Jess Nelson is the 2019 writing fellow for Miami New Times. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and is excited to be living close to the water again after moving to Miami from New York. She studied history at UC Berkeley and investigative journalism at Columbia University.
4 days ago | Politics
Walking into the United States Capitol Building does not magically remove the title of Florida Man or Woman. Here are some of the craziest Floridians running for Congress in 2020
6 days ago | Politics
Stone was found guilty on seven counts of lying to Congress, witness tampering, and obstructing the investigation into Russian interference of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
8 days ago | News
On Wednesday morning, Normandy Isles resident Luca Lavieri and his girlfriend were slapped with two separate $1,215 fines at the code enforcement hearing for animal control at the Stephen P Clark Government Center in downtown Miami. On July 21, th...
10 days ago | Environmental
Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I, when the guns fell silent across the Western Front at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Since that time, average global temperatures have increased by an average of 1.5 degrees — and...
13 days ago | Crime
Before he threatened to commit mass murder, Hanson Larkin had a pattern of cyberstalking and anti-Semitism, court records show. The Volusia County resident, who yesterday pleaded guilty to sending messages threatening to shoot up a synagogue, was ...
15 days ago | Politics
The first day of Roger Stone's criminal trial fittingly descended into a circus, cut short by health emergencies, protesters, and a 30-minute bathroom break by the defendant mere minutes into proceedings.