John Goodman's lawyers have filed a request to have the polo mogul taken out of house arrest and for his ankle monitor to be removed.
The paperwork was filed Tuesday in the Palm Beach County courthouse.
Goodman was awarded a new trial thanks to a loop-hole found by his former attorneys, Roy Black ... More >>
Now that polo mogul John Goodman is all set to get a whole new trial because his lawyers masterly found a silly little loophole to navigate through to get him one, those very same lawyers have filed a motion to withdraw as his defenders.
Attorneys Roy Black and Mark A.J. Shapiro filed the motion in ... More >>
Disgraced ex-military man and confessed torturer Allen West's sell-by date is long past. His 15 minutes should have been up when he conceded defeat in his race for reelection in Florida's 18th Congressional district last fall, after playing the victim card through a petulant few weeks of post-E ... More >>
From Friday evening, in case you missed it: Wellington polo mogul John Goodman was sentenced to 16 years in prison at a hearing that lasted more than two and a half hours and featured the interrogation of a juror, testimony from victim Scott Wilson's mother, and the reading of a quotation from Audre ... More >>
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Hello, crime-gawkers -- here's where we'll be liveblogging the 2 p.m. hearing in the John Goodman murder trial. For those of you who ... More >>
A Palm Beach County jury this afternoon found Wellington polo mogul John Goodman guilty of DUI manslaughter, failure to render aid, and vehicular homicide. The conviction comes two years after Goodman sped through a stop sign in Wellington, causing a car crash that killed 23-year-old Scott Wilson ... More >>
Lisa Pembleton doesn't drink. Neither do her friends. "I don't hang out with those kind of people," she said on the witness stand in a West Palm Beach courtroom today.
Her sobriety is just one of many stark differences between Pembleton, a horse trainer and student of the equestrian sport of dres ... More >>
Drinking games. They're superfun until you're sitting in a courtroom on trial for DUI manslaughter, trying to explain why you blew through a stop sign, slammed into another car with such force that it flipped into a drainage ditch, and left the driver to drown.But Wellington polo mogul John Goodm ... More >>
Dr. Arthur Jordan, an expert witness paid $300 per hour by federal prosecutors to testify in a number of pill mill cases, has a bizarre criminal past that the government kept secret for years. The new information could be used to appeal a slew of pill mill convictions throughout the country.An At ... More >>
What would the 99 percent say about this?Memo to Patrick Murphy: If you want to win street cred with the 99 percent, don't have Rush Limbaugh's lawyer host your fundraiser.Murphy, the Democratic congressional candidate hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Allen West, has opened himself up to a lot of bad j ... More >>
PBSOA bartender said she's seen Goodman with powder on his nose.Polo mogul John Goodman asked a friend if she wanted to accompany him to get cocaine, and she refused, shortly before Goodman left a Wellington bar alone and allegedly caused a fatal car crash this February, the woman told investigat ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeJohn Goodman was charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide.A decade ago, a family feud forced Wellington polo mogul John Goodman to step down as overseer of a trust fund meant to benefit his nieces and nephews.The legal spat provides a rare window into ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeWhere was Goodman headed when he crashed?There's been plenty of speculation about where Wellington polo mogul John Goodman was headed the morning of the fatal car accident that killed 23-year-old Scott Wilson.The night of February 11, multimillionaire Goodman was ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeJohn Goodman, the multimillionaire founder of the International Polo Club in Wellington, was booked into the Palm Beach County jail early this morning, charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.His arrest comes three months after Goodman allegedly plowed his Bentle ... More >>
Lisa RabFlowers mark the site of the crash where Scott Wilson died.John Goodman, the multimillionaire owner of the International Polo Club Palm Beach, was so drunk the night of a fatal car crash this February that he "fell down for no apparent reason," according to a lawsuit filed in Palm B ... More >>