1. Tampa City Council members Thursday mostly supported a proposal by Mayor Jane Castor to raise their salaries by more than $20,000.
  2. Sam Nashagh, James Judge and Jerry Torres are competing in the Republican primary for the rights to take on Democrat Kathy Castor in the U.S. House District 14 race.
  3. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor faces her first primary opponent since being elected in 2006 in Christopher Bradley, a first-time candidate and cybersecurity expert.
  4. Jasina Campbell, 12, was killed May 17, 2020, in a boat crash on the Alafia River.
  5. Tampa City Hall.
  6. 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.
  7. 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]
  8. In 2012, Jack Fernandez, of Tampa stood in front of renderings after Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, in conjunction with the Friends of the Riverwalk, unveiled details about the new Historical Monument Trail that would wind around Tampa's Riverwalk. Fernandez was on the committee for the project.
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  10. 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.
  11. Cicelia Thomas has been arrested on multiple charges, including manslaughter, in connection with the fatal shooting of her boyfriend.
  12. An email fundraising campaign by Tampa Republican state Senate hopeful Jay Collins comes with a prechecked box that makes donations recurring.
  13. Arnold Perry, 63, was driving a 2005 Honda Pilot on Rowlett Park Drive, just north of Sligh Avenue, when he struck an 18-year-old woman late Thursday night and left the scene, according to the Tampa Police Department.
  14. Austin Lewis, 17, and Kristopher Trenker, 19, were arrested Wednesday on charges related to a crash that occurred July 24. Tampa police said the two were participating in an illegal street race when Lewis crashed his vehicle, killing a 16-year-old passenger.
  15. Downtown Tampa's Wells Fargo Center, at center, has been sold to New York real estate investment group the Feil Organization for an undisclosed sum.
  16. A gambler who openly celebrated winning $53,000 at the Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa, shown in this 2021 photo, was followed back to his hotel and robbed, according to a search warrant application.
  17. Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister, left, and Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren have worked toward criminal justice reform, supported each other's campaigns and called each other friends, but Chronister said he has long had concerns about Warren's philosophy and prosecutorial decisions, which the sheriff said prompted him to support Gov. Ron DeSantis' decision to remove Warren from office.
  18. Law enforcement officials search the Uhuru House at 1245 18th Ave S. on July 29 in St. Petersburg.
  19. Three companies have submitted bids to build the football stadium on USF's campus.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa will host a "Shark Tank"-like innovation competition among service members and civilian employees, where the best ideas will be judged by executives from SpaceX and Google and implemented across U.S. Central Command.
  23. Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
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