Tim Elfrink is an investigative reporter and the managing editor of Miami New Times. He's won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
22 hours ago | Columns
Yesterday Donald Trump called up Vladimir Putin — a strongman who was recently caught deploying nerve gas to kill dissidents on the soil of America's oldest ally — to heartily congratulate him for winning a sham election. Trump made the call despi...
2 days ago | News
Why did Florida International University's new bridge crumble onto traffic on SW Eighth Street, killing six people last week? That's a question investigators will spend months trying to answer. But one enterprising and extremely entertaining YouTu...
6 days ago | News
It's now clear that the pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed and killed six people after engineers put it through some kind of "stress testing" earlier in the day. According to Sen. Marco Rubio, the bridge's internal sup...
6 days ago | Politics
To Miami-Dade County insiders, it was no shock when Munilla Construction Management (MCM) beat out three other competitors to win a $14.2 million bid to build a high-tech pedestrian bridge at Florida International University. That's because Munill...
7 days ago | News
Two of the biggest firms that built the Florida International University pedestrian bridge that collapsed today have recently been accused of unsafe practices. In one of those cases, another bridge project toppled onto workers.
8 days ago | News
When Miami Beach shut down Mokai Lounge last week over a viral video showing a horse panicking inside the nightclub, city leaders cited an "active threat to public health, welfare, or safety." After all, somebody is bound to get hurt when a fully ...