Meg O'Connor is a reporting fellow for Miami New Times. She moved to Miami from New York after getting her master's degree in investigative journalism at Columbia University. She previously worked for CNN's Investigative Unit.
23 hours ago | News
South Florida is a dangerous place. Besides hurricanes and the threat of sea-level rise, the area is also home to an array of deadly animals, insanely bad drivers, iguanas that fall from trees when the temperature drops, and snakes — lots and lots...
4 days ago | News
Beach Towing is at it again.
7 days ago | News
On February 12, 2017, Darell Bryant tossed a 14-year-old child to the ground and punched him in the face, breaking his nose. Video footage obtained by the Miami Herald as part of their exposé on guards in Florida's juvenile detention facilities st...
8 days ago | Longform
Inside a rundown Lauderhill strip mall sits Hair and Such, Nothing but Wings II, and the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office, where ballots are being recounted in three closely watched statewide elections. Outside, about 60 protesters ga...
15 days ago | News
Fort Lauderdale joins about 250 other cities, counties, and states that have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors for igniting the opioid crisis. Earlier this year, in April, Miami filed a civil lawsuit against Purdue Pharm...
15 days ago | Crime
Last week, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement published midyear crime statistics that show Miami-Dade County is still the worst place in the state to be a victim of a crime. The data shows that in the first six month of 2018, Miami-Dade Cou...