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Intruder shot after Tampa homeowner spies him on home surveillance phone app

TAMPA — A burglary suspect was shot Tuesday after the homeowner saw the intruder on a home surveillance mobile application and called a relative to investigate, police said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
First victim of local Zika infection is Tampa firefighter living in Pinellas

First victim of local Zika infection is Tampa firefighter living in Pinellas

The single victim of a locally transmitted Zika virus infection in the Tampa Bay area is a firefighter with Tampa Fire Rescue who lives in Pinellas County, an agency spokesman said today.
Updated: 3 hours ago
To honor Gene Wilder, Tampa Theatre to host free screening of ‘Willy Wonka’

To honor Gene Wilder, Tampa Theatre to host free screening of ‘Willy Wonka’

Heartbroken fans of Gene Wilder will commiserate Sept. 10 when the historic Tampa Theatre hosts a free screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Review: Steven Tyler goes solo, sticks to Aerosmith’s spirit at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Review: Steven Tyler goes solo, sticks to Aerosmith’s spirit at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Forget the notion that Steven Tyler has gone soft by going country. Heck, forget the notion he’s gone country at all.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Heavy winds, rains approaching Tampa Bay; tropical storm could form within hours

Heavy winds, rains approaching Tampa Bay; tropical storm could form within hours

Tropical Depression Nine was expected to strengthen into a tropical storm Tuesday and make landfall around Florida’s Big Bend area around midday Thursday, meteorologists said Tuesday.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Track the storm: Latest coordinates, evacuation maps and preparation tips

Track the storm: Latest coordinates, evacuation maps and preparation tips

Get the latest on the approaching storm on TBO.com.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Prominent Tampa attorney admits in plea agreement to helping hide drug money

Prominent Tampa attorney admits in plea agreement to helping hide drug money

TAMPA — For more than three decades, attorney Joe M. Gonzalez was a fixture of Tampa’s civic scene, rubbing elbows with politicians and everyday citizens as he sought to honor the city’s history and influence its politics.
Published: 08/29/16
Tampa Police officer remembered for humor, heroism

Tampa Police officer remembered for humor, heroism

TAMPA — From the day Master Patrol Officer Fred Thomas Arnold III found a black rubber snake on the side of the road, he never missed a chance to use it against his fellow Tampa Police Department officers — hiding the snake in places li...
Published: 08/29/16
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 30

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 30

♦ Goo Goo Dolls: Together since 1986, this American rock band has evolved with the times and is on tour promoting its latest album, Something for the Rest of Us. 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Live/Cafe Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando. $48...
Published: 08/29/16
Latest Hillsborough transportation plan leaves cities empty handed

Latest Hillsborough transportation plan leaves cities empty handed

TAMPA — City leaders who were invited to the table to discuss how Hillsborough County should fix its gridlock are likely to walk away from the conversation empty handed.
Published: 08/29/16