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.
5 hours ago | Real Estate
Miami real-estate analyst Andrew Stearns releases a report about the health of the city's condominium market four times per year. Read between the lines of Stearns' last three consecutive releases, and it's easy to picture him pulling out clumps o...
22 hours ago | Politics
According to Longwood state Rep. Scott Plakon, Florida's firefighters, cops, and corrections officers are a "special" type of public servants, the sort that are integral to a functioning democracy. The state's teachers and nurses? Not so much. Ear...
1 day ago | Environmental
On February 24, Florida Power & Light — Miami's electricity monopoly and the single biggest donor to politicians in Florida — lost a court battle with the Miami, South Miami, Pinecrest, and Miami-Dade governments over whether the company could str...
2 days ago | Police
The photograph would be cute if it weren't outrageous. It shows two Miami Beach cops, eyes closed, heads back, and sound asleep in a police cruiser. An anonymous photographer says he took the snapshot of the on-duty officers, Grettel Monge and Ped...
2 days ago | Real Estate
All those shiny new condo buildings popping up on the Miami skyline sure look fun. They're clean, they're well-designed, and they're everywhere, including places where poor people used to live. Downtown Miami, in particular, sure has a heck of a l...
3 days ago | Police
South Florida police departments racially discriminating against a person of color? You don't say! The Miami Police Department has long been criticized for mismanagement, including by the U.S. Department of Justice, which found in 2013 that Miami ...