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.
4 hours ago | Environmental
Two positions by Florida Power & Light don't quite add up. First, the electric monopoly contends it's leading the charge to invest in renewable energy in the Sunshine State.
11 hours ago | Politics
When Donald Trump signed his January executive order banning travel from seven majority-Muslim nations, Rafael A. Velasquez threw on a blazer, grabbed a megaphone, and stood in the rain outside Miami International Airport, screaming "Not my presid...
1 day ago | Politics
Miami-Dade County State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced last month that her office would not charge four prison guards responsible for the death of Darren Rainey, a black inmate with schizophrenia who was thrown inside a scalding-hot...
Challenge to FPL Plan to Store Nuclear Waste Beneath Miami's Drinking Water Gets Federal Hearing Next Week1 day ago | Environmental
Multiple studies have warned that fluid injected into the "Boulder Zone," the lowest section of the aquifers that sit underneath South Florida, could leak directly into Miami's drinking water.
2 days ago | Politics
On January 25, President Donald Trump signed an executive order stripping federal funding from so-called "sanctuary cities," which refuse to detain undocumented immigrants in their jails on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The v...
2 days ago | Police
Food Not Bombs, the food-sharing organization dedicated to helping the homeless, impoverished, and needy, has long claimed that South Florida police keep tabs on their organization and occasionally harass people stopping by to get food. But the gr...