Boos slice through the air as Dr. Red Roberts peacocks around the ring while snapping the straps of his red and white leotard. A comic-book-villain grin peeks out from a thick beard when he jabs his chin at the full house, each jut shaking his messy brushfire of red curls. An excited surf of noise r ... More >>
All grown up.Jose Torres is a child who will be tried as an adult on a manslaughter charge for allegedly accidentally shooting his playmate in the face.Adults, as it turns out, have "playmates."Jose, a 17-year-old Deerfield Beach teenager, shot that playmate in the face with a 9-mm pistol, which ... More >>
Great Tate Debate
Live, from Fort Lauderdale, it's the Sun-Sentinel Hate Line!
It's a big headline on the Local front of the Sun-Sentinel: "BEATING ADVERSITY TO BE FIRST IN LINE." Bad headline (who knew that beating adversity could move up to the front of the line so quickly?) over a story written by Nicole T. Lesson, Community News diva. It's about a teenager named Nick Sprou ... More >>
Local Gypsy fortuneteller pulls one over on publishing giant Judith Regan.
Bogus Book You might have thought you'd heard the last of "Regina Milbourne" and her "non-fiction" book Miami Psychic. But you just aren't that lucky. I wrote about the book in this earlier post, but to refresh your memory, here's the way HarperCollins is promoting the book and its authors (Miami P ... More >>
From the files of Broward supershrink Joel Klass: The Chicken Lady, the Phantom .38 Killer, and more
Broward County Courthouse
A high-profile judge long ago made a deal that freed the area's most heinous killer
What inspires young wrestlers to mutilate themselves with tacks and barbed wire? TV? Or dear old dad?
A tawdry two-year tale of a journalist's battle with South Florida prosecutors