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.
23 hours ago | Politics
Gilberto Garcia bought his Surfside condo for a pretty obvious reason. Whenever the New Jersey attorney jets south to visit his son, a University of Miami student, and stays in the Carlisle on the Ocean tower, he naturally wants to hang out on the...
2 days ago | Politics
On Monday, President Trump outright lied by claiming that Obama and other past presidents didn't bother to call the grieving families of soldiers killed in combat. He'd only made the outrageous claim because he'd been caught ignoring the deaths of...
4 days 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...
8 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...
9 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...
10 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...