Alarmed at a recent rash of bloody encounters between Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies and members of local immigrant communities, immigrant right's groups are planning to demonstrate tonight at the sheriff's Lake Worth station. See also: Palm Beach Deputies Caught on Video Beating Man The 5 p ... More >>
Being stuck in traffic sucks. But now, instead of having to look up why the traffic in Palm Beach suddenly got so wretched while still driving or waiting for the next update from the radio station, you can get an audio update thanks to a new traffic app. The PBSO has partnered with the Audible Medi ... More >>
Albert T. Lambert, a 52-year-old emergency room doctor at Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, overdosed on drugs yesterday just before police could arrest him for the murder of his ex-wife, Kimberly Lindsey, a nurse at Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach. Police records also ment ... More >>
Even though George Zimmerman is back on the streets, pulling a surprise Superman act, the predictable fallout from this month's trial in the Trayvon Martin shooting has set in: once again, Florida's the national ashtray. All your late night TV jokes, bitter speculation and serious commentary, stick ... More >>
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 >>
Boca Raton millionaire Marty O'Boyle doesn't like politicians scandalizing up his county, dag gummit. So he's doing what any millionaire with loads of time on his hands would do to combat such a thing: He's going to fly a big-ass blimp over Palm Beach County to shame elected officials whe ... More >>
See also "Synthetic Marijuana Ban Seems Like a Good Idea, Probably Won't Do Much" and "Broward Commission Moves to Ban Bath Salts, Fake Weed"The war on synthetic drugs has gone federal, and in a big way.Officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Wedne ... More >>
According to this week's New Times, the best place to spy on cops in Palm Beach County is a website called PBSOTalk.com. It's the rare spot on the interwebs where police officers can gripe about high-profile murder cases and pill-popping lieutenants without fear of losing their jobs.Founded by forme ... More >>
When Tiger Woods tees off at the Honda Classic golf tournament in Palm Beach Gardens today, a sign of local political rancor will be flying over his head.An airplane banner proclaiming "The Sheriff Is a Thief -- PBSOTalk.com" is slated to circle over PGA National, after making appearances at the ... More >>
Editorial cartoon from the Palm Beach SunWas it the West Palm Beach cop-beating scandal? The steady exodus of prosecutors from his office? Or perhaps his spotty luck prosecuting corruption in the Riviera Beach Police Department?Michael McAuliffe cited none of these setbacks in his official statem ... More >>
Palm Beach CountySheriff Bradshaw likes Scott.Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw clearly did not get the memo about local cops hating Gov. Rick Scott. While the Broward County Police Benevolent Association is organizing a massive party for its members to protest Scott and ditch the Florida Re ... More >>
Don't give to him. Give to a bureaucrat!"It's OK to say no to panhandlers." So read the signs now going up across Palm Beach County -- part of an effort by Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and the county government to keep decent people from being bothered by the dirty and the weird-smelling."You don't have ... More >>
PBSOFrantz LegerA Haitian-American family is suing the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office over a fight between family members and cops that resulted from a pair of sagging pants. Frantz Leger, then 20, had previously been banned from the Wellington Green Mall because his pants were hanging too lo ... More >>
The news this Wednesday morning in Broward and Palm Beach:Palm Beach County doesn't trust BP to protect its sensitive marine life. The county is looking to hire a private contractor to install booms that can soak up oil along 14 miles of waterway. BP will be expected to pick up the tab. [Palm Bea ... More >>
Here's what's going on in your South Florida neighborhood this morning:1. Three escaped Louisiana convicts who were arrested in Miami are being accused of kidnapping 29-year-old Vincent Binder, a Jupiter High School graduate. Apparently Binder approached them asking to buy marijuana at a gas stat ... More >>
Flickr: JayMonWyatt Earp: Pioneer sheriff; pioneer mustacheWay back on Friday, when it was still October and Scott Rothstein was still a pillar of Broward County society, I spoke with Sheriff Al Lamberti. Not about Rothstein, who was a major a campaign fundraiser of Lamberti's. Rather, I spoke to ... More >>
Flickr: sergio goldvargBatman and Lamberti in the same photo. So that's not his secret.You may have noticed there's been a pause since we unveiled the fourth most formidable mustache in Broward and Palm Beach counties. That's because we were really hoping to get a comment from the man behind Must ... More >>
Eric Goertz did a lot of damage with his spray cans. But he's not the big tagger fish cops sought.
Flashing the Gold
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