Former Martin County Commissioner Anne Scott, a retired judge originally from Chicago, and current Commissioner Ed Fielding were booked Tuesday night into the county jail after being indicted in a public records scandal that already cost taxpayers upward of $25 million.
Martin County commissioner Sarah Heard pleaded not guilty to a charge of failing to surrender emails she may have sent to, and received from, fellow commissioners, county staff and environmentalist Maggie Hurchalla, the sister of the recently deceased former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. The emails were requested by development company Lake Point.
Ivana Trump’s ex had a little too much fun at a party near Mar-a-Lago last year, according to recently discovered court papers. Rossano Rubicondi, Ivana’s ex, turned himself in after driving drunk in his Mercedes-Benz SUV on Dec. 8, 2016.
Jason Derulo performed at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami on Saturday as a fund-raiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood. Among attendees were Rick Case and his wife Rita, NASCAR team owner Felix Sabates and insurrance heiress Christine Lynn.
Catherine Benjamin, 43, has filed police, state attorney and bar association complaints against lawyer and former state Rep. Steve Effman, alleging he touched her inappropriately. Effman says he didn’t do it.
One year after he filed for divorce from his wife of 20 years, basketball legend Scottie Pippen has agreed in a Broward County family court to dismiss his petition for a split. In a quickie hearing Saturday, lawyers for Scottie, 52, and former “Real Housewives of Miami” star Larsa Pippen, 43, told the judge the lovebirds patched things up, court records show.
Manhattan terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov, who is accused of mowing down dozens of bicyclists Tuesday, once owned a 60,000-pound tractor-trailer, according to motor vehicle records. The professional trucker in June 2015 obtained a Florida Class A driver’s license to operate big rigs.
According to public records filed last week in Broward County, Dolphins coach Adam Gase and his wife Jennifer borrowed $1.92 million from Bank of America. They have until Nov. 1, 2047, to pay back. The coach used the Fort Lauderdale home he bought last June for $750,000 cash as collateral.
Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning is soon going to be $589,040 richer after a Miami-Dade County circuit court judge sided with him in his lawsuit against local vending machine giant Gilly. In a judgment issued from the bench, Judge Antonio Arzola last week found Gilly stiffed Zo after it broke a five-year contract it had with the basketball legend.
Multimillionaire Palm Beach builder Llwyd Ecclestone, 81, who built homes on large swaths of South Florida land but will be remembered for developing PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens into one of the country’s premier golf destinations, is getting sued by a son-in-law, Joshua Mendelsohn. The suit alleges Ecclestone is mean to his daughter.
The Kendall house where O.J. Simpson lived for seven years before he was arrested in connection with a robbery in Las Vegas is finally under contract. A yet-to-be-identified buyer will close on the house over the next few days. The latest price for the expansive property, at 9450 SW 112th St., was $1.29 million.
The wife of a South Florida eye doctor caught receiving fraudulent Medicare reimbursements and connected to New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez mentioned U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Florida, in a positive way during Menendez bribery trial.
A super-graphic video that popped up on social media is showing beefy dudes sporting Roxy’s Pub’s security T-shirts standing around and watching as two buck-naked women perform sex acts on one another and patrons early Sunday at the West Palm Beach club.