VIDEO – Shackled, Mentally Ill Woman Dragged Through Courthouse

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FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward County Sheriff’s deputy who dragged a mentally ill woman through a Fort Lauderdale courthouse is under Internal Affairs investigation today. Deputy Christopher Johnson was caught on video dragging Dasyl Rios, who'd just been determined by a judge to be mentally incompetent to stand trial, on the ground down a hallway by her ankle shackles! On a passing attorney’s video, Rios can be heard screaming: “You’re … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS – Prominent Jeweler Commits Suicide

High-end Levinson Jewelers has been an anchor on Las Olas Boulevard for years (Levinson Jewelers photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Medical Examiner has ruled the death of prominent Fort Lauderdale jeweler Mark Levinson a suicide. Levinson, 60, apparently shot himself in the head early today. His body was found at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, in the yard of a vacant home near downtown Fort Lauderdale. His Levinson Jewelers has been an anchor on Las Olas Boulevard for years and he was the go-to jeweler and close friend of convicted $1.2 billion … [Read more...]

CANUCK DONUT HEIR Accused of Sexual Assault on Luxury Yacht

This 160-foot superyacht was docked in Fort Lauderdale when the alleged sexual assault took place (Steven Joyce photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE – Fasten your seatbelts kids, because this isn’t your average sexual assault accusation. A Toronto woman has filed a lawsuit against Steven Joyce, and his father, Ron Joyce, the billionaire donut magnate and founder of Tim Hortons. Among the accusations – a wrist injury sustained when a potential threesome went awry and one party was catapulted across the room on a $24 million yacht docked in Fort … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Bankrupt David Cassidy: I’ll Entertain Any Offer For my House!

Make an offer! David Cassidy's house must go! (MLS photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Singer David Cassidy, who filed for bankruptcy earlier this week, is willing to entertain just about any offer for his Fort Lauderdale house. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: Cassidy, who's $500,000 in the hole, has had his canal-front crib in the city's Harbor Beach section on the market for a year. But despite three price changes -- $3.9 million to start, $3.49 million in April and $3.2 million in October -- … [Read more...]

DOLPHINS to QB Ryan Tannehill: Why Don’t You Stay Awhile?

Miami Dolphins defeat The St Louis Rams at Sunlife Stadium in their final pre season game

MIAMI -- The Dolphins want to make sure their hooks are securely fastened into fourth-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill and they’re putting money on the table to make sure he stays. The team is reportedly discussing a long-term deal that would be worth about $105 million over seven years, according to the Sun Sentinel. The contract would only guarantee the first two years, but each of those years would be worth $15 million. The Sun … [Read more...]

PHOTOS: It’s no Stretch – MMA Star Andrea Calle is Caliente!

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MIAMI BEACH -- Miami Beach looks even better than usual when MMA star Andrea Calle shows off her stretching in the park! This Colombia-native and current Ft. Lauderdale resident is a busy lady. She’s an mixed martial arts presenter on El Octagano, the Spanish-language MMA show, and she competes as an amateur bodybuilder when she's not hawking her own line of fitness wear, AC Fit. Lucky for us, she likes to work out in the park and … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — CBS4 Exodus: Brian Andrews a Goner!

DORAL -- The talent drain continues at WFOR-CBS4. Anchor/investigative reporter Brian Andrews is telling Gossip Extra he is leaving the station at the end of his contract Jan. 31. Andrews has been there for nearly three years, and it was his second stint at the Doral station. Over the past few months, a number of high-profile talent preceded Andrews out the door, including anchor Shannon Hori, reporters Al Sunshine and Summer Knowles, … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — The Paul & Young Ron Morning Show’s Halloween Bash!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- The best Halloween costumes in South Florida were found at morning radio stars Paul Castronovo and Young Ron Brewer's bash last night at Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill in Fort Lauderdale. The Big 105.9's duo (Real Radio 94.3 in West Palm Beach/Treasure Coast) managed to lure more than 200 people at their first annual Halloween shindig, and more than 50 in world-class costumes. A sexy little Red Riding Hood with a wolf … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — South Florida Drug-Dealing Car Racer Randy Lanier Set to be Released From Prison After 27 Years!

FORT LAUDERDALE -- It's as strange as the story of Randy Lanier itself! Lanier, 60, a former IndyCar driver from Broward County sentenced to life in prison without parole in 1987 for his masterminding a giant international marijuana smuggling operation, is getting released next week, according to federal court records. Why? No one knows, except for Lanier and a couple of prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice. His release records … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Miami Dolphins Defender Derrick Shelby Arrested . . . Mugshot’s a Classic!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Rising Miami Dolphins star Derrick Shelby was arrested yesterday after a disturbance at a Fort Lauderdale nightclub -- and the mug shot might end up on the top 10 of NFL mug shots. Undrafted third-year defensive end Shelby, 25, was involved in an early morning fight at Off The Hookah in the Himmarshee Village bar district, and his booking photo shows he didn't come out of the kerfuffle unscathed. Fort Lauderdale cops say … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Hot-Headed Food Store Clerk Shoots Customers!

Fort Lauderdale food store clerk Omar Ayyash, 26, is wanted by Broward Sheriff's deputies today on charges that he tried to kill three store patrons (BSO photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Fort Lauderdale food-mart clerk is being sought by Broward authorities today after he was seen shooting three patrons on the store's video surveillance camera. The video below shows a man identified as Omar Ayyash, 26, calmly walk behind his counter at Marshall's Food Mart on NW 27th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, pick up a semi-automatic handgun, walk past customers and into the street -- and fire at two men and a woman … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Miami Dolphins Legend Bob Kuechenberg in Foreclosure!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Miami Dolphins great Bob Kuechenberg risks losing his South Florida home to foreclosure, according to court records. Kuechenberg, 66, the veteran of 14 seasons with Fins as offensive lineman, is being sued by Bank of New York in a Broward County court. The bank claims “Kooch” stopped paying his $538,000-mortgage last year and now wants his house at 2519 SW 30th Terrace, in the Riverland Manors area of Fort … [Read more...]