TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
  • Home

Breaking News

The merchants of war sell their wares at Tampa Convention Center

The merchants of war sell their wares at Tampa Convention Center

TAMPA — Packed with robots and trucks and guns and drones, the Tampa Convention Center’s exhibition hall this week has been transformed into a showroom for the latest in war gadgets.
Published: 05/25/16
At least it wasn’t Vladislav: Baby girl named after Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov

At least it wasn’t Vladislav: Baby girl named after Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov

TAMPA — Laine Franklin wanted to surprise her husband with some big news at a Tampa Bay Lightning game last year. She gave Eric Franklin a ThunderBug onesie. She was pregnant. “Let’s name the baby after the Bolts player who score...
Published: 05/25/16
Fennelly: Lightning effort for first 40 minutes vs. Penguins inexcusable

Fennelly: Lightning effort for first 40 minutes vs. Penguins inexcusable

TAMPA — Does Jonathan Drouin ever get tired of being in the middle of everything?
Published: 05/25/16
Downtown St. Petersburg condo tower penthouse sells for a record $6.9 million cash

Downtown St. Petersburg condo tower penthouse sells for a record $6.9 million cash

ST. PETERSBURG — The top-floor penthouse of Ovation, a luxury condo tower on Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg, has sold for a record $6.9 million.
Published: 05/24/16
Tribute to Terry Tomalin: Like his cooler, his life was always full

Tribute to Terry Tomalin: Like his cooler, his life was always full

They were four simple words that I grew to love.
Published: 05/24/16
It takes months of work by the Tampa Bay Lightning to make it loud for the playoffs

It takes months of work by the Tampa Bay Lightning to make it loud for the playoffs

TAMPA — Louise Forrest loves to be a loud, “hard-core” Tampa Bay Lightning fan.
Published: 05/24/16
A Times investigation: Documents point to inflated spending at troubled Pinellas charter schools

A Times investigation: Documents point to inflated spending at troubled Pinellas charter schools

At one St. Petersburg charter school, taxpayers shelled out $4,300 to outfit a classroom with a teacher’s desk, two cabinets, three tables and 25 chairs. Had the items been purchased from the Pinellas County School District warehouse, they wou...
Published: 05/16/16
Updated: 05/19/16
After 22 years, Tampa assistant police chief retires to a more important role: mom

After 22 years, Tampa assistant police chief retires to a more important role: mom

TAMPA — Ask Mary O’Connor to choose a moment that defined her law enforcement career, and she will give you the exact date: July 6, 2001.
Published: 05/16/16
‘There’s only one Andrei’: Bolts’ Vasilevskiy doesn’t lack confidence

‘There’s only one Andrei’: Bolts’ Vasilevskiy doesn’t lack confidence

PITTSBURGH — Before relieving injured Ben Bishop on Friday, Lightning backup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy got a pep talk about not trying to be Bishop.
Published: 05/16/16
Downtown St. Petersburg’s newest luxury apartment tower opens — thankfully with less of a bang

Downtown St. Petersburg’s newest luxury apartment tower opens — thankfully with less of a bang

ST. PETERSBURG — Month upon month of relentless pile-driving nearly drove neighbors crazy.
Published: 05/13/16
Updated: 05/19/16