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A hole where burglars broke into the Grey Wolf Armory in Wesley Chapel on Sunday to steal weapons is covered up on Monday. OCTAVIO JONES | Times

Thieves steal 33 firearms from Wesley Chapel gun shop by breaching wall — again

WESLEY CHAPEL — The last time this happened, Jeff Webb lost only one gun. His gun shop, Grey Wolf Armory, was targeted March 14 by thieves who smashed a hole in the side of his building with a hammer. The alarm system, though, did its job: the burglars were scared away after stealing just a single handgun. This tim …


Corrections agency blames Broward sheriff for dust-up over re-entry program

In the continuing saga over the Florida Department of Corrections' decision to close down a Pompano Beach inmate transition center in Broward County on May 15, the agency is directing blame at the Broward County Sheriff for contributing to the crisis. ...


Think Tampa Bay is weird? It's not.

538: Tampa Bay is a lot like 'Normal America'

Tampa Bay is often characterized as just another example of weird Florida. So it was interesting to see a completely different take on our region in Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight blog. ...


Florida education news: Gender issues, drug testing, library books and more

BAD ACTS: A plant operator at a Pinellas elementary school is arrested after police say he forcibly hugged and kissed a student....