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  • WPB Commish Keith James: Leaks About Church $candal Unfair!

    By December 5, 2011

    West Palm Beach City Commissioner Keith James says that the “firestorm” kicked up by Gossip Extra about the possible mishandling of public money by the Redemptive Life Fellowship church is unfair and uncalled for. So James, a corporate lawyer who’s represented the church in legal matters and attends Bishop Harold Ray‘s sermons, demanded that Mayor...

  • WPB $candal: City Commissioner Has Business Ties With Church Under Scrutiny!

    By December 5, 2011

    West Palm Beach Commissioner Keith James has business ties to the Redemptive Life Fellowship Church, the religious groups whose leaders are accused by city officials of lining their pockets with taxpayers’ money, Gossip Extra has learned. And about the time that Gossip Extra emailed and called James for comment, he...

  • Church at Heart of WPB Housing $candal Lost Tax-Exempt Status

    By December 3, 2011

    West Palm Beach’s Redemptive Life Fellowship church, which is under federal investigation for its handling of a financial partnership with the city of West Palm Beach, lost its tax-exempt status last year, Gossip Extra has learned. Redemptive Life Bishop Harold Ray — Click here to catch up with the story The...

  • New $candal: City of West Palm Beach, Church Investigated in $4 Million-Snafu

    By December 2, 2011

    A major scandal is brewing at West Palm Beach City Hall that could end up costing taxpayers $4.1 million, a Gossip Extra investigation has revealed. A recent audit of federal grants earmarked for low-income housing funneled by ex-Mayor Lois Frankel‘s administration to a corporation owned by the Redemptive Life Fellowship Church has dug...

  • Fatal Attraction: How a West Palm Cop’s Hook up With Addicts Turns Violent

    By November 26, 2011

    Christina Passi loved the camera. Photos document the blue-eyed Latin beauty’s win at the 2002 Sunshine Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Figure Championships in Palm Beach Gardens. It was her debut in bodybuilding competition, lightweight class. The glistening, rock-hard muscles on her four-foot-11 frame lit up with each flash from cameramen...

  • Ethics Complaint Filed vs State Attorney Michael McAuliffe

    By October 12, 2011

    An ethics complaint is being filed against Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe after his office dropped criminal charges against two West Palm Beach Police officers who beat a handcuffed suspect in 2008. The beating, caught on the cops’ dashboard cameras, embarrassed the police department when CNN and other...

  • Now Off Parole, Chris Paciello Returns to SoBe

    By September 26, 2011

    For the first time since he was released from federal prison five years ago, Miami Beach’s fallen nightscape overlord has returned to where it all started. Chris Paciello, now 40 and described by some who have run into him as subdued and humbled, is settling down at the Delano Hotel....

  • Sexism at PBSO? What sexism?

    By September 10, 2011

    Shortly before noon on May 5, as they did every Thursday, deputies Kathleen Mottl, Dawn Amoroso, and Michelle Bonan collected dozens of items from three of the courthouse’s so-called “amnesty” boxes. The boxes are prominently placed near the courthouse’s airport-style security checkpoints. They allow defendants, jurors, lawyers, and court watchers...

  • Miami Media Baron Jerry Powers: Why I Left Plum TV

    By September 4, 2011

    Luxury-lifestyle media guru Jerry Powers soured on Miami Beach-based Plum TV and resigned as CEO because employees might not get paid over the next weeks as the company hemorrhages millions! “You’ve got a board with billionaires looking over [about 100] employees whose checks might not clear,â Powers told Gossip Extra...

  • PBSO: You got shot? Drive yourself to the ER!

    By July 8, 2011

    Deputies of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office told two women wounded June 30 in a strip-club shooting to drive themselves to the hospital, according to a police report obtained by Gossip Extra. So 40-year-old Janie Scott of Boynton Beach and  23-year-old daughter Alisha Johnson sped through Riviera Beach and...

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