Jessica Lipscomb is news editor of Miami New Times and an enthusiastic Florida Woman. Born and raised in Orlando, she has been a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.
3 days ago | Police
There's no question Chief Jorge Colina inherited a police force riddled with problems. When he took over for Rudy Llanes in January 2018, the Miami Police Department was already under a federal consent decree owing to a pattern of excessive force ...
7 days ago | Police
When she was broadsided by a woman in a stolen car, Amanda Robinson had no idea what had happened. In the early morning of August 9, 2017, she was driving south on Biscayne Boulevard when another motorist plowed into the side of her Kia Sorento. F...
11 days ago | Weather
While the rest of the country is already well into a mysterious season called "fall," Miami remains positively swampy. Today's projected high is 86 degrees — some 50 degrees warmer than the expected peak temperatures in Chicago, Buffalo, and Detroit.
11 days ago | Celebrities
Over the summer, BuzzFeed published a five-part investigative series revealing that motivational coach and self-help guru Tony Robbins is maybe not such a great dude after all. In the stories, multiple former staffers accuse Robbins of sexual hara...
13 days ago | Police
On a Monday night in August 2018, Andre Lewis was walking through the Brickell Metrorail station when a Miami police officer ordered him to leave. The 51-year-old Lewis says he was on his way out when the cop, later identified as Officer Leonel Sa...
16 days ago | Politics
Here's pretty much all you need to know about Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio: He has questionable ties to Roger Stone, he thinks it's funny to use racist and homophobic slurs, and he was banned from Twitter after threatening to report undocument...