1. Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the Marvel series of films, will make an appearance at Tampa Bay Comic Convention July 29-31.
  2. Traffic streams southbound over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in July 2021, about a month after a contractor completed construction of fencing meant to deter suicides from the iconic span. In the 12 months since the barrier was completed, two people have jumped to their deaths, well below the average 12 to 15 people per year who died by jumping from the bridge before the fencing, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  3. Water safety supervisor Konrad Ciolko, top, teaches kids about spinal immobilization out of the water during junior lifeguard camp at Clearwater Beach on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
  4. Protestors lineup outside of the Uhuru House before a June 2020 march. A minor fire was reported Saturday and police are assisting in an investigation.
  5. Muralist Jimmy Breen is seen in this undated handout photo. Breen died unexpectedly on June 20. He was 37.
  6. From left, St. Petersburg police Chief Tony Holloway, Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Clearwater police Chief Dan Slaughter answer questions at Tiger Bay meeting in 2019. All three law enforcement leaders say a recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Miranda warnings will have no effect on their agencies.
  7. Logan Jackson, 23, of St. Petersburg and Andrea Waters, 23, of Riverview pare pictured at the Banyan Courtyard at Stetson University College of Law on June 10 in Gulfport. "To see a Black woman on the highest court in the land is just so amazing and inspiring," Waters said.
  8. Construction of the Julia apartment tower continues to be criticized as out of keeping with the next-door Flori de Leon apartments.
  9. Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg speaks to members of the media on Opening Day at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on April 8. For the third time in just over a year, minority owners in the Rays franchise sued Sternberg on Monday in Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court, alleging he wrested control of the team away from their voting interests as partners.
  10. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, left, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings, right.
  11. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch announced that the city is cancelling its request for proposal (RFP) issued in July 2020 for the redevelopment of the Tropicana Field Site during a press conference on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 St. Petersburg.
  12. Anarkitty performs on Saturday, June 25, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  13. An aerial view of Tropicana Field and the surrounding area looking east towards downtown, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Johnny Carnegie, who is accused of randomly shooting to death two people in St. Petersburg.
  17. Thomas Kenning, 38, shown here with his wife, Jasmine, and daughter, Rory, drowned in Lake Michigan on Monday.
  18. 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.
  19. An oriental fruit fly rests on a leaf at a park in the Philippines in May 2021.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Flags during the St. Pete Pride Parade on Saturday, June 25, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  23. Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot performs during St. Pete Pride's concert on Friday.
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