Tim Elfrink is an award-winning investigative reporter and managing editor of Miami New Times. In 2013, he broke the story of the Biogenesis steroid scandal, which became the biggest doping case in U.S. professional sports history. His series of stories on the Biogenesis case won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. He's the co-author of Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era, which was published by Penguin in 2014. Prior to moving to Miami in 2008, Tim began his career on the military beat for the Omaha-World Herald, for which he traveled throughout Germany and wrote about cyber spies and satellite shoot-downs.
23 hours ago | Weather
Almost 11 years later, Wilma is still Miami's last brush with hurricane destruction. Earlier this week, a tropical wave in the Caribbean briefly looked like it might break that amazing streak. But now, forecasters say Florida's chances of a signif...
2 days ago | International News
Few Miamians have seen the devastating effects of Colombia's 52-year war with the FARC on a more human level than Philippe Houdard. For a decade now, Houdard's nonprofit, Developing Minds Foundation, has worked with former child soldiers forced in...
4 days ago | Weather
Come October, it will be exactly 11 years since Hurricane Wilma tore across South Florida. Astoundingly, no hurricane has made landfall in the state since. That's a statistical quirk that has to end soon. In fact, it might just end early next week...
8 days ago | Politics
In Florida, Sean P. Jackson is about as rare as an August afternoon without a thunderous downpour: He's a black Republican official who is proudly backing Donald Trump's bid for the White House. But the head of the Black Republican Caucus of...
9 days ago | Politics
Politicians have always found creative ways to deal with bubbling rumors that they're up to no good. There's the classic "I am not a crook!" finger wag on television, or the passive aggressive sprint through the hotel kitchen to avoid reporters wi...
10 days ago | Police
For seven years, John Timoney redefined policing in Miami. As chief of the Miami Police Department, his innovative approaches to police shootings and patrolling mass protests drew both international praise and condemnation, making him one of the m...