Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling

Sports 05/21/19, 16:16

A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor.Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot video. The footage ...

Kraft’s prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video

Sports 05/17/19, 18:03

Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor.The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office on Friday filed a notice to appeal Monday's ruling that Jupiter police did not ...

Lawsuit blames Tiger Woods for drunken driver’s death

U.S. 05/14/19, 08:21

The parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods. They blame the golfer and his girlfriend for allowing their son to drive home from their Florida restaurant while intoxicated.The wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday says Nicholas F. Immesberger was served excessive ...

Judge: Kraft’s prosecutors cannot use massage parlor video

Football 05/13/19, 17:07

Prosecutors cannot use secretly recorded video allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in massage parlor sex, a judge ruled Monday, striking a serious blow to their case charging him with soliciting prostitutes.In his 10-page ruling, Judge Leonard Hanser wrote that Jupiter police detectives and the judge who ...

Update: Kraft ordered to appear as 3-day hearing ends

Sports 05/01/19, 16:34

The Latest on a suppression of evidence hearing in the Robert Kraft prostitution case (all times local):5:30 p.m.Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wound down a three-day hearing by arguing surveillance video capturing Kraft inside a Florida massage spa should be suppressed in his prostitution case since a ...

Officer describes ‘happy-go-lucky’ stop in Kraft case

Football 05/01/19, 14:03

A Florida police officer testified Wednesday that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was "very engaging" during a "happy-go-lucky traffic stop" after his luxury car was pulled over following his visit to a massage parlor where he is charged with paying for a sex act.The testimony came on the third ...

Update: Kraft’s lawyers want sex tapes thrown out

Football 04/26/19, 17:23

The Latest on a suppression of evidence hearing in the Robert Kraft prostitution case (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft have been going toe-to-toe with top Florida prosecutors in an attempt to get a judge to bar the use of video evidence that police say ...

Attorneys for Patriots owner set to challenge sex video

Sports 04/25/19, 10:17

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's high-profile attorneys normally don't handle second-degree misdemeanors like soliciting a prostitute, but that's only part of what he needs them to do. Their main job is to make sure the public never sees videos that police say show Kraft twice paying for sex at a ...

Update: Judge orders Kraft video not be released for now

Sports 04/23/19, 12:05

The Latest on the prostitution case against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (all times local):1:05 p.m.A Florida judge has ordered that a video police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex not be publicly released for now.In this March 26, 2019 photo, shows the front ...

Hearing set over possible leak of Robert Kraft massage video

Sports 04/23/19, 11:31

Attorneys for two Florida massage parlor employees plan to ask a judge to hold police and prosecutors responsible for the possible unauthorized release of video that they say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex.The New York Daily News reported last week that someone anonymously contacted TheBlast.com ...

Family says funeral home may have dumped father’s cremains

U.S. 04/16/19, 16:16

For six years, the family of Robert Nero Sr. thought his ashes sat in an urn on his widow's mantle. But the family recently learned that ashes and a metal disk identifying them as his were found dumped in bushes at a West Palm Beach YWCA and now they don't ...

Miami gives Branson celebrity welcome for train renaming

U.S. 04/04/19, 17:37

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson got a rock star's welcome at Wednesday's public rollout of his Virgin Group's partnership with Florida's privately owned, higher-speed passenger rail service that backers hope will soon stretch from Miami to Orlando.People cheered, news photographers jostled like paparazzi and passengers onboard a soon-to-be rebranded Brightline train ...

Patriots’ Kraft now wants jury trial on prostitution charge

Sports 03/26/19, 15:58

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft now says he wants his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution charge tried by a jury, not a judge.Kraft's attorneys filed a court notice Tuesday also waiving his arraignment, which had been scheduled for Thursday. His lawyers also reiterated his not guilty plea, which he made ...

Astros manager Hinch ejected by Hernandez in 1st inning

Baseball 03/15/19, 21:31

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch called umpire Angel Hernandez "unprofessional" and "arrogant" after being ejected in the first inning of Friday night's split-squad game against St. Louis.Hinch was tossed following one pitch in the bottom of the first inning."The fact that he wanted to throw me out in a spring ...

Prosecutors haven’t seen videos in Patriots owner’s case

Football 03/01/19, 09:19

Prosecutors haven't yet seen videos police say show New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men engaging in sex acts and handing over cash in a Florida spa.Lawyers for some of the men have filed court motions to keep the videos from being made public, arguing their clients were ...

Patriots owner pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

Football 02/28/19, 13:43

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in a Florida case.Kraft's attorney Jack Goldberger filed the written plea in Palm Beach County court documents released Thursday. The 77-year-old Kraft is requesting a non-jury trial.Kraft was among hundreds of men ...

Authorities: Kraft visited parlor for sex on day of AFC game

Sports 02/25/19, 15:54

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft visited a Florida massage parlor for sex acts the night before and the morning of last month's AFC Championship Game, which he attended in Kansas City, authorities said Monday in documents charging him with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution. The 77-year-old Kraft was chauffeured ...

Police recover rare Goeldi’s monkey, stolen from Florida zoo

U.S. 02/13/19, 07:25

Kali, the 12-year-old rare Goeldi's monkey reported stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo, has been found safe and sound.West Palm Beach police said on Twitter Wednesday morning that "Kali is home!" and that they'll provide more details soon.Detectives brought the Goeldi's monkey back to the zoo just before midnight and ...

Mother sues after crash killed 5 children heading to Disney

U.S. 01/11/19, 21:45

The mother of one of the five children who died in a fiery wreck while on their way to Walt Disney World has filed a lawsuit.The Palm Beach Post reports that attorney Joseph Fried filed the lawsuit Thursday in Palm Beach County against trucker Steve Holland and others on behalf ...

President Trump says time for action on ‘the Wall’

Politics 11/23/18, 09:33

President Donald Trump has returned to his West Palm Beach golf course on another sunny Florida day. Trump began his Friday on Twitter, saying Democrats and Republicans "MUST come together, finally, with a major Border Security package, which will include funding for the Wall." Republicans and Democrats MUST come together, finally, with ...

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