Tim Elfrink is an award-winning investigative reporter, the managing editor of the Miami New Times and the co-author of "Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era." Since 2008, he's written in-depth pieces on police corruption, fatal shootings and social justice issues across South Florida. He's won the George Polk Award and has been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
4 hours ago | Film and TV
No director in America is hotter today than Miami's own Barry Jenkins, fresh off his "Moonlight" winning three Oscars including Best Picture. No author had a bigger 2016 than Colson Whitehead, whose "The Underground Railroad" won a National Book A...
12 hours ago | Environmental
Climate change is already making life more difficult in South Florida, and the signs remain ever more ominous that it will get worse. Just this week, scientists found that the Gulf of Mexico is freakishly hot for the tail end of winter — which cou...
Miami Police Union President Javier Ortiz Taken Off Street Over Restraining Order From Doxxing Victim3 days ago | Police
Miami Police Lt. Javier Ortiz, the outspoken head of the city's cop union, has been temporarily reassigned to desk duty and stripped of his gun, New Times has confirmed. The move came after a judge granted a restraining order to a woman Ortiz alle...
5 days ago | Environmental
Because good climate-change news is about as common in Florida as a calm and pleasant rush-hour drive on I-95, let's start there first: The vast majority of the Sunshine State now believes global warming is a real phenomenon supported by scientifi...
7 days ago | Marijuana
In November, more than seven in ten Floridians at the polls checked yes on Amendment 2, which legalized medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. Considering that Floridians would probably split 50-50 if asked whether they'd like a free delicious c...
12 days ago | Crime
Roger Stone says his life is in grave danger. The maverick onetime adviser to Donald Trump and proud practitioner of political rat-fucking claimed in January that someone had tried to poison him with polonium — coincidentally or not, generating in...