Palm Beach Circuit Court

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    City of Lake Worth Sued For Overriding Election Results

    A majority of Lake Worth's City Commission voted Tuesday to ignore the result of a March referendum to limit building heights in the city. Voters approved the measure --a charter amendment -- by 56 percent to 44 percent. But even before the commission acted, the referendum's organizers went to court ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    John Goodman Is Still in Jail (But Not for Long): Here's His Bond Agreement

    A hearing in Palm Beach Circuit Court this morning hammered out the final details of John Goodman's release on bond while he appeals his conviction (and 16-year sentence) in the 2010 death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson. It looks like what was agreed to late Friday, but the document wasn't finalized an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    UPDATED: Who Will Help Dalia Dippolito Skip Jail and Post $500K Bond?

    PBSODalia got the dough she needed.​UPDATE: Dalia Dippolito posted the $500,000 bond on Monday and is now on house arrest at her mother's home in Boynton Beach. She'll remain there while appealing her conviction for solicitation to commit murder.August 11, 2011: After calling her "pure evil" and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Dalia Dippolito's Lover Backed Her Reality-TV Defense

    PBSODalia Dippolito is now facing 20 years in the slam.​Many observers have wondered why Dalia Dippolito chose a reality television defense to explain why she plotted to have her husband killed. Her attorney argued that Dalia's attempt to hire a hit man was part of an elaborate ruse designed to ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Judge Calls Dalia Dippolito "Pure Evil;" Michael Dippolito Says He Feels "Shit On" In Court

    Boynton Beach Police DepartmentThe happy couple.​In a murder-for-hire case inhabited by a circus of bizarre, conniving characters, Dalia Dippolito's sentencing hearing today in Palm Beach Circuit Court lived up to its promise of tabloid-worthy antics.Michael Dippolito, the husband and ex-felon Dal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Riviera Beach Accused of Violating Sunshine Law in Fight Over Marina

    Photo by C.StilesLozman has been fighting the marina deal.​The plan to privatize a portion of Riviera Beach's public marina refuses to die. Voters tried to kill it last November. They passed a referendum against a deal to lease the marina to a megayacht company. It was a victory for the little guy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    What John Toombs' Acquittal Means for the Dysfunctional Riviera Beach Cops

    Schneider is accused of forging her supervisor's signature on official documents.​"We have a little dysfunction in the chain of command in Riviera Beach," defense attorney Steve Sessa told a jury in Palm Beach Circuit Court yesterday. "Because of that dysfunction, that's why we're here."Sessa was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Is Polo Mogul John Goodman Hiding His Vast Wealth?

    PBSOHow much dough does Goodman really have?​Riches generated by his father's global heating and air- conditioning company have allowed John Goodman to live a luxurious life. He built a topnotch polo team, bought a 79-acre estate in Wellington, and founded the celebrity-studded International Polo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    List of U.S. Attorney Applicants Is Out

    Sixteen lawyers have applied for the job of being the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, responsible for prosecuting all federal crimes from Palm Beach County south. Here's the list, which was released this morning by the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission:David M. ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    The Odd Couple

    A minister and a rabbi team up to sue Palm Beach County on behalf of the homeless

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Assail on the Fun Ship

    Carnival doesn't just neglect passengers who claim to be victims of sexual assault. It attempts to shut them up.