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In 1969, the Dade County Sheriff's Office issued an arrest warrant for Doors' lead singer Jim Morrison. He was charged with a single felony count and three misdemeanors for his stage antics at a Miami concert a few days earlier. When Morrison first got word of the charges for lewd and lascivious behavior, indecent exposure, profanity, and drunkenness, he thought it was a practical joke.

8 celebs who were arrested in South Florida

With the arrest of pop sensation Justin Bieber on Jan. 23 in Miami Beach on DUI charges, it brought to mind some other notables who have had a run-in with the law while soaking in the tropical atmosphere.

The ABCs of Radiation

The ABC’s of Radiation, a booklet published in 1957 by Brookhaven National Laboratory, which produced much of the radioactive waste dumped by the USSCalhoun County, includes information for its employees on how to safely work with radiation. FULL REPORT: The Atomic Sailors

The USS Calhoun County sails in the Atlantic Ocean sometime in 1959. The bins on the ship's deck are empty, suggesting the Calhoun County was returning to its home port in the New York City area.

'Calhoun' crew photos show bombs, barrels

Veterans of the USS Calhoun County share photos from their time aboard the ship. FULL REPORT: The Atomic Sailors

Second place Ryan Hunter-Reay, left, winner Will Power and third place finisher Helio Castroneves (3) celebrate their podiums after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday, March 30, 2014.

2014 Firestone Grand Prix photo gallery

2014 Firestone Grand Prix in St. Petersburg. As the IndyCars zoom around the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront, we're capturing photos all weekend.

Marty St. Louis beats Antti Niemi for his second goal of the game.

Marty St. Louis ties Lightning's single-game goals record

Right wing Marty St. Louis tied Chris Kontos' franchise record for goals in a game with four in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-4 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Jan. 18, 2014.

Actress Lupita Nyong'o (R), winner of the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award for '12 Years a Slave,' with director Steve McQueen (C) as actress Angelina Jolie (top L) and actor/producer Brad Pitt (top C) look on during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

86th Annual Academy Awards

86th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Ludovic Hood and his daughter Saskia put the finishing touches on a snowman on Capitol Hill as a winter storm shut down Washington. After pummeling wide swaths of the South, a winter storm dumped nearly a foot of snow in Washington as it marched Northeast and threatened more power outages, traffic headaches and widespread closures for millions of residents.

Snowmen around the globe

The winter weather has stranded thousands of travelers, closed schools and blocked highways, but who can resist a jolly happy soul with a button nose and two eyes made of coal.

 "I did three tours in Vietnam.  I'm very fortunate and had God looking over me," said Paul Proctor.  The 79 year-old Air Force veteran holds his wife Pat's hand, along with Jeff Stephens hand as they sing God Bless the USA during a Veterans Day Ceremony at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.  Proctor, who lives in Dade City, served in the Air Force from 1953-78.  Stephens, lives in Tampa and served from 1963-85 in the Army.  It was Proctor's seventh year in a row attending the annual event which drew several hundred veterans and their families.

Pictures of the Year 2013 from the Times Photographers

Images that convey their own unique story beyond the news - a loggerhead sea turtle's journey into the Gulf, a compelling sunset over the border towns of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas torn apart by drug trafficking - images chosen by the photography staff of the Tampa Bay Times from their best work.