Reclining seats on a flight have been a major source of debate on the internet lately. So it stands to reason that it was only a matter of time the issue come around to our neck of the woods. And now it has. According to Delta Airlines, a flight bound for West Palm Beach was forced to divert after ... More >>
A Gainesville skydiver crashed into an airplane over the weekend and walked away with only minor bruises and injuries. He also says he'll be going back up for more jumps as soon as he can. And here you are being afraid of a spider in your toilet. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the ... More >>
Another day, another poorly thought-out article: Are Alt-Weeklies Over? That the New York Times published this drivel yesterday is proof that the Gray Lady is just as "over" as any news outlet. Let's get a few things straight.
Last year, 64-year-old Ft. Lauderdale native Diana Nyad completed her lifetime goal of swimming from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage in just under 50 hours. And now, she's going to be on this season's Dancing With the Stars. Because if swimming 103 miles through treacherous man-eating sharks, ... More >>
The autopsy reports are in on Soprano's star James Gandolfini, and as suspected, the actor died of a massive heart attack. ABC News is reporting that the 51-year-old star "died of a heart attack, with no evidence of substance abuse or foul play," according to a statement issued by family friend Mic ... More >>
In case you didn't know, tonight is the big, huge, very gigantic Florida Powerball drawing. And even though the odds of getting hit in the face by a bolt of lightning are far better than winning the Powerball, people in Florida are still apparently buying tickets for it in droves. According to the ... More >>
In case you haven't heard, the unemployment rate went down to 7.8 percent -- the lowest in four years -- thanks to the addition of 114,000 jobs September and big upward revisions for July and August. Politically, it's good news for Obama, since he's been taking a beating after his bland debate pe ... More >>
All they wanted to do was fly from L.A. to Fort Lauderdale.About 100 passengers were stuck in Houston on Sunday after an unruly 81-year-old man forced a Spirit Air red-eye flight to make an emergency landing in Texas, according to ABC News. The man was "like, touching everybody," according to one pa ... More >>
Update, 2:25 p.m.: Lopez was reportedly offered his job back. He declined, adding what looks to be a conclusion on the biggest life guard PR meltdown we can remember.Original post, 11 a.m.:Hallandale Beach lifeguard Tomas Lopez ran 1,500 feet outside of his assigned area to help save a drowning vict ... More >>
On Monday, George Zimmerman's lawyers posted on Facebook that they'd received documents a digital records that included "witness statements, 911 calls, non-emergency calls, photos, video, medical records, and more." Mysteriously, that was the same day ABC News got hold a medical report that says Zim ... More >>
In a tweet this morning, Congressman Allen West linked to an article detailing a suicide bombing in Kabul, the Afghan capital that President Barack Obama had just departed from, and... took the side of the Taliban."Pres flew into Afghanistan at night for 7 hrs," West wrote. "As sun came up, Taliban ... More >>
NBC, CBS, ABC, WSVN, the Associated Press, and the Boston Globe have all published items, many citing the Sun-Sentinel, declaring that the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau would be giving away thousands of gas cards to tourists ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeFormer Rep. Tim MahoneyFormer South Florida Democratic Congressman Tim Mahoney faces a DUI charge after Palm Beach Gardens cops found him sleeping one off in his car early Saturday morning.As you may remember, Mahoney had a tough time with purported sex scandals ... More >>
Osama bin Laden is dead and you want to know the whole story? The compound in Attobad-- U.S. forces shot bin Laden in the head during a raid at his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. One of the al Qaeda leader's sons was also killed, as were two other men and a women being used as a human ... More >>
The woman charged by the FBI with making a threat that led to the lockdown of more than 300 Broward County schools after hearing the words of right-wing talker Joyce Kaufman isn't a member of the Tea Party -- she's a member of the Green Party. Ellisa Martinez was arrested yesterday for ma ... More >>
Palm Beach Sugar Daddy KenIf you haven't seen Mattel's newest addition to the Adult Barbie Collector line, it's an appalling creation they're calling "Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken." This week brought news that the doll is, in fact, a real product the company is really selling to real adult collecto ... More >>
Come on, Joe Cotchett! You had 270 minutes with the financial Osama Bin Laden and you can't even give us a hint about what you learned about his lieutenants? Following the San Francisco attorney's jailhouse heart-to-heartstone with Madoff, Cotchett talked to ABC News, and maybe they're holding back ... More >>
John SotoGuarding the entrance to the Lechuza Caracas estate in Wellington is a gate at least eight feet high, topped with iron spikes and emblazoned with the golden emblem of an owl. An electronic keypad out front is the only way to make the doors swing open, but for now they remain firmly shut. Th ... More >>
photo courtesy dickipedia.comHere's part one from Friday's ABC News series on Bernard Madoff, the Palm Beach playboy-turned-Hiroshima of the financial world. It opens with a rather creepy sniper's view of Madoff working on a computer and fluffing his pillow in his Manhattan penthouse. (Not to defend ... More >>
A Palm Beach rabbi tells ABC News that the Bernie Madoff controversy "gives red meat to anti-Semites" and has caused a religious divide on the island. Rabbi Michael Resnick's comments not only fueled this online story but also a follow-up 20/20 report tonight on the town's Holy Land-type division. N ... More >>
On the day the company declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Tribune's Chief Innovation Officer, Lee Abrams, issues a "think piece" to staff in which he says Tribune newspapers must "own" the recession: THE RECESSION: Discussion on we should position our papers and TV as the vehicles that helps peo ... More >>
At Folsom Prison revisited
Grey's Anatomy made her famous, but that's only half the story
Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen
Now Foley's long-time chief of staff tells the AP's Devlin Barrett, who has been embarrassing the Washington bureaus of the big three local newspapers, that he didn't protect Mark Foley -- he turned him two years ago. To Dennis Hastert no less. From the story: "Kirk Fordham told The Asso ... More >>
George W. Bush just lent his support to House Speaker Denny Hastert, saying he's a father and cares about children. Yeah, but too bad Hastert cared about the GOP power base a little more. This L.A. Times story was linked below by a commenter. It paints a picture of Foley as one skeezy, creepy mf- ... More >>
Working on deadline right now, so here's the news quickly: Boca Raton Congressman Mark Foley is a creep. The gay Republican, who is supposedly in a long-term committed relationship, has been sending weird e-mails from his private AOL account to a 16-year-old Congressional page, according to ABC ... More >>
The Smell of the Kill is funny, just like a sitcom pilot.
The Los Angeles duo hams it up on tour.
Skin Powder Bulletin!
Laughing at your life
Hudson's a bad mother, and sister, in this pat parenthood tale
The song-and-dance man from Whose Line Is It Anyway? takes it on the road
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm
Robert Wise finishes Star Trek: The Motion Picture--22 years later
Chris McQuarrie won an Oscar for Usual Suspects, to which Hollywood responded, "Big deal'
What's it like to ring in the new millennium with 80,000 drug-addled Phish fans? Expensive. Noisy. Crowded. Uninspiring.
October 22 - 28, 1998