Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw's counter-terror tattletale program C-PAT (Community Partners Against Terrorism) first drew widespread attention in late April, with news of a $1 million grant of state money for "Prevention Intervention" units to act preemptively on tips gathered from the prog ... More >>
Felony charges have been filed against 24-year-old FAU student Jonatha Carr, according to her sister, in connection with her classroom outburst in which she was filmed threatening to kill a professor and classmates.Her family spoke to the Pulp last week about Carr's long struggle with bipolar disord ... More >>
The FAU student featured in a viral YouTube video showing her threatening to kill a professor has struggled with mental illness for more than a decade, according to her family.Jonatha Carr had a breakdown in a biology class at Florida Atlantic University on March 20, and cell-phone videos of the ... More >>
With the popularity of Yelp and other websites where everyone's a critic, it makes sense that we're all walking the walk by trying to bludgeon our food phobias. Inspired by the master, people are chronicling their food hates and how they'll overcome them. This practice was made de rigueur with Je ... More >>
Michael Lohan reportedly put the women on a yacht like this one in order to shoot the pilot.Michael Lohan, father of actress Lindsey Lohan, is trying to pitch a reality TV show involving a drug treatment center for women based on a luxury yacht. He already shot a pilot of one episode in Fort Laud ... More >>
Laine Doss The Devil made me do it!New Year's resolutions usually come out of a drunken night of feeling sorry for yourself - I'm too fat, I'm going to get cancer from smoking, I'm dating an asshole....blah, blah. blah....Look - whatever New Year's resolution you make, you're probably g ... More >>
Villegas has been in jail for more than two years.Tony Villegas' mental health is a moving target, according to his attorney, and the fluctuating opinions of psychologists have stalled his trial for the killing of Melissa Britt Lewis indefinitely.In March 2008, Villegas was arrested for allegedl ... More >>
Debra Villegas, left, implicated others in the scheme.We'll be posting the entire 50-page transcript from Debra Villegas' confession hearing soon. But until then, here are the most intriguing moments from the June 11 hearing in front of U.S. District Judge William Zloch. Villegas, 43, pleaded gui ... More >>
Is Tony Villegas mentally ill?Now that a Broward judge has declared Tony Villegas incompetent to stand trial for the murder of attorney Melissa Britt Lewis, many people are wondering about his state of mind two years ago, when he was arrested for allegedly strangling Melissa and dumping her body ... More >>
Screen grabThe media is desperate to make money on the web. And web technology allows the media to track viewer trends in a far more sophisticated way than ever before. That combination leads the media to appeal to the very lowest forms of human curiosity. Over on our sister blog, Daily Pulp, Bob ... More >>
Tony Villegas has been transferred to a mental health facility.Two years after he was arrested for allegedly strangling attorney Melissa Britt Lewis and dumping her body in a canal, Tony Villegas has been deemed incompetent to stand trial.Al Milian, one of two attorneys representing Tony, decline ... More >>
Courtesy of ESPNRicky in a California ashram.The new ESPN documentary about Ricky Williams is an incredible, intimate look at the most interesting athlete in modern sports. The story behind story is almost as interesting.It was 2 a.m. when Sean Pamphilon's phone rang in New York. The Fox Sports t ... More >>
Flickr: c.nambayanMaybe gambling should be treated like any other addictive substance. Researchers have found that the same antidepressants typically used to combat addictions to alcohol and drugs can help people who have a compulsion to gamble themselves into poverty.That report is one of the hi ... More >>
Foster: Proving South Florida still has a few good menWhat are the odds? Of 10 extraordinary people chosen from around the globe as the finalists for CNN's Heroes of 2009, two of them are doing their good deeds based in South Florida. And until this Thursday the 19th, you can click here to ... More >>
PhotobucketFormer supermodel and Sports Illustrated veteran, Stephanie SeymourWhat is the sweetest way a supermodel can stick it to her much-older soon-to-be ex spouse? Check out the steamy spread in Vanity Fair's December issue, to see how Stephanie Seymour answers that question. The 41-year-old ... More >>
Flickr: Photo by Alan LightThe Reynolds 'stache in full bloom at the 1992 EmmysWe have some splendid local mustaches, but the only suspense in this week's contest was for readers who forgot that Burt Reynolds is eligible based on his brief residence at a West Palm Beach addiction treatment center ... More >>
Mickey Avalon is the club set's unlikely king.
An undated photo of Xiu Ping Jiang provided to the TimesXiu Ping Jiang: It's not a household name, and it would have never been a newsworthy name except for the day when that woman's ex-husband took two handguns to an immigration office in Binghampton, New York, where he killed 13 students before ki ... More >>
Of all the thorny, polarizing, and controversial subjects that a state legislator must handle, Sen. Nan Rich probably didn't think she'd have to explain the logic behind a bill that makes bestiality illegal. And to be fair, she doesn't have to explain it to anyone -- everybody else, it seems, gets i ... More >>
Author Benoit Denizet-Lewis, a regular contributor to the New York Times Magazine, recently came out as a sex addict in the pages of the Modern Love section. He's on the last leg of his first book tour, promoting America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life, and last night he appear ... More >>
Local cover band Panic Disorder finally releases an album of originals
Do transsexuals get a second chance in the great gender-identity sweepstakes?
Particularly if you're into blow, hookers, and all things Crüe
FAU's wild Darwinians are at it again. And this time, they want to measure your nutsack.
Rockin' and ropin' with Reese Thomas
In Lake Worth's Growing Together, kids don't kick drugs. They're beaten and humiliated.
Being pierced and tattooed used to be about as sexy as a right uppercut. That was before SuicideGirls came along.
In October 2002, they finally led Aileen Wuornos to where she wanted to go: the death chamber
Rest in Peace, Elliott Smith (1969-2003)
Once a leading gay activist, CenterOne cofounder Gary Steinsmith has fallen on hard times
Steve Earle and the Dukes
James was a stage magician and escape artist before becoming a full-time skeptic and debunker of psychic fakery and pseudoscience
When Jerry Sullivan was arrested for criminal behavior, he chose to blame an unexpected source: the FBI
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