Jerry Iannelli is Miami New Times’ daily-news reporter. He graduated with honors from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he developed a reputation for pestering college officials until they cursed at him. He then earned his master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. He moved to South Florida in 2015.
2 hours ago | Real Estate
A Miami Herald series earlier this year showed that Miami Beach's luxury hotels — built for real-estate moguls, international billionaires, athletes, and reality stars — are staffed by low-earning housekeepers who can't afford rent on the Bea...
21 hours ago | Health
In a Facebook Live session with his constituents last week, Sen. Marco Rubio laid out the things he wanted to see in the U.S. Senate's then-secret Obamacare repeal package. He listed four criteria that would push him to vote in favor of the plan: ...
1 day ago | Politics
Local Democrats seem to have made their opinion very clear: They want Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, the county's top prosecutor, to resign over her decision not to charge four state prison guards who oversaw the death of Da...
2 days ago | WTF Florida
Lutze Segu, a black civil rights advocate, thought she had chosen a safe location Saturday for her seminar on ending white supremacy. Segu, who holds similar meetings around South Florida, gathered a group of activists at the Stonewall National Mu...
3 days ago | Lists
Hollywood, Florida, has three streets named for men who murdered people in order to keep black people enslaved. One of those three people also helped found the Ku Klux Klan. Hollywood has known about this for years, because efforts to rename the s...
5 days ago | Police
On Wednesday, a small group of black-rights activists gathered outside city hall in Hollywood, Florida to ask that the city to stop honoring three Confederate Generals — Robert E. Lee, John Hood, and Nathan Bedford Forrest — with named streets. Fo...