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.
11 hours ago | Politics
For almost two decades, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has been a more or less sane presence in a Miami-Dade County congressional seat. Now that she's retiring, though, a drunken clown show has pitched its tent in her district. On the left, basically ev...
4 days ago | Politics
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory is locked in a desperate humanitarian crisis. At least 85 percent of the population still has no power — and many won't see it restored for up to six months. Tens of thousan...
5 days ago | Sports
Jeffrey Loria may be riding off into the sunset with $1.2 billion freshly minted bills stuffed into his pockets, but Derek Jeter's new ownership group has serious repair work to do with a battered and cynical fan base. One of his most pressing que...
7 days ago | Politics
As of last week, Jeffrey Loria is $1.2 billion richer and South Florida is officially free of the worst owner in professional sports. But Miami officials aren't quite done with Loria. Both the city and the county believe the fine print of the Marl...
8 days ago | Politics
This past Sunday, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross abruptly changed his tune on the NFL player protests. Ross, who'd previously supported players kneeling to raise awareness of police violence and racial inequality, told the Miami Herald's reside...
10 days ago | Sports
The Los Angeles Dodgers just finished steamrolling through the NL West en route to 104 wins, the best record in baseball and a hell of a shot at their first World Series since 1988. One of the team's top prospects, however, has a very different ki...