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.
21 hours ago | Columns
If you haven't taken five minutes to listen to the audio published yesterday of young children screaming in terror and begging for their parents while a Border Patrol agent laughs at them, it's your duty as an American to hear it. This is the Unit...
2 days ago | Columns
This weekend, prominent Catholic leaders such as Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski took aim at President Trump's directive to rip children away from their parents at the border. One top Jesuit called the policy, under which...
7 days ago | Sports
It looks very likely that the biggest sporting event on Earth could land in South Florida in eight years. This morning, FIFA voted to give the 2026 World Cup to a joint bid from the United States, Canada, and Mexico — and Miami was one of the host...
8 days ago | Politics
The strangest episode yet of The Apprentice aired last night. Dennis Rodman wore a pot-based cryptocurrency T-shirt and a MAGA hat while weeping on-camera. America's big orange president wandered around a plush Singapore hotel for hours and then w...
13 days ago | Politics
This past May 11, county commission candidate and longtime GOP insider Alex Diaz de la Portilla glad-handed seniors at the Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Center. Slinging heaping plates of paella right alongside him was Miami Commissioner ...
14 days ago | Crime
In January 2016, 15-year-old Alder Hill was bicycling home through Liberty City when someone jumped him, dragged him into a grassy field, and sprayed his body full of bullets. Dozens of people soon gathered at the murder scene, some snapping photo...