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  • 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...

  • Divorce Guru John Christiansen Battles Wife, Private Eye

    By August 15, 2011

    Welcome to Splitsville, FL., where a tracking device, threats to a gumshoe, a sexy video and disappearing files make this reality as noir as Raymond Chandler’s fiction. In a divorce battle raising eyebrows among South Florida lawyers, legendary Palm Beach divorce attorney John Christiansen is taking on his soon-to-be-ex-wife, marriage...

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    Tiger Woods’ Ex Buys New Crib

    By August 2, 2011

    Golfer Tiger Woods‘ ex-wife continues to transfer his wealth, an estimated $100 million she received from their divorce settlement, into Palm Beach County‘s economy. Big spender Nordegren Just weeks ago, the long-suffering Elin Nordegren paid $12.2 million for a 17,000-square-foot mansion in the exclusive beach-side enclave of Seminole Landing near...

  • 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...

  • Tiger Woods’ Madam Nabbed

    By June 24, 2011

    A former madam to the stars who supplied porn actresses and Playboy models to Tiger Woods for threesomes was arrested in South Florida this week. Michelle Braun, 33, is suspected of running a Fort Lauderdale-based boiler-room operation that sold a total $402,000 in phony stock to 39 small, unsuspecting investors....

  • State Rep. Bill Hager Gets Divorced

    By June 24, 2011

    Rookie State Rep. Bill Hager has tried his darnedest to keep his divorce on the down-low. References to the Boca area Republican’s wife of 33 years, Florida Atlantic University nursing instructor Dr. Beth King, were quietly wiped off his campaign website two weeks ago. Now, his online candidate bio makes...

  • Ex-Pol Mark Foley: Anthony Weiner’s Creepy!

    By June 20, 2011

    Now, says former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, it all makes sense! In late 2005, Republican Mark Foley found his Democrat ex-colleague Anthony Weiner‘s enthusiasm for a bill he was trying to introduce downright creepy. “He came up to me over and over again for me to cosponsor his bill,” Foley...

  • Allen West’s Press Queen Accused in Illegal Taping

    By June 10, 2011

    U.S. Rep. Allen West‘s press secretary is being accused of illegally recording someone — again. Former WPTV-Channel 5 reporter Angela Sachitano, one of three directors on West’s 15-member congressional staff, is named as defendant in a lawsuit brought by a former vice president at the Boca-based Sunbeam Corp. The suit...

  • Roy Black: Let’s Get Drunk!

    By March 1, 2010

    International Polo Club Palm Beach founder John Goodman, whose role in a car crash that left a 23-year-old man dead last month is still under investigation, was nowhere to be found among those who paid homage to South Florida attorney Roy Black Saturday night. Funny thing, because when it comes...

  • Polo Owner John Goodman’s Bar Tab Before Fatal Crash Was $200

    By February 16, 2010

    International Polo Club Palm Beach owner JohnGoodman‘s bar tab moments before last week’s deadly car crash shows he ordered about $200 worth of booze during Ladies’ Night at a popular Wellington watering hole. According to a source close to the criminal investigation into the accident, Goodman used his credit card...

  • Troubled PBSO Lt. Paula Kronsperger Goes on Leave

    By November 15, 2009

    Lt. Paula Kronsperger, one of the highest-profile women at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, is out on workers comp today as more allegations of sex-related wrongdoing rain on her. Kronsperger, 41, executive officer of the warrants and fugitives unit, went on leave Oct. 11, PBSO spokeswoman Teri Barbera said....

  • Money Woes Dog GOP Moneychick Elizabeth Fago

    By June 23, 2004

    At the time Gov. Jeb Bush appointed Elizabeth Fago to a board that oversees the spending of the state’s $310 million contribution for the Scripps biotech project, a company managed by the Palm Beach Gardens businesswoman had failed to pay the federal government $1.3 million in payroll taxes. And as...

  • PBG Businesswoman Elizabeth Fago Oversees $310 Millions Government Investment

    By June 13, 2004

    Elizabeth Fago, the Palm Beach Gardens businesswoman who went from near-unknown to one of the state’s most visible women in less time than it takes to spell “overachiever,” works at a desk bearing this sign: “Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History!” Making history – or at least putting her stamp on...

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