the Uhuru House at 1245 18th Ave S. on July 29 in St. Petersburg.
  15. Peggy Elias, 66, of St. Petersburg, Jabaar Edmond, 43, of St. Petersburg, and Rev. Andy Oliver, pastor of Allendale United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg, watch as organizers argue with police about whether tents should be allowed to remain outside City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in St. Petersburg. Organizers want City Council to declare a housing state of emergency and to put rent control on the November election ballot.
  16. A nurse prepares a monkeypox vaccine at the Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors, Florida, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. It's difficult to find a vaccine in Tampa Bay.
  17. A medical laboratory technician picks up a reactive to test suspected monkeypox samples at the microbiology laboratory of La Paz Hospital on June 6, 2022, in Madrid, Spain. Florida has the third-highest number of monkeypox infections in the United States.
  18. The Paradeco coffee shop in downtown St. Petersburg is on the shortlist for best cafe design in the Americas for 2022, the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards announced Tuesday.
  19. A view of Tropicana Field with St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay in the background.
  20. Organizers gathered outside City Hall during a sleep-in protest on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in St. Petersburg. Organizers want City Council to declare a housing state of emergency and to put rent control on the November election ballot.
  21. Executive Director Rui Farias stands in front of a sign for the exhibit, Building the Sunshine City, at the St. Petersburg Museum of History. The museum is offering $6 admission on Sundays through the end of August.
  22. Residents advocated for rent control during a St. Petersburg City Council meeting on Aug. 4 in St. Petersburg.
  23. A Connecticut-style lobster roll, dressed in warm butter, is served at Lucky Lobster Co. in Dunedin.
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